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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 4, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                             Tournament fever grips Iowa See stones on sports pages Supreme Court backs railroads on antifeatherbedding decision The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 4 1963 10c a copy No 20 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Editor and Publisher BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO U300 pm Sun WOI Ames 640 am Tues WTAD Qulncy 930 pm Thurs WSIJI CUj 910 pm Sit A century of applied Christianity IS GOING TO BE SOME what in the nature of a benediction Twenty years ago 1033 onceaweek com mentaries began singing the praises of a great cause known as Red Cross At this time every year and many times in between the annual membership and fund cam paigns Ive urged listeners anc readers to be generous in their support of Red Cross Within a month I shall be bringing my One Mans Opin ion talks to a close This will be the last time Ill be telling the Red Cross story in this par ticular form and setting That why Ive used the word bene diction although I wouldnt wish to leave the impression that mj loyalty to or affection for the organization often referred to as Mother of Mankind has diminished say nothing of ceased In a number of ways now is a propitious time for this bene diction swan song or whatever 3ou choose to call it First of all its the centennial of the found ing of the Red Cross by an amazing Swiss named Henri Dunant The idea and the ideal born on a battlefield at Solferino in Italy came to America during North Iowa Light snow and colder Monday night lows near 20 northwest to low 30s southeast Mostly cloudy with snow flurries and colder Tues day highs near 30 owa Snow ending sec tions late Monday night cold er southwest and extremeMonday night west lows 1520 northwest toi Sibley received the 30s southeast Partly cloudy Tuesday highs gener ally near 30 Further outlook cloudy with little temperature change Wednes day Initial flood threat heard Snow and rain spread across Iowa Monday anc gave the state a mixture of winter and spring weathe as the first flood threats of the season were sounded The heaviest snow was confined to northwest Iowa but mos of the state was expected to get some liglit snow before it end Vi inches of snow and had the apparen state low temperature of 25 degrees early Tuesday Three inche of snow fell in the Spencer area and Sioux City received an inc of snow Mason City had a quarterofaninch Southern Minnesot Minnesota Partly cloudy a little warmer Highs Tuesday in 30s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 5 degrees below normal Monday night through Saturday Normal highs are from the upper 30s in the north to the lower 40s in the south Normal lows are from 15 north to 25 south Cold at the beginning of the period with a warming trend Wednesday and Thursday but colder again Friday and Sat urday Precipitation will aver age 25 to 50 of an inch most of it falling Monday night and again about Friday GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 40 Minimum 24 Precipitation V4 snow Sunrise Sunset 606 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Crash near St Ansgar is fatal ST ANSGAR A Minnesota man was killed in a onecar traffic accident early Sunday in Iowa one mile south of the Min nesota border The victim was Carter John Lewis 56 Austin Lewis died after his auto went out of control on Highway 21 in Mitchell County about 20 miles south of Austin Mitchell County Sheriff Mer in Angell said Lewis was alone in the car which missed a curve in heavy fog about am He died of chest injuries Maximum Minimum 39 16 POET DIES RUTHERFORD NJ Dr our Civil War thanks to Clara William C Williams 79 a lead ing American poet for four dec ades died Monday of a cerebral Barton The American Red Cross is featuring the centenary in number of ways Its being high lighted course in the fund campaign now under way In May it will be the central theme of the national convention being appropriately held in Philadel phia At the grassroots Red Cross chapters are turning a spotlight on a century of dis tinguished service to humanity throughout the world Center of the worldwide ob servance will be Geneva Switz erland homeland of the founder and headquarters of both the League of Red Cross Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross It was in Geneva in 1863 that the Red Cross was brought into being by a young Swiss businessman who was more interested in hu manity than in banking tn a quiet unostentatious way the Red Cross is handling the receipt and delivery of the million worth of childrens food and medical supplies required by Fidel Castro in the release of 1113 Cubans captured in the abortive Bay of Pigs invasion two years ago And n be a good time to make clear the Red Cross role in that con troversial undertaking First it should be noted that the Red Cross had no part in the negotiations which led to the ransom arrangement Right or the decision had been made when the Red Cross was asked to take over Chairman Roland Harriman President Alfred M Gruenther and the executive committee of the national Board of Governors on which I was once privileged to serve agreed unanimously that the project was in keeping with the humanitarian principles of Red Cross The recognized fact that Fidel Castro is a despicable person Turn fo 2 Pltast amounts ranging up to inches at Rochester Loud thunderstorms shook som lowans from their sleep Sunday night as rain covered the south ern and eastern parts of the state The Highway Commission said Monday that highways northwest of a line through Onawa Denison Fort Dodge Mason City and Os age were 80 to 100 per cent snow packed Elsewhere in the state highways were wet to normal Changes in rules get OK Many jobs affected RESUMES PUBLICATION Press men hold up copies of the New York Post after the newspaper resumed pub lication breaking the New York City newspaper blackout The Post was one of nine major newspapers that closed Photofax down in the city 87 days ago Printers struck four of the dailies last Dec 8 The other five including the Post shut down The strike continues at the re maining eight newspapers SAME DATE 1962 62 ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES The commission said that US Highway 34 was closed by high water 4 miles east of Albia Cedar Creek near Bussey in Marion County has risen 10 feet since Saturday and was near flood stage the Weather Bureau said Weather forecasters said the rainfall and the snow melt have produced minor rises in the lower reaches of the Des Moines Skunk Iowa and Cedar rivers Ice action on some of the feeder streams in southern Iowa should produce lo cally sharp rises as the ice tends to block the stream channels The Middle River near Indian ola reported a 14foot stage Mon day morning Flood stage is 16 feet Only minor rises have been re ported on the lower Des Moines River with Ottumwa showing a rise of 2 feet and Des Moines Southeast 14th Street gage a 16 foot rise Osceola received 130 inches of rain Albia 93 Burlington 86 Lamoni 77 North English 70 Ot On the Inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 8 Society News 1011 Sports 1314 North Iowa News 15 Latest Markets16 Mason City News1617 Comics 18 7 nurses among 9 river dead NEW YORK M A bus car rying nine persons eight of ExIowa pastor girls engulfed in snow avalanche OURAY Colo ava lanche of snow slithering down hill at racing car speed swept over a high mountain road Sun day burying a Congregational minister his two daughters and Iheir car Rescuers endangered by other slides searched the snowy mass in a canyon alongside US 550 on Red Mountain Pass for the Rev Marvin Hudson 39 and daugh them nurses plunged off a roadway into t he East Rivcrjters 17 and Paulmc l2 Monday and vanished beneath The Rev Hudson formerly on the 11018foot pass for more crouched by his stuck car appar ently putting on tire chains The girls were inside the car The slide came down and took the car right off the road said James who had slopped his ma chine because 50mile an hour winds whipped up ground bliz zards that hampered his vision The car went around me and got stuck there and about that time the snowslide ran he said WASHINGTON Supreme Court unanimous ly upheld a lower court rul ing that the nations rail roads have the right to make sweeping work rules changes The Supreme Court in an un signed opinion rejected a union protest against plans by the car riers to eliminate what manage ment calls featherbedding work practices The railroads contend unneces sary jobs are costing them million a year Five operating unions repre senting about 210000 men who man the trains of 195 railroads had asked the court to overturn decision by the US Circuit Court in Chicago The Circuit Court had ruled in favor of the railroads and their plans to make working rules changes The Supreme Courts action was by an 80 vote Justice Goldberg a former secretary of labor dis qualified himself from the case The Supreme Courts opinion said that there was no bad faith or misconduct on the part of either the railroads or the unions that would justify either sides unilateral imposition of changes in working rules What is clear rather is that both parties having exhausted all of the statutory procedures are relegated to selfhelp in adjusting this dispute subject only to the invocation of the provisions of sec tion 10 lot the Railway Labor Act providing for the creation of an emergency board And on this basis the judgment below by the Circuit Court must be and is af firmed the opinion said The avalanche clogged the road the icy water served pastorates at Spencer Two persons were known Iowa and Winnebago Minn dead six others were presumed dead and one a woman was rescued City and Coast Guard craft I dont feel theres any chance theyre alive said Sheriff Albert Brown Ive been in snowslides The concussion is terrific It could raced to the scene and an urhave knocked them unconscious gent appeal went tp the Navy ancl Dubucue 4G for skin divers Rowboats were paddled out from shore in an The snow and rain were set off by a clash of moist air from the colder air from the effort to help The bus taking a load of than 500 feet with snow 18 feet deep It apparently carried the victims over a 70foot sheer wall to a creek bed below The snow is 30 feet or more deep in the canyon searchers said Hudson was on the way from Theres also a tremendous amounthis ranch home five miles south of mist Its almost impossible tojof Ouray to Silverton to conduct breath in it I Sunday services Labor Dept celebrates Labor Department looked back on a half century to celebrate the astonishing change time has brought to the lot of the American working man This is the departments 50th anni versary Must cut budget GOP WASHINGTON House Republicans said that without a S10 billion to S15 billion cut in President Kennedys budget request chances for the adminis trations tax cut will be almost nil Peru election unchanged LIMA Peru Gen Nicolas Lindley Lopez new chief of Perus military junta says the bloodless ouster Gen Ricardo Perez Godoy will not affect would holding of democratic elections scheduled for June 9 The civilian winner elected then is to replace the military bosses Lindley a onetime commando in structor in the U S Army joined two other mem bers of the fourman junta to force out Perez Godoy over the weekend Miners defy De Gaulle MERLEBACH coal miners of eastern Frances Lorraine region defied President Charles de Gaulles draft orders and refused to work Riot police were on duty to guard against violence Water vapor on Mars PALESTINE Tex The Stvatoscopc II space balloon probe of Mars confirmed the presence of water vapoi and carbon dioxide on the planet But scientists reported they could not tell whether there was enough to support any form of life nurses back to their down East Riverside Gulchjhome when the minister started i i i t11 r n i e ti i south and northwest It was the first fringe of a heavyjobs afterTunch snowstorm that swirled out of the watcrside road on Welfare Is Rockies and engulfed parts of the and hurtled into t h e rivers A snowplow operator Leo H Mrs Hudson and the couples The Supreme Court decision means that the railroads having gone through required bargaining procedures of the Railway Labor Act are now free to put desired manpower economies into effect If they do this a nationwide rail strike would be immediately threatened However the carriers and unions have an informal agree ment with the White House not to make any moves for 72 hours This armistice will give Presi dent Kennedy time to invoke pro cedures that will delay any show down at least for 60 days Actually with legal technicali ties cleared away both sides are expected to start real bargaining for the first time in the more than three years they have been spar ring over work force reductions The carriers immediate objec tive is to discharge some 13000 James said he saw the slidejOther three children remained atjfiremen and then gradually elim inate som 27000 other locomotive helhis illfated trip Great Plains with amounts of 12 inches and more Graham cancels Far East tour east channel HONOLULU Billy Graham ill hospital has cancelled a revival tour for the first time in his Department of Hospitals offi cials said the nurses worked at Goldwater Hospital and at Bird S Coler Hospital The bus was a school bus j type of vehicle operated by the citys hospital department Wel Evangelist farc Isiand is a hospital com in a Honolulu The bus was part of a shuttle service that transported employes to Queens on one side of the island and Manhattan on His Far Eastern crusade will the other go on without him making its first stop in Manila on March 10 Graham said from his hospital bed FLEE AVALANCHE LIMA Peru An ava ilanche triggered by torrential He is in St Francis Hospital nvrains swcpt down on thc Andes Honolulu sutfcring from what docvillage oflPampayacla Sunday tors called an acute mined infection police say all the villagers managed to flee before it struck Uses binoculars keeps Lyle peaceful at night LYLE mar shal Clarence Berg Lyle sat in his car at the edge of town scanning the area with binoc ulars Then he went to a serv ice station three blocks away and arrested a young man breaking into the building John Konke 18 Lyle was held in Austin Minn jail hearing He has no previous record Marshal Berg said he was about a block off Main Street and could see the youth ap proaching the station in the light from a street lamp Konke reportedly forced a door open and was inside over weekend pending a I when Berg arrived firemen in freight and yard serv ice The carriers claim the fire men are no longer needed on modern diesel locomotives The carriers are to serve a fiveday advance notice that they will put their desired manpower economies into effect Both the carriers and unions know that this will not be done without bargaining for an agree ment Kennedy will take advantage of the threeday armistice to name a national emergency board un der terms of the Railway Labor Act with the responsibility of in vestigating and recommending a settlement formula An earlier commission appointed by former President Dwight D Eisenhower spent a year studying the same dispute Plane missing on Iowa flight OMAHA private plans with four persons aboard has not been heard from since it left St Joseph Mo for Council Bluffs I Iowa Sunday night the Federal Aviation Agency said The plane a Cessna IS carried pilot Frank Nigro of Council Bluffs Photofax and passengers John Mackenzie DIG FOR AVALANCHE VICTIMS Men armed Sam Nigro and Cad the with shovels and long steel rods ditr into masses of snow for some trace of three persons feared killed in a snowslide at Ouray Colo They were a former Iowa Congregational Church minister and his two daughters traveling across Red Mountain Pass in an automobile FAA said The plane was enroute from Memphis Tenn to Council Bluffs and stopped to refuel at St Jo eph It left St pm and was iue Bluffs at pm at Council   

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