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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 13, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North lowat Doily Newspaper Edited tor MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NIWSrAPIt TNAT MAKlk ALL NORTH 10 WANS NIICHIOtS HOME EDITION VOL LXI PnM full LUM Wirw MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER U 19SS fttvt COMlMs Russ West Germans Sign Agreement AFFECTED Walkout Hits 35 Ports tr The costly and crippling strike by some long shoremen in New York spread along the East Coast Tuesday as the striking union ordered an additional members in East and Gulf Coast ports to leave their job The order by the International Longshoremens Assn was to long shoremen in 35 of the countrys busiest ports It was made in an attempt to bring federal tion in the weekold New York Longshoremen in some ports joined immediately in sympathy walkouts but in others union lead ers delayed action pending approv al by the locals involved Strikes called during the night were in Philadelphia Wilmington Boston and Jacksonville Fla Re ports by observers indicated that most of the sympathy walkouts that will develop will last only a day or two Unions The weekold strike which is costing New York business an esti mated one million dollars a day Is directed against the New York Call Special Session in Fall Dewel Two Subjects Idea Nixed tion The union accuses the com mission of harsh and discrimina tory practices and wants it abol ished Meanwhile negotiators planned another meeting Tuesday in an ef fort to end another major labor dispute the strike of CIO workers at 25 Westinghouse Elec tric Corp plants in nine states The strike which started Mon day was ordered in support of members who struck Aug 8 lit the East Pittsburgh plant in against company plins to time study their jobs ALGONA tfi If legislative re apportionment and tax revision mixed in a special legislative Tn other labor developments In New York City service re turned to normal on the Long Is land Railroad after Mondays slow down stemming from the long standing dispute between the car rier and the Brotherhood ofRail session reapportionment will again get the silent State Sen Duane Dewel said Tues day He added in the latest in a series of reapportionment editorials in his Algona Kossuth County Ad vance however The Advance respectfully re news its request to the governor for a special session on apportion ment this fall prior to the pri maries M In reply to Dewels first call for a special session Gov Leo Hoegh said be was seriously consider ing it but that he would prefer to submit the matter to a special session which also would take up another subject such as tax revi sion However The Iowa Tax Study road Trainmen Ind Federal mejCornmittee is not expected to re diators are attempting to settlejport for about another year and the dispute which involves reapportionment were taken up hours working conditions anda nd approved lome 250 grievances ifor the first In Detroit CIOUAW in a spe Local 190 called a strike vote for cial session Wednesday and Thursday among soon after the the locals members at threejta x study re Detroit area Packard plants Theip o r t there union whose contract expires not be 30 is seeking the s a m e benefits granted by other auto makers in cluding layoff pay special mediator continued ef forts to end the strike by some CIOUAW members in Inter national Harvester Co plants in six states The union struck three weeks ago It seeks a layoff pay plan and other benefits Northern Natural Asks Permission to Expand Lines OMAHA tf Northern Natural time enough to meet the legal require ment that reappor tionnient action DEWEL be advertised 90 days before the following general election which would be in November Reapportionment by constitution al amendment as Hoegh favors would require approval by two consecutive sessions of the Legis lature special or regular and then by a vote of the people at the sub sequent general election Dewels latest editorial argues jthat reapportionment by constitu amendment should be act AP Wirephoto THEY OUGHT TO PASS A John Brynes Sen Price Daniel D Tex and Sen MiJke Mansfield DMont join in a bipartisan effort to cart their own baggage at the New York port after their arrival Tuesday from Europe The lawmakers like thousands of other travelers were hit by the strike of longshoremen IN CERRO GORDO COUNTY To Give 2nd Polio Shots The second round of Salk polio 1 shots set for Roosevelt school chil vaccine shots will get under way in Cerro Gordo County Friday Plymouth Falls children who got the first shots last April wfll receive their second vaccina tions that day Mason City youngsters will start their second round Monday with dren The vaccine will be admin istered to city and county children volunteers will again administer the Salk vaccine Only children who received the the rest next week The program shots willgettae second round is expected to be completed by next Thursday Cerro Gordo County Medical So ciety members nurses and other of vaccine The schedule for the county Meservey schedule to be an nounced at a later Friday 9 a Plymouth including Rock Falls Monday 9 a Mason City Roosevelt and at Rockwell includ ing Sacred Heart St Patricks and Owen 2 and 3 Monday p Mason lity Harding Tuesday 9 a Mason City that L B Bedeson resigned as superintendent of schools at Ringsted Grant and at Central Heights in Ringsted School Fund Short Superintendent Quits Post DES MOINES state auditors office reported Tuesday Free to Walk OH Jobs Rail Union Warns CHICAGO Brottwrtood of Locemotivt Firtmwi and En saying it now Itaally frtc to strike his unions bargaining tivts on than 130 of tht na tions railroads to moot in Chi cago 21 H E Gilbert president of union which claims a mombor ship of operating railroad workers said meeting was called because of unsatisfactory developments in efforts to medi ate the unions dispute said meeting will discuss fu ture strategy including the pos sibility of a nationwide strike Gilbert said union already has complied with cooling off provisions of Railway Labor Act A presidential emergency board has investigated the dis pute and the 30day period which must follow after its reports to White House has elapsed The law now leaves the union free to Gilbert in a state ment announcing Chicago meeting In addition to labor representa tives from railroads involved in the present Gilbert said union officers from every rail road in country have in vited to a second meeting Sept 22 The brotherhood is seeking an increase of 21 cents an hour for workers on the 40hour It also is asking new daily mini mum wages for men in road service where does not apply An fit daily min imum is sought for road firemen and for engineers represented by union Mass Funeral for Victims of Home Blaze LA PORTE CITY heroic father and his three children who died with him in a fire which de stroyed their home were buried Establish Normal Relations Five Days of Talks Ended MOSCOW Germany and the Soviet Union Tuesday signed an agreement covering the establishment of diplomatic rela ions between the two countries The agreement was understood to provide for at least some delay in the exchange of ambassadors at least long enough to give the Bonn parliament time to ratify the step taken here There was no indication that the West German delegation had given in to Soviet demands to establish diplomatic relations first and then talk about the questions of prison ers still in Russian hands and Ger man reunification Ctrtmonr Some 150 Western and Soviet newsmen and photographers wit nessed the signing ceremony The agreement was reached at the end of five days of talks beFrom ween delegations headed by West German Chancellor Konrad Aden after an audit showed he was short in his accounts He made eluding Mason 4 Lake 4 5 1 and together here Tuesday restitution Any prosecution is entirely up to the county attorney of Emmet said C W Ward superintendent of municipal and school district audits in the office He added Under Iowa law the superin tendent has custody of certain funds But also under the law there can be no prosecution on embezzlement charge where restitution has been made on de Ward said Bedeson resigned last Aug 12 after the school board discovered irregularities in the re ports Bedeson had filed with the board and the board asked for and audit There was a shortage of NICE SETUP TAMPA Fla Theres a lass for every lad at Wilson Junior High School Enrollment figures announced Monday showed students 528 girls and 528 boys About Gas Co said Tuesday it is filing an application with the Federal Power Commission to build facili ties to bring gas to 55 communities in Iowa Minnesota South Dakota and Wisconsin Included are extensions from Minneapolis and St Paul to Du luth and neighboring Su perior from Sioux Falls S Jed upon prior to the primary elec tion so the people through their votes on the views of ihe various candidates can express them to Aberdeen and from Rochester to Winona Minn Towns which would be included In the 1956 construction programs and the local utilities who will them include Iowa Hudson and Independence Iowa Public Service Dyers Tille Grundy Center Kellogg Manchester Rockford and Story City Peoples Natural Gas Di vision Northern Natural Gas Co Heroic French Nurse to Study in New York NEW YORK UBGenevieve de Galard Terraube the French her oine who was feted across the country last year for her valor at Dien Bien Phu s returned here to study re ilitation of wounded veterans tShe will study at the Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabili tation She said she accepted an Invitation to study at the institute Campaign He said also that a special ses sion for reapportionment may not be called because it makes such a nice campaign issue and there has been evidence both parties are contemplating making it an issue A special session might prove em barrassing to both Dewel commented that Several things have become apparent in The Weather Mason City Clearing warmer Iowa Clearing cool windy Iowa Bath 2 and 3 Tuesday At Holy Family including Washington Wednesday 9 At Mason City Hoover and at Thornton Wednesday 10 At Swale dale including ML Vernbn 1 and 2 Wednesday At Ma son City McKinley including Lime Creek 3 4 5 7 8 and Lincoln 1 Thursday 9 At Mason City Madison including Wflson At Clear Lake Lincoln Junior High and Sunset Thursday 10 At Ventura Funeral services for Best Smel ser 58 and three of his six chil dren Michael 10 Donna 8 and Glenn 5 were held at at the Wesley Methodist Church here Mrs Smelser and the other three children escaped the flames The father saved the three children by dropping them from second floor windows He died trying to save the other three Hospitalized at City with burns and other injuries were Joan 14 Ralph 12 and Gleams twin brother Gene Joan was re including Grant 6 Lincoln 3 and ported as in critical condition with Hubbard 1 burns over 60 per qent of her body Thursday 130 p m At Gar condition was listed as sen field including Josephs and suffered e jj veraae o c derees c accounts Ward said the auditjV average irom j o ae0rees County Medical Society spokes showed The superintendent is CUS above normal Normal highs emphasi2ed tuat anv person todian of these school funds under to broken arm in the fall from an up the law The shortages occurred during the year ended last June 30 Ward related Ames Man Injured in Crash of Small Plane HEBER SPRINGS Ark tf A small plane crashlanded in the hilly country near this north Ar kansas town Monday night slightly injuring the pilot Sheriff Oran Beasley said the is not anxious to call a special ses sion to deal only with that re apportionment An Associated Press survey of legislators attending State Day the State Fair recently indicated that very few favored calling a special session soon for reappor tionment with or without any other subject accompanying it The ma jority supported taking up re apportionment along with tax revi sion next year Iowa was hospitalized Springs juries with possible at Heber chest in cooler again about Saturday Pre cipitation will average from one quarter to one naif inch as scat tered showers Tuesday night and again about Friday Minnesota Fair pleasant Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tues day Maximum 79 Minimum 51 At 8 53 Precip 43 YEAR AGO Maximum 75 Minimum 57 WINDY o get the second But a certificate showing the first shot was received must be pre sented In most cases these certifi cates may be obtained by writing the school nurse at the previous school Early Man Dies in Crash on Highway SIOUX CITY UP James Gil bert Hartsell 23 of near Early was killed early Tuesday when he apparently went to sleep and his car plunged off U S 20 about sixj miles east of here unhurt but suffered shock fund being raised for widow and three survivors was re Tuesday to have reached SAME DATE 1954440 HARD TO BELIEVE i WASHINGTON UP Soldiers sailors and marines drank 40 per cent more milk in the eight months ending last June 30 under a special Loss in Sioux City Blaze SIOUX CITY tfvwhile firemen stood guard a fire which de stroyed the main building and damaged a smaller structure of ihc old Cudahy Packing Co plant here slowly burned itself out Tuesday Officials said preliminary estimates indicate a loss of more than The blaze which started in the main building sent flames leaping 50 feet in the air and sent showers of sparks swirling over a large portion of the city For time it was feared the sparks might set fire to the Sioux City Stockyards just across the Floyd River from the plant Fire men wet down the stockyards and men stood by through the night Issued during her tour last year government subsidy program the wth hoses equipped with fog nozzles so that I can return to FranceAgriculture Department reported help disabled veterans Tuesday Two houses about five blocks from the plant caught fire from sparks but the fires were quickly quenched The two burning Cudahy of brick construction lie between Ihe Floyd River and a railroad track The plant which consists of about 75 buildings has been shut down since last September following recurrent labor troubles Work men about a week ago had started to raze the plant buildings Firemen said about 15 truck loads of cork salvaged in the wrecking operations were stored in the main building They said they believe most of the sparks came from this material One wall of the main building collapsed about five hours after the fire started and firemen abandoned efforts to put out the flames They concentrated instead on keeping the flames confined to the plant area Police said it had not been determined how the blaze started But workmen for the wrecking crew said someone may have left tn acetylene torch burning the men quit for the day MOHAMMED ARAFA French in Bold Moves in Africa Red Party Outlawed auer and Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin It was considered one of most significant international acts since the end of World War II in which the two nations were bitter enemies The historic arrangement was signed by Adenauer and Bulgain in the white marble chamber of raided its various and took the first the Spiridonovka Provisions of Palace the agreement were not revealed immediately Final Details were expected to be given in a final joint communique prepared by Soviet Foreign Minis ter V M Molotov and Bonn For eign Minister Heinrich von Bren tano Molotov and Von Brentano sat down together to draw up the joint statement after a prolonged final plenary session which ended the dramatic talks Both Adenauer and Bulganin seemed pleased with the final agreement The Soviet premier said smiling ly to newsmen Everything has ended well as I told you it Our IFire P A h e French gov ernment moving boldly to bring peace to its violencetorn North African empire Tuesday outlawed the the Communist Party in Algeria headquarters steps toward granting homerule to Morocco In Tunisia where France al ready has granted homerule Pre mier Tahar Ben Ammar resigned so the country could form its own government to include Nationalist elements that battled the French for years in a series of bloody up risings The government of Premier Ed gar Faure instructed its resident general in Morocco to open imme diate negotiations with Sultan Sidi Mohammed Ben Mouley Arafa to persuade him to retire while guar anteeing the Sultans interesti and Party Outlawed In Algeria rocked by a fairly Heavy Rains Hit N Iowa DES MOINES 3 A warming trend marked also ty scattered strong earthquake the govern ment announced it was outlawing the Communist Party for its sup port of the antiFrench uprising that killed some Frenchmen and Arabs last Aug 20 Another 700 or more died in Morocco at the same time Outlawing of the Communist Party and organizations and associations directly attached to it came as police all over Algeria launched heavy raids against Red headquarters and fellowtravelling organizations to learn their con nection with the uprisings The nationwide raids started Monday night on orders of Gov showers and thunderstorms conGen Jacques Soustelle and offi tinued in Iowa Tuesday as a lowjcials said a number of important pressure trough moved eastwarddocuments had been seized Sous across the state i telle ordered the raids following an Rainfall amounts up to appeal by Algerian Tuesday ranged as high as Communists to oppose French rule inches at Iowa Falls Mason City however got only 43 1 Brisk winds brought air to Iowas western counties Mon day afternoon The weather Bu reau said these winds would crease to 30 miles an hour and become gusty over most of the state during Tuesday afternoon Iowas rain was accompanied by severe electrical storms in some areas Rainfall totals up to included Cedar Rapids inches Gar win Parkersburg Grundy Center North English Traer Dumont Dubuque 22 Ottumwa 41 Pocahontas 58 Hubbard 78 Kanawha 92 Fort Dodge 21 Zearing 44 Algona 55 Grinnell 81 Williams 81 Shell Rock 75 Begin Talks The action came as 40 members of the rebel National Liberation Army in Algeria ambushed a Foreign Legion truck convoy be tween Philippeville and Tamalous killing one French soldier and wounding four others in a machine gun attack Gas Check Moves to Dakota Border DES MOINES UP Iowas crackdown on out of state truck ers Tuesday spread to the South Dakota border Five treasury department agents were posted along three eastwest highways to check on truckers who might be bringing more than 20 gallons of taxfree gasoline into the state Officials refused to say where agents would check next So far they have moved clockwise around the state beginning on the Mis souri border and spreading to Ne ibraska and now South Dakota Faures move to ease out the Sultan of Morocco came in an order to Resident General Pierre Boyer de Latour to begin talks with the key figure ia Faures solution of the Moroccan crisis Victim of Shooting Incident Is Buried MARSHALLTOWN UP Fu neral senices vrere held at Le Grand Tuesday for Henry A Hal verson 53 Dunbar who was wounded in a shooting incident Nov 27 in which a Tama Indian received fatal injuries Halversoa died Sunday at a Marshalltown hospital where he had been under treatment for lour months Vernon Jefferson Tama is serv ing a sevenyear prison sentence in connection with the death of Clinton Brown the Tama Indian DOUBLE FUNERAL SAN RAFAEL Calif ence Salazar collapsed in the of a funeral director Monday and died while attending the funeral of her brotherinlaw John Bifrr A i ;