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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 27, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Mason City an Ideal Spot for Industry to Grow Contributed by Lucille Newton Factor 136 27tH ON CITY GLOBEGAZE THtNIWSPAP IR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH tOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 27 1956 This Paper Consists of Two To Quiz Pentagon on Fund House Backs Hike in Outlay WASHINGTON UrTRep Mahon DTex said Wednesday that bei fore he advises the House whcth1 er to accept nearly an extra bil lion dollars for the Air Force he wants to check on whether the Pentagon will use it The Senate on a 4840 vote de cided Tuesday that President Eis enhower had not budgeted enough money to build up U S airpower in the race with Russia It ap proved an extra for the coming 12 months There was disagreement as to whether it would be spent or could be spent wisely The 35billiondoliar armed forces money bill then was passed on an 880 roll call sending it to conference with the House which earlier voted about billions House Conference Mahon as chairman of an Ap propriations subcommittee which handled the measure will head House conferees whe will meet with representatives of the Senate to hammer out a compromise He said in an interview he is very sympathetic to increased airpower and added But I want to talk with the defense peo ple first I want to find out if they need and will use the additional Sen Symington DMo con ceded during debate that the added funds may not be spent by Eisenhower and Secretary of De fense Wilson Wilson has said the extra billion isnt needed but that NO rA if Congress finally approves it he will take another look Eisenhower asked Congress for slightly over billion for the defense establishment Of this a little more than billions was earmarked for the Air Force over 10 billions for the Navy and Marines and 7 billions for the Army Total Cut The House cut this total back to about billions voting al most 15Vi billions for the Air Force Senate Tuesday boost ed these totals to just under 35 billions in all including more than billions for the Air Force There was no dispute about Army and Navy funds The Sen ate added 48 millions to the Army funds voted by the House and to those voted by the House for the Navy Sen Bridges RNH sought to add half a billion to Eisenhowers Air Force requests in an obvious move to slaD off the larger boost recommended by the Senate Ap propriations Committee and backed by the Democratic leader ship M REACH P Lear an AmericaTavi ationequipment maker and his wife Moya stand by their private plane on arriving at the Moscow airport Tuesday night The Lears accompanied by a Russian navigator were the first Westerners to make a legal flight into the Soviet Union in a personal plane They made the trip to exhibit flight controls to Soviet air and trade experts No Progress in Lehigh Talks The strike of the United ment Lime and Gypsum workers at Lehigh Portland Cement Com pany will move into its fourth week Thursday with few new de velopments and no real progress in negotiations At a meeting Tuesday which was called by Robert E Half Des Moines federal mediator company and union officials talked for three hours in an ef fort to advance some new com promise proposal which would be acceptable to both sides Frank Hodak chairman of the negotiation committee reported hat the union had made a move to have the period of retroactivity of the 18 cent an hour pay raise set for May l to May 13 The retroactive period had not been suggested by either side prior to Tuesdays meeting Retroactive Pay Since the strike began on June 7 the union had asked for retro active pay to May 1 The com pany position on the question of retroactive pay is unchanged 1 ince Tuesdays meeting The other point under discus Ion at the meeting was that of he companys training program Union officials have asked that a stipulation be included in the con as well as pickets and other visitors to union headquar tes on Wednesday morning was that the union should now request that the issue go to arbitration If this is confirmed by the strike committee it will then be necessary to present it to a vote by the union membership ac cording to James P Williams Chicago general representative of the union July 5 is the date of the next regular meeting of the local membership and ac cording to Hodak no special meeting has yet been scheduled No Pay Checks In the meantime members of e local are beginning to feel he pinch of no pay checks Al though strike pay and picket ay have been applied for none las yet been forthcoming from national headquarters of the i III V 11 He was beaten 4742 with to have negotiation set on Holland this question at s o m epositive Steel Strike Deadline Drawing Near Start Banking F Push Negotiations to Avert a Walkout FROM OUR WIttE SERVICES NEW Steel Corp announced it wil start banking its furnaces Wednesday night at Gary Ind and Thursday in the Pittsburgh area against the possi bility of an industrywide strike Saturday at midnight Other major producers were expected to follow the same pat tern Negotiations still went forward however in efforts to avert the scheduled walkout Industry spokesmen said that cooling of the furnaces was a precautionary measure to cracking and extensive damage M Predict Fast Start on New Highway Plan to equipment and that it woult not alter efforts to reach an agreement in negotiations here The shutdown is expected to re suit ir heavy tonnage losses to the booming steel industry Produc lion throughout the industry ha been averaging tons a week this year In Homestretch The Steel announcemen came as crucial big three stee negotiations entered the home stretch Hopes for a settieraepj were encouraged by a report tha he steel companies were willing to compromise on a threeyear he union FSa and Long with Republicans on the losing side Three McCarthy Wis and Welk er the Demo crats On the 4840 vote writing into the biJI the increase of nearly a billion dollars two more Repub Chase Smith and Francis Case SD the majority Mrs Nelson Not to Seek ReElection DES MOINES UP Rep Gladys Nelson fil the only woman member of the 1955 Iowa Legislature said Wednesday she is withdrawing as a candidate in the fall election Mrs Nelson notified the secre tary of states office illness in her family makes it impossible for her to again be a candidate It will be up to a Jasper County con vention to pick the Republican candidate census of the strike committee SAME means death teuri date within the next four months No progress was made at the meeting on this issue Hall pointed out to both sides at the meeting that they had two agencies available for arbitration the American Arbitration Asso ciation and the Federal Media tion and Conciliation Service Neither side is bound to join the other in submitting to arbitration but either may request it file a notice with the other According to Hodak the Its a long drawn out said Hodak and no worker can really afford it There have been some rumblings but mostly the membership is standing to Williams stated that some strike pay would be sent his week t According to union rules each member of a striking local re ceives a week for the duration of the strike In addition to this amount many of the Lehigh work ers are entitled to receive bene fits from a special voluntary strike fund which was established here in April This hind is similar to an ill ness insurance policy in that only those workers who paid into it be eligible They can contract instead contract The men fnftn each in an effort to lammer out a new contract for steelworkers that woulc guarantee labor peace in the key steel industry United Steelworkers Presides David J McDonald has callec a meeting Friday of his executive joard Kand 170man Wage Policy Committee to report on the sta tus of the New Contract However informed sources said hey believed McDonald wouic have a new contract from the companies to submit to the com mittee which has the power to accept or reject any offer Joint talks between the union and the Big Three steel producers Bethlehem and Republic been deadlocked for more than a week on the companies fiveyear no strike offer The big bugaboo seemed to be the length of the contract How ever the industry has hinted it would be willing to compromise its fiveyear offer if McDonald was willing to shave his economic demands upon the industry TITO BACK HOME BELGRADE UP President Tito returned home Wednesday from his burythehatchet mission to Moscow now BULLETIN WASHINGTON UP The House Wednesday approved a monthly pension for needy 65yearold veterans of World War I The measure now goes to the Senate where passage is doubtful WASHINGTON wi Congres sional sponsors of the giant high way construction bill predicted Wednesday the nations motorist may be riding on some of the new superhighways by the summer of 1958 The 33billion dollar measure of a fiveyear c o mp l e t e d its congressional course Tuesday and was sent to President Eisenhower He is ex pected to sign it promptly possi bly late this week There has been speculation dur ing the long rough ride of the bill through Congress that it might be at least three years be fore any noticeable construction could take Place 5on theA mile fourlane interstate system the key provision of the bill Speedy Start However Sen Francis Case R S who has worked on the bill this year and last told a reporter We may be surprised at how speedily the states gel going on He predicted that within two years considerable construction will have been undertaken and the results in modernizing the na tions highways will begin to show The bill includes 25 billion dol ars in federal funds for the inter state network to be distributed among the states on a 9010 matching basis Tax Increase In the first year s allotted to the system and after that it builds up rapidly The fis cal 1958 figure is and two billion will be available n fiscal 1959 Then for eight years will be pro grammed annually until the work AP Wirephoto BUDDY Boston firefighters carry a stricken buddy from a smokefilled downtown night dub fire Wednesday and then successfully revived him It was just one of 11 firemen and apartment dwellers overcome by smoke Dulles Tells of Rift in Red Party WASHINGTON of State Dulies said Wednesday he jclieves Moscows control over parties outside Russia has greatly weakened since the downgrading of Stalin Dulles told a news conference there is grave dissatisfaction party leaderships outside Russia also within the Soviet Com munist Party with the Khrush chevBulganin regime The Soviet leadership Dulles as serted has been put into an al most impossible dilemma As he defined it the failure of nternational Communism to ex and control over new countries n recent years made it impossible o justify strongarm methods of eadership Yet the declining use of such methods he said has created de mands for freedom among Com jegins to taper off Construction s planned over a 13year period jWeiiKlIlGU III the measure provides for a increase in taxes to bo n paid by highway users during the At the samc tlme Dulles said munists in and out of Russia the central authority next 16 years One of the tax boosts adds 1 cent to the present 2centsagallon federal tax on gasoline and motor fuels That tax and others would be effective Sunday if Eisenhower signs the bill before that time LAUDS WORK OF PATROL PLANE DES MOINES Iff A single airplane did the work of 30 patrol cars while fly ing over southwest Iowa highways last weekend the Iowa Highway Patrol re ported Wednesday The pilot spotted and aided in apprehending 36 drivers for improper passing on High way 6 between Atlantic and Council Bluffs and on High way 275 south of Council Bluffs according to Capt James Machholz assistant highway patrol chief Cedar Rapids Man Held in Attack on Baby Sitter CEDAR RAPIDS Iff Donald arl Neal 23 was held here Wednesday in the abduction of a 3yearold baby sitter and a baby Detective Capt ohn Kuba reported Merger of 2 Unions Approved DES MOINES W Without a single audible nay vote tha 447 joint convention delegates voted their approval Wednesday of a merger of the AFL and CIO nlowa The combined organi zation will represent approxi nately union members Immediately afterward Mayor Ray Mills Des Moines was named by acclamation as first president of the unified labor or ganization Mills 53 is a veteran official of the bakery drivers mion and has been president of he AFL state organization since 1951 Thirteen other state officers vere elected in the same manner and none had opposition Thesa 13 had been nominated in the separate CIO and AFL state con ventions Tuesday which also set he stage for the merger by giv Kuba said the baby sitter re ng their Preliminary separate lorted Neal had attacked her and aPProval to the union these changes create serious problems for the West He made a new appeal for Western unity and strength and declared these are essential in order to deny Communism fresh victories in the future and according i i con amount which was paid in Fori Olympis instance a worker who paid a week into the fund for the fourj About The Weather now weeks of its duration will receive a Picket Pay A check with pickets on duty at the main gate of the plant re jvealed boredom as the main ob I wt no ill alt Mason City Partly cloudy andjjection to this type of duty Mild through Thursday with of the pickets said they would chance of a brief light shower Wednesday night Low day night 58 and high Thursday 8083 Iowa Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday Mild Wed nesday night warmer Thurs day Low Wednesday night in 60s Minnesota Fair and cool GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 78 Minimum Tuesday night 53 At 8 a m Wednesday 69 Precipitation 02 inch YEAR AGO Maximum 82 Minimum 53 hat she told this story She was caring for Jiidilh Rus iell daughter ol the Norman Russells Tuesday night and de cided to go to her own home about four blocks away for some clothes She took the baby with her and started out A car stopped her as she was crossing a street and the driver asked her to get in When she declined he got out took her by the arm and forced her into the uci me Viet car He placed the child in the Dale Muscatine president of the back seat state CIO District Officers District vice presidents named were District Carter Bur Heve the picket pay was coming when Lhey saw it and another fer vently said Id hate to be out on this strike in the winter The Lehigh company is stand ing firm on the June 15 offer which would become effective on the signing of the new contract and the resumption of plant oper ations It includes a general wage in crease of 18 cents an hour the addition of Washingtons birthday as a paid holiday making a total of seven such holidays improved1 insurance and welfare benefits and an agreement to discuss the wiimn PROPOSED SUPERHIGHWAY is the basic plan of the giant months following the resumption highway system which has come closer to reality following the completion of Con of plant operations erressional action HIGHWAY Other Officers Other officers elected were Executive vice H Owens Newton secretary treasurer of the CIO Secretary treasurer Earl J Baum Des Moines formerly of Keokuk secretarytreasurer of the state federation Vice presidentatlarge Wilton M Seymour Des Moines a vice president of the federation Vice This was shortly after 0 p m The driver drove to a secluded spot and attacked her Meantime the Rirssclls re Lurned home and gave the alarm to police All available patrol cars w ere pressed into the search lington About a m Wednesday the car was spotted and halted after a chase Neal was arrested and held on an open charge The baby was unharmed District Grogan Du buque District Armstrong Waterloo Audie Murphy Awarded Two More Decorations District Hart Albia District Jeffries Dea Moines District Q Lewis Council Bluffs Other vice presidents nomi nated by unions under the i member agreement HOLLYWOOD Ufi Auriie Mur Roy Tweedell Burlington phy World War II hero and film actor has received two more military awards The new decorations presented by King Baudouin I of Belgium Teamsters Lester Eichhorn D u b u q u e United Auto Workers Russell Bull Des Moines United Packinghouse Workers arc the Croix de Guerre 1940 and ithe palm for the same medal Fulltime posts under the new Murphy already holds 23 military awards including the Congres sional Medal of Honor and is this countrys most decorated sol dier setup with headquarters in Des Moines will be those of president at a year and executive vice president and secretary I treasurer at a year each i ;