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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 1, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowai Daily Newspaper Edited far VJA2EJTE VOL H Auocbted rtMW wd OvKM FuH LMM THI THAT M A K I S A LL N O ft T H 10 WANS N I I H R S MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 1 19SI HOME EDITION TfcU OouUte Its No owa Fair Time Tu igh Over Pacific A nuclear explosive was set off nearly 100 miles high Friday by the United States The out at Johnston Island in the Pacific appar was part of the effort to develop an antimissile missile It was the first annbunced testpfsucn aWeapon t indications were that an Army Redstone ballistic missile was used to send the nuclearloaded nose to an altitude approaching 100 milesTBis is about the piint to where the earths atmosphere entirely and the void of space begins The Redstone missile now is part of the Armys standard equip It apparently waschosen for the experiment because of its reliability in firing The Red stone is a surface bombardment type and is not intended to be the eventual t antimissilemissile on which development work is un der way Earlier there had been reports from Honolulu thatan explosion li ghted sky there about 1 am Johnston Island is about 700 miles southwest ofrHonolulu An area around Johnston Island was designated a danger zone July 25 because of the proposed tests of missiles armed with nu clear warheads The AEG announcement said only The test detonation of a nu clear warhead in a missile oc curred above the Johnston Island area in the Pacific Friday The test is part of the Hardtack nu clear weapons test series Honolulu police reported their switchboard had been jammed with countless calls asking about the explosion A WOMANwho called said the explosion resembled a ball of a definite mushroom ef She said it was plainly vis ible from Waitaki Beach and asked Would you advise me to leave r The Defense Department an nounced May 2 that the tests at Johnston Island would be for short range defensive missiles with nuclear warheads It said the missiles would travel less than 200 miles THE EXPLOSION was the 15th to be announced in the Pacific series that began April 28 The other blasts have occurred at the to i Be Giowhild CLEAR v Herschel Loveless is sharingthe limelight Clear Lake this weekend with 24 of lowajs talented girlscandidates for the Miss Iowa title All 25 will be much in the pub lic eye during the many events connected with Governors Days celebration A full schedule of events gets under way at 6 pm 6Day Run Slated Gene Autry Show Be Highlight In anticipation of its formal opening ng the 1958 North Iowa Fair was taking shape Friday in the newly landscaped grounds west of Mason City As the first ofacres of tents were hoisted into the jreat new exhibit halls and bustled1 with activity road outlines of North Iowasbiggest annual show wereindicated A trailer town for carnival and midway folk was already set up few sighs over the grounds told of displays in the making Work neh labored on the dirt track to smooth and firm the roadway Traffic through the main gate on the south and the side gate on the west was heavy with men and tools with animals andproduce frwith the endless equipment and Friday with party of the the annual stag Association of the Preservation of Clear Lake at ttMBAUVeterans mem Commission Ital attracts 500 mene from throughout the state who regard it as the THE GOVERNOR and the 24 girls will first appear together in the Saturday afternoon pa rade It gets under way at and is followed at 3 by the Gov ernors speech in City Park The Governors banquet is at 8 pm at the Surf Ballroom Loveless and other notables will speak briefly The entire group is scheduled to move to the lake front at 8 pm however to see the stage show water ballet fire works and Venetian Nights pa rade The stageonthelake as has been constructed some distance from the shore so the thousands may watch Union church services are at Sunday morning in City Park The afternoon program is highlightedby the talent show of the 24 Contestants seek ing to succeed Miss Carol Fleck Oskaloosa Miss Iowa of 1957 CLIMAX of Governors Days is the Coronation Ball at the Surf Gov Loveless vand Miss Fleck will cooperate in the ceremonies connected with the crowning of Miss Iowa She will rep resent the state in the Miss America contest at Atlantic City N J Both Iowas US senators Tom Martin and B B Hickenlooper will be at the Friday stag party It will be Hicken loopers 20th party without a miss since the event was start ed Sen Martin at first sent his regrets but now plans to arrive late Friday afternoon and stay through the Governors Banquet Saturday evening Hickenlooper will fly back to Washington Sat urday morning Britain Recognizes Government Photo iy COOLING upi exhibits at the North Iowa can be hot work so J Koehler Charles City and Peter Usgaard arid Helrrier cer Des Moihes gives Henry Nichols Decorah in cooling off by pouring water over his head Waiting their turn in the background are left to right 0 H Peterson both of Decorah The men are busy putting up exhibition bpptHs in preparation for the Tuesday open ing of the North Iowa Fair Terrorists End Calm in Beirut frpmb Attack Touched Off FROM OUR WIKE SERVICES BEIRUT Lebanon Terrorists shattered Lebanons postelection calm Friday with a fatal bomb at tack apparently aimed at speed ing American troop withdrawal and retirement of President Ca paraphernalia needed in a duction of this magnitude1 pro Eniwetok atoll roughly 1500 to 1700 miles southwest of Johnston Island The announcement designating a danger zone around Johnston said that the surface danger area would remain in effect for three or four weeks All ships were cau tioned to stay clear during that period Fridays explosion was the first time that any of the U S or British nuclear tests in thePa cific have been observed in Ha waii Other U S nuclear testing grounds in the Marshall Islands are at least 2000 miles from Honolulu rand the British site at Christmas Island is more than miles away The Weather i r Mason City Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday Slightly warmer Saturday High Satur Low Friday night Iraq LONDON UPI Britain Fri day granted formal diplomatic recognition to the new revolution ary regime of Iraq The British action assured Iraqs full acceptance in the West The three Moslem mem bers of the Baghdad key Pakistan and had recognized the new regime as have a numberof other pro Western nations It was expected here that the United States would announce its recognition of the new Baghdad regime momentarily day 8892 6265 Iowa Partly cloudy through Sat urday Low Friday night 6669 High Saturday 8389 Five day Iowa Temperatures will average 2 to 4 degrees above normal north to near nor m a 1 southSaturday through next Wednesday with only minor daily changes Normal high m i d 80s north to upper 80s south Normal lows near 60 north to lower 60s south Rain fall to 30 of an inch in scattered showers and thunderstorms intermittently during the period Minnesota Fair continued warm High Saturday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR1 AGO Maximum Minimum 83 63 68 trace 93 65 Youth Admits He Murdered Clutier Man CEDAR RAPIDS Wl Cedar Rapids police said Friday that William Holland 23 Cedar Rap ids has confessed to the slay ing of Fred L Hober 62 former Clutier grain dealer Hober was found dead in his car eight days ago on a county road near Clutier He had a bul let wound in the right temple Police said Holland walked into the police station shortly after 11 am Friday opened a worn satch el and took out a 32 caliber re volver and a box of shells Holland had earlier telephonec the Cedar Rapids Gazette and told reporter he was going to turn himself in for killing a man in Tama County Police Capt Stanley Davis quot ed Holland as saying Its kind of a long story I didnt mean for it to happen thatway The Gazette has said Holland told them he had shot and killec Hober after he had stopped Ho bers car on a rural road Kangaroo Pony Killed in Crash West of Kiemme kangaroo and a pony were killed near here Fridaj morning when a carnival true collided with a car The truck belonging to Gene Hollers AnimalShow was on the way to a fair in Wisconsin Th driver Lawrence Rucker Ana heim Calif was pulling a hous trailer behind the truck Comin over a hill on Highway 69 jus west of here the trailer whippet around and collided with a ca driven by Darwin Austin Fores City He is the station agent a Goodell The trailer broke away from th truck which went into the ditcl and was demolished The driver escaped serious injury Austi was treated at a doctors office Other animals in the truck wer not injured They included tw bear cubs two dogs and a haL zebra featured i the Holler show One of the bea cubs escaped but was recapturec KOREAN INFLATION SEOUL Korea UPI Th Republic of Korea may act soo to double the pay for its enliste men The raise would mean tha privates who now get 72 cents month would boosted to Fair Program TUESDAY CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY a m time for Carcass Barrow Show p concert St Ansgar High School band p Autry Champion and the Melody Ranch Boys at the grandstand p Autry and p Autry and WEDNESDAY 20th CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY p concert Clear Lake High School band p Autry p Autry and p Autry and Afternoon and evening sky diving exhibition THURSDAY 20Hi CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY Golden Wedding members of the Golden Wedding Club will guests of fair Special prices on for children 16 years of age until 6 p m gate admission to children under 16 years of age until6 p hi Winning carcasses from Barrow Carcass Show will be on display matinee for children with a bicycle to be given p concert Osage High School band p Swenson Thrillcade p Queen of the Furrow Contest p Swenson Thrillcade Afternoon and evening sky diving exhibition FRIDAY 20th CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY Special prices on rides for children until 6 p m Free gate admission children until 6 p m Winning carcasses from Barrow Carcass Show on display a matinee for children with a Shetland pony te be given away p Rodeo and Hoofbeats mounted precision drill team p class of the American Quarter Horse Assn p Championship Rodeo Hoofbeats and Quarter Horse Show Afternoon and evening ski diving exhibition SATURDAY 20th CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY auction concert Garner High School band car time trials car races horse and pony show Accordion Band Championship Rodeo and Hoofbeatt Plude to Be Returned to I owl Irisofi DES MOINES UPI An ex convict who won a second chance after escaping from prison be cause he led a clean life was ordered back to prison Friday be cause he was enough to aid another escapee The Iowa Parole Board which only twomonths ago decided to give Harold Plude 42 another chance revoked his parole and ordered him returned to Madison State Penitentiary THE BOARD said it was re uctant to take the action against marriedand the ather of two children but said it i ad no other alternative in iew of the seriousness of Pludes ffense Plude was mille Chamoun Atleasttwo persons were killed and 15 wounded by the heavy pmb blast near headquarters of he Lebanese army troops outside he rebelheld Basta quarter of ieirut Simultaneously extremist els showered leaflets the capital city demanding pullback pf the American new colonists reference to the U S Marines and soldiers sent there at govern ment request to help maintain of der SAEB SAL AM head of the rebe iorces holed up in the Basta quar ter here immediately disclaimed any responsibility for the two out aursts V It is impossible that any of my men are responsible for this violence Salam said He sided with progovernment ieaders Thursday in electing Maj Gen Fuad Shehab army chiefof staff as president to succeed Cha SUNDAY 20th CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY classes of Palomino Show p conctrt High School band perform ance class of the Palomino Show p car time trials p car races of the Americas Club Show and Ten Walking Horse Show p evening nortt show Judging schedule appears en I arrested last Tues FAIR OFFICIALS are calling it the fair with everything and the fair with more Insubstan tiation of their claims they point to new open class steer barrow carcass andthorse shows toen larged homecraft and floriculture departments to upwards 000 in premiums and prizes to six full days of superior grand stand entertainment and to the most extensive farm equipment demonstrations ever held here They point also to Kids Dayi when North Iowas youngsters under 16 will be saluted with free admission to the grounds reduced prices on carnival rides and gifts ofa new pony and a new bicycle for two of themAnd they point to a dozen other features includ ing a Queen of the Furrow beauty contest music by outstanding North Iowa high school bands and exhibits and displays of variety and scope to top anything ever createdhere They confidently look for up wards of100000 menwomen and children io attend the six days ofthe servers contend erative weather an alltime at tendance record might be set THIS WILL Bif pretty much a dustless fair About two miles of carefuilylaid out gravel roads on the grounds have been surfaced and dustproofed Additional beau tification has been accomplished with the planting of hybrid elm treesandshrubbery is soon to be set out If nothing else the fair board those grounds to look neatand landscaped In this connection a newdouble system of wiring has been it stalled and sagging wires moun But he warned that his tween tired poles are a thing of ay night shortly after the cap ure of Herbert Slater 25 one of wo prisoners who walked away rom the Clive Prison Farm near here He admitted sheltering Slater ror a day and then driving him to Ames He also gave Slater to lelp him get further away I KNOW I was stupid Plude said I doubt if Ill get another break Plude still had 18 months of a 25yearsentence for robbery with aggravation to serve when he es caped from prison in 1949 He was sentenced to an additional term for escape after giving himself up last November tie was paroled in May after pa role authorities learned of his ex emplory conduct during his eight years as a fugitive Iowa City Girl 3 Hit by Car Killed IOWA CITY 3yearold child was killed Thursday evening when officers said she darted across a highway and was struck jy a car The child was Carsri Yvonne Yoder daughter of Mr and Mrs Daniel Eugene Yoder movement would go on until Cha moun stepped down and the Amer icans got out of Lebanon thus in effect keeping the country inri state of armed truce THE BOMBING was the first violence since the election brought lope that the revolt was settled The rebel leaders told their men not to shoot unless they were shot at and the army has followed the same policy But both sides have maintained a watchful waiting policy The new Presidentelect indi cated he will not try to take office oefore his term begins officially Sept 24 despite continuing rebel demands Neither Chamoun who invited in the 10000 American troops July 14 nor Shehab indicated they were in any hurry to send them home Secretary of State Dulles said in Washington the troops will leave if asked by aduly consti tuted Lebanese government Chamoun after conferring with Shehab said he has no intention of quitting before his sixyear term runs out the pastWith jthe new system SAMI BULLETIN YAKIMA Wash Capt Marion Pat Boling making a recordbreaking non stop flight in a light plane from Manilla passed over Yakima Friday afternoon and headed for Pendleton Ore 67 air miles to the southeast His wife Joyce in another plane met him over Yakima and was chatting with him by radio to keep him TV Schedule to Appear Saturday Because of the special North Iowa Fair features appearing in this edition the TV schedule for the coming week normally published Friday will appear in Saturdays edition W IMIKE any single building can belighted without touching other buildings and any given area of the grounds can be floodlighted without it luminating the rest Purpose of all this is to encourage the use of the grounds throughout the year by individual associations groups and organizations Besides the new wiring new lightsand cement drainsprovide lunch and dining establishments with perfect sanitation Other physical improvements this year include a new 60 by 200 foot ro deo corral with six 20 by 20 foot sorting pens and alleys at either end Materials used for this job included threeinch planks and telephone poles Total cost of project was THE FORMAL entertainment begins with movie star Gene Autry presenting his Melody Ranch Roundup Tuesday and Wednesday There will be com plete shows at 2 6 and 8 pm With this troop will be Champion Champ Jr Tagg and the Melody   

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