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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 29, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT THi NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS E VOL LXIV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy Zhuk MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 29 1957 DV Fat Decid Army Asks Bigger Role for Missiles WASHINGTON WlArmy gen erals took pot shots Monday at Air Force doctrine and what they called arbitrary Defense Department rules curbing the Armys role in guided missiles They proclaimed too that an Army weapon now being per fected may provide a defense against the intercontinental bal listic missile The occasion was the third annual meeting of the Associa tion of the United States Army an organization of past and pres ent members of the Army New Competition This years meeting is being held against the background of intensified competition among the Army Navy and AhForce in the missile effort That competition has reached the point where the House Appropri ations Committee is moving in to find out what effect interservice rivalry may be having on the nations missile and satellite programs An attempt by the Defense De partment to softpedal the riv alry appeared to be behind some of the developments at the first day of the convention These de velopments included 1 The substitution of an origi nally prepared speech by Lt Gen Stanley R Mickelsen head of the Armys Air Defense Com mand which said interceptor aircraft are obsolescent that the Armys current model of the Nike antiaircraft missile can reach and kill any bomber that flies today and that the Army points the way for America to shed herself of any stigma of he Douhet theory of mass destruc tion of civilian populations No Comment This theory by an Italian air general of two decades ago the scrapped version of the Mickel sen speech said was most re cently asserted by advocates of complete security through air power Mickelsen brought to Mondays meeting a text which confined it self essentially to a discussion of the Armys part in continental defense through participation in the overall Air Fore eArmy Navy Continental Air Defense Command An Army spokesman said the Army would make no comment on why the speech was changed 2 The topranking Army offi cer Gen Maxwell D Taylor Chief of Staff told the associa tion the Army already is started on a project which may be the means of coping with the ICBM He identified this as an out growth of the present Nike anti aircraft missile He said the Army project in the field of an antimissile is the Nike Zeus which already exists in the form MAYER B Mayer 72 one of the architects of the movie collosus known as Metro GoldwynMayer died Tuesday at Hollywood of severe anemia Mayer retired in 1951 as head of MGM His films were among the biggest moneymakers in history A few examples are the Andy Hardy series with Mickey Rooney the Dr Kildare series with Lionel Barrymore Mrs Miniver with Greer Garson as well as many of Clark Ga bles top productions Bomb Injures Mrs Meier JERUSALEM Israel Section homemade bomb thrown from the gallery of the Israeli Parliament Tuesday wounded five ministers including Pre mcr David BenGurion and Foreign Minister Mrs Golda Mcir Both the Premier and Mrs Meir appeared to have suffered only slight superficial wounds but the minister of social wel fare Moshe Shapira was re ported seriously wounded Government spokesman said both the Premier and Mrs Meir had been sent home from a hospital after examination and treatment for slight scratches Health Minister Israel Bar zilia was slightly injured by splinter scratches Police squads took away a man whose name was said to be Douek He was variously des cribed as a Communist and as a new immigrant The Weather A New Job Is Pending Khrushchev MOSCOW ousted min ister of defense Marshal Georgi Zhukov will be given another job Nikita Khrushchev said Tuesday We have not decided on a new job for him yet but he will have one according to his experience and qualifications Khrushchev told reporters at a Turkish Em bassy reception 1 saw Marshal Zhukov Tues day I spoke to him He was in good health Added Credence Khrushchevs statement gave added credence to reports that Zhukovs removal as defense min ister was a downgrading tactic and not a forerunner of his being promoted perhaps to the pre miership Khrushchev told reporters there would be no immediate announce ment of Zhukovs new job Khrushchev Premier Nikolai Bulganin and Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyan turned out with other members of the Communist Party Presidium at the reception stayed well over an hour and chatted with diplomats and cor respondents The occasion was Turkish National Day Asked about reports abroad that the Soviet Union Central Committee was in s e s si o n Khrushchev retorted You are making up those re ports yourselves Other Soviet leaders said the question of Zhukovs removal dicated an explanation would be forthcoming soon There has been no explanation for three job on our hands days since Zhukovs ouster Peaceful Gesture Khrushchev said the very pres ates at the Turkish Embassy could be interpreted ture of peace He said the situation m Middle East had taken turn for UP into a bed the better recently little way toward peace In Washington meanwhile Partly c 1 o u d y around tne corner He said he explaining that he bakes The Wilson memo had the ef nesday A littledoes not tllink that is true cakes arid pies a couple of times fect of curtailing some basic and development of research components1 Taylor said he Is convinced a counterweapon system against the ICBM can be provided for a price which is within reach Retail Food Prices Pass Peak for Year WASHINGTON Agricul ture Department said Tuesday re tail food prices have passed their peak for this year and will grad ually decline during the next two months to follow a normal sea sonal pattern But these prices are expected the agency said to average well above those in the fall of 1956 with v i L it ci 111 x ii i v HI c 1 SC u n L iinuuiM UMU n LI ii vm important temperaturehasinternal he said it bill anci add variety to theirjgon aides s nge through Wednesday a historica fact that such troudiet a11 three So hunting and fishBended h Wednesday mid 50s Lowbles sometimes lead to external catch trout in nearby Wilsons 5sday night 2833 acls Under such conditions crepks and bass in the Volga nad stirred Dulles said the IJnifprl static ic River members of Mason City through Wednesday A little cooler Tuesday night otherwise no i chan High Wednesday mid 50s Low Tuesday night 2833 Iowa Partly cloudy northeast generally fair southwest Tues day night and Wednesday Low Tuesday night 28 northwest 38 southeast Minnesota Partly cloudy pleas ant GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday ets Dulles told a news conference he would pot want to give the impression that war is just But whenever a great nation This Paper Consists of Two One No 17 CABIN in the log cabin theyre using as a dormitory are Upper Iowa University students left to right Tom Swale Clear Lake Jim AT FAYETTE North lowans Turn Cabin Into Dorm FAYETTE flA log cabin its exact age lost with the passing years is serving as a dormitory for three Upper Iowa University students John Gutz Hampton Jim Thompsen Belmond and Tom Swale Clear Lake rented the cabin from Miss Stella Latimer on whose property it stands It was pretty much of a mess when we first looked it over nc juai JUURCU it over was an mterna matter They insaid Gutz We understood that no one had lived in it for some time and we had a big cleanup Cleaning Needed Some paint and liberal use of elbow grease and cleaning ence of himself and his associPowder rectified that Then the Embassy three students bought a few fur as a gesniture items spending for a rug for a refrigerator and the for a studio couch that makes The telephone hifi record play w w v You can say it has gone a er and radio in the single 14 by 16 foot downstairs room are in de cided contrast to the roughhewn ii meauwmie vuuuiai u uie luugnnewn Secretary of State Dulles said walls A similar size upstairs that in a period of domestic uproom is used for sleeping heaval in Russia the free world Thompsen is the cook hasten must be on the alert for posm to explain that he has no truck sible foreign moves by the dishwashing Gutz and Swale take care of that chore along with general housework Good Cook They say Thompsen is a good Thompsen Belmond and John Gutz Hampton Furnishings either were brought from home or purchased at sec ond hand shops DASH FOR CLASSESJim Thompsen John GutTJSd lorn bwale take off m double time from their rustic cabminthewoods near Fayette to make it to morn ing classes on the Upper Iowa University campus a mile aAvay Defense Boss Vetoes Research Cut Orders WASHINGTON WVThe Defense Department has ordered the military services to make no cuts in the 51700000000 which Con gress voted for basic research in the current fiscal year Secretary of Defense Noil H McEIroy who took office Oct 10 Monday announced modification of an Aug 17 economy memoran dum issued by his Charles E Wilson The Wilson memo had the ef CORN STORAGE DES MOINES UP Corn week To help out with thejsearc1 spending although Pentastorcl in Iowa osi Oct 1 totaled and add variety to theirSon aides said this had not bushels down 1 KVAO fi T llnJfiiiH Schools Bill to Be Pigeonholed WASHINGTON aid for school construction twice urned down by Congress in the last two years has been ticketed or a House committee pigeonhole at the 1958 session A decision to drop the school aid fight was disclosed Tuesday by Rep Bailey chairman of the House Subcommittee on General Education Politics the bitter school segregation issue and Democratic irritation with President Eisenhowers leadership in last sessions aid battle were all factors contributing to the decision Bai ey said Speaking to a reporter Bailey asserted that as chairman of the louse subcommittee controlling ichool legislation he intended to sit on the bill at the next session of Congress which opens in Janu Flu Deaths in Iowa Now Stand at 16 FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES The Iowa toll of deaths ary Had Chance The administration had its atchance last year Bailey said re ycai Dtuicy ScilU re Inbutable to the recent influenza ferring to the 208203 House defeat outbreak climbed to 16 Tuesday as handed a billion dollar aid bill two more lowans succumbed to illnesses flu caused in part by the The latest victims were Russell Floyd 64 Cedar Rapids and Mrs W C Ankrum 28 Hubbard The deaths of both victims were at tributed to the affects of the cur rent flu siege Both died of pneu monia complicated by influenza authorities said Schools around the state con tinued to close their doors in ef forts to thwart the persistent flu bug Some 40 per cent of the pupils at the Sacred Heart School in Oel wein were absent with the flu forcing the school to close its doors until Monday The Allison schools also closed until Monday A flu outbreak at the Woodward also em Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 55 31 35 65 46 Under such conditions said the United States is always on the alert for what the Soviet Union might do Auto Train Collide Oxford Driver Killed OXFORD Joseph W Ku ccra 69 Oxford was killed Tues day when his car collided with a Rock Island passenger train The accident occurred at a county road crossing on the Iowa Johnson County line a half mile south of US 6 The car with Ku creeks and bass in the Volga River The cabin has an oil heater but the students hope they wont have to use it except in the most se vere winter weather They say the large fireplace across one end of the cabin does a gtod job of heating The students worked with a local woodcutter who paid them off with a ton of fireplace wood Damage in Fire at Atlantic ceras body trapped inside dragged about 40 feet was Unemployed Pilot Plunges 11000Feet to His Death M all major commodity groups exl a light cept beverages likely to be up1 HOQUIAM Wash unemployed Air Force veteran Recent reductions in the price ofj coffee dropped the index for the beverage group below the year earlier level BREAKINGIN PERIOD CAMPBELLSPORT Wis UP Gino Scudclla com plained to police that just after an open house at his bowiing alley Monday burglars broke open his safe and took more than buzzed buildings in downtown Seattle and then apparently plunged 11000 feet to his death 100 miles out in the Pacific Ocean Well this is it Am almost down to the water So long radioed a man who identified himself in a disjointed radio message as J A Greenawalt 24 a Civil Aeronautics Admin istration trainee at Seattle who resigned in September Greenawalt admitted in a message that had stolen Stinson plane from Boeing Field at Seattle and then began a series of wild buzzings Tell Marilyn i never did iove her one radio message said Ive been depressed and Im going into the water now The King County sheriffs of fice said Greenawalt referred to Marilyn Anderson 21 Seat tle A deputy reported Greena walt had some affection for Miss Anderson but that her parents claimed she spurned him Greenawalt was divorced and his wife and two children re living in Alaska l ATLANTIC Wi early Tuesday destroyed the Atlantic Mill and Elevator Building here with damage estimated at more than The spectacular fire believed to have started in the top of the elevator burned the structure to the ground Bert Laufer co owner of the building along with Wilbur Blake said grain stored in the structure would add to the loss estimate SAME Aug 17 memorandum had stirred much criticism from members of Congress and others The order told the services to cut their spending by an amount equal to 10 per cent of the 51700 000000 approved for basic re search A spokesman said Wilson had intended that the reductions be made out of 53600000000 set up for procurement and production in research and development rather than trimming basic re search funds But the interpreta tion on the various services at tached to the memorandum re sulted in the end in the curtail ment of basic research spending A spokesman said McElroys new order means the services will have to determine for them selves where to save funds in or der to stay within the 38billion dollar defense budget But in any event the spokesman added the McEIroy order will bar any re ductions in basic research money Caproni Air Aide to Pershing Buried ROME ffl Gianni Caproni Italian aviation pioneeicredited with giving Gen John Pershing the idea of strategic bombing in World War I was buried after private funeral services Tuesday He died of a heart attack Sunday at the age of 71 The death was not announced until after the funeral In World War I Caproni was Persings adviser on the use of bombers day equaling Fridays mark There were 1587 out Monday The absences by schools School Tues Mon Fri Garficld 32 28 25 Grant 60 61 44 Harding 129 100 113 Hoover 201 183 144 Jefferson 72 82 69 Lincoln 59 52 Madison 52 38 31 McKinley 119 113 73 Roosevelt 139 121 98 Washington 64 62 56 Wilson 63 55 25 Total 1002 902 730 Monroe Jr 175 325 Roosevelt Jr 275 271 200 High School 157 nn 354 State Hospital near Boone struck 560 patients and 32 ployes but none was in serious condition Dr Grace Sawyer said Attendance at Junior College Back to Normal Mason City Junior College at tendance was back to normal Tuesday and the flu epidemic seemingly had reached its peak in the upper grades The elementary schools had 100 more absences Tuesday than Monday however The 1002 to tal absences set a new high rec ord Of the total 6101 enrollment in the kindergarten through high school 1609 were absent TuesDepartment official said Monday which reflected most of the ad ministrations proposals On this vote 111 Republicans and 97 Dem ocrats teamed up to kill the bill Against killing it were 77 Repub licans and 126 Democrats First of all the Eisenhower administration wants to make a political issue of school grants Bailey asserted An election year is a bad time to play politics with school needs Bailey himself a strong backer of school grants said he expects Eisenhower will renew his request in his 1959 budget message in January Claim Credit Furthermore until such time as President Eisenhower can show a majority of his own party is in favor of the legislation lam not going to take any action Bailey said adding I dont think President Eisen hower should have the opportu nity to claim political credit for legislation that did not receive the majority suuport of his own party Bailey said he was also forced reluctantly to the conclusion that the integration dispute cutting strongly into school aid support from Southern would mitigate strongly against passage of federal grants at this time Financial Problems of United Nations Cited by Wilcox DES MOINES UP A State night the inability or the unwill ingness of some members of tha United Nations to pay their fair share of the UN expenses is one of the big problems facing the organization Francis Wilcox assistant secre tary of state in charge of UN affairs said the task of financing the United Nations may become as big an obstacle to the UN as Russian abuse of the veto Wilcox a University of Iowa graduate said two current UN programs arc in precarious fi nancial positions He said the en dangered programs are the Pales tine refugee settlement program and the UN emergency force in the Middle East ITLL BE QUITE A RIDE Man is on His Way Toward Long Dreamedof Space Trip TO MARS HY SPACE drawing isTcon I ccption ol a view from a rocket of the future onrouto to Mars with a human in a pressurized suii viewing1 black space crowded with meteors and brilliant stars EDITORS NOTE What is there in space that pulls tha minds of men with more forca than earths gravity Mayba its just he same lure of the unknown that sent explorers across oceans and pioneers across plains Whatever reason its there And since space is just around the corner its time to examine whats out there and how man can maks his way through if This is the first of four articles By ALTON BLAKESLEE NEW YORK if Your wrist watch tells you it is high noon You glance out a porthole and jthe sky is entirely black save for i awesomely brilliant unwinking t stars Your nose itches You reach to scratch and slap your own viciously you forgot attain about no gravity Suddenly a tooloud PIXG ech joes through the ship You freeze in fright wondering if a meteor made a hole then relax for i no alarm signal sounds i Thirsty you drink some water
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