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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 25, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL N 0 T H IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Michigan Job Rolls Reduced Auocteted PTCM lad United Preu Full LCIM Wirei Seven Centl Copy MASON CITY iOWA FRIDAY MAY 25 1954 Thii Paper tH Two OM NO m Situation to Get Worse DETROIT Wl Michigans un employment probably will aver age of its la bor the remainder of the year the Michigan Employ ment Security Commission said Friday Current jobless rolls stand at with of the total in the metropolitan Detroit area which has been declared by the federal government a region of critical along with Flint and Monroe Henry Ford II president told stockholders of the Fonl Motor Co at their first meeting Thurs day that the automobile business is likely to get worse before it gets better this year Idle Leonard Woodcock vice presi dent of the United Auto Workers in charge of the General Motors Division estimated GM workers now are idle and predict ed the figure would go past by the end of June There were two bright eco nomic spots however All auto aviation and farm equipment workers except those at Chrysler will get a 7cent hourly wage increase June 1 Chrysler workers got a 6cent boost April 1 and will get only one more penny a week hence One cent of the increase is to compensate workers for the in creased cost of living A 6cent hourly increase is provided an nually to compensate workers for technological advancements that provide less costly and more effi cient production The new 7 cents will raise to approximately hourly the average pay of auto workers sUU on the job Army Order Armys Ordnance AP Wirepnoto TO GRADUATE Luda Kar nauch 18 who with her family was driven from their home in the Ukraine during World War II and held prisoners un til forces liberated them graduated with honors Friday from Jefferson Davis High School at Houston Tex She used English as her foreign language requirement for en rollment in the University of Texas where she will begin studies this fall The Tank Automotive Command announced it planned to award more than 65 million dollars worth of defense contracts in the Detroit area in the next month Lt Col Samuel M Burney procurement and production chief of the commands industrial divi sion said the orders have abso lutely no connection with federal action making the three cities eligible for preferential treatment He said the pending contracts were in the mill before the des ignation was made Ford told his stockholders that retail sales of automobiles will be down and profits substantially lower than last year but he termed prospects for the future as particularly The state employment commis sion predicted Michigans peak employment will come in late July or early August periods in which automakers are expected to begin recalling workers for 19S7 model production Quick Action Follows Leak of Polio Virus BALTIMORE container of live polio virus apparently broken when an airport cargo handler dropped a crate leaked out its contents in an airplane Thursday night Some swift telephoning broughl quick action to immunize al those endangered The plane was a Capital Air lines DC4 and took off from Washington with four b o x e s packed with the virus for deliv ery to Johns Hopkins Hospital An airline spokesman in Balti more said a cargo man droppec the crate in Washington but the damage was not detected unti the plane landed at Baltimores About The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy with chance of an occasional shower or thunderstorm Friday night and Saturday Warmer Friday night low middle 50s High Sat urday lower 70s Iowa Mostly fair northeast partly cloudy southwest Friday night and Saturday with scat tered showers and thunder storms extreme west Friday night and southwest half Satur day afternoon or evening Warmer central Friday night otherwise little change in tem perature through Saturday Low Friday night generally in 50s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures Fri day night through next Wednes day will average near normal Normal highs 75 north to 78 south Normal lows 52 north to 55 south Cooler Monday Little change thereafter Rainfall will average onehalf to three Friendship International Airport 22 Passengers The cargo was removed at Bal timore but the plane took on 22 passengers at Friendship and left for Pittsburgh before airlines per sonnel realized the seriousness o the accident A swift relay of calls including one to Dr Jonas Salk originator f the Salk polio vaccine brough uick action Seven cargo handlers at Wash ngton National Airport were giv en protective shots at the Airpor irst aid station Three cargo men at Friendship were advised to stop at hospitals enroute home rom work and get shots Also Get Shots The pilot copilot and hostess of the plane were also given in ections Doctors supervised decontamin ation of the plane at Pittshurgl and of loading equipment when affected Airline officials said passen gers were not exposed to the virus The virus was being siiippe Tom Parke Davis Co in Detroit o Johns Hopkins The term live means that he virus actually is living and active Polio virus in the Salk vaccine has been fourths of an inch occurring as showers or thunderstorms early in the week and again the middle of next week Minnesota Scattered rain mild GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum Thursday 76 Minimum Thursday night 50 At 8 a m Friday 62 YEAR AGO Maximum 70 Minimum 45 Appeals for Europe Union Senate OKs Housing Bill Expect Changes in House WASHINGTON W A Senate passed bill to authorize new public housing units a year Friday headed toward the House vhich has voted for the last three years to knock out all such hority The House has not yet acted his year on the recurring con roversy Housing legislation still s pending in the House Banking ommittee President Eisenhow er asked a twoyear program imited to units a year The Senates much larger fig ure vas included in an omnibus lousing bill passed by voice vote Thursday night Among other hings the bill for the first time vould establish a federal pro gram of providing homes for eld erly persons FHA Loan It also would increase Federal au iousing Administration loan in surance authority by three billion dollars extend the GI home loan program for one year continue provisions for military farm and college housing and provide an other 100 million dollars for slum clearance grants Most of the provisions were noncontroversial but on those where a fight developed the Eis enhower administration lost on every test vote A 4138 vote rejected a move to write Eisenhowers public housing program into the bill in place of the Senate Bank ing Committees plan for a year to a total of about The higher figure was retained with seven Republicans joining 3 Democrats to support it Seven Democrats and 31 Republicans voted for the Eisenhower pro gram Units The Senate had voted for 000 units last year also while the House voted none The two houses finally reached agreement on for one year In 1953 the Senate voted the House none they compro mised at Not since 1952 has the House on its own voted any such authority and that year i1 approved only units The Senate accepted a one year extension to July 25 1958 in the GI home loan program Sen Lehman DNY originally proposed a threeyear extension but Senate Republican Leader Knowland of California said this AP Wircpfloto ALMOST A arrivals from Italy Saverio Fabozzi 31 and his wife pose with their son Giuseppe 27daysold who was a stowaway on the voy age When they left Naples aboard the liner Independ ence the Fabozzis thought they didnt need a ticket for the infant since no visa was required Three days later at sea however pop had to cough up to prevent the tot from being listed as a stowaway They will make their new home in Brooklyn Blacklisted Capmaker Denies Making Bribe FKOJI OXJH WIRE SERVICES blacklisted capmaktr denied Friday that h paid in kickbacks to an Army colonel Sol Schlesinger head of the Ideal Uniform Cap Freepor N told the Senate investigating subcommittee that such test mony against him is entirely untrue and a Schlesinger made his denial in the presence of Col Louis H Shirley of the Army Quartermaster Corps who gave him the ca was unacceptable tily changed his Lehman has proposal to Knowlands suggestion of a one year extension contracts A statement in committee record accused him of paying kickbacks to a Col Shirley who was an Army con tract officer Schlesinger said six checks given to him by Miss Jane Mackey head of a firm which sold him leather visors for Air Force caps were damaged goods he had returned But he refused to produce his records He ed possible selfincrimination be cauce he said he is under in come tax investigation Schlesinger refused on constitu tional grounds to answer several questions about the checks and his records He also refused to give the committee his records under subpoena but was ordered by Chairman John L McClellan The new program of to be present Tuesday aids to the elderly includes conjwith the records regardless struction of public housing units over a fiveyear period and iberalized borrowing terms for juying homes under FHA Commence Work on 32 Silos at Lehigh Plant Lehigh Portland has been granted Cement Co a building permit for the construc tion of cement storage space ac cording to Robert T Allen build ing inspector Construction of 32 with a capacity of silos each bar rels is already under way The increased storage will add room for barrels of finished cement at the This is the beginning of an in creased production program at the plant expected to bring out put to barrels a year The storage space Is expected to be completed this year accord ing to George W Hannaman plant manager The WalshJohnson Construc tion Davenport is in charge of construction Jack Mathews is general superintendent Con of the 32 silos will be east of the Chicago Great West ern Railway and north of 25th N W t SAME Black n means traffic death in past 31 hours McClellan said it is perfectly apparent that somebody has com mitted wilful perjury before this committee regarding the checks and what they were given for He also sternly told the witness that his refusal to give the sub committee his company records will be regarded as contempt and appropriate action will be taken unless Schlesinger pro duces them Army Border Patrol Fired on by Czechs HEIDELBERG Germany A Army spokesman sar Thursday an Army border pa trol accompanied by two Ameri can correspondents was fired o from Czechoslovakia Wednesda while on a routine mission alon the Iron Curtain No one was in jured Army authorities said five rif or carbine bullets were fire from a distance of 150 to 20 yards One struck within fiv feet of the lead vehicle of th threecar patrol The patrol di not return the fire PLANT CLOSED OTTUMWA John Mor rcll meat packing plant here was closed Friday because of a labor management dispute 18 hand lawn mower conti S5 Ph 2684 good This small ad run by Mr Fred Wilts cost GOc and sold the mower on the first call He had 5 more calls within 24 hours Was very pleased with quick results Do you have lawn equip ment garden tools sport ing goods or anything you are not using and would like to dispose of for cash Call 3800 ask for an ad taker and place a low cost want ad Phone 3800 TODAY to place your ad Invite by Russ Awaited WASHINGTON U5 Official cocked an eye on the jostman Friday to see if he would iring an invitation to the Joint Chiefs of Staff to visit Moscow In what appeared on the sur ace to be a hint for such an in itation the White House and the entagon said Thursday none had jeen received but if one was orthcoming without too many re trictions the nations top mili ary men probably would accept That left the next move up to he Russians who had suggested hey would welcome two or three Air Force officers to Aviation ay ceremonies in Moscow June 24 There was no official word icwever that they had in mind he top uniformed officials of the Army Navy and Air Force and Adm Arthur W Radford the Joint Chiefs chairman Received Invite The most complete version of what has taken place came from he usually closemouthed Soviet Embassy here It said that on Monday a Rus sian colonel attached to the em bassy asked a Air Force colonel to convey to Gen Nathan F Twining Air Force chief o staff an invitation to send sev eral high American Air Force of ficers to the Aviation Day Cele bration Late Tuesday it was learned AP Wlrephoto REACHES TEXAS President Eisenhower and his pilot Lt Col William Draper walk in from the presidential plane at Waco the Presi dent gave a major foreign pol icy speech Friday He also will get an honorary doctor of laws degree at Baylor University Navy to Bare Facts in Death of Recruit GREAT LAKES 111 UP Rear Adm Emmett Forrestel said Friday that nothing will be lidden in the Navys investiga tion into the death of a 17year old recruit following a rifle drill Maurice G Everett 17 McKen zie collapsed in barracks Tuesday and died a few hours later He had been drilling anc performing other duties on a ho day A preliminary medical report President in Major Address Wants Help of Schools WACO Tex El senhower tPrming Communism essentially a gigantic Friday urged Americas great universities to help provide needy free nations with modern science education centers in a dynamic move to promote world peace The President also sounded a trong new appeal for a Euro pean union He declared it seems nearer today than at any time in centuries and would amount to a mighty pillar of free strength in the modern He added A free United States of Eur ope would be strong in the skills of its people adequately en dowed with material resources and rich in their common cultural and artistic heritage It would ba a highly prosperous Major Address In a major foreign policy dress prepared for delivery in connection with Baylor Univer sity commencement exercises Eisenhower hammered at the dea of need for free world co operation in the struggle against Twining reported this invitation to Radford who saw President Ei senhower and presumably men tioned it Somewhere along the line a de cision was made to say enough publicly to encourage the Rus sians to extend a welcome to the Joint Chiefs Reaction on Capitol Hill was generally favorable while some what skeptical toward the Rus sian overture Chairman Russell DGa of the Armed Services Committee said I do not trust the Russians but I see no harm in accepting their invitations for legitimate Some Good He added that some good could come from intermingling and a fair exchange of And I believe I would favor in viting Marshal Zhukov and others for a return visit Russell said referring to the Soviet de minister Georgi Zhukov Sen Anderson chair man of the SenateHouse Atomic Energy Committee also ap proved I think they should go over there and find out what the Rus sians are he said indicated his death stemmed from heat stroke An autopsy has been ordered and a board of inquiry is examining the case No report expected from the board or from medical sources for at least a week Officers of the Great Lakes Naval Training Station here helc a news conference for a discus sion of the case And Capt Charles B Jackson commanding officer of the recruit training pro gram said that Everett had not been undergoing disciplinary ac tion in drill period Jackson said the youth had been assigned to Company 800B a re training company for trainees who are below their military stand He said this amounted to less than disciplinary action and that Everett was assigned to the company because he had shown his understanding of military ac tion was below normal Forrestel said I regret very much the Sioux Cityan Dies of Crash Injuries SIOUX CITY Blu ford 29 Sioux City died Thurs day night at St Josephs Hospital here of injuries suffered Monday when the car he was driving a trailer on U S smashed into Highway 75 Police said the accident hap pened inside the city limits and itwo women passengers were in Ijured not seriously British Bluebloods Have Jolly OP Time LONDON iffi River police hovered anxiously around Fri day as champagne inspired young British bluebloods cli maxed a debutante party by egging two guests to dive fully clothed into the Thames The funloving Duke of Kent 20 year old cousin of Queen Elizabeth II was one of the 300 revelers aboard the 190 foot motorship Royal Princess But he didnt take part in the swim ming The party off the picturesque Chelsea section of London cele brated the social coming out of Felicity and Penelope Drew 18 yeanold twins who were pre sented to the Queen in March Young Kent son of the Duch ess of Kent attended with a pretty blonde whom newsmen could not identify Champagne flowed even more freely than the Thames which is somewhat sluggish off Chel sea The guests became gayer and gayer Midway through the celebra tion somebody cast off the mooring lines and the boat be gan to drift on the ebb tide Skipper Herbert Whincup hur riad to bridge started the engines and brought his craft to dock More champagne corks popped then one guest shouted How about a swim A friend offered to bet him five pounds he wouldnt jump in The guest took the bet popped his bowler hat on his head and leaped off the bow end yelling The fiver is A lifebelt was tossed to him and he was retrieved still wear ing his bowler A second guest then offered to jump in for 10 pounds An noyed at this inflationary trend some of the other stags tossed him into the Thames He was rescued by a passing vessel manned by British Sea Scouts They ceremoniously piped him back aboard the Royal Princess amid cheers At this point a police patrol boat arrived to investigate and Whincup said it might be a good idea if they stood by Wealthy Mrs II M Drew mother of the twins com mented Everybody seemed to have had a splendid time I had no idea two men had jumped in the river unti we were saying goodbye Then when I shook hands noticed they were ter ribly No City Eligible for Grand Award in Traffic Safety CHICAGO the first time in many years the National Safe ty Council Friday declined to pro sent any state or city its grand award for allaround traffic safe ty performance in A worsening traffic safety situ ation throughout the United jStates was given by the council as its reason for withholding its award of honor he councils top recognition for safety perform ance one four Seattle Okla homa City and Palo Alto were granted awards of merit for achieving a grade of 70 per cent or more in all sections of the traf fic safety award program The program formerly was known as the National Traffic Safety Con test In addition the council award ed certificates of achievement to 24 additional states and 398 other cities for activities in various phases of traffic accident preven tion although their total grades were insufficient to win major awards Nine Iowa cities were given special recognition awards for safety organization or no traffic deaths They are Dubuque 9ioux City Burlington Clinton Council at the idea of need for the United States to play a leading role in providing help In what seemed to be a plea for congressional enactment of the administrations eign aid program the President spoke out against being penny that field saying it could lead only to greater risk and greater The House Foreign Affairs Committee voted earlier this week to trim the program by more than one billion dollars mainly in military assistance Speaking in the big Heart O Texas Coliseum in his native state the President said in a na tionally televised address Today a militant aggressive Communist doctrine is dominant over much of the worlds surface and over hundreds of millions of the worlds Cruel Plan He called Communism cruel intolerant atheistic committed to conquest by lure intimidation and and added it poses a threat from which even this mighty nation is not But even so Eisenhower said Communism is in the deepest ense a gigantic Even in the countries it dominates he said hundreds of millions who dwell there still cling to their re ligious faith still are moved by aspirations for justice and free dom that cannot be answered merely by more steel and bigger bombers still dream of the day that they walk fearlessly in the fullness of human Eisenhowers proposal that American universities set up sci ence education centers in needy free nations was set forth in the broadcast of general terms Ha said nothing about any gov ernment role in such a program and left the impression it would jbe a private enterprise venture Bluffs Iowa City Mason Amp and Marshalltown 1 City In leading up to his proposal the President called for coopera tion among the free nations in fostering mutual trade advancing legitimate poltical and economic respect for cultural traditions and help for the weak er nations from the strong Sports Bulletin MINNEAPOLIS Big Ten Friday agreed to renew its Rose Bowl pact with the Pacific Coast Conference and in another important action gave formal approval to pro posed conference roundrobin football schedule TIT FOR TAT ORANGEBURG S C eral weeks ago Policewoman Car oline Kiltrell tagged a car parked in a noparking zone The car be longed to Detective Jack Kern merline Thursday Kemmerltnt tagged a car for a similar It belonged to KAttrell ;