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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 1, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper for the VOL 9f MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspoper That Makes All North I o wans Neighbors sad United Prcu International mil Wlrtt MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 1 1WO lie Two HOME EDITION Blacklist no longer in force Hollywood Ten I returning to 1 writing chores By RICHARD SPONG WASHINGTON The chang ing pattern of production of mo tion pictures is bringing to the screen a kind of independence that would have appeared revo lutionary a few years ago Screen writers who had been blacklisted for politicaFreasons for more than a decade are be ing hired in increasing num bers Otto Preminger independent producerdirector has disclosed that Dalton Trumbo one of the Hollywood Ten screen writers who were convicted of contempt of Congress in 1947 for refusing to testify on Commu nism in the motion picturein dustry had written the script for Exodus a motion picture now being filmed Trumbo said Preminger naturally will get the credit on the screen that he amply deserves THEN FRANK Sinatra actor singerproducer confirmed that he had signed Albert Maltz who had been jailed for refusal to testify in 1947 to write the screenplay of the controversial film The Execution of Pvt Slovik Meantime there are re ports that Sam Spiegel has re tained Michael Wilson another unemployable for Lawrence of Arabia And the American Legion Magazine notes that four new films Exodus Spartacus In herit the Wind and Chance Meeting represent the talents of Trumbo Nedrick Young Mil lard Lampell and Ben Barz man writers and Joseph Losey director all blacklisted The blacklist is the product of a meeting of major studio executives at the WaldorfAs toriain 1947 In the Waldorf Manifesto as it is known in the trade studio heads agreed not to employ any known Commu nist or member of a group be lieving in overthrow of the gov ernment by force They further pledged not to reemploy any of the Hollywood Ten until the per son proscribed had purged him self THAT THE BLACKLIST never was completely effective is un arguable Trumbo a year ago confirmed widespread rumor that he was the mysterious Robert Rich who had written the Oscarwinning screenplay The Brave One in 1956 The Academy in 1957 had barred Oscar recognition to an ad mitted Communist or one who had resorted to the Fifth Amend ment Last year this disqualifi cation was dropped as unwork able and the screenplay prize to The Defiant Ones writ ten in part by Nedrick Young under the name of Nathan E Douglas No major studio has openly hired a blacklisted artist But the American Legion points out that the distributors of the films it is citing Universal United Artists and Paramount all signed the 1947 manifesto Darryl F Zanuck formerhead of production at 20th Century Fox and now an independent producer declared it to show CanCan to Soviet Pre mier Khrushchev and not hire a blacklisted writer He said he had not attended the Wal dorf conference and had not signed its declaration ZANUCKS POSITION is simi lar to that of Harry Brandt president of the conservative In dependent Theatre Owners Assn who a few weeks earlier had asked for an end to the era of the blacklist a shartieful chapter in the industrys his tory The Roman Catholic Legion of Decency asserts thatit evalu cameras TV aboard latest US satellite CAPE CANAVERAL Fla Wi A weatherwatch satellite equipped with TV cameras was launched smoothly into orbit Friday The first pictures sent hack to earth were described as very fine They revealed the earths cloud cover and pointed out a big storm center over the Middle West The 270pound package was hurled aloft from this missile test center at am CST atop a giant ThorAble rocket Two hours later the National Aeronautics and Space Adminis tration in Washington announced it was in orbit around the earth The orbit achieved was almost exactly as a perfect circle The satellite swings out 468 miles at its high point to 435 miles at its low point The salcllflcs job is to take pictures of the cloudy cover over the earth during its movements around the earth APRIL FOOL JOKE ON CENSUS Gilbert one of Mason Citys bestknown bachelors was all ready for Mrs J J McDonald when she started out on her censustaking rounds Here he shows off his family as Mrs McDonald an official enumerator GlobeGazette Photo by Musscr expresses amazement After all Gilbert had listed himself tis single The kids were scouted up from around the neighborhood by the photographer to point up the fact that Friday is something Fools Day and the fullscale start of the census Under nose of Khrushchev France explodes 2nd atom bomb PARIS France Friday held its second nuclear test explosion under the nose of Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev The blast in the western Sa hara constituted another pointed French rebuff for the Soviet mier meeting with President Charles de Gaulle outside Paris for final talks Khrushchev leaves for Moscow Sunday In the past two days Khrush chev had twice spoken out against further nuclear explo sions by any nation including France De Gaulle in effect re jected the Soviet Premiers call just as he earlier contradicted Khrushchevs contention thatlexplaincd to him that the test West Germany is bent on newdate would have been after he aggression to avenge the World ileft France but his attack of War II defeat Informed sources said Khrush chev was told in advance the bomb would be exploded and that the coincide test was with his not timed to visit It was influenza delayed his trip more than a week The explosion also underlined De Gaulles insistence that the Soviet Union as well as the Western allies recognize France Flood threat now in Southern Iowa BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Flood waters had made muddy lakes of thousands of acres of farm lands in Iowa Friday The situation was especially acute along the western border of the state from Hawarden in the north where the Big Sioux River was on a rampage to Hamburg in the southwest tip South of Hawarden in the Akron area a number of farms were reported isolated by backwaters of the Big Sioux Below Council Bluffs two of the dikes erected against the Missouri River in the Daciflc Junction area gave Thursday night and water I poured over the lowlands Estimates of the number AP Photofax ERODED ROAD Hungry flood waters nibbled chunks out of this stretch of pavement south of North Bend Neb Thousands hatfe been made homeless by high water in Nebraska Iowa Wisconsin Indiana New York Pennsylvania Ohio and West Davenport girl 7 hit by auto dies DAVENPORT tfi S u s a n Books 7 was fatally injured Thursday when she ran intothe street and was hit by a car She was the daughterof Mr and Mrs Orville Books The driver of the car George R Rouse 18 Davenport was forced out of their homes in various parts of the state con tinued to rise THE FLOODING DCS Moines River crept several feet higher than was expected and put 450 more persons out of their homes at three locations in and near the city of Des Moines The surging Iowa River swol len by the spring thaw of snow and ice topped the levees north of Marsh alltown invaded a residential area and drove more than 250 persons to shelter A flood crest of 23 feet had been expected in Des Moines but it was 245 feet Friday anc a level of 25 feet was expected The Raccoon River rose aboul 25 feet above flood stage in Des Moines forcing the closing of Fleur Drive a main traffic artery Authorities said there were reports of extensive damage to farm buildings in the Hawarden Akron area where bridges into 2000 workers in Sioux City strike SIOUX CITY UPI ATI es imated 2000 construction work rs went out on strike Friday dling work at the multimillion dollar Sunset Plaza shopping center and other construction projects here The six trade unions and the Sioux City Mas ter Builders Assn immediately went into negotiations with a iederal mediator in an effort to settle on a new contract South Dakota a number of Highways 18 10 3 and 5 were blocked were closed and roads including RAIN North Iowa Mostly cloudy with occasional rain or showers through Saturday Strong shift ing winds 2035 miles an hour Friday night diminishing Sat urday Lows Friday night 37 40 Highs Saturday lower 40s Iowa Occasional rain Friday night possibly mixed with sleet or snow west locally colder lows 3237 west 3742 east Occasional showers or snow flurries Saturday cold is their equal in world councils There was no public reaction rom Khrushchev who was se cluded with De Gaulle at Ram aouillet the presidential cha teau outside Paris Technical scientific or cul tural agreements may be an nounced before Khrushchev ends his 11day state visit But no FrenchSoviet political accord is expected The Soviet Premier himself said after his first talks in Paris last week that he and De Gaulle were at opposite poles on international matters and they were likely to remain there DE GAULLES government announced that the nuclear blast just before dawn at the Beggane test site 1500 miles south of Oran was successful and all safety precautions were taken A communique said the device exploded was a plutonium bomb of much smaller size than the first French plutonium bomb set off Feb 13 and of limited pow er The first bomb had a force of about 70000 tons of TNT Ur T Keith Glcnnan space agency administrator in an nouncing that the satellite had achieved a successful orbit of ficinlly named the space vehicle Tiros I It was aimed at an orbit about 400 miles high with a life of about three months OFFICIALS REPORTED that all three stages of the ThorAblc booster rocket performed per fectly and the satellite sep arated from the third stage right on schedule Roaring steady stream of redorange flame from its 165000pound thrust engine the 90foot rocke lifted from its pad and raced into the early morning sky The Tiros contains two television camera to take still photographs of th earths cloud cover from above If successful it will furnis er southeast highs 3845 Strong shifting winds 203 miles an hour Friday night diminishing Saturday Further outlook Partly cloudy and warmer Sunday Fiveday towa Temperature will average near normal Sat SAME metcrologists with enough pic lures to reconstruct cloud pat terns over a large portion of th earth The comparison of th pictures with ground observa Lions will make it possible t relate certain cloud formation to cold fronts storms and othe phenomena If Tiros I remains in orbit 90 days as anticipated it could prove useful in supplying infor mation on hurricanes spawned in the Caribbean The hurricane season starts in June The space agency emphasized that Tiros I is only an experi mental meteorological satellite of two to be launched this year The second expected late his summer will be a more so phisticated model which will carry infrared radiation detec ors to map relative tempera tures of the earths surface THE NAME Tiros stands for television and infrared observa tion satellite about three times more powerful than the first US atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945 After the first explosion the French government announced it would push ahead with its pro gram of atomic weapon develop ment The French also have said they would not be bound by any Tiros I looks oversize hatbox much like 42 inches an in dinmeter and 19 inches high It top anc sides are almost com pletely covered by 9000 solar cells which are designed to trap the suns days and convert them to energy to run the satellites batteries Four transmitting an tennas extend from the bottom and a single receiving antenna from the top AP Photofax BLASTOFF The ThorAble rocket with a cameracarry ing weather Satellite at its tip liftsoff its launching pad at Cape Canaveral Fla in a cloud of smoke and flames The launching was described as perfect Disturbances in Africa continue DURBAN South Africa White police fired Friday on an African crowd marching on this Dig port citys jail First reports said three Negroes were killed and three wounded The marches started after a riotous day and night in African settlements stretching from Cape Town through the Atlantic and Indian Ocean port cities of Port Elizabeth and Durban There were casualties in skir mishes in settlements during night and in some places houses administration buildings and churches were burned Buses urday through next Wednesagreement for a nuclear test ban day Afternoon highs will bejthat might be reached by the from the lower 50s in theUnilcd States Britain and the northeast to the upper 50s in Soviet Union at their Geneva the southwest Overnight lows will be from the lower 30s in the northeastto the upper 30s in the southwest It will be warmer the first of the week then cooler about Wednesday Minnesota Rain in south snow in north Colder Highs Satur day 3542 GlobeGazette weather data upi to 8 a m Friday Maximum 48 Minimum 35 charged with speeding and not MISSOURI RIVER dikes in having a valid drivers licensesouthwest Iowa had become soggy in places and a daylong fight by National Guardsmen from Red Oak Shenandoah and Glenwood aided by scores of volunteers failed to save the view is taken bv the dike west of Pacific Junc opposue view is idhtn oj uie threecar accident east of NY Daily News which in an He was Larrv Seddon 2fl I IOWAN KILLED JACKSONVILLE Fla Wl A ates films on the basis of the Navy man from Iowa was one o art not the artist But the twosail0rs killed Thursday in a iccider He was Larry Seddon 20 Ike Mamie counted to open mammoth census editorial berating Preminger concludes There no lynch ing spirit in the Hollywood blacklist Rather the idea is to deny aid and comfort to those whose chief ambitionis to lynch liberty decency and human dignity throughout the world OVERBUYING HIT MINNEAPOLIS buying has replacedunemploy ment as the numberrone reason why Americans fail to pay their billi the AmericanCollectors Assn said here Melcher On the inside CubGazette Page 6 Editorials 9 North Iowa Features 10 Sfjorts 1M2 Comics 13 Clear Lake 14 Society News 1415 Meson City News 1417 Latest Markets 17 North Iowa News 20 TV Concern was felt for four towns below Highway lett McPaul Percival and Ham burg if the Missouri and its tributaries continued to rise DOG WATCH ROSELLE N J When a bandit entered Frank Mulaszs liquor store Thursday and announced a holdup by fir ing a shot into the floor Mulasz shouted to his cocker spaniel WASHINGTON ident Eisenhower told the cen sus taker Friday that the White House has inside plumb ing and firmly described him self as head of his household The President and Mrs Ei senhower were officially counted at a White House cere mony which got the 1960 cen sus under way across the na tion Although the census bureau makes a great point of assur ing Americans their replies durtof daortodoor canvas wilt be kept confidential the White HOVM disclosed Eisen Go get him The spaniel sat howers an s w e r s T he y Pwllout idown and the thief escaped with The executive mansion tains 132 rooms has private kitchen equipment bathtub flush toilet hot and cold run ning water The Eisenhowers occupy it without paying rent The President is the head of the household married and was born in October 1890 His wife Mamie was born in November 1896 Mrs Eisenhowers maid RoseWoods isthe only em ploye who regularly stays overnight in the House The Presidents son Army Maj John Eisenhower and the chief executives valet John were listed as vis itors house Thursday night talks until agreement also was reached on worldwide nuclear disarmament Drive opened by Nicholas SAC CITY Former Lt Gov William Nicholas Clear Lake opened his campaign for the Republican nomination for gov ernor Friday Nicholas said the Republican in Iowa has suffered some setbacks in recent years bu has adopted a new formula which promises success The Iowa highway commis sioner told a Sac County Re publican audience that in 195 all major elective officers pic tured in the red book put Jut by the state government were Republicans j But then a look at the 1959 issue showed there were nine Democrats whose pictures ap peared Nicholas said And he said the real tragedy is not shown in the pictures be cause it the Republicans also lost more than 200 county offices duringthat same i He said Rep John Kyis vic tory in the special December congressional election lifted our 0ttom of the satellite One observe he cameras was designed akc pictures covering an area 100 miles square the other to ake magnified pictures of an area 30 miles square in the cen er of the area photographed by he wide angle camera The en arged second picture would en able weathermen to identify cloud types were stoned as agitators tried The two cameras point out thejto force other Africans toob an antiwhite work boy BISHOP DIES SALT LAKE CITY Most Rev Duane G Hunt 75 bishop of the Salt Lake Diocese of the Catholic Church died Thursday after a heart attack Survivors include a brother W G Hunt Mount Vernon Iowa Receiving Antenna Solar CelU Chemical Batleriet Camera Efecfronics TV Transmitter Trantmitting Antenna Electronic Timer For Operational Sequencing WideAngle Camera Lens Tape frSofor Senior To Measure Position Of Satellite With Respect To Sun Voltage Regulator VidVcon TV Cameras AP Photofax INSTRUMENTS ON drawing shows the complicated maze of instruments carried into orbit by the weather satellite Tiros I It weighs 270 pounds Television pictures stored onmagnetic tape will make the pictures ready for studywithin 30 minutes after being received from the space   

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