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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 11, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N I G H 0 S VOL LXIV ud United Frew Full Sputniks Import Attacked Cunningham in Address Here By JIM OWENS GlobeGazette Staff Writer If the United States is attacked by Russia says US Rep Paul Cunningham Des Moines when its all over there will be no Rus sia left Cunningham a member for nearly eight years of the House Armed Services Committee spoke to the Iowa State Vege table Growers Assn convention Tuesday in Mason Citv The Iowa Congressman said he was amazed at the public re action to the news of the two Russian Sputniks Speaking he ocu ccPy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 11 1957 ThU Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection Another Story on 26 said for his fellow committee members Cunningham com mented We know America is no weaker as a result of Sputnik than and Russia is no stronger Greater Threat A more dangerous threat than Sputnik Cunningham said is the Russian commercial which could become a warplane Sputnik has resulted in the U S taking some of the wraps off projects classified for a long time the Representative pointed out The public now knows more than before about how well the US is protected Yet he pointed out there can be no guarantee that the United States will not be hit with nu clear bombs or missiles But our power to strike back he be lieves would make such an at tack foolish Missile Tests Cunningham mentioned exam ples of US strength he has seen as an Armed Services Commit He was acquainted with the leasing from Great Britain of an island off Africa used in US missile tests That island has been hit by missiles from a base in Florida He told of riding on a 100plane aircraft carrier several ago which was armed with nu clear bombs and could travel a an hour The US has over 100 one he was on he pointed out He told of the precision aiming AP Photofax ARMYS SATELLITE Technicians at theArmys Himtsville Ala missile center place a space satellite into the final stage rocket which they hope to send into space next month Unlike the Navy Vanguard satellite which is sphere shaped the Armys device is tubular and has room for radio transmitters and other scientific equipment Unveil Armys Space Satellite C Outline Weapons Program Ike to Attend Paris Parley LONDON WlThe United States will ask its fellow NATO members next week to approve a new plan for Allied consulta tions on the use of nuclear weap ons against aggressors Washington also wants to give NATO countries joint control with he United States over the trig gering of nuclear missiles within heir own borders But although here would be consultations be orehand no member nation would have the right to veto American or British use of nu clear weapons based elsewhere Responsible sources say these are the key proposals contained in a U S memorandum now be ing circulated among NATO mem bers The purpose is to reduce the apprehensiveness pf the con tinental NATO cially in war the United States or Britain might unilaterally launch a nuclear at tack which would involve them Weapons Plan The U S proposal outlines this plan for joint control of nuclear weapons at European bases The United States would deliver intermediate range missiles to continental NATO members that agree to accept them Each of these NATO countries would be provided with the mis siles and their firing mechanisms andwould control the launching apparatus U S units in Europe would retain control of nuclear warheads for the missiles Deliver Warheads If war broke out and the gov ernments of the United States and the country agreed the U S units would immediately deliver the warheads to the European countries missile crews which al ready would1 be trained in using them They could be fired imme Americans would not pull the trigger Hopes for success at the talk were given a boost Tuesday night when President Eisenhowers doc No 14 years The stellite the spheres which the Navy proposes to he was in exceUent it i nu P W lts operation is bulletshaped Itfs Kr even gave him Permission nil uu fhan tho K11 n AT la ictioLr even fn atfonrl c is uimeisnapea it is purm i r G than the 20inch ball the Navy plans to launch after S attend the conferenceFollow Kf 1i ii ftLlKL ICblS WltU I n CT a ciear oomos and could travel a r iwv lo zigzag pattern at 40 land miles but about the same weight n T o i nn Army satellite was asspmhlpH at i The tory of carriers many larger than the V one he was on he pointed out the direction of Dr William H Pickering iic uuiu ui tilt precision aimins rj and firing of heavy atomic the L i Uer satellite itself is about an lery which he witnessed Outside of submarines and Sputnik I say were ahead Cunningham stated Farm Legislation Cunningham switched his topic to defense after speaking briefly on surpluses and farm legisla tion to the vegetable growers Weve first got to have a country he said Im not too much worried about losing it On surpluses he told the group I dont like controls but you can get the legislation to do the job if you are willing to sub mit lo them is about 30 inches long and 6 inches in dia meter With the final rocket at tached the total length of the Army satellite is about 80 inches Both the Vanguard and Army types weigh approximately 20 pounds the Army satellite dimin ishing to this weight after fuel of the fourth stage has been con sumed 30Inch One photograph shows a satel lite being attacked to a 30inch tube which is the fourth or final solidfuel rocket This rocket at taches to the lower part of the BUYOWSTMATSEATs He pointed out that some presatellite shell and is designed to dictions indicate that by 1970 population increases will wipe oat present surplus problems Legis lation on surpluses or any other field of controversy is hard Co pass at any time he said 30Vote Margin Cunningham reminded the vegetable growers that this has bceri the first year recently in which no major farm legislation was passed by Congress The major proposed legislation was defeated by a margin of more than 30 votes The farm bloc he said has disappeared as a power in Con gress For many years the votes of nonfarm areas were allied with rural representatives in passing farm legislation The loss of those votes this year Cunningham said took from the secretary of agricul ture the money tools he needs to work with Those votes must be regained he told he group Left Alliance Although the civil rights up roar may have cost the farm area some votes he said even such areas as Chicago and other northern industrial cities left the farm alliance this year Part of the reason he said also is due to increasing resentment of high food costs for which the city dweller unjustly blames the farmer Those in industrial areas is not going to the food producer Cunningham said arrive in orbit as part of the sat ellite assembly It is the fourth stage which is designed to boost Ihe satellite to thelntended speed of 18000 miles per hour First Stage The first or primary stage is the powerful liquid fuel rocket en gine used in the Armys Redstone ballistic missile Such a missile was successfully fired Tuesday nor ing a twohour physical exam the doctors said the Presidents speech impairment brought about by his recent cerebral attack has improved and now is barely no ticeable The President plans fo leave for Paris on Friday He will take along with him among others Dr James R Killian Jr presi dent of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Killian recently was appointed a special presidential aide in charge of coordinating this countrys scientific pro grams Others in the American dele State Dulles Secretary of De fense McElroy and Secretary of the Treasury Anderson McElroy already is in Europe Murray to Seek GOP Bid for Governor Race AMES William G Mur ray 54 professor of economics at Iowa State College announced Wednesday he will seek the Re publican nomination for gover night at Cape Canaveral Fla The payload device will meas ure cosmic ray activity temper atures and meteoric impacts in outer space Dr Pickering said We expect the first flight will be made soon after the first of the year Four Miners Killed in Arkansas Blast GREENWOOD Ark underground explosion ripped through a coal mine between Greenwood and Hackett Arkj early Wednesday killing four miners Two others nearby were slightly injured Bill Lewis owner of the Peer less Coal Co mine said three of the bodies had been recovered A rescue team of seven or eight men was working to recover the fourth body but Lewis said it Murray has asked the State absence he was granted three imonths ago The board is expect must be shown that the increase w a s a slow operation because they were having to take fresh air down them less is expected to seek reelec tion Murray said three months of anonymous DR W G MURRAY visiting with Iowa voters have convinced him that voters want jthe issues discussed want can didates with a fresh view who i will take a stand and that they jdislike what he called the exist stalemate resulting from the j combination of a Democratic gov and Republican Legisla jture J Murray said he will state his j views on major issues later i He is married and has three is a member of the i Presbyterian Church and is a jpast president of the American I Farm Economics Assn He also served as organizing director of emergency debt conciliation com mittees in Iowa during the de pression years and was chief economist of the Farm Credit Administration in 1935 ColdW C 1957 CHEER FUND GOAL f oooo Previously reported 4570 Slason City chapter Women of the Moose 501 Hectors Fund 50 St Johns Episcopal Church DoALot Club Sonja Rachut Ellen Diane Young Union Dozen Club of Ventura Typographical Union Local 106 From Booji David Phalen Anonymous HFB 60 lOi 10 2Of 100 10 10 5D0 50 THE DAYS TOTALS 870 TOTALS TO DATE CASH STILL NEEDED 21559 GIVING DAYS LEFT 11 Sense of Urgency in Cheer Fund greater sense pf urgency that is what is needed now among those who wish to bring some ol the joys of the Christmas sea son to those less fortunate If the Christ mas Cheer Fund is to reach the JU wm inciude Secret TO Tin linn creased in the days ahead Sent Letter We believe that little Sonja Rachut felt something of this sense of urgency when she sent us a contribution with this letter Dear Sirs I am sending you some money because I think that everybody should have at least a Christmas present Your truly Sonja Rachut Something about the urgency of ed to act Thursday on the latest request The only other announced cangiving was also sensed in the gift didatc for the GOP nomination is from E1en Diane Young taken John Knudson 51 Albion farmer from hcr own bank Ellen Diane and former legislator who ans years old Check A feeling of urgency was also Forecast Warming Trend The bitterest cold wave of the eason borne on near gale force winds knifed across Iowa and the Midwest Wednesday Weathermen warned the cold blast would push to the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts by nightfall Subzero readings were com mon at the core of the frigid air mass from the eastern Dakotas across Iowa Minnesota northern Wisconsin and the northern Great Lakes International Falls regitsered an early morning low of 15 below zero and near zero readings oc curred as far south as Des Moines and Chicago 6 Below m Iowa The temperature dropped to 6 below zero at Elkader early Wednesday as the coldest weather of the winter blanketed Iowa Temperatures were near or be low zero in all part of Iowa The highest low was 6 above ai Sioux City Mason City had l be low Winds which hit gust velocities of 60 miles an hour as the cole wave moved in Tuesday had di minished by Wednesday No important snow was report ed anywhere in Iowa The low temperatures continued during the day Wednesday but somewhat warmer readings were predicted for Thursday Hunters Rescued Two duck hunters were rescued from a Missouri River sandbar near Sioux City after wind tore their boat from its moorings A Big Summit Lake hear Creston another duck hunter was strandec for more than an hour when wine pushed his boat onto an ice floe The high winds fanned a fire out of control at Nicollet Minn Tuesday night destroying three buildings Another fire destroyed the fourbuilding business district of WellsburgND Snow flurries some of them locally heavy accompanied the wintry weather from the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley into Penn sylvania New York state and northern New England A light snowfall hit as far south as Mem phis Tenn The heaviest snow ac cumulations occurred along the southern and eastern shores of the Great Lakes Temperatures in the teens ex ended southward through Kan sas Missouri and southern Illi nois Sports Bulletins CHICAGO w Hugh Daugh erty Wednesday announced he is passing up a head football coaching job and athletic direc torship at Texas A and M to remain head football coach at Michigan State University The Weather Mason City Fair and continued Ct O d nounced but Gov Herschel Loveno doubt in the mind and heart of a generous donor who sent a check for and said list it as Thus the gifts come and we know they will continue to come from the generous people of Ma son City and surrounding com munity It is especially pleasing to note how clubs and organizations out side our city feel the compelling compassion to help in this great Christmas Cheer effort Gifts may be brought or sent to the GlobeGazette office Send lo Christmas Cheer Mason City towa SIGN 0 THE TIMES TNTIT i PHILADELPHIA A Santa to 8 am Wednesday Claus is making his rounds here Maximum with a big sign draped from his Minimum shoulders It reads Beware of At 8 am Imitations Precipitation BEATING THECROWDS Three men and f gafuS amotorscooter for their transportation to work in New York as the strike of subway employes continues In stead of pushing into what subway trains are still run nmg the quartet leftto Rennie Harron George Nicholson Peter Garland and John onto the scooter for their aboveground ride CRUSH CONTINUES Note No Progress in Subway Strike NEW YORK W Frantic commuters resorted to all kinds ol tricks Wednesday in an effort to beat the crush of millions struggling to get to Manhattan jobs amid the citys worst transit strike No progress toward ending the walkout was reported But for most it was the third day of the same old maddening frustration caused by a walkout of subway motormen which cut service on the underground lines by twothirds From around the city during the 7 am to 9 am rush hour came fresh reports of packed subway station platforms sweltering riders jammed into the last inch of space on every train and me cold Wednesday night low 512 Thursday increasing cloudiness and warmer high middle 20s to lower 30s owa Fair and cold Wednesday night low zero to 5 northeast to 1015 south Thursday cloudy and warmer partly Fiveday Iowa will average 2 Employment in Greatest Dip Since49 WASHINGTON UP TJnem ployment in November rose by 00000 persons to a total of 3200 highest November figure since government re ported Wednesday Total civilian employment fell by 1100000 from the October mark to 64900000 more than 300000 below the November 1956 level A joint report by the Commerce and Labor departments said most of the drop in employment came in agriculture where unusually bad weather accentuated the nor mal seasonal decline The number of workers in fac tories fell by 230000 over the more than the usual November the to Tcmperaturesj to 5 degrees tal to 16600000 about 625000 below the level of a year ago The report said the average work week of factory production workers decreased 3 of an hour to a November average of 392 hours the lowest November level since 1949 But average weekly t0 above normal Thursday through next Monday Normal low 12 north to 18 south Normal high 28 north to 36 south Warming trend through Friday but colder on Monday Precipitation will be light occurring as snow flur ries Monday with amounts less than onetenth of an inch Minnesota warmer Fair somewhat GlobeGazette weather data up 25 iracc as average hourly earnings rose by l cent to Safety Officials OK 2 Recommendations WASHINGTON public officials traffic safely conference Wednesday backed unanimously stricter driving licensing require ments to curb slaughter on the highways The conference spon sored by the Presidents Com mittee for Traffic Safety also recommended that safety be taught in the schools from an early the same way we teach the Bible in Sunday k lees at every station between people trying to get on and off Bus and commuter railroad lines trying to take up the slack found themselves swamped again also while main thoroughfares leading into Manhattan experi enced paralyzing traffic jams The toll in tardy and absent workers business losses and tha affect on schools was sharply felt Manhattan department store operators were moaning over Christmas shopping losses Santa Claus is dying declared one gloomy executive Trade associations estimated that sales were 20 to 40 per cent below the same period last year and put the overall drop in mil lions of dollars They gave no precise figures however But while Manhattan stores Toaned suburban stores re ported they were reaping a huge iarvest on purchases from cus omers unable to get into heart of the city Meanwhile the Transit Author ty an independent agency which the subways and many bus ines reported that its workor efired ultimatum to striking motormen Tuesday had brought 38 men back The striking union claims 2600 of the subway sys ems 3200 motormen HONEST ANYWAY WOONSOCKET R I UB The Wbonsocket Kiwanis Club Tues day decided not to make a Man of the Year award for 1957 The club said no one merited it SAME White meins no traKU 24 hourt tt   

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