Thursday, September 12, 1957

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 12, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPIRTHAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 12 1957 Thli Papef Consists oi Two One No 35 Deny Faubus Has Thrown in Sponge Adenauer Expected to Win Germans to Go to Polls Soys Rocket Fired Accidentally Goes 2000 Feet Into Space By GASTON COBLENTZ New York Herald BONN The people of West Germany will decide Sunday whether to stick to a clearcut prowestern course or whether to engage in a precarious gamble that could threaten the security of all of Western Europe This crucial decision will he taken in the third national elec tions to be held in the 50 million strong Bonn republic since its establishment with the help of the western allies eight years ago Bonds The signs are that the Ger mans will once more back the unwaveringly prowestern poli cies of the 81 yearold Chanc ell o r Konrad Adenauer and will reject the dangerous p i g inapoke being DES MOINES W Three youths accidently shot a rocket into space Wednesday night It swished upward 2000 feet and came down in a schoolyard There it embedded itself three feet into the ground Dale Cruikshank 18 RobertCurnutt 17 and Richard Welch 21 said they only intended a fuel test of their homemade missile but things went wrong The rocket tube was 5 feet long and IVz inches in diameter It was of steel pipe fastened to a length of utility pole with tnetal straps The youths filled the rocket twothirds full with zinc dust and sulphur The fuel then was ignited electrically just test ourfueT kuTTFbfoke loose from the steel straps and soared straight up Cruikshank said I sure was scared The rocket swooshed up Then it tumbled down end over end and buried itself in the yard of St Pius parochial school about 300 feet from the launching site in the Cruikshank back yard Ground was seared in a 10foot radius at the launching site The explosion was heard six blocks away Someone called the fire department of suburban Urbandale where the Cruikshanks live Spectators gathered by the hundreds Cruikshanks father Paul told his son no more experi ments But Dad well find a square mile somewhere for our said Dale That wont enough room his father said offered by opponents his As Once Wealthy Will Jams Held on Check Charge KANSAS CITY UP Edward L Doc Williams the cemetery plot tycoon was worth three million dollars back in 1953 Wednes day night he was arrested on a warrant charging him with feloni Hope to Avert Strike Phone Workers Plan Walkout NEW YORK spokesman for the Western Electric Co says he sees a strong possibility tha negotiations with telephone equip ment installers will lead to agree ment and avert a nationwide strike set for Monday In Washington Wednesday Jo seph A Beirne president of thej Communications W o r k e r s of America announced that 54000 CWA members would walk off their jobs at 6 am local time Monday in all states except Maine Vermont and New Hamp shire Break Seen In New York Wednesday night a spokesman for WE manufac turing arm of the Bell Telephone System said at the end of a ne gotiations session The union indicated a strong possibility of a break in the dead lock Thursday If this should happen the MAJORS A NURSEMAID Major a er has a soft spot for motherless babies He once cared for a bevy of homeless kittens Now hes serv ing as bodyguard baby sitter and playmate for two tiny squirrels presumably orphaned one of which is shown here They were found in the backyard of Majors mis tress Pamela Fry 12 Richmond Va U S Rejects China Offer on Newsmen WASHINGTON WThe United States Thursday turned down a Red Chinese proposal for a deal to change newsmen But it assured Red China it would consider applications for individual reporters from that country to come here Ambassador U Alexis John Reports Anger President Meeting Set on Saturday son at Switzerland told Chi nese Ambassador Wang Ping Nan that under US immigra tion law he was not able to consider entering into an ex change agreement which Wang jcrisis proposed Wangs action followed NEWPORT R I radio and television reports say ing White House aides feel Ar kansas Gov Orval Faubus has thrown in the sponge in the Little Rock school integration State Department announce ment of Aug 22 that number was later raised to 26 newspapers mag azines broadcasters and the like could send newslnen to Red China The first Peiping reaction was that whatever was done would have to be on a basis of reciprocity James C Hagerty White House press secretary said thePresi little as s i x months ago the outlook for an other Adenauer ADENAUER victory was much dimmer It looked as if the Germans might take a deci sion that would imperil the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and disrupt theclose bonds developed between West Germany and the United States since World War II ously issuing a worthless check for Williams attracted national attention in 1955 when he chartered a plane and married Marion Sutton a Minneapolis model in an airborn ceremony high over Northwood Iowa Last year after selling out Associated Cemetery Management with holdings in 15 states Williams launched another Inc the plush Silver Spur Club east of Lenexa Kan a Kan sas City suburb A son was born to Mrs Wil liams the same day Everything suddenly we n t wrong So far this year the Sil ver Spur closed and was put into The plain fact is that many receivership Williams and his West Germans who will probably vifp rpnn7fprl thfv chinl probably again for Chancellor Ade nauer this time would have pre ferred to vote for someone else there had been another top flight alternative A large number of Germans have hesitated for example to bring Dr Adenauer back into office for a third time at almost 82 years of age American voters might have had similar misgiv ings if President Eisenhower had been over 80 at the time of last years presidential elections In Power 8 Years Moreover Ur Adenauers par ty the Christian Democrats have held power for eight unin terrupted years Their handling of domestic policy has sometimes hecome highhanded and has created widespread resentment Many independent voters am even a good number of habitua Christian Democratic backers thought that a change at leas for four years would be good for the German de mocracy In addition Dr Adenauers German reunification policy has appeared to have run into a deadend street The mind of thi German public has been open t new proposals for freeing i million East Germans from So viet rule However Dr Adenauers chie opponents the leftofcenter Soci al Democrats and the Right Wing Free Democrats appear to have fumbled the chances which this situation offered to them The main threats to Dr Aden auer will be Erich Ollenhauer the pudgy 56yearold head of the Social Democrats and Rein hold Maier 67 Right Wing lead er Whittemore Area Woman Killed in Crash at Algona ALGONA Mrs Clarence El bert 45 of near Whittemore was fatally injured Thursday in a col lision which occurred in the fog at an intersection eight miles east of Algona j A pickup truck driven by Mrs Elberts husband was in collision with a car driven by Thomas Duffy 23 Whittemore Authori vife reported they were stuck up y three masked men who took 68 and a mink stole from heir home in Lenexa and Mrs Villiams sued for divorce Ive gone broke providing for her Williams declared They tried a reconciliation but hat went on the rocks Tuesday Villiams moved into bachelors quarters at a Kansas City hotel He was held in jail for two hours Wednesday night on the check charge before he was able o arrange the bond He tried his wife first I told him no she said Mason City Mostly cloudy with no important temperature change through Friday Chance of an occasional light shower late Thursday night High Fri day lower 70s Low Thursday night in the low 50s Considerable cloudiness SAME menus traffic death in pas 24 hours The Weather owa through Friday Widely scat tered showers and thunder storms southeast Thursday spokesman said we have every reason to believe that a settle ment can be reached well before Monday Beirne in setting a date for the strike expressed hope the con tract dispute could be settled he fore the deadline Beirne said that in event of a strike picketing of exchanges in major cities would keep aboui 146000 other telephone workers including operators from then jobs The union has been working without a contract since Aug 26 Install Equipment CWA workers make and install telephone office equipment A strike would have little immedi ate effect on local telephone serv ice in communities with dial sys tems except in event of equip m a n t breakdown A walkout Seek Injunction to Halt Nashville Interference NASHVILLE Tenn UP violence that included dent had ordered him to hit out at what Hagerty termed radio and television comment attrib uting such a view to Eisenhower aides In Little Rock Ark a sourca close to Faubus commented that the Governor is going to see the President to confer not capitu late Angry Words Hagerty spoke out angrily at a news conference at the Presi dents vacation headquarters after Eisenhower received word from Faubus fixing the time for their facetoface meeting here Faubus agreed to fly to Newport Saturday morning The Arkansas Governor pro posed such a conference Wednes Federal and city officials Thurs day worked on getting a federal court injunction to halt interfer ence with first grade integration in Nashville schools US District Attorney Fred El ledge Jr joined Mayor Ben West in seeking government aid in night Low Thursday night in the 50s Minnesota Cloudy and cool scattered showers GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Wednesday 69 Minimum Wednesday night 45 At 8 am Thursday 57 YEAR AGO Maximum 74 Minimum 45 Marcus Farmer Is Victim of Tractor DES MOINES Kiel aorn53Marcus was killed in a tractor accident near there Wed nesday afternoon the State Safe ty Department reported Thurs day The accident happened on a county road probably could cripple longdis tance phoning Beirne said management has offered wage increases averaging about 9 cents an hour He said the union wants an average boost of 11 cents The company has been demanding a three year contract while the CWA seeks a oneyear pact The union president said tele phone workers according to gov ernment wage statistics average an hour or 53 cents an hour below steel workers Iowa Cities Also Would Be Affected DES MOINES tfl Iowa cities are facing thy prospects of a tele phone strike if the Communica tions Workers of America CWA goes through with plans for a na tionwide walkout Monday The union scheduled to walk out in Iowa is CWA Local 7290 whifch has 420 Western Electric Co telephone equipment in stallers as members Donald J Hume DCS Moines chief steward of Local 7290 said that in the event of a strike the local plans to picket telephone of fices in all Iowa cities where cen tral telephone equipment is being installed for the Bell system anc independent companies He saic cities affected would include Des Moines Sioux City Davenport Cedar Rapids Dubuque Clinton Mason City Fort Dodge Iowa City Muscatine Storm Lake anc possibly other cities Plow Match Field Day Set at Hampton HAMPTON The 1957 Iowa Soil Conservation Field Day and Plowing Match wilibe held Sat urday at the Reuben Moore farm seven and onehalf miles north east of here The activities at the field day will get under way he bombing a previously all ivhite school which has been inte grated West also announced he will ask federal authoritiesto revoke egregation leader John Raspers bond in previous convictions for contempt in connection with in tegration disorders last year in Clinton Tenn Kasper was arrested and locked up in the city workhouse Wednes day after city Judge Andrew Doyle found him guilty on five counts concerning disorders that have kept Nashville in turmoil since Monday Officers at the workhouse re ported Kasper received several anonymous long distance calls Wednesday night but was not per mitted to answer them One caller inquired what it would cost at 9 am Miss Carol Coleman Olin will reign over the Field Day activi ties as the 1957 Iowa Queen of the Furrow Carol was chosen as the state queen at the commis sioners meeting last week in Ames Miss Coleman will be an hon red guest at the Plowmens Banquet to be held in the Han ell School gymnasium at oclock Friday evening lall editor of the Mason GlobeGazette will be guest speaker at the banquet Thirteen plowmen are expected o compete in each of the piow mg contests The level land plow men will try for honors at am and the contour plowing contest will get under way at l pm The 1957 state plowing champions will be named at 3 pm to complete the days ac tivities 3 Killed in Crash West of Iowa City IOWA CITY persons were fatally injured Thursdaj when a car carrying four girls to the State University of Iowa col jjlided with an Army Corps of En to free the 27yearold New Jer sey native police said Kasper selfstyled rabble rouser was fined on each1 of four misdemeanor charges in City Court These included va g r a n c y loitering disorderly conduct and offensive conduct Kasper announced he would ap peal the fines but was unable to post the necessary S450 appeal bond immediately and Judge An drew Doyle gave him day to do so Still pending is a state charge of inciting to riot and his S2500Q bond on this charge remains in effect If Kasper is unable to raise the fine or post the appeal bond he would have to spend 33V3 days in the workhouse to satisfy the city fine In either case when the city is through with him he will be turned over to state officials on the charge of inciting to riot There was a marked decrease in segregationist activity around the integrated Nashville schools Wednesday but school attend ance was down more than one half day suggesting he and Eisenhow er counsel together in an ef fort to smash the federalstate deadlock over the integration im passe in Little Rock Ark Hagerty said he and the Presi dent had been listening to some radio and television comment on the Faubus proposal Called Junk The press secretary said he and lisenhower had heaid White lOUSe aides being quoted on ra dio and television as saying Fau Report Traced NEW YORK Corre spondent Charles Von Fremd telecast the report that House aides believe Arkansas Gov Orval E Faubus has thrown in the sponge in tha Little Rock school integration crisis He said in a telecast Thursday he still stood by the report which aroused Whits House ire The injunction plan took place amid these developments on the integration scene bus was throwing in the sponge Hagerty went on to say they also had heard a great deal of other junk on the air He did mit identify and radio newscasts The indications were that the White House aides here car on US 6 west of Two of the dead were girls The other was Leo A Otten 53 Corps of Engineer employe from Davenport He was alone in the government car The dead girls were believed to be Linda Easley and Jean Lee Hartman both of Waterloo Miss Easley was believed to have Negro students horn Hagerty spoke had not threw stones at white people ybeen quoted by name automobiles A white o r ir Hagerty said there are only o i i two stopped allies vvun uie AP Wircphoto CYPRIOT LEADER GREETED Dennis Carayannis member of the Greek delegation to the U N bends to kiss the hand of Archbishop Makarios Greek Cypriot leader on the latters arrival in New York Thepre were hospital late is here to enlighten the American people on the tv inHoiarminari Cyprus question In background is Hugo Rogers New Stanley Reynolds manager of ilhe Mason City Bell office how jever said service in Mason City probably would not be affected by any strike At present there are no Western Electric workers employed here he explained and consequently no picket lines would be formed if the walkout materiaiizes Mon one due to tall corn ized in Algona with undetermined injuries York City official Flash Flood Sweeps Ankara Turkey Area ANKARA Turkey newspapers said Thursday 3000 persons died in a flash flood which swept through the crooked streets of Ankara Wednesday But the official death toll remained at 14 number of bodies res cue workers have recovered and reported to the government In some areas the flood wave reached 90 feet as water from cloudburts rushed down narrow valleys from barren treeless mountain slopes Rescue teams estimated that 500 to 1000 homes had been destroyed and more than 2000 flooded and warned her not to go to school Alexandria Va F e d e r a 1 Judge Albert V Bryan prepared to rule whether Negroes must be integrated immediately into pub lic schools in Washington suburbs of northern Virginia Charlotte NC Parents of a 15yearold Negro girl Dorothy driving the car carrying thejCounts decided to keep her home girls today fromva white school where Admitted to University was shoved around and hit tals were two girls identified objects Wednesday Her fa Jo Ann Collins 18 Waterloo andthcr tne Rev Herman Counts St Paul Minn and Mariiyn M saicl ne had not decided whether MORE LAYOFFS DES MOINES cuts in spending by the Defense De Meeker 17 Waterloo The accident occurred about 10 am and fog was not a factor tor The four girls had reservations for Currier Hall SUI dormitory All four were scheduled to enrol as freshmen They were due to take entrance classification tests Thursday afternoon and Friday Two Young Girls Killed in Crash OGDEN of Loretta Elsberry and Patricia Miller both 16 were killed Wednesday night when their car failed to make a turn at a T intersection on a gravel road three miles southwest of here Loretta was the daughter of resident at his vacation head quarters He named them as apt E P Aurand Eisenhow TS naval aide Wayne Hawks chief of White House records and himself I think all of you gentlemen tnow that none of us have made any such statements like that Hagerty said referring to the comment he said he had heard on the air We have deliberately re frained from making any such re marks and any such reports are completely untrue There i no oae on the White House staff in Newport talking that way and I think you gentlemen and ladies know it First Loss in Iowa Ahead of 56 Pace DES MOINES lfl State Fire Marshal Ed Herron said Thurs day that Iowas fire loss during the first seven months of this year ran more than a million partment will result in layoff ofiMrs Louise Eisbcrry of near day Reynolds said there wasjan additional 200 employes of thejBoonc Patricia was the daughter only a remote possibility Wes tern Electric workers might be brought in from elsewhere to picket the Bell offices Solar Aircraft Co plant here tlieiof the Gordon Millers Ogden firm has announced About 420 The Elsberry girl was reported were laid off two weeks ago Sodriving the car which belonged liar makes jet engine parts to her mother he would keep her in the school Ozark Ark Two Negro girls who registered in the white school at Ozark dropped out because of an incident involving a Negro boy who had tried to register The boy was hit by a book thrown by a white boy during the registra tion attempt C J Ryan New York Politician Kills Self NEW YORK Clendenin J dollars ahead of the same period Ryan 50 millionaire 1956He added there were and stormy figure in New Yorkimore than fires politics in recent years shot and1 killed himself Thursday at his Manhattan home Ryan was a grandson of the financier Thomas Fortune Ryan and inherited part of the finan ciers million estate Ryan took a keen interest in New Yorkj City politics beginning with thejet bomber crasher race for mayor of Fiorcllo crow Guardia in 1933 He went on to trying to land in murky serve in the LaGuardia atnearby Air tration in various capacities Force Base Md year as compared to last year Herron said the total cost of Iowa fives in the first seven months of 1957 wa S7J12515 as compared to last year 2 DIE IN CRASH WASHINGTON UP A B37 Thursday members