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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 12, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             men MOSCOW RuMiau were rocketed into orbit Mon day in a space ship reported to be as comfortable as conditions on earth They were described as wearing light woolen gray suits and blue jackets Aboard without the usual heavy space suits were the pilot a doctor and a scientist An of ficial announcement said the worlds first space ship to carry more than one man was sent into orbit by a powerful new rocket The craft was named The size of thfi cabin was not given but views relayed on So viet television Tass called it cos mo vision indicated the space was a little cramped The tem peratureinside was given as 61 degrees Tass News Agency dispatches from the cojntrol center some where in the interior confirmed the opinion of views that the three wore only pilots helmets on their heads not the bulky allencompassing helmets of U S astronauts Soviet s pa c e specialists really worked hard to create earth comfort in the space ships oaedispatch said Another dispatch indicated the Russians had not put aboard anyequipment toovercome the ill effects of weightlessness It said the pilot reported the three had not noticed the effect of weightlessness because they were too busy Aboar9 were Col Vladimir No doubt Russia is In the race By JOHN BARBOUR WASHINGTON AP Any doubt that the Soviet Union is still in the moon race faded away Monday with the Sunrise Sunrise Voskhod is the name of the new Soviet three man spaceship launched into orbit early Monday morning It points up these salient facts The Soviet Union has a mighty new space rocket prob ably designed strictly for space flight purposes The Russians are systemat ically going about answering the crucial medical question of mans performance in space to answer especially some of their worries about the wasting away of human bodies and life processes in weightlessness They likely have or are developing the ability to reach the moon and return and to place in orbit around the earth a space laboratory or orbital mili tary station Dr Bernard M Wagner chairman of the pathology de partment of the New York Med ical College and student of space medicine told a meeting Komarov the pilot Konstan tine Feoktistov scientist and Dr Boris Yegorov physician The booster rocket sent the space ship into an orbit thai ranged from 255 miles to 110 miles above the earth an offi cial announcement said Some scientists abroad considered this historic first one more big step in the Soviet race with the United States to the moon The United States plans to launchits first Hworman vehicle some time early next year There was no indication how long the space craft its size and weight not given would remain aloft But the official Tass pews agency said this first manned orbit by the Sovi et Union since the summer of 1963 was designed to test the effects of weightlessness and other stresses on man on a long flight This was a hint the craft might break the old rec ord of almost five days In the last flight in June 1963 Lt Col Valery F By kovosky stayed aloft 54 min utes short of five days and lat er suffered from various ail ments from the long period of weightlessness Twoway radio communica tions are maintained said Tass The ships crew report they withstood quite well the launch and the transition to weightlessness All three feel fine The announcement gave no indication how long the ship would stayaloft Tass said purposes of the flight included Test the new multiseat guided spaceship check the capacity to work to gether during space flight of a group of workers scientific physical and technical investi The newspaper that mokes all North I o wans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER U W4 UOc a Paper ConsUU of Two One Associated Press Kull Lease Wlrei No 210 gations in the conditions of space flight study the effect of space flight on cosmonauts and carry out extended medico biological research in the condi tions of a long flight Tass said Voskhod was launched at am am The announcement said the orbiting was accomplished by means of a new powerful launch vehicle No details were given All systems on board the spaceship are functioning nor mally Tass said Komarov is 37 narricd and the father of two children Feoktistov is 38 also married and has a small son The doctor at 27 is the youngest member of the crew He too is married and has a son The announcement 75 minutes 3 ORBIT Continued on Page 2 ssi an s 3 years By FRED HOFFMAN AP Military Affairs Writer WASHINGTON h e Rus sians have beaten the US Air Forceby about three years in launching Monday a manned space laboratory that could be a forerunner to a wide range of military space missions There was no immediate com ment from the Defense Depart ment Information disclosed by the Soviet News Agency Tass indi catesthat the new Russian space vehicle with three men aboard is carrying out the sort of tasks which will be assigned to the Air Forces manned or biting Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara last Dec 10 or dered the Air Force to develop such a laboratory He called the project an in surance program Co prepare the United States to send space warships aloft ifthe need should arise The firstmanned flight of the US manned orbiting laboratory is clue in late 1967 or early 1968 to be preceded by a year with the first unmanned test launch of what will beknown as the Gemini X Capsule The US orbiting laboratory would contain at least two men It would be shot into orbit by a huge Titan III rocket cur rently under development The Titan HI will develop about 2 million pounds of thrust Essentially th e manned or biting laboratorycoupled with other related research will pro vide greater knowledge about mans ability to function for ex Unded period in space McNamara inannouncing the project stressed that the need for a military space i mission still is not clear However the Air Force long has envisioned a wide variety of mission for military space ships These could include space stations for photographic recon naissance of the earth a manned spy satellite equipped with cameras as well as radar electronic ferrets to tap radio communications and heatsensing infrared devices to watch for missile launchings space craft could be used to inspect unidentified and suspicious satellites passing over the US and if necessary shoot them down Space ships with men aboard could relay radio and television messages andmight be able to intercept or foul up enemy radio communication In the field of weather manned space craftgatherde tailed information on storms and cloud formations Although many sicentists con sider1 this would be an expensive and cum be r s p m e weapon manned space ships could carry BE AT US Continued on Page HOME LIFE Two of the three Soviet cos rrionauts now in orbit around the earth are shown in home life scenes At left Scientist Konstantine Photofax Court to rule on vote cases of US space experts earlier Feoktistov reads a newspaper with his wife Galina this year the Soviets were wor Right space craft pilot Col Vladimir ried about the effects of lessness on the ability of the human heart to function Wagner suggested that the Russians may be planning a large multiman rotating space station for a 14day endurance night before the end of 1964 Earlier in the year the Rus sians had reported that they were dropping out of the race to the moon giving expenses as the reason watches daughter Ira playing the piano The boy watching at the right was not identified by Tass the official Soviet News agency who released the pic tures Sister says Castro will burn Cuba MIAMI Fla on Juanita Caslro said Monday lhat her brother Fidel plans to leave in ashes when he finds himself lost And she said the time is ripe for his overthrow Fidels plan is as sinister as that of Nero who left Rome burning said the Cuban dic tators sister in exile since June Miss Castro 32 and four years younger than the prime ister continued I 9m absolute ly certain that he is capable of carrying out his plan With a look of sadness in her brown eyes the attractive de fector added in an interview Fidel and Raul have said mor lhan once that nothing would be left standing that all the build ings will be dynamited de stroyed Raul Castro minister of the armed forces is JoMiiUe younger brother North Iowa Weather outlook Clearing and a little teeter Monday night tows Mostly fair and warmer Tues day highs in Weather Details en Page 2 WASHINGTON AP The Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on two major questions in the field of voting rights Whether Virginias certifi cateofresidence plan for vot ing in federal elections is con stitutional Whether a state may deny voting residence to a person who is in the military service in the stale and who was a resi dent of another state at the time of entering military service Among cases rejected were re quests for reconsideration of the historic decisions of last June hat both houses of state legisla ure must be apportioned on the asis of population It did agree to review a low Giant center of recreation is suggested DES MOINES mas sive outdoor recreation center to serve all of Iowa was proposed Monday by the Governors Ad visory Committee on Conserva tion of Outdoor Resources The proposed development near DCS or along the Missouri or Mississippi rivers Maynard Recce DCS Moines chairman of the committee said one of the prime purposes of the center would be to provide city youngsters with a close would cost an cslimated milknowledge of the outdoors lion and would require morej He said aboul 70 ccnt ol than 5000 acres of land i The committee appointed Gov Harold Hughes said it should be located near a high density population area within 50 miles of the interstate high er court decision declaring unway system and along a river constitutional part of a Georgia Senate reapportionment plan re quiring countywide voting in counties having more than one state senatorial district And it agreed to review a de cision prohibiting Georgia from placing a proposed new Consti tution on the general election ballot The lower court decision was based on a finding that the proposed Conslilution had beenl drafted by a malapportioned legislature Among questions posed by other cases the court agreed to hear Whether the secretary of stale may prohibil travel by US cilizens to Cuba Whelher a state may re quire close family members to contribute toward the cost of treating patients in state mental hospitals The case comes from California but there are similar laws in all but a handful of the states with an established or a new impoundment of clean water The committee said it did not want to speculate on where such a center might be placed but it probably would have to such as either a major dam the Red Rock dam owas youngsters live in citie and if we dont teach them about the outdoors theyll an nihilate it The proposal calls far about lalf the S10 million lo be raised by special bonds or laxes and Ihe olher half by federal ap propriations Recce said it is hoped the cost of maintaining the center could come from admission fees and other charges levied on users in weekend car wrecks Iowa traffic accidents took seven lives over the weekend three of Ihem in a single Salur day night collision i Mrs Robert Sleele 36 oil Council Bluffs her son Charles 13 and her mother Mrs Vernia Haggler 72 of Pattonsburg Mo were killed when the car m which they were riding was in a collision with a truck on rainslick Highway 59 near Em metsburg Daniel Louis Burke 79 of Avoca perished Sunday when his truck hit a car parked on an Medical problems in space Heart gets too much rest MOSCOW The launching of three cosmonauts intoorbit for a long flight offers Soviet scientists a chance to study medical problems that have bothered earlierspace men Long periods of weightless ness while circlingthe earth shown that thei human is subject to such tempo rafy effects as low blood prcs sure and might develop more effects Soviet scientists studying the new field of gravitational bi oiogy have suggested that arti ficial gravity on space ships might be an answer But there no indication that the new space ship has an artificial gravity system The three men aboard are Pilot Col Vladimir Komarov 37 Scientist Konstantine Feok tistov 38 and Doctor Boris Yegorov 27 Purpose of the flight as an nounced by Tass News Agency include carry out scientific phys ical and technical investigations in the conditions of a space flight to continue the study of the effects of different fac tors of space flight on mans organism and to carry oufex tended medico biological re search in the conditions of a long flight i Dr Dmitry Biryukov director of the InstituteOfExperimental Medicine of the SovietAcademy ofMedical Sciences told Tass Our cosmonauts will obtain new data which will give us more knowledge about the laws governing many physical tech nical medical and biological processes All this will be taken into account in designing new types of space ships in devetop I1 ing and defining scientific pro grams of new space studies The longest previous flight by Lt Col Valerian By kovsky who made 31 orbits in 54 minutes short of five days in June 1963 i1 i T o At a meeting in Warsaw last into orbit around the earth by Russia are pictured in Moscows Red Square month Qf the in a picture taken whilethey were visiting thereduring training They a r e tronautical congress twoRus from left Konstantine Feoktistov a scientist Col Vladimir Korriarqv the sian medicalexperts reported was CREW IN RED SQUARE PbotoCax The three in the crew of a space ship launched Boris Yegorov a physician World Series win H Cards 000 020 000 35 10 1 Yaiks 000 000 002 03 62 See details on Sports Page Avoca strccl Mrs Harland Thompson 46 Council Bluffs was killed unday in Ihe collision of a car nd a Iruck at Ihe inlersection Iowa 192 and US 275 just oulh of Council Bluffs She was n Ihe car Gary Lee Froning 20 of Fay tic was killed and his brolher ack 18 injured Sunday when heir car went off a bridge near ayette and dropped 30 feet into ravine James R Osborn 27 of Ge ar Rapids home on leave from he Navy died in a cartruck ollision Saturday on Highway 50 east of Stanwood Chest shows 64 per cent Inside The Globe KOSSUTH County r GOP Rlans caravan Page 8 The Mason City Community Chest campaign total rose to over the weekend still increasing at a rate that created optimism for another successful drive The amount represents 646 per cent of the asked for the seven Red Feather agencies in Mason City Jack Knapp cochairman an nounced that volunteer workers will be given another 10 days to turn in their receipts and pledges However he urged drive standing can be assessed accurately In announcing the extension Knapp pointed out that the Oct 5 drive beginning missed one firslofthcmonlh payroll peri od By allowing volunteers unti Oct 23 there will be a chance to cover midmonth payrolls fo firms which pay twice monthly as well as to include a SCCOTK weekend for those that are pai weekly Two more employe group that results to date be reported to the Chest office so that the OIRKSEN TREATED CHICAGO Everett Mj Dirkscn RI11 hoped to be re cased soon from Passavant Me morial Hospital after three days of treatment for a swollen right ankle and emphysema a lung ailment POET WILLIAMS DIES NEW YORK OB Oscar Wil liams poet and anthologist died Saturday after a long illness He was M SAME Editorials Society news North Iowa news Sports news Bowling news 11 Latest markets 12 Mason City news 1213 Comks H Transit timetable U Classified pages 1417 LAHR CHECKUP HOLLYWOOD Comedian Bert Lahr 69 entered Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Hollywood Sunday for a checkup after ail some bad results of cosmo flights The men were Prof p Gazenko and P K Isakov 5 They said cosmonauts and particularly Bykovsky h a d temporary effects of low blood pressure fatigue emotional and balance instability and al terations to chemical properties of the body raised questions whether two or three weeks in weightless space might weaken heart mus cles and other parts of the body so as to cause dangers on re turn to gravity whether bones might demineralize and kidney stones develop times do with as they some bedridden per made the honor roll of those go ng over their quotas Centra Auto Body and Marigold dairies both went over the top and bolh had 100 per cent em loyc participation So far all employe groups making quota lave had gifts or pledges from each worker With the original eight drive days ending there was again an appeal for anyone who has not had a chance to contribute to mail a check to the Mason City Community Chest ESlate ing for three days sons and whether the inner ear that provides balance might be damaged There have been similar sug gestions of inner ear trouble MEDICAL Ml YEGOftOV Doctor   

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