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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 10, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas ily Newspaper s Edited for UM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE MI APIR THAT M A Kl A L L N 0 R T H I 0 W A N S N E I G H I 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LXIV AMOcUUd Preu tod United Prew Full To Expel OBU Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 10 Paper Cowistt of Two Oat full compliance with directives to reform allegedl corrupt conditions in the union Union Ultimatum by AFLCIO FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES ATLANTIC CITY NJ The AFLCIO Executive Council said Tuesday it would expel the Bak ery Workers Union this week un less it complies with AFLCIO cleanup orders Federation President George Meany said the AFLCIO would have nochoice but to charter a rebel bakers integrity group if the ouster goes through Bakers executive board backed union President James G Cross in boycotting the hourlong council meeting Tuesday morn ing Cross has repeatedly refused to resign the main demand made by the AFLCIO Executive Coun cil Thursday Noon Sources within the federation said the Bakery Union would have to show signs of compliance by Thursday noon to avoid ouster The integrity group claiming to represent about 100 local un ions in cities across the nation with some 50000 members 01 more than a third of the Bakery Union has had delegates herea week drafting a constitution and otherwise getting ready to estab lish a new union Meany condemned Cross in L blunt tough speech Monday He detailed testimony before the t S e n a t e Rackets Investigating Committee in Washington thai Cross had accepted expensive cars bought with union funds had used union money to finance lavish homes in Washington anc Florida and practiced reprisals and terrorism against union ists opposing him Defends Action Cross with his wifedaughter and soninlaw watching from the galleries told delegates he had done nothing sufficiently wrong warranting the demandfor hi ouster Gross said he was whipping boy a scapegoat The margin of the convention vole conditionally exiJelling the bakers was more than 7 to 1 bit heavier than the 5 to 1 mar gin on expelling the larger Teamsters Union last Friday also on corruption charges The bak ers expulsion vote was 1111807 to 1680695 based on union mem bership AFLCIOchiefs moved Tuesda to restore the 40000membe United Textile Workers Union t good standing The Appeals Com mitte accepted a signed state ment from UTW leaders pledging airplane that a deer hunter Subway Strike Wid Ultimatum to Work AP Photofax TREES ARE HIGHER THIS Pajipadakis 22 months San Francisco is a study in frustration as he looks up at the brightly decorated family Christmas out of his reach in the living room His folks decided on the elevated position to get it out of the lads reach but just wait until he figures out he can move the chair Shuman Attacks Controls Farm Bureau Opens Parley CHICAGO UP Charles Shuman president of the nations largest farm organization Tues day called on the government to stop fixing prices halt purchases of farm commoditiesfor storage and make major changes in the soil bank plan The American Farm Bureau Federation president said his longrange program is designed to reduce government controls over the farmer and return ag riculture to a free market price system Shuman proposed a seven point legislative program to re place political nostrums which have placed farmers in a diffi cult economic situation when most other segments of our econ omy continue to enjoy general prosperity First Session Shumans proposals were in in an address delivered at the first general session of the 1500000famiIy farm organiza tions 39th annual convention The Farm Bureau Federation in four days of meetings this week was expected to formulate the policies its leadersWillrec 1957 CHEER FUND GOAL Jeanie Elk Creek Rachel Circle Ken sett Ralph Silly and Dour From The Breescs THE DAYS TOTAL Game Warden Free on Bond of conservation officer Robert Daubendick was free under bond Tuesday after being charged withassault and battery following the arrest of a farmers son Daubendick was charged in court here Monday after John Car olon a local farmer signed a complaint against the officer Winne shiek County Sheriff Bob Hitesman made the arrest The conservation officer said he was notified by a department ommend at thfr uext session of Congress The resolutions committee planned to submit proposals on in ternational affairs and govern ment fiscal policies to AFBF dele gates late today Major planks of farm policy were scheduled to be debated Wednesday Shuman called on Congress to hold the line on government spending in the face of near hys terical demands for huge increas The appeals group then recom mended that UTW suspension from the federation be cancelled and the union restored to good standing The UTW had faced ex pulsion action British Armys Smallest Deserter Jailed for Year LONDON Mclntyre went into the record books Tues day as the smallest deserter in the annals of the British army Ian now 19 tried three times to enlist in 1956 He was rejected each time because he was only 4 feet 10 inches 2 inches short of the minimum Determinedly he took weight lifting and other gymnastic training and got his stature up to 4 feet When he appeared at the recruiting center for the fourth time 10 months ago they waived the missing quarter of an inch and popped him into a specially made uniform Disillusion came quickly to Pvt Mclntyre On parade his rifle with bayonet was longer than he was The rude types among the other recruits made snide remarks about his size He asked for an assignment as a civilian to be told he was too puny to cope with the carcasses After brooding about this for some days Pvt Mclnlyre on Sept 9 took for his in Dundee Scotland They final ly caught up with him on Nov 18 and a court Tuesday sen tenced the little soldier to 12 months detention Two 6foot military coppers marched him off to the guard house AFLCIO been sighted without a deer sign on his back Daubendick said he gave chase and arrested Carolons 15yearold son on the farmers own land Conservation officials and Atty Gen Norman Erbe conferred in DCS Moines to determine wheth er a commission officer can ge onto private property to enforce hunting and fishing laws Carolon was among 30 farmers who advertised in the local news papers last week that no one would be allowed access to their farms to hunt or fish or to con trol the hunting and fishing A large deer herd is reported in the county Hitesman said certain persons have been agitating against the conservation commission Some of them feel they can set themselves apart with no law enforcement the sheriff added He said that last year there were some arrests of persons shooting deer out of season for commercial purposes AMENDMENTS REPEALED DES MOINES con troversial Mills amendments which madeappointments by the city manager subject to council approval were repealed Monday 38T77 lime Club In Memory ol Ronnie Lee Bankeii YOB HEO Club sOfl 100 AlphV Chi Chapter of Slr fit Memory of Alice Arvidson Susie 2 by 2 Club of Congreralional Church fiDO 1UOO S02S 300 oo 6921 TOTAt TO BATE 45702 CASH STILI DEEDED GIVING DAYJT LEFT if es in the federal budget since The Weather Mason City Strong northerly winds turning much colder and reaching cold wave condi tions Tuesday night Lows zero to 5 below by Wednesday morn ing Winds diminishing late Tuesday night Wednesday partly cloudy and cold high 10 15 Iowa Strong northerly winds and sharply falling temperatures reaching cold wave proportions Tuesday night Feyv snow flur ries cast Monday night Lows 5 10 in north and 1015 south by Wednesday morning Partly cloudy and cold Wednesday colder southeast Minnesota Wind y continued very cold High Wednesday in south 510 above GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 33 Minimum 25 At 8 am 25 the Russians put Sputnik into bit Increasing Costs He blamed monopoly pricing practices of labor and industry for increasing costs of farm oper ation and said the time has come to abolish compulsory un ionism to regulate monopolistic labor union practices and to throw the gangsters out of union of fices Father of 12 Is Shotgun Victim FAIRFIELD W Gale Waugh 40 father of 12 children wasj killed when his shotgun accitnc dentally discharged at his home in Van Buren County southwest of here Monday County Coroner Harold Catcott said Waugh apparently stumbled as he was carrying the shotgun into his workshop The gun dis charged against his chest The body was found a short time af ter the accident by children when they returned home from school Besides his three daughters and nine sons Waughs widow sur Shuman told delegates that farmers income in 1957 has been pinched between rising operat ing and marketing costs and re duced farm prices Never before have so few farm workers produced so muchfood and fiber and never before have American consumers p a i d a smaller proportion of their spend able income for food and clothing than they do today he said There is good reason to be lieve that one of the principal causes of the present relatively low income of farmers is the con tinuation by Congress of legisla tive attempts to fix prices and control production of farm prod ucts he said Both of these attempts have largely failed Kimbdllton Farmer Killed in Accident KIMBALLTON UP Alex Clemsen 66 was killed Monday when a chain hoist broke and tipped a wagon over on him four spirit of Christmas is the spiritof giving Without giving there can be ho true Christmas for the greatest joy of the sea son is in shar g with others Thatmeans not only giving to those who have but most sig nificant of all giving to those miles northeast of here Clemsen a farmer was crushed beneath vives Coroner Catcolt ruled the death accidental SAME Spirit of Christmas is Giving Farmer Killed in Crash at Swea G ity SWEA CITY A twocar col lision Mondaykilled Jasper Steen hard 72 a Grant Township farm er His son Raymond 36 driver of the car received undetermined injuries Passengers in the car were two granddaughters Cynthia and Cheryl Dontje 5 and 4 They were shaken up and cut slightly on the face They are the daughters of Mr and Mrs August Donlje Swea City Chest Injuries Both men were taken by am bulance to an Estherville hospi tal The elder Steenhard died there shortly after arrival The son is still in the hospital with reported chest injuries The other vehicle was a pickup truck driven by J D Clark 72 a Swea Township farmer He was treated at a doctors office for cuts and bruises but was released and returned to his home Extensive Damage According to highway patrol men who investigated the acci dent the Clark truck was north bound on K road 2V miles north of here Steenhard was approach ing from the north Neither car turned over nor left the road Skid marks were left by the Steenhard car for 54feet the pa trolman said Both cars received extensivefront end damage Jasper Steenhard farmed here since 1932 He nvas born in Bun derhamreich Germany He is survived byhis Syrfeand four children John Raymond at home Mrs August Dontje Swea City and Elvin Algona and two x I AP Photofax IFN1 map lo cates Spains pocketsize North African colony of Ifni entirely surrounded by Morocco where rebels are fighting Spanish forces Morocco claims Spain is using force to keep what it calls a partjf Moroccan nation al territory brothers Harm Dick Elmore Lakota and Funeral arrangements are in complete at Home here the Curtis Funeral have It is on this basis that the ive Nighttime Safety Record Improves DES MOINES motor ists have improved their night time safety record this year but their daytime record is worse than ayear ago in nighttime accidents were down 146 per cent the first 11 months of this year but day time fatalities were up 6 per cent a State Safety Department report shows Overall fatal traf fic accidents during the first 11 months of this year showed a de crease of 33 per cent compared with the same period last year the department said Gold Wave Moves Into North Iowa The coldest1 weather of season was whistling into Iowa Tuesday on the wings of chilling winds from the north Cold wave warnings were is sued byrthe Iowa Weather Bu reau for northern Iowa Tuesday afternoon and for the rest of the state night Tempera tures of from zero to 5 belowin north and zero to 10 above in the south were predicted by early Wednesday morning The mercury was tumbling overthe entire stale Tuesday afternoon as blustery winds of up to 45 miles per hour whipped the state Continued cold was forecast foi Wednesday with temperature reaching highs from 10 to 20 de grees The cold air moved into lows after a day of balmy weather when thermometers climbed to highs ranging from 38 at Mason City and Dubuque to 63 at Sioux City Some snow flurries or squalls will likely occur in northern por tions Tuesday and in the eastern half of the state Tuesday night The outlook for Thursday wa for higher temperatures accom Service Is Third of Usual New York Has Worst Crush FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES NEW YORK NewYork City Transit Authority moved Tuesday to break a crippling strike on its giant subway system by ordering strikers to return to work by 3 pm or be fired There was virtually no hope however for a quick end Chaos and near insued as people struggled gainst overwhelming odds to get o work in Manhattan from their lomes in distant parts of other ity boroughs and some suburban areas The TA told 2606 members of he Motprmens Benevolent Assn and members of fourother small unions who Monday night joined he strike if they wanted heir jobs they must give up their light against by the iant Transport Workers Union The TA offered bonuses to those who work It set up dormitories in the subways for IpyaVKemployes arid promised time and half for overtime and for those who sleep panied by partly cloudy skies GlobeGazette continues to support to the Christ mas Cheer Fund Maximum Good We know that those who give to this fund can feel assured their gift will do the maximum of good for those who need to be remem bered at Christmas Administered by Family Serv ice the fund will go to purchase food clothing and other needs as well as articles to add something of the special joy of Christmas to many families in our community Goal In order to carry out this pro gram the goal and more will be needed If the goal is not reached it means some families will not receive what a generous community such as ours would wish them to have Therefore the pace of giving must be stepped up in the days ahead The earlier the funds are made available the better it will be for planning the use of money wisely and with real compassion for those who need it Your contributions may be brought to the GlobeGazette of fices or mailed to the following address Christmas Cheer Care Mason City Iowa S MINERS KILLED BECKLEY W Va ffl Five coal miners were killed Monday night a few minutes before their work shift was to end when tons Black mean traffic in tOCk C3Ved in 14 hours inside i a southern West Virginia mine AP Photofax PARDON MY ride a New York sub way in a rush hour or even try to get aboard one for that matter Well this is a good example of what would be in storefor situation made even worse by a strike which has tied up a goodly part of the big citys underground transportation net and eat on TA time 25 Cenr Bonus 25 per cent bonus will be paid operating and maintenanceper sonnel who have will work the t r circumstances1 caused fay the strike that began Monday Mayor Robert aban doned his hands off standon the strike and called an gency session of key city offici als He cancelled all apoointments to devote full time to the tran sit crisis But the TA ultimatum and the mayors action were small con solation for millions of New York ers faced with the iimmediate problems of getting towork buy ing Christmas gifts and carrying on their lives in a normal man ner The worst transit snarl in the citys history threw the lives of five million subway riders put of kilter They milled around on sub way platforms or stood in the rain waiting for jammed busses that passed them by Many sim ply gave up and did not report for work or school Long Lines The subway strike which halt ed more than two thirds of the trains forced riders to turn to un familiar forms of transportation They surged into railroad sta tions where long lines formed at ticket windows At Grand Central terminal Pennsylvania station and at suburban train stops the police threw up wooden horse bar ricades to cope with the milling masses Automobiles jammed highways into Manhattan as the morning rush hour got under way Subway trains in operation were besieged by commuters trying to get to work People fought to get on the few trains moving At some stops passengers couldnt get off be cause of the crowds battling to squeeze in Some stations on the Independ ent subway were closed tempor arily They were thronged with people who had risen early in an effort to beat other travelers onto the few trains The MBA called the strike to protest a Transit Authority ruling that subway workers must select a single bargaining agent in an election scheduled for next Mon day They and a number of other small craft unions had sought to escape domination of the giant Transport Workers Union through craftwide elections offering a choice between the TWU and the splinter groups FLUORIDATION SET OTTUMWA water here will be fluoridated on a reg ular basis starting Jan 1 Water Works Superintendent George Aherns said Tuesday   

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