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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 5, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Associated Press and United Press Full Leaso Wires Seven Cents a CogyMASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 5 1958 This Paper Consists of Two Ona No 102 to Campaign Governor Ike May Suggest Tax Cut But Foresees Economy Upturn WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower said Wednesday it could be the administration will recommend a tax cut if an ex pected business upturn fails to develop about midyear The voice very hoarse and husky because of a a news conference however that he still believes il is reasonable to assume business will pick up about the middle oi the year Eisenhower said he looks for the current business recession certainly to continue through this month and next But as summer comes on he added there should be an uptrend Real Stimulant A reporter asked whether the administration will be for a tax cut if the expected uptrend does not materialize It could be Eisenhower re plied He went on to say that a reduction certainly would be a real stimulant to business He added however that it would be possible to go too far in the tax cut direction Eisen hower commented that it wasnt very long ago that the country was concerned about inflation Eisenhower developed a cold and what the White House called a slight sore throat on his return from a weekend of golf and gen eral relaxation at Augusta Ga Hoarse Voice He turned up at Wednesdays news conference looking in the opinion of some newsmen a bit pale and somewhat listless His voice was extremely hoarse and he remarked at the outset of the session with a slow grin that because of the condi tion of his vocal chords he would appreciate long questions he could answer yes or no In response to a question a bit later Eisenhower said his cold started to come on when he re turned from Augusta Sunday eve ning Hesaid he is being doctored for it but he added there is noth ing to feel bad about Summit Parley At Wednesdays conference Ei senhower also said the United States is working very hard in an effort to make a summit confer ence with the Russians possible But at that point Eisenhower said he sees no basis for any truly favorable conclusion on either of two points That U S Soviet relations have improved or that the prospects for a sum mil meeting are better That was in response to a qucs tion as to whether he feels the unnecessary VANGUARD IN SECOND FAILURE eral Fla At far left the missile is shown Here are four stages of the Vanguard immediately after the firing button was rocket firingWednesday that ended in failure for the second time at Cape Canav pushecl leaving a shower of ice crystals formed on it by its liquid oxygen fuel V It leaves the launching stand second photo and then is blown apart third photo when it veered off course and split apart At far right remnants of the AP Photofax rocket fall to earth trailing smoke and fire Last December a Vanguard rocket blew up before it left the ground ngua Chapin Theft Alarm Brings Fast Results CHAPIN patrolmen and sheriffs officers converged when n on the Chapin area Wednesday Plane piloted by Wilding crashed Rural Algona Men Escape Serious Injuries in Crash Les Wilding 29 and Bob Kuhhnan 21 both of rural escaped serious injury a twoplace Taylorcraft Rocket Off Its morning as word went out over the police radio network of an armed robbery at a filling station But the officers had their driv ing and roadblocks for nothing The youth accused of the robbery wasnt armed and never left the service station according to Charles Wurthman the station owner Marvin Engelbritson 23 Iowa Falls drove into the station and bought worth of gasoline Wurthman said The young man then went into the station while Wurthman was waiting on an other customer When Wurthman came in a short time later for change he discovered that kept in a desk was missing Since noone else had entered he ordered the youth to remain while he sent the other customer to call Sheriff Lee Lcmke at Hampton Sheriff Lemke ordered the roadblocks set and hurried to Chapin to find that they were in a pasture six miles southwest of here Tuesday afternoon Don Tietz temporary manager of the Municipal airport said the plane was flying low when Kuhl man a passenger in the plane accidentally hit the ignition switch and turned it off The plane was totally destroyed in the crash but the two men suf fered only minor injuries Kuhl man was treated for minor facial cuts and dismissed Wilding did not require any treatment The two men who farm south of here were on a pleasure flight when the mishap occurred The Weather Little Change in Overall Weather Picture for Iowa Iowas weather picture re mained unchanged Wednesday with some drizzle expected in the southeast part of the state Cooler air moved into north west Iowa during the nightand accounted for a markeddiffer ence in temperatures Wednesday morning Atlantic had the state low of 6 and readings ranged up to 32 at Burlington Mason City reported a low of 11 As the cooler air spreads over the state it should hold the mer cury somewhat below Tuesdays starry sky before the safety officer R D Stephens pressed the top readings which varied from button that blew it apart and sent it plunging toward the at Council Bluffs and Lamoni ir IX11 T I rr f ei FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CAPE CANAVERAL Fla The Navys second Vanguard satellite rocket roared skyward Wednesday but ended just like the a fiery explosion Sixty seconds after a beautiful takeoff at am the bulletshaped Vanguard wobbled crazily broke into two pieces and was destroyed by the test range safety officer The new failure sent several million dollars worth of cinders tumbling into the Atlantic If the flight had succeeded the Navy would have put a tiny moon into orbit with the Armys Explorer which was fired aloft Friday by the JupiterC missile But the Vanguard climbed only about 20000 feet into a cold fiercely blazing fragments So Soviet Russia having launched two Sputniks still holds a numerical lead in the race to solve the fascinating secrets of outer space Sputnik disintegrated 4 but Sputnik II carrying a yeled out its dog earth still whirls around the coming our way j But the fireball disappeared as The first Vanguard rocket fired it neared the ground At the same Mason City Wednesday Cloudy and night low here Dec 6 struggled upward 510 Cloudy and rather cold Friday high near 20 Iowa Occasional light rain or coldonly four feet before it toppled over and was partly consumed in its own flames A fuel line leak causing a loss of pressure in the combustion chamber was time other sparkling fragments were seen plummeting into the ocean two to three miles offshore an official announcement series of letters he and Soviet Pre mier Bulganin have exchangee contributed to any betterment o relations Eisenhower had no direct com ment on the Navys second fail ure to get its Vanguard satellite into orbit He said only that all outer space projects in the De The youth was taken to Hamp ton in the sheriffs custody He was fined and costs in jus tice of the peace court on a charge of petty larceny Coad Announces Hell Again Be in Race WASHINGTON UP Rep Coad fense Department are to be handled under the direction of Secretary of Defense McElroyKDIowa Wednesday announced at this time his intention to seek reelection However a Lit later in the from the 6th Iowa District news conference Eisenhower in did not say so spe he is thinking of setting up a for scientific separate program outer space proj ects as distinguished from strict ly military projects 60 More License Revocations Made DES MOINES HVSixly per cent more drivers licenses were suspended revoked or denied by the State Safely Departments driver improvement section last year than in the year before Safety Commissioner Russell Brown reported Wednesday The department called in a record 5675 licenses in 1957 compared to 3352 in the previous year The action was a result of a study of driving records by the department It was in addition to licenses suspended or revoked by court order or recommendation HEADS PATROLMEN DES MOINES Wl The Iowa Highway Patrolmens Assn elect ed Floyd Carver Cresco as presi dent at the organizations annual meeting here Tuesday snow Wednesday night and Thursday Cooler southeast Wednesday Anight low 10 north 20 south Little temperature change Thursday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures Thursday through Monday will average 2 to 4 degrees below normal Normal highs 29 north lows 10 spectacular missaid aged U S pres tige abroad at a time when Rus sia had the only satellites in the skies Next Attempt Experts had hoped that the les sons learned from that first fail ure would help pave the way to success on the next attempt but minutes later the Air which operates the test uard was Florida Crops Again Hit by Mercury Dip BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS More freezing weather dealt new damaging blows Wednesday to Floridas major industries in cluding citrus and vegetable crops and the tourist business The current cold snap the third of the winter season hit the Sun shine State Monday night and for the second consecutive night tem peratures tumbled to freezing and below in many areas Miamians scraped ice off car windshields as temperatures fell o 27 at Cedar Rapids and Duto 28 degrees in the suburbs ouque Mason City had 29 A disturbance to the west of Iowa will cross the state Wednes day night and Thursday and bring occasional light rain or snow Temperatures Wednesday night will vary from 10 in the north to 20 in the south SMITH RECOVERING DUBUQUE William Officially Reveals Intention Mason Cityan Outlines Goals Lt Gov William H Nicholas Mason City formally announced Wednesday he will seek the Re publican nomination for gover nor this year and declared he was opposed to any increases in taxes of any kind The Lieutenant Governors long expected announcement boosts to four the number of candidates who have said they will run for the partys nomination for chief executive in the primary election next June 2 If all who have announced com plete their filings Nicholas will face William Murray Iowa State C o 11 e g eeconomics professor State Sen J T Dykhouse of Rock Rapids and John Knudson Albion farmer and farmer legislator in the primary Proposes Study In making his announcement Nicholas proposed that a legisla tive committee study state high way needs expressed opposition to changing Iowas right to work law and said he would sup port legislation to further both capital and instructional improve ments in state educational insti tutions But he declared legislative re apportionment is not a prob lem for the states chief execu tive to decide and added I have complete confidence in the Legis lature and the people of Iowa to make the proper decision in this matter In discussing taxation Nicholas said has become increasingly apparent to me that the revenue of the state must be sufficient to meet our responsibilities in the fields of education road improve Wednesday Lawns were white with frost and ice formed in birdbaths and pud dles Householders were up early to hose the icy crystals from plants The temperature was 45 in downtown Miami and at Miami Beach but outlying districts were much chillier expressed fear of wide spread damage to citrus and ments state institutional needs and other important functions of the state Research Project For some months I have been pursuing a research project which indicates that this money canbe made available under ex isting tax laws For this reason I am opposed at this time to any increases in taxes of any kind This stand is sharply different from the tax position taken by Murray who says he favors rais ing the state sales tax to three per cent and earmarking the proceeds of one cent for property tax relief such as state aid to schools The Lieutenant Governor said he felt Iowas higher educational institutions had received able treatment from Gov Her uir juouie niitim jsprenci damage to citrus and Uit cieaiiueiii uum uuv iter A Smith 87 of the Iowa Supreme jvegctablc crops Earlier blasts of iscnel Loveless who vetoed the Courl i rer Force is reported doing fairly Jicynir millionLeSislatures major tax bill and stroycd in flight when it failed to maintain its programmed flight path in recovering ailment which put him pital last December Maj Several Days Gen Donald N commander of the test Yates center Precipita average light occur day to tion will0 Ov ing as occasional snow flurries im to with amounts about onetenth inch through Monday Minnesota Flurries colder GlobeGazette weather data up to S a m Wednesday against getting the Vanguards said it may be several days before there can be a full explanation of what happened to the Vanguard However it was believed that the missile broke in two at the wivrwv ill LI It 3y4pound moon into orbit still joint of thc first am secoml y i v J 11 clUtJLIL O I Jill 111 w v u inj a heart boxes of citrus and damaged other also vetoed capital appropriations the hosfruit The flower industry re Iported nearly total destruction Maximum Minimum At 8 a m 29 11 12 Hellwege Boone Attorney to Become 11th District Judge DES MOINES UP attorney C W Maurer Herschel C Loveless Wednesday announced appointment of at torney Paul Hellwege Boone as district judge to fill the vacancy left by the death of District Judge H C Nichol Ames Hellwege will serve until a suc cessor to Nichol is elected Nov stages well short of the time they Dr John Hagen director of thejwere supposed to have separated oroiect exclaimed in thf rnrfcnfc nnrmni Vanguard Oh no Washington flight project exclaimed when informed in of thc sputtering The slender 72foot rocket left the ground surely and gracefully riding a witchs broom of lemon colored fire straight up into the sky in the rockets normal course to ward an orbit There was no indication when the Navy might try again to get a satellite into orbit aboard the Vanguard Another rocket is ready But the study of what hap pened to this one will undoubtedly delnv it Its blazing exhaust lighted the Still hopeful n Navy spokesman countryside and the roar of its Jin Washington said Weve got engines shook sleeping personsmore to do Were learning all the t f i i awake for miles arovind time Good Takeoff Observers watching the blastoff Ames Hellwege was recommendfrom vantage points inside the cuasui 10 INIUIUH is tlCCieu 1NOV 2 Thc appointment wil be effectnc llth Judicial district made upj tivc March 5 Hellwege a Democratic dis trict committeeman was picked Wright Counties for thc vacant post by the test center shouted as he Van guard began its arrowtrue climb But their cheers died in their throats when they saw the missile incline too sharply break up and plunge back toward thc moonlit Atlantic Ocean One huge ball of brilliant fire seemed for a moment to be spin ning back in the general direction of the test center and an alarmed cd Boone County Bar Assn while Maurer was recommended by the Story County Bar Assn Nichol who died early last month was a district judge in of Boone Franklin Hamilton Hardin Sfory Webster and SAME WILLIAM H NICHOLAS measures for the educational and other institutions Capital Improvements I will most certainly support legislation furthering both capi tal and instructional improve ments in all our educational in stitutions at all levels We must be ready for an unprecedented number of students inthe years ahead In the present world situ ation the education of our is and will continue to be the most important issue facing our state and nation he said Nicholas said the reason he feels a new legislative highway study is in order is that it has jbeen 11 years since such a study jwas made and many changes have occurred since then Modernize Roads advocate that for thc next two years the highway funds be left as they are now allocated nd Nicholas and that the state commission and the var 10115 boards of supervisors con itmuc as they are now doing with modernization of Iowa roads to the best of their ability with the funds available It has been 11 years since the highway problem has been thor oughly reviewed by a Highway jStudy Committee created by the General Assembly Since that jtime many chanses have occur ml in thc economic life of Iowa iThc condition of our roads and thechanging traffic pntlcrn have Treated now problems which must I be faced and we now1 have the   

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