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Austin Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 30, 1957, Austin, Minnesota Mostly cloudy tonight and Saturday, widely scattered shovers and thundershowers, gradually rising temperatures; low tonight 62-68. AUSTIN DAILY HERALD 1957 City Traffic Accident* Injuries , Fatalities 1956 616 $8 I 1957 4’9 77 None Damage  .....$81,771    $72,110 VOL. XCIX— No. 52 Single Copy—7c AUSTIN, MINN., FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 1957 Member Associated Pre*! 12 Pages YOUTH ESCAPES BLAZE, CALLS FIREMEN Lightning Hits Home Lightning, that struck this morning during one of the Austin ar#*’* noisiest thunder storms ol the season, caused heavy damage at one rural home and minor loss at another. One holt set fire to the Alvin Le rum farm home, just no.th of the Oakland village Umits. and the other did minor damage at the Maynard Greenlee home, Austin. tit. 2. Donald Le nim, 16. sleeping upstairs, was alone in the Lerum home, but luckily he woke up coughing in time to escape. The room was filled with smoke and there was a shaft of flame shoot mg through one section of the floor. That was about 6 a rn. Goes Out Window Donald went out a window to the roof of a porch and then shimmied to the ground. He drove to the Oakland telephone exchange, called the Hollandale Fire Dept. and then phoned his parents, who were working at their cafe, the Goldenrod, 602 N. Lansing The father called Austin firemen ami when they reached th* Lerum home they found Donald had attached a garden hose to a faucet in the basement and was fighting the fire Firemen had fhe blaze under control by the time the Hollandale fire truck arrived Damage Extensive Extensive damage to the downstairs rooms and ceiling and smoke damage upstairs were reported. Fire rapt. Earl (ScottyI Blowers said the lightning entered Hie house through electrical service wires and set the living room furniture on fire. The call to the Greenlee home came at 5:15 ani There, firemen found the lightning had entered the home via electrical srr vice wires, but no damage was found other than that the ohone was out of order and a fuse had been blown Four other incidents of lightning damage was reported, mostly to appliances according to the Mower County Fire Insurance Co. Rain during this morning's storm was heavy, boosting the total for the 24-hour period ending at 8:30 a rn to I IS inches. Congress Near Adjournment; \ Must' Bills Okd AFTER RECORD FILIBUSTER LIGHTNING IS TO BLAME — F ire that was touched off by lightning resulted rn this scarred interior, Picture at the Lerum home was Liken in the k Behen looking into the 11 vin groom. Senate Passes Civil Rights Bill Clean-up Business Rushed U.S. MAY HAVE COUNTER WEAPON ESCAPES UPSTAIRS ROOM — Donald Lerum was lucky to wake up in time to get out of the smoke-filled house and call firemen. The picture was taken from the inside of the house looking out to the yard where Donald was standing behind a chair that had been damaged in the fire. Aamodt Boys Sentenced to YCC Terms The 4 Long-Range Missiles Fired by Russ Since June WASHINGTON (ll—Russia was: Apparently the Kremlin’• an !er range which could hit kev So retorted today to have fired at nouncement on Monday vpa timed viet areas from advance bases. least four long-range missiles to make it a contribution to Hic    Some Doubts since June and to have tested fierce new Soviet diplomatic of And there la every evidence of many more of shorter range over tensive against the West Rut only high-level doubt here that the Run a longer time.    'the timing was a real surprise glans actually have a production Moscow withheld until last week her e and presumably in Allied model of a 5.000 mile missile any announcement ai its claimed! capitals.    ready    for operational use. Offi* successful test of an intermit! Since the Russian announce rials stress the difference be BRAINERD, Minn. UT) —__ .    ,    ..    .    _    ,    .    .    . three Aamodt boys who confessed ent « l mi88,Ie But b,t » and P IorP * "lent there have been solidly tween an experimental pnXotype ^,^ doUan Mow Eisenhower's carrying out • slaying pact against    information    had    been com- backed reports here that the U. S. and an atomic warhead weapon on(finl | m , U pst their father were being taken to ,n * lnto Washington from intelli- Army believes It has ready tm ready for use,    |    angina* the Minnesota Boys’ Training * enc * *ources since shortly alter production a proven couatorwetp- The big Soviet missiles involved “    ‘‘    -    -    - ■    .»n-an American missile of short I WASHINGTON *f> - Congress s whipped rapidly along on clean up 1 phases of its session * work today WASHINGTON 08    —    The    first    vote. Th# House    had    passed    the In a drive for adjournment. Mid- civil    rights    btu to    pass    Congress    bill last Tuesday.    afternoon appeared to be a likely in more than HO years was on its    The end of the months long bat    quitting time, way to President Eisenhower to    tie over civil rights came two in rapid hr#    order,    the    House day.    hour* after Sen. Thurmond (D-0C)    tabbed the final legislativa okay Hie    Senate    completed congres    ended a record setting filibuster    °n two of the ‘must” measures atonal    action    on the compromise    against the hill, Thurmond held    *• $3,435,810,000 foreign aid ap- ipleasure late last night after Withe floor tor 24 hours and 19 min- propriatwn and a hill laying down hours    of continuous session, pass    lites The previous record was aet    ground rules for defense attorneys mg it    by an    overwhelming 60 IS    In 1953 bv Sen Morse (D-Ore) iii    to get a partial look at FBI files an equally futile effort to defeat    if these are used in trials of their Hie submerged oil lands bill Thurmond's filibuster waa singled handed Other Southerners refrained from joining in because ‘dent Eisenhower, they felt it wa* fruitless and might Th# Senate had endorsed these {boomerang.    Mila in a night session at which Final passage of    the    civil    rights to# historic civil rights bill was measure cleared the way for ad cleared to the White House, journment of Congress, probably Th* civil rights measure was WASHINGTON UP — Th# House today.,    I the big road block to adjourn - today pasaed and amt to Preai-j    ti    Vale    ‘No*    j ment. Once it was Old of the way dent Eisenhower a $3,435,810,000    On the final roll call, IS Smith    • sprint was    on    in    the    home foreign aid money bill. This is *    erners voted “no ” Tidily-awaft    stretch. $3.4 Billion in Aid Okd clients. Haase Aetten House action sent them to Pres Republicans ami 23 Democrats I Senate Democratic Lesder Lyn joined in support of the hill There,don B. Johnson of Tsxas called that body back to work at 9 a rn Rules Change Sought to Check Filibusters WASHINGTON UP — The record breaking filibuster by Sen. Thurmond (D-SC) brought both Republican and Democratic an nouncements today of plans to fight for Senate rules changes to sometimes “becomes not an in malta it tartar to halt talkathons strument for information or edu-Five Democrats - Sens. Doug, jcft^brt merely for las of Illinois, H mphrey of Min nesota, Neuberger of Oregon. Mc- ism ' Namara of Michigan, and Clark of Pennsylvania—led off with an announcement that Thurmond* performance will spur them to ! School at Red Wing today. I Judge Henry W. Longfellow in juvenile court here sentenced Richard Aamodt, 15, and his broth jars, BUly, IS, and Ira, IO, to indeterminate terms under the Youth Conservation Commission (YCC). j Ole Aamodt, 55, was found shot a filibuster on that issue to death nrar his rural Crosby home on July 27. On# week later the three boys admitted having the test operations started. ped of itself. Douglas and the other senators Winzens Plan Balloon Trip Across Continent MINNEAPOLIS 14^—Otto Winzen I ment. Mrs, Winzen is superin- The roil call vote on passage wer e many absentees was 194-122.    The    bill    provides    broad new fed Although the President has in* **r*I enforcement powers in the dicated his disappointment that field of voting rights, aith High it the measure does not carry more does not contain some of the far money, he is expected to sign it. r a n g I n g provisions originally The bill totals about one billion j asked by Eisenhower Victory tor Ike Nevertheless, its passage is mi bv    m'litt.rr'    *■ »NI ta*. lh. «.»»««.«' .•»WI»din« ...'lory (or    MN    to    pnlMl    th# nil,-I:,I..birr    br    Lier ...d WM lndi.prnM.blr I" Mw! tnt rn . rn b . r . bt hHh■ .olm, rt*hU ol Nr,rn... OO a HO ...    ...    •*--    who have struggled fur .is roll «all vote. in this summer's test* were re ported to have been launched from points in the northernmost part of European Russia, aimed eastward into the wild and sparse Iv inhabited areas of Siberia    __________ The information was pieced Uh     le **     th * n    thr    $4,44$,OOO,OOO gether laboriously and evaluated originally asked by Eisenhower.) i erie sn militant and nth**! and ti well be! was today- The House arranged to meet at IO a rn Leaders predicted Congress—if it really tried-could complete its work in time to quit and go home by mid afternoon, ending an eight-month session that began Jan. 3 The Senate passed the civil to the Technical Intelligence Re I The Senate considered the bill Parties who have struggled tori ll roll »all vote. Passage ram* view Committee for final study I only 15 minutes before the final; ywa to win action on civil rights near the end of a marathon 33 said Thurmond’a talk waa an ii*IP* 0 * 4 ®** *b# alaying because their] gadd Thursday night bt, his wile jtondent of productian of tbs piss* {and evaluation.    (roll    call vote shortly before mid I -J?*^    .'Ti?? - * ^ h,M,r    ' n    which    Sen. Tilur lustration of the point that debate father had kicked and beaten them | tnd tWo ^hers are planning a tic bags.    This    committee    includes    repro-    {night.    The    senators accepted with- ct ** n * b * rlt J*Jwaged a record one 1 Ira admitted having fired the fatal transcontinental balloon trip Joe Groth, a Winzen official, said sentatives of the military, the out change the compromise meas    -    _    l m#B    ^buster     a * amj5t    14 bullet from a rifle while he Mood | ^time in October.    October    was    picked because that Central Intelligence Agency and ore agreed upon Wednesday by a Basion giving the JistitaaPa*    R^ord    Flllbaster^    _ is the month when prevailing west-(Ilia Stale Department, and has theiSenate-House conference commit- J .    ,    ^    ..    Thurmond    spoke    for    24    hours • al court injunctions to enforce the and |„ minutes, and said “I feel of obstructionism or exhibition maximum efforts in that direc - lion Then six Republicans — Sens Case of New Jersey, Ives and davits of New York. Kuchel of Cal " Atomic Device Set Off in Test IO feet behind Aamodt. Winzen, head of Winzen Re terms will be up to the YCC. Their attorney, Donald Ryan, Brainerd, said the boys admitted all of the allegations in the formal com * plaint. ! Before appearing in court, the ATOMIC TEST SITE, Nev. lit— jAamodts were given testa at ifornifl Potter of Mirhu?sn and Scientists detonated an atomic! Fergus Falls mental hygiene chn* S™ Ol^ou _ L“«l ta    750    fee.    .boy,    th,    Undo    k Sheriff Roy Wicktand report I*-    ™    •—    -    Has    No    Plans taken into custody Aug. 3. There was no visible emotion l h , Minneanolis said theerly winds are the strongest. The (benefit of advice from several ad-tee.    ,    ...    *    „ .    ^    ^    „ — *•--   . s<Mrcn Inr • wmn * a P° n5 ’ fiain       nie    |3    435,fl,Hi in the foreign d * tU of ever 7 clt,/ftl to <** n fine ' when he quit. He smashed aid ill includes $2 .'68,760,000 in «* rdl »*ui of race or color.     8    four-year record of 22 hours and new funds, plus $667,050,000 in re    Modified Form    to    minute*, held by Sen. Morse To ward off th** cold the party    mediate range ballistic    missile    appropriated oney carried for    I"    d* final form, this provi«u'»n    ID Ore). will wear winter clothing and    which soared I..too miles    ovir the {ward from previous years Thebes    modified    so that persons) The civil righto    measure    repre- ! breathe through oxygen masks.    Atlantic Wednesday in    a flight' money is for foreign aid opera-    charged with    criminal contempt    seated a victory    for    the    Ellen Winzen said die other two rn* rn    from Cape Canaveral, I 'n Seers-    (ions in the fiscal year that began     !,,r    violating    such injunctions    bower administration,    although it from the boys as the judge found    ^     wou]d    ^ ; imiljir to I flight will be made in an open; «rtific bodle*, them “delinquent" and imposed ^ ^ which Me j D#vid Simons,) gondola at about a 39,000-foot a1- The Army's proposed reum.f sentence. Length of the boys„ n Alf Forc# mctef n^tjy titude.    (weapon is the Jupiter, an tater -    ......... —rangt* ballistic missile ap tiriated ueiey carried for an Air Force officer, soared to a record 100,000 feet. The Winzen firm manufactured I all of Hie balloons used in that successful “Man High" expert ‘Mrs. Barkley hers of the proposed party, ex* j tar/ th** Army Brooker lanceted to be Wlnz* n employes ' the Jupiter “a spectacular have not yet been selected The ascent will be made from San Diego, Calif., but no firm des- July I. Major provisions of the measure include $1,340,000,000 in new military aid funds. 683 million dollars in new funds for defense sup- “We have teen a sample of what the filibuster means to civil rights measures and how it can block the public busi * ss in such critical times a “pure test’ for scientific purposes It flashed across the sky at 5:40 a. in. Still pending are charges against Mrs. Emma Aamodt, wno is ac- for Wedding with an orang,.pink icu*<lof    and ^‘MT\ st ^ *_.. ror ‘ We wish to state therefore that    fireball which lasted for only half    sake,'’    Mrs.    Alben Barklev said this demonstration strengthens our.* dozen seconds.    convening    of^ grand jury"to-Thursday night when she was determination to work for reason-    The toot was scheduled when     hear the case flnd decide    w jietber     a!, i ted    *bout reports she might able amendments to rule 22 to    unfavorable winds forced post-    . shou j d u. Drosecu t e d    marry    House    Speaker Sam Ray* make it more practical to invoke ponement • J a bigger blast, ‘    _* ‘    (burn. cloture ta appropriate situations.’’(“Smoky,” which is to include 1 -    -    ., e Denaxrats said they will elaborate military maneuvers. rreefflOn rrCdlCrS Democrats said they will try for a rule under which a Senate majority could limit debate. NRC commentator David Brink ley in a television broadcast said Rayburn, a 75-year-old ba    >r. had been squiring the widow of Ute former vice president M to parties around town and people No maneuvers were conducted in connection with today s shot — They did not specify whether code-named “Franklin Prime"—, MINNEAPOLIS Lf!—Gov. Free-they had in mind a majority of    which    was the 14th in    the    Atomic man said Thursday night hi ex the full Senate membership of 96,    Energy Commission’s    current test; pacts Sen. Thye (R-Minn) to be    (are enjoying the    gossip that    we or a majority of those present and    series.    There were    19    expert* j defeated next year and that Min-    may soon have a    wedding    here.” voting.    ments    connected with    it.    j nesota will have two Democratic    “There is nothing at all    to    It, Under the present rules, 64 af- It was detonated from a balloon senators after January 1959. Mrs. Barkley said when contact-flrmative votes are    required to    anchored above the AEC s Yucca    The governor said that at the * ed    by    a    GlobeDemocrat reporter shut off debate and    end a fib-    Flat test center. The AEC said    present time he was not planning     in    Washington buster* And there is    no    that it was subnominal in power    ti i against Thye but would In way by which the    Senate can    Nominal is the equivalent to 20,-    stead seek a third term at the change its rules without the pros-    OOO terns of TNT—or 20 kilotons,    j State Capitol in 1958. Stassen Hurries Home for Disarmament Huddle “Mr. Rayburn is an old, old friend He was originally a friend of Sen. Barkley, and he has been very, very nice to me since Mr. Barkley dint “I et; j ny hi^ company immense ly. And that s that!” Appointment Hinted for St. Paul Banker By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER    Nations disarmament subcoinmit-    than we have been for    the    last WASHINGTON UP — Harold E.jtee Tuesday.    ll year*.” Stassen s hurry up flight from     In advance °I W* arrival, Stas    Officials here, however,    saw no London signaled the opening of to-     hop< . ^ ^methtag might yet be    though none would rule    out    the NEW YORK WL-The New York Times said today it is reliably reported that Julian B. Baird, * . .i . i  t  ai * _    —    -i    I    chairman of the board of the First *". w “. r ' p0rt< “, d    , lng ' n * “    Bar    k    of St. Paul. Minn., will be named by President El- f" 0n "? O'” 10 ?"* cn “ s *n«'‘of    .Wt'toct. cs”"" .......  °' disarmament negotiate, be- hflwc( . n Ru5s]8 and lb( , We5l ,, rn Specu | allDn at lhe >tate dep , rt . m f mrn powers-the United Stales, Brit- ment tended to concern itself now ain, France and Canada.    with the question of what the Rus- He was described as unwilling siam are up to in the light of the to reach a “no hope" conclusion very tough line they have taken before further talks with Soviet since Monday. At that time, they negotiator Valerian Zorin next asserted that they had successful-week    ly tested an intercontinental mis* In London, Zorin rejected out of sile capable of hitting a target la " U ? y . f amza , *. C 4 hand an 11-point Western disarma- anywhere in the world. They fob “ au ' d * J 4, hai ^    ..    ‘ ment package placed    before    him    lowed tins up Tuesday with a blast     Paul bank since 1920. He is ac ive yesterday.    Most    of    the    Western    at Western disarmament    propes-     in national bankers groups. plan had been presented    in piece-    als as presented up to that time.)    nirwiunv    cupit im meal fashion during    the five    Yesterday, in the same vein    EMO\    SHELLED months of    talks.    Zorin bluntly told Stassen    and his    TAIPEI UPL-The Chinese Com- Before his plane took    off from    western colleagues that he saw    munists fired 49    shells at Qucrnoy London, Stassen told    newsmen    nothing of value in the Il-point    Thursday night    but caused    no day of urgent top level confer- i Russia. Stassen had planned to return this weekend for personal reasons and to consult with officials. He suddenly moved up his trip by 24 hours yesterday in order to reach Washington this morning for a quick meeting with Secretary of State Dulles. Stassen, who is chief disarmament negotiator for the United States, is also expected to meet with President Eisenhower and other officials. So far as Washington authorities know, Stassen the Treasury for monetary affeir*. A Washington despatch to the Times carried the report of the selection of Baird as successor to W, Randolph Burgess, who will leave in October for his new job as ambassador to the North At- success. Secrecy Lid is understood t only th* tination has been set. Winzen said ( Pent,, ff on ’ , •eency tai on missile| ports, SIS millions in special agit could be "anywhere on the East developments prevents the Arm) gjgtance funds for the President, Coast from New York to Florida.” j from “7**** flaU 7    •*“!»* If winds hold to their usual pat- tor could be in production wfttlto tern for that season, he said the, 30 balloon probably would come down Brooker saki ta Florida yes-somewbere ta North Carolina    tost    the    Soviet    Aaoounce- when the descent is started through iJ ast Monday of a successful release of helium from the huge plastic container. test of hi,.! Ill milium, tor trrhmr.t » *tolnmln« from yoUnf rlfhU In 8j , tlinet    {junctions.    Some legislators say The measure also Include* J0» the L4 bulk of court i °^ r * in , votln « AID (Continued on Pnge 2) 5,OOO mile missile indicat    , cd the Russians were talking of Nike I nStO I lotions Winzen estimated the flight a research Thaf to Rinq Twin Cities would take from two to four days, 18 8 ,on * wa >’- h «* 8a,d - !rom an    3 operational vehicle according to velocity of tilt* wind. He added that it is being undertaken in celebration of the 10th anniversary of plastic balloons and to gather some scientific information The military will provide some scientific instruments for the flight. There have been no known successful U S. tests of n intercontinental ballistic missile. Advantage la Bases The United States has Mi ad vantage in land bases-its own MI SS LES (Continued on Page 2) would be granted a Jury trial if t had been shorn of some features they were tried first by a Judge the President had requested, alone and sentenced to more than It remained to be aeen whether 45 days in Jail or fined more than Eisenhower now would soften his {appraisal of th# 1957 legislative But no Jury trials would be au-' record of the Democratic-con thoriiad ta civil contempt cases trolled Congress. He told til Aug. 21 news conference he viewed that record as a disappointing one. Other Rills Passed rights cases coul^ be enforced Senate approval sent the com-through civil contempt action, promise civil rights measure to Civil contempt actions are Eisenhower, aimed at obtaining cumpliance Then, with only minutes of de with a court order. Criminal con* u q each, the Senate passed tempt is intended to punish for tjws^ billa non-oomph mice    |    j A w m 810 000 mooey bill to Other provisions in the WH: flnance the nation’, global pro wou    gram of military and economic Create a six-member bipartisan { aid ^ friend)y countries The WASHINGTON tf» — The Army informed Sen. Thye (R-Minn) today it plans Nik« (anti n.a commission, named by the FrtSi- 1 measure wentthen to'theHouae installations at four communities Kit# ^     wpnl ,hfnto h | Botse * 2. A compromise bill to .    __.__.    dent but with Senate confirmation, in Minnesota and Wisconsin to pro* I to ^ # ^    ^ tact toe Twin City ami. The sites arc Castle ck, St Bonifarius and Bethel in Minnesota and Dire** Lakes. Win of all civil rights problems, with RIGHTS (Continued on Page 2) ease some restrictions rn the immigration laws, but denying many liberalizing features Eisenhower had asked. It went to the Whit* House. Helmet Saves Man From Serious Injury A fiber glass helmet prevented plant raised 18 feet to make room serious injury to a workman em for it. ployed in installing th# new $1 Power for Austin will be to-million boiler at Austin's Utilities creased by one third with eomple-plant.    turn    (rf    the    boiler    ta    about    IO Harris Brown, 1311 N. Fourth months. There will be ll flights was working rn the project at of stairs from top to bottom for 3 30 p.m. Thursday when a steel the boiler, grating fell about 200 feet, hitting him in the head. 3 Stitches Needed His fiber glass helmet prevented more serious injury. Brown was treated by a physician with three stitches taken and today is 1 back at work Another worker three weeks ago avoided serious injury because of his helmet. He was Andrew Haugelund, 920 E WEATHER Official V. S. Readings from Herald Weather Site en Roof et Fire Station; Readings at 8 30 today — 64. Low previous 24 hours — 55. High previous 24 hours — 77. General Weather — Foggy. Precipitation — LII. THURSDAY plans to get back to London in that delegates to the disarmament I package proposition for a first-Ucue for a meeting of the United talk* “are closer together now, step disarmament agreement. damage or casualties, the Nationalist Defense Ministry reported. A HOLE IN THE FLOOR — Workmen are using jackhammers and installing forms for the new $1 million boiler at Austin Utilities plant. The hole is 16 feet below floor level. The fiber glass helmets worn by workmen come in handy and thus far have prevented two serious injuries. A steel grating, (note arrow) in lower left hand corner, fell 20 feet and hit a workmen in the head at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, The helmet prevented critical injuries. Bridge, who was struck by a 1P.M. . ... 64 7 P. M. .... 69 piece of steel which fell about 13 2 P. M. . ... 65 8 P. M. .... 68 feet and hit him on the head. 3 P. M. . ... 68 | 9 P. M. .... 68 Haugelund was also treated 4 P. M, . ... 69 j IO P. M. .... 67 with about IS stitches taken, but 5 P. M. . ... 70 j ll P. M. .... 67 the helmet had prevented critical 6 P. M. . ...70 12 P. M. .... 66 injuries FRIDAY A Big Boiler I A. M. . ... 66 | 7 A. M. .... 67 Workmen are putting in a ce 2 A. M. . ... 66 j 8 A. M. .... 68 ment slab 14 feet below the pre 3 A. M. ... 66 | 9 A. M. .... 69 sent floor level of the Utilities 4 A. M. . ... 66 I IO A. M. .... 74 plant. The new boiler will be 108 5 A. M. . ... 66 J ll A. M. .... 76 feet high with the roof of the 6 A. M . 67 j 12 Noon