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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 4, 1955, Mason City, Iowa Nortfi Doily Newspaper MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NIWSPAPIK THAT MAKIt ALL NORTH IOWANS N I I 0HI 0Rf HOME EDITION PfMf tMll tMM Wine OtfT MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 4 19SS Thto tt I MenonDulles to Confer Next Week Offer by Ford Is Accepted Union Shows Eagerness DETROIT unThe CIO United Auto Workers Saturday accepted a Ford Motor Co offer to set up a 55 million dollar trust fund for supplemental unemployment bene fits and proposed to negotiate dif ferences on the method of paying it The union said still at issue are the level and duration of pay ments which constitute a type oi guaranteed annual wage The company offer would pay 5 cents an hour per employe for the first year 6 cents for the sec ond year and 7 cents for the third year The contract would run for three years Letter to Ford The arbitration proposal was made to Ford in a letter from UAW President Walter P Reuther to company President Henry Ford H Reuther proposed that the guar anteed annual wage issue be set aside in the present negotiations under an agreement that after other contract issues are settled the union and company will ne gotiate for 30 days in terms for spending the proposed 55 million dollar supplemental jobless pay fund The union proposed that if agree ment on spending the fund could not be reached in 30 days the mat ter then would go to arbitration Stt Aside The union thus proposed that the guaranteed wage issue be set aside for the time being and that negotiators strive for agreement on contract issues with the jobless pay plan to be decided upon later either in negotiations or through arbitration Both the union and the com Reuther wrote Ford share a heavy moral obligation in these negotiations There was no immediate re ponse from Ford on the union pro posal Atlantic Woman Dies in Accident C9UNCIL BLUFFS tf An At lantic Iowa woman was killed and six other persons injured Sat urday in a two car crash on High way 6 about 12 miles east of here Dead was Mrs Sarah Witte 28 a widow Injured and hospitalized were Nadine Gill 21 Atlantic in seri ous condition Allen Dale Witte 13 Mrs Wittes son serious condition Diane Claire Witte 11 a daugh ter fairly good Milo Witte 44 At lantic Mrs Wittes brotherin law fairly good Anthony V Circo 35 Omaha good Mrs Rose Circo 34 fairly good TOUJOURS JABOUR ROLLING FORK Miss Alexander Fred Jabour named his son Fred Alexander Jabour who in turn named his sons Alexander Fred Jabour and Fred Alexander Jabour Jr i AP Wlrephoto ON Gen Ben jamin 0 Davis first Negro gen eral in the Air Force Saturday was named vice commander of the 13th Air Force and com mander of Task Force 13 on Formosa Twister Hits Near Titonka Some Damage A storm with the violence of a twister struck in an area of two and onehalf miles northeast of Ti tonka about 5 p m Friday and did considerable damage to barns and other buildings in a short time About an inch of rain fell be fore the wind came and two more nches were added after the storm A barn was wrecked on the John G Rippentrop farm and a barn on he farm of Heiko Bruns was also eveled Othtr Datnaga A barn and outbuildings on the Alrek Boeckholt farm and the Hen ry Steker farm were de stroyed The Etta Fahrenholtz farm was also hard hit a machine shed and barn being destroyed A series of thunderstorms swept other parts of Iowa bringing high winds and brief hard rains at many points No major damage was reported however Minor Damagt Both Shenandoah and Atlantic re wrted rainfall totaling about 2 nches Strong winds also occurred rat there was no important dam age reported Carroll reported 80 wind gusts Friday after noon with minor damage Rainfall amounts varied widely rom point to point Des Moines lad 27 of an inch along with winds which caused power interruptions in some sections The Weather Bureau said a tor nado funnel was sighted in north astern Jasper County about five miles south of Gilman at Friday It did not touch the ground lowever 200200 VISION PETERSBURG Va tB The hief who broke into a Petersburg lotel room Saturday needs to lave his eyes examined perhaps He stole 10 glass eyes News in Brief INFO ON PRISONERS VIENNA Austrian doctor who returned home Saturday from long imprisonment in the Soviet Union said he knows the names of several Americans and Britons held in Russian slave labor camps But he didnt want to give his name or those of the Americans until he talks to American and British authorities in one of Austrias west em zones CALLED CARELESSNESS DUBUQUE coroners jury ruled Friday the death of Alvin H House 25 Farley license inspector for the Iowa Highway Patrol was the result of careless and reckless driving by another motorist The jury ruled against Robert Haskell Dubuque the driver THREE PERSONS SUFFOCATE CADOTT Wis members of one family were found dead in their tightly closed ontroom rural thick Friday night and two remaining children wtrt taken to a hospital in striout condition Dtad were Albert Warner 4f his wife about 30 and their 5month old daughter KERR HONORED IOWA CITY WVDr H Dabney Kerr a professor in the State Uni versity of Iowa College of Medicine has the fourwheel drive jeep he planned on buying when he retires June 30 Only he didnt buy it The station wagon was presented to him Friday night as a gift from 60 former resident physicians and past associates at the university Dodd Faces Penalty in Shootings Newton Case Is Studied NEWTON UP Thomas Dodd 29 Illinois State Prison parolee Saturday was charged with assault with intent to com mit murder after a wild shooting spree in which three persons were wounded Jasper County Atty Dale Swan son said Dodd was charged only with the shoting of Gloria Fox 28 a waitress at the Happy Corner Tavern which Dodd allegedly leld up early Thursday morning Hospital authorities said she was in good condition Swanson said he will wait for further reports on the conditions of the other two persons police man Charles Hutchins 29 and tavern operator Elmer Comstock 49 before filing further charges Comstock remained in critical condition at Skiff Hospital with bullet wounds in the abdomen Wooded Dodd was arrested as he hid in a wooded area at Des Moines Fri day and returned here for ques tioning Two other victims of the shoot ing spree early Friday identified Dodd as the gunman when he was brought into their hospital rooms They are Policeman Charles Hutchins 29 and Gloria Fox 28 a waitress in the Happy Corner tavern operated by Comstock Their conditions were serious1 and respectively Dodd was taken to the hospital by Newton Police Chief N C Shaver and Sheriff Ed Scbville who headed a force that ques tioned Dodd until late Friday Authorities said Dodd refused o admit any part of the bizarre spree during early quizzing Illinois Parolee The Newton factory worker a parolee from the Illinois State arisen surrendered meekly to Des Moines police but assumed a bel ligerent attitude soon afterwards Authorities said the series of events began about midnight Thursday when Dodd accosted tomstock and Miss Fox outside the tavern forced them to return and give him a sum of and then took them to the womans apartment where he shot both He then went to the Cardinal Intr where he forced Hutchins and Molly Sheldon 21 Newton to drive him to the country where authorities said he shot the off duty policeman Husband Held for Shooting Wife in Debate Over Son WATERLOO UP Lee Haw kins 44 Waterloo was held in ail Saturday after police said he admitted shooting his estranged wife Friday because she refused to let him see their twoyearold son Mrs Hawkins was reported in serious condition at St Francis Hospital with three gunshot wounds in her back and side Deputy Sheriff Pat Medley said he shooting occurred on the porch of Mrs Hawkins house Re said Hawkins has a long criminal record and served a sentence in the Alabama prison Big Trees Nose Is Famousand Red SYRACUSE N Y rohn Big nose is on he Indian head up n jail Friday night for the first time in his 79 years Police iharged the Onondaga chief with drunk driving The Indian head on the nickel s a composite with features taken rpm models from several tribes Big Tree supplied the nose and he also modeled for the Indian head used on Pontiac automobiles MEDALLION STOLEN DES MOINES WPolice here were looking Saturday for a thief who has a flare for works of art larly Friday an intruder broke nto the Des Moines Art Center and escaped with a gold and enam el medallion of the Byzantine pe riod valued at AP Wirephoto RESTAKE URANIUM Griscom an official of the Miracle Mine Co near Hot Springs restakes the companys claim as the government Satur day opened acres of Kern River canyon for claim staking The firm has been working the mine even though previous claims were ruled invalid WEIGHED 31 OUNCES Miracle Ann Dies in Texas Hospital HOUSTON finally flickered out Friday night for little Miracle Ann Dupree a premature baby girl pronounced dead after birth but found alive on an embalming slab She died at p m Dr M Desmond a woman physician in charge of the premature nursery at CityCounty reported the infants death early Friday Earlier doctors gave the baby a better than 5050 chance even though a nurse said premature infants such as this are always considered in critical Miracle Ann weighed 30 ounces Friday the mother announced she would name the child Miracle Called It was Gods will that my baby is said Mrs Mark Dupree 28 I can only describe this as a miracle Now the child is dead Dr Des mond said the mother had not yet been notified Dr Desmond said The probable cause of death was that the lungs were not fully developed The lungs of a small baby that way are not developed well They just arent anatomical ly able to take up She said the baby was in an in cubator when it died Miracle Ann arrived three months early Thursday night Dr Robert Kelley said there was no heart beat or breath No Movement Some two hours later mortician J Robert Corry walked into the room where she lay This is the first time in my 20 years in this business that anyone has come to life as I was preparing to em Corry said He said he saw no movement of the legs or the heart beating You know how a babys little chest They put Miracle Ann in an air ock a device similar to an iron ung and notified the father Du aree told his wife Friday morn ing That was the best news I could bring he said Friday afternoon the baby was xansferred to the premature nurs ery at CityCounty Hospital The county emergency corps kept her under an oxygen tent during the trip SAME DATEW4227 Blmek flag meant ieitk nit ti hnn Fishing Boat Turns Over 7 lowans Die BROWNS VALLEY Minn Seven Iowa persons five of them children were reported drownec ate Friday when a wind storm capsized their fishing boat on Lake Traverse Missing are L K Doty Hawar den Iowa and his two sons anc Leslie Houte Hawarden and his daughter and a son The missing children are Lewis Doty 10 and David 8 and Karen Sout 14 and Beverly 11 The 3ody of Edward Hout 8 was found washed up on an island Mrs Hout accompanied the party to the resort but did not go out in the boat Dragging was started to locate the other bodies Browns Valley is at the southern tip of Lake Traverse on the Minne sotaSouth Dakota border The families arrived at a resort on the South Dakota side of the ake about p m Friday and mmediately went out on the lake in a boat A severe wind and rain storm hit the area about 6 p m SPIN CANCELLED LONDON first air jlane flight by Princess Anne and Prince Charles was cancelled Sat urday when the 4yearold princess developed a slight ear infection Home Town Plans Fete for Fischer Celebration on Wednesday Special to GlobeGazette SWEA feverish y against time friends and neigh Mrs of Capt Harold Fischer dou jet ace released by Communist China have put together the big gest celebration in history slated or Wednesday when the flier and us parents return from Honolulu According to Capt Fischer who alked by phone with friends here Friday evening the party will fly from Honolulu to Offut Field Omaha arriving in the midwesl Tuesday at 10 From there they will be flown to Fort Dodge airport where the elder Fischer left his car last week A special escort will accompany the party to Swea City A delegation from the captains hometown wil also drive to Fort Dodge Arrivt Home Tuesday afternoon and evening the Fischer family will be at home on the farm two miles east of here There the flier and his son Harold III whom he has not seen for years will get reacquainted The boy remained at home with neighbor Rudy Hardt who has been taking care of the chores while Mr and Mrs Fischer have been in Honolulu The countywide Harold Fischer Day begins at 2 Wednesdaj when the family leaves the farm in a Cadillac convertible They wil be followed by another car carry ing Gov and Mrs Hoegh and the mayor and his wife Mr and Mrs Earl Hansen At Reynolds Park at the eas edge of the city the parade proper will start Color Guard The parade will be headed by 16 yearold Loretta Mino daughter o Mr and Mrs Glenn Mino riding a Palomino and carrying the Amer ican flag A color guard from the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts here will march in the parade High school bands from abou ten surrounding cities are expectec to march each headed by a band queen A crowd of from five to six thousand is expected Bob Schwartz editor of the paper here said Governor Speaks The Invocation will be given by the Rev F H Hammer pastor of the Methodist Church where the Fischers worship Elven Godfred son will lead the audience gath ered in the park in God Bless Mayor Hansen will in troduce guests and welcome the captain to the city Gene Godt WCCO personality from Minneapolis will be master of ceremonies and introduce Gov Hoegh the main speaker After that will come a presentation of a gift to go toward the purchase oJ a light plane which the flier has said he plans to buy The benedic tion will be pronounced by the Rev A M Youngquist pastor oJ Immanuel Lutheran Church The official party will be feted at a chicken dinner after the pro gram in the park PARTRIDGE ARRIVES TOKYO flGen Earl E Part ridge flew to the United States Saturday to take command of the Continential Air Defense Com mand with headquarters at Ent Air Base Colo A Great New Feature for All Readers IN THE DAYS OF DAVY CROCKETT Told By AN OLD SCOUT Begins in the GlobeGazette Monday Here is a thrilling picturestory told in strip form of the stirring times in which Davy Crockett lived and of the heroes who shared them with him You wont wish to miss a single installment of these grand stories finely written and splendidly drawn of the amazing adventures of Jim Bowie Sam Houston Buck Travis and Andy Jackson who like Davy Crockett fought in the wilderness for their people Remember IN THE DAYS OF DAVY CROCKETT starts Monday in the GlobeGazette AP Wirephoto MURDER CHARGE Gerald Troiano 15 Portland is led by a detective from the house where Margaret Gormley 8 was beaten to death Friday night with the metal agitator from a washing machine Troiano could give no reason for the attack Little Brown Church Notes Centennial NASHUA WA doublebarrelec event will occur Sunday when th Little Brown Church in the Val begins observance of its centennia with the first of a series of services Opening of the centennial serie will bemarked by a sermon b the Rev Dr William N Tuttle Avon Park 19th of the 2 pastors who have served th storied shrine two miles northeas of Nashua In 1917 Now superintendent of Florid Congregational Christian Churches Dr Tuttle came to his first pas torate at Nashuas First Congre gational Church in 1917 He servec the Little Brown Church with Sun day horse and buggy trips from town The other event will be the dedi cation by the Chickasaw Count Historical Society of an Historica Cottage and Curio Shop on prop erty it owns adjacent to the littL church Property Purchased The Society which is only in its second year voted April 25 to purchase the R Van Gorder estate property site of the Histor ical Cottage project The site cov ers Vh acres overlooking the Little Cedar River Valley Both the Van Gorder cottage and barn have 3een renovated Articles for per manent and temporary display in eluding numerous antiques have iieen donated The Rev Charles E Luce retired pastor and early residen of the now extinct village of OU Bradford where the Little Brown Church is located will give the dedicatory address at 2 The cottage will be open daily from to 5 American Motors Lays Off at Wisconsin Plants MILWAUKEE WVAmerican Mo ors producer of Nash anc Hudson automobiles Friday that workers at its wo Wisconsin plants will be laic off in a downward adjustment in The lay offs which a company spokesman said will be effective next Tuesday represent a 20 per cent slash in the production force n plants here and in Kenosha Wis Employment as of Friday was re ported at The announcement said workers will be laid off at the as sembly plant at Kenosha and in the body plant here Alton Man Dies After Crash on Rural Road ORANGE CITY Ba ema 22 Alton died at a hospital icre Friday of injuries he received in a twocar accident Tuesday Bajema on leave from the armed orces was injured critically when his car collided with another on a Sioux County road Release of Fliers Is Goal Also May See Eisenhower From Oar Wire Serrlets WASHINGTON Indias roving mbassador V K Krishna Menon ill confer with Secretary of Stats ohn Foster Dulles here next week n his talks in Peiping and Lon on the White House announced Saturday The announcement came after Dulles held an hourlong White House conference with President lisenhower The White House had nothing to say about the possibility that rtenon would see Eisenhower on his visit here next week The Indian diplomat conferred vith Dulles and Eisenhower here ast March 15 shortly before he left or the Bandung conference of Asiatic and African countries Saw Chou Menon conferred recently with Chinese Premier Chou Enlai on efforts to reduce Far East tensions The discussions included the For mosa crisis and the release of American fliers held by Red China The roving ambassador is in London now London dispatches said Menon is seeking British views on a threepoint compromise cease fire plan for Formosa Eisenhower and Dulles were be lieved to have worked out the final details of a new campaign for bi partisan support of foreign policy in preparation for the forth coming Big Four conference Dulles Saturday Hew to Colum bia for a weekend visit with Rep James P Richards the South Carolina Democrat who heads the House Foreign Affairs Committee Richards lives about 50 miles from Columbia On Monday Dulles will deliver a commencement address at the University of South Carolina Ad vance word was that he planned to stress again the need for Re publicanDemocratic cooperation on foreign policy at this stage of world affairs No Reports At Hong Kong meanwhile Red hina border sources said there were no reports from inside the Communist country which would ndicate the release of more American These sources who correctly forecast the release of four U S let fliers set free by Peiping last fuesday were commenting on Manila reports quoting an Indian editor as saying Friday night that led China would free 11 more American airmen within124 hours The U S Air Force office in Hong Kong said it had no word any fliers being released and long Kong officials said they had leard The 11 Americans were crewmen if a B29 bomber shot down Jan 12 1953 during the Korean War ey were convicted on spy charges by Red Chinese authorities nd were sentenced to prison eras ranging from 4 to 10 years Two ROKs Perish in Korea Border Fight MUNSAN Korea United Nations Command Satur day charged that the Communists opened fire on six Republic of Ko rea soldiers and killed two of them fhursday in wanton The UNC said the attack took jlace without provocation inside he no mans land that separates and South Korea 23 miles northeast of here About The Weather Mason City Cooler Iowa Showers Minnesota Rain cool SHOWOS Globe Gazette weather data tip to 8 a m Satur day Maximum M Minimum 58 At 8 a m 62 Precip 10 YEAR AGO Maximum 69 Minimum M ;