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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 16, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXUI Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 16 1957 This Paper Consists of Two Ona No One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAD Qulnoy 939 am Sunday KGLO 11300 ins pm Sunday WOI Ames MO pm Thursday WSUI U City ylOt pm Saturday Family Farming Is a U S Must TpAMlLY farming and family size farm roil off ones tongue almost as easily as such treasured words as mother and love But did you ever try to reduce either family farming or familysize farm to a clearcut definition Youll be surprised by how easy it isnt Not so long ago an agricultur al committee of the National Planning Association turned in an extended report on Family Farming A considerable por tion of the 60 printed pages was given over to seeking out an ac ceptable definition The institution of family farm ing it was observed is as American as the Fourth of July and Thanksgiving and should be preserved and through private strengthened and public T E DAVIDSON II Davidson Accepts New Post DES MOINES E David son II has announced his resigna tion as director of the Iowa De velopment Commission to accepl a position with the Viking Pump Plowing Champs Named Contest Held in Mud By ROBERT ARMSTRONG GlobeGazette Farm Editor H A N S EL L Adam Schwab Shell Rock and Clark Bull Guth rie Center Saturday were top winners in the State Plowing Matches held here in connection with the Iowa Soil Districts Con servation Field Day The rain and mud at the site seemed to make little difference to the plowmenhut certainly raised hav oc with spectators Threeton National Guard trucks were used to pull each of the more than 1000 cars out of the parking lot when they were ready to leave Contour Title Schwab literally plowed his policies There was agreement on that But when it came to saying precisely and unequivocal ly what it is well thats some thing quite different and more difficult j The two main characteristics of a family farm the two auth ors of the report point out are that a farmer and members of his family MANAGE the farm and that they supply half or more of its LABOR force Where Disagreement Begins Two people they add may agree that a familys managing and working a farm is the essence of family farming Yet it is easy Co of Cedar Falls Davidson a native of Mason City and son of Dr and Mrs T E Davidson will assume his new duties as director of planning for the pump firm on Nov i Clyde Hendrix of Clinton chairman of the development commission said a successor has not yet been named for Dav idsons ear state job Davidson has been director of the commission since July 1953 Promotes State The Iowa Development Commis ion is responsible for promoting he states agricultural promin ence educational and recreation al facilities and aiding cities in for them to disagree on the com pleteness of management control or the proportion of family labor necessary to qualify a farm as a family farm Each characteristics the two authorities go is not a precise thing but a mat ter of degree with every imagin able gradation Some manage little while others manage very completely they state The labor force on the nations farms varies from a corporate enterprise operated bj a hired manager and wage earn ers to a farmer and his familj hire no other help Countless combinations of family and hired labor are possible between thes extremes Then theres tbe family farn criterion of income measurec against the median family in come for ail families in th United States In 1954 the last year for which figures were available this average family in come was Thisled to a suggestion by the authors of this National Planning Association report that might be ac cepted as a family farm mini way through a rain soaked alfal fa field to win the Iowa plowing match contour title The cham pion who farms 310 acres near Shell Rock won out over 11 plow men competing in a near steady rain that had lasted through the night and only began to clear as cars began to leave the farm site This was Schwabs first try at the plowing event either in local or state competition Schwab and Bull level land win ner will leave Monday or Tues day for Peebles Ohio to com pete in the national meet Don Wittrock Primghar placed second in the contour plowing match and was awarded the first Phone Strike On Pickets at Local Office Removed Troops Back at School attracting new business and in dustrial plants During Davidsons tenure with he commission nearly 200 new nduslries have been established n Iowa creating about 11000 new job opportunities Hendrix said n the same period thousands of been created by expansion of Iowa industries Under Davidsons guidance the commission has established an nual state industrial development clinics designed to give communi ties the needed information to place safety prize for the divi sion He won the 1956 contour title Third place went to Lyle Willhbite Wall Lake Other Winners Other winners in order were Jerry Jensen Meriden Arthur Raisch G h a p i n and Wayne AP Wircphoto VICTORY SMILE West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer smiles and waves as he leaves his home at the village of Rhoendorf near Bonn Adenauer now 81 was reelected in the national electionEnthusiastic crowds along the highway between his home and the capitol slowed his car to a walking pace Adenauer Gets Solid Support BONN Germany West Germany handed aging Chancellor Konrad Adenauer a thundering mandate Monday to pursue his U S backed policy of rearmament in the Atlantic Alliance A massive outpouring of over 31 million voters swept Aden auers Christian Democratic Union to victory over the neutralist Socialists in Sundays parliamentary election The Christian Democrats won an absolute majority in the Bunde stag in theirthird straight national election triumph since the West ment programs Drake Graduate Davidson is a graduate of Drake University Prior to his appointment as commission di rector he was manager of the Thompson Moravia Ralph Kock Inwood Owen Jorgensen Guth rie Center artd Stuart Thomas Keosauqua Russ Lackender Iowa City and Sam Young Du buque In the level land gest H M Boersma Sheldon afety award for level land plow men Lyle Mason Meriden was bird and the 1956 champion Raisch Chapin ranked ourth mum One Was an lowan Before I go further I take time out to explain that thej actual writing of the report was by two authorities One was Mar shall Harris of the Agricultural Research Serviceef USDA and research professor at the Agri cultural Law Center at the State University of Iowa The other was Robert A Rohwer a Paullina Iowa farmer formerly assistant professor of rural sociology at Oklahoma A M Early in the book appears what is often a perfunctory statement Opinions expressed are those or the authors and do not necessari ly represent the views of the others etc But in this case that statement has meaning On near ly every page theres a footnote in which others associated with the study take vigorous exception to claims or viewpoints expressed Heres a typical example j I disagree with the basic as sumption that a farm operator and members of his family must supply half or more of the labor j in order to qualify as a family farm To me the important fact is that the operator and members of his family have management control that they engage in acj tual farm work and that the op erator and his dependents re ceive the bulk of their1 income from the farm This footnote bore the name of W E Hamilton Importance Is Accepted While there is anything but agreement on what constitutes a family farm there most as suredly is a meeting of minds onj the importance of famiiy farm ing in the American economy In terms of economic per formance equality of opportunity and social values the report CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Sac City Chamber of Commerce He is a member of the execu tive committee of the Assn of State Planning and Development Agencies a director of the Iowa Council for Community Improve ment and a member of the American Industrial Development Council Davidson and his wife will move to Cedar Falls when he begins his employment with Viking Pump which is one of the worlds larg est manufacturers of rotary SAME Black HSR means traffic death in pas 21 hours The Weather Mason City Fair and continued cool Monday night low 4245 Partly cloudy and warmer Tuesday high 7275 Iowa Fair Monday night not quite so cool northwest lows 4247 northeast 4752 south west Tuesday partly cloudy and warmer LITTLE ROCK Ark W Na tional guardsmen reported for duty at Central High School again Monday amid increasing reports that Gov Orval Faubus may with draw them entirely before the end of the week Approximately 30 guardsmen took stations at the school when classes resumed at the high school After reporting some of them went to a nearby drugstore for coffee and soft drinks A week ago 250 soldiers surrounded thej school No Attempts No Negroes attempted to ap proach the big school building that has become a symbol of the great clash between the federal govern ment and Faubus Between 25 and 30 adults gath ered on the sidewalk across the street In a goodnatured mood they joked with reporters It is foreseeable that the Guards may be withdrawn this week Faubus said in an inter jview republic was created inj He aiso said there were cer Itin areas of agreement that de It was a stunning defeat for tbe veloped in his conference Satur day at Newport RI with Presi dent Eisenhower But he still says Negro students will not be permitted to enroll in the high school until a condition LOCAL PICKET One of three pickets who paraded in front of the Northwestern Bell Tele phone Co offices in Mason City early Monday was Roy Heim dal The pickets later were with drawn Heimdal lives at Osage but has been working inter mittantly at the Mason City of fice Soviet Union and a triumph for the United States The Russians fearful of mount ng German economic and mili ary power on their Western flank consider the ironwilled of tranquility exists in the Adenauer now 81 one of their cityHe will be the judge of when Lorenzo A Hall Is Released on Parole DES MOTNES more prisoners have been released rom Iowa penal institutions on parole the State Parole Board said Monday The parolees in luded Lorenzo L Hall 55 sentenced Dec 5 1956 from Floyd County o three years in the state tentiary on a fourth offense in oxicated driving charge He had Five Day Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees be low normal Tuesday through Saturday Normal highs 73 north to 77 south Normal lows 49 north to 53 south Only mi nor daily temperature changes are expected Rainfall will av onefourth inch scattered show arch enemies They went all out to convince the West Germans that he should be overthrown in Socialists who West Germany favor of the wanted to pull into a more neutral position Drastic Change A victory for the Socialists could have forced a drastic read one vear and three months leftI erage about occurring as ers mostly during latter half of period Minnesota Fair and cool Scat tered frost GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Mondav justment of U S policy inj Europe Complete official returns from all 247 election districts showed 31058319 votes of which 29885 946 were valid The Christian Democrats had 14998754 or 5018 per cent com pared with 452 per cent in the 1953 national election 70 Killed 14 Hurt in Crash of Airliner NEW BEDFORD Mass WVA Northeast Airlines plane with 24 persons aboard flying from Bos ton to New York through fog crashed and broke up in a wood ed swamp Sunday night The pilot copilot and eight pas sengers were killed Thirteen pas sengers and the hostess were in He has been summoned to and hospitalized Doctors in TTO i 1 J 1 t that moment has come he said in the TV talk Removal Seen The prevailing belief in Little it is not supported by any solid information from the Governors that Fau bus will remove the Guard within a few days perhaps Wednesday or Thursday Service Is About Normal A misunderstanding Monday led to nearly four hours of picket ing of the Northwestern Bell Tele phone Co in Mason City During the short period iocal Bell and American Telephone and Tele graph employes honored the pic ket line which was set up at 6 am The pickets were out in connec tion with the 44state strike of Western Electric and telephone installers of the Communication Workers Union Members of the Mason City picket line informed the Globe Gazette that the picketing had been set up on advice from Des Moines that Western Electric work was going on here When t was established that no in stallers are now at work in Mason City the picket line was with before 10 am The pickets said that even if Western Electric work should be started here now the picket line could not be reformed The Taft Hartley Act they explained pro hibits hitandrun picketing Emergency Easts During the work stoppage tele phone service was handled on an emergency basis with Bells lo cal manager Stanley L Reynolds himself operating the information board for a time in therriorning Long distance calls were being processed on an urgency basis during the picketing by super visory personnel of the company Temperature Drops to 33 at Sibley The lowest Iowa temperature so far this season was recorded Monday when t he mercury dropped to 33 degrees at Sibley in extreme Northwest Iowa Sev eral other readings in the 30s were reported and lows ranged up to 48 at Davenport and Du buque Maximum Sunday 68 Minimum Sunday night 40 At 8 am Monday 52 YEAR Maximum 63 Minimum 46 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum Saturday 61 Minimum Saturday night 49 At S am Sunday 57 Precipitation 04 The Socialists received 9490j 726 or 3175 per cent against 288J per cent in 1953 The Free Dem iocrats polled 2304846 or 77 per jcent compared with 95 per cent last time i Refugee Party The Refugee party had 1973 001 or 459 per cent against 59 per cent in 1953 The German coalition ally in the outgoing gov ernment received 1006350 336 last pear in US District Court Fri day There in all probability he will be asked to present the evidence he claims to have that violence would have taken place at the high school had he not put the there with orders to turn away Negroes immediately placed at least five on the danger list The plane was only half a mile from the New Bedford Municipal Airport and was preparing to make a scheduled instrument landing when it crashed through trees and swamp growth and 3 Injured in With the new dial equipment there was little effect on local calls Plans were for manage ment personnel from out of town primarily from Des Moines to have arrived in Mason City by noon to restore near normal serv ice There are about 140 Northwest ern Bell employes here plus 11 workers In the absence of those who were to be on duty during the picketing period all of the 13 management person nel were on the job The Bell Company admitted ita long distance service was cracked up on a tiny knoll Crash Heard a little slow but that the flow of traffic at nonstruck points was Pabout normal However at Two airport employes said Uieylmany offices whfch jheard the plane crash at calls bej but it was nearly hreejonl an em P Ihours before the first rescue team J or BELMOND Three persons were hospitalized at the on a Community Hospital Monday afHyannIS ter a high speed town could reach the scene The only access to the spot was by foot The plane a twinengine DCS Boston to Nantucket Marthas Vineyard New Bedford and New York Due in New Bedford at Sheriff Robert Blecker gave against 33 per agout 7 a m after a car driven by Neil Kaufman 16 The Nazilike German Reichjst Paui jinn who had becn on party had 307310 votes or l02jwcckcnd ieavc from the state pm it took off from Marthas jper cent compared with ll perJtraining schoo at Red wing icent in 1953 Vineyard almost an hour late be cause of the murky weather Last Contact Weslie Lagoon on duty at the New Bedford airport control tow Minn AT mam building Of the five picketers on the line two were from Osage ona from Joice and two from Mason ity The pickets were at the main telephone building and of fices downtown and at a telephone garage building The affect of the strike would have been greater at the time when the dial system installation was taking place six months ago The Communications Workers of America includes the installation j The Federal Election Office an With Kaufman was a pm He said the plane ra nounced that the Christian Democompanion Pau Lewis Larson dioed the control tower that it crats had won 270 scats in thcSL pau1 a training scnool pa was making a routine approach new Parliament They won 267 jn the car was g hitch Un instrument landing Lagoon and then received a bonus of three seats under the complicated election law The Socialists trophies and checks in hand Clark Bull left of Guth rie Center and Adam Schwab of Shell Rock give with the Winning smiles after winning out over 25 plowmen Carol Cole Ohio man Queen of the Furrow presented the trophies checks and a kiss each to the top Iowa plowmen in a steady drizzle Both champions will compete for the Na tional Plowing Match title at Peebles hiker Earl D Scraficld 70 Richjcalled back but got no response land Center Wis whom they had Four minutes after contacting won picked up at Garner Blecker airport the plane crashed It ibeen advised bv police radio up into several sections but r J Forest City Highway Work Hearing Slated Several of the picketers not working at the Bell company said they were on the job Free Democrats 41 and the Ger man party 17 Two More Added to Highway Death Toil nV THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowas 1957 motor vehicle fa ncriffs car jt tahty toll climbed to lrjed 0 jt jnto the more than on this date a year car was approaching from there was no fire the north and was being driven in an erratic manner They picked up the car about two miles north of Bclmond and pursued it at speeds ranging from 70 to 100 miles an hour At one AMES The Iowa State two more deaths Sun day The latest victims in cluded Larry Postma 2 son of Mr and Mrs Otto Postma who farm seven miles northeast of Sibley point the boys swerved into theHighway Commission will hold public hearing September 20 on the widening of sixtenths of a mile of Highway 69 in Forest City The hearing will be at 10 am in the court house at Forest City The segment involved extends and later fried to force it into a bridge abutment As the stolen car sped through town Kaufman swerved sharply several times and lost control Tho atito broke off autility polo from the Winncbago River and rolled three times Larson bridge in Forest City almost to iwas thrown from the car andlhc north corporation line U is Kaufman was pinned tinder to widen the piTsent killed when struck by an auto in front of his home Doyle Dean Sayre 31 Dosjscrnfield remained in the car J24foot pavement to 45 feet and during the dial equipment instal lation Among other Iowa cities at which pickets were reported are Cedar Rapids Des Moines Ma rion Iowa City and Sioux City Over the nation the union esti mated its picket lines would af fect 150000 telephone employes Directly involved in the strike are 23800 installers Principal Issues The principal issues upon which the negotiations stalled were wages allowance for travel time and the duration of a contract Joseph Dunne chief negotiator for the installers said the union sought a 20ccnt hourly package in a oneyear contract including 15 cents in wages and about 5 con Is in travel pay and other fringe benefits The union nego tiators rejected a new company proposal that would have given Moines killed in an autotruckj The boys arc in fair condition i rebuild the intersectionWith the installers an average increase collision on Highway 69 about lljann Scraficld has several Highway 9 Estimated costiof 6 to 12 cents an hour iribs of the project is i AC Billotte labor relations miles south of Indianola   

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