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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 16, 1958, Mason City, Iowa Norfh Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor to CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL HOME EDITION A Ki i NiittMHO VOL frttt run Wlrei ARMY MISSILEMEN IN UPROAR a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER U Paper CotaMt Tour OM Space Boss Glennan Stirs Trouble WASHINGTON UN If you hire T KeithGlennan you may not know quite what youre letting yourself in for A Yale professor hired him in his undergraduate days as a parttime chauffer Glennan wound up by marrying the boss daughter and they now have four children President Eisenhower picked the same Dr Glennan last Au gust to head the new National Aeronautics and Space Administra tion Its a headline question at the moment whether the 53year old Glennan also will wind up as boss of the Armys space projects GLENNAN GIVES NO IMPRESSION of being empire builder the term they usein government for an official who grabs other peoples projects 01 invents new ones to build his own importancev He is a quietly friendly family man of Irish an cestry He has his share of the Ould Sods gift of gab but his reputation rests on engineering and administrative achieve ments rather than salesmanship v Glennan was best known probably as president of Case Institute of Technology in Cleveland He left that post for two years to serve on the Atomic Energy Commission under an ap pointment from President Harry S Truman He returned to Washington to head the new civilianrun space agency this time as an appointee of Presidenf Eisenhower EARLY THIS MONTH the outfit NASA took control over the Navys 150 civilian scientists working on Vanguard satel lites Then this week word leaked out of the Pentagon that Glen nans agency wanted to run the Armys much larger space missile program 2100 employes as well Resentment surged up quickly among the Army including hundreds of former German scientists who feel theyre doing fine under the present setup There were threats of resigna tions and of protests direct to Eisenhower The President told a news conference Wednesday that no decision on transferring con trol away from the Army has been reached Glennan is keeping quiet about the controversy But the Army missilemen say theyve only begun to fight Tunisia Leaves ProNa Bl oc 3 Nuclear TKEITH GLENNAN Headlines Reward for j j Boys tarns Into Escape ELDORA A group of 45 inmates of the Iowa Boys Training School were given a trip to a movie Wednesday night as a reward for having no run aways in their cottage and 8 of them promptly ran a way Two were arrested in Waterloo a few hours later after a 90 mph Chase A third James An derson 16 Forest City was picked up Thursday near here The eight ranging in age from 15 to 18 jumped out of the back of a school bus as they were re turning to the school from the in movie Asst Supt J J DeRyke said it was the largest escape in his four years at the school Two of the youths one from Des Moines and one from Daven port stole a car in Eldora but were picked up shortly afterrnid riight after school guards chased them for 40 miles at high speeds One was caught when he tried to floe on foot when Waterloo police halted their getaway car and the other was found hiding under a car about a halfhour later The names of all eight were withheld 20 Hours ATOMIC TEST SITE Nev US Atomic Energy omission fired a baby nuclear leyice Thursday following up the argest underground explosion ever held in this country The shot banged like a giant iirecracker from beneath a bal oon tethered over Yucca Flat It followed by only a fewhours Wednesday nightsgiaritsubter ranean detonationthat caused the ground on the Atomic Energy Commissions Nevada test site to ripple toward observers THURSDAYS SHOT named Dona Ana was in the subkilo or less than 1000 tons of high explosive Dona Ana which was describee as one of a series of small shots was the fourth shot from a bal oon in the current series and marked the first time in AEC iiistory that three shots were fired within 24 hours One smal device was fired Wednesday noon from a 50foot wooden tower AFTER A BRIEF fireball a dirty looking cloud in mushroom shape rose to about 5000 feet anc SAME FRED E BUIRGE began the west Ther was a rumble In the shock wave but just about all the activity wa gone from the shot within tw minutes Meantime the AEC said Wed nesday nights undergroundtes which went off at 8 pm had range in kilotons from three U seven with a best estimate o yield somewhere between fiv and six kiiotons The largest pre vious underground shot was 1 kilotons A monitoring survey showed that radiation was completely contained the AEC reported TWIST OF FATE CHARLESTON SC looks like my son cried Ben Scott as a small boy was wheeled into the hospitals emergency room Wednesday Scott awaiting treatment for a hand injured at work fainted when he realized the motionless form actually was his 6yearold son Randolph The boy struck by a car died a short time later De Gaulle Emerges Victor Again in Algerian Unrest ALGIERS right ists Thursday called off scheduled general strike to pro t s t Premier Charles Gaulles policies in Algeria The cancellation was a vic tory for De Gaulles policies Organized opposition to De Gaulle appeared to be falling away The cancellation was an nounced by the badly divided Public Safety Committee after C n Raoul De personal deputy in Algeria and the military and civilian ruler of the territory had called in the committee leaders A Public Safety Committee Communique calling off the strike did not mention mass protest demonstration a also called for the day the communique asked every one to go about his work nor mally this appeared to rule out the demonstration The committee said it has full confidence in the army and that Salan Thursday morning had explained the new orders from De Gaulle Leading Moslem members of the committee joined the army leadership and the government in opposing the strike dem onstration Belief was wide spread in Algiers that DeGaulle would triumph and cernsnt his control of territory Fred Buirqe Victim of Auto Crash Fred E Buirge 31 Army Sgt IC Mason City was killed early Thursday in a singlecar accident on a road leading from the Balti more harbor tunnel Lansdowne Md He was stationed at Fort Belvoir Va Baltimore County police said he was thrown from a car which struck a guard rail and went down a 25foot embankment Buirgewaspronounced dead on arrival at St Agnes Hospital in Baltimore of the car was iden tified v as John i Fleming 30 Daly City Calif Police said he also was stationed at Fort Bel voir was charged with speed ing and manslaughter according to police SGT BUIRGE was born Nov 27 1926 in Mason City son of ViHis E and Ruth Van Riper Buirge He attended Mason City chooJs and entered the Coast GuardNov 18 1944 at Minneap olis He saw service in both the Atlantic and Pacific during World Var II He received his discharge April 2 1947at Miama Fla He re urned toMason City and April 1 948 enlisted in the U S Army ri Mason City He had remained n the Army since that time spending part of the time in Japan SGT BUIRGE was a member of the First Christian Church of Mason City a charter member of the Amvels of Mason City a member of the Loyal Order of Moose the VFW Post and the Masonic Lodge of Japan Surviving are his parenfs Mr and Mrs Willis E Buirge Mason City a sister Mrs Gail Mar cella Kingsbury Riverside Calif two brothers Marlin with the U S Navy in the Philip pines and Jerdel Mason City his grandparents Mr and Mrs William Van Riper Brownsdale Minn and Mrs Nettie Buirge Mason City He was preceded in death by a grandfather Dec 20 1950 Funeral arrangements are in complete The McAuleyScanlan Funeral Chapel is in charge NORTON DIES Move Col led Victory for West TUNIS Wl President Habib Bourguiba defiantly threw in his lot with the West Thursday in a bitter attack on the United Arab Republic He broke diplomatic relations with the U A R Wednesday Yes I am Western Bour guiba declared ji a speech to the Tunisian Constituent Assem bly explaining his move and I i will remain so young North African republic did not mention President Nasser by name but he ripped into Nasser policiesBourguiba bluntly said the Egyptians had collaborated in an assassination plot against A STEP TOWARDS much heralded X15 rocket plane designed to take man to the fringes of space at speeds of more than 4000 mph is displayed for the first time at North American Av AP Photofax Three of the men who will take turns flying it beginning in January are in the top photo They are left to Joseph Walker Capt Robert iation Cos Lros Angeles factory lower White Scott Crossfield Foreign Policy Argued Caution by Ike Ignored WASHINGTON UPI Thtj rival candidates for vice dent in 1956 made it clear Thurs day that they are ready to keep foreign policy in the 1958 camt paign debate even though Pres ident Eisenhower deplores the whole idea Tins was the position taken by both Vice President Richard Mi Nixon and Sen Estes 1956 Democratic vice presidential nominee with reference to camr paign debate on Far Eastera policy Kefauver told a reporter that the country must unite behind the President whenever an jr revocable decision is made But meanwhile he said its is to discuss and debate foreign policy NIXON TOLD a San Frncisco news conference Wednesday that he intends to continue answering Democratic attacks on admin istration policies although it was proper for the President of the United States to refrain from do ing so tf One of the troubles of publican Party in the years is that it has allowed c eople to criticize and tias not him Loveless Murray Kick Qtt Big Political Show The primary enemy one has the habit of saying is Israel Bourguiba said However why is it that this state Israel is quiet while the Arabs are killing one another Bourguiba professed confidence in the outcome of this test of strength between him and Nasser strong man of the UA R whose ambition is a unitedArab world under his leadership HE SAID he felt the Arab League some day would be re constituted on more solid and sincere foundations FKOM OURWIRE SERVICES CEDAR RAPIDS schel C Loveless Thursday ac cused the state Republicans of at tempting to divide and conquer the farmer and city dweller through their attacks on labor Loveless was the 1 e a d o f f speaker at the day National Tunisia a new member of the league touched off the current crisis between the two Arab coun tries in Cairo Saturday The Tu nisian delegation accused the U A R of trying to dominate the league The U A R walked out of the meeting Bourguiba again accused the U A R of sheltering and giving active aid to Salah ben Youssef Bourguihas former political ally who fled Tunis for exile in Cairo wherehe preaches the policies of Nasser Youssef also has plotted ac tively Bourguibas assassination the president said Willson Repeats Hope to Film Show Near Mason City IOWA Will son said Thursday hed like to build the sets for the filming of his show Music Man in the back yard of his Aunt May in Mason City But there are too many power lines he laughed Willson repeated his hope that the film when it is made can be shot somewhere between Mason City and Charles City Willson and his wife Rim presented a musical lecture at the State University of Iowa Wednesday night Czech Pavilion Wins Fair Competition BRUSSELS Belgium Czechoslovakia Wednesday won the competition for the best pavil ion at the Brussels World Fair Capital Airlines Hit by Mechanics Strike WASHINGTON 2600 Capital Airlines mechanics walked off their jobs Thursday when year long contract negotia tions collapsed A company official said super visory personnel doing the mech anics jobs would permit the na tions fifth largest scheduled ear ner to continue its flights to 90 cities east of the Mississippi un til Friday After that he said the work wouldpile up and Capital wouldhave to shut down for safe ty reasons Corn Picking contest which will be highlighted Friday by an ap pearance by President Eisen lower The Governor addressed the vanguard of 100000 spectators at noon Thursday while William G Murray Ames his opponent in next months election took the rostrum a short time later MURRAY CHARGED that Love less and the Democratic party have no appreciation of the needs of the farmer in Estate gov ernment He said Loveless at titude has been generally nega tive and pointed to the alltime WARMER READINGS WASHINGTON than seasonal temperatures are likely of the nation during the next 30 days The Weather B reau in its 30day outlook said Thursday exceptions will be in the areas east of the Appalachi ans along the Gulf Coast and in the Pacific Northwest ecord of 14 vetoes during the las jssion of the Legislature Murray stood in the front row s Loveless spoke His presence noticed since only a mall crowd was on hand Loveless was not dismayed by le small crowd however He uipped I didnt expect more a corporals guard Murray said he was at the peech looking for points I can nswer While a number of people rowded around the Governor m roducmg themselves Murray in hirt sleeves wandered through he crowd making himself known o the people The Governor as sual was dressed in suit and tie tood up and answered tvely Nixon said I expect ur opponents to attack our policies but when I answer I dont expect to have people say hat the attack is justified but he answer is unfair f These viewpoints were ex pressed after Eisenhower and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles had suggested at news conferences this week that for eign policy be kept out of parti AP Photofax GOING BACK HOME Roy Stevens 11 Columbus SARANAC LAKE N Y was the Belgian Civil Enj Ohio ataiis hornewilfi his sixweeksoldpup and the j Jack Norton 69 theginecring Pavilion The British cardboard box in which the animal accidentally was THE TWO MEN did not meet ne another Sen John F Kennedy mentioned as a possible candi ate for the Democratic presiden ial nomination in 1960 was sqhed iled to speak Friday morning Kennedy is expecledto be bus ly engaged in touring the site vhen President Eisenhower ar ivesby Marine helicopter about am President a n d Mrs Eisen lower will be officially welcomed 0 the state by Gov and Mrs Loveless when the presidential plane Columbine lands at the Cedar Rapids airport about 11 oclock AT THE CONTEST however Iowa Republican leaders and candidates will join Eisenhower or the Presidents first talk on he campaign tour which takes him next to California Eisenhower will meet the con test participants witness the two row corn picking contest which starts at am and eat a box lunch Murray will be among those on the platform with the President and Rep H R Talle will introduce Eisenhower His address is scheduled for pm arid he will leave at pm for the airport Mrs Eisenhower meantime will be feted in Cedar Rapids where she will take part in dia mond jubilee ceremonies at Jack son grade school at am and attend a womens luncheon at the Roosevelt Hotel at noon Mrs Eisenhower attended kin dergartenat Jackson school i The Eisenhowers will fly from Cedar Rapids to Abilene Kan for n overnight slop The site of the show is the Lumir Dostal farm 10 miles 1 northeast of here san debate in the campaign J r n DULLES AT FIRST appeared to be criticizing Nixon Butha issued a statement Wednesday blaming a weekend statement from the Democratic Advisory Council for stirring up the de bate He also explicitly defended Nixons right to answer that statement as the Vice President did Monday Eisenhower toldhis news con ference Wednesday that thought foreign policy should be kept out of partisan debate and that he would not answer charges against him He said he recog nized that statements beget re plies but that he deploredthe fact So I believe in the long term Americas best interest in tbV world will be best served if we do not indulge in this kind of thing he added KEFAUVER a member of Democratic Advisory Council said both Eisenhower and Dulles had vacillated in their attitude toward the disputed Quemoy and Matsu islands off the Chinese mainland While they were acting in that fashion he said the status of the islands was a legitimate subject to discuss The Tennessee Democrat also said he thought the Far Eastern crisis and general foidsn policy problems had added to Demo cratic Party strength in the 1958 campaign However he expressed the belief that economic issues were the most important from the viewpoint of the voters The Wearier Mason City Partly cloudy cool er through Friday low Thurs day night 4044 high Friday 65 70 Iowa Generally fair through Fri day Cooler Thursday night arid Friday Low Thursday night 42 53 Minnesota Fair Friday near 70 cooler High GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Corned lovable drunk in many old fime vaudeville shows died Wednesday EASY STREET jPavilkm was third Germany and carted off by garbage collector Price McGee NFWARK Ohio jjthc United States tied for fourth McGee hunted through tons of refuse to find the hives on Easy street here A CrNtrtl 1 n I L I t UJt Irlilicu OldlC UUU iUi lUUlUlj ilWVJti ilUH The Soviet Paviiion was 13lh 1 buried dffg one jlivcs on Easy Street here Fac i lories not houses line its curbs 86 54 56 60 51 CATTS MOVE RATTS SORRY GOLDSBORO NC Calls moved from Center St Thursday and the RaUs are sorry lo see them go Until Mr and Mrs T R Ratts and Col and Mrs along with nine little Calls were nextdoor neighbors here
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