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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 31, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for GLOBE NIWSfAPH THAT MAKES ALL NORT K O W A N S N E I GH I OR HOME EDITION VOL LXIV Associated Press and laternittoiul Full Lease Wires 7c Copy MASQN CITY IOWA SATURDAY WAY 31 Papw Two fectioacSectlW De Gaulle Gets Support of Socialists Maximum Voter Turnout 370000 Weather to Play Big Role Iowa Primary on Monday By WILLIAM EBERLINE DBS MOINES OftAfter weeks on the campaign trail Iowas can didates relaxed over the weekend to get set for Mondays primary election s Most were ready by Memorial Day evening to leave their chances for nomination in the bands of the voters Indeed for those who cam paigned hardest a bit of rest was in order to prepare the time honored custom of sitting up late on election night to keep tabs on the returns TWO OF THE more closely watched races will be William Nicholas Mason City against William Murray Ames for the Republican nomination for gover nor and Enid Robinson Hamp ton against incumbent H R Gross Waterloo for the GOP nomination for the 3rd District seat in the U S House of Repre sentatives What are the chances for a heavy voter turnout Notgood say mostof the can didates yThey report they found orilymiia interest in their travels oyer the state Republican State Chairman L Final Homage Paid to 2 Unknown GIs r ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY Va in death Jurgemeyer agreed that the and glory the Unknown servicemen of two wars were enshrined vnff nrnhnMv iirtVif Fririav in Arlinafnn anrl r nrwxt would be light Friday m Arlington and in the grateful hearts of their countrymen though perhaps a little heavier A grieving but proud nation laid to rest the Unknown heroes of than the approximately 200000 Korea and World War II on a sundrenched Virginia hillside They estimated by some candidates were placed beside the Unknown Soldier who died in World War But Democratic State Chairman I America hoped 40 years ago would be the last Jake More predicted heavy ballot iviuiu jjieuicteu neavy an tLCiimi yedue ueiieam me siars nonorea as even the heaviest simbois of a11 the thousands who gave their lives for liberty on the ever for a primarv election He battlefields of 194145 and ever for a primary election He theorizes that unusually large can didate lists in the congressional districts will stir voter interest that hasnt been apparent to the candidates in statewide races SECRETARY OF STATE Mel vin D Synhorst guesses the vote at 310000 if it rains somewhat less if it doesnt Theres no question that the weather is a big factor in how many people go to the polls Synhorst said If the weather js nice lots of farmers will stay home and work If it rains they vote The forecasts give no indica tion of anything but fair skies Stimulating the voter turnout in many cities and towns will be various civic organizations and such groups as the Iowa League of Women Voters In general they urge people to go to the polls and vote regardless of which party they belong to In many cities such groups are organizing car pools to provide transportation to the polls for those who need it SOME LOCAL political organi zations are conducting campaigns to remind both workers and em ployers that all eligible voters are entitled to at least three hours during the time the polls are open in order to cast their ballots If their work schedules From their President an old soldier himself they received the nations highest award the Medal of Honor reserved for the valor ous and for deeds which defied death PRESIDENT Eisenhower as can take time off from work without loss of pay under Iowa SnuT tS law The mild interest among the populace in the election is re flected state officials say in the few requests received from serv icemen for absentee ballots The secretary of states office explains this as a natural devel opment for a year in which there is no presidential or senatorial race Most servicemen are too up local issues SUIT FILED DES MOINES T uu AlUJIlg Wllll llt1 suit Saturday was filed against daughter Mrs John Rasmussen the federal government here by London Minn who was reported Hal Sweeney a rural Truro farmstill in critical condition who claims the government ia the soil bank programr AP Photofax PRESIDENT HONORS DEAD Presi dent Eisenhower places the Medal of Hon monies at Arlington National Cemetery or the nations highest award forbravery A moment earlier he placed a similar in action on the casket of the Unknown medal on theUnknown GI of World War serviceman of the Korean War in cere II at left Now they sleep in eternal beneath the stars honored as the flagdraped bronze caskets in 53ST1 SOTSTS naded marble amphitheater of Arlington Cemetery across the Potomac from Washington And he held the position of honor at committal services beside the graves Eisenhower spoke 26 words On behalf of a grateful people I now present Medals of Honor to these two Unknowns who gave their lives for the United States of America No one knew the names of these two no one knew their rank service color or how they died for the flag THEY HAD LAIN in state in the rotunda of the Capitol in Washington for two full days of honor and acclaim They made their last magnificent journey in a funeral procession from the Capitol to the heights of Arling ton Twin black caissons drawn by six matched gray horses took them along the route between rows of uniformed men and civil folro tmn J Metropolitan and park police watchers lined the route 115000 Crash Prove Fatal to Lyle Woman 75 ALBERT LEA Minn Carrie Heavy Rains Cross Iowa band of heavy thunderstorms At Sioux City the wind reached US Traffic Toll Starts hour Some hail was reported in was a the Cherokee area irony The storm system was moving eastward about 45 miles an hour and was apparently concentrated largely in the northern half of the state A CLOUDBURST struck Fort Dodge leaving inches of mois ture in an hour Des Moines and Oelwein also reported heavy rain along with high winds Hailstones as large as golf balls fell at Oel wein causing considerable crop damage A high gust of wind blew down a shed and damaged a silo on the Louis Schroeder farm near Car roll Mason City had 40 of an inch of welcomed precipitation by 1 pm as dark clouds scuttled across the sky THE WEATHER BUREAU is sued a severe weather warning for southcentral and southwest Iowa lasting until 8 pm The forecasters said the show ers and thunderstorms will end Sunday as cooler air from Can ada moves in to cut off the mois ture Employment in Iowa Shows 16 Boost DES MOINES UPI Iowa employment climbed 16 per cent in the month which ended in mid1 but the total number of jobs Rapid Climb By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Deaths on the nations roads soared Saturday The National Safety Council re ported traffic fatalities were mounting at a rate that will se a new Memorial Day holiday rec unless the climb is checked The council had predicted 350 motor vehicle deaths for the long weekend The record for a three day observance of the holiday 369 set in 1955 By 1 pm Saturday there were 171 reported traffic fatalities 46 drownings 32 deaths from mis cellaneous causes for a total of 249 Most of the deaths were report ed one or two at a time The growing list of accidents A soldier at Afton Okla dragged three men safely from their wrecked and burning car despite warnings from bystand ers of a possible gasoline ex plosion He accidentally touched a high voltage line knocked down by the car and was electrocuted 14 DIE N CRASH PARIS ue All 14 10 of them French died early Saturday in the crash of a commercial airline DCS in Al geria Cresco Man Is Victim 3 Dead on Iowa Roads Three deaths on the highways tnd one by drowning were oh in Iowa Saturday as the tate neared the halfway point in he weekend Memorial Day holi day Killed in traffic accidents were Paul Murray 33 Creseo Lloyd Schulte 44 Cedar Dale Duncan 54 Cedar Rapids The drowning victim was Mar vin Wallen 24 Burnside f Murray was killed about ll pm Friday oh Iowa 139 northeast of Cresco He was alone in the car MURRAY was hurled from the vehicle as it left the road His body was found about 50 feet from the wrecked car Funeral arrangements are ten tatively set for Monday at 2 pm at the Cresco Methodist Church survived by his wife and two sons 7 and 10 and his Tar entSj Mr and Mrs Dan Murray Waterloo formerly farmers near Cresco Murray was employed as mechanic lives of the two ids were taken JLnfseparaie accidents Friday SCHULTE was a passenger in a car which went out of control on a Benton County road miles north ofWatkins Winfred Smith 24 Cedar Rapids driver of the car was charged by state patrolmen with driving while in toxicated Darlerie Blackburn 25 also of Cedar Rapids another rider in the Smith car suffered a broken ankle and head cuts Duncan was fatally injured when his car in which he was alone struck a tree along US 30 at Clarence early Friday He was the first Iowa traffic victim of the holiday An autopsy showed he died of a crushed chest Wallen lost his life while water skiing at Twin Lakes near Rock well City Friday afternoon Wit nesses said he fell into the water To Take Office Sunday Program Outlined AP Photofax BACK IN PARIS TO STAY Gen Charles de French premierdesignate arrives at a Paris hotel after a 150mile trip from his country home His wife and a carload of baggage accompanied him indicatinghe plans to make his stay quite permanent mixture of tragedy and nesses said he fell mto the water and disappeared before rescuers could reach him The body was recovered SAME UAW Faces Sharp Rise in Layoffs by Summers End By ROBERT BEDOLtS New York Herald Tribune News DETROIT Sharply increased layoffs of auto production workers are due to begin soon now that contracts between the United Automobile Workers and the big three auto makers have ended The layoffs are described as necessary to permit the manu facturers to reduce swollen inventories and make tooling changes necessary for production of 1959 models The companies were reported to take the view that new lay offs in the absence of a settlement might also serve in some part to deter the union in its plan to strike when it would hurt the com panies most It was understood that the companies do not plan to shut down all operations and lock out the workers THE TIME FOR A STRIKE in the unions view is not when slack sales and 800000 unsold cars in dealers hands would make a walkout futile but when production of 1959 models goes into high gear in the late summer or early fall That layoffs are in the offing was made known on the eve of ram or e the homestretch negotiations between the union and General Motors on his cabbie PARIS Charles Gaulle will take over Sunday as the 26th premier of the French Republic The last real roadblock was moved Saturday when the pow erful Socialist party gave its dep uties full freedom to vote for or against the General as they wish The party previously had op posed him With a strong majority thus assured the 67yearold for mer Free French leader will go before an extraordinary session of the General Assembly to be in vested with sweeping powers to reform the constitution and re store stability at home and in North Africa WHEN THE assembly meets it will be virtually to vote itself out of power for from six months to a year De Gaulle has demanded that much time free of interfer ence to install his reforms Roger Duchet secretary gen eral of the Independent Conserva tiye Party made the nouncement after a conference with de Gaulle at the latters ho tel It later was confirmed by of iicials at the Elysee Presidential Palace Earlier President Rene Coty had signalled the goahead for Gaulles investiture by formally accepting the resignation of Pre mier Pierre PfUmlins outgoing government UNCONFIRMED Dul apparent ly reliable reports said de had in mind a government of two parts i An inner cabinet or politicar council of five ably former President Vincent Auriol and heads of key political parties Another 10 ministers picked from leading members of Parlia ment Included would beseven technicians and three repre sentatives of the labor unions Among the technicians would be Wilfred Baumgartner president of the Bank of France De Gaulle received a stream of visitors during the morning pre sumably outlining to them a stringent fivepoint reform pro gram for the nation New Orleans Ends Transit Segregation less thus far The contracts covering about ueorges iJidault NEW ORLEANS workers expired at Probably would be foreign ration came without incident on night Thursdav in foe case of former Premier Antoine Duuion came witnout incident on General Motors and pmay and PierreHenri Teitgen C1CV OUSes arm Sfrppypartz r a AV i city buses and streetcars Satur day but Friday night a flaming cross appeared on Ihe lawn of the judge who ordered an end to seg regation Police reported that when they arrived at the house of Judge J Skelly Wright there was no crowd and the cross had burned out race Most servicemen are too ALBERT LEA Minn CarriejApril but the total number of jobs far removed from the scene to Foss 75 Lyle Minn died in a stN was rtown 11400 from a year work up much excitement about hospital here Friday of injuries Iowa Employment Secur suffered last Tuesday in a two car accident at a rural road in tersection five Northwood miles north of Mrs Foss was riding with her ity Commission said Saturday The job gain from to midApril put 9800 employees to work The driver of the second car owes him money for participating Mrs Mickey Arnold St was not seriously injured PILZER DIES NEW YORK tft Maximilian Pilzer 68 widely known conduc tor collapsed and died Friday night while leading an orchestral program in Central Park at midnight Saturday for Chrys ler and midnight Sunday for Ford WALTER P REUTHER UAW president conceded that the com panies have the right to impose layoffs for inventory reduction and other legitimate economic objectives The union however declared that layoffs of additional workers will not squeeze them dry and rob them of strength at a strategic time Reuther said that such layoffs are the pattern of the members are used to them Union spokesmen AP Photofax TOTS RESCUED FROM QUAGMIRE Boston firemen bring Elaine Jenkins 7r hausted themselves fighting the mud and andher brother William 6 up a ladder their cries brought help but not until after rescuing them from a quagmire in they had almost been pulled under the a wooded area The children had ex surface of the ooze THE LIST was expected to in and Chrysler Negotiation session on the unions wage and naa cAyeviea 10 in other demands have been fruitclude former President Vincent Auriol former Premier and For Georges Bidault noted also that State unemployment insur ance plus industryfinanced sup plementary unemployment pay ments would cover most newly aidoff workers with 65 per cent of their takehome pay during the first four weeks of layoffs and with 60 per cent for the next 22 weeks The industrys big three have offered to extend the old con tracts two years The UAW re fused this The extension would have included builtin vage in creases totaling 16 cents an hour The average now is an hour THE UNION it was learned is making a strong effort to insure that its members will not strike under any circumstances at this time Strikers receive no unem ployment insurance in Michigan and most other states Authoritative industry sources indicated that the heaviest new layoffs will come in July August and September when only some 600000 new passenger cars are expected to be produced the lowest since 1941 a leading member of the Popular Republican party Only the Communists support De Gaulle does not want remain in opposition to him The Communists were reported pre paring to go underground if necessary The widespread fears of civil war were sharpened Friday night by the first serious outbreak of violence reported in Paris since the crisis began May 13 Support ers of the general were demon strating in automobiles on Champs Elysees when antiGaul iists attacked their cars A fly ing squad of the police forces that are thick in Paris broke it up The Weather Mason City Showers and thun derstorms Saturday night through Sunday Low Saturday night mid60s Turning cooler Sunday high upper 70s Iowa Partly cloudy with scat tered showers and thunder storms through Sunday Turn ing cooler northwest Saturday night and most of state Sunday Low Saturday nigLt 55 north west to 65 southeast Minnesota Frequent showers High Sunday 70 to 80 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 74 Minimum 53 At 8 am 64 Precipitation 07 YEAR AGO Maximum 7j Minimum u   

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