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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 11, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor ON GTY TMI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL97 Auoclated ruU 0py MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 11 Thli Paper Coniliti of Two Mo 1 US Rocket n ATests Ban Idea Russ in Conflict UNITED NATIONS NY The first round of the UN arms debate showed the United States and the Soviet Union so sharply split that diplomats saw little hope Saturday of agreement on suspension of nuclear weapons tests So diametrically opposed were the two big powers that observers predicted a dark future for the Big Three negotiations that are to begin in Geneva on Oct 31 on a test ban The United States in the debate Friday declared it would sus pend tests indefinitely provided there is a reasonable yeartoyear progress in other fields of disar mament RUSSIA INSISTED she would agree to halt the testsonly if the United States and Britainac cepted an immediate ban for all The United States followed up its position by introducing its res olution Friday night for suspen skm of tests during the Geneva talks v Neither the text nor the sponsor ship wasv disclosed officially but informed delegates said there were 17 sponsors including the United States v HE LISTED the others is Ar gentinapAustralia Belgium Brit ain Canada Denmark Ecuador Iran Italy Luxembourg Netherlands New Zealand Nor way Pakistan and Thailand The resolution circulated freely among delegations in unofficial form recently would have the U N General Assembly urge Britain the Soviet Union and UnitedStates make every effort to reach agreement on suspension of nuclear tests at Geneva It asks that the three nuclear powers undertake no further tests while the negotiations are in prog ress Blastoff Lights Up the Sky FROM OUBWIKE SERVICES WASHINGTON The Defense Department announced that the first successful moon rocket was launched at Cape Canaveral Fla at 242 am CST Saturday and all three stages fired success fully Announcement of the successful stage firings came just before 3 aim The launching of the experi mental lunar probe vehicle has how been accomplished this an nouncement said The second and third stages have been fired successfully r Big Day for Air Fbrce FROH OTJR SERVICES Vv The wqrldi first moon rocket was 62000 miles aboveltheearth ly off its planned trajectpry the US Defense ftDepartmeiftv An nounced The noon report was the progress of the epochmakingv satellite which has been dubbed Pioneer f iisit chieved scientific data is APPhotofax FIRST MOON ROCKET The AirForceBrocket ThorAble bearing the moon satellite is poised on its launching pad at Cape Canaveral Fla i shortly before launching The satellite left the earths atmosphere at a speed of 25000 miles an hour Next stop The moon THE MOMENTOUS m o o n probe launching came a little more thana year after the Rus sians startled the world by hurl ing the first earth orbit around the earth There has been no indication hat the Russians have attempted moon rocket into PIONEERS Torce Powers shows a scale model of the 85pound instru mented payload of the worlds first moon rocket Gori AP Photofax taining a galaxy of instruments the payload was boost ed into the heavens by a threestage rocket v V 2 loWbhs Kilted of Thousands Pope n VATICAN CITY silent endless river of humanity flowed Saturday through St Peters Ba silica and around the body of Pope Pius XII his face austere and peaceful in death clad in the robes in which he will be buried on Monday lay directly under the great cupola and above the tomb of his predecessor St Peter The side doors of the basilica SUI Instrument Contained in Moon Rocket IOWA CITY W Asmall sil very tube inside the moon rocket may give the answer on how soon and how far man may go into ipace Radiation measurements by the IViounce ionization chamber may reveal that several thousand miles out in space there is little radiation danger to man Dr James Allen and Carl E Jlcllwain of the State University of Iowa said Saturday The two physicists designed and developed the particle coun ter which can measure radiation intensities from one to a million roengens anhour Data analyzed here from opened at dawn The long proces sion began Hundreds of thou sands of men women and chil dren entered doors at the right and moved across slowly shoul der to shoulder held within bor ders by wooden stands THEY MOVED with sounds of shuffling and whispered words They turned silently to look at the patrician countenance they had known so long and that now was waxen and t still a golden bishops miter on the head Some wept Many crossed themselves The redsilk covered feet stood out slightly angled in what ap peared to be overlarge slippers Twentyfour candles cast a golden glow on thePope slightly inclined on a sixfoot high cata flaque so that his lean face was higher and clearly visible to throw space The 85pound payload including 25 pounds of instruments to excars collii amine the moon received all of try tKe speed from the three stages of the rocket launcher After the third stage burnout the robot should have had enough momentum to carry it to the vi cinity ofthe moon There a re verse rocket was to be fired in an effort to put the robot into a temporary orbit around the moon PIONEER thus iqins the other U S space vehicles Explorer satellites launched by the Army and the Navylaunched Vanguard The missile thundered aloft ex actly en schedule It was the first of the many space vehicle launch ings to achieve that degree oJ promptness The mighty firststage engine pouring out 150000 pounds of thrust burned brilliantly through a starfilled sky for2 minutes The progress of the 88 foot threestage missile could be plain ly followed Watchers from the missile test center here tracked BEDFORD Two men were killedand a third as criti cally injured Saturday The Oil ore hpuse and raid Sleepy 29 both of rural Sleeps father Dale 56 was injured critically and taken to St Frances Hospital at Mary ville Mo CRASH MOUNTAIN HOMEAFB Idaho UPI Airman Adrian C Gayther Plainfield Jowa was one of 19 persons killed in the crash of an Air Force C123 cargo plane near Payette Idaho Thursday CKET DATA CAPE CANAVERAJL UPI Vital statisticsof the worlds first mbbh rocket i TotalHeight Mnfeet r Total Weight tons C Standard Air Force Thor intermediate range Bishop Arthur than approximately ignites automatically on contact with oxidizer weight more than two thrust about 7500 pounds Third Stage AdvancedVanguard thirdstagesolid fuel engine together with payload covered by streamlined nose coyer to jettisoned after second stage separation weight more than 400 pounds thrust about 2500 poyhils V Pay load propellant rocket termed the fourth stage by the Air Force in nose to brake vehicle when r approaches lunar gravity instrumentation package xontains batteries telemetry ion chamber to measure radiation and electronic scanner Telemetry includes measurement of me teorite density earth and moon magnetic fields and thrust cham ber of terminal rocket to determine if it fires weight of payload 85 pounds weight of instruments 25 pounds thrust of terminal rocket 3000 pounds luced andf almost simultaneously for use theiv depart merit added V JAID SpjM E earjy data that thetotal jraf diation ylev el Texceedihg 4 Church The ArthurCarlLichten Missouri Sati urdayv was elected presiding bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of temperature3n ijthe Pioneer ap pears tip Iplus 40 A roentgeh isj a unit tipn Atomic v workers are permittedto than threetentlis5 ofm rbentgeli the Explorer IV satellite disclosed radiation intensities of up to 10 roentgens an hour 1200 miles above the earth Scientists said sufficient exposure to radiation of such intensity could prove fa tal to man The tube in the moon rocket may disclose however that sev eral thousand miles in outer space radiation is not a barrier to human space travel the Iowa physicists said Iowa City Attorney Named Alumni IOWA CITY E Hamil ton Iowa City attorney was hon ored Saturday as Alumni Dad of 1958 at the State University of Iowa He is a 1921 gradual of the college of law and is president of the Iowa City Quarterback Club The four Hamilton children have aliendarl the University including daughter Judith a liberal arts who nominated her father THE VATICAN announced these decisions The Roman Catholic Churchs 261st pontiff will be buried be neath the basilica in funeral serv ices starting at 4 pm Monday Oct 13 The services will last about an hour and a half its course through the clear sky and saw the flare of the second stage The missiles fading light could be followed only a few seconds longer By the time the third stage ignited the lunar probe was far beyond the reach of the hu man eye THE PENTAGON said the his toric Pioneer resembles a huge lop It said the robot 35 inches long and 29 inches in diameter is rotating at a rate of 200 revolu tions a minute Small rockets were fired by control a few minutes after Me launching to set up the stabilizing rotation The most important remaining operation will be the firing by remote control of the retro rocket when the robot is near ing the moon If Pioneer continues on course its ultimate success will hinge largely on whether it receives a signal from an engineer in Hilo Hawaii to fire the small reverse rocket that it is hoped will ease The secret conclave of the Colthe satellite into an orbit of th lege of Cardinals to elect the 262nd Pope will begin at 4 pm Saturday Oct 25 Most of the churchs 55 cardinals are ex pected to attend Black Uf mean traffle In 34 moon This impulse also could b sent from Cape Canaveral if th position were better at the lime Bui the payload package alsi is equipped wilh a timer to fir the reverse rocket if it fails t receive the signal from earth Sports Bulletin ST ANDREWS Scotland Iff United States and Aus tralia tied Saturday for the first World Amateur Golf Champion ship The two teams will meet in a playoff Monday for the Ei senhower Trophy two teams each had an aggregate score si 918 He becomes thespiritual leader and chief executive officer for the 3 million member denomination effectiveNovels The 58yearold Missourian was elected by pre lates the 190man House of Bishops at the churchs triennial around it General Convention He succeeds the Rt Rev Henry Knox Sherrill who reached man datory retirement age of 68 for presiding bishops after occupying the post 11 years When a bishop is named to the churchs foremost office he retains it until he re tires Besides leading the denomina tion he also is the main repre sentative in this country of the worldwide Anglican communion of 40 million Christians Bishop Lichtenberger is the 21st elected to the presiding office in the nearly 200year history of the American church in riai data received frpniithV ter station and continuously gathered ai course j miss intended point in spaced at iwhi it would intercept time Mondayand go into orbit It is possible that the satellite now may actually strike the sur Moon Rocket Cant Be Seen but Is Heard WASHINGTON UPI You cant see the U S moon rocket with the naked eyenow Mercury Plunges Below Freezing lowans dugout their topcoats as temperatures dropped to near or below freezing over the state early Saturday Low readings ranged from 25 degrees at Spen cer to 37 at Davenport Mason City had 28 Fort Dodge 29 and Cedar Rapids 32 Sunny skies and afternoon tem peratures in the upper 50s and lower 60s promised to make not too unpleasant weather for foot ball fans High temperatures Friday were from 53 degrees at Mason City to 60 at Council Bluffs The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy with rising temperatures through Sunday low Saturday night 37 42 high Sunday 6570 Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday night slightly warmer north west half lows 3745 Partly cloudy and slightly warmer Sunday highs in the mid upper 60s that it it thousands of miles out in space You cant even see it with the most powerful telescope on earth But men can hear it Its pow erful radio signals can be picked up on short wave re ceivers throughout the world tuned to 108 and 10803 cycles face of the moon or even pass beyond the influence of the moons gravity go further out into space beyond the range of earth tracking stations V in any event the launching was described as a tremendous success and scientists the world over were hailing it as a major step towards eventual s p a c travel THE 85POUND satellite was scooting along at about 4000 miles an hour after escaping the earths atmosphere at a speed of 25000 mph But by now the top shaped device crammed full of instruments has left the earths gravitational pull and probably would not be slowed any further The Pentagon announcement also said All the instruments aboard Pioneer are operating extremely satisfactorily f The scientists said it was the highest altitude ever attained by any manmade vehicle Included in the scientific equip ment aboard the rockets payload Is a scanning deviceWith it is hoped a pictureof Minnesota Mostly High Sunday 55 fair WHATS UP much like a character out of a cartoon a la Bugs Bunny this little fellow casually munches away on an ear of corn Max Minott Mason City photographer util ized considerable patience and ingenuity GlobeGazette weather data up in capturing this tiny mouse bent on jto 8 a m Saturday downing his noon meal despite the intru sion of the cameras lens Maximum Minimum At S a m 53 42 side can bs to neverseen dark obtained cool jHS WAS A crowning day triumph for the Air Force and for missile men everywhere For even if Pioneer did not reach the moon it had achieved one of the major breakthroughs in space research Some 120 reporters and photoj   

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