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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 4, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 4 1957 This Paper Consists of Two Oae No 30t MAJOR OUTBREAKS ARC CARLY 200000 New Flu Cases WASHINGTON U S Public Health Service re ported Friday an outbreak last week of an estimated 200000 new cases of known or sus pected influenza They brought to 422650 the number of cases reported in this country since the first at tack of Asian flu last summer No breakdown between Asian and other flu strains was given The figures did not include the large number of flutype ill nesses reported in the past day or two Officials expressed concern over the early start of major flu outbreaks which caught the nation with inadequate sup plies of vaccine They said however that infections identi fied as Asian type have not yet reached nationwide epidemic proportions One health official said New York City hard hit by Asian flu may be in for a monthlong siege School absenteeism dur ing the week ended Sept 28 climbed to 20 per cent of total enrollment in widely scattered areas In one Washington area school 83 per cent of the stu dent body was out at one time with influenza and some cases were positively identified as Asian flu Stalei University of Iowa including its football team has been hard hit and reports Fri day indicated flu is on the in crease at its sister institution Iowa State College Alabama reported a sixfold increase in flu cases over the previous week Georgia a 50 per cent increase Arizona a marked increase according to the Public Health Service California reported many epi demics are now occurring in public schools and universi ties with 15 per cent of the en tire population in one uniden tified area of the state affected Both Illinois and Washington state reported more than 1000 new cases of acute res piratory infections during the week Mississippi reported that ex cept for 10 northeastern coun ties the state has a statewide outbreak of influenza The outbreak of influenza like disease in northern Ohio the report said appears lim ited to schools A PHS spokesman said there had been no change in the viru lence of the Asiantype disease It is not a killing flu the spokesman said He added there were only some 15 deaths associated with it generally from afteraffects such as pneumonia No New Trouble at School White Pupils Are Silent LITTLE ROCK Ark es coil of soldiers encountered no trouble in taking nine Negro stu dents into Central High School for a 10th day of integrated classes Friday About 100 white students were massed before the front entrance of the school Three or four of them displayed small confederate flags but there was none of the hooting nor jeering that marked the last two days All the Negroes were present Thursday one of the six Negro girls was absent because of ill ness Escort of 16 Sixteen riflecarry ing National Guardsmen escorted the Negroes halfway across the campus There four regular army paratroopers met the Negroes and took them the rest of the way into the school There was no sign of the 75 white students who walked out of Central High Thursday in what was scheduled as a mass demon stration but turned out to be a flop Opposing sides were still dead locked in their efforts to solve the integration crisis No one had come up with a new plan under which federal troops might be re moved Gov Luther Hodges of North Carolina chairman of a southern group of governors who met with President Eisenhower in an un successful effort to solve the prob lem simply said Weve got to have a few days to let this thing cool off Federal Troops The nine Negroes entered the school Sept 25 under guard of federaltroops flown here under orders of Eisenhower Paratroop ers of the 101st Airborne Division used bayonets to break up crowds of white demonstrators That was the last of the demonstrations un til Thursdays student walkout at tempt Eisenhower repeatedly has stated he ordered the troops into Little Rock to uphold court or ders on integration and restore law and order Others includ ing Sen McCIellan DArk say the sole object was integration by force The troop pattern was changed inside the school Thursday h e r e National Guardsmen paced the corridors earlier this week highly trained paratroop ers of the 101st took over again This military change appar ently took place because white students roughed up some of the Negro students in the two prcvi ous days Receives Ovations Arkansas Gov Orval Faubus accused by Eisenhower and oth ers of inciting segregationist when he stationed the Nationa under the Cover nors Central Higl High Sept 2 continued to re ceive ovations from crowds o Arkansans He was greeted wit rousing cheers Thursday as h rode in a parade opening the na tional picking contest in Blythe ville Ark The Governor in a press meet ing Thursday stood by hi earlier position that he had give sufficient assurances to Eiscn hower following the working ou ot a compromise plan AP Wivephoto A KISS FOR CHARLIE Retiring Secretary of De fense Charles Wilson gets a kiss from his wife Jessie as the couple leaves aspecial retreat review in his honor at Ft Myer Va Troops of the Army Navy Marine Corps and Air Force marched in the parade followed by an Air Force formation overhead Wilson will leave is post next week and will be succeeded by Neil McElroy Heavy Loss in Swea City Farm Fires SWEA farm fires Thursday afternoon destroyed the barns and other buildings of two Seneca Township neighbors George Johnson and Pat Rolling The fire originally started in ie Johnson barn IMz miles wesl nd four miles south of here from n unknown cause High winds anned the flames and blew em ers about the neighborhood ig iting the roof of the Rolling barn vhich is about 1300 feet away loth barns were burned to the round No One Home Thefirew as d i s coveredat J he The Weather Mason City Increasing cloudi ness Saturday Continued mild high low 70s and low Friday night near 40 Iowa Increasing cloudiness Sat urday Low Friday night 4555 Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 5 degrees below normal west to near normal east Saturday through next Wednesday Normal highs 65 north to 70 south Normal lows 42 north to 46 south Turning cooler early next week Rainfall will average onequarter to threequarters of an inch oc curring as rain showers mostly Sunday and Monday Minnesota Fair mild windy High Saturday 70s Mollet May Be Premier Gets Summons From Coty PARIS UP President Rene Coty called on exPremier Guy Mollet Friday to become Frances new premier and tackle the job of solving the crisis at home and abroad Mollet agreed to sound out his chances of forming a govern ment before delivering a formal yes or no answer to Coty Coty sent his limousine for the socialist leader after three days of consultations with his po litical experts Worst Crisis Socialist sources said Mollet was anxious to take over and end the worst French political crisis since the war However they said he went to the presi dential palace with a set of con ditions that would make the right wing conservatives recoil The present government headed by Maurice Bourges Maunory IN THE SHADOW OF DAVE BECK Jimmy Hoffa heartily waves from the in front of a huge photo of outgoing convention platform after Teamsters president Dave Beck who stepped union delegates overwhelmingly voted out of the S50000ayear job amid a bar him their new president at the Miami rage of corruption charges brought by Beach Fla meeting Friday Hoffa stands the government Hoffa Is Elected by Wide Margin MIAMI BEACH Fla W Teamsters Union convention del egates rejecting corruption charges against James R Hoffa Friday overwhelmingly voted him president of the giant truck ers union Hoffa won by nearly a 3 to 1 margin receiving 1208 dele gates votes against 313 for Wil Ham A Lee and 140 for Thom as J Haggerty Hoffa immediately pledged to make the teamsters a model of trade unionism and fight a threatened ouster of the Team sters from the AFLCIO The 44yearold Detroit labor leader said the teamsters and their officials have just come through the most vicious attack any group of workers has ever experienced New Moves Never in history has so much outside effort been exerted on the internal affairs of a free or ganization he said Hoffas election came as new moves were shaping up in the Senate Rackets Investigating Committee and in the courts to challenge his election and other convention proceedings on the ground that delegates were il legally seated to rig for the bal loting for the fastrising labor boss Just before the voting started a United States marshal served a subpoena from the Senate Rackets Committee ordering all received a noconfidence vote earlier this week BourgesMaun ory is serving as premier until a successor can be found Informed sources said that if Mollet declined or failed to form a government Coty would call next on former Premier Rene Pleven of the small Resistance Party Envoy Recalled New urgency was lent to Cotys search by the recall Thursday of Tunisias ambassa dor to Paris France already is harassed by conflict over Al geria inflation and strikes Tunisian President Habib Bour guiba ordered his ambassador home in protest against alleged invasion of Tunisian territory by French troops pursuing Al gerian nationalist rebels Bourguiba said in Tunis that it KnowlandKnight Vote Battle Will Hiqhliqht 58 Elections SACRAMENTO tff Sen Wil liam F Knowland and Gov Good win J Knight were committed Friday to a bitter fight to the fin ish to their contest for the Repub lican nomination for governor It is expected to rate as one of the most lively and interesting con tests of the offyear elections The die is cast said Know land This will be no panty waist campaign said Knight Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum ohnson farm about 2 pm IQ 8 a m laynard Hudburt who notified he Swea City Fire Department So one was home at the time ire companies from Bancroft Armstrong and Lone Rock aided he Swea City men Fire broke out in the roof of he Johnson house and caused much smoke and water damage An estimated 3000 bales of hay and some straw were destroyed along with a corn picker valued at a mower a seeder and other equipment A tool shed about 40 feet from the barn con aining about in equipment was a total loss and a corn crib was damaged A bull in the barn was badly burned and had to be destroyed Gazette weather datalwas no longer possible f Tu Some Insurance The loss was partly covered by insurance Forrest Bassett is owner of the farm The barn and baled hay valued at about 51500 was destroyed at the Rolling farm owned by Fred Johansen Also lost in the blaze were a milker a cooler and a pony belonging to Ray Gardner a neighbor Rolling said there was no insurance to cover the loss 71 40 48 81 43 SAME Rain Colder in Iowa Forecast Fair skies mild temperatures and southerly winds prevailed throughout much of Iowa again Friday but the Weather Bureau said the pleasant weather may be on its way out this weekend The forecast called for occa sional rain and colder tempera tures Sunday and much colder weather and snow for states north and west of Iowa Lows early Friday ranged from 40 at Mason City to 51 at Sioux City Council Bluffs and Sioux ity shared the states high of 7 Thursday Sports Bulletin IOWA Eleven State University of Iowa football players have the flu and prob ably wont see action in Satur days game with Washington State team physician Dr W D Paul said Friday Paul made the statement following a top level meeting with Coach For est Evashevski Athletic Direc tor Paul Brechler and mem bers of the athletic board How ever officials said the game would be played as scheduled isia to have friendly relations vith France His government uthorized nationwide m ass emonstra tions in protest gainst the mounting border in idents LeMars Dentist Dies When Hit by Truck FAIRFIELD Conn Le Mars Iowa dentist was killed here Thursday night when hit by a truck while he and his wife vere crossing the highway to a estaurant shortly after they had registered at a motel Dr Alvin M Mauer 66 died in a hospital at Bridgeport four hours after he accident on heavily traveled U S 1 lowcm Was Pilot of Downed Airliner BEIRUT Lebanon W The Lebanese International Airways announced Friday that Capt Ber nard T Kuhlmier 37 Fort Madi son Iowa was the pilot of the airlines plane which crashed into t h e Mediterranean Thursday Kuhimier and the 30 other per sons aboard were killed The passengers included two Ameri cans but the airline still withheld their identities DURANTY DIES ORLANDO Fla Duranty 73 Pulitzer Prizewin ning foreign correspondent au thor and expert on Soviet af fairs died Thursday Another Scott Co Farm Fire Probed BUFFALO fire of un determined origin the seventh such farm fire in Scott County during the past two weeks de stroyed barns hay and livestock on the Russell Saur farm Thurs day night The fire is being investigated by the Scott County sheriffs offi cers the State Fire Marshals of The two rivals who with Vice the Republican Party has long President Nixon represent Califor nias Republican Big 3 quickly clashed after Knowland an nounced his candidacy for gov ernor Atty Gen Edmund Brown prospective Democratic candidate for governor chimed in from Monterey that Knowlands entry seems to give the people a fine choice between an incumbent dead duck and a foolish modern Mc Kinley Brown since passed Knight seized on Knowlands formal statement and news con ference comment which avoided an absolute pledge to stay out of the 1960presidential race Honest Declaration predicting a vicious KnowlandKnight fight for the GOP nomination called Knowland a modern McKinley because he said the senator has evi denced in all his acts and state ments a reactionarism that even Loveless Becomes a Grandfather The 61yearold Governor spoke of the decision by the Senate mi nority leader to oppose him as a hydraheaded bid for the pres idency and called for an hon est straight forward declaration of intent Knowland 49 did not mention the presidential issue in his reply but said Though the incumbent may think that he has a vested right in the gubernatorial post and is the convention credentials of delegates brought to Washing ton Validity Check Thus a Senate investigation ot the validity of delegates choice plus a new attack in the loomed Hoffa In a fighting acceptance speech said as Teamsters presi dent 1 pledge to do all in my power to lead you and this organi zation to a position of respect and honor in the eyes of the rankand file of labor and in the eyes of the nation in the eyes of tha world Lee and Haggerty had cam paigned as cleanup candidates but the convention delegates chose to reject the mass of union corruption charges against Hoffa retiring union President Dave Beck and other high Teamster bosses Hoffas election as president of the million member union was expected to bring its ouster from the parent AFLCIO The federa tion has labeled Hoffa as corrupt and called for his ouster from or ganized labor In Washington AFLCIO offi cials said the Teamsters voted the only one qualified to hold itI themselves right out of the most Californians do not believe in the doctrine of the inclesnrnsi ble man Fulfill Term fice and the National Fire Underjcame grandparents for the first writers Assn It was also the 21st time Thursday night with the DES MOINES andi The senator sairl in his dcclara Mrs Herschel C Loveless bejtion of candidacy for ovcrnor such blaze in the county within the past 18 months Destroyed were two large barns one thousand bales of hay 300 bales of straw and an undeter mined number of hogs Saur said that 56 head of feeder cattle were saved birth of an eightpound boy to Mrs Alan Loveless The Gover nor was mighty pleased ac cording to Mrs Herschel Love less Mrs Alan Loveless is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Jasper Coffin of rural Richiand thai he intended to fulfill the crm or terms to which he might be elected He said that if he wins the 340000ayear job I shall enter into that great office with no commitments other than the ones I make publicly Asked specifically by newsmen whether he expected to seek the Republican presidential nomina tion he said no one has a crys tal ball as to 1960 or to 1964 merged labor organization by electing Hoffa They were confi dent that the AFLCIO executive council will recommend expul sion of the Teamsters at the coun cils Oct 24 meeting in New York The primary election is nexti June 3 30Hour Work Week Endorsed by UPWA Body CHICAGO UP The United Packinghouse Workers announced Friday it will seek a 30hour work week A policy statement approved by 400 delegates to the unions fourth biennial wage and contract policy conference said The 40hour has become economically obsolete The 30hour week is a real and present necessity The union said it would seek he reduced work week through legislation and in contracts with BOONE UP Gerhard Johnmeat Packcrsu said time son 56 manager of the como fcr the Iabor movement liquor store at Helmond for I0as a whole tn prcss for amcncl years Friday was sentenced tonicnl of the week 5 years in prison and then the fair labor stand roled to the State Parole Board a act Liquor Store Manager Gets 5 Years Paroled I on charges of embezzling about JS2200 from the store The union said it also would seek increased severance pay for Johnson was sentenced by Disworkcrs forced off the by trict Judsc Harvey Uhlenhopp of packing plants The embezzlement was discovThc pohcy proposed ered after Johnson told aulhorilthat severance allow itics on Sept 16 thieves had brokanccs bc pnul rnm a flmd set AP Wircphoto en into the store taking 41 cases of liquor worth about 82200 How ever a state agent could find no evidence of a breakin Johnson then broke down under lengthy GREETING AN ICEBERG A French helicopter jrets 111 1 1 1 If UIHHI ICUiCH I a close view of an oddly shaped iccberp chmnjj a trip to questioning and admitted the Greenland The French are taking part in an interim burglary was staged to tional expedition to the area the missing unds cover up up on a basis of cents per pound of production BOND ISSUE OKD HARTLEY bond issue for a municipal swimming pool was approved by voters Thursday 5242r3 ;