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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 18, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H E N E W S P A P E R T H A T MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIll Associated Press and United Press Full Uase Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 18 1957 This Paper Consists of Two Heat Continues No Relief in Hold the Line Plea IgnoredT Wages Prices Both Climb WASHINGTON in dicated Thursday that both busi ness and labor are substantially ignoring President Eisenhowers repeated pleas that they exercise selfrestraint on and prices to curb inflation Wages keep on going up and so do the data indicate they have been going up more since January than before It was in January that Eisenhower told the nation in his annual economic report it was time for some labor management self denial Data available fronrtttegovern ment and reliable private sources show that wage rate settlements although they have been few have been somewhat higher so far in 1957 than in the comparable pe riod in 1956 Continual Climb Prices as reflected by the gov ernments consumer price index the most widely used measure ment of the nations living costs have never stopped going up in 1957 The living cost index has risen to Conference Between Zhukov and Wilson in Washington Is Distinct Possibility WASHINGTON visit to Washingtonby President Eisen TTowers old friend Soviet De fense Minister Georgi Zhukov appeared Thursday to be a dis tinct possibility Eisenhower himself said Wednesday that talks with Zhu kov might serve a useful pur pose in improving SovietAmer ican relations and easing world tensions The Soviet Embassy reflects in one comment at least a gen erally favorable attitude and several U S Senators of both parties said they thought it would be a good idea U S officials said however that so far no steps have been ZHUKOV taken to make even preliminary and they were not sure when if ever action might be initiated How the possibility of a meet ing works out may well depend on the formal reaction in Mos WILSON cow to what Eisenhower said at a news conference Wednesday If Zhukov or his associates in the ruling group of the Soviet Communist party indicate an in terest in following up the Presi dents friendly attitude toward talk then events could move fairly fast If Moscow seems cool toward the idea in contacts with 0 S diplomats there or perhaps contacts between the embassy and the State Department here the whole idea may die quietly In Moscow the Soviet agency Tass reported Eisenhowers statements in a brief dispatch notable for the tack of any tinge of comment or criticism GoforBroke Gamble Successful ancj Girl Is New Miss U S A LONG BEACH Calif goforbroke gamble in which two beautiful girls pooled their money to back one of them in the Miss Universe contest paid off for lovely Leona Gage 21 the new Miss United States of America The tall ravenhaired beauty from Glen Burnie Md who came west with her 24yearold cousin a gown and high hopes won the coveted crown Wednesday night and will now compete in the international phase of the contest The gamble that led to the thrillpacked climax was taken two months ago when Leona and her cousin Barbara Gage who make their ho m e together scraped together and went shopping for a gown so Leona could enter the Miss Maryland contest I had and She had Sio months in a climb that started 15 months ago Government econo mists have forecast another new living cost record will be an nounced in a few days Eisenhower has repeated sev eral times since January his warning against speeding up the inflationary spiral with wage and priceboosts Steadily Increasing But the figures are plain that wages are steadily increasing A government survey of firstquar ter wage changes shows increases at least as high as last year Pri vate surveys of secondquarter changes show that wage increases were higher than last year par ticularly dustry Where in the construction in fettlemenls have generally run at a rate close to 11 cents an hour this year increases last year were just above the 10 cent level This may appear rather insignificant but it gains strength when multiplied by the He nad won a scholarship to at millions of workers affected andtend LutneTheological Seminary their hours of work at St Paul Minn and planned Luther Athlete Phil Skattum Is Accident Victim DECORAH UP Phil Skat tum an outstanding athlete at Luther College here has been killed in a construction accident in his home town in Wisconsin Wednesday it was learned here Thursday Skattum star football and wrestling star last year and also a member of the student coun cil and student senate before his About The Weather City Fair sday night and 1 o w warm 7073 uu OLUUCIH adicue OKlore niS f 0 graduation with honors this amThlrsday spring was electrocuted when a crane boom touched an overhead highvoltage wire at Darlington Wis Firemen spent 30 minutes trying to revive him without suc cess Government figures also reveal rising profits indicating that 1957 promises to be the highest profits year in history Figures supplied to begin studying for the ministry this fall Skattum won letters in football and wrestling and last fall was r j i oujjpj ICU unit in o i lull by Eisenhowers Counci of Ecostile leading groundgainer in the nomic Advisers estimated of Iowa from all schools He ation profits before taxes for theranked 26th in the nation running first quarter of 1957 at a 46V2 bil lion dollar annual rate compared with for the same 1956 quarter from both the fullback and half back posts said Barbara breathless with ex citement as she watched the pearlstudded Miss USA crown being placed on the dark locks of her cousin Sheadded Two Way Ticket We had made themoneymbd eling and it was all we had We found a dress marked down from S90 to S45 so we bought it And she won But we still didnt have any money They gave Leona a two way ticket to Long Beach so we used both ways so I could come out too and now shes won again Leona wore her S45 Miss Mary land dress as her formal gown on the first night of the contest but blossomed out Wednesday night in a dazzling white dress loaned her for the occasion by a Long w Beach dress shop night lows in continued hot partly tallest girls inthe contest at few afternoon thundershowersfeet 9Vi inches weighs 118 pounds likely extreme northwest distributed on a 362336 Final Survivors Leona won out in the final bal loting over four other lovely rep resentatives of American beauty the final survivors of the 44 US girls who originally entered the contest As Miss USA Leona goes up against 32 foreign beauties Thurs day night when eliminations be gin to pick Miss Universe Fif teen semifinalists will be selected Thursday night with Miss Uni verse being chosen Friday night Judith Ann Kail 20 Council KEOKUK StuttsjBluffs Iowa was one of 15 final Sunny and hot Fridayhigh 92 96 Iowa Fauand warmer Thursday the 70s Friday Minnesota Continued hothumid Globe Gazette weather data up The new Miss USA one of the Maximum Wednesday 89 Minimum Wednesday night 73 At 8 am Thursday 79 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 85 54 Keokuk Boy Struck by Truck Is Killed 5 son of Mr and Mrs James Stiitts Keokuk was killed Wed nesday when he was run over by a truck in a street near his home The little boy apparently darted in front of the truck ists She was eliminated how ever when the five finalists were chosen Carol Morns Ottumwa Iowa the 1956 Miss Universe also par ticipated in the program YOU BETTER EAT THATFAST Ready to take a bg chunk out of a lastmeltmg icecream cone is Mike Moon 4 son of Mr and Mrs ChkrieJ K Moon 1040 6thS looks on with avid interest The goodies were part of refreshments served Wednesday afternoon at Clew Lake State Park during the Interstate Power Co picnic Clinton Lose at Climax American Crystal Sugar Co Union Sign New Pact DENVER new labor contract for workers in American Crystal Co sugar plants in al fivestate area including lowaj has been signed j The twoyear pact was made Thursday with labor unions af filiated with the AFLCIO for plants in Colorado Montana Nei braska Minnesota and Iowa Thei Iowa plant is located at Mason City Company president H Von gen said settlement was on the basis of 66 cents an hour aver age increase with minor other changes The pact was the first twoyear contract ever signed by the union and company M C Larsen superintendent of the Mason City plant said the increase would affect about 400 workers at the North Iowa plant Larsen just returnedfrom the negotiations in Denver add ed ihat the contract called for some changes in fringe benefits the final wording of which has not been drawn up as yet The contract is to run from Aug l to July 31 1959 the Mason City an said KiVOXVILLE Tenn tfl ages of criminal contempt against four of the defendants in the Clinton trial landmark civil rights case were dismissed Thursday and the defense prompt y moved for acquittal of the re maining 11 The lawyers entered a blanket denial of the governments accu sation that the defendants con spired to violate a federal injun ction prohibiting interference with he enrollment of Negro students n the Clinton High School last Evidence Lacking The four were cleared on the motion of U S Dist Atty John C Crawford Jr He said in my opinion the evidence is not suf ificient to warrant conviction of these men Those freed ail from the Clinton jarea were Chris Foust 35 school bus driver John B Long 31 house painter Thomas Sanders 42 utilities firm employe and J L Coiey 43 carpenter Opened Arguments KOREAN BONUS BILL PRESENTED TO HIGH COURT DES MOINES The question of the constitution ality of the 26 million dollar Korean veteran bonus act passed bythe 1955 legtsla ture presented Thurs day to the Iowa Supreme Court for decision Albert F Faber Des Moines a representative of the Iowa American Legion appealed to the Supreme Court from dismissal of the case in Polk County District Court last May 31 Faber had agreed to be the plaintiff in a friendly suit to clear ques tions on the legality of the act before any bonus pay ments can be made It is expected to be many months yet before the act legal hurdles and payment made to about 90 000 eligible veterans Vote Bi Aid Cut WASHINGTON W Supporters of the administrations embattled foreign aid bill hoped Thursday President Eisenhowers new ap peal would block further house cuts in the multibilliondollar Readings of TOO Common Few Showers in Forecast The mercury again headed for evels above 100 degrees in parts of Iowa as a scorching heat wave continued to blister the s t a t a Thursday No relief was in sight The mercury reached 94 de grees in Mason City at 2 p m Indianola had the states high of 102 W e d n e s d ay while Des Moines recorded a 101 Dubuque was the coolest spot in the state with an afternoon high of 83 Ma son City had 89 Readings of 100 were common around the state A small cool air mass covered North Iowa Wednesday morning and kept temperatures compara tively low When the mass moved out Wednesday afternoon how ever the mercury shot upland the humiSity went along with it At least one death was blameij n the heat Branch Howard 78 Des Moines died Wednesday night following a heart attack hat doctors said probably was rought on by the heat Lows early Thursday ranged rom 68 at Dubuque to 76 at Coun cil Bluffs and Ottumwa Few Showers Seen The only rain in sight is the pos sibility of a thundershowers the northwest corrier of the state Thursday night and Friday the Weather Bureau said Weather Bureau forecasters said present indications are that the hot weather will continue over the state through Friday and into urday in the southeast other parts of the nation thunderstorms with winds up to 92 miles an hour shook sections of the northern plains for the second straight night the wire services reported At least four deaths wera blamed on the weather three of them caused by lightning Electrical Storm At Knoxville Tenn MrsEarl Baker Jr and her sisterSarah Coker 11 were killed Wednesday neasure when they were struck by light Eisenhower said Wednesday ing durinS an electrical storm ight a 400miiliondollar rt nJLhat touched off a rash of fires e in the blazes was esti iated at to Lightning striking twice in the same place killed Mrs Harvey night a 400milliondollar cut their1 House voted tentatively in his de ag fense support economic aid rej quest can be considered as no less than a threat to our nations security and that of the free His statement came shortly aft jer the House voted 106100 to al King 25 Dade City Fla Mrs King carrying her infant son was that had been llghtmng two days Erbe Clears OddsMa king Establishment DES MOINES wi Atty Gen asked 900 millions The Senate riiti When it came out of committee the hill carried a total of millions below the Ei senhower request and 375 millions below the Senate figure Before House Committee Approves Wage Hike Legislation the House convened I Rep Carnahan fDMo I defense arguments that present operations of thc bii A separate motion for acquittal Jan oddsmaking establishment at ceeded made bv Beniainin L nidiiucum men mons of Washington DC wD L Vloatton otjOvermghl there was a possibiljlhc governments classi represents John Kasper Vorthcrnl St3te thf House mSht verse itjfied employes despite President segregationist leader but not the IauS afrove the Scnate figurejEisenhowers opposition The attorney geneal said fur millions in economic aid j The measure cleared the Post tur But Carnahan also conceded the Office and Civil Service Commit fMICfv 11 n r4l j j n L WASHINGTON Housa aPProved a avear pav raise for 10 Tennessee men and women Barnett argued in attacking the char her in conspiracy some the back room of a Clinton resie jtauram with Kasper was no evii dence of conspiracy A policeman had testified to night meetings a letter to Chief R might vote further cuts inliee by a 1410 vote Tt would pro of the Iowa Bureau of other programs before it passes j vide an 11 percent pay boost No that the fact jj AVT a 14 1 d Crimina Investigation that he asthe Jg measure Clinton res activities of such estabj at Davenport will be kl c i scrutinized so as to No bumVOfS Found no violation of our 1 employe however would get I more than a raise or get jhis salary raised above a year j A separate bill raising pay of postal workers by 12 per cent is TAIPEI For m o s a for House action and al next Mon in Plane Wreckage Erbe said he drew his both pay boosts estimated 850 mil rthe restaurant He said and the others had a typewriter and were doing paperwork 13 Iowa Officials to rence of 13 Iowa state officials and Inc jwreckage earlier in the day in a Eisenhower has opposed any islalors will attend the Council of The establishment is operated emotc area of this general pay raise as Governments Midwest Regionally Leo Hirschfield who Tht had been inissi conference in Cleveland next Amoved a part of his operationsj18 fincc rucsdav a week One of the principal Minneapolis to Davenport om Ie for discussion is the problem ofi Erbe said that there no cvi ormts3 du mvfsugaiion ov ut jagents and Scott County officialsimen on boarcl A Chinesc foroslryjlion dollars a year to the cost of DES MOINES Davenport office of sighting the Operating the federal government toj 01ES AT T04 FAIRBANKS Lydia AnnAdams 104T believed to be the oldest resident of northeastern lows died Wednesday I after she was named Miss USA to the Universe contest at IoncBeach T are Miss Nebraska Carolyn McGirr 5th Miss WestVirginia RutV IVi15 Utah Charlotte Sheffield 2nd and Miss Nevada Joan Adanis 4th of atomicisupplying bettine odds on orofos TV T energy is also on he program forisional baseball professional lommssion I1 l001 Thursday postponed detonation of discussion lowans expected to attend in ball and college tt 369 eighth shot of the current tcsti tl urren es iin and Robert Rislcrianolfe as the hcadquarteri torulccertaWewin various sports publications forced the postponement SAME   

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