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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 29, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North IOWQI Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL 97 Atiociated Preii and United Press International Full Lease C 7c Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 29 19SS Flexible Attitude by Russ May Change Berlin Plans BERLIN A Soviet spokes man said Saturday the Kremlins plan to make West Berlin a free demilitarized city might be ex panded and changed during ne gotiations with the Western pow ers The statement came amid West ern suggestions that the Soviet drive to gel the Allies out of West Berlin should be used as the basis for broad discussions of German reunification the problem lying at the heart of the current crisis A spokesman for the Soviet Embassy in East Berlin indicated the Russians may take a flexible altitude during the six months of negotiations they have pro claimed before trying single handed to end the fourpower oc cupation of Berlin He said he did not regard initial Western re action to Soviet Premier Khrush chevs plan as a rejection LORD MAYOR Willy Brandt of West Berlin advised the Allies to deal with the problem of uniting Communist East Germany with free West Germany rather than just reacting to the Moscow plan British diplomats in London al so suggested yet another round of reunification lalks possibly by foreign ministers of the West and Russia or even by heads of gov The subject probably was dis cussed in Bonn the West German capital where the three Western ambassadors were called to the Foreign Office David K E Bruce of the United States Sir Christopher Steel of Britain and Francois Seydoux of France con ferred with Dep Foreign Minis ter Hilger Van Scherpenberg De tails were not revealed BONNS OPPOSITION Socialist party said the Berlin crisis had opened the whole German prob lem A spokesman in Bonn agreed with a Socialist that a broad Western response was need ed Bruce and Seydoux will come to Berlin Sunday to talk with Brandt Gen H I Hodes commander of the U S Army in Europe ar rived by special train Saturday in what was called a routine visit to see a service football game but he scheduled for Sunday one of his rare news conferences Diplomatic reports indicate the Western Big Three will reject Khrushchevs ultimatum which the Soviet boss denies is an ulti matum Foreign ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organiza tion meet in Paris Dec 1618 and of Two Ons 44 A PLUG FOR THE SOUTH year about this time the St Iliotolnx TTI A1 riiololnx the Evening Independent gives away Us en tire city edition each clay the sun a e sun Chamber of Commerce starts plug fails to shine there Northern editors usti ging its summerhke weather in an effort ally go along with the gag if Tor no other IL northern vacationers In fact reason than having the customary pretty the newspaper used as props in the photo girls dress up their front pages Britain Lauds Nixon After 4Day Visit LONDON Vf Vice President Richard Nixon appeared Salur day to have given a reinvigorat ing shot in the arm to British American relations by his four day visit here With Nixon and his parly en route home the Conservative Daily Telegram summed up the probably will work out the West ern reply KHRUSHCHEV said Thursday West Berlin should be turned into a demilitarized free He wants the U British and French troops here to withdraw while Communist East German troops and Soviet soldiers in the satellite state continue to sur round the antiCommunist city Vice President Nixon of the United States supporting Brandts view told newsmen in London Friday that we alreadyhave two and Khrushchevs plan would give us three IVj would only make the situation rcbels vvas j seized by U S Customs and bor If the West fails to accept the Soviet plan Khrushchev Vice President Nixon Cus Russia will give East Germ any Uoms Agent Charles E conlrol of supply lines to Westjsaid it was the largest arms haul Berlin Any military action yet made in south Florida scene agamst East numerous risit this way The Vice President of the United Stales has proved himself a frank and engaging character He has had much to tell us about his own country He has had even that of a consistently appreciative say about Britian Nixon has in passing by done a good deal to cement the Anglo American alliance In fact Mr Nixon has done us good He has trealed us as friends and part ners entitled to understand the difficulties experienced by he United States as well as to realize lhat our own difficulties are not discounted by his Nixon went to Britain to repre sent President Eisenhower at the dedication of the American Me morial Chapel at St Pauls Ca thedral He also met with British government leaders and shared a Thanksgiving dinner with Queen Elizabeth Yacht Loaded With j Rebel Arms Seized la Mason City Clearing and colder Saturday night low near zero Partly cloudy and continued cold Sunday highs near 20 Iowa Snow flurries likely north west Saturday night colder north low 10 below to zero south Partly cloudy and con tirued quite cold Sunday Minnesota Fair very cold High Sunday 515 GlobeGazette weather data up lo 8 Saturday Maximum 25 Minimum G At 8 6 YEAR AGO Maximum 31 Minimum 20 Iowas Forecast for Weekend Continued Cold Temperatures over fowa Satur day morning ranged from 6 de grees above zero at Mason City o 23 at Sioux City And the Weather Bureau said the rcad ngs Sunday morning would be from 10 below in the north to zero n the south The highest the Icmperature gol Friday was an even freezing mark reading of 32 degrees at Sioux City and Council Bluffs At Mason City the afternoon temper ature reached only 25 degrees Bad Weather Adding to Holiday Toll Traffic Miscellaneous 53 Total Kj THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Snow and icecovered streets added to traffic hazards Saturday and boosted the toll in accident deaths over weekend the Thanksgiving Several crashes on the slippery highways were reported as the seasons first major storm swirled from the Midwest into areas easl of the Mississippi River The hazardous driving condi tions however appeared to have cut down the volume of traffic on highways especially in the snow covered regions The Thanksgiving weekend also s not regarded as a period of ra heavy traffic such as on olhcr najor holidays The number of dead in highway accidents since the start of the veekend Thanksgiving at 6 Wednesday local time showed the total running about normally or slightly below for the corres ponding period at this time of year The count is to continue unlil midnighl Sunday Des Moines Man Hunting Victim Airlines Gird for Weekend Strikes to Hurt Traffic Flow OUK WIKK The countrys airlines their carrying capacity crippled by strikes braced themselves Satur day for an expected surge of pas sengers homeward bound after the long Thanksgiving weekend Eastern and Trans World Air lines third and fourth largest in he nation in passenger miles flown annually have been grounded by walkouts The na tions largest line American still is flying under the shadow of a threatened strike that was de layed by a court order Some members of the In ternational Assn of Machinists struck TWA a week ago Friday and the lines 200 passenger planes were grounded Monday ALSO MONDAY 550 of he Flight Engineers Interna tional Assn and 1AM me chanics struck Eastern grounding 188 planes The two strikes threw about 000 employes out of work Wednesday night the twin strike snarled holiday travel and divert ed thousands of airline passengers to bus and rail lines But IOWA CITY Black r jwell 25 DCS was killed The outlook was for quite cold in 8 Run acddcnt h weather Sunday afternoon but a Coralvillo Reserver area ently including any Western ef fort to force through convoys to be treated as ag gression against the entire Com munist bloc he declared arms smuggling attempts by Cuban rebel sympa thizers Eight men were srrestcd aboard the yacht Restless II and at a waterfront home near which the vessel was moored shiniblctl trcc limh was shot He in Ihc SAME was carrying Nonpartisan Election of Judges Sought DES MOINES election of judges in Iowa was endorsed Friday by the conven tion of the Iowa District Judges Assn The association proposed thai the Legislalure come up with some suitable plan for non partisan elections on Thanksgiving Day a midlioliday lull settled in and the airlines slill operating were easily able to take up the slack crealcd by the walkouts Al American Airlines the com pany Friday night offered to sit down anywhere and anytime with the Air Line Pilots Assn to try to settle differences wilhoul a slrike THE OFFER cam after Dist Courl Judge Frederick Van Pell Bryan tonguelashed bolh Ihe association and the line as he issued an extension on a strike restraining order The order ivouJd have expired at Friday The extension is good until Monday Bryan became angry when he learned that neither side had met Wednesday as he had instructed them lo do Instead the two sides had become in volved in a dispute over where the meeting was to take place There also was no letup in the stewardesses slrike against Lake Central Airlines a Midwest feed er route The hostesses walked through four inches of snow in picket lines at Indianapolis Fri FIRED MILES Hails Its Atlas Missile WASHINGTON Mi A mighty Alias missile streaked miles from Florida to a target in the soulh Atlantic Friday night show ing the world the Unilcd Stales lias a fully operational inkrcon Lincnlal ballistic missile The feat put thu U S on a par with Russia which has of an 1CBM claimed and ip Too Much to 4Hers Say By CHUCK WALK GlobeGsrefle Editor CHICAGO Genera opinion among Ihc almost 300 farm youths on tins KGLONorth Iowa International Stock Show rip is that there is just too much to see too many things to do This was evident to most of he 411 and FFA members after just one day in Chicago Here is the group saw Friday AN AIR VIEW of Chicago rom the observation deck of the Prudential Building When a per son says he has seen all of Chi cago at one lime you know he has jeen lo the Prudential This beautiful modern structure ooms 41 floors above Michigan Avenue and on a clear day offers a panoramic viesv o this city ol The thing lhat most impresses the North Jowa visitors was UIL elevator hat took them the 101 feet lo the observation deck ii just 27 seconds This means the car was traveling feet a minute Irior lo the arrival of the Norlh loivans skies had been cloudy and the view not loo clear This all changed as the sun broke Ihrough and gave them a spec tacular view of the famous Chi cago loop day but pilots continued to cross the lines and maintained normal service A spokesman for the steward esses meanwhile charged that Lake Central had exhausted its fuel supplies and now was op crating with fuel loaned by Trans World Airlines The union said TWAs action was being pro tested and that we may have to picket TWA for the number of days they enabled Lake Central to remain in A TRIP to Chicago Board of Trade and the Federal Reserve Bank At he Board of Trade the youngsters saw the complicated used it to launch their fired for he first time over iianl Sputniks Thf as the Atlas licknaincd sped he distance in about 30 minutes after roar away from the Cape launching pad ANNOUNCEMENT t h t the nissilc was tesl full intercontinental range was islmade Saturday by the Dcfenss Department after a check on data from observers and record ing devices spotted tha missiles path Later an Air Force spokesman At IliuKifnx BOOSTER DROPS drawing shows how the Alias missile drops off its big Uvin chambcrcd booster engine bot tom soon after takeoff The lightened engine then is thrust on lo final speed of about miles an hour ami enabling the missile lo cover ils full range of more fhan miles Iowas Holiday Traffic Toll Reaches Three Hy TIIK ASSOCIATKI IKIiSS Iowas traffic death toll since he start of the weekend holiday period which began nt 6 Wednesday up to three Satur Jny Latosl victims included OhrLslian Pedorsen 37 manner in which midAmerica are the grains of sold At the I in or Mrs Koith Badcr Cily EDWARD J McMANUS 19 LaPorlc Iedersen died of n broken neck and other injuries about p m Friday when his car went out of control after going down a hill Federal Reserve they viewed bank notes and watched million hauled around on n wagon type machine as if il was vaslc paper Late morning saw a continua tion of Ihc sighl seeing tour as the group look a bus ride through the loop along Michigan Avenue to the mouth of the Chicago Riv er and back to Halsled Slreel Included on Ihe Keessman Tour were slops at Hull House famous foreign scltlemcnl house Hyde Fark University of Chicago and Washington and Jackson Parks The remainder of the day was spent al the livestock show Tickets lo My Fair Lady were made available to lhosc members of Ihe group who cared CITY Kan lo see the stage show during the Kansas University sophomore Lowell Lee Andrews JS told de tectives Saturday he shot and said Ihc missile nil a designated argot area nflcr Us long roaring light across Ihc south Atlanlic Ic added lhat all lest objcc were achieved essentially 00 per The of the arget area was not disclosed The missiles silvcrtippcd nose in event of wnr vould be a nuclear Iropped into the soulh Atlantic tear Ascension Island The huge Convairbuilt rocket into the Florida sky like a laming meteor Friday night and emaincd visible for nearly four ninnies as it curved gracefully nlo the path through the higher Imosphere lo ils largct THE DEFENSE Department iniounccmcnt of the firing said The missile was powered for his significant flight by its three nfjinc cluster Prior successful firings ail at ess than the full range but cm all three engines were on ug 2 Aug 28 Sept H and Jov 17 Friday nights came less han a year aflcr the first suc essful flight of the Atlas made asl Dec 17 when Ihc lest ve liclc wcnl slighlly more lhan 500 This was the iongawailed cli max of a lest program thai start ed In lune 1057 when Ihe first Atlas blew up soon after launch ing The Atlas fired Friday night was he J5th cst vehicle in he scries The first eight used only twinchambered hooitcr engine in he tail Four of these flew sue rtssfully over 600mile ranges The olhcrs exploded in tests of uidance and strength SINCE THEN Atlas lave been powered by the booster engine a suslaincr engine and two Vernier engines mounted to the outer shell to conlrol the roll of Ihe 85foot long weapon The first of these fully pow ered Atlases blew up 45 seconds after The next three flew successfully over ranges The first one aimed at intercontinental range exploded 80 seconds after liftoff Another performed well over a range setting Ihe slage on old U S 20 miles east of for Fntlnv nights second allcmpt Sioux Cily The car hil a tree and Pedcrsen was thrown Ihrough the windshield Me was alone liader an expectant moth er was killed earlier Friday in a twocar collision on U S 15L three miles wcsl of Springville in Linn County Three sisters of Mrs Badcr all daughters of Mildred flrassfield Anamosa were m No Motive for Boys Slaying of Family lo send an Atlas all the way Two booster rocket engines dropped away smoothly 130 sec onds aflcr takeoff The three main engines which provide more lhan pounds of Ihrusl continue lo opcrale until the Atlas has reached a speed of about miles ar hour The nose cone then separates and re enters the denser portion of he atmosphere at a speed about 25 times that of sound remaining time here EVEN HOTTER NEWS LOS ANGELES UP An nouncer Larry Callerton inter rupted his broadcast of news of a nearby brush fire Friday ighl to announce the station would have lo go off the air for a min ulc because a fire had broken out in Ihe conlrol room killed his parents and his sister but could give no motive Im nol sorry and Im not placl I just dont know why I did he was quoted as saying The victims were William mechanic for lines Mrs Opal Andrews 41 and their daughter Jennie Marie Andrews 20 L Andrews 50 a Trans World Air Lt Edward McManus to Add New Chapter to Family Tradition By DAN PERKES for four ropiilar t By DES MOINES Wl When Democrat Edward J Nick McManus of Keokuk takes of fice Jan 15 as the new Iowa lieutenant governor hell add a new chapter to a family tradi tion which began 65 years ago In 1894 his greatgrandfa ther John Downey started serving as state senator from Lee County for two regular ses sions and one extra His grand father Edward P McManus represented Lee in the Senale for four regular sessions and one exlra from 1907 lo 1915 Edward J McManus was elecled to Ihe Senate in 1954 for a fouryear lerm Then on Nov 4 he was elecled to Ihe lieulen anl governors post McManus is only of the youngest lieutenant gover nors ever elected in Iowa He stands 6foot2 and is ruggedly built Hes what youd call a real home grown product He was born in Keokuk educated in Kcokuks public schools and now maintains a law practice there He attended St Ambrose Col lege at Davenport for two years then enrolled at the State University of Iowa where he obtained a BA degree in 1940 and his law degree in 1042 McManus spent the ncxl 45 months in the Navy most of the time as a pilot instructor He holds a lieutenants com mission in the Naval Reserve After he left the service Mc Manus went into law practice with his father the laie Ed I ward W McManus al Keokuk Shortly aflcrwards he became Keokuk city attorney a job he held for five consecutive terms In he married the for mer Sally Hassctl of Keofcuk They have five children all boys ages to 9 As lieutenant governor Mc Manus face what his few Democratic predecessors also faced in the normally GOPcon trolled Senate In 1957 the Re publicans held a 4010 majority in the Senate Now there arc only 33 Republicans in the Up compared to 17 per House Democrats The difference McManus pointed out would be just enough to prevent the Repub lican controlled Senate from overriding a veto by Demo cratic Gov Herschei Loveless with the necessary twothirds vote But I realize lhat 26 men in the Senate can do almost any thing they want to do I hope any political problems can he solved amicably between the Republican majoritv and my Twentysix is a simple ma jority in Ihc Senate It is traditional that the lieu tenant governor appoint com mitlees Bui a majority parly can erase this Iradilion by ap pointing a Committee on Com mittees to appoint commit tees I hope this situation doesnt McManus said I am disposed to cooperate with the majority reason and Undoubtedly McM a n u s views will be heard in Senate proceedings lo come He believes legislative reap porlionment is one of the fun damental problems facing the 1950 General Assembly His twofold philosophy on education advocates leaching children how to think and teaching them how to transmit their thoughts to olhers On school reorganization McManus asserted in campaign speeches that big schools arent necessarily good schools and urged a qualita tive approach to educatioa rather than a quantitative ap proach On taxation he believes We should operate government efficiently as pos sible and collect all existing taxes due Then if more reve nue is needed any further tax should be based on ability to pay McManus is mentioned as a possible candidate for governor or Senator in 1960 Asked about this McManus said Ill cross my one at a
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