Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 25, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE UK fcJ m IAJ HI NIWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL N ORTH t O W A N S NEI6HIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXM Prtts and United Full Lease Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 25 1954 Potman Neff Are Indicted Oil Company Also Hit WASHINGTON ff A federal grand jury Tuseday indicted two lawyers involved in the campaign contribution offer to a senator during the natural gasj debate Charged with violating the Lob bying Act were Superior Oil Co and attorney John M Neff and Elmer Patman both of Austin Texas Atty Gen Brownell announced the grand jury returned a six count indictment One count charges a conspiracy to violate the federal regulation of the Lob bying Act Others allege sub stantive violations of the act Conspiracy Act The announcement said that Su pcrior Oil a California ration with principal offices at Houston and Los Angeles was named as a defendant only in thej conspiracy act Brownell said the ancl on Patfes 26 27 28 is continuing The grand jury looked inlo the furor kicked up last February by charges in Senate debate on thej bill that there had been heavy lobbying by both sides j The bill which would have ex em pled natural producers i from direct federal control was finally passed but President I Eisenhower vetoed it Eisenhower said he was in pa thy with the objectives of the bill but felt he should disapprove it because of activities by a small segment of the industry which hej termed arrogant in This Paper ol Two SectionsSection No Steel Strikes End May Be Imminent MHJ A BELLES PERFORM The Aquabelles in a synchronized swimminTexhfbt G Program on the stage on the lake Saturday evening at Ueai Lake It is part of the Governors Days program Saturday and Sunday All KrfiJ M American Cross water safety program Ihe Aquabelles left front to back are Sandra Merriman Lois Pugh Margaret Ty Sallv Carroll right Susan Merriman Anna Aimsbury Joy Anne Margaret Newman and Kate Amos See other ancl Civil Rights Legislation Buried Ike Is Informed of acceptable standards of pro Republican Leaders in Final Report WASHINGTON In the Senate debate Sen Fran cis Case RSD said he had been offered as a campaign con tribution which he believed wasCan Ic8slativc leaders told Presi intcndcd lo influence his vote He nt Wednesday that said he was rejecting the mjneycivl1 r8hts legislation is dead and was voting against the bill j for this session ofI A Senate inquiry developed j the money was offered by Ncffj The administration supported1 who said he got it from has been passed by the Both attorneys denied they and is now in the Senate trying lo influence Cases vote butiudiciary Committee headed by conceded their purpose was tojSen James 0 Eastland D help senators they felt were the economic school of thinking Eisenhower in what probablv that would favor the bill jwas his last conference with Patman testified the leaders before the ses sion ends was told by Senate MILLIKEN WONT SEEK REELECTION WASHINGTON iff Sen Million RColo said ill health would pre vent his being a candidate for reelection His term ex pires next January The vet eran senator afflicted with arthritis and high blood pressure has in poor health since he was hos pitalized soon after this years session of Congress opened in January He has attended sessions of Con gress in recent weeks in a wheelchair Woman Killed in Fall From Family Auto Milford Bruns vold 28 died early Wednesday morning in a Mason City hospital Lehigh Strike Settled Many Employes Back on Job Nearly half of the 265 Lehigh Portland Cement Co workers re turned to work Wednesday morn ing after being idled for seven weeks The end of the work stop page came after a Tuesday night union vote to return to work j A company official reported hat oldest men in point of sen iority are being called back first and will work in whatever capac ty they are assigned for the time Deing without reference to their regular job classification The firm expects to be shipping ce ment by Thursday morning Purchased Power The plant must operate on pur chased power for the time being until the turbine for the pack house can be put in operation All electrical equipment must bej checked and flues must be cleaned in the pack house Operations at the plant are expected to be in full swing and the kilns in operaHarold Stassens move to win tion by Monday unless equipment support for Gov Christian Her failures develop The meeting Tuesday night was specially called to consider whether or not to return to work in the light of a new proposal worked out with the help of Rob ert F Hall Des Moines federal mediator Parties Studying Terms Progress is Noted LEAD NEGOTIATIONS Chief seeking an end to the 25day national steel strike are John A Stephens left of Steel and David Mc Donald president of the United Steehvorkers This sidebyside photo was taken at talks Tuesday McDonald previously declined to pose with industryspokesmen Iowa Republican Leaders Unified in Nixon Support BT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowa Republican leaders made it clear Wednesday that ing car and struck her head on thc pavement favor of returning to work and 75 lred B Shaffer acting Cerro in favor of continuing the Gordo County Coroner said stoppage The new contracts were Bnmsvold was turning off thejsigned at and picket ter as President Eisenhowers running mate has fallen flat In Washington Sens B B Hickenlooper and E Martin joined a large group of fellow Republican congressmen in asserting they regard Vice President Nixons place on the ticket as secure Thev said present at the Hcrters statement that he is meeting showed a vote of 119 inl not a candidate should remove all doubts In Iowa Gov Leo A Hoegh delegation chairman national committeeman Charles R tenmeyer Davenport national committee woman Anna Lomas Red Oak and state chairman Don Pierson Hum boldt all discounted the Stas sen move All four expressed the view that 1 They are for Nixon per sonally 2 They believe the Iowa delegation is for Nixon As a matter of Hoegh commented Nixon has been an outstanding vice president I do feel however that Presi dent Eisenhower should make the from persona funds of Howard E Keck president of Superior Oil GOP The Justice Department Leader William F Know seems to be no like Des Moines Woman Is Crash Victim LIBERTY CENTER if Mrs street into an alley here when the car door swung open and Mrs Urges Postal Bill was killed Tuesday night when her car went out of control and me jusuce Department ems 10 DC no like thai the penally for conviction ofjlhood of the civil rights Paul Meador n Des Mninix conspiracy is a fine of not more passed this session cs Moines than or imprisonment of not more than five years or both For violation of the Lobbying Act it allows a fine of not more than and imprisonment of not more than 12 years or Bnmsvold fell out The accident posts at the gates were closed im mediately after vote results were occurred about midnight In addition to her husband who operates a television repair shop here Mrs Brunsvold is survived a daughter Kim Marie 2 wut yl ana Much important off Highway 65 near here bo ls at tne Bride sought by the administration inj Highway patrolmen said the Arrangements are chiding housing foreign aid apjfiew feet through the air and incomPlete propriation two supplemental aplanded on its top after striking a Motorcyclist Dies in Accident Near Anita the social bill and the new military struction bill is pending in the con in House Senate or involved conferences A T I A X TIC Lloyd President E i s e n h o w er ex Brown 21 Reno died nopo that something can flay night as a result of injuriesbe done to M suffered in a motorcycle accident irale near Anita earlier in the day About be done to push along the postal bill but Knowlandi aid there is some doubt in hisj mind that the measure will be approved by the Senate Civil Service and Post Office Commit tee before adjournment The House Wednesday passed an omnibus housing bill calling for public housing units a year for two years A voice vote The Weather Mason City Generally fair and ibrie show Widnall RNvTtoTho5 er late Wednesday night Low c Wednesday night 63 I Senate Action f The Senate also met early to Iowa Generally fair t h r o u g hclean up minor legislation Thursday Few thundershowers j ft handed the President a ma extrcme north Thursday Notjor victory Tuesday in passing nnich change in temperature 6030 the administrationbacked driveway into a farm field A pas senger in the car Mrs Caroline Harper 19 Of Adel was injured She was in satisfactory condition at a Des Moines hospital Swartwood to Head Atlantic High School ATLANTIC UP Lester Swartwood head of the Lake Mills high school for 9 years was named new principal of the At lantic high school Tuesday Swart wood will replace Dave Tripp principal here for 3 years who recently resigned Iowa Man Killed in Blue Earth Crash BLUE EARTH Minn A twocar collision at an intersec Agreement Details Representing the union in the latest mediation talks was Ray Williams Oglesby secretary of the district for the international organization The position of the management was presented hy George Hannaman local plant manager Details of the agreement were worked out after a 3Vi hour bar gaining session Tuesday after noon A new offer by the com pany was considered at this ses sion and was made the document of settlement terms The agree ment contained six items KEEPS ON FIGHTING Hall Is Target of Stassen Outburst bump Vice President Nixon off the GOP Chairman Leonard Hall Wednesday of trying to foreclose the choice of a running mate for President Eisenhower 10reCOSe ower SSe pesldential Disarmament aide took his Hall inai oo s swing at Hall in a letter to Rep Byrnes one of 20 congressmen who NEW YORK and union negotiators met for two hours jWednesday and reported continu ing progress toward an agreement to end the 25day steel strike The steel industrys chief nego tiator John A Stephens vice president of U S Steel said after the meeting We have not yet reached an agreement We are ontinuing to make David J McDonald president the United Stcelworkers of merica standing beside Ste hens nodded his head The union has summoned its 70member Wage Policy Com mittee to a meeting Thursday he committee has the power lo approve a new agreement for the unions striking members There also were reports that ome steel companies have mado preliminary plans to start resum ing operations Friday Union chiefs and negotiators for the Big Three steel compa S Steel Republic and Bethlehem started new talks Tuesday after earlier discussions collapsed here and in Pittsburgh Jobless The union struck mills across the nation on July 1 halting nenr y 90 per cent of the countrys teel production More than 00 workers in industries depend ent on steel have been laid off It was believed industry came up with an offer sharply revised from previous proposals The industry reportedly offered to settle for a threeyear con tract providing for a 20centan hour package increase for the first year The earlier industry proposal called for a fouryear fourmonth contract which it said granted a package boost amounting to 17 cents in the first year The union objected to the length of the proposed contract and placed the value of the increase at 14 cents The steelworkers prestrike wages averaged an hour The union has never made its wage demands public Its past contracts have usually been for wo years with a wage reopener tion on the outskirts of Blue Earth Item one concerned the general claimed the life of Frank Marnett 71 Orleans towa Tuesday night Marnetts 17yearold son Joel was released from a hospital after treatment for minor injuries Maurice Schwen Blue Earth driver of the other car escaped unharmed The Marnetts were on a fishing trip at the time of the accident Low Wednesday night 60s Minnesota Clear warmer FiveDay Iowa Thursday will average near normal Nor mal highs 87 north to 91 south Normal lows 62 north to 66 south Slowly rising tempera tures west Thursday and Fri day and east Saturday and Sun day Rainfall will be below nor mal averaging onetenth inch or less occurring as widely scattered thundershowers ex treme north Thursday and east Friday and scattered over state first of next week GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum Tuesday Minimum Tuesday night At 8 Wednesday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum billion foreign aid money pni But it also dealt the President a defeat in approving a ban onjmmistrations federal employe se nearly all future military aid i x Harry Cain Frequent Critic of Security Program Quits WASHINGTON Harry him the best of health Mettler Criticizes Ozark Service at CAB Hearing OMAHA R Mettler Mason City airport manager de clared Tuesday that Ozark Air Lines service on the Chicago to once benefits from to City route is not satfsfac 000 and accident and health pay from a week to S40 Hospital ization and surgical benefits were jwage increase 01 10 cents an hour which had been agreed upon by both the company and the union prior to the walkout Item two stated that Washing tons Birthday would be added to the paid holiday provision of the contract making a total of seven paid holidays Item three Boosted life insur 87 54 73 81 62 The bill was sent to a Senate House Conference Committee The best total figure the adminis tration will get is a compromise between the billion voted by the Senate and billion voted previously by the House The House gave the President a victory by killing the Demo craticsponsored million pro gram to speed development of commercial atomic power The House defeated the Senatepassed bill 203191 The House also passed a billion appropriations bill mostly for the Atomic Energy Commis sion It is the last big money bill of the session The Senate Ap propriations Committee boosted it to billion and the Senate planned lo act on it Friday frequent critic of the adj and happiness in the years ahead The White House said a sue cessor would be named soon Cain a former Republican sen ator from Washington said in his letter of resignation that his every word and act in criticism of the governments internal se curity machinery have been founded on my devotion to the j nation and on respect both for your high office and for you as a man of good will who believes that every citizen is entitled to just treatment from his govern Stassen a messagejafter one year after he proposed Monday that Even if the strike ends this Gov Christian Herter of Massajweek it will take a week or more chusetts supplant Nixon in the darkened mills to climb No 2 place The letter U 1 ICd I ill increased proportionately andservice in the Midwest insurance was doubled Termination Date right message and said My action would not have been necessary if the national chair man Hall had not endeavored to foreclose the choice of the dele gates to the GOP national con vention before they met con trary to Republican tradition and wise Direct and convenient air In the face of opposition from service is essential to every major party fie Fine i J o back to full production And m never did mention dustry leaders have said there is the proposal that Stassen step outrolmd to De a rise in steel prices but thanked Byrnes for a forthafter any settlement tory He testified at the Civil Aero nautics Board hearing on air LongTerm Effects I The Iron Age national metal working weekly said that even if the strike ends this week the ef fects will be felt through Decem ber With the walkout in its fourth week and production losses cer tain to hit 9 million ingot tons effect on industry will be felt as far away as December or early the weekly said tV of the new contract for May ljMettler said day as a member of the Subver sive Activities Control Board The resignation is effective Aug 9 when Cains threeyear term expires The resignation was announced letter Presid e n t senh o w e r ac cepting it but expressing Cain would con tinue to serve until a succos s o r qualifies The resignation was submitted July 17 Eiscnh o w c r CAIN thanked Cain for his conscien tious and devoted service and ment In public speeches in recent months Cain has contended that the security program has led to some Fascist type abuses NEW CANCELLATION WASHINGTON of the nations largest post offices will begin using stamp cancellation dies carrying the slogan Pray for peace on Aug 1 1957 Hem panys Braniff has proposed suspension five dealt with the comof its northsouth training program which Mason City service to had been the major point underj discussion during the attempts to mediate The new states The company does agree toj meet with the delegated represen tatives of Local 106 to discuss im provements program mmiipis lOj agreement Court Supports Employe in Suit Over Coffee Break The Setter to Byrnes was given out almost simultaneously with the release in Boston of a state ment by Herter confirming that the Massachusetts governor will aid and John A Stephens of Steel said they had exchanged ideas as to terms of They also said that to expedite matters subcommittees have O M LJ llCt V C offer Nixons name at the convenbeen appointed to further explore tion and praising the Vice Presi dent for outstanding Herter said that as an early supporter of the President I con its in the current training DENVER U S 10th r ll a Pnvileee make the which will be of benefit Circuit Court of Appeals sPeecn for this valua arties and to reduce thp Tuesdav that member of the T5ispnhnuor vi ruiea both parties and to reduce that when an employe provisions of the program to writtakes a coffee break hes doinE ing The meeting shall be schedthe boss a favor a period not to exceed four months following the resumption of plant Item six agreed to permit all employes to return to work with out loss of seniority job rights or any rights they had acquired prior to work stoppage and with out discrimination or disciplinary action because of their partici pation in the work stoppage Court reversed a District Court decision which had held that Los Wigwam Weavers Co in Denver did not have to pay employes for the time they spent on coffee breaks Coffee breaks are beneficial to the employes and are equally beneficial to the employer in that they promote more efficiency and result in a greater the Appeals Court decision said member of the Eisenhower Stassens anti Nixon move brought growls of dissatisfaction from many Republicans They said he had raised a threat to party unity and had beefed up the health issue to be used by Demo crats against Eisenhower These Republicans said a party argu ment over the vice presidential nomination would serve only to raise the question of whether Eisenhower might fail to survive a second term various There were reports that nego tiators for the Big Three would be joined by representatives of the nine other companies in volved in the strike The Big Three leaders have represented all 12 so far SAME 4BUck Ur meant traffic 24 koiirlj
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.