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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 17, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NIWSFAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH lOWANS NEIGHB 0 R S VOL LX1V Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wirei Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 17 1957 This Paper Consists of Two Ons No 7 Quick Action on MidEast Crisis Set Secrecy Gag Is Denied Order Given to Military FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The Defense Department denied Thursday it has ordered a secrecy gag on U S rocket and earth satel lite programs Army Navy and Air Force or ders issued Oct 9 told officers and men to steer clear of the con troversy stirred by Russias suc cessful launching of a satellite five days earlier The orders were released Wednesday by the House subcommittee on government in formation which plans public hearings on the matter A Defense Department spokes man said Thursday he interpreted the orders to mean military offi cials who werent informed on missile and satellite matters should not make public com ments Full Information The orders were intended to say in effect that unless you are an expert in the satellite field keep quiet he said He contended the nation has been given full information on technical aspects of the satellite by scientists and that President Eisenhower himself fully dis cussed military implications in a 700word statement last week This explanation did not jibe with dispatches from Barcelona Spain on an international scien tific meeting there during the past two weeks The United Press quoted some of t h e militarys top experts on satellites and space research at Barcelona as in 1896 saying their lips were sealed on orders from Washirigton 175th Trip The Air Force order directed commanders to see that all per sonnel refrain from making public comment pertaining t missile or satellite matters a this time since any comment are almost certain to be misin terpreted Meanwhile Moscow radio re ported that Sputnik has traveled about 4750000 miles in complet ing its 175th trip around thi earth Wednesday The spher has made several more trip since then Dr Arm and Spitz the Smith sonian observatory eordina tor of visual observations saic sightings show the rocket is run ning about 14 minutes ahead o the main satellite A Connecticut congressman who recently visited Moscov said the Russians told him the1 are planning to fire a secom satellite into outer space soon Rep Patterson RConn als said the Soviets are preparin to launch another 95 highalt tude rockets during the rest o the International Geophysica Year a worldwide scientific re search effort running throug the end of 1958 Macmiilon Plans to Fly to Washington LONDON Prime Ministe Macmillan will fly to Washingto next Tuesday A government an nouncement said he and Presi dent Eisenhower will discus world problems presumably in eluding the Middle East crisis The Weather Mason City Fair and cooler Thursday night low 3134 Fair and warmer Friday high 6063 Iowa Generally fair through Fri day Little cooler east Cooler with chance of scattered frost extreme northeast Thursday night low S540 northeast 40 45 west and south Warmer Fri day j Minnesota Fair and cooler j GlobeGazette weather data upj to 8 am Thursday Maximum 58 Minimum 37 At 8 am 41 YEAR AGO Maximum 77 Minimum 48 ALBERT CAMUS Albert Camus Wins Nobel Lit Prize S T 0 C K H O L M iff Albert Tamils a French moralist anc ne of the sharpest contemporary of totalitarianism of all inds Thursday won the 1957 Prize for Literature The 43yearold author of The lague and The Fall was cited or his important literary pro duction which with clearsighted earnestness illuminates the prob ems of the human conscience in our times Camus was the sec ond youngest author selected by he Royal Swedish Academy of Literature for the international prize British author Rudyard Cipling was 41 when he was tapped in 1907 Camus will receive more than 542000 the largest amount ever given a Nobel literature winner Size of the awards depends on Asian Strain Blamed Flu Spreads Over Iowa By THE ASSOCIATE PRESS State health officials were about convinced Thursday that Asian flu is primarily at theroot of the outbreaks that have spread over nearly all parts of Iowa More than 50 schools have been forced to close this week because of illness of pupils and teachers In many other schools attendance has been drastically limited Because of the time required to make laboratory tests doctors have been unable to pinpoint the exact cause of all of the many thousands of flu cases that de veloped But Dr Ralph Hereen directoi of the division of conmunicable diseases for the State Health De partment said that no new types of flu except the Asian kind have been known to invade Iowa Wide Range Doctors report that flu cases range from the mild kind to those lingering for several days Most of the Iowa victims have been school children in the teen age group and others of college or youngadult age Some of the colleges have ex perienced situations comparable to that at Iowa City where the flu outbreak at SUI climbed rap idly about two weeks ago but now has died down The Iowa State college clinic a he income from the fund estab lished by Alfred Nobel Swedish inventor of dynamite who died The French writer told report ers after learning of the award hat he hoped the prize money would enable him to spend the next few years on a big new educational novel Its theme he said is sim ply how to become a man DEMOS IN PARLEY KANSAS CITY Kan Demo cratic leaders from 13 Midwest states met Thursday to talk about campaign issues and sponsors of the powwow said Russias Sput nik civil rights oii imports and farm prices are sure to come up SAME Ames has been treating from 30 to 400 students daily this week At Cedar Falls the hospital a Iowa State Teachers College wa filled with students Wednesdaj and another isolation ward was jammed as 300 ciught the flu In addition three ISTC dormi tory nurses reported treating 20 cases in 48 hours up to noon Wednesday and nearly 100 pa tients were treated in the Law ther Hall emergency ward Hospital Filled Dr V D French director o the ISTC health service said the college hospital has been fille all week Drake Moines University of D e called off Saturda nights football game with Colo rado State and postponed Par ents Weekend activities sched uled for Friday and Saturday 15 to 20 per cent of the studen body had been ill but the gam canceled to avoid bringing larg numbers of persons together Davenport reported that the fli outbreak there apparently wa lessening in the city but spread ing in Scott County where a tota of 35 schools were closed QUEEN LEADS PROCESSION The auto bearincr Queen EHabeth Washing Ave from 12th Street on the way to the White House LmoLlkn me trcj nesi n AP Photofax as crowds line the curbs to see the Monarch and Prince lowans See Rocket Just Before Dawn By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Several lowans saw the Russian satellites rocket Thursday morn ing and if sky conditions are right it can be seen by lowans again sometime between am and am Friday Iowa State College scientists dent Eisenhower pointed out the citys historic sights IKE HEADS DELEGATION U N to Begin Hearing SyriaTurkey Dispute Aired UNITED NATIONS N Y The UN Assembly was expected to clear the way Thursday for quick action on the darkening Middle East crisis as the United States and Russia both threatened to move in if shooting started Russia and Syria in apparently oordinated moves demanded lat the General Assembly act to top an imminent Turkish attack n Syria The Russians charged le United States was sparking ic Turks The United States quickly greed to the call for a UN in estigation declaring it would clarify who it is that threatens peace in the area Emergency Basis The UNs powerful Steering Committee was expected to urge he Assembly to take up the Rus sianSyrian charges on an emer gency basis bypassing committee debate as it did last year on the Hungarian and Suez crises Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko in a letter to Assembly President Sir Leslie Munro of New Capital Greets Queen Philip WASHINGTON UP Queen Elizabeth II of England flew to Washington Thursday to receive from President Eisenhower in colorful ceremonies the official welcome of one great nation tothe visiting monarch of another Eisenhowers personal plane Columbine III bearing the Queen from a triumphant onedays visit to historic Williamsburg Va viewed the rocket Wednesday morning and again Thursday 1 j vjju tuaium morning Prof Percy Carr down at National Airport at am tVi o rr ci FVlP Cnl ach ranrT nnl tvi n r the orbiting shell of Sputniks thirdstage rocket was visible several minutes Thursday The splash and color and pomp of full military and official honors contrasted with the dull gray autumnal day But a light rain which had been falling earlier in the morning had stopped Photograph Mysteries of Sun HURON S D balloon carrying a camera on a platform was launched at am CST Thursday to photograph the mys teries of the sun Part 2 of Operation Strato scope began under ideal weath er conditions scientists re ported The 20foot high plastic balloo reached its 80000 foot ceilin about am Then a specia telescope camera went into action 4nui Lujuig u j A 11 i in tut jiiuiiuug llctU Stopped caiiitJi d Weil L JllLU a C LlOli At Boone Francis Welch saw it Washington the nation and the President receive other chiefs to grind out 8000 pictures of the at about am after his dog from time to t5me but there was something special about of the sun got him out of bed He saw it traveling from northwest to south east in the southern sky for about five seconds At Iowa City G M Ludwig Drake officials said only from Saw the object for three or four minutes Ludwig is the father of George Ludwig State University and the parents activities were of Iowa physicist who is active in connection with the U S satellite project At Albia Mr and Mrs Guy Moser saw the object at about am They said it seemed to be traveling slowly like a high flying plane critical time in the worlds history Eisenhower dressed in gray arrived at the airport in a limou sine two or three minutes before the Queens plane came into view The color guard snapped to present arms the band struck up ruffles and flourishes and Hail to the Chief echoed out across the airport Eisenhower still was greet ing others in the official weicoml ing party as the Columbine touched down on the runway from the north and rolled most of the length of the field Arrived on Schedule this one which brought facetoface the heads of the two great English speaking nations at speaking settlement in North America and the old Colonial capital of Williamsburg the Queen said The Royal Couple and the President and his delegation then Scientists followed the eastward progress of the giant balloon which was to parachute its cargo to earth in southwestern Minne sota to about 200 miles from the launching site Researchers hope to uncover new information about violent gas n en boarded their autos for the grand on the suns surface by 1 i Af on nr l lealand charged that the Turk sh general staff working with American advisers had m a d a plans for an attack on Syria im mediately after the Turkish elec ions Oct 27 Gromyko proposed that U N members raise a force to meet ny such attack and said Soviet orces would take part The Rus ian also endorsed the Syrian de mand for a UN commission to nvestigate the situation on the SyrianTurkish frontier and rec smmended that it be instructed o report within two weeks of its creation To Aid Turks In Washington Secretary of State Dulles told a news confer ence that any RussianSyrian at tack on Turkey would bring U S forces to the aid of the Turks Dulles warned that in such event Russian soil would not be priv ileged sanctuary safe from American retaliation as Chinese Communist territory had been in the Korean War From Ankara the Turkish gov ernment sent Syria a note re portedly rejecting earlier charges of aggressive plans and counter charging that the proSoviet Syr ian regime was raising a diver sionary furor to cover up the Russian parade to the White House Crowds which began forming three hours earlier were swollen by an outpouring of government workers just before the parade passed be these pictures At 80000 feet more than 90 per cent of the haze of the earths atmosphere is behind the balloon This per Leaders of the U N delega tions from the 11 Arab states went into conference after Syrian For is uemuu uiu uauoon inis per mils photographs much clearer gn Jlullster Salah Btar leveled than ever before taken J m letter to U N n Secretary General Dag Ham mar ine turnout appeared to lhe first fllSnt ln Informed sources said all considerably below expectations Stratoscope was Sept in delegation leaders pledged fo less than crowds which26 near Minneapolis Five perSUpport Syrias demand for the The less than crowds which turned out for some presi SUpport Syria cent of the pictures snapped Assembly debate dential inaugurations There was usable and SCentlsts surveymgj Support Syria Th mi Ki la scattering of polite rcsuUs said preliminary exVirtually all the Arab The columbme wheeled no suslained cheering from added imich to promised to rallv to Syrias id taxied to the ceremnnv arpM 6 num PRESIDENT WELCOMES QUEEN There are smiles all around as Queen Elizabeth poses with President Eisenhow AP Photofax tr ooax Washington At center is John Diefen backer Prime Minister of Canada who and taxied to the ceremony area The silvery fourengined air craft came to a stop exactly on the dot of the scheduled arrival am A portable stairway was wheeled up to the rear exit Wiley Buchanan US chief of protocol preceded the Queen down the steps Following Her Majesty at the customary two paces was her husband lanky handsome Prmce Philip I The Queen wore an afternoon dress of electric blue in heavy silk crepe Official Welcome Welcome to Washington anc the United States Your Maj esty Eisenhower said to Eliza beth with a little bow from the waist Then he took the Queen by the elbow and gently pivoted jher around for photographers Eisenhower gestured n the di rection of the cameramen and said to the Queen Thats the nearest thing we have to a dic tator in this country The party smiled and chatted together momentarily posed for pictures and then headed down the receiving line of American and foreign dignitaries H has been a moving cxpcri the crowd They drove up to the north portico of the While House at pm M r s Eisenhower wearing a green dress and black shoes came forward and greeted her houseguests with handshakes 11 t 1111 D J U LVJ i a 11 V LU O V 1 J ci meager knowledge about the if she is attacked Jordans King Hussein called in the Turk TOO BUSY jish American and British am HARTFORD Conn Wednesday cuscd of driving 14 vears hS that 1 rl nn a license Edward Golasieski exl jl plained I was just too busy get one any such attack wi an attack on all Arab states For 20 years Syrians have har bored a bitter grudge against Tur key The Syrian government still claims the Turkish Mediterranean port of Aiexandretta which Tur key has renamed Iskenderun The claim goes back 400 years when Aiexandretta and the sprawling area behind it called Fraternity Is Disciplined After Nebraska U Prank LINCOLN Neb Uni The coeds so the report goes versity of Nebraska fraternity reacted with swift if misdi tne Sanjak of Aiexandretta be Theta rhi has been strinned of rcctcd Justice They save the onged to greater Syria its social privileges because pledge a pummel For four centuries the Turks several members delivered a way thevr laundry bag to a sorority house There was a naked fraternity pledge inside T0 they had turned the matter over and trance nelSv h Wft to the InterFraternity Councl nebday but a school secrecy hd 1nivprdiv Ottoman Empire Defeated in World I their Middle East inpire was split between Britain covered the storys details much better apparently than the pledge was covered when squealing coeds opened the bag According to one report the hapless youth was seized by his future fraternity brothers stripped of his clothes tied up and put in the laundry bag which was then tied to the door The French got Syria and ceded University officials who rei Aiexandretta to Turkey in 1937 garded the prank as something jSince then the border has been less than amusing said it was not a part of Hell Week haz ing which takes place in a couple of months But they were INJURIES PROVE FATAL COUNCIL BLUFFS Mildred Bciknap Shcnandoah died Wednesday in a hospital here of like a running sore both sides scratching at it and keeping it from healmg i site of the first English of the sorority house reluctant to bare any more de tails Neither university nor frater nity officials would identify the students involved The eoeds werent talking either injuries she suffered Oct 7 in i jiwucar collision near Glermood
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