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Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 90—No. 233 Carroll, Iowa, Saturday, October 3,1959—Eight Pages Delivered by Carrier Boy Each Evening lor 35 Cent* Per Week 7 - Sin«l« Copy Hopes Dim For Early Dock Accord No Negotiations Scheduled Before October 15 NEW YORK (AP) — An early settlement of the longshoremen's strike that has shut down ports along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts appeared unlikely today. The New York Shipping Assn. says it will not meet with the International Longshoremen's Assn. until Oct. 15. The union says its workers will not return to the docks until it has a new contract. Shippers say the strike is costing them 20 million dollars a day. Robert. H. Moore, deputy director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, plans to meet Monday separately with both sides but he has indicated that the immediate possibility of liis persuading them to meet jointly is unlikely. 200 Freighters Tied Up The strike of about 85,000 longshoremen from Searsport, Maine, to Brownsville, Texas, has tied up cargo operations on about 200 freighters. The strike developed early Thursday in Southern ports and quickly spread northward. The- New York Shipping Assn., which represents 170 steamship lines and contracting stevedores in the port of New York, negotiates master contracts for all employers from Maine to Virginia. The association and union leaders had agreed to a 15-day extension of the contract that expired Sept. 30 and also had agreed that any new benefits would be retroactive to Oct. 1. The association's contracts with (he longshoremen traditionally set the pattern for agreements between regional employer groups in the South and ILA locals there. Southern longshoremen said they had received no retroactive promises from their employers and walked out. Their Northern colleagues followed to show solidarity. Thus, retroactivity is an issue only at Southern ports. Automation Block Automation is the key stumbling block in the disagreement. Shippers want to be free to introduce any new piece of equipment in loading or unloading cargo. The union position is that it should be consulted by management each time a change is considered and that no new method should be introduced without its consent. The last money offer of the shippers to Northern longshoremen was a 30-cent package conditional on the ILA's acceptance of management's views on automation. The union's last demand was a 50-cent package with changes in work rules that would discourage automation. Longshoremen here average $107.76 a week in pay. Does More Than Buzz— Louis Richards, graduate design student at Illinois Tccli, Chicago, 111., has harnessed the gnatty buzz of a 1.32 h.p. model aircraft engine to ground transportation. His "Skccter," an 18-inch-long aluminum platform on wheels carries its passengers in two-footed comfort at about 12 miles an hour, three times the speed normally made by a pedestrian. Highly mancuvcrable, the 12-pound device folds into a canvas carrying case. Du Pont-GM Decision Calms Financial World CHICAGO (AP)—A federal court order severing corporate ties between Du Pont and General Motors without forcing a mass stock Rockfard Man, 89, Dies in Auto Crash NORA SPRINGS (AP)—Fred S. Fiirness, 89, Rockt'ord, Iowa, was killed and his wife and three young people from Mason City were injured Friday night in an auto accident. Authorities said the accident apparently occurred when Mrs. Furness, who was driving one car, turned off Highway 18 onto a side n;ad a mile west of here. Mrs. Fiirness was in fair condi- lion Saturday. Two passengers in the other car, driven by John Johnson, 24, were in good condi- lion. They are Patricia Lannon, I!), and Lt. Howard Myli, 24. Johnson received only minor injuries. Three Force Cuban Pilot to Fly to U. S MIAMI, Fla. (AP)-Using live hand grenades and a .45 caliber automatic pistol, three Cubans hijacked a Cubana Airlines plane Friday night and forced the pilot to fly to Miami. The Cubans—a father, his 16- year-old daughter and another man—were turned over to immigration authorities by police who accepted their surrender in the cockpit of the four-engine Viscount turbo-prop airliner. Police identified the trio as Esteban Betancourt, 47, his daughter Glorida, 16, and Osvaldo Hernandez, 28. They surrendered without resistance and asked for political asylum. Immigration authorities said they agreed to withhold information on the Cubans at their request. The plane was en route from Havana to Santiago, Cuba, with 36 passengers and a crew of four when the trio entered the cabin. It was the fourth hijacked airliner to land here since April 16. The Weather CA It ROLL FORECAST Partly cloudy through Sunday. Low Saturday night 40s. Warmer Sunday, highs 64-69. IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy Saturday night, cooler southeast, lows upper 30s northwest to mid 40s southeast. Partly cloudy, warmer Sunday, highs 62-70. Further outlook—Partly cloudy and cooler Monday. The Weather in Carroll (Dully Tfiu|i(>i'Uturrs Courtesy IIIHH 1'nhlie Service Company) Yesterday's high 55 Yesterday's low .._ 42 At 7 a.m. today ._ 38 At 10 a.m. today 47 Precipitation (24 hours prior to 7 a.m.)—.08 in. rain. Weather A Year Ago— Temperatures ranged from a high of 80 to a low of 51 under ck'iir skies a y«ar ago Bishop Mueller Received by Pontiff VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Most Rev. Joseph Maximilian Mueller, bishop of Sioux City, Iowa, was received in audience Saturday by Pope John XXIII. sale calmed fears in the financia world today. Du Font's president said he was gratified with the ruling which generally followed a proposa made by Du Pont attorneys. The government, which hac asked sale and distribution of Di Font's 63 million shares of GIV stock, has not said whether it wil appeal the decision. Its attorneys said they are studying the long decree. Favorable to Both Sides First reaction in financial cir cles was unanimous that the nil ing was favorable to both sides, U.S. Dist. Court Judge Waltei J. La Buy, late Friday after domestic stock exchanges closed for the weekend, held that the distribution was not necessary. Government attorneys had asked distribution of the GM shares, worth some S'.fe billion dollars, as a means of ending a Clayton Antitrust Law violation. The Supreme Court held such a violation resulted from Du Font's possession of the shares, comprising 23 per cent of the outstanding GM stock. Judge La Buy said in his 101- page printed order that the government plan was "unncessarily harsh and punitive." His solution to the problem was a ban on voting rights for Du Pont on its GM stock, and other bars to influence by Du Pont interests upon GM management affairs. 10 Year Effort The order, latest development in the government's 10-year effort to sever the two industrial giants, besides shifting Du Pout's voting rights in its GM stock to individual Du Pont stockholders: 1. Bars Du Pont—E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co., the big chem- cal firm—and two Du Pont fam- Du Pont-GM .... See Page 7 FBI Nabs Trio Trailing Gem Salesman 4 Days DETROIT (AP)-Jewelry salesman Frank 'V. Gentile, 32, of Cleveland, Ohio, breathed easier after FBI agents and police nabbed three men who had been trailing him and his $50,000 worth of jewels for four days. Held for investigation in the al- day he thought he was being followed. He was instructed to keep visiting customers as usual. And so he did—tagged by three strangers in a car who were in turn trailed by police and FBI men. "It was quite a procession leged theft are John Mazzeo, 42, j around lown ,. Fo ,. d said of Detroit, and William Berkowitz, 45, and Abraham Katz, 49, both of Miami, Fla. Detective Inspector William H. Ford said they are "known as jewel thieves across the country." Gentile had told the FBI Tues;- LITTLE L-iX Lot of people must think it's more fun going broke than not to go at all. The game ended Friday. Gentile placed his sample case of diamonds, pearls, watches and other jewelry in the trunk of his car while he had lunch in a restaurant. Ford said Berkowitz got out of a car nearby, walked to Gentile's, opened it with a key and drove away. Mazzeo and Katz, Ford said, followed in the car from which Berkowitz had alighted. Three blocks away, police halted Mazzeo ar.d Katz. Berkowitz, who Ford said apparently was observing through a rear view mirror, stopped Gentile's car about 200 feet ahead, threw away a key and took off on foot. Detective James Bannon covered Berkowitz, who ignored one warning to stop but halted when Red Chinese Hot Cold on Nikita Plans Likely to Exclude Formoso in Any 'Peace' Move By JOHN RODERICK TOKYO (AP) — Nikita Khrushchev neared the climax of his Red China visit today as his Chinese hosts waxed hot and cold over his proposals for easing the cold war. A few hours after the Soviet Premier's fourth meeting with 65- year-old Red Chinese leader Mao Tze-tung, the official Peoples Daily carried a lead editorial saying the Communist world "accorded warm response and support" to the communique the Soviet Premier jointly issued with President Eisenhower after his historic 13-day visit to the United States. That document stressed the renunciation of force in settling international quarrels. U.S. Move Unsuccessful The United States has sought without success to have Peiping say it will abandon force as a means of acquiring the island of Formosa, now ruled by Mao's arch enemy, Chiang Kai-shek. Should the Chinese Communists do so, it would be a significant move in improving their relations with Washington. Chinese premier Chou En-lai said soon after Khrushchev arrived in Peiping Wednesday he welcomed the communique. But Friday's Peoples Daily gave equal space to the reprint of an article by Foreign Minister Chen Yi which called on "all peoples in the world to wage a long and unrelenting fight against American imperialism." The article was written for the Soviet newspaper Izvestia in honor of Red China's 10th anniversary celebration Oct. 1. It gave little or no encouragement to hopes Peiping was prepared to soften its attitude toward the United States. The Chinese Reds are expected tc give Khrushchev general support in his campaign to remove the major points of friction be- Iween Moscow and Washington. They may even go so far as declare they, too, oppose the use of war in settling international disputes. Would Exclude Formosa But if they do so, they almost certainly would exclude Formosa rom such a commitment for they lave repeatedly described the is- and as an internal matter. This does not mean the two Communist leaders left Formosa out of their discussions. Mao could veil have suggested some new avenue of approach for Khrushchev to raise in his meeting with Eisenhower in Moscow next ipring. In official statements so far, D eiping has reiterated its deter- nination to "liberate" Formosa ut has avoided saying it would ase its military might to do so. Defense Minister Lin Piao said would be taken, "one way or mother." Pay Package for Tighter Control- Study Steel Industry Offer PITTSBURGH (AP) — David J. McDonald, president of the striking United Stcelworkcrs, today summoned the union's International executive board to a meeting here tomorrow. McDonald announced the meeting following a negotiating session with Industry representatives in an effort to end the 81-day-oId nationwide steel strike. He said: "We have called a meeting of the union's international exec- EDT mem- u live board for 2 p.m. tomorrow. The board bers will be given a situation report on current steel negotiations." By JOHN MOODY PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP)—Steel negotiators, meeting in an unusual Saturday session, explored an industry suggestion that an hourly pay package be given to striking Sleclworkcrs in exchange for tighter management control in the Wlls. The meeting, which was 20 min- utes late starting, lasted one hour! hotel to confer separately with and 20 minutes. A titjht news blackout was maintained, both sides declining to answer questions of newsmen. "We have adjourned to do some work and will assemble later this afternoon—on call." the negotiators said in a joint statement. Immediately afterward, the union negotiators—headed by United Steelworkers President David J. McDonald—went, into a 'separate huddle. R. Conrad Cooper, the chief industry negotiator, left a midtown Degrees to 22 Masons at Assembly About 150 council members am wives attended a smorgasbord a the Burke Motor Inn Friday nigh and about 150 were registered for Saturday events at the 57th annua assembly of the Grand Council of Royal and Seject Masters of Iowa in two-day session here. The Thrice Illustrious Masters Degree was conferred upon 22 re cipients in a ceremony at Masonic Hall Friday afternoon. Rev. Chapler Speaks An informal opening session in Masonic Hall Friday night, following the smorgasbord, was addressed by the Rev. Robert S. Chapler of Sioux City, past grand chaplain. Eugene E. Osborne of Cryptic Council No. 38, Carroll, 7 was master of ceremonies. Council members were welcomed by Mayor A. N. Neu of Carroll and Grand Master Edward A. Schneider of Dubuque. At 8:30 p.m. the Super Excellent Degree was conferred by the Eagle Grove lodge on a class of 11 in honor of Nicholas J. Caldwell and G. Arthur Minnich, past grand masters and members of the host council. A breakfast for 40 past grand masters, officers and guests was served at the Burke Motor Inn Saturday morning and a breakfas' for 15 grand masters' wives, looa committee chairmen and guests also was held at the Burke Motor Inn The assembly opened formally at Masonic Hall this morning. Separate luncheons for council members and women visitors were scheduled Saturday noon. Election Set Election and installation of officers will take place at the final session this afternoon in Masonic Hall. Concluding event of the assembly will be a dinner tonight in the Methodist Church, the hour of which has been moved up from 7 to 6:30 p.m. Presbyterian Clergymen Here Oct. 7,8 Twenty-five Presbyterian minis- ers are expected here Wednesday ml Thursday, October 7 and 8, for Synod of Iowa School of Evan- elism to be held at the Carroll J resbylerian Church. The Rev. Allan M. Peterson, new | linister of the Carroll church, will e the host pastor, and the Rev. rank Mease of Vail will be the hairman. Meals will be served by ic United Presbyterian Women of ic Carroll church. The two-day session will open 'ith registration at 11 a.m. Wed- esday and conclude with lunch hursday noon. The theme will be Our Mission in America". Addres- es by three speakers will be fol- owed by group discussions, con- luding with a panel discussion of ie subject "Relating Concept to ractice". Speakers and their topics will be T. James Martin, pastor of First resbyterian Church, Jack son, lieh., "Motivation in Evangelism"; the Rev. George Parkinson, pastor of First Presby t e r i a n Church, Canton, Ohio, "The Mission of the Church in Its Community"; and Dr. Andrew Newcomer Jr., area secretary for evangelism, Kansas City, Mo., "Interpreting Evangelism Is the Mission of the Church". The school at Carroll will follow a two-day session at Cedar Rapids Monday and Tuesday, October 5 and (i, in which the same three $300 Awarded in Court Action A $300 judgment was awarded Friday to Marvin Heide, Carroll, in a court action brought against Ray E. McCoy, Churdan. The ruling was handed down here Friday by Judge F. H. Cooney, Carroll, the clerk of court's office said. Judge Cooney ruled the defendant had been negligent in failing to keep a proper look out and in proceeding into an i n t e rsection against a red light, the findings stated. The suit was brought in connection with an automobile accident at the intersection of Grant Road and Highway 30 in Carroll on June 6, 1958. 900 Sign Petition- Neu to Give Decision on Candidacy Next Week P e titions containing approxi- ] swer immediately as to whether he mately 900 names of residents ol Carroll urging Mayor A. N. Neu to be a candidate for reelection were presented to the mayor lasl night by a citizens group interested in a continuation of the present city administration. Mayor Neu did not give an an Big Crowd Greets Nixon At Concord CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Vice President Richard M. Nixon said today the United States must use all its resources and people as fully as possible "if we are to meet the competition of other nations and other political systems." Khrushchev Challenge Nixon cited specifically the chal lenge which he said Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev "so blunt ly laid before the American people on his visit here." The vice president's remark; were prepared for a ground-break ing ceremony for the Hopkinton Everett dam and reservoir, financed by the federal government. Tha 30-million dollar project is the largest flood control system ever built in the East. "No nation in the world can afford the luxury of continual floods, and the United States is no exception," Nixon said. "We have the basic resources and know-how essential for the maintenance of an ever-expanding economy," Nixon said. "We can keep all our people busy producing wealth, enhancing the wel- are of all citizens and increasing ;he nation's strength. Must Stop Leaks "But to do this, we must stop up all the leaks—the waste which nature on the rampage inflicts on the country's resources." When Nixon arrived at Concord airport he was greeted by a crowd of 2,000. He waved to the crowd and ihook hands with several acquaintances before heading into ,own to meet Gov. Wesley Powell and other Republican leaders. Nixon returned to the state which gave him a shot-in-the-arm 'or vice president in 1956 and also Nixon See Page 7 OWA TRAFFIC DEATHS Jiy The Associated Press Oct. 3, 1959 486 Oct. 3, 1958 426 would become a candidate for reelection at Hie city election next month. His answer is expected the first of the week. The petitions were placed in circulation the middle of the week when it became evident that Mayor Neu was considering that he would become a candidate for reelection. Within two days some 900 voluntarily signed the petitions. "The undersigned citizens of Carroll respectfully urge you to be a candidate for the office of Mayor of the City of Carroll at the next election," the petition states. "Your record assures us of a sound and progressive administration of our municipal and public affairs. "It is essential that impartial and efficient administration of the government of our city be continued," the petition added. Following the presentations of the petitions, Mayor Neu said he appreciated the assurance contained in the petition but that he would not rftake any definite decision until the first of next week. Mayor and Mrs. Neu are in Iowa City today to see the Iowa-Northwestern football game, Mayor Neu being a graduate of Northwestern University. other industry spokesmen. Reliable sources in the industry say McDonald has been told he can have an annual eight-cent hourly pay package increase in a contract which contains language permitting management, more control over working schedules, seniority arrangements, and other working conditions. The reported eight-cent package apparently would be split up in welfare and pension benefits the first year of a two-year agreement and then be applied to a pay increase in the second year. The company suggestion, apparently not. submitted yet as a formal proposal, came during a new round of negotiations that opened in Pittsburgh Thursday after President Eisenhower rapped knuckles on both sides. He said he wanted to see some progress toward ending the 81-day-old dispute. Denounced Demand The Saturday session would make it appear that McDonald had not rejected the suggestion, and certainly had not accepted it. McDonald previously had denounced company demands for working rule changes as a union- busting move. The President's implied threat that he will invoke the Taft-Hartley Law and send the half million striking workers back to the mills for an 80-day cooling off period Steel See Page 7 Band Boosters to Launch Drive The Band Boosters of Carroll Public Schools will launch a membership drive Monday. Membership tickets will be reduced this year from $5 to $3, since there will no Military Ball. Each ticket will be good for two admissions to :he spring concert of the Carroll High School Band. Tickets were Deing distributed among workers n the drive Saturday to go on sale Monday. Mrs. Robert Merritt s chairman of the drive and Mrs. 1. B. Morrison, publicity chain- man. Moville Man, 42, Killed in a Collision MOVILLE (AP)—Lawrence C. <unze, 42, of Moville was killed Saturday in a traffic accident on Iowa Woman Charged With Poisoning Mate M \SON CITY (AP)—Mrs. Grace Deyo, 43, of Clear Lake, was free under $10,000 bond Saturday on a fugitive warrant in which she's charged in connection with the death of her husband. Mrs. Deyo is charged in Missouri with poisoning her husband, Kenneth, who died last July 28. She was charged in justice court here Friday with being a fugitive from justice and released under bond pending an extradition hearing set for Nov. 2. Also sought in connection with the death is Bill Schindler, 44, who lives near the farm where the Deyos lived near Almartha, Mo. Schindler remains at large. The Deyos farmed near Clear Lake for 16 years, but moved to the Missouri farm about four years ago. Two days after her- husband's death, Mrs. Deyo moved to her parents' home near Clear Lake with two daughters, aged 5 and 10. She and Schindler are accused of mixing poison with either food or vitamins taken by Deyo. Deyo at first was believed to have suffered a heart attack, but an autopsy showed death was caused jy poisoning. Girls 4-H Marks Enrollment- Month Enrollment month .is being observed by Carroll County girls' 4-H clubs through the month of October. Local clubs are inviting prospective members to their Octo- Highway 20 about half a mile I her meetings. Indications are that ast of Moville. Authorities said Kunze's car ran off the highway, then back onto he highway again, colliding head- 1 with a Soo-Lines bus. A passenger in the car, Donald •iawson, 21, Sioux City, was inured. There were no passengers on he bus, and the driver escaped njury. there will be many new members to take part in the year's program featuring home furnishings. Any girls who have reached their 10th birthday and have not been invited to join a club in their locality may contact the Carroll County extension office in the Farm Bun. u building at Can-oil. All girls between the ages of 10 and 21 are welcome. Bannon threatened to shoot. i speakers will participate. Kuemper Homecoming Coronation- Rosalie Tigges (seated) and Larry Brown (in royal robe) were crowned king and queen of the Kueinpur High School homecoming at an assembly in the school auditorium Friday afternoon. Officiating at the coronation were Leo FU/patrick, president of the Kuemper Parents Club, ami Airs. Hay Werahuont, vice president. Attendants left to right were Jane Reynolds, Mary Lou SiepUer, Florence Ferlic, Joan Leiw, Tom Sdiloisman, Daniel Muriin, Dennis Gate, and Dale Wetick. The kinu and iiutt'ii and their attendants rode* in convertibles in the lu>inri-i»iuing parade. (Paige & Paige Photo) (ANOTUER PICTURE, SIOKV; Page 4.)

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