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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 27, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL f7 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION The and United PreM International Full LeaM Newspaper That Makes AN North lowans Neighbors MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 27 Tc a Copy TWs Paper of Two SectionsSectton No M4 All Eyes X in France on Bikes Business Comes Second During Tour de France By RICHARD SPON6 GlofceGazctte Editorial Keseareh Bureau WASHINGTON For the nex few weeks until July 18 don look for any startling develop ments in France Business wil go on as usual of course its a bit early for the traditions summer vacation shutdown but few will have their hearts in it The interest of any true red blooded Frenchman from Aix to Algeria will be riveted on the Tour de France Cycliste the bi cycle race which to the French is the World Series Kentucky Derby and ArmyNavy game all rolled into one The competition will be f o 1 lowed eagerly throughout West ern Europe Among the 25 or more teams entered are cyclists from Belgium Great Britain It aly Luxembourg Spain and Switzerland The route al most miles will take the wheelandpedal stars up moun tain and down dale on a rough great circle of France with ex cursions into Switzerland and tiny Luxembourg The race is run in three stages with rest periods scheduled for July 4 and July 12 THE TWO LONGEST laps the 284kilometre miles grind from Rouen to Rennes and the 331kilometre 207 miles finale from Dijon to the Pare des Princes Paris on July 18 Three days of sprints of any where from miles to miles are scheduled Individual awards are given every day and the winner of the whole tour is one of the biggestmoneymak ers of t h e world professional sport Probably the national hero of France next to Presi dent Charles de Gaulle is Lou ison Bobet a threetime winner of the classic whose income is said 16 exceed a year Seek not tolearn whats go ing on on the slopes of the sum mit or in the marls of trade while the Tour is on Two French newspapers sponsor the race and the rest report it al most to the exclusion of other world news DURING THE 1948 Tour for example the Allied airlift to be seiged Berlin was setting rec ords daily in heroism and effi ciency but you had to look in side a French newspaper lo find the story Bobet and his hard pedalling opponents monopolized Page 1 What the French Jean Q wanted lo know was who end ed up each day wearing the leaders coveted maillot blanche white This public frenzy makes the race perhaps the greatest pro motional opportunity in France Tire bicycle soda and ver mouth makers in sponsor ship and last year some 000 was distributed in prize mon ey Special awards are made for the best news stories and these inspire some pretty fruity prose It was written of one casualty of the grueling pace that he died in beauty in the Union Reverses Itself AP holofax SHOOTS AT SUN Dr Martin Schwarzschild Princeton University astronomer makes adjust ments at Minneapolis on a telescopic camera to be lofted by balloon to feet for pictures of the sun Dr Schwarzchild scientific director for balloon flights and his associates will focus and aim the camera by remote control from the ground They will be guided by an image televised from the balloon Delay in Missile mess QUANT1CO Va Wi Secre ary of Defense Neil H McElroy mnounced Salurday a delay of at least 60 days in getting Ihe Atlas Intercontinental Ballistic Missile ready for combat The irst IBMs had been expected to e operationl by the end of this month The defense chief was asked t a news conference if the Air orce would make Ihe originally scheduled deadline despite re cent test difficulties with Ihe big missiie McElroy replied lhat Ihe in itial operational dale will be delayed not less than 60 adding that the time could be longer HE MET wirfi reporters after the chiefs of air offensive and defensive forces had given Iheir personal and secret estimates lo a session of the U S military high command on the ability of their units to respond lo Soviet attack McElroy said there are rea sons to believe the Russians will not have their ICBMs ready for combat any sooner than the Atlas Asked if the Soviet Union had encountered the same delay as the United Stales he replied We do have information We believe lhat they serious trouble Whether they THE TOUR DE FRANCE ou that trouble we acknowledged as t h e worlds dont longest toughest and bloodiest Then to anolher question Mc bicycle race Broken bones and sajd j was possible the Mason City Considerable cloudi ness with occasional showers or thunderstorms possibly heavy Saturday night Partly cloudy Sunday with chance of an afternoon or evening thun dershower Cooler Saturday nighl low upper 60s High Sunday mid 80s j Investigating Plane Crash MILAN Italy Ufi An ar mored car regiment and hun dreds of police Saturday sealed off a threemile zone of scatlered wreckage lhat may hold the secret behind the crash of a airliner in a furious sum mer thunderstorm All 68 per sons aboard were killed Witnesses said they saw light ning strike the fourengine Con stellalion Aviation ex perts said it was more likely that the Chicagobound Trans World Airline plane was shaken to pieces by the violence of Ihe storm Some people on the ground said Ihey heard the plane ex plode iu Ihe air There was also the possibility of mechanical Hoffa Still Promises CleanUp WASHINGTON and a hah years after the Senale LaborManagement Committee began invesligaling him James R Hoffa still promises to drive racketeers from office in his Teamsters Union His story is the do it in his own good time Hoffa old the committee Fri day he has Ihe power and the authority lo do it vvii not act until the commillee ends its investigation His promise drew a scornful retort from Sen John F Kenne dy I have no hope of your ever cleaning up the union Kennedy said Chairman John L McClel an DArk has charged repeal Iowa Considerable lhat in by mobsler allies lhat he failure as the cause of Italy worst air disaster ITALIAN AND American ex perls began their inquiry Satin day Investigators came from the and Italian governmen air safety agencies and TWA An Italian district attorney Sal vatore Petrucci also was sen by the government the investigalibn is fin ibihed not even the relatives o the victims will be allowed nea the tangle of blackened alum num all hat remained of th with scallered showers and thunderstorms Saturday night cooler extreme northwest low in mid 60s northwest to mid 70s southeast Partly cloudy Sunday with chance of widely scattered thundershowers Minnesota Considerable cloudi ness Salurday nighl with scat tered showers and thunder storms east and south cooler lows 5262 north 60s south Sunday partly cloudy highs 70s north 7885 south GlobeGazette weather data up lo 8 Salurday Maximum Minimum At Precipitation 87 69 71 38 couldnt clean up the union if he wanted to The committee named a long siring of union officials with long criminal records who have pleaded the Fifth Amcndmcnl as witnesses Their crimes in clude extortion murder and nar cotics Hoffa said he would attend lo them in due course including Sam Goldstein president of New York Local 239 who draws his union salary and expense account while serv ing a jail term for extortion When the final chapter is closed in this will then lake Ihese Hoffa said committee we up one by one plane that plummeted into field north of here The plane had taken off from Malpensa Airport in this bi north Italian industrial city jus 17 minutes before It flew nprt toward the Swiss Alps and int the storm It was headed fo Paris and then a nonstop fligh to Chicagos OHare Airport At least 31 passengers and crew members were American BODIES so badly mangled that identification of most wa not immediatctypossible wcr collecled at an improvised shel in the woods Bits of the giant Constellation were scatlered in a threemile Irail along Ihe ground among the crowded villages north o Milan People on the ground said thej saw the lightning boit hit ove Cnstcllanza All rcporled lh plane Ihen turned into a fire ball It continued aloft with it gas tanks exploding they said Ihen hit ground near Maranle ii theshadow of IheAlpine vosor counlry The Civil Aeronautics Board which dispatched Mar tyn Clarke its assistant chic safely engineer o work will Italian officials has no record of any airliner blowing up in night after being hit by lighl ning TWA SAID the last radio sig nal heard from Ihe plane was a thai it had climbed to feel But witnesses said hey saw Ihe plane flying much owcr Investigators from he Italian Civil Aviation Administration also planned to talk o the eye witnesses none of whom was to be schooled in avia tion A men British and several other European na tionalities One of the dead was Maria Sacchelti Fermi a Rome leach er identified as he sister of the ale Enrico Fermi Italian phy sicist who helped develop the atomic bomb Fermi died oi cancer in Chicago five years ago The victims included cans Italians French AP Phololax FUTILE RESCUE AlTEMPT Rescue workers hold Andrew Delcmeter 17 as others try to dislodge him from rocks in six feet of water in Black River near Forestport Y Despite efforts to keep his head above water Delemeter died of shock and ex posure four hours after he fell in while trying to cross slippery rocks relatives from Hamden N were on a fishing trip Prospect of Tax Cut WASHINGTON MV A com promise lax bill holds prospects of a cutnext year in the federal 10 per cent tax on telephone charges and in rail bus and air plane lickel laxes and P increased federal we fare assistance grants lo lh states by 142 million dollars a year THE HOUSE BILL wai limit continuation of the 52 per House conferees riday approved Ihe compro mise bill which continues Ko ean wartime corporateincome ml excise tax rales for another ear These axes drop to prc orcan levels al midnighl Tncs ay unless a new law is enacted The conferees scnl back lo he Senale and House a bil vhich would in its immediate ffecl simply continue laxe vilhout change until June 30 960 Then 1 decision on chang ng lax rates would again come eiore Congress Conferees abandoned Scnate assed proposals which would ave repealed Ihe 4 per ent slock dividend income redit 2 repealed the entire 0 per cent communications and asscnger transportation taxes torn ligaments are the loll for the slippery going over rainslick cobblestones Even without acci dent the race exacts from its 130 or so starters high penalties in he form of fatigue nervous ex haustion and saddle sores grad ually festering into open wounds But for all their pains the cy clists are as pampered as Rus sian prima ballerinas An en tourage of up to cars full of sports writers promoters and just plain bicycle buffs follows every mile of the race The new feature this year is a helicopter ambulance complete with a Red Cross parachutist It may or may not be true lhat 50 million Frenchmen or 45 mil lion as of today cantfee wrong but one thing is sure they can be as daffy as any popswilling American baseball bleacherite FELL IN TAR AMES WVBruce Barron 18 of Ames was reported in fair condition in a hospital here Sat urday He suffered second and third degree burns on his arms Friday when he stumbled and fell into t bucket of bot tar Soviet Union would have opera tional a few perhaps 10 mis siles by the end of this calendar year BUT HE INSISTED the num ber of 10 is not important it is when they have enough to cream he counlry when they have the capability to at least seriously degrade our ability to respond with counterattack by knocking out American launching sites and air bases Testing of the Atlas has bcenj suspended by the Air Force while some corrective work is being McElroy said Testing will be resumed before the end of July he added ccnl fax on corporation income and present rales on aulomo biles aulo parts and accessor ies cigarettes liquor wine and beer In compromising their differ ences Senate House conferees proposed culling in half ihc pas senger transportation tax affec tive June 30 I960 provided Con gress does not vole o continue the full rale before Ihen And they agreed to the repeal of Ihe 10 per cent communica tions tax as it applies lo local phone charges also effective June 30 I960 The lax on long distance phone lolls and olhcr communication charges would not be affected The compromise because jn Steel To Iks to Resume Strike Still Threatened BULLETIN NEW YORK workers Union acting on bid from Eisenhow er Saturday postponed threat of a steel strike ontil midnijht July 14 Union Pres ident David J McDonald an nounced extension of steel contracts that otherwise would expire on June 30 NEW YORK The Steel vorkers Union agreed Saturday o resume contract negotiations vith the industrys regular bar gaining team David J McDonald union president said however Im not going lo get in another fili buster and said he would walk out again if the in dustry continues to refuse to grant worker contract gains McDONALD Friday declined further sessions with industry representatives saying they had been fruitless He called for di rect talks with steel company lop executives but that bid was flatly rejected McDonald announced Satur day morning after a meeting withthe unions 33man execu tive board that he would go back into session with the regu lar industry team headed by U S Steel Corp Vice President R Conrad Cooper BUT IM not going fo sit in another filibuster Mc Im not interested in their case The union chief expressed hope that industrys liaison men have some Instructions rom their superiors lo do some McDonald said nothing has really happened in eight weeks f talks so far He said he union ins made settlement proposals ut the industry has no age or other contract in reascs Present contracts expire at midnight next Tuesday with a strike threatened for Wednes day McDONALD renewed an offer lo extend existing contracts for 15 days will a proviso that any negotiated gains date back lo July 1 The industry has reject ed the retroaclivity feature There was no immediate time set for resumption of talks by McDonald and Cooper But a session laler Saturday was re garded as likely The union executive board a statement that time is proposed lax cuts are a year off running ou but a strikc can still would have no effect on avcrlcd if industry will Presidents closely tiato on Ihe basis of the un biHlgot for the 1960 fiscal spcciric proposals or make starling July 1 jg fajr proposaj of OVVn for THE COMPROMISE bill is to be called up Monday in both NEITHER McDonald or the louse and Senate for expcctcdjindustry has marie public any approval and transmillal to Iheidetails of Ihc union settlement Whilc House for he President saH nc has signature before Ihc Tuesday a iclter rom a steel buy midnight deadline cr jn saying that sleel In another tax in that area have jHousc Speaker Sam boosted prices on small DTex securely nailed down quantity lots of hot rolled steel Ihc fact lhat Congress isnt go McDonald wilhout identifying ing loenact higher gasoline the author of the letter quoted axes to finance Ihe interstate the buyer as writing this is highway program as asked by CVen before any wage settle President Eisenhower good example of the Were not going to put on Ihcjhighhanded way steel puts a cent tax Period No parajsquccze on our Rayburn told JHE js The President has said that 1 The industry is sticking to unless the federal gasoline tax ils refusa to improve present was raised from 3 lo cents a gallon the highway program would come o a stop by 1961 for lack of federal funds Youths Held for Dynamite Theft steel contracts in any manner and LUCK WITH DRIVER The car driven by Benja min Ournmett was caught in a squeeze in Portland when A esment truck traveling alongside him AP Pluxnlmc suddenly overturned slamming both vehicles into a parked car Crummett unhurt except for shock 2 McDonald is insisting that industry profits and productivity gains warrant a sizeable wage increase plus pension and other benefit boosts McDonald has never made public the settlement proposals he has given the industry The DAVENPORT Wi Four 16more than workers n the yearold Davenport youths arebasic steel mills averaged being held in connexion withjan hour in April the theft of 160 sticks of dynaj mite and caps police said Fri BIRTHDAY day The youths said police EASTON Conn Helen reported they stole iho dynaKeller deaf and blind or most mile so they could rob an of her active life was 79 armored ear old Saturday
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