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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 3, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ior the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAflR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL 97 Associated Press United International Full Lease 7o Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 3 This Paper ot Two No 74 Castro Arrival Awaited Rebels in Full Control HAVANA W Thousands of bearded guerrillas marched into Havana Saturday ahead of the imminent arrival of rebel leader Castro Wild victory celebrations be gan in the streets Streams of men women and children began joyful demonstrations shouting Long live Fidel Castro and his designated tem porary president Judge Manuel Urrulia were reported flying from the provisional capital of Santiago in eastern Cuba They were expected at any moment Jubilation swept the residents in Havana with the re port that a triumphal appear ance was not far off for the 32 yearold Castro who drove dic tator Fulgencio Batista into ex ile New Years Day THE FIRST task facing the new regime is to restore order and to end a general revolution ary strike that has paralyzed this big resort capital and created a growing food shortage Radio stations broadcast new warnings that anyone caught loot ing or stirring up disorder would be dealt with severely Heavy squads of police sailors and coast guardsmen were as signed to watch all vital centers including government buildings banks and industrial plants Castros forces are firmly in control of the whole island but ihey still face the prospect of cleaning up diehard remnants of the Batista regime hiding out in Russian Rocket on Course Expected V to Miss the Moon JKE DISPLAYS NEW FLAG Presi dent Eisenhower poses with the nations new 49star flag which will become otfi AP Pholofax cial next July 4 He did this at a House ceremony in which he proclaimed Alaska the newest addition to the union MAJ GEN Eulogio Cantillo chief of the armed forces under the shortlived military junta that took over after Batista had fled to the Dominican Republic was arrested Castro had accused Cantillo of betraying him after making a deal to hand over Ba tista and his along with the reins of the Cuban govern ment The rebels came out of the hills Friday night and assumed con trol of all garrisons gov ernment buildings and police sta tions in westernmost Pinar JUo province Del A fierce and bloody battle be tween rebel tanks and diehard Ba tista followers accompanied the occupation of Havana by Castro followers Friday More than 40 men were believed dead and esti mates of the wounded 450 Gunfire was heard in various sections of Havana during the night Bands of guntoting rebel youths roamed the city him ting enemies of Castro and claiming control of sections of this city of F4 million persons SOME 600 of Castros fop fight Ing men arrived in Havana before dawn from Las Villas province They were led by Ernesto Guer vara an Argentine medical doc tor who as one of Castros top Mikoyan to Reach Early Sunday WASHINGTON Russias Anastas Mikoyan is reported in terested in talking over foreign policy problems with Vice Presi dent Nixon when he visits here next week It is highly likely that Nixon will agree to meet the Kremlin trouble shooter some time during his four or five day stay MIKOYAN who holds the rank of first deputy also understood to want to meet with President Eisenhower But the White House has made no move yet to arrange such a meeting mainly because the visit is billed as The NixonMiko yan conference appears to be the most important being mentioned informally in advance of the 63 yearold Kremlin leader Mikoyan accompanied by his son and five aides is due to ar rive Sunday morning ia New York for a to 3 week visit which includes stops in 10 major Mason City Partly cloudj through Sunday Colder Satur day night continued cold Sun day High Sunday around zero Saturday night 1215 be Low low Iowa Partly cloudy north con siderable cloudiness elsewhere with occasional snow extreme south and southeast through Sunday Locally colder Satur day night continued cold Sun day Highs Sunday zero north to 8 above south Lows Satur day night 15 below north to 5 below south Minnesota Continued very cold High Sunday 5 above i GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 Saturday Its Of fie ia Alaska Now 49th State President Eisenhower proclaimed Saturday proudly statehood for vast lieutenanls was a commander in the crucial battle of Santa Clara Although a general strike called by the rebels until Urrulia takes over is only 48 hours old food is already in Some gro cery stores were broken into and looted during the night in central Havana Police were rushed to the scenes to break up raids The Embassy today as sembled five commercial airlin ers to remove American citizens from strifetorn The ferry City of Havana was lo re turn Saturday to take a second load of Americans to Key West Fla Exact figures were unavail able but it was believed moYe than U S nationals will have left Cuba by nightfall The evacuation is being done with the collaboration of revolu tionary commanders The embassy still is sticking by ids decision not to advise U S citizens to leave unless hey want to do so Hall Commentary Aired at The Earl Hail commentary Mans will be heard at beginning Sunday For a number of years it has been broadcast at p rn His subject this time will be Inflation in the American econo my with some suggestions for coping with it in he months American cities THE STATE Department and the Soviet embassy have joined in cloaking his schedule witlran aura of mystery This is partly due to security precautions aimed at guarding him from antiCom munist demonstrators Most authorities believe lUiko yans Washington trip is connect ed with the Berlin crisis Mikoyan may have been given an assign ment by Premier Khrushchev to make known the Kremlins eager ness to settle the Berlin dispute But officials who believe this ac knowledge they are only guessing Maximum 32 Minimum At 8 Precipitation 06 snow YEAR AGO Maximum 15 Minimum PASTOR DES CARROLL UP1 The Father Arthur Poeckes 58 pastor of St Lawrence Church here since 1940 died at a hospital here Friday Alaska and then unfurled the new U S flag of 13 stripes and 49 stars Federal and Alaskan officials watched as Eisenhower per formed the two separate acts in the White House cabinet room The new flag which doesnt be come official until next July 4 will have seven staggered rows of seven stars each The present lag has six rows of eight stars each AT THE brief noon ceremony lisenhowcr signed the Alaskan statehood proclamation and the flag order Dwight D Eisen hower 3 January He used six pens on each document and handed some of them out as souvenirs In his brief remarks Eisenhow er said he was highly privileged to welcome Alaska as the 49th state He recalled that it had been almost a half a century since he 47th and 48th were ad mitted EISENHOWER said it gave him a feeling of gratification to welcome Alaska into the union He congratulated the Alaskan delegation to Congress Then Eisenhower unfurled the Speedup by Urged More Moon Shots OKd WASHINGTON UPJ Hep Overtoil Brooks a top ranking member of the House Space Committee said Saturday the Soviet moon rocket launching shows Ihc nations space program should be pushed to Hie ut lie said he nation initst not re lax its efforts in the inlernational race to explore Ihc reaches of space Oilier members agreed House Democratic Leader John W McCornutck the committee chairman and olher committee members said hey were not stir prised by the Russian launching WHITE HOUSE Press Secretary Jnires C Hagcrty tod reporters at Gettysburg Pa Friday that President Eisenhower would have no immediate cornrhcnl But it was known the President had re ceived periodic reports on he Soviet feat Jn Pasadena Dr Jlcnry L Hichtcr Jr of the California Institute of Technology said Rus sia did us a favor by finally sending up a moon Jlc said Americans were becoming complacent because of the success of this countrys big Atlas satel lite Senate Democratic Leader Lyn don B Johnson said he had fel for some lime Hint the Unitec States was not going far enough fast enough in the space field THE HOUSE Space Committee an hour before Rus sia announced its moon rocket on the adminis tration to schedule two extra moon rocket shots MAY OH9I1 SUN MlLtS AWAY f RtPOKT WILL BY 4000 EXTENDED 10UKNEY This drawing based on Moscow Radio reports illustrates how the new Soviet cosmic rocket is expected to hurtle past the moon and become a satellite of The rocket is sched uled to reach the vicinity of the moon about 10 GST Saturday The committee unanimously ap proved a resolution sponsored by Rep James G Fulton KPa that the Air Force and National Space Administration be permit ted to use two ThorAblc moon rockets now standing idle at Cape New School District Proposal Approved Voters in the Friday ap proved he proposed school district by a vote of to Eleven districts approved the ralislricling plan nml three dis tricts opposed The plan had to get majority approval in H of the Canaveral station missile testing Huge Loss in Elevator Fire GEORGKoivA fire fought in temperatures down lo 18 below c r o destroyed the working house of the Farmers Elevator Co Friday night Loss was esti mated at a quarter of a million dollars by Alvin Davids coman ager of the company The loss districts and an overall mi jorily to carry Thevole by district was Manly 220 yes 58 no lym onth yes 1C no Ilanlonlown yes no Fertile No 1 10 yes 5 no Danville No 2 7 yes 12 no Danville No 10 yes 8 no Dnnvillc No 5 4 yes 3 no Danville No i f yes 2 no Dnn villc No 7 M yes 3 no Bristol No fi 3 yes jJnion No n yes 13 no Lincoln Worth County 4G 4 no Lime Creek 12 yes 8 FULTON CALLED fhe rockets spares left over from he comand jleted Air Force program under which three attempts to launch included two bins holding a Lincoln Cerro Gordo G of bushels of no drying and cleaning equipment Worlh County Superintendent new flag as it stood in standmoon rockets were made la si ard It had been provided by thcjyear One rocket reached SAME Its Frigidond Its Going to Be Worse Army Quartermaster Corps Eisenhower interruplcd a holi day at his Gettysburg farm for the ceremony Jfc flew to Washington by helicopter early in the morning and there later in the day returned miles above the achieved by the United States so far However Sen Mike Mansfield assistant Democratic cadcr said he disapproved of the House Space Committees pro Iowa had about everything it takes to make Saturday a mis winter day and whats more its going to get worse before it gets betfer Morning temperatures below zero over much of the state including a new low for this date at least at Spencer where the mercury plummeted to 17 below The previous rec ord was 16 on this date in 1912 Northerly w i n d s whipped cross the state ranging from 15 to 20 miles an hour and caus ing some drifting of the lightly falling snow Visibilify was limited and nearblizzard conditions reported at some places Friday night Temperatures Saturday morning included 8 below at Mason City and Sioux City and on up to 3 above at Burling ton and 2 above at Davenport Conditions werent expected to get any better before Mon day The outlook was for Satur day afternoon temperatures to reach only zero in the north to 12 above in the south And for Sunday morning readings will to 15 below in the north and 5 below in the south A warming trend is Monday the elevator office Satellite of Sun Possible Drawing Near to Its Goal MOSCOW Mi The Soviet Unipn boasted Saturday that its new cosmic rocket will be he first artificial planet and a satel lite of the The rocket will miss the moon passing it at distance of be tween and miles Mos cow Radio suitl The Soviets liuis would come within astronomical inches of plopping llioir rocket onto the face of the moon The margin of error was about the distance of i hop from New York to London The rocket which wis launched early 1Yiday was still on course It had traveled miies from the earth by l In Washington President Ei senhower Saturday described Russias shot at the moon as a great stride forward Jn mans ad vance into he infinite reaches of oufcr lie added To ho sctenltsls and engineers assigned to his u n d e r t a k i n g a full measure of credit is due and we congratulate on this THE MOON now is about miles from the sun is about 93 million miles away The Soviet government predict ed the rocket will reach the viciii ily of the moon about 10 CCST Saturday The expected lime of arrival in the area of the sun was not announced At the time when U S scien lisls thought an American moon shot would pass the moon and heul toward Ihc sun they said the rocket probably be burned up in the The Soviet announcement indi cated otherwise The Kremlin ex peels its rocket to survive the fierce hcnl around the center of the solar system There was no indication of how long Soviet scientists expect the rocket to surrivcas a planet VIKTOR HOZIKIN director of the Moscow Planetarium had said earlier that it was still un Loss in Wisconsin Blaze WAUSAU Wis spccjLnin a tavern owner Saturday lacular fire hat caused damageawaited action of the county jfllcn Cleveland now will scl aj dale for election of school board criin whal would bc lhe fale ofhc rockclHo described it as members forthe new district LIQUOR RAID STORY CITY Chi fence estimated at a quarter of a milgrand jury following a raid on his ion dollars swept n twostory place Friday in which officers Business and apartment buildingsaid they confiscated 22 pint hot Friday night Firemen battled thcillcs of liquor and 11 oneoncc bol Waterloo Gas Station Worker Found Slain WATERLOO W Mclvin Jim Gallagher 21 Waterloo service station attendant was found shot to death in he station early Sat urday The police patrolman on the beat discovered the body Gallagher was found in a pool purposes cmild of blood in a rear room office scnd a als big as that of He was shot in the head The sta posal as a sign of He blaze in bcow zero said decisions on new U S rocket aunchings should be left in the lands of those in power not Con U S rocket experts said the Soviet launching indicates the Russians are about a year ahead of the United States in adapting engines designed for interconti nental ballistic missiles for use n space exploration They said Americas Atlas CBM with extra stages added ion safe was open am1 the nights receipts were missing Officials of he Clark station said Ihey keep little money in the station Loss was estimated at Police said Gallagher was to have been married in about two weeks WATSON DIES OMAHA Neb Watson 49 president of the Watson Bro thers Transportation Friday of a heart attack died the Russian rocket lo he vicinity of the moon They adrlcd how ever that the Atlas may not he ready for use in multistage space experiments until late GET PAY HIKE DES MOINES Her schel Loveless and other stale of ficials arc now on the state pay roll at pay increases of a year The raises were voted by the Legislature and became cffcclive Jan 1 The governors pay is now a year AP Pholofax ROCKET TALK IN MOSCOW Furcapped Musco vites all smiles at the news discuss the new Soviet cosmic rocket on a street corner in the Russian capital Moscow Radio stayed on the air all night Friday giving details of the rockets flight a very great especial ly since it was much heavier and had traveled much farther than American The Russians said their rockets scientific apparatus was work ing The radio said the temperature on the rockets sur face was 15 to 20 degrees centi 59 to 68 degrees Fahren heit The Soviet government has said it will prepare lo put men on the moon in a future expedition From there flights further into space can be launched it said A TOP Soviet scientist Direc or Dimitry Marlynov of the Slcrnbcrg State Aslronomical In stitute said he considers the a true last rehearsal for he real cosmic journey a stage I award interplanetary jour neys has been really achieved The Red rocket lo the sun has Iready gone farfhcr lhan the cst of four unsuccessful U S ttcmpls lo reach the moon 5pound U S Air Force moon irpbe Pioneer I soared uiles before errors of launching nglc and propulsion speed aused it lo fall back The space device was described as a multistage rocket containing a Soviet flag and the inscription January 1959 in the nose THERE WAS no mention of overall weight including the first s   

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