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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 14, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper CditM for MM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 99 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Delated United Internatioflal Full Leas Wire MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 14 1961 CopythiS Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection On NO m May oust Fowler as civil defense director in Iowa DES MOINES UPI Ben Fowler soon may be ousted as Iowa civil defense director because state of ficials said hehas failed to develop an adequate pro gram Gov Norman A Erbe Thursday said Fowler had been issued an ultimatum by the civil defense board to either come up with a suitable plan or be replaced as head of the system A member of the board who declined to be identified con firmed that Fowler had been placed for 90 days last July The probationary period expires Oct 13 Fowler ordered to produce a civil de Everyone care Met saved Subsidy talk is generated By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau The impor tant thing is that everyone cared The President cared the no meetings between the two fense plan or else a new direc tor will be procured the board member said Fowler who has been head of the Iowa civil defense system for 14 years had no comment on the probationary action He said he would make a full re port to the board Oct 13 Erbe said he has received complaints from several sources in the state about the lack of civil defense planning including the Iowa department of the American Legion Im very unhappy with civil defense in Iowa and its state of preparedness the governor said Erbe said he had hinted to Fowler several times to come by the governors office to dis cuss state civil defense but that AP Photofax ARRESTED Episcopal min ister Robert L Pierson sonin law of New York Gov Nelson Rockefeller was one of 15 min isters arrested in Jackson Miss after attempting to de segregate the white waiting room of a bus station He said he had no plans to get out of Sewer ditch collapses Mason Cityan killed suspended at Deckers Earlier story on page 10 jpartment left their work a half Some 115 workers in the hog hour before the usual lunch hour kill department of Jacob Ejand did not return at the end of Decker and Sons were suspend1the usual time P J Thogerson ed Thursday noon until furthergeneral manager explained jail but churches Snotice Management said the The management then asked arnnnfl the nation will be was for refusing to them to return and when the around the nation will be con suspension cerned enough to come to our do work as ordered help The men in the hog kill de N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES secretary of labor cared and the public cared Those are the words of Leon tyne Price who will open the Metropolitan Opera season Oct had occurred The civil defense board mem ber said no program at all has been developed by Fowler Some in individual counties 23 with The Girl of the Goldenj and towns have developed civil West when told that the 1961jdefense programs onthe initia 0ij local people but there 62 season had been saved When it appeared as if the Metropolitan Americas home of great voices would have to is no overall state program to coordinate all civil defense ef forts the board member said We need to have a program close its doors almost everyone percolating dowll to afi fevels did care of the state to take care of nat The New York Times headed uraias well as manmade dis an editorial The Opera Cant Give Up First Mayor Wagner and then President Kennedy asked the parties to the wage dispute to take up again negoj tiations which had seemed hope less And finally at the request of the President Secretary of Labor Goldberg took a direct hand in mediation The result was the announce ment that management and the musicians had agreed to com pulsory arbitration And for the first time the secretary of labor j himself is the arbitrator in a major management labor dis pute The Met as it is universally known is more than a theatre The shabby old pile brooding over the garment district south of New Yorks Times Square is a kind of Valhalla for singers and music lovers and in a ba roque sort of way for what is left of society The Met was built in 1883 at a cost of million including the land Only one season since has been fire de stroyed the stage in 1895 Its original 122 boxes have been reduced by remodeling to 35 but many of the names on the original boxes still remain And today as it was in the be ginning tradition has the real opera lovers in the cheap seats and standing room Vithout going into the issues of the dispute average musician in the Mets orchestra earned about it might be logistics may be cited It is not in the nature of opera to be selfsupporting Most of the great opera companies of asters the member said He indicated there was some opposition on the ninemember board to replacing Fowler Erbe said the governor has no control over Fowler BEN FOWLER Judge has a heart Iowa youth finds DUBUQUE pretty blonde a diamond ring and an unusual story melted the stern heart of a municipal judge here Thursday Roger Kritz 25 Dubuque told Judge Alfred Hughes that he was the world areTsubsidized usualarrested for driving while his op ly by governments The Met in its 196061 season and concert tour rolled up a deficit of All but of this was erased by public contributions Even if the house had remained dark this year the management claimed the cost would have been S40QOOO If the unions original demands had been met says manage ment this years deficit would have come to But the Met has been extreme ly chary about raising funds from the public A campaign in 1933 netted Seven years later some 166000 donors con tributed more than million to buy the building from the hold ing company Appeals are made from time to time to a vast radio audience The Mcts management now sees possible salvation in gov ernment subsidies Considering the remarkable interest of the Kennedy administration in the arts this kind of European solu tion isnt so unlikely as it might teem erators license was suspended because of love Kritz explained his father had been driving him to work since the suspension The judge asked why then was Kritz driving Wednesday night Your honor I wanted to give my fiancee a diamond ring and I wasnt going to have my father driving the car for me under those circumstances I didnt want to present the ring to her in front of her parents or mine Kritz said With him in court was his fian cee sporting the diamond ring Crowded porch collapses GALVESTON Tex A Ked Cross chapter house porch crowded with Hurricane Carla evacuees collapsed Thursday Fifteen persons were injured Strong stand by DENVER Colo The American Legion has demanded a buildup of national defense a firm stand against communism throughout the world and watch fulness to prevent subversion at home The Legion pledged its support to President Kennedys policy to deter aggression including rearmament and mobiliza tion of National Guardsmen and reservists Czech troops on move VIENNA A Czechoslovakian newspaper here reported that Czech troops have been moved into East Germany apparently because of the Berlin crisis US Ablvstsnear WASHINGTON The United States is ex pected to resume underground nuclear testing within a week or 10 days This became known as the Joint Congressional Atomic Committee held a closed ses sion to go over plans for the new American series and to hear a top secret analysis of the nine Soviet blasts since Sept 1 Katanga still unsettled LEOPOLDVILLE Congo Katanga troops and armed civilians kept up sporadic resistance to the United Nations takeover of their capital of Elisabeth ville but the United Nations claimed its troops con trol all strategic points in the town Informants said the United Nations acted at the request of the central government to bring the rebellious Province into line WARMER Henry F Scholl 30 is victim A Mason City excavator who only recently had gone into business for himself was killed Thursday morning in a ditch cavein in the 700 block of 16th SE Dead is Henry F Scholl 30 130 28th SW a father of four Scholl had dug an eightfoot ditch with a digging machine west Thursday night apparently was doing final work with a hand shovel when North Iowa Cloudy Thursday night lows in the 40s Partly cloudy Friday highs in mid SOs towa Cloudy northeast clear ing with scattered frost west and extreme south and heavy frost likely extreme south failed to do so they were noti fied of the suspension Union officials Wednesday aft ernoon notified E L Lund plant superintendent of the local unions intention to file charges with the National La bor Relations Board of unfair labor practices The bargaining committee of the union and some of the em ployes involved in wage losses during a work stoppage Wed nesday asked for a meeting with management to discuss the paj involved Management refusec to meet and then suspended the workers according to M Doug las McMannes local union pres ident The telegram to Lundy was by McMannes a nd Charles Kranz chief plant stew ard Itreads This is to advise of our in tent to file unfair labor prac tices against Jacob E Decker and sons for repeated contract violations Your refusal to meet with the union bargaining committee to discussan emergency dispute is a clear violation of the master agreement covering all Armour workers Your suspension of the hog 40s east to SOs west Partly gave way cloudy east mostly fair xhe sandy soil crushed in about him burying him to the warmer west Friday highs wth such force that the shovel handle was broken He was 50s east to 60s west Further Dy his wife a on when she came to the scene outlook mostly fair and to krjng him some supplies warmer Saturday i Rescue efforts by firemen and other city workers came too Clearing warmer jlate to be of use Scholl had been working alone It was not how long it was alter the cavein that he was found His wife had been there about 20 minutes earlier at which time he was all right When she found him buried in the earth Mrs Scholl ran to get help from a city crew of workmen about a block away An ambulance firemen and po lice were called The workmen began rescue efforts which were Minnesota Highs Friday in 60s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 58 Minimum 45 Sunrise Sunset 10th Ablast by Russia detected WASHINGTON Rus sians fired their 10th nuclear shot Thursday in their test se ries that began two weeks ago It was the third blast intwo days The test took place inthe vicinity of Novaya Zemlya and had a yield of several tons meaning several million tons of TNT the Atomic Energy Commission said Little progressJn walkouts at GM DETROIT hope of General Motors Corp getting On the inside Clear Lake News Page 5 Society News 6789 Mason City News1011 Latest Markets 11 Sports1314 North Iowa News 17 Comics is continued by firemen Editorials 20 The firemen used resuscitation i IA equipment in an effort to revive Transit Schedule 24 kill workers without first discusback into highgear production of sing the grievance involved is a 1962 model cars before next rank injustice The practice is week is gone Five new atthe always for management to con tact the union in a dispute of this nature You are guilty of misconduct in this area plant working agreements were reached overnight bringing to 53 the number of locallevel contract j settlements worked out with strik Our committee as always is ing United Auto Workers But ready to meet to resolve the Advise your position Esther still far out at sea MIAMI Fla Thurs day located Hurricane Esther 1 075 miles eastsoutheast of San Juan PR and moving west northwest at 12 miles an hour An advisory from the weather bureau at Miami said the seasons fifth tropical storm carried top winds of 130 miles per hour over a small area around the center Gale force winds extended 230 miles from center in all direc tions There w a s no certainty that Esther wouldhit any land areas but forecasters hesitated to pre dict what course the massive GMs empire is made up of 129storm might take in the next plants few days 7 packing plants 3 stores charged WASHINGTON UPI The Agriculture Department said Thursday it is investigating whether consumers have been forced to pay unnecessarily high prices for lamb because of alleged curbs on competition Secretary Orville L Freeman said an agency of his de partment had charged that seven meat packing companies three national food store chains and two lamb dealers made arrange menls or agreements that Town loses 4 buildings to flames would not compete in buying lambs If the allegations are proved Freeman said they will explain in part at least why lamb prices have not been reacting to marketing condi tions during the last several years The packers involved were James Allan Sons of San Fran cisco Armour Co Goldring Packing Co of Los Angeles John Morrell Co Rath Pack ing Co Swift Co and Wil son Co The food chains were American Stores Co the At lantic Pacific Tea and Safeway Stores The larnb deal ers were Dwight L Heath of Lamar Colo and Perry Holley of Ogden Utah The complaint said the aim was to manipulate or control lamb prices and restrict com Kritz offered to present her to thelPetition It said most of the court she smiled and the judgeiPackers shared providing the rtVioine tnfal romnrfimontc nnn said Normally the fine for the of fense is from to MOTTO OF MONTH LOS ANGELES chainstotal requirements and that all or most of the packers sold lamb at the same prices BISHOP ARRESTED MIAMI Fla Lets Have Better Mottoes AssoCatholic Bishop Eduardo Boza ciation Thursday announced ilsiMasvidal has been arrested and winning motto for September accused of organizing an anti Show me a man who smilesCastro demonstration in Hava whcn everything is wrong and Ill show you an idiot na last Sunday according to re ports here The ditcK was being dug northward from the center of 16th to lay a sewer service line into a vacant lot between 708 and 714 16th SE The cavein was from the east side Scholls oneman business had been granted a city license for such work only about a month ago ScHoll has been an equip ment operator about 10 years including time in military serv ice and a number of years with Alfred Nielson Mason City ex cavating contractor Surviving are his wife Ruth four children Kevin Cindy snd Tim twins and Susan at home his mother Mrs Henry Scholl Rockwell and six sis ters Mrs Walter Valeria Lo gan Rockwell Mrs Leo Va neta McAllister Dubuque Mrs S M Velma Dolan Bet tendorf Mrs Ted Vleta Thei len Nora Springs Mrs A E Vivian Hale Mason City and Mrs Raymond Virginia Mil lard Kensett He was preceded in death by his father in Sep tember 1960 PattersonJames Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements which are plete TYPHOON NANCY TOKYO Wl Powerful Ty phoon Nancy was spotted 180 miles southeast of Okinawa Thursday moving along a path that could bring it to the big VICTIMS BODY REMOVED Fire when one side of the ditch gave way southern Japanese island of Ky men and volunteers lift the body of and he was crushed His excavating during were clearing the dirt away to remove him from the ditch Plank shoring was placed to prevent further cavein Dr J E Christopherson county medical examiner was called to the scene and pro nounced Scholl dead at am Death was from suffoca HARVEY AP Damage was estimated at between and from a fire that destroyed almost the entire business district of Harvey Thursday j The fire was discovered about j am when the fire whistle lunded apparently when it short ed out from the fire The blaze destroyed the Harvey office of Marion County State Bank of Pella the town hall the McConnell Grocery Store and an other store building which had on ly recently been remodeled for fu ture quarters for the grocery The two fire trucks and water truck were destroyed They had1 been parked in the town hall Henry F Scholl from an excavation on machine is at left Another photo on 16th SE Scholl was working alone page ushu It is expected to strike a glancing blow at the US base on Okinawa Cleanup crews start their work Gloom little joy in Galveston GALVESTON Tex W A man stared at the crazily tilted pile of wood that used to be his home A woman tears in her eyes pulled clothing from another mound of debris A little girl clutching a teddy bear climbed from her daddys car after being a refugee for five days Her father unshaven redeyed and so tired his shoulders dropped gave only a flicker of a smile at finding his house survived Sightseers gawking like people always do after a disaster took pictures of Galvcstons tornado nibble its wind damage its tired workers But everyone wasnt depressed when Wednesday dawned and the sun peaked through to show Gal vcstons storm damage John Anderson laughed and tried a joke as he swept slimy mud from his typewriter store That portable over there will be going cheap he said The typewriter atop a three foot stove had a water mark halfway up its shipping box Cars jammed the Gulf Freeway into Galvcslon by midafternoon Wednesday people back sight seers flowing in They found Galveston in bad shape Streets need repairing The wa ter and the wind ripped hunks of asphalt from streets to expose the bricks underneath People cluttered a temporary emergency room at John Sealy Hospital The regular emergency room got flooded A man helped a whimpering woman down the hospitals steps Her arm was in a sling She slipped in the damn mud the man said Thats what were getting now a weary doctor said ple who hurt themselves trying to clean up after the storm ;