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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 1, 1963, Mason City, Iowa CLEAR LAKEA full sched ule of activities has been ar ranged for Governors Days Fri day evening through Sunday at Clew Lake Gov Harold Hughes and his family in whose honor the event is held will oc fUPr the Governors Suite at the Blue Horizon Motel for the weekend Invitations were issued to 215 elected and appointive officials schedule to start for Hughes at Lake Friday cd of the state and more dlsfni sored bv for u ju ur of the state and more digni taries than in past years are expected to attend Tickets to all special events for guests will be issued upon registration Friday afternoon at the Surf Ballroom The stag party honoring the State Conservation Commission at the Clear Lake golf course Friday evening is one of the highlights of the weekend Spon sored by the Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake the event draws about men an nually Wives of special guests and women members of the House of Representatives will atterxj a buffet supper Friday evening at the Surf Ballroom They also will see the Cobblestone Theater presentation See How They Run Both events are spon sored by the Womans Club Saturday morning is left open for persona recreation includ inggolf fishing boating and touring An hours excursion around the lake on the Show boat will begin at 10 am from City Dock A legislative conference sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce will be at the All Veterans Social Center at 2 pm Saturday It will be an informal gettogether for legislators in vited guests and press repre sentatives A style show and tea for wom en will be at the 0 R Scdars home 1401 N Shore Drive at pm Saturday Sponsors are the Civic League members Saturday evening will start with a charcoaled steak dinner on the patios of the Blue Hori zon Motel and Witkes Restau rant at 6 Guests may ride the Showboat from Witkes to City Dock for the evening program in City Park Gov Hughes is scheduled to speak after the band con cert in the Band Shell State lifesaving awards will be given by Frank UlisJi supervisor of technical service for the Iowa Department of Public Safety A stage show by professional en tertaiiiers will follow Eddie Skeets and his orches tra will play for the Ball at the Surf Ballroom Six Clear Lake churches are sponsoring t h e Community Church Service Sunday at am at the City Park Band Shell The Rev Neil Swanson Milwaukee is the guest speak er The North Iowas Daily Newspopei Edited for the newspaper that makes all Narth lowons neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL iw AuocUUd and United Pretc InUrnationtl Full Wiret MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 1 1943 10c a Pptr Conslsli of Two SecjlonSectlM On No 141 PRANKSTERS PARK kane Wash park workers Mike Sullivan left and Bill Pearson is this ninetier pyramid of picnic tables and one bench left by pranksters during night Wob bly 30foot structure was guarded to keep off ad venturous youngsters in TOLEDO Ohio UPI Ten migrant farm workers eight of them children were killed Wed nesday night when their sta tion wagon smashed headon into an oncoming tractortrailer The crash one of the worst single traffic accidents in Ohio history happened on a straight stretch of Ohio 51 about 10 miles southeast of here Authorities were several hours learning the identification of the victims because friends and relatives spoke only in Spanish The grinding crash wiped out one family of seven and three children from another family The dead were identified as Felix Campos 41 Florida City Fla his wife Catherine 36 their children Joseph 12 Rosa 91 killed V in July DES MOINES persons were killed in motor vehicle accidents in Iowa in of the worst monthly tolls in history The toll boosted the number of such deaths for the first seven months of 1963 io 359 For the same period lastyear there were 300 North Iowa Weather outlook Scattered thundersho w e r s Thursday night and Friday A litHe warmer Thursday night tows in mid eft Continued Warm Friday highs near Weather details on page 2 P rr The case of the dead dogs stumps Aredale farmers AREDALE Farmers south west of Aredale have been try ing to unravel a mystery for the past month or two Several farm dogs have dis appeared mysteriously or haye been found with slashed throats Two families have re ported being awakened by weird shrieking during the night A dog belonging to the Floyd Dohrman family has disap peared and another belonging to the Benton Davis family was missing for two days before he was found in some trees near their home with his throat cut from ear to ear A day later the Everett Con oly dog was injured and died The Vern Bushbaum dog has disappeared and a small dog belonging to Clclland Myers was found with a badlycut throat Dr J P Hoben Greenc veterinariah was unable to sew the wound because the dog had lost so much blood Dr Hobcn said he couldnt be sure what had caused the injury A large Shepherd dog be longing to Francis Stock was badly cut down each side of its head toward the neck and its throat was badly slashed AH of these people live within a one mile radius of each other Report Ward near death LONDON Jfi Dr Stephen Ward was reported near death Thursday A medical bulletin announced his condition had deteriorated after throat surgery to ease his breathing Convicted on two vice charges growing out of Britains sexand security scandal Ward remained a coma from an overdose drugs taken Wednesday on the last day of his trial Surgeons operated on Ward Thursday A morning medical bulletin is sued by St Stephens Hospital ic ivusa ujr 01 oiepiteii s nubpnai 10 Maria 14 Teresa 7 Ward was still grievously JjI C J i n n i WASHINGTON AP Formerment between the United States President Dwight D Eisenhower has flipped on a caution light for Republicans maneuvering ginger ly into position for Senate con sideration of the limited nuclear test ban treaty Eisenhowers statement in New York Wednesday that the agree David 5 and Guadaloupe Chico 6 and her brothers Raoul 13 and Jaime 7 The Chico childrens parents were Mr and Mrs Camilo Chi co who are the parents of twin boys not along on the outing All four were in a state of shock at St Charles Hospital here Authorities said the station wagon struck the right front side of the truck Gasoline from the trucks ruptured tanks spilled onto the highway and ig nited spreading flames about 200 yards down the highway McDonald takes Navy command WASHINGTON OrThe Navy changed commands Thursday welcoming aboard Adm David L McDonaldas the new chief of navaloperations and bidding farewell to the retiring chief Adm George W Anderson McDonald 57 a native of Maysville Ga moved from the 6th Fleet and Eastern Atlantic Common to the Pentagon post same route Anderson fol lowed or critically ill and still deeply unconscious W Mayne Butcher a hospital official said surgeons performed a tracheotomy which consists of making an opening into the wind pipe Mikesch new patrol boss sworn in DES MOINES ff Lt T R Mikesch was sworn in as chief of the Iowa Highway Patrol Thursday The 50yearold patrol veteran is the fourth man to head the patrol which was founded in 1935 The oath of office was admin istered by state Safety Commis sioner William F Sueppel who appointed Mikesch The brief ceremonies in the commissioners office were watched by Mikeschs wife Frances and his son John 21 Mikesch on the patrol for 26 years succeeds Col David Her Irick who retired Thursday Ike wont take on caution Inside The Globe REBUKES CHARGE made by Negroes Page 2 DOUBTS IOWANS will run to pay back taxes Page 3 BRAVES TAKE Southern Minnesota league lead Page 13 PARIS FASHIONS as one artist sees them Page 15 JULY WEATHER ideal for area crops Page 10 Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 547 Society J9 Mason City news lft11 Latest markets 11 Sports news 1314 Comics U Transport timetable It Classified pages 1119 North Iowa news 30 38 to lose jobs of Decker Thirtyeight union workers at the Jacob E Decker and Sons packing plant will lose their jobs Aug 12 An equal num ber of workers with more sen iority will be coming from the closed Sioox City plant to re place them Employment at t h e Mason City plant now is at compara tively low ebb said Robert Dal general manager and many of the members of toe local union are not employed there at present However the companys con tract with the United Packing house Workers Union provides feat those idled by the closing of the Sioux City plant may displace employes hired in sny other Armour plant after Aug 7 1961 This clause was included in the contract at the insistence of the union Dall said and was not considered desirable by the management of Armour Co The Decker plant is a division of Armour The 38 men coming here from Sioux City willarrive Aug 8 and will be interviewed and ac quainted with their new jobs so they can begin work Monday Aug 12 Dall said Armour Co will pay moving costs for the 234 men and 16 women go ing from Sioux City to other Armour plants The announcement by the company said 67 men would be transferred to the Omaha plant 65 to St Paul Minn 17 to Den ver 16 to St Joseph Mo 7 each to Kansas City Kn and Milwaukee 5 to San Angclo Tex 4 to North Platte Neb and 3 to Lubbock Tex Eleven women are being moved to St Paul 4 to St Jo seph and one to Denver Seven other former employes of the closed plant will be added to the work force at Armours Sioux City Plant No 2 a live stock slaughter facility the Soviet Union and Britain to halt all but underground tests some advantages and some dis advantages just about sums up the majority opinion among Sen ate Republicans So too did his refusal to take a stand on the pact until military men and scientists have testified fully about all aspects of jt In language similar to the call by Senate Republican Leader Everett M Dirksen of Illinois for a minute examination of the treatys implications Eisenhower added We must listen very closely Eisenhowers noncommital posi tion obviously was disappointing to President Kennedy andDemo cratic congressional leaders They would have liked an endorsement which might nudge GOP senators along toward a favorable vote For a time it looked as though the President would have diffi culty in getting GOP representa tion at the Moscow signing cere monies But he able to per suade Sens Leverett Sallonstall RMass and George D Aiken RVt to join the delegation which leaves Friday Everybody concerned has said that partisanship ought to have no part in the Senates debate on the treaty In the Senate Wednesday Dem jocratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana told his colleagues that Dirksen and Sen Bourke B Hick enlooper RIowa chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee were not being part isan in withholding commitments for the treaty Dirfcsen thanked Mansfield for his generous statements He added that he would lean over backward not to injure the Pros idenl on foreign policy matter But it stuck in many Republi can minds that if the Senate ratifies the treaty Kennedy would be the political beneficiary it next years campaign of any eas ing of world tensions that might accompany the action Partly because of this and part ly becat they want to satisfy as well as tiiey can constituents who are suspicious of possible Soviet trickery Republicans generally want to get a full accounting of the views of the military men and scientists o weigh along with those of Kennedys diplomatic representatives TURNCOAT RETURNING TO US Army Cpl Lowell D Skinner of Akron Ohio who defected from a prisoner of war camp after the Korean War ar rived in Hong Kong from Communist China on his way home Now 34 Skinner said on crossing the border Its abouttime to go bnck my parents a r e getting old Skinner was one of 21 Ameri can POWswho refused to be repatriated after the armis tice signing in1953 Ignore recent border slayings It ignored the btate Department of try rial nature of U S imper Might as well nationalize Meany WASHINGTON WAFLCIO President George Meany said Thursday that if Congress is go ing to deny rail workers the right tostrike it might as well nationalize the railroads He told the House Commerce Committee that if the railroad work rules dispute comes to a inal and the para mount public interest forces Congress to deny workers the right to walk off their jobs weve come to the point where weve got to determine whether or not an industry in which youve got to compel people to work should be the medium for private profit US jobs hit all time high 1 WASHINGTON Employ ment in the United States ros to an ail time high of 709 mi lion in July while unemploy mcnt showed a substantial a though seasonal decline for thi time of year the Labor Depart ment reported Thursday Gertrude Bancroft specia assistant to the commissioner of labor statistics said the n u m b e r of jobless persons dropped by ahaif million to 43 million in July The seasonally adjusted un employment rale she said was 56 per cent in July compared 57 per cent a r and 54 per cent in Bulletin WASHINGTON dent Kennedy predicted Thurs day the Senate will approve the nuclear test ban treaty with Russia after carefully assessing all me factors including me na tions security interests The increase in total em ployment termed a substan tially be tterth d nseasonal change was in nonagricultural the self employed unpaid family work ers and domestics This category reached 649 million in July Miss Bancroft reported or 14 million higher than a year ago She said figures compiled thus far by the Labor Depart ment do not include a break down on industries in which the big boost occurred These fig urcs should be available in an other two weeks she said Despite the increase in total employment and the decrease in unemployment joblessness around the country still was 300000 higher than a year ago because of a rise in the num ber of young jobseekers over the year by By playing up the nonexistent hreat from the North said a Communist broadcast the U S mperialisls are foolishly tryingto amouflage the war provocation plots they are hatching in the South North Korea said the Ameri cans are trying to justify aggres sive acts of their own It said the United States hasheightened tension by introducing atomic weapons and guided missiles and turning South Korea intoanatom ic base scrapping and violating the Korea armistice agreement American commanders in Ko rea admit they possess weapons capable of firing nuclear tvar heads they normally decline com ment on whether nuclear war heads are stored in Korea The broadcast made no mention of the ambush killing of two US soldiers just south of the demili anzed zone Monday or the skir mish sixmiles farther south Tues day in which another American i South Korean policeman and our North Koreans died The UN command said the North Ko cans were carrying weapons scd in the ambush Monday The United States denounced he ambush as a vicious unpro oked attack US Army patrols aided by potlightssearchedthe banks of he Imjin River along the demili arized zone for more Communist nfiltrators South Korean Defense Minister Kim Sungeun said Mondays am Vish was a futile effort to fore he American troops to withdraw rom the Korean front SAME HOT WEATHER There are easier ways to get a drink but few more fun for kids than the one demonstrated by brothers Gary 12 and Mickey 10 aons of Mr and Mrs Michael Lloyd 30 21st SE photographer Jo Moore was passing through East Park when she noticed the watery scene taking place ;