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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 10, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited far ttw The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 163 Associated United UterutticesJ FaU MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 10 1W3 10e i Consists of Four StdlonsSection No Rail accord reached until July 29 Mason Cify 9th in U S Work two hours for days pay Say it costs million Retail sales are highest in Iowa Retail sales per household in ihe Mason City area are ninth highest among the 300 metropol itan county areas in the United States listed by Sales Manage ment magazine Despite being the smallest in factor in the increase They climbed from in 1961 to according to the State Tax Commission report Retail sales other than cars sagged during the second and third quarters of the year but re population 50900 of the 300 bounded in the last quarter listed Mason Citys area sales Here are comparisons by quar Mason City Cedar Rapids 4777 IslMoline Des Moines Dubuque5323 Sioux City 5007 Waterloo4463 By ROGER LANE AP Business News Writer NEW YORK Chicago Denver train taking 16A hours to cover 1034 miles changes engine crews eight times en route roughClinton ly every 130 miles DavenptRock Employes average two hours in the cab collect one and one quarter days pay Railroads contend such use oi manpower and payroll money i wasteful and have vowed to change the work rules that re quire it Unions representing the men who would lose their jobs have threatened a nationwide strike to protect them For the railroads a year paid for what they consider makework featherbed at stake At issue for nearly 200000 fire men engineers switchmencon ductors and brakerheri are tHfe jobs of up to 65000 of them About 40000 of the jobs that would be eliminated arebeldOay firemen This is the single biggest rub although there are scores and scores of others all wrapped up in the disputed work rules in effect management union con tracts Railroad executives say the roles of firemen on freight train diesel locomotives and in switch yard service are obsolete The need for firemen they ar gue disappeared starting about 20 years ago That was when auto matically fueled diesel engines begin to replace coalburning locomotives whose fires were stoked by firemen Unions contend that although his title is outmoded the fireman is important as a copilot for the en gineer The helper acts as a second pair of eyes a lookout a union spokesman said He performs a safety function H E Gilbert president of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire men and Enginemen says 190 train crewmen were killed in ac cidents in a recent year On most work rule points a presidential railroad commission reported to President Kennedy in February 1962 that it agreed with the management position The commission studied railroad operating practices for 15 months Simon H Rifkind a former federal judge who headed the commission was emphatic about firemen holding they no longer needed Of that Im certain I went out and saw for myself Rifkind told newsmen The commission recommended a halt in hiring of firemen for freight and yard service duty dismissal within a year of 13000 firemen with less than 10 years service and release by death retirement and the of 27000 others Displaced firemen would get dismissal pay of up to 60 per cent of regular checks for up to 36 months preference in rehiring and two years of retraining at railroad expense Gilbert rejected the commission report as harsh inhumane and retrogressive North Weather outlook Fair mild Wednesday lows in tower Partly cloudy warmer Thursday highs in SOs Weather detcifs on 2 activity index is the highest in Iowa It iscompared with other Iowa areas listed as follows Cily Sales Bank Kitlnc 9th 131 56th 117 Clinton 4714 67th 113 4383 4707 126th 69th 12th 26th 114th 106 ters of sales tax collections for the last three years 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1960 323175 324107 360317 1961 1962 331155 334238 354775 329539 322811 371477 Auto sales showed big gains during the first three quarters 118 of 1962 compared with 1961 bu 112 122 103 Mason Citys showing in the magazine is despite a consider able underestimation of sales for the year The magazine esti mates retail sales for 1962 at 65893000 The report of sales ax collections by the Iowa State ax Commission shows sales of 172019072 for the city The state report is an accur ate index of sales since it is calculated on the 2 per cent sales tax collections millionmark passed last year for the first ime in the citys history The L961 figure was and for I960 Automobile sales were a big cased in the final three months of the year Here are the sale reported by the state for each quarter in 1961 and 1962 First second third fourth Clear Lake whose sale slumped in 1960 showed a big gain for the second straight year Here are sales tax collec tions by quarters as reported by the state for the last three years K meets Red chief of the Hungarians MOSCOW AP Premier Chrushchev met amid smiles with lungarian Communist boss Janos Cadar in a Kremlinunity session Vednesday while Chinese and So viet negotiators ground through another day of grim discussions aimed at finding some solution to heir ideological split The talks with the Chinese end id with no indication whether they would resume Thursday or whether delegates would take an other consultation recess A new attack on the Soviet par ty from Peking bolstered reports that the Soviet and Chinese ne gotiators were making little or no progress toward any significant improvement in relations between the two Communist giants 1960 1st 2nd 42643 48839 43074 3rds 4th 1961 48468 52098 43195 1962 47500 5849T 48354 Inside The Globe NEW CLASSES meet stu dents at state schools Page 3 SQUABBLE ON Franklin County Little League in surance Page 20 MASON CITY Clear Lake win in sectional tourney Page 22 BELIEVE ROUTE for In firmly es Page 33 The total retail sates for the three years in Clear Lake are 58279183 and 14 Sales tax reports by the State ax Commission are delayed by he fact that merchants are not required to report their collec ions until the threemonth pe riod after the sales Commission employes then take additional months to tabulate the returns terstate 35 tablished Society news e7t910 North Iowanews 21 Sports news 2121 Clear Lake news 2627 Latest markets 32 Mason City news 3231 Editorials Comics 3i Transport timetable 3 Classified pages 3S39 Khrushchev returned from Kiev to greet the Hungarian premier and party leader and a large group of Hungarian party and gov rnment officials at the Kievsky ailroad station In contrast to the owkey reception for the Chinese negotiators last week the Hungar ans got the full treatment fhrushchevs presence a big rowd in front of the station a ive telecast of the arrival a troop review and playing of the lational anthems The Soviet premier in his brief welcoming statement made no eference to the ChineseSoviet legptiations But Kadar in reply pointedly said the Soviet and Hun iariari Communist parties are iuided by similar principles con No try for negotiations at Charles City CHARLES CITY WJ Mem ters of Local 893 of the Inter national Typographical Union and the Charles City Press have not discussed their differences since the paper was struck June 27 Keith Powell the Press said Tuesday The paper has not been pub lishcd since the union went on strike after negotiators failec to agree on a new contract The old contract expired May 31 Is sues in dispute include wages holidays vacations and sic pay Late news bulletin WASHINGTON UPI A nationwide niilroad strike was averted until at least July 29 when man agement and labor accepted President Kennedys proposal that a special panel study their bitter rules dispute and make legislative recommendations WASHINGTON UPI Rail unions Wednesday rejected President Kennedys arbitration proposal in the railroad crisis and the Chief Executive summoned both union and management officials to a 2 pm GST conference in a new effort to h e a d off a midnight strike The White House declined to say what the Presi dents next step might be But there was considerable speculation throughout the capital that the railroads might be asked to delay im posing n e w rules that would lead tcra strike As the midnight strike dead le drew nearer Kennedy de oted virtually his entire work lay to the problem which could ead to i massive coasttocoast ansportation tieup With the exception oE one brief plornatic appointment and a 5mimite midday break for a in the White House pool the resident was in almost con Record crop estimate WASHINGTON Agr culture Department Wednesday forecast this years production of corn at 3849133000 bushel and of wheat at 1110578000 bushels Pliolofax RAIL WALKOUT DEADLINE vania Railroad workers walk through train yard in New York A nationwide railway strike scheduled for Thursday at one minute after midnight if rail road and rail union officials fail to settle their dif ferences erning the construction of social sm concerning all issues and uestions of world workers move ments and of foreign policy Pravda the Soviet Communist party newspaper used Kadars dsit as the basis for another tatement of Soviet opposition to he Chinese hard line Referring to the Soviet Union and Hungary it said Our Marx stLeninist parties our fraternal peoples regard the struggle for jeace and peaceful coexistence universal disarmament for the exclusion of war from the life to COnslder lts next move May expel Meredith for Evers statements OXFORD Miss four man committee of the Mississippi State College Board meets Wed Desegregation ordered in Mobile schools MOBILE Ala AP Ordered by a federal appeals court to start school desegregation in Septem 3er the Mobile City County school Board meets Wednesday of society as the general line of their foreign policy Bulletin MOSCOW UPI The So viet Union announced W e d nesday the KremlinWashing ton hot line communica tions link will go into opera tion next Sept 1 Alabama is one of three states Carolina and Mississipp are the have no school integration below the col lege level Units of the University of Alabama were desegregated a month ago with the aid of federa troops Charles E McNeil president o the school board said no deci sion on future action will be made until the board and its attorney have studied the integration orde issued Tuesday by the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals nesday to discuss whether to ask ederal court permission to expel ames H Meredith from the Uni ersity of Mississippi because of iis public statements The committee planned a closed ession on the matter There was ittle likelihood members would iscuss the situation following heir meeting on the Ole Miss campus Meredith had been severely rep rimanded by dean of students L Love for remarks in con nection with the ambush slaying ast month of civil rights leader Medgar W Evers Meredith apologizedam agreed not to issue any more statements without clearing them with Dean Love the Tubb state ment said Meredith the 30yearold Negro who pioneered desegregation at Ole Miss meanwhile took the first of his two final exams for the first summer school session The proposed action against Meredith was disclosed in Jack son by Gov Ross Barnett at a news conference Tuesday The corn crop estimate In first of the year compared vit 3643615000 bushels last yea and 3551952000 for the 19576 average The crop is being grown und a program offering paymen and price supports to farme reducing their feed grain plan ings to help reduce surpluses The wheat estimate is 26483 000 bushels more than la months forecast of 1084095000 bushels It compares with 1091 787000 Jast year and 1225262 XX for me fiveyear average Wheat Isbeing grown under acreage allotments and markct ng quotas and a voluntary acreage reduction plan The estimated harvest of corn n Iowa was set at a record 791 850000 bushels an average of 75 bushels anacrc from the 10 558000 acres planted to corn In 1962 Iowa produced 742 976000 bushels with an aver age yield of 76 bushels an acre The 1962 corn crop was the argest in Iowa The record Iowa production of corn was in 1959 when 789035 000 bushels were harvested Oats production in Iowa was estimated at 116382000 bushels an average of 42 bushels from each 2771000 acres planted to oats The department listed Iowas soybean acreage at 3620000 acres but did not estimate the yield lanl conference with various fficials and advisers Kennedy called congressional cadcrs to the White House for emergency conferences with other governmental leaders a possible indication that he would ask Congress to work out a set tlement If he should adopt this course it was believed that Kennedy also would ask the railroads to hold off on pulling into effect new work rules which would trigger the midnight walkout The five unions turned down Kennedys proposal to let Su preme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg arbitrate the dispute and work out a final settlement The railroads which accepted the proposal said the new would go iota effect at mid night The un ions promptly disclosed that members had been lold lo carry out strike instruc tions on any carrier that posted notices of the new GOLDBERG work rules Concern mounted as the clock moved toward the midnight deadline The government be g a n preparations to at least ease the paralyzing effects of a nationwide rail tictip The Interstate Commerce Please turn to page 2 SERVICES HELD SANTA MONICA Calif UP Funeral services were held Wednesday for Mrs Lu cille DavidDrewctt 64 cousin of Sir Winston Churchill SAME There is one must be the weather Maybe its the weather You know how a per sons temperament can change when the sweat be gins to run down the forehead and into the eyes Its aggravating when he feels the perspiration soaking through a fresh white shirt Sometimes its difficult to get a satisfactory breath of air Other limes one feels he is struggling in an eternal steam bath with clothes on Its the causes it Hut it does happen Patience is apt to melt and ooze out until it is no longer a controllable substance Its the season for it Animals and birds are not exempt from the heat it appears Those shown here testify to that fact by their actions Two Polar bears argue about the coolest spot in the pool in a New York 700 On the other hand the two flamingoes at a Tokyo zoo are not exactly billing and cooing as the picture might suggest They are quarreling over a tidbit of food Yes it must be the weather Solution Settle down beside a shady tree throw a line in the brook lean back draw on a smoke and dip the tootsies in the water but go it alone just in case   

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