Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa on May 15, 1952 · Page 1
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Estherville, Iowa
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Wealher Forecast Showors tonight and Friday. Low last night 42, noon today 65. Full Weather Information Page 3 BY FAB THK LABOKST CITY. nCRAL, TOTAL (IKCII. ATIO.V I X K M M K T r O r N T T DE *ARTM £«T OF HtGT DCS MOINES 84th Year; No. 188 Combining tlie Vindicator & Republican Estherville, Emmel County, lown. Thurs«lii.i. .May I.>, I{>•»•> An Indrpcndeot iNrvrspaprr Week 30f: Copy 5# MAYOR DAN HOWARD displays the new straw- hat he purchased so that he will be ready for "Straw Hat Derby" Saturday in Esthorville. Police Officers Francis Solmonson, left, and George Four Missing In Collision Of Two Ships Wilmington, Del., May 16 (i^)— Two ships collided halfway through the Chesapeake and Delaware canal today, unleashing a series of explosions on the oil tanker F. L. Hayes. Four crew members are missing. Five of the tanker's 10-man crew leaped into the 200-feet wide waterway and paddled ashore. Another was rescued from the water. Flames visible for five miles engulfed the west-bound Hayes soon after the collision with the steamship Barbara Uykes shortly after midnight. « * * ARBIY ENGINKEBS at Chesapeake City, Md., said a third ship, the Angelina, was damaged slightly by the explosions although It was not Involved in the collision. Two of the Angelina's crew wore reported hurt slightly. The ship was able to proceed to Philadelphia whoro .It docked|;«everaJ hours later, ttijf At daybreak a column of black smoke rolled lazily over the Delaware countryside from the etlll burning tanker. Thai^O-foot Hayes was carrying 700,000 gallons of high octano gasoline. No one tried to put the fire out. Firemen were unable to get clos<; enough to battle the flames. Mud banks and woods border the canal. « >» *• TUE CRASH occurred near Summit Bridge, Del., about 20 mile.i south of Wilmington and halfway across the 19-milo canal which con- ne(;ts the Delaware river with tht? Upper Chesapeake bay. The missing men were identified as R. E. Cakes, first assistant engineer; Weyland Ellis, 2nd assistant engineer; OUle Landoe, deckhand, and Oeorg-e Carter, seaman. Home addresses were not available, Roger Soars of Jackson Heights, L. I., captain of the 270-foot tanker and one of those saved, said hi3 vessel was struck on the side by the Barbara Lykos. The Lykes was towed from the scene by a tug and was anchored in the Delaware river ' near the mouth of the canal. « * * SEARS. TAKEiV to Delaware hospital in Wilmlneton, told this story; "We were bound west with a cargo of gasoline for Baltimore from Philadelphia when wc met the steamship Barbara Lykea. We stopped, waiting for the ship to come through the Summit bridgi. "As the Lykes got almost up to us she took a sheer and crashed into our port side. She opened up our No. seven tank and the sparks caused the ship to catch fire. Fum 68 from the tank blow back into the galley. The stove set the fumes afire. As the fumes went up the tank exploded. * * * "I STEERED the ship toward the south shore of the canal until she touched shore. Then five of us Jumped. The. pther five men were below dec^B el\ber in their rooms or In the engine, room into which their Quartera opi^nod." The busy Chesapeake and Delaware canal acoommodates ships of ocean-going stM' For shlpa traveling between Baltimore and Philadelphia or New Yorit, the canal saves a long journey around the Delmarva penlnvula and Cape Charles. Dissalisfieil vd0 U. S. Mail Se^ce New York, May 16 «»» — From now on, carrier pigeona will tote the roall for iuveatment banker Arthur Wlesenberger. A, Wleapnberger,^ presiillht of a firm bearing his name, announced yesterday he'll try the birds between hia office here and his agents In other dtioa "both M a protest to the government and as a test of a possible supplement to ths mails." — (Dully News photo and ongrnvinR) Brandt ln.spcct the now topper and have been alerted to remind "his honor" that Saturday is the official time for blo.ssominR out in now summer head gear. * * » * Saturday To Be Straw Hat Day in Estherville Ready for Straw Hat Day is Mayor Dan Howard who is showr. here displaying his now summer topper. And the mayor is taking no chances on losing his new bonnet, either, hence the police escort in the person of Officers George Brandt and Francis Solmonson. Mayor Howard has proclaimed Saturday, May 17, as official Straw Hat Day In Estherville, and niway.-* a believer in practicing what ha preaches, he has discarded hij warm winter felt for a llghtwolght summer model. "With the warm rays of old Sol beating down on ua, it's very apparent that the time has come for us men to equip ourselves in comfort for the summer months." proclaimed Mayor Howard. "Therefore, It seems highly proper to proclnim Saturday, May 17, as the beginning of the sliaw hut season In Estherville, wlion tho men of tho community shall venture forth in tho beauty and comfort of summer toppers," concluded tho mayor. McCarthy Hearing Takes Quick Turn Washington, May. 15 A Senate heai-ing took an unexpected turn today after a friend of Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis) put out a letter declaring attempts were being made at the hearing "to assassinate a .senator's character and political career by Innuendo and foul play." The writer of the letter, Clark Wldeman, Columbus.Ohio, real estate broker, was Immediately called before the senate elections sul>- commlttee and acknowledged under sharp questioning that the letter had been typed in McCarthy's office. * * • .WIDEMAN TESTIFIED he had written the letter In longhand in his hotel room but got a girl in McCarthy's office to type it. He said ho went to McCarthy's office it was the place he was "most familiar with" on capital hill. Tho subcommittee is holding hearings on a resolution by Son. Benton (D-Conn) aimed at unseating McCarthy. Thomas V. O'Sullivan, a public relations counselor, was testifying when Wldeman sent his letter to chairman Gillette (D-Iowa) and distributed copies among newsmen. * * « WIDEMAN SAID in the letter he had been subpoenaed to testify Monday in the inquiry but "after three days of waiting I still have not been called to testify, nor have I been able to learn when, if ever, I shall be called." He wrote that during these days "I have been listening to your counsel questioning witnesses re- petltiously and carrying them far afield from the subject of inquiry." * t m "I HAVE OBSERVED in- the offices of your staff an anti-McCarthy bias 80 strong that I doubt if any fair and judicious results can be obtained from this hearing." On Tuesday afternoon, he said, ho saw In the committee staff offices a witness "being scolded severely by a staff member for volunteering testimony which might be regarded as helpful to Sen. McCarthy." Wldeman added: "I am sickened by the attempts being made at this hearing to assassinate a sen ator's character and political ca' reer by innuendo and foul play." Student Nurse Accident Heroine Lancaster, Pa., May 15 (A^—A 21-yoar-old student nuise was the heroine of a near tragedy on the Lincoln highway near hero yesterday when she grabbed tho wheel of a careening bus after tho driver had collaiJSc3fr ,"§lie guided the big vehicle through a field of trees to a safe stop. The nurse, Mary Jane Bailey, of Wrightsvlllo, Pa., was sitting behind tho driver, H. Edwin Smith, of Philadelphia, when ho was stricken. She roachod over his prostrate form and took tho wheel as tho careening bus left the highway, plunged b(^tween utility polos and through a wooden farmyard fence. Four paasongora were injured slightly. Smith sufforod minor back injuries and was taken to Lancaster general hospital for observation. Oil Strike May End Soon Washington, May 15 (/D—Gov- ernmcnt officials today prft- dlctcd an early end to the 15-day nationwide oil strike which already is affecting the country's tourist trade and air service both here and abroad. The wage stalilllsuition lioard (WSB) decision yesterday to allow up to 15 cents an hour in wage Increases to 90,000 striking oil workers brought prompt and favorable response from the unions Involved. Tho proposed celling boost earK lor had been agreed to by part of the strike-bound industry. 41 * SI ^ B. .1. SCHAFER, vice president of the CIO oil workers International, issued a statement In Denver last night saying tho CIO policy committee, and the coordinating committee for tho CIO-Independ« ont-AFL unions coalition, had reluctantly approved a proposed sef- tlomont on tho ba-sls of tho IS-cont- an-hour Increase, plus shift differentials of six and 12 cents and retroactive pay equal to the full amount allowalile under WSB regulations. Tho WSB refused blanket approval for the shift differentials, but said they would bo considered on their merits. • • * THE UNION approval, among other things, averted a threatened shutdown Wednesday midnight of tho Gulf refinery near Cincinnati. Tho unions originally asked a 25-cent pay boost; the industry offered 10. Two weeks ago the unions lowered their demand to IS cents, and companies employing hotwoon 18,000 and 26,000 oil workers raised their offer to IB cents. Tho WSB did not recommend that the striking unions, which do their negotiating on a loral basis, be given 15 cents across tho board; it simply said it would not approve more than 15 cents in any negotiated agreements submitted to it for an okay under wage stabilization policies. Except In extraordinary circumstances, the 16-cent figure Is tho celling. Moat oil workers now average betsveen $2 and J2.10 an hour. Identified by- Physical Defects St. Peter, Minn., May 15 {/Pt—A. protruding loft ear, a birthmark on her forolioad and a crippled right hip helped identify a Milwaukee charwoman yesterday as Mary C. Ritz, part heir to a $200,000 estate. Miss Ritz, 62, was allowed an estimated $30,000 from the estate of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph mu. Nicollet, Minn. MlHs Ritz left home 41 years ago and returned only after she learned of her parents' death. Hor five brothers were skeptical of her identity until hor attorney pointed out her throe physical defects and offered hor birth .certificate and social security card in evidence before probate Judge *am Abrahamson. Ringsted School Bonds Sell for Two Per Cent SUI Officials Seeking Out Raid Members Iowa City, la., May 15 OT'i—Iow.i university officials today pursued thrf task of pinning down identltlc.; of instigators and participants in tho Tuesday night "llngerlo raid" which SUI President Virgil Hnn- cher has labeled "a stupid prank." L. Dale Fauncc, dean of studonta who was booed when he sought unsuccessfully to prevent men students from breaking into Currier hall, a women's dormitory, wivi heading tho disciplinary InvoHtlgu- llon. Faunce said he intends to find out who was responsible for Hi."mob action" and that the university will take disciplinary artlon. * * « "KVKBV IN.STIOATOB or native participant Identified will bo subject to disciplinary action In eluding possible immediate suspension from the university," Faum.r said. With final exam time close lu hand, that means that at bomo of the participants stand ii good ciiance of losing all coilogi- CI edits for the current term. Dean Faunce also issued a w;irn- Ing for tho future. "Any participants, men or women, In a similar incident, win ho Turn to page 8, column 4 Meet on \ew^ Fire Engine A now lire i -ngino siuh nn the one piopo .tod to llie oily counoil at ilH U «Kt mo.oling M.iv !> will not reduro firo inauriinco i:ilr.s horr. a tiro pri 'V .ntliin inKinori told city coui ^ril nioinl»ors and lniMinr !*Kni«'n ntio lii .'^t night. Ituny Concn.m. WTio works willi thi< in.s|)<iiion offloo whirh sotH firo innuiiin <i- rnto.M ovo,- the state. Kiil <l lli.'it lie HUM nfriilil Ihdl proisont ill tho niootinK ui-io ix polling too nnich ol' tho ixicnulnn Inddor piojiosod at tlii' .niinril mootInK Spokosinon lioiii (ho firo dopurtincnt, pni'kinK lihinta, milling romimnli's and othor Ijir ^o bUKinoHscK, wbioh Imvo |i,'rn pi'-Ms- ing fni- tx 'tlor fill' fiiviipMViit . wort' pri 'Hi'iii ,i( ihi' m .'-'lnu: * » « COKCOIl.A.N' .S.AII) Ihiit tlioio in no voliinli'c r file <|o|iarlmriil li\ Iowa liiiH lit tho |iri-tiinl llnio nn o .\lon »k)n laildir pail of 11" equipinont ;iiid no olty of uuiln* L'O,- 000 ])opulatlon lins one. i Hponoor, wlurii was ropni-(oil to have had an cxImHlon laddir at a proviou .s couiiril moctln^T. lias a BO-foot .stop laddiT ovtindinK from tho ground ,ind luil from a Iriuli. hn pointed out. As for rosovilng poipnns from up por-Ktoiy witidow .s ami iill:ir fiatM roqiilrinK nioliillty of tlu' laiiilci, Corc 'ojnn anld that tho typo of lail- dor propo .sc'd to tlio roiimll hy tho Esthorvlllo firi' dopart mint unil biiHlnoHHiricn could soivii.' only thioo wlndowH hoforc il OHIH I ho unblnckod and adjustrd, • a * HE I'OINTKtl <M r that nioro offoollvo would lie a spiinkllng system .sui :h nn that inslJillod nl tho Toliin pnoklnt,' plaiil. However, tho plant ha .s biiill an rxirii water tower to piovldo pri saurc to make tho sprlnklint; syBtini work. Ho proposed a similar systom for Golden Sun .Milling ooin)>nny hut with dry pipes to avoid tho oost of a water lower. 1 'ho pljH'K would be Installod throughout tho building, ho .MUld, anil If fin' shoulil break out the firo ilopnrtmoni oould hook up to till' piping system to provide tho watir and pressure. Ho suggoHtod that tho ooiinoH and Intoroslod bUKinoRsnu 'n might triivcl to Mankalo. , Hloux Falls. S. D., and nibi'r oitlcs that have such oqulprnont bofoio making a final doclslon Evans Is Conducting A Vigorous Campaign (This is tho iiocond In n Korlon of riv« arti<loB on tho Hopuhlican and tlomooiallo oiindUlnto .i i-fi-klii,. domination for governor of lnwai Uy UOttKUT llOt.AN Iowa Dally I'roMt Writer no» Molnos (IIIPA) Kinnilh A F'vnns, t>^, who ba-M hoivod n» llou lonnnt-Koyornor under two lown chief oxocutivos, tbiH iiuinmor In milking his flrwf blu for tho ilo- publlciin nominntlon for n"^'''!'""'" Tlio Kmorson farmer and tmnl- rosHinan, usiinlly n quiel. ronnorva- Miu -o typo of follow has aliosdy vl I'lonily upsot the enmpivlgn form iliailfi in his Inaugural jiiiboina- torinl hid, Thrtiugh 10 yoam of sorvioo as u state nonnlot, nnd nix ytiars a* Itou- li'nant -govornor. Kvnns »lnmpod hinisolf as an alilo, fair, and hon- ost proHidlng offioor nnd li -glnlatoi I'nIIko a groat many jMilltlolnnK who domonNtraio public nhowimin Milp nnd aggrosslvonosn. ho gi-no. • ally was so quiot and easy (joint; li<' w.1.1 oflon <oniildorod nonioMhat laoknilalslonl. pai tliiiliii ly In \^',^ I anipat^i) aotlvlllos. * • • lll 'T A.*< TIII.S pilmnry nnirov, • Into Us final works, tho Bouthwosi Iowa Ui'piililUan has done a nmi ploti' aliout-faro In Ills iMinpiIgn tailirs and has iiinio out swlligliiK with I'oth hands, lie liiis lllutall. thrown raullon lo thi> polllioal winds in nlluiking tho .idmlnlsttr lion of Ciovoinor Hoardnloy. Offon oonKldorod II in(ddIo -of -(ho -riiHiloi. I'^vans has prosontod his own 10- point projjrani upon whUh ho is busing Ills hopes for party noniinii lion. After II quIot nnd inuiinplcloiii stall, ho Auddonly began ullnrkinK tho proKont Iowa rond program. Ilo has not boon hciiltant nboiii hiinglng tho govrrnnr's pemonnl Incomr tm* problems Into ptibll«; discussion, nnd lately ho has tii 'ii od his full allentlon to slnlo In. oonio nnd salOM tax progriiniii. 11.• would like to ollmlnato tho Inoonn' and Kiilos tax. •» • • "IT I.S WITH an eyo toward I 'llnilnntlon that 1 iidvnonio tho iid justmont of tho stain inromo tax and the stnlo sales tax to moot on ly thi' appropriations of tho stale h'glHlHturo." ho declared, "Ihon 'liy (iduolnK the poirontugrn of both (axes whirli nro Infllctod on tho ttl i.ady heavily taxed Iowa tnxpiiy ft " "Why should people havo lo boi low money lo pay Ihoir ntnte In ooMio luxoH, only to rroato suipliis IS In our stale treasury?" ho a «k.<_ Ilo 1 H oppooed to building up state surpluses of money that h ' HcvkH Permanent (iroup Washington i.Ti Hip Thomas E. Martin (I ^-lowa) has ri'ooin- mondi'd cronllon of a ["•rrnacicril congrosHionol oommilloo to sluilv tho bureau of inl 'Tnal iiv.-nui' Ho said a Hinall anil Kpioiali /id .staff should bo kojil on I hi- Joli oonstanlly to jirovrnt rorrupiion $21,000 In Swino Vrlu-s Dt 'H MolnoH i/P) Tho Iowa stall- fair board said today it will offir more than $21,000 In pilz-'s for ll« 10-duy Hwlm- show diirinj; Ih'' Aug. 23-Si'pl, 1 Hi .ilo ixpositinn H. M. Duncan. Coliiiiihiis lunotion, BWino suporjntondini. wiiil this is a now high In proml'iins Judge Rules Man Can Sleep Detroit, May 16 (^i-^Arthur J. Knighton Jr., a factory worker here, today plans to catch up on some sleep—thanks to a ruling by circuit Judge Chester P. O'Hara. Judge O'Hara yesterday issued an Injunction restraining Knigh ton's wife, Nettie Mae, from dousing him with scalding water. Knighton complained that bis wifn dumped the hot Mrater on him while he sl«pt The factory worked filed siilt for divorce last Dec. 19. Although legally separated, the pair have continued to live in the aame bouse. •nVO-THIBDS OF A TRIANGLE love affair In the high school senior class play tonight are Marcla Schulta and F T IU B Kosendahl pictured above. The other third la the play, ''Veatb Takes a UoU- <Daily News photo and engraving) day," Is Jim BIttner, playing the j«irt of Prince SIrkl. Marcla is cast as GraxLs and Fritz as Corrado de Catolica In the three-act play iKginnlng iit 8 p. m. ta Koosevelt auditorium. Senior Class To Pi'eseiil Play Toiiighl Thi- Esthorvlllo high school non ilasH win present its thii'" mt play, "Doath Takes a Holldiiy.' H p ni. tonight In IlooiiovoU audi tOI lUTIl The play, written by Alberto Cat .olla and rewrltlpn for tho Aiiw n I an slage by Waller Faiiln, In •<•! in a groat hall In tho rasllo of l ,iik.- /.iinibort during Orlobor. * • t ri.AV C'AHT Includoi, Marvli Kay Alboilson lis Cora. Cnis'.n as Kldolo, Craig BIdlos us Duk- I.aml'Oit do Caloll'.ii, I/oi i ('hrl« llan«<n as |'rln< oits of .Han l.ui Tom U<i>o ns Haron CoKariii, .SI/u v .ji-an Koogh as Tthoila Kenton. John (Jrolg as Kilo Konlon. Kril/. RoHonduhl as Corrado do Cuiulii 'i. .Maioiu KchullZ as r;iitzln. .llni lUt> n. r us Prince Hliki of Vltalhii Al rxandrl. Konald Knutxon iti .Maj >f Whilroiid, Johanna ll.'idk.- us Hu phuni, wife of Iho Duko, and K;- noflno Forssell B» Alda. ninKCTOB OF THK ptuy Is Th'liiin Whitfoid Htiidonln «««'»l inn with the play are JMck Hldlm i.i tiiiinuis'o''; Oorslil Johniran nnd lii u<.' Ilnrgcns, annlstant munue '"^i* I !i .h Ath'-y. Kdgur Warrlngtun. Vvonno Caywood, Mary Harms, Marola Albortson, lliui'o Hrown, .lim l.,iihkor. Wary Kllon, •Ntil KuKotrnttn, Jim Ulli-y, Mnroli f'ailollo and I>lrk I'l'lprr, utaj;. ( I I'W Monio will bo under the dlrettlrm of c.-irl Will The nilxi'd quart.l. Hoiiald Knuuon. Craig Hldlra. Mm ria S< hultz and Mary Krogh. and thi- nonlor Itlo. Mary Krogh. KInor- ini' Kotssill and Marola H'hulu, will sing. KKNNKTII KV.VNS rl.'ilnis "rightfully twlong In tho |iiii-|4its of th*' pi 'opti-" Ui' point I I 'tit that lhoii»:l> » wmklns liohiiui IN iloslr/ihl'' "I all IliDi'M, llw slalo "Is ItAMnK nioio lax's ttmn ai.' n .-odril foi piop .'r slate niana^f mont. Iniluding the n .Ti '»H»iy xip poll of stall- Inst Ittil lorts. Ixxiid of mnli"! and olh.'i iji'partm.'nts." • « llATilKIt THAN oolhri Imom- nn*l sal .'fl tax iil flm -d p«'nv nthic- ratoB, K%'»ns "aid ho proiM.Bon "lo ostuhllsh tho no »*d for ihfs.' tax^^ on I In- h .1 «ls of apprapt Inl loris In stoaii of III a fixed h 'Vy." H.' says "state approiirliillonn haV" nol biTn taking all of thrso tax funds, whloh ii'sulls In hoiivy siirplUBfii" II'.' c*ontondi( nurpiiisos l.-nd i«* wiuto and n «<'dli-«H Kpondlns nnd hiM roHultrd In the stiiti- •potlinK ii>oni -y fioin sillpliini-ii out oil Ism d« lo gain Inloroit.' •tnir Rtato Ki'Vornnu'nl was no! Innttgatod aiiiimg men for flio |>ui potto of investing the inxpnvor'H monoy, ' ho nuaorts. l':vnnH also would: Jnii'-njio slat.' alij I.; j). )i .>r>U and t.-arh«'i , I r.'till' Ii IhicoMuin full llliif hlgliw-ay I 'ominUlon, »n .'»aii llgi' tho plaoliro of soil nnd w .»li'l I onsi'i vation with iidi'iiiiaii' Ntjito siippurl; plug ovt'iy possllilo "sink hole" of ooiiiiptlon and "fnvot It Isin" in Bt .'ilo govorrufii-n! , ptoniot bottir rclatUms hotwii -n lal">i and manaji«'m«-nt. • * » AI>VO(•AT^; TIIK fr.o <.,iiipo(| tlvi* I 'nii'rprlso sysl .-in of .••'• lis. ronsollitnto nnnyr oxlsU/iK bu I .'nils and ili'partfn''nts of slalc govoiniiioni for grr'nt.'i .-ffl.-lonoy Turn to page 4, nutumn t I'ire Destroy H m Chichs, lirooder House $365,000 Issue Is Sold Kmmrl County Stat« Hank U Kiiyrr Hlnsntvd arhool dlstrVt soM ita tMA.OOO tond ls«u» last nlfht to lh« tCmm«l County IKtmto bAnk at a flat rnio of a p«r r«nt. lli4dlBt f** bond* was npirllod. Aftor mnktnic th« hnrt ont bid, at ? 18 pi-r cont. th* KmmM raunty hank Ihon hctt«>t»«l lt« ofr«r wKh a bid of ; I por cont and still laUr made an o(f«r of straight I p«r ernl lo onmpvlo agitlnst any aA4 sll srnlod bids • • • TIIKRK PKOVKn to b« onty one sxAlod bid, made by 6 eotnlilvr ftllon of sU cnmp«n )<Ni tbrough Bhnw. M'Mormott and <-amp<uiy of Iii>« Molnon Tho aralvd offer was a I'ld of 138 prr c»nt interest and a JI13 pr«'mlum. li va* not i )ultn AS sitractivs aa thK sm-ond high oral bid. mad* by Iowa r)r« Molpca Nstlona) baah la rombinallon with Whlto-PhtUlpa Inrorporatoil of t>«v»npor«. of J3fi \irr rrni nnd a pr"mlura of Hix hiindr..| month old < liU- ks pi 'ilshod on the Kotnio llol- vorson fiiffii, OHO half mil- wost of Ainiptrony Till- »,i' was dliMovrrfd «l>- oul .'t .In a ni toduy by I><-lni .ir H .ik, u n .lKhlH .r of lb.. Jlol vrrsnns who turned In an nl* /urn to th'' Arin^Uonfc fitt- d»'- pai tmont Armstrong flromon surcrod- • .| In savlriK a trai..»;'. !'>• ai.'d fi' «r Iho brood .r hitani'. ftujii tho hiaz.' hut Oil' hfo 'sl .t h.'os.* fir.' h .id t.,., l ,lj; a stirl I.) I,hi tiii;l.l 1 . '.n! i Th- fii- Is I., h. vd I- hiv- Ml/ttl >d tf''!!) it It OU h'tflltllK hr'-^td-I «lo^.' «. t fir. I.i floor lill '-i whi 'h had h«. oiii- shov.'d r II.. »iu'..' Th.- hull'llin: was . oVrtrd hy Insui 'tnr,' ruK -niini} nr.m art tM n^ad« hy Ri««rtis and company oC Do* Moln-s. of 3 3lt p «r o*at aad • ifia premium. Ths bidding op«n<>d on as Intat^ rst rnto of 3 Til per e «nt. faltowwl with n t30» pr<>mlum at that raM> Then lb« bidding w »nl to lA par rent, ih»n lo 3.28 p«r caul. f00o<»- od by premiums that r «a<ili«4 titOk an offer made by lo «fa-D»» Uo4nMi Niitlonul Thrn followed (ha Kmmal Coun> ly-« winning oral bU o( pw rr-nt. Th* bank latnr vohMteHly reduced Ks bid to 2.1 and flnaily (• a flat 2 fmr ri»nt. • • • AT THAT TIMK no s«.«l*<l bMs h>Ml boi<n upannd After U*«mlng low oral bidder the bank then went down In 2 p-T o-nt to meet the unknown oompotltlon of sesje4 bWI- ding, partli-lt>ated In only by Shaw- Mr t>ermott. Other bidder* InrUided llot»rt W. Hohwrser rompnny o( Omaha. Central Itopuhlle company of Chlcsjo and M-i ker «o<l C"own(e of r>e« Uulnoa In orimblnallon with Quail nnd oojripsny of D»vi»np »rt. • • • I'nKl•AlUTIO^r or A ne.* srhool site In the aouth part of KlnKslod I* already uiulerway (or th" now building, plannest by Thor- aon and Thorson, architects, of Forfsl City. I'rorreda «f th« UCS.OOO bond sni" will be ueed for buth plant and r<|iilpinont and farlltllra may b* iieod «» »e«n tU hy the dtstrtrt for Its srhiiol purpo«««. The )>on4 Uf suo was votrri last Marrh 10, I'. P. W. A. Elect* Offken* Donvor n' The United Parklnn hou.vo Workers of America (CIO) Wednesday elected Russell H Lar*ley, Waterloo, lo.. aad A. J. Uteph- ons. Dcs Molnss, vice presidents, and Rusaall Bull, Port I>od|!o. la. iu district 3 director. irW A To Seek Woffe Increase Ii. nv r, .M .iy ir> A :'.'>-> tnt holill'i' w fUr.' f.o.'rt w 'hf oNj. I'lv* of Ihi do unlt.-.l (..i. l«ln»;h'ju«o work'-rs UMofi for (is O'-w o»,«ri- trails. f 'urnnt -onira.i* •-.npirr Auk' II Th- "UVu-nl Korl w.i« voi -l ul Iho l.'I*\S'A <on '.t 'Hitoo ',•• nl. r Th- unt.iii il.»iiii» -i ^.ij 'sj ii\-m N'ts in th.. pM-ktnu h.>u.«- and su ijitr induiitri's of th- l^nlt-.l atat-», Cnninla an.l Purrlu Hit o l'i.»cn« |k »y siiil-s .ir.' till fr hour for r*;rimi./n labor ropM -Jonilnif utKiut Delegate Votes Tip Toivard Senator Tait mt THK AaasHriano rMKua Tho Tnft-Klsrnhtmer du'l tor ((-(luhliran preeldentlal-oomlnalln/ viilis lilted toward the Ohl-i e«'n*- tor Imhiy, with delegate e-stlnif oonl.sls tnonilng oa a poesiibl/ d<i- risiv.t fartar Hrn Itobert Tsft appsrenUt pl-Wi-d Up 13 more il<'I.'fc:iit.. In Tuosday 's W«»l Virttini* prt- tnarv The other one •[i(i«r<rilt'/ wrnl to r.en. Dwicht Kl»otih<>ir»e Thus tho Asaorlsted Preaa tally of delegate strength r\i,M sho*' Tuft rvW. Eisenhower VH Th.; \^'- uhttton Is bas«<l on kriown md avowrd sllgnmenia of d«li>K»t*«. • a • .VOSIIMATION r«)ulrre DAJ vo«- >•* and. in a floa« fl«ht et CHH' ronv.-ntlon In fhlrago • few v i »s »•»> 75 .:«ul.t mean th" 'V.ffer- nil - tiKVMwn n-imln'itlon an.l •lei>- riin AU or part of d-tr(r»te« '*:fh T5 vot-» are Involved m dlepuifi ovsr riKhts to b« settte.l at lh« J 'i ^Y T lonventlon Uelogat-s fixortng t«lh Taft and KUonhower hi^* b«>«-n rhoeen in O«orttia. LoJlein* and MlaelMlppI An"th-r wrtp over Tt-xM' M votes loni'a to * head at il sine oonventmn May 27. • • • Hi'OKKIDtCN. who ol*Jm Taft baa tU dcUfatea to Etaen.Vower's Zm. aald the Ohioan la wtthltk range of first-ballot nomination. KIsenhQwiir's «»petir.l return on.-third of union ni -mUr »hlp and « 1160 avorag- for other | from Ej^oji', meinwbii.! waj'tlni- I *tt officially by th- Ivntagon. Tha allied drfrnse chief wns »ent formal orders to cooir hunio la late Mivy or early June at h»a convenience. Antong democrats, lnlvr«at was dtvidsd b«tws«n today's conv«otloa arrangements committee meeting al Chicago and tomorrow's primary in Orrgoo. work-t« Th- wnftf and cunlra.l r> port adop'i-d by tho conv.ntlon nUu urg.-'t a union ahop, at KUaiantord minitiiuii) of 3.0M<> huiira ut work pay rach y-ar and {120 monthly ponstuna to all workers reaching 60 or who twcome disabled allcr 20 yvaia of vmploymca'..

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