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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 7, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL N 0 R T H IOWANS N E I G H B 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LXI1 Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 7 1955 This Paper Consists of Two One No 2S Court Removes 3 More Race Barriers 6 7Day Maytag Walkout Ended NEWTON MThc long Maytag strike is over The contract under which the 67day strike was ended provides wage boosts averaging about 15 cents an hour It does not provide a pay plan or a union shop arrangement The first 500 production workers returned to work at two Maytag plants here and the one at Hamp One Mans A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGtO IMS SuniUy WTAD Quincy 030 Sunday WOl Ames Thursday Keeping First Things First National Education Week A finds Americans pretty well alerted to the prodigious task which lies ahead of them the next fifteen years if elementary and education is to be provided for the rapidly growing child popula tion in the traditional American way But the full force of the story with respect to education beyond high has come to be called higher education hasnt Im afraid made itself fully In my community and I venture the same is true in nearly every other community a good start has been made toward providing at least the minimum requirements as to classroom space for young sters up to graduation from high school That start quite logieaUy has been made in the lower grades where the upsurge of births fol losving the War II has already begun to make itself felt in a big way The problem will be to keep ahead of it as these youngsters progress toward and into high school Top Priority for Schcols There is I confidently believe a conviction on the part of a vast majority of people that our schools are the one most important item on the whole long list of local gov ernmental responsibilities If there must be somepicking and choos ing as a means staying within our financial limitations our schools will have top priority Even though he probably doesnt say it in quite these words the average American senses that our way of life our representative democracy based on free enter is dependent for success upon not just a literate but an en lightened public Most other sec tions of our world are barred from what we have for that precise rea son they lack the enlightenment which can come only with uni versal free education In all of this Im talking about elementary and secondary educa tion The lines are not quite so clearly drawn so far as our col leges and universities are con cerned Our tendency has been toward the wide base for educa tion as distinguished from the se lective base found in Britain and everywhere else in the world But our commitment along that line has never been put to the acid test That test lies just ahead Real Tidal Wave Yet to Come While there have been unexpect edly large increases on college campuses this year throughout the country due to the fact that going to college is becoming more and more the accepted thing the real tidal wave of enrollment will not be hitting our colleges and univer sities for at least a few years We have some time to plan our ulti mate course of action not a lot of time but some The story as to this was revealed a few weeks ago when the United States Office of Education gave out some figures on this years en rollment at all levels of education The total of all ages kindergar ten to graduate colleges was a lusty 40 million That in case youre interested is almost exactly onefourth of our population at this moment It rep resents an increase of over last years total That gain just 19 make it graphic is some what greater than the total popu lation of Oregon almost as great as the total population of Kansas Lower Grades Swollen As Ive already pointed out the greatest increase has been in the CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 The remainder of the em ployes idled by the 67day work stoppage will return to work Tues day Wednesday and Thursday Secret Ballot A negotiated settlement was an nounced Saturday afternoon by of ficials of the Maytag Co and Local 997 of the CIO United Auto Work ers The settlement contract was approved by secret ballot at a union meeting Sunday The vote to accept the new con tract and end the 9week old strike at plants here and at Hampton was reported by the union to have been 808 for and 696 against a dif ference of only 112 votes Here where about 900 union members did not vote the ballot ing was said to be 754 for and 677 against acceptance Union mem bers at the Hampton plant voted approval 54 to 19 There are 86 union members at Hampton Fred Maytag II company presi dent said the company had been assured by Robert W R Johnston union international representative that the executive board and ne gotiating committee of Local 997 would unanimously recommend that members ratify the agree New We are reliably Maytag said that they did not do B r y a n Dye local union head said that he did not recall that statement being He was referring to Mayings statement that a recommendation for ratifi cation would be made by union leaders The new contract provides for wage increases of 6 to iO cents an hour or an average 15cent hourly boost It will expire Nov 7 1956 However new pension and insur ance agreements will run for three years It provides in essence thecom panys 25cent package offer made Sept 30 This package includes a mini mum wage increase of 6 cents hourly adjustment of wage in addition of a seventh paid holiday Good Friday and improved pension insurance and vacation benefits NCAA Blasts Des Moines TV Station DES MOINES TCRNT TV has drawn the fire of the Na tional Collegiate Athletic Assn for telecasting the Iowa Minnesota football game Saturday in spite of an NCAA ruling blacking out the Des Moines area because of the nearby NebraskaIowa State game at Ames The station a Columbia Broad casting System outlet said the game was carried as a public service and that so far as it could determine no one in Iowa was opposed to the telecast from its facilities However at Kansas City Walter Bycrs chairman of the NCAATV committee issued this statement Its inconceivable that the man agement of KRNTTV would carry the telecast of the IowaMinnesota game in direct opposition to the requirements of the NCAA televi sion plan and existing agreements governing CBS release of the tele cast At the moment there are many implications involving KRNT and which must be studied by CBS and The IowaMinnesota game at Iowa City was telecast regionally by CBS and was carried by three ther Iowa TV stations including Mason City 12 States Vote Yuesday in QffYear Elections WASHINGTON in 12 states ballot Tuesday in offyear state or local elections The results promise little in the way of na tional significance since most cam paigns have been local and no con gressional seals are being filled DR WHITE President to Leave on Friday DENVER Eisen hower will leave the hospital Fri day and fly back to Washington but his doctors said Monday it may be Me January or early February before he is in a posi tion to decide whether to seek re election Dr Paul Dudley White noted Boston heart specialist told a news conference it will be entire ly up to the Chief Executive to make a decision as to whether to run again No Clue Eisenhowers personal physi cian Maj Gen Howard der said at the same news con ference that the President has given hinvno clue as to his 1956 plans added that he doubts t h a t Eisenhower lias given anyone else a clue White and the other members of Eisenhowers medical team met with newsmen after their latest exhaustive physical ex aminations of the 65yearold President who was stricken with a moderate heart attack Sept 24 Final Decision White announced that all mem bers of the team plus the Presi dent himself had decided that he will check out of Fitzsimons Army Hospital Friday morning and fly back to Washington aboard his private plane Colum bine III He will arrive in the capital sometime during the af ternoon and go directly to the White House The doctors left it up to Eisen hower to make the final decision regarding departure from the hospital after giving him a full report on his current physical condition White said his condi tion is good and that he has made fine recovery progress Tito and Dulles in LongTalk West Demand Is Supported BRIONI Yugoslavia Mar shal Tito put his weight Monday behind the Wests demand that Sovietfound satellite states of east ern Europe be given their indepen dence and freedom of action As a leading statesman in the Balkans he apparently has been asked also to use his influence for peace between Israel and the Arab States during a trip he is planning to Egypt 7Hour Talk These were the highlights of a sevenhour talk Sunday between the president of Communist Yugoslav ia and U S Secretary of State Dulles in the dramatic setting of Titojs Adriatic island retreat Tito took Dulles for a ride in his speedboat to the nearby island of Vanga There they had a heavy lunch with Titos young wife Jovanka presiding at the bar Then Tito playecf host in his palatial home for the first time to the large group of accompany ing newspaper correspondents Sitting beside Tito who later said he was in agreement Dulles told reporters We were of common accord in recognizing the importance of in dependence for these east Euro pean states noninterference from the outside in their internal af fairs and the right to develop their own social and economic or der of their Six Nations These words would apply to Hun gary Bulgaria Albania Romania Czechoslovakia and Poland They indicated that Titos views had not been changed by the visit of So viet Premier Bulganin and Com munist Party Leader Krushchev last spring Dulles said he and Tito also were agreed that the German question must be settled gradually step by It was evident however that they did not see eye to eye on all details of the German question which has deadlocked the Geneva foreign ministers conference Asked by reporters about methods of set tling the problem the secretary said Thats another question We shall JACKS HAPPY HOLLYWOOD WVThe U S Tax Court Monday ruled in favor of comedian Jack Benny in a seven yearold tax case involving about one million dollars TEACUP FELT HAT CIRCUITHere are the sentatives of the Big Four nations now meeting at Geneva snapped at different weekend functions John Foster Dul les upper right of the and V M Molotov of Russia lower doff their hats as they arrive for dinner at Hotel des Bergues Antoine Pinny upper loft of Fnmce and Harold MacMillan of England handle teacups aCter a joint luncheon OPERATION TBONE COMPLETEDSome of the 100 Audubon Coimty cattle feecfers and businessmen who arrived at Chicago Sunday along with prize beef cattle wave Irorn the sidewalk m front of their hotel Fiftythree cattle cars and three pull mans made up the tram dubbed Operation The animals will be sold this Three City Offices to Be Filled in Mason City Voting Tuesday Mason Cityans registered to vote in Tuesdays election may go to the polls betsveen 7 and 8 in one of eightprecinct voting places Council seats for the 1st and 3rd Wards will be filled by theelection as well as one councilmariatlarge post Mason Cityans also will vote for or against annexation of a tract of land on the northeast edge of the city Candidates on the ballot and the seats for which they are running are James R Brown 1st Ward councilman Charles A Schafferl and Dan H Shire 3rd Ward councilman and Jacob Ravenstad councilmanatlarge Brown Schaf fer and Ravenstad are nominees of the Associated Citizens Party and hold the council seats at pres ent Shire is an independent Polling places by precinct are 1st School Admin istration Building 1st Ward sec ond precinct Mason City Water works 2nd Ward first precinct Cerro Gordo County Courthouse 2nd Ward second precinct McKin ley School 1510 N Federal 3rd Ward first precinct City Hall 3rc Ward second precinct Mason City Junior College 302 15th 4th Ward first precinct S and R Chev rolet 18 Washington 4th Ward second precinct Madison School 2G20 Jefferson S W Election Officials will explain to vote for writein candidates t anyone wishing o vote for some one not on the ballot Auto Runs Off Highway Five Women Drown MINNEAPOLIS Five Minne apolis women drowned early Mon day when their car plungedinto the icy Minnesota River shortly after they had driven from a night club parking lot A sixth woman in the car was rescued by a man who witnessed the accident Victims were identified as Mar garet Miskowiec 30 her sister Delores 28 Ruth Ann Pulkrabek 21 Carol Reed 21 and Ann Miars 23 The woman rescued is Donna Wills Minneapolis She was taken to a hospital Authorities said they had not been able to determine who was driving the car Bodies of the five were found trapped in the machine which was pulled from the water about an hour after the mishap A light snow which made roads in the area slippery may have contributed to the accident police said After leaving the road the car ran down a bank of about 10 feet then along a level area for several more feet and then plunged down another bank of about 15 feet into the water The women had visited a night club on the river bottoms on the outskirts of Minneapolis and were apparently starting for home at 2 when the accident occurred near the Mendota Bridge One Vaccine Dose Works Scheele WASHINGTON WSurgeon Gen eral Leonard Scheele said Monday that results of using Salk polio vac cine this year give strong evi dence that children who receive even one dose were substantially protected against paralytic Preliminary data he added that paralytic attack rates n vaccinated children have been lower by 67 to 90 per cent than in unvaccinated children of the same He predicted the eventual elimi nation of paralytic polio as an other triumph of preventive medi cine and public which he said have made progress also against other diseases State Asks Removal of Juvenile Home Parents DES MOINES Henry Burma of the Board of Contro said Monday the board is requesting that Jock Urquhart 75 and his wife Jessie 89 be released from employment at the Toledo State Juvenile Home because their discipline has been loo L H Ladd superintendent of the home said over the weekend tha and Mrs Urquhart were being retired as parents Turnci Hall one of the cottages for at the home More Claims Tax Gut Is Possible Ladd said however that he hoped to find another job in the home for Urquhart Stern Discipline The board doesnt want the couple to stay in any Burma said We dont think they have been good cottage parents We have had this particular cou ple under consideration concerning stern discipline for some So far as the board can de termine Burma said the disci plinary measures involve a re quirement by the Urquharts that boys violating cottage rules stand facing time the wall for periods o Burma said the board has not had any reports of the boys also being required to hold their hands outstretched or to hold books on the outstretched hands Plan Survey Burma also said We are going to make a sur vey to see whether any other cottage parents should be re The UrquhnrLs 21 boys in their cottage said at Toledo they had not administered unreasonable punishment Mrs Urquhart said she has handled the boys just like I would raise my own have done nothing You have to discipline them some she said Urquhart has worked for the state since 1922 and hart since 1923 Mrs Urqu SAME 536 11 tinnri in DES MOINES Demo cratic Chairman Jake More says prospects of tax reduction at a special session of the Iowa Legisla ture next fall are More in a statement Saturday said Ihe Democratic Party hat been urging repeal of the extra onehalf per cent sales tax since its adoption by the 1955 Legisla lure and added There was nr real necessity for the additiona tax in the first Army Airman 3 Polish Supervisors Killed SEOUL Korea Armj pilot and three Polish members ol the Neutral Nations Truce Super visory Commission were killer Monday in a plane crash causcc by snow flurries and low visibility 30 miles north of Kunsan a West ern Korean port Names were withheld The Weather Mason City Cloudy windy and cold with snow flurries Moiulaj night Mostly cloudy continued windy and cold Tuesday high 30 36 Low Monday night 1522 Iowa Clearing Monday night con tinned cold Tuesday mostly fair not so cold west portion Low Monday night 1520 northwest 20 25 southeast Minnesota Windy cold Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Mon day Maximum 33 Minimum 20 At 8 25 Prccip Tr YEAR AGO Maximum 5 CONTD COLO Minimum 33 Rebuff Military Arrests SouthGets New Ruling irom Our Wire Services WASHINGTON The Supreme louii Monday struck down more acial barriers It ruled that racial segregation in public parks swim ming pools and golf courses is un The high tribunal also mvalidat id a section of the 1950 Military ode of Justice that allows the armed forces to arrest and try a veteran after his discharge to iyUian life for a serious crime ommitted while serving in uni orm overseas In still another major action the ourt refused to review a lower courts ruling that it is unconstitu tional for the government to bar members of alleged subversive groups from federal low rent hous ing projects Two Orders The court made its segregation fulings in two brief orders There were no written opinions but both actions evidently were based on the same reasoning as the tribu nals historic decision last year banning segregation in public ichools In one of the cases the justices affirmed a ruling by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals last March outlawing separation of whites and Negroes in public parks and swimming pools operated by the state of Maryland and the city of Baltimore The tribunal also ignored a requestthat if it ap proved ihe Circuit Court decision it should give instruction onhow and when to end racial segrega tion in public parks and play grounds This had the effect of leaving the question of procedure up to the lower federal same method the high court decided upon in ordering an end to racial ly segregated public schools Golf Courses Mondays action on golf courses came when the Supreme Court told the city of Atlanta it would have to adhere to its ruling in the Maryland public parks and play grounds decision The order to Atlanta reversed de cisions by the U S Court of Ap peals in New Orleans and the U S District Court in Atlanta Both those courts had said the doctrine of separate but equal facilities still has validity and can be ap plied in the field of public recre The decision on the military mat ter means that former Air Force Sgl Robert VV Toth Pittsburgh cannot be tried by the Air Force for the killing of a South Korean civilian Bong Soon Kil Justice Black delivered the ma jority decision The vote was 63 Justices Reed Burton and Minton dissented In the majority with Black wcra Chief Justice Warren and Justices Frankfurter Douglas Clark and Harlan The decision in Toths case un doubtedly will have a direct bear ing on Ihe fate of three turncoat Gls held by the Army at Ft Baker in California The three wore captured by the Communists m North Korea and while held prisoner were said to have be trayed this country by informing snd aiding he enemy in exchange for favored treatment They later rejected the Reds Cashier Is Kidnaped Indiana Bank Robbed HEBRON Ind Citizens Rank of Hebron was robbed of Monday by a man and a woman who hclti Cashier Robert Giney and his wife prisoner overnight and kidnaped McGinley when they fled McGinley was re leased unharmed near Frankfurt three hours later Police said the robbers forced their way into McGinleys home Sunday night and took the couple in McGinleys car to a lonely country road for the night TAKEN GUTTENBERG Ifl Burglars blew open a safe at the Murray su permarket here sometime early Sunday and took about 4 ;