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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 8, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tot GLOBEGAZETTE T H I N E W S f A r I R T H AT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL H Preu in United Prew FuH Tea Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER I CtmiliU el Two One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULI EGLO USOO ili Sudtj WOl Amci WO pm fueidajr WTAD Qulucy M0 pm Thursday WSLI City pm The Role of Human Gadflies TN the insect world theres a large fly that causes horses and cattle immeasurable tor ment Its called the gadfly It just let livestock go to sleep To saythat this is annoy ing is putting it mildly In human affairs theres a counterpart to this troublesome insect Our dictionary makers have even taken notice of this fact with a second definition for gadfly The first one of course is A large fly that torments cattle and horses No 2 is A restless annoying busybody Im not sure however that this is the best possible defini tion for the human gadfly It leaves the idea that He or she is mostly bad or maybe all bad Restless annoying busy body cant be interpreted as a compliment by the widest stretch of ones imagination More and more as I older grow Im persuaded that theres a use ful function in modern society for the gadfly Im byno means will ing to see him or her set down as a restless annoying busybody It might take me a little time to distil by definition into dictionary size but I believe I could do it TO ME the human gadfly is the person who goes around raising questions about everything in sight Axioms cliches and ac cepted dogma are all fair targets for the gadfly How do you know thats true is the commonest question asked by him And when you explain that no bodyhas ever questioned this particularmatter before the gad fly seems to take almost fiendish pleasure in announcing Well Iquestion it and youve got to show me proof I shouldnt be surprised if Ben jamin Franklin was the greatest gadfly who ever lived He spent his whole life doing two things Raising questions and answering his own questions His question ing mind led not only to the dis covery of electricity but to just about every other household con venience we have around our home even to this day Next only to Italys Galileo and Im not sure which should be rated tops Franklin is the great est human in history so far as versatility of intellect is con cerned Most assuredly he ranks asAmericas foremost gadfly ABOUT 25 YEARS AGO or so a young man named Robert M Hutchins came to the University of Chicago as president He had been dean of the Yale law school at age 30 It was inevitable that HOPCFUL OF RESULTS Mao Endorses Formosa Talks AP Photofax QUEEN AND HER America of Carolina Betty Lane Evans Greenville Miss Okla Mary Ann Mobley of Brandon surrounded by her court of four princesses runnersup in the annual Miss America pageant The princesses are Miss North homa Anita Bryant Tulsa Miss Iowa Jo Anne Lucille MacDonald Ames and Miss California Sandra Lee Jennings Riverside Mary Ann Once Big ATLANTIC CITY NJ UPI browneyed Mississippi choir singer who was named Miss America Saturday night set out Monday to collect thefortune that The Weather goes with the title Mary Ann Mobley 21 Brandon Miss college senior who never had a date until she was 16 years old became the first Mississippi entrant ever to win the beauty title shortly before midnight Sat urday in a nationally televised finale to the week long pageant I used to be the biggest tom boy youve ever seen she later told a press conference I had long pigtails and I wore braces on my teeth for four years I was 16 when I had my first MISS MOBLEY who wants to sing and dance on Broadway wonj the coveted title over 52 con testants from 46 states the cities of Washington DC Chicago and New York and Alaska Hawaii and Canada She weighs 114 pounds and measures 34V22235 She won a total of 510000 in scholarships in clothes furs an auto and a television set and the opportunity to earn a small fortune during her year long reign THE FIRST STOP for Miss Mobley after Atlantic City was New York City There she will be fitted for a complete wardrobe and furs and make the necessary Mason City Generally fair and warmer Monday night low 55 58 Partly cloudy and mild Tuesday chance of occasional shower or thundershower in the vicinity high 8386 Iowa Increasing cloudiness Mon day night warmer east lows in 60s Partly cloudy and mild with scattered showers and thunderstorms Tuesday Fiveday lowai Temper a t u r e s will average near normal Tues day through Saturday Norma highs 75 north to 80 south Nor mal lows 53 north to 57 south Only minor daily temperature changes are expected until turn ing cooler toward the end of the period Rainfall will averagi onetenth to onefourth of an inch occurring as scattered showers Tuesday and again about Thursday Wnnesofa Fewshowers warm er High Tuesday in 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 77 Minimum 40 At 8 am 59 YEAR AGO Maximum 73 Minimum 45 weather dataup to 8 am Sunday Maximum 71 Minimum 47 At 8 am 63 in Cedar River Miss Iowa to Return to Classes ATLANTIC CITY W Pretty JoAnne Lucille MacDonald 20 Miss Iowa and runnerup in the Miss America contest said Mon day she planned to use the scholarship she won in the pag eant to finish paying her vvaj through Iowa State College Commenting on her second place victory Miss MacDonald commented I guess Im just living on ex citement She said she was very calm cowever in the final elimination trials oft the pageant JV1 ppNTVkNOW why I was just didnt think I had a Miss MacDonald a Chi Omega is entering her junior year at Iowa State and is studying child development and psychology With the money I won I think LONDON Red Chinas Mao Tzetung Monday gave the green light for over the Formosa situation with the United States in Warsaw He said such talks might lead to some results provided both sides wanted to settle the Peiping radio reported Mao chairman of the Chinese Communistparty spoke to the RedChinese Su preme State Council The radio said Chairman Mao was hopeful about the ambassadorial talks between China and the United States which would begin in Warsaw Red Chinas Premier Chou Enlai proposed talks with the United States on the ambassadorial level last Saturday The talks were broken off last December after 73 meetings in Geneva The White House later issued a statement welcoming the offer and said U S Ambassador Jacob Beam in Warsaw was ready to meet with Red Chinas ambassador there The United States pre viously had suggested transfer of the talks to Warsaw Aug 1 Although Mao gave the goahead to the talks the Peiping radio said he again attacked the United States U S imperialism is creating tension all over the world in an attempt to attain its aims and to enslave the peoples of various countries he was quoted The present situation is favor able for people all over the world vho are fighting for peace business arrangements for yearlong beauty reign Mary Ann expects to return to her familys home a year from now with a tidy little nestegg of earned in personal appear ances advertising endorsements television guest spots and other MUSCATINE W A search for a missing child in which an estimated 1000 ormore persons took part came to a tragic cli max at am Monday when the body of 2yearold Dennis Keith was found in the Cedar River The search started about pm Sunday after par ents Mr and Mrs Henry Keith of West Liberty discovered that Dennis had not gone with his brother to a neighboring cabin as they had supposed Sheriff Charles Anson Muscatine organized the search which included use of two bloodhounds As the word spread hundreds of volunteers combed the woods fields over a mile square area adjacent to the Keiths river bank cabin Mrs Keith said Dennis was sit ting on her lap at pm Sunday when he decided to ac company his er outdoors he should be referred to as the r7 T i turner activUies She also will travel wonder of education In his several years at the dis tinguished MidWestern univer sity he was in hot water most of the lime either with his fac ulty or with the public Ive heard it said and I believe it to be at least approximately true that his recommendations in curricular matters and administrative policy making didnt prevail anywhere near half the time He was al ways being overruled by his board of directors or by his faculty By normal standards of judg ing he would have to be set down as no great shakes as a university president And yet Im not ready to condemn him He performed a most useful func tion not only for his own institu tion but for higher education in general He raised all manner o question Some of them seemec quite foolish even juvenile BUT BY RAISING those ques tionsconcerning universal as sumptions in the broad field h caused educational administra tors and curriculum makers t indulge in some serious introspec tion The whole fabric of highe education received some search ing scrutiny 10 Brigette to Wed French Guitarist year old broth 3ody of Delia Marie Stockdale 39 of Waterloo was taken from the Cedar River at Waterloo early Sunday Authorities said she apparently had fallen into the stream The older boy went to a cabin about 100 yards away and it was shortly beore 3 when the parents Learned Dennis was not with him After a brief preliminary search the sheriff was called The search of woods and fields continued until about 1 am The boy was one cf two lowans to drown over the weekend The BORDER INCIDENT SEOUL fcP South Korean De fense Ministry sources said six or seven Communist North Kore an soldiers staged a predawn attack Monday along the demil itarized zone killing one South Korean soldier and wounding an other Ill be able to finish school with my own money she said She said she looks forward to starting classes Wednesday SHE REMARKED that Ensign Fred Wright an ISC graduate who surprised her by coming from San Diego to the Miss Iowa Contest at Clear Lake is on a mission in Alaska and probably doesnt evenknow she fared so well in the national competition As for Air Force cadet Ed Hop kins of Colorado Springs both JoAnne and Sandra Jennings Miss California have grounded him since learning he had been dating bothof them I think he has two exgirl friends JoAnne laughed She added that it is two years since she dated him and she regards him as a friend THE BROADCAST added The chairman pointed out the general trend was that of the east wind prevailing over the west wind T h e British foreign office meanwhile saidit welcomes the readiness of the governments of the Peoples Re public of China and the United States to re sume their dis cussions on the issues involved Formosa Strait But gov ernment o f f i MAO cials conscious of threats to such key Britishin terests asHongKong were still highly concerned at the dangers of largescale conflict On Quemoy itself Communist shore batteries b I e w up a Na tionalist ammunition ship as the Red guns resumed bombardment of the Nationalist offshore island after 2Vi daysof selfimposed si lence Huge Balloon Drifts Over North Iowa A 303foot long plastic balloon carrying a lead shielded tele scopecamera drifted over Ma son City Monday at midmorning The balloon launched at New Brighton Minn Sunday night was part of a Navy high altitude photographic project seeking the source of cosmic rays A timing device was scheduled to release the telescopic equip ment at 2 p m somewherenear Waterloo A cluster of four para chutes was to float the cargo to earth taking about an hour to Dualization 7 Sought by Rock Island DBS MOINES 0 The Iowa Commerce Commission had be ore it Monday a request by Rock Island Railroad to close of Us oneman stations in r the state unless railroad agree to consolidation ofservices The railroad said no arrange ments have been worked out so descend far with employes for dualizing the work of the stations If the 60 stations are closed their business would be handled by nearby sta tions the railroad The 60 stations affected Bode Goldfield Buffalo Center Crystal Lake Forest City Klem me Gait Goodell Hartley Rod man and Shell The commission wilT hold hear ingsbefore a decision is made The Rock Island proposal fol lows comihission approval last month of a plan by theChicago NICE France Bar ot the French screens sexiest tar announced her engagement unday night to a young guitarist acha Distel The 23yearold actress met Distel on the Riviera this sum mer Brigette was divorced last December from Roger Vadim vho directed the films that made ler famous She told a reporter we dont hink our marriage will take place before next spring Henderson Mayor Killed in Crash HENDERSON Howard Henderson 30 mayor of Hender son and the town veterinarian was killed Saturday evening in a cartruck collision on old Iowa Highway 59 about three miles north of Henderson Authorities said his car was in collision with a truck going in the opposite di In some cases that scrutiny ledjrcction The truck driver Robert Swank of Henderson was not injured to some changes In far more cases the closeup look served to justify existent educational ap proaches and techniques By rea LIDDYS INJURED son of the reexamination and rej s MOINES UPI L B appraisal our educators v xpected to arrive in Des Moines londay afternoon A motorcade s planned by her Chi Omega orority sisters and members of Ames Junior Chamber of Commerce JoAnnes grandparents Dr and G B MacDonald with vhom she makes her home in Ames said We are both very hrilled and feel it was a wonder idl thing for JaAnne to be able to MISS MacDONALD daughter f Lt Col and Mrs G C Mac onald of Shalimar Fla was ALTHOUGH US warships had escorted the ammunition ship to the Quemoy area no Communist fire was directed at them It was the first American escort of a daylight convoy to the be leaguered island although offi cers disclosed that US ships had been shepherding supply vessels to Quemoy at night since last Wednesday Peiping radio charged the American ships with violating Chinese waters and broadcast a serious warning from the For eign Ministry In the air the Nationalists claimed their biggest victory so Communist MIG jets shot down and two lamaged in a blazing 10minute battle near Swatow 130 miles south of Que moy The Nationalists said one of their Super Sabres was hit but re turned to base without difficulty THE BALOON was estimated at 100000 feet altitude when it drifted southward over North Iowa It was so high that it ap peared to betranslucent and no equipment was visible to the naked eye Scientists front the Massachu setts Institute of Technology working with the Office of Naval Research said t h e y hoped to learn more about the direction and source of cosmic rays a po tential hazard to manned space flight FIVE HUNDRED POUNDS of lead sheet shield the telescope camera to filter out gamma rays from directions other than the way the telescopic tube is pointed The balloon biggest ever launched by General Mill s reached 217 feet diameter when fully inflated Flashing lights and a battery powered radio aided air and ground crews in tracking the balloon during the night and North Western Railway consolidate services to munities in Iowa witlT 27 central f The Rock Island Railroad saifl thatin many instances a fulltime agent is employed at a station where all of the work necessary to adequately serve the public may be done in one or two hours a day BABYFACED THUGS ATLANTA UPI Something new in disguises has turned up on the citys crime front Police re ported Sunday two men using diapers as masks pulled six hold ups in 10 days BULLETIN LONDON mier Khrushchev M o n d a y warned President Eisenhower thatan attack on Communist China would be considered an attack on the Soviet Union m V Same Black flag means traffic death 24 hours Loveless Murray Debate Big Issues at Press Convention compete successfully with so many beautiful girls We are really rather glad she inished second This way she vill return to school on time and ivill find things more normal than f she had won and were re quired to make all of the appear ances and engagements required of the winner Shell Rock Man Dies Under Wall SHELL ROCK Pete Berends 52 the father of four children was killed Monday when a ce ment wall on which he was work ing fell on top of him Berends was believed working DES MOINES ffi Iowas can didates for governor argued elec tion issues ranging from taxation and school aid to industrial devel opment and governmental effici ency in their first formal debate Sunday Democratic Gov H e r s c h e 1 Loveless and Dr William G Murray Republican nominee for governor traded views at the state convention of the Iowa Daily Press Assn Both then answered questions from the floor Murray said he feels the three major campaign issues are More industry to provide more jobs for lowans property tax relief ane better schools with more slate aid LOVELESS SAID he would nn a silo when the accident ocstand on ms record He said his At this i a like reassessment wcrc in and his condition here Mon AP Phoiofax SNIFF BOYS CLOTHING Two bloodhounds owned by the Iowa Peace Officers Assn helped to locate the body of Denris Keith West Liberty The ani orot the scent from some of the tors clothing and curred about noon He was dead on arrival Waverly hospital at a administration has brought a period of moderation in taxa jtion improved traffic safety I mental health and social welfare programs and more efficient op aign in 1956 were mentioned byj Murray at one point Loveless in answer to a ques tion by Wendell Benson manag ng editor of the Marshalltown TimesRepublican said he would favor a legislative study pro posed by the IDPA of freedom of information at all levels of gov ernment MURRAY also endorsed the study but said the governors answer doesnt quite square with his attitude that he didnt want to know if Teamsters cash was being used in this campaign Loveless rejoined I think Mr Murray will find he will be so busy campaigning he will not al ways be fully aware of what goes on behind the scenes Murray said Republicans have the program to do the job of at eration of some state agencies ncreases in corporation taxes he said He attacked the Loveless tax program saying 20 million dol lars was saved by the sales tax reduction from 2Vi to 2 per cent but that property taxes have in creased 60 per cent This isnt any reduction in taxes he said It is merely pushing onto local areas what is saved at the state level Murray said that where cities and towns are joining with rural areas to improve the schools more state aid is needed He said the 1957 Legislatures tax meas ure vetoed by Loveless would have provided 18 million dollars more for state aid LOVELESS DENIED this say ing the bill he vetoed had no mention of efficiency in school districts no mention of property GRANDMA IS 98 EAGLE BRIDGE N Y Inarlicularlv the Iowa Liquor awed painter Grandma feeble n1 Commission ritis spent her 98lh birthday Sun State Tax Commission trading industry to Iowa and cittax relief and no mention of ed the right to work law and bringing Iowa up to the national the fair tax system he saidjaverage of the number pupils were enacted by Republicans I per teacher DEMOCRATS are inviting inj He said efficiency m Jn0 thft xvih schools is the answer to tbe ihand and slapping them in theproperty tax problems falhei CONTINUED ON PACE t iiiauu aiiu vutiiu ill LUC i f d ay following a car accident Satj repealed iy led Ineir trainers to the eage of the Cedar jday carefully guarded from thej Contributions by outofstatc Iajfare with the other by urging rethan more state aid River where the body was found later publi ibor unions to he Loveless camjpeai of the right to work law ardj The governor aoicd that J   

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