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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H E NEWSPAPER THAT M A K E S A L L N 0 R T H I 0 W A N NEIGHBORS VOL LX11I Associated Press and United Full Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 10 1957 This Paper Consists of Two Ono No 331 By Fair Glim Cohort Promises to Answer Prohers WASHINGTON UP The man who allegedly brought racketeer Johnny Dio into the labor movement has been ordered to appear Monday before the Senate Rackets In vestigating Committee The committee announced it has served a subpoena commanding Anthony Doria to appear for questioning about his conduct as secretarytreasurer of theold APL Auto Workers Union now renamed the Allied Industrial Workers Doria has been ousted from the AIW Chairman McClellan DArk said he also intends to ask Doria about testimony Family Held as Hostages by Gunmen CANTON Ohio gun men surrendered to police Friday night after a barrage of tear gas forced them from the house where they held a family six as hos tages for over 24 hours Several random shots at the more than 100 policemen who ringed the home were fired by the menbefore they surrendered The three gunmen took refuge in the home of Homer Ffenster maker at nearby Louisville after robbing a grocery store and shoot ing a policeman When police dis covered the Fenstermakers were heldcaptive by thejrjobbjers they surrounded the house Girl Threatened JOHNNY DIO Train Hits Baby Carriage 3 Die that the AIW agreed to pay Dori and buy him a big auto mobile in return for his resigna tion Earl Heaton the AIWs retiring president testified Friday the union agreed to pay to Do ria to get rid of him Doria was involved in welfare fund scandals Heaton said Doria has received and a car but that Doria is suing to collect on union notes for the balance of the 140 Times Doria sent word he intends to answer any questions the commit tee asks Two days ago Dio in voked the Fifth Amendment 140 times inrefusing to answer com mittee questions which included some about his alleged relation ship with Doria Lester Washburn former heac of the UAWAFL has testified was Doria who helped to enginee Dios entry into the labor move ment as head of that unions Lo cal 102 in New York in 1951 Wash burn also said Doria was instru mental in keeping Dio in the union when officials of Diocontrolled HURON Ohio A speeding started running into trouble The youthful bandits threatened to kill Peggy Lou Fenstermaker 9 if police fired on them One telephoned the sheriffs office at that the Friday killing a woman and two and Canton with threats women in the house harmed After a twohour siegein which no one was injured the bandits surrendered It was ian armored three other children The dead were would fce Ball 42Mary Aiiene 8 weeks all of this Lake Erie resort and fishing town Mrs Ball was taking her five children across the six track car that convinced them Canton crossing to where husband police backed their shielded car to the house and hollered an ulti matum It worked Just before the surrender one of the robbers handed a roll of bills to Connie Fenstermaker 14 It proved to be Here take this We wont need it he said Holdup The money was part of the pro ceeds of a holdup at a gro cery store late Thursday In flee ing from the grocery the robbers shot and seriously wounded Louis ville Patrolman Harris Lillie 44 Then they took over the farm resi dence of Fenstermaker 24hour period the men listened to radio reports appar ently worried whether Lillie was going to die The discovery that the Fenster makers were being held hostage was helping a friend wash his au tomobile Ruh Arlene was in the baby carriage Fireman S J De Falco said he saw Mrs Ball struggling with the carriage while the other children stood and watched Just before the col ision one child ran to her mothers side arid was killed too Corrupt Alliance The committee is exploring par ticularly for evidence McClellan says will show that Dio and James loff a Midwest Teamsters Un ion boss entered into a corrupt alliance McClellan says Hoffa hoped to use this alleged tieup to gain new labor power and that Dio sought to fatten his income through racketeering Morris Weintraub South New aort Ky lawyer who served on he UAWAFL executive board from 1951 until July 1956 named Doria in connection with a deal in union real estate which Wein traub said brought a quick profit to others Weintraub said the Badger Realty Co of Milwaukee hi 1955 bought the union headquarters building in that city for and resold it a few weeks later for He said that so far as he knows the union actually collected only of the Champ Brings Judging Is Completed BEAUTY AND THE BEASTLY BERKSHIRE Thats Sara Brogan from Thornton who only seems to be enjoying a 900pound Berk shire sow at the North Iowa Fair The sow owned by GlobeGazette Photo by Webb Golden Farms Ionia wasthe grand champion Berkshire female in open class competition at the fair The fair continues through Sunday nights grandstand performance of the L N Fleckles Ice Varieties of 1957 Gerald Lageis Aberdeen Angus grand champion from Sheffield sold for a hundredweight at the Cerro Gordo County junior livestock sale Saturday at the North Iowa Fair Johnson Son of Mason City bought the animal which weighed 1078 pounds The total sale price was The price paid for Lages entry was tops for the sale Boyd Boehljes animal also of Sheffield was the nearest to the grand champion bringing a hundredweight The animal pur chased by Tyden Feed Co Dougherty weighed 994 pounds Space at Premium Space m the sales tent was at a premium during the auction The seats about the sales ring were overcrowded and young sters had to make way for buy ers The sale started the crowd into the fairgrounds for the Saturday afternoon show The stock car races assured good attendance during the afternoon grandstand show The fairgrounds halfmile track Saturday may prove to be an other battleground for the John ny BeauchampBob Burdick stock car duel for the 1957 IMCA championship Beauchainp fromHarlan ii defending champion Last year at the North Iowa Fair he won the 100mile race and his time of was the best ever post ed at Mason City for the gruel ling event Serves Jail Term in Installments FORT MADISON 51 saTe day jail term will be served here traub saia Doria formerly was a in four weekly installments by a 38yearold father of five James C Cooper who pleaded guilty Friday to a negligent driv ing charge but could not pay the fine was ordered by Mayor Wai partner in the Badger Co was made by two policemen J Guenther to serve his term investigated the report of a neichon Saturdays and Sundays for a Iowa Demos Map 7958 Vote Strategy About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and mild High Partly cloudy through Sun day Cooler southeast Saturday DBS MOINES UPl Democrats night warmer northwest Sun from the larger Iowa counties day otherwise continued mild Saturday gave the 1958 election Low Saturday night 5866 campaign an early and unofficial Minnesota Fair and warmer Senate OKs Bill to Aid Disabled Vets WASHINGTON ffi ate has approved start bor that a strange car was in the month so that he could continue creases of about 170 million doV his family lars a year for some veterans and Although Gov Herschel Loveto 8 am less hasnt announced his candi Maximum dacy for reelection the twin Minimum goals of the meeting were to put At 8 am The Senhim back in the governors office YEAR AGO benefit inand to increase Democratic legis Maximum Uative strength in the 1958 elec Minimum GlobeGazette weather data up 89 63 67 Flock Bound to Jury on Murder Charge COUNCIL BLUFFS Glen Flock 40 held here under bond in the fatal beating of a Council Bluffs widow has been bound over to the county grand jury on a second degree murder charge Flock an Omaha oil refinery worker pleaded in nocent in Municipal Court Fri day He is accused of slaying Mrs Ida Kennedy 57 at her two room home here last Saturday Police Capt Charles Merriman testified that Flock admitted in a statement he had been involved a fight with Mrs Kennedy a Fenstermaker garage ROONEY MATE SEPARATE HOLLYWOOD UP Mickey Rooney who called it quits with three previous wives decided Friday to call it maybe Rooney and the Mahnken Davis have agreed on a trial separation with his fourth former Elaine license for 60 days was also n commended by Guenther DELAYED AGAIN ATOMIC TEST SITE Nev A nuclear test scheduled for Saturday has been delayed 24 13th consecutive post ponement ight now goes back to the House for considera tion of some minor Senate amend ments The increased payments which would be effective in 30 to 60 days raise the total disability rate from the present monthly to Study Club in Town of Marathon Prompts Multiple Sclerosis Survey DES MOINES the Tues1 day Study Club of Marathon a Buena Vista town of 565 resi dents goes the credit for prompt ing a statewide survey of mul tiple sclerosis and a move to do something about it the Iowa Health Department said Satur day Dr Walter L Bierring former longtime department commis sioner and now a division direc tor said the move was due large ly to two women members o the club Prompted by the club health department made a ndependent survey The club took up the project after a four county chapter of Multiple Sclerosis the sur veyof 3000 Iowa physicians and osteopaths last April The 1600 returns showed there are 579 cases of the disease in S5 coun ties and none in the 14 others The club has assembled the names and addresses of 470 pa tients and is seeking iniortra tion on others through its ovn the National Society was formed at Marathon last April The objective of the club is to determine the prevalence of the disease in the state as a step toward the establishment of a pa tient care program in Iowa Anyone who is afflicted with multiple sclerosis or who know of a patient whose case has been diagnosed as multiple sclerosis is requested to send names anc addresses to the Tuesday Stud Club Marathon Iowa a spokes man for the organization said These names will not be made public The State checking is the 57ft Health Departmen back to detcrmin form of the disease in th cases It is referring its in formation to the State Universit of Iowa Hospitals The only help is rehabiiita on Dr Bierring said The Jniversity Hospitals have all of facilities for rehabilitation Jut they cant enter ihe care ield very much because they ant keep the patients long The lospitals are making an bffort to as far as they can go as tate hospitals They try to teach ty rom the 15 larger Iowa counties that they hold the key to the 1958 election In 1956 he said Loveless car ried 13 of the 15 with a net ma jority of 49156 while he received a majority in the state as a whole of only 29469 The work done in your coun ties will determine the election More said He also said that in jthe 1958 elections the same coun Ities have a chance to increase Democratic strength in the Iowa House from 36 to 48 The 15 counties to which More referred are Polk Woodbury care at home The Marathon club said the state has no multiple sclerosis clinic no nursing home or sana orium specifically for such cases and that these patients are not admitted to most hos pitals because of the chronic na ture of the disease Dr Bierring director of the di vision oC gcrantology heart and chronic diseases described mul tiple sclerosis as a disease which affects the central nervous sys tem and eventually causes paral ysisHe said there is no known cause preventive or cure it is not hereditary nor contagious Scott Pottawattamie Johnson Slack Hawk Cerro Gordo Du Duque Des Moines Lee Linn Story Webster Wapello and Clin ton Although the conference Satur day was called to discuss political i tactics primarily some county chairmen came prepared to ask questions about patronage financ ing organization and the possibil ity of a special legislative session to enact capital improvement apl propriations for the state educaj tional institutions Clinton Area Youth Dies After Crash CLINTON UP Larry Hamdorf 19 rviral Clinton Saturday of injuries he received when his car bridge on a gra south of Charlotte in northern Clinton County Friday Lee died crashed into road one milcj i House Passes Federal Pay Raise Bill WASHINGTON the face of a veto threat the House Fri day voted an 11 per cent pay raise for one million federal workers This would add 530 mil lion dollars a year to federal payroll costs It passed by a 32958 rollcall vote That was 71 votes more than would be needed to override a presidential veto 1 The bill now goes to the Senate where a committee has recom mended a 7A per cent raise Rep Halleck of Indiana a Re publican floor leader predicted that if the bill gets to the Whit i House in its present form i will be vetoed The raise affects federal whit collar workers The bill is sep i a rate from other legislatio a waiting Senate approval provid ling for raises for postal err ployes Hot Month Young Burdick 22yearsoldj was fourth ranking driver in 1956 July was a hot month for Burdick He won four consecu tive featuresdropped one then won his fifth Sundays main attraction will be the big car races before the afternoon grandstand Some of the nations topranking drivers vill compete in the show which annually attracts big spectator tournouts The Ice Varieties of 1957 will erform before the grandstand oth Saturday and Sunday eve lings G A Dadlsman had the grand hampion Brown Swiss bull and emale and Hanks Brothers Win nebago Minn the champion fuernseys Kaye Curran Mason City won a state fair trip in the 4H girls tyle revue Friday afternoon Her alternate was Joyce Wons mos Thornton Third and fourth slace winners were Joyce Nord man Meservey lear Lake and Susan Ax Iowa congressmen supporte Uhe majority 53 Voting for the I bill were four Republicans Cun f jningham Hoeven Schwengel and Talie and the sole Democrat Coad Voting against were three Republicans Gross LeCompte and Jensen NEWS BLACKOUT BOSTON than 1250 000 newshungry greater Boston residents were without local morning newspapers Saturday as a wage dispute involving 300 mailers forced six of the citys seven dailies to suspend publica tion temporarily GRAND CHAMPION SOLD Gerald Lage Sheffield was S43120 richer Saturday after his grand champion beef brought that amount at the North Iowa Fair A high bid of a hundred was entered for the 1078 pound champion SAME FAIR PROGRAM SATURDAY 20th Century Shows on Midway p nawha p c e Varieties 1957 SUNDAY 20th Century Shows on Midway p concert Britt p car races p concert Northwood p c e Varieties of 1957 Smith Named to Replace Hollister WASHINGTON jpi President Eisenhower Friday named James H Smith Jr Aspen Colo ranch er and lawyer to succeed John B Hollister as the aid director Hollister has resigned but he agreed to stay on as head of the International Cooperation Admin istration until his successor has been approved by ho Senate and has taken office Smith 47 is a former assistant secretary of the Navy for air is a Republican ;