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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 29, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPIR THAT MAK1S ALL NORTH LOWANS N I G H B Q R HOME EDITION Prew Prew FuU Lease Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 29 1956 nson Slap Testimony by Widow This Paper Consists ol Four SccUonsSectioo No 141 uver t AilOut Effort by Adlai In California Demo Primary LOS ANGELES Stevensons allout attack on Sen Estes Kefauver Thursday turned the California Democratic presi dential primary into the nations hottest political battlefront Stevenson carried his fight for Californias 68 delegates to the Democratic National Convention to both ends of the state on the heels of his freeswinging assault on the Tennessee senator Steven son scheduled a news conference Thursday afternoon and TV and street rally appearances in Los Angeles before leaving by plane for San Francisco The importance of victory in the California primary for Stev ensons presidential hopes hit hard by his upset loss to Kefau ver in the Minnesota primary was underscored by his attack Wednesday night on the senator Hurting Party Stevenson charged Kefauvers campaigning tactics are hurting the Democratic Party and helping Meat Unions in Agreement on Merger CHICAGO UP The Amal gamated Meat Cutters and Butch er Workmen of North America and the United Packinghouse Workers have agreed to merge into a single union representing members nounced Thursday in Trial Of Stinson at Eldora ELDORA un Testimony that she turned over to George B Dewey was given Thursday by Mrs Grace MUJer 78yearold Ackley widow in the fraud con spiracy trial of Keith J Stinson 31 of Hampton Stinson who is PrankJin County attorney is accused by the state of conspiring with Dewey to de fraud Mrs Miller of the Dewey is now serving time in the Businessmen Prime Mason City Industry Promotion Machine case All Saved on Mexican Motor Ship PROGRESO Mexico Port Defense Overruled The defense was overruled when it sought to strike from the record officials sakl Thursday all the passengers ancl crew aboard the Mexican motor vessel Motul had been rescued The ship burned i w 4 ij lit Ulll I1CJU it was anithe testimony of Mrs Miller conand sank in the Gulf of Campeche I j i cerning the money she said she the Republicans He said in a local TV address that Kefauver falsely had tured Stevenson backers in Min nesota and California as sinister political bosses who are trying to dictate the peoples It is entirely improper for a responsible leader of the Demo cratic party to characterize other Democratic leaders as bosses for no other apparent reason than they did not endorse he said in a TV interview later Kefauvers attacks Stevenson said are an old device to win popular sympathy as the under More important even than this effort to injure me and win sup port by confusing endorsement with dictation is that by discreck iting the leaders of the Democra tic Party the senator and his spokesmen can only weaken and divide the party and thereby help the Stevenson said No Reply But Kefauver would not reply to Stevensons charge He said that he did not intend to say anything disparaging about Mr Stevenson and had asked my supporters not to join in any crit icism of GOATEED GASSED AND SHOTLum Harris NegTo farmhand who held off police for 10 hours in a gun bat tle near Callands Tuesday is shown with his right eye closed by buckshot He fled to the woods after offi cers used tear gas to drive him out of his shack Before Harris was captured Wednesday he had beaten his elderly father with a hammer shot two officers another pair with a hammer and was finally flushed from cover in the brush by bloodhounds Soviet Proposal Said to Include Inspection Plan LONDON American source says Russias latest proposal for world disarmament includes the basic concept of President Eisenhowers aerial inspection plan Details of the Soviet plan made at the fivepower Disarma ment Subcommittee meeting here were not disclosed Informants however they were quali fied and incomplete In the American view the in formants added the Soviet plan approaches only part of the prob But diplomatic sources said they believed that new Soviet pro posals represent something more than propaganda and move nearer to the Western position on in spection The U S delegation immedi ately forwarded the new Soviet suggestions to Washington for Patrolmen to Rotate on Sunday Duty DES MOINES wChief David Herrick of the Iowa Highway Pa trol said Wednesday that as of Sunday April l patrolmen will j JtiWl 111 til 111 Kefauver who has just finished again be given every fourth Sun a weeks tour of California camday off duty paigned in Arizona Wednesday He explained that as of He scheduled stops Thursday at Albuquerque and Santa Fe N enroute back to Washington His headquarters announced that he will leave Sunday night for four days of campaigning in Florida where he is matched against Stevenson in the primary May 29 He will fly next Thursday to Nebraska another state in which he may enter a presidential primary He already is entered in 11 Gruenthers Name Given At Winston Salem N Wednesday night a southern Democratic congressman s u g gested a new possibility for his partys nomination if there should be a deadlock between Stevenson and Kefauver Rep Thurmond Chatham said he thinks that Gen Alfred Grucn ther commander of North Allan tic Treaty Organization forces would be an excellent choice as a compromise candidate Stevenson said in his Los An geles speech that Kefauvers tac tic of putting a boss label on proStevenson was nonsense SAME 1 the states traffic fatality tollj was considerably higher than for last year at the same time He added that he felt then that un less we do would have a hard time holding the We instituted the onemanper car night patrol and asked the men to sacrifice their Sundays off in March Herrick related They went along with the change We are quite happy with the results so far for March We think we are going to be not many more traffic fatalties over last year at the end of March than we were when we went into the Herrick said the oneSundayoff outoffour schedule had been in effect for both day shift and night shift patrolmen at least ever since he became chief three and a half years ago Herrick related that he sent Lt James Machholz to West Lib erty Tuesday to check on reports that some patrolmen were dissat isfied Herrick emphasized that there was no indication that dis satisfaction existed there or in any other patrol district in the state McKay Resigns to Enter Politics WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower Thursday accepted with profound personal regret the resignation of Douglas McKay as secretary of the interior He wished McKay well in his cam paign for senator McKays resignation is effective Mrs Geraldine Evans 21 comApril 15 He has entered the May POINTED COMPLAINT MILWAUKEE Wis UP plained in district court Wednes day that her husband an ama teur knife thrower made her by Sen Wayne Morse who turned stand against a wall while threw knives around her Eisenhowers open skies plan for mutual air inspection of mili tary establishments and an ex change of military blueprints was presented last July at the Geneva Vm cerning tne money she said she The merger agreement subject j turned over to Dewey The de to ratification by the members was announced jointly by top offi cials of both organizations after negotiating committees ironed out details of the pact Packinghouse workers in the Mason City Iowa area are mem bers of the UPW union The merger terms are the first ratified by executive boards of rival international unions since the AFL and CIO joined forces Dec 5 1955 Before the merger the amal gamated was an AFL union and the packinghouse workers a CIO affiliate Heading the session which reached the agreement were Earl Jimerson president and Patrick E Gorman secretary treasurer of the Amalgamated Meat Cut ters and Ralph Helstein presi dent and G R Hathaway secre tary treasurer of the United Packinghouse Workers The announcement did notjshe gave to name the officers of the new ortnese included i Wednesday night Joselin Heredia Cobas a port authority official said 21 passen vJAtiNina iOCTU far as Stinson wasjgers and a crew of 14 were res concerned When the state sought to in troduce into evidence certain cor respondence between Dewey and Stinson the jury of 10 women and two men was dismissed by Dis cued by the Mexican Coast Guard boat Virgilio Uribie and an am phibian plane They were taken to Campeche on the west coast of the Yucatan Peninsula Among them was the trict Judge Stanley Prall JMatuls captain Ignacio Ferrer The defense argued the letters ira showed no evidence of any con The 300ton Motul sank late spiracy and that they representedWednesday about 60 miles north nothing more than routine corresjnorthwest of Campeche following pondence between a lawyer and his client Judge Prali held that the letters would not be admitted as evidence for the present at least Tells Jury Mrs Miller had told the jury Wednesday that legal papers in prepared by Stinson e a fire that started with an engine room explosion The Motul left Campeche at Tuesday for Vera Cruz The fire broke out about 9 Wednesday Distress calls sent out during day were picked up by the on patrol duty The j Mexican Coast Guard vessel sped widow itemized funds she claims She to thc ganization But it was believed that Jimerson and Gorman of the old AFL union will get the top posts of president and secretary treasurer and Helstein of the UPWA the office of general vice president The union leaders said the agreement and amendments call ing for changes in the union con stitution svill be taken up in sim ultaneous conventions June 11 in Cincinnati Ohio Headquarters of the new organ ization will remain in Chicago they said The leaders predicted great advances in store for the welfare of the workers and said they expected additional thous ands of unorganized workers to join their ranks Stover Sends Wire to Ezra T Benson DES MOINES telegram summit conference The Russians wire said previously had dismissed it as unworkable Under the Eisenhower plan the big powers would have the right to fly over each others territory to see that disarmament pledges were not being broken and that forces were not being massed for a surprise attack A British source said Russias Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko avoided most efforts by delegates to get a more de tailed explanation of the new So viet proposals The source said the Soviet representative also avoided any explanation of the omission of the usual Communist demand for an atomic weapons ban in the latest proposals to Secretary of Agriculture Ben son asking him to quit trying to dictate to Congress on farm leg islation was sent Wednesday by Fred Stover of Hampton who list ed himself as president of the Iowa Farmers Union For the sake of farmers whose incomes you are depressing for ihe sake of our country ancl for the sake of theproper functioning of the three branches of our gov ernment I call on you to quit trying to dictate to the perts for an all out blitz against Communist organizations In a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey and In a Sen ate speech Wednesday Wiley said the technique he has in mind is Lhe same used in income tax cases to jail gangsters 18 Oregon Republican primary in a bid for the Senate seat now held he Democrat after election as a Re publican EASTER RECESS WASHINGTON UP Congress voted Wednesday to take a 10day Easter recess starting at the end of Thursdays session All About The Weather Mason City Windy with snow showers and a little colder Thursday night Friday partly cloudy with snow flurries end ing and winds diminishing and not quite so cold Iowa Clearing Thursday night colder northeast Friday partly cloudy and warmer Low Thursday night 1825 northeast 2429 southwest Minnesota Scattered snow flur ries northeast partly cloudy southwest Thursday night Dim inishing wind and colder Friday fair Thursday night and warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 35 Minimum Wednesday 21 At 8 Thursday 28 Precipitation in snow YEAR AGO Maximum 43 Minimum 34 The sum of obtained through a mortgage on a farm given to Dewey for investmenti church bonds She said these bonds were never turned over to her asked help of an amphibian plane Cobos described as erroneous a report that a patrol bomber had crashed while looking for sur vivors from New that a Mexican patrol bomber had crashed while on a search for sur vivors Solons Praise Padlocking of Daily Worker By G MILTON KELLY WASHINGTON an The padlocking of Communist Party offices and those of its paper The Daily Worker drew praise Thurs day from several members of Congress Sens McClellan DArk and Robertson DVa endorsed a pro posal by Sen Wiley RWis that the Treasury Department assign a panel of crack income tax a request from the Communist Publisher a trade magazine audit its books to substantiate a a deficit and hence cannot owe flaxes Padlocked Offices Internal Revenue agents clapped oadlocks on Communist Allan the editor of the Worker1 Wllll 3a n me Michigan edition argued revenue weck a year aJ rmt nf n W a JLt deU out of padlocking the office t i i LI J v crs ancl the Daily Worker Ihorc He contended the Michigan H 7 1 fTt 1 ecljlion was incorporated as a separate business and could nol be seized under the tax in New York Tuesday and in si multaneous raids also padlocked Communist Party offices in other cities alleging income tax delin quencies Declaring it is being persecuted he Communist Party contends it s exempt from such taxes as a political party The Daily Worker says it owes no taxes and that t has been operating at a loss McClcilan a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee said he would be willing to sup port any Treasury Department re ters next door LEO GEORGE I Leo George Announces Candidacy Leo George Mason City print er Thursday announced he would be a candidate for the Democratic nomination for State Representa tive from Cerro Gordo County George is a past noble grand in Odd Fellows Lodge 224 past chief patriarch in Anchor En campment 102 and past president of the Mason City chapter Ducks Unlimited 75 Own Stock in Group Behind Drive in Community By DRAKE MABRY Businessmen in Mason City have primed their industrial pro motion machine to a fine degree in a concentrated freeswinging effort to attract new industries Executives along Federal Ave nue and in the outlying industrial centers will tell you that this effort is no runofthemill affair Seventyfive of these business men own stock in the Mason City Development Assn They hired a full time industrial promotion ex pert to head the drive for new industry James C Hestnnd formerly manager of the Chamber of Com merce in Mineral Wells was the man picked to spearhead the industrial promotion drive He has given the promotional ball a big push Now five monThT later the ball has gained momen He is a member of Trinity Luth eran Church Benevolence Ma sonic Lodge the North Central iowa Hod and Gun Club ancl the United Commercial Travelers Born and reared in Forest City George came to Mason City in 1933 after he had worked as a printer in Cleveland and Des Moines He now operates the George Letter Service at 1212 Maple Drive Earlier this week Dr J C Kai ser Rockwell veterinarian an nounced his candidacy for the Re ofjtum until about nine industries are genuinely interested in Mason City Previous Activity Not that the Chamber of Com merce here didnt carry on an extensive promotion program be fore Hestands arrival The gen ial Texan gives credit to t h e chamber for 30 of Mason Citys 60 industries But he believes that industrial promotion is a fulltime activity for which the average businessman doesnt have time Hestand will leave April 1 on a twomonth tour of the United States that will take him to Dal Yi41 mm tu jJdL publican nomination No othcrjlai St Louis Kansas City Pitts candidates for State tive have been announced in Cer ro Gordo County Nomination pa pers must be in the office of the Secretary of Slate in Des Moines by March 31 Fourth Detroit Child Dead in Measles tpidemic DETROIT fourth death in Detroits measles epidemic burgh New York and other im portant cities He plans to visit with bankers and business execu tives who have shown an interest in expanding their companies He will be armed with data about Mason City and its suit ability for an industrial site Hell tel1 them about the five railroads two airlines and 20 truck freight lines that operate through Mason City Labor Supply Hell mention that a labor sup ply of is immediately avail able to any industry Hell talk about the fine record between labor and management in Mason City Hell tell them about the stability of the labor force ancl the small turnover rate Hestand will fire facts and fig s pared with 55 in the about industrial sites the ample water supply electricity sewers soil and the myriad of j other things executives need to know aboul a city before moving a nnittiiniliion dollar plant or building n now one The industrial promotion direc tor will tell the businessmen what a request irom the Communist paper that the Times and Editor by Dr o d Alfllnpr fltv pnvnmic Joseph G Molner city commis sioner of health Dr Molner said latest vic Worker claim that it operates at f Ur Molnf saic latest V1C a deficit and tlm vvas a 3yearold boy He did not name him Detroit had 771 reported cases fn Drdoil Williim vvuvii uuu in reporien cases I En of ncaslcs in the last weck com ARMS SHIPMENTS TOKYO newspaper Yomiuri claimed Thursday the Japanese government has given Agents did padlock the Commumunitions makers secret permis nist Partys Michigan headquarsion to export arms to Middle East countries a good place Mason City is luest for more money to such a move as Wiley 3ut he ndded the revenue service seems to be getting along oni what il has Robertson voiced similar views n a spparntc interview The Daily Worker kept on pub ishing using a private firm to do ts printing Only its offices were padlocked Claim Suppression In an editorial in Thursdays edition the Daily Worker declared t was locked up only after rcfus ng to give the government the names of its financial backers In order to suppress a paper whose policies they oppose they inve invented a new theory of the Worker said They demand we furnish them the names of all our contributors and those who loaned us money in 1951 and The New York Times rejected FINAL going out to industries which might want to locate in Mason City pet a final chock James C Hestand industrial promotion direc tor for the Mason City Development prepared the brochures The others left to right are D G Swale chairman of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce indus trial promotion committee Lester Milligan chamber secretary Charles E Strick land association president and H E Van Essen 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