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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 22, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited iot the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T Hi NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Associated Press mad United Press Full Lease Seveo Cents a Cop MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 22 1958 This Paper Consists of Two N ft Red Charge Called False Arrogant r Midwest Digs Out of Snow 17 Dead in 18Inch Fall KANSAS CITY City and environs are digging out from under 15 inches of s n o w Wednesday after the worst bliz zard in 46 years The storm left 31 dead in Kan sas Missouri Iowa and Illinois as it whipped northeastward It left 10 to 12 inches of snow in Southeastern Iowa Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin before blowing itself out along the Great Lakes Most of the deaths were attrib uted either to accidents on slick roadways or heart attacks after shoveling snow or bucking drifts Worst Punishment The storm concentrated its worst punishment on an ellipse straddling the MissouriKansas line and bounded by Topeka Kan and St Joseph Lexington and Butler Mo Topeka is 68 miles west of Kansas City St Joseph is 55 miles north Lexing ton is 40 miles east and Butler 70 miles south Most of this area got at least a foot of snow Odessa Mo 38 miles east of Kansas City had 18 inches Kansas Citys 15 was the greatest snow depth since a twoday 25inch storm in March 1912 A frigid paralysis still gripped the MissouriKansas area Wed nesday Nearly all t h e schools were closed Industrial plants were shut down Huge Drifts Action on Money Bill Set Mahon Calls for Speed WASHINGTON Mahon DTex said Wednesday the na tion should face the future and get on with the job of surpassing Russian missile and satellite gains Mahon chairman of the House Defense Appropriations subcom mittee talked with newsmen as the House called up for expected unanimous passage a 51410000 000 money bill to help speed U S defense preparations The total includes the full 260000000 in new funds asked by President Eisenhower and au thority to transfer another 150 millions 40 millions more than 1 Eisenhower asked of available Dulles on Way to MidEast ITS BETTER THAN WALKING THEY SAY Few Kansas Cityans ventured into Tuesdays raging snow storm and then only if absolutely necessary But these passengers wanted to get home from work so they AP Photofax hopped this ice and snowcoated trolley When the bus became mired in a deep drift they got out and pushed They finally wound up walking home in the kneedeep snow Cold Follows Snow Into Iowa REP KARL LE COMPTE LeComptes Post Is Up for Grabs New Blast on Missiles BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS funds to missiles and other newer programs No Roll Call An agreement to take no roll call votes until Thursday this week delayed final House action on a bill to raise the national debt limit to 280 billion dollars from the present 275 billions The House shouted down a the successor Snow drifts up to six feet deep blocked five major highways US 36 US 24 US 40 US 50 and US 71 Other main arteries were reduced to oneway traffic in spots The snow let up in Kansas City at pm after 26 hours Thir teen inches fell in the final 12 hours an alltime record Wind guests up to 40 miles an hour whipped it into drifts and cut visibilityaC times to less than a block Temperatures were in the low 20s Main thoroughfares here were packed trenches only two lanes wide between high ridges of plowed snow at the curbs Most side streets still were impass able cluttered with abandoned cars Hotels Jammed Downtown hotels overflowed with stranded suburbanites Forecasters reported a new North Half Escapes Deep Snow Winds FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Bitter cold weather pushed into Iowa Wednesday in the wake of the winters worst snowstorm which left the southern part of the state buried under a blanket of white up to a foot deep The northern half missed the snow The heavy snow piled into huge drifts by winds snarled n e a rgaleforce highway traffic throughout the area and forced dozens of schools to close their doors At least blamed on five deaths were the wintry weather three of them in traffic accident resulting from icecovered high ways Others were heart victims who died while shoveling snow Highways Icy Highways were 100 per cen snow packed southeast of a lin running through Leon Indianola Iowa City Dyersville and Du juque Four to eight inches of nev snow hit the southeast section Tuesday afternoon and evening snowstorm brewing in the West and was and said it might hit southwest mounds by Kansas by Thursday While the storm was virtually spent snow continued to faH in the vast area bounded by the Mississippi River and western was old snow Ohio and the southern Great Lakes to Kentucky and Tennes see Snow activity was expected to dwindle to flurries arjd grad ually end today in the Ohio Val ley region A 5inch snow briefly tied Chi cago in knots but the west snow quickly turned to slush Traffic returned to normal along major streets New Foundlahd to Have Free Port MONTEBELLO Quebec UP for a free port at Mortier Bay New Foundland for tran shipment of goods between North America and the rest of the world were revealed Wednesday at the annual conference of the Great Lakes shipping industry r The Americanfinanced Toron tobased Mortier Bay Develop ment Co plans subject to gov ernment approval to clear a huge area and build warehouses to stockpile goods headed in each direction The transhipment plan would make Chicago Milwaukee or Duluth the western terminus and would use lake carriers and the St Lawrence Seaway to car ry package goods to Mortier Bay to be stored until freighter picked them up for delivery swirled into hig winds averaging 3 mph with stronger gusts Ottumwa reported the heavies amount on the ground with 1 inches although some of thi Other amounts were 10 inche at Davenport 8 inches at Lamon and Burlington 6 inches at Du buque and 4 inches at Cedar Ra pids Flights Disrupted The Weather City Partly c lo u d y through Thursday High Thurs day mid 20s low Wednesday night 510 owa Generally fair Wednesday night colder extreme south east low 515 partly cloudy little temperature change Thursday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near normal through next Monday No de cided temperature changes are expected until turning cooler over the weekend Normal highs 26 north to 35 south Nor mal lows 6 north to 14 south Precipitation will average less than onetenth of an inch oc curring as scattered light snow throughout the period Minnesota Fair and cold High Thursday 10 in north 25 south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 25 Minimum 4 At 8 a m 5 YEAR AGO Maximum 41 Minimum 5 to Rep Karl Le Compte R lowa was quickly aroused Tues day after the veteran Cory don representative announced he would not be a candidate for re election this year Le Compte who is 70yearsold was first elected from Iowas 4th District in 1938 This is his 10th WASHINGTON UP The United States Wednesday denounced as totally false a Soviet charge that Secretary of State Dulles is going to the Middle East to force J S missiles bases on the Bagh dad Pact nations At the same time it branded as incredibly arrogant a Soviet declaration that the placement of nuclear and rocket bases in the Moslem states would be an insult to their religion This Soviet propaganda thrust the United S t a t e s suggested amounts to an argument that the Moslem nations should be militar ily inferior to the atheistic sys tem of the Soviets who already have nuclear missiles Secretary of State Dulles Two Dead in Collision at Webster City WEBSTER CITY were killed Tuesday when theic car skidded onto the tracks in front of an Illinois Central freight train engine Those killed were Virgil Len Voters Approve New North Iowa School District NORTHWOOD Voters in Vorthwood Kensett and the parts of the surrounding townships of irookfield Lincoln Danville and Kensett went to the polls Tues day to decide the issue of school reorganization The organization plan to in elude all of these districts in a newly organized NorthwoodKen sett Community School District passed by a vote of 584 to 130 There were 10 spoiled ballots Each of the original districts had to accept the reorganization separately to have it approved A board of directors for the new district will be elected at a later date This must be done before July The board of five will in elude one member each from Northwood and Kensett one from Simple Form of Life for U S Moon WASHINGTON CUP The United States will put a simple form of life in one of its baby moons to be launched between ning 43 a garage employe and Verleen 15 his daughter Officers said tire marks indicat ed that the Lenning car skidded tor about 40 feet on icy Broadway street to directly in front of the engine The engine hit the car broad side and pushed it along the tracks Lenning was thrown from the car His daughter was extricated from the wreckage but was dead on arrival at a hospital The fatalities were t h e first traffic deaths in Webster City since 1954 and the first this year in Hamilton County Survivors include the widow and and two other chil dren move aimed at holding the interm in crease to three billions Rep Martin House Re publican leader urged Republi can members not to put our own administration in a traitjacket by rejecting the increase We must face the fact that we have realities to consider he said in reference to expected in creases in defense costs More Spending Rep Byrnes RWis contended the boost would encourage more spending Rep Mason agreeing blamed the high debt level on both the New Deal spenders and the Modern Repub lican spenders Rep Gross referring to the Treasurys contention it needs more flexibility in manage ing the debt said that Im con cerned with the flexibility of the taxpayers for the years to come the House Little talk ar ranged to leave for the Middle East Wednesday afternoon after a conference with President Ei senhower Fresh Assurances He will visit Tehran at the end of this week then go on to An kara Turkey for a meeting of he Baghdad Pact nations for eign ministers next week His aim s to give fresh assurance of There has been very little talk in Iowa political circles of pos sible GOP aspirants Party sources say some mention has been made of Sen Wilbur Moli son Grinnell as a possibility and the name of Highway Cpm K Beck Cen terville also has v cropped up Beck also has been mentioned as a Republican possibility for gov ernor but he recently said he is not considering the gubernatorial race American support for the pact members resistance to Soviet Possible Candidate now and March Wednesday Dr Hiden T it was learned Cox executive The new snow came within 20 lne surrounding country area miles of Des Moines weather buand two members at large reau reports indicated But the city itself was a haven for air travelers whose flights were dis rupted by thc storm At least 13 airliners were forced to land at the Des Moines Municipal Air director of the American Insti tute of Biological Sciences told the United Press Navy scientists are now altering satellite designs to accommodate a culture of yeast cells Cox said this simple form of life will yield infinitely more significant data than putting a mammal such as a dog in space at the present time He conceded that Russia got a lot of propaganda mileage out of at port because of bad weather other Midwest cities Bus schedules in the southeast also were disrupted Fair skies followed the snow Rep L W Smith of Wisconsin Dies putting a dog in Sputnik II He said there are indications that Russia will put simple life in fu ture satellites Cox said it is possible yeast cells will be put in the next US attempt to shoot a sixinch moon WASHINGTON Rep Lawinto orbit with a Vanguard rock rcncc H Smith 65 Wisconsin Reet at Cape Canaveral Fla He Russians Vouch for Accuracy of Their ICBM MOSCOW dropped a few hints Wednesday on the ac curacy of its highly touted inter continental ballistic missile Radio an arti cle from the Soviet publication Young Technician indicated the giant rocket was designed to hit within six point two miles of its chosen target The broadcast said the accuracywould be achieved by launching the rocket along precisely aimed grooves or a shaft hundreds of kilometers long Little opposition was expected to the defense money bill and Mahon expressed confidence we the challenge to our country Wholesale Prices of Food at 3Year High NEW YORK food prices spurted to their highest level in nearly three years this week as measured by Dun Bradstreet At the index compared with S645 a week ago and was cent above the S614 figure in the similar week last year The S652 figure was the highest since a similar read ing in the week of April 19 1955 Reported as a possible candi date is Hugh Lundy Albia a former legislator The name of Clark Bailey Creston 4th Dis trict GOP committeeman also has been mentioned in the spec ulation Steven Carter Leon attorney who was the Democratic nomi nee in 1956 also is viewed as a probable candidate Carter lost to Le Compte in the 1956 general election by a mar gin of only 1600 out of 114000 votes cast He challenged Le Comptes election and the elec tion contest still is pending with the House Elections Committee in Washington L L Jurgemeyer Iowa Re publican chairman said the Le Compte announcement came as a complete surprise The Re publican Party in Iowa regrets very much that such a fine con gressman will not run again this year Jurgemeyer said pressure and Communist penetra tion Hitting back at the accusations made Tuesday by a Foreign Min istry spokesman in Moscow the statement said A Soviet official statement is sued Tuesday says that the pur pose of Secretary Dulles trip to the Middle East is to compel the Baghdad Pact nations of that area to accept U S rocket bases That is totally false The purpose of the secretarys trip is to show U S sympathy and support for the security and independence of Russias southern neighbors who now are and for ong have been menaced by the mperialistic aggressive design of their powerful neighbors to the north Called Arrogant The Soviet statement further asserts that it would be sacri lege for the Moslem countries of the Middle East to possess for their defense weapons such as those possessed by the Soviet Union publican collapsed and diedsaid he did not know definitely The shaft according to the report would be achieved with the aid of radio or Wednesday Ho collopscd as he which of the four tests will cairvi or simnlP intn four hem directing radio entered the House restaurant withjtbc simple life into space a guest and was rushed to Walter The United States plans storm However the clearingReed Army Hospital where hemake another attempt soon to to LYCEUM SOLD MINNEAPOLIS Ly ceum last downtown theater housing legitimate stage attrac tions was sold to a church group Tuesday for arrival He was the fourth member of tnat this is not the primary pur Congress to die this year Reps Keeney Rlll and Andresen R Minn and Sen Necly DWVa were the others SERVANT OF YEAR DES MOINES N Nugent Veterans Administration manager in Iowa was honored Tuesday as Federal Civil Serv ant of the Year in the Des Moines area He was given a ci tation and a pen set at a lunch eon pose of the next test skies were accompanied by a cold was pronounced dead shortly after a test satellite into orbit al wave which sent temperatures arrival though officials have pointed out plunging as low as 7 below That reading was recorded at Atlan tic Other low readings were 2 below at Sioux City 1 above at Spencer 21 at Council Bluffs 3 at Lamoni 4 at Mason City 5 at Waterloo and Des Moines and 9 at Ottumwa and Cedar Rapids SAME waves in the rockets direction The gave the irst purportedly detailed in formation on Soviet ICBM tests made these points The rocket would be launched from a vertical position for its inter continental trip it would con tain three or several stages and it would reach an alti tude of 620 miles NEW PLANT PLANNED CENTERVILLE 000 office building will be built here by the Iowa Southern Utili ties Co to replace a building destroyed by fire last March Ed ward L Shutts board chairman said Tuesday AP Photofax A LOOK OF DISBELIEF Elaine Soule 20 appears shocked as she is helped to her feet by a Redwood City Calif police matron after a jury returned a second de gree murder verdict Elaine had been on trial tor the flaliron slaying of her roommate Kit Elvins 19 in an argument over money matters It is incredibly arrogant that those who boast of their atheistic system and of their intentions to impose that system throughout the world should proclaim tha doctrine that those who believe must on that account be doomed to be militarily inferior to the aggressive atheists State Department officials said the attack on the Middle East de fense system seemed designed to confuse and intimidate the Bagh dad Pact Conference which will open in Ankara next Monday The United States is not a mem ber of the treaty but has joined its military economic and anti subversion committees so that it participates in their planning work Economic Aid n addition the United States gives military and economic as sistance to the members and last year undertook to help them de velop better communications in the form of highways railways and airways It pledged a total of 12i million dollars to the pact itself for this purpose The sum may be increased The Baghdad member nations arc Pakistan Iran Iraq Turkey and Britain Turkey and Britain are also members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Turkey along with some other XATO countries is due to get nu clear missiles bases when the United States is in a position to provide missiles probably about 18 months hence Judge Paul McCoid Succumbs at 61 MOUNT PLEASANT UP District Judge Paul H McCoid 61 died Wednesday at Memorial Hospital here McCoid a Repub lican who held the office since Jan i 1939 had been ill for sev eral months   

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