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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 8, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TH I N i ws r A r i B THAT u A mm fcir Associated ind United Pttu Full LCSM Seven Ontj Copy THAT MAKIS ALL N 0 R T H I 0 W A N S NII G H B 0 R S HOME IMTION MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 8 1957 Paper of Two OM Arms Sp Tornadoes Hit South 14 Die Many Injured ORANGE Tex UP Tornadoes striking down from rainy skies killed at least 14 persons in Texas and Louis iana Ihursday night Nine were killed in Louisiana three in Texas and two in Missis sippi One of the victims in Texas was an expectant mother Kescuers laboring in darkness amid fallen power lines carried Police estimated that many more Khrushchev Is Life of the Party about 100 injured to hospitals suffered lesser injuries The tornadoes struck about the time many persons were re tiring for the night The injured included 81 at Orange where a housing develop ment was smashed 30 at Groves 40 at Alexandria La and 14 at a small community near Alexandria The tornado at Alexandria in midLouisiana wrecked a 10 block area One tornado laid waste the Riv erside district a wartime housing project near the Sabine River on the east side of Orange Wit nesses said apparently a second funnel knifed into Groves about 20 miles southwest within a few FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES MOSCOW Nikita s i was JUst a SIngie ex chev waVthT iifp nf M Plosionwhoomp just like that ThursdaynLht P t WM aU over Just nC T 1 U I 1HHJC Ult IWlSlcF SirUClC mversary or the Bolshevik revo lution and joined in a rendition of the Marseillaise But he gave no hints as to whether the Soviets are planning new scientific moves such as a rocket to the moon although newsmen and diplomats gain ered around because of the some times startling revelations he has made at other parties Highlight of Parry Khrushchevs performance was the highlight of a gala party given by the Soviet government and Communist Party for the heads of international Communism and about 3000 guests in the Kremlin Grand Palace Reports are circulating in Moscow that the Russians may try to parachute back to earth the little dog Laika which since Sunday has been spinning around the earth in satellite the second Soviet Other reports reaching London from usually reliable sources said Russia soon will firealoft a third satellite twice as big as the halfton Sputnik II and with another live dog aboard These reports said the third satellite will be aimed at penetrating farther into space than the two Sputniks now hurtling around the earth Wide Orbit The second Soviet satellite is rocketing through space at about orbit 18000 miies an hour carries it out as far Its as 1056 miles and within nearly 100 miles of the earth Even if the dog was ejected at that closest point a safe parachute drop to earth would be a startling achieve ment Some sources in Moscow spec ulated that Sputnik II is equipped with an automatic device that would spring the dog from the space vehicle at a preset time Others theorized she might be ex pelled from the satellite when her physical condition showed signs of deteriorating Many other scientists how ever believe the animal is doomed to die in its flying dog house PREE ON PAROLE DBS MOINES A Phillip Je rome Estell 33 former police chief at Osceola and a deputy sheriff in Clarke County was free on parole Friday after pleading guilty to a mail violation while serving as an Osceola mail clerk SAME flat crafrio death In cast It hoars Orange authorities making their first hasty estimates said damage may match this citys milliondollar loss inflicted last June 27 by hurricane Audrey Police counted a total of 100 to 125 homes damaged or demol ished as the twister skipped across Orange from the northeast to the southwest At Groves a west wall of De witt Hospital was blown in About 100 homes were heavily damaged Injuries Fatal to Cylinder Man 72 EMMETSBURG UPi peter Quam 72 Cyclinder died Thurs day in an Emmetsburg hospital of injuries suffered in an auto accident Nov 1 near here Quam was riding in a car driv en by Miss Gunruri Meltvedt of Cylinder when it crashed into the rear of a car driven by Charles Bilbrey West Bend in a heavy rain The accident occurred on Highway 18 His death was the second fatal ity in Palo Alto County this year Broken Water Mains Flood Manhattan NEW YORK Man hattan one of the busiest place on ear of confusion during the night by a flood from broken water mains The huge conduits snapped at g Dims Tax Gut SOME SPARKLER Jayne Mansfield shows off a 10carat diamond ring given to her by her muscleman boyfriend Mickey Hargitay when she re turned to Hollywood from a tour of Europe Of the ring which covers a pretty big por tion of her left hand the actress said Its the most astounding thing Ive ever seen 76000 Iowa Teachers at Convention DBS MOINES ffl More than 16000 Iowa teachers and admin istrators were scattered among numerous area and departmental meetings Friday second day of the Iowa State Education Assn convention One of the Friday speakers was Dr Edgar Fuller Washington DC executive secretary of the Council of Chief State School Ad ministrators Fuller surveyed Revo m p Science Defense Ike in Talk to Nation WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower announced Wednes day night a revamping of the na tions scientific defense setup with Dr James R Killian of Massachusetts Institute of Tech nology in command Eisenhower made the an nouncement in a televisionradio broadcast intended to reassure Americans about this countrys defense strength in the light of recent Soviet advances He said Killian president of MIT will serve as special as sistant to the President for sci ence and technology and will be aided by a staff of scientists anc a strong advisory group of out standing experts reporting to him and to me Other Changes ThePresident speaking to the nation as the Russians displayec new military might in Moscow on the 40th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution also an nounced 1He has ordered Secretary of Defense McElroy to make cer tain that the Pentagons guided missile director is clothed with all the authority that the secre tary himself possesses in this field so that no administrative or interservice block can occur as a neutral observer bottom of the list of states in pro portion of state aid which forces countries public school systems to rely strongly on the local property tax makersTill i8 for support make be asked to He spokeof great progress ffs Sr in Iowa reorganization of Ichool Simic dtato t mV5 districts saying there has been to Great Britain and 3 ripfropco nf oVirvnf OS L11CJ AlllCSl C7 I Y M L e r 2 Anynew program involving Iowa s school problems m his role missiles will whenever possible be put under a single manager Falter reconmoded Uat state SSreVSTrS sepmlc Ranks Near Bottom He said Iowa ranks near the change of appropriate iechnologi M 1 n m MHA 1 r i 3 Congress will be asked to re move legal barriers to the ex cal information with friendly This apparently meant the law Enlarged Effort 4 If Congress does this the k 1 P Ces Without education thi th was thrown into a snarl scant hope for the future UUSinn rfiinntr fha t a decrease of about 25 per cent in the number of districts in the last three years 0 tllc Fuller said The record of Iowa President said he will support in the level of professional teach er preparation is not high He said Iowa was no better than 38th among the 48 states in its level of elementary teacher prep aration in 195657 Important Business W Earl Hall editor of the Ma son City GlobeGazette told the Eowa Assn of Journalism Direc tors that his 40000mile trip around the world convinced him that education is mankinds one most important business Without education there is cant hope for the future Hall said With education all doors can be opened He said democracy isnt pos fo Arr IL ne saia aemocracy isnt pos i Places Subwavs sible in areas where only one out f dng even one out of 5can read mran Write Thats the means of transit Midtown baseconfronting Latin America India ments were flooded causing Indonesia and the Arab world some buildings to turn off heatHall continued Dictatorships ing equipment Water supplies of arent merely possible they are others were disrupted inevitable in illiterate nations Judge Sheriff in Clash Over a Place to Park DANVILLE W Probate judge John reacted quickly Fnday after his car was towed away for what Sheriff William C Hendnckson called illegal parking He had the sheriff arrested It all began said the judge when Hendrickson gave him five minutes to remove his car from a space trie sheriff claimed is reserved for his departments Five minutes later the car was towed away This sent the indignant Judge Unger hustling to his Jaw books for rehef He found the statutes prescribe that only a county coroner is empowered to arrest a sheriff He asked Vermillion County Coroner Don C Goodwin to pro duce Hendrickson in Probate Court and 30 minutes later Hen dnckson stood accused of criminal contempt before Judge Unger The sheriff meantime had obtained three lawyers They argued that no process had been served on Hendrickson and that he had been seized illegally Judge Unger overruled them He said his verbal order to his Unger then convicted Hendrickson and sentenced him to two days m the county jail After posting of bond by his attorneys the sheriff freed himself from his own technical custody and an nounced he would appeal along the lines of an agreement recently reached with British Prime Minister sci entific committee to carry out an enlarged research effort within the North Atlantic Treaty Organ ization Eisenhower said similar ac tion will be studied for the Southeast Asia Treaty Organiza tion and comparable organiza tions To help carry out these meas ures he said Secretary of State Dulles will appoint a science ad viser to himself and science at taches in appropriate places abroad Eisenhower spoke out against a background of charges by Democratic congressional lead ers and some Republicans that the administration has been com placent about Russian satellite launchings and other advances in the missile field A Senate in vestigation of the whole satellite missile program has been or dered Problem Solved The President said in his speech that American scientists have solved the problem of shooting a missile into outer space and getting it back with out having it burn up like a me teor He had in his office the nose cone of an experimental missile to show his television audience This object he said has been hundreds of miles to outer space and back and still is completely intact It is my conviction Eisen tiower said supported by trusted scientific and military advisers that although the So viets are quite likely ahead in some missile and special areas and are obviously ahead of us in satellite developments as of today the overall military strength of the free world is dis tinctly greater than that of the Communist countries We must see to it that what ever advantages they have are temporary only NOSE CONE FROM ROCKET Presi dent Eisenhower in his White House of fice for his address to the nation looks toward the nose cone of a missile which he said had been hundreds of miles to AP Photorax outer space and returned to earth with outbeing destroyed by friction heat The President spoke on the subject of science and security Killian to Move Hot 11 WASHINGTON James R Killianis moving from the cloistered university life into one of the sharpest controver sies and some of the knottiest problems Washington has seen in many a year of national foundation and schol arship boards He comes to Washington calmly But he said in a state ment at Cambridge Mass Thursday night that I shall move as rapidly as possible to cit r JMuvt aa myiuty as yossioie to g eunght hand of marshal the best scientific and President Eisenhower as spe cial assistant to the President for science and technology the 53yearold head of the Massa chusetts Institute of Technology will find he also is concerned directly or indirectly with such matters as these Clamoring criticism from peo engineering judgment and cre ative laiant in the United States and to make it available to the President for the formulation of national policy which involves science and technology Killian said too that a very strong scientific advisory group is an essential part of the plan i j r io coocillldl JJdlL Ul U1G Ulan pie m and out of Congress who and the recruiting of this group demand to know why we are will proceed with the utmost supposedly behind Russia in the missile weapon field why Rus sia is ahead in the satellite launching business what is go ing to be done about it more be spent for military scientific projects The rivalry of the individual armed forces in weaponry which Eisenhower calls alleged interservice competition Killian is no stranger to Wash ington activities having served on an Army science advisory panel in 1951 and on a number dispatch Did Eisenhowers announce ment Thursday night on the new setup for science mean that a czar with substantial power is to oversee the missile and earth satellite programs At one point in the Presidents address the language suggested Killian might be such a czar He said Killian aided by a strong advisory group of outstanding experts wiii have the active responsibility of helping me fol low through on the program NEW SCIENCE AIDE Dr James Killian pTesideS ol Massachusetts Institute of Technology tells news men he will move as rapidly as possible in his new job as President Eisenhowers special assistant on science and technology Kiilian is 53 Clear Cold Is Forecast for Iowa Temperatures tumbled to be lowfreezing levels in most o Iowa Friday morning tothe ac companiment of brisk northwest erly winds which ranged up to 40 miles an hour Some snow fiur ries were reported The outlook for the day wai lhat the temperatures would stay in the 30s but the strong winds would diminish at night Saturday morning readings were due to range from the teens in the northwest to the 20s in the southeast Clear and cold was the orecast for the afternoon Friday morning ranged from 20 at Lamoni to 33 at Burlington and Ottumwa Thursdays highs were from 46 at Dubuque to 53 at Ottumwa Rainfall since Thursday morn ing ranged up to 88 of an inch at Dubuque Burlington had 56 of an inch Ottumwa 38 and Cedar Rapids 36 Mason City had only a trace High winds prevailed over the entire state Friday Gusts at the Vlason City airport reached as high as 47 miles an hour The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy oc casional snow flurries and continued windy and cold through Saturday High Satur day 2632 Low Friday night 17 23 owa Clearing and colder Fri day night low 1522 northwest 2027 southeast Mostly fair and cold Saturday Five Day Iowa Temperatures Saturday through Wednesday will average 8 to 10 degrees be low normal with only minor day to day changes Normal highs this time ofyear are 46 52 Normal are 2732 Pre cipitation will average general ly less than onetenth inch oc curring as occasional snows Minnesota Snow north with heavy snow northeast and to day evening Tanging from 3 to 8 inches northeast Mostly GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 48 26 26 trace 37 28 Expedite Work on Missiles Bridges in Prediction ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Sen Stylet Bridges RNH said following a with President Eisenhower Friday that next years defense judget may be increased by one Lo two billion dollars to meet the cost of the nations accelerated missilesatellite program He said increased defense costs will make chances of a tax cut more dubious Bridges chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee and a member of the Armed Services Committee had a breakfast COQ ierencewith the President Talking to reporters afterward IB held out hope that the overall L959 budget may show some de crease despite higher defense osts Top Priority Based on his breakfast confer nce with the President Bridges iaid the missilesatellite program s being assigned very top prior ty now in the whole defense set up He said Eisenhower duringthff conference went over his plans o accelerate the satellitemissile program Asked about the cost of the stepped up program Bridges said Im afraid its going to cost more than Idlike to I believe this comes first As one of the more economy minded of Congress Bridges said he would support necessary spending He predicted that Congress will appropriate everything which is necessary Congressional reaction to Presi dent Eisenhowers address Thurs day was mixed with Republicans saying were doing everything to meet Russias space challenge while Democrats declaring the Presidents actions are too late Basic Issue Senate Democratic leader Lyn don B Johnson said the basic ssue is whether we can produce he weapons that are needed in he time that is remaining The Texan who has ordered a full scale investigation of the missile program said he was happy that Eisenhower had noted a necessity or a high sense of urgency Rep David S Dennison one of 10 freshmen GOP congress men who had called on Eisenhow er in advance to give the public the facts said the speech was forthright Rep John Taber top Republican member of the pow erful House Appropriations Com mittee said the President was up on his toes and that he was doing everything that should be done to meet the situation Sen Albert Gore DTenn said he speech was reassuring insofar as it dealt with presentday weap ons but added it was lacking n definite programs of action to maintain our security for tomor ExJus tree Reed to Head Commission on Civil Rights WASHINGTON UP President Sisenhower Thursday picked Stanley F Reed retired Su preme Court Justice to be chair man of the new Civil Rights Commission Eisenhower also made these other appointments to the six light member commission John A Hannah president of Michigan State University and a ormer assistant secretary of de tal snow accumulation by chairman of the com mission John S Battle former o uwineasi Mostly of Virginia J Ernest cloudy cold and windy with Wilkins an assistant secretary light snow flurries continuing J Iabor and a Negro The Rev Saturday High 2028 heodore M Hesburgh president f Notre Dame University Rob rt G Storey dean of the law chool at Southern Methodist University in Texas By the law the commission is mpowered to investigate alle ations of denial of voting rights nd to collect general informa ion on denial of equal protec ion of the laws   

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