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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 13, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lot the VOL M Aisociatcd Prtu United Intcrultaul Full THINIWSPAPCR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I 0WA N S N I I GH O R S copyy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST HOME EDITION BACK TO SCHOOL NIWS IN THil ISSUI Paper Conilsti Four OM Me M4 ers 6Point Plan for Mideast Russ Charge U S Threat to Pea i A HEAP OF LEARNING Thats what beginning kindergartner Ruth Ann Norris can expect in the junior high school Like several hundred other Mason City tots she begins 13 years or more of formal educa next 10 years fromthepiles of books she bravely re tion Sept2 Daughter of Mr and Mrs J Albert Norris Sards And theyre only the basic texts shell use through 830 14th SE Ruth Ann will enter Roosevelt School 7800 TO BE IN CLASSES SEPT 2 Up 300 By DAVE DALE GlobeGazette Staff Writer A record number of youngsters flocking into Mason City schools Sept 2 Formost of them itll be simp ly back to class but for a bumper crop of kindergartners the day will mark the beginning of 13 years or more of formal education Thanks to increased elementary school enrollment some 60 addi tional tuition students in the pub lic schools and an expected climb in juniorcollege enrollment Ma son City school attendance in 195859 will be up 300 from last year And its just the beginning ac cording to Supt P 0 Brunsvflld The 1958 school census makes it clear he points that Mason City school attendance is on Its way to even greater heights WITHIN FIVE YEARS enroll ment in the citys public elemen tary schools will climb from 1958 59s expected 4000 to some 4300 Junior high enrollment will leap within 10 years from its present 1200 to 1800 while senior high enrollment will go from 1100 to 1800 Carl Menke 16 Bancroft Killed Under Tractor Menke 16 son of Mr Mrs Leander Menke was fatally injured Tues day afternoon when a wheel flew off the tractor he was driving The tractor went off the road and tipped over pinning him be neath it Young Menke died in the ambulance on the way to Rochester Minn hospital Menke was to have been a junior in St Johns School here next year An older brother was killed in asimilar accident five years ago Besides his parents he is sur vived by five brothers arid three sisters and a grandfather Nick J Schiltz Bancroft Funera services are pending at the Garry Funeral Home American Killed in Japan Airliner Crash TOKYO bodies were recovered from the Pacific Wed nesday after Japans second fatal Mason City Scattered showers Wednesday night low in middle 60s Thursday partly cloudy and little warmer with high about 80 Iowa Partly cloudy Wednesday night warmer northwest low in 60s Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday The Weather period but cooling Friday and Saturday Rainfall will aver age onefourth to onehalf inch in showers and thunderstorms Friday and Saturday Minnesota Scattered showers continued hot High Thursday around 90 GlobeGazette weather data up FiveDay Iowa Temperaturesto 8 am Wednesday will average 2 to 4 degrees above normalWednesday night through Monday Normal highs 83 north to 86 south Normal lows 59 north to 62 south Warming at beginning of Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 87 51 68 87 6T Sioux City Family Held in New Home by Armed Bandit SIOUX CITY GB An armed bandit held a Sioux City family at gunpoint in their new home for 21A hours Tuesday night then dis appeared into the night The bandit surprised Mr and Mrs Myron Thebert when they relumed home from grocery shopping about pm He turned his gun on MrsThebert as she switched on a light in the utility room When Thebert appeared the bandit pointed his gun at both of them civil airline crash since World Tne Theberts were terrified but unharmed during the ordea in which the bandit helped himself to sandwiches cigarettes a shirt a bill and shaved in Thebert bathroom before taking tiis overnight bag and disappear ing into the darkness The intruder told the Thebertsj WASHINGTON UPI The he was broke and hungry saying House Wednesday overwhelm he had helped himself to ham ingly voted to cite industrialist sandwiches and milk from the rej Bernard Goldfine for contempt frigerator while waiting for them of Congress War II There were no signs of survivors from the 33 persons in cluding one American aboard the twinengine DCS of AllNippon Airways The American passenger was Howard Kreiss 34 a Los An geles importer who arrived Aug 4 on one of the four or five busi ness trips he made to Japan an nually this year in the first as grades in the public schools will total about 6300 Junior college enrollment is ex pected to approach a record 500 students The citys parochial schools Holy Family and St Josephs will add approximately 1000 more to the total enrollment Along with the usual summer time cleaning and repairs in the schools two new classrooms have been added at Lincoln School This move which will temporar ily help relieve space problems created by booming enrollment was accomplished by remodeling the schools auditorium With more longrange plans in view the citys school board has hired an expert to help itin meet ing future educational needs of the community He is Dr Steve Knezevich State University of Iowa school plant consultant DR KNEZEVICH began a sur vey Wednesday of the citys ele mentary and junior high school needs and later in the year will make a study of senior high and unior coliege needs His study will also include po ential planning for a Mason City Community School District as proposed by the Cerro Gordo bounty board of education As for county rural schools it s reported by Supt M C Martin hat their enrollment will be down to 350 about 50 fewer than last year And for the first time this year they will be without 7th and 8th graders When the rural schools reopen Aug 25 therell only be 11 of them Last year there were 14 In Mason City schools besides growth in enrollment there will be changes in curriculum At the public high school for instance innovations will be seen in five departments At the junior col iege a new field of study has been Railroad Petition G ra nted To Consolidate Iowa Agencies DBS MOINES The Iowa Commerce Commission made rail road history Wednesday by au thorizing the Chicago and North Western Railroad to set up 27 cen tral freight agencies to serve 105 communities The commission said the plan new in save the rail road an estimated a year in operating costs Yet the small communities will retain many of the benefits the one man agencies now maintained in each town the commission said The mammoth case which Com missioner John Ropes termed the largest agency discontinuance proposalever decided by a state regulatory body in America has been before the commission since last January A similar case is under study in Minnesota IT TOOK the railroad four days to present its side of the story a a hearing Moines lasi March Objectors were hear later at Denison Sioux City Al gona Cedar Rapids and De Moines In all 161 persons from 66 com President munities testified on behalf o various objectors Of the protest ing witnesses 101 were concernec with elevator grain or lumbe operations or lines closely assoc ated with them The commissio took 2591 pages of testimony North Western officials testifie that commodity shipments requir ing agency service in Iowa ha decreased 89 per cent since 194 and that there was virtually n passenger service in the commu nities involved Objectors contended their com munities needed an agent avai able at all times for the handiin of all phases of railroad business THE COMMISSION in its rulin declared that a small amount o public inconvenience cannot just fy the imposition of unreasonabl costs which adversely affect th rate paying public as well as th carrier itself It added The program as pro posed does nottake the charade BULLETINS SAM DATE19S7417 to return home Mrs Thebert said she offered her billfold to the bandit who took a bill from it leaving a bill inside j When their son arrived home the bandit ordered Thebert to tell ithe son the stranger was a hitch i hiker he had brought home with Shim The Theberts said the bandit told them he was heading for a cow sale barn in north Sioux City in an attempt to get a ride to Sheldon ANDREI GROMYKO PRESIDENT EISENHOWER Crosses the Pole in atUN Dramatic Bid for Support UNITED NATIONS N President Eisenhower Wednesday set forth a sweeping sixpoint plan for building enduring Middle East swift creation of an emergency UN police force and international economic de velopment program In a dramatic personal appear ance before a tense extraordinary meeting of the United Nations General Assembly ihe President at the same time accusedRussia naming the Soviet Union stirring up war hysteria with WASHINGTON ft The United staked a new claim to mastery of undersea pioneering Wednesday after a second atomic submarine had crossed under the jNorth Pole The USS Skate reached the pole at CST iust six days after its oldersister the Nautilusemerged from an listoric 1830mile trip across the polar cap The Nautilus arrived Tuesday in Portland England andgot a big welcome The Navy released word of the Skates achievement Tuesday night without any fanfare in a two paragraph statement This sharply with the spe cial Vhite House ceremony ar ranged last Friday to announce Flames Gut Building at BuffaloCentei BUFFALO CENTER A fire which broke out Wednesday morn ing destroyed a double building on a corner of Main Street The building was occupied by the Berhow Cafe and Yahnke Floor Covering with the Masonic Hall on the second floor Fire departments from Lakota Rake Thompson and Forest City assisted the Buffalo Center de partment in confining the blaze to the building THE TOWN water tank went dry during the fire and a pump then was put into the municipal swimming pool nearby Some 20 000 gallons of water weredrawn from the pool before the flames were brought under control A 2000 gallon tank of water also was brought in from Forest City the Nautilus voyage The bare announcement said the Skate surfaced in an ice field some 40 miles 7from the North Pole to radio word of the trip The Navy said the r Skate the third US atomic sub built was continuing underice explorations The Skates path to the pole was just the opposite from the Nautilus which began its journey from the Pacific The 265foot Jong Skate left New Lon don Conn July 30 arid entered from theAtlantic i As witJv theNautilus Navy of ficialsdid nothing to call atten tion to the military significance of the transpblar trips President Eisenhower cited the Nautilus achievement as pointing the way toward a new commercial seaway between the worlds two major oceans Lodge was a total loss Sortie of the equipment on the ground floor business place was carried out side by volunteers VALUE OF THE building was set at but this did not in elude the contents of complete abandonment or disj The wooden frame building continuance of agency service jCoyered sheet metal wasl The fire broke out at 3f45 a m tfttio P built in 1895 It was partially Cause of the blaze was not im WASHINGTON tf Former Gov Payne Ratner of Kansas testified Wednesday he arranged for better treatment of James R Hoffa in a 1953 congression al investigation but denied he engineered the mysterious squelching of the inquiry CHAPEL GUTTED CLARINDA gutted a chapel at the state mental hos pital here Wednesday but no one was injured by the blaze addedIn adult education a read ing improvement course will debut this fall on KGLOTV Then too all public school youngsters will be carrying their books home with them in 195859 In the past homework had start ed for them when they entered senior high but from now on it will include 1st through 9th graders as well For Mason City teachers 34 of whom are new in their jobs this year school will start a week early While their pupils are hur riedly trying to salvage whats left of summer they hold their annual preschool conference Aug 2529 And meanwhile merchants will be doing a thriving lateAugust and earl ySeptember business supplying students with school supplies and new fall outfits Little if any inconvenience to shippers should prevail Each central agency will serve besides its own community one or more of the 78 points designated associate stations Employes of each central agency will visit its associate stations as often as busi ness warrants to sign bills of lad ng make inspections regarding oss or damage claims and pro vide personal attention needed by a shipper THE CENTRAL AGENCY will do all the bookkeeping for the as sociate stations It also will handle by telephone such matters as ordering of freight cars quota tion of rates and the like The following is the list of sta tions affected by the ruling In each case the headquarters sta tion is listed first followed by the associated stations it will serve Clinton Low Moor DeWilt Grand Mound Calamus Wheatland Lowden Clarence Tipton Stanwood Monnt Vernon Mechanlcsville Blairstown Norway Fairfax Tama Toledo Mon toor T r a e r Clutter Buckingham Parkersbarg Stoat Aredale D on ch ert y Dnmont Hanlontown Joice Lake Mills Scarvltle Belle Flalne Chelsea State Center Colo Story City Randall Ankenjr Sheldahl Conrad WMtlen Bea Gladbrook Garwld Gifiord Lawn Hill RadclKfe Ellsworth Hubbard Gowrte Harcotirt Farnhamville Lake City Auburn Stratford Dayton Stan hope Carroll Breda Eagle Grove Woolstoek Thort Dakota CUy Rutland Renwlck Ooldlleld Algona Irvingtnn Elmore Minn Ledyard Fenton Ione Rock Ceylon Minn Dolllvcr RoUe Bradgate Sioux Rapids Linn Grove Peterson Orange City Maurice Panllina Grantlite Sutherland Hawar den Ireton Craig Sloan Salix Og dcn Beaver feffcrson Seranlon odla West Side Vail Hunlap Wood bine Harlan Irwln Manning Odehalt Arlhur Ida Grove Batlle Creek Map leton Caiiana Danbury Sac City Lake View Holilein Galva Cushlng Kioci ley Morille rierson Monilantln Mo covered by insurance known An investiga The property of the Masonicition was continuing clile RlVncoe River Sioux Slbley Ash too Sheldon Ktiperi Buffalo Center Tribune Photos UP IN FLAMES A double building housing two business places and the Masonic Hall at Buffalo Center goes up in flames in an fire At top black smoke billows from the top floor of the structure Below the corner of the building has fallen away as firemen continua to pour water on the wreckage tactics of ballistic blackmail Russian Foreign Minister An drei A Gromyko took the podium following Eisenhowers address He answered the Presidents peace bid with a charge that the United States actually was the main threat to peace in that area Gromyko referred only briefly to Eisenhowers proposals He said he believed economic devel opment of the Middle Efist is good thing but such moVes await the complete withdrawal of forces from Lebanon and British troops from Jordan EISENHOWER laid down hit proposals for peace stability in a major foreign policy speech carried coasttocoast television arid radio arid aroundthe world by the ments Voice of America radio He said his program would pro mote a true The alternative he asserted The danger that nations under aggressive leadership will seek to exploit mans horror vbf war by confronting the nations particu larly small nationswith an ap parent choice between supine sur render or war Again without naming Moscow Eisenhower compared the Krem lins conduct with someone who cries fire in a crowded assem bly THE PRESIDENTS proposed six points 1 A standby United Nationi peace force 2 An Arabrun Middle East economic development loan fund and a technical assistance pro gram financed jointly by the Arab states the United and other countries presumably including Russia 3 A constant UN check to curb inflammatory propaganda broadcasts to and from the Mid die East nations 4 A UN study of possible con trols on arms shipments to Mid dle East countries including Is rael to avert an EastWest nitions race in the area 5 Unspecified new to guarantee Lebanons security and independence after Ameri can troops are withdrawn 6 An expression of UN deter mination to assure Jordans sur vival as a nation presumably by replacing British troops now there with UN personnel Calling world attention to the tense situation in that tiny king dom Eisenhower warned that indirect aggression discernible in Jordan may lead to conflicts endangering the peace He did not fix blame for this but said consequences of a farreaching nature could result EISENHOWER proposed fast general assembly action on the parts of his program dealing with the peace farce Lebanon Jordan and the curbing of subversive propaganda The regional eco nomic development plan and arms control he left for handling through other UN machinery The President made it clear the Arabs first of all must agree on the regional development plan Eisenhower strongly defended his decision to rush U S tsoops into Lebanon and said against ;