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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 3, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lor Home MASON GITY GLOBEGAZETTE LJ t ti cr HE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALt N ORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIM Associated Press and United Full Uasa Wires Bevtn Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 3 1957 Paper ot Two SectionsSection One 174 Special Sessi Sef fo Adjourn ThreeVetoes Are Overridden ion Certai Loveless Raps GOP Action i DES MOINES A The 57th General Assembly one of the most controversial in recent years prepared to adjourn Fri day while faced with returning for a special session in a few weeks The Republicancontrolled law making body laid the groundwork for a special session Thursday by overriding three vetoes and con tinuing the per cent sales tax Gov Herschel Loveless who had vetoed the billssaid he also will veto the salestax bill and various appropriation measures and call a special session in a few weeks x The Legislature moving swiftly along party lines Thursday1 over rode vetoes on these bills 1 Tax relief for city transit systems 2 Sales tax exemption for farmers on gasoline refunds and farm chemicals t Garnishment of the wages of a head of a household This was the first time in 111 years of Iowa statehood that the Legislature has successfully over ridden a governors veto Special Interest The Governorcriticized theac tions of the current Legislature Check over the bills passed this he said You wont find over three or four that are not specialinterest bills It would be a unique situation if sometime we would Jiave a LegisljftureV the people of The said he is vetoing the appropriations bills toJkeep the state budget in bounds after his tax bill veto He said he doesnt want a state property tax levied for supportof the govern ment Among the estimated mil lion in appropriations bills all or part way through the Legislature is one for for capital improvements and buildings at State Board of Regents institu tions Reapportionment Bid Loveless said in his call for a special session he will include a recommendation for legislative reapportionment For 106 years Iowa law has pro tected the head of a household from having any of his earnings attached garnished for payment of debts The bill wBich now becomes law permits attaching in excess of a week plus S3 weekly for each dependent under 18 years Republican Sens Carl Ringgen berg Ames and Jack Wormley Newton joined the 10 Democrats in opposing overriding the veto It carried 3512 In vetoing the garnishment bill Thursday the Governor said it would undermine some present laws designed to grant some measure of security to the home and family 3513 Vote The sales tax exemption for farmers motion carried 3513 with Republican Sen Jack Miller Sioux City Jim Henry Carson and Howard Buck Melbourne joining the 10 Democrats Sen Tom Daily DBudington said the bill gave farmers a tax break that some industries might also be entitled The vote on the bus exemption measure was 3810 with Sen George OMallcy DDes Moines saying the bill was an attempt to solve a strictly local situation I dont like to use the word steal OMalley said but can you call this anything else Sen Jack Schroeder RDaven port said the bill helps many towns in danger of losing their public transportation or having their service cut to a point where it is practically useless SAME DIAL PHONE SERVICE STARTS SUNDAY Mrs Byron aew UrM uses an Dyersized model telephone to broadcast the news that Mason Citys changeover from manual to dial service will take place Sunday Mrs Zaclc is an em ploye of Northwestern Bell Telephone Co A special in this edition tells all about the conversion Wont Back Down Iowa GOP Says DES MOINES special session which Gov Herschel Loveless may call in connection with his announced plan to veto the 2Vz per cent sales tax bill probably will see another dead lock Republican legislators said Friday Some lawjnakers indicated the Republicans might come to the special session would adjourn quickly orrecess until later in the year The GOP has 72 members in the House as against 36 Demo crats and 40 in the Senate as against 10 Democrats Same Bill Sen X T Prentis RMount Ayr key tax man in the Senate said We would give the Gover nor the same bill and then if he vetoed that we would have to have a property tax for state pur poses and maybe thats what he wants Rep Dewey Goode RBloom field said legislators could come to the special session and then re cess until fall or winter Many of our members he said are business people who are busy in the summer time If the legislators come to a spe cial session and then recessed the Governor could do nothing about it Unless a special session acted before July 1 the appropria tions and tax laws surviving from this session would go into effect Reduced Revenue The Governor has said he will veto capital expenditures to meet the problem of reduced revenue until such time as the Legislature new financial arrange makes ments Ths chances of passing a per cent sales tax over Loveless veto in a special session are re Carded as extremely slim If Loveless vetoes the revenue bill as he has promised and a special session does not pass a new bill acceptable to the Gover nor or over his veto the Iowa ax situation for the next two years will be as follows per cent About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and cool high Friday near 60 Part ly cloudyand quite cool Fri day night with scattered frost likely low 3235 Saturday partly cloudy and continued cool high near 60 I o w a Considerable cloudiness through Saturday Cooler west and south and continued coo northeast Friday high 60s northeast to low 70s southwest Continued cool Friday night low 40 northeast to 50 southwest A little warmer Saturday Five day Iowa Temperatures will average near to slightly be low normal west and 3 to 8 de grees below normal extreme west Saturday through next Wednesday Continued cool throughout the period Normal highs 67 north to 70 south Nor mal lows 43 north to 47 south Rainfall will average onetenth of an inch or less occurring as scattered showers intermittent ly during the period Minnesota Fair and cooler gen eral frost Friday night GlobeGazette weatherdata up to 8 am Friday Maximum Thursday 70 Minimum Thursday night 42 At 8 am Friday 44 Precipitation trace Mercury Drops Into the 30s Temperatures dropped into the 30s in parts of eastern Iowa early Friday as cooler air covered the state Lowsranged from 35 at Du buque up to 53 at Sioux City in western Iowa where the colder air had not moved in Mason City had 42 Cool weather was expected to hang on until Sunday A few sprinkles of rain were seen as a possibility in southern and west ern Iowa Fort Madison Man Is Crash Victim MONTROSE UP George Branch 38 Fort Madison was 11 j i rr V lovjoui wao 1 ne HOUSe The sales tax will drop to 2 per killed early Friday when his car Ways 2nd Means Committee has cent The state income tax would swerved out of contro and given final approval to a maior drop by about 6 per cent The corslammed into a utility pole with overhaul of the federal excise tax lo poration tax will drop from 3 to 2 such force it knocked out the powbut has left the big revenue ratehe nn er to the town Gossip Is Blamed for ELLIOTT W Keith Bea 39 was held under observation at the Clarinda State MentalHealth In stitute Friday after authorities said he shot and wounded two men Thursday night Bea armed with a rifle a shot gun and a hatchet was taken into custody after shooting Dale Carey 53 and JimMoore 45 Sheriff Chet McCune said Officers could give no explana tion for the shootings but quoted Moore as saying Bea told him there had been gossip about him in Elliott Shof in Hip Carey was shot in the left hip and Moore received a flesh wound of the leg Both men were taken to a Red Oak hospital Bea a farmer and bee keeper said Bea then walked two blocks to the home of Moore who was sit ting on his porch Moore said Bea told him Get your gun Im gun ning for you Not at Home As Moore walked off his porch shot him the sheriff said Bea shoot me in the back Bei went to the homes of two were not at home Both men said they hardly knew Bea Mrs Jennings who was home alone with her llmonthod baby and her 3yearold son was talk ing to Bea when the sheriff and other officers arrived Three oth er men came around from be hind a house and grabbed Bea They were Joe Elwood Red Oak and his son Warren an Elliott High School senior and Hugh Morgan Beas rifle discharged as the men jumped him and the bullet narrowly missed Mrs Jennings TAX OVERHAUL OKD WASHINGTON Iff The House eck urrenders on 2 Tax Charges McCarthy Rites i in Senate Liver Ailment Proves Fatal WASHINGTON W Funeral services for Sen Joseph R Mc Carthy probably the most contro versial political figure to emerge in America in the last decade will be held Monday in the US Senate Plans were set up Friday for services in the Senate chamber where the Wisconsin lawmakei with the grindstone voice was ft nally condemned by his own col leagues farsome of the methods he used to prosecute his charges of Red infiltration of the govern ment McCarthy 47 died late Thurs day from an acute liver inflam mation five days after he entered the Naval Hospital in nearby Be thesda Md McCarthy sinking rapidly wa given the last rites of the Romat Catholic Church an houp befor his death at His wife Jean was at his bed side 11 Service The Senate chamber funeral service to be held Monday at 11 im is unusual in recent years by no means unprecedented The most recent such funeral was that of Sen William E Borah of Idaho in 1940 Before the capital funeral Ro man Catholic Mass will be said in St Matthews Cathedral in Wash ington At 2 pm a committee of senators will leave for Appieton home where burial will be made The Wisconsin death reduces to 46 the number o GOP senators There are 49 Dem ocrats His successor probably will be chosen in a special elec tion this fall Heads List The Republican most promi nently mentioned as a possible candidate for McCarthys seat is Walter J Kohler 53 three times governor of the slate For a time in the early 1950s McCarthy was a dominant figure whose searches for Communists in government and elsewhere aroused bitter controversy His in fluence was felt far and wide Three years ago he reached his peak in a battle with the Army GSSr Sft n i rj ninaer nis nunt for guhvprcitmc ner ch called before his Senate Investi gations subcommittee Senate Probe Growing out of that investiga tion was a Senate probe of his conduct and a censure vote against him Thatwas the begin ning of his eclipse By the time In his heyday McCarthy tan gled with other senators and with Truman But Thursday these old feuds went unmcnfioncd as erstwhile and friends aukc voiced re gret at his death and praised him as a fighting patriot cour ageous fighter m a n of strong convic tions fine fellow E i s cnhower who had omitted MCCARTHY McCarthy from the White House social list in recent years expressed his pro found sympathy for the sena tors widow Truman who once referred to McCarthy as a patho logical case said in undisturbed very sorry senators death New York to learn of Ikes Request for Federal Flood Insurance Rejected Th House APProprUHon Com far m Elsenhower request for million to finnce a new federal flood insurance pro gram The committee in a report to the House said tor TT I00 recommended that the Flood Indemnity Administration take 5325000 t now has and use it to develop a more workable plan The program was authorized by Congrets latt year to r fo who have setting commercial protection at practical rates The present plan that 40 per cent of the i andali would be TU government the committee advised the House The premium cost almost prohibitive Push Manhunt for Costello Assailant day L six suPerior officers were assigned to th warfnro r ft outbreak of underwork n I i r n thcir oMective was to apprehend th S2 COStUo caught P with him Costello sometimes called the boss of the racketeers wa on the scalpby a singl bullet as he entered th Evict ion Notice Against Negro Students Dropped IOWA CITY UP Landlord Uenn Meeks has told two Negro Students they dont have to move after all because the neighbors vant them to stay Two fellow residents of the stu dents apartment house circulated a petition in the neighborhood af er Meeks asked them to moye ecause of complaints Only 2 of he 17 neighbors asked about the matter wanted the students to move so Meeks rescinded his order The students are Nathaniel Wii iams 35 Nashville Tenn and Phillip Saunders 24 Mason City Meeks had asked them to move when he received two complaints hat it would lower property val ues in the neighborhood to have hem living there FARE CUT CONTINUED WASHINGTON UP Railroads lave extended for another year jeyond June 30 the reduced fur ough fares for servicemen travel ng in uniform at their own ex pense The reduced fares amount o about 2A cents a mile M i ML lobby of his apartment house residence on Central Park West Apparently feeling that a sec ond attempt might be nuide on CostoIIos life police posted two detectives in the lobby of the Building Chief of Detectives James B Leggctl asked if he had any the ories said Ive got a feeling that thegun man thought he had hit Costello and thought he hnd hit where ho wanted to The shooting came In the midst of a legislative inquiry into a con troversial parole violation case involving Joseph Socks Lanza former racketeer To whether there might be any connection between the case and the shooting of Cos tello Leggett told newsmen Im not going to tell you all the things we questioned him about CoStello at first said Some body tried to get me but later declared I dont know why I was shot I must have been mis taken for somebody else Im glad it wasnt any worse Biood flowing from his wound Costello was taken by taxicab to nearby Roosevelt Hospital where Xrays disclosed no dam age to the skull Treated for the superficial wound he then was t scorted to a police station for IN HEAT Frank Costello New York police station for questioning after he was treated for a gunshot wound to his head Note blood spots from the wound on lapel of his coat Shortage Claimed Jury Returns Indictments WASHINGTON WDave Beck Teamsters Union boss indicted for Income lax evasion Friday posted 5ooo bond pending arraignment May 13 Beck went voluntarily to the U S marshals office for a technical surrender under a warrant tele graphed from Tacoma Wash where a federal grand jury re turned the indictment Thursday accusing him of failing to pay m taxes due on 1950 in come He was taken to a basement cell block in the US Courthouse and tingcrpiinted inthe usual routine The officers then took him before U S District Judge Edward M Curran for a decision as to bond Curran set the amount in a bench conference wjth Gerard Treanor an attorney for the Teamsters Union No Comment Becfc stood suit and dark saying word Once Curran decided on the mount of Beck had a wait f about 45 minutes until some He brought in a cashiers check o complete the bond Curran ordered Beck to appear efore a US Way 13 cither here in Washington r at Tacoma Treanor told newsmen thaPif Jeck appears Before the com missioner here on May 13 he will vaive a removal hearing and how up for arraignment at Tat oma at a iater date To Attorney Beck while waiting to make bond was asked if he had aijy omment on his indictment I wouldnt say one word about it because I dont know no more bout it than you do now Beck aid rff have to consult with my attorneys In Currans courtroom Beck ad to wait about a half hour vhilc a dozen other cases were jleaded routinely Beck told a reporter he has new attorney to appear with him next Wednesday when leek is due to show up for addi onal questioning by Senate Rack ts declined to ell his new attorneys name Dropped as Client Former Sen James H Duff R a has dropped Beck as a client n Becks earlier appearances efore the Senate epmmittee a member of Duffs law firm Ar thur Condon sat at Becks sida The grand jury which indicted Beck at Tacoma was secretly convened The fiat count charged that Beck and his wife in a joint re turn listed only as dup in income taxes in 1950 when the tax actually should have been The indictment said the return listed an income total of that year when it should have been The second count in the indict ment charged that Beck also as sisted in preparation of a false and fradulent tax return for the Teamsters Joint Council No 23 building Assn in 1950 Regents Money Bill Reduced by Senate DES MOINES W The Iowa Senate trimmed down from more than million to million dollars Friday a bill to appropri ate funds for capital improve ments at Board of Regents insti tutions in the next biennium The ani returned it to tha mouse for action ;