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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 2, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North lowot Daily Newspaper Edited for Horn VOL Md Jolted Ntwspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors ru LMM r MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 2 1959 Te TW Two HOME EDITION tto Doc Strike Paralyzes Coast High Court for Term 400 Coses on Docket but Some Will Be Rejected By VICTOR WILSON New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON7 The nine justices of the United States Su preme Courtcan be sure of on thing court reconvene Monday for its 169th will have a tight roof over thei heads The roof of the magnificen white stone building at No First St N opened Oct 7 1935 sprang a leak this summer but roofers have now chinked up the holes Other housekeeping chore are completed too The summer weight chair covers have been removed and hot weather drap cries replaced with winter ones in the main courtroom Oil por traits of past justices have been cleanedand revarnished where necessary And the lawyers lounge and the marshals office have received new rugs and fur niture THE COURT docket has been building up quietly too during the justices summer vacation More than 250 new cases have been entered and there is a car ryover of about 150 cases from the last session many of them for reargument Other litigation will come in after the court reconvenes but a never reach the is true ofsome of the 250 new cases already listed The court itself decides which cases it will hear and those it will reject The Oct 5 opening session will be more or less perfunctory Be tween then and Oct 12 Chief Justice Earl Warren and his eight colleagues will winnow out nonConstitutional cases and an nounce on the 12th the ones they will hear from the early entries No one can foretell which cases will be dismissed in a sin gleline order and which will affect the countrys fundamental laws But there are a few dock eted which will almost certainly command the whole nations at tention when decisions are hand ed down TWO OF THESE filed by the government itself are in the edgy area of civil rights One stemming from events in Georgia involves constitution ality of the civil rights act itself This legislation passed by Con gress in 1957 the first such stat ute since Reconstruction jdays also created the civil rights commission The latter investi gates alleged violations of vot ing and other constitutional rights denied because of race creed or color The other rights case is CAR IS POOR FIT Darrel Cobeen 124 1st S a wrecker driv er examines the car Charles Jordon was injured when the auto plowed underthe box of a truck north of Mason City The wreckage had to be cut to free Jordon RADIANT CORONA VISIBLE in Crash Day Turns to Night in Parts of the World During Eclipse of the Charles W Jordon 32 for merly of Arlington Ohio and or the past month living at 610 elaware N E faces two nd possibly three charges as result of an accident Thurs ay night in which he was in ured Jordon Friday was reported in satisfactory condi City hospital He is receiving treatment for a concussion a dislocated hip a broken nose and lacerations of the face and arms The car Jordon was driving south on Highway 65 just north of Mason City smashed into the rear of a truck driven by Don ald L Heimbuch 18 Route 4 HEIMBUCH WAS NOT in jured and there was little dam age to the truck The car driven by Jordon registered to Mary Elizabeth Francisco 610 Delaware N received total front end dam age Jordon was pinned in the drivers seat behind the steer ing wheel Highway patrolmen and ambulance attendants had to cut the steering wheel away to get Jordon out of the wreck age BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Spaceminded man stared at the firmament Friday as it unfolded one of its most ma jestic spectacles total eclipse of the sun On both sides of the Atlan tic observers watched as the moon slowly blacked out the earths source of light leaving a radiant corona shimmering in the darkened heavens Clouds obscured it for many ground watchers in the Boston area and interfered some what at Canary Island stations off the coast of sites at which the eclipse was total Astronomers and students however took to planes to soar above the clouds fora clear view of the celestial dis play The sun appeared to rise at eastern edge of a vast wrote A P staffer Don Guy who watched iKfromKa plane over Massachusetts It rose partially eclipsed and looked like a brilliant crescent with trie hornspoint ing upward j Foir niine sun rose the moon progres sively darkened m o r e and more of the solar surface Suddenly at the last bril liant streak of sunlight van ished and the glowing solar corona ringed the moon Seyeral astronomers noted the socalied Baileys Beads effect when an instant before totality the sun shone in long streaks through deep valleys on the edge of the On the earth below the dawnbright landscape turned to night again as the sun dis appeared dark at noon oh the of L a s P a I m a s that vehicles had their headlights parts of the world partial eclipses were seen Western Hemisphere the eclipse was visible in varying degrees from Green land to Florida and as far west as Michigan WORLD SERIES Dodgers White Sox 2345678 H E against the State of Alabama It seeks to establish the respon sibility of that and other states for alleged evasive tactics by its official agents in denying voting rights to minorities Also coming up this session for reargument is the appeal of Col Rudolf Ivanovich Abel reputed Soviet master spy cap tured in Brooklyn and sent enced to 30 years in jail in No vember 1957 Another case in the Communist zone to be hearc is that of a North Carolina party leader sentenced to jail under the membership clause ofthe antiCommunist Smith Act The case will be the first high court test of this clause IT IS USUALLY in No a Supreme Court session hands down its first de cisions Congress will be out of town but many of its members will be keeping a close eye on the decisions LOUD MOUTH CROSSVILLE Tenn Marjorie T Dooley Thursday was awarded custody of her two children by the Tennessee State Supreme Court The court made its decision after it re viewed evidence which included testimony that the womans ex husband followed her through broadcasting uncompli mentary remarks about her from a sound truck The Highway Patrol report ed Friday that Jordon will be charged with drunk driving and with driving without a drivers license The Patrol said he possibly may be charged with driving a vehicle without the owners consent Civil Service Firings7 to Be Probed DES MOINES UP U S Rep Garst to Be Host to Polish Official WASHINGTON W Roswell Bob Garst the Coon Rapids Iowa farmer visited by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev last week will soon receive another AT i o r dignitary from an Iron Curtain Ncal Smith DIowa says he is country The U S Slate De studying questions of civil servjpartment said that Edward jice rights in the alleged Polish minister of agri ACCORDING TO patrolmen Heimbuch drove his truck from a gravel road just north of the Mason City limits onto High way 65 arid headed soulh The Jordon car hit the rear of the truck about 75 feet south of the intersection Patrolmen said the car was traveling from 70 to 80 milesanhour in a 45 mileanhour zone The impact the patrol men said pushed the truck at leasl 50 feel The two came to rest on the west shoul der of the highfway Total weight of the truck loaded with sugar beets was estimated at pounds Jordon is employed as a truck driver for Claude Fran cisco 610 Delaware N E some Internal Revenue wiI sPcnd day with i Garst next Wednesday Ochab arrived in the U S Thursday 1Ce in Iowa Smith said he is going to A sample of Jordons blood tested milligrams of alco hol per 100 cubic centimeters of blood A test of 150 normally is accepted as evidence of in Washington D Sunday and will give information he has re ceived to an investigator of the House Committee on Govern ment Operations of which he is a member SMITH SAID he has gathered a number of complaints of al leged ousting of internal rev enue workers V Lee Phillips Iowa direc tor of internal revenue denied that civil regulations have been violated and added that someone is giving Smith erroneous information Smith said he had received reports that the force of in Mason City Rain or drizzle end ing Friday night becoming partly cloudy Saturday A lit tie warmer Saturday after noon otherwiseno important temperature change Low Fri day night mid 40s High Sat urday mid 50s Iowa Showers and thunder storms east and rain or driz zle southwest Friday night and east Saturday Diminish ing cloudiness west Saturday Locally cooler south and east Friday night Turning warmer extreme west Saturday Low Friday night 42 to 52 High Saturday low 50s east to low 60s west Outlook for Sunday Partly cloudy and warmer Sundajr Minnesota Light rain warmer Highs Saturday 5565 Effort to Get Men Backto Work Fails Big Area Affected NEW YORK UP Port activity from Maine to Texas was paralyzed today by a strikeof union dock workers A threatened backtowork movement by a big Brooklyn local failed to materialize The rebellion apparently was squelched by top union leaders as the vast shipping tieup entered its second day on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts An industry put its cost at million a day The Brooklyn local of the International Long shoremens Assn is headed by Anthony Tough Guy Anas tasia arid often has been a thorn to top union chiefs It voted Thursday to call off the strike in its territory pos sibly as a resultof heavy damage suits threatened by employers It wasnt clear who ordered them back but a few minutes later the union president William V Bradley reported from his VTanhattari headquarters he strike was 100 per cent ef ective from Maine to Browns ville He pointedly noted that this ncluded Brooklyn Bradley already had issued a tiff notice to lower union lead ers that he expected full coop ration in the strike He noli ied Anastasia by telegram that 11 internal union problems and luestions would be threshed out t a meeting of officials later to day SHIPS STOOD marooned in arbors unable to take on or ischarge cargoes Railheads at arbor points were nearly silent le result of an order by the of American Railroads alting movement of most reight to the two coasts to pre vent huge pileups on unmanned piers Normally bustling docks echoed only to theoccasional tread of a watchman or picket and passengers from luxury lin ers carried their own bags and pushed carts to and from ships Along the coasts about 200 freighters were tied up In the port of New York largest and Dusiest in the nation only a Steel Boss Says Not Hopeful Deadline 7 Days Away FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Steel workers President David J Me Donald said Friday he was not hopeful that White Houseor dered negotiations could bring a swift end to the marathon steel strike The union and 12 basfc steel companies resumed deadlocked negotiations Before conference room McDonald said I am afraid I am not hope iveday Iowa will average Temperatures slightly below TOTAL the way the glowing corona of the sun looked during the total eclipse as seen from an alti tude of over Bos ton The corona is the upper atmosphere of the sun its shape determined by the mag netic field normal Saturday through next Wednesday Afternoon highs will average 66 to 72 degrees and lows42 to 52 degrees It will be a little cooler at the beginning of the period a little warmer the first of the week and little change thereafter Rainfall will average 10 to 25 on an inch east in rain early in the period Rain or no rain fall is expected in the west GlobeGazelle weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum Minimum Precipitation landful of men were seen in contrast to the nearly stevedores employed daily THE UNEXPECTED strike which stunned union leaders waterfront employers and medi THE INDUSTRY bargainers refused to cominent ation officials erupted early 52 47 14 FIRMS MERGE CHICAGO merger of the Illinois Meat Co with John Morrcll and Co was an nounced Thursday by the pres idents of the two firms Thursday in ports along the Gulf coast It began only a few hours after an agreement reached lere for a 15day contract ex tension appeared to have avert ed the threat of a general walk out When the Southern workers struck union officials called for a complete walkout and dashed A source close to the negotia tions said the two bargaining sessions here Thursday may have resulted in a change of thinking The negotiators moved from New York to Pittsburgh one day toxication ternal revenue workers in Iowa is being cut back 25 per cen without regard to seniority an civil service procedures SAME IOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES BUek IU trn 24 PHILLIPS CALLED this re port absolutely We do not plan any reduc tion in force as he said The Internal Revenue Service has a high turnover In some divisions employes who retire resign transfer to other agen cies or are fired for cause are not Smith said however that similar complaints have been received from elsewhere in the U S In the last couple of years there has been a lot of maneuvering around civil serv ice Its not completely illegal but its completely contrary to the intent of he said hopes for an early settlement Southern longshoremen re fused to extend their contracts when they failed to get from shippers in the south an agree ment to make any new contract gains won by the union retro active to Oct 1 MISS THE WORLD SERIES The baseball fans in the St Augustine power department repairingan electric AP Pholofnx TV set out on the job with them but only the rabbit ears antenna is visible to outsiders As onemight guess the cable under a sidewalk hated to miss problem ofwhere to plug in the set was seeing the World Series So they took a solved too Store Manager Fouiu Guilty of Extortion CEDAR RAPIDS district court jury here Thurs day found a supermarket man ager guilty of extortion Clar ence R McCollum manager o the West Side Piggly Wiggly market was charged with mak ing malicious threats to extor money from persons caught taking items from the store Aulhorities said he threatened to call the police unless the cul prits agreed to pay him a spe cific amount of money 1 Killed 2 Hurt in Muscotine Crash MUSCATINE UPI Larry T Kruger 20 Lime Creek was killed and two other persons seriously injured early Friday in a twocar crash on a bridge west of here Kruger was driving west from here when his car collided with one driven by Ellsworth McGowan 53 Nichols Iowa Irvin L Seer ing Iowa City a passenger in Krugers car suffered a brain McGowan suf fered two broken legs and pos sible internal injuries HANNAH SWERVES WASHINGTON WHurricane Hannah losing a little steam but still dangerous to any ship in its path curved northeast of Bermuda Friday away the Atlantic Coast after Presi t d e n t Eisen hower called both sides to W a s h inglon separ ate meetings them for letting the costly dispute drag on The Presi dent returns McDONALD from a vaca tion Oct 8 and his remarks were widely interpreted as meaning the United Steelwork crs and the industry have only imilil then to break the long impasse without direct govern ment intervention EXCEPT FOR a brief ex change of quips with newsmen before the opening session Thursday the negotiators acted like busy men with much on their minds If Oct 8 actually is a dead line it means only seven days remain for the union and indus try to show some indication that the half million striking steel ivorkers soon will return to the mills McDonald headed he four man union negotiating earn The industry team of four was headed by R Conrad Cooper a Steel Corp executive Evy to Quit After 1963 Iowa football coach Forest Evashevski announced Friday that he plans to resign at the expiration of his contract in 1943 Story on sports Other features in this edition General News 2 Eat GrowYounger 3 4 North Iowa Features 5 Society News 47 Clea r Lake News 7 f Sports 1M2 Mason City News 1417 North News 2t TV Schedule Pullout ;