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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 28, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home I MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE UK u r us fe M M NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Evans Is Backed by Union AFLCIO Sets Up Goals DES M O I N E S new Iowa AFLCIO labor organization created at a merger convention here Wednesday plans to take part in the forthcoming political campaign as one of its first fields of action This was indicated at the first joint meeting of the labor bodies which set up a new Committee on Political Education COPE to re place the former CIO Political Action Committee and the AFL Labor League for Political Ac tion In line with this step Wednes day the 448 convention delegates heard addresses by R M Evans Arnolds Park Democratic candi date for senator and Her schel Loveless of Ottumwa Dem ocratic nominee for governor After the speechmaking Ray Mills Des Moines newlyelected state president declared You can be assured that were really going to get outand work for Back Evans Mills later explained that wha he meant by this remark was a endorsement of Evans As to th race for governor he said Ou position on that will be up to th whole Edris Owens Newton newly elected executive vice president was appointed director of COPE He announced the committee wil try to collect a war ches for the political from each member of the new or ganization The convention also opened tlu way for action to obtain an alii ance of farmers and labor through adoption of a resolution presentee by Glenn Marrs Charles City chairman of the farmlabor com mittee Pledging support for those farm ers seeking 100 per cent of parity for their products the resolution said The farmers of this country are experiencing an economic cri sis that soon will equal the depres sion times of the early 30s unless some action is taken to stop their falling income Entire Economy We recognize that the entire economy of the nation and the welfare of the working people are affected by the conditions which the farmers now Owens pointed out however that we have no ambition to or ganize the farmers into labor We want to discuss with them pur mutual problems on the leg islative and economic he Associated Press United Press Full Lease Wirei Seven Centi a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 28 1956 Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection No Steelworkers and Big 3 Reject New Peace Bid World War Vets7 Pension Bill Passes WASHINGTON WThe House Vednesday passed and sent to he Senate a pensionboosting bill or World War I veterans The politicallyhot legislation vas stripped at the last moment f increases proposed for serv cedisabled veterans for veter ns widows and dependents Instead the House okayed by a 6451 vote a straight nonservice UL nium onnected pension bill which gration laws with a quota system would allow S90amonth pay on an equal racial basis to World War I veterans at tinned participation of union 65 if their incomes fall within hope said That will lead we to united political The convention adopted resolu tions advocating Complete enforcement of immi Chinese Red Chief Appeals for Talks on Formosa Issue TOKYO Communist Premier Chou Enla Thursday appealed to Chinese Nationalists to go to Peipirij and negotiate the peaceful or surrender o Formosa He bypassed Generalissimo Chiang Kaishek and addressed th appeal to patriotic Kuomintang military and political H promised them a general amnesty for past inspection trip to the mainland and an end to their life as iu a speech broadcast by Peiping Radio reiterate that the liberation of Formosa was the unshakeable will of 60 million Chinese whether bj or peaceful means But he said he preferred peace ful means and urged patrioti forces to send representatives t Peiping or some other suitabl place to negotiate transfer of th Nationalist stronghold to th Reds Offers to Forgive In effect it was an appeal t Nationalists on Formosa a n i throughout the world to renounc the Chiang government and th United States which he describee as an undependable Chou made the speech to the Na tional Peoples Congress R e t Chinas highest legislative body now meeting in Peiping Chou invited Formosans BAND SERENADES EISENHOWERSThe Army Band Wednescfa brought President Eisenhower out in his first public the surgery At top the band plays a e res Wa sp a as the Eisenhowers appear at the window Below Ike has a hearty wave He expects to be discharged from the hospital on Saturday groups in community projects distribution of surplus products to all persons in need regardless of the cause The convention sessions re sumed Thursday with Oren Staley president of the National Farmers Organization among the scheduled speakers AP Wlrephoto CHARGED Herbie Seebeck 67 a deaf mute Thursday was charged with murder in the slaying of his sister and broth erinlaw Mr and Mrs A H Hagberg Spencer Seebeck re mained hospitalized with wounds received in the shooting and knifing orgy at the Hagberg home certain limits Standing Tally The measure was passed in a parliamentary turmoil which saw the House once vote 159107 on a standing tally to send the bill back to committee This would have meant killing it for this Con gress The standing vote which members are not recorded by wiped out on a formal roll call and the House went on to pass the bill Present Law Under present Jaw a veteran who is rated permanently and to tally disabled can get a month provided his other income is not more than a year if single or if he has depend ents If he has been a pensioner for 10 years continuously or has reached age 65 he can get a month By a voice vote the House agreed to raise these rates to and a month All World War I veterans would be deemed permanently and to tally disabled at age 65 for pen sion purposes and thus eligible for the a month if they come within the income limits All About MJUUUl The Weaiher Mason City Partly cloudy Thitrs day night and Friday with oc c a s i o n a 1 thundershowers Warmer Thursday night low 60 High Friday 94 Iowa Partly cloudy Thursdaj night and Friday with scattere thundershowers Thursday nigh and in east portion Friday A littte warmer Thursday nigh and continued warm Friday Low Thursday night in the 60s Minnesota Showers warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 78 Minimum Wednesdaynight 47 At 8 Thursday 66 YEAR AGO Maximum 33 Minimum 59 6 Occupants of Car Die in Train Crash HAMILTON Ohio Penn sylvania Railroad freight struck a car at a grade crossing near here early Thursday grinding the car Bishop Ensley Plans New York Trip on Proposed Merger DES MOINES Bishop F Gerald Ensley will ravel to New York City next veek for conversations between his denomination and the Episco lal Church concerning possible inion of the two groups it was nnounced Thursday Bishop Ensley resident bishop f the DCS Moines area is a member of the Methodist Com mission on Church Union which s made of 18 ministers and lay men from all over the nation We dont expect any immedi te Bishop Ensley said but it is a wholesome thing to make an approach to unity We an discuss what we have in ommon as well as our differ In addition to the meeting with ie Episcopal Church the Metho dist group also will meet to dis cuss relationships between vari ous Methodist bodies such as the English Methodist Church the African Methodist Episcopal the African MethodistEpiscopal Zion and the Christian Methodist BOND ISSUE OKD APLINGTON Voters Isf i voters faH g a Six a school bond issue Wednesday by an 87 9 per Hansen Set for FHA Job Report Says President Eisenhower soon will nominate Kermit H Hansen for mer North Iowa Soil conservation agent and Mason City bank execu tive to head the Farmers Home Administration informed sources aid Thursday Hansen 47 has been serving since August 1954 as Iowa state director for FHA In his new post e would succeed Robert B Mc eaish who resigned as FHA ad ministrator last week during a congressional investigation of charges that be drank heavily and played politics with the agency Agriculture Department sources ndicated that Hansens selection had been approved by top depart ment officials and soon will be sent to the White House the make brief visits to their relative andiriends on the mainland an promised them safe conduct i they would like to see for them selves the conditions in Red China And as for Kuomintang person nel who work for the peacefu iberation of Formosa their fu ure position will be definitely he said Old crimes will be forgiven and they will be reated as patriots of one fain said First Appeal Tl was the first such appeal that hou ever issued It touched on he homesickness of Nationalists vho fled to Formosa in 1949 and t appealed to the patriotism of Chinese throughout the world Chou said the international sit lation within the past year has definitely tended towards relaxa ion The cold war policy has be ome increasingly Although the United States is till unwilling to abandon its cold var policy the great majority of lations believe that peaceful co xistence is not only necessary but Iso he said United Press reported The FHA which Manson Woman Dies in TwoCar Crash MANSON Kenneth ierson 40 Manson was killed Vednesday when her car collided eadon with another auto two miles east of here on Iowa 5 The driver of the other car Laverne Johnson 29 Pomeroy was se riously hurt W SOUGHT ROCK FOUND SAME W h i 1 e sounding Chuckanut Bay N for among other things un charted rocks this Coast and Geodetic Survey launch found one the hard way It settled on a rock Wednesday as the tide fell and was trapped until the tide rose again Thursday The rock will be on the next issued chart all right Air Force Needs to Rise Sharply WASHINGTON UNSecretary Donald Quarks said Thursday th Air Force may need for the year ending July l 1953 i JVuS OUt this at a Senate hearing at which he aJso said the Pentagon is considering a boost in the strategic bomber orcc from 11 to 17 wings by 1960 Current plans call for raising the number of B52s in a heavy bomber through a network of state and county offices lends money to owmcome farmers and handles the governments disaster loans or farmers DIES IN FALL VAN METER UP Richard operates1 vers 39Joiinston was killed late and Wednesday when he fell from n f pants of the carthree men and hree women cent margin24734 First Polio Shots to Be Continued DES MOINES W Health au horities have decided it will be afe to continue first injections of ialk polio vaccine during the ummer months when incidence if the disease may be on the up wing Dr Edmund G Zimmerer tate health commissioner said a ecent advisory meeting with the U S Surgeon general in Wash ngton concluded that the total reventive effect of the vaccine s much greater than any slight azard of Up to June 16 this year Iowa ad 31 polio cases reported from1 1 counties compared with 50 ascs on the same date last year Of those reported nine cases were iistcd as paralytic 18 non paralytic and four unspecified i ladder while painting a about 4 miles east of here barn Meat Workers to Open Wage Talks CHICAGO major meat workers unions have opened master contracts with the big our meat packing companies for ew negotiations President Earl W Jimerson of he Amalgamated Meat Cutters nd Butcher Workmen and Ralph ielstein of the United Packing ouse Workers announced Thurs ay that they have sent letters f notification to Swift Armour Vilson and Cudahy Present contracts held by the vo AFLCIO affiliates expire cpt 1 They said they will seek substantial wage increases im roved pension and insurance pro grams and other benefits SAME Black flag means traffic dcatb In past 24 hours wing from 30 to 45 The secretary said the figure was a flash esti mate by Gen Nathan Twining Air Force chief of staff and tha no firm figure had been reached It compares with about bil lion recommended by the admin istration for the Air Force in the fiscal year beginning next an amount which has come under criticism in Congress as too little The Senate voted this week to up it by 960 million dollars Any appropriation in the neigh borhood of 236 billion for the Air Force alone would necessarily mean a sharp overall increase in the defense budget and cloud the outlook for any tax cutting Quarles testified before the spe cial Senate committee headed by Sen Symington which is nquiring into relative sian air power Some of its testimony has been received in secret and has con cerned development weap ons It was disclosed Wednesday night that among this testimony was an Army prediction of having ready in four or five years an antimissile system Quarles also said there is a pos sibility that a new bomber the onvair B58 might add o American strategic striking power within three years ON SECOND TERM QUESTION How Ike Made Up His Mind WASHINGTON as sociates of President Eisen hower called to a secret White House meeting the night of Jan 13 got the impression at that time would seek a socond term This is contained in Robert J Donovans book Eisenhower the Inside to be pub lished Saturday The author relates that 12 Ei senhower associates were in vited to meeting to thetr views on the second term question Donovan identified the ad visers as Atty Gen Browned GOP National Chairman Leon ard W Hall Secretary of State Dulles United Nations Ambas sador Henry Cabot Lodge White House staff member Sherman Adams Wifton B Per sons Press Secretary James C Hagerty Howard Pyle former Presidential Secretary Tom Ste phens Secretary of the Treas ury Humphrey Postmaster General Summerfield and Mil ton Eisenhower the Presidents brother Donovan says one of the most telling points made by Milton Eisenhower in summarizing ar guments for the second term was that if the President was to work effectively for world peace it would have to be from the White House not from re tirement The author says that argu ment was probably the greatest single factor in influencing the President to seek a second term after Sept 24 1955 heart at tack Eisenhower announced his decision to seek another term on Feb 29 Other high spot assertions of the book include His vexation with the power ful right wing of his party reached such extremes in the summer of 1953 that for a time he considered the idea of new political party The President in private was disgusted and infuriated by the tactics of Sen McCarthy Eisenhowers attitude toward Sen McCarthy is further illus trated in a quotation he at tributes to the President when at a 1953 meeting of the White House staff Eisenhower said I will not get in the gutter with that Banking of Fires Begun Deadline Is Drawing Near NEW YORK UP The steel industry began banking its fires Thursday after major com panies and the United Steelwork ers of America rejected each others proposals to delay a Sat urday midnight strike of workers Negotiations were not broken off when the flurry of compro mise proposals failed Wednesday night But with the deadline near ing fires began going out in plants across the country Workers at U S Steels Gary works largest in the world and at Bethlehems Sparrows Point plant in the next largest began slowing down coke ovens and were scheduled to be gin banking blast furnaces late Thursday night And unless a sudden settlement is reached open hearth fires will get their last stoking sometime Friday Smaller Plants Similar coolingoff operations were reported at dozens of smaller plants Talks resumed Thursday Both sides worked frantically Wednesday night to avert a shut down and each blamed the other when the efforts ended in stale mate Twelve major companies began he exchange of compromise pro wsals by suggesting in a letter to Union President David J McDon ald that the strike be postponed ndefinitely and negotiations oon inued after the contract expires at midnight Saturday The letter suggested that dur ng the negotiations the union give 2 hours advance written notice a strike any time after the leadline to prevent cooling dam to furnaces Shorter Demands The companies promised in turn p shorten their demands for a iveyear contract to four years nd four months with a propor ionate reduction in Length of the contract has been major bone of contention The urrent contract is for two years vith a oneyear wage reopener McDonald rejected the com ahies proposal as an llth our offer that M meets none of ie unions reasoned objections to heir original He countered by offering to put ff the strike for two ntil July any agree ment reached in the extended ne otiations was retroactive to July the originai strike deadline The companies studied this for hree hours and rejected it be ause of the retroactive provi Jons Equal Pressure Continued negotiations should be conducted with equal pressure on both they said in a replying statement This condi tion is not present when the un ion is guaranteed by retroactivity that no matter how it may delay agreement it has nothing to Shortly before midnight the un ion came up with a new proposal H called on industry leaders to negotiate and conclude a settle ment if you feel additional time is necessary ex tend for such part of 15 days as may be required to conclude a settlement with customary retro Retroactivity rejected by the companies in McDonalds first of fer again was a stipulation to the strik delay The companies this time did not come up with an immediate an swer FOWANS HURT NEVADA Mo WVMichael J Herbert 30 and George Wallace 84 Macedonia Iowa were bos sitalizcd with severe injuries Wednesday as the result of a two ar crash a mile east of here
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