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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 24, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited toe OM tjLOBE HOME EDITION T H I VOL97 Auociitcd UiiUd PTWB Full NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGH OR SMb j tit CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 24 1MI rf ThU Paper CocrtjU ofTwe SectioMstctbn GREATER MASOH CITY DAYS Friooy tt Hope H r Trapp BT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Vice President Nixon shifted his campaign for a Republican Congress to Wisconsin Friday amid renewed Democratic charges that President Eisenhower has shirked leadership in the school integration controversy Meanwhile former Harry S Truman accused Eisen hower of sidesteppinga moral responsibility to back up the Supreme Courtsschobliintegrationruling The result Truman a Democrat fundraising dinner in lbn was a wave of crackpots and extremists Vtofivc oQIrl MVni 0 mi nicf m i inn Boston three years aside while the opposition some parts of the country gath ered its strength Only when there was outright defiance of the courts by a sov ereign state did the President move into action That was too late The opposition tolaw had solidified and thepoison of hate had alreadyspread TRUMAN winding up hisna tional campaigning for Demo cratic congressional aridvguber natorial candidates in the Nov 4 elections sidestepped a news conference question earlier on t he controversy surrounding Democratic National Chairman Paul Butler Butler has been under fire the administration aces tome Southern Democrats for his strong civil rights stand Asked if he regarded Butler as a good chairman Truman declined to go further than saying Butler hasworked very very hard Butler complained that he is being clobbered by the Republicans and Smathered by the Democrats Sometirnes I wonder whether we to last during these closing weeks of the campaign he told aDemocratic rally at Bethesda THATWAS A reference to crit ic is democrats particularly Serii George Smath ers who has suggested Butler quit talking1 so much dur ing the campaign about party differences over civilrights In his Butier also hit out again at Eisenhowers new campaign tactic of labeling Dem ocrats He called Ei senhowers oratory unpleasant and and a capitulation to the ugly tactics of Mr Nixon In a New York talk Nixon struck anew at radicals in pre dicting a GOP victory in the New York elections Although he WASHINGTON Secretary of Commerce Sinclair re signed Friday and Adm Lewis L Strauss was named to succeed him in the Cabinet Weeks tendered his resignation to be effective not Noy 10 because of pressing business personal and family considerations which he said made his return Boston im perative PRESIDENT Eisenhower made a recess appointment of Strauss 62 who has been assistant to the President on peaceful iuses of in y Rescue Stymied by Gas Nova Scotia Tragedy Scene SPRINGHILL NS vio lent shift of rock in the depths of coal mine Friday trapped 91 men s i x of them supervisors lope of rescue grev dimmer by Mine he hour Eighty miners had reached ESCAPE FROM THE DEEP Bill Miller left and N S The two were among those who managed to escape Don Ferguson still have terror in their eyes as they after an underground surge of rock blocked passage enter the dressing room atColliery No 2 at ways in the mine deep underground CANDIDATES PUBLIC COME TO GRIPS Politics Matter of Shaking Hands didnt mention Democrats he left no doubt his target in declaring The reactionaries of today are the radicals who seek bigger and ever ai bigger government so that they porters can spend and spend and elect and elect The liberals of today are those conservatives who seek to restore power and initiative to the people where they belong Timm Begins 2nd Attempt to Break Endurance Mark LAS VEGAS Nev UPI Two men have begun their second at tempt to stay aloft two months in a light plane Robert Timm 33 a Las Vegas hotel employe and Charles Kas 32 an Anaheim Calif air craft worker took off Thursday They want to break the 50day endurance record for singleen gine planes A previous try last week ended after 18 hours because of car buretor trouble Timm is a native of Mason City Iowa Charles City Girl Named Dolphin Queen IOWA CITY W Linda Bos a freshman from Charles City Thursday night was named queen of the State University of low Homecoming Dolphin show Mis Bos was a Miss Iowa contestan last summer atomic energy since hisvrepent retirement vfrom the chairman ship of theAtomic Energy Com mission Weeks letter to Ike was dated Oct 22Herecalled that he had conversed with Eisenhower on his departure Several times and assured Eisenhower that in the future if I can serve you in any way you have only to call upon me WEEKS 65 was member of the original Eisenhower Cabinet which took office with the Presi dent in January 1953 Only original members now remain Secretary of State John Foster Dulles Agriculture Secretary Ez ra TaftBenson and Postmaster General Arthur E Summerfield Strauss conferred with Eisen Of hower at the White House Fri day morning He left the execu tive offices by a side door how ever and did not talk to re By DAVID LYLE NBW York Herald Ntws NEW is sea son of the hearty political hand shake perhapc never correct method of inflicting it ona sometimes on The Weather Mason fair Fridaj night and Saturday Cooler Fri STRAUSS WEEKS High PAT5W7579 day night lows 3034 Saturday 54 to 58 owa Partly Cloudy Friday night cooler extreme north east low 34 north to 42 south Fair Saturday with little tem perature change Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near to slightly below normal Saturday through next Wednesday with only minor daily changes Normal highs from lower 50s north to near 60 south Normal lows from mid 30s north to upper 30s south Precipitation will range from little or none north to onetenth to twotenths of an inch south occurring as rain late Sunday or Monday and again on Wednesday Minnesota Continued fair little temperature change High Sat urday near 60 GlobcGaseUc weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 50 Minimum 38 At S am 41 Precipitation 02 JYEAR AGO Maximum 53 Minimum 36 Gov Loveless Spurns Hand of Murray DES MQINES stony faced Gov Herschel C Loveless turned away from the outstretch edHand of William Murray on a political platform here Friday nd refused to shake hands with is Republican opponent in the Joy 4 election The trails of the two men now vaging a bitter campaign cross ed at a luncheon of the Greater Des Moines Chamber of Com merce where both spoke The Governor has refused to lave his picture taken with Mur ray since Murrays headquarters ssued a news release which Love ess said attempted to link Green ease kidnapping money with his 1956 campaign fund Murray and GOP Chairman L Jurgemeyer Clinton were present when Loveless accom panied by Democratic Chairman Donald Norberg entered the room and approached the speak ers platform Murray walked over to shake hands with the Governor How ever Loveless did not even acknowledge that Murray was there and turned away ignoring Murrays outstretched hand Murray had to settle for hand shake with Norberg as Loveless turned his back and sat down TWA Mechanics in Vote to Walk Out KANSAS CITY Mo UPI About 6700 employes who serv ice domestic and international flights of Trans World Airlines will go on strike Oct 31 the In ternational Association of Ma chinists has announced The union said Thursday the strike was set after 14 months of negotiations failed to bring agreement Prin cipal issues involved consolida1 tion of several work classifica tions and reevaluation of several work functions suspecting public has become virtually a campaign issue In American politics every warrior who enters the lists later come lit grips public Jit cirvbea bruiting experience has learned Former President Hoover for example had his shaking hand rendered bloody by some 3000 wellwishers at a 1932 reception for the Judiciary Clare Luce wound upin bandages aft ershaking2000 hands she said the women were worse than the Faced with such sobering examples t h e experienced has developed tech niques for preserving his politi cally indispensable welcoming equipment The late Frank Hague of Jer sey City warned young office seekers with soft hands Grab the other guy first and neverlet him get his thumb into you Eleanor Roosevelt an experi enced hand oh receiving lines once recommended grasping the shakee firmly by the fin gertips and drawing him swift ly past This also keeps the line As a public service this re porter has surveyed New York States leading candidates to learn the ways in which they are likely to seize the unwary citizen Their responses follow District Attorney Frank S HoganDemocratic candidate for the United States Senate The secret is tograb your man before he grabs you This way you can get in the pressure first Squeeze firmly This grip has been referred to as a Modified Hague although notby Hogan who probably re grets by now that he ever de scribed 1 Nelson A Re publican candidate for Gover or lumbia University scientist an nounced that experiments had proved handshaking one of the most dangerously unhealthy of all the habits of civilized men There is oo evidence to indi cate that any politician ever safety One body was recovered A company spokesman belatedly announced that six supervisors were with 85 men still trapped hours after tons of rock and coal had tumbled down from tunnel roofs chokmgj the passageways With tears in his eyes the vice president and general manager of the Dominion Coal Co H MC Gordon told newsmen that there is no hope for miners trapped on two levels of the mine He added there is only a glimmer of hope for those on the third level RESCUE WORKERS have de termined the location of 55 men trapped by fallen rock But they have been unable to find the other 36 and it is for these that there remains some small measure of hope A company official said a bar rier of gas prevented rescue crews from reaching the 55 who had been working 13000 feet from the pithead The others were be lieved scattered in other parts of the mine AP Pholbfak DISASTER SCENE lo cates Springhill Nova Scotia where more than 90 men were believed to have lost their lives in a coal mine owned by the Cumberland Railway and Coal Co Egypt to Get Loan for Dam CAIRO ffi The SovietUn ion has agreed to lend the United Arab Republic 400 million rubles million worth of materials and equipment as well as engi neers to start Gamal Abdel Nas sers dream dam at Aswan on the Nile diplomats here Friday as jpaid thisnews the slightest at Its a way of meeting people I look them in rhe eye and shake hands firmly Rocke feller who has developed cal luses from shaking hands is also expert at the Spanish ab razo a sort of polite frisk You can tell who has the guns that way he said Rep Kenneth B Keating Republican candidate for the Senate Vyhen began my cam paign I said I was going to try to shake the hands of 8 million voters Its an awfully big job but I can say that Ive made a dent in it Rep Keating uses a grip that might be termed Firm and Steady He has never complained of being mauled according to an aide Gov Averell Harriman Dem ocratic candidate for reelec tion For me shaking hands is no campaign innovation Ive been doing it in every part of the state for four years as gov ernor I always try to exchange a few words with everyone I meet Harriman has been clocked at 600 handshakes an hour on a receiving lineThis is cham pionship caliber He uses a steady onepump style also effective at scattergreeting in crowded streets In September of 1929 a Co tention To Increase Standards at Iowa Colleges IOWA CITY Wi The Iowa Board of Regents moved Friday to tighten entrance requirements to the state operated colleges and The credit was seen the university The most sweeping change would limit the automatic admis sion of Iowa high school gradu ates to those who are in the up per 50 per cent of their graduat ing class For Jthose falling in the lower half but who still seek a higher education there are four alterna tives THE REGENTS would require that those students be admitted unconditionally or on probation be required to enroll for a tryout period during a preceding sum mer session or be denied admis sion The attorney generals office must approve the new regula tions before they become effec tive They would apply to the State University of Iowa Iowa State College and Iowa State Teachers College THE BOARD also expects to require outofstate high school graduates enrolling at one of the three state institutions to mee higher standards than Iowa grad uates Another requirement is tha all new undergraduate students must complete the Iowa college scholarship and placement tests or the equivalent before being accepted Trucker Injured in Crash at Woolstock WEBSTER CITY tffi Charles Tilghman 44 Eagle Grove was critically injured Friday when his semitrailer grain truck and a Chicago Great Western freight train collided at a crossing near I Wbolslock Through thenight and into the morning survivors trickled out ol and through lines of waiting anxious relatives Someof the survivors were in jured and had to be helped or carried out by rescue crews A silent crowd shivered in a cold drizzle through the night as fiveman teams of volunteer mine rescue workers cleared rock and debris from dustchoked tunnels THE DRAEGERMEN wore res pirators One the first surviv ors to come out said the bump miners name for under ground rock shifts of explosive smashed the mine system and pockets of deadly gas were forming clincher in Moscows economic penetration i of the Middle East Itmay mean Nasser has finally turned his back on the West giv ing up any idea of serious eco nomic cooperation or reconcilia tionwith Western Tpowers 4 i v T The mine is the No 2 colliery of the Cumberland Railway and and World Bank three years ago fia3 offered to lend Egypt270 mil liondollars for the dam in southein Egypt Secretary of State Dulles abruptly withdrew the offer a year laterv after Egypt started buying arms from the Soviet bloc Nasser in retalia tion nationalized the Suez Canal THE SOVIET CREDIT an nounced by Premier Khrushchev in Moscow Thursday night does not mean that the last hurdle to the starting of work on the vast project has been The proposed dam 600 miles south of Cairo would flood miles of territory across the border m toal Co a subsidiary of the Do minion Steel and Coal CorpJ Cum jerland No 2 adjoins the closed Cumberland No 4 where an explosion and gas killed 39 persons in November 1956 The accident in this own of 7000 near the New Bruns vick border was an explosion in 1891 that killed 125 Canadas worst mine disaster was at Hill crest Alta in 1941 when 193 were killed THE BUMP occurred at pm Dishes tumbled from shelves Springhill and houses also shook 14 miles away in Maccan Veteran miners called it the worst in memory Six smaller bumps between last March and Sept 1 injured 14 men The cause of bumps often is undetermined The mine slopes to a depth of 4400 feet underground in a length of 14300 feet sometimes descend ing as steeply as 45 degrees The company considers it North Americas deepest coal pit The son of one trapped miner Gary Embree said he hoped that after this they close the mine or if it means the end of Springhill Mayor Ralph Gilroy agreed this might be the end The No 2colliery was the only mine left open The first of the 88 miners to reach safety in 1956 Charlie Bur ton was among the missing to day Frank Hunter another of the 88 also was trapped and so was his twin brother Fred but another brother Percy got out unhurt Ernei Spence lost his son in Sudan and would displace at least 50000 Sudanese The Sudan gov ernment through whose territory the Nile flows before it reaches Egypt has not agreed to this new use of the waters and Sudan has a plan of its own for a system of dams farther south to develop thousands of acres of cotton land If Egypt goes ahead with the Aswan project without Sudans consent a new international crisjs could be touched off THE SOVIET move marks turn in policy by both Nasser and Khrushchev Before the Western powers canceled their offerof fi nancing Soviet was re ported to have offered to help build the dam Later the Russians announced they were not interest ed preferring to help with pro jects which would show more im mediateresults When he nationalized the Suez Canal Nasser declared Egypt would build the dam from her own resources and would use the rev enue from the canal for the ne cessary foreign exchange The dam would be 300 feet high three miles long and wouldcreate the worlds largest manmade lake It would irrigate 1400000 parched acres increasing Egypts GETS 25 YEARS WEBSTER CITY Iff David Lowell Oids 27 Des Moines pleaded guilty in District Court i Thursday to a charge of robbery jvvith aggravation He was sen tenced to a 25year prison lerm AP The cab of the truck was thrownjthe 1956 explosion Spence himj JGS feet ir oiie direction and the self was missing this time trailer tossed a similar distance in an opposite direction One of the gas tanks was imbedded in for his part in a holdup at Jewell to unseat Avereil Harriman COFFEE AND POLITICS Vice President Nixon left and Nelson Rockefeller hold an animated dis cussion on party affairs over the breakfast table in New York The Vice President has been attacking from the fire bezzled over a period ofjnorlh of Dallas in Marion Coan Densoerats hist Rockefeller GOP candidate for governor heapcd into ihe cab of the diescJi4 years from credit union fundsty Oct ID Eight teenagers of New York has been courting their support in a bid jcngine Train crewmen put outjnl the John Deere Co Wajjonjwcrc involved and the other four the front of the train and spread jgas across a railroad bridge 3g ADMITS FRAUD cultivated area by 16 per cent and would produce 10 billion kilo watts of electricity annually to pump water light homes and turn factory wheels It would take about 18 years to complete Youth 17 Becomes 4th Victim of Crash DES MOiNES T Hoch 17 Dallas died Thursday MOLINE 111 UPI E D Berry 49 Rock Island 111 ad mitted Friday that he had em night in a Des Moines hospital the fourth victim of a twocar collision on Iowa Highway 1S1 Hue flames Works remain in hospitals
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