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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 12, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ior the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE KEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 12 1957 This Paper Consists of Two One No SPEEDUP ORDER BEING FOLLOWED Hail Missiles Success FROM OUR W1RK SERVICES CAPE CANAVERAL formed sources reported Saturday that Fridays firing of an Air Force intermediate Thor missile exceeded all expectations by soaring nearly 2000 miles out over the Atlantic The sources said the big pencil ocean several hundred miles beyond the intended target 1500 miles away They said the the second successful firing of a Thor in six to see how far the missile could go As usual however the Air Force and Defense Department refused to comment on the suc shaped projectile dropped into theicess of the firing Witnesses who watched the launching from this topsecret test center said the firing apparently went off without a hitch They said the big projectile rose off the launching ramp with a tremendous roar Then it quickly picked up speed as it headed straight up and turned out over the Atlantic in a climbing arc The fiery trail disappeared from sight in about a minute One veteran missile watcher said the launching appeared to be one of the most successful at the big test center It followed a straight steady course without any wobbling he said The Thor an intermediate range missile is the counterpar of the Armys Jupiter which was testfired successfully s e v e r a months ago The Thors first sue cessfui launching took place Sept 20 Second Test Meanwhile apparently as a par of the Defense Departments edic of full speed ahead on the missil program a second missile roarei off Friday afternoon Witnesse said it looked like a Snark a sub sonic pilotless plane with a 500 mile range The Thor and the Jupiter hav emerged in recent tests as th most advanced rockets in th Rockets Debris Spotted But Sputnik Is Intact WASHINGTON IJP Sputniks raveling companion appeared to e breaking up Saturday but the Soviet satellite itself was sighted apparently on a safe and steady out third stage course The burned rocket that gave the satellite its final push and the nose cone in which it rode have also been orbiting around the world It was one or both of these that seemed to be falling apart Saturday lead ing a variety of sighting reports Dr J Alan Hynek of the Smith sonian Astrophysical Observatory at Cambridge said reports indi cate some of the objects in space U S arsenal The Jupiter isjare breaking up and we may ln mitn frt It n n vnrl O CfiA itil n r tl Q t H fT 111 nlmil A1 DOLPHIN QUEEN FINALISTS It would take a man of steel such as this based on a science fiction theme Left to right are Jean Riddlesberger Downers robot to resist these five freshman beau Grove 111 Karlene Moore Gibson Myr ties who are finalists for the title of Dol na Reynolds Clear Lake Peggy Jones phin Queen at State University of Iowa Palatine Wis and Sharron Mclntosh as part of homecoming festivities next Cedar Rapids weekend The Dolphin swim show is UN Force at Suez Area in the Red Maximum Minimum UNITED NATIONS N Y Secretary General Dag Hammar skjold reported Saturday that the U N Emergency Force UNEF in the Middle East is in the red because many nations have nol been paying their share He called it one of the key fac tors in maintaining military caln in the Middle East but cstimatec it would cost a total of million to keep going through next fall Unique Effort Hammarskjold described the force which was set up after last years Suez Canal fighting as a YEAR AGO and pioneering peace ef fort He said that only of the million requested by the General Assembly last year has been paid All this was in volun tary contributions Early this year the U N asked for another million Ham marskjold said it received only 530 Million Needed Hammarskjold estimated that UNEF will need a total of S30 million to meet its bills by the end of this year and million to take it through the start of next falls assembly ses sion A total of 32 nations have con trlbuted with about 33300000 from the United States and an other U S pledge of provided other nations match the amount The Soviet Union bloc countries have refused to contribute on th ground that the Assembly has no legal right to set up an emer gency force The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy with occasional light rain continuing Saturday night and Sunday Lit tle warmer Saturday night and Sunday low Saturday night 42 46 high Sunday mid 60s Iowa Mostly cloudy Saturday night Occasional light rain or drizzle south and west Warmer east Saturday night low 4050 Cloudy with a few showers and somewhat warmer Sunday Minnesota Cloudy and warmer showers GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation 52 44 46 trace 72 54 Sumner Girl 4 Dies of Injuries SUMNER Kimball 4 Sumner died at an Iowa City hospital Saturday of injuries suf fered in a carpedestrian accident Friday night Bremer County Sheriff Harley Ehlert said Ronald Sands 19 Tripoli who was taken into cus tody at Janesville has admitted driving the car which struck the girl Sands was attending a dance at Janesville Ehlert said Sands was taken into mayors court in Waverly and bound to the grand jury on charges of leaving the scene of an accident He was released on bond MORE MOTHBALL1NG WASHINGTON W The Navy Saturday announced plans to take another 22 ships out of active service by June 30 for reasons of economy The largest ship in volved is the heavy cruiser Al bany Thousands March in New Yorks Columbus Parade NEW YORK U5VThousands of marchers streamed up Fifth Ave nue Saturday for the annual Co umbus Day an era when the adventuresome spirit looks not to new continents but to new planets The Spirit of Columbus should guide us and inspire us in our explorations of outer space said Mayor Robert Wagner as he laid a wreath at the foot of a statue of the man who discovered Amer ica About 75000 persons bands military units veteran and civic in the pa rade Last Chance to See Fall Beauties of Decorah Vicinity Rain may interfere with North lowans last chance to see the fall beauties of the Switzerland of Iowa This weekend will be the final opportunity to see the trees in northeast Iowa in their fall colors reported L Dale Ahern Decorah editor Already Little Rocks Churches in Special Rites LITTLE ROCK Ark Churchmen who said we are simply trying to start on our knees appealed to God Saturday for a peaceful solution to the stalemated Little Rock Racial dispute Eightyfive churches in this area representing all faiths scheduled prayer meetings and invited all churches throughout the state and nation to take part Downtown merchants gave em ployes time off to attend serv ices Some will pause for a mo ment of silent prayer when the church bells ring out Fifteen to 20 of the participat ing churches are Negro congre gations Not Political The Rt Rev Robert R Brown Episcopal bishop of Arkansas said we are trying to empha size that this is nonpolitical and we are not taking any position of known to have soared 2600 miles over the Atlantic in a test ear lier this year Similar in Design The two projectiles are very similar in design The Thor has guiding fins while the Jupiter does not Both are powered by the same rocket plants The Air Force and the Army have been feuding over which one of the two missiles would be placed into mass production as this countrys intermediate range missile lowan Dies Another Rescued in Crash of Patrol Plane ADAK Aleutian Islands One lowan was killed and another rescued when a Navy patrol bomber crashed here Friday kill ing three crewmen The lowan killed in the crash was Lt jg Jack C Zenor son have a traveling junkpile ac companying the intact Sputnik The rocket was sighted first a am CST three minutes earlier than scheduled Sputnik much smaller and visible to th naked eye followed just about a minute later Both satellites were sighted b a half dozen observers on a crisp clear morning with temperature only a few degrees above freez ing Blurred Image AP Wircphoto BRANDO MARRIES INDIAN ACTRESS Actor Mar lon Brando 33 surprised the film world when he took as his bride Anna Kashfi 23 in a quiet ceremony at the Hollywood home of his aunt It was the first mar riage for both The couple had been friends for some time but had datedseriouslyonlya few months Miss Kashfi is a native of India Auto Industry Putting 58 Chips on Still Lower Longer Models BY MILES PEEBLES New York HeraldTribune News Service Another Disarm Try Set U S Offers New Plan UNITED NATIONS N Y The United States and 22 other nations called on the UN Fri lay to make another try at a dis armament agreement that would control such space travelers ag he Russian earth satellite The 23 nations presented a for mal resolution asking the United Nations to reconvene the dead locked fivenation subcommittee on disarmament as soon as feasible and give first consider ation to Western proposals There was no mention of In dian or Japanese suggestions for breaking the EastWest dead lock or any Soviet proposals The 23 nations made plain they were supporting in principle the Western proposals advanced in London last August and rejected by the Russians of Mr and Mrs Jackson C Ze nor Madrid Iowa Zenor was the navigator on the P2B7 Neptune bomber His wife lives at Ala meda Calif Five crewmen were pulled from icy northern Pacific waters bj Navy crash patrols shortly after the plane went down off this re mote naval station 1500 miles west of Anchorage One of those rescued was Mel vin C Peters Pella Iowa Two other crewmen are miss ng and a search continued for lem TO AIR GRIPES IOWA CITY at the tate University of Iowa had as urance Saturday that the City Council here will give full con ideration to their complaints bout new parking regulations on treets around the campus Prof Donald L Menzell direc lor of the Harvard observatory swung a camera in the directio of the fleeting rocket and caugh a blurred image on film Dr Armand Spitz coordinator of United States satellite observa tion for the Smithsonian Astro physical Observatory one of the few observers to see the satellite itself with the naked eye charac erized it as a white object Fred Berra of Boston one of he rnoonwatchers said the rocket hroiigh his telescope appeared to lave a bluewhite appearance as t streaked across the skies Paul Valle of Boston described it as yellowwhite Terrific Speed Prof Menzell said he was sur prised by the apparently terrific DETROIT The automotive industry is putting its chips on longer and lower cars for 1958 and the consensus is that the trend will continue at least through the next few years The 1958 models have reached an almost uniform lowness from four feet six inches to four feet eight inches high while length varies considerably This added length and reduction in heighth despite criticism from traffic officials and the fringes of the consumer market is not the will of Detroit It is rather a demonstrable fact that the public taste demands such cars Manufacturers who bucked this trend in 1957 found that the public just wouldnt buy Result is that those who had higher cars n 1957 have cut them down for 1958 Pontiac Division of General Motors Corp for instance has sliced as much as fourandone half inches from some of its models In length it is the same story Ford Motor Co reports that the onger of two similar 1957 mod els 207 inches far outsold the smaller which was 201 inches long Length and height do not tell the whole story Flash dash and gadgets play an allimportant part in making up the public mind the frosts of the last week are causing many of the trees to drop their leaves he said They still are worth the trip to see iKwever he assured the caller that nature We are simply try ing to start on our knees The meeting was called a few hours after some 700 people re sponded to an invitation from 24 Baptist ministers who take the position that the only solution is Cor the nine Negro children in Little Rock Central High to re turn to Horace Mann Negro High where they legally and morally belong Lives Endangered Spotlighted by television anc movie camera lights the Rev M L Moser Jr prayed for remova of federal troops who are sur rounding our city schools with out authority and endangerin the lives of our citizens The third week of integrate classes at Central ended Friday As they have since President Ei senhower ordered soldiers to Lit tie Rock to stamp out mob re sistance to a federal court de segregation order eight Negr students entered and left the prc viously allwhite school unde protection of the Armys 101s Airborne Division and federalize Arkansas National Guardsmen The ninth Negro student was i with influenza Light Showers Move Into Parts of Iowa Light rain moved into parts o speed of the rocket as it ap peared to the naked eye Observers noted that the rocket which propelled the satellite int space appeared to become brighter and then grew faint evi dently due to its changing position1 as it hurtled across the sky When the rocket was sideways to the observers it appeared as a star in the gray light of dawn IKE TO BE 67 WASHINGTON UP Presi dent Eisenhower has no particu lar plans for observance of his 67th birthday anniversary Mon day Survey Taken The industry has found para doxically that it is almost dan gerous to make the kind of cars the public says it wants Rather they make the kind of cars the public has shown that it will buy They tell this story out at Fore Motor Co swearing to its ver acity Not too long ago a survey wa taken Two questions were asked What kind of car do you wan to buy And what kind of ca does your neighbor want to buy The answer to the first mos often pictured a car that wa austerity itself small econom ical with a minimum of chrom the necessary acces nd only ories Answer to the second question however was just the opposite The neighbor wanted a long low boat with a lot of horses un der the hood and every gadget made Best Year Ford wisely produced the kind of car the neighbor wanted Result when the car was intro duced some years later Ford enjoyed its best year in history Styling experts are of the opin ion that the 1958 models are just about as low as they can get without sacrificing passenger comfort and road clearance Any further cutting down depends on future engineering developments and illusion Significant changes in trans mission systems would mean getting rid of the hump that runs through the middle of the car floor allowing six passengers to ride in comfort Another pros pect is development of a door which would be partially fitted into the roof of the car Cast Shadow But it was clear that the Soviet satellite now circling the earth had cast its shadow on the leng hy consultations that produced the resolution One of the main points called For a joint study of an inspec tion system designed to ensure that sending of objects through outer space will be exclusively for peaceful and scientific pur poses The United States has suggest ed the study of control of outer space objects be taken up im mediately without waiting for agreement on other phases of ini tial steps toward disarmament This was not mentioned in the resolution and there were indi cations some of the sponsoring nations were approaching this suggestion with caution Studies Continued Informed sources said Britain Canada and France were still studying the U 5 suggestion Those four nations and the Soviet Union make up the Disarmament subcommittee The 23nation resolution will be debated at length in the U Ns 82nation Political Committee which must approve before it can be passed on to the General As sembly In addition to control of outer space objects the resolution asked endorsement of suspen sion of nuclear tests with effec tive international control halting of production of fissionable ma terials for war purposes and re duction of already existing nu clear weapon stockpiles SHELL FOLLOW ROUTINE UNTIL HER DEATH State Affairs Claim Most of Queens Day EDITORS NOTE This is the last of six articles about Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip and their impending tour of the U S By BOB CONSIDINE Copy wright 1957 by Internation al News Service Queen Elizabeth II works at a big desk in a combination office Royal Couple on Way to Canada United States LONDON UP Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip flesv off into strong headwinds Saturday for a 10day visit to Canada and the United States Their American made DC7 roared into a chill misty morn ing for the night to Otta wa Waiting for her in the Cana dian capital were the common wealth nations top leaders and thousands of visitors who western Iowa late Friday and the jammed the city in chilly but and drawing room deep in a wingj of Buckingham Palace her sub jects seldom see There is a ton of paper work much of it de cided for her by cabinet and courtier in advance but still needing her perusal signature It will follow her in the bright red dispatch boxes of the foreign office during her trip to Canada and the U S as Head of the State and of the British Common wealth her handwriting must be Philip at 1 oclock and of late noted on countless papers and documents and she is expected to know what she is signing At home the Queens day be gins at Most days shes at her desk at 9 begins to see peo ple from all callings and corners of the Commonwealth and else where at She lunches with has been turning these into bus iness affairs Then back to work until 5 when she has somebody in for tea There is a session with the children at 8If theres no evening appointment she is said to like to kick off her shoes Weather Bureau said the western and southern sections of the state could look forward to occasional light rain or drizzle through the clear fall weather The Queen looked sleepyeyed as she boarded the plane turning briefly to face photographers SAME weekend Warmer temperatures from the flowerfestooned ramp will prevail however Prince Philip walked behind her Rainfall was light the hcavicstjbareheaded and smiling being 28 of an inch at Council As the big plane rumbled off Bluffs Other amounts were the runway the queen than 10 of an inch Mason City i looked out a window and wiggled had a trace her fingers to the small crowd read the papers or watch TV She retires about 11 She will follow this routine more or less until her death There is no retirement age for queens of England Philip has become her chief counselor and probably would be Regent until Prince Charles was of age if anything happened to Elizabeth II Around her also are Lord Scar brough the lord chamberlain Mary Duchess of Devonshire mistress of the robes Sir Mich ael Aclcanc private secretary Lady Alice Egerton lady in wait ing Richard Colville press sec retary Diana Littleton press ar rangements secretary Lt Col Martin Charteris assistant pri vate secretary the Earl of Lei cester Equerry Lord Plunket Equerry M a j Mark Milbank master of the household and Maj Sir Edward Ford assistant sec rotary Elizabeths family once called in the House of Commons our oldest nationalized industry must pay for everything plane tickets rail tickets groceries the help etc out of the moneys which conic to her and to them from what is called the Civil List There have been grumbling TWO QUEENS AND THEIR PRINCES grandmother and her prince consort Al Strongly rehiiniscent of olden times is bcvt whom she married in 1S40 three jfrom Linie to limc about the nish the photo right of Queen Elizabeth II years after becomingqueen at 18 Albert jcost of maintaining a royal fam and her prince consort Philip Duke of died in 1861 and Victoria lived until 1901 Edinburgh A smiliur pose al left is of to see the empire vise to its peak power Queen Victoria Elizabeths greatgreat ily and of palace advisers anrl people close to the Queen but traditionally these barbs   

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