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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 6, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 6 1958 This Paper Consists ol Four No 1M Another Vanguard Readied 2nd Failure Is Studied CAPE CANAVERAL Fla UP new Vanguard rocket will be moved into firing position as soon as scientists determine exactly what sent its predecessor crash ing mLothe sea with a satellite payload Barely GO seconds of flight by the Vanguard launched Wednes day should provide the answer and may be enough to make chances goort of blasting another U S satellite into orbit with the next Navy rocket The new Vanguard was wait ing in a hangar officials said in case changes are needed befor it is moved to the launching pad to correct the trouble whicl plagued the last rocket The Navy rocketmen still wer confident their complex 72foo projectile could launch a satellit to match the Armys JupiterC which sent Explorer into orbi around the earth on Friday night Statement Issued A Navy statement said that betweei the 57th and 60th second after takeoff small irreg ularities occurred in the first stage engine control system Aft er the 60th second a failure in the control system cauied the engine to deflect far to the right and the resultant abnormally high forces caused the rocket to break in the middle This meant that the firststage engine which is mounted on swivels so it can turn the rocket in the fashion of an outboard mo the jet thrust sud denly and put the Vanguard into more of a turn than it could take It broke like a toothpick Divers Seek Parts The announcement indicated i was not the guidance system failed but one of the mechanica or electrical components The rocket was then exploded by the range safety officer Divers sought to recover parts of the shattered rocket from the ocean floor including the 3Vi pound satellite which sent out a steady signal from the time i was mounted inside the rocket nose cone before launching unti it was dunked in the sea Committee Dissension May Delay FCC Probe AP Photofax Jobless Benefits Climb WASHINGTON UP More jobless Americans are collecting unemployment benefits than ever before and the total is expected to climb further the government disclosed Thursday A Demo cratic senator introduced legis lation to increase the benefits The Labor Department said 2779000 persons were drawing unemployment insurance under state programs in the week ended Jan 4 The figure was al most 400000 higher than the pre vious peak in January 19aU TASTE OF WINTER Laurie Jean Banks 5 Buffalo NY indulges in a timehonored custom of lapping up a drink from the business end of an icicle outside the back door Except for the lack of flavoring the icicle tasted just as good as a summertime popsicle Floridas Vacation Business Damaged by Cold Weather MIAMI Fla UP Plush vacations in Florida dropped within range of the average tourist this winter as resort hotel operators scraped for business made scarce by bad weather Three freezes wind storms and torrential rains added up to ihe worst season for tourists swithin recollection of the Miami Weather Bureau Business wasoff 20 per cent to 28 The bottom was reached Wednesday when the mercury plunged The Navy said two more Vaniand dinner Swank hotels which formerly charged a day per room and turned away takers have offered rates of to per person sometimes including guard test vehicles are due for launching with the small satel lites before the attempt sched Hotels placed ads in Northern newspapers offering the rare low prices with extras One promised uled for March to send up thelthat the hotel would pay for the first of a halfdozen fully instruwifes round trip by airplane if a mented There seemed little doubt that couple would make a reservation for 10 days longer think the national business slump flurries are expected to accom has very much to do with itjpany the colder weather Some however think the open ing of swank gambling clubs in Havana Cuba only 200 miles south of here are partly respon sible The most recent blow from the veather came early this the Navy still is very much inj The weather which brings Flor the satellite business It was ida a billion dollar a year tourist pointed out that the intercontibusiness is blamed almost exclu nental Atlas blew up twice before siveiy for the slowdown Few it flew successfully and that other missiles have had their troubles also Thirteen of the Vanguards were manufactured by the Glenn Mar tin Co Baltimore Four have been used up to in suc cessful tests last May and Octo ber involving the first stages only and two in the tests that failed involving all three stages First Day on Job Brakeman Is Injured CLARION Turk 25 Estherville was pinned against a wall by a derailed freight car Wednesday on hi first day as a brakeman but was in satisfactory condition Thurs day Turk brakeman for the Rock Island Railroad was spotting the freight car here when packed ice on the tracks caused it to derail He suffered a broken pelvis and interal injuries and had been listed in critical condition jus after the accident Turk who is married and the father of one child had beenun employed for about two months before he got a job as brakeman Cold Wave Pushes Way Into Iowa Colder air moved into Iowa Thursday and is expected to push i temperatures below zero at some places Friday morning Total to Rise The department told the House Appropriations Committee the total was expected to rise to 2900000 this month and then start a modern downward move ment in March To take care of this emer gency the department asked Congress for an extra to defray rising costs of its em ployment security program be tween now and July 1 Other economic developments The Commerce Department re ported higher prices pushed manufacturers sales to a record 341 billion dollars last year It said there was very little change in the amounfrof goods sold Program Wanted Sen Albert Gore D Tenn urged Congress to set up a 500 milliondollar public works pro gram as a backfire against a de pression He introduced a bill to authorize the program under a public works administration the name borne by one of the de pressionsired agencies of the 1930s House members representing 45 depressed industrial areas called on Eisenhower to set up an effective program to allevi ate unemployment Sen John F Kennedy CD Mass offered a bill to boostthe size of unemployment benefit payments to meet the threat of recession Nine other senators CHILD WANTS NEW HOME Painter Joseph Bedard Redwood City Calif is held by jailer Jay Click photo at right after being arrested on charges of beat ing his stepdaughter Susan 9 His arrest came after Susan penciled a AP Photofax note to a school official asking for a new home because my second father says every night you will get whipped The girl also wrote my mother is my real mother but she does not like me either Specific Charges Wanted WASHINGTON W Dissension within a House subcommittee left in doubt Thursday the future course of its hearings on allega tions of improper conduct against five members of the Federal Communications Commission Several of theFCC commission ers denying any misconduct or impropriety asked for more spe cific charges The investigation involves al legations by the subcommittee staff that five of the FCCs seven members improperly accepted fa vors from the broadcasting in dustry thej are charged with regulating Protests Supported Several subcommittee m e m jbers supported the protesting commissioners in Wednesdays hearing marked by wrangling over procedure One member Rep Moss described the argument as almost a fili Ibuster Focus of the wrangling was the Key That Fit Wrong Car and Beer Lead Rockwell Youth on Escapade Northerly winds of up to 20 joined in cosponsoring the mea miles an hour is rushing the coldsure wnich would set up federal er air into the state A few snow standards states would be re Car Salesman Killed When Car Overturns An ignition key that fit the wrong car Thursday morning led to a car theft report a hit andrun accident two wrecked autos and a reported breakin The final result was the arrest of Thomas Howard Cook 20 Rockwell and filing of drunk driving and license alteration charges against him Iowa Highway Patrolman James Lind and Cook himself told the story in Police Court Thursday morning Cook was fined S25 on the charge of his date of birth on his drivers license and was bound over to the District Court on the drunk driving charge Later in the morning Cook appeared in District Court and was fined S300 there after pleading guilty to the drunk driving charge The first report of the nights events came from Mason City police who were told that a 1950 model car was stolen at 1334 N Federal The car belonged to Sydney J W i 1 k i n s Nora Springs In the meantime Patrolman Lind was called to the scene of a hitandrun accident on High The Weather vhen temperatures dropped below pTorid resort said Bangtson TJ 3jeaS4i off a deadcnd gravel road onelkilled instantly Wednesday when But by Thursday the sun was mile east of here in Pocahonlasiher car struck a pickup truck just quired to meet by July 1 1959 Until then the federal govern ment would pay the difference between payments made under existing state laws and the more liberal payments Kennedy pro FONDA Cecil Bangtson 54 City car salesman was H Wednesday night in an auto WOMAN KILLED LEWISVILLE Minn UP s car raniMrs Dale Knoll 34 Truman was This Youth Picked Money From Trees Wis 16 yearold farm boy walking home from school Wednesday spent a pleasant hour picking money off Minnesota Fair and cold high Mason City Fair and colder Thursday night low near 10 be low Partly cloudy and contin ued cold Friday high 1215 Iowa Partly cloudy and some what colder Thursday night low 515 Partly cloudy and lit tle temperature change Friday way 65 about threequarters miles south of Mason City At that point Lind found a car driven by August Fred Os terhage 59 Route 3 Mason City in the ditch The auto had been struck from the rear Os terhage had suffered iniuies mostly bruises and refused treatment at the time While that accident was being investigated a driver coming from the south reported a car in the ditch farther down the highway Lind proceeded south another mile and found the car reported stolen wrecked in the ditch The auto was burning and the pa trolman and a motorist who stopped put out the fire Then Lind followed tracks into a nearby field and finally to the farm home of Paul Pruin the Chevrolet Farm There he SAME DATE19S745 burning away the cold and wary sunbathers were trickling back to the water There are already indications that the bargain vacation rates wont last much longer The state hotel commissioner Richard Edgerton said hotels are booked solid for the remainder of February and March Unless the bad weather con tinues there will be terrific crowds through March and nobody believes the bad weather will con tinue Edgerton said HOW TO PROPERLY MAKE OUT YOUR IOWA TAX RETURN An estimated 800000 persons are required by law to file an Iowa income tax return Al though the state tax return ordi narily is not as complex as the federal return this years state form has been expanded and many new problems in filling it out have arisen A series of seven articles explaining all the hows of your state forms begins in this issue of the GlobeGazette on page 16 NEW DELEGATE KARACHI Pakistan UP Pakistan Thursday appointed Prince Aly Khan 46 to be its per manent delegate to the United Nations north of here i trees And the Brooklyn Stale Bank is grateful Seems that a mail pouch bear ng 313500 consigned to the jank was tossed from a nonstop Chicago North Western train but instead of landing on the station platform the pouch was sucked under the speeding wheels The mishap went unnoticed in this community of about 500 un til Warren Fleisman started walking home along the tracks He saw some green paper on underbrush along the right of Friday 0 to 10 above GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 29 Mini nui in 10 At 8 am 10 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 31 26 Lutheran Church Body Sets Aside Merger Proposal ATLANTIC CITY N J way Money He picked up bundle Twenty dollar bills Presently Warren walked offive mjHion Lutheran to the village and talked it Bopped at least tern with Marshal Donald Ferris any plan of unity fo Then they both went back and walked along the tracks The two between them found of the massing When the excitement toned d 0 w n Fleisman remembered eight Lutheran Church bodie I manner in which Subcommittee Counsel Bernard Schwartz ques Itioned FCC Chairman John C iDoerfer At the end of the day Rep llIoulder subcommittee chairman told reporters the sub would meet for three days next week beginning Mon day with the FCC still under in quiry Before that however the sub committee will h o I d a closed door session Friday Moulder said he assumed it would go into the question of specific charges Gifts Acknowledged In letters made public by the investigating group Wednesday all of the commissioners ac knowledged receiving promo tional gadgets food gifts and ex penses to industry gatherings But each denied misconduct or receipt of improper favors frem the broadcasting industry The statements of the commis sioners were taken from Mould ers safe where they had been deposited on orders of the sub committee Allegations of misconduct have been aimed at Doerfer and Com missioners Rosel Hyde Robert T Hartley Robert E Lee and Richard A Mack The other commissioners are T A M Craven and Frederick W Ford Moulder has said there are no allegations of mis conduct against them was told a man had broken into the house Found in Car Cook was found in the house with his shoes off and very drunk according to the officer The license alteration was dis covered at that time and Cook was arrested after admitting being the driver of the wrecked car Cooks car was found near where the Wilkins car had been parked in Mason City The same key fit both autos Officers believe Cook took the car by because Cook doesnt remember and partly because Cooks car is a 1955 model convertible and of jish European Airways plane ear considerably more value than rying Britains championship the one taken jsoccer team crashed on a takeoff License Altered Thursday and German police Cooks license as altered said at least 20 of the 44 Per shows him to be 21 He said it sons aboard were killed was changed more or less for A Munich hospital spokesman purposes of buying beer said 15 of the 20 injured haci been He was between sessions at rushed there and some were un college and was relaxing after jdergoing operations completion of exams he said i Eleven sports writers also At Least 20 Die in Crash of British Airliner MUNICH Germany Brit But they left the door open fo Police Judge B R Dunn said iwere reported on the airliner A possible union of all Luthcranism Cook would not need a car at at a later date AP Photofax ON STORK LIST Kathy Crosby 23yearold wife of singer Bing Crosby shown registering for a college nurs ing course has revealed she is expecting a baby in August Married last October the actress said Both Bing and I hope that everyone will be as pleased as we are Crosby 53 had four sons by his previous wife who died 5 years ago With Kathy here is Charles Trigg dean of instruction at Los Angeles City College school and recommended a 90 Thc action was on a suggestion day suspension of Cooks li for merger of all churches in the cense on the charge of alter Fcrris for an Lutheran Council pre jSented on Tuesday by the council his absence ing the license In District Court Judge C H BEA spokesman in London said We know of only 15 survivors although we hope there will be more The airliner crashed into houses in the Vilinge of Kirchdruding school and asked excuse explaining The note read Dr t Epphng Rein Wild set a 60day license sits and burst into flames Please excuse Warren Fleisartz York City pension for Cook on the drunk j A BEA spokesman in London man as he was on an official Dr Reinartz secretary of the driving charge government job MEAT OUTPUT DIPS DES MOINES mercial moat production last year United Lutheran Church had asked that present plans for two mergers be held up until we take at least one moce long look Iowas comat our intentions A special committee named by totaled nearly three b i 11 i o n the council reported Thursday Bomb Explodes in French Assembly PARIS bomb exploded in the National Assembly build pounds It vas 4 per cent loss i that such merger action is outling Wednesday night starting a said the survivors included some members of the team the famous Manchester United He said among the other survivors were four of the crew of six PEPPERS PILFERED NEW HAVEN Conn thief picked a peck of pickled peppers than the 1956 production but 12iside its jurisdiction The reportsmall fire and selling off a shock of Mrs Frank Ruotolos base percent greater than the adopted with only two orjwave of political indignation mentThursday and made off with average three scattered no votes across France jthem   

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