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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette June 30, 1958

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 30, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Dciily Newspaper Edited tor VOL LXIV Associated and United Prtsi International full Lease ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NOtTH 10 WANs N E I 6 H 0 R S MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 30 V HOME EDITION 53 V Thlf Paper Consists of Two No Russia on Hand for Atom Test Talks One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor SCHEDULE KG10 C1300 pm Sunday WOI Ames BIO pm Tuesday WTAU ttuluoy pm Thursday WSUI U CHy O10 pm Saturday John Gunthers Russia NOBODY could ye been more anxious than I for a reading of John Gunthers side Russia Today recently off the Harper Brothers Press I had the same interest in the work that any person interested in world affairshas plus a couple of consideiajiioris not shared by anybody else Foremost of these the fact cthat the Intourist interpreter who served him for just short of two months was the same Zoya Kurancheva who served1 me arid my Iowa colleague Willis 0 Pat ton our time in Moscow early last year In the Gunther book it runs 550 pages with its appendix on personalities andrits bibliography that flaxenhaired housewife is mentioned specifically a number of times In numerous other places Ithought I could detect a reflection of her background in formation or views Zoyas a clever and able Com munist believe me The same can be said of nearly all Intour ist more accurately described as guides I think Under her guidance the Ameri can visitor sees just about what she wants you to see THIS WAS TRUE with respect to Earl Hall and its true with re spect to John GAinther And ij anybody thinks hes deluding himself The appearance of freedom to explore and scruti nize Russia is much greater than the V At least a ing my perusar of the lengthy report by John Gunther about the RussiVof today I remember the answer Zoya Kurancheva gave me when I asked her what kind of book Gunther would write I dont know just how authen tic it will be but I am quite sure it will be honest Id like to interrogate Zoya about the finished product as suming of course that the Gun ther book has come to her atten tion Thats anything but sure This isnt the first time my path and that of John Gunther have almost crossed The first time was some fifteen years ago in South America when he was assembling information for one of his earlier Inside books Again I trailed him and therein hangs a little tale BY THE TIME I got around to submit my manuscript for a book about the land south of Panama to the MacMillan book publish ing company I was deemed by the editorial board of that con cern to be too late with my of fering and by one vote I was informed Its our my letter rejection stated that the reading publics interest in Latin America has been pretty well sated by John Gunthers volume Some of my colleagues on that factfinding mission to South America were highly critical of the Gunther interpretations But I found them to bealmost with out exception in harmony with my own Ho was playing the role of reporter so was I Myfriends wanted the facts glossed over hi interest of good will And that brings me back to In side Russia Today My first gen eralized observation would be this In cases where John Gun ther and I looked at the same tangible object behind the Iron Curtain we got almost precisely the same image the same im pression as it were But when it came to dealing with the intangibles the things we couldnt see or put our hands on the things for which we had to take some Communists word we parted company in many Instances IN THE MAIN John Gunther was far more impressed by the achievements of Marxism as it has been applied in Russia than I was John Gunther came out of Rus sia convinced that its Communist CONTINUED ON PAGE i Two Zanesville Okla brothers jf seeking to quench a powerful thirst and hearty appetite twere apprehended Sunday in Clear RUSSIANS ARRIVE IN SWITZERLAND Semyon Tsarapkin head of the InternationaKOrganiza tions Dept of the Russian foreign office stands in line for a passport check after arrival at Geneva Switzer land He is followed by Prof Y K Fedorov head of the delegation of Russian scientists who will confer with Western scientists about entering into nuclear test con trol talks At right is Prof A Sadovski CUBAN REBELS NOW HOLD 42 2 More Yanks Kidnaped Brothers Captured at Lake WIRE SERVICES HAVANA Cuban rebels kid naped two more Americans in Oriente province Monday the U S embassy was informed The latest victims brought to 42 the number of Americans known to be m rebel hands Two Canadians also are held and there are unconfirmed re Lake following a threehour hunt marked by gunfire l Held in Cerro Gordo County jail on a breaking and entering charge was George Laizure 32 He was bound to the September term of district court on bond His younger brother Richard 17 was being held for juvenile court The two were nabbed by a posse composed of Clean Lake police officers highway patrol men and sheriffs officers The two were accused of boldly breaking into one house at Clear Lake during daylight hours and attempting to enter a farmhouse FIRST REPORT on the broth ers came at 8 am from the Hans Pahus farm a mile east of Clear Lake on the middle road Mem bers of the Pahus family said the two tried to gain entrance but were chased away Later they were seen eating strawberries in a patch behind the ftrmhpuse Authorities searched cornfields between the Pahus farm and Ciear Lake for 2Vi hours without success when a call came from the Carl Peterson home 305 S 12th St Clear Lake Phyliss Peterson 15 aiong with a friend Cheryl Osslund Mason City were alone in an upstairs room when they saw the Laizures rifling the refrigerator for food getting drinks of water and going through purses OFFICERS SPED to the house and chased the two on foot for severalblocks The elder Laizure stopped when a warning shot was fired over his head but his broth er kept running He was captured a few minutes later however after being cornered in a garage near the city shed on S 15th St he Laizures said they had hitchhiked from Oklahoma to Clear Lake and were thirsty and hungry They said they didnt have any money Nelson Rockefeller Seeks Governorship NEW YORK A Rockefeller 49 heir to oil mil lions who has devoted much of his time to public service Mon day announced he will seek he Republican nomination for gov ernor of New York He is the first of the Rockefel ler family to seek elective office His candidacy pits him against Leonard Hall former GOP national chairman who previous ly has entered his bid for the gubernatorial nomination Demo cratic Gov Averell Harriman is seeking reelection next fall present when the boast was made Adamshas denied that any such incident took place Adams Fox said took Goldfine to a far corner of the room and quite obviously admon ished him by Rep Joseph P OHara R Minn about his earlier charges ports that another American and a Canadian have been seized The latest victims were identi fiea as Sherman Avery White general manager of the U s governmentowned Nicaro nickel plant and his assistant J An drew Toll The new kidnapings dashed hopes that the rebels soon would Heard Adams Tell Goldfine to Keep Mouth Shut Fox WASHINGTON UPI Boston promoter John Fox Monday he heard Presidential Stan nard Goldfine o keep his mouth shut after he boasted that Adamswas taking care ofhis troubles wifh federal agencies Fox gave further testimony to the House influence nvesSgating subcommittee m an attempt to back up his charge that Adams waf nrtujpnf urhon tKo L WdS No Speedy Ruling by Supreme Court c WASHINGTON The Su Fox said he could not hear preme Court refused Monday to every word spoken but that bypass the US Circuit Court in f r om snatches he caught it St Louis and rule directly on an 6 T he W3S telling suspending desegregation in Goldfine to keep his mouth shut Little Rock schools for 2Vfe years FOX under sharp questioning Attorney for Negro groups had r Rep Joseph p OHarn Rasked the court to hold a special special term and give a speedy ruling that Goldfine told him on at least two dozen occasions that he had helped Adams financi ally and very materially espe cially during the period when Adams children were in school On some of these occasions Fox said others were present Specifically he said his secretary arid Miss Mildred Paperman bookkeeper for one of Goldfines firms had heard the Boston in dustrialist make this statement Adams also has denied this charge FOX RENEWED his testimony in open session under strict or ders from Chairman Oren Har ris DArk to confine his re marks to ground already cov ered and to open no new line of allegations Harris obviously was smarting under charges that the subcom mittee had acted recklessly in hearing Foxs controversial tes timony first in public session In an opening statement he de fended the subcommittees action on the ground it was trying to develop all the facts The subcommittee chairman u tsuui tjiiici tiidigco mu against Adams also testified ey asked the high tribunal to overturn an order by US Dist Judge Harry J Lemley blocking integration for 30 months The effect of Judge Lemleys ruling if allowed to stand is to require Negroes already enrolled in Little Rock Ark High School to attend school for Negroes beginning when schools reopen in Septem ber FORSTER RESIGNS DES MOINES Ufl George Forster city manager of Des Moines resigned Monday to be come executive director of the Wisconsin Bankers Assn The res ignation is effective Sept I release all their victims seized m retaliation for the alleged re fueling of Cuban warplanes a the U S naval base at Guanta namo Mondays fcidnapings were in the same pattein as others begin ning last Thursday All have oc curred in the rebel hotbed o Oriente province within an area of 10 by 50 miles indicating tha all might be held in a common camp US Consul Park Wollam made contact witharebel source deep in the mountains of but there was no indication he was makingany progress in nego Hating for the captives1 release Wollam also had no word on the 28 American servicemen who dis appeared over the weekend 27 of them on an overnight picnic ex cursion from the US Navy base at Guantanamo Seventeen sailors and 10 Marines were captured 3 miles east of Guantanamo in the mountainous countryside near Castros Sierra Maestra hideout in Oriente province The other man was grabbed Saturday as he was walking just outside the base One lowan is among those kid naped by the rebels He is Ma chinist Mate Gerald L Dickin son Fort Madison Melvin Youth Drowns in Mill Creek Park PAULLINA Idso 8 son of Mr and Mrs Lloyd Idso Melvin drowned in a lake at Mil Central Creek State Park Sunday after a high noon The boys mother said she had seen him playing in the water only a few minutes before his body was found in 4V feet of wa ter Efforts to revive the boy were unsuccessful 8 DROWNING VICTIMS ST PAUL UPI Eight per sons drowned in Minnesota during the weekend The unofficial state toll now stands at 45 for the year Offered to Drop Out of Election Race Reed Claims FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DES candidate for the Republican nomination to the Iowa Commerce Commission June 2nd election Monday told the Special Legislative Investigat conceded that the group had no the sPecial Legislative Investigat evidence to back up some of Lng Committee ne was offered Foxs charges Specifically he of tfe race mentioned in this category the Reed Df Moines men allegation denied by Adams a ofuanoiiymous tel that Goldfine toldhim he had ehone m which he said the a house for Adams in Washington Reed told the committee the TAV IWTAVC n IUDC said that if he would drop nFc vrmvpcLCUMBS out of another unnamed DES MOINES UP Iowa candidate he would get me a arette smokers contributed 490 to state revenue for the month of June through the tax on such smokes the Iowa Tax Commis sion reported Monday Beer Reed explained under question ing from committee counsel Don Swanson that he eventually ar rangdd a meeting with the caller j I i ivii vauci drinkers paid S2S5415 in taxes he agreed to the the same month Both totals werejprice Reed said he also arranged slightly higher than a year ago ifor friends of his to be witnesses but lhat he never heard from the man again Charles W Bergfield Sheldon insurance agent and former com merce commission employe wa the first witness as the commit tee opened a twoday open hear ing into election practices of the commission He said that Eugene Powers the commissions superintendeni of transportation demanded that inspectors raised and apiece to support the cam paign of Commissioner John Ropes Bergfield said the de mand was made at a meeting in Sioux City in June 1957 Bergfield said he himself raised that amount from truckers but that the money was returned when Ropes indicated hc would not seek reelection Ropes later changed his mind however Boycott Threat Dropped West Agrees on Program FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES GENEVABoth Russia and the iVest said Monday they are ready to open talks here Tuesday on policing tests Their announcements made it a ertainty the doubl until the last minute because of Soviet stalling will open on schedule Prof Y K Fedorov chief of he Soviet delegation visited the conference site the Palais des Nations and conferred with United Nations officials in prep arations for the meeting ASKED WHETHER he ex pected the meeting to take place as planned Fedorov replied Yes I am certain of it A Soviet delegation spokesman said earlier that of course the Russians would attend the tech nical talks That is why we are here he said The Soviet Union threatened to boycott the conference unless the United States would agree be forehand to make a test baa it self the chief aim of the talks The United States refused The United States has main tamed all along that the confer ence must be concerned only wit the technicalities of enforcing anj test ban and not with the politica issue of the ban itself MEANTIMEthe Western del egations met and agreed on a joint Western program Dr James Brown Fisk the American delegation head who is vice president of Bell Telephone Laboratories has reconimendec that the talks progress through three stages The first would take up a sci entific and technical review o methods for detecting nuclear ex plosion in fardistant places In the second stage the delegates would seek to work out how anc where inspection posts would have to be set up to insure thai no secret tests were being con ducted Only in the third stage would there be discussion of politica problems involved in the estab lishment of a warning system Chopin Boy Struck by Train Killed CHAPIN Michael Wilkinson 26 son of Mr and Mrs Kenneth Wilkinson was struck and killed by the southbound train icre Monday morning It is hought that Michael was follow ng some older children across the tracks and lagged behind them The crewmen on the train saw he child on the tracks and tried to slow down The fireman who was not identified climbed out on the engine to attempt to pick iim up but the train was going too fast and he was able to reach him in time Franklin County Coroner Dr A P Smith Hampton said the child was killed instantly Besides his parents Michael is survived by five brothers and sis ters Buildings on Farm Destroyed by Fire IOWA FALLS A large barn machine shed and silo on the G The Weather Mason City Occasional showers and thunderstorms Monday night and Tuesday low around 70 Cooler Tuesday high mid 80s Iowa Partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday Scattered showers and thunderstorms northwest Monday night little change in temperatures low 65 T5 Cooler northwest Tuesday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Tues day through Saturday Normal Highs 84 north to 87 south Nor mal lows 60 north to 61 south Some cooling at first of period otherwise only minor dailj temperature changes Rainfal will average around onehalf inch occurring as scattered showers throughout the period Minnesota Scattered heavy show ers continued warm High Tuesday 85 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 88 Minimum es At 8 am 76 YEAR AGO Maximum 83 Minimum 54 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Sunday Maximum 86 Minimum 65 Precipitation 28 Hot Humid Weather on Tap in Iowa Continued hot and h u m i i weather was the rule in low Monday V On Sunday the temperafun climbed to an Iowa high of 99 a Sioux highat Dubuque was a relatively mild 84 whili MasonCity had 88 A few isolated thundershower fell in northern Iowa In theDe corah area a hailstorm dropped stones as large as golf son City received 28rofanrinch of moisture from its thundershow ers between 8 am and noon A cold front moving across the Dakotas was expected to cause scattered thundershowers in low Monday night Temperatures the remainder c the week will average about nor mal theWeather Bureau said Rainfall will average about hal an inch in scattered showers dur ing the period 264 SAME Ask for Release of Fliers 9 Yanks Down in Russia MOSCOW WUS Ambassador Llewellyn E Thompson day pressed for release of American airmen forced down in iide Soviet Armenia by two Rus lian jets Foreign Minister Andrei Grv myko told Thompson Saturday the nine were unharmed and are being well cared for Gromyko charged the United States had made a crude violation of Soviet air space He s a i d the plane burned on landing In Washington the Defense De partment said there is no truth in the Soviet charge that the a vio lated Russian air space It said the State Department instructed Thompson to seek the prompt re lease of the six officers and three airmen aboard THE STATEMENT indicated the plane may have gotten lost in overcast weather while on a flight to Iran with a cargo con signed to the US military and diplomatic missions in Iran and Pakistan The flight originated in Weisbaden Germany on Cyprus and was last reported over Adna Turkey am Friday the statement said Thompson presented ftbe US side of the incident and asked for the return of the crewmen and whatever is left of the plane The plane was Soviet radar as it flew inside Armenia Friday viet announcement said It added thatthe plane ignored the Rus sian signals to follow them to the nearest airfield and another 1 50 miles before it was forced to land THE RUSSIANS said the landed and burst into flames as the nine Americans hopped out The announcement did notspe cify r exactly where the plane landed Presumably the plane waslset afire purposely by the Amen cans to destroy classified equip ment carried by most military aircraft Nine other US airmen are still being1 held by East Germany They were aboard a helicopter which wandered into that coun try while on a flight during rainstorm two weeks ago EXIOWAN DIES LAFAYETTE Ina Charlei W Breese 67 dean of the Divi sion of Technical Extension at Purdue University died Sunday of a heart attack He was born io Des Moines INSIDE RUSSIA TODAY Workers Lacking Skill and Interest EDITORS NOTE This is one in a series of articles based on John Gunthers new book In side Russia Today By JOHN GUNTHER What counts most about Soviet industrialization like education is pace of development The USSR is as is well known already the second most powerful coun try in the world the cri a half miles northeast of Buck eye were destroyed by fire Satur day night Origin of the fire is not known There was a large quantity of hay in the barn The Iowa Falls and Alden fire departments were called to assist the Buckeye firemen in control ling the fire The fire was dis covered by a passing motorist shortly after 9 pm Some of the firemen remained on dutymost of the night volumc of in dustrial output as well as quan tity of basic in dustrial goods iron coal oil GUNTHER machine tools as well as hydro electric power What it may be like 10 years from now if the de centralization scheme works and production becomes more stream lined efficiently managed and abundant is frightening to think about About 50 million men and wom en have jobs in Soviet industry the number of industrial workers has shot up tothis figure from around 13 million 30 years ago a very large and quick gain Many workers are however not skilled and many are employed waste fully The average productivity per man in Soviet industry is like that of the Soviet farmer far less than that of a comparable Ameri can worker WORKERS not only lack skill they lack interest in their jobs The reason why new buildings in Russia crumble so quickly is not merely faultiness of material but careless sloppy workmanship Soviet trade unions have 47 mil lion members There are 46 unions in all under the AllUnion Central Council of Trade Unions organized on an industrial basis like the CI0 They do not exist as do American and British primarily for the benefit ;

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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: June 30, 1958

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