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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 5, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lot VOL 97 AuoeUUd CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION The Newspaper That Makes All North I o wa ns N e i g h bor s United iBterutioal FuJJ LMJM MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 5 1959 7e Paper Two OM NO m RussHo Cj i f Firms i Bid Rejected PITTSBURGH UPI The powerful Wage Policy Commit tee of the United Steelworkers Union Monday rejected an industry proposal to end the crippling steel strike as completely un However USW President David J McDonald said union ne gotiators would contact the industry bargaining team in an effort to arrange further The Wage Policy Committee has made a detailed analysis terms submitted by the indus try to settle this Me One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLU ISM Sunday WOI Amei 510 Tueidajr WTAD Qulncjr 934 Thurm WSUI Iowa City moi Sat Religions Impact on Politics N THIS VISIT WITH YOU It will be my hope to be wholly I objective and detached in my approach to a question which normally is likely to be more whispered about than talked about The subject is religion in politics Right now the question is being asked in more specific form Can a Catholic fie elected president For the first time since 1928 when Al Smith of New York was rather decisively defeated in his bid for the White House by Her bert Hoover a prominent Cath olic layman Sen John F Ken nedy of Massachusetts is a leading perhaps the leading contender for the Democratic presidential nomination Public what they are worthy the Boston man the top in a sizable fiefdVpt Its remembered of course that he out by the closest of margins for second place on the ticket in 1956 with his most enthusiastic support curiously enough coming from the Deep South ANYBODY who thinks this question can be worked out with a slide rule or a book of popula tion statistics showing the num ber of Catholics and Protestants in our country is ripe for some disillusionment It just isnt that simple At least a dozen im ponderables figure in the mat ter and nobody is wise enough to weigh them against each other Predictions arent facilitated donald told newsmen in a has tily prepared statement THESE TERMS were re jected unanimously by the com mittee members as being com pletely The industry spokesman R Conrad Cooper said the offer rejected by the USW would have provided a 15 cent hourly pack age providing for increased wages and benefits over the period of two The USWs executive commit tee Sunday rejected the peace proposal aimed at ending the 83day strike which has idled a halfmillion steelworkers and in related industries The union president said he has advised the White House by telephone on the status of the negotiations in the nations longest steel walkout However no report of the conversation was forthcoming from the union Washington or President Eisen howers vacation White House in Palm Calif EISENHOWER WARNED in meetings with union and indus Victory HECKLER MANHANDLED Bruce Farrow who used an amplifier to heckle a Labor Party campaign at Manchester England is hustled from the scene The AP Photofax incident was just one in a series point ing up the importance of Thursdays general election try chiefs last week that the economychoking strike must end quickly The Presidents words were taken to mean that he might invoke 80day backto work provisions of the Taft Hartley law if settlement was not possibly when he returns from his Palm Springs vacation Thursday Sources in Washington said the government may call the ne gotiators to Washington if an impasse is not broken here in an effort to pressure a settle ment without direct government intervention If the talks are moved and still no agreement reached the source told UPT the government then would be ready to invoke the TaftHartley Act Laborites Closing Gap British Election Nears LONDON Labor and Conservative parties Mon day roared into the final lap of their election battle running neck and neck Public opinion polls showed the Laborites led by Hugh Gait skell had dramatically closed Prime Minister Harold Ma cmillahs Cbnsery a tives seeking a third term in too much by history in this par ticular area The picture is by no means in sharply drawn lines not even in that Al Smith Herbert Hoover contest of 1928 which saw the Solid South cracked by Republicanism for the first time in well over a half century Our assumptions have been all too glib and unsup All of us recall of course that Al Smith was a devout Catholic But he had several other marks of identification all of them unpalatable to Dixie He was for repeal of the prohi bition amendment and its en forcement act Moreover he was a New Yorker who wore the badge of Tammany Hall with pride Both of these facts were anathema to the Deep South THEN TOO nation was experiencing a time of un precedented prosperity in 1928 living in a fools paradise as it later But the peo ple were in no mood for a change A Republican victory was about as much foreordained in 1928 as a New Deal triumph was four years later in the depths of the depression All things considered theres no assurance that any other nominee put up by the Demo cratic party in 1928 even Frank lin D Roosevelt himself could have won over a still glamorous Herbert Hoover in times of pip ing prosperity We may there fore be proceeding from a ques tionable premise in our assump tion that antiCatholicism beat Al Smith QUITE ANOTHER interpreta tion was placed on a heavily CONTINUED ON PACE 3 Accident Near Charles City Claims Victim CHARLES Hen ninger 52 Waverly died Sun day of injuries received in a two truck crash four miles southwest of Charles City Sept 30 Funeral services are pend ing at the ClevelandCastle Fu neral Home Waverly Heavy Rains in Southern Iowa but North Clear Heavy rains in southern and eastern Iowa Sunday turned to the same kind of drizzles some other areas of the state were ex periencing Monday The Weath er Bureau said a letup in this condition could be expected Tuesday Fairfield reported inches of rain in the 24 hours ended early Monday Keosauqua had Bloomfield Ottumwa LeClaire and many other points recorded more than an inch These included Clarence inches Davenport and Burling the nationwide election of a House of Commons Thursday But with only three days to go a massive and decisive block of voters appeared still unde cided THE LIBERAL News Chron poll indicated the two major parties were each backed by per cent of the nafibns voters Liberal party sup ported by only 4 per cent the pbil showed a huge 20VSz per cent had not made up their minds But when these dont knows were asked which par Mason City Cloudy occasional light rain or drizzle Monday night ending Tuesday after noon Low Monday night High Tuesday Claude Lent 52 of near Clinton Washing the other truck driver still is hospitalized with muscular in juries and possible internal in juries Lent was driving a truck with mounted corn sheller and Henninger was driving a van type truck loaded with eggs FALL PROVES FATAL DUBUQUE fall from a bicycle resulted Sunday in death to Robert Lent 10 son of Mr and Mrs Howard Lent ton Cedar Rapids Cascade Chariton Dubuque Albia Wil liamsburg Gilman Osceola Lamoni To ledo Traer Monte zuma and Brooklyn Grin nell North English and Pella inches Skies generally were clear in North Iowa however Mason City had only a trace of precipi tation Sunday around 50 near 60 No Hope for Early End to E Coast Dock Strike NESW YORK ft Repre sentatives of both sides in the five day old longshoremens strike met separately Monday with federal mediators But there was practically no hope that they would confer with each other A mediator doubt ed there would be joint nego tiations before next month The prospect of no progress heightened the possibility that the government would move to end by court order the strike that has paralyzed ports from Maine to Texas The economic impact of the walkout by dock work the nation in the throes of the most severe steel strike in its set off a flood of complaints to Washington If the efforts of federal me diator Robert H Moore fail to crack the negotiation dead lock President Eisenhower could invoke the TaftHartley law for an 80day return to work period The strike caught shippers and many union chiefs by surprise Locals representing Atlantic Coast dockers had agreed to a 15day contract extension and locals along the Gulf Coast were expected to follow suit But the key to the agreement was a proviso that any new contract benefits be retroactive When Southern dockers failed to get the same agreement from their employ ers they struck The rest of the longshoremen followed Iowa Cloudy rain or drizzle Monday night and northeast half Tuesday Lows Monday night 4555 Highs Tuesday 55 northeast to near 70 south west Further outlook Partly cloudy a n d a little warmer Wednesday Minnesota Light rain warmer Highs Tuesday 6070 FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average near normal The normal highs from the middle 60s north to near 70 south The normal lows from the lower 40s north to the upper 40s south Warner Wednesday and Thursday with little change thereafter Precipita tion will average 25 to 44 inches occurring as showers the first part of the period ty they were more inclined to support they put Labor aheac 42 per cent to 41 When the campaign openec just over two weeks ago the national opinion polls gave La bor little chance The Conserva Lives popularity then appearec sufficient to send them back with as big or bigger majority than the 52seat margin they won in are 630 seats in the House BUT LABORS vigorous grass roots campaign their glittering promises of tax cuts and in creased oldage pensions and some superslick television elec tioneering combined to hack away at the Tory lead Macmillan continued to cam paign on the plank that his forces had given Britain peace and and that his per sonal diplomacy with the lead ers of East and West promised more of the same He predicted a Conservative victory telling newsmen Sunday night I am more and more confident as the election BISHOP DIES HOLLYWOOD Itf William Bishop 41 Broadway and movie actor and most recently a reg ular on the TV series Its a Great died Saturday of cancer Beaten to Punch CAPE CANAVERAL F 1 National Aeronau tics and Space Administratio revealed Monday it is studyin plans to launch another moo rocket from the cape No date was indicated but th Drief announcement had the e ect of a little the gloom that spread amon American missilemen with Rus sias firing of LunikIII this pas scientists had hoped tw weeks ago that the weeken would see a satellite headed fo an orbit around the moon Th rick was with a bit of variation THE they had planne o mark the satellite became in stead signifyin the launching of Lunik Ills 967 pound payload toward a pro Crammed cigar shaped orbi around both moon and earth NASA estimated that abou ive months would be require to repair damage at comple 12 on the cape Complex 12 was the launch ng pad for the AtlasAble moo rocket that was supposed t lave carried 375 pound satellite toward a luna orbit sometime early t h i month BUT THE AtlasAble blew u during a static test Sept 24 Th first and second stages of th burstage rocket and the pad itself heavily dam aged NASA said i plans to conduct jaisirhilar ex leriment usingpthdr launchin acilities at Cape The satellite remained in stor age but a new moon rocket ap peared to be at best severa veeks away Maj Gen Donald N Yates bmrnander of the Air Force missile test center here had no mmediate comment on the Rus ian shot But one official said the fact hat Lunik III was designed to ake and relay pictures of the moons far side really hurt he morale of missilemen here U S missilemen had hoped o get pictures of the moons far ide with their satellite The At asAble was the only vehicle be ng prepared for the trip when exploded LIBBY DIES PORTLAND Maine rick H Libby 96 believed to e the nations oldest member the Knights of Pythias died aturday AP Pholofax NEW SPACE gram illustrates how the latest Soviet moon rocket may get into a fantastic orbit Its hoped that the satellite will come within miles of the moon pass around it and head back toward earth The rockets speed is slower than that of the first two shots so as to prevent it from shooting off into of Moon Is Goal Rocket on Its Way Rain Still Falling in Southwest By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rain fell without letup over most of the Southwest Monday For Oklahoma it was the iixth straight day of continuous downpour Parts of Texas also flying So viet space laboratory will reach its closest distance moon Tuesday and make mankinds first photographs of its hidden face Tass said Monday Slowed by the relentless gravi tational tug of the earth the flying laboratory should come within miles of the moon at 5 day the official news agency said As it approached the moon he interplanetary what the Russians call separated from the last stage of Jie cosmic rocket that launched it Sunday Tass added THE AGENCY SAID that at atest report the station was kilometers or miles from the earth and over the eastern part of the Indian Ocean This was about at the twothirds of the way mark Tass said the apparatus is moving toward the moon more slowly than the first and second Luniks This is to enable it to pass round the moon and be pulled back to earth instead of flying off into space as did tha first moon shot last January If the rocket performs as the were inundated After a round of punishing slows in the Southwest over the weekend the rain edged over nto the Midwest TEN DEATHS were attribu ted to the weather over the weekend Two persons were missing in flooded sections of Texas Property damage in Oklaho ma was in millions of dollars Hardest hit in Oklahoma were Juthrie Oklahoma City and mailer communities in eastern ind central sections of the tale Nearly families ave been evacuated because f the rising Arkansas River nd Cottonwood Creek Workers vere sandbagging the waters A STRING OF tornadoes ammed north central Texas unday damaging scores of omes and farm property Five ersons were injured Yuba and Paris Iso were struck by tornadoes ne woman was injured in Ok alioma Property was damaged both states A cloudburst near a car skidding Sunday struck he ranch country in central exas Eighteen inches of wa 3r were reported Thousands f head of cattle drowned Russians expect Interplanetary space station contained in the fi nal stage of the rocket would careen around the moon like around a sharp turn It could skip put of control and and plunge into the depths of space It could stall turn and fiery death in the earthV atmosphere scientists calculations have been exact it could negotiate the corner per fectly whip around the back of the moon which no man has ever seen take crude electronic pictures of it and radio them to earth The Soviet scientists said they should know in a short time which it will be If perfection is achieved the rocket could slew around the earth as it did around the moon circling both earth and moon in a huge cigarshaped orbit for months to come This too may be known soon Soviet scientists hailed the third cosmic rocket as the be ginning of interstellar naviga GlobeGazette weather up to 8 Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum data 60 43 54 01 SAME IOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES BlJtck meant traffic death In past 24 hours FLOODFILLED TOWN This was the scene at Bixby a town of as the swollen Arkansas River spilled over its banks and covered half x rains AP Photofax of the community The Arkansas at nearby Tulsa reached its second highest stage in history following weeklong tion and that it was a far greater achievement than the moon hit of Sept 14 SCIENTIST NIKOLAI shov said the equipment carried by the rocket meant that data from the other side of the moon would be available for the first time He added that the launch ing means that we have en tered the period of planned mas tery of cosmic space and of flights to the moon and the near er planets of our solar Soviet scientists said if the rocket successfully swings into its cigarshaped orbit around moon and earth it will photo graph about 40 per cent of the side of the moon that is always hidden to the earth They said its orbit would be on a different plane than that on which the moon swings about the earth It is expected to make a round trip about every three days but will intersect the moons path only once every 21Vi days On the Inside General News 1 Eat Grow Soc iety 474 Mason City Sports News Clear Lake News Latest Markets Comics North Iowa News 15 DROWNED JUUKA Finland teen teenagers 10 boys and five drowned Sun day when a speeding motorboat crashed headon at dusk into a motorboat taking 21 youths to party   

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