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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 4, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T Hi NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME Building Collapse Probed Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires ej Seven Consist 309 At Least 6 Workmen Die JACKSON Mich volunteers broke off rescue opera tions early Thursday in the shat tered ruins of a collapsed build ing leaving at least six men pre sumed dead in wreckage that al ready has yielded four bodies But the task of uncovering tangled tons of concrete and steel which buried the victims resumed later after tottering walls that threatened to fall on rescuers were knocked down A gang of more than 100 con victs from nearby Southern Mich igan Prison worked through the night on the dangerous digging job and inmate volunteers were at the rubblestrewn scene Thursday to help wrecking crews Last Hope The halt in the frantic digging cancelled the last faint hope that some of the trapped workmen would be found alive John Schweitzer a construction superintendent directing the res cue work said at least six men are still in the wreckage and all are presumed dead An investiga tion into the cause of the collapse was under way Fifteen others were injured when the half completed office building of the Consumers Power Co collapsed with a roar like the sound of an exploding bomb The fourstory pouredconcrete structure had been designed to withstand the shock of an Abomb blast The workmen fell screaming to their deaths amid steel girders and chunks of concrete that crash ed through all four floors of the structure A tense moment came late Wed nesday when noisy generators and rescue machinery were shut off for 10 minutes while a dozen workers went far down into the debris to listen for moans or a sound that would indicate life All Silent But all was silent and the men returned wearily to dig some more During the silence the Rev Francis Desmond pastor of the Jacksons Miraculous Medal Ro man Catholic Church led the huge crowd of onlookers in the Lords Prayer nson N WHERE WORKMEN WERE BURIEDThis is an airview of the ConsumeirFow er building at Jackson part of which collapsed Wednesday afternoon A score ot workmen plunged to tha basement along with tons of steel and concrete Ihe premature removal of forms from the foundations was blamed bv many as the cause of the tragedy Relatives of missing men stayed at the scene through the long night under the glare of flood lights Relief for Municipal Bus Lines Pondered DES MOINES WVThe use of city parking meter funds to sub sidize local transportation firms has been suggested as one means of granting relief to city bus lines which are hanging on the ropes financially for want of patronage The proposal was offered Wednesday at an allday session of the nine man committee named by Gov Leo Hoegh to Tax Group Defended by Governor DES MOINES Leo A Hoegh answering Democratic charges of a political slow said Thursday the Iowa Tax Study Committee has been One wing of the building dejworking long and hard hours signed to keep power flowing to Michigans mighty industry in the event of enemy attack caved in ward about GST Wed nesday as if pulled down by an invisible force Its four heavy floors crumbled one by one and telescoped into the basement study transit problems and rec ommend solutions Another possible remedy which received little encouragement was the exemption of transit companies from state gasoline taxes and motor vehicle license fees This would have to be done by state law and some committee members expressed doubt the Legislature would go for it Other views were aimed at the committee meeting attended by 150 representatives of city gov merce Commission said all sug gestions and opinions received will be incorporated in a report to the governor sions That some kind of relief should be granted to bus companies which have been piling up deficits in the face of competition from private automobiles That cities want to keep their Trade N w ernments chambers of merce transit firms and tlla erators unions operation Committee Chairman John Possible USe of Parking Ropes member of the Iowa Com Benson Plans to Expand Speaking Tour in Midwest WUHVMIS long ana nara nours ptiTrArrv CTTD c to complete its report on the state A Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson HBomb Issue Is Revived Both Speak in Pennsylvania BV THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Top Democratic and Republi can campaigners got rough Wed nesday night with Adlai Steven son accusing President Eisen aower of misrepresentations and Vice President Nixon saying Stevenson has made statements terribly damaging to Americas interests Stevenson the D e m o c r a tic candidate spoke rom Pittsburgh in a nationally televised reply to Eisenhowers campaign speeches earlier this week in Cleveland and Lexington Ky Nixon was at the other end of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia where he struck anew at Steven sons proposal that the United States lead in a move to endhy drogen bomb tests 32 Votes Pennsylvania with its 32 elec votes is a major battle Ihe conferences reached genground in the DemocraticRepub two conclu lican struggle for control of the White House and Congress Rounding out a m o r n i n gto night schedule of appearances in Pennsylvania communities Stev enson told a nationwide TV audi jence Eisenhower had been guilty of gross misstalement of the record on such matters as social security the minimum wage re jlief of unemployment in dis areas the cost of living money for local subsidization wasfann Plices small business and suggested by Sen D C Nolanjcivil RIowa a member of the Af committee He pointed out that cities are now required to earmark 75 per cent of their parking meter pro ceeds to provide offstreet park ing facilities This could be the transportation systems in private rather than resort to mu Policy on Roads Changed Move Follows Argument AMES new policy on the use of farmtomarket road funds by Iowa counties has been ap proved by the State Highway Corn mission Chairman Robert Beck Center vine said Wednesday the new approach to allocation of these funds will be on the following basis 1 Counties may add new mile Tge to their existing farmtomar ket systems upon certification wircnhoto ilflat the Prest5nt systems have NIXON ENJOYS A LAUGH Vice President Richard completed Nixon who is often pictured wearing enjoys a hearty laugh during a speech at Hartford need ma v use money already al Wednesday Edwin May GOP candidate for Congress lotted for both their old road sys Irom Connecticut joins in at right terns and additional mileage 3 All future allotments based on need will be available for use only on existing farmtomarket roads and cannot be used to add new mileage New Policy Announcement of the new policy followed airing of a squabble t ween State Rep Dewey Goode BELGRADE lff President Tito reportedly has failed to con RBIoomfield and the commis vince his Soviet hosts at Yalta that they should not softpedal their son over fhe farmtomarfcet road deStalinization program in Crimean Talks Reach Impasse Sources Soy tax structure zra Taft Benson an tnounced plans Thursday for a t asked them to hold drastically revised speaking tour At one point the Democratic presidential nominee departed from his prepared text to chide Eisenhower for saying some Democrats are talking wicked I think its too Steven said that any criticism of it Hoegh said Herschel Loveless Ottumwa Democratic candidate for gover nor has charged the committee did not publish its findings as scheduled Sept 1 because Hoegh j uecause noeKfl About 40 electricians not want the bad ne d men were bated by tne candidates before consul that gave ciectiori away Several were able to leap to sections that remained stand ing but more than a score was trapped of the Corn Belt in a fighting campaign for the farm vote Benson told a news conference he will use ranch wagons and small planes to make speeches in as many as 10 communities a day in Missouri Iowa Nebraska Wis Mayor Walter Beuse jiuent with its policies or lack Davenof dismissed as some form of moral delinquency or wickedness port said he had long favored changing the parking meter law Nolan declared and Rep Don Called Healthy Criticism and selfexamination that it is doubtful whether the Legislature would exempt bus lines from paying gasoline taxes and license fees He said the are the safeguards of democracy Informed sources said the SovietYugolsav talks in the Crimea have reached an impasse over Titos reported insistence that n lessening of Moscows controls continue as a condition for fof veal mg Belgrades ties with Yugoslavias satellite neighbors availablc funds were P1 system in Davis County Goode claimed there had been no farmtomarket road construc is County for two ye POSTPONE 2ND GAME OF SERIES BROOKLYN UP missioner Ford C Frick after a conference with the umpires announced Thurs day that the second game of the World Series between the Dodgers and Yankees had been postponed because of rain Details on Sports the Kremlins direction has runithem to build additional roads opposition from Soviet party Chairman Beck pointed out chief Nikita Khrushchev himself jhowever that there was an in Khnishchev reportedly h a slteresting complication involved cooled on the socalled county received in policy introduced following thesocalled need money this year Soviet Communist party Congress Under state law secondary road last February and Titos visit tomoncv alloted from the road the Soviet Union in June juse tax fund in two ways 1 To The report is based on cmmties based on the area belief that Khrushchevs power inihey covei 2 To smaller Ihe Kremlin has waned and countics based on needs lie has been forced to swinq loUS dotommed b the commission ward the viewpoint of former if responsible and reasoned 0 arp nnl WHICH they are not are trend in the State Tax Study Stevenson moved briefly into Michiganand elsewhere in theComm e ls to gct awa West Virginia Thursday before The committee has just one three weeks various kinds ol tax northward again to speak makes fair and1 He said thc Democrats arc trv Spolesmcn at tllf meeting at three street rallies in New Just tax structure for all the peojing to make me personally an i CU Thursday Hoegh said Its a bigissue in the rd translt hrms of biling attack on Stcviwomcn d project and I dont want them tdi This is unfortLL a lenson in Philadelphia wound up al ami a naif LJdi es mile crosscontinent tour in Crash Near Grundy Center GRUNDY CENTER R Satisfied Foreign Minister V M Molotovu ls and li ls sallsfied xvith its exist system and and other oldtime Stalinists y Premier and other old guard They therefore applied for ad ae said to feel thatjditional mileage and the com mis tnn t A S wentsion is amendable to eight or nine too far and weakened the Soviet miles addition thev propose position in Eastern Europe Beck had said previously Davis Few here believe Khrushchev County wanted to add as much has undergone any change of 1S S9 miles to its system but if heart about Stalinism But Iu apllli W01c tone the county would parently shares his Kremlin its eligibility to state funds do a half Sen X T Prentis principles and is RMount what is good for the farmer the committee chairman should always transcend persontransit met with Hoegh Thursday and he said However I The general feeling was that so denied charges of a political welcome the fhic I of a 1955 state law which allows oiates alarm as to where a polum01 the need formula more independence for the Jkt Tuesdays commission meet one was injured seriously might lead Conuiiissioner Emory Loomis day when two cars collided at a Dinlomnt HAPP said Goode had made IM a siaie law wnicn auows by the vice president juav wnen iwo cars collided at a D i n 1 o m i t h hi cities to levy a 18 mill tax for Referring to Stevensons repeatisravel road intersection about iVhJKhruschchev winteH tr TTI A i I ni ilnccniithofVmtrt tHiLCLl LO C 111 transit subsidies this is impractical L A Pat i He said that the opposition secretary of the Water Some of us have been distorted the adminisjloo Chamber ofCommerce said ed suggestion that Hbomb tests S0lltn of heie wanted to this to Tito when he made hJs SAME EUck flag tneani tralfio death ID past 11 houri r day and night on notation s farm policies especiallylsuch a levy wouldnt produce agree as Stevenson suggests to isaid He said he expected to havein the farm belt worthwhile revenue discontinue tests before we have jthc report ready Tm at five Iowa cities are authorized by a fool proof inspection system jof the election be halted Nixon called this cat Thc victims were identified visif tft astrophic adding John Murdock rural Grundy P Russia is still surrounded byCcntcrind hcr mother Eva Laei an Iron Curtain and for us to key uno livccl But Try to Avert Showdown in U N Talks on Suez v iuv u tin Miatvi dt itdM UVL iowa cities are authorized by a Jooi proot inspection system L OTluri ana tne otner no attention to the timejappearances in Iowa in a oncdayjstatc law to take over their bus j won Id be just like playing Vcrnon Kinsinser he Oct 11 His first stop at for municipal operation if roulette but with only thciGnmdv Denier all were thrown I a m be at Garden per cent of the voters approve Russians knowing which chamber Ollt of lhr automobiles the birthplace of his Morman city Manager Leonard G thc fatal bullet in it Engelkrs said Mrs Kinsmer rusalem passenger train was at ui uic approve Miunnjaus Miuvvuiy t Upitrir rlj I n the birthplace of his Morman City Manager Leonard G Howhad thc fatal bullet in it Engclkrs said Mrs may resemble a bloe ind n n hi 1 r r arandfafhor He also will speakell DCS Moincs said it would be Nixon said Stevenson u as makvvas critual Condition at a There were no indications when Ihe border hospltal hrieTitowould return from Yalta a the onlv casualty jat Knoxville at Fortvery difficult to obtain shotgun attacks on Kisen lUodgc at2A30 Fostona aljmajority vote bowers policies This Nixon said with the Yalta talks in the Murmeir sevcnth day Tito was re docks ported standing fast by his in Coroner Harold Engelkes fl independerue the two women and the tno Communist par driver Mrs Vcrnon fffual rights for nil Com imunist parties md CD nonad herenco to any camp rwhich may resemble a a I condition he commission to to approve expansion of countys road system Goode denied making anv threats Train Is Attacked at IsraelJordan Border JERUSALEM Israeli of s said the crowded UNITED NATIONS N Y Secretary General Dag Hammar skjold is reported using his full influence to avert a showdown Security Council fight which might shut the door to further peace efforts in the Suez dis pute Informed quarters said this was the main theme in the scries of private talks Hammarskjold is having with high ranking diplo mats assembling for the Suez de bate beginning in the Security Council Thursday ment of the plan for international control of the canal approved by the London conference in Mid August 14 and Spencer at 5 Lacona Boy Killed in Tractor Accident LACONA UP Richard En jdries 12 was killed Wednesday About i iTuuucauay LOOl i hi Hammarskjold and his supportwhen a tractor he was driving Warmer ers feared that the possibility Wdrmtr future helpfulness might be II1C auil 01 mi anu eliminated if this plan were reMrs Albert Endries who farm jected either by a Soviet veto or The Weather Mason City Fair through Friday Cool Thursday night low 4043 high nSn through failure to get the neces sary 7 votes in the 11nation coun cil Hammarskjold is trying to en list support for formation of some 4 miles northeast of here TRAIN TROUBLES DETROIT UP Her weycr saw the lights flashing at kind of negotiating committee to a train intersection Wednesday Iowa Continued fair through Fri day Warmer Friday Low Thursday night 4046 east 4652 west Minnesota Fair and warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday jkeep the discussions alive withoutiand moved his car forward to see The secretary general was unplacing the behind a was approaching derstcod to have found substantial side in the dispute Thc form ofJA fast passenger train whipped support but Britain and Francelthe negotiating group and the by chopping the front bumper YEAR AGO sain thpv nuch i r lvw hurt the United States abroad Meanwhile Sen Estcs Kefauv cr of Tennessee Nixons opposite number on the Democratic ticket got back to campaigning Thurs day after a brief respite in New Mexico Kefauver turned his efforts to winning votes in California He concentrated on thc heavily popu lated Los Angeles area Maximum Wednesday 81 Minimum Wednesday night 43 At 8 Thursday 50 Political Tide Is Running in Favor of Demos Poll Reveals j v u H W I I 1 I 1 L t t III extensively m d c s submitted bv ron nures i ary efforts this year and m readers lost ground British Touch Off n n r trend is immediately Pol figures indicate that Ike apparent in Delaware Missouri less than 5 per cent of exf The switch avvav I h projected to Another Atom Blast Sif S The the entire Eisenhower majority Ikes smallest losses are in New received with ballots York Now Jersev j v t i i j miu 11 U said they were determined to push sponsorship still under dis their demands for a endorsecussion fenders hood and motor off Her weyers car Maximum Minimum 79 57 SYDNEY Australia British exploded an atomic weapioTlBM has and the agricul the PmJmTrhrrSdayi at B and Parts of New England indicated that the witching ond explosion m Britains fourth Babonnoll actinlly series of blasts 11Mlson hu a lo   

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