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Racine Journal Times Bulletin (Newspaper) - February 24, 1957, Racine, Wisconsin The Rome journal times till vol. 27, no. 44 Racine wis., sunday february 24, 1957 72 pages a sections-10 cents reveal House to delay corporation and excise tax Bill seek to Block Senate plans to revise levies Washington inhouse leaders have ordered a delay in passage of legislation to extend present corporation and excise taxes it was Learned saturday. The delay is designed to help bottle up a drive for tax revision in the Senate. This strategy was adopted after disclosure that at least 36 senators will fight for an amendment to increase taxes on big corporations and lower them on Small ones. The Extension Bill must be signed into Law by april 1 to prevent an automatic drop of $3 billion a year in corporation and excise levies. The Senate can idiot originate tax legislation it it can Amend a Bill once it passes the House. The House itself will have no Chance to change the Bill because it will be considered under a Rule barring amendments. Aids argument if the House delays action it will strengthen the hands of senators opposed to tax revision. They can argue that there in t time for new proposals no matter How meritorious. The Extension Bill originally was scheduled for House passage last week. After the chamber failed to take it up democratic leaders announced that it would not be called up this week either. They said they had received word that an attempt might be made in the Senate to i Vamp it. Two events in the Senate preceded the announcement 1. Sen. J. William Fulbright dark revealed the names of the 35 other senators 26 democrats and 9 republicans who will support his attempt to Amend the Extension to give Relief to Small corporations. Lowers Oil allowance 2. Sen. John j. Willians a Del a member of the Senate finance committee introduced a Bill to reduce the tax benefits enjoyed by the Oil Industry. The Williams measure would reduce to 15 per cent the present 27 per cent depletion allowance granted Oil and natural Gas producers on their Gross income. Former president Truman once branded the depletion allowance a privilege tax for the but it has the sup port of speaker Sam Rayburn and Senate democratic Leader Lyndon b. Johnson. Woman killed by own Auto by the associated press a woman run Down by her own Auto saturday became Wisconsin s 95th traffic victim of the year compared with 107 on the same Date in 1956. Miss Mary Josephine Gund Lach 50, of suburban Madison was knocked Down saturday afternoon by her Auto when it reared Forward while she was bending Over the bumper tinkering with the engine. A neighbor was Able to Stop the Auto after it had dragged the woman 30 feet. Marine corps to try 4 Drill instructors Parris Island s. C four Drill instructors at the Parris Island Marine depot were ordered to stand trial by court martial saturday on charges of mistreating recruits. The four Are Cpl. William Walsh jr., Newark n. J. S. Sgt. William e. Rich Manchester Conn. Sgt. Daniel j. Corey Boston mass. And sgt. Clinton l. Jones Pensacola Fla. Rich charged with striking five remits with his hand has been ordered to appear before a special court martial on monday. Here is the route chosen for around the world flight of 31 american newsmen. Co publisher of journal times begins a flight around world j. Donald Mcmurray co Ftp Tib Hilkey of the Racine journal times left san Francisco Friday with 30 other american newsmen on a six week world circling tour that will take them to centers of news interest in the far East and near East. The flight from san Francisco to Hon Lulli was the first leg of a journey covering Japan Formosa Hong Kong Viet Nam Thailand Burma India Pakistan Iraq Iran and Egypt. The tour will be conducted by u. S. Society of editors and commentators. Through u. S. State department co operation the newsmen will meet and interview government leaders including Jawaharlal Nehru prime minister of India and president Gamal Abdel Nasser of egg it. Second tour for Mcmurray the world tour is the second Mcmurray has made in the past three years to bring journal times readers first hand accounts and background from the news capitals of the world. In the Spring of 1954, my Murray and 38 other newsmen toured Western Europe and several Middle East capitals including Turkey and Iran and interviewed Chancellor Adenauer of Germany president Tito of Yugoslavia and other officials. At the close of the tour they received permission to extend their trip into Russia and the satellite nations of Eastern Europe. Mcmurray and 14 other americans Ware the first Western newsmen to visit Prague Czechoslovakia after press relations were terminated by the imprisonment of William Otis and they were Early visitors to Moscow Leningrad and Warsaw after the communists started to relax their ban against foreign travel. The tour starting Friday took the Racine newspaper executive and his party to Honolulu for a look at american defense installations in the Pacific and then on to Tokyo where they will meet the new prime minister of Japan the foreign minister and commanders of american far Eastern military and diplomatic missions. To meet Kai Shek a highlight of the trip is expected to be an interview of Chiang Kai Shek Leader of nationalist China s exiled government at Taipei on Formosa. The British Crown Colony of Hong Kong will give the newsmen their closest look at Continental China. President Ngo Dinh diem will be interviewed in Saigon Viet Nam the part of former French Indochina which has not been seized by the comm j. D. Mcmurray co publisher journal times lists. Here the american party will make its Entrance into Southeast Asia. A second Stop in this area will be at Singapore Malaya also a British Colony. In Bank out Thailand Siam the party will meet the King and prime minister. In the whole Southeast Asiatic area the party will have the Opportunity to study the effects of american Aid and the clash of Western and communist ideologies in this part of the world. In Rangoon capital of Burma which has 1,000 Miles of common Border with red China the american newsmen expect to see a nation which is one of the leading uncommitted or Neutral areas of Asia wooed by both Asiatic communist in and the free world. A major part of the publisher editors and commentators world trip will be their stay in India from March 15, when they Are expected to land in Calcutta to March 19, when they leave new Delhi. An interview has been arranged with prime minister Nehru which will be of additional importance because of his recent trip to the United states to Confer with president Eisenhower. From new Delhi the american group will travel to pakis Tum to Page 2, col. 1 israeli crisis nears Climax sen. Humphrey threatens to quit . Post Washington sen. Humphrey a Minn said saturday he will give serious thought to resigning from this country s u. N. Delegation if it votes for economic sanctions against Israel. Senate Republican Leader Knowland of California the other congressional member of the u. N. Delegation reportedly has notified Secretary of state Dulles he would quit in protest against any move to single out Israel for punishment. Humphrey said that if a decision is made to go along with in afro asian Effort to clap an economic Boycott on Israel for its refusal to withdraw troops from Egypt he May resign from the delegation. Humphrey said that if he does take such action i do not want it to be interpreted As a slap to the United the United nations is not to blame for this situation he said. It is the Eisenhower administration that is at fault. It has failed to take the leadership in any Effort to Settle the critical problems of the Middle Humphrey said he regards his position As different from that of Knowland. He said if Knowland who has made it Clear he would not give up his Post As Senate minority Leader disagrees with the president s policies he ought to resign from the Eisenhower two other democratic senators criticized Eisenhower s Middle East policy saturday night. They termed his mid East Resolution dangerous and a tragedy of wasted Effort and sen. Ellender a la called turn to Page 2, col. 5 confine Eden to his bed Auckland new zealand m former British prime minister sir Anthony Eden was confined to his bed with another attack of fever saturday. A heart specialist was called in for consultation. Eden and his wife arrived in Auckland Only two Day ago to begin a Long vacation. He confirmed on his arrival that he suffered two attacks of fever during his voyage from England and described them As a Type like Dulles to meet with leaders of Congress today in this Section local 6, 8 14 Einar 15 late Telegraph news spurned $40 million to keep . Citizenship says go fort Knox by. Up a 21-year-old army private first class says he renounced a fabulous inheritance possibly As much As $40 million rather than give up his american citizenship. Rolf von Reitzenstein said saturday he has t heard from his father since receiving a nine Point ultimatum which threatened Dis inheritance if he did t comply. Rolf bom in Norwalk Conn enlisted in the u. S. Army three years ago in Germany because i made up my mind to be an no amount of Money could Haye induced me to give up this priceless Possession american citizenship the tall husky i said. One of the nine provisions in the ultimatum was that Rolf would subject himself to Usi father s control. Rolf said this would mean renouncing his american citizenship and moving to a South american country. Rolf is convinced that when he did t respond to his father s last plea he was disinherited once and for All. Racine area weather sunday february 34, ids Cloudy sunday somewhat warmer North and West portions occasional Snow Likely West portion by Aff Moon spreading eastward sunday night. High sunday 18-25 North 25-35 South. Monday but look rain or Snow South Saow North slightly Winner a Italy moderates Rebuff socialists Rome up Italy s moderate social democrats voted sunday night to postpone any merger with the socialists fellow travellers of the communists for 10 years until the socialist party has proved its new democracy by Concrete political the move gave a new lease on life to the coalition government of Premier Antonio Segni which could be brought Down almost overnight by a reunified socialist front. A rebuke was dispatched to the socialist party headed by Stalin peace prize Winner pie Tro Nenni by the social democratic National directorate. The directorate said it was not convinced Nenni s followers Are 100 per cent behind his loudly professed switch and that the social democrats do not want to go ahead with the almost settled plans for unification until that backing is assured. Washington a the tense israeli Issue raced toward a Climax saturday with the Prospect that president Eisenhower would decide today on the . Stand on proposed . Sanctions against Israel. Here Are the developments 1. Secretary of state Dulles invited congressional leaders to an extraordinary conference today at which he would have the Opportunity to Tell them what line the United states will take toward Israel in the . General Assembly debate monday. Ben Gurion report 2. Israeli ambassador Abba Eban is in route to Washington from Jerusalem with a detailed report from prime minister David Ben Gurion for president Eisenhower on the israeli government s present position on the troop withdrawal dispute. Eban will meet with Dulles today in Advance of the congressional conference. 3. Eisenhower has received a new personal and secret message from Ben Gurion. The White House confirmed that it reached the president Friday. It is understood to make a new Appeal for . Guarantees of Israel s Security interests in the Gaza strip and Gulf of Aqaba before israeli troops Are pulled out of those areas. 4. The israeli government was reported seeking British and French support for its terms in an Effort to bring pressure against the United states and thereby break Down Eisenhower s insistence that Israel troops must be with drawn from Egypt unconditionally. The developing pattern of events focused on the Dulles Eban meeting. Dulles and Eisenhower expect the session to show whether there is any present Hope of Israel reversing its position and agreeing to remove its troops without further demands for Aqaba and Gaza guarantees. Actually no officials Here seemed to think an israeli reversal was in the cards but they remained hopeful that Eban might come up with some idea from Ben Gurion which would move the situation Forward. Dulles was reported prepared to Tell Eban that the United states was absolutely firm in its determination not to enlarge its assurances and to emphasize that unless Israel withdraws its troops promptly the United states will support a u. N. Move to exert pressure on Israel to Force the troops out. Would Cut off funds administration authorities were reported considering measures which would Cut off most of the private funds which Israel receives from the United states. The state department estimates these at about $100 million a year in the form of israeli Bond purchases or outright contributions. It was understood the democratic delegation meeting Dules today would be composed of Senate majority Leader Lyn Don b. Johnson Texas Mike Mansfield Mon Theodore f. Green Richard 3. Re Aall and Thomas c. Hennings to. Republican senators slated to attend Are minority Leader William f. Knowland Calio styles Bridges no Leverett Saltonstall Mas Alexander Wiley wis and Everett Dirk sen Iii. No House members were asked to attend. The state department extended the invitation to Johnson and Knowland accompanied by a limited number of associates from the Senate vote u. N. Continue Aid to Arab refugees United nations n. Y. M the United nations Gen journal times photo student artists tops in state Art students from Racine s Junior and senior High schools won a total of eight first place honors in the state Art exhibit saturday. Winners of the Gold keys include from left Lorraine Hinks Donald Jarvinen Larry Lambert on Adele Granetzke Bert Brown and Ray Van Horn. Two other Gold key winners Are Kathy Johnson and Michael Shaughnessy who were not available for the picture. Their work will be entered in National Competition next May a ses Story Page 6,1 eral Assembly s special political committee unanimously adopted a Resolution saturday calling for continued Relief to Palestine Arab refugees including those in the israeli held Gaza strip. The Compromise Resolution took note of an Arab wish to cooperate fully with the the Resolution eliminated a controversial request for specific suggestions for the future implementation of the task of the u. N. Relief and works Agency for Palestine Unhwa when its mandate expires in 1960. Policeman injured policeman William l. Brad Dock 2001 English St., suffered a fracture to the leg saturday night when a police motorcycle he was Riding struck an Oil Slick and skidded out of control on the state St. Bridge. He was taken to St Mary s Hospital

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