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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 31, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE H I NIWSPAPER THATMAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Associated Presi and United Press Full Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY fOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 31 1958 This Paper Consists of Two One Missile Defense Test Set Eniwetok to Be Scene WASHINGTON United States disclosed Friday it is work ing on the development of nuclear counterweapons designed to de stroy intercontinental and other aggressive missiles The disclosure came in the 23rd semiannual report of the Atomic Energy Commission to Congress Referring to its previously an nounced weapons tests at Eniwe tok next spring the AEC said The forthcoming series will ad vance the development of weapons for defense against aggression whether airborne missileborne or otherwise mounted The government previously has hinted at work on atomic rockets and antiaircraft shells designed to pulverize airplanes and has announced development of atomic depth charges to knock out sub marines But this was the first official mention of efforts to neu tralize missiles including the in tercontinental variety with nu clear warheads Presumably in the forthcoming Eniwetok tests the AEC would mount an Abomb or an Hbomb as the warhead of an actual mis sile to test the effective scope of the blast at theoretically intercep tive ranges Along with its counterweapons disclosure the AEC mentioned a previously announced step to streamline development work on nuclear powered planes and missiles That was the creation of a joint AECAir Force execu tive office to manage the project and thereby cut down the need for interagency coordination As for progress on nuclear pro pulsion the AEC only said experi ments went ahead On otherphases of its work the No ft Move Shapes Up to Strip President of Some Tariff Powers Criticisms of Program Are Heard Ike Asks for Tariff Cuts AEC reported 1 Important gains were RECOGNIZES FORMER ENEMY Willy Weber World War II German soldier holds a photo of Adrien Bellanger New Bedford Mass whom he recognized as an American airman he found wounded near Berlin 13 years ago Weber who didnt know the Yanks name AP Photofax recently wrote the governor of Massachusetts to aid him in locating the flier Bellanger read about the let ter in a newspaper and sent his picture to Weber in Dueren Germany Now the two are planning a reunion YOUNG SLAYER OF 11 ADMITS HE Always Wanted to Be Outlaw SCOTTSBLUFF Neb X Charles Starkweather 19 has made an oral confession to 11 killings by gun knife and club bing while interjecting the re mark I always wanted to be an outlaw Sheriff Merle Karnopp said Friday Karnopp sheriff of Starkweath ers home town of Lincoln Neb made in the last six months in the field of nuclear weapons The commission indicated this was especiallytrue as regards small weapons for defensive purposes and weapons designed greatly to reduce the radioactivity remain ing after detonation Radioactive Fallout 2 Maximum exposure to radio active fallout from last years plumbbob tests in Nevada by localities near the site were all below the acceptable level These localities included monitored sta tions in Arizona California Ne vada and Utah 3 Average levels of radioactive strontium a potential producer of bone cancer in the bone structure of Americans has in creased during the past year But the average is still far below the recommended maximum accept able level the report indicated The AEC was speaking about radioactive strontium resulting from all tests by the United States Britain and Russia 4 The use of radioactive iso topes is saving industry an am WCOL mated 500 million dollars annually1 Atlantic Several large trucks the equivalent 0sllPPed oK the slippery highway a seven per cent yearly dividend mto the dltchSome drifting was on the more than seven billion around Atlantic and side oads were becoming blocked The rapid movement of the storm center offered the possibil ty the snow would diminish by said Charles gave the confession as the two sat in the back seat ofa ear taking Starkweather on the last lap of a journey home The sheriff said the young gun man was cool as a cucumber Starkweather is charged with first degree murder in Lincoln Ten of the 11 persons were slain in Lincoln and vicinity Karnopp said Starkweather as serted his 14yearold girl friend Caril Fugate who was with him this week as 10 persons were found slain had nothing to do with the killings Three members of Carils fam ily were among the victims and she too faces a murder charge at Lincoln her home town 6 Inches of Snow Covers South Iowa Six inches of new snow has in southwest Iowa from a that sprung up out of there during the night The storm moved rapidly east ward without much northern movement Friday Atlantic re ported a sixinch snow accumula tion Sioux City got three inches and two inches of new snow fell at Council Bluffs and Des Moinesl Highway traffic was pretty well tied up in the Atlantic area Trucks were reported stalled along US 6 both east and west dollars in tax money that the federal government has invested on atomic energy plant and equip ment between 1942 and 1958 Radioactive isotopes are ray emitting atoms which industry uses in the form of gauges flaw detectors and other applications Patrolmen Posted at 41 New York Schools NEW YORK police de partment is posting patrolmen at 41 schools here to cope with an upswing in violence among teen agers The action stemmed from at tacks on two in a school building the stabbing of two other girls various outbreaks of hoodlumism and the suicide of a school principal Both white and Negro teenagers have been in volved in the disorders SAM evening Extreme northern Iowa was ex pected to get little if any snow from the storm crossing the south ern part of the state The mercury dropped to three below zero at Mason City early Friday after much colder air pushed into northeast Iowa during the night Lows ranged up to 24 at Lamoni School Bond Sold at Forest City FOREST CITY Iowa Des Moines National Bank and asso ciates was the successful bidder on the school bond here Thursday There were five bidders pres ent Included in the associates of the successful bidder is the For est City Bank Trust Co The bid contained no premium Effective interest rate is 28475 The bond will be paid for Dec 1 1977 The total interest wil amount to GROUND BROKEN OSKALOOSA W Ground wa broken Thursday for Oskaloosa new high school HEADS Stark weather admitted mur derer of 11 is led out of the Douglas Wyo jail as he begins the trip back to Lincoln Neb to face charges With him is Merle Karnopp sheriff at Lin coln Wyoming waived its juris diction over the young killer Loveless Raps Iowa Road Fund Slash DES MOINES allo cation of federal money under President Eisenhowers proposed judget for the interstate highway system in 1960 will be cut 69 per cent from the 1959 figure Gov Herschel Loveless said Friday The Governor told his news coa ierence the budget proposed for 1960 would give Iowa only 337000 for the interstate system as compared with in 1959 The Governor said he would file a protest with Sen Gore D Tenn who heads the Senate Carles m solitary by 1C tKim Pm Sheriff Steve Warnck o Another Sputnik Shoot Believed Near in Russia CAPE CANAVERAL Fla UP A powerful jet stream still is blocking any attempt to launch an earth satellite An Army JupiterC is believed nearly ready to try to fling the United States first satellite into its orbit But the highaltitude current of fastmoving air woulc throw a satellitecarrier of course Forecasters e x pec t the je stream containing winds of up to 200 miles an hour to race over the launching site for days Russia may also be making final preparations to fire a rocke with a satellite It was learnec that reports of a pending Sputnik shoot have streamed into Wash ington for several days from Moscow and other foreign cap itals United States launches its sate then try to overshadow it with a larger satellite WASHINGTON A powerful congressional move shaped up Friday aimed at stripping Presi dent Eisenhower of importanl parts of his tariff authority This challenge developed in the face of the Presidents urgent plea for added powers to nego tiate further tariff cuts under a proposed fiveyear extension of I the reciprocal trade agreem ents program beyond next July If transformed into law this move by critics of the program would in effect give Congress a key check v on the Presidents trade agreements authority Serious Harm It would deny the President au thority he now has to Ignore Tar iff Commission recommendations for increased import duties where the commission finds such boosts are needed to protect American industry from serious harm As some leading members of the Presidents own party in Con gress blasted his recommenda The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and continued quite cold through SatuTday IW 22 Low Friday night zero to 5 above Iowa Snow southeast diminish ing Friday night elsewhere considerable cloudines through Saturday Low Friday night zero north to 15 south Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 5 degrees below normal Saturday through next Wednesday Normal highs 27 north to 36 south Normal lows 9 north to 17 south Generally cold throughout the period turning colder by middle of next week Precipitation is ex pected to average onetenth to twotenths of an inch north to Uuouguoul the period Minnesota Generally fair and continued cold GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Friday Maximum 24 Minimum 3 At 8 am n Karnopp related that Starktions Eisenhowers most ardent weather speaking freely and backers conceded he was in for without a sign of remorse told him I always wanted to be a crim inal but not this big a one I didnt mean for it to be this bad I wanted to be somebody I wasnt mad at anybody The sheriff said He told me that he just had a hatred that built up in himself and that since he was a kid he wanted to be an outlaw I have never seen a more vi cious mad killer who could talk so cool and collected Karnopp grimly commented Karnopp did not give all the de tails of what Starkweather said in the ride of about 128 miles from Douglas Wyo where Charles surrendered under gun fire of officers and Seottsbluff Slept Goojl When they reached Seottsbluff about 9 pm Karnopp said he asked Starkweather if he was tired and ready for a long sleep and the youth replied I slept like a log last night He was in the Douglas jail then Both Starkweatherand Caril lad meals of eggs and bacon anc both vere sound asleep in their fight with the outcome highly uncertain Aligned against Eisenhower roposals appeared to be a ma ority of House Republicans anc growing number of Democrats However mixed in with th ostile comments were some ex ressions of support particularly n the Senate Special Message The President in a specia message Thursday appealed fo iroad new authority to lowe US tariffs by five per cent ear during the next five years hese reductions would be in re similar trade conces mittee on Highways and Public Roads of Heaviest Iowa underthe proposed allo cation worked out by the US Bu reau of Public Roads would take one of the heaviest cuts of any state Other heavy cuts would be tak en by these states Nebraska 72 per cent Kansas 68 per cent North Carolina 86 per cent Illinois 29 per cent North Dakota 74 per cent South Dakota 76 per cent Minnesota 46 per cent Wisconsin 70 per cent and Missouri 34 per cent National Average Loveless said the national aver age cut would be 35 per cent but that some of the more popu lous states would receive in creased funds Amounts of the increase would range from 16 million dollars in California and 25 million in Virginia to in Florida It appears that the allocations favor the high population areas at the expense of the less popu lous states Loveless said It looks like they are planning to build up the east and west seg ments of the interstate network and leave the middle out GERMANS GET NIKE DUSSELDORF Germany UP v M j vJwAdiauy x However some officials believe The West German armed forces Russia may hold off until the announced Friday that the U S Nike air defensemissile bases will be built in this RhineRuhr industrial area Warrick o lering Neb said Gering i Platte River from across the Seottsbluff The cars taking the young pai back to boy in on machine and the girl in the othe Seottsbluff on the 375mil final leg at 10 am Friday Th cars were escorted by a ntimbe of highway patrolmen Found Dead The killings that police atlr bute to Starkweather began las Dec 1 That was when Lincol filing station attendant Rober Colvert was found dead on a sid road on the Capitol Citys out skirts Karnopp said Starkweather i admitting the shotgun shootin of Colvert said he had not in tended to kill when he set out t rob the station Starkweathers story was tha he forced Colvert into a car drove to the isolated road an that when he stopped Colver tried to jerk away a handkerchie shielding his face That Starkweather was quote as saying led to the killing There followed this week nin killings ir Lincoln discovered i three days and one in Wyomin before he was captured CUTBACK ORDERED DES MOINES Wl Writing c fire and casualty insurance wi be discontinued effective Feb 28 by Farmers Mutual Ha Insurance Co of Iowa Max D Putledge company president an nounced Friday ions from other nations Both Democratic and Republ can critics of the trade program contend Eisenhower has disre arded industryprotection pro visions of the act out of wh hey call diplomatic considera tions Under protective provisions the law the Federal Tariff Com mission must recommend tarii ncreases to the President if inds an industry has been in jured or is threatened with injur from competitive imports The President however is no bound to foilow commission findings and may ignore the tar iffs recommendations if he think that would better serve overa foreign economic policy threetenths of an inch south in occasional light snow Shop Center Building PermitOKd Sears to Have First Unit A building permit for the first unit of the Mason City Shopping Center to be constructed on the old North Iowa fairgrounds was in the mail to Chicago Friday Robert T Allen building in spector issued the permit at City Hall to Mason City Shopping Inc Chicago with the contract subject to bid The permit valuation is for the building The architects total estimate which includes YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 24 4 Crib Corn and Equipment Lost in Swea City Fire SWEA CITY A fire Thursday r the mechanical equipment in the building pis Owner in Chicago Negotiations for the permit were carried out by Archie Sie gel secretary of the Mason City Shopping Center Inc Sidney H Morris Associates Chicago are the architects The structure will be a one story concrete block and brick store and warehouse building without basement Sears Roe buck and Co will be the lessee according to the permit Plans call for the building to be constructed on the west part of the areathe building being located in the southwest part of the plot next to 19th SW and night destroyed a frame corn crib and its contents at the Syl vester Kockler farm three and one half miles southeast of here the Chicago Northwestern Rail way tracks Entrance on East Although there will be en The fire departments of Bancroft and Swea City saved the other arm buildings The fire broke out at 9 pm several hours after corn drying operations had been started at the farm There were 1200 bushels of corn oats seed beans and seed oats in the crib Kocklers fan ning mill was also destroyed A combine stored in an adjoin ing machine shed was removed undamaged but an undetermined amount of smaller equipment was lost The amount of insurance cov erage on the corn has not been estimated The farm is owned by Kenneth Patterson Hassett Named New State Car Dispatcher DES MOINES tf Robert J Hassett 59 Des Moines was named Friday by Gov Herschel Loveless as state car dispatcher effective Monday Hassett suc ceeds Walter Ruther who has held the job for a number of years His salary will be a year SOMETHING TO SING ABOUT Singer Pat Boonc passes out cigars on the set of his New York television show after learning his wife Shirley gave birth to a 7pound 12ounce daughter The baby is the Boones all girls ranees to the building from 19tb SW the front and main en trance will be on the east side of the building A large parking area will be between this en trance and Federal Avenue The main sales area will be the argest part of the building 262 sy 202 feet in the east part of he building An additional 52 by 102 feet area will be built on the south part of the building for sales also Service Station A service station 52 by 74 will be constructed on the extreme southern part of the building next to 19th Street SW The warehouse offices and tail oring shop will be on the west part of the building inan area 184 by 100 feet A penthouse containing the air conditioning and cooling equip ment will be constructed on the top of the building Philip Levit Chicago realtor who is handling the project and is owner of the site said when contacted by telephone Friday that the date for letting the con tract had not been set since he is waiting for bids We will be ready to go soon as there is a break in the weather said Levit Nov 1 1958 has been set as the com pletion date of the unit Ernst Heinkel Jet Age Pioneer Dies STUTTGART Germany HI Ernst Heinkel builder of the worlds first successful jet plane and supplier of bombers and fighters to the Nazi Luftwaffe died Thursday after a stroke He was 70 Heinkel founded his company in 1922 During World War II his factories employed 50000 persons and turned out thousands of planes for Hitlers war machine On April 5 1941 the Heinkel works produced the worlds first successful jet plane Harmon Trophy to Go fo Everest BUFFALO N Y Col Frank K Everest Jr who flesv the Bell X2 rocket plane more than 1900 mph will receive the 1957 Harmon International Tro phy The Bell Aircraft Corp an nounced Friday that Vice Presi dent Nixon will present tho award to the 37yenrold Air Force pilot Monday in Washing ton   

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