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February 20, 1954

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 1

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North Iowa's Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home T H E N E W S P A P E R T H A T M A K E S PICKS and United Press 1'iiJl CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE A L L N O R T H I O W A N S N E I G H B O R S' HOME EDITION MASON CITY, IOWA, SATURDAY, F E B R U A R Y 20, 1954 This Paper Consists of Two Sec(Ion$--Section Ono No. Ill - ·-- ' · ··-· -- - - -.-,. ....,.,, Flexible Price Supports Given OK by Wallace Approved By Senate G S r o Eisenhower administration's ad pncc supports Satin-clay K ol some f ° m e r U ' S " Agriculture Secretary u n " iau « liralcl «·" a '"' colto,, loans in 1033. H , r A W» l "n- c did not .specifically mention Iho program Sccro , , , , K n'r U r f , B C , n S O n . i s ' l l r K [ n « l " )0 " ael»clant Congress/h K Iho clseof con, " ' "*"' " Upp ° rts COUld bc * 1 ***TM*. espcei'allj Benson seeks to revise the present rigid law which supports such ' ^ 1 a d w h c a l who has been living* quietly on his farm at South Salem N.Y., since his 1018 defeat as Pro grcssivc Party candidate for presi dent, expressed his views in re m a r k s for the National FARM In stitute here. "In the long run," he said, "the ever normal g r a n a r y program cat be sustained only by a flexible price support system. This is es pccially true of corn." Acreage Controls Wallace said no one can afforc to be cocksure in talking about farm price programs. He said it might be possible to use acreage controls to cut cotton production enough to sustain a loan at DO per cent of parity. But of corn, he said: "With good weather and no new war, a 90 per cent corn loan will soon build up utterly fantastic supplies and 'endanger the whole system of commodity ioans and the ever normal granary." Wallace said he doubts acreage controls' on corn will be successful. Diversion of wheat and cotton acres to corn is one danger, he *aid, adding: .... .:...: Big Loop Hole "Of course the biggest loop hole is the greatly increased use Rowan Youth Killed When Hit by Auto G A R N E R -- David Neilsen 16 son of Mr. and .Mrs. Arthur Neil- sea of Rowan, was instantly killed on Highway 18 at the north edge of Garner when struck by a cai driven by John Finch of Crystal Lake at 1:45 a . m . Saturday. NeiJscn, with Donald Wadding-on and Harvey Hossick of Rowan A'as coming from Clear Lake gong west when the car ran off the road at the Standard Oil station The youths went to the Shell station a half-mile west to gel a wrecker. The three returned with on the remaining of fertilizer acres." He predicted that from 1955 to 19G5 high nitrogen applications will "sweep the corn belt like hybrid corn did from 1934 to 1944" and boost yields several hundred million bushels a year." He said wheat acreage cuts, however, probably will be effective as a production control. Wallace said he hopes President Eisenhower " i s g i v e n carte blanche to use · at least a billion dollars of our surpluses to relieve suffering wherever and whenever he deems it wise to do so." Guaranteed Wage Victor Rcuther, another speaker on the program, said the CIO'will fight for a guaranteed annual wage for steel workers this year and for auto workers next year. The assistant to and brother of CIO President Walter Ileuthcr said a staff of .specialists has been working for two years mapping the program for an a n n u a l wage. Rcuther set the minimum annual wage necessary for the "standard of decency" at §4,500 but he did not say if that would be the figure sought when contract negotiations open. WOMAN OFFICER DAVENPORT (UP)--Mrs. Tfazel Lamp is Scott County's first woman probation officer. SAME DATE--1953--SO (BLACK FLAG MKAXS T R A F F I C DEATIf IN I'AST 3 1 ' H O U R S ! vrecker driven by Leonard Rot- chafer, and while the wrecker was )eing attached to the . c a r , the hree youths started flagging traf. 'ic to slqw down. .Jshcriff L^.M. Brower .and -Coroner; 'Kenneth 'Boughton said no lares had been put o u t ' a n d that f og and rain offered obscured vis- bility to Finch as he cnmc in from he east. In the car with Finch vere Jim Delger and Allen Ivcr- son, also of the Crystal Lake community. The Finch car then struck Neilsen who was standing near his stalled machine. Neilsen suffered a Yactured neck, left hip and knee. Rogness Receives Nomination for Luther Seminary The Rev. Alvin N. Rogness, pas- or of Trinity Lutheran Church in Vluson City from 1042 to 1951, has 3ecn nominated for the presidency of Luther Theological Seminary in St. Paul. The St. Paul seminary is the only one operated by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United itates and has approximately 900 students. Dr. Rogness was nominated by he joint meeting of the council of he E.L.C. and its board of Chrisian education. Final action on the inmination must bc taken at the jiennial convention of the church it Minneapolis in June. The new president will succeed Dr. T. F. Gullixon. Dr. Rogness now is pastor of the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, S.D. He served congregations in Du- uth, Minn., and at Ames before coming to Mason City. During his pastorale here his congregation increased by 1,500 members and built a $360,000 church. ' LITTLE CHANGE VATICAN CITY-WV-Vatican in- ormants Friday night denied ru- nors that the condition of 77-year- old Pope Pius XII has worsened, but they indicated his recovery of strength has been very slight. MOTHER WITH MOUTHFUL - Lady, Boxer and Dobermarm owned by a New Haven, Conn garageman, was quietly watching her brood of 15 newborn pups when she was frightened. She quickly snatched one of the litter up in her mouth and prepared to take llight. CIO Approves Job Proposal DBS MOINES ( U P ) -- Iowa's CIO began work, Saturday on a ive-point program it hopes will cnc inemploymenl in the state. The program, was adopted Fri lay night at a state-wide member ship - meeting' mi · what to- do - nek about out of work lowans. , The meeting' svas called after he governor's study committee on inemploymenl was put on a 'standby basis." Labor members t that committee reported its cfivity and asked for instructions. The program adopted was: 1.--Seek a guaranteed annual vage. 2.--Petition the governor to re- stabtish the unemployment com- Tiitiec on a full time basis with nil time members. 3.--Petition all state reprcsenta- ves and senators to call a special cssion of the legislature to in- rease jobless benefits. 4.--Petition President Eisenhow- r to take immediate steps to set p . a public works program in owa. 5.--Hold a series of labor meet- ngs throughout the state and in- ite Iowa congressmen and sen- tors to answer questions from abor people; and if they refuse to ttend send a delegation to Wash- ngton to sec the congressmen. Heavy Rain Pelts Many Iowa Areas DES MOINES -- Rains which angcd to more than two inches n western losva and moved east- ·ard across the state Saturday r ere due to bc succeeded by fall- ng temperatures, winds and snow n the western sector. The Weather Bureau said that r est of a line from Atlantic to pcncer the Saturday afternoon utlook was for winds of 35 to 40 miles an hour with considerable lowing snow. Rainfall in the 24-hour period ndccl at 6:30 a.m. Saturday in- ludccl such healthy downpours as .25 inches at Council Bluffs, 2.22 t Storm Lake and 2.11 at' Sac Jity. Mason City had .36 of an inch. i · · ./i On Far Eastern Conference Made No Appeasements - - Dulles WASHINGTON (/T)--Secretary of Slate Dulles has undertaken to convince his critics, Congress and the country that the United States scored a diplomatic victory in arranging for a conference to discuss peace in Asia. Dulles returned Friday night from the Big Four foreign ministers meeting . In Berlin, where he ·greed to seating Russin and Red China at''the conference opening April 2fi at Geneva, Switzerland. lie obviously was disturbed by ·ome fcnrs expressed in Congress that "appcns_emcnt" might result. He told newsmen who met him at the airport that this country got : "100 per cent" of what it wanted and that "the place and composition of the conference arc precisely what we sought." Dulles, fatigued after nearly a month .of r fencing with Russia's V. M. Molotov, faces three days of possibly stiff questioning by congressional leaders of both parties and by the House Foreign Affairs and Senate "Foreign Relations Committees. He also will report to the. nation Wednesday 'night on radio and TV. ·'. Meanwhile, diplomatic officials said the United States has cleared the way for the Geneva conference by satisfactorily answering South Korea's charge of appeasement. . Actually,- the officials said, the Allies scored a major diplomatic victory at the Berlin Big Four meeting in getting the Communists to talk Far Eastern peace. South Korean Ambassador You Chan Yang filed a sharp protest with the Slate Department Friday, claiming the Genevn 'conference gnve Russia "a diplomatic victory." .Chinese; Nationalist President Chiang Kai-Shek charged it amounted lo a sell-out to the Reds. SENATOR GEORGE Ask Hike in Income Tax Exemptions WASHINGTON (UP)--A move to like personal income tax cxemp- ions this year to spur consumer buying power attracted snowballing support Saturday from Democrats h Congress. · . . T h e proposal, w h i c h started among House Democrats, moved nto the Senate Friday when Sen. Walter F. .George (D-Ga), his )arty's chief spokesman on taxes ntroduced legislation . for higher exemptions. The bill would hike the present 1600 exemption for each taxpayer and exemption to ,$800 on this year's income and to $1,000 in later years. Under, present conditions he measure would cost,the treas try about $4,500,000,000 the first year and around eight billion dol- ars annually when its full impact vas felt. · Key Senate Democrats privately predicted almost unanimous Democratic support for the' measure in ':he Senate. . Most Republicans, however, .ap- jeared to be waiting for the second ook at t h e, economic situation promised by President Eisenhower in his news conference .Wednesday. The , Presidents indicated then he vill consider tax relief for..consumers unless the economic situa- ion shows its normal upturn in March. Row Boiled Up Over 10 Charges GOP Rushes to. His Defense WASHINGTON w» - A Senate Judiciary Subcommittee voted Sat urday to recommend to the ful committee favorable action on Earl Warren's nomination to be chief justice of the United States Chairman Langer (R-ND) said Ihc vote to make a favorable rec ommendation was not unanimous but he declined to disclose the vote Sen. Welker (R-Idaho) a mem her of the full committee who sal on the closed session, told a reporter however that the vote was unanimous. "I know what I'm talking about, 1 Welker said. Furious Row A furious row boiled up in the subcommittee Friday after un- :hecked charges against Warren "ormer Republican governor of California, were placed in the pubic record on Langer's order. The four other members of the ;ubcommittee disclaimed any advance knowledge of the plan. Langer said the full judiciarj :ommittee would meet next Wednesday to consider Warren's nom nation, submitted to the Senate by President Eisenhower on Jan. 11 Sen. Eastland (D-Miss), first to leave the subcommittee's closec session, said the group recom mended confirmation without ob jeclion. But Langer later told reporter he had voted "merely to refer thi to the full committee for action. Langer said Warren's confirmatio had been recommended "by jf ma jqrity.." r - , · Asked what would happen to th sensational charges made public Langer said: In the File "They are all in the file if the :ull committee wants to do any- hing with them." Sen. Eastland had described the charges as a "lot of rubbish.' Sen., Watkins (R-Utah) also had denounced them as "a lot of tom- nyrot." Among the charges aired before he subcommittee were allegations hat Warren had followed the Larxist line, had appointed dis lonest judges to office and had ieen under the control of "a no- orious liquor lobbyist." At Langer's direction, subcommittee Counsel Wayne Smithey cad into the record a summary y the subcommittee staff of 10 harges made by persons who op- osed Warren's nomination. No Check Under questioning by Sen. Henings (D-Mo), Smithey said the ames of persons sending in the harges had not been checked to ec Whether they were bona fide. He said two persons, whom he amed as R o d c ri c k J. Wilson, igner o£ a letter mailed in Los \.ngeles, and Burr McCloseky of hicago, separately made one of ie charges. As read, this allegation was that the nominee was at one t i m e iinder the domination and control f a notorious liquor lobbyist' Art amish." In San Francisco, Harold Faulker, attorney for .Arthur Samish, enounced th e s c -statements as outrageous" and said S a m i s h vould -"completely establish the alsityof the charges" if called n an official inquiry. r-/// About- The Weather Mason City: Cloudy with occasional rain showers. owa: Rain, changing to snow and turning colder! Minnesota: Cloudy and somewhat colder. Globe-Gazette weather data up to 8 a.m. Saturday: Maximum · . 53 'Minimum 41 A t 8 a.m. . · « 42 Precipitation .36 YEAR AGO: Maximum - 3 2 MJnimum 28 AUTO IS CASUALTY OF STORM-High winds which socked the Midwest Fridav 7tTr° ring up dust comparable with that of the '30s, toppled this large tree iri Dallas Te"" smashmg the first car ever owned by James Corley, 27. Corley only had the car eight months. An earth-moving machine is shown removing the tree. Midwest Digging Out of Dust, Snow, Rain Storms Going . . . Going WINDSOR, On». (UP) -- Four buildings of a «ix million dollar ch.mic.l plant Saturday settle ilowly in a sea of mud where an abandoned sajt, mirv* caved.in 1,000 fe«t below the surface Th. c.v»-m had all but twtllewtd up the four chiimc./ bufWings ·nd wa* thr»*t»nins to bring a hug* hydrogen fanfc crashing.to th« ground. -, - - - ' * Muddy wafers that gushed op from the core of fhe old m'in« de- fayed efforts to secure m* globular tank and authorities were con sidering ways to drain it. The cave-in occurred Friday at fhe chlorine manufacturing section of the Canadian Industries Ltd., plant which lies less than a mile from the 45 million dollar Ontario hydro-electric power plant. *\ Many Cities Hard Pressed . ( ( * ' ' ~x · · After Blows By Th* Atsuctmtfd Press Believe Two Candidates for Governor Will Drop Out' Before Race Begins A big chunk'of the nation's micf- 'dle presented a'patchwork weather picture Saturday, with the colors (shading from dark brown td white. High winds kicked up heavy dust storms over the 'Midwest Friday and were followed by heavy [snow in some areas Friday night. That accounted for the weird pattern. Western Kansas, hit hardest by Friday's duster, came in for a full- fledged blizzard Friday night. After a day of zero visibility because of dust, the snow moved in ntr«3 \TnTvc'i :;! i : si' TI, · · · -xu;,i; UL UUM, me snow moved in UEb MpmES.yW?.-- There s an increasing expression of opinion to knock out power lines and stall round the Republican Statehouse that not all of the record number of transportation ight announced candidates for the GOP nomination for governor will omplete their filings,, One reliable source voiced the wew that two will drop out. Another · - - -- -- .-- »--.*,%* T v * . * - f u v**v *-is,it viici v. L ^ i V J Mill. UIVJLJ UUL. ^VllU til v. t aid the field probably would be cut by three by the March 19 deadline, hey declined to be quoted by name, and didn't say who they thought ·ould drop. Many are doubtful that any one of the eight candidates could get 5 per cent of the vote. If more did, the nomination would be made by - - - - - - - - i j ' ' . . ' · · * · * " * Highway Patrolman Dies of Injuries CEDAR RAPIDS (J) -- A highway atrolman, struck by a car while e was giving a motorist a ticket, ied at a hospital here Friday ight. He was Harold De Gear, 29. Poce said- the accident occurred hursday night after De Gear had topped Floyd Mumm of Marion nd was writing a ticket for faulty equipment on Mumm's car. Another car, driven by George lUJer of Swisher, passed a tmck nd crashed into the rear of lumm's car, crushing De Gear, fficers said. *party convention. However, the'. source 'expressing the opinion that two of" the announced candidates would not Eisenhower Says Warren Is 'One of Finest'Servants PALM SPRINGS, Calif. President Eisenhower, commenting on 1 unevaluated charges against Chief Justice Earl Warren, declared Saturday that Warren is "one of the finest public servants this counttry has ever produced." Eisenhower made the statement to* newsmen at his vacation headquarters at Smoke Tree ranch in Warren's home · state. Eisenhower defended Warren against unevaluated c h a r g e s made public Friday by a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee,' which Saturday voted, L to recommend Favorable action on , Warren to the full committee. ; :·. The material made public by the subcommittee included accusations he was once "under domination and control of a notorious liquor lobbyist," and as governor of California k no w i n g 1 y appointed dishonest judges. The President told newsmen: "My comments on Gov. Warren will be limited to my opinion--my position. "My .high opinion of him and my .confidence .in him .was demonstrated by the fact I nominated him to one of, the highest offices inlhe land. , "Every" contact' T ' h a v e had with him in Washington has served to bear out my confidence," follow through, looks for a primary nomination. '"'Most Republicans .will want to nominate the strongest man," "the source said. "They will want someone who can beat Polk County Attorney Clyde E. Herring of Des Monies', the only candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. Little Chance The source who expressed belief that three of the, Republican candidates for governor will drop out said he sees little .chance ol the nomination being settled in the June primary. The law requires that a candidate for goverfior submit to the secretary of state by March 19 nomination petitions signed by a total of close to 3,200 qualified voters. That is one h a l f . of one per cent of the Republican vote cast for governor in the last general election. One per cent of the 3,200 total must be from 10 different oounties. The Candidates The Republican candidates for governor, in the order of their announcements: · State Rep. William S. Lynes, Waverly, speaker of the Iowa House the last two sessions; W. H. Nicholas, Mason City, former lieutenant governor; A. B. Chambers, former Des Moines mayor; State Rep. Ernest Palmer Jr., Fort Madison; Bill Curphy, Des Moines wa attorney; , Atty. Gen. Leo A. ton newspaper pressman, Roads Blocked Communications with 16 Kansas towns were reported cut off. The highway patrol said all roads and major highways in the northwestern corner of the state were blocked by drifting snow. Scott City reported the heaviest snowfall with eight inches. At least eight passenger trains w e r e reported halted between Kinsley and Garden -City, Kan., after automatic signal systems were crippled by ice and snow. Scores of automobiles were ditched and abandoned. .Dust.piled, up to three inches in streets Friday and as the rairi and : snow moved in, mud bails aria broken snow fell in some areas. A dust pall hung over all Texas early Saturday except for the western top. Low visibility reports included one-half mile at Childress and Wink; three-fourths of a mile in the Beaumont area and one mile at Lu'fkin and Houston. Winds generally had calmed over Texas, although some gusts up to 30 miles an hour were reported. Heavy Dusl- " Friday's blowing d u s t was heaviest in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, but also, lapped over into sections of Colorado and New Mexico. Lamar, in southeast Colorado, was hard hit when 65 mile-an-hour winds knocked down power lines and an estimated two-thirds of the television antennas in the city, : .;.'In Oklahoma,.·'· visibility in the extreme west and Panhandle regions still was cut to a mile early Saturday as winds o£ 35 to 45 miles an hour stirred heavy clouds of dust; : ' ·" - . ' : ' v h · , ; , ; . ... . ··'. t*,': : - : Rounding out the Friday weatherY scene were two tornadoes,' br at Pine Bluff, Ark., and the other at Conroe, Tex. Five persons were --- -- : - * --- * j -- -- -- -- ··--·"·*·!-« ^wa** w u f 4 V i A t j; t Y w ' L/l*i SUIiu \y CF C. contractor; Ben Ellsworth, Ottum- injured in the Texas twister and ' 10 ^buildings : dairriaged. . . Hocgh, and Russell D. Shay, New- Bluffi'six homes wer« wreck*! and tstvt v*mi«rtr*ir\s*»* ****** * * · VM «.* J _ _ ·' _ « » ! · ' » » ' ' J ' , ^^ ':child Injured. V.

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