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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 11, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited fcx DN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I N E W S f AF E T HAT MAKES ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S N K I G H B 6 R S HOME EDITION VOLH i Associated Preu United Prcu Intcnatioaal Fun 7e Copy I MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 11 TiU Paper ot Two N One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1SW 9 m WOI Ames pm Tuesday WTAD Quluey pm WSUL U CMy A Bright Spot in the News TF YOURE LIKE ME youll welcome j an opportunity to break away from the unpleasant stories about mans quarrels and hates and contemplate some of his attributes and virtues which distinguish him from the beasts of the field and remind us that he was created in Gods image Such a pleasant experience came to me not so long ago when I sat in on the annual conference of the American Society ofNews paper Editors at Washington Mostly we talked shop but one afternoon we were lifted out of our humdrum existence by an amazing man of medicine from New York City On a panel addressedto what was called Unfinished Business onAmericas Agenda presided over by the widely known editor of the Cleveland Press Louis B Seltzer this man from the staff of the New York Times and the faculty of New York University made usproud that wV could claim membership in the human race MY REFERENCE is to Dr Howard A Rusk one of the worlds best known and best re spected authorities in the field of rehabilitation Some of his achievements in that field during World War II and since have bor dered on the miraculous As as sociate editor of the New York Times his audience is both large and influential I had the same interest in Dr Howard A Rusk that everybody else in the Statler Hotel had that day plus one very personal consideration Dr Rusk was my predecessor in 1953 as winner of the Mutuaiqf Omafia Criss award Dr Jonas Salk was my successor Could one be more by being two such eminent persons This was our Congress Wants Weekend Close AP Photofax FIVE KILLED IN CRASH Five persons were killed result of a missed signal Three of the dead were mem and 25 injured when two Erie Railroad passenger bers of the crews The diesels telescoped but neither trains crashed headon near Sterhngtpn as the they nor the cars were derailed complimented than wedged in between first meetingin person although we had corresponded Dr Rusk first gained attention during the war as chief of the Army Air Forces Convalescent Services This was followed by outstanding contributions as con sultant on rehabilitation for UN and in like services for the Vet erans Administration and the New York City Department of Hospitals The Korean War brought him back into service as chairman of our relief efforts THE NATIONS nearly 25 mil lion physically handicapped peo ple have never had a better friend than Dr Howard A Rusk They never will have because they couldnt have With this as introduction we are ready for Dr Rusks talk at Ike Aide Cleared in Case Raylaine Go Report Made WASHINGTON UP House investigators reported Sunday they obtained no evidence which indicated an intent by Sherman Adams or members of Congress to influence a Pentagon board in a penalty refund case But individual members of the House Armed Services Investiga tions subcommittee differed sharply in interviews as to wheth er Adams President Eisenhow ers principal assistant found above criticismforrhis aci Livities in the case of Raylaine Worsteds Inc of Manchester N H There was no criticism either in the report or the comments of inquiries made about the case by three members of Styles Bridges Sen Irv ing M Ives and Rep Chester E Merrow DURING THE YEARS the Ray laine claim was under consider ation Adams had several inquir ies made about it Adams wrote hat he had no direct communi cation with the Armed Services Joard of Contract Appeals but testimony was that several Dear Onlyl Chance in 10 That US Moon Shoot Will Be Success From the GlobeGazettes EDITORIAL RESEARCH BUREAU WASHINGTON The first U S attempt to shoot a rocket somewhere near the moon the Defense Department has an nounced will be made by the Air Force from Cape Canaveral Fla An intermediate ballistic missile preliminary to a moon shot was sent up there on Aug 6 The shot itself could be tried in the fourday period beginning Saturday when the moon will be atits closest point to earth The Defense warns that the chances of getting a rocket even somewhere near the moon are no better than 1 in 10 just now Aviation Week magazine says that the Russians flopped in an attempt to shoot the moorf last May 1 the great Communist holiday About twofifths of the surface of earths onlysatellite is al ways turned away from the earth and hence hasnever yet been seen by man A US moonward rocket would carry a small camera to make some kind of shadowgraph of this two fifths of the moon The shadowgraph would be televised if thatis the right word back to the earth Fantastic you say a year ago it seemed equally fan tastic to most of us that in two months the Russians would have sent a sizable Sputnik orbitingaround our own planet this nationwide conference of newspaper editors At the turn of the century Dr Rusk recalled the average ex pectancy in the United States was 46 years This last year it passed the Biblical three score and ten for every man woman and child in the United States All of this has been not only within my own lifetime but within my own memory span Sherm letters from persons in erested in the firm were relayed to the board with requests for drafts of replies Nevertheless members of the aoard even including one who iad criticized Mr Adams intervention of and some con The famed New Yorker pro ceeded to present what he called a little capsulized summary of some of the things that have been happening in the recent past es pecially in the past year along with some predictions by our top scientists of things to come Dr Howard Rusk has the floor FOR HYPERTENSION we now have the finest drugs that the medical world has ever to control the various types of high blood pressure During the last year we had new drug that acts as a sponge for the salt for those who cannot take it for medical reasons So they do not have to take the rig orous diet only the pills and a balance is maintained The greatest cause of blind ness in children retrolental fibroplasia was found to be too much oxygen in the incubators in the nursery and now this is a disease of the past Salk vaccine is now success ful in more than 90 per cent of the cases which get the full course In the foreseeable future polio ought also to be a disease of the past A distinguished virologist at the Rockefeller Institute told Dr How ard Rusk within a few weeks of CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 gressman as highly unethical testifiedthat the show of While House and congressional interest was in no way responsible for thei boards final decision There was testimony that White House interest was cited as a rea son for speeding up consideration of the case which finally ended in a rebate after nearly 17 years of most of the wartime penalties imposed on Raylaine for late de livery of goods CHAIRMAN F Edward Hebert DLa termed the carefully worded subcommittee report which was signed by all 10 par ticipating members a Scotch proven Iowa Demos Broke Norberg Tells of Emergency DBS MOINES UP The Iowa Democratic Party is flat broke owes more than and needs immediate contributions to keep going state Chairman Donald A Duke Norberg said Monday He said the party headquarters owes the Fort Des Moines Hotel more than for rental of its state offices There are other ob ligations When he took overfromJake More as state chairman Nor berg said he found all office Presidents Terms Hit by Nikita UNITED NATIONS viet Premier Nikita Khrushchev said Monday that Russia called a special session of the United Na tions General Assembly on the Mideast because President Eisen howers terms for a summit meet ing would have produced nothing but a fruitless waste of time The latest Khrushchev note was made public in Moscow and Lon don as delegates of theSimem ber nations converged on New York for an emergency General Assembly session called in re sponse to demands from both the United States and Russia IN WASHINGTON the Presi dent and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles worked together for more than two hours on the U S proposals to be put before the special assembly session The President had called for applying U N SecurityCouncil rules to any toplevel EastWest talks This Khrushchev said in a new letter delivered to British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan would have produced no concrete re sults because of the present make up and shortcomings of the council AP Photofax UNDERWATER RE CORD Skin diver John Gary manages a smile as he emerges from a pool at the New Orleans La AthleticClub He submerged for 41 hours I minute to claim an underwater endurance mark Every hour another diver would bring him a new tank of air as he moved across the bottom of the 75degree salt water pool But Many Bills Still on Docket adjourn imentminded Congress begins Itackling a heavy backlog of legis lation Monday in an effort to close shop by the weekend But it was a big question whether the legislators could com plete their work without going into inext week Neither Senate Majority Leader LyndonB Johnson DTex nor House Speaker Sam Rayburn D Tex has set a public target date for adjournmentof the 85th Con gress Nevertheless seveVal other legislators especially those facing tough reelection in November have expressed strong files cial emptied of campaign historical We have no minute books giv ing records of State Central Com mittee meetings no ledgers giv ing information about revenue and expenditures no list of ticket buyers for the Jackson Day din ners which have provided most of the funds for operation of state headquarters no bank books cancelled bank checks or bank statements THE SITUATION is confused and a real emergency confronts the Democraticstate headquarr ters Norberg told a news con ference The State Central Committee met Saturday and Im sending out at once an appeal to all Dem ocratic county chairmen for im j mediateemergency contributions to enable us to carry on here at St Ansgar Man Dies AP Photofax NAUTILUS SKIPPER GREETED Cmdr William R Anderson skipper of the atomic sub Nautilus on its historic transpolar voyage is welcomed to England by Rear Adm Clifford Anderson honored by President Eisenhower for the fete wiil rejoin his for additional honors when the Nautilus reaches Portland England Tuesday from Iceland state headquarters In answer to Norbergs charges More when contacted at his home in he took the partys financial records in order to file a full report of expendi tures with the secretary of state Norberg knows I have the rec ords because I told him More added He said hed return them as soon as he completes his re port HE SAID talks under those con ditions would not provide for a serious discussion by the heads of government of the situation in the ear and Middle East1 Khrushchev that the United States with British back to drag us into a labyrinth of fruitless discussions The U N the Mid east will begin Wednesday Youth Injured in Cycle Accident SWEA Lien 18 was critically injured Sunday when he was thrown from a mo torcycle on Highway 169 one mile north of Bancroft He was trying out a motorcycle which he was considering buying from Robert Geerdes Swea City Lien was taken by a Bancroft ambulance to the Estherville Hos pital where he had not regained consciousness by Monday He is the son of Mr and Mrs Carl Lien who farm north of town He was graduated in June from the Swea City High School in os i on Hebert said it was very un fortunate Gov Adams did not avail himself of his right to ap pear voluntarily before the sub committee since only he could clear up the matter whether this was handled routinely or special iy Adams is a former governor of New Hampshire But Rep William E Hess senior Republican mem her on the subcommittee told a newsman the result of the inves tigation was more than a mere clear of was a finding hat there never was anything there for him to be cleared of Mystic Man Killed at Rural Intersection DES MOINES twocar collision at a rural intersection southwest of here Sunday night took the life of Dale Edward Beatty 24 Mystic The driver of the other car was Earl Seymour 19 Prole who received leg in Crosh Near Dubuque Kills Navy Enlistee DUBUQUE tfi Kenneth J Manders 17 a former Dubuque youth who had come here from Chicago to enlist in the Navy was killed Sunday when the pickup in which he was a passenger went off a county road and hit a utility pole four miles north of Dubuque Authorities said Russell Puckett 22 Dubuque driver of the truck was hospitalized Another passen ger Thomas Dolan 20 of Du buque was not injured Rock Island Freight Train in Derailment DES MOINES UtVSeven cars of an 86car Rock Island Rail road freight train were derailed just north of here Sunday No one was injured The derailment spilled grain and seed from some of the boxcars The train was on its way from Manly to Des Moines at the time Crash Injuries Fatal to Maquoketa Man MAQUOKETA Lincoln juries Both men were alone in Derailment was believed caused their cars I by a faulty Running gear on a car Marburger 44 Maquoketa died at Jackson County Public Hospital Sunday night after suffering inju ries in a onecar accident earlier in the evening on Iowa 62 between Andrew and Maquoketa Clinton Woman Leaves 146 Survivors CLINTON HVMary Farwell 88 Clinton who died Saturday left a total of 146 survivors She was the mother of 17 children Among the survivors were 75 great grandchil dren and 18 greatgreat grand children RECORD LOW BUENOS AIRES UPI Ar gentine scientists recently re corded a record temperature of 1217 degrees below zero Fahren heit in the Antarctic the gov ernment announced Monday JUST REMEMBER con tinued More that I had less than 24 hours notice to vacate the of fice More said that data he turned over to Norberg included a list of contributors to the Jackson Day dinners I wrote Duke a letter Aug 8 giving the final report of receipts and expenditures More agreed that estimate of the party headquar ters than about right In my Aug 8 letter to Duke More said I told him there was enough money to take care of most of the outstanding bills Also Ive sent from party funds to start a new bank ac count Waterloo Man Held in Knife Attack WATERLOO UPI Charles L Weidman 23 Waterloo was charged Monday with assault with intent to murder in the stab bing of his fatherinlaw late Sun day The fatherinlaw Louis E Smith 53 was in serious condi tion at a hospital with multiple stab wounds Police said Weidman stabbed Smith after trying to force his way into the Smith home where his estranged wife was staying PATRIOTIC THIEVES COLUMBUS Ohio L James told police S400 worth of American flags and sporting goods were taken from his sta tion wagon Monday ST being used to break up a farm yard fire near St Ansgar explodedin the facesof twomen Saturday One was killed and the other bill critically wounded Killed was Kerckhove 45 operator of the farm Hospital ized at Osage was Waldo Wold 55 St Ansgar fire chief whose right arm was blown off at the elbow The fire started by spontan eous combustion burned down Kerckhoves b ar n containing 6000 bales of hay and straw Kerckhove obtained some dyna mite to break up the fife and pre vent it from spreading to other buildings Wold was informed about Kerchoves plan and went to the farm to watch Fireman Laverne Folk St Ansgar ac companied him Officers said the dynamite fuse lit just as it was being thrown into the smoldering hay It was not known whether the fuse was short or whether it burned with unex pected speed Wold underwent surgery lasting more than three hours He was hospitalized at Osage Funeral services for Mr Kerck hove were held Monday morning at the St Ansgar Catholic Church Schroeder Houg Funeral Home was in charge Kerckhove is sur vived by his wife Elsie and his mother in Osage lope the session can be ended Fri day or Saturday With the House finished with most of its majorbills the ad journment drive focused on the has been alerted to expect overtime sessions this week in an allout attempt to wind up in the next few days THE CHIEF BILLS still await ing a Senate vote are a measure to increase Social Security bene fits the foreign aid appropriation bill and federal aid o education legislation All three have passed the House A renewed attempt also is ex pected to get House action on an omnibus farm bill Republicans and big city Democrats joined last week in defeating athird House attempt at passing a major farm SAME 412 cBUek lag mczni traffic In pail It houn There also was ulation that the House might act on a Senatepassed bill designed to give the government a strongerhand in regulating labor unions and to give rank and file members a bigger voice in unioa affairs Legislation to require public disclosure of employe pension and welfare funds is awaiting compromise efforts by a Senate House conference committee HERES THE PICTURE on other major bills Increase in debt limit to 288 billion Passed by the House and now before Senate Finance Committee Small business tax Passed by the House and ap proved by the Senate Committee Depressed areas Passed by theSenate and cleared for House debate Supreme Court Several bills approved by the Senate Ju diciary Committee but not yet cleared for floor action The House has passed one such bill A supplemental appropriations bill car r y i n g funds for the Atomic Energy Commission and other agencies by the House and novr before the Senate Appropriations Committee Omnibus housing Passed by the Senate and approved by the House Banking Committee but stuck in the Rules Commit tee Northwood Gl Held After Fatal Crash in Japan The Weather MORE SAID that he was riot madat anyone Its no surprise to me that the Iowa Democratic party or ganization is broke More added It has been broke ever since 1941 when I first became acquaint ed with it More said he could see no need for Norbergs call for immediate emergency contributions to make up the deficit He said the funds would come from friends of the party who would have con tributed if I had stayed down there Mason City Partly cloudy with scattered showers or thunder storms through Tuesday highs mid to upper 80s Low Monday night upper 60s Iowa Generally fair through Tuesday but with a few wide ly scattered showers Tuesday Low Monday night 6575 FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 8 degrees above normal with minor day to day changes Normal maxi mum in middle 80s Normal minimum in 60s Precipitation will average near 50 inch in west to near an inch in east occurring as occasional showers and thundershowers Minnesota Continued hot and humid scattered showers High Tuesday near 90 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 91 66 75 trace 85 57 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 91 Minimum 69 TOKYO 67yearold anese woman and her 17month old grandson were killed when hit by an automobile driven by Sgt Harvey R Schauf of North wood Iowa the US Air said Sunday The accident took place near Yokota Air Force Base outside Tokyo The dead woman wai identified as Namiki Fuji and her grandson as Susumu Maj Morse K Jeffers com mander of the 6012 tion Squadron to which Schauf it attached paid a condolence call on the victims relatives after the accident The Air Force said Schauf ap parently lost control of his auto mobile momentarily and it swerved across the road hitting the woman and the child Schauf is being held by air police If ;