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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 29, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lot HOME EDITION VOL N AwociaUd The Newspaper That Mokes All North lowons Neighbors UalUd iBteruUou Full LMM MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 29 19S9 It a Copy Paper Consists of Four OM 17 Its q Long Trail to High Court Most Cases Have Little Chance of Making It By ARTHUR EDSON WASHINGTON LB Suppose you get into a legal argument Suppose your opponent angrily cries Ill sue you all the way to the Supreme Court Laugh in his face after first making sure he is smaller than you The odds are over whelmingly in your favor that he will never make it The Supreme Court opened its ornate legal shop this month If everything goes normally by the time it recesses in June it will have been sent around a thousand cases These will be the residue of more than a million lawsuits filed each year most of them in state courts many of them pica yuneissues Yet even the cases that finally reach the court arent sure of a hearing THE COURT WILL pick and choose among the thousand and will finally wind up hearing ar guments in maybe 175 cases Every department of our gov ernment has grown enormous ly and the court is no exception When it first met in 1790 it promptly adjourned because it had nothing to do In the first 10 years it decided only 56 cases But business soon picked up So niany cases landed in the Su preme Court that by 1877 Chief Justice Morrison R Waite was complaining A chief justice is simply a It got so bad that in 1925 Con gress freed the court from slav ery The justices were given the fight to decide for them selves what cases they thought were worthhearing The court has come in for bit ter criticism in recent pecially since its school segrega tion decision of May 17 1954 This criticism often scathing unique WET LEAVES DEFY TORCH Wally 3rd N doesnt like to take no for answer but these soggy by the fajl him whip ped Matches were useless in lighting them and even his blowtorch to make a dent White wound up hauling them to the dump ion Stymi PITTSBURGH rect talks between union and management in the 107day steel strike resumed here Thursday with court action and federal mediation at a standoff until Monday Two fourman bargaining teams representing union and v management were meeting Conrad Cooper headed the 11 company industry team and USW President David J McDonald the union group The meeting was the first between Cooper and McDon ald since last Sunday Since t h e n companybycompany bargaining has been underway in an end the strike which has cutsharply into the nations economy The talks got under way with4 a warning from Federal Medi ation Chief Joseph F gan that he would move back into negotiations Monday un less was reach ed by midnight Sunday The U S Supreme Court Wednesday rejected a govern ment plea that the USW be compelled to file by noon Thursday its appeal of a Taft Hartley 80 day back towork order The govern ment hoped to wipe out a six day stay granted the union by the U S Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia Rejection of the government appeal by the high court meant the union had until Monday to file its appeal of the lower court decision which held up the backtowork order against the strikers The Monday deadline was set by the appeals court in Philadelphia last Tuesday The government had asked the Supreme Court tor an earliler deadline because there is a pressing need to settle the in junction dispute The union opposed the gov ernment claim and said a de lay of even weeks in resolving the legal battle would not ir reparably damage the nation Arthur J Goldberg the unions general counsel said after the courts rejection of the speedup plan that we still intend to proceed as ex peditiously as YOURE RIGHT ITS BEEN A Foul Fall in Iowa JOHN MARSHALL was the great chief justice to most crit ics but to Thomas Jefferson he was a scoundrel or worse In 1910 President William Howard Taft who later was to become a chief justice turned in this report card The condition of the Supreme Court is pitiable and yet those old fools hold o with a tenacity that is dis Taft contended one was senile one was deaf one was lazy anc two slept through most of the arguments I dont know wha can be Taft said Nor have the justices always thought well of each other JUSTICE SAMUEL Miller thought his chief justice Waite was mediocre I cant make a great chief justice out of a small he said Justice John Harlan grand father of the present Justice Harlan was a strong man who spent almost 34 years on the highest court But he didnt im Oliver Wendell press Justice Holmes Harlans mind Holmes said was like a powerful vise the jaws of which couldnt be got nearer than two inches to each But it was the crusty Charles Evans Hughes who paid the jus tices one of their highest trib utes One cannot study their live and decisions without confidenc in their sincerity and indepen Hughes said The Su preme Court has the inevitabl failings of any human institu tion but it has vindicated th confidence that you can find ir imperfect human beings a recti tude of purpose a clarity of vi sion and a capacity for indepen dence which will impo tent the solicitation of friends the appeals of erstwhile politica associates and of threats of ene mies By KEN BERG GlobeGazette News Editor So you think this has been an awful autumn a foul fall Man youre so right Remember when we North lowans could boast to our outofstate friends that this was THE time of year to comeavisiting When the amber and red leaves painted a Rem brandtrlike panorama against a velvet blue sky When the pungent aroma of burning to the soft October breeze as we lazilyKitteredi thrdngS our prewititer Forget it WHO EVEN WANTS to go outside this October when the chilly northerly winds penetrate our topcoat as we dab a crumpled hanky to our nose when the soggyleaves adhere themselves like leeches to the soles of our rubbershod shoes when the naked branches of our favorite oaks give the ap pearance of witches against leadened skies Recall the smarty who a year ago last week wiped the perspiration from his forehead and ignored the laughs of his neighbors just so he could be the first in the block to have his storm windows on This year the fellow who didnt do just that strictly was from Dumbsville As for the fragrance of burning leaves you couldnt light a pile now with the flam ing business end of an intercontinental bal listic missile theyre thatwet A check of the weather records gives ample evidence of what we speak Since the arrival of fall Sept 22 weve had exactly 6 clear sunshiny days Our highest temperature reading has been 73 the mer the three times and average daytime reading been about 55 AT THIS TFME a yaar ago had 17 balmy fall days or more 6 times the in a rousing 86 and the average about JO Daily minimum temperatures reveal the same contrast As for moisture its no contest This fall weve had nearly 5 inches of rain on 17 rainy days A year ago it was on 6 days All this points to just one long hard winter Wanna trade fuel bills Herters Shakeup at End WASHINGTON UP The res ignation of Robert D Murphy as undersecretary of state has almost completed an unplanned shakeup in the State Department high command It has been under way since Christian A Herter took control last spring Two further developments are in prospect a successor must be found to fill Murphys key job And Ambassador Charles E Bohlen veteran expert on the Soviet Union next week will assume a new post as Herters special adviser on Soviet af fairs THE CHANGES involving five policy making positions could have important impact on the development of foreign policy toward various parts of the world but Herters associ ates say they were not made with any policy purpose in view Murphys resignation was an nounced by the White House Wednesday night Murphy 65 w r Eisenhower that he was resigning effective Dec 3 for personal reasons The President accepted the resigna AP Photofax THIS WEEKS MILLIONAIRE The check she received by accident is held by a stunned Mary Hackenbruch Detroit She got it when she the bank for a check to make a house payment The teller punched the wrong key Mrs Hackenbruch carried the check around for two days without noticing it until the bank called her Yes she returned Gen Bedell Smith in Critical Condition WASHINGTON Wal ter Bedell Smith is in critical condition in Walter Reed Army Hospital Smith was President Eisenhowers chief of staff in World War II He later served as director of the Central Intel ligence Agency undersecretary of state and ambassador to the Soviet Union Smith 64 is suf fering from pneumonia long abscess and 2 Admitted Quiz Help Papers Say NEW YORK Van Doren and Hank Bloomgarden reportedly have admitted to the district attorney that they re vived both questions and an swers prior to their appear ances on the NBCTV quiz show TwentyOne The New York Times Thurs day attributed its information to an authoritative source in the Criminal Courts THE NEW YORK Herald Tri bune in its edition Thursday uoted a reliable Dist Alty Frank S Hogan re used to confirm or deny the re wrts The Times quoted Van Doren as saying I think that Mon day is only five days away Im not in a position to start talking about it now It would put me in such a terrible light not only with the Congress but with the other newspapers to whom I have refused to speak that I must say No VAN DOREN who won 000 on TwentyOne now drop ped by NBC is scheduled to tes tify next week in Washington be fore a House special subcom mittee AP Photofax is a sneak photo of a wingless vertical takeoff aircraft being devel oped by the A V Roe Co of Canada for the Army In the center of the vehicle is what appears to be a drivers seat The craft is attached by cable to a generator machine Cadillac to Shut Down Production DETROIT W Cadillac said Thursday its auto production will end with the second shift tonight because of steel shortages About workers willbe idled Cadillac is the second of the five General Motors carmaking divisions to reach a complete hutdown Pontiac quit Wednes day night GENERAL MOTORS layoffs because of the steel strike now approximate Oldsmobile is expected to end roduction Friday Biiick will be idle Friday but says it ex pects to build some cars next week Chevrolet has closed nine of ts 13 passenger car assembly plants It probably will build ome Corvairs next week al hough its Oakland plant of three assembling the ew compact cars will go own Wednesday Bloomgarden who won on the quiz show was quoted by the Times assaying You go ahead and print what you want I dont intend to get into an argument about it I have no comment as to whether I re ceived any Bloomgarden has riot been in cited to testify before the House ommittee DR HAWK DIES GRINNELL Oft Dr Rupert dam Hawk 56 faculty member nd former acting president of rinnell College died of a heart ttack Tuesday night lowan Sues Wife for Support DES MOINES Of 73 yearold man has sued his 72 yearold wife for his support Jack Daugherty Des Mpines said in a separate maintenance suit fijed Wednes day that his wife Lucy left him seven months ago after a half century m a r r i age He charges cruel and inhuman treatment Daugherty a former night watchman and farmer said his income is security He makes a week at a steady ion with deep regret but with complete LATER MU R P H Y told re porters It was an awfully tough decision to He said he wanted greater financial se curity and more time with his family than his State Depart ment duties had permitted He will take a job in private in dustry Murphy had turned down the job ofambassador to West Ger many The post will become va cant soon with the retirement of Ambassador David Bruce Herter became secretary last April 22 succeeding the late John Foster Dulles for Auto Insurance Its Reputation as Poor Driver DBS MOINES UP ifotorists who earn the reputation of be ing a poor driver may have to pay the price in higher insurance the Iowa Safety Department warned Thursday The department said at least one motorist whose driv ers license was revoked had to pay as much as a year for the insurance when he becomes eligible to apply for a new license Insurance rales sometimes zoom to dizzying heights be cause drivers with a revocation record cant usually get insur ance at standard one department spokesman said Department officials said an applicant for a new license whose revocation period has elapsed has to have liability in surance or otherwise prove hes financially responsible A motor ist may establish financial AUTOMOTIVE NEWS mated this weeks industry pro uction at cars down rom last week A year ago with production uilding up after new labor con racts were signed in the auto cars were buili n the comparable week Mason chance rain or snow lows 32 to 36 Cloudy F r i d occasiona brief rain or snow little cole er highs 38 to 42 Iowa Cloudy Thursday nighl lows in 30s Cloudy sea tier e very light rain little coole Friday highs upper west around 50 in southeast Further rai or snow likely Saturday Minnesota Cloudy flurries Highs Friday 3542 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 44 37 37 61 24 a month social said his wife job and draws social secur SAME IOWA SAFETY VIGUKES On the Inside Editorials 4 Society News Clear Lake News Mason C Hy Comics 15 North Iowa Sports Latest UDGE MISSING sponsibility by posting in cash or a personal or corporate surety bond for the same amount with the department Getting insurance isnt easy for the motorist who has had his licenser revoked the depart ment said WHO INSURES him and what it costs depends a lot on the applicants traffic the department said A persistent record of violations plus the re vocation can cause rates to The department pointed out that a driver seeking a new license after a revocation has three courses open to him in applying for insurance A regular insurance agent may be consulted with he applicant usually turned down for con sideration at regular rates APPLY FOR insurance through assigned risk pool under which the applicant makes a deposit to cover the cost of an inspec tion of his driving record If after a 10day period the appli cant is approved the safety re sponsibility certificate is for warded to the safety depart ment Risk pool rates are high er than standard Apply through sub standard companies which write policies on socalled poor risks Service is quicker but expensive too The department said that driv have been ers whose licenses uspended have to same procedure follow the Mexican f Floods Kill 300 MEXICO CITY A radio message from the State of Co lima Thursday said at least 300 persons are reported to have perished as a result of hurricane and flood in the town of Minatit lan Themessage picked up here by an amateur radio operator was addressed to Mexicos Pres ident by Dr Rafael Chavez Carillo brother of Colimas governor Minatitlan is an is land city of about popula tion Added to those who lost their lives in coastal regions of Co iima and Jalisco states counted earlier at nearly 100 the loss of ife assumes the proportions of one of this countrys worst nat ural disasters of modern times In Tecoman 12 miles from the coast 16 persons were reported dead and homeless Large sections of the two small western states bordering the Pa cific still were isolated by floods in the wake of weekend torren tial rains and a hurricane Moo day Airvrescuel operations contin ued aroundtheclock in an ef ort to reach hundreds of fami ies driven from their homes by rainswollen rivers that jumped heir banks and poured through dozens of small vilfages THE RIVER knocked out com munications and flooded roads in the stricken area hindering the movement of military con voys carrying food medicine and clothing The Pacific port of Manzan illo which took the full force of the hurricane reported 80 known fatalities At least 100 residents were reported missing and 500 Full reports of casualties and damage could not be obtained because of the breakdown in communications The Presi dents office announced reports received by radio AT LEAST SEVEN persons were dead and 15 missing in Cihaullan 30 miles northwest of Manzanillo Floods destroyed 40 per cent of the homes in the own of Four small Mexican freighters were reported sunk at Manzan llo There also was a report in dicating the 800ton freighter Sinaloa which left Manzanillo Monday for Acapulco had gore down at sea The report said 12 crewmen vere rescued but 17 still missing FEATHERBED SHOWDOWN No Big Railroad Strike Seen Until February at Earliest Editors Note This is in a scries of articles dealing with the featherbedding is sue in the By VARTANIG VARTAN New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW YORK Although two rucial railroad agreements ex ire Saturday no big rail strike ooms likely for several months If a major strike comes rail oad experts expect it to hit CHICASO UPI Police ny time starting next Febru were without a solid lead Thursjary day as they tried to find some trace of Judge W Lynn Parkin son of the U S Court of Ap peals days missing more than two The main roadblock to a ma jor strike in the near future lies in railroad bargaining a pro cedure as involved as an Ori ental dance Unlike the steel and dock strikes the TaftHart ley Act does not apply to the railroads This industry govern its bargaining by the Railway Labor Act passed in 1934 The final day of October spells the end to threeyear agree m e n t s rolling on separate tracks One applies to wages while the ft moratorium on work rule changes deals with ticklish problem of featherbeddirig Proposals on featherbedding cannot be set forth by manage ment until Novf 1 A wildcat strike is something else It could come in Novem ber if one of the 21 rail unions got mad enough or felt it was justified by surprise layoffs But today that looks like an outside bet Bargaining rules permit ear lier moves on the wage check erboard Already the carriers have asked unions to take a 15 jcent hourly cut The unions stif ling a horrified gasp countered with a demand for a 25cent wage boost Both sides dont even seem to C playing in the same classifi cation yard on wages So they have signaled the National Me diation Board to Unionand management forces stand to disagree even more vio entlyon changes in the feather ici rules The 113 Class I railroads those with annual revenues tap
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