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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 16, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ioc HOME EDITION THE N I W S P A f It THAT M A K IS ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S N E I 0 HI OR S VOL H Auoclated Preu and UniUd International FuQ Lease I7c copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 15I ThU Paper oi Two OM Ford Contract talks Go Down to Wire Russians Try in to Red China in U N AP Photofax CHARGED WITH Quakenbush 34 and his wife Anna Tucumcari NMface murder charges In the death of Herman Kohlwey 72 Council Bluffs storekeeper Kohlwey died of injuries suffered in a beating last week allegedly at the hands of the Quak enbushes Seek Two Hearings Af te r Sta b b i n g H e re Plans were made Tuesday for both criminal and insanity hear ings for Mrs Leslie 321 20th SE as a result of the stabbing of afternoon at their home The injured man Thomas Frame 89 was in satisfactory con dition at Park Hospital He was operated on during the night to slop bleeding The knife penetrated his right lung County Atty William Pappas arranged for filing of a charge of assault with intent to commit murder A preliminary hearing for Mrs Frame on that charge is set for Wednesdays Police Court Mrs Frames husband filed an information at the county clerks office to begin proceedings to determine the womans sanity An insane commission hearing has been scheduled for 9 am Wednesday Pappas has ordered a psychi atric examination of Mrs Frame also Should she be found insane the criminal charge would not be dropped but action on it would be held up possibly indefinitely Mrs Frame said Tuesday she Formosan Problem on Agenda President to Be Selected BULLETIN UNITED NATIONS UPI Dr Chares Americanbacked foreign min ister of Lebanon Tuesday was elected president of the U N GeneralAssembly UNITED NATIONS N Y UPI The Soviet U n i o h launched a determined campaign Tuesday to seat Communist China in the 13th UN General Assembly opening session It hinted strongly it wouldbring up the Formosa crisis aswell The official Communist Party organ Pravda and the Soviet gov ernment organ Izvestia printed twin demands the United Nations expel the political Nationalist China and seat Hed China Moscow dispatches re portedi The Soviets might bring up the question even before the election of a new assembly president is settled The tense Middle East situation was reflected in a presi dential contest between Dr Charles Malik the proAmerican lameduck foreign minister of Lebanon and Mahammed Ahmed Mahgoub foreign minister of Su dan who is backed by the Arab League Walkout COACH WITH ITS DEAD BROUGHT UP FROM BOTTOM 13 BODIES FOUND IN RAISED CAR ELIZABETH NJ divers and barge crewmen strug gled under difficult conditions Tuesday at the grim task of re might not be for days or weeks covering dead fronvacommuter atthe scenet said one body could stabbed the elderly man in the back as he was leaving the house There had been no quarrel she said but his appearance sickened her Police said her story was no more coherent than was her ver sion of the stabbing told Monday when she was in her words drunk and mad SHE TOLD OF hearing screams in the night and oi acquaintance with destruction of people killings and sexual im morality about her since her ear ly childhood She did not see a these things she said but knew of them Death of her fatherin law she said would have solved lot of things At the time of the stabbing her husband was at work and she and her fatherinlaw were the only ones at home Frame went to a neighbor house after Ihe knifing and askec that medical help be called Snel Ambulance Service was notified and an ambulance and polio went to the scene N Police said the butcher knif used had a TViinch blade Initial Korean Bonus Chocks to Be Mailed Friday DBS MOINES UKThe initial 000 Iowa Korean bonus checks ill be put in the mails Friday onus board officials said Mon ay The next batch of checks about nother is expected to be Oct 3 Bonus board officials said the ery first checks will be presented n a ceremony Friday at the board ffice Jennie Reynolds Muscatinc vill be presented the first check o a veterans beneficiary Mrs Reynolds is the mother of Edward Reynolds killed in Korea in 1950 The first living veteran to re ceive a bonus check will be Dale R Wedgwood Marshalltown THE RUSSIANS were backing Czechoslovakias Jiri Nosek but were expected to switch the sup port of the ninenation Soviet bloc to Mahgoub The other announced candidate was Yugoslav Foreign Minister Koca Popovic The Soviet demand was ex pected soon after the outgoing president Sir Leslie Munro of New Zealand gavels the session to order after a minute of silent meditation That is when the question of credentials of the del egates is taken up as a matter of routine It generally had been expected the question of Communist China would come up later in the Ses sion India has asked for a for mal debate later and most diplo mats thought that in view of the Indian item Russia would not press the issue immediately BUT IZVESTIA said current events in the Far East show with renewed vividness the extent of the abnormality of the existing situation in which Red China is not a UN member The unrealistic position of the US government which still con tinues to prefer to turn a blind train that mysteriously plunged from an open drawbridge into the waters of Newark Bay Monday One Jersey Central Railroad coachhauled from the murky depths early Tuesday contained 13 bodies making a total of 21 recovered thus far The railroad estimated 40 persons perished Thirtyfive train passengers were injured IT WAS FEARED that swirling waters of the bay may have carried some bodies to distant points In such case recovery or ever A secondcoach was pulled out shortly before noon and observers be seen througha window This coach had been reported as a deadhead on the train1 that is running empty However the railroad said a trainman or others may have gone into it Still at the Dottom of the bay was a third coach It was one which remained for a time lean ing upright against the bridge partially out of the water en abling a number of passengers to scramble to safety THE RAILROAD SAID it was staying with its estimate that an other 20 persons had lost their kee star second baseman and in some areas Hears Note Some Progress FKOM OUR WIRE DETROIT Ford Motor Co arid the United Auto Workers were within reach of a con tract agreement with less thaa 24 hours left before a strike dead line Buttempers onboth sides be gan to flare as the talksaimed atreaching agreement ona new contractbefore 10 amWednes day reached the final stages The talks moved forward at a rapid pace Monday night after all of the big three auto com panies submitted similar propo sals tothe union in a spaceof only 18 minutes The union rejected the Ford of fer and made a counterofferbe fore the talks broke up shortly before midnight THERE ARE CERTAIN areas in which the union can make a new approach UAW president Walter P Reuther said have rejected the company offer and have a counter offer in the areas in which there is disagree Iment i At the moment there is still itime to reach n agreement though there isa great difference lives This estimate was made primarily on calls from anxious persons who said relatives were missingandmight have been on the train Federal and state agencies im mediately launched investigations of the cause of the mysterious tragedy The Interstate Com merce Commission the New Jer sey Public Utility Commission and the Army CorpsofEngineers began probesand therailroad saiditwas conducting its own in vestigation They wanted to or machines caused the accident Among bodies those of George Snuffy Stirn weiss 39 former New York Yan Howard W Huntington 54 a sta tistician of the New York Times financial Although details of Taoth the companysoffer and the unions were withheld Ford vice president John S Bugas first revealed theoffer nancial news department for 33 L0unter faef some details Personal Income in Another Big Climb WASHINGTON WVPersonal in come climbed to an annual rate of last record high for the third month in row eye to the real situation in China prevents the member states of the UN from adopting the only cor rect solution Izvestia said The Commerce Department re ported Monday night that the rate of individual incomes rose another IVfe billion dollars during the a new in dication the nation is making a rapid upward climb from the re cession The figure was nine bil lions above Februarys recession low of EPIDEMIC CONTINUES TOKYO UPI sleeping sickness epidemic sweeping the Republic of Korea and Japan claimed 33 more victims Tues day raising the death toll to 2283 The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and cooler Tuesday night low middle 40s Mostly fair and little warmer Wednesday high lower 70s Iowa Fair and cooler Tuesday night low 40s north to 50s south Partly cloudy and mild Wednesday Minnesota Warmer Wednesday high near 75 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 83 43 54 68 40 16 Hospitalized in Derailment of Train MINNEAPOLIS cars of the Soo Lines Mountaineer Elton Clark 71 a director of Allied Chemical Dye Co one of the nationsbig gest corporations Stirnweiss father of six chil drenlost his life as tKe result of a splitsecond stroke of had swung aboard the train at the last moment just as it was pulling out of Red Bank THE TRAIN with 100 passen gers aboard apparently ran three warning signals It npped through an automatic derailing device that jerked it from the rails but failed to stop it Jersey Central President ET Moore called it an unexplained accident Four of six crewmen aboard the train died including engineer were derailed at Hamcl Minn Monday night 40 minutes after he train left Ihe terminal here o u ri d for western Canadian points via Portal N D At least 16 persons were hos pitalized and upwards of a score more were givenfirst aid for cuts arid bruises at the scene Mone were reported seriously hurt Six of the eight cars de railed with the twounit diesel carried mail express and bag gage Lloyd Wilburn 63 Red Bank NJ AUTHOR DIES MONTEREY Calif John McPartland 47 author of last years popular book and movie No Down Payment died Mon day of a heart attack Moore said Wilburn had an ex ceptional record in his 18 years as an engineer with the railroad and that a complete physical ex amination on July 21 showedhim to be in top condition HOWEVER a report issuedby the Hudson Countymedical exam iners office indicated Wilburn may have suffered a heart at tack Wilburns body was among those recovered The train had way without incident along the north Jersey shore toward Jersey City and the ferry Terminals to New York City En route it picked up New Yorkbound business execu tives Wall Streetersand weekend headed back from Finds Mother Dead Readiyn Man Suffers Fatal Heart Attack READLYN UP William Boev ers 57 Readiyn died of a heart attack moments after finding his mother dead at her home here Sunday Boevers and his wife had gone THE WOMAN was arrested for to his mothers house to take her Intoxication in the summer of 1954 according to police records after threatening her husband with a butcher knife His hand was cut at that time when he attempted to take the knife from her She forfeited a home for Sunday dinner The mother Mrs Alvenis Boevers 85 was found dead in bed ap parently frorii a heart attack While his wife was telephoning Pravda took the identical line and then hinted the entire ques tion of the Formosa crisis would be injected into the assembly meeting Although the preliminary agenda of the assembly does not deal with the problem of the pro vocative activities of the Ameri can militarists in the region of the Taiwan Formosa Strait the atten tion of all participants of the ses sion will undoubtedly be riveted to this vital problem American delegates were con fident they would muster the necessary vote to defeat any So viet attempt to oust the Nation lauthorities Boevers walked to bondlnc where he on that charge She forfeited a similar bond onj it simple intoxication charge inj 1955 ACT OF TERRORISM MARSEILLE France itf North Africans carried their campaign terrorism inside a military camp in Marseille Tues day and blew up a tank One sol dier was killed and six wounded jlercd a fatal heart attack OWCJ Struck Freight Train Killed MIDDLETOWN Iowa Frank Jacobs 62 Middlelown waskilled Tuesday when he was hit by a Burlingtou freight train while walking across the railroad tracks here was for a threeyear contract An authoritative spokesman la terdisclosed the offer would in cludepay hikes of between 24 and 30 cents over three years i THE SPOKESMAN said the offer also contained these key points Continuation of an annual improvement factor which aver ages out to an annual increase of seven cents an hour continua tion of a costofliving escalator clause which on a retroactive basis would net the workers three cents an hour since expira tion of the old 1 extension of the duration of the supplemental unemployment ben efits from 26 weeks 15 cerit hike in monthly pension pay ments for each year worked a severance pay plan financed from SUB funds and an addi tional fivecents aii hour wage for skilled workers sv The union originally asked for benefits which j would have cost 73 cents per hour peremploye according to company estimates They later were scaled down to a companyestimated 48 cents an hour and stood at that point when the company presented Its offer NEITHER REUTHER nor Bu gas would backdown in a sharp clash over whether there was collusion between Ford Gen vacationers the shore Bridgetender Patrick Corcoran 55 pulled the switch that raised the elevatortype drawbridge to allow a barge to move through the heavily traveled waterway There was nothing I could he said as he told of watch ing helplessly as the plungedinto the water tr a i n THE TRESTLE approach to the open drawbridge was strung with warning signals An amber caution signal was a mile from the draw A Y quarter of a mile closer to the draw was another And 550 feet from the draw was a red stop signal Railroad officials s a i d all three were working Engineer Wilburns train ig1 nored all three signals ripped through an automatic derailing device and bumped on for 500 eral Motors and Chrysler All three companies presented simi lar offers to union negotiators in a surprise move Monday I think it goes without say ing Reuther said that when the big three auto companies are able to come within 18 minutes of each other with a common proposal there is industrywide bargaining by remote control Bugas denied there was collu sion between any of tht other auto companies Dog Owners to Pay for Losses at Zoo DAVENPORT dog owners here have agreed to pay half each of slightly more than damage their pets did when they killed 33 animals at the Childrens Zoo here AP Photfltax REPRESENTATIVES TO Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge tary of State Dulles heads the US misand Mrs Oswald Lord George sion to the United Nations Here meeting McGregor Harrison Irving Salomon BiMkf rmc ta J tefore Tuesdays opening session are James Wadsworth Herman Phleger and 21 I seated left lo Marian Anderson feet over the lies before it plunged off the lip of the 216 foot drawbridge Estimates of the trains speed varied Under normal circum stances with all signals in its favor it was limited lo 45 mph SAME Davenport police said thetwo dogs got into the zoo Monday and killed 20 rabbits 12 guinea heni and a duck The dogs w e rt caught when they became en tangled in the cage of a rabbit Zoo officials commented that in A towcrman said it hit the draw at about 30 mph Passengers aboard estimated its speed at up to 60 mph addition to the dead animals a number of chickens and pigs jiad been chased to the point oi haustion ;