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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 11, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NE G H B O R S VOL LXIV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Braves Toasted by Fans Milwaukee Is Madhouse MILWAUKEE 0 The Braves brought the world championship of baseball home Thursday night I thought said one hero whom even five years in the home of the Braves had left un prepared to face 750000 roaring voices that you had to die in battle to gel this kind of a welcome But Valhalla was never like this Said homecoming chairman Ben Barkin I hate to think what would have happened if wed had a chance to really plan this cele bration Loop Clogged This is what happened Milwaukee which holds within its metropolitan area about a mil lion souls turned out most of them early Thursday night and kept them out late The down town to see a parade of the world champions after their to clog with humanity in midafternoon By the time the Braves air plane touched down at pm there were 250000 people in an area roughly two blocks wide and two miles long along Wisconsin Avenue Not a wheel turned in this area for hours Meanwhile at the airport 10 000 jammed the terminals piers decks and root and another 10000 swarmed out over the field When the door of the chartered airliner opened and Manager Fred Haney appeared what little in the way of formal ceremonies had been prepared were swamped along with the television crews and cameramen Huge Banners Unfurloft at the airport were the first of the banners which re peated the same message for miles Welcome back to Bushville This term of opprobriously by a Yankee spokesman when the big shots from the Bronx brushed off a polite civic reception of their ill starred visit to Milwaukee last week has been taken to the bosom of the burghers here and is flaunted on every side The parade itself was an llth hour ordeal for the Braves them selves but they were game Faced with 30 convertibles and 47degree temperatures spiced by an 8mileperhour wind off Lake Michigan the Braves took a look at the massed thousands stretch ing out for miles along the route Leave the tops down they said These people have waited five years for this Streets Closed Not a square foot of curbstone was unmanned along the sched uled parade route and as the caravan reached deeper into the city intersections swelled shut with the crowds As the safari approached within a mile of the downtown area there was barely a clear lane for the cars carrying the heroes Downtown Milwaukee was a madhouse Paper and confetti were ankle deep in the gutters About a thousand teen agers did war dances chanted anfl shouted football yells Young men jogged along the street carrying their girl friends piggyback A policeman tried to direct stalled traffic with a tomahawk Fans tore up signs along Wisconsin Ave They hugged and kissed each other Veteran second baseman Red Schoendicnst summed up the players reaction Ive seen a lot of baseball towns he said but this is it Aged Fairfax Man is Victim of Accident CEDAR RAPIDS Kilbcrger 80 Fairfax was in jured fatally Thursday in a head on car crash at the crest of a hill on a gravel road about 4 miles south of here The other driver Robert Eiilgam 43 Gien Haven Wis was hospitalized in fair condition with chest injuries and cuts WORRELL KIN DIES OTTUMWA Morrell Owtlnvaite 69 a greatgrandson of the founder of the John Mor rell and Co and for many years an officer and director of the firm will be buried in Topeka Kan Monday He died Thursday in Phoenix Ariz Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 11 1957 This Paper Consists of Two Ono Vow to Defend Turkey U S Answers Russ Threat WASHINGTON wi The United itates and Russia confronted each other menacingly over the Middle East Friday with each power warning the other against plunging the area into war Soviet Communist Party boss Nikita Khrushchev touched off the C0mmcnts regarded THE BASEBALL WAR IS OVER LETS REJOICE The downtown section of Milwaukees Wisconsin Ave several blocks in the jammed with rejoicingbaseball fans as theyawait the arrival of Braves players from the airport Milwaukee which AP Wircphoto now is the home of the world champions followingits World Series victory over the New York Yankees had not seen the likes of such a celebration since the end of World War II SATELLITE FINALLY SEEN OVER U S Brain Fixes Path of Sputnik FROM OUR WIRE CERVICES CAMBRIDGE Mass A ro bot moonwatcher Friday fixed precisely for the first time the orbit of the Russian satellites rocket An IBM mechanical brain working nightlong determined the orbit on the basis of photo graphs and visual observations of the rocket which trails the worldgridling satellite Dr J Allen Hynek of the Smith sonian Astrophysical Observatory said the orbit previously had been estimated by radio signals But this he said is the first orbit derived from actual photo and visual observation It is subject to change however as we do further checking on the data This means that were really getting places in our studies of the satellite On the basis of the computa tions Hynek said the period rocket the time it takes for th missile to circle the globe i 9603 minutes The third stag The mechanical brain is set up rocket traverses the globe almos at nearby Massachusetts Institute of Technology Barrage of Eggs Fired at Benson SIOUX FALLS S D retary of Agriculture Benson re stated his appeal for flexible sup ports for farm products Thursday after escaping a barrage of eggs aimed at him The eggs came as he was be ing introduced by South Dakota Gov Joe Foss at the state me chanical cornpicking contest on a nearby farm a prelude to Fri days national finals at the same scene Benson whose hat was splat tered by a thrown egg as it lay on the speakers platform did not mention the incident in his speech In later conversation he said noth ing like it ever had happened to him before and called it un American Admits Act Maynard Gudahl a state patrol man said Maynard Rankly 21 a farmerfranvVolga S D ad mitted he and four others had thrown the eggs We werent getting any atten tion Weve written him let ters and we figured this was one way of getting his attention the officer quoted Rankly as saying The egg throwers were not held but Foss said he had ordered agents of the state attorney gen eral to press for their prosecu Mason Cify Mostly cloudy through Saturday A little warmerLow Friday 3538 High Saturday mid 50s Iowa Partly cloudy Friday night warmer north and east low 35 north to 45 south Partly cloudy and warmer Saturday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Sat urday through next Wednesday Normal highs 63 north to 68 south Normal lows 40 north to 44 south Warming trend tion Sole Casualty The Weather through the weekend with only minor temperature changes re maindcr of period No rainfall of consequence is expected Minnesota Partly cloudy warm er GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum 50 Minimum 25 At 8 a m 35 YEAR AGO Maximum gl Minimum 44 exactly 15 times a day He said the minimum altitude was figured at 143 miles and th top altitude at 583 miles Scientists now will be able t predict accurately when the rocket will zoom over a given point on the globe Hynek said Previously the observations Sioux Falls Chamber of Com merce He was struck on the arm and about the iriees A titter ran through the crowd estimated by state police at about 7000 when the eggs were throvvn But the levity subsided as Benson started to speak There was only a smattering of applause when he finished Two Coal Miners KTITecf in Crash KNOXVILLE coal miners were killed Friday when a freight train plowed into the side of their jeep wagon The vic tims were Floyd Spaur 45 and James Smith 35 both of Bussey They were alone in the vehicle when a Minneapolis and St Louis freight train crashed into it in of Iowa overnmentasdirectpnameti by the U ly threatening Turkey The United States struck Lack Thursday night with a State Department declara tion that this country intends to stand by its obligations to Turkey under the North Atlantic Treaty and is also determined to car ry out its expressed policy of de fending the Middle East against international communism Strong Words Clearly warning that a clash in the Middle East might spread to engulf much of the world the U S statement asserted Mr Khrushchev is himself reported to have observed that it is dangerous in these times to as sume that hostilities once be gun will remain confined to a particular locality That truth should be prayerfully and con stantly contemplated by every re sponsible official of every coun HEADS E Mendon Mason City mayor is the new president of the League Mendon convention in Des Alpines will replace Marvin B Vedvig Fort Dodge mayor Among other of ficers elected was Dr C C Shierk Algona named to the board of trustees Cleared by Ike The American statement is un of the burned out third stage derstood to have been cleared with President Eisenhower and to have been checked with some at least of the other membersof the 5nation North Atlantic Al liance Exactly how serious the situa tion is was rot entirely clear here Much appeared to depend on the outcome of events in the Middle East itselfparticularly develop ments along the tense border be tween Turkey arid Syria If some kind of border incident w juini L tL lilUiLUjlH were limited to estimates which involving Turkey and Syria should get out of hand the situation could rapidly become worse Khrushchev has accused Secre tary of State Dulles of trying to had prove relatively accurate The New Haven Conn moon watch team which first spotted the rocket Thursday reported that it saw two objects streak ing through the sky Friday morning presumably Sputnik itself as well as the rocket Steady Signal Moscow Radio said Thursday night the artificial satellite is now being bombarded by micro meteorites but that it appeared no serious damage had resulted At the naval laboratory here a spokesman said the satellite came over as scheduled Thurs day night several hours after the Moscow broadcast about the meteorite bombardment The spokesman said the satellite was emitting a steady signal At Washington a spokesman said Friday the State Depart ment would not be surprised if Russia launched another satellite Breakins at Two Worth County Towns Probed Breakins at two North Iowa towns Thursday were being in vestigated by Sheriff Ansel J Conner of Worth County Leland Schott of the Joice Im plement Store discovered a small window on the west side of the store had been broken The thief or thieves had gone through the desk drawers and had taken be tween S6 and in change Noth ing was disturbed in the safe which had been left open Thieves gained entry at the No 1 Unions Records Studied Charge Made by McClellan WASHINGTON UttSen McClel 5an DArk says that Dave Beck enabled James R Hoffa to win election as president of the Team sters by dictating disregard of the unions constitution Hoffa 44yearold Detroit labor leader was elected by a 31 mar gin last week at the Teamsters convention Fla He will take office on Tuesday McClellan chairman of the spe cial Senate committee investigat ing racketeering in the labor management field said records of the conventions Credential Com mittee reveal some situations which are just plain scandalous The committee subpoenaed the records immediately after Hoffa3 election It is inquiring into charges that delegates had been handpicked to rig the election for Hoffa as alleged hi a court ac tion which sought unsuccessfully to block the election Claim Disputed Hoffa has been accused by Mc CleLlan and other Senate investi gators of misuse of union funds and underworld connections In Detroit Hoffa disputed Mc Clellans contention that the union constitution had been disregarded He said President Beck and the unions Executive Board were charged with interpretation of the constitution Beck gave his inter pretation Hoffa said and it was push Turkey to attack Syria of the station and Saxerud Lumber Yard in Joice through the drivein door in back and there they took in change leaving the checks and pennies At the Stensrud Service Station in Joice the lock on the door had been broken but nothing was taken In Fertile there were breakins at the lumber yard where noth ing was taken at the Cozy Nook Cafe where in change was missing at the CoOp Service Station where S15 was taken and at the implement store in back the Elthon r j i aiiu 111C ILt 1 which has come under the controlStore Nothing was taken of proSoviet army officers I either of the latter two places at Flagler a small community four Annette Dionne Becomes First of Quints to Marry MONTREAL Dionne Friday became the first of the famed Dionne quintuplets to wed She was married to Germain Allard in a simple intimate cere mony amid the splendors of r million dollar Roman Catholic any mec T Church Notre Dame de la Prp EEfab tion Salette in downtown Montreal S H I Parker declined to elaborate on this com Only the parents of the bride and bridegroom and a few invited grief slriclcen in 1954 when their miles east of here The engine nyone who would throw eggsjPlshed the jeep about 1000 sister Emilic died during an epi soon throw a rock or j down the track The two victims lePtic seizure at Ste Agalhe Que knife the Governor said jjwcre pinned inside i every group there is a small mi driving a jeep owned by the com nontv of odd balls pany Coroner Clyde Williams boie casually of the barrage isaid Spaur apparently was driv was President Ray Quinn of the ing ment other than to say in sponse to questions that his meat ins siarp r not hypothetical vited to the wedding and recep tion Annette is 23 and her husband a finance company agent is 24 The marriage is a second sep aration for the quints They were Communists Finally Give Up Control of Tiny San Marino SAN MARINO UVSan Marinos Communist government surrend ered its power to a rival anti Communist regime Friday end ing 12 years of Red rule over this tiny republic The Communist leadership an nounced capitulation in a procla mation read in San Marinos vil lage square Thc proclamation said the Communist government had decided to give up its use ess resistance as a sacrifice to They formed a provisional gov recognized by the United the start the upheaval Up to now this government has maintained headquarters in an abandoned factory in one corner of the 38squarcmile nation com fortably close to thc Italian bor der and Italian troops and police Italy also recognized the provi sional regime The Communists controlled thc Set Scott Co Fire DAVENPORT 13year old Davenport boy Friday ad milled setting fire to a barn oni the GHS Ritter farm east of Bef tcndorf Sept 7 Sheriff C H Wild man said the boy who was turned over to juvenile authori ties may have had an older ac complice which could lead to a solution of a wave of farm fires that has plagued Scott County This suggested that it might have some basis in solid information There have been reports from Moscow since the first satellite launching a week ago that the Soj yiet Union would put another up in the not too distant future DIES IN CHAIR MONTGOMERY Ala UP Mrs Rhonda Bell Martin 51 who confessed feeding lethal doses of arsenic to six members of her family died Friday in thc olec at Alabamas Kilhv then approved by the Executive Board and later by the full con vention How far do we have to go he asked Earlier he had told a welcom ing crowd at the Detroit airport We will be faced next year with the roughestand toughest labor legislation in history After the committee subpoenaed the con vention records union officials reported the documents had been thrown out by a hotel maid who subsequently died Many were salvaged however and Joseph Konowe secretary of the conven tion Credentials Committee de livered to thc Senate group what he called substantially all of the records Called Incomplete McClellan said in a statement Thursday that the records turned over to the committee are so in complete as to be almost useless He also said that preliminary ex amination of the records that were furnished revealed a shocking situation We have found he said sev eral instances where Dave Beck the international president in structed the Credentials Commit tee to disregard the Teamsters constitution Without this dictatorial action on the part of Mr Beck Mr Hof fa the candidate of his choosing oud not have been elected rresTutn1 of the Teamsters Adair Boy 5 Struck by Auto is Killed ADAIR 5yearold boy t returning to school during the moon hour after eating lunch at home was fatally injured in a i traffic accident here Thursday Gehrtz son of Mr and Mrs Elbe Gehrtz of Adair died in a hospital at Atlantic Officers said that Dennis and Monte Lorcnzcn a studcnl at i Adair High School who was driv ling his car both had stopped at Ihc flashing signal at the Highway 6 crossing They said young Lor cnzcn Sold them he and Dennis the we arc of the state remainder of thc country but it A coalition government headed has been blockaded by Italy for n ban Marino Christian Demotwo weeks and this generally dais is expected to take over forced the Reds to their knees I ELIZABETH BECOMES A QUEEN LATEST PORTRAIT This is the latest official porbolh Carted up at the same time trait of Queen Elizabeth II of Britain taken on the he was unable to avoid eve of her departure to Canada and the United States Ithe child Coronation Was Brilliant Affair r T H was secn all Rome to the time of the Phariphant Ther in a Seriet Of arililac nimr Unctnwn TU TT t nuni parade through rain drenched London streets The Queens a trouper Victoria other in a series of articles over Western Europe Thc U Stoahs about Queen Elizabeth and networks spent fortunes to Like Doll in Tranra JTt sx a anSSfe sffiffiE like anjfive pound crown of St hdward If her greatgreatgranddaughter lo tlcn hcr head through part of il feels the same wav she has man a we looked down on the her great robes trailing her aged to conceal il vcrv well She hJnn M Sncvvhcrcvnr she touched down She ha taken up the curious business been on the sci for thc bciterpraycd and was prayed over andof being queen with a part of three hours mon SAME DA i Black mrans iraffic death in pasl 24 hours lory By BOB CONSIDJNE Copywright 1957 International News Service Queen Elizabeth II was crowned m Westminister Abbcv thinly solilC1 brfasls anointed by thcfcoling of dedication and VomT nn o 1Q3 if w C11ini unlike anviArchbishop of CanUrburv iimcs uUl on June 2 19a3 It was the rite It was unreal a lech Bui she was Vivo A Great lanl modiovalisirlish Brin at the end o thVor Philip has hern Sal hot lo Thiough the medium ofjtngland to the glory that as she headed for a triumhci in job I e
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