Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 11, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited toe HI NIWIPAUt THAT M A K I S A L L N 0 k T H I O W A N I M I I G H I 0 R HOME EDITION VOL H T copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 11 Tta Fpw ComtiU StcHoM teeUoa OM High urt times School Hearin Strike Notice to Deadline Set Wednesday DETROIT UPljFord Motor Co and the United Auto Workers Union Thursday begana series of intensive toplevel talks in an effort to head off the first nation wide strike of the companys plants The UAWs executive board has authorized a strike against a 11 Ford plants in the nation if an agreement on a new contract is not reached by next Wednesday UAW President Walter P Reu ther immediately announced he would switch from talks at Gen eral Motors Corp to Ford in order to make every effort to a voidthe strike Ford Vice President John Bugas also announced he would attend the talks but warned that Ford would not sign a contract it did not consider sound just to avoid a strike THIS DECISION by Reuther does not alter our desire and will not diminish our efforts to reach a settlement that is sound and iair to all parties concerned Bugas said will reach a contract agreement on this basis only on this basis wheth er it comes before or after the deadline i We are prepared spend at the Ford bargaining table all the time that may be necessary to achieve a just settlement without the necessity ofstrike action if at said It straight time that theVUAW picked Ford as its strike tar get In 1953 and 1955 when the union won its supple mental unemployment benefits plan selection of Ford as a target paid off to contract agreements strike deadline In the union turned on get before the both cases GM and Chrysler later to even better contract terms BECAUSE IT SETTLED before a strike in 1953 and 1955 Ford still has not been hit by a nation wide strike during its long history as an auto producer Ford was the most susceptible of the auto companies because il waited longer to start production 1959 models and now is just in the process of changing over its plants for new model production Chrysler already is producing 1959 Plymouths GM begins pro duction of new Chevrolets next Monday Wildcat strikes during the past several weeks have slowed down all of the companies but GM and Chrysler would have quite an edge on Ford if produc tion was halted by a nationwide strike and the other two major producers continued to turn ou new cars Ford also was susceptible be cause it needed a comeback bad ly this year Although all the auto companies had a bad year with 1958 models Ford silfferec more than GM Bugas said Ms company expect ed to be a strike target all the time and prepared for it Turned Down Two Offers of Money Murray Reveals MARENGO UPI William G Murray Republican candi dale for governor said here Wed nesday that he had on two occa sions turned down offers of money for his political campaign Murray said he recently refuse one offer of because i hinged on his having to make a particular appointment if elect cd He said the agreement was t have been verbal nothing wril ten He said he refused the offer presumably made by an inter mediary and never made an el fort to find out who was behin it Quemoy Still in Love With Eddie Says Debbie After film Stars Announce Separation AP Photofax LEAVES HOUSE OP DEATH Melvin Nimer Jr 8 carries a box with some of his possessions as he is es corted from his Staten Island N Y home where he said he murdered his parents The boys uncle Dr Harold Nimer is atright Admits He Not WhiteMasked Intruder Slew Sleeping Parents r I NEW YORK W Melvin Nimer Jr 8 a blond with a crewcut ays he plotted the murder of his carried it out with a kitchen knife while they slept His calmlytold story fits the facts of the bloody Staten Island stabbing originally attributed to a whitemasked intruder But the district attorney emphasized that there is still much to be explained about the Sept 2 murders thatMelvin has not been arrested A psychiatric report on thechild indicated he has a persecution Red Gunfire Opens Up TAIPEIFormosaW Chinese Nationalist supply ships convoyed by American warships reached Quemoy beach Thursday but were forced back by a heavy Red ar tillery barrage before they could unload the bulk of their cargo Associated Press correspondent Gene Kramer in a dispatch from Quemoy off the Red mainland said saturation shell ing1 forced two supply to withdraw after they had unloaded only a few supplies for the be leaguered Nationalist garrison American warships stood off at a i The Nationalist Defense Min istry said earlier that the supply shipshad returnedundamaged to their Pescadores base after un loading THIS WAS THE FIRST attempt to run supplies to sthe garrison since Monday when Communist artillery fire blew up an ammuni tion ship on the Quemoy beach and forced another to retreat after losing most of its cargo Stormy weather prevented the dispatch of convoys on Tuesday and Wednesday The Communist artillery waited 30 minutes after the first two Nationalist supply ships hit the beach The Jwo ships were unload ing their supplies and two more had started the beach HOLLYWOOD Reynolds and Eddie Fisher have separated although Debbie says Im still in love with my hus band They spirt up Thursday as HollyWood reverberated to ru mors that Elizabeth Taylor was the cause of tt all But Liz indicated there were some unhappy chapters in Holly woods storybook marriage I feel that Ive taken Eddie away from cause they werent getting along anyway said Miss Taylor She slipped into seclusion Ed die moved in with a friend comedianJoeyFor man Debbie after hiding out Wednesday with friends returned home am still in love with my husband she told newsmen late Wednesday night I am deeply shocked over what has happened Reporters asked her about Miss Taylors comment We were never happier than we have been in the last year said Miss Reynolds Ive tried to call Miss Taylor several times in the last two days but I havent been able to reach her Debbie said the separation wasnt her idea Eddie is a great guy she said Dont blame him for whats happened Do I consider Liz Taylor a good friend Liz never was a good friend I would only say a friend Eddie and I both knew her through Mike Todd Deb bie added Miss Taylor was quoted in one account I dont go around breaking up marriages Be sides you cant break up a happy marriage Debbies and Eddies never has been Boyishfaced Fisher is 30 Both Miss Reynolds and Miss Taylor are 26 Fisher and Miss Reynolds were married three years ago atGrossinger N Y They have a daughter Carrie 2 and an infant son in Spectators Fill Gallery Talks Site complex and a personality patible with the commission of violence The boys uncle Dr Harold Nimer said he does not believe he confession to the murders of r Melvin Nimer and his pretty brunette wife Lore Jean both 31 THE CONFESSION was ob ained by Dist Atty John M Braisted of Richmond County ast Saturday but was not dis closed until now In the meantime the calm dry eyed youngster flew to Utah and attended his parents jarenlly never indicating that he lad confessed Braisted said to the house of death Wednesday to us the man ner in which his parents were murdered Braisted said young Melvin told him THAT HE PLOTTED the mur iers days in ly aggrieved by some real or Fancied actions of his parents Braisted declined to say just what the grievances were That he seized a knife from the kitchen walked upstairs to the parents bedroom and stabbed father first then his mother That his father somehow stag gered to his feet and chased him downstairs then collapsed there police found him That he washed off the knife and replaced it in the kitchen More Marines to Leave Lebanon BEIRUT Lebanon W A sec ond battalion of US Marines will sail home from Lebanon next week but retiring Presiden Camille Chamoun says the re maining 10000 American troops may stay here until the end o October The 1700man battalion will be gin boarding ships Monday Thc Then Murray told a group of will sail for the East Coast Sept Marengo Kiwanians that earlier 119 in his campaign he was offered The Defense Department in but turned down that doiWashington said the battalion nation because he understood it was to come from outside the He again said he did not know who made the offer place at sea with the 6th Flee lowan Held in Try to Poison Mate DBS MOINES WA Burlington woman admitted under lie detec or questioning Wednesday she had administered arsenic three on occasions to her Russian refugee husband Asst Police Paul Bruhl of Burlington said The husband has largely recovered Bruhl identified the woman as Theresia Solotko 34 mother of girls aged 7 and 11 A lie detector test was given to Mrs Solotko at the offices of the State Bureau of Criminal Inves tigation Wednesday THE HUSBAND John Solotko about 53 has been released after twice receiving hospital treat mentbut still suffers a partial paralysis of his feet and fingers Bruhl said The husband went to a Burling ton hospital in July and Police Chief Richard J Wiesel said quiet investigation has been in progress in Burlington Doctors had interpreted his ill ness as showing indications of arsenic poisoning Bruhl said Mrs Solotko ad mitted placing arsenic in her husbands coffee on three dif ferent occasions and taking a small amount of the drug herself in order to divert suspicion No charge has been filed BRUHL SAID Mrs Solotko gave no definite motive for her act but hinted that family troubles were behind it Bruhl said Solotko was a dis placed person from Kaukas Rus sia on the Black Sea and that Mrs Solotko comes from a small town in Bavaria Germany They were married after the war in Germany and came to the United States as displaced persons nine years ago They were first employed as The Red3aitehes reariierhad lobbed in afew shells apparently to test the range Thenat pm there was a thundering roar from three sides TWO COLUMNS of Nationalist troops carrying supplies from the two ships hit the ground or dashed for cover as the deepthroated thud of high explosives with the highpitched crack of air bursts j Then nine other vessels orig inally in the convoy were seen withdrawing The shelling contin ued long after the entire convoy had disappeared from view The American ships convoyed the desperately needed supplies through the international waters of the Formosa Strait for the first time on Sunday That timethere was no Red opposition The second supply convoy was Monday Communist artillery1 blew up a ship on the beach The other land ing barge backed off and lost most of its supplies The US command on Formosa announced that American jet pi lots have begun taking an active part in the defense of Formosa itself A spokesman said Ameri can air units are now in position at bases here and have assumed full alert responsibilities for WASHINGTONWPi United States and Thursday agreed on Geneva as the site of a Big Three conference on susperid iiig nuclear weapons tests The United States expressed gratification that Russia had agreed to start the talks Oct 31 The State Department made public a note sent Wednesday to the Soviet Foreign Office accept ing the Soviet proposal that the talks be held in Geneva The note was almost identical with one sent by Britain Wednes day NOTErejected the ptherj Soviet proposal that the discussion tbe limited to two or threeweeks It also withheld comment on other Soviet proposals including a call for permanent suspension of tests instead of suspension on a yearbyyear basis as advo cated by PresidentEisenhower J The talks were first proposed by the Americans andBritish after scientists representing the Communist and Western powers had agreed on needed to supervise any arrangements WASHINGTON and London pro posed that test firing would cease from Oct 31 provided the Soviet Union agreed to join the confer ence inGeneva They suggested the negotiations should be for a pact to suspend testing on a year toyear basis In his reply Khrushchev coun tered with the proposal that any agreement to quit testing should DC permanent Explosion at Creston Injures 3 CRESTON mem bers of a Creston family were seriously burned Thursday in a gas explosion and flash fire in their home caused when the father touched off a gas leak by lighting The a cigarette injured were Phillip Eagan 32 his wife Helen 30 and their 5Vimonthold daughter Phyllis Four other children in FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES the second time in two weeks the Court convened in extraordinary session Thursday for argument on the great issue racking much of the removal of racial barriers in public schools The question was how fast southern states must move ia throwing over generationslong customs of school segregation to comply with the courts 1954 de cision that separation of White and Negro school children is un constitutional It is possible the court may nile by the weekend The practical ituatton argues for an early de ision For the specific case be ore the court is that of Central High School in Little Rock Ark which is to open its fall term Monday US Atty Gen Rogers mean while has s e n t a team of top aides to Little Rock Ark The move was a followup to Rogers proposals thatlocal and federal the home at the time escaped in jury The injured were reported in GETS POST PHILADELPHIA W Hugh J Tamisiea Missouri Valley Iowa is the new most worthy grand patrol of the General Grand Chapter EasternStar of the World nighttime defense of Taiwan That means the planes stand on runways fully armed and Warmed up Radio Network Bought by Scranton Corp SCRANTON Pa UPI The Scranton Corp Thursday an nounccd it had purchased the Mu tual Broadcasting System for more than two million dollars in cash and stock The Scranton Corp formerly he internationally known Scran on Lace Co made the purchase hrough its subsidiary the Hal Roach Studios Hollywood Calif which Scranton acquired last May Mutual was founded in 1925 and now has 482 affiliate radio stations in 46 states and Washing ton D C will be taken by about 1900 menjfarmers but later bought a home of the 6th Marine Regiment now in Burlington where Solotko loading at Morehead City NCifound work as a machine operator SMILING BUT SAD Debbie Reynolds car keys in one hand a large purse and abag con taining clothes in the other re turns to her Hollywood home after announcingshe and hus band Eddie Fisher had separ ated Earlier she had taken her daughter friends Carrie 2 to visit British Plane Drops Another HDevice LONDON exploded a nuclear device Thursday in the Central Pacific the Defense Min istry announced The announce ment said the device was dropped by a jet bomber exploded at high altitude and was of high yield Timplying the device was a hy drogen bomb Britain has exploded two other nuclear bombs in the past three weeks in the testing grounds around Christmas Island in the Pacific serious condition at Greater Coin munity Hospital here MRS EAGAN told authentic she swelled gas as the family awoke this morning and the explosion JEa got up and lit a The roof of the onestory five room frame house was raised two inches off the sidewalls by the explosion and the interior was extensively damaged by the flash authorities act jointly in trouble which may arise from any re sumption ofracial integrationat Central High School AT LITTLE ROCK ARK Gov Orval EFaubus saidhe the Supreme Court to hand down an in the case because the NAACPhas gotten fire The Eagan couple and their three small sons were able to get out of the building but Eagan and neighbors had to go back for Phyllis and Barbara 2 another daughter Samt no irxffta demth in put Ji kouri A HEAVY LOAD Bruised and dazed John White Miami Fla peers from the crushed cab of rhis truck after a load of lumber shifted when his brakes locked Actually While really wasnt hurt and he walked to an ambulance who took him to a hospital for observa tion THE THREE SONS who along with Barbara were not injured were Gary Mike 5 and Steve 7 Eagan suffered first and sec ond degree burns on his back chest and neck and possible third degree burns on hishands Mrs Eagan had second and third degree burns on back and her hair was badly burnedPhyl lis suffered first and second de gree burns on herface Voters at Woden Again Reject School Bonds school bond ssue was rejected Wednesday by he voters of the WodenCrystal Lake School District for the sec ond time in two months The is sue which would have provided for a gym and three new class rooms to be added to the Woden school was defeated by 49 votes Of 662 votes cast 336 were for the ssue 305 again with 21 spoiled A 60 per cent majority was needed for passage The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy with a slow warming trend through Friday Highs Friday 7277 Lows Thursday night 5256 lowi Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday with a few light showers northeastFriday Slightly warmer central and east Thursday night and over the state Friday Low Thursday night 5258 Minnesota Scattered showers somewhat warmer High Fri day in 70s GlobeGazelle weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 70 Minimum 48 At 8 am 53 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum 65 Minimum 55 fOf from the Siipremf Court i He said he does not will violate a federal injunction imposed uponhim last fall if orders Central closed 1 A packed court room lay be fore the blackrobed justices More than half of those in the spectator places were Negroes The marble court room hai seats for 177 general spectators addition about 30 to 40 standees are permitted Chief Justice Warren in open ing the hearing suggested the real issue in the Little Rock school controversy is whether any agency of the state is preventing Negro school children from exer cisirig their constitutional rights Warren tossed this in the form of a question to Richard A But ler attorney for the Little School Board who was arguing for a suspension of in tegration r Butler replied that the board felt it was entitled to be heard on its own record adding Weve asked the court to look at our problem in Little Rock Re peatedly Butleralluded to the phrase w i t h all deliberate speed used by the Superior Court in a 1955 decision for dese gregation He argued this gave flexibility for suspension of in tegration in view ofdisorders in Little Rock thepast school year THE PRECISE legaf issue is a narrow a plan of integration once in operation may lawfully be cause of popular opposition to it But the impact of the courts rul ing is certain tobe far reaching Any delay for Little Rock could mean more time for other areas of the Southland in their bitter stand against having Negroes and whites go to school together But a ruling that Little Rock ii not entitled to suspend its inte gration program until January 1961 would be the signal for dis trict judges in other areas to takt a firmer stand on integration or ders Several judges have with held final orders until the court rules Gluck Resignation Accepted by Ike NEWPORT R I ft Presi dent Eisenhower Thursday ac cepted the resignation of Maxwell H Gluck as ambassador to Coy Ion effective about Oct 1 At the time of his appointment last summer Giuck was Ihe center of ateapot tempest over not know Sing the name of Ceylonsprime minister k
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.