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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 1, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKESALL NORTH IOWANS N I I 6 H I 0 It S E VOL LXIV Associated Presj and United Press Full Lease Education in Iowa Attacked Labor Group Hears Megel CEDAR RAPIDS W Iowa i working up a reputation of being a backward state in edu cation among the teaching pro fession nationally the presideni of the American Federation of Teachers said Friday Carl J Megel Chicago told the Iowa Federation of Labor convention here that Iowa offers teachers less pay and less pro fessional security than mosl other wealthy states Iowa has some of the finest school buildings in the world a well as some of the worst Megel said But the quality oi education depends almost wholly on well trained and ex perienced teachers Megel said that while Iowa ranks among the top 25 per cent of the states in per capita income it is in the lower one fourth in the percentage oJ money it provides for its schools It pays its teachers less than 29 other states he said Better Support Organized labor in Iowa1 Megel said has its job cut out for it in procuring better school support better teachers salaries and better tenure by law Another speaker Homer E Krog said the per capita in come of Iowa citizens has risen as federal labor standards leg islation has improved Krog regional director of the U S Labor Departments wage and hour public contracts di vision said the per capita in come of Iowa residents was per year when the Fair Labor Standards Act was passed in 1938 By 1944 Krog said the Iowa average had gone to and by 1956 had risen to Gov Herschel Loveless told delegates Thursday night to de velop effective leadership to help this state produce more job op portunities and to assume a more important role in forming public policy Likely Candidate The Democratic Governor is expected to be a candidate for reelection and although he has not announced his plans I Am for Loveless in 58 buttons ap peared at the convention hall Union labor in Iowa is no long er a minor element in the states economic structure Loveless told the 380 delegates including 25 Teamsters Union representa tives who had been acredited earlier in the day without discus sion Increasingly organized labor will become the channel through which individuals express their interests the Governor said Therefore it is extremely im portant that labor develop effec tive leadership and a greater sense of responsibility for the so cial and economic well being of our entire population In this connection Loveless said Iowas present population would be five million instead of a little more than half that if it had kept pace with national growth Job Opportunities He said that employment must be maintained and increased to prevent migration from the state and labor must assume respon sibility for developing job oppor tunities Organized labor must assume a more important role in the for mulation of public policy in our state Loveless stated We must be careful to avoid a nar rowly partisan or selfinterest approach to the problems that face us Loveless said there is misun derstanding between city people farmers employers and employes and that he does not like to see the interests of any one group being pitted against others The Teamster delegates were seated with unanimous approval of the report of the credentials committee Daniel Healy region al director for Iowa and Illinois had told the Executive council of the Iowa AFLCIO that thei international organization would issue no notice of its suspension of the Teamsters at this time WRONG DISEASE DuQUOIN III High School officials cancelled plans for a mass polio vaccination of pupils Friday Too many stu dents were home sick with the flu Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 1 1957 Thli Paper Consists of Two No 21 lit words flowing back and ExLabor Adviser on Stand FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON A former la bor adviser to President Eisen hower Friday testified retiring Teamsters President Dave Beck once paid him for advice on how to run the union Merlyn Pitzele told the Senate Rackets Committee he received the money through labor rela tions consultant Nathan Sheffer man of Chicago Pitzele 47 has been labor edi tor of Business Week Magazine since 1940 and was a member and later chairman of the New York State Mediation Board while Dewey was governor He is listed Trick or Treat Appears to Have LOST ITS MEANING ALBUQUERQUE N M m The tame new gen eration somehow hasnt quite got the idea behind trick or treat I guess youll have to trick Im out of treats apologized Mrs Melba Holmes to a 9yearold goblin Thursday night She prepared for the worst The little spooknik thereupon stood on his head on the sidewalk in Whos Who as labor adviser Thomas E Dewey 1944 48 Dwight D Eisenhower Those were the years of Dewey and Eisenhower presidential cam paigns At the time Beck took office succeeding the late Daniel Tobin he was tagged as a man who was going to clean up the Teamsters union Pitzele said and was named to a committee of labor leaders assigned to clean up the New York waterfront But Pitzele testified after serv ing as an adviser to Beck for three years I had my belly full of corruption I came to certain conclusions then about Beck and Elementary School Absences Again Turn Upward Absences in Mason City public schools which dropped to 1465 Thursday as compared to 1524 on Wednesday swung upward again Friday Supt Lawrence H Shep oiser reported 1654 of the 6101 iutlliailj ic pupils in kindergarten through I tarded children at the Glenwood 12th srade WFTP ahernt State School at Glenwotfd The states flu death count now stands at 22 Flu was given as the cause of two new deaths at the Glenwood 6 More Iowa Flu Deaths Are Reported By UNITED PHESS Six more Iowa flu deaths were reported Friday and the illness still threatened the mentally re rade were absent Friday most of them believed to be flu victims The increase entirely in the kindergarten and first six grades The elementary school absences to 1191 Friday from 995 Thursday Here are the reports of ab sences by schools for the last three days Wed Garfield 40 Grant 67 Harding 137 Hoover 139 Jefferson 69 Lincoln 71 Madison 53 the any more part of it Roosevdt Committee Counsel Robert F Washington Kennedy said anomer witness to Wilson be called to the stand was Zyg munt Ziggie Snyder an elusive witness left over from last sum 54 mers hearings on Teamsters presidentelect James R Hoffa He said an investigator subpe naed Snyder in Detroit Wednes day Rain Colder Is Forecast for Iowa Iowas brief Indian summer ap peared about over Friday Rain is expected to move into western and central Iowa Friday night and spread across the state Sat urday Cooler temperatures like ivise will accompany the showers The mercury Friday night will be in the upper 30s and 40s ex cept in the northwest which will begin to feel the effect of cooler air The outlook is for cool tempera ures Sunday rain likely The Weather Bureau said the rain may become mixed with snow in the extreme northwest corner of Iowa by Sunday eve ning Lakeview Youth Is Motorcycle Victim LAKEVIEW UP Raymond Fisher 17 Lakeview was killed Thursday night when his motor cycle hit a tree here Authorities said the vehicle went out of con trol Thurs 62 82 135 182 65 16 47 119 328 48 51 Fri 81 107 169 Sasser superinten institution Dr Alfred dent said the hospital now has about 125 patients ill with flu compared with a peak of 275 to 300 illnesses a short time ago I believe we are over the hump Sasser said But we still are concerned because many of suscep J the children are highly rjjtible to complications The other four latest victims were 57 115 149 60 67 1000 995 1191 Monroe Jr Roosevelt Jr High School 145 235 144 109 213 148 103 212 Carol Ann Hinders 20month old daughter of Mr and Mrs Fred Hinders Clarfcsville Irene Vaughn i Council Bluffs Nancy Ruth Coughlan 18 rural Clare nit it5ninjr UJ nUl Darlene Rose Dubois 5 Counelection is being questioned I Cleanup Order Is Ignored WASHINGTON GPi The Team sters Union has decided to disre gard a cleanup order from the AFLCIO Executive Council anc instead will appeal the matter to the AFLrCIO convention nex month Defiance of the mandate to change its upper echelons pointec to almost certain expulsion of the Teamsters by the full AFLCIO convention which opens Dec 5 in Atlantic City Retiring Teamsters Presiden Dave Beck told newsmen Thurs day Id certainly be an optimis if I thought the appeal would do any good in averting the threat ened ouster of his union from the federation Beck met with reporters aftei the Teamsters Executive Board decided unanimously against do ing anything about the AFLCIO corruption charges against its leaders The AFLCIO council has sus pended the million member union until it ousts officials ac cused of misdeeds The suspen sion from the federation was ex pected to become expulsion at the AFLCIO convention Beck said that if necessary the truckers are prepared to go ii alone Beck and other Teamster lead ers including Presidentelect James been accused of misconduct and misuse o union funds by the Senate Rackets Investigating Committee Beck said he would continue in office as long as the legality of Hoffas SYRIA IN AGREEMENT UN f S MidEast Probe Dropped Showdown Temporarily Is Averted Two Proposals Were Pending UNITED NATIONS NY The UN General Assembly ended its bitter Middle East de bate Friday after Syria agreed it would not press for action at this time The Syrian declaration was part of an agreed formula to shut off the discussion without a show down on Syrias demand for UN inquiry and a rival proposal to have Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold step into the pic ture The key to the agreement was Syrias consent to let the matter rest without a vote on its resolu tion The sponsors of the rival sevennation resolution in turn agreed that they would not ask for a vote US Ambassador Henry Cabol Lodge said in a statement the As sembly acted soberly and re sponsibly It would not vote foi an investigatory commission which would have dignified an artificial concoction and war scare dreamed up by the Soviet Union Free Reign Lodge said the Assembly action gives free rein to the mediation efforts of King Saud of Saudi Ara bia The end of the debate was pre ceded by these rapidfire develop ments 1 Indonesia according to an advance arrangement appealed to the sponsors of the two resolu tions not to push for a vote 2 Ambassador Hans Engen of Norway speaking for the seven nation proposal told the Assem bly his group was ready to com ply if Syria would do so 3 Syrian Foreign Minister Sa lah Bitar agreed 4 Sir Leslie Munro of New The Weather Mason City Cloudy with oc casional showers and possibly thunderstorms through Satur day Low Friday night in low mid 40s Cooler Saturday high near 50 Iowa Scattered showers west and central Friday night and over the state except turning t o rain northwest Saturday Cooler Saturday Low Friday night lower 30s northwest mid 40s southeast Fiveday Iowa Temperature will average 3 to 8 degrees be low normal Saturday through next Wednesday Normal highs 50 north to 55 south Norma lows 30 north to 34 south Cold er early in period with no im portant temperature change thereafter Precipitation wil average from around onehal inch west to threefourths o an inch to one inch southeast occurring as rain or snow northwest and rain southeas first part of period tions and expressed confidence that the delegates would regard Minnesota colder General showers GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 60 35 40 53 47 Ike to Give Science Talk in Oklahoma i WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower will deliver in Okla homa City Nov 13 the first of his planned series of speeches in tended to bolster the nations con fidence in American scientific achievements and national de fense The topic of the Oklahoma speech a halfhour address al Zealand president of the Pm CST wil1 oe Science bly took note of their declaraand Security 50th Anniversary The White House released Fri this as a satisfactory outcome day an exchange of telegrams be of the debate Expresses Thanks Turkish Delegate Selim Sarper expressed his thanks to Indone sia for the wise suggestion made from the rostrum He ex pressed hope that the discussion would be available if it focused world opinion upon the real rea son for the TurkishSyrian dis pute While the current phase of the debate was over the issue re mained on the Assemblys agen da The discussion could be re sumed at a later date The issue was brought to the assembly early this month by Syria which charged that Tur support of the was planning an cey with the United States attack on Syria The Soviet Union vigorously supported Syria Assassins Finally Gef Their Man CHICAGO MB An exconvict avern owner who four months ago fatally shot one of three men vho attempted to assassinate him was slain in a burst of ma gun and shotgun blasts early Friday Victim of the gangland style laying was Willard O Bates 56 vho was riddled with shots as he Irove his station wagon into the driveway of his home in suburban tween the President and Gov Raymond Gary in which Eisen hower accepted an invitation to make the speech in Oklahoma City in connection with the states semicentennial celebration The theme of the semicenten nial which began in June and continues to Nov 16 is Arrows to Atoms All Networks address will be carried by all major national ra dio and television networks The address is one of a number he Chief Executive promised when he addressed the National Fund for Medical Education in New York City Oct 21 The ob jective was listed as an effort to strengthen American confidence nomic strength and foreign pol Princess Margaret of England shares her datTrh balloon with escort Billy Wallace at a Princess played with witch dolis and Halloween ball held at Dorchester Hotel popped balloons with her cigarette in London The affair was for benefit of SAME n the vances nations national scientific defense ad eco icy Knight May Make Bid for Senate Fresh Turmoil in California ed to SACRAMENTO Calif Re newed reports that Gov Goodwin Knight would bid for a US Sen ate seat instead of seeking re jection next year created fresh turmoil in Californias hectic po litical campaign Friday San Francisco and Los les newspapers quoting both Washington sources and friends of the Governor said the ailing Republican chief executive sent that word from his outofstate vacation hideaway Such a decision would in ef fect hand the Republican nomi nation for governor to Sen Wil liam F Knowland and spare the GOP a bitter intraparty battle in next Junes primary Brown Unopposed Atty Gen Edmund G Brown is unopposed on the Democratic ticket There was no direct confirma tion from the 60yearold Gover nor He left for a threeweek rest M o n d a y on doctors orders after saying he still int I seek t i o said then he a d rejected overtures to run for the Sen ate His press secretary Tom Bright phoned KNIGHT the latest re ports to Knights secret retreat and quoted the Governor as say ing he had no comment The absence of a firm denial was quickly noted here Brown accepting the reports at face value denounced Knights asserted shift as a cyn ical deal engineered by a grasp ing reactionary with eyes fixed on the White House Victim of Plot The Governor was forced to change his mind Brown con tinued He became the victim of a plot engineered by Know and that dried up the sources of his campaign funds and enticed away many of his big name sup porters Knight was confronted with polls which showed him osing to Knowland He was then erved with an ultimatum to either get out of the governors and campaign for the Sen ate or face certain political death Lonely and abandoned e bowed to his masters Why would Knight as the in umbent agree to step aside Knight along with other Re publicans has warned that the eep party wounds inflicted by a n i g h t Knowland showdown might cost the GOP the state in 958 and 1960 a presidential ear Travel Into Space Already Has Begun Last in a Series By ALTON L BLAKESLEE Associated Press Science Reporter NEW YORK space ravel has already partially be iun some promoter offering you bar gainprice reserved tickets to the Moon by 1960 or 1965 It just wont be that easy Indeed there are some scien tists and experts who say space travel is forever out of the ques couldnt stand it or be Our jet pilots are flying so high protected well enough hat much of the earths air is be iiiiuuic opinion m neatn them They are already human journeys into space are rrtootiTiic r meeting and conquering some major problems involved in trips o the Moon or Mars Human volunteers in special ex periments are producing answers as to whether and how humans can stand greater and more se ere challenges higher in the oid of space But dont fall for the pitch of Theres a middle opinion that very long way no earlier than the end of this cen tury But enthusiasts say the first space or already been born or now is even in school They see initial space journeys within five to 10 years Jet pilots are flying in such thin ;