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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 19, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Frew and United Press International Full Lease Wives MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 1 1961 7c a Paper Consists of Two One No Ill No negotiations slated for Vienna A helping hand to the boss Meat packers keep jobs By RUDOLPH C CERNKOVIC PITTSBURGH UPI Sacri fice is reaping rewards for ap proximately 400 employes of the Oswald Hess meat packing plant who have agreed to work through five payless weeks in which course of a year to help the firm regain financial balance Company President Carl Pieper initialed his name to card No 1 and his brother Cur tis the board chairman signed card No 2 agreeing to the plan Its an allhands proposition in volving top brass and stockboy alike The week ending March 18 the workers received their first weeks pay for two weeks worked checks There was no grumbling in the ranks All con cerned are strongly united with management in a spirit of co operation designed to help the 42yearold packing firm out of its financial troubles MEN AND WOMEN employes toiled gratis the week before Their next payless week will be in midJune Wages also will be withheld the second week in September The first week in December and the first week in March of next year The first week of nopay gave the company a start toward paying our credi tors Pieper said This plan originated with the rankand file of Teamsters Local 249 and was adopted quickly by unions representing engineers packers and office personnel They allj agreed This proves to me that when youre in trouble there are those willing to help The work Satellite renamed Injun for Hawkeye IOWA CITY UPI Plans to call a soontobelaunched satellite Hawkeye in honor of the University of Iowa have run afoul Dr James Van Allen head of the physics department said the satellite scheduled to be launched before July 1 would be dubbed Injun instead He explained he originally planned to call 40pound satellite Hawkeye but the Navy in charge of the launching objected because it claimed it had three other projects including a weapons system named Hawkeye Van Allen said he was informed of this by telephone and was given only 20 minutes to think of a new name He said I might have done better with more time but I thought of the west and Indians and gave it the Mark Twain spelling Most of the instrumentation in the satellite the first to orbit both poles has been built at the University of Iowa The prime purpose of the satellite is to study the auroras one of produces the Northern Lights CRITICAL Jeff Chandler 42 who hitchhiked to Hollywood 16 years ago to fulfill a boy hood dream of movie stardom is in critical condition at Cul ver City Calif after a 7te hour emergency operation to stop abdominal bleeding He was given multiple blood trans fusions Thursday The surgery followed an operation for a slipped disc suffered while film ing The Marauders in the Philippine Islands a month ago Kennedy Nikita OK all details Just talks are scheduled FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES MOSCpW The June 34 meetings in Vienna be tween President John F Kennedy and Premier Ni kita S Khrushchev will mark the culmination of two months of secret diplo matic negotiations the of ficial Soviet news agency Tass announced Friday Tass said that the meeting was agreed upon following an ex change of opinion through diplo matic channels which began in March this year and an exchange of messages The announcement that the meeting was set for the first week No special session to be called DES MOINES Nor man Erbe said Friday he will not call a special session of the Iowa Legislature to consider MOST INFORMED quarters felt making an appropriation for it would give the two in June welcome community here brought forth guarded from the diplomatic states new medical aid to the aged program The 1961 Legislature passed a medical aid to the aged bill but failed to appropriate any money to implement it State Rep David Stanley R Muscatine urged by letter to call the Governor the leaders of the two strongest nations in the oppor tunity to get to know each other The feeling was that a faceto face discussion would give both men an opportunity to cover the entire range of cold war issues even though the official Washing REMORSE SETS IN Handcuffed Jerry McChesney 18 covers his eyes in a New York police station after his arrest in connection with the slaying of United Parcel Service driver Richard Valk 50 in an attempted robbery A newspaper with a picture of the dying Photofax Valk is on desk in front of him At left a diver emerges from the East River carrying a 22 pistol The gun was the one used to kill Valk and young McChesney pointed out to police the spot where he tossed it into the river Russ agree to help supply truce team ton announcement of the impend JJ LW 111 I J sion of perhaps one or two daysiinS meeting said that there would HYDROMANIACS NEWTON and town so that money could be pro vided for the program Erbe told his news conference it is not within the power of the governor to call a special ses sion for any particular purpose There must be some very urgent and cogent reason for calling a special session be no negotiations Tass took a similar view This meeting will provide timely and good opportunity for the first personal contact between them and for a general exchange of opinion on the main problems affecting the relations between the two countries the news ers are helping us at great firemen raced all over sacrifice to themselves a ndjFriday turning off more thanisuccess their families the company 30 fjre hydrants opened during islation head added the nignt vandals session The firms financial crisis crystalized early this year when creditors began pressing for payment of an aggregate million debt likelihood of acceptance by thej legislators Erbe said There also with agency said must be the possibility of of passage of any leg prompting a special THE VOLUNTARY sacrifice became known and creditors had a change of heart They met with company officials in the presence of a federal bank ruptcy referee and a long term plan of repayment was worked out Pieper said that sales have improved 35 per cent since the plan took effect Several retailers called us pledging support Some of these ordered more than there usual quota of meat supplies One housewife telephoned asking which local stores handle our products The spirit of the workers has been wonderful Sure weve had our differences in the past but this crisis seems to have brought us all closer together than weve been in years Pieper continued JOSEPH LAUBHAM a spic ing expert employed at the plant for 23 years said the morale of the workers is better than ever We all agreed to sign up for the payless plan to protect our jobs Laubham said We are getting more orders so I guess it was like casting bread on waters We are getting some thing back Delores Warych who operates a wiener peeling machine said she and her husband Rudy who also works in the plant endorsed the idea So we work five weeks without pay she said Thats better than working no weeks Deep in the pickling room in the cellar the uncertain baritone of Walter Dietz echoed to the amusement of fellow workers Dictz was singing My Time Is Your Time He isnt trying to imitate Rudy Villec remarked Joe Laubham the truth N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Koreas president quits SEOUL South Korea President Yun Posun has resigned The development was reported as mili tary rule prevailed again in South Korea for the first time since Syngman Rhee was ousted last year Yun was the official left in office after a military coup this week seized power and forced the resignation of Premier John M Chang Summit talks debated WASHINGTON Key Democrats and some Re publicans pledged their full support to President Ken nedy today in his decision to meet with Soviet Pre mier Khrushchev But others voiced doubts Sen Bourke Hickenlooper RIowa said I cant envision anything constructive coming out of it Negroes charge abduction BIRMINGHAM Ala A Negro leader charged that eight students jailedfor atempting a second freedom ride were hustled out of the state and dumped on the streets of Ardmore Tenn just across the border at 4 a m New judgeships bill signed Kennedy has signed a bill giving him authority to appoint 73 new federal judges including one for Iowa to help tackle the pileup of legal cases which has snarled U S Circuit and District Courts Latin America tour set UNITED NATIONS N Y Reliable sources said that President Kennedy is considering sending a tppranking U S diplomat on a goodwill tour of Latin America but that there is no decision as yet whether it will be Adlai E Stevenson JFK Queen to dine LONDON President Kennedy will dine with Queen Elizabeth when he visits London June 5 on his way back from the twoman sumit meeting with So viet Premier Khrushchev ANNOUNCEMENT of the meet ing was made simultaneously in GENEVA prodding by Canada the Soviet Union agreed Friday to help solve the urgent problem of supplying the control commission in Laos with equipment needed to preserve the peace The 14nation conference here Demands ouster of Pentagons chiefs WASHINGTON Sen Al bert Gore DTenn said after listening to testimony Friday by Gen Lyman L Lemnitzer on the Cuban invasion failure that we direly need a new chair man and new members on the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gore is a member of the Sen ate Foreign Relations Latin J T J att J VJ JltiUll Washington Moscow and American MMrs subcommittee It disclosed officially what had which questioned Lemn j t z e r been rumored for some time that after a meeting with French President Charles de Gaulle in Paris May 31June 2 the Presi dent will go directly to Vienna Mrs Kennedy will accompany the chairman of the joint chiefs about the militarys role in the illfated invasion by exiles LEAVING THE closeddoor hearing early Gore told news men We need a shakeup of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gore said he based his con clusion on Lemnitzers own tes President to Vienna US officials gave these other details Early last February Kennedy summoned US Ambassador Llewjtimcmy but would not disclose ellyn Thompson from Moscow forwhat the nations top military two weeks of consultations said that caused him to nedy and his top advisers jt during that period to sound out nedys plan to give more power to their controversial chairman Newton N Minow SCHOOLS Senate voted down two proposed changes in the aid to education bill and then moved into debate on a Republi cansponsored substitute for the allocation of funds under the billion measure Tax The House Ways and Means Committee heard repre sentatives of the U S Chamber of Commerce and other business groups state their opposition to administration proposals for set ting a limit on the amount of money businesses can spend for taxdeductible travel and enter tainment Khrushchev on a big two meet ing On Feb 22 Thompson returnee to Moscow with a message from Kennedy to Khrushchev ONE SENTENCE advised Khrushchev that Thompson was authorized to discuss the possibil ity of a meeting with the Presi dent at some unspecified time and place When he received the mes sage finally on March 9 Khrush chevs reaction was favorable But when Kennedy and Khrush chev had a heated exchange of notes on Cuba in April the possi ble conference was put on ice by US officials In the first week of May the Russians took the initiative The Soviet foreign office asked the US Embassy whether the Presi dent was still interested and gave strong indication that Khrushchev was anxious for the meeting Kennedy sent word he did not want to decide at once but would reply by May 20 Menshikov then delivered Khrushchevs letter to Kennedy Tuesday expressing the Kremlins leaders entire willing ness to meet if Kennedy was still willing Kennedy made the deci sion to accept that day before he left on his trip to Ottawa SPACE EXPERT RESIGNS MOSCOW UPJ Academic an Alexander N Ncsmcyanov has resigned as president of the powerful USSR i Academy of Sciences Tass news agency said Friday The academy has overall charge of Soviet space projects j However Sen Homer Cape hart RInd reported that the committee had heard little that he hadnt seen in the newspa rejected pers Capehart flatly Gores suggestion Other major developments FCC Two Federal Commun ications Commissioners urged Congress to kill President KenV SAME Photofax LEMNITZER QUIZZED Gen Lyman L Lem nitzer U S chairman of joint chiefs of staff is in vited to a chair before a Senate subcommittee by chairman Sen Wayne Morse DOre as the officer appeared for questioning on U S military participa tion in the abortive Cuban invasion CLOUD North Iowa Variable cloudiness and little warmer Friday night and Saturday Low Fri day night upper 40s to lower 50s High Saturday in 60s Iowa Considerable cloudiness through Saturday with occa sional showers southwest and extreme west Friday night and occasional showers or thunderstorms south and ex treme west Saturday Slowly rising temperatures High Saturday in the 60s Outlook for Sunday and mild Partly cloudy sent off a message to the com mission asking what it needed in the way of planes helicop ters trucks and communica tions equipment for patrolling the Laotian jungles Foreign Secretary Howard 0 Green of Canada brought up the question of supply declaring the need was imperative Con ference sources said he thus put the issue squarely up to Soviet Foreign Minister Andry A Gro myko Rather than assume a stalling attitude before the conference Gromyko agreed to Greens pro posal these sources said US Secretary of State Dean Rusk and other members of the American delegation were de lighted at Greens triumph they added The action represented the first fully defined achievement in four days of lengthy and complex conference negotia tions on Laos Meanwhile the Western Big Three shaped up a new plan designed to rid the troubled kingdom of the North Vietna mese who they claim turned the tide of battle in favor of the Pathet Lao rebels Minnesota Cloudy showers warmer Highs Friday near 70 THE UNITED State Britain Fiveday Iowa Temperaturesand France also were weighing will average near to slightlya proposal to spell out definite above normal Friday nightinternational guarantees for any through next Wednesday Nor mal highs are from near 70 in the northeast to the mid 70s in the southwest Normal lows are from the upper 40s in the northwest to the lower 50s in the southwest Rainfall will average about 50 of an inch in the north to one inch or more in the south occurring agreement neutralizing t h a Southeast Asian kingdom France will submit the plan to oust the North Vietnamese Com munists The proposal will be part of a detailed document set ting forth arrangements for but tressing peacemaking machin ery in the wartorn jungle coun try in showers and thunderstorms U S Secretary of State Dean early in the period and againRusk insisted Thursday Amer next Tuesday or Wednesday jican military advisers would iquit Laos only if the North Viet GlobeGazet c weather data up leayc L to 8 am Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise 54 43 49 On the inside Editorials Page 4 CobGaiette 5 North Iowa News6 Society News 89 Mason City News 1011 Latest Markets 11 Sports 1314 Clear Uke News14 Comics 17 The Maroon 22 TV Guide Pullout Section FLAGS NEW HOME WASHINGTON Officials Friday laid the cornerstone of the new home of the original jStar Spangled Banner The new structure scheduled for com pletion in late summer 1962 is the Smithsonian Institutions Museum nology of History and Tech A HIGH WESTERN authority isaid the allied proposals are shaping up this way 1 The Western powers claim each Pathet Lao battalion is stiffened by a cadre from neighboring Communist North Viet Nam The West insists they must be ousted The future Lao tian army must contain only Laotians and must be limited in jsize I 2 The IndianPolishCanadian truce commission must be strengthened possibly by the addition of new members Its operations must not be ham strung by open or concealed vetoes 3 The commission must have power to travel into northern Laos where the Pathet Lao is in control It should supervise the purge of the North Vietnamese as well as police the ceasefire 4 The commission must have its own transportation system airplanes helicopters cars and its own communica tions arrangements
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