Mason City Globe Gazette, January 9, 1960

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 9, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the voun MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Tht Newspaper That Makes All North lowons Neighbors Umlted Pnw Full LMW Wlret MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY Copy Piper Caiultli of Two CectlontSecHen On Wo If A rugged the Army Much at stake in testing of missile defense By SLA MARSHALL New York Herald Tribune News FT BLISS Tex Said the sergeant Compared to this one Id say that William Tell had a pushover assignment He was referring to the shoot which is scheduled to take place west of Johnston Island in the Pacific sometime in February From there several weeks hence a Chryslermade Jupiter ballistic missile will blast off to westward aimed at boomerang shaped Kwajalein Island Other Jupiters will follow The number available is an official secret They will ride the Pacific sky anywhere from 100 to 600 miles up and the to target over the 1500 mile distance will be roughly 10 minutes From Kwajalein Island the NikeZeus missile a lighter slower weapon will fire as the Jupiters come in The object of the shoot Is to see if Zeus can intercept Jupiter and destroy it during the descent to target How far out Well 90 or so miles SHOULD ZEUS fail to do its stuff in this shoot leaving Jupi ter unscathed the result could be the jettisoning of a program which has already cost the US billion and may cost as much more fay the time the Johnston Island shoot is through But if Zeus should perform fantastical ly and make a spectacular kill in the Pacific sky on its first pay run the explosion will echo from Pennsylvania Avenue to Capitol Hill the White HouseZeusis an interesting experiment worth supporting through the re search and development stage on the outside chance that it might sees it as a promising lifesaver which should be rushed toward duction lest Russias superior Bomb tossed as violence grows COURTROOM PACKED AT FINCH seat in the huge courtroom at Los Angeles is occu pied as the murder trial of Dr R Bernard Finch and his shapely young mistress Carole Tregoff gets un Af Inototax der way Finch a wealthy physician accused of slay ing his wife last summer sits second from left while Miss Tregoff is at right together with their attor neys No ghosts show up at Iowa house FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES MILLVILLE Iowa No self respecting ghost would have showed up at the William Meyer haunted Friday night number of ICBMs American security undermine Congress provided million in the current budget to rush Zeus ahead Of that mil lion was votedto set up an in dustry for lowcost production of the miniature transistors needed in quantity when Zeus begins to roll Now made by hand these transistors used in the missiles brain are terribly costly and slow to produce Without this specially created transistor industry mass pro duction of the Zei delayed for years THE ADMINISTRATION has simply set aside the transistor part of the appropriation It wants more concrete proof be fore waving full speed to a pro gram which finally might cost billion Zeus has been treated as a crash item by the Army since the idea was born It has been given just enough budgetary support to establish the feasibi lity of the idea Should the evi dence from the Pacific test prove positive another national decision will have to be just how far to plunge on a wea pon which by nature is another deterrent ratherthan a true pro tective shield Zeus cant make America invulnerable to attack by intercontinental rockets car rying Hbomb warheads It might be supplied in such num bers as to guard the perimeters of 40 or 50 chief target areas Three Zeuses have been fired in recent weeks to test their aerodynamic qualities only The first try was a success The others were failures Going into its first interception trial with that average makes Zeus some thing less than a certain winner Its the dark horse of the great est gamble the Army ever played in peacetime Russ attaches wife held as shoplifter WASHINGTON tf T wo store detectives have accused a Soviet attaches wife of shop lifting a cut of meat In turn a Soviet official has ac cused the store of mistreating her The woman Galina Glin sky was detained by the detec tives Wednesday night but she asked for her release on grounds of diplomatic immunity She is the wife of Cmdr Vladimir F Glinsky assistant naval attache in the Soviet Embassy What started out to be a spook and goblin hunt just about end ed up as a brawl Everybody wanted to get into the act A dozen scholars from Upper Iowa University and the Uni versity of Iowa spent the nigh in tho farm home near this east ern Iowa community in hopes o discovering why it is thought o as haunted house T in geiger os cillascopes and other scientifi gadgetry in an effort to find ou if ghosts were actually respon sible for tipping beds throwin bottles and toppling refrigera tors BUT THEY DIDNT 9e around to even trying out th equipment on the ghosts unti about 3 am Until then they were forcet to fight off the crowd of from 100 to 125 persons who demand ed that they be allowed inside the house The spectators kept yelling Weve got as much right in the house as any col lege students and reporters Once a group of the outsid ers managed to break into the basement but were met by col lege students who used brilliant strobe lights to blind them and chase them back Another stu dent had to beat off another man who tried to reach through a broken window to unlock the door ALBERT LEA Minn A nonunion meatpacking work ers home was bombed Fri day night and the victim said the violent Wilson Co strike is getting to be as bad as Hungary Two other nonstrikers re ported that 13 windows were broken in their homes during the night Both said the win dows were smashed simultan eously apparently by large sticks indicating several per sons participated in the van dalism THE CRUDE homemade gasoline bomb caused damage to the Colonialstyle home of Frank Seidl who said he has worked 10 years at the Wilson plant here without joining a union Seidl and his family were away when the bomb was thrown against the side of the house No one was injured This is the work of a bunch of goons Seidl said but they cant scare me Im go ing back to work Monday Apparently the bombings Nixons beatings and death threats which have punctuated the bit ter 70day strike had other Albert Lea residents scared though One homeowner in Scidls neighborhood reported that everybody was carrying guns and they looked like they might use them The Don news director at radio station KATE said No body knows exactly whats going to happen next Some people have ex pressed a fear that somebody is going to be killed before this is over Franz added OVERWORKED under manned squads of policemen and sheriffs deputies have been fighting to quell the vio lence which has struck Albert Lea and surrounding Freeborn County since National Guard troops left town The guardsmen were or dered to close the plant Dec II after two days of noting on picket lines which were set up At Lake Mills Oct 29 when the United Pack inghouse Workers of America UlWA struck Wilson plants across the nation The plant re opened under federal court order and the Guardsmen left lown last week Since then the wave of violence has mounted daily So far 12 persons have been picket Ifne vio lence Locked in the angry labor war are the 1000 UPWA mem bers out on strike and the 500 nonunion men who were hired by the company to run the plant SEVERAL MORE threaten telephone calls were re ceived by nonunion families during the night police said and many housewives were said to be carrying guns around the house In a special session Friday night the city council tabled a motion that Wilson and the union agreo to give no finan cial or legal aid to persons charged with illegal acts Auto overturned ABOUT 3 A M deputy sher iff from Elkader the county seat of Clayton County came out to quiet the crowd Finally most of them went home and the students set up their equip ment Two hours later none of the equipment had picked up any thing out of the ordinary There were no unusual physical phe nomenon and no psychic phe nomena was observed Lorenz said The students all science majors at Upper Iowa then packed up their instruments and left On the inside Maroon and Blue Page 3 Church News 4 Mason City News fi7 Latest Markets 7 Society News 8 Sports 910 MURDER KIT Thisis the socalled doityourself murder kit which the prosecution claims Miss Tregoff and Dr Finch assembled before Mrs Finch was beaten and then shot to death In the attache case 2 were 1 rubber sheet 3 small case which held 4 AP Photolax flashlight 5 bottle of poison G syringes 7 surgeons gloves 8 butcher knife 9 coil of rope 10 swab 11 cartridges 12 bandage 13 and 14 bottles of fluid 15 hypo dermic needles 16 another vial and 17 bandage Third term might wreck my political future Loveless FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DES MOINES Gov Her schel C Loveless who plans o try for a U S Senate seat n the 1960 elections said Sat urday he seriously considered running for a third term as gov ernor But Loveless said if I had run for a third term I would lave been just about done po btically Loveless the first Democratic governor in 20 years in Iowa s notlikely tohave any oppo sition in the Democratic primary his spring THE STOCKY Governor said e weighed the possibilities of a third term with as much serious ness as he did the prospect of running for the Senate He said his thought that a third term was a dead end politically tipped the scales in favor of trying for the federal position The prospect of having to run only once every six years rath er than once every other year as governor also was appealing he said Comics Clear Lake News 12 Building News 1213 Editorials 14 North IowaNews 16 WEEKEND ON FARM GETTYSBURG Pa utPres ident Eisenhower on a takeit easy weekend rested Saturday at his farm home was his belief that the third term was not good for a young politician He said if he were LO years older and near the end of his career he might have run for governor again Every time you make a de cision as Governor you make enemies he said Every ques tion I decide here has two sides and the side that the decision doesnt favor is against me he said Two terms of such decision making were just about all a governor could stand Any long erand the enemies start to out number the friends he said But he indicated that the farm problem will be a major issue in his campaign He is wellfixed to carry on a fight over farm policy because he heads a committee which will draft the 1960 Democratic farm plank for the national platform Loveless said Democratic Na tional Chairman Paul Butler was aware of the potential oi the Governor as a Senatoria candidate when he made the ap pointment to the farm commit tee He said he expected the chair manship of the committee to give him a chance to be heard nationally on the farm question In fact Loveless announce ment of candidacy came just hours after he had blasted the Republican national farm pro gram before an audience at an name entered CONCORD N 11 UPl New Hampshire Republicans who four yearsagp gave Vice Pres ident RichardM Nixon a stun ning writein his 47th birthday Saturday by entering his name in the na tions first presidential primary of 1960 Led by Gov Wesley Powell leaders of the NixoriforPresi dent Committee filed nomination petitions to place the vice presi dents name in the preference poll section of the March 8 New Hampshire ballot THROUGH HIS press secre tary Herbert Klein Nixon said he would allow his name to remain on the ballot Nixon also agreed to have his name en tered in primaries in Oregon and Ohio Klein repudiated any idea that Nixons refusal to proclaim his candidacy formally made him a reluctant candidate I think he felt that all of you who have been writing about him as a candidate for some time and that to make a major formal thing of this would be unneces sary Klein added He emphasized that Nixon has made no decision yet about any other primary contests and LAKE MILLS A group of 20 to 30 men reported to union workers from Albert Lea damaged the car of a nonunion worker at the Wilson Co plant who lives at Lake Mills about midnight Friday The owner of the car came out on his porch as the ear was pushed over against cement blocks The men scattered and were not identified They were reported to have had Minnesota li censes on their cars Winnebago County Sheriff Maurice Monson Forest City said he received a report later that a group was in Thompson By the time he arrived there they had dispersed and no dam age was reported North Iowa Variable cloudiness through Sunday Little temp erature change High Sunday 3437 Low Saturday night 2530 Iowa Variable cloudiness through Sunday Warmer southeast Saturday night lows 2530 northwest 3035 south east Colder with chance of snow northwest Sunday highs 3035 northwest 3540 south east Outlook for Monday Chance of snow with near normal temperatures Minnesota Cloudy flurries Highs Sunday 1525 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday d m UUIULI an duiijiriiuc dL dii it Illinois farmers Union meetingwould 1 doso untl1 Ule n Springfield STATE SEN Jack Miller R ioux one of three Repub icans already in the senatorial ace sided with Loveless on the juestion of whether the Gover nor should run for the Senate or seek a third term Miller said the decision to try ror the Senate post was a logi cal one in light of his size able victory in 1958 Loveless raced to his second term with a victory over Republican Wil iam Murray an Iowa State Uni versity professor There was a good chance Mur ray would seek to oppose Love SAME But the clinching argument Nicholas hasnt ruled out governorship race Former Lt Gov William H Nicholas Mason City Satur day said he hasnt ruled out running for the Republican nomi nation for governor He has no U S Senate ambitions however Nicholas who lost out to William Murray in the 1958 pri mary said Im getting a tremendous amount of pressure to run for governor or senator Since Tom Martin withdrew Ive re ceived more than 50 letters from friends and supporters ask ing me to run for the Senate But Im not interested in the Senate at all Right now I feel that as a member of the Highway Commission Im really accomplishing something good for the people of Iowa He added however that Im not closing the door on the governorship Right now I fee I can get more votes in the fall election than any other person now candidate Maximum Minimum 25 16 mary filing times come up Klein said the vice president has no plans to be in any of hese primary even once as a campaigning candi date NIXONS ENTRY climaxed two days of feverish political ac tivity in readiness foi the sen timentsampling primary Sen John F Kennedy CD Mass was entered Friday in the Democratic preference poll With that filing was a slate of delegates pledged to support Kennedy The slate was chosen by the partys state committee Two women filed for delegate seats at the Democratic conven ess again But indications arejtion as candidates favorable to hat Murray would not have the solid financial backing of the POLIO CASES UP WASHINGTON ufVA total of 8577 polio cases was reportec during 1959 compared with 6029 in 1958 and 5894 in 1957 the Public Health Service said Friday Snow expected to move into parts of Iowa It was nice again in Iowa Sat irday but the Weather Bureau said come Saturday night and lunday and more snow would be moving into the state A lowpressure disturbance was moving eastward and was scheduled to arrive in the north west Saturday night accompan ied by snow as it goes on east ward The outlook for Sunday morn ing was for temperatures most ly in the upper 20s and lower 30s Mason City reported the state low of 16 degrees Saturday morning as other lows ranged up to 29 degrees at Council Bluffs More snow is likely on Mon day but with temperatures near normal FIRE CLAIMS 6 THOMPSON FALLS Mont UPI Six children burned to death when fire destroyed a ranch house near here Satur day Two other children and their mother were severely burned Republican party that he had in Ihc last election Murrays stand on the three per cent sales tax proved to be an unpopular one and would be a strong point in any future campaign Murray might make Loveless expounded his plans before a family party meet ing of about 600 fellow Demo crats at a Des Moines hotel Fri day night The Governor had a virus infection which affected a nerve on his face and caused him some difficulty in speaking But he explained I feel a lot better than I look STRIKE SET HOLLYWOOD lfl Screen writers Saturday called a strike Jan 16 against maior studios Actors will open important talks with the studios two days later Sen Stuart Symington not an avowed candidate Diehard supporters of New York Gov Nelson Rockefeller brushed aside his decision against running on the Repub lican side Two Rockefeller hackers filed and the word was that more will file before the end of the 30day filing period Thus they set the stage for a popularity contest between Rockefeller and Nixon loss in Des Moines fire DES MOINES es timated at was caused by a fire which burned out part of the Home Improvement Co here Friday night The estimate was made by Lewis Caspe part ner in the firm which handles WHATD I DO AP Photofax George Vitchers 26 New York swerved to avoid hitting another car and his auto plowed into a tavern The impact brought down the entire corner of the building trapping Vitchers and a friend in the car and four patrons of the bar Emer heating air conditioning and gency crews had to use wrecking equipment to free other equipment I them ;

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