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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 2, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edilad for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I N E W S P A P I R THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOMfo EDITION VOL LXII Associated and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 2 1955 ThU Paper Consists of Four One No 21 3 Scientists Given Nobel Prizes Second United Air Lines Crash in Month Brings Death to 44 People LONGMONT Colo MVA four engine United Air Lines plane re ported by some to have exploded in the air crashed and killed all 44 persons aboard Tuesday night on the windswept plains of north ern Colorado The crackup of the New York loSeattle DC6B was the second major disaster for the air line in this area within a month Two witnesses told of hearing an explosion before the craft struck in a field and another after it hit in nearfreezing weather Jake Heil said he and his fam ily thought it was going to hit the house on their farm He fixed the time at John McNcill night marshal at Soviets Offer Plan for AllGerman Council But Western Boc Rejects Molotovs Bid Free Elections Must Come First From Our Wire Senices West Wednesday rejected a loaded Soviet plan for Germany warning that German unity must come before any other move to end the cold war The three Western foreign min isters repeated their demand for free elections to unify Germany But Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov argued that his plan setting up an allGerman council from the two parliaments in East and West Germany was the only way to tackle the unity problem The Russian idea was this The council Avbuid be composed of members of both West and East German parliaments51 It would work on EastWest German economic and cultural ties financial trans portation and other such matters It also would reach agreement on the size of West and East German armed forces Ask Showdown The Soviet plan made no mention of allGerman elections The proposal came shortly after Secretary of State John Foster Dulles French Foreign Minister Antoine Pinay and British Foreign Secretary Harold MacMillan de cided to call for a swift showdown with Russia on the question of Ger man unity A high Western source said the Western ministers agreed to 1 Keep challenging Molotov to say yes or no on German unity Polite Attention 2 Listen politely to anything ad ditional he says on security and then hit back with renewed de mands for a statement on Ger many 3 Hefuse to comment on Russian security proposals or enter into any debate on security until Molotov lays his German cards on the table Tuesday the West slapped down an East German effort to slip into the conference through the back door with a plan for an allGer man allGerman gov ernment made up of Communist and Western leaders Molotovs proposal contained no surprises and in its form was re garded by Western quarters as cer tain to be rejected Western officials earlier said the British government is abandoning its plan for an EastWest German buffer zone at the urging of the government Field Safety Test Carried OutonBomB LAS VEGAS Nev UP The Atomic Energy Commissions first ield safety test Wednesday con irmed laboratory theories that an tomic device can not be triggered accidentally It took two announcements by he AEC to make it clear that a ligh explosive charge set off next o an atomic device failed to deto nate it The test involving minia ure atomic weapons was the first n a series to verify scientists heories that nuclear devices can lot be set off by impact of a blast or fire In its first statement the AEC said there was a detonation of a nuclear Less than an hour ater the AEC announced that a ligh explosive was fired in con nection with fissionable materials vhich did not go off The test on the Nevada proving ground 65 miles northwest of here vas neither seen or heard here troops civilian defense person nel or observers participated in he test supervised by scientists rom the Los Alamos atomic abora tones Per on Flying to Nicaragua Plans to Visit Friends ASUNCION Paraguy Utt Juan D Peron deposed president ol Argentina slipped aboard a plane at Asuncions airport at dawn Wed nesday for a sudden and unexpect ed visit with friends in Nicaragua the government press office an nounced Peron was accompanied by an other man His companion was noi his aide Maj Ignacio Cialceta who was the only member of the exPresidents entourage to accom pany him from Buenos Aires a month ago He was seen of f by severalPara guayan officials none of cabine rank Informed officials said the trip was arranged at Perons own urgent request Peron is flying aboard a DCS piloted by a Paraguayan air fore officer Highway Commission Doesnt Want a LOWER SPEED LIMIT AMES for lower speed limits on fourlane high ways on the outskirts of cities and towns failed to get an enthusiastic reception at an Iowa Highway Commission meeting Tuesday Marshalltown asked for limits of 25 to 35 miles an hour on parts of Highway 14 in the south part of the city Des Moines inquired about lower limits on Fleur Drive and East University Ave The limit on all the stretched involved now is 45 mph W O Price the commissions safety engineer said he isnt warm on either Chris Larsen commission member from Sioux City said one of the purposes of fourlane roads is to promote somewhat faster movement of traffic Larsen added that while he doesnt specifically object to lower limits in some areas such steps should never be taken without giving motorists sufficient advance warning by signs on highways approach ing municipalities Defense Presenting Case in Burkey Trial ANAMOSA defense was o n e g i n presenting its case Vednesday in the murder trial of Archie Burkey former Wyoming Iowa night marshal who is charged with fatally shooting his 2yearold son in October 1953 The state rested Tuesday after presenting 10 witneses and Dis trict Judge Floyd Philbrick then overruled three motions by Asst Defense Atty Francis Beckman of Dubuque Weather Mason City Clearing and much colder with a cold wave Wednes day night low 1218 Fair and continued 3034 cold Thursday high Iowa Clearing r much colder Wednesday with a colt Thursday fair and con tinued cold north and west por tions colder southeast portion Low Wednesday night 15 north west 25 southeast High Thurs day 30 north 38 south Minnesota Cloudy and cold Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 day Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum MRS WOODWARD Prowler Hot at Woodward Home Sunday MINEOLA WVA prowler has reenacted on a Long Island estate the two intrusions that Mrs William Woodward says had her upset and nervous on the night she shot her wealthy sportsman hus band to death Police took Paul W Wirths a Exam Sunday to Determine If Ike Can Leave Wants to Fly Home to Capital Nov 11 DENVER UP Medical con sultations this weekend will deter nine whether President Eisen lower can return to Washington ov 11 as he now plans Eisenhower was walking more each day having social callers al Fitzsimons Army Hospital using he telephone himself and other wise showing signs that he was on the recovery schedule estimated by iiis doctors weeks ago Go to Farm Next Sundays medical vecdict permitting thePresident is ex Nov spend the weekend at the White House to break the trip then ffoto his farm at Gettysburg in time to observe Mrs Eisenhow ers 60th birthday on Nov 14 He has returned to a daily hos pital room business schedule which Wednesday included talks with Sec retary of Labor James P Mitchell and Dillon Anderson special White House assistant for National Secur ity Council matters Eighth Member Mitchell is the eighth cabinet member to visit the President since his illness Still unscheduled bill likely were later visits from the two remaining cabinet officers who have not been at the Presidents bedside Secretary of Commerce Sinclair Weeks and Marion B Fol son secretary of health education and welfare On Nov 9 shortly before his de parture for the East he wilt re ceive here for a brief conference President Carlos Castillo Armas o Guatamala Wholesale Prices of Food Reach New Lows NEW YORK The Dun Bradstreet index of wholesale fooc prices fell this week to its lowes convicted burglar to the sprawling level sincebefore the Korean War Woodward home at dusk Tuesday They said he had admitted break ng into the garage and bathhouse of the estate on two occasions several days before the shooting Mrs Woodward had told police hat evidence of these breakins caused her and her husband to arm themselves with shotguns before going to bed early last Sunday morning An hour or so later the statement to police continued she fired at what she thought was the prowler on a return visit Instead she hit and killed her husband After questioning Wirths for hours Inspector Stuyvesant Pin ncll chief of Nassau County detec tives said he was convinced the 22yearold German refugee was not on the Woodward property at the time of the shooting Pin nell said Wirths at that time was raiding a golf course snack bar at a club While Nassau authorities con tinued their Mrs Woodward remained in Doctors Hospital in New York City She was taken there in what her doc tor called a state of deep shock and under sedatives for hysteria on the day of the shooting At the Dun Bradstree yardstick of wholesale food costs was lower than at any time since the week of June 20 1950 It wa down nearly 11 per cent from a year ago MEETING SET CEDAR RAPIDS UP meet ing between striking bus driver and the National City Lines oper ator of public transportation here has been set for Friday latteville six miles distant eported he saw two flares in the ir a sort of an big bright Chief Gilbert R Carrel of the Colorado Highway Patrol and oth r investigators said the accounts f an explosion were being necked None would venture a iossible explanation Unlike the UAL crash which illed 66 persons Oct 6 when a ilane smashed into Medicine Bow ieak near Laramie this ac ident happened over comparative y level country a few miles east f the Colorado Rockies The Medi ine Bow Peak crash was the vorst commercial air lines clisas er in United States history from he standpoint of lives lost Wreckage and bodies were strewn for a mile over a plowec ield and a pasture six miles easl of Longmont The scene is aboul 32 miles north of Denvers city imits and about 30 miles east o he Rocky Mountain National Park The Left Denver plane left Denver about and was 20 minutes bo und schedule United Air Lines reported A company official saic t was on course toward Cheyenne Wyo The dead included 39 passengers one an infant and five crew mem Ders Two of the passengers vere wo UAL stewardesses on vacation Barbara Cruse Ann Sco both of Denver The crew consisted of Capt L H Hall pilot First Officer D A White copilot S F Arthur pilot engineer and Peggy Peddicord and Jacqueline Hinds steward esses all of Seattle Arthur was flying in place of the regular flight engineer UAL flight engineers have been on strike against the company since Oct 23 A company spokes man said the strike was a protest against company demands that en gineers hired in the future be qual fied pilots The spokesman sait copilots have been used to fil most of the flight engineer posts on DC6 and DC7 flights since the strike began Chicago Stop The flight No 629 originated in New York at noon and made a stop at Chicago before it landed in Denver It was due to stop in Port land before completing the trip a Seattle The plane broke up and two sec tions tore holes four feet deep in the earth and burned The nose seven hundred feet catch fire but was badly smashed A pilots cap Jay overturned nea the wreckage A womans forearn dangled limply out of a pile of de bris A mans leg lay grotesquely under some bent metal Scalterec bodies were covered with tarpau lins by rescuers Among the victims were two ex ecutives of the Oldsmobile Division of General Motors James Strand 51 Lansing general sale manager in the Western United States and Carl F Deist 53 San Francisco regional manager of th Pacific Division Also aboard were Air and Mrs G G Lipke Pittsburgh Lipke 38 was sales manager of the Hagan a chemical combustion en gineering firm AP Wirephoto PARENTS OP MISSING Force Sgt Jerry Dam man second from aids his wife Marilyn down the steps of their home in East Meadow N after their sons disappearance was listed as a kidnaping At left is a friend of Dammans Sgt Loy Brown while Dammans former commanding officer Gen Robert Condon is at right IN NEW YORK Believed Kidnaped Myers Guilty of Murder DAVENPORT Myers 31 convicted of second degree murder in the fatal shooting of Delores Lund 25 Muscatine to be sentenced Nov 15 The jury of four women and eight men deliberated only an hour and 15 minutes Tuesday before reaching their verdict District Judge M L Sutton then set the date for sentencing Myers showed no emotion when the verdict was read His attor neys Bertram Mctcalf and Clay LeGrand said they had not de cided whether to appeal to the Iowa Supreme Court Mrs Lunds nude body was found last March 1 alongside Devils Gien Road near Betten dorf The state contended Myers shot her to death wtih a caliber re volver in his Bettendorf hotel voom the night before during an argument over money he owed SAME AP Wlropholo VIEW OF AIRLINER wreckage of the cabin of the United Air Lines DC6B which crashed Tuesday night lies in a beet field in northern sec tions of the craft were scattered over a wide area EAST MEADOW N Y Stephen Damman still missing after a painstaking search of this New York suburban community is now believed by police to have been kidnaped The housebyhouse ditchbyditch search over an area of 20 square miles was called off Tuesday night Several thousand volunteers including hundreds of the fathers Fellow airmen at nearby Mitchel Air Force Base had joined in the for the child who is just months short of 3yearsold The father Jerry Damman 2G Continental Air Command ser eant from Newton Iowa broad cast an appeal to the supposed kid naper My wife and I are beside our selves with worry and anxiety Well promise to forgive you if youll only bring him back to The boy disappeared Monday from in front of a supermarket where his mother Marilyn had eft him and a carriage holding his little sister Pamela 7 months The boy the baby and the car riage were gone when she returned rom her shopping The baby girl was soon found m her carriage behind the store How she got there remained a mystery It was apparent that the boy could not have pushed the car riage there himself since he would have had to buck traffic and go over rough ground A spokesman at the FBIoffice in New York City said it is keep ing tabs and watching whatde velops but as yet it isnot ac tively investigating the case Physics Award Is Shared Americans in Top Honors STOCKHOLM tfi The Nobel Prizes in Chemistry and Physics went to three Americans Wednes day Dr Vincent du Vigneaud of Cor nell Universitys medical college won the prize in The physics award went jointly to Dr VV E Lamb of Stanford University and Dr of Columbia Uni versity The physicists will split prize money of forMheir work in correcting an error made by a Briton who previously won the No bel Prize Their work was in con nection with atomic measure ments Dr Du Vigneaud will receive tha chemistry award for his work on two hormones that help in childbirth and keep a check on vital body organs like the kidney Historic Feat The 54yearold Chicagoborn bio chemist is the first scientist ever to take apart and put together a hormone produced by the pituitary His work onthe two sub and vasdpressin described by Nobel authorities here as a historic feat in bio Dr Du Vigneaud mentioned two weeks among those posf sibly in line for the Nobel Prize in Medicine but this went to a Swede Dr Hugo Theorell The prizes will be awarded by King Giistaf Adolf at cermonies here Dec 10 The correction that won the physics prize for the two Ameri cans is described by the Royal Academy of Medicine as a major advance toward learning what goes on inside the atom It enabled scientists to calculate cor rectly the properties of some of its component parts Did Not Agree Nuclear physicists round the world were shaken when the two Americans published papers in 1947 proving that the energy level calculations for hydrogen atoms made by the British Nobel Prize winner Dirac did not agree with experimental exidence Their results appeared likely at first to explode the foundation of the impressive theoretical struc ture of quantum mechanics by which scientists were seeking to explain the behavior of atoms and subatomic particles The two U S physicists had ar rived at identical conclusions by attacking the same problem from different angles with refined meas urement techniques The discoveries of the two prize winners dealt with the interchange between an electron and its sur rounding electromagnetic field Rapid Strides in Heart Treatment Seen Within Year CHICAGO Wi Within a yenr surgeons may be able to give vic tims of heart attacks new coron ary arteries or to unplug their own clogged ones a prominent heart surgeon said Wednesday Exactly this kind of replacement or unplugging has been done suc cessfully on dog hearts he an nounced Still needed is an improved test to pinpoint where the artery is clogged but that should come said Dr C Walton Lillehei University of Minnesota merlical school as felled Presi dent when ar teries feeding blood to the heart muscle become clogged with fatty material Part of the heart muscle is damaged or dies For the first time now there is hope that we can open up the heart to repair the artery or sub stitute another artery for Dr Lillehei in a prepared talk told the American College of G Hehling Davenport Store Burns at Rock Falls ROCK of undeter mined origin Wednesday noon gutted the interior of the Anderson Farm Service Store here The hardware store was former ly a lumber yard Most of the dam age was to tools equipment and electrical appliances A truck in the old lumber yard section of the building also was damaged The blaze was discovered shortly after Fred M Anderson owner of the store had locked up and gone home for dinner Passersby saw smoke coming from the roof of the building The volunteer fire departments of Plymouth and Nora Springs were called as Rock Falls has no de partment They responded with five trucks and 15 men and had the fire under control by Lewis Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison MUSCATINE Lewis 30yearold construction worker was sentenced Wednesday to an eightyear prison slaughter in the term for Saturday man night death here of Lillian Crowley 38 Muscatine Lewis was sentenced after he pleaded guilty to man jslaughter before District Judgt
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