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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 16, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Mason City Is in the Pink Never in the Red M Contributed by Nina Phoien 510 5th Mason City N CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXtl Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 16 1954 This Paper Consists of Two Impasse Feared in Big Talks New Demand Heard on Security Program Canvass of Votes to Sta rt Five Offices in Balance By DWIGHT McCORMACK DES MOINES official canvass of Iowas June 4 primary election balloting begins Monday It will determine whether three nominations will be left to con ventions and settle two close con tests Convention nominations arent particularly unusual with Repub licans They have made four in the last eight years The last Democratic convention nomina tion was made in 1932 It probably will take the State Executive Council acting as the State Canvassing Board several days to come up with all of the official figures The indications based on final unofficial tabulations of the voting were that the Republican nomina tion for commerce commissioner would need to be made by the state GOP convention this sum mer Attorney General Democratic state con vention would be efl the job of selecting a nominee for attorney general and to a 1st District Democratic convention would go the task of naming the partys nominee for Congress also on the basis of final unofficial fig ures These conventions also would be held this summer State law provides that if none of the candidates for a certain nomination gets 35 per cent of the the nomination falls to the party convention to make For the Republican nomLnation for commerce commissioner B M Richardson Des Moines got an unofficial per cent of the vote in a threeman race Edward R Fitzgerald Des Moines polled per cent of the unofficial vote for the Democratic nomination for attorney general also in a threeway race Dale J Milnes Davenport was top man among four for the Democratic nomination for 1st District Congress but the unoffi cial tabulation showed he re ceived only per cent of the Micich Charles City vote Mike mayor ended up in the inary count of thu balloting with a 73 vote over Dan J P AP Wire photo DADS JOB NEVER you have been a father 13 times and a grandfather 20 times Fathers Day is every day Dozing off as he babysits with one of his grandchildren is Andrew Con way Scranton painter He and his wife recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary President Getting First Solid Foods WASHINGTON Eisenhower starting his second week of convalescence got a doctors goahead Saturday to take his first nonliquid food by mouth since undergoing major surgery A bulletin from the Armys Walter Reed Hospital said the Presi dent would receive soft foods later in the Up to now he has received nothing but liquids since his operation 1 f i I i i for relief of a partial obstruction of the small intestine During the first days after sur gery Eisenhower was fed intra venously Starting Thursday eve ning he began to take warm liquids by mouth Saturdays medical bulletin said The President good nights rest Wants All Federal Employes Covered WASHINGTON Wi A Justice Department order suspending application of the federal employe security program to nonsensitive jobs stirred fresh demands in Congress Saturday for new legislation to include them Atty Gen Brownell announcing the action Friday said it was taken to assure that the executive branch complies fully with a Supreme Court decision of last Monday However Sen Olin D Johnston DSC said he regarded it as an admission by the Eisenhower administration of its hoax num racket and a feeble attempt to correct the hundreds of injus tices it brought The Supreme Court has ruled in effect that the government may not summarily dismiss on security grounds workers whose jobs an not directly concerned with national security The ruling HBomb Fell 4 Miles Off Its Target did not affect application of the to sensitive jobs WASHINGTON Brownell announced that the se Air Quaiies said Saturday thalicurity program was being sus due to human error the H bomb dropped by a B52 at Bikini pended pending further study in sofar as it related to the remov last month burst somewhat lesslal of employes in nonsensitive than four miles short of thejobs planned Immediate Rehiring In a brief formal statement an swering inquiries about the miss ing of the target in the first American drop of a live Hbomb Quarles said The error was inthe manipu lation of the bombing equipment of the aircraft or any of the equipment that it Not Serious He said that while the error was considerably more than nor mally expected it was not great enough to have a serious effect success of the experi He also said any employes in nonsensitive jobs who now are under suspension are to be re stored to duty immediately He said there are 17 of these Their names were not disclosed Sen Cotton RNH said the and did not involve malfunction restoration of these suspendec on the Quarles was asked by a news man if the marginal error would vdve been serious under actual combat conditions He ieplied la conically that the arithmetic is pretty He referred to the fact that the area of total or major destruction employes makes even more im pcrative the prompt enactmen of legislation to make the security program applicable to all govern ment employes Cotton is one of the sponsors of a bill introduced by Sen Mundt RSD to nullify the effect of the Supreme Courts 63 decision Similar bills have been introduced by Sens Eastland DMiss and McCarthy and in the House by Rep Walter Prompt Eastland who heads the Judi ciary Committee to which the Senate bills have been referred Ryan Parkersburg for thc f K r i rv L IJL had a very He slept al most continuously for more than eight hours The President is in excellent James C Hagerty White pvcss Secretary said thc soft foods authorised by Eisen howers doctors include such things as custard gelatine and ocratic nomniation for 3rd Dis trict Congress But Micich got more than 50 per cent of the total to avoid any question about the 35 per cent of the vote Led Field In the 5th District William Denman Des Moines led a four man field for the Democratic con gressional nomination but his lead over the apparent runnerup Neal Smith Des was only 695 votes This however gave him per cent of the total Three out of the four nomina tions made by the Republican convention in the last eight years were given on the first ballot The other contest took three bal lots to decide In 1952 Leo Fertile won a GOP convention nomina tion for lieutenant governor on the first ballot from three op ponents He went on to win the office for the first time In the same year John Ropes Des Moines was given the Re publican nomination for com merce commissioner to fill a va cancy He won from a field of five on the first ballot and also went on to win a place on the commission for the first time In 1950 M L Abrahamson Boone defeated other can didates for the GOP nomination for state treasurer on the first Top JC Grad Gets Surprise Bond The most surprised person read ing this item will be Miss Mari anne Cook 807 Pennsylvania She will be not much more sur prised however than the city edi tor of the GlobeGazette when he vn rurce uireccor 01 information received a Savings Bond He said however that the plane and an anonymous letter Saturdaylmissed the target about two miles v nuvi by a midair burst of an said he would press for of about 10 megatons the equivalprompt action adding it would lent of energy yielded in the hard to imagine a deadlier plosion of ten million tons of orjblow to the security of our coun dinary TNT is estimated at abouttry than the courts action Big 3 Wont Budge 5Year Pact Is Offered AP Wireplioto PEACE PIPE FOR ADENAUER Wearing a head dress after being made an adopted son by American Indians of Milwaukee West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer left is handed a peace pipe during a ceremony at Marquette University Friday Adenauer spent six hours in the city and also received an honorary doctor of law degree from the university Union Vetoes Lehigh Offer By DRAKE MABRY Following the rejection Friday afternoon of an offer by Lehigh Portland Cement the strike of union cement workers in Mason City Saturday moved into its 10th day Earnie Ward president of Local 106 United Cement Lime and Gypsum Workers International said that 80 per cent of he workers at a mass meeting voted to reject the companys newest rrer The cement firms offer followed a sixhour meeting with union 12 miles Quarles said the initial think ing was not to make any offi cial announcement regarding the incident This he said was not to shield any error but because it seemed wiser not to talk about the Memory Switch Quarles explanation that hu man error was at fault was sim ilar to a statement earlier by Brig Gen Robert L Scott Air Force director of information ifficials and a federal ment mediator Thursday after noon The offer was made to the union at noon Friday Ward said the members didnt noon ment Since that time he has re sumed brief conferences with staff aides signed congressional bills and other documents and had one official ballot as first term starter toward his Eisenhower starter this Fath ers Day weekend free of busi ness and official visitors He chatted Friday with his son and daughterinlaw Maj and Mrs John Eisenhower It was just a week ago Satur In a telephone interview with The bond is made out to Missjlhe San Francisco Chronicle the Cook The letter accompanying itigeneral said a memory switch said in part I am much interested in the progress of our fine Mason City Junior College and hope herebj to create interest in the granting of awards and scholarships to its r M A ukr LU day that Eisenhower underwent outstanding graduates as the high an earlymorning operation for relief of an intestinal obstruc tion that had failed to respond to 12 hours of preoperative treat school does I learned from the dean of the college that the one who grad uated with the highest scholastic i record this year is a Marianne Cook who maintained a or A average through both years of junior college I also was not turned off when thc bomb was dropped from feet at Bikini Atoll May 21 The mem ory switch is a device that cor rects an aircrafts wind drift warn saici me memuers me n t Cotton who is a member of the lhillk lhe proposition 1 Oil Til M n film m I c C I rtn nA r i i bipartisan commission created by Congress to study Hie whole se curity program said he is con vinced that whatever system is in effect should extend to the whole government and to all its The commission reportedly is planning to meet here this week end and is expected to discuss the effect of the courts decision SAME One Nabbed One H u nted After Holdup at Market was good enough and rejected it for thc He said the union is still open for negotia tion with Lehigh Union members will continue to picket the plant north of Mason City He said the cement workers still want increased insurance benefits and an 18 cents an hour wage increase retroactive to May 1 The company offered the benefits and increase as soon as a contract was signed and work resumed at the plant The old contract expired May i The company offered to dis RockfordMan Dies in Crash ST MARIES J Le Roux operator of the LeRoux Variety Store at Rockford Iowa was killed in an auto accident near here Saturday afternoon Authorities said LeRoux daugh ter Donna was critically injured in the crash Mrs LeRoux also was in the car at the time but authorities were unable to report immediately whether or not she was injured The LeRoux family was on a joint business and pleasure trip The Big Three employ about to the state of Washington NEW YORK Steel and ts big labor union met Saturday n an effort to resolve an apparent mpasse in contract talks Behind their meeting lay a flurry of determined statements made Friday after the union urned managements offer Speaking for his own company nd the other two of steels Big Three Republic and Bethlehem Vice President John A Stephens of Steel declared This is final and I dont mean naybe We are not going to this as a floor from which bargain us He denied it was a take it or eave it matter saying there was much to be negotiated within its framework Said President David J Mc Donald president of the United Steel Workers of the final Entirely inadequate the titans of industry have labored and brought up a Strike Looms Ahead of the steel contract bar gainers loomed the shadow of an other economy shaking steel strike that could directly involve workers and indirectly tens of thousands more These developments marked the end of the talks first round 1 The Big Three contract pro posal was disclosed officially It offered a package estimated by the companies to be cumulatively worth 65 cents an hour over five years 17 cents the first year alone It contained for steel sev eral precedent setting clauses such as a layoff pay plan and premium rates for weekend work t called for a nostrike fiveyear erm And the combined manage ments disclosed they had offered Q negotiate a costoflivingclause 2 The steelworkers Wage Pol cy Committee with 170 members met for less than an hour and rejected the offer McDonald said he vote was unanimous 3 Stephens said at a press con ference the steel companies would not budge from nor would they add a penny to their overall of er 4 Both sides promised to work or a settlement McDonald said le was still hopeful one could be reached Present Contract The present contract June 30 of steels workers nit TUHIvi ui steel s WOrKCrs cuss improvements in the current Paul LeRoux their son and These talks however normally tramtnrj nrnrfrnm nhirh Knnn training program which will bene fit both The company wants to start those talks within four months after work resumes at the plant Ward said the union wants to Jerome Weber also of Rockford a friend had accompanied them as far as St Maries where they planned to work for the for estry service during the summer months Mr and Mrs LeRoux iru anu mis discuss the training program beand Donna wcre continuing their fore the contract is signed and trip to tnc Wesl Coast wner thc before the workers return to the plant We wsru something a lit accidcnt happened set the pattern for the industry The Bureau of Labor Statistics has estimated the present aver age hourly wage in steel at The companies offer McDon ald said would add to basic rates not quite TA cents this July and 37 cents by July 1960 McDonald called it Another member of the LeRoux USW statisticians put the over concretc he said family Mrs Roger Zeran is injall fiveyear increase not at 65 About men arc members Rockfnrd operating the store in I cents but at around 45 cents f Inrnl IfB Warrt hn absencc her parcnts r Thfi union has asked of Local 106 Ward said he did not know exactly how many at tended the meeting Friday after i ICHUUU me meeting arier DES MOINES Edward idcntiifed by the store mannoon Its a big hall the CIO learned that she maintained thisjPoffenbarger 50 Council Bluffs agcr as one of the bandits police hall on Washington he same high average through was held and Paul Small 35 said jsaid and I couldnt venture a husband currently is atistantial but unspecified Corpus Cliiisti Tex i A i r niK avuidKe imiuign t was iium ami ram small jn isum anu i cuuicm l venture a ceuor Aonraci Adenauer of West her three years in Mason CityOmaha was sought Saturday Sma11 was tried in Des Moinesjguess as to how many men were IT firm 9 n V IT L ii 11 nA 1 n I cl i TX Y I i Germany Vice President Nixon and Sec retary of State Dulles have ap pointments for Monday and there was expectation that as Eisen howers recovery continues other Cabinet members may visit the hosipta later in the week Frances M Ford Writer Dies at 102 PHILADELPHIA Ufi Mrs Frances M Ford author of a number of widely read childrens stories died in her sleep Friday at the age of 102 Her best known story was The Jittle Engine That writ ten in 1911 Ht that time she was using the pen name Uncle vi i lit ITI aouil winaiia TUU t Ort LU J 111 j v m n a L igh School too the armed holdup of a food an attempted holdup at Dahls I am herewith enclosing a hcre Detective a y n last Oct 30 but the Vsrri sa sid it took about an hour jury failed to reach a verdict and j for the men to complete the vote ihc was released Small aiso had In addition to the wage and in The Weather boost time and a half for Satur jday work and double time on Sun jdays a 52week layoff pay plan land various welfare and health insurance benefits Mason City Partly cloudy pul these mto effect would hope that next year there will which ended after the more generous awards and scholing car overturned on a curve in jwid w and humid with showera in afternoon scattered nc employment costs about 25 uiULUU aiaius oavmgS DOnCl 101 mt vuic vv pj fho rp 1 rl Marianne Cook this year for her Poffenbarger was cauRht in was Smit had In addition to the wage and in showers in aflernotm or evening1 Ve industry MoerienVed four outstanding scholastic record patch following a increases company Sunday Low Satiirdayj strips in 1946 194S hope that next year there will belchasc which ended after the robbcry of Omaha ioftcrcd Washingtons birthday as md OOs nU Th P fvJ a an added paid holiday Parll f education I am a professional business woman and wish to remain anony umic gciiLiuua Him s ciHJi t i J v ci Lui i iuu on ii uuFvi m n rf i i L arships for the junior college stuicast Des Moines Friday arrest ollowed thc number of paid holidays to dents who are interested in higher Police said the overturned car whlh Evseven bore license plates issued totrett Lanson s orc wasj Most ot the workers picked up Small but that the plates vvereTprepanng l for thc n8htthcir W checks Friday said registered to a different car than e Was Gcor8C Hannaman Plan the one wrecked here masked and only one of thorn agef Checks are issued every IlVi l n TVU I I ABBEY DAMAGED SANTA SOFIA Italy W The thousandyearold abbey of Santo Illcro suffered some damage Sat urday as n series of predawn earth tremors shook this Appen nine Mountain area the one wrecked here Police said there were two possibly three men in the car they chased A targe sack of money belonging to the Hilltop displayed a gun The bandits forcec Larson to give them the stores cash receipts When the bandits fled they were chased by two men who saw 0 ir i uy iwu men WHO S3W Super Valu store was found in lncm Icave thc store Thc pur the wrecked car A check made Saturday of conteriivp two weeks Crews of the WalshJohnson Construction Co will resume work Monday on a million expan sion program at the plant Oavey Moen crews working on a suers lost the car but later Denew bridge over the Winnebngo tents of the money sack showed it contained Poffenbarger patrolman spotted a car bearing the de scription of the bandiv vehicle River for thc cement plant ahoiYEAR AGO planned to resume construction Mondav and There was a 12hour sliyhllyjiitrike last year warmer and more humidHeretofore contracts have run through Sunday years with wage reopeners showers southeast Saturday the inbetween years The in night Low Saturday night inJcustry s insisting on a fiveyear 60s pact in the interest of stabili Thc industry offered in the new contract to pay 10 cents an huor extra for Sunday work raising it to 12 cents a year later The supplemental pay plan in the event of layoff would guaran tee workers benefits equal to 63 per cent of their takehone pay minus whatever they got in unemployment insurance Minnesota Showers warm Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum Friday Minimum Friday night At 8 Saturday Maximum Minimum 89 70 77 82 51 ;