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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 6, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             Daily Newspaper Edited for MM C ITVG t Th VOL 1W newspaper that makes all North lo wa ri s n e i g h bo rs HOME EDITION Associated andUnited InternitioniilFull MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 4 1WJ i i 10c a Paper Consists of Four SeetionsSecUon One No Monster by 1970 A supersonic airliner By STUART HLOORY New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW YORK Najeeb Hal aby Administrator of the Fed eral Aviation Agency has re ferred to the latest gleam in the eye of aviation leaders as the Monster It is his term for the super sonic transport the aircraft that may by 1970 be carrying more than 120 passengers at speeds three and a half times faster than sound on trips 14 and a half miles above earth Supersonic travelers would be able to fly from New York to Moscow in 2 hours 20 minutes or from New York to Los Angeles in 1 hour 16 minutes meaning they would because of local time ar rive 1 hour 40 minutes before they left Any day now the Air Force on behalf of itself the FAA and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration will hand out million in supersonic transport research and devel opmentcontracts The money will be spent over 18 months to help decide a key question V Can theairplane be designed built and flown in such a man ner that it will be economical without compromising rigid standards reliability and with out inconvenience to passengers as well as people on the ground The answer to the question could very wellbe fno There is that air craft builders iiii this country Western Europeand the Soviet Union have or can quickly de velop the knowhow to build the plane In fact the United States al ready has operational B58 bombers that travel twice the Photofax Operation changing flow of blood by CANINE a black iluw Uiuuu uy and white mongrel is hugged by Kent the heart was first successfully per Muriay 10who holds up medallion for fprmted on Beau in 1954 and presentation toBeau in New York on was the firstchild behalf of the National Society for Med to undergo the the United ical Research honoring him as their States He is from New Canaan Conn 1961 Research Dog Hero of the Year give Powers story Iowa Safety Dept realigned Three pbsf s eliminated DES MOINES State Safety Commissioner Carl Pesch announced Tuesday plans to ex pand his departments safety ed ucation activities At the same time Pesch said e safety educationdivision will be trimmed from six to three men Pesch said that effective April 15 the safety education activities lov Norman Erbe to all state gencies and departments to at empt to merge some of their nternal activities to reduce gov ernment costs Pesch said the economy move n his department along with the expansion of safety education ef orts will result in An actual increase in safety ed ocmitj otLlvlLlcS umvrwjr of his Department ofSafety will ucation personnel from the pres be assigned as an additional duty to eachof the 14 district lieuten ants of the Highway Patrol Although the central headquar ters staff will be cut to three men the consolidation of safety education activities is in line with new trends in traffic safety effort A similar program has prpyed highly sue c e s s f u 1 in Indiana Pesch added Pesch said the consolidation is expected to save about ev ery two years in salaries and car and travel expenses The safety commissioner an nounced the consolidation in the wake of an executive order from 1961 be changed Court u DESMOINES Iowa redistrici speed of sound and SovietSupreme Court said Tuesday that between holdover and newly elect the entire Senate redistrictinged senators but does not affect counterparts were un vie il e d last summer at the Moscow Air Show But when bombers are being built designers need not worry about the potential nuisance the plane might create on the ground or about the possible harmful effects on passengers These are two very important considerations in supersonic transport design Indeed they could be considerations that might greatly limit the project Consider the question of how the plane will affect people and objects over which it flies The sonic boom the thunderlike jarring sound that an airplane as possible the present imbalance plan passed by the 1961 Iowa Leg islature is valid In upholding the acts constitu tionality the Supreme Court said the measure corrects as nearly Lets avoid propaganda Nikita told WASHINGTON Iff Presi dent Kennedy told Soviet Khrushchev Tuesday makes as it approaches and tnat the of he then surpasses the speed ofipowers nc sound is well known to anyigotiations at Geneva must be person living near an air avojd sterile exchanges of 10 date most sonic booms havepropaganda and make real been created by relatively light progress toward disarmament weight fighter planes When the planes have flown welcomed Khrush u jchevs decision to send Foreign i Minister Andrei Gromyko to meet with US and British for terms of senators now holding certificates of election District Judge Clair E Hamil ton had ruled in Iowa County Dis trict Court that the redistricting act is constitutional except for one sectionproviding for twoyear terms for three senators elected in 1962 in order to comply with a constitutional provision calling for election as nearly as possible of half the senators every four years The measure calls for the elec tion of senators from 21 of the new districts in 1962 and elections in 26 districts in 1964 provision for twoyear 23 inches in Virginia fast gets snow too By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The worst storm of the waning winter walloped the region from Alabama to New England Tuesday Fierce winds and a snowfall measuring up to 23 inches disrupted travel sent tides pounding ashore in low coastal areas and caused considerable damage downed and windows were broken Power lines were diving earthward the resulting shock waves have shattered windows cracked walls and blown roofs off Then too a plane cruising at 70000 feet might expose its pas eign ministers at Geneva in ad vance of the March 14 dis armament conference The President suggested March12 the start ing date for threepower talks sengers and crew to harmful radiation Kennedys message to These are just two problems Khrushchev replying to a There are others relative to delengthy note from the Soviet sign jleader which was delivered here Sunday was very brief Indications are thai Hafabys Monster will probably resemble rusncIeV disappointed in a duck in flight campaign to press Kennedy a cmcK in flight nd other Western and neutral ist leaders into a summit meet ing at Geneva had reluctantly agreed in his message to send Gromyko to meet with Rusk and British Foreign Secretary Lord Home The Soviet chief also used the rear may droop at the tips while cruising What is normal ly the tail on subsonic airplanes horizontal control surfaces will be moved forward and called a canard The plane will weigh upwards of 300000 win weigu upwards 01 auuUOO V pounds maybe even more Kennedy s 400000 as opposed to the 200 week to resume nnn weapons testing in the to million as opposed to million for a Boeing 707 To be feasible at all govern ments will have to foot the bill for research and development Halaby has said the Monster mail the Presidents offer to cancel the test series if Russia would agree to a test ban treaty with an international in spection system acceptable to the West B58 CRASHES could cost Uncle Sam mil lion and the airplane manufac turers have made clear that their uncle and ours can1 FORT WORTH Tex not expect to be completely A B58 Hustler supersonic jet reimbursed In the aviation industry how ever there seems to be little doubt what life will be breathed into tht Monster bomber crashed and exploded in an attempted take off from Carswell Air Force Base Mon day The three crewmen were killed on numerous highways Gusts upto 58 miles an hour and heavy seas tore away a part of Atlantic Citys famed Steel Pier a summer amuse mentfacility which juts half a mile out into the Atlantic from the resort citys boardwalk The heaviest snowfall during the early morning hours was recorded in northern Virginia It was measured at 22 to 23 inches in Culpepper Manassas and Winchester Counting a previous accumulation the depth was 30 inches in some sec tions of central and western Virginia News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES project United States may pro pose joint use of communications satellites as a first possible cooperative space venture Avith the Soviet Union Space administrator Janies E Webb also said it would be useful for astronaut John H Glenn Jr to compare noteswith Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov who orbited the earth 17 times last August Seek UN bond compromise WASHINGTON Administration supporters gropedfor a compromise to halt growing opposition to President Kennedys proposal to buy half of a million UN bond The Senate Foreign Relations committee came to grips with the issue at its first closed meeting on legislation to author ize the US purchase but a prompt final decision was doubtful Satellite try postponed CAPE An attempt to orbit a solar observatory satellite was postponed for one day because of technical difficulties in a three stage rocket The countdown to launch the shot went down to the second the rocket was supposed to ignite but a malfunction kept the vehicle on its launching pad terms for senators to be electee in 1962 in three districts held in valid by the trial court is to make more nearly equal the num ber to be elected at each general election as the constitution re quires the Supreme Court said That provision the high cour added does not shorten the term of any incumbent senator nor does that advance o his any basic righi to be elected for a specified term of years Voters in the three districts the court said are in the same posi tion as if a vacancy through res ignation or death existed and they will elect for a short term No fundamental rights arc de nied the court said The Senate redistricting suii was brought against Secretary o State Melvin Synhorst by Charles L Selzer of Amana and Robert Barclay of West Branch SenD Nolan Rlowa City appearec as an intervenor in Selzers be half The last legislature redistricted he Senate as required by the con titution every 10 Both Selzer and Nolan contend d in oral arguments before the Supreme Court that not onl vould the election of senators fo woyear terms be unconstitution al but that voters in seven coun ies which elected senators in 196 vould be illegally voting again fo ienators this year Thecourt upheld the act on ai 80 vote Justice William Blis was not sitting On the inside Society News78 Clear Lake News 9101M21314 Sports 1516 Farm Features 17 Comics 18 Editorials 19 North Iowa News 20 Latest Markets 24 Mason City News 2425 Transit Schedule ent six civilians to 17 men which ncludes the 14 patrol officers Assignment ot safety education responsibility to patrol district ieutenants thereby bringing the safety effort closer to local com munities and schools on a more sustained basis The departments safety educa ion activities are now handled by a 8man staff working from the central office here The centra office will be retained Pesch said but three of its members ncluding the director will be re eased The present director SVilliam Burnett formerly o Mason City is paid per year The other two employes who will be released are Dick Griffin and JFrederick Maynarc Cedar Palls bothsupervisors o technical services Mayhard salary is about and Grif fins about the reorganization will mea a salary cut for Frank Ulish presently assistant director of th safety education division who wit become one of two supervisors o technical services Ulish now ha a base pay of 7200 but his top pay scaie under the new setui will be Other personnel to be retained include Gordon Speers Shel Rock a supervisor of technica service Robert Hullihan Qe Moines public information offi cer Evelyn Hopkins Des Monies statistician and Jennie Lind als Des Moines a stenographer ENVOY DIES WASHINGTON UP Mariano de Yturralde y Orbegoso 57 Spanish ambassador to the United State for 18 months died Monday The embassy said th career diplomat died of pulmon ary complications and periton itis which developed after an operation ARCTIC oil tanker SinclairMilwaukee lies trapped in the ice in Lake Michigan off Chicago while the Coast Guard Cutter Arun del attempts to make a path for thetanker and five others lying motion less because of heavy ice Two icebreakers are enroute from northern Michigan and Wisconsin to help free the vessels The Weather NorthIowa Generally far through Wednesday Continue cold Tuesday night with zero to 5 above Little warme Wednesday with highs in 20s Iowa Generally fair throug Wednesday Warmer Tuesda night and over state Wednes day Lows Tuesday night nea zero northeast to near 1 above southwest Highs Wee nesday low 20s northeast t the 30s southwest Outlook fo Thursday Increasing cloud ness and rising temperature Minnesota Partly cloudy warm er Highs Wednesday near 30 GlobeGazette Weather Dat up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 20 Minimum Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 32 Minimum 9 Moson City an Minnesotans hurt in Floyd Co crash Appeafs Tells how plane fell i KOM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Pilot Brands Gary Powers a hort dark and seemingly unemotional man emerged nto public view Tuesday and told how a strange ex plosion blasted his U2 plane out of the skies 68000 feet above Russia nearly two years ago Wearing a dark singlebreasted suitand a white shirt with dark ie the 35yearold Central In elligence Agency flier made his dramatic appearance in a packed hearing room of Senate Armed Services Committee Shortly before he turned up in he public eye the CIA released a report to Congress giving Pow ers a clean bill of health and laying lived up to the ermsof his employment arS in itructions during his illsfarred flight over the Soviet Union The CIA disclosed that Powers had never been told to commit captured and said he had been instructed to surren der without resistance and adopt a toward his captors escape appeared im possible v V But the real impact of the day came when Powers strode into the h i g hceil inge d Senate caucus room at pm CS T Spectators and congress men strained to catch aglimpse of the former Air Force of ficer who over night on May 1 1960 became a central figure POWERS A Minnesota couple was seri ously injured and a Mason City wonian received minor injuries in an auto accident Tuesday morning in Floyd County The Mason City woman Doro thea Southworth 5 Westview Dr was injured when her cap col ided with one driven by Heye lemmen Austin Hemmen and lis wife were taken to a Charles City hospital where they were re ported in serious condition SAME DATElMl Safely Department 91 The accident occurred at Tuesdaymorning on the Greene cutoff on Highway 18 Authorities investigating the ac cident said the Hemmen car was going south from Osage and drove in front of Mrs South worths car going east on High way 18 It was reported that the Hemmen car may have slid onto the highway from the icy black top road Mans body found in damaged home body of Nolan Pryor 52 was found in his smokefilled home Tuesday morning here late An unidentified visitor at tempting to enter the house saw the smoke and notified the fire department Pryor was lying on the floor of the living room It had not been determined how long he had been dead Assistant Fire Chief Ed Hart wig said an investigation is under way to determine if the fire was caused by a lighted cigarette or by the furnace and also whether Nolans death was due to asphyxiation or a heart attack There was severe damage in the house from smoke and water Survivors are his wife Willa employed at Cherokee a son Roger Rapid City S D and three granddaughters Pry in the cold war Powers seemed somewhat be wildered by the crush of pho tographers and cameramen At the opening of the hearing Sen R i c ha r d Russell DGa re marked that since Powers had been involved in a public trial in Moscow he would hot hesi tate now to appear before your representatives the pilot smiled When Powers began speaking he plunged immediately into the tale of his flight beginning with his takeoff at fol lowing a lastminute briefing which included instructions on what to do for a forced land ing over enemy territory He described how his glider winged U2 soared high into Russia over the Aral Sea how he saw Russian jet aircraft far below him and how he felt fairly good that they appar ently had not seen him Then he told what happened that fateful moment at 68000 feet as he approached the So viet city of Sverdlovsk Near the city he said he made a prescribed turn to the leEt of 90 degrees rolled out on course and lined up on his next objective which was to go over the southwest edge ofthe city He remembered seeing an airfield which was not on my map Then while checking his in struments he heard felt and sensed an explosion and just a slight acceleration of the air craft He was then at 68000 feet nearly 13 miles above the earth Everywhere I looked it was orange he said I had never seen anything like this before he said Powers not know or was the owner and operator had happened But according of a drivein at the east edge of to Rep Carl Vinson DGa the Osage CIA and other experts think the Funeral arrangements a r c explosion came from a Russian pending at the Champion Fusurfacetoair missile They be neral Home lieve it did not actually hit the   

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