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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 3, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T HE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 3 1958 This Paper Consists of Two One No 7J Racial Study Is Opened Middle Road to Be Goal WASHINGTON new six man Civil Rights Commission was sworn into office Friday in the presence of President Eisen hower The President greeted the members in his office and stooc by while his chief assistant Sher man Adams administered the oath of office Give them the diplomas foi the honorary doctorates Eisen hower proposed with a grin Anc he began handing out signed com missions tied up in blue ribbons Taking the oath of offic launched the commission mem bers on a 20month study of th nations touchy racial problems But they still are subject to con firmation by the Senate On the commission are thre Southerners and three Northern of the latter a Negro To them Congress assigned the diffi cult job of finding and treadini some sort of middle ground on ra trial an frights problem I S eirc o m ing up with some kind of con structive report and recommenda tions by Sept 9 1959 The big question is whether the commission can produce some thing the North can accept and the South can tolerate Immediate Need One immediate need is to find a staff director who will be chief administrative officer and shop keeper for the commission at a salary of 322500 a year The President will make the appoint ment after talking it over with Phone Strike Feared Long Lines to Be Affected NEW YORK distance telephone workers in 42 states and the District of Columbia have voted to strike at midnigh Friday GREETED BY 17 AMCRICAHS Hillary Wins Overland Dash to South Pole FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WELLINGTON New Zealand New Zealand adventurer Sir Ed Zealanders won a gamble againstjthe United States has established deep snow treacherous crevthere The US base was set uo asses and brutal weather to plant mund Hillary radioed Friday he their countrys flag at the pole had reached the South winner of a historic transAnt imu i i iuv auu mi iiiii The vote is definitely for a make the overland trek strike said Miss Elaine T Glea AP Photofax HES FED UP Jack Kooyoorhjian 54 runs a grocery in West Philadelphia and he has been held up 18 times since 1945 Thursday night four men tried to make it No 19 Jack who keeps the sign above his head posted in his store fought back using a meat cleaver and a fencing foil The men fled emptyhanded He didnt get a chance to use his revolver but Ill be ready the next time the commission The staff direc tors nomination like those of the commission members is subject to Senate confirmation Thb commission is a product of a compromise civil rights law Congress enacted in late Au first legislation in this controversial field in some 80 years Largely the commission was set up as a fadfinding study and advisory agency Congress gave it specific au thority to investigate any com plaints made in writing that per sons have been denied the righl to vote because of race creed 01 national origin Survey Laws The commission also is sup posed to survey present federa laws and policies to determine proper pro tection for civil rights and to assess legal developments which may deprive people of constitu tional rights Chairman of the commission ii John A Hannah president o Michigan State University The Negro is J Ernest Wil kins assistant secretary of labor for international affairs The third Northerner is the Rev Theodore M Hesburgh presiden of the University of Notre Dame The three Southerners are al lawyers Two of them John S Battle of Charlottesville Va am Doyle E Carlton of Tampa Fla formerly were governor of their states Robert G Store the third is dean of Southern Methodist Universitys lav school Decker Employes Get Automatic Boost in Wages All hourlywage employes o Jacob E Decker and Sons re ccivcd an automatic pay boo Thursday The four cents a hour increase affects about 100 workers according to P J Thogerson general manager The cost of living adjustment is made automatically Jan and July 1 according to term of the United Packinghous Wovircrs contract with Armou and Co Music Lovers of Italy Incensed Over Fiasco at Rome Opera House ROME W Italys newspapers and music critics almost unani nously condemned prima Donna Maria Meneghini Callas Friday or sending a glittering opening night audience home from the Rome opera after only a third of an opera The stormy soprano Thursday night said she had lost her voice and refused to continue after the first act of Bellinis Norma But virtually every frontpage headline and critic in the land of opera blamed the walkout on irritation over the cool and a few catcalls and whistles from the her first son national director of the Long Lines District Communications Workers of America She said final results of the na tionwide vote will not be known until later Friday The contract between the Amer ican Telephone and Telegraph Co and the union ends at mid night A strike would involve about 25500 Bell System em ployes They are mostly traffic operators and plant craftsmen who maintain longdistance equip ment Supervisory Help A company spokesman said Thursday that if a strike is called the company will attempt to maintain service by using super A CWA spokesman said the principal points of disagreement are a general wage increase and a request by management for a nostrike clause The union is seeking a week increase for operators and S3 to S5 for plant workers Plant workers earn to a week and operators earn to with wage scales varying in different sections of the coun try 50 Per Cent of Areas A comoanv spokesman said had reached the South a second British expedi tion made it At the pole the five Zea landers were greeted by 17 Americans stationed at the Inter arciic race and the lirst man to since there The US base was set up by air A radio message announcing the success of their 1200mile i journey was received at the hcad quarters of the New Zealand In ternational Geophysical Year committee here national Geophysical Year base Not since Britains Capt Rob ig ana The manager of the opera house charged Miss Callas auum brated New Years too enthusiastically and wasnt in proper contana Nevada 11 f n iT I O 11ITJ1 i A cf ri i company wage agreement had been reached in more than 50 per cent of the geographical areas effected by the contract but Miss Gleason gave a more pessimistic report The long lines section of the union has members in all states except New Hampshire Vermont Delaware South Dakota Mon dition for the strenuous role Miss Calias denied the accusation It was the first time in the Rome operas history that a per formance was not completed The New Yorkborn singer hercto one of Italys musical idols finally fled in tears through an underground passageway to es cape 1000 irate music lovers jeer ing outside the opera house Miss Callas denied the catcalls caused her to quit telling II Mes saggeros critic Whistles do not frighten me If I had really been in proper condition I would have Algona Plant Damaged by Fire Water swept through he engineering department of the Wiedenhoff plant east of Al gona Thursday The amount of damage has not yet been esti mated John Jennings night watch A strike vote gives union lead ers power to call a strike any time after midnight The com pany has pointed out however that in some past contract dis putes long lines workers have continued on the job without a contract while negotiations con tinued Thornton Man Is man discovered the engineering wing of the large building filled with smoke and notified the Al gona Volunteer Fire Department It was on duty in a matter of minutes remaining to battle the fire for 2Vi hours in the subzero weather General Manager Ken Pierce and other Wiedenhoff official said they did not yet know if any engineering records were lost in the fire There was a lot of water damage with the test and blueprint equipment suffering most of the fire damage Walls and ceilings were scorched and many windows broken by the heat Fire Chief Ira Kohl said that a recently installed large water main and hydrant was probably responsible for saving the struc ture The Wiedenhoff plant is owned and operated by SnapOn Tools Inc and is one of Algonas larg est employers JUDGE REAPPOINTED FORT DODGE Judge Herbert Bennett was reappointed by a 21 vote of the new City Conn cil Thursday after a move to oust him failed reacted to the whistlingbysing ing as I have never sung before Stays in Hotel Friday the singer was in her hotel room and refused to see newsmen or speak on the tele phone The operatic fiasco immediate ly hit the floor of the Italian par liament whose a p propriations keep Italian opera houses operating So cialist Deputy L u i g i Rcnato S a n s o n e de manded that Premier Adone Zoli tell the Cham ber ol Deputies whal the government to prevent a re Miss Callas intends to do currence of such an undtgnifiec arocedure The government has to reply to the question but necc not do so immediately Riot police stood by as demon strators gathered outside the Tcatro Del Opera after the man agcment called off the rest of the performance Miss Callas avoid cd the crowd by escaping through ha his hat in the an underroun nng Fnday as thc third A Squeeze Is OK but Not a FOND GLANCE BOSTON UP The Massachusetts Supreme Court held Thursday that John Spano was within the law when he put his arm around his girl but outofbounds when he looked at her The court upheld a damage award to the girl Patricia Doherty for injuries received when Spanos car ran into a fire hydrant in 1955 The fact that the defendant drove with one arm on the back ef the seat was not in itself enough to constitute gross negligence the court ruled But it was S10000 worth of negligence on his part to take his eyes off thi road the ruling held Injured in Crosfi THORNTON Lewis H Hart wig 78 Thornton was in a Ma son City hosiptal with facial lac erations and a leg injury as the result of an accident here Thurs day night Hartwig was alone in the car The accelerator pedal froze and he car skidded across the road hitting a tree His injuries were not consid ered serious There was consid erable damage done the front end of his car RED FACE DEPT ATLANTIC Iowa Atlan tic police car with a revolving light on the top was stolen early Friday from in front of the police station LEADS WINNING TEAM Sir Edmund Hillary 38yearold New Zealander who conquered Mt Everest has reached the South Pole in the first overland trek AP Photofax since 1912 He and his team outdistanced a British party which is pushing toward the pole from the opposite side of An arctica Mercury Plunges to 19 Below Zero at Lansing The mercury plunged to a bone chilling 19 degrees below zero at Lansing early Friday as winter continued its bitter cold grip on Iowa Other farbelowzero readings included Elkader lli Atlantic 12 Oelwein 11 Davenport 9 Lineville 8 and Mason City 7 Lansings temperature was the lowest of the season in the stater Burlington with two above zero the only one of the Weather Bu reaus regular reporting points where the mercury didnt fall be low zero The forecast called for contin ued cold weather with lews rang ing from five below zero north east to 10 above in the southwest Friday night Friday afternoon highs were expected to be from 15 to 25 BULLETIN WASHINGTON UP A prominent Polish scientist Dr Jerzy Nowinski and his family have been given asylum in this country Atty Gen William P I Rogers announced Friday State Sen Dykhouse to Make Governorship Bid T Dykhouse had his hat in the or Wvornor in thc primary an underground passage to her hotel nearby Audience Restless At thc end of Thursday nights first act the soprano locked her self in her dressing room and re fused to come out When the in termission dragged on inexplic ably for an hour the audience became restless Finally the management an nounced through a loudspeaker that due to unforeseen causes the show will not continue The audience booed lustily election June 2 i Previously announced GOP can can candidate seeking the nomijciidatcs for the right to oppose I Democratic Gov Herschcl Lovc Jlcss in thc 1958 fall general elec tion arc John Knndson Albion and William Murray Iowa State College economics professor Dykhouse 67 has been in thc Iowa Senate since 1941 and in the House for two terms before that He is in the real estate and insur ance business He is married fa ther of three children and is member of Masonic orders anc the Methodist Church My primary interest is in see KYBALDIES WASHINGTON Dr Vals limil Kybal 77 Czech historian and former teacher and research er at the State University of Iowa died Thursday of a heart ailment Kybal was the first Czech minister to Italy He had lived in the United States since 1939 Queen Named as One of BestDressed NEW YORK Eliza beth whose taste in clothes has drawn past criticism neverthe less wag named one of the worlds bestdressed women ThBritish Queen was among society leaders and movie stars accorded the status in a poll of 2000 fashion experts editors socialites and others The New York Dress Institute annually tabulates the ballots Included on the list are a number of perennially best iressjd William ialey wife of the board chair man of the Columbia Broad casting System the Duchess of Windsor Countess Mona von Bismarck the former Mrs Harrison Williams Screen stars listed are Au d r e y Hepburn and Claudette Colbert The list follows 1 Mrs Paley 2 h e Duchess of Windsor and Mrs Winston Guest wife of the American sportsman 3 Countess Consuelo Crespi of Rome one of New Yorks OConnor twins who married an Italian nobleman 4 Queen Elizabeth 5 Miss Hepburn 6 Mrs Henry Ford II wife of thc auto magnate T Vicomtesse Jacqueline de Ribcs of Paris S Colbert and Mrs William R Hearst Jr wife of the publisher 9 The Countess of Quinta nilia of Madrid 10 Countess von Bismarck Damage in Blaze at Boone Board of Control Hears Woodward School Complaints DES MOINES The Iowa Board of Control had before i larr naci to abandon one snocat Friday protests from officers ofPettison ail Dllt a minimum of ert F Scott marched to South pole in 1912 had it been reached by land Scott and his party died on the way back after discovering Nor WCgian Roalrl Amundsen ha beaten them to the worlds south ernmost point only a month be fore Hillary 38yearold conqueror of Ml Everest had set out from Scott base at McMurdo Sound with the original aim of setting up a supply base 500 miles from the pole The base was to be used by Dr Vivian Fuchs who is leading a British expedition from one side of the continent to the other i across the South Pole But Hillary encountered so much better traveling conditions than is not saying much for he ar rived at the supply point ahead of schedule Base Established Christmas uay his supply Dase established he messaged to Scott base Heading Hellbent for pole God willing and crev asses permitting That made a race out of it With a minimum of supplies he and his compatriots coaxed sno cat tractors 500 miles over some of the most difficult and treach erous surface on earth They hit relatively good weather at first but earlier this week it got so bad Hillary radioed that he was almost beaten Then Thursday night condi tions improved and the tiny band completed its momentous journey Friday 200 Miles Away Fuchs was believed still to be 200 to 300 miles from the pole with his larger party Hillarys pace across the gla ciers and snowdrifts was phen to 56 miles a until the party hit the worsened conditions this week With barely 100 miles to go Hil the State Assn for Mentally Re tarded Children against some phases of operation of the State Hospital and School at Wood ward One of the things to which they objected was what they said was a practice of pulling the front teeth of problem children to keep them from biting others They said the institution should try in s t e a d to correct personality shortcomings of such children Officials of the school said that teeth of problem children are nev er pulled without consent of their parents The objectors told the board that hundreds of patients at Woodward have no recreational program They proposed that the fuel and gamble on making it with lighter weight The gamble succeeded They arrived at the pole with only one drum of gas oline to spare The tractor train was joined enroute by two dog teams which were flowirtn by two New Zealanders These were left at the last depot when Hillary decided to go on to the pole Des Moines Man Is Victim of Accident DES MOINES 71yearold Des Moines man was killed late Thursday when his car raced down a hill near his home ran through a street intersection and crashed into a house and a institution have more fenced in playgrounds The observers said patients atjParlccl Lu the school are given slices wilh no attempt to fit ihem that some children are tied to chairs and beds and some high grade pa tients are given too much workJBoard of Control has asked the around the institution They also Legislative Interim Committee for said they objected to melting ice 310000 to replace about 200 worn cream before it is served at out cell locks at the Fort Madi meals The victim was Gust B Aim NEW LOCKS WANTED DES MOINES W The Iowa son State Penitentiary Supermarket at Waterloo Burns The Weather lapsing the roof Three engine and Mason City Generally fair and Trr j continued cold through Satur WA1ERLOO large dav LOW Friday zero to fcasic Supermarket was 5 below High Saturday 1824 stroyed early Friday when a fire rushed through thc Generally fair and con burninc out the inside and col1 tinned cold through Saturday one ladder company of Waterloo firemen fought thc blaze in 10 decree be low temperature but couldnt save any of the store but thc walls No one was injured in thc fire and there has been no official es ing that the state gets its moneys worth from every lax dollar col BOONE fought in timatc of the damage However 9dcgrce weather here late Thurstne completelystocked store was day to contain a fire that dca complete loss stroyed a grain storage building and 30000 bushels of government owned soybeans Thc building was owned by the Berry Feed Co of Clarinet a and J T DYKHOUSE A native of Hastings manager of thc Boone Dykhouse was graduated from thciplant of tiic feed company es University of Dubuque in 1915Jtimated the loss at 5100000 Fire land then worked in banks for Robert Robertson said he years before going into Hie realjspoetaoular blaze was caused by tcstate and insurance business spontaneous combustion SAME DATE19570 Lou Friday 5 below north east to 10 above southwest Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 8 degrees be low normal Saturday through next Wednesday Slight warm ing over the weekend Turn ing colder again Monday or Tuesday Normal highs 27 north to 3 south Normal lows 9 north to 16 south Precipita tion will average onetenth of an inch or less occurring as in termittent light snow about Monday or Tuesday Minnesota Fair and warmer Saturday 10 in north 30 in south GlobeGazette weather data up to S am Friday Maximum S Minimum f At 8 am s   

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