Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on May 27, 1955 · Page 9
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Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois · Page 9

Dixon, Illinois
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Friday, May 27, 1955
Page 9
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Twister Death Toll Hits 115 SEARCH FOR BODIES IX TORNADO REINS — Kansas National Guardsmen, highway patrolmen and volunteers comb flattened t. of Udall, a south-central Kansas town of 600. in search for more victims of devastating tornado which virtually destroyed the town 100 perished, and several hundreds are known injured, in Kansas and Oklahoma tornadoes. CAP wirepnoto) UDALL, Kan. Iff)— Rubble piles in this smashed town yielded additional bodies as the toll from death-dealing tornadoes which lashed six states mounted to at least 115 today. More than 700 were injured. Property damage As bulldozers and a crane turned over the ruins in this devastated town of 500 where only three business places were left standing, 12 more bodies were recovered. They brought the total killed here by Wednesday night's storm to 74. Five others -were killed at Oxford, Kan. More than 200 were injured in Udall. Blackwell, Okla., 80 miles south of here, where a tornado demolished a 36-square-block area, killing 18 persons and injurnig more than 500, braced for a possible flood. Fear Flood Police feared the Chikaskia River, swollen by 3-inch rains upstream in Kansas, would be two feet above flood stage at Blackwell sometime during the night. The tornadoes brought death to 20 in Oklahoma, 15 in Texas and 2 in Missouri, and they were still hopping around late Thursday night, striking in eastern Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Iowa. The new storms took no lives. An isolated mountain logging camp near Hot Springs, Ark., was hit. About a. dozen homes were destroyed. A year-old boy was injured. Order Evacuation Another twister dipped into southwestern Iowa near Carbon, damaging homes and outbuildings on four farms. No one was injured. As darkness crept over battered Udall Thursday night, the National Guard ordered the town evacuated. Many of the dead were still unidentified as relatives sought loved ones. Jimmy Costlow was elated N'E'WSl To Teach Morality In Broadest Sense OKLAHOMA CITY Iff) — A bill re in the mil- quiring teacners 10 give insiruc- meaning of the word." was killed esterday in the ukianoma benaie. The hill, passed by the House, ould have required teaching mor ality "for the purpose of elevating ■efinine the character of schoolchildren up to the highest plane of life; that they may know how to conduct themselves as social beings in relation to each. I ether, as respects right and wrong. and rectitude of life, and thereby lessen wrongdoing and crime." FINEST FLEECE Fur-like fleece of the vie rare and elusive animal roaming the towering peaks of the Andes, is known as the softest and finest of any animal on earth. to find his son alive in a Wichita hospital. He later found the body of his wife in a mortuary. Some people driving into thi once-thriving farming community were unable to find homes where relatives lived. In her roofless house. Mrs. Mon-na Wagner, a widow, loaded hei remaining household goods into 8 truck. "I've got relatives in Texas and Ohio," she said grimly ain't going to stay here." She was lying on a divan when the storm approached. Since she lived near the Santa Fe Railroad tracks, she believed at first that a freight train was arriving. "Then it sounded like a mi freight trains," she recalled. throat was so dry I couldn't scream. My ears were popping.' NAVAL ACADEMY COLOR GIRL — Marilyn Mohr, a brown-eyed brunette, was named color girl for the June week program at the Naval Academy at Annapous. s.w. A model and TV actress. Miss Mohr is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .John P. Mohr, of Chicago, and was chosen for the honor by Midshipman John R. Johnson, captain of' the company declared best in the senior class brigade. Johnson is the son of Capt. and Mrs. Robert R. 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The StOCK-DUying plan was included in a half-billion-dollar, five- • package"' offered U\e union counterproposal to the UA\V demand for a guaranteed annual wage. Ford s otter ignored me guaran teed annual wage. ! company called its proposal that would permit employes to buy stock in the tightly knit family enterprise when it goes market as "the -most challenging and comprehensive" in the history | of the auto industry. .But the union stood pat on its ear-round wage demand and de nounced the company's offer as The national UAW negotiating ommittee said it is requesting to-lav bv telegram that Ford locals prepare for "possible strike ac- when the contract wim tora runs out June 1. e committee informed the lo-that it had unanimously re jected the Ford proposal as a "wa tered-down version of an inadequate proposal made by General Motors. The committee called an emer gency meeting of the National Ford Council Saturday in Detroit. The union previously reported Ford workers had voted over- •helmingly 96.2 per cent in favor of a strike if necessary their demands. The Ford ' ' p a c k a g i I dropped dramatically in the here tofore secret and apparently mooth-running contract negotia tions late Thursday. Parallels GM Plan Ford Vice President John S Bugas said the offer "closely parallels" a General Motors pro-nosal reportedly made a week ago. A news blackout- has covered the GM talks. But if Bugas' statement is correct, the union, by implica tion, also has rejected the GM offer. Should company negotiators adopt a "take-it-or-leave-it tude and the union remain yielding, a major auto strike virtual certainty. The current live- year contract with Ford expires next Wednesday. The GM agree rnent, covering 325.000 employes urns out six days later. The Ford offer covered f broad range of benefits from the stock sale plan through higher pen- 84-86 Galena Ave. $89 Drop Leaf TABLE Limed Oak, Formica Top, Seats Ten «9 $329 B. F. Huntley Walnut BEDROOM SUITE p-Ers269 $47.50 Kroehler Armless TV CHAIR '29 50 L0UHGE CHAIR S 99 $295— 3-Pc. Modern BEDROOM SUITE Limed Oak Double 219 $44.50— Two Only Captain's Chair •lock Lee, WW $44.50 Full Site Kroehler BAR BED •land* Mahogany !28 d wages to a separation pay proposal. Unofficial estimates pegged the cost to the company at 95 to Ui million dollars a year over th' five-year period. It was estimated unofficially it would amount to 37 cents an hour for each employe. Under the stock plan Ford employes would be permitted to buy stock in any one year equal to 10 per cent of their gross annual pay. The stock to be offered for sale presumably would come from non- votlnir shares h«M *r T**4* Foundation. The Ford family hold* all the voting «tock. Ford made no estimate of the cost of its stoc ksale proposal. Howe\er, the company"* payroll stimated 650 million dol lars last year. If employes took full tage of the purchase plan they could buy up to 65 million dol- this. orth of stock a year or 323 million over the five-year period. company would pay half of Ford's common stock is valued at an estimated 5200 a share. GM stock closed Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange at $96.75. The UAW called the Ford pack age "unfair, unjust and unaccept- n Bannon, the union's national Ford director said: "The stock purchase proposal is bviously a device behind which le company offers crumbs to Ford orkers while setting the stage for Ford executives to divide a huge stock melon when the company KREIM'S $269 Custom-Made DAVENPORT 199 $109 Custom Made LOUNGE CHAIR Foam Rubber Cwihior 74 50 $309.95 Kroehler 3-pe. BEDROOM SUITE 245 DAVENPORT Limed Oak Trim 134 $94.50 Kroehler LOUHGE CHAIR 75 $99.50 Drop Leaf TABLE 59 Vol. »o ill— 27"xS4" THROW RUGS $319 B.F.Huntley 3-pe. BEDROOM SUITE Limed Oak Double 259 $97.50 "Bassett" 6 Drawer DRESSER MIRROR Walnut One Only 574 3-Drawer Kroehler Desk VANITY Mahogany s43 79 $124.50 Modern LOUHGE CHAIR Persimmon Color Mohair !99 The Dixon Evening Telegraph* *naay, May Zf, i»o» Pa ge 9 Like an Ostrich SEW HA VEX. Conn, (ft— Roger (.•ravelin, 1.1. knows what an ostrich feels like. He squeezed head iimt Into a. hole two feet wide and six feet deep to recover his watch, thrown in by some other boys. He not stuck, and remained stuck, upside down, for four hours, until a playmate found him and police, pulled him out. He suffered no ill effects. Contract benefits offered by Ford in addition to the stock purchase plan all hinged on union acceptance of a five-year contract. The union previously has indicated it will not sign a pact for more than two years. 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