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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North lowot Doily Newspoper Edited for th MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI AMVcUicd Prcu ud United Full Scvea Certs a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 1 This Paper Consists of Two m Auto Strikes Two Men Perish New Contract for Chrysler Bj Tir Press Chrysler Corp and the CIO United Auto Workers agreed on a new contract at Detroit early Thursday and the union said it would try to get all workers in Chrysler plants in six states back on the job as soon as possible This agreement brightened the labor picture although about workers were idle in three other big strikes at the StudebakerPackard Corp in South Bend Bendix at Baltimore and the International Harvester Co hi six states A strike of about maintenance and inspection employes of the Pennsylvania Railroad has been called for midnight Friday The agreement between Chrysler and the CIOUAW was simflar h Ford and General Motors contracts reached with the union in provisions included a Ford t I i GM type layoff pay plan which Not Guilty Dewey Soys of Charges Claims Money Given to Him ACKLEY ifi NHardin County Sheriff Paul Hodgson Thursday was enroute to Florida to return guarantees employes 60 to 65 per cent of regular takehome pay for up to 26 weeks of idleness i It also provides wage increases of six cents an hour to all emS ployes for each of the three years of the contract and up to 38 cents immediately for some workers in skilled classifications The labor picture also included South Bend United Auto Workers voted against ex tending their contract with Stude bakerPackard Corp Negotiations are continuing About workers are involved j strike early Thurs day halted production at six Ben dix radio plants which mostly are ONLY WRECKAGE REMAINS Pieces of the car in which Norman Matson and Cecil Bails both of Mason City were killed Wednesday is strewn along the Rock Island tracks near Burchinal The bodies of Matson and Bails are under the sheets at left while volunteers search the area at right for personal effects Tt OJ WUbl 4VJ VV i to Iowa a traveling lecturer heldmakinS classified electronics equipj on charges of obtaining money unjraent for Armed Forces The der false pretenses from contract with the AFL ley widow who says she advanced S International Assn of Machinists 1 expired at midnight Negotiations are continuing The union repre ves but the the man and The lecturer George B Dewey are4 continuing 57 was arrested by St about police on an Iowa sald others m issued as an outgrowth of a plaint by Grace Potter Miller New YorkThe CIO Transport WorkersUnion has called strike ready to fight H said be bf had bfn deny getting the money but mainrailroafd employes would tained Mrs Miller gave it to plciet ijie8The has asked wage increases and other concessions Man willingly Very Likeable Mrs Miller widow of an Acfcley factoring Co talks with the CIO physician and owner Workers are contin ble real estate said Dewey issues have been very likeable and was introduced settled and a final agreement is to me by a mutual expected soon The contract covers County Attorney Lester Ose who workers All have re filed the charge against turned to work after a short strike said the complaint alleges those at Terre Haute about Jan 1 1955 Dewey obtained from Mrs Miller by false and Springfield III New contract between pretenses Ose said Dewey had obthe CIO Transport Workers Union tained probably or more and Pan American World Airways from the widow Mrs Miller said the was advanced to Dewey for purchase of an interest in two motels at Dalona Beach and for church work in Denver County Attorney Ose said Dewey obtained money from Mrs Miller in various ways and for various purposes expired at midnight but negotia tions are continuing About ground service employes and flight stewards are involved Harvester Co and the CIOUAW are negoti ating for a new contract About 000 Harvester workers in 18 plants in Illinois Ohio Kentucky Indi Dewey said in Florida that Miller had known where he wasiof the contract ana Tennessee and struck Aug 23 at the Minnesota expiration GlobeGazette photos by Musser WHEELS TORN FROM wheels of the ear in which the Mason City men were riding were ripped from the body of the car when it struck the Rocket Wednesday BUT TWO ARE MYSTERY MEN Russ May Free 5 Americans WASHINGTON UP State Department officials said Thurs day refugee reports in Vienna may be a tipoff that Russia plans to release five American prison ers next week instead of the three it originally promised But they admitted everything is thoroughly confused Moscow has said nothing about freeing at every step and declared her grandson Robert Miller a Chica go attorney turned her against him Two Homes I Denver President Eisenhower Thursday created an emergency board to investigate a dispute tween the Pennsylvania Railroad and nonoperating employes Dewev said he used of Creation of such a board ander the Kamrav Tahnr Anf mvanoWt the money to buy two Daytona Beach homes for Mrs Miller but lost them through foreclosure be cause of actions of an unidentified partner Mrs Miller said Dewey accom panied her on a trip to Europe and Africa early this year She said she had appeared on a number of televisionprograms with him and bad written a half dozen TV skits about thats all gone by the boards Mayor Otis Rule of Ackley in whose court the complaint against in Newton and went on strike mid Holiday Speed Limit Ordered DES MOINES Si Gov Leo Railway Labor Act invariably has the effect of postponing strike acHoegh caUed on Iowans Thursday tion for at least 60 davs to observe fixed speed limits during the Labor Day week end and said mandatory limits would be invoked if traffic condi tions and mounting fatalities re quire emergency action At a news conference with State Safety Commissioner Clinton Mover at his side Hoegh askec evenmotorist who takes to the highways of Iowa from 6 on ob speed Maytag Plants Are Picketed HAMPTON More than 100 United Auto Workers at the May tag Hampton plant followed Sept 2 to midnighTSept 5 To suit with two other Maytag plants serve 50 night and 60 day sj Dewey was filed said he and other friends had Mrs Millers grandson investigate Dewey when we be came concerned because she had night Wednesday Federal mediator Robert Hall met with company and CIO officials in a futile effort for conciliation a Tnortgaged nearly everything she few hours before midnight Bryan Dye president of the Newton Local 9S7 of which the Hampton union is a subsidiary said the union re fused to accept an extension of the old contract because negotiations have continued for two and one half months without has Mrs Miller said Dewey wasa minister in California and that he represented himself as a foreign Car Runs Off Road Ossian Farmer Dies OSSIAN Uhlen hake 37 Ossian farmer was killed Wednesday night when his car ran off 52 one and onehalf miles south of Ossian and plunged into a ditch The man was riding alone Hisj The governor said lowans must prevent recurrence of the terri ble loss of life over the Fourth of July weekend when 15 highway deaths occurred the first two days This caused Moyer to invoke 6C day and 50 night speed limits the final 24 hours dur ing which only one additional death occurred Hoegh said an appalling toll of 550 accidents 9 deaths and 284 body was found ty a passing mocompany turned it down on both torist j requests As in the two Newton plante occurred on Labor Day Hampton plant is being picketed byweekcnd last year workers and nonunion employes are still working Company of ficials described the strike Thurs day noon as a peaceful Company officials said there was little indication that an attempt at negotiation was being made by either side The union has asked a modified annual wage and a union shop The BULLETIN TEL AVIV Israel Israels official radio estimated Thursday night that 40 Egyptians were killed and 40 wounded by Israeli raiders who attacked a military camp at Khan Yunis in the Gaza strip Wednesday night two men mentioned by 10 Soviet prisoners just released ia Vienna And two of the Americans are mystery men nobody seems able to identify Nine Austrians and one Italian returning from long imprison ment in Russia told American authorities they had heard four Americans would be released by the Russians in Berlin next Mon day They identified them as Wilfred C Kumis Amesbury Frederick Charles Hopkins Brooklyn Sidney Ray Sparks Tennille and a man by the name of Grisham The names of Sparks and Grisbam were a surprise The Russians had promised to free Kurnis Hopkins and a Murray Fields of Brooklyn But it had said nothingat all about either Sparks or Grisham The State Department said it has been trying for a long time to get Russia to free Sparks who disappeared from a Army unit in Germany in 1951 But it said it has no idea who Grisham might be This puts Grisham in the same category as Hopkins whom no body has been able to identify with certainty Both the State Department and Air Force said they doubt that he is a New Jer sey airman who xvas shot down near Italy 12 years ago Rep James T Tumulty D NJ said however that he is going to ask the department to find out from the Russians whether the Hopkins they are re leasing is actually Joseph J Hopkins formerly of Jersey City Hopkins was shot down off Foggia Italy in 1943 while on a bombing expedition Two crew men on his plane were rescued one body was recovered and seven other crewmen including Hopkins disappeared and are presumed dead 3 Killed in Newton Crash NEWTON Si Three persons were killed in a twocar collision on Highway 6 about eight miles east of Newton Thursday morning The dead were identified as Del mar Smith 25 Colfax Iowa Charles John Dorazio 31 Whit tier and Arthur Ying Fong Yeung 31 Oakland Calif Highway Patrolman Harold Westinghouse to Junk Fair Trade Prices But GE to Hold on to Policy MANSFIELD Ohio house Electric Corp Thursday dis closed it will discontinue immedi ately fair trade list prices on housewsriEs aM auto miitebed coverings Manager John J Anderson said Burchinal Scene of Accident Victims Are Mason Cityans Two Mason Cityans were killed outright Wednesday when the car in which they were riding hit the Rock Island Rocket at a country crossing Norman C Matson 21 and Cecil E Bails 49 both of 2122 Carolina N died in the mishap They were going east on County Road D 1V4 miles east of Burch inal when their car struck between the fifth and sixth cars of the south bound 12carpassenger train The train was traveling about 75 miles an hour according to the en gineer Jess Chapln Des Moines The cars speedometer was stuck at 65 miles an hour when found No Reason No reason could be given for the accident Mrs Marvin B Wilhite Route 3 an eyewitness to the trag edy said she sawvthe cars stop light come on an instant Before the car hit the train She had just passed the other car and saw the accident through the rear view mir ror of her car The farm woman said she drove i to the first house and called Snells Ambulances Mrs Wilhite who had crossed the tracks while the train was about a block said she wondered as she saw the car ap proachingfrom the opposite direc tion whether the driver would get across safely or not She said she thought the car was going too fast NORMAN C MATSON Peron Gets New Grip on Argentina Refuses to Quit Office Westinghouse con t i n u e to have suggested retail his opponents do not want It is our belief said Ander graveled and vould the pacification we have offered to stop in time The road is a new high grade BUENOC AIRES Argentina President Juan D Peron tightened firm new grip on Argentina Thursday warning grimly that op position violence will be met by action still more He told a wellorganized demon stration of many thousands Wednesday night he was with drawing his offer to step down as president Earlier Wednesday he had anonunced ue would resign if it would guarantee pacification of the nation Two Reads Speaking before the vvjaiy cheering throng in the central Plaza de Mayo he said it was son that the public will recog nize the value of a quality product displayed attractively fairly Actually we believe in fair trade but under the present con ditions it is not workable As con ditions change in the future our price policy may also All Dealers Under the Fair Trade Law if one dealer agrees to abide by it then every other dealer is automati cally bound not to sell the product or less than the fair trade price General Electric nations argesE electric manufacturer said t would continue to fair trade its products William H Sahloff vice presi dent and general manager of GEs small appliance division said We intend tocontinue our vig orous fair trade policy as far as is egally practicable in alL states vhere the laws permit This di rision has already invested a con siderable amount of money in its air trade program and has filed egal actions against alleged viola ors of our fair trade Below Minimum Fair trade laws originally en acted in all but three of the 48 states have been challenged in in numerable court cases involving discount houses and other retail ers offering fair traded mer chandise below the legal minimum to answer violence violence And when There remain only two roads for the government a repression adjusted to the subversive actions for the people an action a strug gle which matches the violence to which they want to carry he said We have with greater one of our people falls five of them will Dominating the 10hour demon stration were Perons General Confederation of Labor the popular basis of this and the mens and womens Per onista parties The army which had saved Peron from the unsuc cessful June 16 revolt and kept him in office was conspicuously ab sent from the vast crowd General Strike The first anouncement that Peron had offered to resign was broadcast Wednesday morning by Hugo di Pietro CGT secretary The announcement touched off a T discharged seneral strike by the labor group land a call for mass demonstra have been in view for at least a quarter of a mile to the north The front part of the car to just behind the windshield was sheared off and scattered about 500 feet down the track The engine was ground to bits the largest smaller than a Badly Mangled Bails body was carried about 100 feel and lay near the back half of the car which was mostly in one piece Matsons body lay about 30 feet farther south Both were badly mangled The train traveled about three fourths of a mile from the crossing before it was stopped It was de layed until p m Sheriffs officers highway patrol men and the county coroner Dr J E Christopherson were on the scene soon after the accident The mishap occurred at p m A Bee Line wrecker was called but most of the scattered auto parts were loaded into a truck Matson son of Mr and Mrs Floyd Matson from the Navy Aug 5 after years in the senice He was an electricians mate Bails was an The resignation offer was not price A recent American Fair Trade Council notes that such litigation has compilation by the he Matson family Enlisted in Navy Norman Cecil Matson was born Aug 9 1934 in Mason City son of Mr and Mrs Floyd Matson He attended the Mason City grade car apparently swerved into thej Court level states and in 15 of these SAME path of Smiths westbound vehicle Dorazio apparently went to sleep at the wheel Trimble said He reported there were no skid marks Smith a telegrapher in Newton was wedged in the wreckage of his car He apparently was killed outright Dorazio was dead on arrival at a Newton hospital Young a pas senger in the Dorazio car died soon after arrival at the hospital Dorazio and Yeung were en route to Washington where they j states existing fair trade laws have teen upheld Children in 59 Age Group Get More Salk Serum WASHINGTON LP The Public Health Senice Thursday released cubic centimeters of Salk were dental students at GeorgeJ10 for childreQ aSed 5 through 9 This was the third and largest town University Des Moines Woman Is Struck by Car Dies DES MOINES Wei shaar 74 Des Moines was fatally injured Wednesday when struck by a car driven by Dale E Sandin 42 Indianola Sandin said he did not see the auto junk dealer who lived to normal was there any an nouncement of it from any govern ment office There were no reports of major violence during or after the dem onstrations Authoritative sources said Presi woman until she stepped in front of jshots included low and iis car No charges were planned braska did sea duty on the Swift and received his discharge Aug 5 Matson was a member of Wesley Methodist Church Surviving are his parents two sisters Madelene Matson Mason City and Mrs Ted Carstens Swaledale a brother Donald Mat son Mason City two half brothers Deloss Lance Mason City and Wil bur Neve Nora Springs and grand parents Mr and Mrs Dethlef Neve Sheffield and Nellie Shrock Lansing Mich He was preceded in death by a brother in 1930 Cecil Elswortb Bails was born Oct 29 1905 at Wheeling W Va He had lived in Mason City 23j allocation to the states and terriyears having made his home with the Floyd Matson family Surviving are two sisters Clara Grcll Fort Dodge and Ruby Tay lor Junction City brothers Harry Roy Bails Yanklon S and James Rails Junction City Ore He was preceded in death by his parents three sisters and two brothers Funeral arrangements are in complete The Major Funeral Home is in charge schools and high school and endent Perons government planned listed in the Navy Aug 7 1951 Hejto ask Congress to approve aa im mediate declaration of a state of siege for Buenos Aires A state of siege is a modified form of martial TORME RIFT SANTA MONICA Calif Florence Ann Torme charges singer Mel Torme with cruelty in a suit for divorce Each is 29 About tories of new vaccine under the voluntary control plan started on July 31 Under the voluntary control plan each state decides how much of its share of vaccine it will dis tribute through public agencies and how much through commercial channels The allocations in number of The Weather Mason City Fair and cool Iowa Very pleasant Minnesota Clear cooler Globe Gazette and four weather data upH and Jesse to 8 ThursS1 day Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 74 38 63 80 57 FAIR ;