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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 11, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Daily Newspaper Edited for the CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL M The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Associated Press and United Press international Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 11 I960 7c Copy Paper Consists of Two One Ho US satellite heading toward Venus Carson s death to have effect on GOP race DES M01NES W Thetragic death of former Stale Rep Robert Carson 39 Independence comes at a time when the Re publican race for the nomination for governor was picking up momentum Carson one of four candidates for the GOP gubernatorial nomination was killed and his wife Shirley 32 was injured in a collision of their car and a truck Thursday on highway 64 about 10 miles northeast of here Mrs Carson suffering from face cuts and possible back in uries is in Iowa Methodist Hos A debt of I gratitude m m Sto lowan tells how to converse by the numbers By DICK WEST WASHINGTON The nation owes a round af applause to Sen Thomas E Martin R lowa for inserting into the Con gressional Record an article on Military Translingua I am hopeful this statesman like act will point to a solution to a problem which in its own way is every bit as vexingas the missile gap Im referring to the danger that the US Armed Forces following the example being sei by their leaders inr the Penta gon will destroy the English language They already have made a big dent in it TRANSLINGUA which being developed at the Univer sity of Iowa may prevent catastrophe Martin said I provide the military wit a numerical vocabulary in whicl words would be replaced b numbers Its purpose would be to en able Allied military command ers who dont speak the sam language to communicate will each otherwithout having t translate For example the followin Translingua message m i g h come in from the battlefront 143218 2125628 A West German general com manding one end of the lin would immediately know tha der feind Griff die stadt uber raschend von suden an Note If the German quote doesn read right Its not my fault My typewriter cant make um AT THE SAME time a American commander at the other end of the line would know that the enemy attacked the city surprisingly from the south l At this point somebody pre sumably would put together a set of Translingua numbers meaning Retreat This is all very well but I have in mind an even belter use for Translingua Under my plan it would be used by the Pentagon to communicate with Congress Specifically it would enable defense officials to tes tify before congressional com mittees without reducing basic English to semantical sham bles SUPPOSE A CERTAIN mis sile were being redesigned to make it more sturdy The Pen tagon witness would no longer have to say that the missile was being phased in for ruggediza tion He could merely say or take a couple of decimal everyone would understand Nor would he have to say that a certain company was getting 10 per cent of a defense contracl moneywise and aircraftwise1 Something like 5777741141 would suffice As you can see Translingua can rescue the mother tongue from being undefinitized de obligated and otherwise ground down by Pen tagon patois So get your gobbledygooking hands off our language boys and say it by the numbers ital in Des Moines Prior to urgery she was listed in satis actory condition Highway Patrolman Dean J eager said he will file a case i justice of the peace cour iiarging the truck driver Pal mer Drury Marshalltown with making an improper left turn ear Bondurant where the acci ent occurred Drury 58 suf ered a broken leg and other in uries Carson was Republican floor eader of the Iowa House in thi 957 session He washeaded fo es Moines in a swing about thi tale in his gubernatorial cam aign HE HAD MADE a late entr in this race and withthree othe aiididates previously announce here was a possibility that in tie June 6 primary none of th our would get the required 3 per cent of the total vote to wi he nomination In such a situation the nomi nee is picked by the Republica itate convention The other candidates in th race for governor are Atty Gen Gorman Elbe Boone State Sen Tack Schroeder Davenport an fohn Knudson Albion Recent developments h a given strength to the possibility hat former Lt Gov William Hii Nicholas Clear Lake will enter he fight to become the party standard bearer in the Novemj ber election NICHOLAS DECISION on the matter expected to come in Tuesday again would make it a ourway contest if he throws his hat in the ring Funeral arrangements for Car son are pending Mrs Carson an attorney like jr husband had been accom panying him on his campaign our and had arranged his speak ing schedule They had ho chil dren Carsons death came as a shock to Iowa political circles ROCKETING TOWARD VENUS ORBIT A ThorAble rocket with its engines spewing out whitehot flames left lifts off its launching pad at Cape Canaveral Fla pushing its payload toward an orbit around the planet Venus and the sun At right is the Pio AP PholoCix neer V probe which now is in space Its mounted on the third stage of the rocket A total of 4800 cells in the solar paddles convert sun rays into electricity to operate instruments and a highpower radio which is capable of sending signals from 50 million miles out An orbit of sun assured Now 50000 miles out FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CAPE CANAVERAL Fla A near perfect space shot Fri day sent a beachballsized Amer ican satellite into orbit around the sun At pm Friday the sphere was about 50000 miles out in space Dr Abe Silverstein of the Na tional Aeronautics and Space Administration said in Washington the 918pound alum inum sphere was on a path around the sun inside the orbits of Venus and the earth A jubilant scientist here said Hie launch by a three stage ThorAble rocket was as close to perfect as anyone could ex pect THE SATELLITE Pioneer v was designed to radio back to earth a wealth of information on radiation cosmic dust and Bids for postaI increase But he got to seat of problem Teacher who wielded paddle on pupils flunking their assignments loses job North Iowa Mostly fair and colder Friday night lows 510 Partly cloudy Saturday highs in middle 20s Mostly fair Friday night light snow ending extreme east and clearing colder lows zero to 10 above except pos sibly to 10 below in isolatec places in southwest Partly cloudy Saturday highs in the 20s Further outlook Mostly cloudy and cold with chance o snow near southern border Sunday Minnesota Clearing somewha warmer Highs Saturday 2736 Five Day Iowa Temperatures will average about 10 degrees below normal Friday nigh through next Wednesday with little daily change Afternoon highs will be in the 30s Over night lows will be in the teens Precipitation will average u to 10 to 20 of an inch in oc casional light snow about Sun day GlobeGazette weather data up to S a m Friday Maximum 25 Minimum 18 At 8 a m 20 Precip 12 1V4 snow MEETS WITH IKE WASHINGTON Prime Minister David BenGur ion conferred withPresident E senhower Thursday on worl problems and broad aspects of USIsraeli relations WASHINGTON ent Eisenhower sent congress formal request Friday for one ent postage rate increases would mean paying five ents for a first class stamp our cents for a post card and ight cents for air mail The rate boosts along with ikes for second and third class nail would bring in about 5550 million additional postal rev nue in the fiscal year starting ext July 1 EISENHOWERS special mes age to the House and Senate ailed for prompt action in iiis session to restore the post ffice department to its tradi ional posture of budgetary good ense He said the post office s losing million every work ng day Congressional leaders have iri iicated little if any prospect of aising postal rates in this pres dential election year However he House Post Office Civil Service committee has agreed o hold hearings on the proposal after completing sessions April 5 on a possible pay raise for 1500000 federal employes MEMBERS OF the commrt ee have hinted in recent days hat there might be some ha nee for a postal rate in crease if it were coupled with pay boost for the 1000000 civil service and 500000 postal workers Other major congressional de velopments Civil Rights Democratic PITTSBURGH Wi Teach er BohdaivPashkowsky Fri day male pupils because didnt know that Pittsburgh is the steel capital of the world plus some other answers The 30yearold social sci ences teacher under suspen sion at Langley High School defended the mass whippings Pashkowsky said he pad dled the pupils Tuesday after he spent four or five days on material about the Middle At lantic states The boys were in four eighth grade classes he warned them if they didnt know the answers they would day said he paddled some 30 PatldlTed plained On Tuesday I quizzed the boys pupils because they one by0ne If they knew the answers they were rewarded with good grades But if they didnt they knew what to ex pect I paddled about 30 out of the four classes I used a wooden paddle I didnt hurt any of them Each one got one swat It was by their own choice They could have taken detention Three boys did I excused from paddling those with extremely low IQs teaches No girls were pad dled I told them we would have a quiz on this material on Tuesday he explained I and the physically anemic looking ones Principal Harry Book who suspended Pashkowsky ex plained that corporal punish ment Is permitted in Pitts burgh public schools only when theprovocation is very real Spending his early life in the Ukraine Pashkowsky came to America 13 years ago He was a laborer ia a German concen tration camp during World War II and served in the U S Army in the Korean con flict He attended Kings Col lege in Wilkes Barre and has been teaching in Pittsburgh three years Some students came to his defense however Petitions were being circulated It was noted that Pashkow skys home room class had 25 members on the honor roll re school record loss in Swea City blaze SWEA CITY The Mortenson Implement and Mort0Line Hatchery owned and operated by Adolf Mortenson and sons was destroyed by fire early Friday Harold Conway local marshal discovered smoke coming from the building about am By the time the fire trucks arrived minutes later the build ing was engulfed by flames The building and contents are estimated as a loss Included in the contents were two cultivators three tractors eader Lyndon B Johnson Texas urged the Senate to settle down to writing a mod erate civil rights bill now that t has rejected attempts to gag a southern filibuster and to stiffen the measure However indications were that the Sen ate would mark time until the House completes action next week on a milder civil rights bill it took up Thursday If the Senate accepted the House ver sion without change it would go directly to the White House without need for compromises by HouseSenate conferees Law partners both to make campaign OELWEIN part ners J G Johnson and Walter Saur could end up on the oppo site side of the ballot for county attorney come November John son announced Thursday he would seek the Democratic nom ination for the post in June Earlier Saur nad announced for the Republican nomination for the job a baler two plows three com bines and a truck owned by the company The hatchery equip ment included several incuba tors The loss is partially covered by insurance Mortenson said Friday morn ing that business will continue in the former produce building across the street which is owned by him On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society 67 Clear Lake News 7 CubGazette Sports News 1112 Comics 15 Mason City News 1617 Latest 18 North Iowa News 20 Pair killed in Sheldon crash SHELDON G Two young people died Thursday night in a collision of their car and a truck on icy Highway 33 abou hree miles north of here Killed instantly were A r I o James Hoy 39 Sheldon drive C the car and Karen Simonson 19 Sibley Highway Patrolman Lawrenc Haze said the car went out o control and skidded into the pat of a truck driven by Doyne Fer guson 31 Douglas Neb Another blanket of white Once you turn on the snow spigot its pretty hard to turn it off Or so it seems New snow measuring up to five inches in the Spencer area fell in Iowa Thursday night A light fall was continuing over the eastern part of the state Fri day Lamoni had 4 inches of new snow Dubuque Burlington Ot lumwa Waterloo Sioux City and Council Bluffs had 2 inches and Des Moines Mason City and Ce dar Rapids had inches The latest blanket increased the amount of snow on the ground to these figures Council Bluffs 25 inches Otlumwa 23 Sioux City 19 Des Moines Du buque and Lamoni 18 each Ce dar Rapids and Spencer 10 apiece and Burlington 15 inches The outlook is for continued cold weather with a chance of more snow on Sunday near the southern Iowa border The Highway Commission re ported Friday that highways magnetic fields to be found in deep space The silvery globe reached a velocity of 24869 miles an hour to escape the earths gravita tional pull within 150 miles an hour ot the planned speed Pioneer Vs orbit is inclined toward Venus and will carry it 18 million miles closer to the sun than the orbit of the earth Silverstein said At its nearestapproach the sphere will be 74700000 miles million in buildings asked DES MOINES The tw late universities and Iowa Stat Teachers College Friday sub mitted capital improvement re questsfor the next bienniurr otaling more than million over thc state were 50 to 100 per was launched at am All The State University of snow or ice PackccL from the sun It will reach this distance about 151 days from now It will complete its journey around the sun in 311 days PIONEER V equipped with the most powerful radio trans sent aloft by the United States was launched to test communications over planetary distances up to 50 million miles It also carried elaborate instruments to explore radiation clouds of charged par ticles meteors and tempera tures in the vast region of space ictwcen the paths of the earth and Venus The satellite is expected to re main in its huge orbit for rough ly 100000 years If it follows course it will go into an orbit around the sun inside the path followed by the earth and out side the path of Venus It will touch each neighboring orbit once every circle a trip of 311 days The satellite carrier rocket asked the Board of Regents for for the two years be ginning July 1 1961 Iowa State University asked and Iowa Teachers College request ed The Iowa School for the Deaf submitted a budget of for the next biennium Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School and the State Sanito rium CALLS IT QUITS MEMPHIS T c n n Maude Webb 63 was granted a divorce Thursday from West A Webb 66 on her complaint that he harassed her for the past 20 years The Webbs had 18 children permitted to drop two trains WASHINGTON Inter late Commerce Commission Friday authorized the Chicago North Western to discontinue its trains Nos 5 and 6 between Chi cago and Council Bluffs Iowa The railroad had proposed to drop the trains last Nov 15 but the ICC ordered them continued pending an investigation Trains Nos 5 and 6 arc the last North Western passenger trains oper rting in the state The last westbound train to Council Bluffs will run next Mon day and the final return train to Chicago will be the next day Supervisors fail to act on move to enact zoning plan SAME zoning Gordo the in A move to enact a ordinance for Cerro County died Friday Board of Supervisors J C Dickinson chairman of the board moved that the board zone the entire county according to recommenda tions submitted by the zoning commission The other two members Elmer Luscomb Clear Lake and Harold Ander egg Dougherty refused to give a second to the motion The board members in Feb ruary staled they had no immediate plans to zone any parts of the county But Fri day the members said that they are studying the possi bility of zoning certain areas adjacent to Mason City and Clear Lake Dickinson said that first the members will consult with the county zoning commission and with residents in the areas that would be affected Luscomb andAnderegg Fri day gave no reasons for not going along with Dickinsons move to zone the county now that more than has been spent on engineering studies The board has received considerable objection to zon ing from rural areas in the three stages fired perfectly Scientists at the Jodrell Bank adio telescope in England dually released Ihe third stage if the carrier rocket and later urned off the satellites radio ransmitter to rest it THIS WAS how the last of the rocket was released A button was pushed in Eng and sending a signal through space which set off an electric current which melted a bolt v h i c h released a powerful spring which propelled the 94 pound space vehicle into an in dependent course Officials estimated that track ng stations on earth should be able to communicate with Pio neer V throughout the 151 days t takes to reach its closest ap proach to the sun At that time the probe will be 74700000 miles from the sun but only 46400000 miles from the earth Contact with Pioneer V will be lost at some point after the probe starts swing back from its closest approach to the sun to the greatest distance from the sun that it will achieve about 93000000 miles Periodically however it will return to within tracking distance of the earth and officials hope to pick it up again The instruments were designed to have a lifetime of 2000 to 3000 hours of continuous opera tion But they will be turned on only for a small percentage of each hour and their lifetime thus to many   

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