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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 13, 1955, Mason City, Iowa lews Doily Newspaper MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NIWSPAPIt THAT MAKIS ALL NOITN lOWANt N I I 0 H 0 I HOME EDITION MAION CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNI U ItSS TWO MM GM Approves Guaranteed Wage Plan One Mans Opinion A Retft Cemmefrtary ly W EAKL HALL Editor SCHEDULE KGLO f WTAD Omtecr WOL Communism Lives on Borrowed Time K hundred times or more since I had a closeup look at Com munism in the Kremlins brand in East Germany Tito brand in Yugoslavia Ive mad this observation The MM and wily feniut that evil thiitf called Commu nltffl ability to hold a fun at tho temple of its enslaved people ovor an txttndod period timt Hitlers tyranny did it for an even dozen years Mussolini1 tyranny did it for 20 years Bu Its been 38 years since Commu nism set its slimy hands down on Russia Theyre all poisons Only the la bel on the bottle is different Com inunism never went anywhere ex cept by brute force or on invita tion of Communism couldnt remain anywhere if its subject people had a vote The record of Communism without any exceptions has been to take over an unhappy and hope less people and proceed to make them more unhappy and more hopeless Destruction Built In Thats why Ive titled this visit with you Communism Lives on Borrowed Just as pertin tently I could have made it Com inunism Hi Overstayed Its Developments of the past sev eral going back to Stalin have strengthened me in niy confidence that Communism one day will fall of its own weighi IF THE FREE WORLD STAYS STRONG militarily economical ly and spiritually Communism contains the seeds of its own de struction I verily believe From the very start of Lenins merger of Marxism with Russias ancient imperialism the syn thetic product has been plagued by onefactor more than all others Thats agriculture Russias peas ants have simply refused to have any part of Communism There have been other dissident segments in the Russian economy Some wholesale liquidation and the Siberian salt mines havf pretty well taken care of them But mass murder and mass evacuation to concentration camps have failed to bring the Russian farmers into line They remain unreconstructed individualists Plagued by Food Pathetically inadequate food production has been at the bottom of the dirty work in the Kremlin down through the years and par ticularly since Stalin shuffled off One of the charges lodged against Beria in 1953 was that he had been sabotaging The accusation had no basis in truth whatever Beria was sacked then murdered because the secret service headed by him lost out in its struggle for power against the Communist Party bigwigs includ ing Khrushchev and the politicians of the Army including Bulganin A scapegoat was needed for agri cultures dismal and there was Beria Two years later Malenkov was confessing in the typical Commu nist way to having made a mess of agriculture To save his own neck at least temporarily he avoided all mention of the fact that in his agricultural policy his prin cipal adviser was one NiMta Khrushchev Progress in Reverse How sadly production on the farms of Russia has bogged down is reflected in the fact that de spite vigorous efforts to build up the beef and dairy industry there are approximately nine million fewer cattle in the Soviet Union at this minute than there were at the time of national farm collec tivization 27 years million in 1928 only 24 million now using Khrushchevs own figures Malcnkovs approach was to of fer some incentives to the peas ants In this it isnt to be doubted that he was acting on the advice of Khrushchev In the choice be tween heavy industry meaning war materiels and better CONTINUfD ON PAGE 2 AP Wirephoto PHOTOG Danig gelis Miss Chicago Press grapher Sunday was named win ner of the National Press Pho tographers Assn beauty pageant held in conjunction with the na tional convention at Colorado Springs Colo Miss Wisconsin and Miss Southern California were the other finalists Braniff Crash Survivor Gets Record Sum What is believed to be the largest payment ever made in Iowa for a personal injury was re poftediMonday in Mason City The sum goes to Lyle D Lyons 24 whose spinal cord was severec n the Braniff Airways crash near Swaledale last Aug 22 Lyons was enroute to his wme in La Crosse from Bergstroin Austin Tex when the plane crashed in a severe thunderstorm Lyons will be paralyzed from he waist down for the rest of his ife according to Don W Buring on Mason City attorney Buring negotiated the settlement with he insurance company represent ing Braniff The former airman expects to be released soon after nearly a year of hospitalization Burington said He expects to study for some busi ness or vocation where mobility is not important the attorney said Twelve persons were killed and seven others injured in the crash Both pilot and copilot died Tor nadic winds accompanying the thunderstorm were blamed offi cially for the crash STRIKE ENDS DUBUQUE iffi of beer and soft drinks were re sumed Monday after settlement of a threeday strike of members of General Truck Drivers Local 421 SAME DATEW4J50 Risacher Named Chief of Police Leo E Allstot Mason City chief of police for four years Monday resigned from that post Mayor George E Mendon immediately appointed Police Capt Leo F Risacher to til the vacancy The resignation will come effective July 1 Allsto is currently on vacation from the department He will re tire on half chiefs pay Mayor Mendon accepted the res ignation with regret and thankee Allstot for his diligent service dur ing his long term with the polk department Allstot 53 retires after 27 year on the police force He has served as patrolman detective sergean and superintendent of the Bureau of Identification prior to his ap pointment as chief July If Risacher 56 has been police captain for over 19 years He was appointed a captain Oct 1 1935 Se joined the force June 1 1923 and has served as patrolman am detective in addition to captain Risacher said Monday The boys and I will continue under the present The appointment of Risacher to he post will create a Vacancy for captain but definite plans to fil he vacancy will not be made for ieveral days In a prepared statement All stot said My last four years on the de partment as chief have been a jrivilege and an experience be ond the scope of most No Plant Allstot commended and thankee he department and the city for heir cooperation while he has n chief The public has shown a willingness to cooperate am there is a trend on the part of the public to realize that good law enforcement is greatly aided by mblic The retiring chief has no imme diate plans but wfll take a trip to he west coast to visit relatives in a few weeks Otherwise he just plans to fish and LEO F RISACHER Bolton Resigns Health Department Position DES MOINES tfPaul Bolton ssistant director of the engineer ng division of the Iowa State Health Department says he has esigned to join the U S Public iealth Service at Kansas City to Present Red Cross Programs for Care of Sick ATLANTIC CITY nouncement of special interest to owans was contained hi the re port by President Ellsworth Junker of the American Red Cross in connection with the national convention under way here this week Beginning next October he said WOITV Iowa State College will elecast 15 halfhour lessons in home care of the sick under the upervision of the Red Cross na ional nursing services Some 30 owa Chapters of the Red Cross will participate in the experiment y recruiting classes and setting p classrooms for practice ses sions Plans call for kinescoping the programs as they are originated at Ames so that they may be used at other stations throughout the coun try The decision follows trial on a limited basis of the TV ap proach in Houston Tex President Bunker ex plained is a significant develop ment and a technique we should study carefully for bringing the Red Cross within countless thou sands of homes we might other wise never As a retiring member of the na tional board of Red Cross gover nors Earl Hall Mason City Iowa received a certificate of apprecia tion from Roland Harriman na tional chairman The lowan is scheduled to preside over one of the conventions sessions given over to the subject of safety Cerro Gordo chapters three other representatives Park Rin ard Doris Carroll and Janet Baird arrived here Sunday night and were present for the midwest area breakfast at the Claridge Hotel Monday 4 Teenagers Perish in 2 Accidents Single Crash Takes 3 Lives Sy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Four teenaged persons three o them on their way to a wedding died Sunday in two separate auto mobile accidents on Iowa high ways The dead Carol Bradley 16 and her sis ter Jean 14 daughters of Ray mond Bradley of near Fairbank Russell Paine 19 son of Mr and Mrs Leon Paine of Fairbank Karen Nerris 16 daughter o Mr and Mrs Russell Morris of Sandyville The Bradley sisters and Paine were killed when their car struck bridge abutment on Highway 190 plunged down an embank ment and burst into flames The accident occurred southwest o Oelwein Missed Curve Miss Norris was killed when i car her Ervin Lee Bir cenholz 18 Knoxville was driv ing missed a curve onHighway 92 east of Indianola The sisters students at Fair ank High School and Paine were o attend a 2 wedding o riends at Oelwein They were tilled about half an hour before Carol Bradley believed to be driving her fathers car was rapped in the burning wreckage other two were thrown from he car as it rolled down the em Hit Abutment The highway patrol said the car hit the abutment after traveling more than 100 feet along the boulder of the highway Indianola Policeman Henry War ner said the fatality there was preceded by a display of reckless driving by Birkenholz in the town quare He said he started to chase the couple after seeing the pouth spin the wheels of his car and drive in a reckless manner Soviets Agree on Meeting MOSCOW UP The Soviet Union Monday accepted the West rn powers proposal to hold a Big our Summit conference at reneva starting July 18 The Soviets accepted both the ime and place suggested by the Jnited States Britain and France The West previously had sug ested Lausanne Switzerland The Soviets had suggested Vienna The West countersuggested Geneva nd a starting date of July 18 Monday the Soviets agreed Soviet acceptance of the Western roposal was disclosed in notes ent Monday evening by messenger rom the Soviet Foreign Ministry o the embassies of the United tates Britain and France Iowas Death Rate at 11Year Low DES MOINES Iowa Health Department said unday Iowas death rate last ear was the lowest in 11 years The rate was per popula ion Total number of deaths last year n the state was or ewer than the previous year Heart isease remained the number one killer accounting for deaths ancer killed polio 55 motor chicle accidents 640 other acci ente general arteriosclerosis 01 birth injuries 428 and suicides 37 L E Chancellor vital statistics irector said there were fewer eaths from heart disease cerebral emorrhage tuberculosis influen a and pneumonia but more from uicides AGREE ON NEW W Anderson GM vice Walter Reuther United Auto Workers president shake hands early Monday as they agree on terms of a new contract They are backed by negotiators from both sides A 7 Million New Cars May Be 1955 Output DETROIT UPVPeace in the aut industry virtually assured Mon day by the General Motors agre ment with the CIO United Aut Workers means the booming as sembly lines will build seven mi lion or more passenger cars thi 430 Arrested in Argentina Church Rioting BUENOS AIRES Argentina Federal police raided the episcopa pilace of Roman Cath olic primate early Monday am arrested 430 men who had taken refuge there after rioting between Catholics and backers of Presi dent Juan D Feron in the stree outside Worshippers were caught inside the adjacent metropolitan cathe dral by the fighting late Sunday n the Plaza de Mayo Police anc firemen finally restored order with ear gas and chemical foam but many were afraid to leave They moved into the episcopal palace hrougn a connecting doorway and jarricaded the doors with benches desks and chairs Primate III The primatejSantiago Luis Car linal Copello 75 was absent He was reported ill and staying at lis suburban San Isidro home But many priests were on hand when the police appeared With the officers was Federal udge Carlos A Gentile Judge Gentile ofdered all the women released He set up an im rovised office within the palace o take the names and identifica tionof the prisoners The men and boys were packed into barred wlice wagons and carted off to enter police Headquarters Priests Remain The priests were permitted to emain A police communique said those rrested were suspected of start nig rumors the cathedral had been urned Sunday night was be ween Peron supporters shouting Down with the and Catho cs chanting Long Live Christ the Not Positive if Triplett to Talk LEMARS Ernest J Triplett 54 will take the stand in lis own defense in his murder trial remained in doubt Monday as the itate neared the end of its presen tation T 0 Tacy attorney for Triplett said he plans to call about 10 wit nesses for the defense but declined to say whether Triplett will be one f Triplett is on trial in the abduc ion death of Jimmy Bremmer 8 f Sioux City last fall He has Ridgway to Be Hired by Mellon Research PITTSBURGH 0Mellon Insti ute of Industrial Research Monday aid Gen Matthew B Ridgeway S army chief of staff will be ome chairman of the institute pon his retirement June 30 Ridgway will succeed Dr Ed ard R Weidlein who has been fili ng the duties of chairman and resident Dr Weidlein will con inue as president The Weather Ma ton City Clearing warmer Iowa Cloudy warmer Minnesota Fair cool WARMER Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Mon day Maximum 58 Minimum 42 At 8 a m 55 YEAR AGO Maximum M Minimum 61 New Benefits DETROIT WWThe CIO Unit ed Auto Workers reported it won approximately these ben it wen a week age from its new contract with General Outranteeil plan Improvement cents Improvement fatter cents Wage inequities week vacation step 2 cents Hospitalizationiniurance centi Triple pay for days 1 etrrti etnti ileaded innocent 300 Assembled for Hawkeye Girls State CEDAR FALLS WMore than 00 girls were assembled here Monday for the 10th annual Hawk ye Girls State under sponsorship if the American Legion Auxiliary f Iowa year Thats more cars than th industry built in all the year prior to World War I A new record topping the 195C mark by approximately now is virtually certain Only a stoppage of the assembly ines for a couple of months or more can prevent it Assemblies scheduled for the current month will bring the years JanuaryJune total to some like cars Truck volume will corte close to units below record levels but showing signs of acceleration in the final half of the year Production of passenger vehicles will level off in the JulyDecem er half there will be new model hutdowns But there is no com pete suspension for anything like i couple of months presently in ight The major car makers them elves have been astonished at the production and sales volume f 1955 to date Most of them had Tedicted 1955 volume would nount perhaps 10 per cent over lie 1954 total of 5V4 million cars But not evsa Harlow H Curtice Jeneral Motors presiueat and one I the industrys leading optimists tas predicted a seven million to tal for 1955 HEADS ALUMNI AMES unThe Iowa State Alum i Assn has renamed Clarence ohndreau Ames as president News in Brief MASS FUNERAL SET LE MANS France tfvA mass funeral will be held in Le 600yearold Gothic cathedral Tuesday for 79 persons killed in the worst disaster in the history of auto racing The toll rose Monday with the death of two the 76 persons injured Saturday when French driver Pierre Leveghs big silver MercedesBenz hit another racer during the annual 24hcur sports car race caromed across the track and plowed flaming into the crowd packed 20 deep against the barrier ADLAI WANTS RESULTS OBERLIN Ohio MVAdlai E Stevenson urged Monday that the forthcoming conference at the summit be approached with an attitude of bargaining The former Democratic presidential candi date speaking at commencement exercises at Oberlin College told the gathering of students that our role is to keep our hopes high but our heads THE PROUD KIND DETROIT Clapp 70 a painter retired by the Beard of Education because he was overage taid Monday he would make a parachute jump into Lake St Clair June 19 prove am still a teed INVADERS SOUGHT HOLLYWOOD 25yearold hotel bus boy was arrested Monday on charges he participated in a sixhour reign of terror against champagne lady Alice Lon and her family in which the singer was beaten and photographed in the nude Joseph M Cannon was arrested at his NorthHollywood home on suspicion of robbery Workers Affected Agreement at 2 DETROIT UP General Mo ors Monday joined Ford Motor tompany in granting the CIO United Auto Workers a guaran eed wage plan General Motors and the union eached agreement on the new contract shortly after 2 a m Iowa time for hourly ated workers The new agree ment extended the protection of guaranteed wage payments to in clude American workers Another Gen eral Motors workers who belong o the CIO Electrical Workers to be added to tha ist of those covered by guaran eed wage payments within a mat er of hours The Electrical Workers were due to sign a similar contract vith General Motors Four TEe settlement came four hours after the first workers walked off their jobs in General Motors plants when the strike deadline passed at midnight EDT without settlement Thousands of other workers joined them in leaving Jieir jobs before the settlement finally was announced CIO President Walter Reuther said immediate steps would be taken to restore operations in all General Motors plants to normal It was the second Monday morn ing in a rwmrahersjtf the Auto Workers union iad gone on againit a major automobile com pany when a strike deadtini passed without a settlement Ford workers struck at Sunday midnight a week 12 hours be bre Reuther won his first con ract containing the unprece dented guaranteed wage He won the same provisions for eneral Motors workers in guar anteed layoff pay wage boosts ligher pensions bigger health lenefits and other factors as hw id in the Ford contract Under the guaranteed wage plan vorkers will receive 60 to 65 per ent of their normal takehome pay or as long as 26 weeks in the vent of layoff But where the program will be upported by a 55 minion dollar und for the Ford workers General Motors willbuild up a 150 lillion dollar fund to guarantee these payments Reuther said the 20cent package or General Motors workers would ost the corporation 600 million dol ars in the next three years Win the Principle Reuther told General Motors orkers last week his strategy had een to win the principle from ord and get the money from eneral Motors Harry W Anderson vice presi ent in charge of personnel for eneral Motors referred to Reu hers strategy in winning guaran eed wages in announcing the set ement I want to congratulate you on our judgment in going some place else to get this Anderson old Reuther In addition to winning the Ford ettlement from General Motors euther said the company had greed for the first time in his to an unqualified union e said this will mean some 5 per ent of the older workers who ever joined the union will now ave to join and pay their tax for icse wonderful benefits we win ir Chrysler Contract Talks Begin Soon DETROIT HWresident Walter Reuther of the CIO United Auto Workers said Monday bis union ill make a guaranteed annual age plan its main demand on hrysler Corp But Reuther declined to say hether the UAW would make the a m e demand on the Little Three of the auto merican Motors ackard and Kaiser The UAWChrysler contract ires Aug bargaining cheduled to begin 60 days in ance
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