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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 23, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIII Associated Preu and United Presi Full Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 23 1957 Paper Consliti ot foot m New Code Is Unions Goal WASHINGTON W The AFLCIO may come up with an an swer Thursday to congressional complaints about lack of democratic procedures in labor unions The Federations Executive Council was due to finish work on a new code of principles aimed at insuring rights of union mem bers Senate Rackets Committee hearings have produced testimony on rigged union elections and poor attendance at union meetings George AFLCIO president told newsmen that of union members to attend meetings was one of the outstanding problems in the trade union ment today He said poor at tendance encourage misuse of union funds by dishonest officials I think its partly due to the change in the way we live in this country Meany said blaming radio and television programs automobiles and other leisure time diversions for attracting un ion members away from meet ings It creates a situation where a small group who do attend meet Ike Molds TopSecret Arms Talks ings feelthey are the only ones interested in the unions affairs and they run it like they please Meany said Fines Suggested i A few days ago George Harri son an AFLCIO vice president suggested that unions fine mem bers for absences from meetings without a valid excuse Meany said that mightbe one solution In early union days Meany re called there was good attend ance He said this was when un ions were fighting to keep intact But as wages and working condi tionsV have improved he said workers have come to take un ions as a matter of course The AFLCIO council Wednes day adopted a code of accounting practices and rules for handling union funds Meany said if these had beenadopted previously it would have very definitely pre vented thealleged misuse of Teamsters Union funds The new code Jbars union loans to union WASHINGTON ffl The ad ministration held two topsecret meetings Thursday amid reports it niay benearing a new major policy decision on disarmament negotiations Sen Humphrey DMinn said there are indications that a gen uine negotiation may actually be in the making in London arms control talks on a limited experi mental agreement The London arms talks recessed last weekto permit the negotia tors to confer with their govern mentsThe talks resume Monday Closed Session President Eisenhower called Harold E Stassen his special as sistant for disarmament and chief negotiator at the London confer ence to a White House meeting of the National Security Council LIFE CHANGED No Regrets7 After Losing Quiz on TV LOS ANGELES M Missing a question on a television quiz program cost aircraft worker Al Einfrank u small fortune his wife and a health But Einfrank says he has no tears no regrets Being on the Ques tionwas the greatest thrill of my life said Einfrank who is back at his truck driving job at Douglas Aircraft Co FOR HES A JOLLY GOOD FELLOW Soldiers dance cheer and in general have a wild time as Gen Leon Cantave is carried in triumph through the streetsof Port Au Prince Halt after he took over con AP Wlrephnto trol of the government Cantave removed the ruling council which had tried tooust him Several of the sol diers carry musical instruments in place of arms Defense Cuf Attacked by Wil son Beck Ousted The Senate rackets group has charged Teamsters President Dave Beck with misusing more than in union funds As a result of these allegations Beck has been ousted as an APLCIO vice president and as a member council Later Stassen and Secretary of State Dullesreported to a closed meeting of the Senate Disarma ment subcommittee of which Humphrey is chairman Major Democratic and Republican Sen ate leaders were invited to the meeting at Dulles specific re quest Air Differences Adm ArthurW Radford at odds with Stassens disarmament views sat in with the The RadfordStassen divergences are understood to turn on the question of what reliance could be placed in an international agreement Radford chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said recently he is most skeptical that the Soviet Un ion would keep any agreement looking toward disarmament Stassen reportedly shares the Church OKs AntiRacial Bias Moves OMAHA WVThe semblyof the P r j Church of the General As sjb y ter ian view expressed by the President at a news conference Wednesday that United States must meet Russia half way in an ef fort to halt the EastWest arms ace Stassen said after Thursdays conference that he plans to be in London next Monday for resump tion of the EastWest disarma ment talks All Stassen would say was that he never discusses conferences with the President or the National Security Council Wednesday night the District Area Council of Teamsters rep resenting more than 9500 truck drivers in Washington and vicin ity demanded Becks removal as Teamsters president until such time as he can purge himself or clean up the mess The local council made this demand in a telegram to the Teamsters Ex ecutive Board Earlier a New York local of the Teamsters Union announced race a membership meeting had voted to instruct its 13 delegates tothe unions convention in Miami Beach next fall to vote against Becks reelection The unit has ment talks All Stas about 10000 members making it about the meeting one of the largest Teamster locals in the country Laundry Workers Guild Suspended by AFLCIO Body WASHINGTON Wl The AFL CIO Thursday suspended the 85 000member Laundry Workers Un ion on corruption charges involv ing alleged welfare fund abuses Two other unions were put on a years probation The other unions are the Allied Industrial Workers with 75000 members and the Distillery Workers with 30000 The AFLCIO Executive Coun cil which acted in the cases of all three just before ending a four day council session said the ATW and Distillery Workers had tak en steps to correct alleged corrupt conditions but not enough to sat isfy the council The council ordered the Laun dry Workers suspended immedi ately from AFLCIO affiliation and said the group faces expulsion at the AFLCIO convention next December George Meany AFLCIO presi dent said the Laundry Workers had been involved in the diver sion of nearly one million dollars 600 College Students Riot After MASCOT IS SHOT NORTHF1ELD Minn UP Tht shooting of the St Olaf College mascot by Wednesday night sparked riot of nearly 600 students s nipped enyea rold son of Narthfield policeman otftffe irmrA long with two other policemen lip atYt the mens dormitory and official residence of the dog for perhaps the last time in its present capacity has directed new measurej against segrega tion In its final session Wednesday the assembly voted unanimous approval of a basic policy state ment that racial segregation takes precedence over other so cial issues in American life to day The statement was part of i re port by the Standing Committee on Social Education and Action on the Segregation Problem A move on the assembly floor add ed a reaffirmatipn of the churchs stand against alcoholic beverages to witnesses Policeman Percy Morris blared cowering dog with two loads from f a sawtd off shot gun killing him instantly Some time after this incident police looked up to see huge mob of students milling about the police station The enraged patrons of the dead dog proceeded to burn Morris in effigy in the town square1 Police Chief Leno Brandt appeared before the mob and pub licly apologized for the shooting The mob broke up shortly after when three squad cars of highway patrolmen drove up Some students said they will retrieve the body of their mascot from the city where it had been and will give it a proper burial in front of Ytterboe Hall Mount Vernon Woman Is Accident Victim CEDAR RAPIDS ffl M r s Francis Redman 48 Mt Vernon Iowa was fatally injured Wednes day in a twocar crash south of Cedar Rapids on US 218 Mrs Redmans c a r and one driven by Frank Coufall Route 1 Swisher were in collision Cou fall was hospitalized in Cedar Rapids in serious condition committee passed over a suggested stand on advertising of alcoholic beverages on radio and television with the explana tion it does not sufficiently deal with its problems of use of mass media the moral depth and com plexity The 169th General Assembly which began meeting here a week ago voted approval of a merger of the Presbyterian Church in the U S A largest of the nations Presbyterian de nominations and the smaller United Presbyterian Church If the United Church General Assembly votes in favor of union at its New Concord Ohio meet ing next month the General As sembly of combined be called the United Presbyter ian Church in the U S meet at Pittsburgh May 27 1958 More Severe Weather in Storm Battered Midwest By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS More severe weather was re ported in stormbattered and floodstricken areas in the mid continent Thursday Tornadoes again swooped across sections of Missouri Kansas Texas Oklahoma and southern Il linois Wednesday However the twisters did not cause any deaths as did the ones which pounded Missouri on Monday and Tuesday ailing a total of 51 and injuring nearly 300 Four persons were injured one small town of Malone in centra Texas Wednesday night Thunderstorms continued dur ng the night from northeas Texas into southern Illinois Mos About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy mild severe weather was reported from parts of southeast northeast Oklahoma Texas an into north Makes Plea Before Senate Committee Wife Left Him After he missed a question on geography at the level last January Einfrank said his wife left him He said she wont to live with their daugh ter in Adelphi Md You darn fool she told me Einfrank said Why didnt you slop at 32 I blew my top Weve been married 32 years Is money everything 1 asked her Einfrank said Buy House But maybe she wns right said the Einfrnnk Were not young any more and she wanted to buy a house Vvith the winnings Einfrank sold the car given him as prize for bought a cheaper one and drovo west I had a breakdown in Tuc son Ariz hesaid I guess it was nerves I spent six days in a hospital there But Imokay now Decision Based on Ruling Cannot Trim Appropriations FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DES Her scli el C Loveless indicated Thursday he will veto four major money bills as a result of an attorney generals opinion which cannot pro rate appropriations to balance his budget Loveless told his news confer ence it is nn awfully good as sumption that he will veto the bills that would spend million for capital improvements during jthe next biennium He repeated I his promise to veto a bill that would extend the 2Vi per cent sales tax pust its July expiration date Loveless statement came Atty Gen Norman Erbe issued an opinion saying it would be un constitutional for the governor and the state comptroller to re duce appropriations made by the 1957 Legislature Two Zecretary Charles iursdgy accused thp House Ap ropriations dommittee of gamb ng unwisely with the security of he nation in making a heavy cut n proposed new military spend ng Wilson urged the Senate Appro priations Committee not to dupli cate the House groups reduction Flanked by Adm Arthur W chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff the three military ervice chiefs and secretaries Wilson called on the Senate com mittee to grant the Defense De partment of the 587000000 which the House com mittee wafits deleted from the De fense Departments money re quest for the 1958 fiscal year Wilson also warned the senators that if the remainder of the House cut is allowed to stand he wil have to come back to Congress later in the year for supplemental west Arkansas Drenching rain hit many sections with fal measuring up to eight inches inj some places j Heavy rain fell in many parts spects has somewhat abated appropriations Denies Waste Wilson challenged the House committees claim that the threa from world communism faced b States in some re of the storm belt increasing the danger of further flooding in While some may believe tha there is current hope for improve seriously in a tornado that hit some areas already hit hard by ment Boy Shoots Mother Sister After Quarrel RYE N Y 14yearold Friday high in lower 60s Fair schoolboy Andrew Casey shot his mother and older sister to death in a wild burst of rifle fire Wed nesday night after a quarrel with the sister over his homework The father who hustled a younger son to safety collapsed from a heart attack after police of union funds members insurance DAHLGREN RESIGNS CHEROKEE UP Anton Dahlgfen 60 Cherokee County treasurer for 18 years has re signed from the position it was disclosed Wednesday and cool Thursday night 4044 Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night a little cooler northeast low 40s north lower 50s south Friday considerable cloudiness with scattered showers and thunderstorms spreading north westward over state Cooler northwest Friday Minnesota Mostly fair warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Wednesday 58 Minimum Wednesday night 42 At 8 am Thursday 53 YEAR AGO He was reported in crit ical condition in a hospital Slain in the which at least dozen shots were Dorothy Casey 48 and Sheila 20 Maximum Minimum 88 40 Approves Raise in Postal Rates WASHINGTON W The House ost Office Committee Thursday pproved the administrations bill increase postal rales by nlllion In 1958 Chairman Mur ay DTenn said the action was y majority The bill carries penny increases n first class mail This woulc aise the cost of a regular mail etter to four cents and an air mail letter to seven cents It also alls for increases in second class nd third class rates Scconc Iass rales apply to newspapers and magazines and third class rates to catalogs and advertising matter Murray announced that at it next Regular meeting June 6 th committee will discuss the ques ion of considering increases in pay for federal workers including he postal employes Erbe cited two reasons He said the exercise of sucha power by the governor would be an invasion on un area in which the Legisla ture has complete authority also said a law enacted in 1933 under which Loveless had hoped to reduce the appropriations would tend to tie the hands of subsequent legislatures Erbe said his opinion wasonly advice Lovelesshad requested He said it would be up to tha courts to actuaJIy declarethe 1933 Jlaw unconstitutional The opinion left Loveless with Hie alternative of vetoing appro priationsbills calling a special session of the Legislature to work out a new tax or allow ing ah automatic slate property tax to go into effect Not Ruled Out The Governor said he would not icrmit the latter to happen whilt is Governor The possibility of a special session was ruled 438 Tornadoes Reported in U S to Date WASHINGTON UP The Weather Bureau said Thursday that a record number of torna does has been reported for the first five months of this year The latest count of twisters striking the nation since Jan 1 totalled 438 The previous five month high was 392 set in 1955 Lasts years total for the same period was 371 The bureau emphasized how SAME Black means uaffie death In pait 34 hooril ON HIS OWN Crip left and his mate Jo a pair of whooping cranes keep close watch on one of their two new offspring at the New Orleans zoo The new addi tions bring the worlds known whooping crane popula tion to 29 in the international situa ion Wilson said there is n real basis as far as I can see fo assuming that the danger has al ready lessened Cuts in defens unds based on hope alone are to risky He said Europe and the Fa East are full of unresolved prob ems and the Middle East coul be afflicted with new difficu situations by the time the de fense budget passes Congress Unanimous Support He said that his position agains any real reductions in Ameri can security programs is unani mously supported by the joint chiefs and the secretaries of the Army Navy and Air Force Wilson also denied his depart ment wastes money He said loose charges of duplication and waste in the Defense Depart ment are grossly exaggerated He told the Senate committee that 51313000000 of the House proposed defense money cuts are mere bookkeeping adjustments and new money items which do not immediately affect the de fense program Those cuts he said are matters of judgment but it should be recognized that most of them will have to be restored in subsequent years But the remaining oF the cut would have an immelmer film star Grace Kellywod that well live through it if the jdiate impact he said Prince Rainier of Monaco jveto actually is made ever that the reported increase in tornadoes does not necessar ily represent a real increase It almost certainly results from the fact that few tornadoes now es cape the bureaus attention whereas many went unreported in days of poorer communications Sen McCIellan Js Father of the Year NEW YORK ft Sen John L McCIellan chairman of he Senate Rackets Committee and father of six Thursday was named Father of the Year Jurgemeyer Blast DES MOINES L Iowa Republican chairman said Thursday Gov Hersehe C might wtll get oh with ing 2Vz cent sates tax has prom ised has been grinning and running his fingers down the sharp edge of the ax long enough to convince the most in attentive that he is a powerful fellow Jurgemeyer said out but indications now are Love less will wait until at least tha early part Of 1958 before calling one He said there is no question that with a veto of the four appro priations bills the state enough money to run until July 1 1958 the end of tho first year of the biennium The additional bills at which Loveless aimed his veto pen are those to spend for cap ital improvements at Board of Regents institutions for capital improvements at Board of Control institutions for capital improvements at state parks and lakes under the Conser vation Commission and one mil lion dollars to start construction of a new Soldiers Home at Mar shaiitown Million Reduction The veto would give Loveless a little more than to spend during the twoyear period for daybyday operations of the state government It would reduce the annual budget set up by the Legislature by 000 a year When informed of Loveless comments Harry Hagemann Waverly chairman of the State The honor accorded McCIellan Board of Regents said We hope was announced at the 22nd annual there will be no such veto the luncheon of the National Fathersneeds of the institutions are very Day Committee great and very grave The committee also announcedj Board of Control member its first selection of a Grand father of the year The title was conferred on John B Kelly of Philadelphia whose daughter for George Callenius said a veto would bring a certain amount of disappointment but he added   

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