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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 12, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MI NiwsrAriR THAT BEGAZETTE TH 10 HOME EDITION VOL LXtV CTittei MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 11 et Two IterfflmM n ityan Among 8 Crash Dead Answers HTests Russ Will Negotiate a LONDON to Nikita Khrush chev said in a message to Presi dent Eisenhower published Sun day that the Soviet Union is ready to negotiate on ways to assure that any world agreement on end ing tests is properly en forced Radio Moscow quoted Khrush chev as saying the Soviet Union agrees to have either side ap point who would immedi ately start studying the means of detecting possible violations of the agreement ending nuclear tests The White House said Soviet agreement on examination of the technical aspectsof disarmament measures seems to constitute rec ognition of thevalidity of the posi tion long United States and the overwhelming ma jority of the United Nations Gen eral Assembly ONE PROVISION was made by the Soviet Premier that work should be completed in the short term agreed upon before Moscowbroadcast a summary of the message delivered in Washington Saturday This re plied te a letter from Eisenhower April28 urging Soviet support of the American proposal for an arctic inspection plan aimed al forestalling surprise attacks Radio Moscow said the Sovie1 Premier regret that the and Britain have carried on with testing nuclear weapons in the last few days Khrushchev described the So viets decision to end nuclear tests unilaterally as a first practicalstep towarda termina tion of the atomic weapons race KHRUSHCHEV once afeain called on the United States and Britain to stop testing nuclear weapons Russia announced the end of its own tests March 31 The Soviet Premier said his government was agreeing to talk about controls over any agree ment to end tests in spite of its serious doubts Khrushchev brought in Eisen howers arctic inspection pro posal almost as an afterthought repeating the Soviet demand for halt to the menacing flights of US nuclear bombloadec planes in the arctic zone Leukemia Claims Life of Comedian Red Skeltons Son HOLLYWOOD Wl Comedian Red Skelton and his wife Geor gia Monday found some solace in the belief that the internationa publicity on their sons valianl but losing fight with leukemia may help future victims of the cancerlike disease of the blood I want the thousands of peo pie who have written us that they prayed for Richard during his illness to have faith that Goc answer their prayers sai3 Skelton I believe that good comes out of everything1 even tragedy such as ours Maybe the world wil know now that this disease musl be licked I think it is the begin ning of all cancer The 9yearold boy died Satur day night after a 16month fight with the disease Only blood transfusions had kept the child alive in recent weeks SAME k MM Benns fai Mil M hMin ATTACKED ESY FEMALE HOODS Frieda Abdoh 16 daughter of Irans chiefUN shpws her sisters in their Park Avenue apartment her dress which was ripped in an attack by two teenaged girls Frieda also was AP Pbotofax cut on the hand by a knife which was strapped to the leg of one of the female hoods At left is Masty 12 who was with Frieda in a Bronx Park at the time but was not hurt At right is Angela 18 FIFTH CASKET FROM LEFT Soldier Killed In Europe Selected by Generdl EPINAL France moist eyedgeneral solemnly marched past 13 flagdraped caskets Mon day and one symbolizing American servicemen who died unidentified inEurope and North Africain World War n The casket wasborne away to a rendezvous at sea to join a similarly selected American who died in the Pacific One of these nameless men will bs the Un known Soldier of World War li the other will be buried at sea off Norfolk Va Gen Edward ONeill St AI bans Vt a scholarly greying Mountains overlooking the wind man with battle decorators for ing Moselle River head bowed for a full minute them Frenchmen wearingwar before choosing one of the 13 time ribbons in their lapels Then he marched forward and stood silent as the flagdrapec placed a red and white wreath on casket was borne away A bin three assault landings stood with the casket fifth from the left AN HONOR GUARD of living comrades saluted as a bugler sounded Taps and a second bugler far away sounded the sad nostalgicecho A grey mist hiirig over the cemetery wHere 6000 American dead are buried in the Vosges sang in the surrounding woods a baby cried and the sound o auu uie auuuu 01 OLUU ana iur a i v i a et piane could be heard ar time it was feared the boy might early Monday ranged from 48 at AI tnm vn Masrin anH Watprlnn fn C1 at U S Library at Beirut Burned Sacked in Riot BEIRUT LebanonW Rioters sacked and burned the U S ASency in Beirut Monday It was the second TTOTA VI rt iL Wdb LUC bCtOHU USIA library to suffer at the hands of antigovernment demonstrators in three days Rioters stirred up by foes of Lebanons proWestern government burned the USIA library many books and furniture Saturday in the north coast city of Tripoli A general strike called by the governments opponents crippled this capital and major ports in the north and south One person was reported killed in brief sporadic firing that security forces quickly halted Americans were warned to stay off the streets as the proWest ern government grappled with violent wave of Arab nationalism Virtually all public transporta tion came to a stop REINFORCED security forces were stationed at strategic spots throughout the city Strong pa trols moved continuously through the streets The groups said to be involved were the Communists the small Baath party and the outlawed Syrian Social Nationalist party Antigovernment forces also tossed bombs here in the capital but they caused little damage Isolated bombings have plagued Beirut for months THE RIOTERS also blew up an Iraq Petroleum Co pipeline near the Syrian border The rioters gave no hint as to why they were venting their ire at the United States But since they were aroused by opponents of the proWestern government and to most Middle Easterners the West means the United States it appeared they were striking out at any handy US target BODY FOUND BUFFALO Iowa UP The body of a boy who drowned in the Mississippi River April 28 was found Saturday about 10 miles downstream from where he fell into the water The victim was Donald Dusenberry 10 Rock Island 111 About 500 people many o GaleC Clay Jr Victim Car Rolls Over Near Garner C Clay Jr 28 720 Coolidge S W Mason City died Saturday night from injuries received when his car rolled over about miles of Garner Us wife Margaret 25 also in ured was in fair condition at Mercy Hospital City Clays death was one of eight motor vehicle fatalities in Iowa Saturday and Sunday Officials said the couple ap parently Had been driving south on a Hancock County gravel road The car went out of control as it bounced when crossing the pavement of old Highway 18 It appeared that the vehicle rolled over three times never leaving the gravel road It came to rest upright across the road more than 400 feet south of the intersection with the pavement OFFICERS FOUND CLAY on the north side of the car and his wife on the ground south of it It wasTjelieved the vehicle rolled over Clay who died of a crushec chest in the ambulance on the way to Mason City v MrsClay suffered severe cuts bruises and shock If was believed the accident oc curred about p m the time Clays watch was found to have stopped Officers estimated the car was traveling about 60 miles an hpur at the time of the crash The accident was investigated bj officers of the Iowa Highway Patrol and the Hancock County sheriffs office A COAT belonging to Mrs overhead in the mist THREE Jew a Roman Catholic and a Protes Gods grace for the unidentified soldier The 13 soldiersin their last si lent formation here were drawn from all the American ceme teries in Europe Africa They symbolized the nations dead from World War n but more specifically the 7500 whose bodies cannot be identified and another 75000 still listed simply as missing in action After ONeill made his selec tion the pallbearers Army Coast Guard Navy Marines Air the bronze han dlesof the casket THEY PLACED IT in an olive drab ambulance to the measured funeral beat of the Martial Mis erere for the short journey to an airfield near Nancy to be aboard a plane taken to have been in the car at the time CAR IN WHICH GALE CCLAY JR WAS Forecast for Iowa More of the Same Idyllic weather including some record temperatures marked Iowas weekend The same pat tern continued Monday The states Sunday high was 94 degrees at Council Bluffs erasing the old mark of 91 degrees for the day which tfas reported at Ottumwa on May 11 1926 Other Sunday highs included 92 at Red Oak and 90 at Sioux City Mason City had an official 84 The only precipitation reported to the Weather Bureau was an isolated shower which spilled half an inch of ram and some hail on Ottumwa Sunday afternoon Readings remained mild The Weather Mason City Fair warmer Mon day night low 5256 Partly cloudy windy warm Tuesday with occasional afternoon show er or thunderstorm high 8286 Iowa Continued warm Monday night low 5565 Windy Mon day night and Tuesday Partly cloudy Tuesday scattered show ers or thunderstorms and a little cooler west portion Iowa FiveDay Temperatures will average 10 to 12 degrees above normal through Satur day Normal highs 69 north to 72 south Normal lows 45 north to 52 south Cooler Wednesday Warmer again t about Clays son John 4 was found remained mild in the wrecked auto and for a night Lows tenths to sixtenths of an inch in showers of thunderstorms mostly Tuesday Tuesday nigW and Wednesday Minnesota Showers continued Mason City and Waterloo to 61 at Des Moines Readings 10 to 12 degrees above normal are expected the remain der of the week Rainfall averag ing 30 to 60 of an inch is expect ed probably on Tuesday and Wed nesday Avoca Boy Drowns in Pond on Farm AVOCA UP Donald Peck 17 a member of the Avoca High School graduating class drowned Sunday when a boat he and a companion were using capsized in a farm pond piacea auoara a plane taken to v Naples and put aboard the US of W accident However it was destroyer Blandy for the voyage learned he had been left with to the rendezvous point offNorthe Duane Hogan family at Clear WINNER Largest game fish reported caught on opening day at Clear Lake is this 11pound 14ounce northern pike Les Val entine Mason City landed it on a 6pound test line with spin ning tackle in 25 minutes He was fishing off Witkes in a boat with Bill Oerlel and son John late Saturday afternoon folk There on May 26 aboard the USS missile cruiser Canberra William R Charette of Luding ton Mich a Navy hospitalcorps man who holds the Medal of Hon or will select European or the Pacific be bur ied in Arlington National Ceme tery alongside the Unknown Sol dier of World War I The Unknown Soldier of Korea who will be selected May 15 in ceremonies at Honolulu will be buried at Arlington Both men will lie in state beneath the Cap itol rotunda before the ceremo nies at Arlington House Quickly OKs Pay Boost for Gs WASHINGTON W The House jadopted without debate Monday compromise legislation to give most servicemen a pay raise aj a cost of The meas ure now goes to the Senate It is expected to be approved there quickly and to be signed by Presi dent Eisenhower in time for the higher pay scales to be effective June 1 NEW MRS AMERICA FORT LAUDERDALE Fla UP Helen Giesse Cleveland Ohio Saturday was chosen the new Mrs America GALE CLAY JR in Service miles west of Tiffin when he ap parently dozed while driving Airman lC Richard E Allo way 22 Monteca Calif His for eiga sports car went out of con trol on U S 75 in Salix and over turned Lloyd Johnson 69 was plowing a field when he ap parently drove too close to a Lake whom the Clays had visited earlier in the day Clay was employed at the Al 2d Mills plant in Mason City Mrs Clay is the former Mar garet Morris The couple was married last Feb 15 Gale Cyril Clay Jr was born Oct 6 1930 at Floyd He was the son of Gale and Catherine Fiynn Clay who now live at 1006 17th N E in Mason City HE ATTENDED Floyd Consol idated High School and lived in Charles City before moving to Mason City with his parents in 1949 He entered the Army in 1952 and served two tours of service with overseas duty in Japan Korea and Germany He was dis charged last October He Is survived by his wife parents and a son Also surviving are two brothers Clair of Charles City and Emmett of Alta Vista Funeral arrangements are in complete at the PattersonJames Chapel in Mason City Iowa accidents over the weekend neath the overturned tractor Rainfall average three warm GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR Maximum Minimum 84 48 63 66 48 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 Sunday Maximum 84 Minimum 52 Mower Gets Second Crack at Nebraskan LINCOLN Neb Wl is thing youve got to say for Hes deter mined Coffman 27 showed up at a Lincoln hospital Sunday after noon with several fingers man gled by his power mower He was released after repairs in cluding six stitchesBefore the afternoon was out Coffman was back in the hospital with a foot wirna TWWT creek bank The tractor slipped slashed by the mower This off and plunged 18 feet to a shal time low creek He was crushed be more extensive surgery was required for a severed few 5 Firms Hit by Charge on Serum Tieup WASHINGTON Atty Gen Rogers Monday announced the indictment of five big drug com panies on charges of antitrust lations in the sale of polio vaccine to federal state and local govern He said the indictment was re turned by a federal grand jury at Trention NJ The firms were named as T Eli Lilly Co Indianapolis Allied Laboratories Inc Kansas City Mo ucts Corp New York City Merck Co Rahway NJ aHdParke Davis Detroit The companies were described as the sole producers of polio vac cine in this country fromthetime the success of the Salk formula was announced in April 1955 They were accused of conspiring to fix prices andeliminate com petition in sales of the vaccine to governmental agencies which were large purchasers of the vac cine The indictment said the total production of polio vaccine through the end of 1957 was slight iy more than205 million cubic centimeters having a value of 125 millionCollars V Of this total about 104 miljioa cc were sold to publicjauthprl tiesi Thebulk of were under the Poliomyelitis Vac cinatibn Assistance Act of 1955 This actprbvided for allocation of of federal funds to the states for vaccination programs Editor Earl Halls Radio Commentary Carried on Page 3 Earl Halls radio commen tary Mans Opinion usually found on this paige for tiiis edition bo found 3 MASTERS OF DECEIT EDITORS NOTE In this chapter from his new book of Deceit J Edgar Hoover teUs how the Russians are building their espionage networks in this country By J EDGAR HOOVER Director Federal Bureau of Investigation While professing peaceful inten tions the Soviets are concentrat SEVEN OTHERS were killed in ing on building up espionage net Commies Continue to Build Up Underground Movement works in the United States and Those not previously reported planting concealed agents such as vere Col Rudolf Ivanovich Abel Curtiss Brand 38 Davenport Abel was the member of the His car collided with a MinneapoSoviet intelligence service arrest lis St Louis freight train at a ed by the United States Immigra crossing on Iowa 111 miles north tion and Naturalization Service of Fairficld jn june i957 at tne requcst Of Frederick Lee Prochaska 22 of the FBI We had identified him near Solon His car struck a as a concealed Russian agent bridge abutment on U Sv 6 two Afterhis indictment in Augustj 1957 on espionage charges infor mation was made public concern ing him which the FBI could not disclose previously Abel was con victed in November 1957 and he was sentenced to 30 years in prison and fined Subse quently an appeal was filed ORDINARILY a network in cludes a principal the al w a y s a Russian national in a legal network that is a net work directed and controlled from an official Russian government agency Reference was made earlier to the Amtorg Trading Corp as a Russian espionage cover Under him are group leaders couriers and individuals who serve as sources of informa tion NonRussians such as Harry Gold the American who aided Moscow to g e t atomic secrets may servein various capacities but at all times they are under the firrit control of Soviet super iors In espionage as in othesr phases of communism native comrades exist only to serve the Russian master STRANGE AS IT may seem it is difficult for an American to become a Russian espionage agent The Soviets are highly se lective They will not accept just anybody Does the prospect have access to confidential data Will he accept discipline What is hie background The Russians want to know ev erything about him literally everything Sometimes elaborate verification checks are r through Soviet contacts around the world Moreover the break ingin period ofa prospect may be very slow At first he may be given minor assignments ta test   

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