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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 6, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE H I MIWSPAPII THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH 1OWANS M E I fi H I O R HOME EDITION VOL LXIV Associated and tailed Frew XJMM t Copy MASON CITY FRIDAY JUNE i 195ft Tbtt Cowifta oC Six Music Man Band Festival Tuesday Unemployment Drops by 200000 Job Totals Show Big Increase May Figures Show Trend OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The govern ment reported Friday that em ployment rose 1200000 and un employment dropped 200000 in May The Commerce and Labor de partments s a i d unemployment went down to larger than usual decrease for this time of year April unemployment was 5120000 Government economists regard ed as most significant in thefig ures the fact that the seasonally adjusted of imemploymen dropped to 72 per cent ol the la bor force in May as compared With the high of 75 per cent in April This was the first reduc tion in the seasonally adjuster rate since it started to climb las jummer DUE LARGELY to a seasona agriculture and serv ice industry jobs plus a large than usual gain in construction total employment in May rose 1 JOOOGO to a total of 64100000 The sore spot in the employ ment picture continued to be i manufactuiing May employmen in manufacturing declined b 67000 jobs to about 15 million Twothirds of this drop was in th durable goods industries There have been a series cutbacks in manufacturin for the betterpart of a year an the May decline was described b the Labor and Commerce depar ments as slightly more than sea tonal j COMPARED year ago manufacturing employment was dowa by 1700000 with fourfifths of this loss in THE TIE THAT Eleanor Cril ley H although critically burned herself comforts her brother Melvin 3 while receiving treatment following a fire which destroyed their Brooklyn AP Photofix home Their mother and a brother died in the blaze but Eleanor was to lead Melvin and another member of the fam ily Mary 6 to safetyThe father was not at home at the time Reuther Acts to Maintain Uneasy Truce DETROIT MiChrysler Corp Friday shut down assembly oper ations atits Plymouth body and assembly plants in Detroit This was the first such actwrTby any of the car makers dunng opera tions Jabon contracts The company said 2JQQ pioyes were sent home after 10 members of the United Auto Workers union walked off the job of the automobiles steel i I j arf duriRS noncontract period had types of heavy machinery and the larger household items Sub stantial job declines during the year occurred in transportation construction trade and mining The Commerce Labor report said non agricultural employ ment aside from manufacturingj showed a better than seasonal in crease for the first time since late last summer This was due large ly to a sharp rise in construction which contributed heavily to an increase of employees on nonfarm payrolls Employment figures for June are expected to show a large in crease in the number of unem ployed because of the many thousands of students seeking workthis month These figures will not be available until July because the surveys are made in midmonth Ely atouth body plant The ITAW which has instructed all members to work as usual Women Voters in New Plan for Reapportionment BES MOINES ffl A proposal to establish legislative districts of equal population even if coun ty lines must be disregarded to set them up was presented the Iowa Action Committee on Legis lative Reapportionment Friday The plan formulated by the Iowa League of Women Voters was offered at an open hearing by Mrs R E Larew Iowa City the leagues state reapportion ment chairman The proposal called for repre sentation in the Iowa House based ho immediate comment CHRYSLER SAID two em ployes who served as union stew ards refused to work at assigned jobs and provoked a walkout The shutdown came as the UAW president Walter P Reuth er sought to prevent incidents in volving workers at General Mo tors and Chrysler Thursday from disrupting the uneasy truce in auto industry contract negotia tions Chrysler reported further dis ciplinary action against union stewards and committeemen It said that at its plants throughout he nation 76 chief stewards and 36 shop committeemen were sus ended for refusal to go to work it about 35 were given one day suspensions Thursday Reuther after getting reports rom top aides on the Chrysler and General Motors situations repeated his order that the UAW members must keep peace at all costs in auto plants antS con tracts can be worked out solely on population and that Sen ate members be elected on a com bination area and population bas is Mrs Larew said the league feels these are two of six basic tenets which should be observed in establishing a new basis for representation in the Legislature She listed others as Reappointment should lake place every 0 years it should be Carried out by a bipartisan commission appointed by the gov ernor and there should be provi for judicial review of the eonxniMioat NEARLY 500000 UAW mem bers have been working without a contract since the old three year pacts expired GM on Maj 29 and Ford and Chrysler Sun day The first incident occurret Wednesday night when pickets ringed the General Motors Fish er Body plants near Pittsburgh Pa Leonard Woodcock head o the unions GM negotiating com mittee said the dispute centerec about local grievances Pickets at the plant were re moved Thursday night and pro duction was resumed by the President Recalls Famous Day and Year WASHINGTON fl presi dent Eisenhower signed his name wrote the date then ex claimed Oh its DDay Thats the way it happened as he suddenly recalled at break fast that this is the 14th anni of the Normandy beach landings in France He directed that historic invasion ak su premecommander of the Allied forcesin Europe had breakfast at the White House with a group of House Hepublicans who came in to discuss legislative prob ems After the 90minute ses sion Rep Peter Frelinghuysen of New Jersey asked the Presi dent to autograph a place card Eisenhower signed the card hen looked up and asked What is the date When the date was supplied he President smiled and re called the Normandy invasion Congress Hears German President WASHINGTON Ger i a n President Theodor Heus romised Congress Thursday hi ountry will stand fast with th Vestern world and will neve gain depart from the path emocracy and freedom A joint session gave the visi ng 74yearold President a stand ng ovation and House Speake am Rayburn DTex intro duced him as the head of great proud and free people who are determined to zemai tree Heuss addressed Congress o he second day of a state visit he first ever made to this coun overnight shift twine CAMC OASf try by a German head of state FARM SHOW SET Search for Storm Dead to Continue MENOMONIE Wis wWhife he search additional dead ontinued the first steps toward ecovery have been taken tn this McCone to Replace AEC Boss Strauss to Resign Post A Mc Cone Los Angeles businessman as nominated by President Ei senhower Friday to succeed Lewis L Strauss as a member of the Atomic Energy Commission He is a Republican In announcing the nomination theWhite House press office said it had no information as to weth the President intends to des ignate McCone or some present member of the commission to serveas the new chairman McCONE 56 isan engineer as well as having widespread busi ness interests He was a Defense Department official in the admin istration of former President Tru man serving as deputy to the secretary of defense in 1948 and as undersecretary of the Air Force in 195051 Apersonal friend of President Eisenhower McCone has been a frequent visitor to the White Strauss is leaving the AEC June 30 when his current five year term expires His decision to step out as chairman and an AEC member was announced by the White House Thursday IN HIS LCTTER fe Eisen hower Strauss wrote ihat for ornadoravaged suctionoft west enfral Wisconsin A State federal and private agen cies offeredassisf ance from head quarters set up in the fourcounty area Atleast 30persons died vhen three twisters ripped a 90 miie path Wednesday night Six persons were reported missing MORE THAN 359 were injured 119 of them requiring hospital at entiori At least 20 of the injured were in grave condition Damage will be in the millions according to Gov Vefnon Thom son who inspected the area by plane and car Thursday the Red Cross said that 615 families were affected More than 100 homes were destroyed another 165 dam aged extensively and 340 less se riously Some 1000 head of cattle were killed HE APPEALED to President Eisenhower for federal emergen cy help in three of the damaged Chippewa and St the reasons which I you some time ago leved andcontinue set before I then be to believe Damage in Eau Claire County was less severe The Small Business Administra tion in Washington announced it has designated the three counties as disaster areas making home owners and businessmen eligible for loans at 3 per cent interest Department of Agriculture announced plans to make surplus food available as well as recon struction loans for farmers that circumstances beyond the control of either of us make a change in the chairmanship of the commission James C Hagerty White House press secretary said in re sponse to a question that al though Strauss referred only to the chairmanship he also is re signing as a member of the com mission Hagerty said he was unable to clarify or elaborate on Strauss statement that circumstances be yond the control of Eisenhower or Strauss make a change advis able LONG a controversial figure Strauss has some powerful op position in Congress as well as supporters Recently he has been a center of controversy in the behindthescenes debate whether the United States should suspend nuclear tests Strauss h a j advocated continuation of such tests REIGNING QUEEN Willson to Head Guests City Hosts 87 Bands Meredith Willson Music Man himself the governor of Iowa jbandmast ereomppser Paul Yoder and other distinguished guests Five thousand North Iowa md Southern Minnesota ugh school bandsmen Eightyseven queen idates A giant twohour A day of music and pagw eantry climaxed by a spec acular evening show and coronation of Miss North Iowa of 1958 These are the attractions ex ected to draw thousands of avid musiclovers and just plain spec lators to Mason City Tuesday for the 20th annual North Iowa Band Festival event expected to be the biggest of them all will receive nationwide attention with representativesof Life magazine and other national news media covering the days festivities GUESTS OF HONOR on fabulous day of days will be Will Mason Citys favorite and his wife RinL Authorcom poser of Broadways brightest hit musical comedy The Music Man Willson will be fluTcenter irf interest rdnriiyr the daylong her special court qf l are Phyllis dra Knight 1955 Convith Miss Jacqueline Gov Hersjchel Lovelew his wife willride in tival issued a procla mation declaring to be River City tor the festival dayJ V The storyof Man is built around the arrival of a lovable1 Mrs Robert the populace into buy verne arid Mrs Bex Shirley Morgan Harrison Sheffield the festivals first queen Satellites Putting Pressure on Russ WASHINGTON HI Secretary of State Dulles saidFriday Soviet Union faces a choice of giving its satellite nations more freedom or resorting to oppressions that increase the likelihood of It He testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee while a majority of that group was still smarting over the 4342 defeat Thursday night of its proposal to encourage Eastern Euro Hagerty said Sfrauss will serve as chairman of t h e American delegation to the international scientific conference on peaceful uses of atomic energy to be held ia Geneva Switzerland in Sep tember pean nations to loosen Moscows control That plan which the committee wrote ELECTION PLANNED BEIRUT Lebanon ft Leb anons Parliament will elect a new president July 24to succeed controversial Camille Chamoun DBS M01NES 1959 This decision by Speaker Adel arm Progress Show the Worlds Fair of Agriculture will be held next year on Sept 2324 near Clarence Iowa Osseiran is aimed at appealing the opposition front trying by vio lence to overthrow Chamoun and his proWestern government The Weather Mason City Mostly fair through Saturday Gradually warmer Low Friday night 5357 High Saturday 7782 Partly cloudy and warmer Friday night and Saturday Chance of scattered thunder showers extreme north Satur day Low Friday night 5565 Temperatures will average near normal north east to around 5 degrees above normal southwest Friday night through next Wednesday Nor mal highs 78 north to 81 south Normal lows 55 north to 60 WeJming trend turning cooler late Sunday Precipitation will average 10 to 15 of an inch south to 30 to 45 of an inch north in show ers or thunderstorms mainly the first part of next week into the foreign v i 111LU LiiC lOicltlJ authorization bul in an amendment by Sen John F Kennedy would have permitted Loss in Atlantic Blaze ATLANTIC m Damage tentatively estimated at around from a fire at the Blue Star Foods Inc plant here early Friday The fire war discovered about 5 am in the southeast wing of the 150 fay 200foot building about onethird of which was destroyed LEWIS STRAUSS Showers through Sat urday High aronnd 80 GlobeGazette weather data to 8 am Friday Maximum 70 Minimum 45 At 8 am 60 YEAR AGO Maximum 8T M n a fire last March The loss included about 6000 chickens plant equipment anc Firemen played streams of water on a wing housing er section and managed to save about stored there worth of chicken Movie Film Strewn Around Countryside OELWEIN tBThere were the ater motion pictures all the way from here to Independence Thurs day A driver for Film Transpori tation Co DCS Moines picked up a shipment at Independence On the way north the rear door of the truck opened and dozens of film containers were dropped enroute Highway patrolmen ia yetrievkig UM Ol sens Gasp left Out of Danish Phone Book COPENHAGEN UPI The Danish Telephone Company an nounced Friday it revis ing its directory because it had fviyotlefi the Ot sens Olsen popular a name here as Smith is in the United Statas normally takes up 60 columns in the Copenhagen di rectory HOLDUP resident Eisenhower to use aid money in satellite countries if he etermined it would help of en Courage them to take a in lependent of Moscow Dulles testimonybore at indirectly on that ideal The administration Jrinclpalbut Eisenhower came Wednesday for handling it in eparate legislation rather than the foreign aid bill Before Dulles appearance bei ore the committee Sen Hubert i Humphrey DMinn had at tributed the rejection of Ken nedys amendment to a State De partment doublecross Hum phrey contended the Stale Depart ment helped write the satellite aid plan as a foreign aid atfiend ment and then backed down Twentysix R e p u b 1 i cans 17 democrats joined in rejecUng the dea Twentyseven Democrats and 15 Republicans voted for it The proposal would specifically have authorized the President to provide economic or financial as sistance to any country except the Soviet Union Red China and Communist North Korea if he found such assistance to be in the Much ot the musical comedy based Willsons experi ences as a youth in Mason City THE HUGE MORNING PA RADE starts at 10 am and in cludes 92 school hands the 87 queen candidates and more than 30 colorful floats Featured Witt be a special 76 Trombones and 110 Cornets hand This sparkling gation has been amassed in honor of Willson and dubbed with title of one of his hit songs It in cludes U tubas and 11 It is composed of players from 23 North Iowa high schools Twelve of the floats in the pa rade will relate the story of The Music Man through tableaus de picting scenes from the play Aboard the floats will be North Iowa doubles for the plans stars v REIGNING OVER THE FISTV VA1 will be Miss North Iowa at 1957 Mrs Jerry Olson of Bool der Colo formerly Teaold of Along with the reigning monarch she other past Miss North lowas will grace the event Thecandidates for 1958 Miss North Iowa crown will be swept throuiji a whirlwind day of personal appearances culminat ing in the coronation of the neV queen Tney represent 87 North fowa and Southern Minnesota high school bands Announcement of the new land festival ruler wfll take place at the evening show at Roosevelt Field which begins at 7 pm Her coronation will be just one of the many highlights planned for the festival finale FEATURED ON THE PRO GRAM will be a massed concert by the 5000 visiting high school bandsmen a performance by the 76 Trombones band and marching demonstration and Min nesota Centennial salute by national interest It was designed to help Communist satellites relax the control of Moscow Albert Lea High School band Directing the massed bands will be Paul Yoder of fort Law derdale Fla The musician is internationally known as a band MACMILLAN LEAVES Imastercomposerarranger WiJl LONDON Prime Ministerjson appropriately enough7wUl dt WATERLOO armed ban dit robbed Iacs Pharmacy of in twsh ten Macmillan flew west Friday for talks with President Eisenhower in Washington and Prime Minis ter ia rect the 76 Trombones in grand musical finale Throughout the day parade duriatf
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