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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 10, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL n The Newspaper That Mokes All North lowans Neighbors Associated Prew and United Presi fuD Wire MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER Id He Copy Paper of Four SectionsSection Violence at rt a Churches on best 1 terms yet Thaw develops in cold war on general issues By LOUIS CASSELS United Press International Controversy makes headlines Conciliation doesnt Thats a good thing to bear in mind in reading reports of the current religious dispute over birth control It would be easy to get the impression from the sound and fury of this dispute that Catho licProtestant relations are bad ly strained Actually in spite of occasion al noisy collisions over specific issues the two great branches of the Christian family are get ting along better today than they have for centuries On both sides of the reforma tion chasm men of good will are earnestly trying to build bridges of understanding fore bearance and mutual respect The results so far are not spec tacular but from the long view of history they add up to a persistent and highly significant trend A THAW HAS set in in the co5d war among the Protestant magazine Chris tian Century observed recently And the Catholic magazine America editorially agreed that a new day has indeed The Christian Century cred ited Pope John XXIII with an important contribution to the warming of altitudes which is taking place Protes tants and Roman Catholics The image of the Roman Catholic Church as projected by its new Pope is definitely a friendly it said By many gestures such as changing Catholic liturgy so that Protesj tants are referred to as sep arated brethren rather than the Pope has made clear his desire for reconcilia tion From the Protestant side European Lutherans have tak en the initiative in sponsoring ecumenical institutes at which1 leading Catholic and Protestant theologians explore together basic questions of Christian faith The idea was imported to America last month when 135 Protestant and Catholic clergy men met at Toledo Ohio for a frank and friendly discussion of differences AP Photofax THE GRIN THAT WON INDIA A garlanded President Eisenhower flashes his famous smile that helped to give liim the greatest reception ever re corded a visiting dignitary to India Rock tossers still at Wilson plant ALBERT LEA Minn UPI r Angry pickets ined the entrance to the Wilson Co packing plant again Thursday and rocks were hurled at cars carrying nonunion workers to their jobs Sound trucks circulated at the plant gates urging pickets to lalt violence it would only result in the calling out of the Na tional There were no injuries Thursday but several suffered broken noses in scuffling Wednesday Members of the United Packinghouse Workers lined the road way leading to the plant and shouted scab at workers report ing for their jobs About 50 city police and state highway patrolmen were on hand Wednesday night when nearly pickets keptseveral hundred nonunion workers inside the Wilson plant The strikers angered because the company was hiring nonunion employes to fill their jobs threw rocks and shouted insults at homeward bound workers Several cars were over turned Company officials kept the gates locked for several hours the advice of police trying to prevent a riot from erupting be HOLDUP MUSCATINE W A bandit held up a filling station owned by Wirt Proffitts 45 here Wed nesday night and escaped with S100 India hears U S goal A BRILLIANT young Protes tant the ty of Chicago Dr Jaroslav Pelikan did his part for the growing dialogue with a book entitled The Riddle of Roman Pelikan tried to go beyond slogans and slan ders and help Protestants un derstand the realnature of Although he took issue with many aspects of Catholic dogma and practice his book has been warmly praised by Catholic reviewers for its objective and sympa thetic tone No informed person on cither side believes that such efforts will lead to organic unity in the foreseeable future Protestant Catholic differ ences are too real and too deep ly rooted to be resolved without a very long period of patient mutually responsive discussion What the ecumenicists are try ing to do is to get that discus sion an atmosphere of genuine Christian charity FR GUSTAVE WEIGEL the leading U S Catholic authority on church unity points out that all Christians are bound by Je sus explicit command to love one Simple obedience to this commandment is there fore the first allimportant step toward reunion In its relatively short his tory the ecumenical movemenl has broken down the rancors of Fr Weigel said The different churches do ge along better today than they did 50 years ago We recognize one another we see good will in each other we hold converse with each Mason City Considerable cloudi ness with occasional light rain Thursday night and Friday Slightly warmer Thursday night lows 3034 Highs Friday 4347 Iowa Considerable cloudiness with occasional light rain south and east Thursday night and Friday Lows Thursday night in the 30s Highs Friday mid 40s northeast to mid 50s southwest Further Little change Saturday Minnesota Variable cloudiness a little warmer Highs Friday 3550 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum 45 Minimum 20 At 8 a m 23 YEAR AGO Maximum 8 Minimum 16 On the inside Society Pages 67 Editorials 12 Clear Lake Newt 15 Mason City News 1617 North Iowa News Sports News Latest Markets Comics Eisenhower addresses Parliament NEW DELHI India ident Eisenhower said Thursday the United States is committee to a ceaseless search for gen uine disarmament but weak ness in arms often invites ag gression or subversion or ex ernally manipulated revolu Controlled universal disar mament is the imperative of our Eisenhower told Parliament in what was prob ably the most important speech of his peace journey THE DEMAND for it by the hundreds of millions whose chief concern is the long future of themselves and their children will I hope become so univer sal and insistent that no man no government can withstand 18 19 21 22 tween the factions Go home the strik ers shouted We wont hav any homes if we dont get ou Wilsons eight plants across he nation were struck early ast month The company an nounced two weeks ago it would begin filling all empty jobs if he strikers did not return ONE OF THE INJURED was an occupant of a car overturned y strikers Another was Ken Svans an assistant industrial relations manager for the com any The third person injured was a union picket The Pack inghouse Workers said he was struck by a nonstrikers car outside the plant gates Two uniop officials Vice President Frank W Schultz anc District Director Glenn Chinan der said the injury to the strik ing worker Conkey Stanack touched off the disturbance The union picket lines wer orderly and lawful until a Wi man CHEEK FUND GOAL strikebreaker ran down an Previously reported a union th IMKI officials said in a statement FIRE TAKES RIDE Firemen from four depart ments battle fire in the Farmers Cooperative Co elevator that spread rapidly from the basement under the grinding mill foreground to the rafters at the top of the structure From Ralph Silly Douit ScnU V friend elephnne Iioneers of Ameri ca Mason CHy Council Vest Haven Dorcas Circle Vhats New Club Sheffield lidland Heights Thimble Club Karol Becky and Jill lason City Typographical Union No IU6 adies Auxiliary No anytime friend ori Ann Rogers Fredericks burs The total THE OFFICIALS said an other disturbance at the plan Wednesday morning was Total to date Amount still needed Givine days left li Cheer Fund brings joy Thief caught in act shot Jerry Allen Burgess 21 410 2nd is in Mercy Hospital with a gunshot wound suffered when he tried to escape arrest shortly after midnightWednes day night Burgess in good condition was shot through the left thigh OFFICER WARREN ired through a door in the Service Optical 207 Fed eral The policeman had found Machine overturns Iowa man killed CASEY GFVWilmer P OToole Burgess in the establishment while investigating evidence ol a breakin The glass had been 3roken from the rear door After the officer informed Burgess he was under arrest Burgess darted through an in side door and slammed it in Officer Tiltons face The police man then fired At the hospital Burgess ad mitted to a detective that he also had broken into the City Tavern 210 S Federal earlier in the night There was reported missing there Police arc holding the money Burgess said he stole from the City Tav ern cash register Nothing was 4 men injured in blast Plymouth elevator hit PLYMOUTH Four men re ceived facial and hand burns Wednesday afternoon when a gasoline tank exploded at the Farmers Cooperative elevator here Richard Moorhead 22 1151 Rhode Island S and Vernoa Floy 43 Clear Lake were in satisfactory condition at Mercy Hospital in Mason City They are employed by the Farmers Cooperative Gas and Oil Co in Mason City and the tank at the time of the explo sion Jerry Arndorfer elevator bookkeeper and Bob Pflieger elevator trucker both of Plym were in satisfactory con dition in the Mitchell County Memorial Hospital at Osage THE EXPLOSION occurred at about 3 p m Wednesday Fire spread immediately through the elevator office and the rest of the building A new concrete elevator structure near the wood building was not harmed Plymouth fire chief Leslie Graversen said that most of the oats corn and feed stored in he building escaped damage firemen from Plymouth Manly Nora Springs and Mason City worked until 9 to extin guish the fire Glenn Robertson manager of DEDICATION SET BETTENDORF Cere monies will be held Jan 20 for dedication of the new S8 million section of the twin bridge over the Mississippi River between Bettendorf and Moline 111 SAME TREETS and shops The President still exhila rated fayIndias colossal wel come addressed 600 members of Parliament in joint session after talking over world prob lems with Prime Minister Nehru for more than four hours There was little question that Red China was a key topic In his address Eisenhowe made no direct mention of Neh nrs troubles with the Peipingj regime over disputed border teri ritory But he said the United States has built up adequate armed forces IN AN INDIRECT slam at communism Eisenhower said Americans and Indians think alike because you and we never boast that ours is the only Eisenhowers speech was the high point of a crowded day the irst full day of his fiveday good will visit to India He started off by laving a wreath at the Rajghat Shrine to Mohandas K fami es without a Gandhi the Indian independence fm hat wont have leader assassinated by a Hindu j a othci thlnSs fanatic Jan 30 1948 A crowdlthat the difference between of cheered him n and a happy holi As other distinguished foreign visitors have President then planted a tree on the grounds of the shrine voked by a company sympa thizer who appeared on the or derly and lawful picket lines and obstructed the pickets with loaded Wilson stands alone respon sible for events which hap pened by their continued irre sponsible refusal to meet with the union and by recruitment of strikebreakers as replacements for their they said Company officials said in Chi cago that more than half their normal work force was back on the job despite the strike INJURIES FATAL DUBUQUE Me 45 Carroll died Wednesdayjmissing at the Service Optical pro nder a road maintainer ma a hine which overturned on a ounty road northeast of here OToole was dead when found under the machine which appar ently went out of control as he vas rounding a corner officers aid He was employed by the Grady Construction Co remembered are thronged with Ciuskcy 07 died at Mercy Hos men women andjpjtal here Wednesday night o children happilyinjliries received in an auto ac buying Christmas cident Nov 23 presents its a joyous sight and one that cant help give you a lift But this has to be There are scores 10 MASON CITY police plan to question Burgess further upon lis release from the hospital rle will be charged with break ng and also an entering apparent There was attempt to Co near the Service Optical Co As to the shooting Police Chief Leo Risacher said Maybe it will help some o these thieves who refuse to wori to realize our officers business I have nothing praise for Officer Tiltons tion The officers work faithfull all night long checking door and trying to protect the proper ty of our decent people anc we hope to slop the few thieve that do trouble the mean bu ac the elevator said about bushels of oats and about 700 ushels of corn were in the ele ator Graversen said the feed HI the south side of the building vas not touched He said the oats were water spotted and he corn in the bins was not larmed Feed on the north side was also intact Graversen esti mated that 100 bushels of corn and 50 sacks of feed were de stroyed GRAVERSEN said the ins are constructed from two yfours and were not damaged too The fire chief said the office was damaged the grinding and mixing equipment was damaged and there are holes in quite a few A fifth man Russell Ander son millman for the elevator ook his two companions to the fiospital at Osage He was not injured in the explosion Moorhead and Floy were fill ing the gasoline tank which sup plies fuel for a motor in the basement of the elevator The motor operates the grinding and mixing station and the tank was under the station Gasoline spilled onto thefloor Graversen said and the five men went into the basement to mop it up He said the motor was not running and the men believe that sparks from a metal screen they were moving probably ignited the gasoline and scores who cannot go Christ mas shopping for a variety of reasons sickness unemploy ment poverty death of a bread winner just to name a few THIS DOES NOT mean how ever that the many children in Santa in hoosegow Cop has last laugh ROOSEVELT Ho Ho Hal HaHa HaHaHaL It was a d t p throaty chuckle and a rolling laugh from the toes and it couldnt be anyone but Santa Claus But what was he up to at two weeks and a day before Christmas he told Patrol man William Munck who found him fully decked in Christmas red and a full beard HoHol Ssh said Munck youll wake the kids ahead of HaHa HaHa HaHaHa Ha replied Santa heartily said Munck 1 hate to do But he bundled Santa politely into the patrol car which shook a little while He laughed and took him off to the station house There Santa identified himself as Edward T Woods 69 a main tenance worker and was booked for indulging in too much holiday spirits day These are the people that will e remembered by the Christ mas Cheer Fund Certainly the ipportunity to share with these should bring a glow of joy to th iver No one is a greater believer n the efficacy of the Cheer Fund than Miss Doris Bruce ex ecutive secretary of Famil Service which administer the fund IVE SEEN WHAT good thi fund can do for unfortunate peo she said I have watche it bring faith joy and confi dence to replace anxiety ani distress I have seen it nappe over and over again for 21 years Mason City doesnt do anythin finer than maintaining thi Cheer jlision Wednesday evening Send or bring your gift to themiles south of Burchinal GlobeGazette Send it lo CHRISTMAS CHEER Care GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa VEHICLES IN WHICH 4 NORTH IOWANS WERE HURT GlobeGazette photo by Dale 4 injured in Burchinal cartruck crash Four persons were injured inson 57 and John Dick by the other Swalcdale a country road cartruck all of Swaledalc and Lewis two Edward Jones 59 Clear Lake Route I Jones is manager of All are in good condition al Mercy Hospital at Mason Cily The injured are Harvey Fred Sherman Swen thc Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co store at Mason City Polsdofer was driving his pickup truck south accompa men and Jones was driving a Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co car west The car hit the side of the truck in the middle of the in southwest corner of the inter section Both came to rest fac ing north the truck behind the car terscction went into and the both ditch vehicles on the The front of the car was wrecked and its hood peeled open The left side of the truck was caved in and the rear of ;