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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 18, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Home G HME VOL LXIU THS NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Associated United Full Lease Seven Cents a Copy To Probe Other Unions Senate Racket Committee Says WASHINGTON rack ets probers said Saturday future public hearings on dealingsof a Chicago consultant to employers will involve1 otherlabor leaders beside Teamsters President Dave Beck The Senate committee already has announced it will ask the con sultant Nathan Shefferman about testimony that he paid Beck out of a commission he al legedly received when the Team sters Union bought the site for its palatial headquarters at the foot of Capitol Hill Chairman McClellan DArk and some of his aides on the spe cial investigating committee said the group will look into coast to coast operations of Shefferman who gets fees for advising em ployers on their problems with or ganized labor Sef for MidJune Robert E Kennedy committee counsel said the probers hoped to start the hearings about midJune He said the hearings will involve officials pf at least two unions in addition to the Teamsters He declined to name them but said New York is one city the hear ings will covjer The committee recessed its in quiry Friday McCleUan and Kennedy said it has not yet been decided whether to hold any fur ther hearings before early June The committee said previously it would look deeper into Sheffer mans own testimony last March that he received from Beck some inTeamsters Unionfunds to pay for luxury goods and serv ices for Beck and members of the Beck family Shefferman said he thought at the time that Beck was paying for these things out of his own funds Developments Meanwhile there were these re lated developments 1 The Chicago Daily News said John T OBrien of Chicago a emerged as a cleanup candi MASON CITY IOWA7 SATURDAY 161957 Thin Paper connltti ol TWO SectionsSection One charges thathe has brought the labor movement into disrepute He isup for reelection this fall but there have been reports high Teamster officials wantto dump him The News said OBriens ritri ning mate would be JohnF Eng lish veteran secretarytreasurer of the union OBrien and English have worked closely together for many years 2 Ward Co Chicago mail order house sent the Rackets Committee a letter denying any deal with the Team stersUnion in a 1955proxy fight with financier Louis Wolfson In Chicago a spokesman said the firm wasasking to appear before the committee adding This is only fair in view of the absolute inaccuracies involved in public statements about the firm 3 A bipartisan group of Sen ators introduced a by the Eisenhower to requirefull public disclosure of financial and other reports now filed by unions with the govern ment Sen Kennedy a member of the rackets group said present union reports often are inadequate and inaccurate and that steps should be taken to correct this RESCUED BOY HAS VISITORS Little Benjamin Hooper 7 retteTt Wenydvenfi Thf 10qUe n isTisited by his father and younger sister Wendy J5 The boywas pulled from a well hole Friday after being trapped PULLED ALIVE FROM WELL Benny Napping in Oxygen Tent Still Threat of Floods in Oklahoma By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fresh fell in Texas Sat urday bringing threats of new flooding and rain drenched wide spread areas of the nation With flood waters still rising in Oklahomas eastern river basins a fastmoving line squall kicked up at least three tornadoes in Texas during the night and dropped rains of four inches or more Damage in the windstorms was not heavy Wichita Falls got 407 inches in cluding a 3inch hailstorm in 14 hours Lubbock Big Springs and other west Texas areas reported 4inch rainfall overnight and a new thunderstorm hit San Angelo Record flooding was indicated in Tulsa and the small community of Keystone Some 2200 acres in Tulsa was expected to be flooded and a peak of 26 feet on the Ar kansas River was likely Saturday At least 1000 persons evacuated homes on both sides of the Arkan sas Friday night and officials warned others in the area to get out before its too late t Residents Removed More than half of the 2400 resi dents were being removed from Bixby a lowland Tulsa County community Thunderstorms rumbled through south central Oklahoma Friday and high winds downpours and hail lashed southern sections Damage estimates will run into the millions and state officials said road damage alone will cost from two to five million dollars Upwards of 40 state and federal highway have been closed be bridges and Severe thunderstorms and a few tornadoes battered northcentral Texas and Oklahoma during the night with more storms forecast At Wichita Falls Tex nearly 4 inches of rain fell in 6 hours and 3inch hail pelted the city Gusty Winds MOM CUTTING UP CLEVELAND Car rie Long 38 was paying a moth erly visit to her son Willis 18 held for auto theft in the county jail when an electric eye on the door lighted up She was carrying a fiveinch razor in her purse ern Texas Other large rainfall amounts included i27 inches at jAbilene Tex 130 inches at Ho bart Okla and 149 inches at Fayettevilie Ark Moderate to heavy overnight rainalso fell along coastal areas from central California northward to British Columbia By RELMAN MORIN MANORVILLE N Y w Sevenyearold Benjamin Hooper Jr napped restlessly Saturday under an oxygen tent as his mother and father kept a The sandyhaired blueeyed boy was pulled alive Friday night from the bottom of a well in his backyard He had been trapped in the well for nearly 24 hours An ambulance raced the boy to Bayview General Hospital at nearby Mastic Beach He was suffering exposure Hes doingfine said the boys father Benjamin Hooper Hooper and hiswife Borghild kept a vigil at their sons bed side Mommy was his word and then Daddy he called for Condition Good The boys condition is good said Dr J H Kris the attending physician He is able to talk and asked for food He has taken some food Everything is on the up and up Benny took some beef broth hot tea with sugar and ginger ale He was given antibiotics to guard against the possibility of respiratory infection His temper ature wa s nea rly norm al Kris said doctors would need to keep a close watch for 24 hours because of the danger of pneu monia in such cases of exposure Bennys rescue was a triumph of perseverance for 200 grimy workmen who battled hour after desperate hour to save the boy They fought with oxygen lines power shovels piping wooden and sweat They fought with the hopes and prayers of millions of Americans across the nation Never Gave Up They never gave up hope even when it appeared only a miracle would save the boy And a just what many of the weary men called it Cries of exultation burst from their throats when rescuers heard they had succeeded Benny toppled into the 24 foot deep well in the backyard of the Hoopers Long Island home at pm Thursday night At upright and almost motionless throiigY a nightrikndtjrday The elated Woodson said Iwas the happiest boy alive when I saw his blue eyes Ifooper a 33yearold truck driver shouted hes alive Then dashed wildly for the house to break the hews to Ben nys mother Mrs Hooper 30 a telephone operator had been al most prostrate with grief and growing hopelessness The Hoopersagony began as the sun set Thursday evening Hooper had just struck water after several days digging in the backyard of the modest ranch style home 70 miles east of Man hattan Went for Piping He went to get a piece of piping for the well ThenBenny tried to leap over the footwide opening He landed short of his mark on loose sand The terrified boy slipped swift ly down into the pitchblack pit Bennys plight recalled the sim ilar entrapment of Kathy Fiscus at San Marino Calif in 1949 The 3yearold girl fell 100 feet down an abandoned well casing Her fall ended in tragedy After a tremendous 52hour res cue operation the little girl was found dead Johnson in Second Attack ministration ColumbusCity Man Dies in Brushcutter COLUMBUS CITY The workmen clawed with hands through the last fei earth Happiest Boy In a few moments Sam Wood areas son a Negro construction worker lifted the weakened child from the sandy trap that had held him ifathers farm four miles south jwest of here Friday when his trac tor apparently struck a tree or a tree limb Coroner Victor Stacy said Pierce was thrown off the tractor into the brushcutter he was pull ing His father Chester Pierce discovered the body at about noon Chides GOP on Dissent in Executive on Budget WASHINGTON UP Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon B Johnson Tex further stocked up the budget controversy Satur day with his second attack on the administration this week Johnsonvsaid he would like to know when we will have one party in control of the executive branch of our government He saic rightnow we seem to have two who favor cutting the budget and those who argue thai doing so would endanger national security He made the statement to re porters Friday night after Presi dent Eisenhower called for the election of a Republican Congress in 1958 Eisenhower said ina tele phone address to a GOP rally in Cincinnati that political responsi bility can be definitely fixed only when one party controls both the White House and Congress Accusation Johnson last Monday accusec the administration of talking out of both sides of its mouth On the budgetquestion He called on Ei senhower to publicly side with either the spending wing or economy wing The Senate kept up the running attack on the budget Friday by chopping from the Commerce Department budge for next fiscal year The bill pro viding went to a Sen aleHouse conference comniHtee Other congressional nevvs Writeoffs Defense Mobilize GordonGray has asked Congress to give President Eisenhower au thority to grant rapid tax write offs forany industrial expansion required in the interestof na tional defense Gray said he made the recommendation to the Senate Finance Committee which iscon sidering a bill to curtail such writeoffs The bill would limit the writeoffs to production facilities for new defense items and for de fense research and developments Refugee Asylum Refugees A House immigration subcommittee will conduct a hear ing next Thursday or Friday on President Eisenhowers proposal to grant asylum each year to 67000 refugees fleeing Commu nism Subcommittee Chairman Fraricis E Walter said the hear ing also will look into the govern ments operation of the Hungar ian refugee program Natural Gas Mayor Richard son Dilworth of Philadelphia has told the House Commerce Com mittee that consumers would be in for quite a clipping if Con gress passes the natural gas bill He said the legislation would re suit in the natural gas industry getting hundreds of millions of dollars of increased profits SAME PUT ARSENIC IN HUSBANDS officer Sgt Roy Tice said Friday that Mrs Lucy Wiremaii admiUcd she had been putting rat poison con taining arsenic into her hus bands beer She said she did it to stop his drinking Oron Whcman her misband is in an Ann Arbor Mich hospital with a severe case of arsenic poison ing Reds Wateh Parade of US By ELTON C FAY Uniformed representatives of Iron Curtair countries watched together will high U S officials and foreign diplomats the parade oE Ameri can armed forces A dozen or more militaryat taches of Russia Poland am other Soviet satellite couhliie were in tlie reviewing stands a troops of the Army Navy Ma rines and Air Force paraded up Constitution Avenue Secretary of DefenseiW i 1 s o n also was in the stands American officers said they UH derstood a number of the Commu riist military attaches planned to jo to nearby Andrews Air Force Base Aid Saturday afternoon to look over display of mod ern weapons there The Soviet delegation included Maj Gen Alexander Rodionov of the army Col Filippo Bachinski of the air force and Capt Fedor Presnakov of the navy Assembled at A n d r e w s Air Force Base was a cross section of just about all the weapons with which the United States would fight a war in this jetmissile atomic age About The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy with little change in temperature through Sunday i o w a Considerable cloudiness night Mild Saturday night low 4552 Sun day partly cloudy warmer ex tremenorthwest Minnesofa Fair and cold Satur day night with scattered frost northeast portion Sunday part ly cloudy not so cool south and central GlobeGazette weather data up 0 8 am Saturday Maximum Friday 65 Minimum Friday night 44 At 8 am Saturday 44 Precipitation 03 inch Tenement House Collapses Takes r Life of Woman NEW YORK UP A Ihrecslory brick building that wai declared unsafe two days ago collapsed Saturday A 70yearold woman was trapped and killed One man was taken to a hospital after being dug out of the wreckage Police said all other occupants of the building escaped Two firemen were injured in rescue work timbersandtwistedsteel Search for Strangulation Murderer Asked Jo Move Authorities learned the building had been ruled unsafe and the tenants had been asked to move Mrs Anna Sauerhoff owner of the building said she was in formed by tenants on Thursday of cracks that appeared in the walls and ceiling of the second floor She said she called a contractor who told her the structure was in dangerous condition Mrs Sauerhoff said she notified he tenants on Thursday and Fri day they had to move She said they told her to find them another place to live East Side The building was in the rear of another building on Pitt Street in he heart of Manhattans teeming lower Enst Side Sam Gelernter a mechanic working in the front building said I heard a terrific noise and crash I ran to the back from my store Alt I saw was smoke and dirt Geleintcr said I immediately ran to call police An eyewitness to the collapse Paul Reviera34 who lives in the next building said least 10 persons resided in the wrecked structure Of Newton i Womans Sister CRANFORD England and Yard detectives doggedly continued a search here Saturday for an elusive killer gled a 36yearold widow and bur ied her body in a bluebell wood The Muriel Duluth Couples Pfane Still Is Missing in West NEWCASTLE Wyo search for a missing twinengined aircraft carrying a Duluth Minn couple was moved to the north and east portion of Wyoming and nto the Black Hills of South Da kota Saturday A sixday search in the Casper Xawlins area failed to produce a race of the Beechcraft carrying 3alton Le Masurier a radio and television executive and his wife Dorothy The couple was on a flight from Salt Lake City to Rapid City S when they disappeared last Saturday They last reported that hey were 10 miles west of Raw lins Tot Buried Alive by Power Shovel CODY Wyo W A 2ycarold pys body was recovered Friday night from a narrow sewer line near his home after he was buried alive and suffocated Sheriff Frank Blackburn said Richard Thun son of Mr and VIrs David Thun of Cody was rapped in the 5footdeep trench and covered with earth when a power shovel filled the furrow 30 minutes after his mother last saw urn alive Blackburn said the child appar ently was playing in the trench when his right fool became wedged between the ditch and sewer pipe laid in the bottom murdered Mailland woman Mrs was the sister of Mrs Ed Moore an English war bride who has lived atNewton loyva for the past nine The body of Mrs MaiUand mother ot two children was found May 6 two days after she disap peared while cycling lo work at a nearby chocolate factory A po licewoman spotted her hand stick ing out of a newly dug mound oi earth among the Bluebells of Cranford I4ark Troops and police were calicd out to comb the wood inch by inch Thousands pf local inhabi tants were interviewed by detec tives hunting clues to the identity of the killer Police believe Mrs Maitland was waylaid w h i 1 e pedaling through the park The killer as saulted her and then hastily bur ied the body under thefools a fallen elm tree No trace has been found of Mrs Maitlands blackframed bicycle her red coat and Wedding ring And the identity of the killer is still V mystery aftera 12day manhunt by top Scotland Yard sleuths Postpone Atomic Test Third time Because of Winds ATOMIC TEST SITE fhrcatcning windsforced a third postponement of the atomic test ixplosion early Saturday The shot had been scheduled for 5 am CST The midnight weatherevalua tion bore out earlier appre hensions that winds would drop radioactive fallout material on populated areas of southern Ne vada The Nevada test organization in announcing the delay said merely that the shot will not be attempted before The nuclear device to be fired from a JOOfeet tower is the first of the United States summer se ries of atomic tests The device is relatively small having the en ergy equivalent of 10000 tons of I TNT HOORAY WK Ma Pa Maraw foot and nibbles He Rives up and lets her have a taste Photos bv M of the ice cieam GO 4HE4DIll RAT T j AnuALt i ILT Pa is a gentleman
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