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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 16, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North lows Doily fat HMM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI N I W S P A P t ft THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI AIMCUM Fran ud United Prew Full Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH It This Paper ConiUU ot Two m British Labor Party Kicks Out Bevan Crewmen on Aruba Say They Will Strike HELSINKI Finland Iff The Finnish Seamens Union an nounced Wednesday the crew of the tanker Aruba will strike rather than sail the ship and its cargo of jet fuel to Communist China The union said as a result of Nationalist Chinese threats and the ban on strategic mate rials to the Chinese Beds the ship finds itself in danger of get ting involved in actions of It called on the tankers Fin nish owners to direct the ship to safer The union an nouncement said the crew has refused to sail beyond Singapore The Eastbound tanker is be lieved to be somewhere in the Indian Ocean Finnish shipping circles sug gested the owners the ReBe Shipping might divert the Aruba to Indonesia for reloading of the cargo on to other Chinadestined ships A spokesman for the shipping company said no action could be taken yet to divert the ship be cause no strike warning had been received from the crew The Aruba picked up its load of jet fuel from the Romanian port of Constanza on the Black Sea men launched a series of protests When it sailed for Red China and the Chinese Nationalists on early this month congressFormosa said they would inter cept the tanker The Finnish government said it was powerless to stop the Aruba HERES THE is a photo of the Finnish Tanker Aruba as a tug towed it out of Helsinki harbor to start its voyage to Red China because it was privately owned and chartered to a foreign to a Hong Kong shipping firm owned by the Chinese Reds The Arubas case is similar to that of another Finnish tanker the Wiima which tried to take tons of jet fuel to Shang hai two years ago When the ship was forced to put into Singa pore for fuel and water British officials barred its departure The United States finally got the ships owners to sell it the cargp British officials in Singapore announced Tuesday that the Aruba also would not be refueled there The president of the ReBe Gunnar Damstroem coun tered that the tanker would by pass the British colony and sail to Red Chinas Hainan Island off the South China mainland and far west of the Nationalist navys usual patrol routes Chiang Kaisheks navy is waiting off the China coast with gunboats destroyers and planes It had firm orders to stop the Aruba from completing her voy age Nationalist newspapers ap pealed point blank for the Navy to sink the Aruba Study Income Tax Approach to Money Problems Omnibus Bill in File in State House DES MOINES WVThe first in come tax approach to the state revenue problems went on the House calendar Wednesday in the form of an omnibus bill The House Tax Revision Com mittee brought out a onepackagi measure combining provisions o several bills introduced by individ uals The measure would 1 Require every person filing an Individual state income tax return to pay a S3 filing fee whether he owned any tax or not Reduce Exemptions 2 Reduce personal exemptions from the present to for an individual and from the present to for a married couple 3 Require a single person to file return if his net income after paying federal income tax is or more Presently only person with a net income of or more must file 4 Require a man and wife to file a return if thejr net income after federal income tax is Pres ently a couple must file only il net income is or more 5 Rquire every corporation fil ing a return to pay a filing fee 6 Require indivHuds to pay all of their tax when filing their re turns if the tax is S50 or less Pres ently persons owing more than S10 may pay it in two equal install ments Committee members estimated the bill would raise more than five million dollars a year in extra rev enue Various Stages Several other alternatives de signed to meet the states need for more revenue are in various stages in the House and Senate The Senate has passed a bill to Increase the sales and use taxes from two to three per cent each and exempt certain staple foods from any sales tax The House has passed a bill to impose the sales tax on gross receipts of bowling al leys Pending in the House is a mcas ure to extend the sales tax to about 50 types of services including newspaper magazine radio and television advertising Also await ing action in the House is a bill to apply the sales tax to sales of beer and cigarets IAME DATEW410S nenni la It AP Wtrephoto JOB CONFIRMED The Iowa Senate Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Clinton Moyer Marion attorney as state public safety commissioner Moyer was named a week ago by Gov Leo Hoegh to succeed Pearl W Mc Murray Corydon The job pays a year Whitfield Is AEC Choice WASHINGTON UPI President Eisenhower Wednesday nominatec Allen Whitfield a Des Moines at orney to be a member of the Atomic Energy Commission Whitfield a Republican would serve out the term of former Com missioner Joseph Campbell expir ing next June 30 Campbell who resigned from the commission las been nominated to be comp troller general Whitfield 51 is a native of Ruth rcn Iowa He is an Army veteran if World War II and is trustee of iimpson College Indianola Iowa Soviets Apologize for Embassy Affray MOSCOW Soviet Union pologized Wednesday for the in ident Sunday night in which a Russian civilian shot his way into the British Embassy A British Embassy spokesman aid the Soviet Foreign Ministry n making the apology explained be shooting was done by a men ally sick Soviet The Weather Mason City Fair cool Iowa Fair warmer Minnesota Not so cold A WAftMtt Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Wednes day Maximum 36 Minimum 16 At 8 16 YEAR AGO Maximum 34 Minimum 36 T BIG HEADACHE MEXICO CITY little toothache gave Mexico a big headache Tuesday Arturo Medina Salinas told police Tuesday he stole 10 feet of cable wire and sold it for to buy medicine for his mothers aching tooth t Tht cable was the property of Radiomax part of the govern ments communications facilities Radiocable communications with rest of the world were out for 12 hours until the break could be and repaired semitrailer truck loaded Ike Agrees on Use of Tactical AWeapons WASHINGTON Eisenhower Wednesday said he sees no reason why tactical atomic weapons should not be used against strictly military targets should this country become involved again in Homestead to Kansas Cityj Mason Cityan Dies in Crash at Crossing AVON PARK Ed win Sherman Mason City truck driver was killed 41st birth day Tuesday in a traintruck col lision The with potatoes and other produce collided with the Seaboard Air Line Railroads Silver Star at the northern edge of Avon Park The HARVEY RISSE Harvey Risse Area School Leader Dies Former Chaplain of State Legion OSAGE Funeral services for Harvey Risse 67 former state chaplain of the American Legion and for many years superintendent of schools in North Iowa will be held Thursday at 2 at the Champion Funeral Home The Rev H E Trimble pastor of the Church of Christ at Gear Lake will officiate assisted by the Rev Luther Berven of the Osage Lutheran Church Military rites will be held at the Mitchell ceme tery in charge of the American Legion Mr Risse died Tuesday at a rest 3ome in Mason City where he had been a patient since lastJuly Begun in 1925 He began his school administra tive work as superintendent at Marble Rock in 1925 The same year he was married to Bernice Suth Jones at Plymouth She is at present an instructor in the Osage schools Mr Risse served as superinten dent at St Ansgar from 1929 to truck was demolished and vegeta1937 iater at Mitchell and at bles were scattered over the high Sherman was on his way from any major fighting The President generally echoed the prediction by Secretary of State John Foster Dulles Tuesday that small tactical atomic weapons would be used by this country he United States became involved in a major military action The President added under news conference questioning that it would be foolish to ignore the fact that the dangers of war are great er than they were some years ago This was in connection with Dulles statement that he returned rom his recent trip to the Far East with a sense of foreboding and with Tuesday nights state ment by Adm Arthur W Radford hairman of the Joint Chiefs oi Staff that there is a possibility that war could break out in Asia at any time Eisenhower made no attempt to inject a time factor into his com ments on war But he said the very act that we maintain powerful se curity forces is due to the ever present possibility of war Eisenhower also dealt with these other topics Taxes Hurrah That was the residents one word reaction when asked to comment on Senate de eat Tuesday of Democratic pro losals to cut income taxes Civil of the most erious problems facing the coun try the President said is building n adequate civilian defense gainst the possibility of atomic ttack In that connection he noted hat the Atomic Energy Commit ee recently published a report on how serious the radioactive fall iut effects of a hydrogen bomb would be Eisenhower said the peo le learned however not only bout the seriousness of the situa tion but what steps they could take o safeguard themselves President said he grccs with Vice President Nixon hat the Republican Party needs trcngthening But he ducked a resli attempt to find out whether c will run again next year HE HAS CONNECTIONS ST ALBANS Vt Iriver Alfred Bean received a 20 safe driving award from the Vationnl Safety Council Tuesday wst a few hours before a Munici al Court jury found him guilty of Irunkcn driving France to Start Work on Hydrogen Weapons PARIS UP Edgar F a u r e said Wednesday France would build a thermonuclear wea pon by herself or in cooperation with other nations France can not remain in an inferior category of nations because she does not have the thermonuclear OROAKE DIES DES MOINES L OR o a k e 73 Valeria 11 times Iowa alla round trapshooting champion died in a hospital Tues day after a stroke Mo Sherman lived at 1421 Hamp shire Place He owned his own truck and booked out of Ma son City The family had lived here about a year having come to Mason City from Deadwood Surviving are his wife and four daughters two at home Services will be held at Arling ton where the body is being taken The family left for Arling ton Tuesday night to attend the services Injured in Fall From Hay Chute BRISTOWRay Hahn is in the Lutheran Hospital at Hampton with a skull fracture and broken ribs which he suffered when a hav Orchard He retired in June 1953 because of ill health Survivors are his wife two broth ers a twin Howard Iowa Falls and Charles Hubbard and four sisters Hattie Boeke and Emma Thornton both of Hubbard Mrs Kenneth Luhman and Mrs Donald McCoy Iowa Falls Assisted At Home He took specialized graduate work at the Training School Louisville just after his entrance into the Army enter ing as a private being later com missioned a first lieutenant Following his discharge it was necessary to assist in family af fairs on the home farm to help his widowed mother and during that time served as pastor of the Com munity Church Point Pleasant and the Evangelical Church Buckeye He later served as pastor at the Community Church Mitchell Church Christ Charles City Shipbuilder Charged in Huge Fraud TAIPEI Formosa Chinese Nationalist lawmaker chargec Tuesday that the boss of a com pany that built landing craft as part of the U S offshore procure ment program in Formosa had de frauded the Nationalist govern ment of Kuo Tseching member of the legislative Yuan Parliament tolc that body that five governmen agencies were implicated and de manded suspension of the officials he accused Denies Charge Su Nanju director of the gov ernments Information Bureau is sued a statement denying that gov ernment officials were implicated Kuo accused K P Hu gen eral manager of the Yangtze Wooc Products as the ringleader o what he termed the biggest case of corruption in Formosa since the Nationalist government trans ferred here from the mainland in 1949 All Implicated He said officials of the Bank o Taiwan the Central Trust of Chi na the Farmers Bank of China the Defense Ministrys Military Construction Commission and the Council for United States Aid were implicated All are controlled by high offi cials in the Nationalist govern ment The only person he identified by name was K P Hu Begin Sift of Road Commission DES MOINES UBState Auditor Chet Akers disclosed Wednesday ne has initiated a special audit oi several purchases made by the State Highway Commission for the ast few Akers said his examiners who now are making a routine check of the commission have been in structed to make the special audit also Special Audit The special audit Akers said was requested by Reps Pollock RDouds and Dillon RColum jus He said a prelimin ary report on the audit check into several specific purchases would be ready in a couple of weeks Akers said he didnt expect to ind anything illegal in the pre iminary audit Weve criticized he commission before for its buy ing practices but theres never jeen anything illegal about he said Akers also confirmed that Rus sell Lundy campaign manager for Gov Hoegh and Don Pierson state GOP chairman visited with lim Tuesday about rumors con cerning the commission Akers i LCI me vvmuiuocuvu chu e broke causing him to fallChurch of Christ Fertile and said and Lundy made the on to a concrete feed floor I Church of Christ Nora Springs appointment to come to his office Met Countryman Pollock and Dillon also visited with Akers Tuesday and then met with Atty Gen Countryman The t w o legislators previously had asked the House to make a par tial investigation of the commis sion Their proposal was turned down Countryman said he would take action if he finds any evidence of illegal activities by the com mission plwto by Mrsser FARM HOME William Dicrcks was routed from her farm home miles southeast of Mason City Wednesday morning A fire which is thought to have started from sparks from the chimney putted the upper story before it could he brought under control Mrs Diercks saved all of her belongings The Rockwell fire truck right was the first to arrive on the scene Matusow Given Three Years for Court Contempt EL PASO Tex District Judge R E Thomason Wednesday sentenced turnabout witness Har vey Matusow to three years in a federal prison for criminal con tempt of court Judge Thomason ordered Matu sow remanded to the custody of the marshal He set bond for appeal at Matusow was held in criminal contempt of the Federal Court for maliciously lying in an attempt to gain a new trial for Clinton Jencks an official of the Interna tional Union of Mine Mill and Smelter Workers Jencks was con victed last year of lying in a non Communist affidavit filed under the TaftHartlcy Law j Disloyal Count on U S Foe Party Label Is Removed LONDON members of Parliament kicked leftwinger Aneurin foe of the of their ranks Wednesday on charges of disloyalty This isolates him as an independent in the House of Commons The 57yearold Welsh orator a former coal miner was reported to have told a secret meeting of Labor members of Parliament he would never ask for reinstate ment The action came on a motion to withdraw the whip from Bevan meaning to remove the party label The vote was 141112 This disciplinary move was spon sored by the moderate supporters of former Prime Minister Clement R Attlee the partys 72yearold official leader He has been sub ject to repeated attacks from Be van The vote to reprimand him was 138126 Attlee Triumph The outcome was a triumph for Attlee but it may prove a costly victory Observers believed the split would dash the Labor Partys hope of defeating Prime Minister Churchills Conservatives in the next general election which Churchill must call before Octo ber 1956 and perhaps will call this year A Labor Party announcement said At a meeting of the Parliamen tary Labor Party held this morn ing the Right Hon C H Attlee in the chair a recommendation from the parliamentary committee that the whip be withdrawn from Aneu rin Bevan was discussed Fred Lee moved an amendment to this motion That this Parliamentary Party deplores and censures the con duct of Mr Aneurin Bevan in chal lenging the authority of its leader in the House of Commons It calls upon the whole British labor move ment to unite behind its leader in a common effort to rid the nation of the present Tory Conservative government 138 io 126 Upon this amendment being put o the meeting it was defeated by 138 votes to 126 and the parlia mentary committees recommen dation was then submitted to the meeting and was then carried by The disloyalty charges grew out of Sevans heated oppositiffii to the official party line on hydrogen weapons Attlee and his shadow 15 leading party members who would become government minis ers if the Laborites returned to the Churchill gov ernments policy of building and stockpiling Hbombs as a deterrent o Communist aggression Its no good going to the Krem in and thinking you can read them the Sermon on the Attlee said in a speech You have to talk o them Called Suicidal But Bevan kicked over the races with a call for a British declaration that this nation would never use the Hbomb unless an nemy uses one against Britain irst About a fifth of the Laborites n the House including ardent pacifists supported him The fight vas joined with a declaration by moderate Laborite Sir Hartley Shawcross that Bevans proposal vas suicidal almost ;