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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 6, 1952, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited or Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N I G H O R S HOME EDITION VOL LVIII Associated Press and United Press full Lease Wires I Five CVnts 1 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 6 W2 This 1niicr Connlsls at Two No 2S9 Scientists Experiment Provides Plausible Solution to Flying Saucer Mystery Army engineers working with a vacuum bell in a laboratory have iwt i Ic LCSCllrch aild Development laboratory at The Star said the experiments at Fort Belvotr were carried out by a bubbleshaped glow of orange light began to rise from the center of t marl 1 rtiJ rt iAlin n 1 4 Ul t Oil fl UOllOVO 1 1 fl IA Hfv ni O mf f o i i i j i i i i lU i produced atmospheric phenomena which may explain the widespread reports of flying saucers In a copyrighted story by W H Shippen the Star said the experi ments created airborne objects which can speed up hover indefinite ly or disappear and reappear in a flash It added The manmade saucers occasionally fly in formation Moreover they are believed to have substance enough lo show up on Ihe screen of a radar designed lo track them What Ihe experimenters did the Star said was use the vacuum bell as a tiny workingmodel of the stratosphere and reproduce two low air pressure which are balanced against static elec tricity in a way to give off light believe these two arc the primary factors respon sible for saucer sightings by competent observers the story added The Star published itsreport on the experiments following a night of rain during which radar screens scanning the skies over the Cap ital showed a flurry of mystery objects In line with the theory that they arc atmospheric phenomena an Air Force spokesman noted that the radar blips on a fluorescent about the time a thunderstormhit the area Two Jet fighters were sent up from Newcastle Del shortly after midnight but the pilots reported they saw nothing unusual During the time the planes were aloft the radar screens picked up none of the usual blips The Star said the experiments at Fort Belvotr were carried out by Noel Scott a physicist who is also an amateur astronomer In do ing some other research he hud noted lights which appeared to him to be flying saucer phenomenain miniature Tuesday the Star said Scott gave n demonstration for Lt Gen Lewis A Pick chief Army engineers and others He used a vacuum boll 18 inches across and a little less than three feet tall The paper gave this account oC the demonstration Mr Scott produced a nearvacuum within the bell roughly corresponding lo pressure believed to exist at an altitude of 200 miles above the earth Vcru thin air within the bell was ionized through ex posure lo static electricity fed into a metal circle nt he base of the bell When minute quantities nt air were let into the glass container a bubbleshaped glow of orange light began to rise from the center of tho base The light expanded into the shape of a small electric globe Here it remained could bo induced to detach itself front the bnso or float off against the glass wall When the light floated free a faint purplish glow developed at its base as 1C the object was propelled or sustained in position by a jet exhaust To some observers it resembled a glowing orange balloon emit ting a purplish gas or flame to others a new model for a space ship The motion of tho objects developing within tho bell could controlled to someextent from the outside The lights tended to fol low a small electric magnet drawn along the glass or even the wave of a mans hand This occurred when the mans body contained enough stalic electricity to influence the lights Eisenhowers Speech Small Crowd Studied by Leaders By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Gen Dwight D Eisenhowers first major speech since winning the Republican presidential nomi the relatively small crowd he under study Wednesday by leaders of both parties An estimated crowd of 11000 speckled the Los Angeles coliseum which seals 103000 as Eisenhower addressed the 53rd annual en campment of the Veterans of For eign Wars He labeled bis maiden address nonpolitical but the 10point pro gram he outlined Tuesday is viewed by the Eisenhower camp as a likely blueprint for the gen erals forthcoming c a rn p a i g n scheduled to start officially Sept 1 Among the points mentioned were A buildup of Americasstrength prosperity based on peace not war honesty in government pro tection of earnings and savings from a double toll of high prices and high taxes and equality for all Eisenhower later conferred with his running mate Sen Ilichard M Nixon GOP vice presidential Government Studies Problem of Helping Drought Areas By UNITED PRESS The government Wednesday studied the enormous prob lem of aiding farmers in the grip of a multimilliondollar drought that was spreading economic disruption overa fourth of the nations agriculture Seven additional states clamored for an extension of a droughtdisaster area touching 10 states in the South and New England New re ports of crop damage signaled in tensifying drought conditions in a part of the Midwest Despite general cloudiness and scattered showers over the East forest fires devastated New Eng land thnbeiiands and Dixie farm ers found too little moisture for urgently needed replantings The US Weather Bureau added to the bleak picture of dusty fields browned pastures and lean stock herds a longrange forecast that showers during the rest of August may bring some but not suffi cient relief Loss of a harvest necessity of buying feed for livestock and the cost of replanting spelled financial ruin for thousands of farmers un less they could be tided over The Department of Agriculture called farm officials of 10 stales into session at Atlanta to set up procedures for rapidly processing government loans in the disaster area already covering eight states and parts of two others Governors of Tennessee and Ken tucky requested President Truman to authorize use his emergency fund to subsidize the cost of ship ping in feed from states not hit Syngman Rhee Leads in Korean Election PUSAN Korea President Syngman Rhce Wednesday piled up a to 1 lead over three opponents in unofficial returps from nearly half the vtiting places in Tuesdays first direct presiden tial election in South Korea AH About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Wcdnes day afternoon Wednesday night and Thursday Occasional thun dcrshowers late afternoon and Wednesday night town Fair to partly cloudy high 75 lo 80 northeast 80 to 85 south west Scattered thundershowcrs extreme north and northwest late Wednesday afternoon and early Wednesday night High Thursday 75 to 80 northeast 80 to 85 south west Minnesota Mostly fair Wednesday and Wednesday night except part ly cloudy extreme south with a few scattered showers extreme southwest Wednesday night High Thursday 72 to 78 north 7G to 84 south GlobeGazette weather data up lo 8 am Wednesday Maximum 73 49 At 8 am 05 nominee and other officials and flew back to Denver Democratic presidential nominee Adlai Stevenson of Illinois mapped a conference Wednesday with Sen Richard Russell of Georgia as signs pointed increasingly to growing support for the Stcvenson Sparkman ticket in the South Russell one of Stevensons lead ing opponents in the battle for the Democratic presidential nomina tion is expected to pledge full sup port and offer his help in the cam paign months ahead Three state Michigan and being watched closely as returns from Tuesdays voting trickled in Wed nesday This is the picture otherwise dull pri mary was highlighted by the tight battle between Wayne Ryan backed by Eisenhower supporter Gov Edward Am and Fred Hall for the lieutenant governorship The race had possible future poli tical patronage ramifications should Eisenhower be elected President With 1500 of the states 2850 precincts reporting Ryan trailed Hall by about 4000 voles Michigan Among the Demo crats Gov G Mcnn Williams soap fortune heir had no opposi tion Sen Blair Moody was a shooin over Louis C Schwinger The Republican race which will name men lo oppose them in No vember was more bitterly fought but wealthy Fred M Algcr Jr with about half the votes counted had a plurality of 00000 and Charles E Potter rolled up a plurality of 84000 over his nearest rival for the GOP Senatorial nom ination SAME 324 Black IK traffic dralh In piit 1 Guard Units to Return to Iowa CAMP McCOY Wis is preparing for the return of sev eral of its National Guard air and Army units which have been on active duly Brig Gen Fred C Tandy Iowa adjutant general said Tuesday Tandy said the 132ml Fighter Bomber Wing former Iowa Air National Guard unit probably will return to Iowa by next Jan 1 The wing was activated April J 1910 and sent to Rangor Me and later Alexandria La Most officers in the group have been assigned over seas Servicemen involved will return to their home bases of Fort Dodge Cedar Rapids Sheldon and Lc Mars FLOODED STREET A SWIMMING from a nearby housing project enjoy a flooded street in Boston after a torrential rain first in over a month soaked Eastern Massachusetts More than an inch and a half of rain pelted the area within an nour but Agriculture officials refused to concede that the drought was over NIXON WELCOMES Dwight D Eisonhowcv with u VFW cap perched jauntily on his head is welcomed to Los Angeles by Sen Richard Nixon his run ning mate on the Republican presidential ticket Eisen hower addressed the 53rd encampment ol the Veterans of Foreign Wars Johnson West Branch Elected to Head Legion CEDAR JlAPIDS M1 Donald E Johnson 28yenrok World War II veteran who now operates u hatchery at West Brunch was elected Wednesday as the new Iowa depart ment commander of the American Legion Johnson de feated Dr Hoy Wheat of Wau kon in the election New vice commanders in clude Lowell Hasmussuu lleln bcck Robert II Lounsbcrry Mc U S Jet Pilots Shoot Down 6 Planes Damage 2 Others SEOUL Korea US Sabre Jet pilots Wednesday shot down six Communist MlGifjs and damaged two in the third straight day of Jet battles high over North Korea the U S 5th Air Force reported The Mir Force sakl its threeday bag of Ked fighters totals J I destroyed and damaged Wednesdays seven swirling dog flights got so hot that a Commu nist pilot helped shoot down one of his own comrades Eightytwo MIGs were spotted Wednesday Shots were exchanged in seven separate engagements but Sabre pilots reported they scored hits in only four of the duels Fighterbombers swarmed over North Korean weather targets in bright By noon Wednesday the Fifth dr Force said Allied planes had destroyed four enemy boxcars and damaged eight smashed four road bridges and one rail bridge and knocked out seven mortar posi tions On the ground troops sweltered in 100 degree temperature Fight ing was generally light Fire Fighters for Lunch No But Roost Well Done Folks in the neighborhood ol Rev Dougherty 55 Former lowan Dies Was VFW Chaplain CHICAGO Rev Gerald M Dougherty 55 formerly of Dougherty la and past national chaplain of the VFW died Tuesday night at Ladysmith Wis where he had been attending a retreat Rev Dougherty was the son of the late Mr and Mrs Patrick J Dougherty The priest had been assigned to Our L a d y of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church He was stricken by 1 heart attack and died at a hospital During World War II he served as a chaplain with thu iMh Divi sion in Africa and the European theater fis survivors include four sis Mary St Gerald Mary Dougherty society columnist of the Chicago SunTimes Mrs Kath K State thought they were rn Lewis also of the SunTimes laving firemen in for lunch Wed nesday The menu One welldone roast The roast or whatever he scorched mess was sent a fireman scrambling through the transomof the StewartI Bell apartment in an effort lo find the source of some evil smelling smoke staff and Mrs Harry JJoyscn and four brothers Judge Charles S Dougherty of Cook County Chi cago Circuit Court Joseph Dan iel and James NEW FOOD HIGH NEW YORK food prices as measured by tho Dun The roast ended upin Rradstrect food index climbed 5ink under the water tap jlo n new 1052 high this week Anniversary of ABomb HIROSHIMA 2000 Japanese bowed their heads in a minute of silent prayer Wednesday and then at am exactly seven years after the first atom bomb used in war fell on Hiroshima the city bells and sirens sounded Five children orphaned in the famous blast unveiled a memorial momimentas a British plane circled overheat dropping flower wreaths in respect to the Hiroshima dead Japanese filed into temples and shrines in this city to pray for the thousands who died on Aug G 1045 Tho Japanese insist that more than 200000 were killed in the explosion and by its aftereffects The American estimate of the dead was 80000 The city looks today as if it never had seen war ft has 20 motion picture theaters twice the number of old Hiroshima There arc 2000 restaurants and tea shops But the bombing of Hiroshima is not forgotten in the Japanese press A special report printed in the Nippon Times Wednesday gave a graphic description of how a littic girl was made to look like a living corpse in the explosion Another newspaper referring to the governments recent plan for building up Japans army commented August Glh is the anniver sary of the Abomb This is the one day on which the prime minister who favors strengthening Japans armed forces and tho people should take lime out for cool reflection Missouri Voters Spurn President Elect Symington Callsburg C Glenn Ilfimm Men wood Stewart H M Luml Web ster City and Elmer Langc Sac City The organization reelected 11 J Laird of Algonu its longtime ad jutant lo another term Other offi cers include Carl Skctlin Toledo historian Jlbbcrt Spencer sergeantalarms and the Hev Al bert J Hoffman JHibuque chap lain Waterloo chosen as the 1D53 convention city KcsoluUons adopted included one urging the Iowa legislature to pro vide funds for expansion of the Iowa Soldiers Home at Marshall town Another put tlie Legion on record as being favorable to legislation which would legalize boxing and wrestling in Iowa A third resolu tion cautioned Legion officials to observe the nonpolitical scclion of the Legion constitution Trophy Awards Trophy awards lo community posts included Membership Woodburn Ruth vcn Windsor Heights Tipion OBCC ola Albia WestDCS Moincs Fort DCS Moines and DCS Moincs Community fndianola Otlumwa Mason City Winlhrbp Iowa City The new department commander succeeds Dudley Weiblc of Forest City Polio Takes 5 More Lives Toll Now 36 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowas polio cphlomtc took a lol of five lives Tuesday night am early Wednesday The slates doatl total from the disease mounted to 30 as compared lo 22 for all o 1951 The latest victims were Terry Dlohm 7 son anc Mrs M L Dlohm of Atlantic Ter ryUlfcd of bulbar polio at a Council Bluffs hospital Wednesday John Ortli 21 oC Ames Orll died at a DCS Moiiics hospital Tuesday night after being hospital ized about two weeks It was the fifth 1952 polio dentli In DCS Moincs Hospitals Jerry Chimburg 17 of Stanhope The Chimburg boy died Tuesday night ata Fort Dodge hospital o bulbar polio itwas the first 1952 polio death at Fort Dodge He be came ill Saturday and was tnkcn to Hie hospital Monday Fred Windhorst 35 of Clarinda Windhorst was admitted to Unlver sity Hospitals lown City on Mon dny and died early Wednesday Mrs James Brunsyold 30 bl Hanlonlown Mrs Brunsvold wai admitted to University Hospital last Friday and died early Wcdnes day SYMJNGTON GETS ELECTION mington left appears to be havingtrouble hearing over the noise in his compaign headquarters early Wednesday as he gets returns over the telephone The returns showed him the victor in his race for the Democratic nomination for the Senate in the Missouri primary At right is James Meredith Symingtons campaign manager HSTs Man Trails by 170000 ExAir Secretary Senate Nominee ST LOUIS Stuart Syming on a businessman turned politi al charmer piled up a landslide victory Wednesday over President Trumans choice for his home state Democratic senatorial nomi nation The Presidentpicked Attorney General J Ef BuckTaylor ior the nomination In Wednesdays bitter primary election 170000 Margin With 4314 of the precincts counted Symington had 333777 Taylor massive margin of more than 170000 It was the third time since he be came President that Truman hail intervened in home state politics and his third defeat t TwOj years ago his candidate for the Demo cratic senatorial nomination was defeated in the primary by a scant votes The winner then was Sen Thomas C Hcnnings Jr of St Louis In 19IG Truman succeeded urging Democratic congressman Roger C Slaughter of the fifth district in Kansas City in the pri mary But Enos Axtell the maa who had the Presidents support was1 defeated In the general elec tion by a Republican St Louis The bulk of Symingtons victory was fashioned in St Louis where he was supported both by the forces of Sheriff Thomas F Cal anan and many of Callanans op ponents as well as many labor groups St Louis gave Symington norc than 85000 votes over Tay lor But the Presidents home pre cinct in Independence also voted or the former administration trouble to 20 The Democratic nominee 51 and jersonable formerly was Secre ary of the Air Force head of the National Security Resources Board and finally cleanup man for the Reconstruction Finance Corpora tion His opponent in November will be Republican incumbent James Kemof Kansas City a bitter beof administration foreign and domestic policies Kcm had only oken opposition Next to thesize of Symingtons victory the primarys big surprise vas the way Sheriff Callanans bid or statewide power failed His nachine was all but wrecked when t ran headon into an uprising ndependent voters in St Louis Fantastic It is fantastic said one of Callananslieutenants It means he end of the machine Callanan even lost his own bid or renomination as sheriff His program to achieve state vide power called for Congress man Phil J Welch of St Joseph o win the Democratic nomination or governor The governor is an mportant man to a Missouri po itical machine because he con rols the big city police and ion boards ff ;