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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 4, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North lowtji Daily Newspaper Edited toe to VOL W Utitatf mil That Mokts All North lowons Neighbors MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 4 lift HOME EDITION T iw M Family Plan Studied Would Broaden Compensation DES MOINES W A pro posed family plan of workmens compensation benefits was termed by Rep Clark McNeal RBelmond Wednesday as a very forward looking A bill to liberalize workmens compensation benefits and pro vide for higher payments to workers with families than to single workers is being studied in the Social Security commit tees of both House and Senate The plan has been endorsed by the Republican Legislative Pol icy Committee THERE ARE undoubtedly those who will feel this is too far advanced but it is the think ing of the policy group that it will fill the needs of those in dividuals who have been unfor tunate enough to receive injury remembering always that the entire cost of workmens com pensation is borne by the em McNeal said Workmens compensation is paid to employes injured on the job or to their families if the accident results in death It is not to be confused with unemployment c o m p e nsation which is paid to an employe who is fired or laid off from his job Workmens compensation is administered by the state in dustrial commissioner Unem ployment compensa tion is handled by the Iowa Employ ment Security Commission War Scare Attacked NOT A FAVORITE UNCLE Boliv ians view an antiAmerican cartoon sketched on a wall near the U S em AP Photolax bassy in La Paz The cartoon depicts Uncle Sam moneybag in one hand plunging a knife into Bolivia THE PROPOSED schedule would provide payment of up to per week to a person with four or more children week ly if he has three children a week if he has two children S35 weekly if he has one child and per week if he has no children Iowas first workmens com pensation law was enacted in 1913 and has remained in sub stantially its original form ex cept for increases in benefits from time to time and added provisions to cover occupational diseases and second He said the proposed bi would do these things Permit a farmer who em ploys hired hands to be covere by workmens compensation lav if he so elects Give the state the right to recover payments made to an injured employe if a third per son caused the accident and is legally liable Present law gives the employ er the right of recovery from a third person for compensation payments he is required to make but not the 700 Americans in Bolivia Given Protection by Army LA PAZ Bolivia Time EXCLUDE THE cost of prosthetic device such as an artificial limb from the limita tion on medical and hospital services The law now isnt clear whether the cost of artifi cial limbs is in addition to hospital and medi cal expenses Provide death benefits to an employes dependents of up to over a period of up to 300 weeks The maximum now The bill would relain 700 Americans in La Paz gath ered outside Bolivias capital Wednesday in fear that the funeral for a victim ias riots t touch off further violence State Department spokes man Lincoln White said in Washington that Americans in the capital including the Embassy staff had been moved to the suburbs for bet ter protection by the Bolivian army Reinforced police patrolled the tense mountain capital to avert any repetition of Mon days angry outbreak over an m when rioters stoned the Embassy and burned ah American flag lug Jukiaglji thai BoItvtaVeco nomic woes could be cured by splitting up the country The embassy denied that any of A boy iiciai had made such a sug first eruptionwas to be buried Wednesday The riots claimed a second victim Tuesday night Police fired to break up a group of demonstrators trying to rush the apparently deserted Embassy building A Bolivian dentist standing nearby was killed by a stray bullet The riots followed circula tion of Times current Latin American edition quoting a Embassy official as say geslion In New York Henry R Luce editorinchief of Time expressed regret that a story in his magazine had been the occasion for expressions of unfriendliness toward the United He said the story was a factual analysis of Bolivias economic difficul Luces statement made no menlitin of the quote about splitting up Bolivia Pioneer oJJEdije of Moon Remains in Radio Contact WASHINGTON Ufi Pioneer IV streaked close to the level of the moon Wednesday in Americas most successful probe into the mysteries of the farther reaches of space The tracking station at Gold stone Dry Lake in the Mojave Desert using a giant disc as tro antenna reestablished ra dio contact with the goldplated cone Wednesday morning fol lowing a temporary blackout caused by the earths rotation At noon the satellite was re ported miles from the earth and clipping along at 639 miles an hour THE PROBE was still on its nearmiss course past the moon toward a predicted orbit around the sun where Soviet Union claims it already has a satel lite Revised calculations indicated the space traveler would make its closest approach to the moon at or about miles away At that time the Pioneer should be miles from earth That is more than the distance io the moon itself be cause of the slight error in flight angle which will carry the Pioneer farther to the moon than the the National Aeronautics and Space Administration had hoped They had aimed at something inside of miles THE GOLDSTONE station which had been out of touch PRANKSTER GIVES JOLIET United JOLIET III UPI A fUgwavino prankster has given Jolitt a United flavor Local reiidents awokt Wednes day to find a 15by10foot Uruguayan flag spread on the lawn of radio station WJOL Just tht day before the worldminded prankster had hung a Turkish flag on a viaduct hoisted a Greek flag en the Joliet Township High School flagpole and saluted St Josephs Hospital with the British Union Jack flying at half mast Last fall the flagman went on threeday Oct 30 to Nov 2 running up flags from Libya Manchuria Korea Japan Mexico and Albania on the citys flagpoles Alongside the latest flags have appeared effigies dressed in regulation uniforms of the U S Army Navy and Marines Baffled authorities are taking the whole thing calmly They expect no invasion they said but wish they knew the identity of the international honor guard They believe the flagraiser either bought the flags at a military surplus store or stole them from a military post To Consult on Fullback in Europe LONDON Minister Macmillan said Wednesday he would consult with the Western Allies on a disagreement in Centra Europe He told Parliament in a re port on his 10day visit to the Soviet Union that he and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev had a useful and I think con structive discussion in private on this HUGH GAITSKELL of the opposition Labor leader party ifl J lll UiJLi tVVJUAVl the present formula fixing the10 Stassen Accepts Republican Bid for Mayors Post PHILADELPHIA OB Harold Stassen Wednesday accepted n offer of Republican leaders o be their candidate for mayor Acceptance by Stassen former overnor of Minnesota and one time presidential disarmament dviser virtually assured him f the GOP nomination City Chairman Wilbur Hamil on 57 and 59 ward leaders nd independent W Thacher ongstrcth he Republican may oralty candidate four years ago signed petitions asking Stassen twothirds of his weekly earn ings However the maximum weekly benefit would be fixed at per week instead of the present If an employe incurred medii cal hospital and nursing bills before his death these would be paid up to fhesa amounts Medical hospital nurses unlimited Burial ex penses also would be paid up fo In the event any wcek jM a y o r who is expected to get backing of the Democratic City Commit tee in his bid for a second four year term The primary election is May Minnesota Traffic Toll Reaches 99 ALBERT LEA Minn The death of a 50yearold El jy Compensation woman has pushed the employe before his death highway death loll to more than one year ago Mrs Manford Wayne died Tues Mason City Mostly cloudy Warmer Wednesday night low 1822 High Thursday 30 35 Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near norma Thursday through next Mon day Normal highs arc 37 north to 44 south Normal lows are 18 north to 24 south Warmer about Friday Colder Sunday or Monday Prccipila tion will average 10 to 25 01 an inch occurring as rain or snow about Friday night anc again Sunday or Monday Iowa Considerable cloudiness through Thursday except part ly cloudy northwest Thurs dav Chances of south and occasional occasional amount would be deducted from the total payable to his depend ents A HEALING PERIOD of up to 25 weeks is provided in cases of permanent partial disability as against the present maxi mum of 20 weeks The weekly rate of compensation during the healing period also is twothirds of the employes weekly pay Provide higher maximum pay ments for loss of members of the body For instance the max imum for loss of a thumb would be as against now loss of a hand as against loss of both hands both arms both feel both eyes or two of these M against now day night in a hospital here of injuries suffered in a collision 13 miles south of Owa tonna near EHendale SAME UCW A fAFETt DZPABTMENT FIGUXESi rain rain or snow extreme west Wednesday night A little colder west Wednesday night and south Thursday Lows Wednesday night 1825 north 3534 south Highs Thursday 28 north to 38 south Further partly cloudy a liltie warmer Minnesota Cloudy snow fluri ries Highs Thursday in 20s GlobeGazelle weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum 30 Minimum 2 At 8 8 YEAR AGO Maximum 34 Minimum 25 HE WHO HESITATES MINNEAPOLIS Minn UPI failed to act promptly Tuesday when an angry house wife called demanding they re move a skunk carcass from her back yard A short time after the call a strong odor pervaded police headquarters There was a dead skunk outside the office door Girl Offers Savings to Help Solve U S Debt MIAMI Fla Hew itt 11 grew concerned when she beard about the rising national debt In a letter to President Eisen hower Kathy offered her life savings of and added You dont have to pay it The fifth grader had been sav ingfor a horse Eisenhower the But she told horse didnt matter if the country was going 3ankrupt Maybe the kids of the coun try could help she said Most kids would send you their The President was grateful he Wliite House said in a letter Cathy received Tuesday But with the Pioneer for more than 15 hours at the time of the morning contact expected to lose touch again around 4 as the trajectory and the earths rotation carried the probe below the horizon In its dizzying ascent into the unknown Pioneer IV gradually slowed down But this is cus customary The Pioneer wjis launched at a speed of miles an hour Its speed dropped rapidly at first because of the earths gravity But as it soared deep er into the heavens the force lessened and the speed re mained more constant SPACE DAY FETE HUNTSVILLE Ala said the most important part of the communique Khrushchev MacMillan talks was the agreement between one side of the two governments that there scientists at js the possibility of an area of Central Europe in which forces should be limited both nuclear and GailskeU asked if MacMillan felt reasonably certain that Ihis part of the communique would be supported by Britains allies Macmillan replied that It is one of the matters that in my view must be further studied together with all the countries concerned and it is partly one of my purposes to take up that and other MACMILLAN SAID he and Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd will visit Paris and Bonn next week and that he hoped to ar range a visit lo Washinglon soon after lhat at President Ei senhowers invitalion There have been a number of plans advanced both by the Cheered by Willon B Persons assislant said wanls her lo keep presidenlial Eisenhower her money and buy that horse Grownups he letter said should worry aboul the nalional debt Feeiing a little beter abou he economy Kathy put the money back into the bank Bu still she said that ur country is more imporlani nan Shell Rock Man Killed in Crash West of Waverly Waiter Jebe 47 Shell Rock was killed Tuesday night when his car smashed headon into a Iruck on Iowa 3 near the west cilyj imils here The truck driver Earl Edge ton Waterloo was with head and face cus and rib This rocket city held a big space day celebration Wed nesday in nonor of the space flight of Pioneer IV Eastand West for a disengage nent or pullback in Europe The Communists have put their emphasis on a military neutralization of Germany with the Soviet Union pulling its troops back to ils frontiers and the United States clearing out Europe AP Photofax FINAL ROLE Comic Lou Coslello is dressed as Napo leon for his starring role in Lou Costello and His 30Foot a film he completed just before his death Tuesday Comic Lou Costello Dead at 53 HOLLYWOOD called the final cue for chubby comedian Lou Costeilo while by coincidence Bud Abbott movie of the Whos witched on a TV famed routine Tell me why was I watch ing that picture at that partic teams First Both men were alone The vehicles smashed into one rther on a curve at the proach to Waverly an ap ular time I never watch it all Ive seen it a thou isand Abbott who had seen littl of his old sidekick since thei splilup in 1957 cried Tuesda as he told how he received thi news of Costellos death at 53 Says Defense Adequate FROM DUE WIRE SEftVICKS WASHINGTON President Eisenhower warned Wednesday against war scare stemming rom EastWest tensions saying the nations defenses are pbw erful and satisfactory for tht present The President said it was true hat the United States was orced by Russian propaganda and to live in a lalfworld of peace and threat But he thought it was 0 devote so much public dis nission to the possibility of this ounlry suffering some form of ttack Eisenhower speaking speci ically of the Strategic Air Com mand said he saw no present iced for an airborne alert with ombers constantly alofi But ic thought the day might when such an alert would necessary FOR THE MOMENT he said emphatically measures taken by the Defense Department ompletely adequate 7 The President said the Unions latest note on Germany lessening of rigidity 1 the Soviet He added hat the U S government airing as optimistic a view as wssible of he outlook in the ght of the note v Eisenhower said as he has be that this always willing to negotiate when there is evidence the other side if ready tobargain in good faith As for Soviet propaganda Ei senhower cautioned Americans against being taken in when ever the Kremlin cries wolf We must not allow ourselves to get frightened when the Soviet lead ers make propaganda threats fie added OTHER HIGHLIGHTS of the Presidents news conference He was highly pleased over the success ot the latest moon rocket Pioneer IV He was happy to report that cancer stricken Secretary of Stale John Foster Dulles hai beautifully to the in Death ection Tuesday of radioactive old He again rejected the idea of summit conference without ome assurance that construct ive steps would come out of uch a meeting Told of Democratic threats hift up to three billion dollars n supplemental appropriations or fiscal 1959 into next year nd thus seriously unbalance iis budget Eisenhower said heatedly he could nof imagine anything worse than throwing a budget out of balance for po litical purposes A HEART see ond within a Cos tellos life only minutes after iie had sent his wife home from Ihe hospilal wilh a wisecrack o cook dinner for the couples youngest child He turned to a nurse and saic he wanted to be roiled over on his side I think Ill be more comfort were his final words Thus ended the comedy ca reer of a modern day Pagliacci who clowned through a personal life filled with illness and trag edy AP thotoiax QUARRY AT CAPITOL These sandstone blocks stackedand neatly numbered are just a part of the masonry removed from the capitol in the extensive remodeling operations They are being replaced by maible blopks in the east front modernization project The old blocks may be sold as souvenirs IN THE DECADE from 1943 to 1953 Costello suffered six iserious of them rheumalic fever the tragic drowning of his only son Costello who was born inPat erson was a burlesque comic when he teamed up with Abbott in 1930 Abbott was drafted from the cashiers of fice when Costellos straight man failed to show up Tbe team clicked from the start Fast Time Loses in Preliminary Vote by Committee ST PAUL bill outlaw daylight savings time in Minnesota was passed by the Senate General Legislation Committee Wednesday by an nconclusive 96 vote One strong lupporter of fast eslie Wesiin St or the bill in order to keep the ssue alive With two known upportcrs of daylight time ab ent from the committee meet ng Westins vote will permit im to ask that the bill be re onsidered at thanext commit tee meeting STILL SERIOUS FT BRAGG N C George C Marshall 78 who suffered a second stroke three weeks ago remained in setioua condition at Wemaek Army Hospital Wednesday He entered the hospital ha first stroke Jan 15 W ;