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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 8, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 102 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires UUc a copyjThis Paper Conssits of Two SectionsSection One MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 8 1962 IBad year7 1 for labor disputes Big pacts not settled By JOSEPH R SLEV1N New York Herald Tribune Service WASHINGTON William E Simkin the husky quietspoken director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service predicts that the rest of 19G2 will be a year of bitter labormanagement dis pules People call me a pessimist Simkin said in an interview I think its going to be a bad year very difficult year The mediation chief said the quick and peaceful steel settle ment has been a helpful de velopment but he declared that he doubts that other collective bargaining negotiations will fol low the moderate steel agree ment The basic problem is that theres no wage increase for the first year and that the major benefits go into job security Simkin said I dont think we can be assured that will be a general pattern The next big industry coming up is aerospace There are 30odd major contracts The first is aero jet on May 27 They run all the way into September Weve got the can industry coming Weve got aluminum and the East Coast longshore and a whole host of construction con tracts Those are beginning to hit now Scattered all across the country are dozens of construc tion contracts that expire in the next couple of months Those are the really big ones in terms of a large number of employees We dont anticipate any of them to be simple Simkin is a 55yearold profes sional arbitrator who has served as a permanent arbitrator in the steel rubber shipbuilding North Iowa rayon apparel andbus transporta tion industries The mediation chief said he thinks this will be a bad year partly because union negotiators will become tougher as the country becomes more prosperous but primarily because bargaining is sues are growing more complex No 7i ATLANTIC CITY NJ President Kennedy told labor Tuesday that unjustified wage demands which require price in creases are as much against the national interest as unjustified profit demands which require price increases He said I speak with a single voice to the men on both sides of the nations bargaining tables when I say that your sense RECEIVES Most Rev James J Byrne new archbishop of Dubuque receives the shepherds staff of authority from Archbishop Egi dio Vagnozzi personal representative of Pope John Photofax XXIII in the United States The installation cere monies look place at St Raphaels Cathedral in Du buque PARTIY CLOUDY The unions are responding to automation by pushing elaborate job security demands while the employers are pressing increas ingly for contract changes that will allow them to run their opera tions more efficiently Simkin ex plained Were getting more cases of companies mostly medium and small where the company is running into financial difficulties and comes in with a whole host of bargaining demands In some of these cases bargaining for the first time is getting to be a two way street There were a surprising num ber of instances last year where new contracts were signed with no wage increase and sometimes even with wage cuts and with changes in working conditions that were not improvements for the union These were rough cases The trend is away from the amount of the wage increase being the dominant issue Ten or 15 years ago if you got the wage increase settled the other mat ters were easy Now in a lot of cases the amount of the wage increase issues cooler Partly Clear Tuesday night lows in upper 30s cl o u d y Wednesday Instal in ritual highs in low 60s Iowa Generally fair Tuesday night cooler west and ex treme south lows 30s north cast to 40s southwest Partly cloudy Wednesday warmer extreme w e s t highs 5560 northeast 8085 extreme southwest Minnesota Partly cloudy warmer Highs Wednesday in 60s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 58 Minimum 43 At 8 am 45 Precipitation 30 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 74 Minimum 45 is one of the simpler Simkin stressed that lutomation actually is only one aspect of a widening union demand for great er job and income security These issues are highly com plicated for example pensions highly complicated from a technical and cost point of view he said One of the minor changes in one of the automobile pension plans last fall estimated to cost The Genera Motors supplementary un employment benefit plan is as big as the nationwide agreement The same thing is true of the Gener al Motors pension and insurance agreement Fifteen years ago they didnt have either one of these Separation pay and early re tirement plans are other illustra tions of the kind of protection that the unions are seeking Simkin said Then there are the short week payments that came in in the auto industry this year compensation for an employee whos called in to work but doesnt work a whole week That was re solved one way in avitos and an other way in steel Then theres a whole host of ramifications in Army may increase length of training WASHINGTON UPI The Army said Tuesday that it may increase the length of its six month reserve training program to enable recruits to develop ad ditional military skills It made the statement when asked about published reports that the six month training period might be shortened to four months or to 19 weeks The Army said neither it nor the Defense Department was currently considering such a plan TOURS THAILAND BANGKOK Thailand S Defense Secretary Robert McNamara arrived here Tues day and almost took off on a 900i through northeast area bordering Laos with Gen Lyman Lemnitzer chairman of the U S Joint Chiefs of Staff almost immediately on a 900mile swing sensitive SAME Safety Department lIftDrcs Black Hag Means traffic Dealh in Tail Jl Houri DUBUQUE AP The Most Rev James J Byrne 53 was in tstalled Tuesday asthe seventh archbishop of Dubuque in century old St Raphael Cathedral with his widowed mother five brothers and three sisters looking on The colorful ceremonies fol lowed by two months his appoint ment as archbishop He is the first native Mirinesotan to become an archbishop Archbishop Byrne served as auxiliary bishop of St Paul Minn his home town from 1947 to 1956 and as bishop of Boise Idaho from 1956 until his elevation to archbishop The Most Rev Egidio Vagnoizr apostolic delegate to the United States presided at the installation he was one of the youngest bish before about 1000 persons includops in America ing clergy and lay leaders v LHGijlUtJU Occupying a reserved section of at the twohour ceremonies with the church were Mrs Mary Agthe Rt Rev M s g r Justin nes Byrne the archbishops mothDriscoll as master of ceremonies 1947 He succeeds Archbishop Leo Binz who was installed as arch bishop of St Paul Feb 28 The archbishop was ordained a priest in 1933 He received his doctorate in sacred theology four years later and became professor of theology at St Thomas College where he was dean from 1941 to 1945 When he was consecrated a bishop in 1947 at the age of38 N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Rail merger endorsed PHILADELPHIA Shareholders of the New York Central and the Pennsylvania Railroads have voted approval of a merger of their two lines into a 5 billion 22000mile railroad system Directors ofboth roads already have approved and have peti tioned the ICC for permission to merge Schoolsbill approved House Education subcom mittee approved President Kennedys fiveyear million proposal to better the quality of teaching in US schools Its chances beyond expected approval of the parent House Education and Labor commit tee were not considered bright this year Accuses doctors of blackmail WASHINGTON Secretary Abraham Ribicoff accused a group of New Jersey doctors of trying to blackmailCongress and the American by saying they would refuse to treat elderly patients under a Social Securityfinanced medical care program Rusk calms Aussies CANBERRA Secretary of State Dean Rttsk declared any belief the UnitedStates is seeking advantages from Britains bid to enter the European Common Market is utterly unfounded His words obviously were designed to allay fears of Aus tralia and New Zealand who look on the British move with misgivings Russ plan called absurd United States said Soviet Rus sia s proposals for verifying destruction of nuclear delivery vehicles in a general disarmament treaty were and would lead to absurd re sults The Soviet plan leaves too much room for cheating by the Communists American ambassador Arthur H Dean told the 17nation conference Archbishop Vagnozzi presided cr and his five brothers and Following the installation Arch three sisters His father died in bishop Byrne delivered the ser mon and celebrated a solemn pontifical mass Dubuque Protestant and Jew ish groups also were represented at the ceremonies marking the formal installation of Archbishop Byrne as leader of the archdio cese which includes 30 northeast ern Iowa counties US Sen Jack Miller RIowa was among the representatives o government attending A new automobile and a purse were presented to Archbishop Byrne later in the day Two banquets accommodating more than 800 guests also were held In his installation sermon Archbishop Byrne called upon his flock to convince others thai God loves them Man is much more upset b being unloved or at least think ing that he is unloved than by not being able to conquer outer space or than by not having great influence in the commu mty of nations the archbishop said Archbishop Byrne arrived here by chartered plane from Boise late Monday and was welcomed by a delegation of church and civic officials headed by Bishop George J Biskup administrator of the Dubuque archdiocese Shortly after his arrival Arch bishop Byrne presented his cre dentials to the 10 priest consult ers of the archdiocese The consukers include Msgr A J Breen pastor of II o 1 y Family Church Mason City Uncover fort built at Detroit in 1779 D E T R 0 IT fl H i storians ook over supervision of digging at a building construction site Thursday after workmen turned up parts of a British fort built in 1779 Wooden structures found by dig jers at a new bank site were authenticated Monday as parts of Fort Lcrnoult built on what is low Fort and Washington a busy ntersection in the citys heart RODENTIZED RADIO McCOOK Neb station KWRV was off the air or two hours Monday because of a short circuit that resulted when a mouse was pursued into Is transmitter by a snake JFK asks labor to cut demands responsibility the responsibility of both labor and management to the genera the founda tion on which our hopes must build for the survival and success of the free enterprise system The President in a speech de livcred at the United Auto Work crs convention said the adminis tration would not undertake to fix prices and wages in a peacetime economy but that it must define Ozark and Central airlines to merge Proposal endorsed by Mason City Announcement of welladvancec merger negotiations betweei Ozark Air Lines of St Louis and Central Airlines of Fort Worth Tex was greeted with enthusi asm Tuesday by the Mason City Airport Commission The expanded enterprise which would have its headquarters at St Louis would put Mason City in the service pattern of the lo cal service carrier having the largest route mileage system h the nation Hope wasi expressed at TUBS days commission meeting that the new combined airline could bring back to Mason City a north south routefrom the Twin Cities o Kansas City and even beyond by way of Des Moines Central Dzark competition in south cen tral US would be eliminated at a time when trunk airlines are withdrawing from some medium sized cities The merger negotiations were earned of late Monday by the Sf Louis GlobeDemocrats when Ozark and Central asked the Civil Aeronautics Board for a 30day postponement in a route hearing scheduled for Thursday Ozark Air Lines itself sent copies of the St Louis news story to Mason City and other points on its line by wire The request for hearing delay said only 30 days would be re quired tocomplete negotiations B approval would be required for the merger if negotiations are successful The main cities on the outer rim of the enlarged territory would be Chicago Milwaukee MinncapolisSt Paul Omaha Denver Lubbock Dallas Fort Worth Little Rock Nashville Louisville and Indianapolis Central would bring 4880 route miles into the new firm and Ozark would bring 4670 for a total of 9550 The new airline would also be first among the local service carriers with 107 communities served In number of passengers orig inated the new company would be third among the local car riers with 813278 yearly al though merger effects could in clude passenger increases Central would bring 18 DCS planes into the merger and Ozark 23 Centralalso has four Convair 240s and Ozark has three jetprop F27s Bulletins CAPE CANAVERAL Fla tfl powerful Centaur space rocket utilizing a revolution ary hydrogen fuel exploded in flight about 50 seconds after blasting off on its maiden test flight The fiery explosion sev eral thousand feet above Cape Canaveral dealt a severe setback to this nations plans for de veloping the high energy Cen taur WASHINGTON United States Tuesday fired an intermediate yield nuclear weapon dropped from an air plane the Atomic Energy Com mission announced If was the sixth in the new atmospheric tests over the Pacific goals and point out the national interest Bui we possess and seek no powers of compulsion added Kennedy saying the government must mainly rely on the volun tary efforts of labor and business to make certain the national in terest is preserved Thus within a month of his successful battle to force Big Steel to roll back its price in creases Kennedy has advised la bor the same standard will be ap plied to wage pul lie interest But as he tried to soothe busi nessmens concern over his steel price tactics eight days ago when he spoke to the US Chamber of Commerce Kennedy Tuesday at tempted to allay labors concern over the administrations close patrolling of wage contracts He told the chamber We do not want the added burden of de termining individual prices for in dividual products He said much the same thing to the auto workers We have no intention of inter vening in every labor dispute Wo are neither able nor willing to substitute our judgment for the judgment of those who sit at every local bargaining table in the country Kennedy told the UAW dele gates the same responsibility for a noninflationary and peaceful settlement applies both to you and management in your forth corning negotiations in the air craft and missile industry On the eve of Kennedys speech UAW President Walter Reuther hurried out a statement confirm ing that the unions collective bar gaining policy conforms with Ken nedys economic stability goals It came out one day after Reu ther appeared to be bucking against the administrations ap peals to keep pay raises closely geared to rises inproductivity The UAW chief told the conven tionSunday that wages for work ers should rise faster than gains in productivity On the inside Editorials page 4 Society News 89 North Iowa News 10 Sports 1314 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News1617 Clear Lake News18 Comics20 Farm News 21 Transit Schedule 22 A trail of damage as storm bands hit Iowa Bj THE ASSOC1ATKD IKESS Powerful winds spewed by three bands of thunderstorms that raced across Iowa late Monday in batch es left a trail of unroofed build ings and homes broken barns disrupted telephone and power lines and fallen trees It was Iowas introduction to the tornado season j The winds were not officially ia belecl as tornadoes but the effect was about the same in the Boone and Newton areas of central Iowa in Scott County on the east ern border and in Council Bluffs on the west The winds were strong enough lo blow two big semitrailer trucks off Highway 6 west of Newton de MOTHERS OF YEARMarv Celesta and Mrs John H Glenn mother of the astro naut hold their bouquets after being named officially as mothers of the year by the American Mothers Committee Inc at ceremonies in New York Mrs Glenn New Concord Ohio won the title of World Mother Mrs WealherJy Fort Payne Ala a grcat greatgreatgreatnieoe of George Washington was chosen American Mother of 1962 molish a house in the same area lift the roof off the Community School District building at Collins between Ames and Newton and blow out store windows in down town Council Bluffs While the damage to properly was believed very extensive there were no reports of hospitalized casualties The storms were freakish in na ture dumping as much as about 2i inches of rain at Gilbert in StoryCounty and whipping up only dust at Council Bluffs The first blast hit central Iowa about pm while hail as bis as baseballs Another with hail of golfball size bad funnel clouds aloft and strong surface winds that raked a farm section near Luther south cast of Boone isolated tlic town of Collins in Story County and reached as far cast as Mount Joy north of Davenport An Arkansas truck with two Missouri truckers aboard was in volved in a collision with a car and went through a guard rail into the Iowa River near Montour One man BiJly A Huston 28 of Cassville Mo got out of the truck cab to safety but his companion co Catron 26 of Cassvilie was rapped in the cab in water up to lis head until a Tama rescue squad freed him with hacksaws and torches Catron suffered cuts and bruises If was about pm when tornadic wind unroofed the com munity school at Collins smashed school windows and leveled barns in the area Damage to the school   

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