Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 32

About Mason City Globe Gazette

  • Publication Name: Mason City Globe Gazette
  • Location: Mason City, Iowa
  • Pages Available: 311,935
  • Years Available: 1901 - 1994
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Mason City Globe Gazette, June 14, 1956

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 14, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPiR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXH Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 14 1954 This Paper Consists ot Four 214 Receives Adenauer at Hospital Connelly Caudle Convicted Talks at Lehigh Opened Construction to Resume Negotiations were under way Thursday afternoon in an at tempt to iron out contract dif ftcultics between the cement workers union and the strike bound Lehigh Portland Cement in Mason City Meanwhile the cement union Local 106 United Cement Lime and Gypsum Workers Interna tional agreed to with draw pickets from one of the plant gates so that construction workers may enter Jack Matthews general super intendent of the WalshJohnson Construction said Thursday that workers will return to the million expansion program at the plant Monday morning Davey and Moen construction crews working on a new bridge over the Winnebago River for the cement plant also planned to re turn to work Monday They have been off the job since the strike started last Thursday U S Mediator Robert E Hall Des Moines U S government mediator will sit in on the contract negotia tions between union and cement plant management The union will be represented by a threeman committee at the meeting and James P Williams Chicago general representative Edward Meredith Allentown director of public relationy Clinton Moycr have my complete support The need has become for the Lehigh company and AP Wirephoto QUITE A Damon and Dudley Taylor Red wood City 17yearold high school classmates stowed away on the liner Lurline last Friday at San Francisco andwound up in Hawaii But their parents paid their fares and arranged for them to fly home Joans mother wired Fare paid Graduation present Have Seek Pay Hike for Patrolmen DES MOINES Gov Leo Hoegh said Thursday he will actively support state Safety Department recommendations for a 50 a month pay raise for highway patrolmen and an increase of 116 men in the Jury Out for Nine Hours Conspiracy Case Closes ST LOUIS CUP Two high Truman administration officials were convicted Thursday of j charges of conspiracy to defraud the government in the handling of a tax case The jury of eight men and four women deliberated nine hours and five minutes before reaching its verdict Judge Rubey M Hulen an nounced after the verdict was ead he would sentence Matthew J Connelly While House aide to ormer President Truman and T Lamar Caudle former head of the Justice Departments tax division on July 19 Escape Trial Connelly and Caudle were found guilty of conspiring with Harry I Schwimmer a Kansas City attorney to allow a tax evader Irving Sachs to escape criminal trial or if Sachs were tried to avoid a prison term The trial began with Schwimmer as the third defendant but he was granted a mistrial two weeks ago after he suffered a heart seizure in the courtroom force He said the recommendations made by Safety Commissioner local plant manager George Han naman will represent manage ment The negotiations will start ex actly one week after the cement workers started picketing the Mason City plant Earnie Ward president of the local union said the negotiation session was set up by Hall Both management and the union sat tight the past week until the gov ernment mediator came into the strike picture Union pickets closed down pro duction at the vast cement plant last Thursday after negotiations for a new contract broke down Construction workers on the 512 million plant expansion refused to cross the picket lines and all work at the plant came to stand still Contract Difficulties The union and management have agreed on an 18 cent an hour wage increase The union wants the increase and new insurance benefits retroactive to May 1 The union also wants a training and testing program established by the company abolished Ward said he thought the union committee would go along with the management if they got a fair obvious This comes under the heading of immediate Moyer estimated the proposed salary increase for the patrols 225 men and 23 drivers license examiners would cost for the rest of this biennium ending June 30 1957 He said that amount will be asked from the Iowa Legislative Interim Committee at its next meeting at Rockwell City next Tuesday Included in the total is about representing the cost of operating oneman patrol cars at night and financing the patrols two new airplanes Any increase of the patrol strength would have to be pre sented to the Legislature Its next regular session begins in Janu ary 1957 Starting Pay A patrolman now is pikt S270 a monlh After twoj years he becomes a senior paj Irolman the salary for which is The last raise given to pa trolmen was a month about a year ago Moyer said he is convinced the patrol wage increase should be a month as recommended by the National Safety Council which made a study of the Iowa patrol In a news conference called by Moyer in which the governors statement also was given it was German Leader Unification Is Urged Hulen told the jurors that the government had relied on cir cumstantial evidence which he said may be as positive and conclusive as direct Sachs was indicted and fined AP Wirephoto ARRIVES TO VISIT German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer left is greeted by Maj Gen Leonard Heaton commandant at Waiter Reed Hospital as he arrives to visit President Eisenhower Thursday Between them is Secretary of State Dulles Marshall in Plea to Clear Sons Name COUNCIL BLUFFS UP Verne Marshall Cedar Rapids made an impassioned plea Thurs day before the Iowa State Board of Regents to clear the name of his son from Iowa paniy raid The elder editor of the who was suspended State College after Marshall former Cedar Rapids Ga but escaped a jail angrily accused the college because of his epileptic condi0 trying to get something tioa Final Summation Cards Giants in Big Swap of Players ST LOUIS UP The St Louis Cardinals Thursday an nounced an eightplayar deal with the New York Giants in volving two of the top infielders of the National League Red Schoendienst and Al Dark In addition to Schoendienst the Cards sent rookie outfielder jwould be endangered by a trial Wyllys S Newcomb special as sistant attorney general who headed the governments battery of prosecutors charged in his final summation that he had proved conclusively that the Sachs case was He said the defendants through fraudu lent had even fooled Federal Judge Roy W Harper on the matter of Sachs health thus aiding Sachs to es cape jail Caudle who made a justice de partment decision not to prose cute Sachs said he did so pure ly on the grounds of a thencur rent policy of his department not to prosecute persons whose life settlement Yes I would think pointed out that the Interim Com we would enter into a compro mise he said but I cant speak for the If an agreement is reached said Ward the entire union mem bership would have to vote on the proposal before a complete settle ment is reached He said he would call a meeting immediately to vote on anything that might come out of the negotiation sessions More Consideration The boys still feel that they should be given more considera said Ward in a telephone interview but we all hope for the best of Matthews said Lets get this thing over with Weve been hurt The WalshJohnson construction firm lost about 25 per cent of its construction personnel because of the strike said Matthews Most of our mechanics were from out Jackie Brandt catcher Bill Sarni and pitcher Dick Little field to the Giants for Dark first basemanoutfielder Whitey Lockman catcher Ray Katt and pitcher Don Liddle There was no cash involved in the transaction on his son John Marshall 19 He was suspended from school in definitely through the antics of a Marshall said State Sen Frank Byers also testified before the board Marshall was one of 10 students suspended indefinitely after a panty raid May 24 Eight since have been reinstated effective with the summer or fall quarters Young Marshall told a United Press reporter who asked him if he would return to Iowa State No would you The elder Marshall said he wouldnt send his son to Iowa State College again if they paid me onethousand dollars a week Marshall said however his son cant get into any other college until his name is cleared Donl te me this bny hasnt been Possible Showers Could Bring LOCAL HEAT RELIEF WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower told German Chancel lor Konrad Adenauer in a 10min ute hospital meeting Thursday he hopes lor early action on reunifi cation of Germany to liberate the 17 million Germans in the Eastern zone Eisenhower clad in pajamas and sitting up in a chair received he 80yearold German leader n a dramatic goodbye in the Presidents room at Walter Reed Army Hospital With them were Mrs Eisen hower Secretary of State Dulles and an interpreter Henry Keller man of the State Departments German affairs section Adenauer left immediately aft erward for Washingtons National Airport to fly to New York City to continue his unofficial visit First Meeting It was Eisenhowers first meet ing with anybody outside of his personal and official families and medical personnel since his oper ationlor an abdominal obstruc tion last Saturday The brief session followed what the doctors reported as Eisenhow ers best night since lie under went surgery Both Adenauer and Dulles speaking briefly for and photographers described the Presidents recovery as a mir I have asked the doctor to ex plain this Adenauer it is a Scorching weather continued in Iowa Thursday after a sizzling Wednesday which saw the first 100 degree reading pf 1956 go into the records The 100degree mark was recorded at Sioux City and doubt less at a number of other Iowa points Spencer in the lakes region had a high of 97 as did Mason City The high temperatures didnt yield much during the night Lows early Thursday ranged from 63 at Dubuque to 71 at Sioux City The Weather Bureau said it expected a cool front to of Iowa and a tropical storm area to the south to bring showers to I said and he has said Iowas northern and extreme east sectors Thursday night healthy Somewhat cooler weather in all but southwest Iowa is expected Adenauer spoke in German and for Friday The states rainfall deficit has continued into midJune Kellerman translated Dulles said Eisenhower per sonally brought up the question of German reunification Good Talk It was a very good Dul les said The President ex pressed not only the sentiments that he feels toward the Chan cellor and that the American people feel toward the German people but he expressed the hope that action would soon be to liberate the 17 million Thursday in the death of a bridegroom of one day who plunged Germans now in the Eastern zone feet from the open door of a Piedmont airliner Wednesday night FALLS FROM AIRLINER Bridegrooms Death Is Subject of Probe ASHEVILLE N C investigations were under way The badly mangled body of Oren Ase Pruitt 38 Charlotte N was found by police in the graveyard of a church six miles north of Shelby N C The impact tore part of his clothing and his shoes from his body The couple married Tuesday in York S were on their honey oftown and they went on other he said He said the construction mittec is prevented by law from granting any requests such as the raise for patrolmen except for anj emergency Great Increase Moycrs comment was Department figures show there have been 37 more traffic fatalities than during the same time year This is the great est increase we have shown this year compared with last year and the biggest part of the driv ing season is just beginning I think this shows there is a need for immediate In his recommendations to the governor Moyer said he wants a pay raise for patrolmen because they have been doing a hard de manding and dangerous job with outstanding devotions for the past several We cant go on demanding that kind of service from a man Cost Per Student at SUI Shows Decline DES MOINES average cost per student at the State Uni versity of Iowa in fiscal 1955 as computed by the university was the state auditors office reported Thursday This was a re duction of S109 from the year be fore ir i 1 i n v Liiixi 11 n Ihc defense said the hfi incuts cisc wis based on nuendo and suspicion and con tended that if the defendants were convicted no public offi cial would be Conviction carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a fine bet Marshal produced affidavits attesting to the character of his son Marshall also said he has let ters which can prove the where abouts of his son on the evening of May 24 from on of That was the principal point Ei senhower brought up Dulles re ported It was s very interesting ex perience to be at this Dulles said It was almost a mir to Asheville meet Mrs Pruitts parents aclc thai it could come so quickly Mrs Pruitl undnr a doitorsjafter such an carr at her parents bm said Adonaiir said he was happy to husband sot up to go to had the talk which gave him mens room She added chance he said of seeing the it was a in such excellent a big screaming I must say that T would not the door had have thought it possible that a person so soon after an operation I heard while after that The wind was Somebody said blown off I thought Oren was in the on a fiOhour week basis and then jpay him a substandard firmi Addition of UG men would r would try like heck to get the construction caught original schedule up to the duce the work week and increase the number of officerson the road Moyer said The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy with scattered thundershowers Thursday night low fiO Slightly cooler Friday high low 90s Iowa Partly cloudy with scat tered showers northern border and in extreme southeast Thursday night low in 60s Fri day showers north and south east slightly cooler except southwest Minnesota Showers cooler GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 97 Minimum Wednesday night 66 At 8 Thursday 8S YEAR AGO mens room still Nobody got up I was afraid to look back there And then a stewardess came lo my seat and sat down beside I knew then Nobody ever could look that way talk that way and participate so vividly in a Brief Call Adenauers brief call on the President was expected to bolster attack by this opiwsition was ex pected to be strengthened since he is the first foreign official to be Maximum Minimum 74 47 VI Wiicplioio CARRIED TO violent thunderstorm w h i c h lusher Newport Wednesday dumped several inches of rain within an hour and a half causing a num ber of flash floods A police officer wades through deep water to carry Susie Clrublxs tower here leaving hundreds of to safety after her home became inundated TV sots in the community black i P me loir me anything I dont knowjbis chances in his election cam happened 1 just knew hejpaign next year against formida jble opposition His prestige under Capl B B Slaughter iSaletn the pilot said the flight about 20 out of Charlotte cnroutr to Ashevilleireceived by the President when the mishap occurred at Accompanied by Dulles Aden Slaughter llKWjauer arrived at the hospital at he had never heard of and was taken directly plane door of this typo comingto Eisenhowers third floor suite jopcn accidentally The two were greeted by Maj i Piedmont Airlines sent an inGen Leonard D Heaton Walter quiry team to the scene commanding genera and C A Murray n Civil AcroLlames C Hagerty presidential nautics Administration secretary icame to Asheville to check into Ithe tragedy Coroner Ollie Harris of Shelby impanelled a jury to investigate the mishap W G McGee a Piedmont of jficial who rushed to Asheville there is not a way in the world the door could have been forced open by pressure and the th Speeal faul Thunderstorms are expected Thursday over the northern two tiers of counties in Iowa from Emmet to Palo Alto Counties eastward to the Mississippi River with scattered thunderstorms and a chance art isolated tornado over that area between m BULLETIN D E S M 0 I N E S UP Weather Bureau Thursday is jdoor is not something you can ijust bump against and STORM DAMAGE RHirvELANDER Wls A squall lino with winds up to 100 miles an hour late Wednesday jtoppled the community television ;