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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 17, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lor the Home X MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAK IS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents i Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 17 1958 This Paper Consists of Two Ona No U in Clash at Hearing TEST IS SUCCESS Navy Launches Polaris Rocket CAPE CANAVERAL Fla UP The Navy launched a Polaris ballistic missile test vehicle here Friday It was the first Polaris test officially identified as such Judging from its performance at the start and until it disap peared down the Air Force missile lest range it was a highlj successful shot It streaked away straight as an arrow toward its undisclosed target The Lockheed missile was launched at one minute before 8 am less than an hour after sunrise into a cloudless sky Watchers in the chill morning air saw it whoosh upward with a considerably greater rate of acceleration than that of other big ballistic missiles launched recently The Polaris is noted for its fantastic speed In Washington the Defense De partments director of missiles William Holaday said the firing was considered a success Holaday said the device that was tested includes a forerunner of the revolutionary Polaris pro pulsion engine We will be mak ing and firing more of these as we go on with the development of the missile he said Polails named after the North Star is the Navys 1500mile in termediate range ballistic mis sile It was designed for launch ing from atomic powered subma rines above or below water as well as from aboard ships Most Complex Polaris reportedly will be the biggest and most complex missile the Navy ever has attempted to build At the same time it will be smaller and lighter than the other the Air Force Thor and the Army the nations arsenal General Corp Sacra mento Calif is developing the solid propellant engine for the Polaris The Navy initially worked with the Army in development of the Jupiter IRBM which like the Air Force Thor uses a liquid pro pellant The Navy turned to solid propellant rocket power as more practical for use aboard ship after that type of fuel and oxi dizer combination became avail able in efficient and usable form Atom Submarines Secretary of Defense McEiroy told the House Armed Services Committee this week that the Na vy wants to invest 296 million Wants Red Tape Cut on Missiles WASHINGTON UP A pioneer aircraft manufacturer Friday called for more guts and less gobbledegook to speed US pro duction of US missiles and anti missile missiles Donald W Douglas chairman of the board of the Douglas Air craft Corp said only a small fraction of the necessary funds has been made available for work on the Zeus antimissile projecl on which his firm is working with Bell Telephone Laboratories and Western Electric Nearly two years ago we felt this weapon was sufficiently feas ible to warrant a goahead he told the Senate Preparedness Sub committee but so far only a small fraction of the necessary funds has been made available Long Wait In the case of the 1500mile in termediate range ballistic missile Thor Douglas said that even af ter successful test firings we waited from August to December for an order to increase produc tion of this muchneeded missile But Douglas testified that on the whole he could say most unequivocably that I do not share the gloomy opinion of so many that the race for weapon suprem acy has been lost forever and that we are permanently doamed to lowans to Push Program linion Is Divided WASHINGTON Sens Hickenlooper and Martin will co sponsor a bill which would giv President Eisenhower authorit to reduce price supports and ease production controls on ma jor crops Hickenlooper said Thursda he Martin and Sen Dirksen o Illinois would introduce th Presidents bill All three sena tors are Republicans Martin said that what Eisen hower has proposed is calcu lated to improve the lot of indi vidual farmers and to advanc the countrys overall agrim irieconomy Hickenlooper said in the mai m for it He specifically callc he idea of price supports at 60 0 pecent of parity a sound ap reach Corn States dollars in development of threCjthe role of a secondary power atomic powered missile launch ing submarines McEiroy indicated that by early 1960 the Navy may have a fully developed Polaris capable of be ing fired above or under water and of going thf full 1500mile range McEiroy and other Defense De partment spokesmen said the combination of the Polaris and of the atompowered submarine capable of cruising under water AP ALLS PEACEFUL Tim Moore 70 the Kingfish of the Amos ment when a shot was fired but n Andy television show and his wife T Vivian 39 are a picture of contentment at Los Angeles Municipal Court The Kingfish was on hand to face an assault charge growing out of a domestic argil want to press the charge Moore said the argu ment involved himself and some of his wifes younger brothers whom he com plained had been mooching off him Elthon Not to See GOP Governor Bid Doing Good Job He expressed belief he armed services and industry have been doing a much better job of keep ing pace with any potential enemy than the public realizes Douglas appeared with his son Donald W Douglas Jr president of the company and Robert John another son his assistant chief missiles engineer He said that in two years the Thor has been developed and suc J1ERT1LE Leo EHhon for mer governor of Iowa took him self out of the 1958 contest for tie Republican nomination for overnor Friday I am not going to run for the Republican nomination Elthon aid in a statement ending spe ulation that he would again at high speeds almost t V i TK Iv would give the Navy the nnn 5 Cstcd the Is power of inflicting atomic re taliation upon almost any poten tial enemy with per haps greater accuracy than could be achieved by a missile of greater range Pearson to Head Canadian Liberals OTTAWA B Pear son newly elected leader of Can adas Liberal Party is expected to begin consultations immediate ly with other top Liberals on the question of when and how to force a new election The opposition partys national convention chose the 60yearold career diplomat as its new lead er Thursday night in a resound ing victory over former Health Minister Paul Martin Pearson succeeds former Prime Minister Louis St Laurent quitting be cause of his 75 years and will become prime minister if the Liberals win the next election SAME dig means traffic death in past 34 hours Is m opcra lon turn them out in any quantity de sired As for the antimissile weapon designed to shoot down enemy missiles he said all we need now is the goahead signal to bring it to the same status that we have brought the IRBM The Weather Mason City Cloudy and gradu ally colder through Saturday Low Friday night 1520 High Saturday 2025 Iowa Mostly cloudy Friday night occasional snow flurries north and east colder low in 20s Partly cloudy and a little cold er Saturday Five Day Iowa Temperatures will average near normal wesl to about 4 degrees below nor mal east Saturday through next Wednesday Only minor daily temperature changes are ex pected Normal highs 25 north 33 south Normal lows 5 north to 13 south Precipitation wil average less than onetenth of an inch in occasional light snow northeast portion with practic ally no precipitation expectec in the southwest Minnesota Cloudy and colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 31 Minimum 28 At 8 am 28 Precipitation trace following the death Gov William S Beardsley November 1954 Elthon said business considera tions were a main factor in his decision He is engaged in the rock crush ing business and sells material to road builders State officials are of ness wiuT agencies in government of the stat eek the office he held for twolbarred by law from doing busi Irate Over Delay Motorist Punches Railway Conductor A Minneapolis and St Louis Railway conductor received a few bruises Thursday night from a motorist who got tired of waiting for a train to clear a crossing The conductor R E Perry Marshalltown told police the train blocked the 15th S E crossing from about to p m Afterwaiting at that crossing the unidentified driver drove to the 19th S E cross ing There he entered the caboose and an argument developed over railroad crossing delays The conductor was punched be fore the trouble ended and the driver left A city ordinance limits trains blocking a crossing to five minutes Light Snow in Iowas Forecast Cloudy skies and colder air f pushing down from the north heldufr lcrs Elthon has been a leader in on roup of Iowa Republicans but he made it plain Friday he was not acking any other candidate for he governor nomination Specifically he said he had leard rumors that he would be ehind State Sen J T Dykhouse Rapids an announced can didate for the nomination Im not for him and Im not against him Elthon said I do not want to see the nomination SECRETARY BENSON FINED More Sick Than Drunk Sarah Says MALIBU Calif Wi Actress Sarah Churchill head high and fighting to hold back the tears pleaded guilty to a drunk charge Farm Policies Attacked Supports Are Key Issue FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson long the butt of congressional dis content with administration farm policy Friday got a rough going over from members both par ies when he presented President Eisenhowers new farm program to the Senate Agriculture Com mittee The mild mannered secretary was accused at one point of false advertising You would be a lot more en ightening if your statements were just honest Sen Hubert H rlumphrey DMinn told the em jattled secretary Defends Statements There is nothing false about it Benson retorted his voice ris but explained than drunk I was more ill ThJhree fopl The 44yearold actress daugh ter of Britains Sir Winston Churchill was fined S50 Thurs ponsors of the bill all come from mportantcom states Indica ions were that the program was more pleasing to corn states members than to other farm states legislators because of the rovision eliminating acreage al lotments on corn Rep Hill of Colorado senior Republican on the House Agricul day in Malibu Justice Court Pleads Guilty Her gloved hands gripped the ing in apparent heat Benson was attempting at a back of a chair as she faced Judge Charles H Woodmansee and answered I plead guilty to the charge Given permission to Vil J AW ILOV IVU1 1 ture Committee said he agreed make a statement she continued with most of the message but had some misgiving over appli cation of a 60 per cent floor to grain crops Im not sure 60 per cent is right Hill said Congress willj lave to consider it Rep Hoeven RIowa said the message contained a lot or things about which there is no controversy But there may be differences of opinion over low ering of the price support level Some Republicans said they thought a 70 per cent price sup port was the best the President could hope for Program Attacked Chairman Cooley DNC of theHouse Agriculture Commit tee called the administration plan a blueprint for bank ruptcy He said Secretary of Agriculture Benson wants to be a complete and absolute czar over the destiny of American agriculture Sen Aiken top GOP member of the Senate Agricul ture Committee said he objected strongly to Eisenhowers request for power to lower dairy farm supports and therefore would not introduce the bill I will not put I was more ill than drunk I inthe beachhouse where I had gone to learn my lines for a television show Proper Perspective I have been under some strain these last months I fully realize that anyone might have m i s u n d e r stood the situa tion I deeply regret any in convenience I m a v have public hearing by the committee to read a 24page prepared state ment urging swift approval of the stormtossed administration farm proposals But an hour and 10 minutes aft er starting it he had read only the first two pages Sen Holland DFla protested that the repeat ed interruptions from other com mittee members were unfair Lets not impose on all of the SARAH caused The pain to myself and those I love is selfevi d e n f Judge Woodman see said her at titude was com o to a state convention Id be my name to a bill that puts the disappointed if it did and will iave no part in any effort toward that end1 squeeze on the dairy farmer Aiken said The National Milk Producers A candidate must receive at Federation also sharplv criti f I fr Russ Ships Allowed to Anchor at Guam AGANA Guam U S government Friday authorizcc three foreign of them put into the restrict ed port at Midway Island for emergency repairs The Russian ships both grain reported Thursday in trouble in heavy they were temperatures generally in the 30s n Iowa Friday Subfreezing temperatures pre vailed throughout the state early Friday ranging from 24 at Spen cer to 31 at Davenport Burling ton Ottumwa and Cedar Rapids Light snow fell in northeastern counties and snow was expected DES MOINES State Rep seas 700 miles northwest of Mid way Shortly after a third ship the British freighter Ripley re ported she was running low on fuel because of severe storms REPPERT TO RUN least 35 per cent of the the request for election vote to win nominationjlo lower dairy supports for state offices Candidates are nominated in state conventions when no one gets the 35 per cent Prospective Candidate One prospective candidate for the Republican nomination Wil liam H Nicholas Mason City will be highly appreciate of El thons decision not to run politi cal observers said Nicholas is presently lieutenant governor Nicholas has not formally an nounccd his candidacy but close friends say he gives the definite impression of coming out prob ably fairly soon With Elthon out of the picture Nicholas might be a beneficiary of any home community appeal He and Elthon live within 20 miles of each other Elected in 1952 Elthon was first elected lieu tenant governor in 1952 and re elected in 1954 He stepped into the governors chair in succes sion to Beardsley He served in the state Senate for over 20 years before being elected lieutenant governor Announced candidates for the Republican nomination for gov ernor thus far in addition to Dyk Iiousc include Prof William Mur authority mcndablc but added You are the daughter of the worlds great est living statesman but he must place the case in its proper per spective Miss Churchill was arrested Monday by sheriffs deputies who went to her rented beach cottage in response to complaints that rules of a fair hearing Holland said urging that Benson be per the statement with out interruption Sen Holland Chairman El lender DLa replied I hope you dont accuse me of being unfair He said he has been in the Senate for 21 years and no one ever has ever accused me of being unfair Sticks to Ruling Ellender stuck to his ruling that senators could interrupt Ben son any time they wanted to chal lenge a statement they considere to be not the facts Benson came under fire almost from the first minute of his tes timony when he said he was happy to be able to report some favorable developments in agri culture one of them that prices received by farmers have been running three per cent above a year ago You dont give the other side she had been using over the telephone PLANE HUNTED HONOLULU iPi Aircraft and of the picture contending that mention that the the farmer has to buy had risen Ellender said Benson didnt cost of things profanity more than that with the result that farm income is down 200 million dollars Benson told Ellender the de partments figures on farmers net income for 1957 are not ships crisscrossed the path of phoon Ophelia again Friday huntfmai but that he IS sure farm ln ing a US weather reconnais sance plane hat vanished day night with 10 crewmen over much of the state SaturdayHoward C Rcppcrl Jr Accumulations were forecast to M o i n e s Democrat has DCS an be rather light the Weather Bunoimced plans to seek renomina reau said tion in the June 2 primary ray of Iowa Stale College and John Knudson Albion a retired fanner AP Photofax HOLADAY MEETS SOLONS William Holaday Pentagon guided missiles director talks with Rep Paul Kilday center ami Rep Carl Yin son as ho was called in lor dosed door testi mony before the House Armed Services Committee The Elthon will be in Dos Moines group is conducting hearings on the nations defense Monday for the GOP rally I situation come will not be as great as we had expected Above 56 Levels The 1957 figures now available the secretary said indicat that the realized net income will be above the 1956 levels You ought not to just put in the good things Ellender said Give us the picture iust as it is Ill be very happy to do that Benson replied Ellender told Benson to submit later a yearbyyear account of jfarmers income for every year of Bensons tenure The secretary j said he would be glad to do that would go further and take it back to 1917 to show farm in icome was dropping then too j Benson said farmers would be in a less serious predicament with surpluses now if Congress had acted earlier to substitute flexible price supports for rigid ones You wouldnt have this sur plus problem if you put all the farmers out of business have you ever thought of that Kl lender asked caustically INCOME REPORT LOSDON Only 600 persons in Britain hud incomes of 6UOO jpounds or more last year after payiny this countrys stiff income taxes lh govern jinent reported Friday The basic income tax m Hritnin is per jccnt and the take rises stcrply along with income   

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