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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 28, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Iditod for VOL CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspoper That Makes All North M MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 28 T COPT TO HOME EDITION OHM a 9 arrested at Wilson plant One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLU 1200 p WOI Amti CM WTAD Qvlncy Thurj WSUL City 910 Ike Refutes Ugly American Accusation PRESIDENT EISENHOWERS reception in the 11 countries visited by him on his recen aerial Odyssey constitutes th most eloquent rebuttal conceiv able to the libel against Amer ica and American foreign policj contained in that book callei The Ugly Except in France where ther were special factors involved this smiling spokesman for th United States and the fre world received a welcome se dohi if ever approached i peacetime Mahatma Gandh himself never looked out o such a sea of faces as Ike be held in New Delhi In France there was no lack of warmth except as the re ception for Eisenhower was measured against the greeting he had received in all the other ports of call Two factors ex plain this One was that Eisen hower has been in France three times in recent years The other is that he is insisting that De Gaulles government quit drag ging its feet in NATO and play thegame as other members are playing it IN EXPLAINING Hie warmth of the welcome accordedPresi dent Eisenhower it would be quite easy to give major credit to Ikes radiant personality par1 ticularly to that infectious smile of his Ive been charmed by it Weapons seized as work resumes FROM ODB WIRE SERVICES ALBERT LEA Minn Police Monday arrested nine men entering the strike troubled Wilson Co meat packing plant here for carrying firearms through the gates There were no disturbances however as cars carrying hun dreds of nonunion workers streazncd into the grounds of the plant reopened under federal courtorder The Freeborn County sheriff said nine men were jailed and seven weapons shotgun pistols and knives were confiscated The men were not named but none is from Albert Lea or Freeborn County The plant resumed operations under protection of National Guardsmen sent here 2Vz weeks ago to quell picket line violence Tlie United Packinghouse Workers of America had only token pickets at the gates as cars carrying workers streamed into the grounds Martial law in Albert Lea and surrounding Freeborn County was lifted at midnight in compliance with the court order that reopened the plant The Guardsmen were kept on duty however to help local police to keep peace that has been undisturbed since the two days of rock throw Mason City Snow through Tues day Winds becoming norther ly 30 to 45 mph with consid erable blowing snow Monday night but slowly diminishing Tuesday Colder Monday night little tern p e r a t u r e change Tuesday Lows Mon night 22 to 25 High Tuesday 30 to 34 Snow accumulating 2 to 5 inches by Tuesday night Iowa Snow windy continuing Summit talks on May 16 West agrees on new date ing demonstrations Dec 9 10 and would back up and ratify any and every lawful action taken by you and your In Chicago negotiations aimed through Tuesday Colder Mon day night Lows in 20s Little temperature change Tuesday highs 8 northwest to 35 south east Outlook for Slowly decreasing cloudiness little temperature change FiveDay Iowa Temperatures for the week will average 3 to 6 degrees above normal Av erage highs will range from the lower 30s in the north to the middle 30s in the south Average lows will range from the mid to upper teens in the north to the lower 20s in the south No important tempera ture changes are forecast Precipitation will average 25 of an inch or less falling as rain at intermittent AUGUSTA Ga Eisenhower said Monday that a midMay summit conference in Paris will be satisfactory to the United State France and Eng and White House press secretary James C Hagerty mentioned May 16 as probable SEPARATE BUT similar let ters from the United States Britain and France suggesting the new date will be sent to Moscow Tuesday Eisenhowers decision on mid May was reached in a telephone conference with State Christian Secretary A Herter of in Their main job was to enforcej at ending a nineweek strike gainst eight plants re AP Photofax CARS SEARCHED AT PLANT Naing nonunion workers into the stnke tional Guardsmen now on duty as troubled grounds They were looking iary police at the Wilson Co plant at for firearms and found some m several Albert Lea search one of the cars carryof the Snow cold winds moving across Iowa across a luncheon table Its something to behold But such an explanation doesnt get down to the real reason for this impressive dem onstration of friendship and cordiality Im ready to believe that Franklin D Roosevelt with many of the Eisenhower quali ties would have been as warm ly welcomed or that Harry Tru man who is less outreaching in his personality would have been hailed with comparable enthusiasm The cheers were for Dwight D Eisenhower as President of the United States and chief spokesman for the free world in its life and death struggle against world Communism That Ike Eisenhower is a man of tremendous personal warmth A rousing blizzard which burst in on Iowa just as thous ands of persons were returning from Christmas holidays was to continue into Tuesday The weather bureau said Western Iowa was feeling the most severe effects of the storm just as it did Sunday Many people were caught in traffic jams brought on by the storm airline flights were snarled and a number of minor accidents were reported as the snow fell on a layer of ice THE STORM MOVED into the southwest part of the state Sun day But it was not as severe as the ones which hit Kansas and on into the Dakotas Iowas storm was City Sheldon and Rock general storm system but didnt Rapids areas give the state the full impact With the snow there is to be ja drop in temperatures also dur of the blast But for those lowans just re turning from a visit during Christmas the snow sleet ice and wind were strong enough While the southwest got the bulk of the snow Dubuque in the northeast had inches of rain Sunday Mason City had about a halfinch The weatherman issued a bliz zard warning for Western Iowa He said the snow is to be pushed by strong winds of up to 50 miles per hour with considerable blow ng and drifting Snow accumulating to an addi ii No possibility of quick steel truce WASHINGTON chairman of President Eisen howers factfinding board said is secondary to that central Honday ne sees no possibility of iorecast The Iowa Highway Commis sion reported heavy snow south east of a line through Denison Tort Dodge and Oelwein with highways wet and slushy and s 1 i p p e r y in the area Heavy snow also was falling in the fact ITS A CANARD to say as some delight in doing that Americans are despised the world around That was pretty much the premise of the Ugly American book to which have referred The reverse of this is true Im persuaded and what has happened to Dwight D Eisenhower within the past month is an impressive Exhibit settling the steel dispute before the panel reports to the chief executive Jan 6 The glum fore cast was made by Dr George W Taylor chairman of the threeman panel after the boarc resumed hearings into the dis pute Union President David J McDonald said a union straw vote shows that 95 per cent o the steel workers are against ac cepting managements last of A in proof of it In the past 30 years my own travels have led me into some 65 lands Never once have I been made to feel that I was unwelcome because I was known to be an American and let nobody doubt that I was identified by the natives as an American What the distinguish ing mark is I dont know for sure but something about any American identifies him Some would say of course that the friendliness with which I have been treated is but a re action to the friendliness which I displayed But that doesnt quite explain it If America or Americans were hated this hate would have shown up some where along the line RUSSIAS government has been teaching hatred for more than 40 years but I can report and without qualification that it hasnt taken so far as rank and file Russians are concerned In few places have I found a greater cordiality and thats the testimony of many another CONTINUED ON PACE 2 er to settle the dispute Nixon a Shooin ing the next 24 hours AT ONE time more than 150 cars were piled up on Highway 92 between Council Bluffs and Treynor because of snow and icy liighway conditions Motorists had to wait several bours to get moving out of a jam which in one case was about sev en miles long The storm was moving east ward winds increased in veloc ity and the snow was due to turn northward later Monday Snow measurements Monday included Lamoni 4 inches aDistrict Court order issued be fore martial law was declared The order signed by Judge John Cahill prohibited more than four union pickets at any plant entrance or more than three persons congregating outside the gates THE UNIONS Local 6 ap peared to be taking care not to allow more than four pickets at the plants main gate The weapons were found as officers searched every car go ing through the plant gate A Wilson spokesman said the plant would concentrate on butchering hogs Monday with further processing scheduled for Tuesday No cattle or sheep were on hand GOV ORVILLE L Freeman ordered 100 Guardsmen to sta on duty as long as local official felt they were needed They wi erve as auxiliary police an heir Maj Gen Richard Cook was designate assistant chief of police an chief deputy sheriff of Freebor oiinty Local officials gave Cook fu authority to act and exercis your own judgment in enforcin aw and They said the ional four or more inches was Sioux City and Council Bluffs 3 umed and the union pledged it deal openly with the ssues involved Authorities said they expected o violence as long as talks how progress But it is any odys guess what will happen if IB negotiations bog down or reak up Akers again to seek reelection DES MOINES Audi or C B Akers 71 Ottumwa Re jublican announced Monday he will be a candidate for reelec tion next year Akers is completing his llth erm as state auditor He has aeld the office 22 years believed to be the longest tenure of any elective Iowa official He was elected state auditor in 1938 and has continued in the post ever since BANKER DIES ESTHERVILLE MB Wayne C Currell prominent northern Iowa banker died of a heart at snow or periods Minnesota Moderate snow windy colder Highs Tuesday 2030 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum 46 Minimum 36 At 8 36 Precipitation 46 YEAR AGO Maximum 48 Minimum 26 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Maximum 50 Minimum 44 On the inside Society News Clear Lake News Mason City News1819 North Iowa News Sports Editorials 25 Comics Latest markets 38 Washington Herter Secretary of Defense Thomas S Gates John A McCone of the Atomic Energy Commission and seven other officials are flying down from the capital Tuesday for what Hagerty called a general discussion with the President of the international and defense field including the nuclear pro gram for 1960 THAT WAS BROAD enough to cover talks about an expected extension of the ban on nu clear tests This has been in ef feet 14 months and expires Dec 31 unless the administration acts to retain it Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev has said he wanted the meeting but asked that it start April 21 or May 4 to avoid conflict with Russias tradition al May Day celebration REYES DIES MEXICO CITY WJ Alfonso Reyes 70 former diplomat and one of Mexicos leading authors tack at his home Monday mornjand poets died Sunday of a ing He was about 60 heart ailment Dragged 200 feet by car man dies DES MOINES UPI A 51 yearold Des Moines man who was run over and dragged over 200 feet here late Sunday died Monday He was Manson James 51 Authorities say James ap parently was lying in the street about 5 feet from the curb when he was struck by a car being driven by George Meredith 51 also of Des Moines 6 injured in accident at Rudd SAME Therell be little drama in Republican convention WASHINGTON W B o t h major parties strove Monday to capitalize on a stunning po litical Nelson A Rockefellers withdrawal from the race for the Repub lican presidential nomination Republicans pictured the GOP as a unified party one which refrains from rending itself apart in brawling con vention party which now devote all its energies to electing Vice President Richard M Nixon to the presidency Democrats depicted the GOP as con trolled by old pro conserva tives who do not give pro gressives like the New York governor a lookin There was even by Sen Lyndon B Johnson of of drafting Rockefeller for a high post under the Demo cratic president to be elected next Neither party had much to say in public about the prob lems posed for it by Rockefel lers definite and final an nouncement on Saturday that he would not be a candidate in 1960 for the presidential nomination and would not ac cept the vice presidential spot One big poser for the Repub licans was how to pump any drama into their convention opening in Chicago next July 25 It will be like a mystery novel of which every reader knows the ending Nothing now sighted on the political horizon can prevent a first ballot nomination for Nixon The only suspense lies in the choice of his running mate and Cedar Rapids Ottumwa and Des Moines 1 inch Blizzard conditions also pre vailed in Kansas Missouri the Dakotas eastern Nebraska anc southwestern Minnesota Many highways in northwest ern Missouri southwestern Iowa and southeastern Nebraska were clogged by heavily drifted snow Heavy snow 4 o 8 inches were issued for parts of Kansas and Missouri where storm hit the hardest Iowas road toll over holiday 5 BT THE ASSOCIATED PBESS Five persons were killed on Iowas highways during the long Christmas holiday Timothy Andrew Pickett 18 monthold son of Mr and Mrs Robert L Pickett Des Moines was fatallyinjured Sunday in a twocar crash on Highway 71 about five miles north of Villis ca Lillian Newell 46 Audubon died Saturday night when sh was struck by a car while walk ng along Highway 71 just soutl of Audubon RUDD Six persons were hospitalized Saturday night after a car in which they were riding hit the rear of a transporttrack on the new Highway 18 cutoff in the of Rudd One of the injured Elaine L Butterfield 39 of 640 S Federal in Mason City is still in serious condition She suffered a skull fracture and is in Mercy Hospi at Charles City Alleene suffered cuts and lost teeth Barbara suf fered a broken leg and jaw and lost teeth and Nancy was bad ly shaken up Nancy was released from the hospital Sunday night Alleene and Barbara are to be transfer red to a Mason City hospital for dental surgery The driver of the car Wheeler Evan Salisbury 19 St tal at Mason City All lheoUiejtJEaul is in Mercy Hospital with injured are in good condition Mrs Butterfields children Alleene 14 Barbara 10 and ancy 1 year and 9 months vede in Cedar Valley Hospital injuries to the chest and other injuries His mother Thelma M Salisbury St Paul owner oJ the car 5s in Park Hospital with severe cuts Mrs Salisbury was in the xont seat of the car with her son and the Butterfields were in the back seat The two wom en are sisters and had been vis iting their parents the W W Mussers of Charles City The car in fog and rain slammed into the rear of the truck which was going about five miles an hour highway pa trolmen were told Both vehicles were headed west The trucks driver Russell A Wetter 30 Rudd was preparing to make a left turn to go into the main part of town His signal lights were on he told police There was some damage to the rear of the truck and the front of the car was wrecked The auto ran under the truck ripping open the car hood and smashing the windshield Mrs Salisbury was pinned in the car Her son was lying be hind it but it was not known whether he had been thrown out or got out in some way after the accident The Salisburys had planned to take the Butterfields to Mason City and drive on to St Paul Saturday night CHARLES BURGETT 30 Le Mars was killed in a onecar crash in LeMars Saturday to be come that towns first traffic fa tality in 19 years Jerald Henry Grootheest 14 Doon and Henry Louis Hinch 27 Rock Rapids were killed in a twocar crash south of Rock Rapids Thursday night For the nation as a whole the toll was high but not as high as the preholiday Late reports showed traffic deaths claimed 488 lives as compared with the estimate of 530 CAR IN WHICH SIX WERE HURT AT RUDD
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