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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 26, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the 3N CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER T H A T MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS N I G H B O ft Soviets to Unveil Secret Weapons By B J CUTLER New York HeraldTribun News Service MOSCOW The Soviet Union will put on public display on Nov 7 armed forces reequipped for atomic and missile warfare This conclusion is inescapable to anyone who has watched the nightly street rehearsal of troops with deadly new weapons which will rumble through Red Square to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution The Nov 7 parade is tradition ally a display of Communist mili tary power This time it promises to be such a show of force that it cannot be regarded as anything but a supplement to the Kremlins foreign policy Tough Policy Since Russia claimed two months ago that it had tested an intercontinental ballistic missile and then partly confirmed this claim by rocketing a satellite into space its policy toward the West has been tough and confident Stripped of diplomatic and propaganda euphemism the Kremlin in effect has been tell ing the free world We are now in a position of military superiority and the only reasonable course for you is to accept peace on our terms It had been expected that Rus sia would soon back up its con fident talk by demonstrating part of its missile arsenal in an at tempt to affect public opinion here and abroad This is appar ently just what is planned for Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wlrei Seven Cents CoPy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 26 1957 This Paper Consists of Two No If SURPRISE MOVE BY KREMLIN elieve Zhuk As Armv Chi Nov 7 The most interesting of the new equipment seen on the streets in recent nights is a large tanklike vehicle mounting a huge weapon covered by a canvas tarpaulin which will not be stripped off be fore the parade Tactical Missile Most persons who have seen the vehicle believe its coverec weapon is a tactical missile thinks it might be very heavy gun In either case the vehicle is regarded as cap able of striking atomic blows on the battlefield Also to be shown is a 40foot long trailer also shrouded by canvas and pulled by a truck This is regarded as the carrier for a guided missile probably a ground to air anti aircraft weapon Another trailer 70feet long and pulled by a full track ve hicle is expected to carry a mis sile with a range of hundreds of miles or possibly a 1500mile intermediate range ballistic mis sile No trailer has been seen long or heavy enough to mount Rus sias continentspanning super longrange missiie This gigan tic and topsecret weapon is not likely to appear in the parade New Emphasis The vehicles in rehearsal make it clear that the emphasis will be on missiles this year In no previous parade did the Russians show such weapons with the ex ception of shortrange battlefield rockets of the type they used widely in World War II In recent years no tanks have been seen in Red Square At least 50 T54 medium tanks are now rehearsing They have never been shown in Moscow although having been in Budapest last year they are not unknown to the West Twentyfive new heavy tanks even longer and heavier than the formidable Stalin tanks are to make their debut These will be followed by tanklike amphibious assault vehicles mounting a heavy machine gun and designed for river crossing Change in Plans Another amphibious vehicle mounts a large tactical rocket There will also be an assortment of improved fulltrack carriers for conventional rockets which used to be mounted on ordinary trucks This massive display of new equipment is in contrast to pre vious displays when only one or two new pieces of equipment would be displayed The change in policy appeared to be a state ment that the missile age is here and Russia feels ready for it There have been no reliable re ports of completely new military aircraft practicing flyovers for Nov 7 MESERVEY DERAILMENT A caboose left and freight cars are tipped off the railroad grade northeast ot Meseivey where they jumped the track The derailed Abel Is Guilty of Spying NEW YORK UPI Russian Col Rudolf I Abel was convicted of stealing American military and atomic secrets for Moscow The maximum sentence is death The scrawny 55yearold mas ter spy is the first foreign na tional ever to stand trial for his life in a civilian American court room He also is the highest ranking Soviet agent ever brought to book here As he has throughout his trial in Brooklyn US District Court Abel seemed only mildly inter ested in the verdict returned by the jury of nine men and three women They deliberated three hours and 35 minutes Air of Relief Later as he left the court Abel puffed out his cheeks and ex haled in a gesture that seemed one of relief at the end of the trial Judge Mortimer Bvers who now holds Abels life in his hands scheduled sentencing for Nov 15 Defense Attorney James B Donovan appointed by the court to repr e s e n Abel after Russian ernment go v failed said he withhold to make any move in his de fense would a decision whether to ap peal Donovan said he felt he has plenty of grounds for ap ABEL peal But he added he is hopeful that instead of punishing Abei Byers will decide to send him back to Russia Abel married and the father of a married daughter gave up his family in devotion to his cause A veteran espionage agent for the Kremlin he slipped into this country illegally from Canadain 1948 Posed as Artist For the next nine years Abel posed as a nondescript Brooklyn artist eventually opening a stu dio across the street from the Two Receive Minor Injuries When Freight Jumps Track at Meservey last three cars and the caboose of a Chica go Great Western freight train Friday night jumped the track a mile east and a half mile north of Meservey Two crewmen who suffered minor injuries were tak en to the Belmond Community Hospital for examination Crews were at work through out the night to restore about 800 feet of torn up rail and clear away wreckage Traffic on the railroad line was tied up follow ing the accident which occurred about 8 ixm The injured men both of Clar ion were Harold Turk brake man and Chet Johnson conduc tor who had been riding in the caboose of the 51car train The train was on its way to Hayfield Minn The cars at the rear of the train began climbing off the track about 100 feet west of a country road crossing The freight cars were rolled on their sides off the grade on the north side of the tracks just east of the crossing The front of the caboose also went off the grade but the ca boose was only partially tilted to its side A report Saturday was that the accident was believed to have been caused by the buckling of a car Trainmen immediately after the accident said that it definite ly was not caused by the rails or trackage An investigation of the T Ike May Fly to Europe for Parley WASHINGTON w President Eisenhower gave notice Friday he might fly to Europe to help rally free nations into a gen uine partnership needed to pro ect their peoples better from Russias threats The White House disclosed this prospect in a final communique summing up Eisenhowers three days of talks with Britains Prime Minister Masmillan on moves to meet Russias stepped up militaryscientific challenge Special Meeting The 1500word windup state ment calls for a meeting of spe cial character by representa tives of the 15 North Atlantic Treaty nations in midDecember The Eisenhower Macmillan declaration of common pur pose touched in general terms gave no hint how the leaders pro posed to deal with Russias threats in the Middle East Expected Dip in Business Activity May Cut Cost of Living Hike Unemployment HOT SPRINGS Va W Secretary of Commerce Weeks has been advised that an expected dip in business activity earlv next Cars was to be madc to determine pfoayrmSentUld but may increase Concurring in this forecast of his Business Advisory Council Weeks told reporters Friday the nation now is going through a pause for breath a healthy thing for the econom It probably will not cut production more than 1 per cent from the current alltime peak Weeks said But by reducing tax collections it may dim prospects for tax relief next year he said The advisory council whose membership includes the heads of more than 100 of the countrys largest corporations predicted the business dip will be far less severe than the minor postKorea recession of 19531954 It will end some time in 1958 but probably not before midyear Weeks was told The appraisal was presented behind closed doors at the au tumn meeting of the council at J IT Ottumwa Mother of 3 Dies in Crash OTTtJMWA W Mrs Harold Dodson Ottumwa 20 year old mother of three children was killed Friday in a twocar colli sion here A car driven by Mrs Dodson and one driven by Dixie Clark 34 Ottumwa collided at a south Ottumwa intersection Police filed a charge of ignoring a stop sign against Mrs Clark MARKETS STRUCK KANSAS CITY wiKansas City fad jhousewives faced the prospect of to buy groceries Saturday or else doing without Union meat cutters and butchers went on strike Friday and picketed 32 tended by the chairman of Presi dent Eisenhowers Council of Ec onomic advisors and by other government officials The councils forecast was r given lo newsmen after the meet3 in Iine for lonS nours ing by BAG Chairman Eugene Holman board chairman of Standard Oil Co New and by the head of BACs Econ omic Policy Committee T V supermarkets Hauser board chairman of Sears Roebuck Co The tight money policy is causing some cancellations andj postponements of capital expendi tures and restraint on inventories and consumer credit Most council members do not believe the decline in the rate of j output of goods and services will be more than four or five billion dollars at its lowest point from a rate now estimated behven 440 Both loaded and empty cars were being pulled by the rain engine Crewmen said heavy building materials asphalt and plaster board were in the de railed cars Officers from the Wright and Cerro Gordo County sheriffs of fices and the Iowa Highway Pa trol came to the scene The peace officers were helping with traffic on the road Wright County officers brought that countys emergency truck Spot lights on the vehicle were used to provide light for railroad men working at the accident scene A railroad official who arrived at the scene after news photogra phers asked that no pictures of the wreckage be taken and said that none should have been taken without railroad permission A newscamera was set up on the se Main Points These main points were forth 1 Eisenhower will ask Con gress to change the 1946 Atomic Energy Act in order to permi more secret information to be swapped with British scientists and those of other friendly na tions 2 Russias threats directed against Turkey give solemn significance to AmericanBritish NATO treaty pledges to help this NATO ally repel any aggression 3 As long as Russia Western terms for disarmament the defense forces of Allied coun tries must be reinforced with the deterrent and retaliatory power of nuclear weapons This was believed to be a reaffirma tion of an American promise to send mediumrange missiles to Britain and other key allies Scattered Snow Flurries in Iowa ported snow flurries early Satur day The temperature again dropped below freezing over most of Iowa and lows ranged from 26 at SpenAnastasia was taking over road near the crossing at thecer to 34 at Davenport Council HEADS REA DBS MOINES William Montgomery Brooklyn Iowa is the new president of the Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative Assn Bluffs had a low of 27 and sev GEORGI ZHUKOV Hunt Clues in Slaying of Anastasia 50 Questioned by N Y Police NEW YORK called in a stream of underworld char acters Saturday in a search for clues in the killing of bigshot mobster Albert Anastasia rubbed out by two gunmen in a plush barbershop of a midtown Manhat tan hotel Anastasia 55 former boss o the old Murder Inc syndicate who assertedly fingered dozens of victims himself was riddled wth five bullets by two masked gunmen as he sat in a barbei chair Friday morning Subway Escape After pumping shots in Anas tasias head back hip and hand the assassins each wearing a glove on his trigger hand slippec quietly from the shop and appar ently escaped by subway One of the death guns found just outside the barber shop the other in a pile of litter that came from a trash basket near the 55th street entrance oJ the BMT subway This entrance adjoins the 32story Park Shera ton Hotel where the slaying took place A hundred detectives were as signed to search for Anastasias The most sections of Iowa the motive be Malinovsky Is Named Successor LONDON Russias parlia ment has relieved Marshall Geor gi Zhukov of his post as Soviet minister of defense Moscow Ra dio said Saturday night An announcement by the offi cial Tass news agency said Mar shal Rodion Y Malinovsky had been appointed to replace Zhukov The Tass statement reported in a 32word broadcast Mos cow said the decisions were taken by the presidium of the Su preme Soviet the body which acts for the Supreme Soviet or parli ment when the latter is not in session Only Saturday Zhukov departed from Albania for home after tour ing Yugoslavia and Abania since Oct 8 Short Statement The Tass announcement said simply The USSR Supreme Soviet Presidum has appointed Marshal Rodion Y Malinovsky USSR minister of defense The USSR Supreme Soviet Presidium has relieved Marshal G K Zhukov of the post of US SR minister of defense The star of Zhukov 61yearold soldier with one of the most bril liant military records of World War II had been on the rise since the death of Stalin and there even had been speculation that he might be getting ready to seize power from party boss Nikita Khrushchev There no hint of the rea son for removal of Zhukov a wartime personal acquaintance of President Eisenhower from his top vast power and influence throughout the Soviet Union hind the killing Rival Group One ranking police official who asked not to be identified said the mob and that professional gun men were brought in by a rival Second Shift It was the second military shift announced from Moscow this week Only last Wednesday the Russians made it known that Marshal Konstantin Rokossov sky deputy minister of defense had been appointed commander of a military area facing the frontiers of Turkey and Iran Zhukov stocky and slabfaced was one of the most decorated men in the world He came out of the war as a glittering mili tary hero with a fabulous record of victories in such battles as Stalingrad and Berlin But he was given no high po itical office until after Stalins leath in said the old eral points had readings of 28 ingroup to Ihwart hafambitlon ctator w s 7 k eluding Mason City A police spokesman said of the J S The Weather Bureau said itlgunmen They knew their job would be cold again Saturday well it was obviously a profes night but warmer temperatures are expected Sunday and Mon day Once a newspaper delivery boy came into possession of one of Abels hollowedout microfilm crammed coins while collecting from customers The coin was dropped It broke apart and when he youth saw the contents he turned it over to police The clue apparently was too slender to be followed through M any rate Abel continued to operate until early last May when a fellow spy turned him in said i vr o o O 11 t t I ILVilll lilt J 4 Ull v j courtroom where he went to trial bllllon a year Oct 3 Abels studio was equipped with shortwave receiv ers capable of picking up radio messages from Moscow It also was geared to turn to sabotage in the event of war Abel microfilmed data he ob ained and secreted it in hol lowedout objects coins bolts pencils blocks of wood He used an intricate code He went under at least four aliases The Weather Mason City Clearing and colder Saturday night low 1823 Part ly cloudy and warmer Sunday high 3640 Iowa Partly cloudy continued cold Saturday night Low 2329 Mostly fair and warmer Sun day Minnesota Fair and warmer high Sunday 4555 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday i Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 33 28 29 trace H5 31 sional job and they didnt want to have any blundering as they did in the Costello shooting He was referring to the wound ing of gambler Frank Costello whose skull was nicked with a biiim was mCKCQ With 3 w j bullet ast May 2 as he entered a member of the Communist Par jthe foyer of his Central Park West apartment home Among those questioned was fame and popularity He became deputy defense minister when Georgi K Malen kov succeeded Stalin as premier in 1953 When Nikolai Bulganin succeeded Malenkov in 1955 Zhu kov became defense minister The following year he became ty Central Committee and an al ternate member of the presidium or politburo Only last July he Anthony Coppola 49 Anastasiasiwas eievated to full membership bodyguard and chauffeur Cop pola said he was at his home in in the presidium and students of Communist mo iiviiit ui thought he JFairview N J when he learned stooc astride the Communist Anastasia was killed world practically on equal terms There was no explanation ofivvitn Khrushchev I why the bodyguard was not with j Anastasia during the morning Up to midnight Friday at least 50 other persons had been ques tioned by police TO ATTEND FETE HONG KONG Red Chinas chairman Mao TzeTung has ac cepted a Soviet invitation to at tend the 40th anniversary cele brations of the Bolshevik Revolu tion in Moscow next month Peip ing Radio announced Saturday no a 40 an mob c or ed bv L coiled bv a NG Anthony Cop fnr is e when Y lor brought in for questioning aboutThc W was onlv of a mimbc underworld characters quizzed in the case SAME Three Airmen Die in Crash RANDALL UP Three air men from the Scott Air Force Base at Bcllevile Ill were killed and a fourth injured Friday night when their car rammed into the side of an empty car transport truck on U S 69 north of here Killed were Duane M Duncan 23 Spencer Iowa James Big gins 19 Corydon Pa and Rich ard D Moxley 27 Boonville NC Ray Young 27 Belleville On tario Canada was hospitalized at Ames in serious condition The top of the car was almost sheared off in the collision The truck was knocked off the high way The truck driver Clayton Drv Tccuirhch Mich was not hurt   

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