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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 28, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Woges ond 40 hour week ore mnm grievances Newspaper employes go on strike at Charles City the copub will bring n CHARLES CITYThe City Daily Press was unable to Publish a paper Thursday A strike of Local 893 of the Inter national Typographical Union ITU on hours noticeclosed the plant at 2 pm The newspaper management and the union have been nego tiating for several months on a new contract for the one which expired May 31 They have been unable to agree on holidays sick pay vacations the adding of a printer to the 9man force and on a wage increase according to Paul Bumbarger lisher The Charles City local includes pressmen and stereotypers as well as printers Their pay has been an hour and their first proposal was a 60centanhour increase over three years This eventually was cut to their last offer of a 28 cent increase Managements last offer was 12 cents over three years Bumbarger indicated Friday that the paper has no plans to resume publishing during the strike I cant say what the future will bring Bumbarger added but at present we have no plans to try to print the paper with nonunion labor No new negotiation sessions have been scheduled between the union and the papers man agement Bumbarger continued It looks like they the union will be out quite a while he predicted Bumbarger said management met with the union and its in ternational representative Mar vin De Weerdt Rockford 111 Wednesday evening At that time the union presented its fin al proposal At pm Thursday the union served an ultimatum on the publishers Bumbarger said It stated there would be a strike at pm unless they agreed to their proposal They objected to the abrupt ness of the notice Bumbarger said and the deadline was ex tended a half hour At 2 pm the men walked off the jobs The newspaper distributed a handbill to its customers Thurs day afternoon explaining its in ability to publish Dale Rowe president of local 893 said all back shop personnel picketed the plant immediately after the strike went into effect Pickets returned to their homes about pm Thurs day but resumed their march in front of the paper early Fri day Were going to hold out for Ihe svage increase and for a 40 hour week Rowe said He added that publishers Keith Powell and Bumbarger object ed to their proposal of a 40 hour week because it would re quire hiring an extra man and setting the shop up in a slide shift Rowe called the 40 hour week a main He indi cated that the proposed slide shift would allow ail employes to maintain a normal w o r k week Baekshop personnel were working between 44 and 50 hours weekly prior to the strike The local is also asking for a full day off on Memorial Day They currently arc given half a day vacation on the holiday The pay and the 40 hour week are our iruun objectives however he said While the men are on strike Rowe said they will be paid from a fund set up by the ITU for that purpose Rowe was uncertain as to the amount of strike pay the men wouid receive but said it should be about 60 per cent of their base pay De Weerdt and men from the local were consulting with representatives from the ITU Thursday night but We dont known too much yet Rowe said North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 28 1943 10c a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection No 120 Rail merger plan fought by JFK talks to Irish Congress DUBLIN AP To great ap plause and cheers President Ken nedy told members of the Irish Parliament Friday they represent a free that is why he feels at home in Ireland The Dail formed out of cen turies of struggle opened its doors its the US Presi dent who is the greatgrandson of an Irish emigrant Kennedy came here after a sec ond barnstorming tour around the Irish countryside during which he received the freedom of Cork and another mighty welcome from Irishmen A roar of applause and cheer ing burst out as the President strode into the Dail chamber to address a joint session Dail Speaker Patrick Hogan de clared It is an occasion unique as an event in Irish is an international gesture of kind ness and goodwill Kennedy told the Dail that the free Ireland of today has a future as promising as your past is proud in the role of a maker and shaper of world peace He said he feels at home in longer a country of persecution political or religious It is a free country and that too is why I feel at home Kennedy called on other nations to imitate the way the Irish won their independence New nations can build with their former governing powers the same kind of fruitful relation ship that Ireland has established with Great Britain the President said a relationship founded on equality and mutual interests Hs told his audience that the heroic deeds the most enduring literature have emerged from the small nations of the world Ireland has already set a stan dard for other small nations to follow he declared At the outset of his speech Ken nedy presented to the Irish nation a flag of Ihe Irish brigade which fought in the US Civil War His remarks were punctuated by applause from a chamber packed with distinguished guests includ ing Prime Minister Sean Lemass and US Ambassador Matthew McCloskey Kennedy flew back to Dublin from Cork where he was made a freeman of the city SCENT INCREASE MADISON Wis UPI publican senators proposed a 2 cent a pack cigarette tax in crease Thursday to offset million in revenue knocked out of Gov John Reynolds mil lion taxbudget bill North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy and warm with scattered thundershowers Friday night and Saturday Lows Friday night 4570 Con tinued humid Saturday near W Weather details on 2 MISS MASON Espinosa center is Miss Mason City for 1963 Miss Espinosa was chosen Thursday night at the annual Miss Mason City contest sponsored by the Mason City Junior Chamber of Commerce at the Mason City High School She will com pete in the Miss Iowa contest at Clear Lake Second place winner is Sheri Skogkmd Third place winner is Linda Tenold Karen Gould is Miss Congeniality Miss Espinosa is a graduate of Mason City High School attended Mason City Junior College last year and will continue her sophomore year in Mason City She received a scholarship and other gifts in the con test College lass picked Miss Mason City Sherry Espinosa 19 Mason City Junior College sophomore is Miss Mason City for 19G3 Miss Espinosa daughter of Mr and Mrs Paul Espinosa 1028 Manor Dr competed with 10 other Mason City young wom en to win the scholarship merchandise awards and the honor of representing Mason City in the Miss Iowa contest at Clear Lake The contest is sponsored an 0 oiJunaui an nually by the Mason City Junior Chamber of Commerce and was conducted at the Mason City auditorium before of more than 450 High School an audience persons Nicholas steps out of roads post spat William II Nicholas Clear Lake Friday took himself out of the controversy involving Gov Harold Hughes interim ap pointment of Democrat Robert Barry 40 Danbury to the Iowa Highway Commission If I had wanted another four year term I wouldhave taken it when it was offered last March he said Nicholas who is 70 added that he had no intention of fighting the governors appoint ment of Barry first place honor to Miss Espi nosa Third place winner was Linda Harold Walton was master of Tenold daughter of Mr and Mrs Hardine Tcnold Kcnsett Miss Congeniality elected by the contestants is Karen Gould daughter of Mr and Mrs ceremonies Mary Beth Sartor winner of the Miss Mason City contest last year presented the crown to the new Miss Mason City vSccond place winner was Sheri Skoglund daughter of tion from Burnes Gould Plymouth Miss Espinosa sang a selec Oklahoma 712 9th NE Curtis Skogiundj Miss Espinosa said the dcci jsion came as a shock She But no change in offer Rock Island line wooed CHICAGO chairman of the Chicago and North Western Railway said Friday that he wiL fight the proposed merger of the Rock Island Lines and the Union Pacific Railroad Boards of the Rock Island and Union Pacific approved a mergei plan Thursday for consolidation o the two carriers into a 16000mile ChicagotoWest Coast system in eluding a track network in much of the area north of California anc west of the Mississippi River The Rock Islands 3500 miles of trackage west and south of Kans as City including a mainline to Tucumcari NM would go to the Southern Pacific In accepting the UPs offer of 718 share of common stock for each share of Rock Island com mon the Rock Island board re jected a North Western offer The North Western proposed to pay Rock Island stockholders one par 6 per cent collateral trust 50year income bond 2778 share of North Western common and cash for each share Ben W Heineman North West ern chairman said he will seek o block the Rock IslandUnion Pacific deal before the Interstate Commerce Commission and by loing directly to Rock Island stockholders The ICC must approve the nerger as in the interest of pub lic convenience and necessity and stockholders of both railroads will pass upon the plan We intend to move right ahead with our proposal to the Rock Island stockholders Heineman said He repeated an earlier as sertion that the Union Pacific link would be a severe blow to rail roads serving Chicago the upper Mississippi valley and northern great plains Heineman said the North West ern has no thought of improving its offer for the Rock Island He The governor has to he sponsiblc for his administra tion I think he should be per mitted to make his appoint ments with a minimum of inter ference by the legislature Nicholas is a former lieuten ant governor of Town His icrm on the highway commission ex pires Monday I dont know why there has been such a fuss about the gov ernors interim appointments this time he said This has been the practice for years Nicholas was the last of the three retiring commissioners to announce definitely that he would not contest Barrys ap pointment He has refused to discuss the matter contending that it was not a decision which was up to him The other two retiring com missioners arc Chairman Jo S said that merger talks between rethe North Western and the Chi cago Milwaukee St Paul and will be pressed Heineman said lievcd the Rock Pacific Railroad authorized by the North Western board Monday his line be Island stock holders were entitled lo have North Westerns offer fairly and effectively presented them If such action by North Western is prcvcr to action by the is prevented Honeman said the North Western will review the situa tion before making its next move Ilcineman said the Rock Is land has placed many obstacles in the path of the North West ern merger offer The North Western hadnt expected such opposition he said BUGS STOLEN MARYSVILLE Calif UPI ONoa of nearby Chal First voting by the judges rcsaid the first thing I thoucht KcosailfHiaanf Robert complained to aulhori suited in a tic between Miss Esjwas my 17ycarold brolher wasKcir Spencer They have said cs that someone stole 36 gal Pinosa and Miss Skoglund The at a junior Legion gam the courts will have to decide Tell o fSmerfor second round of voting gave thecouldnt be here the matter ing aphids Apathetic welcome for Mr K BERLIN Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev flew into East Berlin and received an apathetic welcome from East Germans The crowds greeting the So viet leader were skimpy com pared with the wildly cheering million and a half West Berlin ers who turned out for President Kennedys arrival on the other side of the wall 48 hours earlier As an attempt to match the outpouring of enthusiasm that had been shown for Kennedy reception was i flop Khrushchev came here appar ently to preside over an eastern ujiui Huisi uerrnan summit meeting party chief Walter Ulbricht kisses Soviet Pre Jn Lwo brief speeches Khrush mipr isiilrifr Triiicvnii 11 m chev said that Kennedys visit here was directed against the interests of the German people and that his actions showed his was not to create normal conditions in West Berlin Three other Communistbloc leaders were on their way to President Anlonin Novotny Polish Com munist Party Chief Wladyslaw Gomulka and Hungarian Pre mier Janos Kadar It was ru mored that Romanian Premier n Gherghi GheorghiuDej also was coming Officially the purpose of the Inp was to celebrate the 70th birthday of East German Com munist Boss Walter Ulbricht on Sunday But the presence of nearly all the Communist bloc chiefs indi WELCOME TO EAST BERLIN party chief Walter Ulbricht kisses Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev at the East Berlin airport aiter his arrival The official purpose of the trip is to help Ulbricht celebrate his 70th birthday Christine tells her story on the stand she had sexual rormcr British War Minister John Profumo and that he paid her money for my mother Telling her story in public for he first time the 21yearold redhead also said she had rela ions with Soviet Naval Attache Sugene Ivanov With her appearance in court Christine cast new light into the dark corners of the Profumo scandal that has brought the jovernment of Prime Minister larold Macmillan close to dis aster and has cast grave doubts in the nations security system In her testimony the party girl also disclosed her own moral pnJosophy about her relations vith many men as she explained she did not consider herself a prostitute as long as she ntimate only with men really liked She was the first witness called by the prosecution in a her she hearing with artist who has been accused of keeping a stable of callgirls and living off their earnings Christine wore a tightfitting off white suit that showed off measurements as in a low husky 302436 testified voice The wellgroomed 50yearold Ward shouted Its not true its prob U N inquiry NEW YORK tary Genera Thant said Fri day he has asked for an in vestigators of reports that a callgirl ring is operating in the corridors of the United Nations Building not wist a rl shc charRcs catcd a summit meeting ably was planned The crowds lining the route from Schoencfeld Aiprort were seldom more than three or four deep They consisted mainly of factory workers who were marched up in groups Police were almost as much in evidence as the crowds Khrushchev rode in an open car with Lubricht During the last 15 minutes a heavy thun derstorm broke over Berlin and the two Communist leaders Inside The Globe ATROL CHIEF Herrick retires Page 2 METER MAIDS like it cold Page 8 M A S 0 N CITY Legion takes county title Page 13 MORTGAGE burningat Rowan church Page Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 7 Society news 39 Mason City news 1011 Latest Markets Sports news 1314 Television news 1SU1 Classified pages 18191 i i i K YIC gm away when the rain against him but Missstarted without waiting S Pointed a Khrushchevs arrival PcUire of procurement revolving about Ward In a speech at the East She insisted she never had rcjin cilv Khrushchev lations with Ward himself Buir direct reference lo Kennedys recent visit Please turn to page 2 Recently foreigners have been frequent guests in Berlin he said Some go fo the west some to the cast vSomc say they come to West Berlin to normal ize the situation although their actions prove the contrary A crowd of only a few thou sand in front of the city hall listened to Khrushchevs speech with little interest CHRISTINE KEELER SAME DATEW27M Safety Department ;