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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 8, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home 9 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH lOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIli Associated Press and United Pteu Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 8 1957 This Paper ConslsU oJ Two IM Loveless May Not Recall Legislature Beck Is Agq in Wont Talk for Probers WASHINGTON Ui Senate rackets investigatorsWednesday invited Dave Beck to blow the slid right off the Senate as they said he claimed he could do Bu the pudgy Teamsters boss again retreated behind the Fifth Amend merit At a renewed hearingbefore Ih special1 Senate committee looking into rackets in the labor manage ment field Beck refused to con firm that he had made the clain to newsmen after his previous ap pearance1 before the committee 7 Beck also declined to tell th whereabouts of family member and union officials the committe even to sa whether he knows them The lis includes his sop Dave Jr New Attorney Becks new attorney Edward BennettWilliams got the proceed ings off to a contentious start by questioning the right of the com mittee to proceed in viewof the death of oneof its members Sen McQarthy RrWis t Williams hotedHhat the resolu tions setting up thegroup provided it should be with four Republicansand fourDemo crats and now itisunbalanced Williams further contended that the testimony should be put off because Bcckjs under indictment on income tax charges He argued that the hearing might be prejudi cial to Becks case Previous Appearance Chairman McGIellan DArk overruled him and went ahead whereupon Beck promptly started claiming the Fifth Amendment all over again In his previous appearance Beck claimed the privilege against possible selfincrimination more than a hundred times McClelian told Williams Wednes days hearing would not go into financial matters that might be involved in Becks income tax cases The chairman said he only BY HONDURAS H A Kl C A I U A 11 BOUNDARY CLAIMtO BY NICARAGUA Governor Awaiting map traces the disputed border between Honduras and Nicaragua over which new fighting has been reported The dispute dates back more than a halfcentury A mission representing sev eral nations from the two Americas including the U S is attempting to solve the matter Sec Humphrey DBS MOINES ffl President Eisenhowers January budget was defended by Secretary of the Treasury George M Humphrey Tuesday night as thg best that we could propose at the time Humphrey to Des Moines to address about 2000 Iowa Re publicans attending a per head fundraising dinner About 2500 tickets were sold The treasury secretary supported Eisenhowers view that the But Tax Bill Veto Assured W DBS MOINES WGov Hersche Loveless said Wednesday he pos sibly may not call a special legis lative session after all But tie said he definitely will veto th 1957 Legislatures 2Vz per cen sales tax bill so the tax can dro to 2 per cent on July 1 The governor told his news con ference he will decide early next week whether to call a special session Loveless said his decision will depend upon figures he is having the State Comptrollers Office compile on total appropriations arid anticipated revenue during the biennium beginning July 1 I think I will have some in teresting figures to present in re lation to the governor Slash in commented without amplification Then he added Rainy Day Fond There is a possibility that we might be able to operate and pro tect the rainy dayJvmoV budget cannot be cut with a broadax nationalsafety Humphrey said t without danger to the Ther Presidents position not only guards the nation against ill wanted now to go ported claim that into the re Beck could blow the lid off the Senate McClellan said this wasBeck considered or dangerous of the budget but it also points the way fo well considered steps toward holding future spending down Humphrey said it is of the greatest importance to us all to keep government costs from ris ing He added The people of this country are continuing their insistence that federal spending be brought under the best possible control Net Iowa Republican leaders in cluding Sens Hickenlooper and Martin met Humphrey at the air port nd the treasury chief was honored at a reception attended by state and county party offi cials Iowa GOP Finance Chairman George Nagle Iowa City esti mated the dinner would net about for party coffers Our money is difficult to raise but believe me it is clean Nagle added Nothing to Hide ThirdClass Mail Rate Boost OKd WASHINGTON fft The House Post Office Committee Wednes day approved increases in third class postal rates designed to yield an extra million in revenue after two years Thirdclass mail consists main ly of advertising circulars and small parcels line with recommendations of the Post Office Department the committee voted for a two stage increase in the rates on this type of mail The plan calls for a rise this year from 2 to 3 cents for the first two ounces of individual piece mailings and from to 2 cents in the bulk Using the there is a possibility it be necessary to im provements bills passed Loveless had previously indi cated he might find it necessary to veto those measures However it might be neces sary to pro rate the funds appro prialed for operating the stale government I might pro rate some and not others Stale law permits the governor to pro rate appropriations but this woulc have to apply to capital improve ments as well as operation appro priations Good Odds The odds are pretty good tha we could get by1 on the 1954 rev enue Everybody is talking abou a 24 million dollar treasury bal ance iing The 1957 Legislature which ended officially dast Friday sen the governor a tax bill providini for continuation ofthe sales ta rate at 2 per cent He warnei beforehand and repeated Wednes day that he would veto that mea sure Loveless had indicated prev opportunityto make any state ment that might embarrass somp mighty finepeople as you put it and asked whether Beck under stood this Yes I understand that Beck said and again took refuge in the Fifth Amendment rAll About The Weather When the Democrats get their minimum rate A further inljously that in view of the de own tail in a crack Nagle saidcrease of Vi cent would be madeislared veto he would call the Leg A NT AJN GtobeGtuctle pliolo Nancy Taylor was standingon the wrong side of her soda L L Jurgemeyer Clinton Chosen to Head GOP Central Committee DES MOINES UP L L Jurgemeyer Clinton Wednesday was named chairman of the Re publican State Central Committee to succeed Don G Pierson Hum boldt Pierson 47 said he resigned so he could devote more time to his Bondurant Youth Killed in Crash i BONDURANT Iff A twocar collision Tuesday night took the ife of McClay 14 son of and Mrs Harold McClay Bondurant and injured five other youths The injured all riding in the same car with McClay were brought to a Des Moines hospital where their conditions were not believed serious They are Ver non McClay 17 brother of Glenn and driver of the car and four children of Mr and Mrs Henry Crise of Bondurant Karda 14 Gayle 12Charles 17 and Jan ice 11 they talk about the Republicans j effective by July 1 1959 Mason City Occasional showers and thunderstorms and cooler Wednesday night low 5054 Thursday partly cloudy and colder high 6267 Iowa Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday scattered showers and thunderstorms mostly northwest half Contin ued mild except cooler north Thursday Low Wednesday night 5060 Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Thursday through next Monday Normal highs 67 north to 70 south Nor mal lows 44 north to 48 south Turning cooler Thursday or Friday Precipitation will aver age near one inch or more oc curring as showers and thun derstorms throughout the pe riod Minnesota Showers cooler being the party of vested inter ests and special privilege with the added inference that our funds are supplied by liquor and high way interests I know of no money from any such sources We have noth ing to hide Nagle also urged Republicans to try and achieve a little har mony within the party Iowa Re publicans he said must have at least 20 good men who could defeat Gov Hcrschel Loveless in 1958 The committee is working sec tioiibysection on an administra tion bill for general postal rate increases It will consider Thursday the question of higher rates for mag azines and newspapers It already has approved a one cent increase in firstclass letter rates from 3 to 4 cehts an ounce jislalure back into a special ses sion in June to produce a revenue program more acceptable to him Basic Tax Rates If nothing more is done about But what will happen Nagle asked One will raise his head a little higher and the other 19 will take a crack at him Governor Using Outside Agents for His Inquiry DES MOINES Gov Her House Committee Slashes Proposed School Money Bill WASHINGTON UP The House Education and Labor Com mittee Wednesday bowed to the economy bloc in Congress and slashed the proposed school con struction program to 000 The cutback cameon a 233 vote in a secret session as the committee aii but completed its action on the bill Originally the committee had voted for a S2 billion GlobeGazette weather data up S400 million a yearfor the next to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 80 Minimum Tuesday night 55 At 8 am Wednesday 67 YEAR AGO Maximum 65 Minimum 40 five years But the action was schel Loveless disclosed Wednes day that he is using mostly pro fessionally trained investigators from outside the state in his sep arate probe of the State Highway Commission Asked at his news conference as to who those investigators are the governor answered It is reasonable to assume they are from the federal government Loveless declined to amplify his statement or to say whether the investigators might be FBI men The governor said also that he is using some state agents bu not the same ones under assign ment by the attorney generals of fice to investigate at the requesl basic taxes will drop back to 1954 levels That will mean a 2 per cent sales and use tax an indi vidual income tax rate of 75 per cent of the full rate and a cor poration income tax of 2 per cent instead of 3 per cent as at pres cnl The 1957 Legislatures revenue bill in addition to continuing the per cent sales and use tax rate also would continue the ini dividual income tax at 80 per centj of full rate and the corporation tax at 3 per cent Under that measure any excess would be al located to public schools on a per pupil basis The governor said he would take no action this week on the legislatures tax bill He added that there arc a number of ques tionable measures among the other scores of bills awaiting his decision Two Farms Damaged by WindSwept Fire CASEY UP Firedestroyed a barn and corncrib on the Wil liam Randolph farm southwest of here Tuesday nigh1 and sprcat across a road before firemen brought it under control in a five hour battle The flames fannec by strong winds destroyed 1700 bushels of corn 600 bales of hay 5 ewes 6 lambs and 3 smal calves The fire spread across a road and set fire to a small build ing on the Dick Faga farm L L JURGEMEYER SAME business firm a supplier of road building materials The 16member Central Com mittee elected Jurgemeyer for the job He will serve until Picrsons term expires following the GOP tate coiiventiofiin1958 Jurgemeyer has been active in Republican Party affaiis for some ime and was active in supporting he Iowa campaign for President Siscnhower when Eisenhower irst was nominated for President n 1952 Jurgemeyer a graduate of Ihc University of Iowa law school is a practicing attorney He is the 2nd District GOP committeeman the counsel for the Central Com mittee and a former chairman of Difficult Tensions Must Ease Ike By MARVIN ARROWSMITH WASHINGTON ff President Eisenhower said Wednesday the only way to make real cuts in spending is to bring about aa cosing of world tensions And he told a news conference he contemplates two nationwide televisionradio addresses in an effort to muster public support for his budget and general legislative program Eisenhower said he first thought he could do the job in one TV radio talk but he couldnt cover all the ground in less than two No specific dates for the talkt have yet been set he rsaid Minor Cuti As for his budget Eisenhowei said it would be possible to make some minor reductions in his 800000000 spending proposals It wouldbe strange he added if Congrcss with all Us experience could not fjnd some savings But Eisenhower said vigorously the budget earft bo cut markedly until the international situation has eased very verygreatly Eisenhower trim in a summer weight brown suit also discussed these matters Humphrey Secretary of Treasury Humphrey has been say4 ing for the last two years it will be necessary for him to leave cabinet to take care o personal business but Humphrey has not yet submitted a resignation how long Humphrey will be able to remain is uncertain at this the Clinton County Republican entral Committee Jurgemeyer also is a former assistant county attorney for Clin ton County He is married but has no chil dren Fire Destroys Two Buildings at Ceylon CEYLON Minn UP Fire which For a time threatened an lime said he agrees Humphrey and Sen Byrd DVa1 that rapid tax writeoffs for large business firms shouldbe discontinued or ealiy curtailed Soviet Um ions proposal for limited jpcif skies military inspection is ing studied carefully Eisenhoweif emphasized however that the Important thing is not how much acreage the Russians are willing to open to inspection but what military installations are located in the area Eisenhower ad ministration Adlai E Ste venson an assignment with U S delegation to the United Na tions three years ago Eisenhower made that statement when asked whether he ever had considered offering an administration post to the Democratic presidential nom inee in 1952 and 1956 NoOfftr Stevenson said lastSundayhe might be willing to accept such a job but that he had received no offer The news conference followed the regular weekly White House meeting of Republican leaders at entire block Tuesday night buildings in the business merfield served notice that in clistnct here D c s I r o ye djcreasing mail volume may re Black meant trxftla In put It honni were the Ceylon Com munity Hail a wooden structure dating from WPA days and the adjoining Halvorson Produce Co Nothing was saved from the two destroyed buildings Unofficial damage estimates ranged up to BUDGET APPROVED DES MOINES Christian j Disciples of Christ Churches of Iowa has approved a world outreach budget for the coming year BULLETIN WASHINGTON UP De tentative and Wednesday the commission itself group cut back the program The third probe will be con JS300 million a year for the nextjducted by a legislative committee fense Secretary Charles E Wit five in members said they plan toi son Wednesday ordered mili tary pay raises ranging from to SSO a month for 360000 tntisted men with special skills quire expanding the postal budget by millions of dollars Summerfield sat in on the ses sion with the GOP chiefs to stats that the face of the con gressional budgetcutting drive Along with his general defense of budget plans Eisenhower adopted as his own those fiscal I policies which Democrats have j assailed as a tight money pro gram Eisenhower said the poli cies are his own and no one under him is going to change them Eisenhower gave his personal i support to moves in Congress to cut off most special tas writeoffs He said he agrees thoroughly i with Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey that the law granting quick tax writeoffs should be re vised to limit such benefits to companies dealing directly with the national defense and possibly to some small business enter prises Showers Headed Toward Iowa Showers and thunderstorms were reported heading toward Iowa Wednesday as the Weather Bureau predicted the state would get around an inch or more of rain in the fiveday period Thurs day through next Monday Temperatures were expected to average ear normal during the This action could be changed jask assistance from state agents again before the final committee and guidance from the attorney vote ejected Thursday generals office CLAIM JUMPER Eatinp the other RUVS cake is one way to keep your fijr flve uves Kevin Thompson as he takes a swipe at his brothers frosting Oc casion is the first birthday of the triplet sons of Mr and Mrs Jerome Thompson i H T r f f 11 it tt T t Duluth Minn Jeffrey left raises his hand to swat the claim jumper a serious Gregory digs into his own cake with both hands peratures ranged from 76 at Du huqus to 86 at Sioux City V r ;