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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 17, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for HOME EDITION VOL 17 AisocUtel United Press InUnwUonal TvM Newspaper That Makes A11 N o r t h I ovrti n t Neighbors MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 17 Copy Thli Paper Four HI President Wont Enter Steel Talks Space Has Language of Own Scientists Hear Rustle of Moon Roar of Sun lis tening to the heavens wilh radio telescopes report the sun roars in bursts while the moon rustles softly The galaxy to which the sun and its planets be steadily All the sounds resemble the rushin that irritates radio Us teners sojnelimes but to scien lists it is the music of the spheres The sounds from space have given astronomers a wholly new toolfor learning about the cos mos the National Geographic Society says No one knew the noise existed until 1931 when telephone engineer made the starlling discovery that some radio static originated in the Milky Way about light A WAVE OF discovery fol lowed Astronomers found that Mars Venus Jupiter and Sat urn also send out radio waves And there are sources of radio waves that are invisible with optical telescopes Some such have been localed Their nature is unknown A powerful transrriilter is the Crab Nebula a star that expiqd 1 now arapidly expanding blob of gas Even the scene a stupen collision of galaxies each a mighty system of gas The stars arebypassing each other ances but the gases are meeting violently and producing radio waves Radio telescopes come in sev eral shapes Sqmelook like huge saucers aimed at the sky The dish shape of the antennae helps concentrate the sound Usually the bigger lhe dish the fainter the sounds be heard GREAT BRITAIN a 250foot monster antenna in a cow pasture in 1957 The Soviet Union reportedly has a350foot titan in operation The United States Navy is building one big ger colossus more than 400 feet a quiet pock Lawmen in Hunt for Fisk IOWA CITY Iowa law offi cers are searching A Fisk 45 a Fort Madison pen tenliary Snmale who walked away from University Hospitals here Tuesday night Fisk was sentenced by District fudge JTom Boynton at Mason Cily in 1956 lo a 40year lerm or larceny and as a habitual criminal Radio lelescopes may evenlAulhorilies in Mason City de ually give scientists the Fisk as a vicious crim valions Ihey need lo decide His criminal et of tains the West Virgina moun The scientists hope to gather radio waves from six bil lion lightyears in times as far as the most power ful optical telescopes can reach event CRIME PAY Bullets in his body and a hole in his shoe William Coyle 22 bandit wanted for slaying a Philadelphia policeman is canned AP Photofnx through a meadow of spring flowers after his cap ture at Middelboro Mass William died later but his brother John 24 was arrested Northwestern States Pledges to T Drive Here Gen Hanfprd MaQNider as president and manager of Port land presented a toward the YMCAYWCA fund goal The gift Jrom the cement company represents almost 25 per goal and is 6ne on rec ord in IhVhistory of Mason Cily Gen MacNiders MacNider was he powerful in fluence behind the drive in 1924 which raised for con slruclion of Ihe presenl YMCA building C H MacNIDER save a large contribulion toward that goal Present YMCA officials do not recall the exact amount of C H MacNiders contribulion and Studied by Gromyko GENEVA Foreign Minisler Andrei Gromyko Wed nesday asked and got a 24hour delay in giving his answer to a new Western plan for a Berlin stopgap seltlement This avert ed a breakdown in lhe foreign minislers meeting Western minislers agreed lo lhe delay in lhe hope thai Gro myko will negoliale on Ihcir pro Uveen Iwo conflicting IheorieSj which started in 1927 covers posal lt hjm about the origin of the universe Some aslronomers believe lhe universe was created in a greal cosmic explosion billions of years ago Olhers hold lhe uni verse is in a steady slate wilh new galaxies conslanlly being born BOTH THEORIES as tonishing facets The socalled big bang theory holds that the present chemical constilulion of the universe was decided in half an hour five billion years ago The sleadyslale Ihcory argues that lhe universe had no beginning and will have no end Ihal space as well as lime is infinile and that malter is con tinually being crealed through out space The arguments for and against the theories are com plex involving among other things Einsteins theories on relativity telescopes Bat data from radio will probably help decide between them Wherever the tnilh lies it is almost cer tain to seem fabulous to lay men As astronomer Fred Hoyle said No literary genius could have invented a story onehun dredth part as fantastic as the sober facts that have been un earthed by astronomical sci RATES SECOND BUFFALO N Y L Nydeggcr Iowa Falls Iowa was second in the national Speakup contest of the Junior Chamber of Commerce Tuesday The Jayceas are holding their Rational convention bert or compro four pages Since that time he mi dealf wnich has never been out of prison for more than 13 months at a time Fisk during his criminal ca reer has escaped from the eral penitentiary at Terre Haute he has served 10 years at Fort Madison other count and at the time of his conviction in Mason City he was on a federal Fisk was sent to the Univer sity Hospitals for treatment He would open the way to a summit conference UNDER THE it was disclosed the Western pow ers declared their readiness to have German personnel operate checkpoints on the Berlin sup ply lines This is an offer to accept dealings with Communist East German authorities more or less as of the Soviel Union eluded a guard accompanying This appears to be one major him shortly after his arrival at surprise provision in Ihc West the hospital Liberace Winner in Suit for Libel LONDON A high court jury Wednesday awarded Amer ican Liberace pounds 400 damages in a against the London Daily Mir ror The men and 2 after 3V4 hours of deliberation that a story in 1956 by Mirror columnist Wil liam N Connor implied that the pianist was a homosexual The implication was untrue Ihe jury held On the Inside General News Paftc 1 Norffi Iowa Newt 7 Editorials 10 Society 1213 Sporti Clear Lake News Local News Cemict 31 M ern proposal The plan was not released in textual form but was summarized by Western spokesmen THE WEST refuses to recog nize the East German regime A major point in the current crisis is the Soviet threat to turn over to the East Germans control of the lines supplying the British French and U S garrisons in West Berlin 110 miles inside East Germany Another surprise fs a provis ion that the force of the United States Britain and France would continue to be armed only with conventional weapons that the Western Powers offer an agree ment lo ban nuclear weapons and big missile bases in West Berlin TIMELY DECISION KNOXVILLE Tenn UPI Postmaster C Edwin Groves or dered new clocks for the post of available records do not reveal the amount of his contribution for construction of the present YMCA building were taken in of 1924 C H MacNider was chairman of the drive At least persons do nated lothe building fund The YMCAYWCA drive is un derway to provide for renova tion and expansion of local Y facilities Gen MacNider an nounced the Northwestern States pledge at a report meeting Tuesday in the YWCA Presenting the gift lo Richard L Bailey Gen MacNider remarked thai we are happy to be able to present this pledge for such a worthwhile Gen Mac Refuses to Sign Redistricting Bill ST PAUL UPI Or ville Freeman has refused lo sign a bill calling for a constitu amendment on reappor lionmenl of the Legislalure Wednesday Ihe Governor told nesvsmen why He said the bill fails lo guarantee lo either Ihe rural or urban voters Ihe fair representation he says they de serve He added the proposal docs not contain an cffeclive area factor and failed lo set up standards for equality or repre senlalion according lo popula tion Nider is honorary chairman 01 the drive t GEN MacNIDER thai tiie responsibility of support ing character building instilu lions such as the YMCA and YWCA rests squarely on the shoulders of every citizen We cannol afford to neglect those organizations which play such ah imporlant role in molding Ihe character of fulure American The pledge brings Ihe lolal to in audited sub scriptions This is 44 per cent of Ihe campaign goal The Tuesday meeling began a series of TuesdayFriday re porl meelings which will be con dueled in the YWCA al noon on Ihese days Summing up the first meeling Bailey said that Ihe efforls which you will injecl inlo Ihis campaign during Ihe ncxl Iwo weeks will be Ihe delcrmining faclor as lo what we think of our youlh and the civic pride that we feel for our communi Campaign leadership chair men and volunteers attended the first report meeting THOR DESTROYED VANDENBERG AJR FORCE alif HVA Brilish crew fired i Thor inlermediale range bal islic missile Tuesday but it was destroyed as a safely meas ure shortly afler launching NKAtAGUA fice Tuesday The old slopped last November once AP Pbdofax NEW THREAT Map outlines countries bordering Nicaragua where a new invasion thrust has been re ported by President Luis Somoza Several hundred men of various nationalities reportedly had crossed the border from Honduras near Totecacintc and more are expected to land at Santa Elena Bay B on Costa RicA border N Iowa Farmers Happy Outlook for Crops Good By CHUCK WALK GtobcGaztttt Farm Editor Ask lhe typical North Iowa farmer how things are going with his crops this summer and he will probably say Ask thai same farmer what his crops need mosl righl now and he will undoubtedly say Those two and well sum up lhe crop situation in North Iowa as the second half of June is en lered Almost wilhoul exception the farmers and county extension personal contacted by this re porter thought all crops espe cially corn were slightly ahead of last year when a new yicld peracre record was set in Icjwa for corn ABOUT THE ONLY lo this was in Winncbago and Northern K o s s u I h Counlies where heavy May rains re suited in some corn having lo be replanled Even so Mrs Clayton Lack ore whose husband farms ncai Hayfield thinks the corn tha escaped being drowned out is slighlly ahead of last year Floyd Friedow Kanawha pointed outlhal las year he had an outslantling corn crop and that Ihis years is al most as good The hay crop was belter than we Friedow said and our beans are coming along just finc We could use a little rain again prelly FRIEDOW WAS only farmer contacted who reported any alfalfa damage He told of a son of his having lo plow up aboul 40 acresVof lhe crop after it had been hit by the alfalfa weevil Swinging south a lillle Joe Duea of near Thornlon reporled Ihal his hay is all up and thai hes on his second lime around culUvaUng corn He agrees with Friedow Ihal some rain is needed but thinks his corn crop is slighllyahead of lasl years In Counly John Sul livan who farms wilh his fa lhan lhat Ihings pretty good We are looking havent liar Mason City Partly cloudy not much change in lemperalure Wednesday night and Thurs day Low Wednesday nighl 54 to 60 High Thursday 80 to 8G Partly cloudy liltle tcm perature change Wednesda nighl and Thursday Scattered Ihundershowers extreme northwest late Thursday Highs Thursday 80s in east 90s wesl Lows Wednesday nighl 50s extreme east 60s elsewhere Further outlook Friday parlly cloudy liltle temperature change and scal lered Ihundershowers norlh west portion Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 5 degrees above normal Wednesday night through next Monday Normal highs are in lower 80s Normal lows are 58 north lo 63 soulh Cooler over lhe weekend along wilh scattered showers and thunderstorms expected to give an average of 50 lo inch of rain wilh locally heavier amounts ex pected north Considerable cloudi ness showers Continued quite hoi GlobeGazelle weather data up lo Wednesday Maximum 89 Minimum 63 At 8 68 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 73 51 Guns on Plane Removed on 2 Two of WASHINGTON W Ihc gun units in the Navy plane attacked by Communist jets had been dismantled and confusion in phone conversation among the crew resulted in failure to fire back with the third weapon the Defense Department said Wed nesday A statement was issued after President Eisenhower toprank ing Congress members and oth high government officials uvaij jliun POVCrJUiltUL uiLiiiaia Iher Harold casl of Osagc for explanation of an ini lieves Ihc 65 acres of corn they have is ahead of lasl years ITS GETTING Sullivan continued but other wcrc lhe calisc lial reporl on Ihe lack of relurn fire Thai reporl quoted a crew Assails Geneva Impasse Appeals for Compromise FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Ei senhower Wednesday rejected suggestions lhat he call steel labor and industry spokesmen to he White House in an effort to reach a wage settlement At the same time he dis played inlerest in a suggeslioit hat the government lay out its own statement of lhe facts in the steeldispute for lhe benefit of lhe public As he has in the past Eisen hower made it clear he believes there should be no government intervention in the collective bargaining process now under way between the steel workers union and lhe companies With that in mind a reporter asked at a news conference whether the President might consider calling the representa tives of both sides lo a White House meeting in an effort to create a climate of accommo SEN STUART Symington D Mo urged Tuesday lhat such a meeting be sel up Symington spoke in Philadelphia at a meet ing of the AFLCIO Industrial Union Departmenl Eisenhowerreplied lhat we have some hislorical back ground for ihal kind of confer ence mentioning the name of former President Harry Truman Eisenhower noted that Ihere had been an attempt to seize the steel plants an action later declared invalid by the Supreme Court Eisenhower said he believes that for the government lo get involved in the colleclive bar gaining process would be tiurlful lhan helpful Bui lhe President said to urge again thai each side keep in mind lhe slake American people have a reason able scUlement of the wage controversy He said the wel fare of 175 million people is a ol more important than the is sues direclly involved in lhe dis pute TO OTHER QUESTIONS EIv jnhower defended his righl as chief executive to try to influ ence Congress He said the Con Ihrough lhe righl of veto made him a part of the legislative process As to whether Ihere was any administration lobbying in be member as saying missing parts half of he nomination of Sec retary of Commerce Lewis L any Irouble wilh alfalfa wee vils or corn borers and lhe oat are aboul lhe same as last year when we had a real good To the north William St Clair Worth Counly cxlension director followed suit by re porting lhat as far as growth is concerned the corn crop is nor mal and may be slighlly ahead The plane was set upon over Strauss he he would use international waters of the Sea kvery mflucnce that the exccu 1 of last year The red clover wls killed almost 100 per cent by the hart winter we had in the county anc had lo be plowed up and put inlo SC Clair continued He too thnks moisture is needed following the hot weather of lhe pasl week The weekly reporl by the Iowa Agriculture Dcpnrlmenl revealed that 95 per cent of the soybean crop has been planlcd The crop is in in the northern part of the slate but only about JO per c c n t of it has been Wanted in the wet soulh central seclion The oal crop began lo head during lhe past week Its growth has been fairly good although possibly not so even as he department said of Japan One crewman wounded SAM DATIlfStlK The Pentagon said the new information was based on a pre liminary report of an investiga tion order by Adm Arleigh A Burke chief of naval operations This particular plane was as signed lo reconnaissance mis sions rather than antisubmarine Because of Ihis the for ward lurrct used only againsl surface largcls was deliberate ly rendered inoperable by util izing the space for rcconnais sancclypc equipment For a similar reason and lo compen sale for the weifihl of the addi lional equipmcnl Ihc lop turret had been Guns normally are located in lhe turrets of Ihc P4M Mercator plane Injuries Fatal to Pocahbntas Woman FORT DODGE HVMrs Cecil Gregcrson 44 Pocahontas died at a hospital here Wednesday of njuries she received in a iwo car collision Saturday night ler husband 52 was in fair condition Wednesday at a hos ital here Four other persons njured in the accident on High vay 44 two miles soulh of Kolfe vere in good condition MAN SUFFOCATED SUMMER Fred H Drier died of suffocation Tuesday when he tumbled into a bin o powdery material At a concrete products firm hero was1 live branch could use when his i conscience lod him that some ihing was right The President showing some slight evidence of hoarseness at his first meeting with reporters in Iwo weeks made Ihese other points of news He said he Geneva foreign ministers conference reflected an unwillingness on lhe part of the Russians to discuss mailers which might lead to fruitful ne gotiations al the summit Ha said prospects for a summit meeting were no brighter than they were two weeks ago when he said there had been no prog ress al that lime to justify call ing a lop level meeling He said lhat if he has to go to Europe on any other business lie will make a special effort to see French President Charles de Gaulle in an attempt to resolve differences between France and the United States over demand for access to nuclear weapons 250 in Strike at Fort Dodge Plant FORT DODGE UPIj strike of about 250 members of the United Cement Lime and Gypsum Workers Union contin ued here today at lhe National Gypsum Co plant jJJnion spokes men said the strike affected all nine of the firms plants in the United States Picket lines were set up Tuesday after the con tract expired Workers were seeking higher wages and im proved fringe benefits includ ing pension plan
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