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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIV AisocUted Press tod United Presi Pull Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 14 1957 Ptpti of Two One No 17 Tells of Missile Delays Gen Medaris on Stand BULLETIN WASHINGTON UP The Army missile chief Saturday urged a crash program to build a rocket with a onemillion pound thrust Major Gen John Medaris said we must have such a rocket by 1961 or be out of the space race WASHINGTON Wi Maj Gen John B Medaris testified Satur day lack of funds held up Army development of a 1500mile mis sile And he said that even now the United States is doing no work on a rocket engine as pow erful as Russia has already per fected Medaris also told the Senate Preparedness Subcommittee that Army scientists offered two years ago to put up an earth satellite but their offer was rejected Medaris commander of the Army ballistic missile agency at Huntsville Ala said the United States is doing no work on a rocket engine of the type that propelled the Soviet Sputnik II into space Advanced Type There is no high thrust ad vanced type rocket engine under development today and it should have been started three years ago Medaris testified Under questioning by Chair man Lyndon Johnson Medaris said he was talking about the kind of engine he be lieves the Russians used in the first stage of launching their 1000pound satellite Rejected in 1955 Medaris said the Army offered more than two years ago to launch an instrumented scientific satellite He did not say how soon the Army had been prepared to put up a baby moon but reported the offer was rejected in August 1955 The Army now has received definite orders to proceed with plans for a satellite launching and Medaris confidently assertec this will be done The Army got these orders after the failure o the first launching attempt in the Navydirected Vanguard satellite project a week ago Earlier Army witnesses saic they will put up an orbiting satel 1DJ7 CHEEK FUND GOAL SoUOOOO President Greeted at Paris Brunsvold fo Head Schools Here PREVIOUSLY REPORTED Claude Ilolbrook As You Like It Club Benevolent and Irofeetive Order of Elks Lodge No XT Tlje Pat NIsscns History Club Pleasant Ridge Womens Club JutSilh and Timothy Stone Anonymous ISartiara Susan and Steve Happy Hustlers Club Bethlehem Lutheran Aid Home Builders Auxiliary Girl Scout Troop No T Cougrcgatiuna Womans Guild Energetic Congrega tional Church Trip TZers Hotrod Club 1000 JO00 10110 JOtill 500 100 200 fiOO iiOO 8 XI 1000 THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE 550 10821 CASH STILL NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT EIGHT Cheer Fund WillHelp This Family Recommends Changes in Air Service A Civil Aeronautics Board ex aminer Friday recommendec that Ozark Air Lines be given two northsouth routes through Mason City and one eastwes route here The Mason City Airport Com mission will study the repor made by Examiner Curtis C Henderson in the twoyearolc case to determine what if any exceptions should be made to it Hendersons findings w e r i made as part of broad change recommended in air service ii seven Midwestern states Hi report becomes final after 1 days if no exceptions are filed is expected that exceptions wi be taken however Braniff Involved The section of his report con cerning Mason City would grant Braniff Airways a suspension of its present northsouth service here Mason Citys representa tives in the case earlier had lite next year Medaris said Named to Succeed Shepoiser Perley 0 Brunsvold principal of Mason City High School since 1950 Saturday appointed superintendent of schools in Ma son City at a special meeting of he board of education He will succeed Lawrence H Shepoiser who is moving to a similar position at Wichita Kan The board of education is to be commended for the judicious manner in which it went about making its selection for a super intendent of school s sad Shepoiser Singularly Qualified It was inevitable that after the study made they should se lect Perley Brunsvold because by his training experience and per sonality he is singularly qualified for the position of superintendent of schools of Mason City Brunsvold took over the posi tion of prinicipal of Mason City High School when Harold Snyder PERLEY O BRUNSVOLD ere is the story of one ofthe many thai will re asked retention of the Braniff service and addition of Braniff eastwest According to an Associated Press report of Hendersons de cision the new routes recom mended for Ozark through Ma son City would be MinneapolisSt Paul and Dav enportMoline with intermediate stops at Rochester Austin Al bert Lea Minn and Mason City Waterloo and Cedar Rapids NorthSouth Leg lack of funds blocked Army plans in 1954 to speed work on its 1500mile range Jupiter missile He said the fund clampdown continued until October 1955 Seaton to Speak at GOP Fund Dinner DES MOINES of the Interior Fred A Seaton will be the main speaker at the Iowa Republican fundraising dinner here Jan 20 W Palmer Wilson Oclwein state finance chairman announced Saturday The S25a plate dinner will be served buffet style this year for the first time ccive help this season through money provided by the Christ mas Cheer Fund The fam ily consists of the parents and seven children Five of the chil dren are in school The father has not been well and his income is limited Because of heavy expenses for sickness the family went deeply into debt but by many denials is now making slow headway in cutting down the debt Big Expense Minneapolis St Paul and Des Moines with stops at Rochester inn MasonCity Fort Dodge Chicago and Sioux City with stops at Rockford III Dubuque Waterloo Mason City Fort Dodge and Sioux City and branch ing off at Fort Dodge to Omaha The last route listed covers the same points now being served here by Ozark It may be months before the final board decision is made Deep River Girl Is Victim of Accident OSKALOOSA Fish 14 Deep River was killed Sat urday when the car in which she former prinicipal resigned and has held the position since that time He has been responsible for major changes in the develop ment of the school which has won recognition as one of the outstand ing high schools in the stale Revised Curriculum He also made a complete re vision of the curriculum with em phasis on a broad yet balanced program for all children and in cluded every child having basic instruction in science hiathema tiesantfEnglish vi A guidance program was de veloped so as to assist all stu dents in making good choices in regard to courses offering voca tional opportunities and personal and social adjustments The educational aspect of the guidance program is an attempt to help each individual to work at his fullest capacity and guide him into courses to suit his indi vidual needs Broadened Activities Brunsvold also broadened the activities program and included opportunities for students in ex tra curricular work such as in The Weather Mason City Generally fair and continued mild through Sun day High Sunday in middle or upper 40s Slightly warmer Sat urday night with low near 30 Iowa Generally fair and contin ued mild through Sunday Low Saturday night 2535 Minnesota Considerable cloudi ness mild GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Clinton Man Arrested in Youths Death Schultz 30yearold Clinton roofer was being held by police Saturday fol lowing the death of Arthur Rob ert House 21 Clinton factory worker in a tavern fight late Friday night Schultz was charged with man slaughter and was being held in lieu of pending prelimi nary hearing set for Monday Police Chief Robert La Zonby said witnesses reported Schultz struck House with his fist and House fell to the floor Budd Scheer operator of the Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 45 20 22 17 10 mother Mrs Warren Fish was driving the car She and three other passengers were hospital ized but their injuries were not believed serious Only on rare occasions when a was riding ran off Iowa 92 about big expense looms ahead does eiSnt mlles easl of here Her the wife and mother make her Mrc WnrrM Fi5h ac appearance at the office of Fam ily Welfare Shecame three times A Suggestion This is to suggest that individuals and organiza tions planning Christmas baskets get in touch with Family Services Inc ad hard to maintain itself without help there is a feeling this fam ily is deserving of assistance Gift It was the thought of families such as this that caused the Pat strumenlal and vocal music de bate dramatics athletics and science clubs In my opinion he proved him self to be one of the most able high school administrators in the midwest said Shepoiser He has been so recognized by people in his profession Brunsvold grew up at Kensett and was graduated from the Kensett High School He then at tended College at Decorah at which institution he was grad uated in 1935 Graduate of Minnesota He attended summer sessions at Springdafe SPRIiVGDALE salesman and a truck driver were killed late Friday in a collision of their vehicles at an intersection on a county road south of this town about 14 miles east of Iowa City The victims were Max Arthur Trent 48 Walnut the salesman and Francis Horton 46 Musca tine a truck driver Both men were alone Both were believed to have died instantly when the vehicles met at the intersection State ighway patrolmen said Trent vas driving south on the road and he truck was crossing it Dutch Treat Tavern where the incident occurred said he called police after House failed to re vive when they carried him oul to his car parked at the rear o the tavern La Zonby said witnesses told him the fight began whenHouse tried to take Mrs Schultzs seat at the tavern bar while Mrs Schultz was gone for a few min utes Police said House was dead when they arrived Coroner L 0 Riggert said he planned a post mortem and an inquest Schultz and his wife Eunice 29 have four children La Zonby said Schultz has no previous rec ord House was unmarried Callenius Son in Deer Hunting fines PRIMGHAR Callemus GranVJlle a member of the Iowa Board of Control and his son Donald were fined in Jus lice Court here Saturday for vio lation of the deer hunting laws AP Photofax SNARK SITE Presquex Isle Maine is the site chosen by the Air Force for its first opera tional S n a r k intercontinental guided missile base Work on the S12 million job will begin next month The Snark is a radio controlled pilotless jet bomber with a speed of sound and a range of 5000miles ExLaundry Union Official Indicted BUY CHRISTMAS SEALS minislrator of the Christ Nisscns Clear Lake to send mas Cheer Fund for clear ance of names This will protect against both dupli cation and omission Eith er call GA 358G4 or drop in at 19 WStale in 1956 and only once thus far to the Christmas Cheer of Minnesota and in with this explanation 1944 received his M A degree Enclosed is for your majoring in secondary school ad Christmas Fund Instead of sendministration ing Christmas cards we are send ing that money to you in hopes we can help make someones Christmas a happy You too can join the proces in 1957 That was in the latter sion o mcn women children jpart of August when she svas faced with the problem of buying and shoes so her children could enter school and couldnt Isec her way clear without help If this family is to have a joy jous Christmas help must come jfrom others Because it strives families and organizations that are giving to add a little happi ness to others this Christmas Bring or send your gifts to Christmas Cheer Fund Mason City Iowa He has had additional gradu ate work at Iowa Stale College Ames the University of Iowa Iowa City and the University o Southern California Brunsvold served as principa and coach at Kensett from 1935 to 1937 and he was superinten dent from 1937 until he acceptec a position as science teacher in the Monroe Junior High School in Mason City in 1940 In 1944 Brunsvold was namcc vice principal of the high school The elder Callenius was fined and costs by Justice of the Peace J S DeVries for shooting after closing hours Donald Calle nius was fined and costs for using a horse in the hunting of deer HURT IN CRASH HAWARDEN UP Ernest Packard 35 Hawarden was in jured Friday when the small plane he was flying stalled and crashed into a field about four miles northeast of here CPIICAGO UP A former laundry union official who re signed international offices when came under fire of the AFL CIO Ethical Practices Committee has been indicted forincome tax evasion Eugene G James 52 formerly was secretarytreasurer and vice president of the Laundry Workers International Union and secre tarytreasurer Local 46 The union was expelled from the AFLCIO this week for failure to clean up its affairs James owes 5562982 taxes on earned income according to Max H Goldschein special Justice Department investigator NATO Parley to Open Sounds Note of Unity PARIS W President Eisen hower flew into Paris Saturday and declared the NATO Alliance can meet the despotic and con tinuing threat of Soviet Russia Arriving for a summit meet ing of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization opening Monday the President told an airport crowd the West must meet Russias spaceage challenge or lose its freedom to Red despotism Eisenhower stepped from the our engine presidential plane Columbine III into a sharp De cember wind Keynote Statement After a welcome to France from President Rene Coty and Premier Felix Gaiilard Eisen hower made the keynote state ment of his mission to try to breathe new life and vitality into an ailing Western Alliance Ad dressing the party of officials and diplomats on the cold wind swept Orly Field Eisenhower said slowly and deliberately Today we live in one of those periods of test not only for Sales Barn Operator Gets Year in Prison DES MOINES Howard Stout 52 Oskaloosa sales barn operator was under sentence Sat urday to charges growing out what the government claimed was a multi million dollar check kiting scheme Stout was convicted at Ottumwa Nov 1 on 12 counts of an indictment charging mail fraud Two other defendants were con victed here earlier this year in the same case They are Eldon Viers 44 Marshalltown and Merle Meersman 42 Colo both France but all of Frances friends and allies my country among them It is for us togeth er to determine whether men shall continue to live in freedom and in dignity or whether they are to become mere vassals of an allpowerful state True Partnership The answer to this challenge liesaid is the developmentof a true partriership military arid economic strength The statement was Eisenhow ers first public speech since his slight stroke Nov 25 that had af fected his ability tospeak and made pronunciation of some words difficult Eisenhower spoke carefully but appeared to mispronounce only a couple of words At one point he said addlessaddress at an other word art gave him a sec onds pause but he repeated it and went on The presidential plane came in ontime and at 3 pm the US chief exectuive on his second visit to Europe as President stepped out and walked briskly down the stairway to be greeted by Coty Gray Skies The temperature was 36 The skies were gray with low swift clouds Eisenhower doffed his soft felt hat when he met Coty then quickly put it on again livestock dealers Viers was sen tenced to 30 months and Meers man to 15 months RATE INCREASED DES MOINES Most dormitory students at the Univer sity of Iowa will pay S30 more per year in housing rates beginning in the 195859 school year AP Photofax COTY GREETS IKE French President Rene Coty right is on hand to greet President Eisenhower on the letters arrival at Paris Orly airfield The President reached France on an overnight flight aboard his pri vate plane SAME Your presence here Gaiilard said shows your interest for the future of this Atlantic Alliance which includes countries whose life rests on the same history the same civilization and the same morale and who can be threatened by the same danger Eisenhower arrived with an of fer of atomic missiles for allied armies and an appeal for greater unity in the North Atlantic coali tion BULLETIN SEATTLE Iff Dave Beck millionaire president of Teamsters was convicted Saf urday of stealing 51900 from the sale of a unionowned Cadillac He was charged with grand larceny Flight of Madcap Pilot Over Des Moines Rated Top Iowa Story of Year By CY DOUGLAS DES MOINES iPi Suspense sailed the skies over Des Moines that January afternoon Just about everyone in the capi tal city knew that a student pilot who had never soloed had a gun to seize from his instructor a singleengined plane Roy Soderquist 23 buzzed Des Moines including the downtown area for three hours last Jan 29 in a low level flight that thrilled and frightened thousands Re peatedly he seemed to miss prominent downtown buildings by feet or less His mother Mrs Rudolph Sod erquist was rushed from the fam ily farm near Allerton to broad cast short wave pleas for her son to land On a country road southwest of Des Moines he crashlanded at pm damaging the plane as it nosed over I did it to show everyone I could fly he said Soderquist is now at Iowa City for psychiatric treatment His flight was voted the top Iowa news story of the year in the annual sclectioti by news ex ecutives of Associated Press newspapers radio and television stations in the state It received 18 first place votes and a total of 363 points Fortytwo ballots were cast No 2 in the voting with 334 points and 7 first place votes was the most tragic story of the year flash fire in the Council Bluffs Convalescents Home Feb 13 in which 16 of the 30 elderly patients lost their lives Or May 24 Gov Herschel Love less with a stroke of pen prob ably created the big continuing political story of 1957 and the prime political issue for 1958 He vetoed the 1957 Legislatures tax bill This won third place in the list of top 10 stories with sven votes for first and 251 points Close to No 3 in the voting seven first place ballots likewise 224 points and subject was No 4 in the story of the Governor and the Legislature a four month period of tensions and testing out each others strong points Love less is the first Democratic gov ernor in 20 years The Legis lature was dominated by the Re publicans Trouble of a different sort made fifth place 185 points in Iowa AP newsmens jlhe outbreak of Asian flu Prob lably no spread of any epidemic jover the world was more widely forecast To Iowa came the rolciclimax This was the sixth best of being the site for the firsti story 156 mass outbreak in the United States This came at Grinnell in Iowas death loss from highway hitting an all time high in 1956 July Two hundred out of lSOOJThe Legislature in an effort to delegates to a church fellowshipcut down the fatalities put a 60 assembly became ill with themile an hour limit on night au flu The Stale Health Departtomobile driving This was sev ment estimates that 234482Jenth in the listing with 99 points lowans subsequently had what A sudden blaze in the four apparently was Asian flu Iowa won the Big Ten football title went to the Rose Bow and there on New Years Day 1957 defeated Oregon State 3519 It is a shining chapter in Ihc slates story French villa type structure housing Ottumwa Heights Acade my and Colelgc Oct 8 became a disastrous fire which destroyed the school with a two million dol lar loss to the Catholic Order oJ record 15000 Hawkcycs went Sisters of the Humility of Los Angeles to see the gloriousMary The story was No 8 wilh one first place vote and 96 points The strange case of a shoplift ing charge from which he was completely exonerated against a high stale official got 86 points for 9th place On Jan 23 State Insurance Commissioner Oliver P Bennett was sustained by Mu nicipal Judge Ray Harrison in his contention that he had paid for a 67cent lube of hair cream he was charged with shoplifting from a downtown Des Moines drug store Bennett was seized by two detectives and jailed for nearly five hours before he could get released No 10 had a gvim back ground The story gathered 76 points in the voting The Iowa Supreme Court had denied a re hearing to Warren Jack Nutter sentenced to hang for the Jan 5 1956 shotgun slaying of a peace officer The Governor was Nutters last hope On April 8 Loveless commuted the death sentence of the 19yearold Free port 111 youth to life imprison ment The chief executive said his act of mercy did not condone the wanton taking of Indepen dence policeman Harold Pfiarccs life but took into consideration Nutters youth and background   

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