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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 5, 1955, Mason City, Iowa Doily Newspaper Edited tor tto MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI H I W S P A I t THAT M A K I S ALL NOITM IOWANS NIlGHiORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI LMM Wtaw MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SIFTf Mif R J IMS Paper OMUUU of Two m HARVEY RASMUSSEN R W GILBERT RICHARD WILCOX DONALD GARNETT THE LAST SUMMER FLING Nation Salutes Workingman WASHINGTON7 Eisenhowers secretary of labor and labor leaders saluted the workjJames P Mitchell announced that ingman as millions of Americans the nation set an employment rec Monday enjoyed their final Labor Day Ding at summer vacationing One Mans Opinion A ftodio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobtGocettt Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE UW Qmtacj WOl tt A Losing Battle for the French IM right glad I dont have anv investments in North Africa our giant pendent upon Frances winning over the years andean a stepui in her current struggle to workmen have activity Vi rmiit f ord again in August when some million Americans had jobs could look again that the American worker around and say once hes better off than a year ago Heres why E m p I o ymtnt approximately President Eisenhower said Labor August thus became the thirdly miliion Americans have jobs Day 1S set aside to salute thejstraight month to register a new high Unemployment at men and women who with their heads hands and hearts produce the wealth of the In honoring the nations work the President said in a spe employment peak AFL President George Meany and CIO President Walter Reuther by last official count is down nearly a million from 1954 new record levels her mastery over the natives It strikes me as being a losing battle In Tunisia Algeria and Morocco This isnt any recently acquired Impression Its a conviction that came to me some three years ago when 1 was on a factfinding mis sion through the land which now runs red with blood That convic tion stated intheseven re ports I wrote on the basis of my observations My recollections at this moment are most vivid of Casablanca and the few hours I spent there as part of an inspection trip to the bases under construction at that time in Morocco It wasnt so longjtraffic death toll Monday reached ers the President said in a spem their statements for the threeAverage weekly earnings of fac cial message from his holiday predicted that thetory workers are nearly vacation headquarters we scheduled merger this December more lnan last labor unions will Priets down somewhat The government measures living costs at nearly one half of one per cent stepup in union political built From an economic standpoint below this time in 1954 Toll in Country Hits 310 State Counts 6 Deaths on Long Holiday after the Chinese Communists 310 mark far ahead of sched pushed us back from the Yalu injule and a safety expert predicted a North Korea We were still scared grim new highway slaughter This fright showed up in ourrecord choice bases owned nor controlled the territory on which they were being con structed All Congress and the peo ple knew for sure at the time was of Morocco for our air even though we neither Bt Tie AuerUitl Iowa tlx in traffic and one by drowning as the Day weekend swung into its final day The nations Labor Day weekend Monday As the hevrs pasted with no more traffic reported officials who had predicted total of eight persons would die on Iowa highways during the holiday period were hoping that tfieir forecast would prove pessi mistic The only drowning reported Dead in traffic 310 Drowned 51 Other mishaps 53 Overall total 4115 L vey began at 6 local time that we should have some bases j Friday It will cover the 78hour from which our ABombs could bejperiod to midnight Monday flown to the remotest reaches ofj A preholiday estimate by the National Safety Council was that 400 would be killed in auto acci The holiday accident death sur thus far in Iowa was that of tction And this RIGHT NOW Why Morocco Was Chosen dents during the weekend Morocco recommended itself But Monday Ned H Dearborn over Algeria Tunisia or Libya council president said traf the reason that it could be serviced jEc deaths are virtually certain to by our Navy from the Atlanticexceed the 400 estimate and the Ocean We had visions of the Comiformer Labor Day weekend traf munists taking over the Mediter ranean or making an endrun down through France and Spain and fie death record of 461 set in 1951 This will be the worst Labor Day weekend in Dear across the narrow straits of Gibraljbom said tar Thats a measure of The traffic death date of 120 a frightened we were at the time jday as averaged through the Laj Later in the cold gray dawn Day weekend so far was well Glenn Thompson 57 who lived at the farm home of his sister and brotherinltw Mr and Mn Roy Hunt near Nashua Thompsons body was found in shallow water of the Cedar River where he had been fish ing near Nashua Saturday Traffic deaths occurring since i Friday included Gary Glen Merchant 17 Yale and Charlene Bryan 15 Guth rie Center killed Friday night near Pinora when the car in which they and two other teen agers were returning from school picnic went out of control Johnny Brown 11monthsold Mrt Brown who or should I say it dawned ahead of the years average upon us hasty and illadi through July which was 93 a day I injuries suffered in vised we had been in our course ofj a comparable nonholiday test Council Bluffs action We began counting the costs period 6 Friday Aug 19 to believe me they were con siderable Theres nothing cheap about war or preparation for war especially if you make your prepj midnight Monday Aug 22 traffic deaths totaled 385 drownings 6 and miscellaneous accidental deaths 85 for a total of 537 arations while youre scared The record overall toll of acci Well thats the background ofj dent fatalities for a Labor Day how we came to be building ourjweekend is 658 set in 1951 the air bases in French Morocco and j record for any threeday holiday is it explains why I came to be in 805 set over the Independence Day Casablanca in the early part of 1952 I was observing at close range what progress was being made on our faraway military in stallations i Worlds Top Boom City weekend this year SMASH IS RIGHT NEWARK N J Em pire burlesque house got a box office smash the hard way Eliza beth Williams 34 crashed her car The reason Casablanca is so the theater front while In my memory is that the buildingmatinee performance was the Friday Grover C Simmons M Ionia farmer killed Saturday when his car left the road 10 miles west of New Hampton Ed McDaniel 14 Muscatine died Sunday night of injuries re ceived in an auto accident Mc Daniel was a passenger in a car driven by Walter Marti 17 Muscitine which overturned on a country road near here about noon Sunday New Firing Crackles Across Gaza Strip WlrtflnU CHECKS FURS Jack Gordon owner of the swank Gordons Furs Davenport makes an in ventory of his mink stock in an effort to determine the number of pelts taken Sunday The loss is estimated from to the largest robbery ever pulled in the QuadCities Didnt Want to Young Slayer Says Soviet Union Frees Three U S Citizens All Appear in Good Condition BERLIN CK The Soviet Union Monday released three Americans who have spent years in captivity They were turned over to itary police here The Army confirmed their iden tities as Wilfred C Cumish 39 Amesbury an Army private teported missing in Vienna more than seven years ago Murray Fields 36 Brooklyn N who disappeared from a constabulary unit in Wrest Germany in 1948 and Frederick Charles Hopkins a civil ian about whom the U S State De partment says it has no informa ition Army Rolls RONNIE LOUGHLIN Jefs Fail to Set New U S Speerf Record PHILADELPHIA Ai Loughlin Is Returned to South Dakota Surrenders to Highway Patrol ALLISON I dont think I wanted to shoot anyone I just jfired away I didnt even know who was i killed until they told me I thought imavbe I had killed more than Some Loss in Earthquake one I Those were the words of Ronnie JLoughlin 16 Sioux Falls high school boy discussing a shoot ing spree at his apartment home Saturday night in which one wom an was killed The youth son of a Sioux Falls itaxicab driver was returned to Falls by two SouthDakota officers Sunday night to face a Force jets zoomed from Calijcha of murdering Johaima jionua to Pennsslvania in 2 Fields however identified himhours or less Sunday but hindered self as Cpl Michael Feingersch He had been carried on the Army i rolls previously iname under the other SAN JOSE Calif Andreas fault an devil that continually In Rowley Cumishs sis jter Mrs Burton Martin said the I correct spelling of his name is Ku i v by uncooperative winds failed toilin with ki set any new speed records Four of six Super Sabre fight ers the first U S military air craft built for level supersonic flight completed while j Another warrant charging Lough Nixon in Confab With Ike DENVER Eisen hower interrupted a holiday rest Monday for a top secret conference with Vice President Nixon on im portant national security problems including the Israeli Arab violence The Labor Day meeting at the summer White House was pictured by Nixon himself as one which would deal important security matters But the vice president also told newsmen that his trip from Washington had no emergency aspect Security Muting In reply to questions about the reason for the conference Nixon said on his arrival here Sunday night that it would deal with the items on the agenda of a National Security Council meeting to be held in Washington on Thursday Nixon will preside at that session in the Presidents absence It is customary not to disclose number of chimneys lost their Actually Held tired of the items on an NSC meeting agenjstance w Meld His total elapsed time da but they the Thursday sesfion Califoraians Sheriff ms are matters which cystom i J release uumisnJ3 D0urs 4S minutes and four seci Ine laa 5nerm coomgaraen arily come before the NSC Nixon1716 e n Andjand Fields after he the shooting spree was touched off said ireas and fire wrecked Sanhad determined from other rej an argument with two friends San mis earthquake The wer tothe threatens northern California stirred slight ly Sunday night Walls cracked and plaster fell in the Santa Clara County Jail here canned food flew from the shelves of groceries plates scotted from under forks of diners plate Army hospital here for checkups Myrtle Raabe 45 and forcing her to drive him to Emmetsburg Iowa in her car also awaited him in Sioux Falls Signed Statement competing for the Bendix Trophy Loughlin signed a statement Sun in the featured event Sunday Pete Boomgarden of the National Aircraft Show Three Allison said admitting he had Boeing B47 Stratojet bombers tion at police headquarters An Army spokesman said all ap peared to be in good health but that all three would be held incom municado until it is decided what action to take against the two sol diers both of whom are listed as deserters The spokesman said he made tteir glass windows shattered and a had no information on the Hopkins i case competition for the General Electric Trophy Col Carlos Charleston 111 M Talbott commander the 322nd Fighterbay Group wing of the ducked 450th head fired four shots from a 32 caliber revolver after an argument with two other youths in his grandmoth ers apartment The slightlybuilt lad who was 16 only last week surrendered quietly to Iowa highway patrolmen winds most of his journey as hejat ciarksville near this northeast covered the mile course ilowa town Saturday night from George Air Force told the officers he de The vice president was askedFrancisco At least two women hower and the Security later in the week would discuss the fresh outbreaks of IsraeliArab i no injury Counciljtbis stirring was reported iturnees that they actually were in j captivity At the same time the violence in the Near East Developments Watched Nixon who will visit that area in Is7ovember replied he was not at liberty to talk about specific Most of the damage was in San Jose although the tremor was felt from Russians said over Hopkins over a 100mile area from Mount Tamalpais north of San Francisco to Hollister and Watsonville south matters to come up but he added Seismologist W C Marion at the they would hand Earlier this year the Soviets re leased two soldiers William T Marchuk and William A Verdine Two pilots dropped out from race at Wichita when tires blew out as they landed to refuel i Hagen IS and James Wol gen had The winning bomber piloted Maj Leonard J Stevens of Chi cago started at March Air Force Base Riverside miles and a civilian John Noble of iwvav and reached Philadelphia in nmiTT tMtttrtr O Detroit who had been in slave la bor camps in the Arctic Marchuk was convicted of de 3 hours 57 minutes and sec Boomgarden quoted Loughlin as saying Hagen apparently con cerned because Loughlin was un der the legal age to own a gun in onds The six jet engines carried e the four man crew at an average5 South Dakota wanted to take the activity under way there was be yond imagination Enormous busi ness blocks were shooting up right and left in the commercial section of the p o r t c i t y and residence building in the outskirts was mov ing apace The only place I had ever seen anything comparable with it was in Sao Paulo Brazil And that great South American industrial center often likened to Cleveland or Pitts burgh is on the way to crowding rot only Rio de Janiero but Buenos Aires out of their positions as larg Cst cities of the southern hemi iphere But the foundations of that amaz ing activity in the building indus try tt Casablanca werent nearly CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Sunday About with respect to that situation Everybody in Washington is watching developments very close ly and we are hoping that the pres ent crisis will begin to iron out in the near i Reporters got the impression I New the troublesome situation in crackled across the Gaza Strip Sunjthe Near East quite likely would day night Only a few hours touched on by Eisenhower and Israel and Egypt had assured the Nixon But there was no indication University of California said the sertion and sentenced to 12 years I quake centered 50 miles south ofj Verdine was acquitted and fined ihere at Hollister at for unofficial absence speed of miles an hour The Weather Mason City Continued warm Iowa Fair warm Minnesota Somewhat warmer Globe Gazette weather data to 8 Mon day Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum U N Truce Commission they would stand by their ceasefire agreements but would shoot back if attacked The Egyptians charged 20 Is raeli troops invaded the Egyptian held Gaza Strip at and began firing at midnight at Egyp Uon troops in Tatet El Assra SKIES CLEAR TAIPEI Formosa Lfl Fair weather came to Formosa Monday after rainstorms caused at least 16 deaths extensive damage to property destruction of millions of dollars worth of crops and disrup tion of rail and highway commu nications I whatever it would be the foremost topic at their conference Troops Guard Jail Holding Accused Slayers of Negro Miss UP IBryant and J W Milam admitted a pound was paid one7these troops Mondaylkidnaping the boy Emmett the lowa State Fairs 4H QubSck ta the c c e d wolf because he insulted Bryants champion baby beef Record Price of Pound for Baby Beef Champ DES MOINES record price GREENWOOD Battleequipped guarded two a whistle slayers at the county jail Ronnie said he didnt know just why be started shooting except that he fired the first shot into the wall just to scare Second Shot Officers said he fired a second shot that missed his grandmother Mrs M E Harris as she started for the telephone The other two ts add werelhfired as thcv fled security program unit on this nation s Officers said SAME DATEW4405 Black flat traffic In for the death of a 14year old Negro boy Sheriff George Smith of Laflore County said he requested a local battalion of the Mississippi Nation al Guard mobilized for sentry duty after receiving two anonymous threats of an attempt to get the suspects While 30 guardsmen armed with Ml rifles and riot guns patrolled him unharmed for Shorty his prizewin the youth spread route in Mrs Sioux Falls to After they were charged with the ning Hereford kidnaping a body believed that of winning bidder was Till was found in a river in ad jacent Tallahatchie County A grand jury was scheduled to meet at Sumner to consider murder charges But Sheriff H C Strider of Tal lahatchie County said he had little murder evidence against Bryant the jail Dist Atty Gerald Chathamland Milam was not sure the body called a conference of all authoriwas fills and accused the Na tics involved to review the Assn for the Advancement Mrs Adolph f Ul U 111 JUliJ r Brewiraetsburg and into the ret mg Co of Omaha He said the calf iroom The boy continued on in the was bought on behalf of his firmjcar and thenj he dccided to give and its distributors in Iowa himself up Storz announced that the calf The youth was described as an would be presented later Monday to Gov Leo A Hocgh for later presentation to one or more A student in high school Dr Roy C Knowles psychiatric ties Mental Health Center said Previous record high price forjthe boy had talked to him Fridav against the two men iof Colored People of plotting the the 4H grand champion baby beef land avransed for an appointment I The suspects halfbrothers Royiincident I at the fair was a pound Ifor this week
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