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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 12, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                liocth Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North I o w a n s Neighbors VOL 91 Preis United Presi International Full Lease Wirti MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 12 1HO 7c Copy of Two Ul Wests disarmament plan en Tornadoes j may speak language Theory may be clue to better warning devices tornadoes speak a strange and ominous language that wilt give weather stations warning of their ap proach Close up a fullblown torna dos sounds are overwhelming the National Geographic So ciety says The violent winds shriek like hundreds of jet air planes or thunder like thousands of railroad cars all roaring overhead at once The din is developed by winds racing at 400 perhaps even 600 miles per hour Current speculation has it that tornadoes probably are also accompanied by lowfre quency sounds inaudible to hu man ears These sounds might conceivably be detected by sen sitive instruments as an ad vance warning TO TEST THE tornado talk theory the Weather Bu reau plans to send instrument laden research planes over the tornado alleys of Kansas and Oklahoma this spring At the Navy rockets will try to photograph Plan changed Determined V fo give up unborn tot LUTON England Leo and Yvonne Moore Saturday looked for new parents for their unborn baby after an American couple changed tlicir minds about adopting il Whatever happens I shall still give this baby away de clared Mrs Moore 3D Her husband is 40 CANDIDATE FOR ROUGH RIDERS Luther Seeber Osage rode this truck loaded with 2550 gallons of furnace oil through the ditch and across a stream Friday evening Whats more he GlobeGazette Photo by Musser a bucking bronco tossing him trol Seeber said itacted like against the top of the cab as the drive shaft scraped the ground emerged unhurt His tandem driveshaft dropped as he was apWith the bridge just ahead of him he elected to swerve the truck preaching the bridge miles west of Mason City on Highway 18 off the road into the ditch through a frozen creek and against a and all the rear wheels locked throwing the truck out of contelephone pole Pioneer V crosses orbit of moon MR AND MRS Wilbur Pres colt North Charleston S C told the iMoores in a transat lantic telephone call Friday they didnt want the child be cause of all the publicity the adoption plan had aroused The Moores were to have flown to the United Slates this week Mrs Moore intended to have the baby due April 17 in North Charleston 13ul before Airs Moore could leave the U S Embassy in London withdrew her visa An embassy spokesman said that when the visa was granted the US government did not knowslie intended to have her child in the United States rsed Troops cutback by US Ready for new parley PARIS North Atlantic council Saturday approved the five power Western disarma ment plan which will be pre sented to the Soviet block next week The 10nation EastWest disarmament conference opens in Geneva Tuesday A NATO spokesman said the council had given its complete sympathy and entire support to the Western plan The plan was drawn up earlier this week by disarmament ex perts for the United States Brit ain France Canada and Italy The NATO council discussed it at a special meeting Saturday with Gen E L M Burns of Can ada acting as spokesman for the five powers same time be used to the tops of storm fronts contain ing tornadic activity watching radar screens can now identify the type of storm from which tor nadoes are born Soon actual tornadoes may be spotted from a distance by means of radar Little by little scientists are unraveling the mysteries sur rounding the tornado They now know that certain conditions ap pear to be indispensable for a tornados formation aM o i s t warm air at low levels and cool at higher levels a south erly wind at the surface and a strong wind blowing over it from a different direction WASHINGTON Wi Pioneerj Pioneer V was speeding away V hurtled through silent space at 6487 miles an hour losinS sphere is packed Saturday toward its destined place as a tiny new sister planet w L t h CUnningly miniaturized between earth and Venus in a scientific instruments already giant orbit about the sun At 2 p m 31 hours after launching it started tocross ihe moons orbit around the earth about 232000 miles out Then it onward in its five month trip to orbit the sun sending to earth a wealth of important new information on what its like out there Some day men will follow it Every hour or so on com1 mand from stations on earth one of thesatellites two radios switches on sends back the loud clear signal for 15 minutes and then is switched off by a man standing back here on terra Eirma This is done to conserve the sunpowered batteries Pioneer V is the third man made thing to be hurled into a planetlike orbit around the sun The brilliant success of itsiThor Able launching rocket arid the evidence that everything aboard is in perfect working order gave Americas beleaguered space scientists a tremendous boost in selfesteem after watching the Soviet Unions startling feats of spacecraft Pioneer V is the first satellite to be fired toward an orbit in side the earths After it falls into its endless race around the orbit will touch the earths and swing to within about seven million miles oi Venus smaller orbit Its Stewart to head IKS bandmasters The director of the Mason City THE FINAL ingredient is some lifting mechanism such as a cold front or a storm line Carlefon L to push up the warm air Stewart Saturday was elected president of the American Band masters Assn His election highest honor which can come to a US bandmaster took place at the closing session of the convention in Madison Wis Stewart became a director of the association in 1958 as the representative of the municipal and industrial bands division The board also includes one member each from the high school college and military bands divisions LAST YEAR in a surprise Suddenly from the midst of a thundercloud a funnelshaped cloud lashes out with a twisting elephants trunk of whirling air across the ground matter in its path As it picks up material the twister may turn black brown or even white if there is snow The tornado meanders across the country usually at 25 to 40 that winds sucking up miles per hour spends its force Generally it quickly The average tornado travels only 16 miles But within its area it wreaks fantastic destruction Aircraft used in search for Pattee Search planes Saturday were crisscrossing an area along the Rum River about three miles north of Anoka Minn in search North Iowa Partly cloudy Sat urday night Mostly cloudy Sunday Little change in tern of Thomas A Pattee 29 671 3rd Place S E Buildings literally ex p 1 od emove Stewart was elected vice Chickens are stripped of their Presldent at the national con feathers Straws are driven into Miam1 fence posts Water is sucked The Mason City an and Paul from wells Behm wno succeeded him Not the least of the terror is the tornados electrical display Forked lightning vividly out lined with yellow green blue and dances against the dull glow of continuous sheet lightning THE VORTEX remains a mystery because instruments cannot survive the devastating wind Few people have looked up into the terrifying funnel and lived to tell what they saw Each year tornadoes kill scores of people and cause mil lions of dollars worth of dam age in the United States There is still no real defense against a twister except to get out of the way But new tools and tech niques are providing better warnings and advance knowl edge that may eventually Iqad to greater protection SAME IOWA FIGURES tec mtfnt traffic death tai perature High Sunday mid dle 20s Low Saturday night zero to 7 above Iowa Mostly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday Light snow southwest Satur night Not so cold west Saturday night otherwise little change in tem perature through Sunday Highs Sunday in the 20s Lows Saturday night around 15 southwest around 10 to zero north Outlook for Partly cloudy and continued cold Minnesota Fair continued cold Highs Sunday 1520 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Minimum 30 6 24 trace 37 21 CARLETON STEWART as director of instrumental mu sic in the public schools are two of the nine Iowa members of the exclusive association It includes about 150 bandmasters from throughout the country and membership is by invitation only Stewart is serving his 23rd year as director of the munici pl band He first became a member of the band 36 years ago commuting from his native Clarion to play under the baton of the late Harry Keeler STEWART CAME to Mason City in 1931 to succeed Gerald R Prescott as instrumental mu sic director for the vschools Prescotl has ever since been di rector of the University of Min nesota bands Stewart left the school postin 1950 when he pur Ike plans visit to Portugal in May WASHINGTON dent Eisenhower expects to visi Portugal after the summit con fcrence in May it was an nounced Saturday NUN DIES SIOUX CITY W Sister Marj Augustin McGinn 86 one of th early directors of St Monica Home died Friday at a hospita after a fiveyear illness chased the local music stor which since has borne his name Other officers elected Satur day by the bandmasters wer Alto Kraushaar Miami directo of high school bands vice pres dent G C Bainum Chicago director emeritus of Northwes ern University bands secretary treasurer and James Berdah Berkeley University of Califo ma director A second director elected die within minutes th hotel where the convention being held He was Arthur Bab ich Los Angeles Pattee has been missing from Mason City since Tuesday According to the Anoka County sheriffs office Pattee was st seen Wednesday Fn wn Minneapolis where he had one on a business trip He is an isurance man Pattees car was found aban oncd on Highway 56 north of noka There was no evidence violence in the abandoned On the inside f violence in ar The car contained Pattees illfold with about and a rief case with insurance ma erials Pattee was reported missing his brother Dr James J Golden Valley Minn The physician said his brother ashed a check shortly be ore his disappearance Pattee is married and the ather of four children Mrs Lomas to seek GOP office RED OAK Malcolm Lomas Red Oak a member he Republican State Central Committee announced Saturday he will be a candidate for na ional committeewoman from owa this year The national committeeman and committeewoman will be named at the partys presiden ial convention April 22 Enid Robertson Hampton also is a candidate for national commit teewoman Mrs Lomas has served on the Republican State Central Com mittee for 14 years Macmillans visit with DeGaulies RAMBOUILLET France Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and his wife flew Saturday to France for a friendly weekend with Presi dent and Mme Charles de Gaulle The visit only three days before Premier NikitaKhrush chev of Russia arrives in France for a state visit gives the British and French leaders time to talk things over then Maroon and Blue Page 3 Church News 5 Com ics 6 Society Newt 78 Sports 910 Editorials 11 Mason City News1213 Latest markets12 Clear Lake News 14 Building News U15 North Iowa News18 year around the sun will be about 311 days The new space probes second radio is a powerful 150watt ultra ligh frequency job operating on 385 megacycles designed to send back to earth from as far as 50 million miles away Even in later years when Pi oncer Vswings bacFthat close to earth scientists hope to be able to trigger this big radio again and establish contact This could happen in 1963 The 150watter wont be turned on until the probe is about five million miles out about a month from now This will be by far the longest distance in space covered by manmade radio transmission either Soviet or American The previous record was set by the 13pound Pioneer IV which even now is circling the sun Its radio faded out at 407000 miles away The Russians still hold the weight championship T h e i r Mcchta probe tipped in at IVi tons Pioneer V weighs just about 95 pounds This reflects the Soviet advantage in rocket thrust Pioneer Vs main job is to give scientists a belter picture of what conditions can be expected when men venture out into the solar system It is measuring radiation mysterious gases or plasma emitted by the sun magnetic fields temperature and the impact of tiny meteors AFTER THE embassy ac tion Mrs Moore received the phone call from the Prcscolts Im terribly hurt she said There musl be some one in England who wouldlike this baby Mrs Moore and her 40year old husband said they decided to give away the they are too old to care for a young child THE LEO MOORES Roy Andrews noted naturalist is dead CARMEL Calif Roy Chapman Andrews world famed naturalist who wrote as eloquently of housecats as he did of whales and dinosaurs is dead of a heart attack at 76 The retired former director of the American Museum of Natural History in New York died in The probe is not intended to Monterey Peninsula Community hit Venus or come back to Friday night BABY PRINCE GOES HOME Japa nese Crown Princess Michiko holds her baby Naruhito Hironomiya as she leaves the hospital in Tokyo heading for the palace At right in the car is AP PhotoUx Makino maid of honor The heir to the Japanesethrone was born Feb 23 to Michiko and her husband Prince Aki hito THE UNITED STATES was reported unofficially to have agreed to slash its armed forces lo 2100000 men if the Soviet Union does the same Informed sources said the manpower ceiling would be a lighlight of a threepart scheme proposed to the Communist bloc or reducing military forces and ending the nuclear weapons race The United States Britain France Canada and Italy have been working out differences to present a united front at Geneva The Western plan calls for Ihrce main stages 1 Establishment of an inter national disarmament agency to centralize all records of arma ments and troops maintained by all nations 2 AGREEMENT by all ions involved to stop producing nuclear weapons and to convert materials on hand to atoms for peace programs reduce the armed forces of the Soviet Union and the United States 3 End of production of nu clear weapons and ballistic mis siles with a military use and eventually reduction of armies of all nations to the lowest level needed for security The West will come up against t a rival disarmament plan au thored by Nikita Khrushchev The Soviet Premier wants total disarmament with the first stage limiting United States the Soviet Union and Red Chi nese forces to 1700000 each and Britain and France to 650000 each The Soviet Union now has 3623000 men in uniform but Khrushchev has said 1200900 will be demobilized within the next year or two The U S De Tense Department last Decem ber reported American armed forces at 2500817 men Adenauer departs for visit with Ike BONN Germany UPI Chancellor Konrad Adenauer flew to the United States Satur day on what he called political ly an extremely important journey The 84yearold chan cellor left nearby Wahn air port in a fourengine chartered German airliner which is sched uled to land at New Yorks Idlcwild Airport late Saturday During his presummit talks with President Eisenhower Adenauer was expected to argue against any compromise on iso lated West Berlin which he feels would strengthen Russias posi tion 11 youths injured in cartrain crash MINNEAPOLIS en teenagers returning from a school dance were injured Fri day night when their car struck a Great Northern passenger train in suburban Coon Rapids Two of the students were cri tically injured Police said the youngsters age 14 to 17 were thrown clear as the car skidded on snowcovered pavement and slammed into the third Unit of the diesel locomotive The train carried the demolished car 150 feet down the tracks   

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