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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home I Mason City and Future Site of Prosperity CITY GLOBEGAZFI liOME EDITION THE NIWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS N S I G H B O R S VOL Associate and United Press Full Lease Wlrea Seven Ccnta a Copy MASON CITY 22 1956 To Probe Service Rivalry To Touch on Two Points from Our Wire Services WASHINGTON Two Senate subcommittees Tuesday served notice they will investigate inter service controversies over mis siles and air power despite De fense Secretary Charles E Wil sons claim that squabbling has been exaggerated Sen Stuart Symington DMo announced that his Armed Serv ices subcommittee on air power will take testimony this week on the positions of the Army Navy and Air Force in the mis siles field The subcommittee Symington said also will inquire into the Navys mission in the field of air power including both its primary and secondary missions Bitter Rivalries Sen Dennis Chavez DNM said his military appropriations subcommittee also will look in to Lhis mess stirred up by a bit ter interservice rivalry over roles and missions Wilson drove the feud under ground at least temporarily at a news conference Monday with disclaimers from top military leaders that their differences on strategy have reached the shin kicking stage Symingtons subcommittee will touch on the two main points in controversy 1 The feud between the Air Force and Army over antiair craft missiles and mediumrange ballistic missiles 2 The argument between the Air Force and Navy over the ef fectiveness of naval air power Make Suggestions Sen Richard B Russell DGa had forecast earlier that Syming tons subcommittee would look in Thli ol Two One to some Wilson described the new pub lic row as a little hurricane find said he wants to end U be fore it becomes serious I he said the eager beavers are gnawing down some of the wrong He declined to elaborate Wilson was flanked at the news conference fay the secretaries of the Ihree services and Ihe four members of the Joint Chiefs of No 174 THE BEST OF FRIENDSSen Estes Kefauver leftf and Adlai Stevenson were nothing short of best of inends in Florida Monday after appearing on a nation wide i V show Both are competing for the Democratic nomination for president but neither had an unkind word to say about the other FACETOFACE Adlai Estes All Smiles on TV MIAMI Fla Estes Kefauver and Adlai Sleveson teamed up at the same microphone Monday night to whack at the ad ministration tiptoe around any personal clash and tell the nation why they want to be president Their offhand chat was an amiable renewal of campaigns theyll vage separately throughout Florida for the slates presidential preference votes next Tuesday The prize is 28 ballots at the Demo cralic Nalional Convention veek later in California Sleven son and Kefauver again compete or 68 convention voles The Democralic rivals didnt really flare up onceJn their two man They did bristle a bit with restrained po and make liteness on whether Kefauver has a record of absenteeism in the U S Senate Staff There will always be some dif ferences of opinion within and be tween the services in connection with said military Honest he differences and reasonable competition between the military services are healthy and will result in a stronger de fense establishment Not Good It is not good for the country however to have the differences some of which are set forth in confidential staff papers aired on a basis of service partisanship without giving the proper respon sible officials the opportunity to weight all the factors The trouble broke out Saturday with the publication of several news stories based on papers leaked by still unidentified of ficers One of these pictured cur rent emphasis on air power as leading to disaster There was no indication that any disciplinary action was in store for the persons who gave out the documents although Wilson and the service chiefs promised to try to find out who they are Kefauver said shocked that he was a bit Stevenson had Presbyterian Church Ponders Merger Plan PHILADELPHIA UP The General Assembly of the Presby terian Church in the USA consid ered a possible merger with the United Presbyterian Church of North America at a preassembly meeting Tuesday If the plan is approved at the weeklong meeting a new denom ination to be known as the United Presbyterian Church in the USA would be created with a total membership of nearly three mil lion The Presbyterian Church in the USA now has mem bers and the United Presbyterian has PLANS WEDDING PARIS UP Genevicve De Galard the Angel of Dien Bcin is going to marry a French paratroop captain she met in In dochina according to the news paper France Soir mentioned it some time ago Stevenson said it was only in re sponse to some questions and he was sorry if he had offended Ihe senator from Tennessee Complete Agreement persons looking and listening in on television and ra dio got a display of almost com plete solidarity The two were pretty much together in hopping on the administrations record on foreign and domestic affairs and in saying what the Democrats ought to do on issues Here in raceconscious Dixie they agreed thai desegregalion is the law of the land They agreed that farmers and small business men need help lhat Russias an nounced decision to reduce ground troops should be taken wilh a grain of salt And they agreed that peace is the overriding issueof the times America must step forth as an effective world leader for peace now thai she has dropped her first hydrogen boml from an airplane in the Pacific Halting Tests Here and there the senator and the former Illinois governor di verged halting addi tional Hbomb tesls for exarriple more in degree than in sub slance After the hourlong program was over each said the other had won And probably the average view er would agree with Kefauver that Stevenson spoke with more and with Stevenson that Kefauver covered more Here in Florida the primary campaign hasnt stirred up any high degree of excitement President Eisenhower has only nominal opposition in the pri mary The name of Sen William F Knowland of California also is on the Republican ballot al though Knowland isnt campaign ing and is backing Eisenhower Open Meeting on Industry Two speakers and a panel group will appear on the Indus trial Pacts and Fancy Forum Tuesday night at Music Hall The free public meeting will begin at 8 The Chamber of Com Agree on for 93 Acres School Site Purch Deplores Egypts Action From Our Hlro WASHINGTON Secretary of State John Foster Unites Tuesday leplored Egypts decision to rec ognize Heel China Dulles told a news conference hat the United Stales regrets Sgypliati Premier Carnal Abdel Nassers action Dulles said he thinks it unlikel hat the United States would fine t practical or desirable to hcli Igypt build the Aswan Dam i Sgypl took aid on this projcc rom the Soviet Union The Egyp ian government has not accepiet Russias offer of assistance on the Aswan undertaking but still ha t as a possibility Not Supported Dulles was asked whether the United Stales is taking a much nore bearish view of Premie t Vasser because of Nassers closer ontacts with the Communist bloc Dulles said the United States ympathizes with Nassers action vhich arc linked to Egypts hide pendence But he added that to he extent that Nasser takes ac ions which promote the interest the Soviet Union and Commu nist China we do not look with avor on such actions Dulles spoke briefly about the ongrange aid issue when a re porter asked whether the action of Pouae Foreign Com mittee in denying that authority vas satisfactory to the ad minis ration The Aswan Dam is closely tied to that proposal To Test Russ Dulles also disclosed that a merce is sponsor Richard L A Sterba and James C Hcstand will speak at the meeting Sterba is head of the industrial development section of the Midwest Research Institute of Kansas City Hestand is in dustrial promotion Manager of the Mason City Development Assn Lawrence H Shepoiser public school superintendent will be moderator of the panel group The panel will discuss and answer questions on industrial promotion and development submitted by the audience Others on the panel will be the two speakers H E Van Essen Chamber president C E Strick land Development Assn presi dent Mayor George E Mendon Max Riley of the city engineering department C E Leffler and Jacob Ravenstad city council men Leslie G Hawkins school board president and Lester Milli jan Chamber secretary resolution probably will be intro duced in the United Nations Se curity Council to follow up Secretary General Dag Hammar skjolds peace mission to the Mid dle East He said the resolution which is not yet drafted will test Russias recent declarations that it is ready to ease Middle Eastern tensions Dulles said the United States be lieves it is very important to con tinue the momentum toward peace established by Hammar skjold The United States how ever is not sure at this point that a return mission is required Billion Cut in Foreign Aid OKd WASHINGTON im The House Foreign Affairs Committee voted Tuesday to slash more than a bil Baby Suffocated in Blankets on Bed WEST UNION Bark 8 month old daughter of Mr and Mrs Dean Bark of near West Union suffocated early Monday in her bed The mother discov ered the child tangled in the blanket when she arose at 6 to prepare a feeding for the baby The child was rushed to a West Union hospital where she was pronounced dead C timer Anderson to Seek State Post BRAINERD Minn mer Gov C Elmer Anderson Tuesday announced that he will be a candidate for the Republican nomination for secretary of state v The oaves on this liouso mvneei by Charloa W Maxon 1211 Carolina wore too low to clear the sides of Taylor Bruise at the cast of Mason City Tuesda The wall had only a fourinch cle n moved from n to arance So workmen and Louisiana to a farm west and south of Rockford were was HouseSenate Conferees Agree on Farm Bill Acceptable to President WASHINGTON UP Senate conferees reached ment Tuesday on a new farm bl believed acceptable to Presidcn Eisenhower Sen Allen J EDcndcr DLa predicted that Congress wouli Loveless Says Demos Happy Over Chances Herschel Loveless Otlumwa one of Iwo Democrats scekinj hat partys nomination for gov ernor breezed through Mason Tity Tuesday and reported tha Democrats throughout the state ire excited by their chances in the coming elections Loveless attended a noon unchcon at the Hole End mar as a guesl of Ihe Loveless for Gov ernor Committee of Cerro Gordo County About 30 Democrats at tended the luncheon j I TT 1 lion dollars out of President Tu r 11 sennowers foreign aid program Chairman Richards DSC said he committee voted 18 11 in closed session to cut a billion dol ars from the three billions Eisen lower sought for new miiitary as sistance abroad next year This plus another 109 million dollar reduction approved out of he economic aid re mest would take a total of out of the program to jolsler other countries against ommumsm Senate Committee Approves New Tax Plan for Highways WASHINGTON iffi The Sen ate Finance Committee Tuesday approved in new taxes over a 16year period to help pay for a vast roadbuilding program At the same time it softened the tax impact on truckers By only a onevote margin the committee also adopted an amendment proposed by Secre 16 years reaching a peaK u in 1969 For the mosl part the com mittee accepted the new taxes voted by the House to finance the highway construction plan But it considerably modified one levy to which trucking firms had violently objected As passed by the House this provision imposed an annual tax of per pounds on tary of the Treasury Humphrey bS trucks weighing which could have the effect of slowing down the rate of con struction This amendment would limit the spending on highways to the pounds or more The Senate committee voted to make the rate per pounds but to apply it only to the excess over pounds The House provision would money available in any given raise about 866 million dollars year Humphrey told the comover a 16year period The SenI first rolled a supermarket safe mittee last week the program ate version would bring in about linto the meat cooler Monday and would show a deficit in 10 of its 476 million ihcn robbed il of lie on the mezzanine of the hole following the luncheon Demos Excited The candidate said are excited about the upcoming elections In 1952 we used to have 50 at a meeting and call il a good he said Now we have 250 and more at the meelings Things are looking Loveless is currently on an ex tensive tour of the state He said he is emphasizing the tax pro gram in his speeches Im op posed to any increase in taxa he said He said additional revenue could come from a workable and enforceable liquor law If the legislature would pass such a law for additional revenue I certain ly wouldnt Ihe Love less smiled Road Program The candidate said he is not in favor of a piecemeal road modernization program Im in favor of waiting until we get our road relocation program set Loveless also hit Gov Leo Hocghs drought program for Southern Iowa Im from that section of the he said and some of Ihe people arc em barrassed by Ihe program He Hoegh went down there and ex tended an empty hand We got some unfortunate publicity from A COOL JOB GREENFIELD thinking of their own comfort complete action on Hie bill tnd send il lo the White House Wed days after the Presi dent vetoed an earlier Democratic sponsored bill The new compromise bill in cludes Eisenhowers 000 soil bank program designed to cut back the production of sur plus crops But it docs not pro vide for the prepayment plan Ihc President requested The measure also provides for in 8 per cent increase in price supports of small grains this year a discretionary twoprice ilau for rice and an increase in corn acreage from 43 million to 51 million acres The national cotton acreage al otmenl would be increased from million to million acres Red Line Slogan From Don Kubish The Red Line Slogan appearing it the top of this page was sent n by Don Kubish 819 9th Mason City It was the first ot six submitted by Mr Kubish Some of the others may appear n later issues 10 About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Wednesday Occasional thunderstorm Tuesday night Considerably cooler Tuesday night low in 40s Cooler Wed nesday high near 70 owa Scattered thunderstorms south and central Tuesday night and south portion Wednesday afternoon or evening Cooler Wednesday and in north Tues day night Low Tuesday night 50s north lower 60s south iveDay Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Nor mal high 75 north to 78 south Normal low 50 north to 54 south Cooler Wednesday warmer Thursday or Friday Precipita tion will average heavy with amount ranging from to 2Va inches occurring as thunder showers Tuesday night and Wednesday and again Saturday or Sunday Minnesota Fair and cooler GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Tuesday Maximum Monday 88 Minimum Monday night At 8 Tuesday 79 EAR AGO Maximum 84 Minimum fi4 under Ihc bill Of the total ncms would go to small fanners Tho House conferees accepted o Senate provision for increasing price supports of barley grain sorghums oats and rye from 70 to per cent of parity Under the provision food grain farmers need not meet acreage restric tions or participate in the soil bank Senate conferees in turn agreed to drop a provision that would have given Secretary of Agriculture T Benson dis cretionary authority 1o put the soil bank into cffecl this year Senate conferees also aban doned a provision that would have permitted farmers to grow as much wheat as they wanted with out penalty if the crop was fed tn livestock on their own farms They also scrapped a provision which would have authorized lire government to soil bushels of low grade surplus wheat for livestock food at low prices Sen George D Allen RVO leader of the Senates administra tion farm forces said he legisla tion now is within tho limitations which Eisenhower would accept The President vetoed the origij mil bill because among olhcrl things it provided for a return to rigid high price supports on basic crops Most of the price boosting provisions have been eliminated in the new version Postal Rate Hike A ijiven Approval Not to Appeal Decision Aerial view on Page 11 The Mason City school hoard haspurchased lha school site at the oust edge of Mason City for B T Grcenwald LaCnrscont has accepted that a m u n I after the school boards condemnation proceedings wore dismissed In District Court The school hoard indicated in the hearing before Judge T A lieardmoro Charles City that the site will bo used for a new Mason City High School a new junior high school and other school pur poses JudgeRrjirdinore dismissed tho comlemniillon April 25 on the grounds lhit the procedure had not followed legal rcmiircments A slitriffs jury had awarded Grocnwalel for Ihc plot bud ho appealed UK award Mites From Federal Tho site is at the cast cm ot State Street exactly IV miles from Federal Avenue H is bound ed on the south by Highway 18 or 41 h and on the north and by the Winncbago River The site was recommended to he board just n year ago by a committee as its No choice for a new high school site No 2 was on 12th and No 3 was the area across Highway 18 from the one chosen The school board voted at its regular meeting Monday evening not to appeal fudge Beard mores decision to the slnte Court Members expressed their satisfaction with the purchase pointing out Uial starting con demnation proceedings again and geUing involved in another year long court battle might well bring the final price higher thnn the offer accepted by Greenwald Testimony by school officials in the case revealed that a junior liigh school building is likely to bo Jie first constructed on the site The pressure of increased enroll ment will make he two junior high schools overcrowded before he dale when a new high school building will be required Top The junior high school enroll ment will top by September 1H59 making a new building es sential then it was testified The senior high school will have to bo built soon after The new site will permit the de velopment of agriculture and other vocational programs at the high school level Leslie G Hawk ins the board president pointed out Tuesday H also will permit an arierutato physical education program for both boys and girls he added which the high school does not have now Such a program would intramural sports ho WASHINGTON A House committee Tuesday approved a boost in postal rates which the Post Office Department estimates vould cost the average letter writing family an additional 10 to 15 cents a month The increases proposed by the House Post Office Committee would hit hardest at magazine that carry a lot of advertising and ire sent through the mails First class mail rates now three cents an ounce would go up to four cents Air mail now six cents an ounce would rise to seven cents The reported vote of the com mittee which acted in ciosed ses sion was 138 include said Allhough games still would be played a I Roosevell Field and Roosevell Sladium Ihe new site will be adequate for practice fields of all types This will elimi nate the necessity for transporl ing the participants to Roosevelt Old Battleship Oregon to Be Sold as Scrap KWASAKI Japan UP The 50yearold hulk of the onceproud battleship Oregon which served he United States in three wars oes under Japanese cutting torches here next month to be sold by the pound as scrap The former flagship de moted to ammunition barge at he outset of World War II was purchased by a Japanese iron and steel firm early this year and owed here from Guam by a Brit sh lug SAME BUck meani raffle doatb In pin houri DENIES ANNOUNCEMENT LOS ANGELES James Roosevelt DCalif Tuesday de lied that he has announced his ngagement lo Gladys Irene Owens clerk in his Washington Jffice and lo all inquiries he re ponds with a crisp No com ;