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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 24, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I N I W S r A IR T M A K A L L N0 R T M IOWANS NEIGHBOR S VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Seven Onts Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 24 1957 This Paper Coruists Two Ont No 36f Arkansas National Guard Federalized Education Aired at Confab LongRange Plan Cited SPIRIT LAKE Associ ation of Iowa College Presidents threeday workshop moved into its second day here Tuesday Herschel Loveless who is attending the meeting said that what he learns here about the fu ture plans of Iowas private col leges may have a bearing on whether he calls a special ses sion of the Legislature The Governor said he looked upon the meeting as an oppor tunity to find out what the pri vate schools are planning in con nection with projected increases in enrollments Addressing the group Monday night Loveless spoke in general terms about education and re iterated the need for a long range building program at the State University of Iowa Iowa State College and Iowa State Teachers College LongRange Plan Basically I dont feel well have a sound program as a two year program but only through a longrange program Loveless said The Governor last spring ve toed a legislative bill appropriat ing about 11 million dollars for new buildings alterations and other needs Loveless tied in that veto with the veto of a bill continuing the Governments Living Costs Index in 12th Consecutive Boost Up 31 in 72 Months WASHINGTON government reported Tuesday cost of living rose twotenths of one per cent in August It was the twelfth consecutive monthly advance This took the Labor Departments consumer price index to 121 per cent of the 194749 average 36 per cent higher than a year ago Food prices rose fourtenths of one per cent during the month housing costs were up twotenths of one per cent but the prices of nonfood commodities remained unchanged A Labor Department spokesman said food prices may drop during September but that purchases of fall clothingduring the same period may prevent a drop in the index The retail food price index was at a record high of 1179 in August 42 per cent higher than a year ago Declines were noted in the price of fresh produce but they failed to offset increases for most other classes of food particularly pork and eggs Ewan Clague commissioner of Labor Statistics said the in crease in the cost of living will mean automatic pay raises for about 157000 workers whose union contracts tie wage rates to the index The increases generally two to three cents per hour will be mostly in the aircraft industry with a few in trie glass and metals industries Decision Came as Surprise Crackdown in Little Rock Army Troops Also on Alert Attempt to Curb sales tax at a rate of per cent The sales tax veto per mitted the sales tax rate to drop back to 2 per cent July 1 The Governor talked about the lack of basic research in deal ing with educational problems that have arisen in recent years Need Collective We havent found a collective idea acceptable to the general public and the colleges he said We are searching for solutions without any pattern There is no issue in Iowa be tween private and public institu tions the Governor said You are all working to the same ulti mate goal delivering an educa tion to my youngsters and all those across the land Dr A O Davidson vice presi dent in charge of development at Luther College Decorah told the college officials of the need for new thinking in formulating development plans Most colleges and universities have announced such a pro gram but the majority of them 5 Crewmen From Sailing Ship Saved LONDON crewmen of the German sailing ship Pamir were rescued Monday from leaking lifeboat They said no more than 25 others could have survived They reported only one other with 25 crewmen away when disaster and Hurricane Carrie struck Saturday in the Atlantic The Pamir car ried a crew of 86 Spurred Search Their report spurred a search by 10 ships in the stormy area 550 miles southwest of the Azores It was a race with the violeni sea The five men said higl waves washed five of their com rades overboard to their deaths only a short time before a U S freighter came out of the murk to save them Orangecolored lights and flares were spotted earlier in the day leading to hope that the other life boat still was afloat Fair Condition The five survivors were founc by the 7251ton Isbrandtsen Line freighter Saxon The Saxon ra dioed they were in fair condition despite the buffeting They were transferred Monday night to tb Military Sea Transport Service ship Geiger for medical treat ment They will be taken to Casa falanca U S Coast Guard officials in New York said messages from the Saxon indicated the secon lifeboat had been launched Sun day night But there was no in formation as to how long the lu men had been in their small boa The Weather Mason City Mostly fair through Wednesday Low Tuesday night mid 40s High Wednesday mid 60s owa Generally fair through Wednesday Cooler Wednesday Low Tuesday night mid 40s northwest low 50s southeast Minnesota Fair and cooler Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum Monday Minimum Monday night At 8 am Tuesday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 61 41 54 72 36 58710 Doses of Asian Flu Serum Shipped to Iowa LITTLE ROCK Ark M Stunned by the rioting and strife of the past 24 hours people in Little Rock reacted with surprise and relief Tuesday to the an nouncement that President Eis enhower has ordered govern mentcommanded troops to take over in the city It was electrifying news here It apparently came as a com plete surprise to officials at the Capitol and officers of the Ar kansas National Guard My God has he done that ejaculated Claude Carpenter one of Gov Orval E Faubus key aides when informed by The Associated Press Orders From Washington Carpenter said the action re moves the Arkansas Nationa Guard from the command o Gov Faubus Their orders wil come from Washington as long as they are federalized he said Lt Gov Nathan Gordon also caught by surprise said I can conceive of anything I can do i the President has taken that ac tion Maj Gen Sherman T Clinger commander of the Guard hast ened to the Capitol to confer with Gordon Faubus was reported flying back to Little Rock from Sea Is land Ga wherehe has been at tending the Southern Governors Conference He has been insist ing that the President has no authority to move in on the dan gerridden Little Rock situation He said federal troops could be Rioting have includedonly plans for building and fund raising Dav idson said Britain Attacks MidEast Arms Delivery by Russ UNITED NATIONS N Y UP warned Tuesday that Russias massive arms deliveries to the Middle East may be to prestock forward bases for the Soviet Union itself British Foreign Secretary Sel wyn Lloyd in a policy speech to the United Nations General As sembly appealed to the Russians to perceive the dangers of their policies of increasing tension He said he hoped some idea of what is really happening will perco late through to the Syrian people On a more optimistic note Lloyd said he believed progress on disarmament is possible in the course of the next few weeks and said Britain would further such prospects in any way we can But he said a comprehensive disarmament plan covering all stages is not practical politics this moment WONT BE CANDIDATE DES MOINES UP Mayor Ray Mills announced Monday that he will not be a candidate for reelection to the city coun cil in the coming November elec tions YOUTH INJURET WATERLOO Wilcox 15 son of Mr and Mrs Victor Wilcox Waterloo was hospital ized in fair condition Monday He suffered a concussion while play ing on a swing when the rope broke He fell 10 feet DES MOINES UP Iowa has been sent a total of 58710 doses of Asian flu vaccine by drug man ufacturers under a manufactur ers agreement which gives the state 16 per cent of the total pro duction Dr Edmund G Zim merer state health commis sioner said Tuesday the latest shipment amounted to 20845 doses of the vaccine Meanwhile the State Health Department said small out breaks of flu have been reported at Iowa City Storm Lake and Guthrie Center But in none of these cities has the flu been iden tified yet as the Asian variety the department said In each of the three cities about 59 cases have been reported At Iowa City Dr Albert Mc Kee a bacteriology professor said Asian flu virus has been identified in scattered cases in several Iowa communities in cluding Boone Buffalo Center and in Grundy DOUBLE TRAGEDY CEDAR RAPIDS destroyed the home of Joseph Ruzicka Monday night while Ruz icka and his family attended fun eral services for his father brought in only at his request and hat he had no intention of mak ng any such request Crackdown Ordered The news came while hard pressed Little Rock police were cracking down with a genuine ettough policy Tuesday At Central High School focal point of the 22dayold racial con troversy they scooped up 11 per sons including 2 youths who ap peared to be of high school age All were white men That brought the total of arrests for two days to 44 including both whites and Negroes Motorcycle police and police squad cars raced all over the city Tuesday They were stopping and searching automobiles and frisking people for veapons Intent to Kill A Negro Clarente R Saun ders attached to the Little Rock Air Force Base was fined S300 and given a jail sentence for assault intent to kill Police said he tried to run down a policeman with his car At Central High School Tues day about the same size crowds gathered an hour or so before the final buzzer rang for classes to begin at am The Negro students failed to show up JUDGE RESTRAINS Kawachi presiding judge in the Japanese manslaughter trial of Gl Wil liam S Girard gestures to newsmen to keep back at the start of the third trial AP Wirephoto session at the Somagahara firing range where Girardshota Japanese woman Girard peers directly into the camera while Maj Stanley Levin his legal ad visor is at right AGITATOR unidentified youth one of several known agitators in the Little Rock Ark race disturbances is searched by a plainclothes officer in front of Central High School while two AP Wirephoto state policemen watch The agitators were hauled away to jail Tuesday before they could start whipping up collecting crowds into a fury as they did Monday Bakery Textile Unions Corrupt Group Rules NEW YORK AFLCIO Ithical Practices Committee has rought a corruption indictment gainst the Bakery and Confec ionery Workers International Un on and the United Textile Work rs of America the parent labor todys ethics committee an lounced Tuesday funds and other malpractices were charged against some union officers The committee found that the two Action Taken by President FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Secre tary Charles E Wilson Tuesday ordered the entire Arkansas army and air National Guard into fed eral service Wilson also authorized Army Secretary Wilber M Brucker to use regular Army troops to re move an obstruction of justice at Little Rock Ark Brucker telephoned Wilsons order to Gov Orval Faubus of Arkansas Wilson acted under President Eisenhowers orders Nationwide Talk The President planned to fly back to Washington and make an allnetwork TVradio appearance before the nation at 7 p m It will deal with his ef forts to put down violence in Little Rock and enforce the Fed eral District Court order for in tegration of Central High School Wilson issued an order in which he ordered National Guardsmen to hold themselves in readiness for further orders as to the time and date of reporting to active duty They will serve for an indef inite period Asked whether announcements of regular troop movements could be expected later Asst Secre ary of Defense Snyder replied I anticipate so Federal Control Federalization of the Arkansas Guard units means they become a part of the U S forces and no longer under control of the gov ernor 3t the state That means in turn the troops can be used to safeguard admitance of Negro pupils to unions do not meet the stand ards for ethical union practices established by the AFLCIO The report was issued as the Teamsters Union reportedly faced an ultimatum from the AFLCIO high command to clean up within a month or be suspended from the labor federation The fate of the Teamsters the nations biggest union and the fu ceive late Tuesday or Wednesday a recommendation by the eight member AFLCIO Executive Com mittee for action against the Teamsters Union Members of the Executive Com mittee were reported to have agreed unanimously Monday night on the fixing of a 30day deadline for corrective action by the Little Rock Central High School From Sept 2 to last Fridaynight the Arkansas Guard units sent there by Arkansas Gov Faubus barred the Negro students from classes However Faubus said the step was to pre serve peace not to prevent in tegration Eisenhowers executive order iuthe 1400000member union HowTuesday opens with the text of ture of its Vice President Jamesever no public announcement ofj1116 Proclamation he issued Mon R Hoffa in the merged laborithe committees decision was day nlgntlne one clearing tha i vvfl v iicn nf trnrmc 6 of 11 Trapped Miners Rescued WASHINGTON Pa of 11 miners trapped by an explosion 565 feet down in a mine they vere trying to make safe for fel ow diggers were killed Monday One of the six rescued by crews using a makeshift hoist was re ported in poor condition A mine spokesman said the 11 were attempting to repair a ven ilation fan which had forced shutdown of the mine Normally about 600 men are employed at he mine and at least 250 would have been on duty had it not been for the ventilation trouble IOWAN BAILS OUT KAISERLAUTERN Germany Col William P Brierty 34 Boone Iowa was in good con dition Tuesday after suffering only minor bruises when he bailed out of his jet plane Mon day novement rested with the 29made nember AFL CIO Executive Hoffa powerful vice president Otincil theTea1111 lei is nuw uaLLiills fOi The council is meeting herethe presidency is a principal tar way for use of troops Not Obeyed Pi evident ihcu Tuesday and Wednesday in extra ordinary session to handle charges against the three unions Reprimand Seen The Ethical Practices Commit tee findings against the Bakery and Textile unions were to go be bre the council Tuesday and the council was expected to at least reprimand the two unions and call for a housecleaning in each The councils action on the Teamsters Union may be delayed until Wednesday by the consider ation of the cases of the Bakery and Textile unions The council was expected to re Trusty Fails to Lock Cell Door Bluffs Man Flees County Jail COUNCIL BLUFFS Ray mond Smith 28 Council Bluffs escaped from the Pottawattamie County Jail Monday night after Sheriff G R Stuelke said a trusty failed to snap the lock on the eel where Smith was held The sheriff said the break came just after the prisoners were re turned to their cells from the bullpen for the night While the night jailer was checking the bull pen Stuelke said Smith shoved SAME BlacX fUf meant riffle death In past 21 hour get of the Ethical Practices Com mittee The committee last week charged corruption in the Team sters top echelons 40000 Members The UTWA with than 40 000 members is separate from the Textile Workers Union of America a larger union which was a CIO affiliate before the AFLCIO merger in 1955 The Bakery Union has more than 138 000 members The Ethical Practices Commit tees report on fhe Bakers and Textile unions said they do not meet the standards for ethical union practices set forth in the AFLCIO constitution The committee detailing some of its findings in the Bakers Union investigation said unethi cal existed in the fi nancial relationship between President James G Cross and Martin Philipsborn onetime of ficial of a Zion 111 bakery firm Valente and Klenert In he Textile Union investiga tion the committee reached find ings of unethical practices on Ihe part of Union President Anthony Valente and SecretaryTreasurer Lloyd Klenert The committee finds the re port said that Klenert and Va open the door of his eel bumpedilente used union funds to pur aside a trusty and fled through chase their homes and that but the nearby outside door jfor Mr Meanys AFLCIO Prcsi Smith serving a oneyear sen1 dent George Meany intervention as he crested a hill anddidnot tence for breaking and entering in 1952 lie union might well see Bctts in lime to stop or had been in jail about a month have sustained a loss from that saidnis cease and desist command had not been obeyed and that will ul obstruction of the courts in tegration order was continuing in Little Rock And then he said I hereby authorize the Sec retary of Defense to order into the active military service of the United States as he may deem appropriate to carry out the pur poses of this order any or all the units of the National Guard of the United States and of the Air National Guard of the United States within the State of Arkansas to serve in the military service of the United States for an indefinite period and until re lieved by appropriate orders Eisenhower also directed Wil son to take all appropriate steps to enforce the courts integration use of the troops And he authorized use of such of the armed forces of tha United addition to the Arkansas Guard Wilson may deem necessary Aged Iowa Man Killed When Struck by Auto PLEASANTVILLE UP Fredric Thomas Betts 73 Pleas antville was fatally injured near jhcre Monday when struck by a car while walking on a gravel road David Renfrew 16 Pleasant ville said the sun was in his eyes the sheriff said transaction swerve Renfrew is the son of and Mrs Oscar   

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