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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 10, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                Imras Doily Newspaper Edited let MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAriR THAT M A K I ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHIORS HOME EDITION 1MB CMU Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 10 IMS Piper CoaciiU W Two Dulles Empowered to Set Big 4 Parley Sabrejets Down 2 MIGs Off Coast of Korea SEEK ARBITRATION Phone Strike Next on Settlement List WASHINGTON government is likely to step up efforts to settle the Seuths twomonthold telephone strike now that an agreement has been reached to end Dixies big rail walkout Federal mediators expressed hope Tuesday that the psychological effect of the rail settlement might spur similar efforts toward peace pacts in prolonged phone and bus strikes An agreement was reached here Monday to end the eightweekold Louisville and Nashville strike Wednesday morning and to send the unresolved issues to arbi tration A neutral referee was to be named soon Clyde Mills assistant director of the Federal Mediation and Con ciliation Service went to Atlanta to try to pump new life into talks between the striking CIO Commu nications Workers of America and the Southern Bell Telephone Co The phone walkout now in its 58th day has been marked by fre quent violence This has compli cated negotiations efforts The main issues in the phone strike are management insistence on curbing strikes during the con tract and a union demand for ar bitrating grievances Urgtt Arbitration Sen Kefauver DTenn Mon day sent CWA and telephone company officials urg ing that the Southern Bell strike be submitted to binding arbitra tion as was the IAN dispute Southern Bell more than once has rejected arbitration CWA President Joseph A Beirne in a statement that Southern Bell fears arbitration because he said this would bring to light the medieval Intiunion views of Bell system management The threeweekold bus strike involving the Atlantic Coast Grey hound Lines and the AFL Motor Coach Employes Union has idled drivers in 10 states The union is seeking an initial contract after recently winning bargaining rights Niw Attention The pact to end the strike focused new attention on other railroad labor situations nearing the strike stage with possibly na tionwide implications i The Order of Railway Conduc tors renewing a dispute dating back to 1949 has exhausted the Railway Labor Acts factfinding provisions and may call a nation wide strike at any time Its main demand caUs for changing the present daily pay arrangement to a graduated pay system based on the size of locomotives Sioux City Farmer Killed by Tractor ONAWA Eich horn Sioux City was found dead under a tractor Monday on a farm he managed just east of Whiting He had been planting corn when te apparently fell off the tractor 2 Men Burned in Flash Fire at Grocery Using Gasoline to Clean Paint Spots Two persons were burned one severely in a flash fire Tuesday which ignited gasoline fumes at Moores Grocery 2235 19th S W Ronald D Swaim 25 S whose burning clothing turned him into a human torch was reported very badly burned by a Mercy Hospital physician However the doctor said Swaim probably will Injured less severely was Henry E Gajiup 2215 19th S who was taken to Park Hospital by Snells Ambulance for treatment of leg and Spoff Gallup told Fire Capt Clifford Pierce that he and Swaim had been using gasoline to clean up paint spots from a newlypainted laun dry room in the rear of the gro cery After turning on the heater to facilitate drying Gallup said they realized the danger and had been trying to get out of the room when the open pilot light ignited the fumes in a flash of fire The fire apparently drawn by a draft centered at the open door which showed most of the fire dam age although other areas had also been charred Ran Into Store Mary Ayers store operator re ported Swaim ran fromthe rear of the building and into the store proper with his clothing on fire Mrs Ayers immediately grabbed a coat and with two customers tried to smother the flames She then called Snells Ambulance Two fire engines responded to the a m alarm one first sped to Central Heights when the caller erroneously reported the fire was there instead of at West Haven BROWNELL TO SPEAK DES MOINES S Atty Gen Herbert Brownell will be the main speaker at the annual Re publican fundraising dinner here Wednesday News In Brief B52 STAR OP SHOW EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE Fla huge B52 Boeing jet Stratofortress was a star in the latest firepower show by the Air Forces Air Proving Ground Command The eightjetengine bomber making its first appearance at a public air show in Mondays demonstration flew nonstop to Eglin from Seattle Wash The big sweptwing ship was escorted by two F84F jet fighters as it swooped past bleachers containing spectators STATEHOOD BILL READY WASHINGTON UVThe fate of a bill to confer statehood on Alas ka and Hawaii Tuesday apparently rested with a bloc of 80 or so reportedly undecided House members With a final House vote ex pected by nightfall statehood supporters said a poll showed 176 votes for the statehood bill and 172 about 80odd representatives still on the fence JOAN CRAWFORD WEDS LAS VEGAS Nev years of life as a single woman ended Tuesday for actress Joan Crawford when soft drink execu tive Alfred N Steele took her for an airplane ride that turned out to be an elopement Miss Crawford 47 and Steele president of Pepsi Cola were married in a quiet civil ceremony after a spur of the moment flight from Hollywood in Steeles private plane The actress marriage to Phillip Terry her third ended in 1945 SEEK MISSING MAN NEW YORK squads Tuesday dug into tons of rub ble in search for a construction worker missing in the roaring col lapse of the New York Coliseums main exhibition floor Fiftyone of iome workers on the job were injured late Monday when the floor gave way while concrete was being poured into it Twenty three were hospitalized AP Wirephoto SURROUNDED BY Eisenhower Tuesday was surrounded by a throng of women in Washington but he didnt all were Republicans The President told a national convention of GOP women that he was willing to meet with Russian representatives to help cement world peace West Going Ahead With Austrian Treaty Despite Delays by Russia I VIENNA Austria mThe West Tuesday went ahead with plans for signingthe Austrian independence treaty this weekend despite a jaew monkey wrench frbnl the Soviets In the continuing talks here on the treaty draft Russian Ambas sador Ilyichev demanded Mon day that economic concessions Moscow promised last month to the Austrians be left out of the pact Instead Ilyichev insisted that the original draft treatys provi sions for reparations to Russia remain as written in 1949 He said the reductions Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov had agreed to in March should be covered in a separate pact to be signed later Diem Forms New Government Plans to Call First Election e oifly by the Russians and the Austrians Discussion of the issue was to be renewed Tuesday by Ilyichev and the British French and U S ambassadors to Austria who have been working out a final treaty draft since May 2 The envoys lave agreed cm most other ques ions Despite the hitch over repara tions the optimistic belief pre vailed that the Big Four foreign ministers would come here this weekend to sign the treaty ending the 10year occupation of Austria In his demand for a separate SAIGON South Viet Nam Ngo Dinh Diem Tuesday announced formationef a new government with the immediate goal of calling free South Viet Nams first general elections Diem said in forming his new cabinet he had followed the wishes of two national congresses which met last week But his announce ment made no mention of the ture of Chief of State Bao Dai Sponsors of one of the con gresses the National Revolutionary Committee have betn increasing their pressure on the Premier to depose the absentee Chief of State Diem reportedly wants to leave Bao Dais fate to the national as sembly for which his government is pledged to arrange elections To his new 14man cabinetthe Premier named seven men from South Viet three fromhis native Central Viet Nam and four refugees from the Communistheld north Four former ministers were included Five polijiqal parties or groups were represented Southerners were given the larg est representation to counter criti cism that Diem in his previous gov ernment had favored his native Central Viet Nam or northern members of his own Roman Cath olic Church The major change was the re placement of Foreign Minister Tran Van Do by Vo Van Mau an independent and president of the Vietnamese Court of Appeals Sources close to Diem said he had ousted Do because the minister had not supported him fully in the re cent politicalmilitary crisis which culminated in the unsuccessful re bellion of the Binh Xuyen private army Six North Iowa GIs Return From Asia SEATTLE transport Gen William Weigel was to ar rive here Tuesday with Army men returning from duty in the Far East The passenger list included Cpl Thomas Kelsh 107 Vermont and Cpl Daniel Swenson 1418 Rhode Island Mason City Pvt George Abbas Ackley Pfc Donald Ball Kensett Pfc Elton Kneeskern De corah Cpl La Verne Mullenbach Osagc SAME Black trmfflo totk pact to cover the Russian conces sions on reparations the Soviet ambassador appeared to be trying o shut out any suggestion that Western pressure might have aided the Austrian cause Reliable sources said Ilyichev contended Jie were a Soviet gift o Austria and did not concern he United States Britain and France The article on reparations to which all four occupation powers agreed in 1949 awarded the Rus sians extensive Austrian oil hold ings for 25 to 30 years assets of the big Danube Steamship Ship ping Co and million in cash for 300 industrial enterprises seized by the Soviets after the war The three Western Powers made no reparations claims Planes on Patrol Are Attacked 3rd Incident in 16 Months TOKYO American Sabre ets jumped by Communist MIGs between North Korea and Red China Tuesday shot down two of he Russianbuilt jets and probab y destroyed another the Air Force announced The dog fight started over inter national waters of the Yellow Sea Air Force said when eighl Sabres were attacked by 12 to 16 Communist The fight area was about 50 miles southwest of the mouth of the Yalu River boundary between North Korea and Red China Com munist China has a large air base at Antung and North Korea a Sinuiju on opposite banks of the Yalu No Glut The Air Force gave no clue on ihe nationality of the MIGs usec by the air forces of North Korea Communist China and Soviet Rus sia The Air Force said all the Sabre returned to their Korean bases The Air Force said the F86s from the 35th Squadron of the 81 FighterBomber Wing were on patrol mission off the coast o North Korea when the attack oc curred An Air Force announcement sal the MIGs fired first It said the Sabres returned th fire Two Communist pilots baile out and the third plane was las seen diving straight down trailing American pilots who scored were Capt R V Fulton Bernardsville Lt B C Phythyon Wads worth Ohio and Lt J E Mclner ney Garden City Third Incident It was the third almost identica incident in the same general Yel low Sea area in 16 months On Jan 22 1954 American Sa bres escorting an RB45 jet recon naissance bomber shot down one MIG15 when a flight of Red planes attacked off the west coast o North Korea Feb 5 Sabres escorting another RB45 jet shot down two more MIGs in a similar battle Tuesdays battle brings the MIG toll to five kills and one prob able kill The United Nations commanc charged at Panmunjom that the MIGs last February rose from North Korean air bases to make the attack and accused the Com munists of an armistice violation Tuesdays pattern seemed to be much the same as in the two pre vious incidents 3Mile Limit International law recognizes onlj a threemile limit off a nation coast as territorial waters The Communist nations habitually claim 12 miles or Under international law Alliec planes can fly three miles off th North Korean coast up to the northern limit of the Yellow Sea without any legal violation of Com munist territory The American planes were fly ing over the northern arm of the Yellow Sea known as the Bay o Korea The location 50 miles south west of Sinuiju would place them almost exactly half way between the west coast of North Korea ant Chinas Liqotung Peninsula whicl terminates in the naval base o Port Arthur AP Wirephoto MOSCOW GUEST Schulman New York one of nine veterans visiting Russia in com memoration of the end of World War II responds to So viet greetings at the Moscow airport The Yanks will tour Russia for several daya before returning home Yale Man Perishes in Crash at Adel ADEL Leeka 51 Yale was injured fatally Mondaj night when his car rammed into the rear of a gasoline transpor truck on a bridge on 6 jus east of here Highway patrolmen said the truck had been flagged to a stop on the bridge by another truck whicl had stalled Emil Hagg West Des Moines the transport driver was not hurt Leeka died a short time later in a Perry hospital AP Wirephoto RAGS TO RICHESGloria Fish man 30 former sec retary smiles in Santa Monica Calif Superior Court Tuesday after she was awarded a divorce from Frank Fishman 65 one of the owners of the new Royal Nevada Hotel in Las Vegas She received a settlement of about Haiphong Refugees Removed HAIPHONG North Viet Nam UP A U S Navy task group loaded thousands of from Red rult here Tuesday as Communistled Vittminh troops movtd take over this port city undtr terms of the Indochina armistice The French will be out of the big port by Friday The American ships were ear peered to carry some more persons who want no part of Red rule to Westernallied South Viet Nam There they will join other North Vietnamese who fled the Communist tide earlier The flotilla stepped up opera tions Monday when the vanguard of Ho Chi Minhs victorious Vietminh army rumbled into Haiphongs suburbs continuing their treatyarranged takeover of all North Viet Nam from French Union forces Only small peninsula to the south of the city remains in full French control It must be turned over by May 16 when the last of the or more French troops in the territory must leave Although the bulk of the Viet minh advance units remained in the suburbs special guards im mediately took control of the citys administrative centers and hall police post and telegraph health and social preparation for the Kill occupation scheduled on Fri day The surrender of the square miles of North Viet Nam with its rich cities of Hanoi and Haiphong was the price France agreed to pay at last Julys Gen eva conference for peace in In dochina About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Iowa Somewhat warmer Minnesota Fair cool Five day Iowa Temperatures Tuesday night through Sunday will average 3 to 6 degrees below normal Normal highs 68 north to 71 south Normal lows 44 north to 48 south Near normal temper ature Wednesday followed by a warming trend until turning cool er near the end of the week Rainfall will average onefourth to onehalf inch occurring as showers Thursday or Friday Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tues day Maximum 51 Minimum 47 At 8 52 Precip 19 YEAR AGO Maximum 58 WARMER Minimum 37 I ke Says Idea Is Feasible Notes Sent to Russia From Our Eisen hower has agreed to a Big Four meeting of chiefs of state if Secre tary of State Dulles finds it seems feasible and The White House announced Tuseday that Dulles has been giv en full power to arrange such a session on behalf of the Presi dent The statement by Press Secre tary James C Hagerty came on top of Paris reports that Eisen hower already had agreed to meet with Prime Minister Eden of Brit ain Premier Faure of France and Marshal Bulganin of Russia Hagerty declineoyto elaborate on the statement except to say it referred to the possibility of a Big Four meeting at the No Answers He also refused to answer any questions about Paris reports that the President already had advised Dulles that he is willing to attend such a conference Diplomatic informants in Paris said the Western Big Three were preparing notes asking Bulganin to agree to a brief session in Switzer land this summer MidJuly was mentioned as a probable time The Paris sources also reported that Eisenhower had stipulated that an agenda for the top level session should be set up in ad vance Heretofore Eisenhower has taken the stand that a foreign ministers meeting should precede the gather ing of the chiefs of state Under the plan as reported in Paris the top men would work out broad principles for settlement of world problems with the idea that the foreign ministers then would reduce them to actual agree ments In Warsaw Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin and Molotov currently are in War saw for a meeting of Communist satellite nations to draw up an Eastern counterpart of the Wests North Atlantic Treaty Organiza tion Observers considered the Soviets would hold off an answer to a Big Four session until they can con clude their East European security arrangements Dulles is in Paris attending the NATO Council meeting of foreign ministers He was reported to have agreed in principle with British and French proposals for a meet ing of heads of state He was re ported to have recommended that course of action to Eisenhower The NATO Council approved the idea of a Big Four meeting and a high conference source said a note was dispatched to the Soviet Union Do Anything Eisenhower said Tuesday he stands ready to do meet with anyone anywhere in the interest of world peace In an informal talk to a national conference of Republican women the President said the only condi tion for such a meeting would be that the United States would con fer and maintain He called peace the central fac tor in the struggle against the implacable hostility of the doc trine of Communism He said the Communists have unity achieved by knife in the Lake Youth Hurt in Crash Robert Saliger 16 Clear Lake Monday was hospitalized in Mason City with undetermined head in juries following a collision on High way 18 a mile east of the Clear Lake city limits Salinger was brought to the hos pital by ambulance He was re ported to be in good condition Tuesday by hospital authorities Officers said the collision hap pened at about They L Prestholt 25 Gear Lake Route 3 was driving east when he attempted to turn north onto a county road Patrolmen said Saliger also headed east then crashed into the rear of Prestholts machine Prestholt was not injured   

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