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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 5, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper VOL n UrtM fnm ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Newspaper That Makes Ail North Ijowans Neighbors run LMM MM MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH S Te Copy W ftKUoi HOME EDITION One Protest Incident af Sea Handed Russian Note LONDON UK The Soviet Union Thursday sharply pro tested the U S naval boarding of a Soviet trawler suspected of cutting a transatlantic cable off Newfoundland Moscow Radio said a note handed to U S Ambassador Llewellyn Thompson in Moscow described reports that the traw ler Novorossisk had damaged the cables a complete in The boarding took place off Newfoundland Feb 26 The offi cer who headed the American search party Lt Donald Sheely Df Falls Church said later hat the fishing boat pfobablv quite likely had something to do with the break in the cables but he didnt know whether ac cidentally or intentionally said the Mos cow broadcast pointsout that the incident involving detention of the Soviet trawler was under taken with provocative aims in mind The Soviet government ex pects the U S government to ake all necessary measures to prevent the recurrence of such jnwarranted actions toward So viet fishing trawlers engaged in fishing in the open The note said the trawler did cause any damage to un derwater telegraph or telephone transatlantic Reports in the press o this question were a complet it declared mes Fla Dormitory Youths Perish Pioneer Heads KIDNAPED BABY FOUND Ruth Flores Ontario widowed mother of six hugs her nineweeks old bo3r Eric while the woman who has admitted kid naping the tot Sits weeping Betty Jean Yocum 37 admittedly took the boy last Friday while AP Photofax serving as a babysitter In the end it was the baby himself who led to the capture of Mrs loud wails made a neighbor suspicious and the FBI was notified Frustrated maternal love was blamed A policewoman is atcenter CONDITIONS WORSEN BY THE HOUR Heavy Snow Moves Over Iowa THE Statt Departmen had notified Moscovy immed ately with an explantion tha the boarding carried bu under terms of an 1884 treaty This treaty originally signe by the czarist regime but late subscribed to by the Sovie Communist government per mils inspection of document of ships suspected of damaging oceanic cables wilfully o through culpable negligence LtrTSHeeTy reported the Sovie crew offered no resistance to the inspection and that the trawler sailed away quietly when told to leave the area Adm Jerauld Wright com mander of the Atlantic Fleet had exonerated the So viets earlier of deliberately cut ting the cables after getting a report that the American search party found indications of intentions ojher than Soviet newspapers and Mos cow Radio had described the boarding as unlawful but they gave factual reports on the in cident Winter ignoring the approach TWO TRAFFIC fatalities were ing signs of pounded blamed on the storm Mason City had three to four inches of snow by 1 but the wind piled it up much deep jnany places Fairfield in southeast Iowa was virtually paralyzed The 12inch snowfall ended therei about 11 and turned to rain All schools in Jefferson County were closed Spencer and Columbus Junc tion got 10 inches of snow Al bia and Sioux City 9 Council Bluffs Dubuque Oskaloosa Iowa with up to a foot of snow Thursday The weatherman it the worst general stornTo The windwhipped snow left some highways in the eastern part of the state blocked and turned traffic in cities and on the open highways into an un sightly mess of stalled vehicles and tieups Schools were closed in some an estimated 100 trucks wer stalled on the icy hills Onewa traffic for automobiles wa possible BLOWING AND driftmfl snow cut visibility down tip 100 fee in spots Traffic was light on North Iowa highways as motorist cities and in many of the rural areas of the state Airline trav el was curtailed and some buses were hours behind schedule Iowa City and Ottumwa 7 If a 12mile stretch of High heeded warnings to stay home Roads were open but rapidlj worsening conditions gave evi dence of numerous blockages b Friday morning The Highway Patrol reportec the following highways blocked Highway 30 east of Cedar Rap ids Highway 6 west of Iowa way 92 east of Council Bluffsjcity Highway 61 between De Might Delay Deadline Khrushchev KEIPZIG East Germany Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush chev said Thursday he is pre pared to postpone the May 27 deadline on Berlin provided fruitful East West negotiations are under way then Khrushchev said the May 27 rcic date might be postponed unlileast The Highway Patrol rei June 27 or maybe July 27 We j ported that the cars skidded onj are in no llhe highway and collided broad HE CITED an old Russian saying Never count your chickens until The Soviet Premier made his remarks in an impromptu speech at a luncheon given by the mayor of Leipzig The question was brought up by Ian Mikardo member ofr the British House of Commons and Woman Dies in Accident Near Nashua Marie Dav 27 LeGrand was killed Wed esday night in a twocar colli ion on Highway 218 about one alf mile north of here The driver of one car Donald lugene Carter 36 Waterloo re ived head injuries and was taken to a Waterloo hospital The driver of the other car John C Himes 28 Iowa Soldiers Home Marshailtown received leg injuries and was in Cedar Valley Hospital at Charles City Mrs Daviswas a passenger in the Himes car She was taken o the hospital in Charles City but was pronounced dead on ar rival The accident occurred at about The Himes car was traveling northwest and the Carter car was traveling south Mason City Snow continuing Thursday night ending early Friday Highs Friday 2832 Lows Thursday night 1821 Iowa Snow diminishing Thurs day night ending in east ear ly Friday Slightly colder ex treme south Thursday night Highs Friday 2334 Lows Thursday night 1824 Snow ending early Friday Clearing High Friday 25 to 32 Drives Bandit Off With 12Inch Knife DBS MOINES 80 yearold grocer wasnt to be out done Wednesday when a bandit walked into his store picked up a 12inchbutcher knife from a meat counter and said I want your money or Ill kill The elderly grocer Mor ris Kahn calmly picked up a 16inch butcher knife and waved it menacingly as he ad vanced on the bandit The rob ber fled GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum 29 Minimum 21 At 8 21 Precipitation 2 snow Des Moines Youth Guilty of Murder DES MOINES L Holloway 21 Des Moines was convicted Thursday of second degree murder in the knife slay ing of his wife last Nov 25 Dis trict Judge Wade P Clarke set next Tuesday for sentencing Witt and Dubuque and High way 34 between Mount Pleasant and Fairfield Many rural roads especially in the southeast part of the state were impassable due to NONE OF THE stafe seemed to miss the fierce storm al though some areas received as iltle as two inches of snow The storm was North Iowas hird major blow in Jess than a month The storm covered the entire Midwest Kansas Iowa Neb raska Wisconsin Minnesota Missouri and Illinois MAINTENANCE urews in Vorth Iowa were out in Calvin G Brown city engi neer for Mason City said snow plows were sent out at 8 and will be kept out until the now stops No streets were ilocked Thursday morning but 16 asked that cars be removed from the business district after working hours By noon visibility was cut WASHINGTON ft Pioneer IV swung along far past the moon toward a sweeping orbit around the sun Thursday busily sending back radio signals about lack of out in space Even before the little gold crusted space probe reappeared on the United States horizon Britains big radio telescope at Jodrell Bank located it miles from the earth Its signal the station reported was com ing in with great strength That distance put the 13pound cone far beyond the moon which it passed at Wednesday at a speed of miles an hour SCIENTISTS expect to contin ue receiving Pioneers signal throughout Thursday and much of Friday until it is more than miles away Its battery was designed to remain strong until Saturday but by that time it may be too far away for its radio to be heard Officials confident tha thereafter Pioneer would sail oh silently about the sun traveling about miles anhour faster than the earth Mostly its orbit will be be tween that of the Earth and the next outer planet Mars But sometimes it will be a little way million miles or the Earths orbit temporarily an inner planet like Venus and Mercury J School AP Photofax GETS 10 Iowa girl who only has a short time to live waves from in front of Fantasyland during her romp through Dis neyland in California A vic tim of incurable cancer the girl chose the park when asked by an aunt where she would11 i k e to visit Towns people contributed o help pay expenses o about an eighth of a mile he ceiling at the airport was wind velocity fas 32 miles an hour from the orthwest OzarkAir Lines re orted the first flight from Min eapoiis to ALREADY THE little space voyager has reported finding no major radiation belt above those discovered by the Explor er satellite vehicles This was encouraging news for men soon to be trained for space flight The National Aeronautics and Space Administration held a news conference Wednesday as Pioneer IV sped past the moon a bit more than 41 hours after its launching early Tuesday It missed the moon by miles instead of the or less or 4 Killed 26 Injured in Hotel Blaze HAZLETON Pa MVFlre swept up the elevator shaft of the fivestory Gary Hotel here early Thursday sending guests leaping from windows sliding down wires and climbing down fire ladders Fire authorities reported at least 4 dead 2 critically injured and 24 others taken to hospitals for treatment of burns cuts smoke inhalation and shock Two of the dead were brought out soon after the fire broke out Two other victims were discovered later during a search iginally hoped for Radio signals showed a tcmOf ine DCS Moines wasjperalure of 41 to 42 degrees cenj was fearcj that five or si able to stop at the airport degrees Of lne estimated 40 I other flights for the day were the instrument payload 59 registered at the 100room LITTLE ROCK Art roared through a locked dormi tory at the State Training School for Delinquent Negro Boys at nearby Wrightsville early Thursday At least 21 youths died and fire officials said they feared others might have perished Th e blaze broke out before dawn and destroyed the brick and frame structure which housed 68 inmates Survivors escaped by kicking out windows which were cov ered with heavygauge double screens designed to prevent es capes About 12 bodies were found piled up in one spot Apparently they died trying to get out The 21 bodies which were re covered were burned beyond recognition GOV ORVAL FAUBUS who went to the scene as soon as heard of the fire said the doors should not have been barred and there should have been an adult in the building Faubus said an investigation would be made Origin of the blaze that de stroyed the dormitory within an lour could not be determined mmediately Faubus s a i d he had been told there was an electrical storm at the time The dazed survivors ranging in ages from 14 to 17 wandered about as firemen sheriffs of ficers and prisoners from a nearby penal farm tried to quench the smouldering ruins of the dormitory Fire Capt Bill Deaton said he bodies in a pile and nine other bodies had been tak en from the charred remainsof the 20yearold building A VOCATIONAL tvichor who normally slept in the building was in the hospital at the time the fire broke out George Williamson 16 a sur vivor said I heard screaming and hollering There was all over I couldnt see anything found a window and got doubtful The only bright spot in the weather picture was that tem peratures were expected to range generally on the mild side Thursday And wet snow falling in southeast portions were min imizing drifting in that general area of the space traveler That was higher than the temperatures radioed back by the Armys Pi oneer III which went about a third of the way to the moon before it failed and fell back It was well within the range of comfort for space travelers of the future a deputy chairman of the Brit ish Labor party Mikardo asked Khrushchev what he meant to do about the May27 deadline KHRUSHCHEV noted that the West has been calling the May 27 deadline an ultimatum That is not Khrush chev said Then came his remarks about a postponement He warned again that the vict Union will sign a separate peace treaty with Communist East Germany if the West re fuses to sign a peace treaty with of Germany The Himcs car was demol Carter car received about in damages Bulletin WASHINGTON Defense Department an nounced Thursday that the Discoverer I satellite launched from the West Coast Saturday definitely is in polar orbit around the earth Radio signals are er ratic apparently because of the satellites tumbling and because of chang ing attitude as Discoverer moves through space Discov erers maximum altitude above earth is 519 miles and its minimum 176 miles It circles the globe in a sooth north direction tvery min utes and its life it expected to more man 30 75yearold dwelling in the hear of Hazletons business district may have been trapped in the Victims fled from the flaming building their night clothes ablaze Others stood or sa dazed in the street as 100 fire men from four companies fought the raging fire for more than two hours Efforts to control the blaze were hampered by icy streets and ice coated hoses resulting from the biting 23 degree weather Flames shot from the win dows and burst through the roof of the brick building as firemen arrived Residents stood at windows on the upper floors screaming for help Faubus appeared grim as he the glowing I inspected this school a year ago and found it the Gov srnor said Its the first time DRIVING CONDITIONS WORSEN Conditions on North Iowas highways were far from good Thurs day and traffic was at a minimum One of the vic tims of ice and snow was this J L Tire and Supply Co pickup truck The truck skidded and nosed over as it was ieturning from a lire delivery east of Ma son City The accident occurred east of the Rock Falls crossing on Highway 18 Two men were in the truck but no one was injured Perry Como Signs Million Contract NEW YORK Como Thursday signed a million television contract with Krafi Foods said to be the largest in dividual deal in TV history Comos premiere for Kraft will be Sept 30 HIDDEN TAiENT JACKSONVILLE Fla tf Police found out that one of 30 prisoners being taken to he city prison farm had a hidden talent He picked helock on the paddy wagon Wednesday and 10 pris oners hopped out before guards corrected the situation Three anything like this has happened at s ch an institution in Arkan reports said 17 First were missing but the figure was revised after a roll call wai taken Gas Station Again Target of Bandits DES MOINES R S Service Station washeld up iere Thursday by armed ban dits for the fourth time in re cent months A masked bandit armed with a 22 caliberrifle robbed the station of between 30 and Attendant Rusi Earless 31 said the robber broke a window in the station nd ordered him and another attendant Harvey Bales 20 to go into the restroom Harlesi aid he thought another man en ered the station with the ban it He said they fired a shot into the air as they left SAME DATElfStKM Black trallta M UOWA V   

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