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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 26, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Ediled for the Home Mason City Merger of Good People and Good Earth Contributed by James Barclay li Linden N CITY GLOBEGAZ T H NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N E 1 H ft O R HOME EDITION VOL LXM Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 26 1956 This Paper Consists of Two One New Vets Pension Bill Gains Support 11 Jl Steel Strike to Be Averted Industry Leader Predicts NEW YORK IP A steel industry spokesman pre dicted luesday There will be no steel strike this However he said the negotiations between the Steelworker Union and the industrys Big Three probably will go down to the last minute June 30 when the present contract expires This spokesman who declined use of his name is an official of of the 11 companies making the industrys advisory com Work on Soil Bank reements Township Plan Is Followed By BILL WEBB GlobeGazette Farm Editor Soil bank acreage reserve agreements will be available for signing by Cerro Gordo County farmers by townships as ASC committeemen complete corn acreage measurements accord ing to Lawrence Copley Mason City office manager Copley said Monday that mea urements in several of the coun tys 16 townships will be com pleted this week The remainde should be finished next week Average Payment The average acreage reserv payment an acreage in C e r r Gordo County is expected to b about Payment for reduc tion of corn below the base acre age will be 60 per cent of thv county loan rate on the estimatec per acre yield of the farm ap plied to the number of acres placed in the acreage reserve Corn soil bank base acreage is per cent greater than the com allotment of fixed for the county earlier this year or about acres All county farmers received their individua allotments from the ASC from which their base acreage has been computed The maximum and minimum acreage of corn which can be placed in the acreage reserve has been established except thai where the com base acreage is less than the specified acreage minimum or maximum the total allotment or base acreage will be considered as the minimum or maximum Corn Base For corn the maximum is the larger of half the corn base acre age or 50 acres The minimum is the larger of 10 per cent of the base acreage orrfive acres The basic rate for corn in Cerro Gordo County will average approximately 85 cents per bushel or 60 per cent of the county aver a g e support rate of per bushel for compliance corn The normal yield for Cerro Gordo County has been figured at busheis an acre This yield average has been broken down by committeemen to the township and then to the level of the indi vidual farm Though farmers have until July 20 to sign acreage reserve agreements the office manager said the county ASC committee has been flooded with questions on the program and requests foi corn acreage measurements Copley said that those who wish to participate in the acreage re serve must request a measure ment unless one already has been made Dry Spell Copley said that if the current dry spell continues in North Iowa mittee to the management nego tiators Top officials of the 11 comp nies began arriving in New Yor in what may be a prelude to settlement of the deadlocked ste wage negotiations Four man negotiating team representing union and manag began meeting in an effo to reach a new agreement fo steelworkers that woui stave off a crippling strike Union Sources Union sources in Pittsburgh re ported that prospect of a settl mcnt before the June 30 dead line were highly 1 would take your bet that w will have a settlement possibly b the a union official said And another hint that a com promise may be in the work came from remarks made by management negotiator Mondaj John Morse representing Beth lehem Steel said the industr was standing pat on its fiveyea no strike offer but that nobod should rule out Anything Can Happen Anything can happen in nego he said John A Stephens chief negot ator for U S Steel said we can not see how we can accomplis David McDonalds objectives tin less they are spread over a five year McDonald heads the big steel workers union which has rejected the companies offer One thing appeared certain a this time The steelworkers are going to get a pay raise and the American consumer is going to foot the bill Hungarian Water Star Requests Asylum in Italy NAPLES Italy Aladaar the Hungarian water polo star slipped away from his trav eling team Tuesday and request ed political asylum in Italy Hungarys water polo team von the Olympic championship at Helsinki in 1952 and was favored o repeat this year at Melbourne Szabo the right winger on the earn from behind the Iron Cur ain ate dinner with team mem aers in a Naples restaurant Mon day night and then left them aying he would go for a walk iefore retiring He failed to re urn to his hotel He turned him elf over to public security au horities early Tuesday morning In Rome a Ministry of Interior fficial was dispatched to Naples ince the case would come under hat department the ASC expects a large partici pation in the program He said the weather may influence farm ers to rent land to the govern ment rather than run the risk of a poor harvest They wiH use the soil bank as crop the office manager said About 51 per cent of the farms in the county complied corn allotments last year The soil bank may increase com pliance this year Sports Bulletin WENTWORTH England UP Hogan staged a magnifi cent rally Tuesday to win the individual championship and teamed with Sam Snead to re tain the team trophy for the United States in the Canada Cup golf matches GLIERE DfES MOSCOW WVThe Soviet Union announced Tuesday the death on Saturday of ReinhoJd Gliere noted Soviet composer and winner of many Stalin prizes for music He was 85 AP Wireplmlo the annual Governors Conference at V onlc Ui Maine left and Gov Leo Hoegh of Iowa show how they look in shirts which were the gift of New Jersey mer chants The shuts feature schiffli embroidered eyeletsoriginated a century St riSSt SS S6ttled the PalisadesGov Robert Meyiwr of the host state CORN HAD BEGUN TO CURL Soaking Rain Is Welcomed Winds of up to 60 miles an hour accompanied thunder storms which moved across much of Iowa Monday nightand early Tuesday leaving import ant amounts of moisture at some points In general the heaviest pre cipitation was in the northern twothirds of tho state Algona reported inches of rain and Williams east of Webster City measured inches Many points got an inch or more Rainfall figures for the 24 hours ending at Tues day included Estherville Popejoy Osage 70 Forest City Knawaha Charles City 93 Garner Marble Rock 73 and Mason City 96 Dick Franklin Cerro Gordo County extension director said corn will need at least an inch of rain every week if farmers are to get a normal crop He said the rain Monday night and early Tuesday was much need ed as corn in the county had began to curl slightly From 50 to 60 per cent of the crop in the county has been faid by Surface moisture is all we Franklin said This rain was ideal for freshly cut hay fields and was a lifesaver for new Franklin said pastures still are in bad shape and oats short due to lack of moisture The high winds early Tuesday resulted in little crop damage though there were a few re ports of hail Damage that was reported was largely to utility lines and tree limbs SAME Highway Bill Is Sent to White House WASHINGTON Congress ent to President Eisenhower uesday the 33billiondollar high ay construction bill calling for ie biggest public works program n the nations history Senate passage completed con ressional action on the huge measure The House acted earlier n the day by voice vote The bill which has been de ated through both sessions of lie 84th Congress hands the resident largely what he asked i the way of a roadbuilding pro gram to give the nation a modern highway network from coast to coast But the lawmakers turned down Eisenhowers request for bond fi nancing Instead the measure levies new taxes amounting to all most a billion dollars a year for the next 16 years The principal additional tax is a 1cent increase in the federa gasoline tax making it 3 cents a gallon However other new levies would hit other fuels tires tread rubber trucks buses and trailers It is estimated the typical pas All About Rites Friday for Wartime Navy Leader PORTSMOUTH N H W Fu neral services for Fleet Aclm Ernest J King who died Monday at the age of 77 will be held Friday at Washington National with burial at the Na Low Tuesday night val Academy at Annapolis The bociy was taken by air to Minnesota Clearing pleasant lWashington and will He in state the cathedral rJLJDLl L The Weather Mason City Clear and cool Tues day night low 5557 Fair and not much change Wednesday high 84 Iowa Partly cloudy Tuesday and Wednesday Scat showers and thunder night tered storms southeast Tuesday night Not as hot southeast Wednesday Little cooler Tues day night 60s GlobeGazette weather data up The World War II commandei of the U S Navy died at Ports of acute by high to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum Monday m Minimum Monday night 61 At 8 a m Tuesday Precipitation 96 YEAR AGO Maximum 79 Minimum 44 i mouth Naval heart failure Hospital induced he senger car owner will pay a year more under the bill The annual expenses of runninga big Fiveaxle truck would increase by the American Trucking Assn figures STORM DAMAGE IVANHOE Minn tornado destroyed or damaged buildings on eight farms near this south vestern Minnesota community Monday night Manly Family Hurt in Auto Crash HAYFIELD Minn UP A Manly Iowa family was hospital ized here late Monday following an accident in which an Austin woman was killed In good condition at St Olaf Hospital in Austin were Harley Reindcl his wife and their two sons Terry 9 and Dennis 12 Reindel was the driver of one of two cars which collided at the ntcrsection of Highways 30 and 6 here Mrs Clarence Meyer 45 he victim was a passenger in he second auto driven by Mar 1 Kulsrud 35 of rural Austin blood pressure from which suffered for many years President Eisenhower noted the passing of his old friend with this state m e n t is sued at Walter Reed Army Hospital Wash ington where he is recovering from an opera tion The na tion has lost a greal American and an o u t stantling naval KING King took over as commander in chief two weeks after the Jap anese snenk attack on Pearl Har bor Dec 7 1941 and as chief of naval operations only three months later He was the first man to hold both ranks at the same time HANGS SELF DES M01NES William J Kness 37 Carroll hanged himself with his belt in a cell in city jail here Monday night Admits Slaying Couple Deaf Mute to Face Charge SPENCER Attorney Earl Hoover said Tuesday that Herbert Seebeck 67yearold odd jobs deaf mute had signed a statement that he killed his sister and her husband Mr and Mrs Hagberg Monday Hoover said Seebeck gave the statement to him and to Sheriff Thorall All The statement said Seebeck said he and the Hagberg had had trouble Manford Osborne a supermar ket manager to whom Seebec had given the first word of th slayings on Monday asked See beck in the presence of the au thorities whether he killed th Hagbergs Seebeck broke down sobbed and nodded his hea Seebeck virtually is de and mute Sign Language Osborne then wrote out tl statement with the help f an in terpreter Art Elder Spence who is not a mute but knows th sign language The statement which Seebec signed said I killed Ab and Mrs Hagber Im sorry I did it We had troi Seebeck signed the statemen after a little more than an hou of questioning by the officers wh also were joined by Spencer Po liceman George Williamson Hoover said no charge had beei filed against Seebeck but tha one will be filed later Hoove said he had not decided immedi itely what the charge would be Insulin Shots The officers said it appeared that the motive was Seebecks re sentment against insulin shots given him by the Hagbergs The Hagbergs were found dead in their locked home Monday afternoon by police and Dr Lyle Frink Clay Co coroner Hagberg 67 was a retired store employe who had been working as a part time carpenter His wife also was in her midGOs Seebeck was in the hospital for treatment of a bullet wound in the leg and cuts on his fingers His condition was good Hoover said Seebeck had main tained consistently until the state ment was given that ho had had nothing to do with the deaths Body Found Dr Frink said Hagbcrgs body was found sprawled in the kit chen He had been stabbed sev eral times the coroner said Mrs Hagbergs body with a gullet wound in the chest was found in the basement Dr Frink estimated the time of her death at about 9 He said Hagberg died a little after noon The coroner said there were signs of a struggle in the kitchen The table was overturned and broken dishes cluttered the floor A sack containing a 22 caliber revolver and a 6 inch hunting knife was found late Monday un der a bush AP Wircphoto BUNDLE FROM in arms in her husbands that is is Diana Dors Britains answer to Marilyn Monroe who arrived at New York Tuesday Shes here on her first visit and plans to make a movie with TV star George Gobel Her hus band who is assisting her down from railing on the liner Queen Elizabeth is Dennis Giffins Situation in Iceland Still Not Decided REYKJAVIK Iceland parties that campaigned on to get troop out of Iceland won 25 seats j Sundays parliamentary election rftvvo short of the number re quired to form a government 0 Ficiai returns were issued Tues day These Progressive and the Social ace the task of shopping for other partners in an effort to put to gether a coalition commanding a majority in the 52seat Althing Gained Seats Both gained seats in the elec ions and so did the Communists vhile the proAmerican Indepen ence Conservative Party of Pre mier Ola fur Thors lost ground The returns showed the Pro ressives won 17 seats a gain o ne over their membership in the ist Althing The Social Demo rats won 8 seats compared with heir previous total of 6 The Independence Conservative artys representation dropped 21 seats to 19 The Com nunists moved up from 7 to 8 Uneasy Coalition Thors had held power with an neasy coalition of Conservatives nd Progressives Elections were orced when the Progressives ushed a resolution through the Ithing calling for the removal of troops from the big NATO ase at Keflavik Sources here reported Progres ve leader Herman Joanasson as ready to try to form a coali on government on the basis that e had not intended to have the mericans completely ousted B47 CRASHES SALINA Kan B47 bomber rashed and burned in a wheat eld near Salina early Tuesdav King a threeman crew aboard A Thousand B47s Represent Strongest Quarles WASHINGTON of the Air Force Quarles said Tues day this nations fleet of more han a thousand medium jet B47 bombers constitutes Ihe most powerful striking force on And three years from now in 1959 Quarles said this fleet with anker support will remain the argest force of intercontinental bombers in the active inventory of any Quarles stoutly defended the Air orcc budget of the Eisenhower administration in an unusual pub beforc a Senate ic appearance subcommittee a few hours before he Senate was expected to reach showdown votes on this heated po itical issue Pending are a Democratic pro posal to add to the Eisenhower Air Force requests and a Republican compromise to make the increase 500 million dollars Quaries appeared before a spe cial Armed Services Subcommit tee that has been investigating relative air power and urging more Air Force funds im mediately to offset Soviet Russias expanding air power Earlier Senale Republican Leader Knowland of California told reporters the Eisenhower ad ministration is sticking to its de fense budget He added however that the halfbillion dollar Republi can compromise would be more acceptable than the larger amount proposed by the Demo crats House to Open Debate Limit Is Favored WASHINGTON W Leaders In he pensionsforveferans drive brought out a onehalf cost proposal Tuesday as the House headed into an anythingcanhap pen battle over a bill that could annually cost billions of dollars Rep Edmondson DOka said he American Legion and Veter ans of Foreign Wars will back a pension instead of the version originally approved by the House Veterans Committee This plus other agreedon cuts in the committee bill would chop firstyear costs to little more than two thirds of a billion dollars Without this the administration estimates the first years tab at VA billions and a total of 148 fail lions by the year 2000 Late Switch The lastminute switch reflected leaders opinions that even in an election year the bigger bill hadnt a chance of becoming law Chairman Olin E Teague D with the support of Speaker Rayburn pushed a rival plan aimed mainly at helping seriouslydisabled veterans Pro viding less pension liberalization it would cost about 200 million dollars year House Republicans caucused Monday and decided each mem ber would be free to vote as he pleased on the politically hot issue Some Democratic leaders other han Rayburn were reported avoring laughing through the till committee bill on the theory hat the Senate or a latesession by President Eisenhower vould kill it There has been no word from he White House on the various ilans although it previously ex pressed strong disapproval of the major parts of the committee bill SI05 Pension That bill would provide non erviceconnected pensions of i month at age 65 for World War II and Korean War veterans vhose annual incomes are less han if single or if vith dependents The rate would e 20 per cent higher for those vith at least 30 days overseas ervice It would also raise compensa ion for serviceconnected injury enerally by 10 to 15 per cent and ncrease payments to veterans vidows The new Legion VFW plan ouid make a number of de reases in the committee bill in luding dropping the pension to 90 a month and the overseas onus to 10 per cent Teagues Bill Teagues version would knock ut the pension features except or a 5 per cent premium for over eas service and a raise from S150 in pensions to veterans eriously disabled It would re ain serviceconnected disability compensation increases including a rise from to a month in the compensation to the totally disabled Under the present limited non serviceconnected pension system a veteran can get monthly at any age is permanently and totally disabled and if his income falls within the and ceilings The rate goes up to a month at age 65 or if he has been a pensioner continuously for 10 years Seven Injured in Bus Train Crash DENISON LP Seven persons were hospitalized here Tuesday with injuries suffered in a train bus collision at Arion r town on U S 30 seven miles southwest of here The accident involved a Grey hound from Chicago to Omaha Ulwaukee passenger train which was just pull ing int Arion station A L Merritt don agent at Arion said there were about a dozen persons on the bus He said the seven were not hurt seriously ;