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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX1I Associated Press and United Full Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 22 1954 Gird for Lengthy Strike May Invoke TH Law WASHINGTON officials Friday privately ex pressed increasing concern over the possibility of a iengthy steel strike but said for the time be ing they intend to keep out of the bargaining However it was reported that if the industry and Steelworkers Union still are stuck in their ent stalemate by the middle of next week the government may take a new look at the advisabil ity of intervening A strike is feared by adminis tration officials not only because it would upset the economy but also because it would present del icate labor problems for decision in a campaign year Steel Showdown Should a walkout come Presi d e n t Eisenhower presumably would have to consider invoking the national emergency provisions of the TaftHartley law This could lead to an 80day court in junction against continuing the walkout and possibly postpone a steel showdown until close to the elections Officials see no likelihood that Eisenhower will invoke the TH Act before the expiration of the present steel contract at midnight June 30 The United Siechvmlpr Unions contract expires at that time and the union sent notices to its locals Thursday to prepare for a strike on that date if no agreement is reached The reason for avoiding any prestrike application of the law is that experience of the past has showed bargaining stops once dis putants realize a strike is to be postponed for 80 days The day of reckoning is merely postponed and the delay serves to worsen the dispute U S Mediation The problem now before the government is whether to let the parties glide toward the strike deadline left to their own de vices to seek a settlement or whether the federal mediation service should step in to try to get the negotiations off dead cen ter Right now the official view is to let the industry and union keep at it a while longer on their own But if there is not some change Mediation Service Director Jo seph F Finnegan probably wLl enter the case perhaps switching the negotiations from New York to Washington for a final show down There is considerable specula tion in Washington that the pres ent impasse in the negotiations is not so bad as it appears Industry leaders have said for Thts Paper Consists of Two One Weather Moves Into State Midwest Junes steady diet of hot and humid weather appeared broken in northern sections of the Mid west Friday Comparatively coo air con tinued moving eastward across the Northern Plains during the night It extended over the Da koras southward to Oklahoma and over the northern parts of the Mississippi Valley from Minnesota southward through Iowa to Missouri The cool front reached North Iowa shortly after midnight and hurled it 50 feet over an The trailer valued at was being delivered by Earl Knoff Chesaning Mich About 8 p m Thursday he rented cabin at the Churchill Motel for the night and parked the trailer Jack Churchill who operates an auction store at the same location reported damage when the wind blew out the end of his store room No trace of aluminumware canned goods tea coffee and electric percola bringing a trace of rain to some tors stored in the building could areas Mason City reported 04 be found later which fell about 2 accom Charles City had the heaviest pamed by gusts of high winds rainfall of any reporting point About the same time at in the of an inch Charles City winds blew a trail Dubuque had 71 and Davenport er house loose from a truck cab 40 AP Wircphoto SOUGHT IN Wilson 37 Leavittsburg Ohio a truck driver Friday was sought in connection with the slaying of two sistersinlaw and a girl he allegedly kid naped from a loverslane car Wilson recently was released from jail on a wifebeating charge He went beserk Thurs day night after an argument with her police said months that a sizable steel price boost can be expected following their labor settlement It is fell in some quarters the steel firms would be in a better position to pass on a price increase and the union to sell a settlement to its members if the agreement comes just in time to avoid a strike but after both sides have put up a good scrap 100 Become Sick at Public Outing PORT HURON Mich than 100 persons attending a ban quet to raise money for hospitals became ill from food poisoning Thursday night Every available doctor and nurse in the area worked at crowded hospitals through the night to aid the stricken Some 37 persons were still hospitalized Friday None was in serious con dition Samples of the ham cottage cheese salad and potatoes au gra tin dinner were sent to the State Health Department for analysis Banquet officials said the food was donated by individuals and prepared by a caterer Trim Outside Interests Packers Told WASHINGTON Wl Edwin F Forbes president and general manager of the Western State Meat Packers recommend ed to Congress Friday that the big meat packers be required to divorce all nonpacking interests from their packing operations Earlier testifying before a Sen c Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust and Monopoly Forbes contended that some national packers have a well organized campaign to have voluntary fed eral meat grading eliminated He insisted it should be retained for the protection of the livestock pro ducer and consumer Six Proposals His recommendation that the Fort Madison Youth Believed Drowned FORT MADISON officers Friday xvere dragging the Mississippi River south of here for the body of John Albert Sufich 18 believed to have drowned The youth son of Mr and Mrs John Sufich Fort Madison told his night he was going swimming When he dul not return home his parents notified authorities big meat packers divorce their nonpacking interests from the packing business was one of six proposals by Forbes Others in cluded 1 A government unit should be set up to review and determine criteria for mergers in the meati packing industry 2 Enforcement of the unfair trade practices section of the Packers and Stockyards Act be transferred from the Agriculture Department to the Federal Trade Commission or Justice Depart ments Chain Stores 3 Chain stores be prohibited from operating livestock feed lots or as packers or hotel supply houses 4 Congress should support fed eral meat grading as beneficial to producers and consumers 5 The executive branch of the federal government should act im mediately to require national packers to report meat and non meat sales to see if they are usingj other operations to sell meat at a loss in order to reduce compe tition This was proposed as an interim action until the recom mended program could be adopted State to Get Big Boost in Road Aid AMES highway aid to Iowa will be increased for the fiscal year starting July l with other increases ap parently to come in the following two years under the 000 road bill as finally approved by congressional conference com mittees These estimates came Friday from the State Highway Commis sion which already has plans for spending the bulk of the money on fourlane interstate highways Passage Set The bill is expected to be passed next week by both houses of Congress and to be signed by President Eisenhower John Butter chief engineer of hehighway commission said Iowas federal allotment begin ning July 1 will rise from a year to He said federal plans appear to call for a rise in Iowas aid to for the fiscal year starting July l 1957 and for the year beginning July 1 1958 Interstate Routes Interstate routes on which the money is to be spent in Iowa are U S 6 an eastwest highway U S 69 running northsouth Highways 75275 from Sioux City through Council Bluffs to the Mis souri border and miles of Highway 77 with Sioux City Butter said the commission plans are well advanced to pro ceed with work on Highway 69 near Des Moines and Highway 75 between Council Bluffs and Mis souri Valley We have been buying rightof way on those two he saki We would like to have con tracts let on both projects by September and we hope that actual construction will begin this Anamosa Man Killed in Quarry Accident CEDAR RAPIDS James loslin 24 Anamosa who was married June 2 was killed Thursday in a quarry accident at miles east of here Authorities said a rock crusher toppled on him and he was dead Increase in Funds Phony Wilson Raps Senate Move By ELTON C FAY QUANTICO Va lift Secretary of Defense Wilson tagging Sen ate efforts to increase Air Force funds as has left open the question of whether he would use the extra money if it is voted Wilson delivered his judgment of the moneyboosting proposals during a news conference Thurs day night at this Marine Corps base where many of the nations top military officials are gath ered for the fourth annual Sec retaries After the phony remark came out Wilson apparently fel it may have been too strong Well maybe I shouldnt have said he told newsmen Asks Head Count However he added he would just like to see the people that vote for the expenditure vote for the taxes to produce the money to pay for it the same people stand up and be In Washington some 30 miles to the northeast the Senate Thursday took up a defense money bill totaling Debate on the measure was sus pended Friday to allow consid eration of a bill to extend the De fense Production Act Voting on the defense bill is expected nexl week Wilsons phony comment was aimed at a Senate Appropria ions Committee recommenda tion to add to Presi dent Eisenhowers budget re quests for more warplanes air men and bases Asked about a compromise proposal by Sen Bridges RNH to limit the in crease to 500 million dollars Wil son said I look at it the same When newsmen asked Wilson what he would do if Congress voted the extra Air Force money the defense secretary said he would cross that bridge when he came to it But at the moment I dont think I need he added Opening Debate Opening debate on the huge defense measure Sen Chavez DNM called for its approval as the best way of maintaining our air superiority over Soviet Rus sia The Senate bill contains more than the House voted for the Army Navy Air Force and other defense agencies Be cause of Senate committee reduc ions in nonAir Force requests it otals only 836 millions above the Eisenhower defense budget On another Air Force subject Vilson Thursday disputed reports that the Bison Russias long jet powered bomber is a better craft than this countrys trategic bomber the alljet B52 Wilson said the B52 is greatly superior to the Bison both in altitude anci range He also challenged statements hat the Bison is an imminent PRINCESS AND NEW Princess Margaret 25 walks with her latest escort handsome Christopher Loyd at the Royal Ascot meeting in London Thursday Loyd seen with the Princess for three straight days is a 33yearold wealthy country squire and World War II hero AT ELDORA FESTIVAL Benson Kefauver in Farm Policy Debate FROM OXJR WIRE SERVICES ELDORA Secretary of Agri culture Ezra Benson sharing the speakers platform here Fri day with Sen Estes Kcfauver DTenn said the Eisenhower administration is not running the farm program with a political applause Kefauver a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomina ion asserted the Republican ad ministration is bungling the new arm program by administering it Nixon Named to Represent Ike at Philippines Ritual WASHINGTON Presiclen Eisenhower Friday designatec Vice President Nixon to represen um at July 4 Independence Daj ceremonies for thePhilippines re public in Manila White House Press Secretarj James C Hagcrty making the announcement at a news confer ence stressed that Nixon who will be accompanied by his wife will make the trip at Eisenhower Hagerty noted that Eisenhowei in a timid and reluctant man rather than upon regimentation ner and imenace to American cities He served in the Philippines during on arrival at a local hospital such tankers told reporters he didnt believe the Bison could reach American cities without refueling from tanker he said there is no evidence the Red air force has his Army career and said the President has a great persona interest in that country The a United States possession was granted independence in British Poet Walter de la Mare Is Dead TWICKENHAM England Walter de la Mare 83 interna tionally known British poet died Friday CONFIRMS MARRIAGE PLANSScreen star Marilyn Monroe is all clay she leaves for a European film date tt AP Wlrephoto s she apart be He estimated farmers would get nearly billion more in come this year if the new farm plan was properly administered Both men released in advance their remarks prepared for de iivery at the Iowa Corn Belt Farm Family Field Days here Kefauver followed Benson on the speaking schedule We have measured our farm policies on the basis of what is for the farmer and the na on the political applause Secretary Benson said Benson said administration pol cies have brought rising farm prices expanding markets and reduced surpluses with empha sis upon freedom for farmers No Developments at Lehigh Plant Production at the Lehigh Port land Cement Co in Mason City remained at a standstill Friday as the strike of union workers moved into its 16th day Earnie Ward president of Local 106 United Cement Lime and Gypj sum Workers International CIO and George Hannaman plant manager had the same re new developments All About I The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Saturday Considerably cooler Friday night low 5560 Highi Saturday 7276 owa Clearing and cooler Friday1 night Generally fair Saturday cooler east Low Friday night 5560 northwest 6065 southeast Fiveday Iowa Temperatures Saturday through next Wednes day will aerage from near nor mal north to 3 to 8 above normal south Normal highs 83 north to 86 south Nor mal lows 59 north to 62 south Cooler at beginning of period Warmer first of next week The secretary said this year new soil bank program cannot b a fullscale operation for Benson said will com in 1957 1958 and 1S59 when we can put it fully into He said the soil bank program is a temporary one to reduce sur pluses He said it was made nee essary by the unwise programs of the past the high rigid price supports Kefauver said the Eisenhower idministration is dragging its leels on the 1956 farm program He declared Reliable calculations indicate hat as much as ad ditional farm income this year ould result from proper admin stration of the farm bill Farm ers will not get this aid if the de aying bungling policies of the administration continue They could get it with strong ad minis ration prompt ariJibuncement of he programs and energetic effort o facilitate farmer narticipa The Agriculture Department iow is moving to put into effect n a limited scale this year the oil bank program authorized in the new farm bill which became law May 28 Many farmers had completed their planting plans be fore the measure became effec tive As matters stand now Kefau ver said the Eisenhower admin istration plans to provide less than half of the aid to farmers that was intended by Benson who toured drought stricken sections of Iowa three weeks ago said he was serious Reaffirm Stand on Debate Methodists End Parley See Stories and Pictures P t After an hours vigorous debate Friday the North Iowa Methodist Conference by a 21 majority re affirmed its stand of Tuesday on the hospitaldoctor controversy The resolution adopted unanim ously Tuesday was The members of this confer ence join the supporters of other Aurch and communitysponsored hospitals in urging legislative ac don which will enable hospitals o continue to operate their laboratory and Xray depart A second resolution was added to this action at the final confer ence session Friday morning in the First Methodist Church in Mason City In what Bishop F Gerald Ensley termed a Chris tian move the conference unani mously passed a resolution which called on doctors and hospitals to work out the controversy to satisfactory conclusion No Public Stand From the standpoint of rules the action probably was out of order the bishop said but as a Christian he would entertain it He has not taken a public stand on the issue The controversy was reopened iust before conference adjourn ment after doctors in the state had protested the action of Tues day and asked for time to present their side of the matter Appearing for the doctors Fri day morning was Dr Harold Morgan a member the host First Methodist Church in Mason City Observing that he is the son and greatgrandson of a Metho dist minister Dr Morgan said had been busy ever since Tues day trying to apologize to his fellow doctors for the actionthe conference took without hearing side of the question Doctors object basically be cause they do not like to have a third party interpose between them and their he said The doctors heir patients want to protect and cannot again middle of next Rainfall will average Cooler week from one half inch to one inch occurring as scattered thunder showers early in period and again Tuesday or Wednesday with locally heavier rainfall amounts likely Minnesota Fair and cooler GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Friday Maximum Thursday 97 Minimum Thursday night 65 At 8 Friday 69 Precipitation 04 inch YEAR AGO Maximum 84 Minimum fig ly concerned about drought con ditions He said he will make appropri ate recommendations if drought conditions become so severe to require federal assistance serve both hospital administra tors and State Courts Pointing out to the conference hat the hospitals instituted the awsuit now in the state courts Dr Morgan asserted the confer ence by its action had condemned ho practice of medicine as it is carried on in Iowa Rep Clark Neai lay delegate from Belmond declared the prop er action for the conference to lave taken was a resolution call ing on the doctors and hospitalsto resolve their differences This was the sense of the resolution adopted after the earlier stand had been reaffirmed If we are going to be juries we must have the state legislator declared Countering this statement tha Rev G D Yinger Dubuque said the conference must stand by the Methodist hospitals Mr Yinger is head of the committee which reported out the origins resolu tion Serious Blow The Rev Jackson Burns Cedar Rapids supported Mr Yingers view saymg withdrawal from the Tuesday stand would be a se rious blow to our as ah Youths Confession of Slaying Said Hoax BALTIMORE 10yearold reform school inmate who police said confessed the yearold rifle slaying of two teenaged girls has been cleared of any connection with the crime States Attorney Blair H Smith said Thursday night She boy admitted he had confessed in an attempt to fulfill a longstanding desire tocommit suicide SAME The laboratories and Xray pro tect the patient from mistakes and unnecessary operations on part of doctors the Rev John O Kilmer Cedar Falls asserted He called these facilities a pro tective agency for the Many of the doctors are for the hospitals privately in the dispute he declared The Rev M L Jones Belmond however called on the conference to delay action until the courts had settled the issue We do a disservice by taking sides at this he said At this point a motion was passed closing debate A show of hands reaffirmed the Tuesday stand Convention After the reading of pastoral appointments by Bishop Ensley and the district superintendents the conference was adjourned Waterloo was chosen Thursday afternoon as the site for the 1957 convention The invitation presented by Dr F E Miller the First Methodist Church Delegates earlier Thursday heard a report of an extensive membership gain the past yew Tqtal membership DOW is
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