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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 30, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edite for th HOME EDITION VOL 97 AuocUUd Prtu and Ualtod Preu The Newspaper Tlvcit Makes All North lowahs MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER M 19S9 7c Copy Paper of Four SectiootSectioa OM ruU LMM WITM Mr j TO Chine nd Cold War n Swift Go But Supplies of Meat Adequate Across Nation By EVERETT R IRW1N CHICAGO UPI Meat sup pouring steadily into the nations larders despite a 3Viweekold strike against Swift and giant of the packing industry Industry sources say house wives need have1 no fear of a shortage Beef and pork on the hoof are moving to market in substantially larger numbers than before two big meat unions struck Swift on Sept 4 And oth er packing companies most o which have come to lerms with the unions have speeded up slaughtering to handle the in creased shipments from farm feedlots The United Packinghouse Workers of America and the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen haverecessed negotiations with Swift with the declaration that they were still miles away from a meeting of the minds MORE THAN members of the two unions carried their into its fourth week at 37 Swift packing plants from coast to coast said 26 branch houses and seven poultry plants also were affected The company said only about a doz en branch houses and try plantshad been Seventhousand members of Appea rs AP Photofax GRACIES PATH Solid ar rows indicate path of tropical storm Gracie moving across North Carolina Brbwen arrows indicate likely progress of the tempest which has lost a por tion of its hurricane force Hurricane Premier at Peipirig the Yorkers kept productionlinesmoving in seven other Swift plants The brotherhood Has worked out an interim agreement with the com pany The company warned las week that a threatened boycott of Swift products would only tend to destroy the workers jobs It estimated thatits em ployes have lost more than million dollars in wages because of the strike Oneof the biggest stumbling blocks to an agreement ap peared to be union insistence on inclusion of an automation fund clause in the contract with Swift THE UNIONS WROTE into their contract with Armour and Co a provision pariy should pay 1 cent per hun dredweight of meat sold up to a maximum of in to a fund designed to ways to cushion the effects of automation Mounting CHARLESTON S C W Gracie its hurricane winds di minished but its torrential rains still slowly across North Carolina Wednes day The storm caused six deaths and property damage expected to run in the millions of dollars The Weather Bureau placed he center of the storm 50 miles northwest of Charlotte moving northward toward Virginia at about 12 miles an hour heavy rain was exV peeled to cause flash flooding n western North Carolina een ral and western Virginia the eastern portion of West Virginia western Maryland and centra and eastern Pennsylvania THE STORM now packs winds of about 40 with gusts to about 50 in some squalls Gracie ground ashore near here Tuesday morning with 140 mileanhour peak winds tor rents of rain and high tides She brought rain raging winds and high water all along the coast from Savannah to Myrtle Beach and swept in land to splash lowland communi ties along a path 100 miles wide At Miami Beach a 15 foot wave roiling in from Gra cies wake swept over a jetty Tuesday night and carried a married couple into the water The body of Elizabeth Rulher ord was found by a fishing boat crew but rough seas halted a search for the body of her hus jand Jack Police said Ruther TOKYO W chev lectured Map Tzetung pub licly the need for ending the cold war and then met with the Red Chinese leader in a closed The talks were described as cordial and friendly The Soviet Premier bounced into Peiping from his historic conferences with President Ei senhower with a declaration that everything must be done to clear the atmosphere and create conditions for international His pronouncement appeared an obvious warning against any Asian rocking ofthe boat THE TWO GIANTS of world communism were closeted with their topranking lieutenants Radio Peiping told of the meet ing held presumably to give Mao a quick fillin on Khrush chevs talks with Eisenhower It described the meeting as held in a friendly We must do everything in orderto ease the situation and to create conditions for friendli ness between all the leader of the Communist world told Mao and Red Satellite chief tains gathered in the Chinese capital for the Peiping regimes 10th anniversary celebrations We must make all effortsto create conditions for establish Mason City Cloudy occasion al light rain continued coo through High Thursday 4852 Wed nesday night 3842 Iowa occasional ligh rain continued cool through Thursday High sThursdaj 4858 Lows Wednesday nigh 3848 Further outlook Fri day partly cloudy and con tinued cool riveday Iowa Temperatures iwill average 8 to 15 degree below normal Thursday through next Monday with only minor daily1 changes Aft ernoon highs will be from 55 to 62 will range from 35 to 42 degrees Rain fall will average about 50 bJ an inch northwest to an inch or more southeast occurring as occasional lig h t rain throughout the period Minnesota Mostly cloudy con tinued cool Highs Thursday 4555 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 53 38 44 Resume brd was presumed dead THREE DIED in South Caro ina in traffic accidents attribu Swift has balked at contributj table to the storm Jng to the fund which vould be administered under the Armoui plan by a joint labormanage ment company as a substitute a se curity and saving program It said that if a worker would pay a such a pro gram Swiftwould add Another knotty issueinvolved wages at seven southern plants where the company said its wage rates already range from 69 cents to an hour over our The unions have charged the company is discriminating against its southern employes THE COjMPANY has put into effectj at all except the southern plants an 8Vi centan hour in crease retroactive to Sept 1 It also incorporated wage rates a 14 cent an hour cost of living adjustment which em ployes already have b e e n re ceiving and announced a boost in shift premiums meal allow ances and night pay For work ers in Swift an nounced a 2 cent general wage increase The company urged strikers to return to work at the new rates The unions rejected the offer A third major area of d i s agreement centered on what is a fair days work A company spokesman said the unions seek to encroach on the companys right to manage its own busi ness A UPWA spokesman said Swift was demanding the right to discipline workers unless they production levels which the company previously has es tablished as All over the CaroMnas and in border Georgia areas balmy In dian summer dissolved in heavy rain and cool strpn winds Several inches of rai fell threatening floods on som rivers hurrican trackedou in the Atlantic She was locate Tuesday night about sta east of Palm Beach with peak Winds of miles weath er forecaster said she too like ly will hit themainland a days from now hierit of world Khrush chev added DELIVERED AGAINST the background of Peipings crush ing of he Tibet rebellion its border dispute with India and the Red revolt in Laos the planeside talk sounded like a pointed order to Mao to keep the peace in Asia Khrushchevs big TU114 turbo prop airliner landed in Peiping less than 48 hours after his re turn from Washington He said he had literally transferred from airplane to Peiping radio said the Soviet Premier got a rousing welcome from Communist Chinas top pfr ficials bands a guard of honor and youth delegations who pre sented him with bouquets of flowers Khrushchevdescribed bis visit to the United States and his talks with Eisenhower as val Renewed talks strike were set up for Wednesday afternoon aft er President Eisenhower in per sonai conferences with boll sides prodded them to get to work on a settlement Eisenhower met separately first with industry then with representatives of the striking Steelworkeira Unioh DAVID McDONALD union iner Explosion Hits Plane WACO Tex bigHous ton to1 New York airliner ex ploded in the air Tuesday night streaked across the sky like a comet Thirtyfour persons died as it struck on a central Texas farm Theship was a 75passenger 3raniff Airways turboprop Elec It carried 28 passengers and a crew of six It had sched uled stops at Dallas and Wash ngton There was no immediate ex ilanation for the crash A mem er of the traffic control tower at the International Airport said the plane departed 9 minutes behind schedule at A Braniff spokesman at Houston acknowledged the lane was late in departing but aid he did not know why ederal Aviation Agencys conj rol office in Fort Worth said tie ship was flying on an in trument plan at feet It made its last report about li 05 when east of Waco Chant ers said He described the re wrt as a routine1 filing ilanes speed and altitude The pilot gave no indication f trouble at the time he added Broken J clouds over wasr thun o u t 75 miles to the northwest JauUnpne the immediate vicinity the feather said ALL THATS LEFT A pile of wreck age is all that a Braniff Air ways turbojet Electra that ex AP Photofax ploded over Texas killing all 34 aboard way Braniff officials were mystified by the blast and an investigation was under Fast Train No Answer On the Inside General News Page 2 Eat Grow Younger 3 Society News 10111213 Clear Lake 16 North Iowa News 18 1920 Comics 21 Mason City News Editorials 32 Latest Markets 33 SAME 407 IOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES BUek ru trtttU 4wU to uable In these he frankly discussed big problems and tried to create an phere for cooperation and peaceful coexistence thereby contributing to consolidation of He reassured the Chinese they had nothing o worry about fronij the Eisenhower talks He said they discussed big problems which must be He said they will improve re lations and prevent revival of international tensions Cool and Rainy Still in Forecast president then called renewed negotiations Roger M Blough TJ S Steel chairman at close of the management session with the President that the industry was willing to resume talks at any time Just before that word came out Eisenhower issued a state ment saying that in view of the mounting impact of the 78day old strike on the nations econ and the consequent unem ployment I sincerely an agreement can be initiated to Washing ton VTHE PR ESI DENT was due to leave later Wednesday for a reseat Palm Springs Calif He isdue back Oct 8 THE AIRLINER crashed on e R E White farm five miles southeast of Buffalo a town of population Buffa lo fs 68 miles southeast of Waco It looked like it exploded as it came over our house way up in the said Billy Webb 30 She and her husband watched their home five miles north of where Hit whole sky Ht up It kept on going and it looked like a falling star By JIM OWENS GlobeGazette Stiff Writer Even if fasttraihiervice was provided on waukee Road route through Ma and Madison Wis The hearings before Comm Commission examiner William J Gibbons opened in Mason City The first two days of the hear ings were at Prairie du Chieri City there would not v a The light went out and we icard a terrific noise like a jet the sound barrier Then it hit the ground and saw a tremendous explo wearing pistols barred reporters froin main in Executives conferred doors a spolciesman would only say that weve got a big mess down SIGNS OF TIMES son adequate patronage to warrant continued passenger service ac cording E Crippen assis tant to the president of the rail road Crippen testified Wednesday in the third day of hearings on the Milwaukee Road proposal to discontinue passenger and mail service between Canton S ickiip truck seen on the Holly vopd freeway Half ton will Million School Bond issue OKd RAPIDS dents of Cedar Rapids Tuesday passed a school bond issue which will finance 13 school con struction projects The bond issue was passed by a vote to The construc tion projects include seven new elementary buildings and addi HOLLYWOOD Sign on a tions to six other schools Im provements on the citys two highschools are included in the plans Cool and rainy weather was expected to continue in Iowa or several days Temperatures during the nextfive days will average 8 to 15 degrees below normal Rainfall will average half an inch in the north west and an inch or more in he southeast Very light rain and central Iowa early Wednes day with the precipitationex pected to continue Wednesday light and Thursday Cloudy skies kept tempera ures above freezing Wednesday morning with lows ranging rom 34 at Spencer to 50 at Burlington MasonCity had 38 Wore frost warnings were issued or Wednesday night WOKST STORM TOKYOWVTyphoon Vera Wed esday was classedofficiallyas ic worst storm disaster in apans history The official toll f known dead reached he previous killecj recorded after Typhoon uroto in 1934 r Wis Friday the hearing will be at Spencer THE RAILROAD Wednesday was still continuing its presen tation of evidence Under cross examinatipn Crippen said that establishing of a fast train schedule would be nearly im possible The a fast train discontinued on the line in 1951 showed an outofpocket loss of in its last year on the line Crippen said Outofpocket loss refers to losses on actual spending in the train operation a proper share of overall company costs Attorneysfor objectors asked whether thatIoss would not have been considerably reduced if the Marquette had not been in competition with the slower Sioux trains still running CRIPPEN STATED that loss might have beenreduced but not enough to warrant k ing the Marquette running In addition he said the Sioux trains serve a somewhat differ ent function It is the Sioux trains the railroad now proposes to discon tinue To put a fast train into opera by the Interstate speed limitis 59 miles ah hoiir CRIPPEN also said t h a t studies made in this area indi cate that the number of pas sengers to be expected has been and is declining particularly Because of increased auto use Sidney Curtis attorney for the Charles City said railroad figures could be inter preted as meaning that railroad usage has increased for the last several years Grippen saidthat were due to running of more an increase in passenger potential Wornson attorney for objectors at Mason City told Crippen that the to show by testimony that uses of the Sioux trains jbe greatly increased if f a e r schedulingwere The crossexamination of Crip pen followed testimonyby him as to savings the railroad would gain by discontinuance passenger service He also list ed points on the line at which express service is offered by carriersother than the Milwau kee Road He admitted that some of that service would be the Sioux trains are stopped HOWEVER Railway Express Agencyccquld use Milwaukee Road freight trainsoverthe line if senger train sefvice discdntih tion as a substitute for present uance is allowed service would cost the railroad nearly million vide the kind of signalling ap paratus needed Crippen said In said hew track age would be needed to accom modate the higher speed When the Marquette was run ning the speed limit over much of the line was 75 miles an hour GUARD CALLED National Guard was called South Carolina to protect property damaged by Hurri AP Phrtofax cane Gracie This scene is at Folley Beach S where the wind pushed ashore 11foot tides Pair Who Financed Honeymoon by Church Burglaries Sentenced CEDAR RAPIDS UPI A pair of newlyweds from Ten nessee have come up with a novel way lo finance a honey moon Kurney Dalhart were given eightmonth jail sen tences here Tuesday after they ad milted burglarizing s even churches in the A They said they had come all the way from Las Vegas steal ing from churches along the way Their sentences com muted to 20 the condi tion that they get out of town as soon as they are released Only five objecting witnesses had an opportunity fo testify M L Mason attorneyforthe Mercy order of sisters at Mercy Hospital said that the sisfers use the raijrqad here and at other points and use it regular V Joe Raisch who conductsan auctioneering school here said that 25 to 35 students at each of his three yearly school ses sions travel to Mason City by the THREE WITNESSES from Al gona were heard They were C V Fowler and Claris Kresensky Allrsaid they and others in Algona make use of the All said that meansaof transportation would1 be less Completion of railroad testi mony has been delayed bytesti mony of objecting witnesses who could not remain at the hear ingsvy c The contending that the v passenger t6qlUtle use to war rant their continuance and railroad losing amounts 6f lion ;