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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 1, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited for Cm GLOBEGAZETTE Newspaper TKaTt Makes All North I o wans Neighbors Prm ud Uattei LMM Wtree MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 1 IWt Te COPT ThU Paptr ConiUU Two OM HOME EDITION All Clear for Weather Weary Iowa One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLU UWi WOI Auei MO WTAD QHfaejr Than WSUL U CUj litt Turkey Is a Valuable Ally A RECENT SERIES of re in Chicago Tribune led meto sug gest that so far as thelfoverall conclusions were concerned they could have been j arrived at without benefit of actua visitation by t h e reporter Chesly Manly i As a matter of fact when learned he his way tc the did predic in a of way what the summation of the series The burden of it I said would be that while the Turks are wonderful people they havent been helped much by American It wont surprise you to learn that Manly didnt view ref erence to his reportorial efforts as admit that I didnt be any compliment You say I found exactly what I was expectel he stated ina pers6nalrTetter This snide aspersion on my integrity is exactly what one would ex pect of you No liberal ideolo gist I never knew thats what I am ever gives credit for honesty or decent motives to one him REFERRING to my editorial written after reports had appealed in the Tribune rather tlian Cto myshofter pre view of thenii Manly had this to say Yousay bur sistance is a principal explana tion of the Turks re mained resolute in the face of an everpresent the Russian the Tribune corre spondent added insults not only the honor of the gallant Turkish people but also the in telligence of your readers The Turks fought the Russian bear off and on for almost 300 years before they received any assist ance from Commenting on my use of the term hurried in connection with his reportorial mission Manlyrecalled that he was i Turkey five mos of the adverse material o American aid was supplied no by Americans but by WITH THIS STATED he pro ceeded to suggest a compariso between his qualifications an mine to speak with authority or the Turkish subject To stavt off arguments on this point concede the honors to him M two visits to Turkey one whollj at my own expense the othe with my office sharing in thi cost have not equaled Man lyS five weeks of probing But that isnt the point at is I was free to seek out am report precisely what I founc to be the truth Nobody wa looking over my shoulders as I wrote and nobody was using blue pencil on my copy when it got to the newspaper over which I preside as editor How well I did this of course is for others to decide Im only saying that I was under no re straints in my search for am reporting of the truth If I fell short it was my own fault THAT IS NOT tfee situation so far as this or any other Tribune writer is concerned as I pointed out in this paragraph in my re SHATTERED SHOWCASE Fireman Robert Lofing sizes up a glass sweep ing job he faces where an explosion knocked out of kilter case separating the front of Costs Bakery 30 2nd N from the baking area at the rear Firemen arrived at the scene of the Monday morning blast in the sweat shirts in whichthey plus the boots and trousers they leap into when an alarm sounds ply to Chesly Manly You and only you know whether your pieces about Tur key were the truth and the whole truth as you saw it You know whether you called the shots as you saw them AD I am saying is that if your reports had been in con flict with the Tribune line on foreign aid they never would have been printed In the Show me a deviation from this rule except for AP spots news I concluded on this point I of course yield o nobody in my admiration for the Turks At least r hundred limes edi KONTINUED ON P AC I 2 CAKE PASSERS Lt Louis Rice left takes dis play cakes from fireman Robert Lofing as part of the cleanup job after an explosion at Coxs Bakery The cakes were blown outside along with shattered glass 4 Men Trapped Killed i in Michigan Coal Mine IRON RIVER Mich Four men were trapped and killed feetunderground when a cavein followed a fire that broke out Monday in a stope of the Sherwood mine of the Inland Steel Twentysix other men escaped from the minearid all were taken to the hospital several suffering critical hums Another man was removed by about A rescue team wearing gas masks went into the mine in a futile effort to save the trapped men The fire and cavein occurred in a stope or mining excava tion off the main tunnel at the lowest level of the mine The ire apparently started spon taneously in sulphur deposits in slaterock of the mine Wayne Ahl superintendent of the Bristol mine a sistermine at Crystal Falls also owned by Inland Steel said the fire was burning an estimated 600 feet rom the main shaft at the oot deep level Some 90 men are employed at the mine which was started in 1940 SAMS Rain Washes Out Bypass Around Bridge at Manly MANLY Traffic again has been deloured several miles around the bridge over the Shell Rock River on Highway 9 four miles east of here Heavy rains early Sunday washed out the by pass just south of the bridge The bridge was wrecked last November when a truck carp ing a heavy crane attempted to cross it Tha crane caught on the structure and fell through the bridge A detour several miles south of the bridge had been used up to the time the b pass was built The detour is expected to Reconstruction work on the bridge iUelf proba bly will be completed next month MRS STASSEN DIES PAUL E Stas sen 82 mother of Harold E Stassen former governor of Minnesota died Saturday es at An early morning explosion i a huge baking oven at Cox1 Bakery 30 2nd wrecke interior show cases in the es tajjlisbment and drove pieces c the dow street Melvin Hanson 64 Monroe working alone the bakery was knocked un not injured He was to the side of the shod wave fron doors of the oven like a shot THE EXPLOSION occurred shortly after 4 Monday Fire Chief A Boyd Arnold said thatUnburned gas appar ently had collected Ln the top o the large oven and received enough air to create an explo sive mixture when Hanson opened the doors of the oven Cityand interstate Power Co officials still were investigating the explosion It was believed that the oven burners which Hanson turnec on about were no properly burning all the gas feedingTthrough them OP EN ING the doors of oven in preparation for putting in rolls Hanson had stepped about a dozen feel to Lhe side to work with a dough mixing machine This put him out of the direct line of fire when thelilast occurred The street in front of the bak ery was littered f with broken glass which firemen swept up A parking meter in front of the jakcry was khicked by dozens of pieces of broken glass anc was loosened from the concrete in which it was secured The local bakery is one of 19 n the Cox chain which has icadquarters at Grand Forks D Company officials are coming from Grand Forks to assess the damage done by the blast Russ Deputy Premier PfaVis Visit to MOSCOW Soviet First Deputy Premier Frol R Kozlov raid Sunday night he would fly Q New York June 28 to open he Russian Trade Exposition Kozlov said he would remain in America two weeks visiting Washington and San Francisco Of t He Inside Page 23 4 General Editorial Comics Band Page Page 7 Society M Markets 10 North Iowa T2 Sporti Pane 1314 Ctear Lake Paee 15 Leal Newt 1417 Record Toll on Estimate Falls Short Traffic Drownings Miscellaneous Total 309 100 458 BY THE ASSOCIATED PKESS Deaths on the nations high ways hit a record toll for a two day Memorial weekend and far exceeded the preholiday esti mate of 260 Other violent ngs and in miscellaneous types of accidents also took a heavy toll THE O tALL accident death total the 54hour peribd from local time Friday to midnight Sunday also lopped the loll of 385 for a two day Memorial holiday period That nva r k wasset in 1953 when the traffic death loll was 241 the previous high The highway death total also vas far a h e a d of the 26 counted by The Associated Press in a test period survey for a nonholiday weekend 54 hours The survey covering he period from 6 Friday Way 15 to midnight Sunday May 17 also showed 32drown ings and 74 persons killed in miscellaneous types of acci dents for an overall total of 368 There several multiple auto crashes In one o the worstamother and four of J were killed Sunday wfienTinc family car was hit by a Pennsylvania Rail road passenger train at a rural crossing near Crown Point Ind THE NAT 10 N A L Safety Council had predicted a traffic death toll of 260 It termed the record total for the twoday holiday The highways were jammed council had esti mated 40 million for the two day first holiday weekend of Ihe season Memorial Day in 1958 was on a Friday and in the threeday veekend holiday period auto ac cident deaths totaled 371 In ther violent deaths 132 per ons drowned and 88 died in miscellaneous type accidents for an overall toll of 591 Deaths in Iowa Held to Four Four persons were killed in raffic accidents on Iowas high vays during the Memorial Day weekend Six persons died In highway rashes during the holiday a ago Highway patrolmen saSdj the oads in many areas were as ammcd as they have ever But it took every one of he more than 200 patrolmen ided by untold numbers hcriffs and deputies to keep he weekend traffic loll within ounds THE PATROL op six op rations over the weekend During each they used nc plan in order to strictly nforce one type of law The effect was devastating In 11 the patrol issued tick ts of various types Killed were Walter 71 of near ilgona Max McCoy34 Toledo Paul R Ada mi 29 of near Delta Richard Thomai 24 illisca THOMAS WAS killed early unday The others died Friday ight Thomai instantly when te can was driving plunged hrough a ftwrd rail and into Lake Afton Crextort on ighway Gary Reddick 20 Omaha so war in the car He was hos talized in Creston with cut ai brulwst EVEN KIDS GET INTO Psychological War MACAO OPI Children barely old enough to read but not too young to shout and sing are the soldiers in a psycho logical war between communism and democracy in this tiny Portuguese colony In the shadow of Red China The Santa Teresa kindergarten and primary school is run by a Roman Catholic mission here Across the fence fromSanta Teresa is the Communistrun Green Island Free one of several Red schools allowed to operate in Macao The Communists started try infiltrate Santa Teresa with junior grade agents printed propaganda literature and a loudspeaker campaign of antiAmerican and antiNationalist propaganda Santa Teresa struck back It weeded out the Infiltrators Plucking a page from the Communists book it also set up a public address system of its own booming anticommu nist propaganda back across the fence Its easy to keep score on who is winning At the start each school had a few hundred students The Communists made some initial gain but once Santa Teresas loudspeaker system got going the tide turned The score today students at Santa Teresa about 400 at the Communist school Mason City Litllo temperature change Monday night low in upper 40s Mostly fair warm er Tuesday high in lower 70s Iowa Fair little temperature change Monday night low 48 Par fly cloudy warmer Tuesday high 7077 Partly cloudy little temperature change Wednesday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures for the period Tuesday through Saturday will average near normal major day to da y temperature changes Normal maximum 76 north to 79 south Normal minimum 53 north to 57 south Precipitn lion will average 10 to 15 inches occurring as shower thunderstorms about the middle of the period r Minnesota Sunny and warmer High Tuesday in 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum 67 Minimum 47 59 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Sunday Maximum Minimum Precipitation 76 57 STORM BLOWS OUT NEW ORLEANS WVTropical storm Arlene blowing itself out n central Mississippi Monday eft in its path high waters across parts of Louisiana but ittle wind damage Bairds to Fly Here After Show Bil and Cora Baird the na tions foremost puppeteers and honored guosts of the 1959Origi nal North Iowa Band Festival will arrive1 at the Mason City Municipal Airport at Friday via Ozark Lines They will appear on the hour long The Garry Moore Tuesday over KGLO TV on his regular New York v a r i c offering featuring George Gobel and Shirley Jones and Garrys Wonderful appearance tlie TV they will pack their marionettesand head for Mason City and the 21st North Festival Coming with them this time will be the rest of the family Pete Laurie 3 They plan to slay in Mason iiy about a week visiting Mrs Baird Bils mother at icr home at 804 Adams The inimitable Bairds plan to return to their puppet world in New York June 14 following the Floods Follow Rains June Opens on Bright Side Weatherweary lowans greeted the first of June Monday with relief and hope They were relieved that Mays were over hoping IhatMune weather would be more mild May wound up its wet and windy stay Sunday by sending rivers and streams over their banks flooding lowlands in tho west and ing followed heavy rain and tor nadoes which slashed the state Saturday night The Weather Bureau saidthe first week of June would be fair and mild and that there would be only a few showers thii week One to two inches of rain ac companied by winds was common overNorthIowa late Saturday Mason City had inches which brought the total for May to 8i29 inches City had fain onTTdays during the month WORST Sunday was at Ida Grove where 20 fam ilies reportedly were forced to flee from their homes when the Maple River went over its main entrance to the business section of Ida Grove was blocked by the flood waters and the golf course and high school football field also were eslivilies of the North Iowa Band Festival on the day it comes of ELVIS PROMOTED FRANKFURT Germany 21vis Presley has had a promo ion and a raise The 3rd Arm ored Division announced Mon day the singer was promoted rom private first class to spe cialist fourth class a rank equal the states larger rivers were approaching flood levels late Sunday Police or dercd all boatsoff the MoJnes River because of high water and debris The Ocheycdan River surged over its banks Sunday and looded several farms south of Evcrly The Raccoon River at Sac City ivas also above flood stage and causing some flood ing At Jefferson some flooding o corporal SHADOW OF THE LAW Silhouetted by a flood a Boston policeman makes notes over the body of an unidentified man who was found slnin in a backyard of a residential section It was an ominous shadow for the assailant as several suspects imme diately were rounded up V was reported when the Raccoon River went out of its banks MANY COUNTY were washed out in northwest Iowa by roaring streams turned into rivers by heavy rains The Cedar River at Charles City was feet and falling Monday It is expected to rise and reach 7 to 8 feet by noon Tuesday Flood stage is 9 feet A series of tornadoes dam aged at least seven farms in Hardin and Story counties ear ly Sunday and four persons suf fered bruises and cuts Among those injured were Mr and Mrs Jerry Soseman who were sleeping in a house trailer in Nevada when a twister struck I heard my wife holler and over the trailer Soseman 29 said That trailer was shuffled like a deck of he said The trailer was blown on its side Thes Spsemans three children were liot injured The twister also ripped a hole in the roof of the R H Donnelley Corp printing plant in Nevada Waten from a se vere thunderstorm poured into the new building and caused considerable damage TWO FUNNELS touched ground northeast of Nevada near Zearing One caused dam age to buildings on the T A Nessa farm the Martin Oak dale farm the Ross Sparrow farm the Gerald Cook farm and the Norman Shaver farm The other twister struck ths R W Chitty farm and the Floyd Irvine farm Irvine suf fered bruises and cuts as did his daughter Mrs Terry Cra mer Further north the Red Cross set up disaster headquarters at Armstrong east of Estherville estimated that some 20 ponies had been badly damaged by a twister late Saturday in that area James Whitehouse who farms near Gruver east of Esther ville said he was shaving when the twister hit his place He said he rushed to the window in time to see his machine shed flying THE ROOF removed from his concrete and the blocks   

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