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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 14, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL 97 Tht Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors v trited FuU MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 14 Wf 7c Copy Thli CMultli of Two HOME EDITION Inter Breach Begins to Develop in Iowa BBS MOINES to The breach between the two par ties in the Iowa Legislature appeared to have widened con siderably by weeks end Political observers said it may foreshadow the begin ning of the end of bipartisan harmony this session This past commented Senate Majority Leader Jack Schroeder was markedby more partisanship than at any other time this But as we get into more controversial he said we can expect more Schroeder however termed this partisanship a healthy thing for the people of Iowa It shows that as we get into controversial legislation their parties are taking a Schroeder pulled the cork on one issue when he asserted in a statement Fri day that Govv Herschel Love less and some labor union of ficials have misunderstood or misinterpreted GOPendprsed unemployment and workmens compensation programs both embodying a socalled fam ily The already on the Senate calendar promise to touch off heated debate in floor action between the two parties Under the measures unem ployment and workmens com pensation payments would be higher to persons with fami lies Loveless and labor officials said the program discrimi nates against single men They argue that employers who pay the compensation might be reluctant to hire workers with large families 7 Schroeder said the bills probably will come out on the floor this coming week Over in the two parties split over liquorby thedrink legislation The Safety and Law En forcement Committee passed a proposal sponsored by Democratic Rep Howard Reppert Des Moines for a statewide liquorbythedrjnk referendum Instead the com mittee sent out to the floor a county option liquor bill spon sored by Rep Riley Dietz The Senate split along party lines on a House resolution calling on Congress to stay within its national budget The resolution proposed a constitu tional amendment w h i would allow the President to cut peacetime appropriations unless tax revenue can meet spending Schroeder said the resolu tion was aimed at keeping down spending of the Demo cratcontrolled Congress The resolution is ridicu said Sen George OMal ley Democratic minority lead er from Des Moines Imagine us telling the federal govern ment what to do The question of Committee appointing power of Lt Gov Edward J McManus DKeo kuk was put to another test in the Senate last Republicans again amend ed the rules to get a Republi cancontrolled Steering Com mittee We still maintain that the people elected the lieutenant governor to name committees as the lieutenant governor has for many OMalley said The people will remember he added because we wont let them In explaining the battle lines which are drawn Schroeder snid We are in a race with the Governor The race in volves our issues against his But were not trying to ob struct But OMalley doesnt sham his views Several important pieces of as govern mental reorganization dorsed by the Govern havent even come out of com mittee yet The he said have been sending out only those bills they want to But the Democrats are not mad at he added and were not running around the state making par tisan Ike to Define Policy j Court Blocks Strike Trainmen CHICAGO A court ruling has blocked a threatened strike of telegraphers against the Chicago and North Western A panel of three judges in the Court of Appeals ruled Fxi day railroad has the right to discharge employes to meet the demands of competi tion The ruling upheld the railv roads contention that it was not required to bargain with the Or der of Railway Telegraphers in a dispute over the abolition of 123 oneman stations in South Dakota and Iowa last year The ruling reversed a verdict by a federal district court which would have forced the railroad to bargain with the union The ruling also apparently clears the way for the railroad to discharge 167 other telegra phers in Wisconsin and Minnc sota The stations in Iowa and South Dakota were abolishc with the approval of public serv ice commissioners in t h o s states NOTHING BUT DEVASTATION AT OLYMPIA RAIL MILLION LOSS STATION AP Photofax Run Wild in Town OLYMPIA Wash iff It sounded like a dynamite ex said William Crane Then the freight cars Crane had been sitting in a restaurant in the path of a speeding string of 15 runaway freight cars which hurtled through downtown Olympia Friday night killing one person injuring 15 others and demolishing a quarter of a city block Railroad telegrapher Kenneth A Dilly 36 was killed when the juggernaut plowed through the middle of the Union Pa cifics brick station ccompanied by brisk winds The freight cars 12 of which were loaded with plywood vhich may cause some drifting 4Inch Snow to North Iowa New snow which is expeelec o reach a depth of at least four nches in places spread over Iowa Saturday The snow which began falling n the Mason City area about p m is part of a storm cen er which developed in western Kansas and Nebraska and is moving northeastward It was 60 School Children Taken III Food Mqy Be to Blame LEON tf Fear r a c s d through this southern Iowa rural community Friday night when scores of children from the Van Wert school 10 miles north of here became ill with some ap parent type of food poisoning Cut of the sehoor population of 210 about 50 youngsters were rushed here to the Decatur County Hospital which has only 36 beds and taxed the hospital facilities Ten others were tak en to the Clarke County Hosp Osceola At noon the school had served lunch to the children It in cluded eggs lettuce h mayonnaise dressing anc cherry pie About 6 the hospita cases started pouring in DOCTORS AND hospital em ployes did not speculate on had caused lhp poisoning o how many youngsters had been stricken Someof the cases were ligh and more than 15 were releasec by midnight Eighteen remainec in the hospital for observation Saturday Word that the sickness had spread caused alarm in the and plasterboard tore out a deadend railway bumper guard and ripped into the depot The two lead cars smashed on through and across the street Four others piled up inside a building directly behind the depot wrecking the cafe tavern food shop and auto parts store Two cars came to a stop in side the depot while the others remained upright on the tracks Police estimated the damage as in excess of million The freight cars were cut loose from a locomotive during switching operations at Turn water about two miles south They started rolling down the grade toward the state capital with the locomotive crew in vain pursuit The appeals court decision written by Judge Win G Knoch that the unions demam completely out of ambi held was of rates of pay rules and work The ruling granted the rail road a permanent injunction preventing the from striking telegraphers Alta Vista Farm Home Destroyed ALTA fire Friday afternoon destroyed the two story frame farm home and contents of Philip and Farrell Sherridan six miles east of here The Alta Vista fire depart ment was called to the scene and succeeded in saving nearby buildings The fire was believed 3 Sentenced for Stealing Cattle SPENCER W Three men who pleaded guilty to charges oi stealing a large number of hogs and cattle from farms in a four county area have been sen tenced to prison terms with one of them released on parole John Baker 31 and Clifford Miller 23 both of Spencer were liven fiveyear terms Friday by District Judge G A Stillman eonard Lenhart 19 Storm akfi was granted a bench pa role from a fiveyear senlnnf1 Authorities said the men ad mitted taking 116 hogs and sunic attic from farms in Palo Alto JJay and Osceola counties in owa and Jackson Minn They vere arrestedhere Feb 5 Canham Named New Chamber Head WASHINGTON D anham editor of the Christian cicnce Monitor Friday was Mason City Snow continuing through Saturday night ac cumulating to four inches by early Sunday Increasing northeasterly winds with con siderable blowing and drifting snow Low Saturday night in low and mid 20s High Sunday in mid 30s owa day Snow night the weather bureau warned In south and central Iowa the moisture came in the form of rain but it was to change to snow by nightfall Dubuque reported the for Saturday morning 24 degrees while Mason City had 25 The lows ranged up to 38 at Council Bluffs Fridays highs ran up to 58 de grees at Council Bluffs It was 57 at Lamoni and 53 at Des community and Leons tele phone system was used for a genera call for hospital cots When there werent enough to go around children were placed on mattresses or blankets on the floors and the hallway Cars of state and county offi cers were pressed into service to bring in youngsters from the AP PJiolbfas TWISTED MEMENTO OF DRAMA The twisted propeller which supports the mailbox in front of Capt Norman Schaeffers home in Kansas Gity serves to remind him of an aerial drama that had a happy ending Schaeffer was the pilot who brought his crippled TWA airliner to a belly landing last 17 when the landing gear jammed The propeller is from that plane At right is Schaeffers Ljnn 9 Nasser in Reality Has Dislike for Communism more around r e mo t e Van Wert THE LEON FIRE depart TJU n f 7 Moines Dubuque was the converted its emergency be tfl Commu BEIRUT Lebanon The United Arab Republics Presi dent Nasser has set off one of the most slashing attacks on farm areas Communism ever witnessed in the Middle East It was launched only a few weeks after Nasser appeared to with a hish of 40 Mason City had a high of 44 ance best reading since into a cruising ambunsfs But the Arab leader hated more what he calls the im perialism of the West the policies of Britain the United States and France toward the Middle East Virtually overnight Nasser has turned the full might of his powerful propaganda machine Communism More im Berlin to Be Subject of Report But No New Plan Likely WASHINGTON W Presi dent Eisenhowers report to the nation Monday night on the Ber lin situation will contain no sur prises and set no new policies informed sources pre dicted Saturday could be regarded mainly as an educational effort he sources said in a move to put the Berlin situation intdper spective as the President sees it Eisenhowers decision to go on he air reported to have seen prompted in partby con inuing contentions among ocrats in Congress that the iav Eions defenses are inadequate lo meet the THE WHITE HOUSE noimced the President speak from his office for 30 minutes over all major tele vision and radio networks start ng at CST Monday Eisenhower is expected to tress again American determi ation to stand firmly Hies in the face of Soviet pros ures But he also was reported eady to make clear his willing ess to ease tension by negotia ons toward settling the entire erman issue White House press secretary a m e s C Hagerty asked hetber any new development in the Berlin situation had prompted Eisenhower to speak replied no The address will be the first such nationwide report on a for eign policy situation since last Sept 9 when Eisenhower dis cussed Red Chinas campaign o force Chinese Nationalist troops off Quemoy Island EISENHOWERS broadcast Volunlers went the hospi ast Dec 4 The outlook is for Sunday morning lows of from the lower 20s in the west to the lower 30s in the east Crash East of Algona Fatal to Minnesotan 21 and colder Satur ALGONA Dan G Halliwill becoming Minneapolis was killed Sal blowing and drifting in northurday in an auto accident on east lows lower 20s north to Highway 18 about 9 miles east lower 30s south Sunday clearjof here ing and colder with highs in Authorities 30s Further outlook day partly cloudy and a warmer said the car Mondriven by Kenneth B Allen little also of Minneapolis went out of control on an S curve and Snow measuring struck a rail crossing signal Alien was released after treat fourinches in south windyJmcnt at an Algona hospital Highs Sunday 20 to 30 Two other passengers in the car Judith Kingsbrud 19 Way tal to aid he towns four doc tors and nurses and one of the volunteers commented All of the kids appear white as sheets and many of them are frightened to A nurse describing farmers and other parents who came in with children in their arms said The parents appeared as baffled as the Vomiting and fever marked many of the cases and authori ies feared that some families who had not contacted the hos pital might mistake the sick ness for flu Volunteer firemen drove around the area to warn fam ilies without telephones The ailment was not con fined only to the school children but also to some faculty mem F at bers including S u pt L Snook who was put to bed home a i will Vliuav w do i j j i u a v to have been caused by a de iected president of the United GlobeGazette weather data up zata and her sjsler lectivc oil burner No estimate states chamber of CommerceJ 8 am Saturday of the loss was made Canham 55 is the first news paperman in the chambers line of 32 presidents He was chosen by the board of directors to suc ceed William McDonald chair man of the First National Bank in St Louis McDonald becomes chairman of the chambers board EXTENSION APPROVED Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 44 25 32 37 28 McSPADDEN DIES Jean 17 suffered mnor injur ies They were taken lo an Alj gona hospital but were released later Girl 7 Thrown Out of Car Killed DES MOINES W A 7year old DCS Moines girl riding in BRONXVILLE N Y UPIhrmothers car was killed Friday Ike to Sign Hawaii Bill Next Week WASHINGTON President Eisenhower wilTsign the Hawai ian statehood bill early nexj Presidential Press Secre tary James C Hagarty made the announcement Saturday aft er Gov William F Quinn of Ha waii had called on Eisenhower The Hawaiian governor visilcci the White House to thank the plans came on of a lortant he personally is ieadingistatement by Gen Maxwell Some might look upon him attack jTaylor that the must be a turncoat In truth Nasser has been entirely consistent HE NEVER was a Communitt He never tolerated Reds in Egypt Once he became head of the United Arab Republic he cleaned them out of Syria too Nasser has often voiced distaste for Communism as a way of life THE REASON is Premier del Karim Kassem of or not Nasser believes Kassem is a Communist He has said so privately What Nasser does not say is that Kassem right now is challenging his heretofore un disputed number one position in the Arab world WASHINGTON UPI The Warren W McSpadden 55 gcnjin a collision with a truck at a President on behalfof the peo cral managor of tne American westside street intersection pie of the islands forthe part House Friday approved a five year extension of the military training program for youlhi 17 to ISVfe years old Society of the Prevention of Cruelty to Friday at Lawrence Hospital hert here The child was Connie Rog ers daughter of Mr and Mrs R V Rogers the administration had played in pressing for admission of Ha waii as the 50th AP Photoiax of workmen at the Gener al Co branch in Bloomfield N chain themselves to fixtures at the plant in protest against thefirms intention to shut down operations there April 1 Officials said the men can stay as long as they want to get it out of their i go to war if nec essary for Taylor advocated this stand in top secret testimony beforfe the Senate Watchdog Prepared ness subcommittee censored transcript of his re releaseo by subcom1 mittee Chairman Lyndon B Johnson Asked if this country has clearcut plans to meet the Berlin crisis in any eventuality that may confront Taylor said The Joint Chiefs of Staff Taylor himself a member of the Joint Chiefs expressed con uction the United States and European allies have the strength to carry out those plans Recalling the Soviets block ade of Berlin in 1948 Taylor testified that many top military now regard the Berlin airlift as a mistake Force should have been tried Taylor said when the Soviets blocked ground routes into Ber in Kent Area Farmer Victim of Crash CRESTON wv John Henry UcFarland 78 farmer of near Cent was killed in a twocar collision on U S 34 east of ate Friday Authorities said he urned into a service station in he path of an oncoming car driven by Bessie Mendentoll 86 Osceola ;