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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 19, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowers Daily Newspaper Edited for f CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T N TFTfTTTTH A T MA HI A L L N 0 T M I A N Nil i N i oY S HOME EDITION T VOL LXIV Associated Press and United Full Wires 7c Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 19 19SI ThU ContUit o OM Slight Dip in Crops Forecast But Corn Beans Up DBS MOINES decrease In the total acreage of all crops is indicated by Iowa farmers on the basis of March 1 intentions but plantings of corn and flaxseed will exceed las years figures The estimates were announces Tuesday by the Iowa Crop am Livestock Reporting Service Acreage of corn to be plante for the 1958 crop is estimated a acres or one per cen more than the acre planted in 1957 when only 000 acres actually were har vested 4 Under Average The corn acreage figured i about four per cent under the 194756 average and well under the peak figure acres in 1949 Prospective seedings of oats barley and sorghum are down but the intended 1958 acreage of hay for harvest will exceed 1957 Acreage of expected spring plantings for all crops plus hay and fallsown grains is estimated at acres for 1958 as compared with acres in 1957 Iowas prospective 1958 oats seedings is acres or seven per cent under 1957 figure of acres seeded If real ized it will be the third smalles oats acreage since 1926 The intended planting of soy beans iu Iowa is acre or 107 per c e n t of last year planting For the nation as a whole th survey showed that the tota acreage planted to all crops thi year would be about d 6w n one million from JobProducing Work Is ed by President possible cqr last year This indicates erop wheat crop of els this year 10Year Average Kohler Goes on Defense Denies Claims of Union WASHINGTON Lyman C 1 Conger counsel to the Kohler told Senate rackets probers Wednesday the United Auto Work ers Unionlias used every coer cive and illegal weapon against I the firm Conger denounced union tactics Im a 50word statement which was introduced in evidence without be ing read aloud a lime saying idea lo which he agreed The Rackets Committee is in vestigating violence which has marked the UAWs fourycai strike against the company mak ers of bathroom fixturesat Koh ler Wis The strike remains un settled but the company is oper ating with a staff of nonslrikers new employes Many Arguments The inquiry has stirred many arguments among members of th special investigating committee One of them Sen McNamara CD DALLAS Tex Rocket expert Dr Wernher von Braun has urged that the Senate dieted Tuesday night that increased satellite traffic before the years abolish the group end may cause a jam of radio signals from the orbiting objects Among other things Conger de fe to be agreement on additional megacyelelnounced the refusal of Michigans bands asmore satellites go into orbit else there will be corifusiohin Mermen Wil tracking said Von Braun developmentoperations mams to surrender to Wisconsin for the Armys ballistic missile agency at Redstone Arsenal Huhts1 authorities UAW member John Ma vafhnr nt thi Cataiiifa Gunaca of Detroit Gunaca has AP Phoiofax MEETS HIS HERO Bobby Bacon 11yearold Sher man schoolboy whose interest in the sciences is centered in space travel meets his Dr Wernhev von Braun the noted rocket expert Bobby wrote to the Dallas Chamber of Commerce asking for an invitation to a science meeting at which von Braun spoke Von Braun autographed a picture for Bobby from one space man to Sate Hit e Traffic to Increase Fast Warn of Garbage FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Housing REAJto Benefit House Takes Fast Action ville the Explorer Satellite GRIEVES FOR IVIOTHgRjOP 8 A passerby fjnills Mrs Madden 42 away frbm mofcher of killed the body of his wifeafter she h V 7 oyernmeht spate experts have said that as many as 25 satel lites may be put in orbit by this country alone in the next nine months Meanwhile the director of the Navys Project Vanguard warned A corn crop of this size woul that continued firings could compare with pro duced last year and for the 10year 194655 average problem a lot of garbage in space and create a serious international Factors in the prospective re duction soil bank program offering payments to farmers for planting less and rigid production controls for sev eral surplus crops The estimates are designed to assist growers generally in mak ing such further changes in their acreage plans as may appear de sirable The acreages actually planted in 1958 may turn out to be larger or smaller than indi cated Jsy reason of weather con ditions price changes labor sup ply financial conditions the agricultural program and the effect of Tuesdays report itself upon farmers actions Disputed Election of Rep LeCompte Finally Confirmed WASHINGTON House Elections subcommittee Tuesday adopted a resolution confirmin the disputed 1956 election of Rep Karl LeCompte Rep Ashmore subcom mittee chairman announced th action after an hour and 20min closed door session Ash more said he couldnt reveal the vote but said it was not unani Steven V Carter Leon Demo Dr John P Hagen said that pace is vast enough that there s little danger of satellites col ding but that the uch as spent rocket casings night bother astronomers Von Braun praised the Navys anguard as an advanced de Unprecedented Feat He called the Vanguard which aunched a baby satellite Mon lay an unprecedented feat in since it started from scratch two years ago Building a new untested complicated rocket that fast is something never never done The audience applauded lustily Von Brauns own space baby he JupiterC put the countrys first satellite Explorer I into orbit in January i The former German rocket ex pert said the tremendous blast off power of the last Jupiter rocket jarred loose a vital part in the fourth stage and kept it from igniting properly and put ting a second Explorer into orbit But he considered it a simple problem to remedy and that an other attempt to put Explorer II in space would be made early next week Fredricksburg Tot Survives Difficult Heart Surgery DBS MOINES Niew oehner 4yearold Fredricksburg xy was in critical condition here early Wednesday afternoon fbl owing a long and difficult heart operation The boy son of Mr and Mrs Bill Niewoehner was in surgery Eor three hours at Raymond Blank Memorial Hospital here The op eration was undertaken after phy sicians determined it to be the lads only chance for a normal life One of the attending physicians had contested said the operation was to correct a heart leakage resulting from failure of a valve between the eft ventrical to function properly The physician said the leakage was stopped but the operation was extremely difficult and hard on he heart A mechanical artificial heart was used during 40 minutes of the operation to maintain the boys circulation beencharged with the assault of a Kohler nonstriker who died of a heart ailment about 16 months later Conger said Gunaca was an other imported goon brought into Wisconsin by the union and said the constitution gives governors no discretion about surrendering a fugitive No Fair Trial Williams has said Gunaca would not receive a fair trial because of emotions stirred by the long strike Gunaca has said will ing to stand trial in Milwaukee or some other Wisconsin area away from the Kohler plant Conger said the UAW has de nied Kohler Workers basic rights guaranteed by the Taft Hartley labor relations law He said a union which does this and engages in terrorism should be denied recourse to the pro cesses of the act the same as Communists are now The union in turn has blamed the company for fostering violence Conger disputed the unions charges that the company has re fused to bargain in good faith We are willing to bargain with any union that represents our em he said but we will not bargain with a gun at our Conger told the committee that since the strike started on April 5 1954 the Kohler Co has been subjected to a planned attack us ing every coercive and illegal North lowans Get Glimpse of Old Sol Residents of North Iowa got an unaccustomed look at the sun Wednesday as skies began clear ing in that area Despite the sunshine the Weather Bureau said afternoon temperatures would be only a few degrees warmer than on Tuesday when afternoon highs ranged from 31 at Mason City to 40 at Sioux City The clearing started Tuesday night in parts of western am northern Iowa allowing thei mer cury to drop to 18 degrees a Spencer Lows ranged upward to 28 at Des Moines Dubuque arid Ottumwa A warming trend was expectec to begin in extreme western Iowa Thursday and spread acros the state on Friday The slow warming was expected to con tinue into the Sioux City Workman The Weather Portly cl ou d y through Thursday Low nesday night Thurs day upper 30s Partly cloudy Thursday Little change in temperature until turning somewhatwarm er extreme west Thursday Low Wednesday night in the LeComptes j 956 Waiting Turn Van Braun said the Soviets may launch another Sputnik any time But he thinks they used military to get their first two up Brad has a twin sister Beth and weapon that a powerful and ruth less union oligarchy could throw at the Niewoehners have one other child years old The father is election A canvass of the 1956 since then the military may returns at that lime gave Lelaken possession of rockets pro Compte a margin of votes duced with the scientists waiting LeCompte has announced he will not seek reelection Special Session Bid Again is Rejected DES MOINES UP No special session of the Iowa Legislature will be called to provide for new buildings at state institutions as a means of relieving unemploy ment Gov Herschel Loveless said Wednesday Loveless said this had been sug gested by some labor groups but fidded that any construction pro gram passed by the Legislature couldnt be implemented in lime lo do the present situation any good The only unemployment Rpecial session would is that of a few Love Jesa remarked heir turn again for rockets to aunch Sputniks The Navy Hagen added will try another Vanguard shot in wo or three weeks using a fully nstrumentized sphere n contrast to the ball now in orbit SAME i While flag no traffic 24 hours a tenant farmer and the family was hardhit by a tornado last spring A fund drive for the Niewoehn ers is in progress in the Frcd icksburg community Arsonist May Be on Loose at Ames AMES L Fire officials here are investigating a series of early morning fires Fire Chief Kenneth Taylor said there were definite indications the fires had been set Three of the fires were liscov ered early Wednesday Yhey in volved a city owned wood storage shed and a tool shed and disposal incinerator on the Iowa State Col lege Campus All three blazes were put out before much dam age resulted Two small storage buildings be longing to the college were dam aged in fires last Saturday morn ing FLU OUTBREAK INDEPENDENCE i jcials at Peoples Hospital said Tuesday no patients would be al lowed visitors because of a re cent flu outbreak Is Killed in Fall SIOUX CITY W Everett L Stines 62 Sioux City was fatally injured Tuesday when he fell from the second floor down an elevator shaft at the Farmers Dumber and Supply Co where he was em ployed as a parttime carpenter ON STORK LIST HOLLYWOOD itfi Rosemary Clopney and her husband Jose Ferrer are expecting their fourth child in October Temperatures will average near normal norlh west to 4 to 6 degrees below normal south and east Thurs day through next Monday Normal highs 50 north to 50 south Normal lows 21 north to 33 at the beginning of the period but with slow moderation in temperatures the rest of the week continuing into Sunday and Monday Pre cipitation will average less than onetenth of an inch oc curring light snow or snow flurries mostly Satur day through Monday Minnesota Light snow no tem perature GlobeGazette weather data to 8 Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 34 19 25 32 26 Induction of Elvis to Get Full Coverage CHAFFEE Ark UP The Army assured Elvis Presley fans Wednesday that their heros debut as a soldier will be fully publicized from blood teststo haircut The change from blue suede shoes to combat boots will be as fully documented as any other his torical event Realistically adnjitting Pvt Presley wont be another the public information office here is preparing for his arrival oh March 24 or 25 with enthusiasm usually reserved for approaching command inspections The usual Army haircut and other induction ritua will be cov ered by the press Capt Arlie Melhcny public in formation officer said a press center for yisiting newsmen photographers and tele vision crews is being established We got loads of letters from Methcny said who wanted us to save them a lock Elvis hair when he gets a GI haircut I hated to disappoint them but we couldnt do he said 1 issued a statement saying the hair will go in the trash with all the OUR WIKK SERVICES WASHINGTON Congress and the administration took mulUbil Hondollar action Wednesday to stem the recession and jobs There were the fastbreakihi developments The House passed and sentto the White House a housing bill designed lo Create new jobs by adding a hopedfor houses to those which otherwise would be this year It was major ntlreccssion bill completed by he Democratcontrolled Con gress The Army announced it will place nbout 100 million dollars in contracts almost imme diately with ihe depressed auto industry Nearly all the jobmak ing contracts will be for produc tion of military trucks and trail ers such hardhit slates as Il linois Indiana Ohio Loans7 i i V President the Treasurys aheffort to speed jobiaoetiicW work on public housing and rural electrifi cation projects The work fi nanced at least in part by fed eral loans and grants includes sewer and water projects col lege and general slum clearance and electrification The President set forth the pro gram in letters to Albert chief of the Housing and Home Finance Agency and Secretary of Agriculture Benson The plan calls for faster spend ing of 508 million dollars in fed eral funds and ia state local and private money Mason City Wants Filming of Music Man Done Here Meredith Willson Is Assured Mason City The Music Man filmed and will do its utmost in providing the needed facilities Meredith Wiilson was informed in a wire sent by Lester Milligan secre tary of me Chamber of Commerce The telegram was dispatched following news story Wednes day Htat Willson planned to produce the film version of his Broad way success and that he hoped it would be in Mason City Following is the telegram Of course Mason City wants Music Man filmed here Com munity will go the limit1 in providing necessary facilities Just tell us when where and how Were having and one hundred and ten cornets in Band Festival Parade June 10 Hope you can mike V Brig Gen Dubois National Guards Artillery Boss Dies DES MOINES W Brig Gen Gerald E Dubois 56 commandj ing general of the Iowa National Guards 34th Division artillery died of a heart attack Tuesday night Gen Dubois suffered the attack at his home at nearby Camp Dodge shortly after his return from Washington D where he attended conferences at the Pen agon He was dead on arrival at Iowa Lutheran Hospital shortly after 9 DuBois had flown to Washington Monday with Maj George C Kim sey and arrived back in Des Moines about He was in charge of National Gxiard armories in Iowa and was administrative assistant to Maj Gen Fred C Tandy Iowa ad jutant general j I NO IT GRADUALLY Singer Elvis Presley rock n roll singer who leaves soon for the Army got himself a modi fied crewcut He says hes get ting rid of his famous locks gradually so as to lessen the Many The money would be used in this way For public facility loans for such things as sewers and munici pal water projects 15 million dol lars For college housing loans 300 million For slum clearance projects and ther aspects of urban renewal ne billion For public housing 140 million For rural electrification loans 40 million The housing bill whipped irough the House in one minute lat The only voice raised on loor was that of Rep Hoffmaa who raised the parlia nentary point that a majority of tie membership was not present But Hoffman did not press his ioint of order He remarked that e didnt know what was in ill anyway 100 on Floor It appeared that no more than 00 members were on the floor he lime r There had been some ndications that opposition might e raised to a provision of the bill allowing the President to raise in efest rates on GI home rom 4V4 to 4 per cent In addition to that provision he bill continues GT nbine loaa purchases for two years for World War II veterans until July 25 i960 It also authorizes lower mini mum down payments for homes purchased on government insured FHA mortgages and authorizes new federal outlays for various lousing programs SUSPENSION SEEN IOWA CITY to Investigation of the panty raid on two Ujiiversity of Iowa sororities a week ago will lead to the suspen sion of several of the 75 men stu dents involved in the affair sayi M Huit dean I   

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