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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 1, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home USON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T HOME PER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LX1II Associated Press and United Full Leans Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 1 1957 This taper ContlaU oi rwo SectionsSection 174 CongregationalChristian Church Bloc to Continue to Oppose Merger Plans Texas Flood Threats Begin to Slacken But Upper Sabine Still a Menace DALLAS The upper Sabine River at its greatest height in history went out of its banks around Gladewater o to the North Central Associatio of Congregational Christian Churches voted Tuesdayto continue t oppose the proposed union with Evangdlical and Reformed Church The resolution was passed 4224by delegates in session at Clea Lake It provides ajso for setting up a separate organization t those opposing the merger Any CongregationalChristian Church or ministerin full an regular standing in another association wishing to continue as Con gregationalChristian and not wishing to affiliate with the Unitec Church of Christ may apply for membership in the North Centra AssocaUon the resolution states It provides that the North Iowa group will continue as th North Central Association of CongregationalChristian Churches I Further states that no action of the General Council or the Conere gationalChristian Conference lowa can make the North Centra Association become a part of the United Church of Christ merger of the two churches be known at the United Gen eral Synod is scheduled lo take in Cleveland at the nationa vJjconventioE June 2527 The Rev Doak Osage moderator vof the Clear Lakesession was a delegate to the first United Synod convention at a generalcouncil meeting in Oma ha last June The merger wai approved at that meeting The Clear Lake resolution was passed after much discussion Ii necessary for a time limii to be placed on all speakers either lor or against the resolu tion The resolution was intro duced by Mark E Ferguson Charles City layman First Action It provides thatiany church or minister holding membership in the North Central Association who wishes to affiliate with the new denomination the United Church of Ctirist shouldask for dismissal from the North Central Association to some body affili ated with the United Church of Christ Members of the association x commented this is the rfirst action taken by any association in Iowa in defianceof the merger voted by the general council Pos sibly other churches not in this immediatevicinity to join the merger may be taken into the North Iowa Association said M W Hughes layman from the Clear Lake Congregational Christian Church Association officers elected in cluded the Earl Kiess Colwell modera tor the Rev Edwin Arnold Charles City vice moderator and the Rev G Hallauer registrar treasurer Other Officers Nominatingcommittee Mrs J but the threat of major floods on other Texas rivers eased slightly Oil wells in the petroleumrich Gladewater area stopped pump ing because of high water The out three a mile on the southwest side o town There were no residents in the immediate larea Meanwhile the drowning toll climbed to 13 inthe 14 days o Texas floods Latest victim re E Waggher City and Mrs Elmer Haas Forest City missionary committee the Rev Glenn Utterback Nashua and Ida Clack Clear Lake Christian education Mrs Paul C Miller Charles City and M W Hughes Mrs William Wil kins Clear Lake social action Mrs John Balfanz Mason City ministerial standing the Rev Tom Rebentisch Forest City camp committee Allen Patton Mason City representative to Iowa Council of Churches the Rev W R Thomas Colwell aud iovisual aids the Rev Glen Ut terbach and director to state conference t h e Rev Robert Stone Mason City More than 100 attended the all day session at the Congregational Church Churches in Algona Bas sett Britt Buffalo Center Charles City Clear Lake Colwell Forest City Ionia Mason City Nashua New Hampton Osage and Riceville were represented The fall convention will be held in Mason City Topic Dr Charles W Kierstsad Chi cago spoke at the morning ses sion on What Is This Work We Do The high school choir un sder the direction of AB Engen sang a group of selections The luncheon was served Womens Fellowship by the Dr Lee Jacobs assistant man ager of the Mayflower Home at Grinnell spoke on A New Fron tier for the Church Mrs L E Fellows a field worker for the home also spoke The concluding devctons were conducted by the Rev Glenn Utterback pastor of the LittleBrown Church The association voted ported was Earl Thomas 27 a prison trysty wtoMvas sent out to make tracks for bloodhound trainingarid drowned in a flooded ravine Threats Relieved Absence of further damaging rains west of the Sabine helped relieve flood threats on the Colo rado Nueces Guadalupe Trinity and Brazos rivers But families still were being vacuated in some low areas the Hoods crept over bottom land fields which were in the drought disaster area only a few weeks ago and some persons still were solated by high water Police Sgt Melvin Farrar said n Gladewater The Texas Co las shut down some 60 odd oil wells and may close some nore Levee Protection The main part of Gladewater s protected by levees Federal Civil Defense chief Welcome W Wilson called the floods a disaster of great pro portion State Disaster Relief Director Bill McGill said about 35000 square miles already were af fected by floods and the area will WELL IT WAS GlobffGazcUe pliolo by Glbbs pressive Paula is the daughter ofMr and Mrs M L Dean 80i 6th S E lowq Senate Jeqdy to Wind U T i I p its 1 mess ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DES Senate was xpected Wednesday to wind up mportant business and be ready o move for final adjournment ometirne this week Senate Majority Leader D C RIowa City said that with some luck the Senate St at e Income Tax Revision Is Approved DES MOINES Iowa enate passed a pill to put Iowa ncome taxes on the federal sys em of exemptions and cut taxes tiarply for married people with number of dependents might get through the imporlan measures before Thursday After approving the cantroversi al tax bill Tuesday the Senate raced through most of the approp nations biljs on its calendar Bills passed included for various forms of school aid with an inclusion of a year for state aid to junior colleges rate of per pupil a day instead of the present 25 cents per pupil a day for an Iowa Great Lakes sewer system This bill now goes to the House for paying printing costs for the current legislative session S100000 for a permanent fund for mental health research The Senate also passed without opposition appropriations of iciueu oy nooas ana the area will T r rt grow much larger ifthe Sabine en Jack Mlller RSioux City I crofc isaid the hill wnnlH nnf nffWf gets loose The Sabine at Gladewater reached 3995 feet Wednesday 1395 above flood stasje said the bill would not affect the total revenue brought in by the income tax but would cause some Separation Test of Earth Satellite Missile Carried Out WASHINGTON W A high al titude separation test of the launching vehicle for the U S earth satellite was carried out oday at the Air Force missile est center at Cape Canaveral Fla the Navy announced Only two hreestage the Navy said A Viking realignment in those paying the tax The bill which went to the House would give individuals a exemption while those tax payers over 65 or blindwould get an additional exemption The present Iowa law gives the indi vidual taxpayer a tax credit be fore the final figuring of the levy Near Clarion CLARION Two farmers in the Clarion area are in Clarion Hospital after being injured in separate accidents Gary Nelson who farms near Goldfield is in condition after being burned when his tractor ex ploded and caught fire He suffer ed extensive burns on the arms face and neck Cause of the ex Miller said the chief advantage I plosion was not known would be the elimination of most Eugene Williams suffered com of the more than 300000 annual no pay returns Present Iowa jlaw requires wage earnersto file even if their pound fractures iffhen his hand be came caught in a hydraulic post setter His son John 15 shut off j vlltl the power and took him to the is so low they pay no Williams farms 4Vi miles 111 Most of thcse earners ast to h u e requre ast to be made by the Martin lax under this bill would be required to pay a small c 0 IHA unucr mis DHL of Baltimore was used for D first stage Persons vlth a number of de to near Monloitr o the u solid propciiant rocket similar to he one being planned for the hird stage of the actual satellite aunching vehicle was the sec ond stage The Navy said the Viking reached a peak velocity of 3500 miles an hour then coasted to he peak of its trajectory about 20 miles above the ocean where he smaller rocket was fired in a horizontal direction out to sea Twin Cities to Get Missile Protection WASHINGTON UP The Armysaid Wednesday it plans to install Jsike guided missile north of Clarion Paul area Governor Signs Probe Resolution ojiu juamcu jujsujl lUUn dependents would pay coin DES MOINES l A legislative pared with now on a of Iowa politics and T L3i rr JL Tt t pendents would be saved substanl tial amounts under the bill Miller said A married person with four million for a new building at the Marshalltown Soldiers Home anc million for capital improve ments at Board of Control insti tutions Both these bills returned to the House for concurrence in Senate amendments which called for all Board of Control funds and million of the Soldiers Honie building moBey to be taken from the state general fund instead oi the state reserve fund The House Tuesday refused to accept a conference committees report ona appropria lions The Senate accepted and passed the measure to run state depart ments for the biennium beginning l The House turned down the committee report throwing the matter back into another con ference committee Included in the appropriations bill was a provision removing all employes from the jurisdiction of the state personnel director in Democratic apopintee Herschel C Loveless of Gov Municipal Judge Pay Boost Bid Studied DES MOINES ft A bill grant ing Iowa municipal court judges salary increases returned to the Senate Wednesday for concur rence in a House amendment The increases voted by the House Tuesday were added to Senate bill permitting the gover nor to name alternate judges in cities having only one municipal iudge Rep Donald Doyle D Sioux City sponsored the amend ment which would increase from to salaries for judges n cities above 70000 population from S6500 to S7200 in cities of 30000 to 70000 and from S5S75 o S6J500 in cities under 30000 May Day Festival Kremlin Again Parades Arms lly THE ASSOCIATED IRKSS The Communists held the cen ter of the stage Wednesday It most May Day celebrations around the world There were the usual parades rallies and a yasl of antiWestern spceceiis to labors day outside the Uniled States Red orators in Europe and Asii denounced Western imperial ism and boasted of Communis efforts to attain world peace The Kremlin again paraded some of its mililary might through Moscows Red Square while jel fighters and bombers Klrcakct overchnd First made no mention of any new planesor weapons on view Modern Means Soviet Defense Minister Gcprgi Zhukov assured the vast crowd in Lhe square that Russian military forces have all the modern means of combat necessary to rout any aggressor Zhukov accused he United States of Imperiling peace by de ciding to station atomic units on territories of other countries But much of his speech was de voted to declarations of Russias peaceful desires and picas for peaceful coexistence Satellite Czechoslovakias Com munist PartySecretary Antonin Nbvotuy issaiJed imperialists desiring o increase iriternatipnal ension lie these circles supported by the mono in the US government hope to create a new firtbrand nEurope remilitarized West Germany which they want to equip wilh atomic weapons No votny spoke after a workers parade in Pragues Vaclavsky Square Ffrst Big Speech In Budapest Red Premier Ta noY Radarmafic his first major public speech since Soviet tanks crushed satellite Hungarys bid for freedom last fall President Tito keynoted the Yugoslav celebrations with an an nouncement that the forthcoming meeting of his Communist party would pave the wayfor aban donment of certain old concepts and methods of the world Half a million chanting Chinese paraded in Peiping before Red Chinas boss Mao Tzetung Soviet President KlemenU Y Voroshilov and other foreign Red leaders were in Ihe reviewing stand In Tokyo about 500000 Japa nese milled about Meija Plaza DICK FRANKLIN County Agent Dick Franklin Dies at 36 Richard Dick Franklin 3G Ccrro Gordo County extension di rector the last five yeiirs died Tuesday evening at a Mason City hospital He made his homoat 241 N Cr6scent Drive and had been in the hospital since April 10 Mr Franklin came to Mason City from Hit Ayr June I 1952 0 fill the position vacated by Mar ion E Olson who resigned to serve with the U S Department of Agriculture in Iraq Born Nov 14 1920 at Hamburg Senate OKdlt Earlier Issue Back to Committee DES MOINES W The Iowa House rejected by a lopsided vota Wednesday a proposal for a slid ing scale of sales lax rate whicft previously had been approved by the Senate The House vote was 6839 The proposal was offered by a ConferenceCommittee after the Senate and House could not agree on a basic tax system for tho next two years The result of Ihe House vole is that a second conference committee hasto beappointed to attempt to reach another solu tion The Democratshad given ad vance notice that they would stand solidly against the propo sal They were supported by west em Iowa House members and a sprinkling of other Republicans from around the stale Offered as Compromise The proposal was offered as a compromise It suggested that the present 2V4 per cent sales tax rate along with those for the use lax individual income and cor poration taxes be continued Ajuiji iuvt lucU at rluiViQUrK u uutu Ark Mr Franklin was a 1948 herc vvas of a 24 mil graduate of Town State College on balance in the state and served a year as veterans intreasiIry at the end of the next structor at Mlngo before enterbleinfoni June 30 1959 If so he Ing extension work hi RinggoUl sacs tax would drop back PfllmlxF tft Mnn nnnl to twj per cent A veleran af five years of scrvWUsOunder the proposalif f tie ice during World War ifhe rate did go back to two served years in the Pacific contend la t elIf was discov Theater and onejn Surviving aru his wife Mary daughter Mary Fay brother J RaymondDes Moines on tlnredi orial staff of Wallaces Farmer Doyle K Burke Sher ril Ark and parents Mrand Luther Franklin Hamburg Ark Funeral services will be held at iamburg No service will c held in Mason City The Major Funeral Home is in charge rAII About The Weather Mason cloudy Wed nesday night low 4550 Thurs day partly cloudy and cooler high 7075 while Communist and leftist lead ers delivered speeches against the Hbomb and U S militarism The crowd appeared peaceful however and more intent on tak ing snapshots than listening to the orators V Flack Named Osage Acting Postmaster WASHINGTON DC Robert W Flack Osage assistant post master who has 44 years in the postal service was installed nesday as acting postmaster at Osage He will serve in that ca aacity until a permanent postmas ter has been appointed according to Congressman If R Gross He ill not be a candidate for the Iowa Partly cloudy with a few afternoon or evening thunder showers west portion through Thursday Cooler northeast Thursday otherwise continued warm High Wednesday 7585 Low Wednesday night in 50s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will af normal east to 3 to 6 degrees above normal west Thursday through next Monday Normal highs 67 north to 70 south Normal lows 42 north lo 46 south Turning cooler north east Thursday Warming trend again about Sunday or Monday Precipitation will average one tenth to twotenths of an inch occurring as scattered showers or thunderstorms Wednesday night or Thursday and again about Friday or Saturday rs cooler GlobeGazette weather data up permanent postmastership ThejYEAR AGO acancy was caused by Ihe re1 Maximum irement of Leo F McGrane Minimum lo 8 am Wednesday Maximum Tuesday Minimum Tuesday night At 8 am Wednesday ored balance wouldbeJest tlian 24 million at Ihe end of biennium then Ihe sales ax would go back to per cent Twenty members both Repub lican and Democrats took fioor to argue for or against the Conference Committee recomr nicndation Lauded by Lovtlui Informed of the House Gov Herscheli Loveless saidr This indicates a sincere desirt on the part of the House to work out an acceptable tax program The Governor has said repeated ly he probably would veto any bill calling for a sales tax rate of more than two per centLoveless told his news confer ence he planned to senda state nient to the House after they acted on the bill learned of the action he said hs does not how plan to send ttie message Opponents of the compromise called it an plan and a said it would be difficult ad minister that it would hurt west ern Iowa businessmen and that it would overtax the people Those who argued for the com promise said it was probably ths best bill which can be written so late in the session They said that if the plan were not accepted the result might be a state property tax If the compromise was adopted and Gov Loveless vetoed it they said the responsibility for a property tax would be on him Backed Bill House members who voted for he compromise were Reps Allen Breakenridge B u r t c h Christo phel Coverdale Cunningham urrie Den Herder Weaver Idgington Eicheniaub Eldred Gray Hatch Hendrix Hirsch inagain outagain yoyo bill they 81 68 48 37 annual income SAME While mcaui no iralTio dcslh in past 24 Highway Commission affairs Wed nesday had the approval of Dem ocratic Gov Herschel Loveless A resolution providing for the investigation received the Gover nors signature Tuesday Loveless has said he is conducting his own probe of the Highway Commisl sion i The resolution adopted by thn Repubiicaicontrolied Legislature refers only lo an investigation into political organizations con tributions and activities But GOP legislative Jeaoers sai the rcsolu lion is broad enough to cover the commission inquiry AP Wircphoto IN SENATES HALL OF FAME Five former U S senators have been named to the new Hall of Fame an annual selection similar to that of the Krildsworth Hoover Kluever Ko sck Lisle Maggert McCracken Mensing Mowry Naden Petruc celli Pierce Hiehm Robinson Santee Scar Smith Stephens Stevens Vermeer Whitney Wil son and Mooly The bill which he House reject Jed Wednesday was approved by the Senate 3020 Tuesday after noon after hot debate Sen X T Prentis RMount Ayr chairman of the Conference Committee which drafted the bill conceded that the bill might re isult in changing the sales tax owe each quarter during the two years starting next July 1 But he said the measure rep j presented a true compromise because the Senate had given up vhat it provision for earmarking one cent of the sales Hax for state school aids and full ipayment of agricultural land fx from all its amendments terence ec report ;