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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 26, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for t ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes AM North I o wans Neighbors HOME EDITION VOL Associated fntt and United PrtM IitcnaUoatl rull MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH H 1959 7e Copy Paper ot Two Summit Bids to Russia French Stand Most Rigid WASHINGTON Eisenhower British Prime Min ister Harold Macmillan and French President Charles de Gaulle agreed conditionally Thursday to meet Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev at the summit on the Berlin crisis and cr other problems They differed materially how ever in the emphasis they placed on the conditions A note said this country is prepared for a meeting of heads of state on the under standing that a prior meeting of foreign ministers at least nar rows differences and prepares constructive THE BRITISH to tht Kremlin took a considerably more positive approach It said the British would be glad to go to the summit as soon as devel opments in the foreign ministers meeting It spoke of a summit meeting this summer whereas note only spoke of such a conference as soon asthe foreign ministers action might justify it The French language concern ing conditions was still stiffer than that of the United States President de Gaulle in his note to Moscow made his at tendance hinge on whether the foreign ministers meeting per mits jthe envisagement of genu ine progress at the top And the French spoke only of a summit session at an appropriate time instead of mentioning this sum CHILDS LOVE FOR HER DOG Maureen Marshall New York rests a comforting cheek on her injured pet Sugarfoot after the dog was hit by a car The scene so touched onlookers that they AP Photofax rushed the animal to a veterinary who gave it a fighting chance for life Bandage on Sugarfoots hind leg is the result of a previous brush with New Yorks rush traffic Reopportionment Plan Approved Proposal by Stuart Endorsed Iowa Senate in Big Step DES MOINES Iowa Senate Thursday passed a plan for legislative reapportionment The vote was 3711 The plan one sponsored by Sen WrCrStuart RChari ton and others It was viewed as a compromise measure among seven different redistricl ing proposals offered The fight centered between a bill offered by Sen David 0 least be held exclusively to Shaff which hac those subjects jstrong support of the Iowa officials said lhat in spile Farm Bureau and an amend All three of the Western notes reserved the right of all partici pants to bring up whatever sub jects they choose THAT IS in contrast to the So viet idea ot confining the talks solely to Berlin and a German peace treaty In a March 2 note the Kremlin proposedthat the foreign ministers meeting at RILEY DIETZ of the differences in wording they considered the Western notes to say substantially the same thing The Western powers proposed that the foreign ministers meet ing start in Geneva May 11 to consider questions relating to Germany including a1 peace treaty with Germany and the question of men to his measure presentee by Stuart The surprise move for a showdown vote climaxed morning of sharp debate on the complex issue THE SENATE resolved itself into a committee of the whole and approved the Stuart plan j 2723 Then the Stuart amend From there on they went was by a narrow their divergent approaches to the summit session Despite the variations of em phasis the Western proposals appeared to bring closer the prospect of a conference of President Eisenhower Macmil lan and De Gaulle with Khrush chev Mrs McFarlin Named Iowas Mother of Year margin before the Senate voted on the bill proper The plan as adopted would give the Senate 53 seats based on area The states seven larg est counties would each become one senatorial district Those counties are Pottawattamie Scott Polk Lynn Dubuque School Bus Leaves Road Two Injured NORA chil dren were treated in a Mason City hospital Thursday for in juries they received when a school bus in which they were riding went off the road four miles southwest of here about Twentythree other children and the driver of the bus escaped injury The two children who were treated for lacerations and re eased were Richard Halvorsen 6 Mason City Route 3 and Jes sica ORourke 8 daughter of Air and Mrs Clem ORourke Rockford The bus was picking up chii Liner Empty Oil Tanker in Crash NEW YORK The Grace liner Santa Rosa bringing home 247 passengers from a happy Caribbean cruise collided early Thursday with the empty oil tanker Valchem off Atlantic City One tanker crewman was killed and five injured No one was injured aboard the cruise ship which also car ried a crew of 265 But a fire broke out in the paint room in the forward part of the vessel This was kept from spreading but difficulty was in extinguishing it Although a number of other ships raced to the scene neither the Santa Rosa nor the Valchem was said to be in any danger of At one point it was said the cruise passengers might be transferred to a sisler ship the Santa Clara their voyage to to continue New York Grace line officials said later that this would not be done un less for some reason it should i i i j i become absolutely necessary The Santa Rosa was expected to proceed to New York The Valchem was reported disabled and awaiting tugs to take it in low The tanker is owned by the Valchem Line The Coast Guard said the Santa Rosas bow sliced half way through the tanker in the Arch McFarlane in Hospital Following Heart Attack DES MOINES lieutenant governor and stale legislator Arch W McFarlane Waterloo suffered a heart at tack in the Jobby of the Kirk wood Hotel here Thursday and was taken to a hospital His condition was described as sat jisfactory McFarlane 73 was on his way to break fast while in Des Moines lo al lend a meeling of pioneer law makers scheduled Ihis afler noon McFariane a Republican was the dean of the Iowa Legis lature until his eleclion defeat last fall having been first elect ed in 1914 He served in bolh engine room section near thejhouses of Ihe Legislature and stern when the vessels came lojwas elected lieutenant governor gether at 3 about 22 milesiin 1928 and 1930 east of Atlantic City Mason Cify Rain changing to light snow and ending Thurs day night Clearing and not so cool Friday Lows night 32 36 Highs Friday 5055 Iowa Light snow north and west and light rain southeast ending Thursday night lows 2836 Clearing and cool Friday highs 4555 Further outlook Partly cloudy and warmer Salurday Heavy snow in windy Clearing Minnesota Friday highs 2535 GlobeGazelle Weather Data up to 8 Maximum 39 Minimum 32 At 8 32 Precipitation Vi rain YEAR AGO Maximum 48 Minimum 25 Dry Element United Liquor Bill Defeated DES M01NES WI Therell be no legal sale of liquor by the drink in Iowa for at least two more years That was decided by an overwhelming margin in the Iowa House late Wednesday when it killed off a plan to allow local communities to decide for themselves within their own bound aries Before that the House voted down an attempt to legalize sale of liquor over the bar on a statewide basis A local option plan proposed by Rep Riley Dictz RWalcott was smothered by a 7235 vote after a daylong debate during which Rep John Duffy DDubuque offered asubslilute plan Duffys proposal to give all cities and counties power to issue licenses for the sale of alcoholic drinks was defeated 5945 It was in the form of an amendment to the Dictz bill To make sure that the Dietz bill could not be revived Rep Don Kimball RFayette nailed down the 7235 final vote with parliamentary motion Storm Crosses Midwest which a twothirds majority would be needed to reopen the ssue The dry element in the House has enough votes to pre vent that happening so the only lacc where liquor can legally e sold at least until 1961 is in he slate boltlcdgoods stores Liquor by the drink legisla ion had been widely discussed and promoted in various quar ers during recent years but his was the first lime it came up for n concrete lest on the loor of the Legislature THE HOUSE chamber was a mined with speclalors All eats in the chamber were tak jn and it overflowed with tandecs Dry legislators apparently ere confident of Ihe eventual lulcome because they left most f the talking to liquor by the Irink partisans Duffy who said liquor is be ng sold over the bar anyway ipposcd local oplion legislation s no solution to what he sak vere law enforcement prob He cited referencesJx0mlhe The two vessels remained locked together for about hours after the crash until their captains concluded it was safe to pull apart KING DIES HONOLULU W S a m u e 1 Wilder King 72 a leader in Ha waiis long fight for statehood died Tuesday of a heart attack Uncle Ezra of Radio Fame Dies HEBRON 111 Sarrelt 70 known to thousands of radio listeners as Uncle Ezra died Wednesday night at Har vard Memorial Hospital Bar rett who had been blind for several years lived on a 160 acre farm near here In show business for 46 years Barrett appeared on the WLS Chicago barn dance for a number of years Black Hawk and Woodbury dren for school at Nora Springs The remaining counties wouldjwhcn it caught a soft shoulder oroken down into 46 twowhiJe traveling north on a dut county districts with a The bus went into Ihe jreprcsenlmg each district ditch and flipped over on its lefl The House would be given 118 seals with membership based solely on population THE STUART plan provides MONTEZUMA WiMary Ingthat each legislative districl ram McFarlin was honored of which is entitled lo Iwo or more representatives shall be divided Thursday as Iowa Mother into subdistricls with each of She is the wife of a Montethe subdistricts providing zuma attorney and the mother representative side The children were removed from the bus throughthe emer gency door in the rear They were Ihen laken toanearby farm house and examined by a docior before being allowed to continue toschool The driver of the bus was Al bertus Paine of two sons and three lf njs sessjon of he Lcgisla who have achieved a high deMUrc approves the plan il would gree of sue Ibc submitted lo he 1961 cess in their careers Her selec tion was made by the Iowa Mother of Ihe Year Com mittee and she will com pete for A m e r i c a n Mother of the Year Along Mrs HOG TOTALS UP DES MOINES There for approval and then to a hogs on Iowa of the people as a constitutional ln January thls year an amendment representing oddnumbered and Livestock Re tricts shall be elected for Servlce increase of about Ha million McFarlin with being named Iowa Mother amendment shall Mrs McFarlin was elecled year terms and senators rep resenting evennumbered bv thc state Execu ricts shall be elected for twotive Council ear terms j Division of legislative dis Terms of all senators eiecledtricts would hinge upon a fed rior to the eiectjve chairman of the state commit tee at its meeting in Des Moines of lheera dicennial census terminate This was the first major re apportionment plan passed by the Senate since 1904 UNDER STUARTSmeasure The bill now goes to the Dec 31 1962 Wednesday She succeeds districts would Charles Hickman Cenlerville jmain Ihe same by one The 68yearold Iowa Molhencounty districts and 46 twoj has actively engaged herself in county districts the civic governmental educaj However it would be up to tional and religious affairs of Montezuma born where she was the Legislature itself lo pro vide a law whereby Ihese dis Iricts can be subdivided lo de termine the number of rcpre BOLES DIES sentativcs BETTENDORF In he evenl lhat the Legis old Boles 66 superintendent of Mature fails lo provide such a the Masonic Sanilorium here died Wednesday of a heart at tack law the power of subdividing districts would be vested in a special 10member commission Bible to support his argumen hat itself is not fun damentally bad Duffy quoted first Timoth which reads Drink n onger water but take a liltl wine for thy stomachs He also cited the story of the Last Supper in which Chris passed cups of wine to his dis ciples DIETZ SAID that a few here wanl liquor by the drink but dont have the cour age to vole for it Alcohol isnt the is he weakness of said Rep Lawrence Carstensen ar guing for Ihe Dietz bill He added We have to remember that the present law operates satis actorily in some parts of the stale but most unsatisfactorily n other The House voted down an amendment by Rep Gail Rusk DNewton which would have mposed a license fee on tey clubs and private clubs that Winddriven rain lashed Iowa Wednesday night with nearly two inchesreported in some sections of the state Snow followed the rain into northwest Iowa as tempera tures clung to the low 30s Runoff from the rain coupled with Ihe earlier runoff from melting snows poured into the states rivers and creeks and threatened to raise them to dangerous flood levels SEVERAL OF the smaller streams were overflowing their janks Thursday morning The Iowa Highway Commis sion reported that heavy snow falling inthe4iorlhwest had re duced making driv ing conditions hazardous of a Una from Onawa to Pocahontas to Algona and i ey from the earlymorning snow Woodward reported the heavi est rainfall Thursday morning with 176 inches Lamoni had Van Meter and Ames OTHERS REPORTING more han an inch of rain included DCS Moines Rockwell City 36 Perry Osceola and Council Bluffs Shellrock 25 Zearing and Knoxville 24 Guthrie Center and Wa erloo Grundy Center raer Oskaloosa Haverhill Conrad Steamboat Rock Fort Dodge Cedar Rapids Newton and Iowa Falls one nchl Mason City had a half rich The wild weather was part of preEaster storm front which oared out of the Rockies leav ng a foot of snow at Denver nd 16 inches in parts of west permit members lo consume rn Nebraska Tne front also their own liquor on club premjcovercd Mjssouri SCS where heavy rains were report Opponents of the Dietz Minnesota and Wiscon Duffy proposals were not movedisjn by arguments that sale of liquor on licensed premises would bring a lot of money into the stale treasury Sleet Drags Down Power Phone Lines Thursday mornings sleet ROLL CALL vote on Dittz proposal on county option liquorbylhedrink which was defeated 7235 Republicans for Balch Camp Carstensen Dietz JHoth Kiuever Lucken Menj sing Slanley Stringer sandwiched between rain and Democrats for made for a mighty poor Aubrey Baumhover harbinger of spring m and Conner Dodds Doyle Duffy j around Mason City Eveland Freed Fuelling FulSettling on trees and power ion Houslon Johannes Kiefi and telephone lines the sleet slad Martin Maule causing headaches for both Owen Reppert Rooney Swishj the Interstate Power and North er Weik Wilson western Bell Telephone corn RARE SIGHT AT SEA Part of the All other House members voted against the measure ex iccPl OToole who was absent or not voting Wilton Junction Boy Believed Drowned WILTON JUNCTION Wl A search was under way in the Wilton Junction area Thursday for a youth who is believed drowned in the swollen waters of a creek Steven Saxton 16 who has been living at the Ear i Budlears home near here was last seen about when he got joff aschool bus near the AP Photoax superstructure of the oil tanker Val 22 miles off Atlantic City N J The house Searchers found tracks SAME DATE1958130 chem a smokestack and three ventila bow of the Santa Rosa was chewed tors restson the bow of the cniise liner open but neither ship was in danger Santa Rosa after the two ships collided of sinking leading to the edge of the creek which is running bankful The creek was being dragged panics It was making things rather unpleasant for house holders in the area too Some homes in scattered parts of the power companys Mason City district were without lights and heat Telephone service was knocked out between Mason City and 12 other communities at noon ACCORDING to an Irrttr state spokesman wind and falling tree limbs had pulled down lines in Mason City Clear Lake and in other parts of its district All available workers he said were on the job to re pair the damage The total harm done by the storm could not yet be determined At the telephone company Fice it was reported that oif the 362 longdistance lines leading out of Mason City ST of ;