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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 13, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Newspapei Edited for ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE 4T HENIWSPAPER THAT MAKISAUL N ORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXfV AuoclaUdPrtM and United Full Seven Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 13 1957 ThU Paper Two SectionsSection FIRST PHOTO OF DOG INSIDE SATEL LITE The Russian clog Laika which went aloft in the second earth satellite lies in her air conditioned cabin before its installation in the rocket This first Pholofax Ruling Ends Dispute on Tax Data DES MOINES W Atty Gen Norman Erbe gave a quick ruling Wednesday that a recent order of the State Tax Commission re gard access to state individual in come tax returns shall not apply to state auditors examiners The ruling came following lengthy conference attended by Erbe State Auditor C B Akers and members of their staffs Akers had challenged a com mission resolution denying acoess to the returns to auditors exam iners except on approval of a commission nrajorily Back to Work A representative of Akers of fice said that four examiners who had been pulled off of their work at the commission pending settle ment of the controversy would go backto work at once The commission by resolution last Wednesday moved that here after anyone other than an au thorized employe of the commis sion shall be required to obtain permission of a commission ma jority to inspect the returns Raised Objections The four state auditors exam iners objected when they were re fused access to the returns Tues day and took the matter to Akers If the auditors office hasnt access to public records were through said Akers a Republi on there part Chairman commissions Leon Miller of the Further Space Dog Tests Set i MOSCOW UP Izvestia said Wednesday the Soviet Union wil shoot many more dogs into space before risking human life in such experiments The Soviet government newspaper said the first human spac travelers would not be adventurers but the best people to be foun in Soviet society Scientific methods of protecting future pilots andpassenger from harmful effects must be created beforehand by means of ex periments with animals in space the paper added Simulated con ditions on earth can only approximate the actual conditions inspace it added Pravda the Communist Party paper in a long review of th Soviet earth satellite program gave what appeared to be the firs authentic report with pictures the structure of the Sputniks themselves But neither Pravdanor Izves tia made any direct mention of Laika the dog passenger on Sputnik II Prof Vladimir Chernigovsky a member oE the Soviet Academy of Medical Science said in the Moscow News Wednesday there was no intentionof returning the dog Laika to earth The professor participated in the preflight training of the dog Pravda confirmed that the sec ond satellite was rocketshaped with a semipointed nose It was actually the laststage rocket of the carrier Inside was a sphere patterned after Sputnik I The sphere contained the dog radio transmitters and other equip ment Pravda predicted that Sputnik I would continue in its orbit a ixcpuunaround the earth for at least can Theres no politics involved fnree months before burning up fn our part and I dont think earths atmosphere is on the This would be in late Decem Summon Missiles Experts President in TV Address WASHINGTON UP Two top spaeemissite experts have een summoned here for urgent onferences Thursday on the aunching of an Americanmade atellite At the same time the United tates is pounding home that a ey locations all over the world i as nuclear weapons ready on in tant notice to deliver a massive ounterblow should Russia launch a surprise attack with ballistic missiles The two developments put the nation farther out in seizing the iropaganda offensive from Russia as President Eisenhower p r e iared Wednesday to deliver a sec and chins up science and se curity speech at Oklahoma City Okla TV Talk The speech will be carried liv at pm CST by NBCTV and all four major radio networks ABC and CBS television will car ry the address from film at pm Eisenhower will speak at Mu nicipal Auditorium in connection with Oklahomas Arrows to Atoms 50th anniversary of state hood He plans to amplify points made in a nationwide address on science matters last week v Called to map plans Thursday with the Pentagon and the Na tional Academy of Science on the satellite effort were German born rocket scientists Dr Wern her Von Braun and Maj Gen John M Medaris commander of the Armys Huntsville Ala bal listic missile center Reason Not Given There was no indication wheth er their presence a speedup in the placing of a fully instrumented satellite up witfi the Soviet Sputniks That is scheduled under the Navys non military Vanguard project for next spring Launchings of six pound test satellites are set for next month Vanguard officials who had to design their own propulsion iquipment said the United States could have beaten Russia in the rrague naaio made the an satellite race if they had an nouncement on a regular broadArmy JupiterC rocket from the QT jl f n a ft n photo of the animal in its flyingdog house appeared in the Communist Party paper Pravda The dog now is believed be dead Czech President Zapotocky Dies of Heart Attack VIENNA An tonin Zapotocky of Czechoslovak ia who masterminded the Com munist coup of his country ir 1948 died Wednesday of a heart Adlai May Join Ike at NATO Meeting attack He was 73 Prague Radio made the cast and then uttsu auu men 3tart of the International Geo foUowed it with Physicai Year project in 1955 Medaris and Von Braun were expected to work out with offi ials here the size shape and funeral music The broadcast said Zapotocky ZAPOTOCKY Democraticcontrolled Tax Comabove the earth early January after the Curtain kept drops to about 60 miles mission said no representatives f J i r 1wininuc ICC 1CV any department of the state olutions much longer Pravda have ever beendenied access to said The carrier rocket of Sput B nik IwiU out much sooner the records UU11I UUL IJ1UC of need He added that the resothan ihe satellite itself lution applies mainly to income tax returns but in some cases sales tax returns Four Infured in LeapFrom House DES MOINES per sons were injured Wednesday when a fire swept through a two story house iri Des Moines and routed eight persons out of bed Madonna Jackson 41 received second and third degree burns in the blaze while trying to alert her family Three teenage daugh ters were injured when they jumped from a second floor win dow to escape the flames Those injured were Donna Jean Jackson 16 a possible broken ankle and back injuries Nanette 18 and Marilyn 19 both back in juries The girls father Francis Jackson and three other chil dren in the house managed to escape without injury Preston Man Killed in TwoCar Crash MAQUOKETA per son was fatally injured and three others were hospitalized Tuesday night when two cars collided just cast of here James David 26 Preston died cnroutc to an Iowa City hospital after the crash He alone in one of the cars The newspaper confirmed what scientists elsewhere had suspect ed that the tele metric equip ment in the satellites transmit ting cosmic information to earth was switched on periodically ac cording to schedule So muchj data had been received from Sputnik II the paper said that they have only partly been an alyzed Sputnik II will continue its ing ano t h e r heart attack Zap otocky who 1 e d a charmed life amidst purges behind the Iron Czechoslovakia closely allied with the Kremlin to the end of his life Czechoslo vakia has given little or no in dication of turning toward the independent brands of Com munism embraced by Poland and Yugoslavia Zapotocky became premier fol owing the 1948 coup and as sumed the presidency after the death of Klement Gottwald in March 1953 weight of toe satellite they will earlier follow url with their power fill Til rxif f J ii i died two hours AVERY ILL CHICAGO UP Sewell L Avery 84 former board chair man of Montgomery Ward Co was reported Wednesday to be in serious condition with an undis closed ailment Korean Bonus Measure Submitted to High Court DES MOINES WVA consti tutional question one of two roadblocks to payment of bo nuses to about 90000 Iowa veterans of the Korean War was up for argument and sub mission to the Iowa Supreme Court Wednesday Before million in pay ments authorized by the vot ers in 1956 can begin the bonus act must get a favorable nod from the court Also bonds to help finance the payments must be sold at a maximum of 2Vi per cent interest The court decision must come first Fiscal experts have ex pressed the opinion that in view of rising interest rates the 2Vi per cent maximum must be raised before invest ment houses will handle the bonds That would require ad ditional legislation Eligible veterans are anxious for payments to start But even if both hurdles are cleared it would take an additional sev eral months to set up the ma chinery before the money could begin flowing The case before the Supreme Court is a friendly test suit The act has been heldconsti tutional by the Polk County District Court It will be a least a month before the Supreme Court rules ul JupiterC a test rocket which las been used in atmosphere re intry experiments Garcia Widening His Margin in Philippine Voting MANILA President Carlos P Garcia widened his lead in Philippine presidential election returns Wednesday but his run ning mate trailed far behind a popular former congressman and diplomat Garcia 61yearold Nacionalista Party candidate and political heir of the late Ramon Magsaysay moved well ahead of Libera Party candidate Jose Yulo 63 yearold sugar king Garcia was winning almost 40 per cent of the votes in the fiveman race In the vice presidential race Diosdado Macapagal a liberal piled up an overwhelming leac over House Speaker Jose B Laurel Jr the Nrvcionalisla nom inee and member of one of the Philippines leading political fam ilies With Garcia and Macapagal vie torious the Philippines for the first time would have a president and vice president of opposing parties Both however favor con tinned strong cooperation the United States Wholesale Prices of Food Take Big Jump NEW YORK half of the 31 foods included in Dun Bradstreets wholesale food inde increased in price this week re suiting in the biggest index jump since May 1956 At the index compared with last week and was 47 per cent higher than the SfiOl figure in the similar week last year POLICE AT MURDER SCENE Iowa City policemen inspect the bloodstained floor of the living room where Donna Biggerstaff was shot to death Capt AP Photolax Jerry Hall left and officers Charles Snyder center and Ron Dryer broke in the door seconds after the shooting loWdGity WomansHusband Is Held on Murder Charge Hot Cargo Contracts Are Ruled Invalid WASHINGTON The Nation al Labor Relations Board has ruled that hot cargo contracts between unions and common car riers violate the TaftHartley Law The question of the validity of such agreements has been be fore the board previously but Tuesdays 32 decision marked the first time the NLRB has de clared them unlawful The board ruled the contracts valid and en forceable in 1949 Unfair Goods A hot cargo clause generally provides that employes may re fuse to handle goods which the union brands as unfair The ruling Tuesday concerned Teamsters Union Local 728 in At lanta Ga The board found that the local violated TaftHartleys ban on secondary boycotts by telling its members they could refuse to handle shipments from the Genuine Parts Co Atlanta Many Firms The hot cargo clauses have been includedin Teamster con tracts with many truck firms NLRB Chairman Boyd Lcedom and Board Member Joseph A Jenkins said the board should adopt a rule that a unions mak ing of a hot cargo contract con stitutes in itself evidence of union inducement or encourage of secondary boycott ac ment Other board members took a more restricted view This Is One Question Not Easily Answered SALT LAKE CITY W The Salt LakTribune recently sent questionnaire to all its school correspondents of the questions your Who is the boss home Columnist Dan Valentine says an overwhelmingly majority re i ported mother is the boss Only s a sprinkling voted for father One reply I dont know whos j boss in our home Theyre both I arguing about it drizzle east low 3643 Mostly cloudy a little warmer Thurs day chance of rain late Thurs day Five Day Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 6 degrees be low normal Thursday through next Monday Normal high 44 north to 50 south Normal low 26 north to 30 south Colder about Saturday Precipitation will average onefourth to one half inch occurring rain Wednesday night and Thursday and rain or snow over the week end Minnesota Drizzle colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 49 38 38 30 44 28 Muscatine Bridge Sale Approved AMES Muscatine Bridge Commission had the go ahead signal Wednesday to buy for the 65yearold Mus catine toll bridge now opened by a group of private Omaha inves tors After several weeks of indeci sion in which the purchase price was questioned as being too high the Iowa Highway Commission approved the deal Tuesday by a 41 vote It is the first step in a program designed to provide eventually for a free bridge over the Mississippi River at Muscatine The Highway Commission was told that indcbt icdness on the old span can be ipaid off in 5li years and plan ilhen begun for a new one which iwhen paid for would be turned jover to Iowa and Illinois as a free Ibridge Disturbance Is Followed by Shooting IOWA CITY Ml Donna Belle The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy through Thursday with occa sional light rain or drizzle Wednesday night High Thurs day 4852 LowWednesday night 3840 Iowa Mostly cloudy Wednesday Biggerstaff 24 died of a bullet night with occasional rain or wound in an Iowa City hospital nnrt T n r 11 1 early Wednesday and Johnson County Attorney William Tucker promptly filed a murder charge against her husband Marvin Biggerstaff 39 Tucker said police received call shortly after 1 am concern ing a disturbance in the Bigger staff apartment Police Captain Jerry Hall and patrolman Charles Snyder said that when they arrived in the hall way outside the Biggestaff apart ment they heard a woman say something which was followed by the sound of a gunshot Forced Door The policemen forced the door and said they found Biggerstaff with a 22 caliber pistol in his handMrs Biggerstaff was slumped on the floor of the apart ment iwith a bullet wound in her abdomen they said Mrs Biggerstaff was taken to Mixup Is Finally Clarified To Help Draw Up Strategy WASHINGTON Adlai Ste venson held out the possibility Wednesday he may accompany President Eisenhower to a Paris meeting next month designed to increase Allied cooperation From a haze of confusion the role of the Democrat whom Eisenhower twice defeated for the presidency emerged as that of possibly a par ticipant in proposals Eisen bower and Secretary of State Dulles will present to a North Atlantic Treaty meeting of heads of state in Paris Dec 16 An error byJames C Hagerty White House press secretary brought on the uncertainty which both Hagerty and Stevenson later sought to clarify Stevenson said he had in formed Dulles a week ago that while I could not undertake to formulate the Presidents poli cies I would gladlyreview and discuss governments pro posal UjeyTwere put in to final shape Kept Informed Hagerty said Stevenson will be kept informed of the develop ing program and will we hope discuss the items in the program with the administration before they are finalized In a bid for bipartisan support Stevenson reportedly had been offered at first a key position in both formulating and presenting United States proposals to strengthen NATO against Rus sias growing missile strength Even in the more limited ad visory role officials let it known that Stevenson could be go with Eisenhower and Dulles to Paris if he chose to fn New York Tuesday night he said he would be willing to attend the Paris meeting But whether he would go he saidwould de pend on the shape of the US proposals He indicated one con dition might be an increase in foreign aid which would require a relaxation of the 275billiondoL lar limit on the federal debt Free to Criticize By implication he left himself free to criticize any of the admin istrations proposals with which he disagrees Stevenson isued his statement after Hagerty had announced at first that Stevenson would limit his cooperation to commenting on the program after it had been de veloped Hagerty conceding later he had made an error said he had mis tJtU IdfYCJf AAMXA University Hospitals where she understood the meaning of the ir word comment He agreed Ste vensons role would be to consult and comment while the policies died about 3 am The Biggerstaffs sons aged 4 and 6 were in an adjoining bed room when the shooting occurred in the living room of the apart ment the officers said Marital Troubles Police said the pair had been having marital difficulties over a long period of time They had been married seven years and moved here about two years ago from Sioux City Biggerstaff was employed by the City of Inva City as atractor operator at the sanitary land fill Mrs Biggerstaff was the daughter Of Mr and Mrs C Jay Miller Kalona She had filed suit for di vorce against Biggerstaff SAME DATE were in preparation 3 Bombers Lead 47 Planes in Mass Hop to The Philippines MANILA U S Air Force twinjet B66 bombers swept into the Philippines Wednesday after nonstop flight from the US West Coast A spokesman said the 8000mile nonstop trip was a record for B66s which can carry atomic weapons The flight refueled in the air off Hawaii The B66s are the vanguard of 47 jet fighters and bombers being moved from various U S bases to Pacific points in an operation called Mobile Zebra The Air Force said the flight from George Air Force Base Calif made in just over 17 hours was part of an operation to show it can deliver a tactical striking force to help nip brushfire wars anywhere in the world The aver age speed was about 530 miles an hour   

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