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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 6, 1964, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that mokes oil North I o wans neighbors death record 34570 die in 9 months CHICAGO AP The na tions traffic deaths in the first nine months this year hit an all time record and the toll ap peared racing to a record high in 1964 The National Safety Council said Friday there were 34570 deaths on highways from Jan 1 to Oct 1 The total was an in crease of 10 per cent over the 31310 killed in traffic accidents in the corresponding three quar ters of last year The council said the nations traffic fatalities which for 20 consecutive months have ex ceeded those of the same month oC a year earlier apparently will reach a toll of about 48000 this year That would be an all time high after the previous record of 43600 deaths last year Highway deaths for the 12 month period up to Oct 1 to taled 46860 an increase of 10 per cent over the 42655 in the preceding 10 months Traffic fatalities in September totaled 4070 a record for the month The council said the increase of 2 per cent over the 3990 deaths in September last year reflected a curb on the rising accident death record adding the August toll of 4870 was 13 per cent up from 4310 in August 1963 The death rate which has been accounted for partly by a sharply increasing rate of auto mobile and truck use has been zooming even fasted than the number of miles traveled by motorists until September It was 61 deaths per 100 mil lion miles traveled in Septem ber this year compared with 63 Home Edition VOL 1M MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER o 1K4 Ulte Paper Coiulsts X Two OM Aitoclattd No 232 Strike at Ford plants No ticket money Ships self 11000 miles home in crate cod SYDNEY Australia AP An Australian athlete had him self shipped home cod from Britain in a wooden be cause he couldnt afford a pas senger ticket for the 11000mile flight Reginald Spiers 22 of Ade laide spent 63 hours in the slat ted box without food or water Sydney newspapers reported Friends and relatives in Ade laide confirmed the story Fri day The accounts said a friend nailed up the box Oct 17 in London and Spiers landed at Perth Oct 20 on an Air India flight then hitchhiked 1800 miles to Adelaide There was enough space between the planks to give me air and allow me to peep out he said An Air India spokesman said an empty wooden crate big enough to hold a man was found Friday at the air cargo depot in Perth Sent cod it was con signed to a nonexistent shoe factory at a nonexistent ad dress Spiers had gone to London to take part in English track and field events hoping that if he did well Australia might pick him for the Olympic team But he made a poor showing in Britain Sydney newspapers said Spiers a 170pound javelin thrower worked his way to London by ship in hopes of win ning an Australian Olympic team berth in trials but failed and because he was broke seized on the idea of flying home in the crate He gave notice to Air India that he wanted to consign a crate of plastic emulsion to a Perth firm He said he climbed inside the box Oct 17 and friends drove him to the airport At Bombay lie was taken out on a forklift held aloft then manhandled into another Boeing 707 and soon we were flying again Spiers said The crate was dumped in a shed and after a few hours I decided to break out He crawled out dizzy and weak he said After resting awhile he cut his way through a wire mesh door and hitchhiked home lo his wife and daughter in time to attend a brothers wedding Spiers said the cratn with him inside weighed about 500 pounds and the freight charge was about That is more than the passenger fare but passengers cant travel cod As far as I know no freight payment has been collected on this consignment said the Air India spokesman Split in ranks of rail unions WASHINGTON a major split in the ranks of rail unions the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers has abruptly quit the Railway Labor Execu tives Association Theinove appeared to be another sign of rapid past sev for the same period of 1963 Statisticians noted that about hal of the increase in traffic deathshad resulted from colli sions between vehicles This was an indication they said that congestion had a bearing on the rise Other factors included a number of young driv ers product of the postwar baby boom and apparently an in creasing number of highper formance compact cars in use 6458 die in Iowa since 54 Empty street for emphasis PERRY Street in Perry will be deserted Sun day morning for about half an hour There will be no cars moving along the normally busy main street There will be no people leisurely walking along window shopping in the American custom traditional The only sign of life will be ragamuffin hound which movie makers hope will wander leisurely across the street sniffing casually at scrap pieces of paper or other debris left by 6458 people who could have been enjoying a Sunday outing For it is that number of peo ple who have been killed in Iowa traffic accidents during the last 10 years The State Department of Pub lic Safety is preparing a dramatic film to emphasize the need to halt the climbing rate of fatal traffic accidents in Iowa which this year has al most reached 700 al years of troubles with Jongress and railroad man agement We feel the engineers are more important than to be just one of the boys said Grand Chief Engineer Perry Heath aft er his unions withdrawal from the 24member alliance of rail unions Not member of AFL CIO the uniairis now independ ent of all labor organizations and associations The alliance made up of the chief officers of the various unions is a loosely affiliated lobbying organization that seeks to get a better break for its members in rail labor legisla tion The withdrawal of the engi neers brought an angry com ment from H E Gilbert presi dent of the rival Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and En ginemen My feelings 90 out to the members who are being forced into this isolation from the house of labor he said Gilbert charged the withdraw al was an attempt by the engi neers to save some a month in association fees to spend in trying to raid the fire mens membership The engineers did not explain their withdrawal in informing association President G E Leighty of it Nov 1 nor did they announce it publicly They didnt give any reason at all said a spokesman for the association A spokesman for the engi neers denied it had anything to do with the longstanding and deepending feud with the fire men It was just that the operat ing brotherhoods have different problems from the craft and shop unions that make up the majority of the association he said The four other train operat ng conduc ors switchmen and are members of the association Mariner 3 million r loss to US CAPE KENNEDY Fla AP The stricken Manner spacecraft whirled through space as a helpless hulk Friday unable to fulfill its mission a the first spacecraft to probe th planet Mars With Mariner 3 a loss the National Aeronautic and Space Administration turned attention to Mariner 4 twin spacecraft which official hope to weeks launch within tw Exact date for the launchin depends on evaluation of infor mation from Thursdays failure The space agency has until Dec 1 to fire the Mariner 4 rocke After that Mars will not be i position for a launching unt December 1966 Mariner 3 was to have crosse 350 million miles of space in 8V months skimming within 860 miles of Mars next July 17 During a brief encounter wit he planet the craft was to hav snapped pictures and gathere scientific data There were indications tha the failure resulted because fiberglass shroud did not sepa rate from the spacecraft Th shroud was designed to protec Mariner 3 from aerodynami stresses during the upward pus through the earths atmosphen then was to eject Jack N James Marine MARINER Continued on 2 AP Give me a new Viet boss By MALCOLM W BROWNE SAIGON South Premier Viet Nam Tran Van Local disputes are cited 22000 walk off the jobs DETROIT AP The United Auto Workers UAW union struck nine key Ford Motor Co plants Friday over unsettled lo callevel agreements The UAW shut down four as sembly plants two stamping plants and three partsmanufac turing plants as some 22000 hourly employes walked out Ford said strikes at the assem y plants cut the companys aily auto production by about 6 per cent and truck produc on by about 34 per cent If the strike continues at the ompanys parts planls a pokcsman said this would af STOPPED BY A TACKLE This football scene was played out on a downtown Kansas City sidewalk Thursday Bob Jacobs manager of an electronics equipment store tackled two men who he said were leaving without paying for a transistor stereo phono Photofnx graph valued at One man got away Jacobs is shown holding down Nyle Harrison Robinson 20 Kansas City He held him until police arrived Robin son was booked for investigation Chou hears unity appeal MOSCOW W With Red Chinese Premier Chou EnLai literally looking over his shoulder new Soviet leader Leonid I Brezhnev appealed strongly for unity Friday and for a world conference to deal with the ranks split in Communist Brezhnev successor to Nikita Police Chief Jerry said Thursday the Safety Depart ment selected Perry for the filming because the 1960 census listed Perry as having a popula tion of 6442 Perry is the only city in Iowa which has approxi mately the same number of peo ple as the 10year traffic fatali ty toll Actually Second Street will be filmed twice The movie makers were here Friday to take film of the street carrying its normal busy load of traffic The Sunday filming will show the opposite effect Perry has recorded no pedes trian traffic fatalities for the last 23 years tin longest con secutive safety record in Iowa for any community of similar size North Iowa Weather outlook VariabU cloudiness n cooler except eastern sec tions Friday nifht mid Ms Partly ctoudy and miM Saturday in mM Ms Spoilsport peevish Nixon and Rocky exchange blasts Khrushchev who stirred the ovict dispute with China to a itter state made his appeal s Peking was expressing con idence the quarrel could be set led but indicating its terms ivould have to be met Khrushchev too had sup ported a world meeting to deal with the split but the tone of he call now seemed changed o an approach smacking more f conciliation than condemna ion of Chinas attitude Chou was the only one among caders from a dozen Com munistgoverned nations who ailed to applaud the call for a world Communist meeting The Chinese premier did ap laud vigorously later when Brezhnev said Communists have sne common goal Turning to foreign policy Brezhnev in an 80minute speech seemed to try to mollify his WASHINGTON AP Rich ard M Nixon has fired at Crov Nelson A Rockefeller as a spoilsport and been called peevish in return the fightj for control of the Republican party breaks into the open But like former President Dwigbt IT Eisenhower they appealed for unity The party struggle essen tially an effort by moderates to wrest control from Goldwatcr conservatives had been pret ty much offstage until Thurs day But then at a news confer ence in New York Nixon spoke up fernw president who campaigned widely for ROCKY NIXON Barry Goldwater said Rocke feller who was cool to the Ari zonans campaign got his pound of flesh The New York governor said Nixon was the principal divi der of the Goldwater cam paign And Nixon continued he partys future rests with unifiers rather than dividers Rockefeller is vacationing in Spain but a spokesman in New York released a statement call ing Nixons remarks a peevish postelection utterance Said the New York governor a member of his partys libera wing This is a time for con structivc rebuilding of the Re publican party as a vital fore in the mainstream of American NIXON Continued en Page 2 Photofax CHOU AT LENIN TOMB Red China Premier Chinese listeners He reasserted Chou EnLai bareheaded looking straight ahead is Soviet support for Red Chinese shown with associates after laying wreaths of flow claims to Nationalistheld Forers at the Lenin tomb in Moscows Red Square Nationalistheld For mosa and he declared was no other basis for safe guarding European peace than solution of the German qucs tir Brezhnev repeated the Soviet theoretical contention that in modern nuclear age conditions a world war is not inevitable This had been a basis of con tention with Peking which ar gued it rejected Leninist theory But Brezhnev added lines which seemed lo indicate the hand of the Soviet military in the cur rent Soviet political situation We never fcroet Breihnev said that there are aggressive forces operating in the world forces interested in the utmost heating of the international at mosphere This idea expresses the need X t JUiH for constant Soviet militaryibo resolved Red Chinese broadcast which held Khrushchev responsible for the Communist split but added difficulties were only a histor ical episode and can gradually uong called on the Vietnamese coplc by radio Friday night to ivc his twodayokl govcrnmcnl chance to rule before tearing t to pieces Huong urged unity and nation al discipline lo save the natioi rom communism He spoke a various religious and politica elements appeared to be plan ning an allout campaig against his civilian regime Student demonstrations wcr expected this weekend and th situation was tense Huong conferred earlier in th day with US Ambassador Ma well D Taylor on the problcn US officials areknown to b deeply concerned about Ihe ncv crisis that appears to be dcvc oping I urge all persons of a classes Huong said cspecia ly religious groups politica parties youths and students an the whole people to help us re store the authority of the conn try and to restore discipline building up the country agains communism As for the government many people have noticed i has some weaknesses that dis please some people But thes people arc persons of good wil who must take inlo considcra tion that this is a transitiona government made up of braV people who will not hesitate t answer to the people when Hi country is in danger At a noisy meeting the slv dent group that initiated demon strations which led to the resig nation of Premier Nguyc Khanh called for dissolution c the new government The students were rcportc displeased with the regime announced policy of scparatin politics from the classroom Demos surprised Win entire slate without campaign MONTPEUER Vt AP Most everyone in traditionall Republican Vermont was su prised when Democrats won th entire slate of state offices Tuesdays election But no on seemed more startled than th candidates themselves I was interested in the job said Atty Genelect John Connarn Friday But I didn think had a chance so ralhc than wage a halfhearted ram paign I waged no campaign a all Connarns comment vas sc ondcd by most of Ihc othc Democratic officerselect BOTTLE COLLECTORS MIAMI Fla Havan Radio says members of Castr Cubas revolutionary dcfcns committees have a new job collecting wine and whiskey ect auto production at other as embly planls Ford had an estimated 32 sell ng days supply of cars and a 8 selling days supply of trucks n hand Malcolm L Denisc rorcl vice president and chief negotiator said The strikes are completely unnecessary In most of these local ncgo ialions which have failed to produce settlements the union is socking concessions from the company that would restrict its right to manage Ihe plants ctfi cicntly The strikes shut down assem bly plants at Louisville Ky and Dallas and truck and auto assembly units at Wayne Mich and manufacturing plants nt Ypsilanti and Sterling Mich Sheffield Ala Chicago Heights and Buffalo NY At the St Louis assembly plant a strike deadline of 11 am Monday was set A Ford spokesman said they appar ently were so close to agreement hey decided to put off using heir strike authorization Tfic LJAW said it had authorized a strike at a stamping plant at Bedford Ohio but the unit reached local agreement Friday morning Ford has about 160000 pro duction workers and a total of 90 bargaining units around the country In recent weeks the companys 17 assembly plants lave been producing about 10 000 cars and 1800 trucks per day Ford and the UAW reached tentative agreement Sept 18 on a new threeyear national labor agreement Friday strikes came over locallevel contracts which supplement the national pact and generally cover atthcplant working conditions In other auto news with only two local agreements outstand ing General Motors was striving to make up its estimated pro duction loss of 450000 cars after its monthlong national strike and subsequent local walkouts GMs October sales fell 52 per cent compared with October of last year The General Motors produc tion upswing became reflected in the industrys overall pro duction The trade paper auto motive news estimated total production this week at 162103 units compared with 119149 last week A year ago this week there were no production hit 189187 Chrysler Corp has finalized both national and all its local agreements American motors smallest of the American Pro ducers has no strike threats al though contract wording over production rates remained to be worked out The national contracts includ ed increased fringe benefits with fullypaid hospitalization buildup Brezhnev also rapped North Atlantic Alliance plans for a multilateral nuclear force He expressed Soviet support for Communist Cuba and for Com munisl North Viet Nam con American provoca lions against it Brezhnevs remarks came As Brexhnev spoke at the Kremlin top Communists from all Redruled nations except Albania listened They were fiathcred ostensibly to celebrate me 47th anniversary of the Bol shevik Revolution but undoubt RED CHINA against the background of a Continued en Page 3 bottles to meet Ihc Christmas demand Inside The Globe North Iowa newt 3 Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 5 Mason City news 47 Society news I Sports news 110 13 Classified pages 1405 and medical insurance earlier retirement and more relref timt on assembly lines SAME ;