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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 18, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAMS NEIGHBORS VOL LXlll Associated Preii and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 18 1957 This Paper Consists Two One No 364 Denounce Hoffa in Report Ethics Group Raps Record WASHINGTON UP The AFL CIO Ethical Practices Committee said Wednesday that Teamsters Vice President James R Hoffa has associated with sponsored and promoted the interests of no torious labor racketeers The accusation was in a report served on the Teamsters Union which carried the implied threat of ouster of the organization from the AFLCIO Along with criticism of Hoffa presently frontrunning candidate for president of the Team sters the report said Dave Beck retiring president and Vice Pres ident Frank Brewster as well as Hoffa have seriously violated trade union ethics Clean Union We think the members of the Teamsters Union want and are entiled to have a clean union For the reasons set forth How Good Are CoatTails of PresidentMost Agree They Aid Active GOP Candidates By EARL MAZO New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON The impres sive Democratic Senate victory in Wisconsin has Republican poli icians worriedly revaluating the vorth of President Eisenhowers political coattails What they find could influence the support Republican Congress men give Presidenf EisenhowersS Forbes has been relying aiing a respectful regard for program next year and also the great deal on his friendship andEisenhower name Gov Robert degree of Democratic opposition Furthermore it is bound to ef fect the seriously contested Con gressional and gubernatorial elec tions next year and maybe even the New Jersey campaign for Governor between now and No vember The Republican nominee in NeV Jersey State Sen Malcolm political association with the President No name on a New Jersey ballot has ever matched the votermagetism of Eisenhow ers Last year he carried New Jersey by 725000 votes double the states previous record elecj lion majority Actually the Democrats in New Jersey also have been show in this report the Ethical Practices Committee concludes that the In ternational Brotherhood of Team sters Chauffeurs Warehouse Men and Helpers of America does not meet the standards for labor un ion practices set forth in the AFLCIO constitution The report said at another point We therefore must conclude that the unrefuted and unan swered evidence shows that the Teamsters Union has been and continues to be dominated or substantially influenced by cor rupt influences Blunt Warning The findings amounted to a blunt warning to the Teamsters holding their convention begin ning Sept 30 at Miami Beach Fla that they must oust Beck Hoffa Brewster and othen named in the report if the union is to remain part of the AFLCIO family The election of a new president is a big item for that meeting AP Wirephoto The Prince The Hoffa still is an oddson choice though his politi cal grip over the giant truck union has been loosened in the wake o disclosures before the Senate Rackets Investigating Committee The committee has scheduled new hearings next Tuesday into Hoffas affairs The findings of the Ethica Practices Committee were in large part based on the Senate committees revelations U N GAVEL CHANGES HANDS Waithayakon of Thailand New Zealands Sir Leslie Munro earlier had been named special represen J 1 T T I 1 J I IT T T T 1 newlyelected president of the United Nations General Assembly receives gavel from the retiring president Prince Wan tative on the Hungarian problem and is attempting to find ways to have Russian troops leave that beleaguered nation Johnson Is Held in Fake Theft Admits Liquor Store Shortage Johnson 54 manager of the state liquor store here for the last seven years was at liberty under bond Wednesday on charges that he faked a burglary at the liquor store to cover up a shortage in the stores accounts He admitted taking the money during the last three years to pay bills Sheriff Robert Blecker said The confession came Tuesday when the sheriff took Johnson to Clarion for questioning Blecker explained that it looked like they would have to start over again on the investigation because they The 64page report went getting anywhere He New Zealander Elected Head of UN General Assembly UNITED NATIONS NY was regarded as having the The 12th UN Assembly opened on a harmonious note Tuesday when a threatened split over the presidency was averted at the last moment But deep East West differences over world is sues presaged bitter debate ahead Sir Leslie Munro of New Zea land was chosen president after Charles Malik of Lebanon dra matically withdrew his candid acy in the interests of harmony and peace Munro is a 56yearold former ewspaperman and attorney who The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Wed nesday night low 55 Partly cloudy Thursday with a chance of showers and not quite warm high 75 detail on Hoffas dealings with racketeers and his acceptance of loans from employers and union subordinates Max A Wood 51 Crash Victim Dies told Johnson that the best way to clear himself would be to take a lie detector test at Des Moines Johnson agreed but after ques tioning he confessed to Deputy Sheriff Dale Walrod Tells Story Johnson said he had gone down town about 5 am Monday broke the plate glass front door with a hammer and unscrewed the hasp holding the padlock on the rear door He also left three cases of whisky in theback entry way and then reported the theft Max A Wood 51 lifelong 41 cases to the sherifl Township dent of Bath died Wednesday morning at a Mason City hospital from injuries re ceived in a twocar accident south of Mason City Sept 7 The car he was driving collid ed with a car driven by Freder ick J Schmidt 1316 9th SE as Schmidt was making a left turn off Highway 65 Mr Wood was born March 15 1906 on a farm in Bath Town ship son of Loman and Violet Wood Surviving are his mother on the home farm and two sisters Mrs Raymond Broers and Mrs Lawrence Long Mason City He was preceded in death by his father a brother Leo and a sister Jessie Funeral arrangements are in complete Friends may call at the PattersonJames Mason City Chapel from Thursday afternoon until the time of services Damage in Parochial School Fire MANKATO Minn lie school officials Tuesday sought to accommodate students whose classrooms were damaged or de stroyed in a fire that swept the roof and third flqor of a parochia school About 900 students fler from St Peter and Paul elcmen tary school Tuesday leaving be hind their books clothing anc other items None of the children was hurl Damage was estimatcc at The sheriff said that there was 10 evidence that would substanti ate the story of a breakin There vere no footprints other than rohnsons on the polished rear floor between the liquor stacks and several rolls of change hac been left in the cash drawer A nearlynew shotgun under the ront counter had been left be lind also he said Shortage Found The state auditor found a short age of 652 pints and 170 fifths val ued at Johnson said he oc casionally pocketed money fron liquor sales by taking liquor from the center of a liquor case in stead of from the regular shelved stock He destroyed the sales slip and borrowed the money He said the missing bottles were not discovered because au ditors normally check the num ber of cases without checking each one to see if it is full Johnson was bound over to the grand jury at a preliminary hearj ing before Justice of the Peace C E Bachan at Clarion BILLION TAKE best chance of election Malik is a veteran Arab diplomat Then by unanimous vote Ma laya the newest British common wealth nation was admitted to the UN as its 82nd member The United States is confident it has enough support to block once more the admission of Com munist China It will seek post ponement of the question as it has done in previous sessions India is among the nations who favor Communist Chinas admis sion to the UN and has pro as played a promient role in Ujposed the issue as an agenda affairs for the past five Gulf Hit by Big Storm But Damage Is Minor NEW ORLEANS cal storm Esther smacked the hurricanbattered Louisiana coast with winds of up to 65 miles an hour Wednesday Coastal residents warned of the danger of high tides fled in plenty of time to escape the kind of disaster that hit the same gen eral area last June killing 500 Esther was a sopping wet storm that dumped more than 10 inches of rain in some areas Roads Flooded Streets and highways in south ern Mississippi were flooded and the Weather Bureau at Montgom ery Ala warned of possible floods on small streams in south ern Alabama US 90 a main highway from Biloxi Miss to New Orleans was closed temporarily because so owa Scattered thundershowers showers and and cooler Wednesday night and Thurs day Low Wednesday night 45 50 northwest 50s southeast Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees below normal Thursday through next Monday Normal highs 70 north to 75 south Normal lows 48 north to 52 south Cool at beginning of pe riod Rising temperature trend over the weekend Rainfall will average about occurrin onehalf vere blown down in Biloxi and ulfport Miss and as far east as Mobile Ala Windows were smashed in downtown Mobile stores Everywhere along the path of the storm bayous and streets were flooded New Orleans re ceived eight inches of rainfall during a 24hour period Failed to Develop Esther hadall the potentiali ties of a hurricane but it never developed into one a Weather Bureau forecaster said The t ro p i c a 1 disturbance spawned in the Gulf of Mexico slowly moved shoreward at the rate of 10 miles an hour before striking the Louisiana coast Southeast storm warnings were extended to Pensacola Fla but were lowered west of Morgan City Tides three to five feet above normal were reported inch c or here County Road Project Talk Set Friday A conference on the controver sial RockwellSwaledale black topping is being planned Friday at 1 pm between the Cerro Gordo County board of super visors and State Highway Com mission engineers William Pappas county attor ney said he was told of the plans Tuesday afternoon in a telephone conversation with Chester J Ly man assistant attorney general assigned to the highway commis sion The meeting is to be at theialonS iiie southeast Louisiana and AP Wirephoto ARRIVES HOME Williamsen 28 is in terviewed by newsmen after arriving at Oakland Calif from Red China Williamsen the first of a group of American teachers and students who visited China against this countrys wishes to return home has been served a subpoena to appear before the House Un American Activities Committee His passport also has been seized Mississippi coasts Case Against Gov Faubus Is Readied B Meyner the Democratic in cumbent insists the race for Governor is strictly a state con test and the President is not an issue It is noteworthy that tradition ally Republican New Jersey elected Gov Meyner in 1953 just a year after Eisenhower swept it the first time Eisenhowers vie tory margin was 350000 and Mey ners 150000 This tremendous switch ot amazed politicians at the ime and brings solace to the VIeyner camp this year First Shadows Wisconsin another traditional y Republican state cast the first shadows on the Eisenhower coat ails after the Presidents 1952 election just as it did this year following his 1956 landslide In October 1953 a Democrat won a normally Republican Con gress district in Wisconsin A month later Gov Meyner was elected and a Democrat took a historically Republican Congress seat in New Jersey In 1954 both Houses of Con gress went Democratic and Dem ocrats began governors of such important Eisenhower strong holds as New York Pennsylvania and Connecticut Then although President Eisen hower himself headed the Repub lican ticket Congress remained Democratic last year and some Republican candidates with the most convincing claims to Eisen lower blessings were beaten in states that nevertheless gave tha President a thumping vote Golfing Friend Dan Thornton a golfing cam paigner known to all in Colorado as an Eisenhower intimate lost fre Senate race to a liberal anti Eisenhower Democrat D ou gl as M cKa e nTber of the Eisenhower cabinet The home folks in Oregon were told he resigned to rain for the Senate because the President wanted so badly to be rid of Sen Wayne Morse the onceRepublican but now Democratic incumbent who was also the most caustic critic in Washington of Eisenhower and his administration Yet both Ei senhower and Morse won and by approximately the same majori LITTLE ROCK Ark jt The federal government unlimfaered two big guns Wednesday a mass of testimony and a secret repor prepared to bring them to court in the struggle with Gov Orval Faubus over his refusal to permit integration of a Little Rock high school Faubus still showed no signs of backing down He was smiling and appeared untroubledwhen he posed for photographers before another talk with Rep Hays who is to mediate between him and the federal government As the hour approached for the scheduled hearing in US District Court Friday on the governments Anxiety Is Expressed for King Haakon OSLO Norway OJP ties This was true in Pennsylvania The President carried it by 600 000 votes while Sen James Duff one of the foremost original Eisen hower men lost Present Jitters Last months Wisconsin election is responsible for the present Re publican jitters and Democratic jubilation because liberal Demo crat William Proxmire surprised practically everyone including dershowers mostly Wednesday night through Friday Showers colder GlobeGazette data up to 8 a m Wednesdays Maximum Tuesday 76 Minimum Tuesday night 49 At S a ni Wednesday 59 YEAR AGO Maximum 66 Minimum 40 Iowa City Farmer Is Tractor Victim IOWA CITY Michael F Donovan 68 farmer near Iowa City was injured fatally late Tuesday when his tractor rolled over backwards and crushed him The tractor was climbing the side of a wide ditch on his farm at the time of the accident WASHINGTON UP Excise taxes netted Uncle Sam more than lOVa billion dollars in the 1957 fiscal year which ended lastj Juiit 30 Nearly half the total came from whisky beer and cig arettes but numerous other items accounted for sizable jshares Americas Biggest Bargain See Circular in Todays GlobeGazette Pappas said the plans are for the meeting to be attended by the supervisors commission Dis trict Engineer Glenn Doty his assistant Carl Cox and two high way commission engineers from Ames Pappas and Lyman also are to be at the conference Pappas said he did not know whether the conference will be public Work on the blacktopping by county crews was stopped last week after Atty Gen Norman Erbe notified county officials that the work violated Iowa law and that further work on the project would subject them to liability on their bonds Erbes action followed a con ference at Ames and an investi gation in Mason City by state agents Erbe said the county work violated laws regarding fol lowing of project specifications on which bids were rejected earl ier in the summer and laws on keeping of accounts on the work done Erbe has said he would be sat isfied if the project is abandoned and a new start made WINCHESTER Va EI Boiling Byrd the mother of Sen Byrd DVa and the late Rear Adm Richard E Byrd died Tuesday night at her home here MRS BYRD DIES bulletin reported serious anxiety nesday for ailing King Haakon of Norway The 85yearold Haakon is the worlds oldest reigning monarch groes from Central High school jthis was the picture 1 US marshals have served subpoenas on about 200 people Most of them are residents of Lit mndiJpclition forlegal means lo stopjhc Democratic leaders in Wash Faubus from fonliinims to bar uy ijnn lhe tict ancl ine lily of his 122000 vote vie over former Gov Walter Kohler Kohler invoked the Eisenhower name at every opportunity in the tie Rock Presumably they are campaign It was his main pitch SAME in a position to throwlight on thelTo dlspcl any question of whether violent wcrc tnat Eisen had been prepared and timed 1iste1 amon five youthful Republican stal explode Sept 3 when the Negroes came to enroll in the high school Information to this effect Fau jbus says caused him to suddenly station he National Guard around Central High the night of Sept 2 2 A report drawn tip by the FBI was ready for Fridays hcar warfs with the talent ability and outlook that fitted them to be president Nonetheless it would require a weird form of analysis to con ing before US Disl Judge Ronald tha controversy Federal District jJudge Albert V Bryan Wednes jday ordered a delay in his origi from he Kohler defeat that support is a waste tails are worthless IN Davies The contents are secj Piain Facts irel However there are reports A survey of factors in lhe Wis jthat FBI agents checked specificconsin election as compared i points in the information Faubus others shows that the value of said came 10 him Eisenhowers coattails has not Elsewhere in the integration changed much since 1552 A care ful check noes However add em phasis to some plain facts of Re publican politics that proved inal ruling which would have rethemselves repeatedly since the quired allwhite Arlington County first Eisenhower election five j schools in Virginia to starl inlcvcars grating next Monday by Republican candidates very Ming seven Negro students The rarely win elections by shouting Arlington School Board asked Eisenhower a vote for me is n votc for him and leaving the rest to nature and the opposition 2 On the whole Eisenhowers backing and a candidates pledge to support his program have done Republican oif iceseekers more delay pending an appeal of Bry ans original order to lie court of appeals Bryan agreed GETS ASSIGNMENT LITTLE ROCK Ark late Judge Martin D Van Oostcrlgood than harm but the degree AP Wircphoto LEGION HONORS CLARK Gen Mark Clark left receives the American Lesions distinguished service medal from outgoing commander W C Daniel at the 39th annual Lesion convention at Atlantic City N J Clark is developing a program of establishing bovs t v v n fc j i i I I I i I H V IJ summer camps at military establishments to combat trial on the validity of four newhelp candidates who help thcm juvemle delinquency To paraphrase an ancient ion a thrcejiKlRC court to hear a j prophet Eisenhowers coal tails Arkansas segregation laws lsclv   

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