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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 26, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited foe the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXM Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Cow MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 26 1956 This Paper Consists ol Two Ona No 301 President Stevenson Trade Punches Armour Unions OK Pact Swift Strike Continuing CHICAGO Two unions which are on strike against Swift Co in a dispute over wages and a union shop signed a threeyear contract Tuesday with Armour Co covering some workers in 37 plants The new pact between Armour one of the nations major meat packers and the United Packing house Workers and the Amalga mated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen provides for wage in creases ranging from 10 to cents an hour and other benefits UPWA employes at Jacob E Decker Sons Mason City a di vision of Armour are among those covered by the new con tract Meanwhile officials of the two unions planned to renew negotia tions with Swift in an attempt to settle the sevenday strike of some workers in 38 plants in 37 cities The unions have asked an undisclosed but substantial pay boost Swift has offered a 22 cent hourly raise spread over a three year period Substantial Gains The unions spokesmen Patrick E Gorman of Amalgamated anc Ralph Helstcin of United hailec the Armour agreement as one which brings the most substan tial gains ever made ia the pack inghouse The Armour agreement wil provide 1 A threeyear contract with an acrosstheboard wage increase o 10 cents an hour effective Oct 1 1956 cents effective Sept 1 1957 and another cents effec tive Sept 1 1958 2 Spread between wage brackets increased from the pres ent to 4 cents per hour provid ing additional wage increases thus an employe on a 10 bracket job will receive in addition to his acrosstheboard increase 5 cents an hour those on a 15 bracket job will receive an additional cents per hour a 20 bracket job will receive an additional 10 cents per hour 3 An escalator clause provid ing wage increases when the cost of living increases One cent an hour will be added to workers pay should the consumer price index rise onehalf point The consumer price index will be re viewed twice a year for changes Wage Differentials 4 Present female wage differ entials will be progressively elim inated during the life of the three year contract providing addition al pay increases to women One cent an hour will be cut off the Current cent differentia in 1956 another cent will he cut off in 1957 and the last cents will go in 1958 5 Night workers will get an ad ditional cent per hour on their night premium in 1956 and an other Vj cent in 1957 6 A modified union shop All current members of the union will remain members all new employes must join the union aft er 30 days at Armour 7 The first major agreement providing separation pay in case of technological unemployment Any employe eliminated because of the installation of new machin ery and equipment will receive a separation allowance unless suit able alternative work can be found Overtime Provisions 8 Broadening of overtime pro visions for work on Saturday and Sunday as such to include alJ employes except those engaged in 24 hour six or seven days a week continuous shift operations Saturday shift operators will re ceive a total premium of 5 per cent in 1956 10 per cent in 1957 and 15 per cent in 1958 for Satur day work For Sunday shift work the total premium will be 10 20 and 30 per cent 9 Improvements in the work week guarantee An employe called to work on Monday is guar anteed 36 hours of work or pay during the week Previously he had to report for a second days work on Tuesday to qualify An employes guarantee of 36 hours must be met Monday AP Wircphoto SPEAKS FOR Don Wadell of Oakville Iowa points to a new sign on Russell Street which speaks for itself The busy thoroughfare in the Louisa County community was named after Dr E P Russell prominent Burlington surgeon and member of a pioneer fam ily in the area Violence in Jordan Is Fatal to 5 5 JERUSALEM iff A puni tive raid into Jordan by artill erybacked Israeli infantry men the third of its kind this month set off sevenhour battle that ended at dawn Wed nesday with heavy casualties on each side Israeli spokesmen said 50 Jordanians were killed in the raid on army and police posi tions near Husan six miles southwest of Jerusalem Is raeli acknowledged 5 of the raiders were killed and 19 wounded Jordanian Army officers in Amman the Arab kingdoms capital declared about 100 of the Israelis were killed and the rest forced to retreat in disor der after blowing up a police post and some houses By their account 31 Jordanian soldiers policemen and national guards men lost their lives Jordan said the Israeli at tack was made in brigade strength meaning perhaps 000 or more infantrymen took part in the raid 2Va miles in side the armistice demarcation line Jordanians had estimated Israeli strength in each of the t w o previous attacks this month at men Israels government grimly labeled the raid as a warning against aggression an effort to bring home to Jordan au thorities their own interests in putting an end to attacks against Israel citizens and Is rael Six Israelis had been killed in border incidents since Sunday through Friday Previously week end work was counted in the guarantee 10 Substantial special rate ad justments on job classifications shall eliminate inequalities 11 Improvements in the vaca ion system to bring two weeks of vacation to employes with hree years of service The previ ous requirement was 2 weeks aft er 5 years Adlai in 2Part Attack Injects Issue Over Peron By MARVIN ARROWSMITH JACKSONVILLE Fla W lai E Stevenson says a member of President Eisenhowers per sonal family is linked with what Stevenson called appeasement of the Peron regime in Argentina The Democratic presidential nominee did not name the family member in a speech at Miami Tuesday night but a campaign aide said he referred to Dr Mil ton Eisenhower the Presidents brother Stevenson in a speech prepar ed for delivery here Wednesday also called on Eisenhower to say whether he has heard about loose administration of the soil bank to pour money into the Farm Belt ahead of the Novem ber elections Slaps Back Slapping back at Eisenhower on farm policy views which the chief executive expressed in a nationwide television address Tuesday night the Democratic presidential nominee said that the soil bank program is de based for partisan political pur poses during this election the blame must fall on the Re publican administration In an address delivered here Wednesday Stevenson dealt with the soil bank created by Con gress this year in an effort to reduce crop surpluses It provides for government payments to iarmers Stevenson asked Is it possible that the Fresi lent has not heard about the oose administration of the soil jank to pour money into the Farm Belt before election Or does the President deny that this s playing politics and with huge sums of the taxpayers money Stevenson did not elaborate on the two questions he put to the President But he did say It is no secret that the man agement of local agricultural sta Oilization and conservation com mittees has been taken away from local farmer committees and in some cases handed over to Re publican Florida Tour Stevenson flew in Wednesda morning from Miami for another round of wooing the Florida vote In 1952 Eisenhower cracked the Democratic Solid South to carrj Florida as well as Texas Ten nessee and Virginia Stevenson was flying on fron Jacksonville to Kansas City Mo for a major address there Wed nesday night He will be intro duccd by former President Tru LINER LINEUP THAT SET RECORD AP Wirephoto airview shows six Atlantic passenger Ike Accuses Demos of Politicking at Farmers1 Expense By JACK BELL WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower accused the Demo crats Tuesday night of politicking at the farmers expense in his harshest attack on the opposition so far in the campaign He told the nations farmers on the other hand that the pro gram of his administration will give them a full share in our countrys good Without making any specific new proposals to increase farm income he said good progress is being made toward that goal Accompanied by Mrs Eisenhower the President ffew back to Washington early Wednesday after he delivered at Peoria his major campaign speech to be carried nationally by radio and television He fallowed closely the Repub lican platform and public pro nouncements of Secretary of Ag riculture Benson in outlining steps he said now have brought farmer s brighter peacetime prospects than they have had for liners that arrived at New York Tuesday with passengers to set a oneday record for arrivals at the luxury piers A force of 235 custom inspectors was on hand to take care of the influx from top to bottom the liners are the Mauretania Queen Elizabeth and all of the Cunard Line United States and America both of the U S Lines and Cristoforo Colombo of the Italian Lines Dulles Appeals for Patience in Dealing With Suez Crisis Health Team Returns for Further Tests A Public Health Service team returned to Mason City Wednesday for the second round years and which he said hold out the hope of full income par He said the Democratic pro curred here this summer Dr James W Lannon citv of testing in an investigation holds out to farmers only the poliolike outbreak which and And he used such phrases as political opposition politick and political Our he said at one point today are criticizing the mess that they themselves left health director asked Mason City residents once again to give their cooperation to the study group which has its headquarters at City Hall The team this lime will WASHINGTON of1 State Dulles predicted Wednesday hat Egypt will not be able to get away with singlehanded operation of the Suez Canal He appealed to disputing nations for patience and resourcefulness m dealing with the canal crisis Dulles was asked at a news man There was no immediate White House reaction to Stevensons Miami speech and Milton Eisen hower declined comment sickness and accident plan The irst week of benefits paid em ployes out of work because of sickness and accident will be at he present rate of 50 per cent of 12 Sickness Benefits Major improvements in Perons abuse of the principles Calif Five U S Ship Captains Arrive at Canal Zone CAIRO ship cap tains arrived Wednesday to train alongside mariners from Russia and other nations as pilots on the Suez Canal They said they agreed with the Egyptian government to lake six weeks training and then decide if they want to slay on Egypt paid their travel expenses They are the first Americans to come here for pilot training since foreign pilots employed by the old Suez Canal left their jobs Sept 14 Egypt advertised throughout the world for replace ments Fifteen Russian pilots a n d a mixture from other countries in cluding Communist Poland and East Germany are already in training at Port Said The Americans here arc Greg ory Hatch San Francisco Walter Equils New Kensington Alex Langtry Statcn Island Nico Hagens New York City and Elmo Holland Newport Beach there would be Arab efforts to nationalize the great Middle East oil fields if Egypt gels away with its seizure of the canal He replied that lie did not ac cept the possibility thai Egypt was going to get away with it Dulles then said that through such things as the loss of tourist revenue and trade due to declin ing faith in this way of doing business Egypt would come to recognize that it would have to work out a different solution for the canal He said he did not see any pros conference whether he thought pect of Egypts making a success oiit of the path it is now traveling The appeal for patience anc DIES IN CRASH MABEL Minn UP A Min nesota man died Tuesday in a onecar accident just north of the MinnesotaIowa border The vic tim was Hcnrv Amunrud 45 Mabel and policies of freedom and de mocracy is now written plain in historys Stevenson said Yet the record stands that un der this administration the United States chose to appease him A member of the Presidents per sonal family assumed special if informal responsibility for our re lationships with The Presidents brother Milton sometimes has represented the chief executive in relations with Ten Americans have applied or passports to take Suez pilot obs The State Department said ast week it had granted pass ports to seven average pay The second week LatinAmerican countries will rise to 55 per cent The third and fourth week will go to 60 per cent and to 65 per cent for the ifth and subsequent weeks All employes qualifying for sick Stevenson also told his Miami audience that under the Eisen hower administration we kept an ambassador in Buenos Aires be cause Peron liked NEW PRESIDENT DBS MOINES Iowa benefits will be guaranteed all Tubbv a Stevenson aide least 13 weeks of payment Pretold newsmen Stevenson was re viously the guarantee had been fernng to former Ambassador limited to two weeks for every Mbert Nufer year of service 13 Female differential in life insurance is ended Women will get the same in life insur ance as men do Previously they were given only 14 An improved pension plan more than doubling benefits for workers It also provides im proved disability retirement ben efits 15 Improved hospital medical and surgical plan 16 Agreement to strengthen seniority protection for longer employes Assn of Cemeteries Tuesday elected Thomas C Lynch De corah as president Sports Bulletin BROOKLYN phia blunted Brooklyns pennant hopes Wednesday as Robin Rob erts pitched the Phillies to a 73 victory despite two homers by Duke Snider of losers RECORD BUDGET STORM LAKE An all ime high budget of has jeen adopted by he fiscal con ference of the Iowa District West of the Lutheran Church Missouri Svnod The Weather Mason City Generally fair con tinued warm High Thursday near 90 Low Wednesday night near 50 Iowa Continued fair and warm through Thursday Low Wed nesday night mid 50s to iow 60s FiveDay Iowa Temperatures Thursday through next Monday will average 4 to 8 degrees above normal Normal highs G8 north to 72 south Normal lows 45 north to 48 south Turn ing cooler Friday or Saturday Warming on Sunday Little or no precipitation is expected Minnesota Continued pleasant GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday tolerance statement came m a with which formal Dulles be taking specimens from con Strong Attack valescent patients who were This strongly worded attack stricken with the illness was dcUvered before a partisan Coxsackie Disease cheering crowd that overflowed In a preliminary report thejthe capacity of the Public Health Service grouplBradley University fieldhouse set out the opinion that the disi The crowd which included ease probably was caused by amany university students inter opened his news conference the first he has held since he at tended an 18 nation conference that agreed at London last week to form a Suez Canal users asso ciation In this statement Dulles ex pressed confidence that with pa tience and tolerance there will be an agreed He made these specific points about the canal dispute 1 He personally expects to at tend the United Nations Security Council debate on the crisis in New York next week He assumes that other interested foreign min isters will be present 2 He reaffirmed his intention to have government regulations tightened so that ships under the American flag can no longer pay Suez Canal tolls directly to Egypt Dulles said that they could pay such tolls to the users association which in turn would pay Egypt for canal services 3 Since most American ships operate under foreign flags par ticularly through registration in Panama and Liberia he ex pressed hope that those ships also would follow the example of American flag ships voluntarily Dulles indicated the users asso ciation would take its time in virus identified as Coxsackie group B However a final report still several months away will take into account more thorough studies of samples collected dur ing the teams visit in August and during its present stay The team will be here through Friday Dr Lannon said According to the director of the Iowa division of preventable dis eases Dr Ralph Heeren DCS Moines the Coxsackie disease seems to have been fairly well distributed in the northeastern quarter of Iowa Other Areas The Virus so far has been iso sccking a showdown with Egyp tian President Nasser over the use of association pilots to take ships through the canal Maximum Tuesday 89 Minimum Tuesday night 43 At 8 Wednesday 58 YEAR AGO Maximum 58 Minimum 49 SAME BUck flag means traiflc deitb la past I houril rupted the speech 36 times with applause Eisenhower and his wife got enthusiastic applause from the crowds who lined highways and streets in this normally Republi can area to cheer the motorcade on a sixmile run from the airport to a downtown hotel and again from the hotel to the university campus Capt Louis Davis Peoriaa traffic chief estimated to persons caught a glimpse of the President during the rida from the airport to the hotel He accused the Democrats of at the farmers ex pense by continuing high war ated in studies of specimenstime supports He said this piled TO in 13 persons here according up surpluses and that last year o Dr Hccren Six cases surplues cost the farmers identified from specimens taken j two billion dollars ia income by ironi residents of Polk City and wo cases were identified at Du buque One of the clues which indi cated that the disease here was not polio was the fact that no paralytic cases were discovered although 60 persons hospital ized The outbreak in Mason City ran its course between July and Aug 23 lSJ A year ago another poliolike disease was found at Marshall town That was identified as Echo Type 4 holding prices down War Years He said farm prices went down for 10 years except for one tragic year when the Korean bat tlefields provided the kind market no one and 1956 when there is no o in tarm prices suddenly j dropped faster than in any similar i period in recent history and he continued It takes rave talent to force farm prices down in the middla of a war In November I think farmors will see that that ac eomptisbment gets its just re ward You remember where agri culture wus four years ago when Wholesale Prices of Food Slightly Higher NEW YORK UP Wholesale food prices as measured by thejtho opposition political party still Dun Bradstreet food to perform as well as talk were slightly higher this week Here is where it was Farm At the index compared prices dropping production tin with a week ago and wus j markets shrink down per cent from the year ago weeks The index hasjdiscouraged and farm boys IT o on trt 1 A n ri f r t 1 mr been in the 10 range for the past three months or so many of foxholes in Ko rea Iowa Depends More for Its Income on Property Sales Gas Taxes Than Average Report DES MOINES de pends more for its income on lo cal property taxes and state sales and gasoline taxes than the na tional average the Iowa Tax Study Committee said Wednesday The committee also said Iowas corporate income taxes were sharply lower than the national average and the individual in come taxes were about the same basing the observation on the per centage of the total income rath er than on the tax rates The figures were included in the fourth section of an antici pated eightpart report which was expected to have a strong bear ing on the actions of the 1957 Iowa Legislature The committee said that gener ally Iowas sources of income arc similar to the national pattern but it has one of the more diver sified tax systems in the country An exception to the pattern was higher local property taxes it said The committee appeared to be critical of the states 2Vi per cent sales tax It said the sales tax is regressive because it imposes a heavier burden on taxpayers in the lower income groups than on taxpayers with larger Sales taxes range from a half cent on the dollar in Indiana to V2 cents in Washington In some states food is exempt which greatly reduces the rcgressivi the committee said The report made these points 1 The percentage of Iowa reve nue earned by local property taxes 41 por cent is higher than the national average per 2 The percentage of reve nue earned through the state I Revenue from other sources sales tax 35 per cent is higherjsuch as insurance premiums than the national average 23 peribeer cigarets liquor and other items are close to or slightly be cent 3 The percentage of state earn ings collected on the fuel taxes and vehicle and drivers licenses 42 per cent is higher than the national average 30 per cent 4 The corporation income taxes take in per cent of the states total revenue compared with the national per cent 5 Individual income taxes in Iowa take in near the national average low the national average While the report showed a big percentage of local revenue com ing from property taxes it sard one of the most striking fea tures of the Iowa tax system is the virtual absence of a prop erty tax at the state level Ne ibraska gets onethird of its reve nue from a state property tax It also said there was an equalizing factor at work Lo ;