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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 13, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                t North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lot GAZETTE THE N I W S F A f I t T H A T M A K E S A L L N 0 H T H 10W A N S N E I C H B 0 HOME EDITION VOLW Astociitcd Preu and UnHod frtu ntenuitlorul VsJU Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 13 Thtf Paper of Two Moon Rocket Plunges to Fiery Death One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor SCHEpULE KGlO 13HI WOI WTAD Qulnoj WSUI CH7 pm Sunday pm Tuesday pm pm Saturday The Weather Mason City Fair and continued warm through Tuesday low Monday night Tuesday 7883 5256 high A Chat About Our National Pastime QTRANGELY ENOUGH in my 15 years of onceaweek com mentaries 805 Ive never devoted one to about my favorite s u b j e c t baseball I guess it took a World Series to get me around to it I sat in on the first two games at Milwau kee andalmos t felt sorry for Casey Stengel and his inept Yan kees my first loyalty was to the Chicago White Sox Then it shifted to the Chicago Cubs But since the Boston Braves took up residence at County Stadium in Milwaukee Ive been a Braves follower not what could be called a rabid fan but a most interested follower shall we say This years opener which saw Warren Spahn against the Yank lefthander Whitey Ford was the first World Series game I had seen since about 1932 when the Cubs squared off against the Philadelphia Athletics That was an opener too a historymak ing game Im learning now At the last minute Connie Mack changed pitchers Advance stories said he would use a fastbailer but the crafty old strategist for the As reversedthe field by sending in his underhandthrower How ard Ehmke And what he didnt do to my darling the Cubs IT DEVELOPED the Iowa Fair and continued warm Monday night and Tuesday Low Monday night in the 50s Day Iowa Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees above normal Monday night through Saturday Normal highs in the 60s Normal lows in the lower 40s No important temperature changes arid little or no precipitation expected during ihe period Minnesota Partly cloudy pleas High Tuesday in 80s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 74 Minimum 52 At 8 ani 57 YEAR AGO Maximum 57 Minimum 44 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum Minimum 59 34 Faufcus Gets New Rebuff by High Court By UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONA The US Supreme Court re buffed Gov Orval Faubus of Arkansas again Monday declin ing to review Federal Court ac Lions forbidding him to use troops to keep Negroes out of Little Rocks Central High School The high courtsaction left Faubus bound by an April ruling change of pitchers prompted by the presence out in the cen terfield bleachers of several thou sand fans wearing white shirts Only Ehmke with his underhand delivery could serve up a white ball against that back ground for Cub the game ended 13 Cubs had gone down swinging It isnt my plan here to review this years World Series Thats been done by dozens of sports Extend Truce on Quemoy Action Lauded by US WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower h a i 1 e d as good news Sunday Red Chinas exten sion of the Quemoy ceasefire for two more weeks He pledged the United Stateswould vvork for a negotiated settlement of the For mosa Strait problem US officials predicted that American forces inthe Formosa area will be reduced if the cease fire holds up long enough to show good faith on Red Chinas part in not resuming the attack Peipings announcement the ceasefire is being extended could mean the Quemoy crisis is over Certainly Washington authorities said much of the tension has dis appeared THERE WAS much less cer tainty here about the actual pros pects for any kind of successful USRed Chinese negotiations The announcement by Peiping ra dio said pointedly that in continu ing the ceasefire and permitting a buildup of Nationalist supplies on Quemoy the Communists are trying to draw a clear cut line between the Chinese and the Americans Eisenhowers reaction was re layed to newsmen by his press secretary James C Hagerty aft er the President in New York WAS ONf THWD Of DISTANCE TO MOON Satellite Hailed as MOON ROCKET TIMETABLE This diagiam is based on Defense Department records on performance of the moon proberocket Pioneer All times are East AP Photofax ern Standaid After the satellite hit a height of 65000 miles no speeds weie given writers ever so much more com petent than I I can say how ever that the stories youve heard about Milwaukee are not overdrawn Its a zany commu nity so far as baseball is con crened Next to home and fam ily nothing is quite as important to the average Milwaukeean as those hardhitting Braves There is a difference however between the dyedinthewool Mil waukee fan and those Ive en countered in a dozen other major league cities notably Chicago both clubs Milwaukee fans are enthusiastic but they are not abusive They demonstrate its possible to be for the home team without nurturing unkind thoughts about the opposing team EVER SINCE Milwaukee began turning out en masse to see its baseball team in action Ive been wondering about one question Would there be such support if the Braves were a second division club Thats been the situation at both Baltimore and Kansas City othernew homes for major league baseball teams After spending three days in the city where I had my first job after getting out of the Univer sity I was a police reporter on the Milwaukee Im pretty well nvinced that Mil waukee wiil not be found want ing even if its baseball team should fall from its lofty perch a thing thats almost as inevit able as tomorrows sun Between games during my time in Milwaukee I was privileged to visit with some of the nations foremost sports writers Among these were Davis Walsh for many years head of sports for the Hearst news services and Red Smith whose literary style stamps him No 1 among the cur rent crop of sports writers MORE THAN A FEW of these men who live with sports ex pressed some real concern about the future of baseball They were wondering where the Mickey Mantles and Henry Aarons of the future were going to be found All the emphasis one of them pointed out is now being put on the major leagues more than that on the top teams CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 of the 8th US District Court of Appeals in St Louis not to use National Guard troops again to interfere with integration IN ANOTHER CASE high court agreed to examine the vali dity of Virginias 1956 laws di rected against the National Asso ciaGon for the Advancement of Colored People It sent back to the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals how ever another lawsuit dealing with the NAACPs response to subpoenas obtained by a state committee investigating racial matters The committee is now defunct THE SUPREME COURT also let stand a lower court decision invalidating two Louisiana laws dealing with admission of Negroes to statesupported colleges One of the laws required each registrant to publicly financed colleges to present a certificate of good moral character from his high school principal and super intendent of schools The other Respects Paid of Popes Burial Rites Went 80000 Miles Out PROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Americas Pioneer moon rocket apparently crashed like a meteor into the atmosphere over the south Pa cific atmidnight Sunday after completing an unprecedented 43 hour exploration of outer space The heavilyinstrumented rock et which soared more than a third of the distance to the moon to reach an altitudeof 79212 miles sent back a constant stream of radio signals until pm Sunday Up until now the deepest pen etration of space was 2500 miles set by the Navys Van guard satellite The Air Force announced the space vehicle was assumed to have struck the atmosphere over the Indian Ocean at a speed of nearly 25000 miles per hour and to been completely con sumed by friction about 15 min utes after its last radio signal was received TO TRY Gen Bernard Schriever boss of Air Force Ballistic Missile Di vision says his group wiUUtry again soon to put a satellite in orbit around the moon He also said Pioneers epic thrust into space had greatly boosted prospects of early manned space travel The Air Force still has one more lunar probe authorized while the Army which also is workingon simi lar plans but has not any attempts as yet has two law the trial court found would cause the school officials to lose their jobs if they signed such a certificate for a Negro 3rd District GOP Endorses Gross ALLISON W The 3rd Dis trict Republican central commit Lee unanimously adopted a reso lution Sunday endorsing the candidacy of Rep H R Gross RWaterloo for congressman had talked by telephone with Sec retary of State Dulles about the development HAG E RT Y S Al D President andihe Secretary of State agreed that this was good news and that vyith the extension of the cease fire it affords the government of the UnitedStates further chances to work out through negotiations a settlement of that problem in that area Asked whether the negotia tions would be with the Chinese Communists or the Chinese Na tionalists Hagerty said negotia tions covering all sides His repiy spotlighted the fact that though the United States is an ally of Nationalist China it has been working toward a kind of middleman position on the im mediate issue of what to do about the future of the Nationalistheld coastal islands of Quemoy and Matsu The Eisenhower administration is expected to bring considerable pressure on Nationalist President Chiang Kaishek to reduce forces and eventually demilitarize the islands if the Reds remain peace ful FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES VATICAN CITY The ponder ous doors of St Peters Basilica closed just before noonMonday as the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church conducted the burial of Pope Pius XU As the big doors drew slowly to a close a crowd estimated at 50000 still wailed outside for a last jof the earthly re Toledo district the action was FREIGHT DERAILED WILTON JUNCTION ice on a stretch of Rock Island Railroad line at the west edge of Wilton Junction was reported normal late Sunday after a train derailment earlier in the day About 15 cars of a 60car freight were derailed tearing up about 700 feet of track LOST WEEKEND WATERLOO M Joseph P Scobee 27 Evansdale appears to be having trouble with the law Since Friday He was fined 550 after plead ing guilty to assault and bat tery in connection with a fight with Harry Irvin Jr Cedar Falls after their cars collided an intersection Charged with assault and battery in the beating of his 4 yearold son He was freed on bond Arrested with Michael Kies 19 Waterloo and charged with drag racing They are to ap pear in Municipal Court Tues day Balmy Temperatures in Iowa Continue Temperatures more like thosi expected in early September pre vailed over Iowa Sunday and were due to continue througl Tuesday The state high of Sunday wa 80 degrees at Sioux City whil Mason City had 74 The lowes the mercury got Monday morn ing was 49 degrees at Dubuque Most lows were in the 50s Ma son City had 52 mains of The few housand inside filed out the side oors The interment services are losed tothepublic but for the irst time in history the burial of a pope was to be televised to Italy and Europe Since dawn the great square in ront of the basilica and in fact allRome jrtremendous am of traffic and people Buses vere unable 10 cover theirusual outes being stalled one after the ther in various parts of the city HUNDREDS OF thousands of persons in buses automobiles coolers bicycles and on foot crammed into St Peters Square Scores were injured in the crush Corwith Farmer Dies in Corn Picking Accident CORWITH Howard Donald Hankins 28 a farmer living near Corwith was killed in a farm ac cident It is thought Hankins who was picking corn alone jumped from the tractor to the wagon He fel and the wagon wheel passed over him He was found dead in the field Surviving are his wife two daughters his parents Mr and Mrs James Hankins Corwith two brothers and two sisters Funeral services will be hel Tuesday at 2 pm at the Metho dist Church in Corwith The Rev Mr Runyon will officiate Buria will be in the Corwith Cemetery with the Osman Funeral Home Britt in charge Paul Smith chairman said taken to remove any doubt as to whether Gross had the full back ing of the Republican organiza tion Gross was narrowly renomi nated in the June primary Doon Boy 15 Dies After Gun Accident SIOUX CENTER ft James Brower 15 Doon died at Com munity Hospital here Sunday night of a bullet wound received in a hunting accident earlier in the day SAME HUck traffic death In part 34 houri THEY MISSED OUT Some of the 50 000 persons who were too late to view the body of Pope Pius XII mill around in St Peters Square a funeral services AP Photofax Some two million persons passed through the basilica over the weekend to pay their t least a thousand police rein reed the V a t i c a n City gen armes to maintain order More than two million mourn rs have passed through the lurch since Saturday when the ody was placed in statepri its igh inclined catafalque under the owering dome The richly robed body oman aristocrat who became ne of the greatest popes in the 000year history of the church as given all the final honors ue a deceased pontiff Then it as placed in three nested cof ns and lowered intothe deep beneath St Peters Ba ilica It will remain there in a mporary resting place for a ear and then be entombed per manently near the final resting laces of many of his predeces ors CARDINALS of tht church in nirple mourning and redsashed iplomats paid their last re pects to the man who was born Sugenio Pacelli and who died s the temporal head of the tiny City state and spiritual eader of the worlds half billion Roman Catholics A thousand candles and elec ric lights flickered on the last irocessional march around the olumned canopy of Bernini and n the face of the late Pope erene in death Then the cas kets were closed one by one and the remains were lowered by pulleys into the depths of he basilica THE BODY its head graced vith the mitre of the late Popes position as bishop of Rome and covered with the red robes of he papacy had lain in state since Thursday at first at Castel ALTHOUGH it failed to reach the intended vicinity of with in 50000 miles of the moon the rocket blazed a trail into space that may well be the forerun ner of true manned flight to the moon the planets and even someday the distant stars President Eisenhower sent sci entists who took part in the his toric venture his sincere con this splendid andolfo hen at where he St Peters died and where it vas surrounded by 24 lofty can dies and seemed almost lost in he vastness of the basilica Diplomats religious and of icial guests looked down on the inal scene from damaskcov ered tribunals facing the main altar this afternoon The 24 cardinals presently in Home sat in ranked rows of benches on the marble floor of he cathedral within a few yards of the papal bier The Popes hree nephews and his aged sis er Elizabetta sat with bowed heads in a reserved section mourning the man who may one day be proclaimed a saint The final resting place is alongside that of Pope Pius X whom Pius XII raised to saint hood and not far from where church history says St Peter was buried gratulations on achievement He said the flight had Ilruly pioneered in deep penetration into outer space Duringthefinal two hours of mans most ambitious attempt so far to explore the universe the Air Force made repeated efforts to save the Pioneer by attempting to fire its final retrorocket to push it into an orbit around the earth The retrorocket had been intended to send the Pioneer into orbit around the moon BUT THE PIONEER its bat teries chilled by unexpectedly low temperatures in space failed to respond to radio command signals from the ground The Air Force said no reports of observation of the rockets fiery death had been received The Air Forces Hawaiian track ing station whichmade the last known contact with the Pioneer said its speed as it approached the earth was 34425 feet per sec the speed attained shortly after its launching at am CST Saturday from Cape Canaveral Fla At the peak of its flight almost floating in space the Pioneer re mained at almost the same alti tude for two hours Barely mov ing having lost its speed to grav ity its logged altitude both at and am Sunday was 79120 miles with a maximum 92 miles higher achieved at some undetermined lime in between SCIENTISTS BLAMED fail ure toreach the moon on a degree error in its firing trajec Blast at Temple Probed ATLANTA thunderous dy namite blastripped a gaping hole in a wall an temple Sunday Thedynamiters fled undetected in the predawn darkness Damage was es timate was no was hurt The tremendous explo sion in a fashionable section on Peachtree Rd shook houses half a mile away President Eisenhower termed the incident and called on FBI director J Edgar Hoover for a first hand report IT WAS THE second straight Sunday dynamiting in the South A series of blasts shattered an in tegrated school in Clinton last Sunday It was the fourth Southern city in which Jewish worship centers have been dyna mited this year Earlier blasts LAST CHANCE MUNSING Mich gas station on the outskirts of town has a sign that reads Last place to fill up before Christ Christmas is the next town tut iOSu ory The error in turn was ilamed on drift in the gyro copes controlling the autopilot of the 1500mile Thor missile Ahich served as a first stage booster for the lunar probe Scientists said this could have re sulted from a miscalculation vhich could be corrected in the next lunar shot Scientists said it radioed vol umes of valuable data back to earth on its lonely journey Among other things the experi ence of Pioneer indicated that radiation in the outer reaches of space may not be as intense as had been thought Heretofore it was believed that larmful radiation increased the Farther man went into space But Pioneers radio bleated indica tions that radiation is thickest in a 5000 to 6000mile band then tapers off JEWETT DIES BATH Maine W Brian M were in Miami Jacksonville Fla The explosion at am EST made a hole 15 to 20 feet square at what had been a side entrance near the rear of The Temple home of the Hebrew Benevolent congregation of Atlanta I Police Capt J L Moseley es timated that 40 to 50 sticks of dynamite were placed just outside the heavy wooden door Detective Capt R E Littleexamined a por tion of the door lock and said it had not been tampered witlrpripr to the explosion THE BLAST wrecked a church office and the study of Rabbi Jacob M Rothschild head of the congregation of more than 1000 families An auditorium used for religious education and social ac tivities was severely damaged Beautiful stained glass windows littered the floor of the main sanc tuary in the front of the building A door at the rear ofthe sanc tuary hung by one hinge Several plate glass windows at aJewish community center four blocks from the synagogue were kicked out during the night but it was not known whether the in cidents were related Mayor William B Hartsfield said he believed the dynamiting has international implications and that it was done by rabble rousers operating on hate He of fered a reward for informa tion leading to the conviction of persons responsible Rabbi Rothschild said his first feelings were of horror He shook his head and said Its just impossible to Gov Marvin Griffin said I Brim Jewett 60 former vaude villian whose safety work in Maine won national recognition vi cancer Sunday cant conceive that this is just an isolatedthing We have been free from this kind of thing in Georgia We dont want it and not going to nave it   

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