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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 17, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes Ail North lowans Neighbors VOL 97 HOME EDITION Associated Prtu and United Press FulJ Lease Wlrei MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 17 1959 7c a Copy of Two OM m Rioting Convicts Hold 23 Hostages Ready for Opening Queen Elizabeth President to Be at Dedication From GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON As soon as the winter ice breaks up com pletely probably this week e nd ships will be able to traverse the full length of the St Lawrence Seaway The heart of this continent is being opened to seagoing ships as the St Lawrence Seaway be comes fully operative but the formal dedication will not come until June 26 when Queen Eliz abeth and President Eisenhower participate in joint U ah excercises at St Lambert But by then ships will have been using the full length of the wa terway for more than two months The St Lawrence Seaway is the answer to an ancient dream dating back to revolutionary days Its construction has been studied and planned since thei turn of the century PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT in 1941 signed an executive agree ment with Canada authorizing the Seaway and an accompany ing power project It was re ported that F D R had consid Nixon to Visit Russia Will Open Exhibit AUGUSTA Ga Vice President Richard M Nixon will go to Moscow in July to open an American exhibition there Announcement of N i x o ns jlans was made by President Eisenhower Thursday at his va cation headquarters ln a statement Eisenhower said the purpose of the exhibi ion is to achieve a broader un derstanding between the peoples of the United States and I h c Union Pliotofax SCENE OF lo cates Deer Lodge site of the Montana State Prison which has had its second riot in less than two years AP Plintofax GLITTERING ACCLAIM Stars of the Russian center played Romeo and GalinaUlanova was Ju Bolshoi Ballet troupe step to the front of the stage iet The show was the troupes American premiere of the Metropolitan Opera House in New Y6rk to of Romeo and Juliet by Pro take one of numerous curtain calls Yuri Zhdanov kofieff The applaisse lasted 18 minutes ered using emergency war funds Mock Atomic OLD SAWS PROVE Attack for Big Cities WASHINGTON A mock nuclear attack hit the United States Friday Hundreds of the larger communities to build the Seaway as a defense tested their readiness to meet it project but didnt have enough of them In a n y event numerous at tempts to have t h e executive agreement approved failed in Congress So on Nov 4 1952 Canada by then thoroughly wearied of inaction declared the agreement obsolete The All TV and radio stations went off the air for 30 of them came back on for emergency operation Sirens began a steady scream at Supposedly the nation was getting a warning that enemy planes were two hours juvay Canadians said theyd build the Seaway on their side of the BUT IN SOME there Lawrence no matter what that much time and m United States did jfew instances it was up lo lo Then on Nov 5 1953 lo te fh dent Eisenhower declared by exwhether lo evacuale tbeir com ecutive orderthat the New York PowerAuthority was to be the U S representative in the con struction of a hydroelectric Just Fiction PHILADELPHIA ffi Is a cucumber really cool Does anyone actually get warm as toast Are a redheads lips as hot as song and fable tell us To find the answers to such questions a test engineering team with a newsmans help applied scientific knowhow to many a familiar saying and analogy say that isnt whats warm Ever wonder just how hot that news is rolling fresh and fragrant off TyptjA Herter apparently has cleared Herter Gets Clean Bill of Health WASHINGTON UP Christian THE GOAL said Eisenhower is the kind of mutual under standing upon which our peace ful future The President added It is a hopeful approach We we como it Nixon will be the highest FROM OUK WIRK SERVICES Clash in Senate Develops ranking U S official to visit Soviet territory since President i Franklin D Roosevelt d i d at Yalta in 1945 i Nixons tentative schedule munities or seek the nearest and best shelter At Selfridge Air Force Base in Michigan a surprise alert called reserve officers of the 10th 18 state IT WAS DONE with de vices for taking temperatures in all sorts of places Tests showed a cucumber was anything but cool as the old saw suggests Inside it tested at degrees its skin Nobody could be as warm as toast is at de grees Within a few minutes the temperature drops to 78 or 79 but veteran countermen works in the International RapAir F d ids This divorced the Seaway a r e a of thc central Unjled from a pubhc power controversyjstates Th had no advance that had contributed much lo its notice and j u previous defeats in Congress The following year Congress ap proved an act sponsored by Sen Alexander Wiley R Wis and Rep George A Dondero R Mich and the project moved toward reality CELEBRATIONS of the St at their regular civilian jobs Government buildings were evacuated at Memphis Tenn Somewhat of a holiday atmos phere prevailed with workers in the main Post Office building hustling aboard a riverboat for a ride on the Mississippi during cat front page temperature was 82 This was 8 to 10 de grees above room tempera ture As for a redheads lips a sampling taken outdoors on a mrld day fluttered to only 92 degrees THE HOTTEST jazz that a radio station could play was somehow less than a scorch ing85 A cold chisel tested in an unheafed hardware store was a bit less than a de gree warmer than straight vodka taken in a bar where the mercury averaged 76 All efforts to test a cool mil lion failed The bankers were too conservative Mason City Occasional light rain and colder Friday night with chance of light snow mix ed Friday night Low Friday night mid to upper 30s Satur Des Moines Driver Killed in Crash DBS MOINES A Des Moines man was killed and an other injured Thursday night when their pickup truck col lided with a Wabash Railroad mail train at an eastsidecross ing here Glenn D McFadden 54 was killed and E Paul Ra the last hurdle standing in the way of his appointment as new secretary of state A specially selected doctor is understood to have found that Herters sometimes painful ar thritis of the hips will not inter fere with his being an active for eign policy chief HERTER HAS long been sidercd the No 1 prospect lo succeed the ailing John Foster calls for him to fly to the Soviet Union to open the American ex hibit in Moscows Sokolniki Park on July 25 He plans to re main in Moscow three or four days THE ANNOUNCEMENT had a note of political interest Nix on has been wanting to go to the Soviet Union and his visit will center attention on him in the monlhs building up o nom ination next year of a Repub lican presidential candidate The vice presidentis regarded an unannounced bidder for lhe nomination Eisenhower expressed picas Dulles But President that Nixon win niake thc DES biparti san drive developed in the Senate Friday in an effort to resolve the logjam on reap porlionmcnl but political fire works erupted immediately when one Democrat accused Republican legislators of de liberately avoiding the issue Sen Melvin H Wolf DWa tcrloo angrily accused the Republicans of using delaying tactics which have complete ly disenfranchised Democra tic senatorsand representa tives and the people they represent SENATE MAJORITY Lead er Jack ScJiroeder RDaven port and Minority Leader George OMalley DDes Moines told newsmen that Weve started a bipartisan Deputy Warden Slain Situation Touchy lower is reported to have re quested a confidential medical checkup of Herter by a neu ral physician before making any appointment Dr Theodore B Bayles Hcr ers personal physician already trip The United Slates and the Soviet Union last Dec 29 signed an agreement providing for an exchange of national exhibits this summer The exhibits are lo be devoted lo a demonstration of the sci 1 H VJU O lad expressed firm confidence en lcchnology aml hat Eerier would be fully capaj The Soviel cxhibition is sched le of shouldering such duties uled lo bc held jn New York BUT EISENHOWER Coliseum ntly wanted an impartial ver dict so that he could assure the American people that Herter who frequently has been photo graphed leaning on his metal arm crutches had a clean bill of health A top Republican official who Lawrence opening are slated inUie alcrt Pcriod 23 cities In June a fleet of 28J WHEN RADIO and TV were warships led by the heavy out tnc Conelrad cruiser USS Macon will steam work immediately came on two into the Great Lakes standard broadcast frequencies The U S government and 1240 on radio dials mates the Seaway capacity atjConelrad is short for Control about 50 million tons a year of Electromagnetic Radiation Ships plying the route will carry It is a system which shifts from day clearing and colder withmirez 37 suffered head injurknew about thc meciical exam the in the low 50s ics He was reported in fairly said that Eisejlhower would THREE ASPECTS of the an nouncement that the Vice Pres ident will go to Russia were un derscored in official quarters some 12 million tons of grain outbound and 10 million tons of iron ore inbound Canadian one transmitter to another and is designed to prevent an at tacking enemy from following estimates are considerably highradio beams to targets er The two Conelrad frequencies Scattered shoxvcrs ant cooler Friday night some snow mixed north portion Lows 30s north to 40s south east Saturday clearing with few scattered showers south good condition at a hospital 9TH BY CAESARIAN NEW YORK Nieli on 34 gave birth The assignment thrusts Nix on who already has visited some 40 countries more force fully into the foreign policy arena in advance of the 1960 ailoresidcntial conventions It nounce Hcrters formal him another leg up over tion in a few days Several other GOP contender in ators have said the Senate wasjchiding Gov Nelson A Rockc approach to resolving the re apportionment Schroeder said that an at tempt will be made to hit the target date of Saturday April 25 for legislative adjournment He said four Democratic members and four Republi cans will be picked from the Senate and a like number from the House to sit down Monday and talk over reap portionmenl SCHROEDER TOOK issue with Wolfes comments and declared he resented any in sinuations concerning Repub lican Party He denied Wolfes state ment that the partydeliberate ly kept the rcapportionment issue off the floor of he Sen ate to confirm Herter feller of New York promptly j Timing of the annomccinenl Accompanied by his wife Herserved to counteract any let east Cooler Highs in the mnth chld by Caesarian eft quietly by train for a down abroad from the resigna Further outlook livery Six of the children are weekend rest at a family farmjlion of Secretary of State John The impact of the Seaway on would be uscd for tcHing the the national economy would do in event of thc hard to exaggerate import and exports are bound to be stimulated Distributors of foreign steel already have opened a score of offices in Chi cago Cheaper transportation will cut the cost of a foreign au tomobile in the Midwest some k i iNQrCOuCS mostly cloudy and cool Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees below normal with no impor tant day lo day changes Sat urday through next Wednes day Normal highs are fiOJ north to 63 south Normal lows arc 37 north to 41 south Pre cipitation will average 25 to 50 of an inch northwest and 50 to one inch southeast oc curdng as rain early in period and again about the middle of the week alive outside Charleston FOREIGN BEERS T WATERLOO Hvc meni were arrested here Friday and charged with possession of nar James Bowers 22 Showers c o 1 d e r and liquors will be available atcago also was charged with lower prices Other imports of narcotics He was being Highs Saturday in 40s GlobeGazette xveather data up pected to be favored includeheld bond Thc men lo g am Fr5day Italian marble wood puip stopped in a car Poiicei Maximum tery rubber coffee many othsaid 21 sticks of marijauna were Minimum ers now priced higher in t h en their possession The others i At 8 a m Midwest than on the coasts Yverc identified as George Pyl precipitation Farm products in turn 23 AuSustus Gilmorc fdllll plUUUtlS m IU1IJ Will Wjllj Tlainc 1ft snrJ be better able to compete foreign markets So will U made trucks heavy machinery steel pipe chemicals At the same time rail freight rates to t h e Midwest will go down Wnether East Coast ports will suffer is debatable The Seaway will be frozen for four months at least until a way is found to keep it naviga ble through the winter And ex perts estimate hat up to 80 per cent of a ports traffic origin ates in its own area Willie Davis 18 and Walter oskins 21 all of Waterloo YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 66 53 54 33 83 53 ALMOST MADE IT DUBUQUE UPI Benny iRusso inches away from freedom again Friday at thc Foster Dulles Like Soviet Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyans visit to The United States in January Nix ons Moscow trip will enable Wc are attempting to assist in hastening this Schroeder said But we have to have a little time to work out the Sen Jack Miller RSioux City cut off Wolfe in the midst of his remarks and asked whether he wouldnt de fer comments until later Right now were in a delicate stage on this thing and the the Vice President to vrh the Icast wc can do is to avoid real intentions of Russian Icadj personality clashes on it at this However Wolfe refused I ight Rains Cover Iowa Light rains moved into Iowa early Friday and the Weather Bureau forecast more showers for Friday night be held to implement summit Coolej wiu ac crs in negotiating at a summit conference During the recent Eiscnhow jerMacmillian talks in Washj ington there was reported lisj cussion that Nixon miehl bcj called upon to sit in for thc President should duties or illness require him to leave a summit conference Nixon it was reported also could be used at a later high level conference should one decisions t company the rain with Satur j 11 IIY i am YYJLJJ oumi No other vice present m morning readmgs expected countrys history has had from the lower 30s in the DEER LODGE Mont Lft Thc lives of 23 hostages dangled in balance Friday while Mon tana prison officials bargained with rioting convicts They have killed a deputy warden and stabbed a guard Five of the hostages are con victs whom thc rioters called stool Thc rebels released one hos tage Walter Jones 24 prison psychologist for an eightmin ute talk with newsmen He said guards among the hos ages arc all set up to be tilled some will be hanged I am going back in I dont know or how long The inmates are ouchv Any little thing will set t Jones said the convicts threat ened lo kill the other hostages f he did not return within eight minutes HIS STATEMENT dashed an earlier report from Father Ger ald Lyman prison chaplain that an agreement had been reached to settle the riot that broke out late Thursday Father Lyman told newsmen after a session with the convicts and prison officials that every thing is going to be all He said a formal announcement wouldbe made shortly But three hours later no agreement had been announced Jones pleadcrt with officials to please leave this in the war dens hands If you take it out of the wardens hands and storm he weve all had About 150 combatreadied Mon ana national guardsmen ring he 90yearold castlelike prison liey are armed with automatic ifles and bayonets A CONVICT spokesman named Jerry Myles alked for more than 15 minutes ver the prison public address o the 435 convicts inside His peech was heard outside the vails Myles said he wanted outof state newsmen to come inside and look over prison condi tions I dont think the ward en or the others will let you Myles said because they do nt want newsmen to know what conditions are We guarantee POWELL you safe pas Later a group of news men were permitted into the cbnvicts sanctuary MYLES AND other prisoners have been complaining of what they termed poor medical facili ties bad sanitation and the poll cies of thc Montana Parole Board Wc are not fighting for today but for the next guy who comes in Myles said Deputy Warden Theodore Rothc 38 formerly of Waupun was shot to death and Guard William Cox was slabbed n the arm during the early hours of the uprising Warden Floyd Powell 46 held at knifepoint for nearly three hours escaped unharmed with the aid of a convicted burg lar wielding a meat cleaver POWELL Maj Gen S H Mitchell commander of the Montana National Guard and Father Lyman were talking f much mjob training for the norlnwest to thc 40s jn thc through a prison gate with okesmen for the rioters Until the prisoners shouted Snow may be mixed with the thrcats to burn thdr hostages presidency as Nixon rain in Northern Iowa Friday night Khrushchev Notes His 65th Birthday Mason City had about a third of an inch of welcomed mois MOSCOW Premierture by 8 Friday Khrushchev was 65 Thursday Thursdays high temperatures AP HAVE GUN CANT DRAW Two broken arms will but there were no signs of any Th birthdays of Soviet ranged from 58 degrees at Spencer to 72 at Burlington authorities had planned to send 150 officers storming the 90 year old turreted castlebke prison There are 435 prisoners inside Convicts tookcontrol of thc prison Thursday afternoon Mason City had 66 It started about public county jail A jailer said he slow anyones draw says Steven Mahany 3 thc Priso business TH en u j L i i it i i mgnilanes are usually com Saturdays forecast called found him only six inches away mfflon Hi Steve had a backyard sky scooter going wilh newspaper skies ancl cooler ternager Elmer Erickson SAME Thursday he had chiseled 30 full tilt when he jumped off ancl the injuries were inches into his cell wall with a the result Itll be a month until the casts are re steel bed slat I moved and Steverino can draw again torials and other honors with continued cool middecade anniversaries usualiwcaUier and partly cloudy skies iy go unmentioned Sunday SOMEONE it could have been animate or an officer called on the prisons telephotM tr ;