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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 27, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas ily Newspaper Edited for the Home T H E N E W I P XPERT HAT M A K E S A L NO R T H 10 W A N N I G H OR S HOME JEDITION VOL LXIV Associated Press United Presi International FuU Lease 7c a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 27 W8 This Paper of Two SecUonsSeclton Bill in 1st Test Commonwealth Idea Vetoed Sen ate rejected Friday a proposal to make Alaska k commonwealth in stead of a state In the first votesincethe Alas kastatehoboV bill wassentto the floor the Senate turned down a substitute measure offeredby Sens A S Mike Monrpney George Smathers D and J W Fulbright D The vote was 5029 UNDER THE proposal Alaska would have been giveiv a com monwealth status similar tp that of Puerto Rico It would have to elect its own governor an office now filled by presidential appointment As residents of a common wealth Alaskans also would have been exempted from paying fed eran income taxes on money earned within Alaska Therewas an apparent slack ening of Southern opposition as the Senate completed its fourth day of debate on the bill THERE WERE NO indications that opponents of the measure had any scheme to kill it or that the expected lengthy debate would turn into a fullblown fili buster Sen Strom Thurmand who spoke for more than two hours Thursday night said he would have more to say Sen George W Malone was reported ready with a 12hour op position speech But assistant Senate Democrat ic leader Mike Mansfield Mont said he had hopes the Senate would finally get around to vot ing piV thrge legal objections raised against the blUlDy Sen James 0 Eastland one of its staurichest foes Iowa Impresses North Carolina Farm Delegation DES MOINES UP Members of a North Carolina delegation of bankers and farmers left for home Friday to tell the home folks about the abundant agricul tural production in this state Among the ISOman group were many who were amazed at the sight of Iowa fields of corn and soybeans and the pens of hogs and cattle But when it comes to poultry and the prospects in their southern state it was a dif ferent matter W L Turner director of farm management at North Carolina State College said his state is on the road to surpassing Iowa in production of eggs and chickens As the delegation wound up its fourday visit to Iowa farms Turn er remarked were very impressed with the quality of agriculture you have here especially the com and The North Carolinians planned their tour to get ideas on what can be done to increase farm in come at home Northern Natural Gas Co Denied Hike in Wholesale Rates WASHINGTON Wl Northern Natural Gas Co of Omaha was denied authority to increase gas rates in Iowa and four other Midwest slates under an order filed Friday by the Fed eral Power Commission The increase would have been applied to public utilities and cities which buy their gas from Northern About 124 Iowa commu nities were affected including Mason City The FPC set aside Northerns request to boost the rates a total of The increase would have been about eight per cent annually The commission suspended the increase until next Nov 27 pend ing further study It provided that if the FPC decision was reached by that time the higher rates could collected subject to re fund if they are later disallowed The increase would be in addi tion to boosts of about 56467000 a year which Northern put into ef fect last August WESTOVER A I R FORCE BASE Mass A giant jet stra totanker crashed arid ex ploded on takeoff early Friday killing all 15 men aboard Two sister ships streaked across the Atlantic and set new speed records Six newsmen were among the victims aboard the threemillion dollar plane which snapped two TANKER PLANE WRECKAGE Landing wheels and a section of a wing are all that remain of an Air Foice KC135 jet tanker after iff crashed and buined while taking off at Chicopee Mass on a planned record 6 NEWSMEN 9AIRMEN KILLED AP Photofax flight to England Fifteen men including six newsmen died in the accident the first to involve that model plane 115000yolt power lines bounced or skidded across a superhighway and landed with a burst of flames in a cornfield Cause of the crash was not known The other victims included sev en crew members and two repre sentatives of the National Aero nautics Assn CHICOPEE MASS policeman Richard Haslam one of the first persons on the scene radioed his headquarters that There is no need for any ambulances Nobody on boardhad a chance While tragedy marred the start of the transatlantic flight triumph crownedthe finish The other two stratotankers spanned the ocean in record times their crews un aware of the fatal crash The planes were dubbed Alpha Cuban Rebels Kidnap 10 Americans WASHINGTON to The State Department said Friday 10 Amer ican engineers were kidnaped by rebels Thursday night in Cubas Oriente province The department reported the engineers were spirited away to the hills in the southeastern sec tion Of Cuba by 200rebel fighters under the leadership of Raoul Castro brother of rebel chief Fi del Castro Officials said Castros forces described the kidnaping as retal iation against alleged U S help to the Cuban army They said the Americans were working on construction of a Nickel cobalt mine for Freeport Sulphur Co Authorities here said Castro charged the United States was supplying gasoline to Cuban air craft from its Guantanamo base Ambassador Earl E E Smith alled on the Cuban Foreign Of fice officials said to make every effort to obtain the release of the engineers BILL APPROVED WASHINGTON House Thursday passed and sent to President Eisenhower a bill to require automobile manufactur ers and dealers to display the suggested retail price of new cars The Weathe Mason City Generally fair Fri day night low lower 50s Satur day increasing cloudiness and warmer high in mid 80s Iowa Partly cloudy and warm er Friday night and Saturday Low Friday night mid 50s to mid 60s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 6 degrees be low normal Saturday through next Wednesday Normal highs 84 north to 87 south Normal lows 60 north to 64 south Cool er about Sunday Becoming warmer again on Wednesday Rainfall will average onefourth to threefourths of an inch in showers Sunday and Monday Minnesota Fair and warmer High Saturday 85 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday 75 Minimum 51 At S am 68 Precipitation 03 YEAR AGO Maximum 76 Minimum so Thief Leaves Note for Iowa Merchant DAVENPORT UPI A cour teous burglar complimented the Lighthouse Market here for not keeping money around The market owner Thursday found five cartons of cigarettes and six sixpacks of beer missing and police found the complimen tary note from the thief The note went on to say i did find your pickled herring excellent and I will recommend them to my friends HEAD ELKS WATERLOO Midwest Slates Assn of Improved Order of Elks has ended its convention here with election of Scott Mardis Waterloo as president and Arretta Butler Sioux City as president of the auxiliary 4 Per Cent Decrease in Tax Delinquencies DBS MOINES ffi Leon Mill er chairman of the Iowa Tax Commission said Friday that Iowa sales tax delinquent returns are a little under four per cenl this year For the quarter which ended March 31 Miller said there were 2596 delinquent returns as com pared with 3121 for the same quarter a year ago He said the substantial decrease in delinquen cies was a result of putting men in the field who he said are tak ing a real interest in their work HEADS KNIGHTS TEMPLAR SPIRIT LAKE Wi Dr H B Wiilard Manchester was in stalied Friday as grand com mander of the Knights Templar of iowa TAKES WIFES SUGGESTIONAlfred Pulling Rutland Vt relaxes in the sun troubles His wife suggested he sell it waiting for a customer to buy his motor following an accident in which he frac cycie the source of all his recent tured his leg Bravo Cocoa and Delta for the mission designed to thump fie United States air might Cocoa crashed As result of the acci dent Delta never took off Alpha thundered acrossthe At lantic in 5 hours 27 minutes anc 428 average speed 6302 miles per hour Bravo trailed Alpha by about 2 min utesbut making it in 5 hours 29 minutes 374 seconds an av erage speed of 6265 miles per hour Both planes broke the old recordset in 1955 by a British Royal Air Force Canberra je bomber One of the two planes tha made the transAtlantic crossing successfully was pDoted by Maj Quenton W Raaz formerly o Jefferson Iowa WITHIN SECONDS after take off from this Air Force base shortly after midnight the third plane in the flight crashed am disintegrated in a brilliant of fire than turned darkness into daylight It was brighter than daylight It was the most awful thing I ever saw said farmer Kazi mierz F Machowski whosi threeacre cornfield w a s se ablaze by the flaming plane He said the plane plunged to earth with a houseshaking roar Charges by Fox Attacked White House Backs Adams WASHINGTON While House took another swipe Friday at the House Committee on Leg slative Oversight for permitting John Fox to give the testimony he has about presidential Aide Iherman Adams It seems incredible that a ommitlee of the Congress would permit such a witness to use the committee for such fantastic tes timony press secretary James C Hagerty said in a statement dictated to newsmen Hagerty called reporters to his office as Fox former publisher of the now defunct Boston Post was completing another session of testimony FOX FRIDAYquoted Bernard Goldfine as saying that he had once bought a house for Sherman Adams and had sent checks to Adanis over a long period oJ years Fox did not specify the period whea he said the checks niay have gone from Goldfine a mil lionaire Boston industrialist to Adams But Fox indicated it was before Adams came to Washing ton with Eisenhower in 1953 In the midst of the storm blown up by Foxs sensational charges the subcommittee recessed unli Monday Fox agreed to return then for further testimony Thursday Fox asserted that Goldfine had once told him tha Adams had interests in Goldfine textile mills and that Goldfine said he didnt have to worrj about federal regulatory agencies so long as Adams held his White House post THAT angry de nials from Adams and Goldfine And the White House said in ef fect that President Eisenhower is convinced Fox was not telling the truth Earlier Friday Fox testified he got a loan from Joseph P Kennedy after supporting Ken nedys son John in his success ful 1952 Senate race The loan which Fox said wao repaid was for his now defuncl Boston Post Foxsaid he turned against the Republican Senate Lodge Norman J Montellier 37 New Brig Gen A Robert Ginsburgh 63 who since 1953 had been chie THE OTHERS were James L McConaughy Jr 40 chief o Time magazines Washington Bu reau and son of a former Con necticut governor Daniel J lin Jr 31 of the Bostor bureau of the Press iic uiuivt me new and Glen A Williams 45 BethesPost support for his son da Md also of US News World Report in candidate Henry inn with a houseshaking roar Henry catjot Lodge The dead newsmen included nov Ul s ambassador to the mmQTt T nrr T Ljnirpn TVJaHnnc United Nations because he be tuimaii j Iriuiueilier 3Y JNeW uciauot in ue York No 2 man of the United camQ convinced Lodge was soft Nations staff of United Press In ternational Robert B Sibley 57 against j oiuiey a In view of the slim margin by veteran aviation editor the which Sen Kennedy won I think Boston Traveler and retired tne Post elected him Fox said Thrift A D THE PLUMP redfaced finan ier said he disclosed that the military writer for U S News Cier said he that the World Report magazine ost was baking Kennedy to the senators millionaire father Jo seph P Kennedy on the night he paper hit the streets with a frontpage editorial favoring the Democratic candidate Fox said the elder Kennedy a drink AP GRUELLING PACE financier John Fox appears tired as he rubs his brow dur ing an interview between ses sions of a House subcommit tee looking into the affairs of industrialist Bernard Goldfine Fox said he has proof to back up his allegations against Gold fine and Presidential Aide Sher man Adams but that he as yet hasnt been ordered to produce it Two Lebanon Cities Scene of Battles BEIRUT Lebanon battles raged into the morning hours in Beirut and Tripoli Fri day With the sun came a brie spell of Moslem holiday calm then sporadic shooting broke ou in the capital Furious fighting between gov ernment forces and rebels in th capital shattered the darkness For a time it appeared the ex pected allout rebel offensive had begunbut more likely both side were testing the others night de fenses In port of Tripoli where tfie rebel attempt to over throw Lebanonsprowestern gov ernment bpgan May 10 securitj forces shelled the rebel fortres in a blazing renewal of Thurs days battle Rebel forces in Beirut said the1 had many wounded including i brother of a rebel leader and for mer premier Saeb Salam No casualty estimates were avail able from Tripoli Because of the tension the Mos lem Mufti of the republica issued an announcement seeking to can eel celebrations of the religio ay which commemoraL the Sacrifice of Abraham Among some sects thecelebrations often become violent Rebel leaders claim they hay Jt gone allout yet and say they will not give President Chamoun anywarning when they do FORGER HELD DUBUQUE Lumpa 21 Cedar Rapids accused o when he broke the news about AFTER THAT we talked I wanted to see people op posed to Communist influence in seats of power Fox said lean ing forward on the witness table Earlier Chairman Oren Har ris DArk had rejected new at tempts by Goldfines attorneys lo get the subcommittee to question e vnhjnc closed doors that he made on public The only newsman on one of about a loan Fox testified the two planes that successfully In recounting how he came to completed the flight was Sam favor Kennedy Fox said he want Kuczun Springfield Mass bued to get the Communists out reau manager of United Press Inof the White House Some peo ternatidnal pie he said had been deceived Alsoon board was Brig Gen about the Communist menace un Donald W Saunders Athens til 1952 NY airborne commander charge of the operation Foreign Aid Bill Cut Million WASHINGTON w T h c louse Appropriations Committee Friday cut million from the requested by Presi dent Eisenhower for foreign aid n the year starting next Tues day This is million less lhan ingress has proposed in a sep arate bill aulhorizing continuance of the aid program The committees recommenda ions would leave the aid program with in new appro priations The total was 500 less than was voted for the program this year STARTING ALL OVER LOS ANGELES Mar ine Corps has a new private Ulysses S Grant Hes a 19year old Apache Indian sworn in here Thursday Hes from White Riv er Ariz Freight Tax Repeal Bill Goes to Ike WASHINGTON W The House Friday passed and sent to Presi dent Eisenhower a compromise tax bill repealing half a billion dollars a year in tax surcharges on freight transportation costs The bill averts a drop of 115000000 in federal revenues due July 1 by extending for an other year Korean War increases in the corporate income lax rate and olhcr excises on new auto mobiles car accessories liquor cigarettes and public transports tion passing about 2750 in0 n the Dubuque area was helt or appearance Friday before District Judge Eugene J Kean ar me Russian Strategy Studied Confusion on ATest Talks FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES LONDON The Soviet Uriioa added new confusion to the Gene va scientific conference Friday by announcing the nomination of a top Romanian expert to partici pate in the talks on control of nuclear weapons tests The announcement indicated the Communist bloc still might attend next weeks conference despite a previous threat to boycott the talks unless the United States agrees in advance to negotiatea formal suspension of all nuclear weapon tests Moscow Radio Thursday night broadcast a report from the offi cial Soviet news agency Tass that the name of Romanian professor Horia Hulubei had beensub mitted to the United States for approval as a conference partici pant THE TASS REPORT did not throw any more light on Mos cows threat to pull out of the conference The conditions set by the Kremlin at that time would virtually doom the talks sincethe United Stateshas said repeatedly that it would not agree before hand to an end to nuclear tests American officials inWashing ton were divided onthe question of Soviet attendance at the Gene va conference Some officials believed theRus sians still might appear after squeezing all the propaganda val ue they could out of again eting their demands for an im mediate ban on nuclear tests OTHER US OFFICIALS felt that Russia had taken too firm a stand to reverse its threat to pull out These officials believed that Moscow Radiosreport Hulubei simply was a beMed transmission of asupplementary portion of a note to the United States dated before the Kremlins aboutface on the TheUnited States in anote de livered in Moscow Thursday cused theRussiansof trying to back out of a previous agreement to take part inthe technical talks scheduled to beginnext Tuesday The note said the United planned to proceed with1 the con ference as agreed and placed Lhe responsibility on the Kremlin should the talks collapse SAME INSIDE RUSSIA TODAY Just 30 Churches Left in Moscow EDITORS NOTE This is one in a series of articles based on John Gunthers new book In side Russia Today By JOHN GUNTHER We atlended church services several times in the Soviet Union Kiev Tifiis and at the great Bogoyavlensky Cathedral in Mos cow and visited several other aclive churches The main thing to say is that churches are crowd ed but filled chiefly with very old people mostly women There were more than 400 churches in Moscow alone before the Revolution today about 30 The Orthodox Church was of course d i s es tablished soon after the Soviet g o v e r n mcnt look power on January 22 1918 to be ex and all church properly w a s national GUNTHER ized The churches that survive today arc supported by their own congregations and must pay taxes Religious instruction for anybody under the age of 18 is forbidden in schools or institu tions it may however be car ried on at home POLITICALLY the situation Is that the government has so to speak moved in on the church but active persecution does not take place any longer The re gime tolerates the church for two main reasons a to extend its hold on the people many of whom are stilt profoundly relig ious and b as an arm in for eign policy because the Orthodox Church still has substantial pow er in several satellites particu larly Bulgaria The church on its side has had no option but to accept this modus Vivendi and it behaves with appropriate docility Its head is His Holiness Alexei Pa triarch of Moscow and All the Russians He was elected to this post in 1945 and a very old man now has little power He is how ever treated with respect and is occasionally seen at government receptions he issues t ;