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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 4, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor I ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI M E WSP AP Ift TM AT MAKIS ALL WORTH IOWAMS N I 1 C H B O R S HOME EDITION VOL LXIV AMociated Freu ud United PrtM laUnutioul Full LMM COPT MASON CITY IOWA WEDMiSOAY JUNE 4 1M Algiers Gives Big Welcome to By RELMAN MORIN f j ALGIERS Of Premier DeGaiille landedin Algeria Wednesday1for a fateful meeting with the French insur gents who seized control of the vast North African terri tory A tumultuous heros welcome awaited the World War II leader broughtback to power by the insurgency of French colonists anc military chief m Algeria Waiting beside the runway were Gen Raoul Salan the top insur gent commander and all theother leading military men and civil ians of the Public Safety Committee now ruling Algeria Dressed in his generals uniform the usually grim De Gaulle fceamed as he stepped from the 500mileanhbur jetliner Tremendous cheers wentupfrom the huge crowd which broke policelines at severa points However the crowds were quickly pushed back The airport ceremonies lasted ess than 15 minutes Then De Gaulle arid Salanentered a car and sped into the city The General carried with him Frances hopes that he can re unite the rebellious French inAl geria with the motherland and al so that he can make a start to ward settling the costly bloody Moslem war for independence UNDERNEATH the heros wel come was a wide band of uncer tainty about the new Premiers program for ending the rebellion carried on for nearly four years by Moslem nationalists These questions are paramount Will he try to settle the prob lem by more liberal policies to ward the Moslems Big Edge to Brown California in Primary THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A strong shift toward the Dem ocrats in the California primary gave Edmund G Pat Brown a Airport AP Photofax HER HONOR Pat Boone is cheektocheek with his wife during his graduation ceremonies at Columbia Uni versity Boone graduated mag rcum laude andreceived a bachelor of sciencedegree All this besides doing extensive TV and movie work and raising four children growing popular If he proposes Wednesday over Sen William F of French and Knowlarid in their contests for icallly socially and economically gubernatorial nominations far will he go Each easily won his partys How can ne reconcile the aspir ations of nearly nine million Mos nomiaation Because each cross filed on the opposition ticket the election provided a test of general support that markedly favored Brown the Democratic attorney general lems with the deeprooted inter ests and emotions of IVt million Frenchmen who from the first have insisted Algeria is French c r IN SHORT the word Integra The Senate bristles with almost as home county gave Brown a sufistantiaTpopu lar vote marginThe 53yearold Browns two party vote total throughout the state was unprec edented in a governorship race RETURNS FROM 14257 of Cal ifornias 26363 precincts showed Browns total vote from both Re publicans and Democrats was 943537 Knowlands was 602495 Democrats outnumber Repub some of the same emotional over tphes as it does in the Southern parts of the United States No one in Algiers apparently knows the answers to these ques tions As far as you can determine not one of the officials in the mil itarycivilian revolutionary re gime here has the slightest ink ling of what is in De Gaulles iicans 75 in California registramind tions Although each won in his own primary the results bore out Democratic c 1 a i ms that Brown would have a decided edge in the over all vote But who dren and teacliers at a small is giving up MHMiH grade school Tuesday role of Senate j The tide of iu youngsters com Republican lead BROWN pletely overran the small com 202 Sickened at School Luncheon MARION NC U5VFood poison ing turned a gay yearsend school luncheon into a nightmar for 202 retching screaming chil er to seek the governorship called it just the opening skirmish i ON OTHER primary fronts Tuesday munity hospital and taxed emer gency facilities at the school Bu doctors said all patients will re cover Dr W Knight defeated Mayor George Christopher of San Francisco in a relatively close race for the Republican senatorial nomination in California Returns from a third of the states 26343 precincts gave Knight 194890 votes Christ opher 151923 2 State Atty Gen John Patter son won the Democratic nomina tion for governor in Alabama in hv a runoff primary with Circuit Judge George C Wallace Nearly cemplete returns gave Patterson 36 the leader in last months original primary 304080 votes to1 239529 for Wallace The nominaj tion means virtual victory in Democratdominated Alabama 3 MIKE MANSFIELD assistant majority leader in the Senate staked out an early lead in Mon tana in his bid for Democratic renomination Mansfield held a 61 lead over John Nickey and Thomas G Stimatz in slight re turns and seemed assured of overwhelming victory Mrs Blanche Anderson an Hell ena widow was leading Louis Wj Welch for the GOP senatorial nomination i 4 Another states attorney geni nomj ination for governor on the Re publican ticket in South Dakotai defeated U and State F E Lostin publi health officer suspected that th poisoning came from ham Russia Wants More Trade With Allies WASHINGTON Wl T h e Qnited States began looking into he possibility of increased trade ivith the Soviet Union Wednes day on the basis of a direct bid from Premier Khrushchev to Eisenhower The issue of Western trade policy toward the Soviet Union seems likely to comeUpin top level USGerman and US British policy talks in the next few days PRESIDENT Theodor Heuss of West Germany and Foreign Minister Heinrich von Brentano began a visit Wednesday with Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles British Prime Min ister HaroldMacmillari will hold two days of conferences here beginning Monday The latest Khrushchev letter possibly was timed with those meetings in mind The State Department announced only that the subject matter con cerns trade relations between Russia and the United States BUT IT WAS learned that Khrushchev put before the Pres ident his announced desire to obtain large amounts of equip ment for increasing Soviet in dustrial capacity for the manu facture of synthetic materials and plastics Officials said that Khrushchev probably would have no diffi culty in buying in this or other Western industrial countries any machinery not trade with the barred from Soviet Union But the Allies maintain a list of goods denied to Soviet com merce because in the view of Western governments they would increase Soviet military strength DIES AT 103 MELROSE Mass Mrs Mary Bourque le Rette died Tues day at the age of 103 leaving 120 direct descendants in Power Service Affected Mason City Bears Brunt A heavy electrical storm com bined with bursts of hurricane like winds struck North Iowa Tuesday causing locally heavy damage and keeping Interstate Power Co crews hurrying from one call to another Along with the wind and light ning came of it At the Mason City Municipal Airport a stressed concrete and steel hangar which had just been rebuilt collapsed under the force of up to 80mileanhour winds FOUR AIRPLANES owned by Dwyer Flying Service were de molished beneath falling con crete beams with an estimated total loss of H J Dwyer operator said there can be noth ing salvaged from the twisted planes each singleengine craft A plane owned by Bill Allen Des Moines a fourseat private plane worth about was ex tensively damaged Dwyer said That plane had been tied down outfide and was flipped by the wiifd It is reparable IN ADDITION to the damage to the planes tfieihangar was estimated at Nearly inches of rainwas recordedat the KGLO weather station Tuesday more than half of it in a twenour period late in the afternoon About inches was recorded at the CAA weather station at the airport The rain was interspersed with hail Crews worked until am restoring services Most were 3ack in operation by 9 pm It was one of the most severe electrical storms the company has dealt with reported Charles E Strickland general manager at Mason City In addition the wind gusts and flooding added to the utility companys difficulties At the Swift and Co fertilizer plant southeast of Mason City the wind picked up a corner of the metal roofing and peeled off a 42inch strip 30 feet long The roofing blew off just before oclock and the heavy rain fol lowed No damage was done to stocks however according to the superintendent 9 in Win rm s A NUMBER of trees wer blown down Lightning blewa fuse on a big voltage feeder line serving th KGLO radio transmitter Imme jdiateiy after that was corrected he line itseF was broken am had to be repaired The statioi vas off the air about 20 minutes Storm sewers in the city backei up in low areas and Wednesda here still was water in man basements as a result City off cials said it will be only a matte f time until the situation reme dies itself For a time during the storm th viaducts on S Federal and 1st W had to be closed to traffic a vater rose to the window level of automobiles Both viaducts are drained by gravity into the storm sewer system MASON CITY firemen an swered nine fire calls resulting rom the storm and referred many others to the Interstate Power Co Police answered calls on 13 cases of fallen power wires AP Photofax Charles Lacey With 75 per centi of the vote in Saunders had 38038 to for Houck ami 6813 for GENERAL MEETS GENERAL Premier Charles de Gaulle gets a fond welcome from Algerian military chief Gen Raoul Salan on his arrival from Paris for a fateful BUILDING GONE Dwyer wife of MasonGity Municipal Airport Tuesday afternoon owner looks at a concrete beam lying across sides of the hangar were open permitting to back of an airplane Three planes were smashedwhen get underneath the roof an 80mileanhour wind blew down a hangar at the V The Weather A on City c Brief jshowers or thunderstorm Weduesday night partly cloudy and mild other wise low 5562 Mostly fair and little cooler Thursday high mid 70s owa Partly cloudy t hr o u g h Thursday Scattered showers and thunderstorms mainly north west Wednesday night and northeast Thursday Locally heavy rains extreme north Wed nesday night Warmer east Wednesday night and turning cooler northwest Thursday Low Wednesday night 6373 owa FiveDay Temperatures will average 4 to 7 degrees above normal northwest and 8 to 10 degrees above normal southeast Wednesday night through next Monday with only minor daily changes Normal high 77 north to 80 south Nor mal low 54 north to 59 south Rainfall will average three fourths of an inch to one inch occurring as showers and thun derstorms Wednesday night ant Thursday and again about Sat urday and Sunday Minnesota Clearing and cooler High Thursday 65 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 65 53 61 230 in 81 52 The directors of the First National Bank of Mason ity Tuesday announced the elec ion of Robert J Zimmer as to succeed Douglas G 3wale who has resigned from hat office to engage in a busi ness of his own Swale continues as a member of the board of directors of the bank Zimmer who has been vice president of the bank since Dec 31 1957 recently was elected a director Zimmer thus becomes the ex ecutive officer of a financial in stitution that has been a part of the business life of Mason City CRASH KILLS SIX TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE Calif of eight crew men aboard a giant C124 Globe master were killed Tuesday when the plane crashed and burned im mediately after takeoff water on Highway 18 about three miles east of Nora Springs Sports Bulletin LOS A N G E L E S Dodger baseball issue began gaining ground Wednesday as the count of ballots from Tues days election picked up speed Returns from 1550 of 4519 prt cincts showed 112776 yes votes and 104144 no votes At stake is the question whether the citi zens approve a cityDodger contract that would give the baseball club a plush new park in Chavez Ravine Yield Not to Cost of Splashing Pedestrians Tuesdayls storm laid a temp tation before Peter F r a n c is Kodak 18 218 6th SW that he failed to resist He paid a fine rWednesday for plowing a wall of flying water with his car over persons standing at a curb Iowa Highway Patrolman James Lind said Kodak swervec sharply to the curb through storm water running in the street at 14t on S Federal The water flev over a group of young peopli standing there The formal charge a g a i n s Kodak was careless driving ant Police Judge B R Dunn set th RURAL CREEKS were overfine ROBERT J ZIMMER flowing and a considerable num ber of lowland acres temporarily were under water Crop damage in some areasl and several others concerning fallen trees or limbs Two children Linda Dirksen imav be sizeable and Kathy Dirksen 7 and 6 were The heaviest rainfall 467 inch knocked to the living room floores was reported at Fort Dodge ROUTE APPROVED DES MOINES proposed route of the S54 million freeway through Des Moines had the ap of the City Council Wed at the Robert Dirksen home 639 Van Buren SW by the concus sion of a lightning bolt that struck where the Des Moines River rose four feet More than two inches of rain in vi c LIICUI ivyw VJJ A o til television antenna there Thev t n j oarcntlv V fel1 at Conrad Clare Garner i meeting withthe French insurgent group De Gaulle clad in his army generals uniform received a tumul tuous greeting apparently were unhurt There was temporary floodin Forest citv Pnmghar Palmer of roads throughout North Iowa during and after the rainstorm The highway patrol mentioned particularly five feet of water on the gravel road four miles north of Highway 18 on the Hanlontown and Storm Lake Rainfall of an inch or more was reported at AI gora Charles City Carroll Wil liams Osage Brooklyn Iowa Falls Zcaring Correctionville Road There also wai a foot of Rcnwick Sheffield Sibley ktid Webster City Blotter Reveals Sayings of Love SCHENECTADY N Y 1 love you Minnie reads record in City Hall its not an official record Its a revealing green blotter on a table where prospective couples fill out mar riage license applications The blotter is full of ro mantic scribblings but cor ner carries the plea Help mother Another Whatd you say your name was 1 Dead Another Hurt in TwoCar Collision since 1868 how has to talresources of million was brought to the bank on ar rangements by Swale last fall ZIMMER CAME to Mason City from Evanston 111 and had vice president of the North ShoreNational Bank of Chicago for 10years He had lived in the Chicago area since 1921 and wai with the North Shore National Bank 13 years Born Dec 9 1909 in Cincin nati Zimmer was educated in the public schools in that city as wellas in San Francisco and Chi cago He studied at De Paul University the University of Chicagoand the American Insti tute of Banking His first job in the banking field was in the office of the chief na tional bank examiner 7th Fed eral Reserve District Chicago He was continuously in the bank examiners employ from Sept 16 1929 to Jan 15 1945 rising from an office clerk to an examiner of national banks In his association with hankers Zimmer came to the attention of officials of the North Shore Bank and in 1945 was offered an assis ant vice presidency in its loan department Two years later he was promoted to vice president in charge of commercial loans la 1949 when he was made a mem ber of thebanks executive com mittee he was put in charge of all loans ZIMMER was active in many Chicago civic affairs and in the brief time he has been in Mason City has been active in a number of organizations and projects He is a past president of the Chicago Edgewater Lions Club and was chairman of the Chicago North Side Finance Drive of the Boy Scouts in 1950 He was treasurer of the Wheadon Methodist Church of Evanston A year ago Zimmer was elected governor of the Chicago Chapter SAME DUNLAP cars collided at the top of a hill on a grave road about six miles north of here Tuesday night leaving one dead and another critically in jured Killed in the crash was Robert Lee Schwingdorf 19 Charter Oak Reported in critical condi tion at County Memorial Hospital at Denison was Delores Hunter 27 also of Charter Oak They were alone in their cars which of said of Robert Morris Associates na tional association of bank credit men He also served as a mem ber of various committees of the Illinois Bankers Assn Chicago District The Zimmer family consists of Zimmers wife Mildred a son Richard 21 who is a student at the University of Denver two daughters Karen 17 junior in the Mason High School and Linda 14 eighth grada M A A A A
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