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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 12, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T HE MEWSPAPERTHATMAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LX1IJ Associated Press and Untel Prest Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 12 1957 Thli Consist oi Two No Protest British Interference in Oman One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO U800 WTAD Quiucy 930 WOI Ames 640 WSUT la CItj 910 pm Sunday pm Suuday 45 pm Thursday 15 pm Saturday What About a Trip to Russia A growing number of tourists including quite a few Ameri cans are visiting Russia these days When I was there earlier this year a representative of In tourist Russias official travel agency estimated that the 1956 total had been 125000 visitors from other countries and he ex pected an even larger number this year In the light of my own experi ence behind the Iron Curtain you may wonder what my counsel would be to Americans toying with the idea of visiting Russia It would be this If your aim is to inform your self on how the other half lives I strongly recommend that you proceed with your travel plans If however your goal is a period of pleasant restfulness I advise you to strike Russia from your list My own testimony with respect to my time in Russia must sound a bit inconsistent I can and do say that its the one place on my 40000 mile trip around the world A GREAT DAY AT THE RACES The auto races Saturday and Sunday again proved to be the best grandstand attraction at the North Iowa Fair A portion of the some 5200 spectators who jammed the premisesSaturday is shown above with even standing room at a premium The stock car races Saturday and big car events Sun day drew a total gate of almost 8000 TO J 79 Killed in Crash I profited most by visiting In the same breath however I must ad mit that Ive never been so glad to be out of a place hi my life Explanation Needed What Ive just said would seem to call for a little amplification a little explaining And thats just what I propose to do in this visit with you I begin by admitting that I suffered no physical discomforts whatever during my time in Rus sia even though it was in the middle of the winter mid January Ironically enough I c5me home to Iowa to colder weather than I experienced in Moscow or Leningrad the latter of Canada Airliner North Iowa JLair Called Successful QUEBEC CITY happyj postwar reunion with relatives in Britain turned into tragedy for a group of II veterans and their families Sunday when a chartered airliner crashed and apparently exploded in a desolate swamp killing all 79 persons aboard The disaster was the worst in Canadian aviation history and one of the worlds worst The Maritimes Central Airway DC4 chartered by the Imperial Division of the Canadian Legion dor The doomed airliners pilot gave 10 indication that it was in trou le Last radio contact was made ver Quebec City when its cap ain Norman Ramsay 34 of Montreal reported that every hing was normal and the weath er clear Previously the weather on thesame line of latitude with Toronto burst into flames on impact and dug a deep crater in the marshland Bodies of the 73 passengers and six crewmember were torn limb from limb inthe ensuing blast Identification vas expected to be almost impossible Last rites were conducted a the scene of the tragedy by Rev Alexandre DeBlois rector of the Parish of Ste Croix The passengers were Britis war veterans or members of thei families who had settled in Can rAII About our Alaska It was 12 above zero in Leningrad 19 below zero in Iowa Hotels most of them daring back to the days of the czars arent luxurious but they are rea sonably comfortable My suite in Moscow was almost big enough for public meetings An ancient grand paino went almost un noticed in one corner of the living room Plumbing is ancient and noisy but that same thing can be said of the plumbing in every other hotel I patronized except the IstanbulHilton in Turkey If Youre Hungry Enough The food is palatable espe cially if youre hungry And I was that most of the time After one trial run with native dishes such as borsch I found myself scan ning the menus for something familiar to me like beefsteak smothered in onions Natives take their drinking water out of faucets but I couldnt bring my self to do so It was mineral walowa Partly ter for me in each of the four cities we visited Lvov Kiev Moscow and Leningrad Transportation in my case was by air and by rail in Russia The air part of it was in twomotored planes copied from the DC3s which the United States supplied to Russia in large numbers dur ing World War II when we were allied against a common enemy Russias automobiles and trucks coming off the assembly lines to da after World War II They had bartered the plane to visit their ormer homes in King The 1957 North Iowa Fair ii nothing more than a pleasant memory for thousands of North AH that was left on the fair Driver Suffers Broken Neck in Sunday Races grounds Monday were the cleanion track BobWright 33 of Indianapolis the victim of a bad ac cident Sunday at the North Iowa Fair in the speedway type auto races He was taking his qualify ing time trial with no other cars ently jammed and he went into a spin just as he was coming into he turn The rear of his car hit he plank fence and then the car up crews Gone were the bustling crowds the midway and the Ice Varieties which played in Sunday nights finale Hans Henriksen fair secretary manager termed the weeklong He broke through the fence al the southeast turn of the track while taking his time trial anc Wright came out of the wreck with a broken neck He is hos pitalized in Mason City and par had reported scattered thunderexposition successful In realyzed from below the shoulders storms in the area leasing the attendance figures he His condition is serious Several persons saw the airsaid he felt there were more peo Wright also suffered cuts abou craft as it flew overhead They pie at the fair this year than the head and a broken collarbone The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and cooler through Tuesday with shower Monday night Low I Monday night 5762 High Tues day 7783 cloudy through Tuesday A few showers 50 cents postpaid thundershowers Continued said it was limping and maklast ing a horrible noise On impact According to Henriksen 92146 it exploded making a noise like persons passed through the fair an earthquake or thunder clap gipund gates during the seven Fragments of twisted metal and days He listed the daybyday at a water filled crater were all tendance as follows Monday that remained of the red white 8310 Tuesday 18107 Wednes and silver plane None of the day 10396 Thursday 11324 pieces more than two feet Friday 17710 Saturday long Rescuers waded through and Sunday 11288 mud up to their knees to recover Tuesday and Friday children baggage from the marsh which were admitted free at the fair is surrounded on all sides by he said which caused some dense woodland ficulty in figuring attendance Henriksen said fair officials del cided to compute attendance on the two days at three children to each adult paid admission Itwas on this basis that the Childrens Days attendance was determined For the home office and school to be greater than either Satur the GlobeGazette offers for thejdays or Sundays he said Winners of the three bicycles given away after the gates were thrown open free to all Sunday night were Robert Wiggins Route 3 Dan Chuick Mason City and E H Schlie Mason City August Frevert Rockford won the air conditioner The throttle on his auto appar 67200000 Employment in US Hits Record Level WASHINGTON US employment climbed to an alltime high of 67200000 last month the government reported Monday The Commerce and Labor de partments jointly announced a gain of 700000 from the previous record number of jobholders set in June They said the in crease reflected further hiring of young people in summer ac tivities 300000 Drop Unemployment dropped to three decline of 300 000 as summer jobseekers found work or stopped looking All nonfarm sectors of the economy except manufacturing showed increases in employ ment or held steady the gov ernment saidFactory job to tals fell a bit more than nor mally during the summer to in creases in employment or held steady the government said Factory job totals fell a bit more than normally during the summer to 16700000 Slight Rise There was a slight rise in the farm work force in contrast to its usual dip from the early summer peak The census put total nonagri cultural employment at 59400 000 This gain of half a million over the June figure indicated the further hiring of students Employment in trade re mained almost unchanged in contrast to its usual summer drop The continuing rise Action Is Initiated did a double flip with Wright still the seat On the first flip Wright apparently hit on his heac and the top of his crash helme was shattered The auto was bad ly wrecked Wright is a veteran ofbig car auto racing and had been with National Speedways circuit for 10 years under the management of Al Sweeney He was driving a new car and Sunday was only the fourth time he had been be hind the wheel in the new mount in competition in construction employment was limited in some areas by short ages resulting from thecement strike the report said The factory work week aver aged 399 hours 02 hours below July 1956 and 01 hours below the June level Nashuan Dies in Car Crash at Piainfield Webster College Dictionary 50c first time the new American chance of shower or thunderIwebsler Handy College Diction ary Size x illustrated 540 pages Large clear type au thoritative modern definitions and pronounciation This book worth it is only warm highs 8590 northeast to 9095 southwest FiveDay Iowa Temperatures through Saturday 25 degrees above normal Normal high 84 86 Normal low 5962 Warming in middle of week cooler Fri THIS The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau 1200 Eye St W Washington 5 D G I enclose fifty cents in coin 50c carefully wrapped in paper for a copy of the New American Web day or Saturdav Scattered showers will average l5th tojster Colle8e Dictionary 25th inch day are also copies of our cars of 15 years ago Russian pilots are I think rea sonably competent although Im glad I dont have to fly with them aft the time Fog means nothing to them Warming up the motors and testing the panel equipment at the end of a runway before takeoffs is regarded as an in excusable waste of time and pre cious petrol I remember being lifted off the Kiev airport in a fog so dense I could hardly see my hand before my face But somehow we managed to reach our destination Moscow Seatbelts Arent Used In the planes youll find no seatbelts If theres any pres snrization for comfort at high al titudes I wasnt aware of it A gauge at the front of the passen ger compartment keeps patrqns apprised ofthe altitude at a CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Minnesota Mostly fair cooler Name GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Sunday 88 Minimum Sunday night 63 At 8 am Monday 72 YEAR AGO Maximum 81 Minimum 60 Street I City iStatc Employment Office in Mason City to Move Next July DES MOINES Iowa Ex ecutive Council approved Monday a request of the Iowa Employ ment Security Commission for au thority to obtain new quarters at Mason City for its district office at an increase of a month in rental The new office location will be at 107109 South Delaware St The new fiveyear lease on ground floor quarters calls for a rental of per month Nashuan and two Army buddies were killed about 5 am Sunday when their car hit a bridge two miles east of Piainfield Dead are John H Swinton 24 Nashua Paul B by Arabs Believe US Arms Found FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CAIRO The Arab Leagua Council agreed Monday to request an urgent UN Security Council meeting on what it called British armed interference against Oman the tiny nation on the oilrich Persian Gulf Security Council action will be asked on grounds that British military intervention in Oman constitutes a threat to peace and security in the Middle East and violation of the provisions 6f in ternational law and the United Nations charter The Arab Leagues committee condemned British ac tion in the Oman battle area as flagrant aggression against Omans sovereignty indepen dence and territorial integrity Aggression Denied The British denied any aggres sion in the state of Oman and said it only answered a plea for aid by the Sultan in compliance vith its treaty obligations A Foreign Office spokesman in Condon said itis difficult to see low the Oman problem could ba referred to the Security Council or on what grounds It is a mat ter of internal jurisdiction of the Sultan of Muscat and Oman British headquarters at Bali meanwhile rushed samples of rebel grenades and land mines to London for identification butre fused comment onfrontline re ports that captured American made A pooled dispatch from New York Times correspondent Sara Brewer covering the frontline for the combined American press radioed that the grenades he saw appeared to be American style and that this strengthened belief Saudi Arabia was arming the rebels Receives US Aid Saudi Arabia which itself dis putes some of the Oman territory Carrahar 24 Geneva Ohio anc George M Crawford Jr 24 Flint Mich Theonly survivor of the crash was Richard Zuck Nashua 24 who escaped with minor injuries He was hospitalized at Charle City Swinton was driving on High way 188 when the accident oc curred He is survived by his parents Mr and Mrs Arthur Swinton Nashua three brothers Wendell Nashua Lee in the armed serv ices in Germanyand Glen Storm Lake a sister Ellen Nashua receives American aid Troops of the Sultan northwestward Monday from cap tured Nizwa in pursuit of rebel forces who surrendered their headquarters without a fight The stronghold of Nizwa some 80 miles inland from the capital of Muscat fell to British and Muscat troops who had broken the back of the resistance in a skirmish at Firq In Cairo Sheikh Mohammed El Harithy representative of the rebel Imam predicted continuous guerrilla warfare in the moun tains He said the war would con tinue despite the fall of Nizwa There was no trace at Nizwa of the rebel leader the Imam of Oman Galib Bin Ali His brother Talib believed to be the Imani and his grandparents Mr and Mrs Harry Swinton Nashua Funeral arrangements are in complete at the Chenoweth and Son Funeral Home GlobeGazette weather data upi to 8 am Sunday Maximum Minimum At 8 am 85 57 76 Baby Suffocates in Crib at Evansdale WATERLOO UP Rory McGee 3 months old suffo cated Sunday when he got tangled in his blanket in his crib Rory was the son of Mr and Mrs Ron aid McGee Evansdale Maii to Washington D C The quarters are located between Bills Camera Store and the Laundrite They will not be occupied until July 1 how ever The lease on the present quarters at 19 3rd next June 30 The NE expires IESC then will move into the completely modernized office quarters being leased from Kenet Pearce SAME US POPULATION WASHINGTON The na tions population totaled 171200 000 last July 1 the Census Bureau lestimaled Monday To Release First Batch of Oriental Flu Vaccine military leader also was missing No Charges Filed in Everly Mans Death on Okoboji SPIRIT LAKE UP No criminal charges will be filed against John Becker Omaha in WASHINGTON UP U S I connection with a boat accident Surgeon General Leroy E Burney on West Lake Okoboji Saturday HELPED FROM Wright of Indianapolis is helped from his wrecked racer after a serious crackup through the east fence of the track Sunday at the North Iowa Fair He was hospitalized with a broken neck and paralysis below the shoulders He also had a broken col larbone and cuts about the head said Monday 500000 shots of Asia tic flu vaccine will be made avail able to the public this week Patterson Woman is Victim of Accident DES MOINES Lilly Berg Clear Lake to Host Jaycee Board Meeting FAIRFIELD Iowa man 37 Patterson was fatally Junior Chamber of Commerce in which C R Murray Everly lost his life A coroners jury ruled Sunday He said a large amount of the j Murray died of a brain concussion first big batch released will beand other head injuries resulting shipped to the West Coast where j from the accident but that Bec the oriental virus first cropped uplker broke no criminal law in con in the United States after spread ing through the Far East Some also will be sent to the East Coast which also has reported outbreaks of the newtype flu Burney said the vaccinewill be released by the National Drug Co a Pennsylvania firm and will be made available to general injured Monday when the car inclosed a three day in other words which she was a passenger strucklboard meeting here Sunday with a bridge abutment on Highway 92lplans to hold the next affair in west of Martcnsdale Mrs Bergman was the wife of Bennie Bergman Patterson The car was driven by Dennis G iClear Lake in November The JCC chose Carroll as the site of its Feb 1958 quarterly meeting and Charles City as the Schultz 18 her son by a previous location for a banquet in October marriage He suffered only amito honor the Outstanding Young nor staip injury jlowa Farmer of the family doctors He said the National Drug vac cine has been proven safe in lab oratory tests at the National In stitute of Health an arm of the Public Health Service It is the only batch received from private drug firms for testing so far he said nection with the mishap Mrs Murray had said that she noticed Beckers power boat ap proaching and stood up waved and screamed but it kept coming Becker said he couldnt see Mur rays smaller craft because was cruising into the sun Mr and MrsMurray were both thrown from their boat by the crash and Mrs Murray was able to support her husband for a short time but he finally slipped her grasp Ah Arnolds Park rescue squad recovered Murrays body after about 45 minutes Mrs Murray was taken to a hospital suffering shock   

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