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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 26, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for fcnest in the Land Mason Citys High Schoo CMtrifcuM by AM 119 9H N Band MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT TLJE F THE NEWSPAPER THAT M AKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHB E HOME EDITION O R VOL LXJI Press and United Full Wires Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA MAY U Dem ThU Paper Consists Two m N D Synhorst Wrong Politicos Vote Guess Too Low By DWIGHT McCORMACK DES MOINES Leaders in Iowa Republican and Democratic ranks agreed Saturday that Sec retary of Stale Melvin Synhorst probably underestimated the Democratic voting strength in the June 4 primary election Synhorst had estimated the to tal vote at with about of them Republican and Democratic look for the Democratic vote to go up to about Jake More Democratic state chair man said He declined to hazard a guess on what the Republican total will be If we maintain a 3 to 2 edge over the Democrats in the pri mary we will be doing said George Nagle Republican state finance chairman speaking in the absence from the state of State Chairman Don Pierson Two Primaries More said the Democratic vote would be larger this year than in the two previous primaries be cause of contests for the partys nominations for top office and general improved interest in the party Were more active now than we usually are before a general More commented We are having nwe organization meetings and they are better at Nagle commented I hope our margin is better than 3 to 2 or up to 3 to 1 But I must say there is less interest and less activity Our people are taking things too much for granted There is too much complacency Thats our biggest More Votes added that I hope Syn horst a Republican1 is right But f Alg AP Wircphoto NEW SCOUT Bechtel San Francisco is the new president of the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America He was named Satur day at a meeting in Cincinnati Ohio I think his estimate of the Demo cratic vote is too optimistic when we have as many registered Dem ocrats as we have I believe they will get more votes than Synhorst anticipates because of their many contests for top office nomina More said he didnt think Demo crats who are members of the National Farmers Organization NFO will go into the Republican senatorial primary In that con test Atty Gen Dayton Country man is opposing U S Sen B B Hickenlooper for Republican re nomination Searches for Evidence to Support Case WASHINGTON UPl Army Col Louis H Shirley sought evidence Saturday to back up vigorous de nials that he took payoffs from government contractors Shirley heatedly told the Senate Investigations subcommittee Fri day he was never offered and never received payoffs from mil itary cap manufacturer Sol O Schlesinger Freeport or from anyone else to influence his judgment as a top buyer for the armed forces in the early 1950s Never from Schlesinger or anyone else did he get any money Shirley said in an angry denial Schlesinger swore earlier he never had taken in kick backs on a government contract allegedly to make payoffs under the table to Shirley and other government personnel Shirley denied also that he had let another manufacturer Her man Kravitz Atlantic City pay his hotel bill for a twonight stay in Paris in 1952 Kravitz has refused lest the answers tend to incriminate him to tell the subcommittee whether he bribed government employes Shirley a decorated World War II veteran was the officer who awarded Schlesingers company two contracts in 1950 to produce Air Force uniform caps Boy Who Lost Hand in Blast Files Suit DES MOINES fUP An 18 BY AUTO UNION Shorter Work Week Backed DETROIT ta With unemployment and layoffs continuing to mount m life auto industry the 500man General Motors Council of the United Auto Workers Union Saturday threw its support behind a drive for a shorter work week On the layoff front there were these developments StudebakerPackard Corp announced Friday it was shutting down its Studebaker assembly operations at South Bend Ind for a week beginning Monday It would be idled Says Official at Eldora Aided Escape Chrysler Corp said em ployers would work only Monday and Tuesday next week The shut downs will affect all Plymouth plants and most of the firms bodymaking plants All the latter are in the Detroit area Only Friday the Michigan Em ployment Security Commission reported the states unemployed stood at with of them in automaking Detroit and predicted the idle would average for the remainder of the year Full Pay Supervisor Has Been Discharged DES MOINES UP Des Moines man says a supervisor at the Eidora Training School for M kJUIlUVJL 1V1 The UAWs GM Council votedJBoys helped his 17yearold son lanimously in Detroit Friday for and another boy escape and that unanimously a substantial reduction in the work week with full 40 hours pay to end what it described as the morale breaking short work Spokesmen for the council said the resolution won unanimous en dorsement even if it means more Walter P Reuther UAW president supported the resolution at a news conference Neither the council nor Reuther spelled out any specific aims Under existing contracts noth ing can be done until 1958 Cur rent agreements between the UAW and automakers do not exx pire until then The average hour ly wage of auto workers now is around under threeyear pacts signed in 1955 More Help Under those contracts how ever workers laid off after May 2 will become eligible June 1 for supplemental unemployment compensation from company financed trust funds in states which approve or do not object to payments on top of regular state unemployment compensation Supplemental benefits will be imited in weekly duration in the first year to permit trust funds his son remained in Des Moines four months before he was picked up The father Axel Anderson a guard at the State Historical Building here said his son had told bim the details of the escape The story came to light after Anderson related it to the State Board of Control Andersons son was returned to the training school last week after he was arrested with two older youths in a car that was driven recklessly through Grandview Golf Course here Man Discharged Hollis Miles superintendent of the training school said Friday a supervisor was discharged last December as a result of the es cape of the two boys CAT ADOPTS RABBITSTiger a female cat who never had anv ofhermvT went hunting this week and brought home six baby rabbit in a henhouse nest on the Leona Martin f ami at F o s t o r i a Iowa The cat washes and cuddles the strange brood as if it was her own Martin children have the chore of feeding them however Wants President to Decide on Any Invite to Russians WASHINGTON IffiSen Mans field DMont said Saturday he is willing to leave it up to President Eisenhowers nwn good judg ment whether to invite Russian eaders to visit the United States Mansfield a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Commit ee made the observation in an American people or the American this week to have several high Congress would approve if it were In his floor speech Friday Knowland said the suggestion has recently been made by column ists and commentators that in fc ULUklV VI IV III All Miles said the supervisor wasiinterview after Senate Republi asked if he helped the boys es cape and that although authori ties have absolutely no proof that he did so surrounding cir cumstances made it plain it could very easily have The superintendent said the su pervisor had worked at the school for only about three months be fore his discharge He added that the supervisor didnt make a lo Bluff youth lelief until he elects an who lost his left hand when an obsolete artillery shell exploded at the American Legion Boys State last summer has filed suit for damages The suit named the Iowa Department of the American Legion and Hawk eye Boys State as defend signed to give 1 aidoff workers up o GO to 65 per cent of normal takehome pay for up to 26 weeks All layoffs thus far have been attributed to what tiie companies describe as an endeavor to bal ance production with the retail Retail dealers have in ventories of around new cars tlw tltWLi ill administration that believes in his More commented There would be no object for Democrats to support a Republi can for the Disciplinary Action Taken Against 23 at Iowa Sttfte College AMES W Disciplinary action has been taken against 23 Iowa State College students in connec tion with a near riot during a threatened panty raid at the college Thursday night Ten of the students were sus pended 10 were placed on proba tion and three were given repri mands No names were madel public The action was voted Friday night by the college discipline committee and announced by Mil larcl R Kiatochvil acting direc tor of student affairs All students involved were informed of the ac tion and the committee said no tice would be sent to their par ents Kratochvil said those suspended will be permitted to apply for re admission next quarter ants Sports Bulletin DES MOINES High School ousfed the Mason City Mohawks 51 Saturday morning in the first round of the Big Six baseball tournament Moines in Des CANCELS DATES NEW YORK Margaret Tru man has laryngitis and has post poned her scheduled television appearances on the George Gobel the other as to whether he helped the boys escape The Des Moines newspaper quoted Miles as adding there have been rumors that the su pervisor was paid money to let the boys go Ive heard it and so have the staff It hasnt been Political Contribution A er the escape with the idea that it would help keep his son free However George W Cdllenius a member of the board who was can Leader Knowland Calif told the Senate I do not believe that any American president would extend such an invitation or that the vitations be extended to Commu nist party boss Nikita Khrush chev Premier Nikolai Bulganin and others to visit this country Saying he opposed an invitation to these or any of a number of other Russian leaders including Soviet Marshal Georgi Zhukov Union Parley to Take Up Flint Battle FLINT Mich A juris diclional dispute which erupted into a wild clubswinging battle Friday at the Grand Blanc Fisher Body plant appears headed for Knowland added I am greatly shocked that even some of our good citizens should be taken in by such a pro Talk of possible visits by the Russian leaders has been revived by Russias informal invitation Burlington Woman Killed in Crash BURLINGTON Don Schultx 48 Burlington was killed U S Air Force officers attenc Soviet Aviation Day cerenioniei in Moscow June 24 and U S hints it might welcome a broader invilation to include all member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Nothing further on either pos sibility has been heard from the Russians Secretary of State Dulles de dined to comment on the possi of an invitation to the U S Joint Chiefs The British announced in Lon don that they have under con sideration a similar invilation to Air Minister Nigel Birch and group of senior RAF officers In Boston Secretary of the Air Force Quarles toid interviewers Friday night the United States will be happy to see anything the Russians care to show us if the formal invitation is received A return invitation to the Rus sians to visit this country he said would have to have some serious considerations This is not top level conferences anci cthcrs injured early Sat driving millwrights ir a twocar collision at intersection of U S 34 and about six miles west of Chiefs could be Hh rs French Remain Mum AfricaAsia Bloc in Move UNITED NATIONS N Y The AfricanAsian group has decided to ask the Security Council to discuss the fighting in strifetorn Algeria U Paw Htin of Burma group chairman announced the decision after a 90minute private caucus Friday night He said details would be worked out later He told reporters 20 of the 23 countries in the biggest were on hand Friday and a majority favored the move He added Hussein AitAhmed Al gerian nationalist spokesman proposed it Other informed sources said 12 countries were prepared to join in an appeal to the council only the Philippines and Turkey declined o do so and the remaining six acked the necessary instructions from home Laos Libya and Ne pal were not represented No Comment The French delegation did not comment on the latest move France has been fighting against a nationalist rebellion in Algeria since Nov 1 1951 The French government considers that north African region part of France it self and holds that the has no right to intervene Last July 13 Arab and Asia del egations asked that the Algerian question be put on the agenda of the 1955 General Assembly ses sion It was voted onto the agenda Sept 30 The French walked out The French came back the follow ing December after the assembly resolved to drop the issue At a meeting of the African Asian group May 15 delegates de cided to seek instructions that would allow them to ask for a special session of the General As sembly w the question They took his course it was said in the relief they could get only three of he seven votes necessary to put he question on the agenda of the Security Council Changed Plans But over the weekend the Arab eague political committee met in Damascus and decided to press for Security Council considera ion Friday the group changed its plans accordingly Paw Htin said t did so because the situation ernment HIS lJl IlUt J just a Pentagon matter but deteriorated to a point of ur woulcl have to be considered ency Calling a special session of the one and iron workers from their General Motors Corp is con verting the Grand Blanc plant from tank manufacturing to civ ilian production Darin and Arm strong of Detroit is gen eral contractor A Darin and Armstrong spokes man said a weekend effort would i said she was riding the jurisdic tional dispute before the intern a tional nts of the unions in gotten out at the training school Thursday investigating tne case said ab solutely nothing had been un covered to support Andersons story about the political contribu He said the board has not com pleted its investigation and had some other sides of the case tol look into Callenius said he thought state CitV est effort to locate tin Anderson said lhcrc nrnhahlve Saturday night with chanc boy and return him to the trainj ing school j Des police said they had Tne outbreak of viol in a car driven by Ermal 29 Burlington which collided with one driven by Marjorie Van Henert 37 Danville Alice Palmer 43 Burlington and her daughter Sandra 18 al so of Burlington also were rid ing in the Pfciffer car small step along the slow road of trying to reach some kind of About The Weather Saturday night with chance of an occasional thunderstorm Piirtly cloudy Sunday No im portant temperature chnnge show June 2 and on Theater June 8 Matinee AuJo Leaves Road Newton Woman Dies NEWTON Mildred Wil liams 29 Newton was killed early Saturday when the ear she was driving went out of control on a curve on Highway 6 about 2 miles east of Kellogg Sheriff Ed Scoville said the TTC on P L AP Wircphoto woman who was driving alone j he b rench wife of actor Gregory Peck j apparently went to sleep at the the former Veronique Passani takes the oath at Tiiuana wheelHc said shc divorced Mexico from Consul Robert Hal in aupportinir her iearlier this weck from application for permanent entry in this country The Hcr firs 11 ik I 1 Tl VT T r t pipefilters unions will install new machinery in the planl The rig gers are members of Local 575 AFLCIO Detroit Their dispute was reported to be with Mill wrights Local 1102 and Plumbers Steamfitters and Welders Local 370 both of Detroit last child this fall in Davis Her first husband was killed in an auto accident near Iowa City labouf a year ago SAME nil WILIC M Ul L41C Mansfield said a visit to Rusassembly requires the approval sia by members of the U S a of the 76 i members in a mailandcable poll Delegates in the group have said they think 35 of the neces sary 39 members would approve the idea now and they might man age to win over another four Ob servers wondered why the group had switched from the idea of a special session which it might have swung to that of a council debate which it stood little chance to obtain AitAhmeds said that even if the group failed to get the council to discuss Algeria the effort would encourage the nationalists and result in large Then he said the group could try for a special session Failing in that it could seek a debate on i Algeria in the assemblys threo i month regular session to begin DKS MOINES UP Clockincxt Novl2 understanding with That question he said is one for the President to decide as for eign policy If we should accept the Rus sian invitation it would natural ly follow that some of their mili tary leaders would visit this coun Mansfield said adding Maybe a facetoface talk be tween the President and Marshal Zhukov might clear up some of the obstacles to understanding and revive the spirit of Itll Be Confusing in Des High Sunday 7580 Low Salur flay niylit 5862 watchers here will have to watchi groups complaint to Jbn Iowa Partly cloudy with lheyre Aching it was under tered thunderstorms south in east Saturday night Fair to partly cloudy Sunday Cooler ii HMHUL Vtill on Clay mnv in 31tUdUUIl IH saving time at 2 is a threat to interaa n rvi t I i i 1OF1 Jl P o northwest Saturday night pcralurc through Sunday Lowitjmc Saturday night upper 40s north west to 60 southeast Further fair and warm er Monday Minnesota Fair and cooler government time Sunday Vir tually all business firms state vision remain on standard GlobeGazotte weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum Friday Minimum Friday night At 8 Saturday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Albert Lea Man Is Victim of Accident ALBERT LEA UP Donald Rishavy 22 was killed shortly be fore midnicrhf Friday when his mii car missed a curve two miles north of Hartland on Highway 13 jHis wife Patricia 23 was hos pitslized here in serious condition The highway patrol said the two 67 fig 52 were thrown out of their car tional peace and security Presbyterian Church Studies Big Budget PHILADELPHIA 168th General Assembly of the Presby terian Church in the Satur day was handed a whopping 1957 benevolence program budget of an increase of nearly six million dollars over last year The figure includes a total pro jected allotment of for foreign missions and for national missions An allotment o is provided for Christian education   

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