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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 9, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             DETROIT MJChryster Corp and the United Auto Workers union reached a dramatic last minute agreement Wednesday on a precedentsetting contract which includes pensions of up to a month and improved health benefits The threeyear contract reached a scant 55 minutes be fore a scheduled 10 am CDT nationwide strike byChryslers 74000 UAW was termed by UAW President Wal ter Reuther most his toric agreement in the Ameri can labor movement with re spect to pensions and security for workers The contract agreement an nounced jointly by Reuther and Chrysler Corp Vice President John Leary is expected to set the pattern for the unions ne foiiations with Ford and American Motors Spokesmen for Ford GM and AMC had no immediate com ment on the UAWChrysler pact which calls for an overall eco nomic package averaging 54 cents an hour for each worker during the three year life of the agreement A y Reuther was not specific on how the new contract would affect straight wages He in dicated the annual improvement factor would remain the an increase of tyfo and hall or six cents hourly whichever is greater with a possible increase in third year of the contract Other provisions included an increase in retirement pension benefits two additional holi days increased vacations and improved hospital and medical benefits for workers and their families On the issue of improved working conditions which the UAW had desribed as one of its priority demands the con tract increases the daily relief time for each worker from 24 minuted to 36 minutes The agreement ended the possibility of major walkouts at IS Chryslers 40 plants in 12 states whichwould have crippled pro duction on new 1965 models Several walkoutswere reported at Chrysler plants Wednesday However union spokesmen termed them expressions of exuberance and said normal production would resume later Wednesday Reuther said he had notified all local UAW units around the country of the settlement and had instructed them to continue negotiations on attheplant grievances This was expected to prevent any locar wildcat walkouts V More than half ofthe 106 UAW bargaining units already have reported settlement of their problems Reuther said the early retire ment benefits call for an aver tor years hot i ceed 70 per ers the The two new holidays tp the present six full and two halfday holidays were Good CHRYSLER Continued en 2 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER tide Consisli ot Two One Associated Press Full Lease Wires No 182 Dora s win eqin lashing Florida coast ST AUGUSTINE AP Hurricane Cora puffing mightily from 100 miles at sea sent gusts of 60 miles an hour through the quaint streets of the nations oldest city Wednes day A fivefoot tide topped by crashing waves rolled into the beach along the oceanside of a narrow peninsula just across Matanzas Bay from the City The worst apparently was still to come as Dora slammec hurricaneforce winds ot T mph into shore miles to he south and drew a de structivebead ry t Augustine She packed top winds of 12 mph The St Augustine peninsula was almost entirely evacuate by its some 3000 residents late Tuesday and early Wednesday many leaving via Nationa uard trucks and puSic school uses There will rlways be some jeople who will refuse to move said city Civil Defense Director Fred Lillis All we an do is let them stay The Weather Bureau said ides up to 10 feet were run ning ahead of the massive hur ricane in a small areanorth 01 ts eye Hurricane and gale winds raged over 200000 square miles of the Atlantic an area 50 000square miles laiger Uia the nations thin Apparently out of danger yere 5000 persons who ignored the warnings of Civil Defense orkers and chose to ride but IB storm in oceanfront homes t Daytona Beach about 50 miles south of St Augustine I tide about six hit waves rolled acros Matanzas Bay and crashed ove SL Augustines main thorough fare Bay Street scene of mos of last summers racial disor ders and site of many historic a buildings the Daytona Beach peninsula early Wednesday but did not damage any buildings Pobce cautioned against sightseeing on he beach however warning that the storm danger had not passed Dora with hurricane and gale winds raging over an area twice the sizeof the state of Getnfca was centered 100 miles east of Daytona Beach and moving northwest toward St Augustine Just 30 miles north of St Ans ustine is Jacksonville a city of 250000 population which has not 2 NFO pickets killed by truck in Wisconsin BONDUEL Wis menl Police said that before they nto the office but most of the rickets continued to mill around Pholofax been hit by cane in this LASHING DOWN WHATS LEFT prepares to lash down what is left of a St Augustine water century front motel pier as winds from Hur ricane Dora smashed into the Florida coast ere killed during a National had a chance to push the dempickets cpntinu armers Organization picketing onstratqrs away in front he jbuilding emonstration Wednesday when of the truck the vehicle moved icy were run over by a livelforward running over thetwo ock dealers truck loaded with men attle j Sheriffs officers quickly re The victims were identified as moved the andtook him Howard Falk 64 Bonduel and through lines of jeering Melvin Cummings 44 Antigo the Equit V The incident occurred in front Maqy of the women picket of the Equity Livestock Coopwere crying erative Yards in Bonduel a A reporter at the scene northeastern Wisconsin comscribeL the pickets as in an raunity near GreenBay ugly About 250 NFOvpickets were Rainbegan1 falling immediate at the yards when ctruck carly afterthe driyer was taken lying the name Ivan Miileriof Cecil Wis arrived with ai1 load of cattle The driverwas armed with a pistol Police took the weapon after the truck entered the gate of the yards The pickets were jammed around the truck State patrolmen joined coun y police in an effort to keep he group under control Three ambulances were sent o the scene and Shawano Coun ty authorities issued a call for every available man i 4 They alsot asked surrounding counties to send all possible manpower e A short time before the men were run over the pickets had succeeded in turning back a truck with bogs Fast time to end here i Mason City to set clocks back Sept 13 The City Council of Mason City Tuesday night voted 42 to return to Central Standard Time at 2 amSunday This is three weeks earlier than the Oct 4 date originally set in April While not on the official agen da the time change discussion came after representatives of United Packinghouse Workers Local 38 appeared before the council asking reconsideration The change Monday night came on a motion by Walter Broadbent second ward coun cilman He cited the earlier time change in Minnesota and neighboring towns as a factor Joining Broadbent in the voting were Phil Skipton Dan Shire and Ray Randall the same three who voted on Aug 25 for an earlier change to standard time Harry Little and C E Leffler voted no Leffler said he cannot see that three weeks makes any difference The council had voted 32 Aug 25 on a motion to change to standard time on Sept 7 This failed because four votes are needed to pass a resolution M Douglas McMannes repre senting the union said Mason City is a peninsula as far as the leaders in the return to Central Standard Time arecon cerned He added that shoppers will go elsewhere if Mason City doesnt return to Central Stan dard Time and school children will be affected He said nine tenths of the state now is on Central Standard Time There was little council dis cussion In making the motion to return to standard time Broadbent first suggested that the change take effect immedi ately but then reworded his mo tion The Spanish program broad cast to schools over KGLOTV will not start until Oct 5 and no longer is a factor in the fast time discussion The radio and television sta tion will continue to receive network programs on daylight timeThis means they will be broadcast an hour earlier than now In other words a program seen at during daylight time will beseen at on standard time Barry says he would halt wild spending BY ARTHUR EDSON LOS ANGELES AP Sen Barry Goldwater in a deter mined drive to pick up the Western states he sees as his presidential base promises that if elected he will halt what he calls the wild spending spree by the Democrats What will your choice be Goldwater asked a roaring crowd in Los three tiered baseball stadium More power for Washington Less power for your home state and your town More money for wasteful government Less money for productive individ ual uses No Our choice is hrough freedom Goldwater had his largest crowd Tuesday night the Scoreboard said 53120 wef in the ball park that can seat 56 000 and he got a rousing welcome so rousing he couldnt speak until the message was flashed in big lights in leftfield Lets hear Barry This is friendly country for a Republican presidential candi date In 1960 Richard M Nixon carried California Oregon and Washington Soldwate hopes to win them too Hampton woman hit by car Dies in hospital HAMPTON Mrs I v a nlman Evelyn Kelly 49 died at the Franklin General Hospital Tues day night an hour after being struck by a car here Mrs Kelly was crossing High way 3 in Hampton carrying clothes on laundromat about the way to when she the was struck by a car driven by Mrs Lena ton Oitzman 59 of Hamp Mrs Oitzman said she didnt Mrs Kelly According to of ficers who investigated the sun The accident occurred pm Mrs Oitzman His scheduK Wednesday takes n all three states with stops in Sacramento Calif and Kla math Falls Ore before spend ng the night in Seattle Wash California is the big prize Ithas 40 big electoral votes and it has special appeal for joldwater It was here in the residential primaries that he cnocked off Goy Nelson A Rockefeller of New York and ook a major step toward win ning the GOP nomination Goldwaters speech in the stadium where the Dodgers and Angels play their home games was billed as his California kickoff and his fans paid apiece to sit in on a show that ran for almost three hours played Movie and television personalities were introduced Goldwater rode all the way around the stadium in his convertible while the crowd applauded before going to the speakers platform over second base Hundreds f yellow and Soys asphalt upkeep costs exceed cement Photofax C H A RG E D AS FAKE Thomas M Novak 29 has been charged with practicing medicine without a license in Detroit He reportedly earned between and during a fouryear period when he allegedly pretended to be a doctor Novak pic tured at his arraignment re fused to comment on the charges and was released un der bond las been charged with failure 0 yield the right of way to a pedestrian Funeral services are pending at Green Sietscma Funeral Home here Surviving are her husband four daughters Bev erly Ingtewood Calif Mrs Carmen Mangamella Jersey City N J Mary and Sylvia at home her mother Mrs Ida Schmeling er Carl Hampton a broth Schmeling Austin may have blinded Mrs gol balloons were released The cheers rolled in when Goldwater said I will as ont of my first actions in the White House ask he Congress to enact a regular and considered program of tax reduction I will also ask that Congress stop the wild spending spree begun by this administra tion Goldwaler contended it is Inside The Globe DES MOINES of maintaining asphaltpaved seg ments of the interstate highway system during the past five years were six times higher than for Portland cement pav ing a State Commis sion official said Forest Smiley maintenance engineer for the commission said that during the five years ended last June 30 it cost an av crage of a year per mile for surface maintenance of in terstate highways paved will asphalt He said the average yearly pcrmile cost of main taining portland cement seg ments was Smiley was the fourth witness to testify at a hearing called by the Legislative Interim Commit tec in an attempt to determine why the Highway Commission decided to pave a 14mile stretch of Interstate 80 nea Iowa City with asphalt instead of portland cement as original ly planned Smiley said the average as phalt costs did not include a re surfacing project in Interstate 80 near Acjair and other recon struction costs on that segment which broke up quickly after it as built Reconstruction now is progress Smiley said he had never been sked to discuss comparable osts of maintenance for the two paving materials with members of the Highway Com BARRY 2 Editorials Comics I Society news 111112 Clear Lake news 1415 Sports news 17 North Iowa news 19 Latest markets 20 Mason City news M21 Transit timetable 2t North Iowa Weather outlook Becoming cloudy scattered showers and thunderstorms in west portion late Wednesday night tows in mid Ms cloudy and cool Thursday witi showers and thunderstorms high in mtd 70s details 2 To reopen probe of Bob Baker WASHINGTON AP The enatc Democratic leadership otcd unanimously Wednesday or reopening the Bobby Baker nvcstigation with specific at ention to a charge of a wlitical payoff by former Am assador Matthew McCloskey Sen Mike Mansfield of Mon ana the Democrat leader old newsmen that later in the day he will introduce a resolu ion renewing the authority o he Senate Rules Committee to probe the Baker case He said the will di reel the committee specificall to look into the charge mad by Sen John J Williams R Del last week that McCioskey a Philadelphia contractor made a payoff on the District of Columbia Stadium Contract Ar mission Earlier Jack Reid contracts engineer for the commission testified he had never been asked to determine whether portland cement contractors were capable of completing In terstate 80 between Iowa City and Grinnell this year In answer to a question Reid said he had not received any gifts in the last several years although about 30 years ago I might have gotten a box of ci gars He saM there are no flat guide ines to follow in determining whether contractors are finan ially qualified to bid on con truction projects Reid declined to give a direct answer when asked whether ob ective tests were used to deter nine contractors financial abit ty But he said the only way a contractor would be able to de termine whether he would be allowed to bid on a project would be to discuss his finances with commission officials Photoiu t TWO bodies of two NFO picketsr are shown in the roadway leading to the Equity stock Cooperative at Bonduel moments after men were struck and killed by acattle truck attempt ing to enter the coop Three other pickets jured none seriously i1W 4M Refuses to call Guard on NFO ST PAUL Minn Karl lolvaag refused for a second ime Tuesday a request to call iut the National Guard in con nection with the National Farm ers Organization meat holding action as new violence was re ported Market bound trucks were western Minnesota cstei stopped in two Minnesota coun tiesshootings were reported in a third and meat industry facil ities were bombed in Illinois and Wisconsin State Sen Cliff Benson of Ortonvilk Minn agreed to ask the governor for guardsmen after 35 iVrmers it Morris in the halting of nine trucks by about 150 NFO symphatUsers Degraff Monday Three wiad shields were broken by rocks and tires were flattened seven trucks A f I rwo wv Swift County Desraff is located ordered that than two roenbe allowed to any to saw no need for the Natfeut Guard now 4 Gov Rorvaag isswd mcnt calling foe cal moderation and good   

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