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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 18, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                M North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lot th I V THI NI WS CR TH AT M A 1C IS ALL N 0 R T H I 0 W A M S N I I G H I 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL H AMoclated PrcH Uiltod IriMf iTuB Lea M Wires Te Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST Jl o Two Norway Places Plan Before UN One Man s Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO U300 WOI Amei WTAD Quincj 930 WSUI U Cllj pm Sunday pm fueiday pm Thursday pm Saturday Syngman Rhee True Patriot W HEN it comes to complete dedication to a cause and singlemindedness of purpose the venerable Syngman Rhee ol Korea has had ho superior and few equalsin human history His whole life his whole fortune has been directed to the achievement of independence and freedom for his people In the Korean War which was euphuisticaily referred to as a UN police action Syngman Rhee had the great respect of each American leader who had dealings with him That is not to say however that he was always an easy personwith whom to work From the start he recognized the Coriirhunists for what they were and are bloodthirsty murderers bent on snuffing out the last spark of freedom in our world Nothing short of complete and unqualified victory over such an enemy was palatable to the roughtough oldstatesman In a military action and par ticularly ifits under the banner of as diffused as the expediency and compromisesometimes work their way into conversation But not while Syngman Rhee is around He never wavered even momentarily in his insistence that the last Communist be killed or the sea and that the arbitrary division between North and South Korea be forever ban ished LISTEN a moment or two to the testimonial of one Ameri can general who fought alongside the Korean patriot Its James A Van Fleet speaking My love for President Rhee was born soon after I landed in Korea in April 1951 The Com munist Chinese were making their biggest attack of the entire war against Korea Fear was everywhere fear of the un counted millions of Russian dominated Chinese Old China had always been Koreas friend Yet the sheer bravery of this 76yearold dedicated scholar statesman and patriot held his people together until they con quered their fear and then fought until the invaders were defeated and asked for an Armistice President Rhee Gen Van Fleet added has been well AP Photofax A DOGS can happen to anyone even the smallest of them Pam a onepound toy Manchester terrier doesnt look pleased with the job the veterinarian did on her broken left leg He used a coathanger to make a splint Susan Jane Newkirk 4 Tampa Fla of fers sympathy to the 2month old pup ExTeamster Agent Gives Himself Up PONTIAC Mich W Herman Kierdorf former Teamster offi cial sought for two weeks after the mystery torch death of his nephew gave himself up Sunday night The 68yearold exconvict one time business agent for a Team usWiii Give Full Support TwoThirds Vote Needed UNITED NATIONS N A Westernsupported resolution was laid before the UN General Assembly emergency meeting Monday proposing that Secretary General Dag Hairimarskjold be given a new Middle East peace mission The new plan was whipped into final form in a busy weekend of conferences between the chief sponsor Deputy Foreign Minister Hans Engen of Norway and other key delegates The United States was not a sponsor but informed quarters said the United States would give the proposal full support THE TEXT was understood to give Hammarskjold the job of working out security arrange ments in Lebanon and Jordan to make possible withdrawal of US and British forces It also was reported to call on the secretary general to make studies on two of President Eisen howers Middle East peace pro posals r creation of a standby peace force and establishment of a regional economic foundation The resolution reportedly failed Sunday night to win ArabAsian support APPhotofax CONVICTSAT BAY Grouped together like a flock v of sheep against a fence convicts at the KingstonQnt prison guardnvithva tear gasgun ieft arid ashotgun Canada federal penitentiary huddle against a prison armed police officer The inrhatesset fire tofive build wall after a riot was quelled Keeping watch are a ings before being subdued sters local surrenderedto au thorities at a drivein restaurant prearrangement Im happy to have it b v e r with he sighed HERMAN VANISHED Aug 4 the dayhis nephew Frank Kier dorf 54 staggered into a Pontiac hospital with horrible burns Po lice believe he was burned while setting fire to shop in Flint a dry cleaning named the George Washington of Korea for he IS the Father of his Country having given his whole life to the task of making Korea an independent nation AT AGE 20 in 1895 Rhee was the leader of the Korean Reform Movement Later imprisoned by the Japanese for seven years he was tortured for trying to escape He almost lost the use of his hands It was while in prison for his freedom ideal that he was converted to Christianity Before he died three days later he said he was burned deliber ately by two men But police said their investigation disproved the story Denying emphatically any con nection with the reputed arson Herman said he surrendered be cause he really had no reason to hide He also insisted that his exconvict nephew had not burned himself CLUTCHING a big cigar and wearing an Ivy League cap Her man gave himself up promptly at the agreed time of 10 p m His son Richard had acted as in termediary with police I am a sick told re porters referring to a heart con dition He added that another rea son he turned himself in was that he felt sorry that Chief Assistant Prosecutor George Taylor of Oak land County was taking a rap It was Taylor a chief investi gating officer in the Frank Kier dorf fire death mystery who let Herman have his freedom Aug 4 after he had been questioned STORM BLOWING OUT MIAMI Fla WVHurricane Cleo A diplomat said and Asian countries had that it did not say specifically that the United States and Brit ain should withdraw their troops Engen has said howeverthat hewould have a nice group of cosponsors in the Sination sembly THE SOVIET UNION already has introduced a resolution which would have the Assembly recommend that the United States and Britain withdraw their troops without delay The resolution also calls for strength ening the UN observer corps in Lebanon and sending another to Jordan to supervise the troop withdrawal and the situation on Jordans frontiers For Assembly approval any Bill Killed by House WASHINGTON House Monday killed the Kennedylyes labor controlbili The Senate passed the measure two months ago by ail 881 vote Aimed at curbing thefts of labor funds and safeguarding the rights of Bunion thej bill grew out of hearings beforetheSenate Rackets Investigating It was sponsored by SensJohn F Kennedy DMass and Irving Ives RNYJ r Among other things the bill would have required the disclos ure of union finances through public report to the secretary of labor IT ALSO would have required secret balloting for union officers and would have limited the term of officers The House also killed a cut Mason City Occasional showers thunderstorms in vicinity Mon day night and Tuesday Low Monday night 6065 Cooler Tuesdayhigh 8287 Iowa Partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday with scat tered showers and thunder storms northwest Monday night and over state Tuesday Warm er northeast Monday night lows in 60s Turning cooler northwest Tuesday Fiva day Iowa Temperatures wi 1 a boy e norm alJTu e with frequent buTgen erally iinirior d ay today Normal highs 82 north to 85 south Normal lows 56 north to 60 south Rainfall will important resolution needs a twothirds vote The 28nation AsianAfrican group thus holds the balance of power Engen began working on his proposal Thursday taking over some US and British ideas He spentall day Sunday in confer ences with delegates from all re gions seeking votes or cospon sors Story City Youth Victim of Crash STORY CITY David Lee Rowland 17 Story City was fat ally injured Sunday night in a twocar collision four miles south west of here Four other persons were hospitalized one in seriou condition Rowland was a passenger in a average onefourth to onehalf inch in scattered thundershow ers throughout the period Minnesota Scattered showers continued warm High Tuesday 8287 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8a mf Monday Maximum 87 Minimum 55 At 8 am 66 YEAR AGO Minimum 57 GlobeGazette weather data up to8 arri SundayV Maximum Minimum on in 82 64 icar driven by Richard Johnson swept northward in the open 7 7 17of near Ames The driver of When finally he escaped fromj prison he went to Honolulu and founded a Teachers College for Koreans on the islands Educa tion he preached was the only hope for KoreaHe had himself had the benefit of education in a Methodist Missionary school For some 33 years United States was home to Syngman Rhee At Georgetown in our na tional capital he received his BA at Harvard he earned his MA and at Princeton under lantic Monday with slowly de creasing winds near the center but an increase in size The storm posed no threat to the US main land the other car Lou Schrader 33 basketball coach at Story City High School suffered a possible fractured skull and was taken an Ames hospital down federal housing bill de nounced by administration Re publicans as extravagant and in flationary The action appeared to have ended all chances of en actment of new housing legisla tion this session THE MEASURES failed to ob tain the twothirds vote necessary for passage under the shortcut procedure by which it was called The bill would have provided 400 million dollars for slum elimi nation and urban renewal pro jects in the cities and additional amounts for college dormitories and classrooms and housing for the elderly It also would have made direct loans available for veteran home loans The final vote was 251134 in favor of the bill 6 votes short of the required twothirds Iowa Man Struck by Auto Killed CORRECTIONVILLE George Gleason 60 Correction ville was killed Saturday night when struck by a car as he start ed across the street on US 20 at the east city limits here Po lice identified the driver of the car as Terry Miller 20 Castana Dignitaries on Hand for Hobo Day BRITT Although unemploy ment compensation has cut down on the number of hoboes avail able this little city of 2000 Mon day was busy preparing for Tues days 58th Annual Hobo Day 1 The number of hoboes had been depleted by various cushions against unemployment but the quality of the visiting hoboes promises to be high Scoop Shovel Scott the 1957 King of the Hoboes was on hand as was Boxcar Betty a former rlobo Queen and a candidate for the same honor again this year THE INGREDIENTS for the feature of the civic event hun dreds of gallons of Mulligan stew from an original hobo recipe were also waiting for the cook ing The civic event was first held in 1900 The original offer by the townspeople vto sponsor the even was given to officials of Touris FAMED DOCTOR DIES PHILADELPHIA Chev alirer Jackson 92 worldre nowned developer of the bron choscope died Saturday He founded Temple Universitys bronchoscopic clinic which bears MOSCOW UPl Soviet scienalways a pity because it ameHe was born in Pitts Red Scientists Sympathetic About Moon Rockets Failure Two Boys Killed In Tractor Accident JEFFERSON a v Id Lee Ratcliff 14yearold far nv boy was killed Saturday and a com panion died later of burns re ceived when a tractor on which hey were riding overturned and caught fire David was the son of Mr and tfrs George Ratcliff The other was Eugene Venteicher son of Mr and Mrs William Ventei cher on whose farm near here he mishap occurred Authorities were told the boys were riding the tractor into a hayfield and apparently tried to make a turn on a slepe when a rear wheel caught in a rut UNITY HOUSE Pa ffi The AFLCIQMonday ordered its af filiated unions to end as soon as possible all mutual air pacts with the ousted Teamsters Union The move spearheaded by AFL CIO President George Meany by thefederations Ex ecutive Council Only one Council member Jo seph Curran president of the Na ional Maritime Union voted no Despite the vote Curran agreed to abide by the new policy This means Curran will abandon his links with Teamsters bqss James R Hoffa in Hoffas hew Conference Transportation Unity Hoffa created that group with the of joining up all unions inthe transport field More thanfhalf a dozen other alliances of AFLCIO unions with the teamsters would have to be scrapped under the Council order Meany said the Council acted out of conviction that the Team sters Union under Hoffa still is corruptly dominated Thatis the ground on which the AFLCIO expelled the trucker union last December after sensational Sen ate Rackets Committee dis closure This is a crucial decision with most AFLCIO unions whose bar gaining power depends oh Team sters help Woodrow Wilson he came into his doctorate All of this was preparation good preparation for the im portant role he was to play in the little Asian countrys valiant struggle to throw off the shackles of despotism and breathe the pure air of freedom March 1 is observed as the real birthday of the Korean republic It wasoh that date in 1919 m the Blue Moon Cafe at Seoul that S3 patriots placed their signatures CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 so many people A B Severny director of the however un the first won tists took sympathetic note Mon day of the US attempt to shoot for the moon One said it was a pity it failed another called it a wonderful attempt There was no derison they seemed to share in the disappoint no great U S and British scientists here for the 10th congress of the In ternational Astronomical Union British and continental newspa Anna Masevidi director of about the American Soviet moonwatch program andjefforts when the Soviets launched a noted astronomer said Aithe first artificial earth satel failure in the scientific world sympathetic this time l burgh U S launching sucessful remains derful attempt of a very impor tant activity The first attempt is the im portant thing he added The Soviet press had no com ment Union Local 63 an organization of itinerant workers To give an idea of how the af fair has grown city officials brought in theingredients for th Mulligan stew late last week THEY INCLUDED 700 pounds of potatoes 150 pounds of onions our large sacks of cabbage and numbers of pounds of beef And if past experience means anything there wont be any leftovers after the dishing up Tuesday Sputnik Rocket to Be Visible Again Continuing clearskies the last few nights have given thousands of North lowans a ringside look at Sputnik Ills glimmering car rier rocket as it speeds across the heavens just after dark The satellite should be visible again Monday night making its first pass at p m and the second at to p m just left of j SAME Black flat means Iraflic death in past 21 hours AP Photofax The oddshaped U S UP SHE GOES THEN DOWN moon rocket roars off its launching pad at Cape Canav 3 3 u uat ICLL era1 left amid a cloud of smoke and flame At at 3 OU iJ U JUoL 1CLL I f A C i ii the Big Dipper and nearly overSOPOO feet however the missiles first stage explodes head It will travel from norihj thin trail of smoke is the second ffnd third west to southeast The first pass continued to fly for almost a minute be may be too early to be visible 1 fore they too followed the first stage into the ocean Roy W Johnson head of the Advanced Research Project Agency indicated later that de spite the Air Force probably will get the next chance The Air Force has been author ized to try three lunar probes the Army two Johnson said however that scientific exploration in the vi cinity of the moon may continue through 1959 The attempt will go down in history even though it failed said the nations top space plan ner This was the Kittyhawk of the missile business M a j Gen Bernard A Schriever head of the Air Forces ballistic missiles divi sion said telemetry data must be analyzed before the extact cause of the blowup will known THERE COULD have been a leak or a ruptured fuel line in the Thor propulsion system said Everything functioned perfectly up to that point Weare disappointed but not discouraged he added This appears to be one random failure which should have no effect on our future plans It was a major accomplish ment just to get the missile off in the specified time Schriever said Splitsecond timing is re quired for a moon launching Be cause of the complex celestial mechanics as the moons rotation around the earth launching team was re stricted to only a 15minute span within which to fire the rocket IT BLAZED straight up just four minutes after the planned zero hour of am A huge stream of yellow flame roared from the exhausts as it climbed steadily for about 40 seconds Then just after it veered to ward the northeast a cloud 6f white smoke appeared Most of the 150 newsmen observing shoot from about a mile away be lieved it to be the first bumout and ignition of the sec ond stage J Even as it plummeted to earth to Hit Moon First Rocket Blows Up CAPE CANAVERAL Fla Air Force scientists and brass pressed an intensive investiga tion Monday to learn what caused the nations first lunar rocket explode The huge satellite bearing mis sile shattered to bits in a puff of white smoke Sunday 77 seconds after the blastoff The fiery failure of the giant Air Force rocket tallest ever aunched by the United States meant that another lunar probe by the free world probably will not be attempted before Sept 14 when the moon again approaches within 222000 miles of the earth Reportedly this was not mans first effort to hurl a satellite orbit around the moon Russia is believed to have failed recently in a similar try After a spectacular launching the 88footlong rocket blew apart with a huge puff of smoke and orange flame at 50000 jfeet altitude Hundreds of spectators watched from a beach outside missile test center f THUS THE FLIGHT thatwag to have taken two and onehalf days to the moon ended abruptly only a little more than a minute after the firing f Air Force spokesmen had warned that the odds were at least 101 against success of this first attempt to put a cameraequipped satellite into a lunar orbit They were disappointed however by the quick failure of the 52ton rocket While there had been little chance that the lunar orbit would be achieved they had hoped the rockets fwould Jfire and drive the payload uptothe 25000mileanhour speed neces sary to shoot it beyond reach of the earths gravity Instead trouble developed in the engine of the first modified Thor intermediaterange ballistic missile DEBRIS RAINED over the ocean some 10 miles from the cape after the first stage ex ploded But a part of the missile seemed to continue onward sever al seconds before it too plunged toward the sea V   

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