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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 19, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited lot the BECjAZETTE T H i NEWSPAMt THAT M A K I I A L L N 0 R T H 1 0 W A N S NIlGHiOHS HOME EDITION VOL ud United international Full Leatt copy V MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER H 19SS TUt Paper CoulsU o Two OM i s a Conclude Inquiry of Union Teamsters Show Over WASHINGTON UPI The Senate Rackets Committee pre pared to close the books Friday on what one member called a great record of misconduct in the Teamsters Union The committee wound iip seven weeks of hearings late Thursday but left its record open for a closing statement by Chairman John L McClellan Sum ming up the Teamsters investiga tion McClelian said he would make1 it public later The committee devoted a large part of its final session to a long involved examination of w h a t chief counsel Robert F Kennedy described as fraud collusion and favoritism in millions of dol lars worth of Teamsters insur ance business IT PURPORTED to s h o w Teamsters president James R Hoffa channeled the lucrative ac countof the Central State Team sters Conference through his friend Allen Dorfman Chicago who shared inabout worth of commissions over seven years Tliis according to staff investi gators was about a million dol lars more than the average com mission rate In addition they said the Union Casualty which got the insur ance was not the low bidder They said it collected some 000 more than the other bidder would have got first three years thepolicy was in effect Hoffa questioned earlier dei nied he promised to help man get the insurance He said he told Dorfman he probably would get it if Dorfmans bid was competitive TEST MONT SH O B InY union tossed out the first round of sealed bids m which the Pa cific Mutual Co was low and called fornew ones Pacific Mu tual was again low but was told by Hoffa it was unacceptable because the company had some financial difficulties in 1936 Investigators said they later found bids submitted by other companies in the files of Union Casualty As the hearing came to a close committee members showered down strong words of condemna tion on Hoffa and his associates Sen Frank Church DIdaho said the shocking disclosures seem to indicate there is just no end to the scandals Sen Irving M Ives RNY chimed in with the remark about the great record of miscon duct Bo red by Probers Iowa AFL Gifts Told Year Climb in ing Costs Ends 47 48 49 GASP Asa Foote 91 Portland Ore learned how to use the popu lar hula hoop by watching his greatgrandchildren Im not so good he said modestly most of the kids can do a lot better than 1 One Too Many Rejections in Life Leads to Youths Death WOODBRIDGE N J lot of He had hoped desperately for art Army career but a brutal beating by a gang of youths two years ago affected his heart himto hospital twice The Army rejected Him Hefinally joined the National Guardbut after a time he had to leave that John left school and went to work to help hrs mother and younger brother His recurring spells however forced him to leave job after job John felt could still be of some use Three weeks ago he entered a neighbors home and offered to give up one of his eyes so a 9 yearold girl blind for more than fourvyears could see again Would it be all right if I gave Patricia one of my the boy asked Mrs Michael Misak I she carf DESMOINES tff Iowa Legislative Investigating Commit teehad in the record Friday testi mony from a former president o the Iowa Federation of Labor tha this organization Spent around or abou half of the political funds it raised m 1948 to fight the rightto work law passed by the 1948 Leg islature Used to help the late Gov William S Beardsley an op ponent of thecontroversial law win the Republican nomination in 48 over incumbent Gov Robert Blue Spent the same year in ehalf of former U S Sen Guy illette a Democrat The testimonycame in aclosed oor session from Al Couch 70 esMoines who at the time was tate AFL head It was not dis osed by the investigating com mittee but Couch discussed it with ewsmen later COUCHS STATEMENT about abors financial support of the ampaigns of Beardsley and Gil ette disagreed with testimony iven the committee two weeks go by Leo Frehzel former Des loines union leader Frerizel had testified ent toward the election oi ieardsley and on Gillettes ampaign They asked me to corroborate is Frenzels testimony which could not do Couch said Couch told reporters that Fren el had no connection with Policy ommittee Inc the AFL fund aising group 1948 Frenzel contradicted this later n a said the legis have then we both can see Please make the arrange ments if its all right with you Mrs Misak was touched by Johns offer but in all human ity she had to reject him too Police found him dead from a baseball backstop at a local recreation field Korean Bonus Checks Sent to 4000 lowans DES MOINES Ml The long wait for payment of the Iowa Ko rean War bonus ended Friday for some lowans In a ceremony at headquarters of the Korean Bonus Board here the first state warrants for the bonus payments were presented to Dale Robert Wedgwood Mar shalltown and Jennie B Rey nolds Muscatine Wedgwood a Korean veteran received a check for S23750 Mrs Reynolds mother and beneficiary of EdwardRobert Reynolds who was killed Aug 3 1950 in Korea received In addition to these two checks the Bonus Board also mailed about 4000 bonus checks to other veterans and their survivors Fri days payments ran around 000 Thenext batch will be sent out Oct 3 Charles City Woman Faces Fraud Charge CHARLES CITY Judge Tom Boynton Friday in District Court set Tuesday for Ivadell Irene the Weather Mason City Cloudy Friday night Saturday partly cloudy with lit tle change in temperature high 7276 Low Friday night 4852 Iowa Cloudy Friday night occa sional light rain and warmer southeast low 4858 Saturday partly cloudy with little change in temperature Five Day Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Sat urday through next Wednesday Normal lows 50 north to 53 south Normal highs 74 north to 53 south Normal highs 74 north to 77 south Cooler Sunday More Iowa Flood Aid Approved NEWPORT RI W Presiden Eisenhower cleared the way Fr day for additional federal aid t Iowa areas damaged by sever storms and floods At the request of Gov Hersche Loveless Eisenhower amended major disaster area designatio w T t r n to 20 counties afflicted b Tuesday Rainfall will heavy rains and noods s t 4 be light to moderate occurring i The fcderal government alread as occasional light ram Sundayihas u But No Trend Likely Food Prices Lower Index investigators ommittee letterhead listing him as a board member and also said helped audit the labor accounts n 1948 However Couch and Frenzel agreed that was the cor rect total amount raised by Pol icy Committee Inc COUCH TOLD newsmen that around in went to the Des Moines law firm of John Connolly Jr to find a case by which it could test i the constitutionality of the rightto work law He said the legal firm was unable to find a suitable case to test the law and that the labor group went broke by that time Couch said labor supported Beardsley because he opposed the righttowork bill as a mem her of the Legislature while Blue favored it He added that none of the MOTHER OF TRIPLETS AT 16 WASHINGTON costi as measured the government dropped in August for the first time intwo years The fall was twotenths of one per cent The Labor Department Friday attributed the decline to the late summer drop in food pricesas fruits andvegetableshit themar ket in quartity Ewan Clague the governments price expert said no sustained living cost decline is in sight He forecast the consumer price level will stay approximately where it is for the next few months CLAGUE INDICATED btlief the index may show a further small decline when September ata is available because of inued late summer food price eductions index for Au gust was 1237 per cent of the 194749 average This is 22 per cent higher than in August last IKK AlVie s AF cpUege naueIeansJ ai a g school senior pretty in the future they admit boolc le arning7 busy froirr now on The couple became is out ma ASKS Swop for Islands and again Wednesday averag ing onefourth to onehalf inch Minnesota Mostly cloudy con tinued mild High Saturday in high 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8am Friday Maximum 74 Minimum 51 At 8 am 57 3600000 to Iowa areas stricken by previous storms and floods Fridaysaction does not allocate any new funds but does permit funds to be supplied YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 78 59 counties affected by the The new action are Adair Audubon ass Clarke Monroe Fremont Juthrie Iowa Madison Mont gomery Wapello Pottawattamie Appanoose Davis Henry Wayne Jefferson Marion Lee Mahaska and The Governor said damage to roads alone in the affected coun ties from the early September rains totaled The At lantic municipal electric and sew age disposal plants suffered 000 damage he said State offi cials estimated damage to pri mary roads at farm to Pair Injured in Crash at Calmar and Mrs F A Mossberg Robbinsdale Minnmarketroads and county were in the Smith Memorial Hosroads pital Decorah following an acci1 Roaddamage from the recent money for the Beardsley cam paign came from outside the state that it was raised through contributions of Iowa union men and that most of it was spent by Beardsleys own organization Earlier Don Pierson former Iowa GOP chairman testified he had no knowledge of the source of party funds PIERSON TESTIFIED that all contributions to the Iowa Repub lican Party were handled by the1 state finance chairman who re ceived the amounts collected from the various county finance committees He said the party had a policy against accepting contributions from outside the state but con ceded it was possible some such funds might have been included in amounts sent in by county fi nance chairmen He said he had never questioned the finance chairman about the availability of lists of contributors Pierson said the party raised about in the 1956 cam paigns f o r state purposes and FROM OlIK WIRE SERVICES LONDON Communsit China has offered a ceasefire in the Formosa Strait in return for im mediate of the offr shore islands of Quemoy and Mat sii informed diplomatic sources reported Friday The sources said the United States has told Communist China a ceasefire must1 come first In return the diplomats said the Texas Kids in Crush for Last Look at Elvis FT HOOD Tex UPI Elvis Presley was headed for Germany Friday for duty as a truck driver much to the dismay of fans who have beencausing traffic jams in nearby Kileen Presleys father had rented a louse in Kileen and Presleyfans and the curious had been cruising the streets in efforts to get a last minute look at therockn1 rpller before the Army ships him overr seas Someneighbors have even complained that eager fans have driven over their frpnt lawns offshore islands might be neutral ized This was held to imply the UnitedStates would try to per suade Generalissimo Chiang Kai shek to cease using the islands as a base for raids on the Com munist Chinese mainland THE DIPLOMATIC sou re t s said these opposing stands were taken by the United States and Communist China respectively at the ambassadorial talks in War saw which opened earlier this week The source said neither side has budged so far from its stand but that further negotiations may show whether the Peiping regime ExSalesman Dies of Accident injuries DES MOINES Dorsey 89 former insurance salesman diedi in Methodist Hos pital here Friday after being struck early Thursday by a semi trailer truck Police said Dorsey was struck bya truck driven by Ivan F Pierce Madrid Midget Atomic Weapon Touched Off in Nevada dent Thursday night Deputy Sheriff Jim Anderson rains and floods compares with from the July flood who investigated the accident said Mrs Mossberg was driving their car and lost control on a Messerli 25 to plead to a county curve on Highway 52 as she was attorneys information chargingjdriving south through Calmar I her with embezzlement by agentThe car collided with a tree in in he amount of from the front of the Ed Frana residence Adrian Implement Co She was Mr and Mrs Mossbere were employed there from Decembertreated by a local physician and 1955 until this month iihen taken by ambulance to the The information charged Ihaljhospital Mossberg 70 has a she converted that much money i fractured knee and Mrs Moss to her own use after Oct 13 1957 berg 65 a fractured wrist They Friday she asked for tuvic lOiboili auffeieu multiple lacerai I lions also raised approximately 000 for the Republican National Headquarters Auto Strikes Bridge Iowa Woman Killed WASHINGTON Iowa ington County had on record Fri day its third traffic fatality this ATOMIC TESTSITE Nev Wii tiny atomic weapon exploded over the desert Friday as the seventh and possibly final nuclear test series opened at this southern Nevada proving ground A brilliant flash cut through the morning sunlight as the device went off beneath a balloon at 500 feet elevation year with the death of a farm A light brown cloud without wife whose car struck a bridge the usual atomic mushroom abutment on Iowa 92 two milesjshapc shot up over the floor of The sound hardly no A 10 shot series has been planned but must end before Oct 31 effective date of President Ei senhowers proposal for a one year suspension of nuclear weap ons tests This yearlong mora torium could lead to an idefinite halt The program is being informal ly called Operation Deadline1 In this series the AEC is seek s prepared to make some con cessions to end the Formosa crisis On Formosa meanwhile the Jnited States has announced re organization of the American ad visory cpmand on Formosa mak ng regular com bat com and THE ANNOUNCEMENT by companderof the U S Formosa defense Command Vice Adm Roland N Smbot said the step vas taken to attain an adequate defense posture in the face of re cent steppedup Chinese Commu nist actions In the Quemoy area Commu nist and Nationalist guns thun dered in fresh battle Friday The Nationalists said the Reds fired 6613 shells between noon and 6 jm The bombardment was par licularly heavy while three LSTs were unloading supplies at Que moy The Defense Ministry here said the ships accomplished their mission without damage and re turned safely to base presum ably the Pescadores Islands Smoots command announced that the United States has aug mented its Army Navy and Air rThe level21 months This was Tri record 6 cent in general living costs in two years v There is no of workers whose pay rates require adjustment because of labor con tracts gearedto the August index The Labor Department reported that spendable earnings of tory workers rose slightly between July and August f A WORKER with thrct ants averaged a week after tax deductions The single worker averaged earning figures are some what higher than a year ago but represent reduced buying power because of living cost increases since then The food price decline in Au gust was fairly general Prices for meats fruit and vegetables were all lower Prices for eggs milk and restaurant meals rose somewhat Housing medical care and rec reatioji costs were all higher Transportation costs rose 6 of 1 per cent mainly because of in creased prices for used cars and gasoline Tire prices and auto In surance rates made small ad vances Prices of new cars and the cost of auto repairs dipped somewhat Turned Down on Loan Boys Hold Up Competitor DES MOINES Two youth Force in the Formosa area It fullooking bandits held up the Al ii said this augmentation has estab lished a requirement for central izing operational control of all forces assigned to the Formosa area ing to develop small defensive weapons to round out the nations atomic power Devices to be test ed will range up to 20 kilotons this is considered small by cur rent standards but in World War lied Finance Co Thursday after being turned down previously on their loan applications at a differ ent company The bandits took about in bills and half dol lars THE ANNOUNCEMENT sa id Thnm1 T C1 the Joint Chiefs of Staff estab f S 61VPrcsldent lished the US Formosa Defense Mhed Finance said the men Command as a subordinate uni fied command under the com mander in chief Pacific Overall direction remains under Smoot The announcement was made after the Army assigned a Nike Hercules missile battalion to the defense of the Nationalist strong hold j The NikeHercules can knockrous characters who had wanted a down enemy aircraft more than 75 miles away It can carry either a conventional or an atom ic warhead TOO SAD FELLA II it took just one 20kiloton bomb MOUNT PLEASANT M i c h loan and had told them to try Allied One of the bandits showed Wood a gun wrapped in a newspaper and told him This is a stickup Dont pul the money drawer all the way out Just make it look DATE19S7515 K mms Irsffie death n 24 hours ist oi here j Yucca Flat at 7 am T Anton Maser 5G of shock wave were hmij lowa City died in the Washington jticeable at News Nob 10A miles County Hospital late Thursday of away injuries suffered a few hours ear The weapons power was raJedito destroy aJapanese city ovv her Deputy Sheriff Robert Swiftjat a fraction of a kiloton This Four of the tests will be firedi5401 hula hoop spins Thursday inj Ironically a policeman paid she was driving alone toimoans that the explosive forccjfrom balloons and low towersi a try for s record before he was writing a ticket for a car parked ln eastejn to several hundred remaining six will be in tunjordercd to stop His motherin front of the loan company while te car went oat of conlroiiof TNT ineis deep in a mountain called him to supper the holdup was in progress Burrcl got up toUike r business transaction wag had been turned down for a loan about 20 minutes earlier by the State Finance Co a block away from Allied in a north Des Moines shopping area Wood who was alone in the ot fice said The man from State Finance called me and told me he had turned down two suspic ;