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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 7, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor HOME EDITION T h t N e po pe r t h a t Males A II I o w a n s N i g h bor VOL W PTMI ud UaiUd tBterMtkmal ruD LMM MASON CITY IOWA WEDNlESbAY OCTOBER 7 To Copy Paper ConiUU erf Four 9U Ill in Center of 3VVoy Tug ot War By DAVID WISE New York Herald Tribune News Service fierce be power struggl in progress here over con trpl of the Army missile instal lation at Huntsville where scientists under Dr Wernhe Von Braun are developing thi most powerful rocket engine in the nations space program Because the Army the Ai Force and the National Aero nautics and Space Administra tidn are locked in a tug of war over the key facility President Eisenhower m a y have to step in to settle the dis pute At stake is control over the man team of space scien lists working under Dr Von Braun at the Armys Redstone Arsenal at Huntsville This is the pioneer spaceteam that pui Americas first Ex plorer I into orbit Jan 31 11958 as an answer to the Soviet Un ions Sputnik I THE HUNTSVILLE scientists are now engaged in a poten tially even more importan project development for the Pentagon of a clustered rocket engine with pound thrust that will the United States biggest outer space vehicle dwarfing all pre vious projects Space experts are banking on Saturn for future lunar probes and launching of space plat forms and 1 argeplatforms and large The monster of half a dozen Jupitertype engines is expected to be ready by the end of 1960 or early 1961 Against this debate over control of Hunts ville is being waged across the Potomac in the Pentagon and n the corridors of the Na tional Aeronautics and Space Administration on d ow ntown Washingtons H Street No one is venturing to predict the out come atthis point THE STRUGGLE has its roots in the immediate pbst Sputnik era when NASA was created Nations civilian space agency Congress gave the President power to transfer to the Space Agency any facili ties deemed necessary to carry out the program Last fall in line with this pro vision NASA sought to take over the Huntsville plant arid the Armys jet propulsion lab oratories at Pasadena Calif The Army protested President Eisenhower by law the actual head of NASA an nounced he would personally de cide whether the shift would be made On Dec 3 the President announced that Huntsville would remain under Army di rection but assigned the jet labs to the Space Agency Since the President under th law is final arbiter of dispute between the Space Agency anc the Armed Services he is ex pected to be drawn into the cur rent struggle as well WHAT HAS TOUCHED off the new struggle over Hunts ville was the recent announce by the Department of De fense of a reshuffle in the mill tary space program The Pent TALKING IT OVER Paul Brechter director of athletics at State AP Photofax Bud Suteiy director ofathletic rela University of Iowa emerges from a tions Subject of the meeting was the meeting of the Board of Control of Athresignation of football coach Forest letics and has a with William Evashevski Story on sports Board of Regents Athletic Controversy at SUI DBS MOESTES iowa Board if Regents merhbfers indicated Vednesday they IsHould look into he controversy between two top University of Iowa athletic de artment officials The Regents sentiment in the ongsmquldering dispute abolition of the athletic1 direc tors office Another a full public discussion mat ter A third said no investigation is needed Hagemann Waverly presiderit of the said Brectiler and h e football Evashevski oundeid but by The Associated the boards at Iowa City this week 6tie board member advocated regularly R egents undoubtedly Tiyill f look into the Iowa athletic problems It is fortunatethat the board is meeting now if this matter had to come said Mrs Ken rieth Evans of Emerson I will personally ask the board for a full public discus sion of all the Joseph Rosenfield of Des Moines is the way to the university and to the should be taken on this matter she said It future of the university as a whole and the state to bypass ouse tl Commence on Construction Mason i3ityi next Monday ex start construction of the Cerro Gordo County The building should be com pleted by November 1960 The County Board of Super visors Tuesday night accepted Henkels base bid of for general construction All other base bids wereac cepted at the same time The base bids total This is less than the amount which the county now has to remodel and equip the former Standard Oil Co building at 3rd and Washington The board feels that the is sufficient leeway for any additional expenses that may arise The architects fee must also come from that amount Other base bids which the board accepted are C J Smith Electrical Construction Mason Payne Plumbing and Heating Mason City Ideal Plumbing Mason City for heating and air conditioning work Kimball Broth ers Council Bluffs for eleva tor work and Pauly Jail and Building St Louis All bids accepted were lower than the v base bids which these contractors had entered time of bid ding last August The board negotiated with the contrac tors fbr the last month in an effort to bring construction costsinto line with available money The low bid for construc tion entered in August from the Sheehy Construction St was for That bid was withdrawn how ever by the St Paul firm The contract withthe Hen kel Construction Co specifies 400 days as the time for com pleting the building The board Wednesday morn ing stressed that there are no major changes in the plan for thenew building Nothing es sential was left out to keep the cost down The face of the planned building will be of glass alum inum panels and granite and Bedford stone The present courthouse has square feet space on three floors The proposed building will provide square feet of usable space on four floors Near in AP Photofax agon announced that its Ad v a n c e d Research Projects Agency would turn over to the Air Force responsibility for de velopment production and launching of military space Assignment of this role to the Air Force would on the face of it seem to mean that Hunts ville where military rockets are developed and produced woulc be taken from the Army and turned over to the Air Force Mississippi Gives Up Body of Youth GUTTENBERG m A body Identified as that of James Cleveland 20 Spring Valley was recovered from the Mississippi River about two miles north of here Tuesday night Cleveland a deck hand OB a government barge had i missing since Sept 20 HUNG IN EFFIGY Anunidentified SUI student examines a dummy found hanging from a tree on the Iowa City campus The Paul apparently refers to Paul Brechler director of athletics Decorah Children Help to Foil Attempt at Molesting DECORAH Ahattempt across the street He took child molesting was foiled here ner by thc hand and asked h to Tuesday evening by a group of children Shortly after dark several children were playing in a yard on a residential street An un known into the midst of the children and asked a girl your name Linda She replied No its Then he said Thats what I HE THEN ASKED where her ather lived She pointed to the SAME show him the As they approached the house he sud denly dragged the child into a back yard and through some brush The other children had fol lowed The childs older sister ran into the h o u s e and called her parents Thefather chased the man and the mother called on neighbors to turn on their porch lights and then sum moned the sheriff and police WHEN THE MAN realized he was being chased he dropped the little girl and ran to a light parked nearby and drove away The names of theparents were withheld by According to the description given by the children he was ivclldrcssed in a dark suit was 30 lighthaired and wore a smallmustache Dccorah police and Winne shjek County sheriff officers are investigating Others favoringininiediate ac tion by the board were Mrs Robert Valentine Centerville and Maurice B Crabbe Eagle Grove Mrs Evans and A A Dreb enstedt Burlington said they thought the issues should be dis cussed but by persons closer to the university The matter should be han dled pretty much through the university president and the business Mrs Evans should make recommendations to the board and we in turn should weigh the whole We cant jump to conclusions until we know the whole Drebenstedt said there is no needfor hasty action I think in matters of this kind there couldbe a lot of things said in a board meeting which might give the public a wrong impres Ikes Order Anticipated FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES PITTSBURGH Steel workers President David J Me Donald sent home the unions powerful Wage Pol cy Committee virtually ending all chances of a quick nego lated settlement of the 85day steel strike The ITlrmember committee must approve any new contracl offer No new negotiations were scheduled At President Eis enhower factfind ing board fast on the strike of East and Gulf Coast ap peal to the parties to resume bargaining at once and ham mer out a solution Chairman Guy Farmer told newsmen he expects that bar ring something we cannot fore see we wjll file a report Thurs This Eisenhow er in motion the procedures under the Taft Hartley Labor Act which would lead to a federal court order enjoining the s e v e ndayold strike for 80 days of cooling off and bargaining McDONALD after a 20minufe meeting with the committee charged that the steel industry hopes the unions strik ing workers will be forced back to work under the Taft Hartley law With the committee disband ed government interve n t i o n through the injunctive provisions of the Taft Hartley Act ap peared the only way to bring a quick end to the walkout McDonald said that if the gov The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Thursday A little warmer Wednesday night lows 5055 Highs Thursday 6570 Iowa Partly cloudy warmer west Wednesday night and southeast Thursday Lows Wednesday night in the 50s Turning colder with occasional rain extreme northwest late Thursday highs 6575 Oc casional rain or showers and colder Friday Fiveday jowa Temperatures will average slightly below normal Thursday through next MondayJ Afternoon highs will be mostly in the lower 60s Early morning lows will be in the lower 40s Colder about Friday and Saturday fol lowed by a slow warming trend after Sunday Precipi tation will average 25 to 7 of an inch in intermittent rain or showers about Friday and Saturday Minnesota Cloudy light rain Cooler Highs in 50s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum 59 Minimum 44 At 8 51 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 83 57 Heart ROME tenorMario Lanza 38 died Wednes day in a Rome hospital Lanza hospital for about aweek reportedly for treatment of a minor illness A friend said he had suffered heart attack and died shortly after noon Lanza two years ago under took a new movie career in Eu rope after several years of con troversial activity in the United States A bpy Lanza vaulted to fame with the film ernment sought an injunction he union would go into court HE SAID HE favors an executo oppose it in every ive meeting for briefing board members andhave itmake a public statement Lester Gillette F o s t or i a said lI dont think an invesli gation by the Regents i needed I dont think its neces sary to find out any more Too miich is He said he would be glad to lave newsmen in on any dis cussion I think on this situa ion the public entitled to enow I hope the press will be I dont know of anyone who wants Evy to Gillette said On the other hand there seems to be quite a difference of opinion about the present athletic direclor and it goes from one extreme to the other For myself I have no criti cism of the way Brechler has run the athletic Alfred W Noehren Spencer said he favors abolition of Brcchlers job I feel the taxpayers of have not been getting their val ue out of the office of athletic director and while Im not in favor of firing anyone I think we could profitably abolish the he said GET GOP POSTS INDIANAPOLIS James Schramm Burlington Iowa Tuesday waf named first vice iresidcnt of the Republican arty Workers at the groups national convention here Mrs E F Rate of Iowa City was elected treasurer BUT IF AN injunction is is sued the United Sfreelworkers of America will obey the law of the he said The socalled offer to the un ion was handed us with ful knowledge that it could notbe accepted or considered serious McDonald said in a forma statement 2 Cedar Rapids Youngsters Killed CEDAR RAPIDS W T w o Cedar Rapids persons were killed Tuesday night in a head on cartruck collision on High way 218 about 10 miles south of here Killed were Jimmie Feild 21 driver of the car and Sabra Davis 18 a freshman student at the University of Iowa The truck driver E L Houk 36 lolumbus was treated at a hospital for minor injuries and released early Wednesday Relief driver Billy Wood Scott 29 Vernon was reported h fairly good condition at a lospital WEATHER RECORD CEDAR RAPIDS dar Rapids may have set some sort of a record for temperature consistency The Weather Bu reau said the city has had a cmperaturc reading of 56 for he last two days without even as much as a onedegree flue uation 10 Vying for Scholarships Nine Mason City and one Clear Lake HighSchool stu dents are among the semi finalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition De tails on page Other fea tures in this edition General Page 2 Eat Grow 3 Society News 89 1920 Clear Lake Latest 21 23 Mason City 29 North Iowa News 32 City Employes at Waterloo End Strike WATERLOO W City street and garbage employes returned to work Wednesday ending a oneday walkout The workers left their jobs after a street de partment employe was sus pended last Wednesday for drinking coffee on city time They voted Tuesday night to return to work with the under standing the suspension of Wal ter Massena would submit ted to regular grievance pro cedure The Great He earned 000 in ye a r V one more than half of it in phonograph records In 1952 he was about the hot test thing in U S show business Two LANZA years later he was in debt to the United States government and having a hard time finding bookings One of the reasons was that he got too fai for romantic parts He was a s i c k his friend Irving Aronson said of Lhe period in which Lanza bal looned in size failed to fill a Las Vegas engagement and was accused of breaking a Holly wood movie contract Lanza was born in the Little Italy section of Philadelphia His real name was Alfredo Ar nold Cocozza He later adopted dis mothers name of Lanza for professional use Wounded in Shoulder FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Iraqi Premier Ab del Karim Kassem shot and wounded Wednesday by an assassin Baghdad Radio re ported His condition was reported Immediately after the an npuncement of the sheoting Baghdad Radio announced a proclamation1 by military governor imposing a curfew ef fective at THE ANNOUNCEMENT id p unsuccessful attempt on KASSEM life Vcame while he a s driving u gh a B a g h d a d street in afternoon 1 1 said he was shot in the The attempt came shortly after serious d i s turb a n c e hroughout the country followed he execution of 14 soldiers and hree civilians two weeks ago Kassem 45 has ruled Iraq since the revolution of July 1958 overturned the monarchy kill ng King Feisal Until then he ivas an obscure brigade mander known only as a dedi cated soldier IMMEDIATELY after revolution his public utterances marked him as an enthusiastic Arab nationalist and an admir er of another former militarist urned politician President Ga mal Abdel Nasser of the United Arab Republic The two Arab eaders later split over the methods that Kassem employed n putting down opposition ele ments After the establishment of the revolutionary government un derground Communists emerged rom hiding and were joined by Communists expelled from Kassem relied increasingly on Communist elements to the displeasure of some of his fel ow officers and members of the anded aristocracy AP BIGGEST DUBUQUE RACE Seven teen candidates for two city council largest field for a council race in the seats at Dubuque pitch their hats into citys history and includes the only the ring at the deadline for filing nomi woman ever to run The primary is Oct nation petitions The 11 represent the 20 Y   

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