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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 28, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tho Home MASON CITY GLOBE GAZETTE THI NIWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIII Asfoclated Pros and United PKSS Full Seven Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 28 1957 Thif Paper Consists ot Two The World Around Us A Musical Welcome in Denmark Number 112 EDITORS is ont of a series of daily reports by our editor on a trip by air around the world How people live and how they feel toward America are more em phasized by Mr Hall than scenic features By W EARL HALL COPENHAGEN DENMARK It would have been quite easy for me and my colleague to conclude that we were being given the royal welcome to Den mark Even before we got set tled in our room at the famous DAngleterre hotel we heard mu sic in the distance Stepping out on our balcony we beheld a bril liantly uniformed company of sol diers shakos and all marching down the street beneath us to the cadence of a brass band But it wasnt for us darn it all Our arrival was at high noon and the marching men were on their way from the royal pal ace where they had completed a formal changing of the guard This happens every day when King Frederick and his equally beloved queen Ingrid are in Cop penhagen It looks now as if Id be mov ing on to the last stop on my world girdling jaunt Amster dam without getting a glimpse of the royal couple whom I met and lunched with some 18 years ago As crown prince and prin cess they visited Iowa State College on a good will trip to America As a Regent I was one of their hosts Within that same fortnight I also met Norways Crown Prince Olaf and Princess Martha now deceased at De corah Ancient Castle In an ancient castle squarely across a parkway from our hotel this afternoon I saw Denmarks dazzling collection of crown jew els and a number of other relics reminiscent of another day and another status for royally The ciown used to be a symbol of unlimited authority in the mon arch But all that ended in 1840 Since that time there has been no such thing as a crowning of the king The Prime Minister at an appointed time and in the presence of his countrymen gives to the new king whatever power he enjoys by merely intoning these words The King is live the King When I asked our guide who the one Dane in history who occupies the place of affection in the hearts of the people George Washington holds in America he hestitated with his answer Fi nally he concluded that it might be either Hans Christian Ander sen the writer of fairy tales or Bertel Thorvaldsen one of the worlds top sculptors of the past 500 years Huge Museum Andersen is memorialized in a thoroughfare bearing his name and Thorvaldsetis works in either marble or orig inal plastercast form are pre served in a huge museum which gave us one of the most pleasant half hours weve had on this en tire journey In a hurried drive through the city we visited but much too briefly such places as Royal Theater Christiansborg Palace an ultramodern athletic stadium the stock exchange the impres s i v e University of Denmark dating back to an amaz ing brick church named after N F S Grundtvig father of uni versal education for Danes the redfaced twostory home of Hans Christian Andersen Cathedral on the site of Copen hagens first church 800 years ago and the Little a famed bit of harbor statuary along the citys best known prom enade Under Repair Lying at anchor across from the Mermaid was the Swedish liner in the final stages of repair following her tragic collision last year with Italys luxury liner the Andrea Doria With its new coat of white glistening in the afternoon sun the Stockholm looked ex tremely sleek Which ship do you think was to blame we asked our Danish guide He shrugged his shoulders and replied I dont know but I hope it was the Italian not the And in that answer is a reflcc lion of the friendship and loyalty finds among the people of all Scandinavian countries i BEST ACTOR ACTRESS Dressed for their roles in The King ana7 Anastasia which won them Oscars for best actingperformances are Yul Brynner and Ingrid Bergman Brynner received his award in person while Miss Bergman now appearing on the stage in Paris accepted hers through her representative actor Gary Grant ONE UPSET IN OSCAR RACE Bergman and Brynner Win Filmdoms Highest Awards HOLLYWOOD UP Ingrid Bergman a selfmade exile from the United States because of flaming headlines seven years ago Wednesday night won the worlds highest acting honor the Oscar as the best actress of 1956 Yul Brynner the matinee idol as bald as the Oscar he clasped smilingly accepted the 29th annu al Academy Award as best actor for playing the arrogant child like ruler of Siam in The King and Veteran Anthony Quinn who portrayed artist Paul Gaugin in Labor Should Welcome Probes Bull CEDAR RAPIDS Labor should welcome a thorough and open investigation of its corrupt elements by the special U Senate committee an official ofMinnesota Mostly fair cool About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Friday little cooler Thursday night low 25 high Friday 48 Iowa Partly cloudy and little change in temperature through Friday Low Thursday night 25 35 the United Packinghouse Workers of America told a union gather ing Thursday Every crook or unsavory char acter in the labor movement re flects upon he integrity of the en lire said the speaker Russell Bull district president of the UPWA Bull was addressing the llth annual con vention of the UPWA District 3 Council The convention lasts through Saturday Delegates number 89 from Iowa Nebraska and Colorado and representing UPWA mem bers heard Bull attack corrup tion in high places in certain parts of the labor GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 50 Minimum Wednesday night 29 At 8 Thursday 35 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 38 31 15Month Extension of Business Taxes Goes to President WASHINGTON The House Thursday sent to President Eisen hower a bill to continue business taxes ai their present billion a year rate for another 15 Two resolutions dealing withjmontns the Senate investigation and with the AFLCIO Ethical The House which previously Practices had voted a 12month extension Committee are tc be considered accepted the longer period ap by the convention Speakers will include Ralph Helstein Chicago president of the national union and Gov Herschel Loveless of Iowa The governor speaks Fri day night at the convention ban quet proved by the Senate Wednesday thus completing congressional ac tion There was no House debate The legislation postpones until mid 1958 scheduled reductions which would cost the government more than three billion dollars in annual revenues Lust for was cited as best supporting actor in an upset Dor othy Malone the manhungry rich girl of Written on the re ceived a gold statuette as sup porting actress Fasttalking Broadway show man Mike Todd won the best pic ture Oscar t for his first try at movies Around tfie World in 80 His movie tied The King and I with five Oscars apiece But it was the award to the stately Miss Bergman for her role in Anastasia that captured the spirits of the film stars and cheering fans who jammed the Pantages Theater on Hollywood Blvd for the towns annual back patting event Miss Bergman now in Paris won another Oscar 13 years ago for Seven years ago she left this country and her husband to bear Italian Di rector Roberto R o s s e 1 lini a child After their controver sial marriage she announced her retirement from the screen Later she ap QUINN peared in for eign movies Twentieth Century Fox Studio finally talked her into starring in filmed in Europe last year Quinns Oscar brought cheers because it was the only upset Robert Stack had been touted to jwin but the MexicanAmerican Quinn who won in 1952 for Viva copped the trophy George Stevens won the best di rection Oscar for while the trophy for the best song went to Ray Evans and Jay Livings tons Whatever Will Be Will from The Man Who Knew Too Not Through With Beck Probers Say School Finance Bill OKd 427 Vote in Senate DES MOINES W After cau tiously probing the legal implica tions the Iowa Senate Thursday passed a bill which would give the states three tax supported higher educational institutions the right to finance new classroom buildings through bond issues The bill recommended by the Iowa Taxation Study Committee now goes to the House The Sen ate voted 427 to approve it Under the bill the State Board of Regents could issue revenue bonds for new classroom build ings at the State University of Iowa Iowa State College and Iowa State Teachers College The bonds which would bear interest of up to five per cent would be paid off by building lees assessed against students attend ing the institutions However slif dents at one institution would not be called upon lo help pay for structures at the other schools Pressing Need Sen Wilbur Molison RGrin nell chairman of the Senate Com mittee on Schools and Education al Institutions said there is a pressing need for such a meth thod of financing new classroom buildings because of anticipated heavy increases in enrollments Molison said about stu dents are enrolled in the three in stitutions at the present time and that it is anticipated that this will rise to about by 1970 What appeared to concern the senators most was that the bill provided no limit on the amount of such bond issues that could be undertaken at any one time nor any restriction on the amount of the building fee that could be as sessed against the students To gain answers to some of these questions the Senate went into a committee of the whole session and questioned Harry Hagemann Waverly president of the State Board of Regents Practical Limit Hagemann while conceding that there is no limitation in the bill on the amount of building fees said that actually there is a practical Hagemann said the board could not as a practical matter set the building fee so high as lo drive students ay from the institutions be cause this would defeat the pur pose of the building fee which is to pay off the bonds The House meanwhile was bogged down in arguments over procedure on a bill to require all school districts to be in high school districts by 1962 Further consideration on the matter was deferred The bill would declare that those districts not in high school districts by the deadline would be attached to some other dis trict by the county hoard of edu cation with the approval of the State Board of Public Instruction The Senate passed he measure 446 on Feb 6 but thn measure has been attacked by petitions and otherwise from throughout the state The plan originated with the Iowa Tax Study Com mittee TELLS ABOUT CHECKS Nathan Chicago public relations consultant holds cop ies of union checks for various sums which Dave Beck allegedly used for purchases of thousands of dollars worth of goods from cutrate mail order houses With Shefferman is his attorney Howard Slater Brothers Spend 6i Months Playing Hookey From School OKLAHOMA CITY and Mrs Earl Linville discov ered Wednesday that although their two sons always left home for school they never quite made it to classes For the past 6V2 months Ora Lee Linville 14 and Jerry Don 13 had been living a Tom Saw yerHuckleberry Finn life in a cave on a creek near a park playground during school hours Their adventure started last September The hookeyplaying spree ended Wednesday when police officers investigated a re port that two boys had been lingering around the cave They found Ora Lee and Jerry sitting contently in front of a wood fire The boys said they picked up enough gossip from students to tell their parents convincing stories about their activities at Southeast High The boys said their only con solation is that there arc only two more months of the school term left before summer vaca tion Philippines Honor Mason City Marine First Lt Merle D Janke Mason City Thursday was among six members of the U S Marine Corps who were awarded the Philippine Legion of Honor for their work in recovering the remains of President Ramon Magsaysay Janke son of Mr and Mrs Albert W Janke 1225 Hampshire N is stationed in Japan with Marine Helicopter Transport Group unit of the 1st Marine Air CROWN JEWELS HERE The halls of this ancient palace in central Copen hagen have been the setting for many of Denmarks historic events Now it is the repository for the crown jewels and many other precious reminders of the days when themonarch was more important in the Danish scene than is the presently Editor Hall makes reference to all of this in his travel article to the left Iranian Police Closing In on Nomad Kidnapers TEHRAN Iran officials said Thursday that troops and police had picked up a paper trail left by a pretty American woman kidnaped by bandit tribesmen who killed her husband and another U S aid official Government sources said they believed the band of nomads about 12 in number had kidnaped Anita Huovar Carroll 35 Issa quah to sell her on the Arab coasts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of a craft Wing The unit now is in the Philippines taking part in wai games Magsaysay and 25 others were killed earlier this month when their plane crashed on a moun tain near Cebu City Cebu Janke helicopter pilot and the other five Marines made several landings on the treachcrou mountain slope to evacuate the bodies Full review military honor were accorded the fliers includ ing a parade of two battalions of Philippines troops Their citation said in part In voluntarily performing this distinguished and valuable serv ice those officers and enlisted men showed their deep personal interest in the welfare of the Kili Jpinos thereby strengthening the More than Iranian troops strengthening the id nolicc were ronnrtPri traditional bonds of friendship be Trading Stamp Permit Bill Recommended DES MOINES House committee has recommended pas sage of a bill to license trading stamp companies and merchants who issue such stamps The bill would require a annual li cense fee and a yearly license from merchants issuing the stamps The bill also would levy a two per cent tax on the gross sales on which the stamps were given and police were reported closing in on the bandits fleeing across the Tangeorkheh Desert of south eastern Iran There was some speculation they might be trying to escape into Pakistan Reports reaching the capital from the remote area said the search force had found little pieces of paper thrown away by Mrs Carroll as she was forcibly taken The reports said the hunters found the paper trail very useful in their pursuit BURNS PROVE FATAL GUTHRIE CENTER C W Can Clccf 81 Guthric Cen ter rlierl Wednesday of hums she received in a trash fire Feb 20 SAME DATE1956 151 twccn the two LT MERLE JANKE 2Week Recess Ordered Charge May Be Filed WASHINGTON UP Senate rac vets probers turned Thursday rom public to private checking nto their charge that Teamster President Dave Beck misappro priated of union funds While Beck headed homeward o Seattle Senate staff investiga tors dug for details that he had refused to provide on grounds his answers might tend to incriminata him Beck head of the nations big gest labor union left the witness stand Wednesday a wilted Fifth Amendment witness facing possi ble contempt of Congress action We are not through with Mr Chairman McClellan D Ark of the special Senate Com mittee conducting the inquiry told reporters Hearings Recessed McClellan recessed the hearings for two weeks after accusing Beck of flagrant disrespect for honest arrogant con tempt for members of his Team sters Union and utter contempt for the committee Beck declined comment on Mc Clellans tongue lashing He told the committee Ill be able to come out of this clean and white 100 per cent if he gets a chance to testify in a court He said he expects to do so because of his income tax troubles with the Internal Revenue Service Meanwhile Secretary of Labor Mitchell said Thursday the ad ministration is studying the com mittee disclosures with the idea of tightening up government safe guards over labor union funds Mitchell told a news conference that the unions themselves are moving lo try to curb corruption but they may need some help from the Fine It was McClellan who raised the possibility of prosecuting Beck for contempt an offense punish able by up to a year in jail and fine In two days on the witness stand Beck refused because the testimony might incriminata him to tell whether he 1 Had misappropriated some of union funds and bor rowed to help repay it after revenue agents started in vestigating him in March 1954 He invoked the Fifth Amendment on whether he had borrowed from Fruehauf Trailer Corp the which Committee Coun sel Robert F Kennedy said Frue hauf in turn borrowed from Brown Equipment a trucking firm He refused to identify pho tographs of checks Kennedy put in evidence Kennedy said the checks totaling were is sued by Brown and wound up in the bank account of one of Becks firms which then sent to the union Missing 2 Had signed an agreement with the union to make what Ken n e d y called restitution in chunks of and latter two payments as recently as last year McCIeU Ian said this still left some 000 missing 3 Had sold his Seattle home to the union for though that has been publicly announced and whether he already had used of union funds to build a swimming pool and do other work on that property in addi tion to other sums to pay for some costly gardening work 4 Had used union funds to pay his friend Chicago laborman agemcnt consultant Nathan Shef ferman for the purchase of clothing freezers nylon sox babys diapers and a long list of other items for himself and mem jers of his family 5 Had bought two lots adjoin ng the Teamsters Joint Council building in Seattle for and sold I hem some years later to tha Teamsters for ;