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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 6, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lor VOL 97 HOME EDITION Newspaper Th a tMa kts AII N orth lowans Neighbors AscoeUtcd aid PreM Full LMM MASOM CITY IOWA WIOMISDAY MAY 4 a paper Four OM No 179 Money Bills Legislature A Veteran Turns 75 Harry S Truman Wants Avoid Statesman Title From The EDITORIAL RESEARCH BUREAU WASHINGTON F o r m President will be honored at a a plate dinner in New York on on the oqcasion of his 75th birth day anniversary It is thoroughly in character that the diamond jubilee observ ance should be a fundraising affair for the Democratic party with a closedcircuit Television hookup carrying the program to similar gatherings in key cities throughout naiion Whatever stature history bestows upon the former President among his contemporaries he quite earri estly wants to be known as a I DONT WANT TO a Truman has said on several occasions most re centlyon April 20 when his La mar Mo birthplace was being dedicated as a public shrine because thats a dead politician and I am a politician and expect to be one for the rest ofmy Perhaps no former Presiden has been so closely identifiet with his party as Harry Truman has been with the Democratic party Here evidenced a cer tain irony for the Truman ad more biparti san than many as witnessed for example by the high diplo matic assignments given to John Foster Dulles j Politically one of Trumans most characteristic traits has been his hellgiving As he head ed West on a special train for rt on Russ AP Photofax TAKE AFTER Numerous actresses have a daughter who f turns to acting as a career but how many can saythey have two Diana Ander son 30 and Markey 25 daughters of actress Joan Bennett rehearse for TV which they will appear together for the first time a whistlestop campaignin 1948 the President vowed Im go ing to give em THE PHRASE stuck with himi Even when campaigning for Ad lai E Stevenson in 1952 and 1956 he used the same technique flailing power and real estate lobbies Wall Street and glut tons of tar gets all Like a good party sol dier he traveled extensively in both Stevenson campaigns de spite differences with the can didate in 1952 and outright oppo sition tohim priorto the 1956 convention In 1952 he made 211 speeches covering miles in at least 27 states Give em was the way his fellow Demo crats greeted Truman as he got up to speak before the 1956 con vention The Harricum came from the Latin usage of Oxford University in citing the Missour ian for an honorary degree But despite the affeption felt for him and his very real politica power in the party he was Churchill Makes Call on 2 Sick Friends Dulles and WASHINGTON It a visit that tugged at the heart strings timeworn Sir Winston Churchill paying a call on two gravely ill old friends fy Accompanied jby President rEisenhower host Britains former prime minister Hospital Tues day afternoon tosee cancerStricken Dujles and Gen George C Marshall who has suffered two strokes Marshall now retired was U chief of staff in World War n and worked closely with Churchill Dulles whose illness forced his resignation secretary of state last month also had participated in man a conference with the grand ol man from Churchill now is 84 and a Eisenhower put it at his new conference Tuesday is showin unable to put across his person al candidate Gov Averell Har riman of New York ITS HARRY TRUMAN cause the young man wanted to be Harry and the plainness again seems highly character istic The former President dis closed April 30 that his parents originally had named him Har rison S Truman The S was to stand for either Shipp or Solo monrlhe parents couldnt make up their minds and decidetl to let Harrison make his own choice when he grew older When the time came the youth chucked the Harrison for the less awsbme Harry For all his pepper and plain ness Harry Truman can be elo quent when eloquence is called for Not long after taking the oath as President on April 12 1945 he said Last night the whole weight of the moon and stars and all the planets fell on pray for In a historic message to Con gress of J u I y 19 1950 asking that the country be p u t on a semiwar footing for the hostil ities in Korea the President de clared The free world has made it clear through the Unit ed Nations that lawless agres sion will be met with force That is the significance of Korea and it fs a significance importance cannot the wear and tear of advancin age So it was something of a physical effort for him to go tc he hospital from the Wbit House HE AND THE President firs spent about two minutes with recognized theni jut could say little Mrs Mar shall told the visitors however that her husband was delightec hey had come Newsmen were not permittee o accompany Churchill and Ei senhower White House press secretary James C Hagerty gave reporters an account of the sessions It was Hagerty who supplied he picture of deep picture of the President escort ng one somewhat enfeebled ok riend on the visit with two others who are critically sick DULLES WEARING a and white robe over pajamas was brought into the room in a wheelchair It was the first pub lic disclosure that he no longer is doing much walking when oul of bed A State Department spokesmansaid Dulles still can walk but finds the wheel chair more convenient It was so good Sir Winston of you to come and visit shaking hands with I wouldnt come to Washing ton without seeing Chur chill assured him Eddie and Liz to Wed Next Tuesday HOLLYWOOD Eddie Fish er says he and Elizabeth Taylor will marry in Las Vegas nextTuesday with Michael Todd Jr serving as best man Todd is the son oi the late husbanU Mason and colder lows in the upper 30s Tfiursday generally highs in the upper 50s or low 60s Iowa Clearing and much cooler Wednesday night lows upper 30s northwest to lower 50s southeast Thursday generally fair cooler east highs 50s northwest to 60s elsewhere Further gen erally fair andcool Fiveday Iowa Temperatures average 4 to 7 degrees below normal high of middle 60s to 70 Nor mar low of mid to up per 40s Cool first of period with warming trend near end of period Precipitation aver age 30 inches western sections to 60 to 75 east as showers and thunderstorms first half of period and again near end of period Minnesota Cloudy colder Highs Thursday GlobeGazette weather up to 8 Maximum Minimum At 8 PrecipHation YEAR AGO Maximum 60 Minimum 1 11 Injured Slightly in DeWitt Crash DEWITT W Ten children escaped data 78 57 57 32 Record Rate Anticipated WASHINGTON WPl tive fallout from hugeSoviet nu clear weapons tests is concen trated in the Northern Hemis phere and reaches the earth muchf aster than government scientists now be lieve Their testimony on the Soviet produced fallout was to Atomic En ergy subcommittee Tuesday The scientists saidvf allout from United States and British tests also was descending faster than they had originally estimated though not at the rate of the Sovietproduced debris ATOMIC ENERGY Commis sion Chairman John A McCone sounded a reassuring note In speech to the National Press Club McCone said a scientific advisory committee soon wil give further reassurance to the people of the world about the very small hazard resulting from The three nuclear Soviet Union Britain and the United in North ern Hemisphere where the fall out rate is highest At Geneva they nowt are trying reach agreement to tests Dr Willard F Libby the sci enlist member of the AEC told the subcommittee in 1957 he be Sieved the radioactive debris falls to earth in 5 to 10 years TUESDAY HE SAID had modified histhinking consider ably He estimated that Soviet fallout mostly from tests in the Far North descends in one year That from U Brit ish blasts principally in the Pa cific hear he equator takes four to five said Dr Lester Machta S Weather Bureau meteorologist testified that strontium of the most deadly fallout sub much in the north temperate zone He said that overall fallout in the Northern Hemisphere prob ably is 2Vfe times the world av This spring after the big So viet blasts of last October promises to produce the high est fallout rate of any spring this the meteorologist said ter than to take partin a little wrestling tame compared to those lawmaking after tussling all day with legislative he quipped School Bonds OKcT at Greene GREENE At a special elcc on here Tuesday voters passed J60185 a bond proposal of XX for construction of a new lementary school The schoolis o be built on a site in the west art of town as soon as arrange lents for sale of the bondscan arranged There was a total f 855 votes cast with 20 spoiled allots BIRDS ON BINGE CHICAGO UPI The Ani mal Welfare League solved the mystery of Chicagos drunken geons Tuesday The league dis overed the birds have been anging around streetcorners rinking anti freeze drained om cars Strauss Finally Gets Some Support During Debate on Appointment WASHINGTON Lewis L Strauss has sat in a Senate hearing room and heard himself called vindictive boastful un ethical the riext thing to a liar Wednesday for a change he got some strong support for his nomination as secretary of commerce from the man called the father of the Hbomb Dr Edward Teller Teller was brought in as a witness by the Senate Commerce Committee which has heard two caustic criticism of Strauss from Sen Clinton P Anderson Teller of the University of Californias lion Laboratory generally sup ported Strauss down the line in his stormy years as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission No Cabinet appointment of President Eisenhower has evok ed such a volcano of charges and recriminations against the when a with minor injuries semitrailer truck col ided with a Grand Mound school bus on Highway 30 seven miles west of here Tuesday Behrand driving the bus SAM Otto said ie was about to stop to let off ome children when the truck Iriven by Herman Lowe Mar halltown rammed the rear of he bus Lowe suffered a broken eg MERGER RUMORED NEW YORK If The Bak ry and Confectionery Workers International Union may merge with the Teamsters Union head ed by James R Hoffa it was reported Wednesday GLASS HAZARD Cerro Gordo Coun ty Deputy Sheriff Lovcell Sandquist ex amines the broken rear window in the car that wentoutof control Monday in a Mason City hospital James driver of the car said the vehicle went out of control on 12th N E after slipping on the wet pavement The car slid for 170 night near the city dump Injured in the feet before hitting a utility pole It then accident were Charleg L Pierce 18 and his brother James W Pierce 28 1120 1st S E Both men are in good condition rolled 13 feet and camo to rest on u fence south of road nominee ANDERSON TOLD com mittce lhat Strauss had taken godlike credit for developing the hydrogen bomb although the real decisions and work on the weapon were done by others Andersons enmity against Sfrauss stems from their clashes while Strauss was AEC chair inan and An derson w a chairman of Senate House Atomic Ener g y Commit tee a post he again holds The Senator d i dj praise Strauss at one point He said Strauss d c STRAUSS served great credit for pushing development of the Hbomb over the opposition of other members of the AEC Republican committee mem bers suggested lhat Strauss be allowed to make a statement after Anderson finished his at tack STRAUSS SAID With sincerity I declare that if the cruel accusations as to my character made in these hear ings and thereafter reported in the press were accurate I would never have accepted Prcsidcni Eisenhowers appoint ment last Sen Morris Cotton RNH took Anderson to task for saying earlier that Strauss had told unqualified falsehoods to the committee Where I come said Cotton that means a 1 didnt mean anything Anderson replied Senate Set to Adjourn Red i strict ng Fails Again DES MOENES Four or appropriations bills totaling nearly million still faced action by the Iowa Legislature Wednesday as it moved toward possible adjournment Wednes day The four bills which would provide operating funds in the coming biennium for the various state agencies and institutions were given to conference com mittees Tuesday to resolve dif rerences between the Senate and House The bills included Board of Regents appropria tions bill providing annually The Senate knocked out of the Housepassed measure a year to set up a mortu ary science course at the Slate University of Iowa The House insisted the be put back in BOARD OF CONTROL Appro priation bill totaling a The Senate reduced a House appropriation for a men tal health program from to a year The House insisted on its version Appropriations totaling a year for various state departments and including a annual salary for Gov Herschel Loveless Senate and HousechaVe disagreed as to whether employes of these de partments should be under the jurisdiction of the state person nel director Department of Social Welfare appropriation amounting to annually The Senatrf nocked out a appro priation for a new aid to dis abled program and the House re sisted LOVELESS in record nillion a year budget askings said it would be necessary to in crease stale revenue about nillion a year to finance them And appropriations by the Leg slaturc tops the Governors bud ct by more than a million dol ars Reapportionmcnt appears to ie dead but not forgotten issue The Senate killed the latest edistricting plan in a drama ic vote late Tuesday The re pportionment issue still could e revived but legislative lead ers agreed it was buried for his session when the Senate voted 2524 for the plan Twen ysix votes areneeded to pass the Senate The defeated plan would havo jcrcatcd a 53mcmber Senate based primarily on area and a 136member House based pri marily on popubtion ONE MEMBER who voted for a similar redistricting plan earlier in the session Sen Guy Butler was absent when the reapportionment plan was voted on His vote could have thrown the balance to passage The Senate then voted quick ly for final adjournment at 5 Wednesday and scheduled a night session to clean up last minute business The Senate vote on adjournment was 3612 The actual time of adjourn ment remained in doubt Even if the House were to accept the Senate hour of 5 the amount of work left made it appear unlikely that the sessioa would end at that time However the houses could agree to stop the legislative clocks at that hour if they wished am then work on ia haste io get done Denison Father of Four Electrocuted DENISON UPI Robert Mullenberg 41 thefather of four children was electrocuted Tuesday night as he repaired a neon sign in the basement of his homo here Mullenberg owned1 the M Y Sign Serv ice Firemen worked for hour and 20 minutes but failed to restore ;