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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 15, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edttwi lor LOBEGAZETTE HI NEWSPAPER THAT NORTH IOWAN S N El CH 0 RS VOLH HOME EDITION SELECT RACK TO SCHOOL HEEDS AT MASON crrt notes AuocUted Frew tMta4 PMM btenuilwul FuU Leiw Tc Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 15 ItSI TUi Piper Two uppo orways Pea ff Report Stirs Up Storm Surrender Talk Hit WASHINGTON U President Eisenhower Friday described as ridiculous nonsense any thought that the United States might sur render to any enemy in the event ofatomic war Reacting to published of such a study Eisenhower aui thorized hi s press secretary James C Hagerty to say As far as the President is con cerned all this talk about sur render is nonsense The whole subject was heatedly debatedin the Senate Thursday night with Chairman Richard B Russell DGa of t he Armed Services Committee leading a fight against voting any funds for possible surrender study pur poses There has been nopublic money spent to study how or IT WONT WASH OFF AP Photofax Wendy Lee Webb 2 Tampa Flafound a pretty bottle of India ink while her mother wasntlookingWendy poured mostof it on the hew living room carpeting but managed to get enough jon her hands legs and face Mrs Webtf figures it will take six months of soap and water treatment to get the in delible ink off her daughters face But Wendy doesnt seem to mind when t he United States surrender Hagerty said There might COlVfE BACK YANKEE DOLLAR Lebanese Wont Be Shoved Around Commissioner Says DBS MOINES UPI Chairman R H Thompson of the Iowa Commerce Commission issued an angry blast Friday against two state lawmakers who he said tried to browbeat him because the commission authorized the Chicago arid North Western Railway to curtail operations in 70 small town depots Im not going to be shoved around by any legislators Thomp son said If they want to abolish the Commerce Commissionlet will be no such money spent for such a purpose HAGERTY SAID Eisenhower after approving the prepared statement authorized him to say inaddition Even if he Eisenhower were given money for this purposeit would not be spent whole carpet vendor waves to a group of U S Marines wait ing to board a landing craft at the south beach of Bei i rnl T i AP PhOtofaX rut The Leathernecks were among some who left earlier this week to rejoin the 6th Fleet The influx of GIs proved to be a boon to Lebanese merchants 35 OF 99 BODIES RECOVERED matter is too ridiculous for further comment any them When this story hits the fan Ill be a dead duck politically he cant expect to fight the Legislature and get away virtfW withit Thompson said Rep Neil Johns RToIedo and Sen John A Walker RWilliams attempted browbeat him in telephone calls since the North Western de cision was announced Walker ordered Thompson to give him his reasons for approv ing the railroads plans Thomp son said I told him to read the order Thompson said HE SAID JOHNS told him the decision would have political repercussions I took that to mean I would be censured politically and told him You cant talk to me like that Thompsonsaid Then he cooledoff and said he was going to be in trouble because of this The commission authorized the railroad to operate the 70 one man depots on a parttime basis with personnel at nearby stations and to handle as much of the business as possible by telephone from the nearby depots THOMPSON a iRepublican from Newton said it was im practical for the railroad to con tinue operating all of the small stations He also repeated the commissions statement that no essential service will tfe discon tinued at the small stations He said the commission was retain ing jurisdiction in the entire case so it could make any changes necessary to assure good serv ice in the future Walker told me the commis sion is a disgrace to the Repub lican Party Thompson said I asked him if he was talking about me He said Yes I am youre a member of the commission I told him if he wants to abol A new flurry of Senate debate developed Friday jsubjectset off a veritable storm ofcriticism in speeches Thursday night Atonepoint ail attempt was made to close the galleries to the press and1 public because of the seriousness of the topic But it wasnt done The United States has never losta war and the legislators were indignant that the military shouldbe having even the slight est thought of any American sur render Sen Russell proposed tack ing onto a supple mental appropriations bill a rider that would nullify any surrender study contract and bar any pay ments in connection with it THE RUMORS apparently traced back to a study begun in Etid Search for Sea Victims SHANNON Ireland hope w given up Friday of finding any survivors among the 99 persons aboard the Dutch air inthe stormy AtianticroffrIrelands coast Fifty one Americans were on board The Canadian destroyer Cru sader the hunt was be ing abandoned after a thorough search of the area where the New Yorkbound KLM airliner crashed Thursday failed to show any sign of life c Ships of f i v e nations had scoured the crash scene picking up bodies and wreckage By noon 35 bodies had been recovered from a square mile of floating debris found about 100 miles west of Irelands Galway Bay AN UNDERTAKER said the first bodies brought ashore were in pretty bad shape indicating an explosion on board the plane Heavy Rain High Strike Iowa Aline of severe thunderstorms moved across parts of Iowa Mason Thursday night bringing heavy 1951 by the Rand Corp an hail and high winds to ish the commission thats his privilege and he said Donl worry about that thats in the hopper 17000MAN CALL WASHINGTON De fense Department asked Selective Service Friday to draft 11000 men for the Army during Oct tober Injuries Fatal to St Ansgar Fire Chief ST ANSGARWaldo Wold 55 St Ansgar fire chief died early Friday at the Mitchell County Atemorial Hospital Osage He had been hospitalized since Saturday when dynamite being used to break up a farm fire killed Albert Kerckhove operator of the farm Waldos right arm was blown off at the elbow Officers said the dynamite fuse it apparently exploded just as t was being thrown into smolder ing hay Wold underwent surgery lasting more than three hours Funeral services have not been arranged Wold was born in North Dakota and came to this vicinity as a small boy He is survived by his wife Mildred two chil dren Richard at home and Mrs Dean Karen Kittleson Osage one grandson his father Andrew and a brother Arnold both of Rolfe Two Die in Crash Near Shenandoah SHENANDOAH OB Wallace Morgan 75 Farragut widely known Fremont County land owner and cattleman and 17 yearold Danny Snepp Sidney were killed in a twocar collision late Thursday Officials said their cars met at the top of a hill on a county road eight miles southwest of here Morgan lived about two miles from the scene Snepp was known as a dancer in southwest Iowa He had ap peffred at faips and olher shows He was the son of Mr and Mrs Virgil Snepp pendent nonprofit organization which engages in national secur ity research Rand which has a contract with the Air Force an alyzed the ways in which other countries have surrendered in the past The study completed last year was recently published in book form with the title Strategic Sur render the Politics of Victory and Defeat But Rand denied that the study dealt with any possible American setback Nowhere do the study or the book deal with any hypothetical U S surrender the firm said The question of negotiating with an opponent of the U S in a war time situation is treated solely in the context of a termination of a war in which the U S would be victorious Loss in Fire at Clinton CLINTON from smoke AP Damage and water was es timated at S200000 Friday after a fire raged for more than an hour late Thursday in the Mar tin Morris Co a Clinton cloth ing store Mack Morris store owner made the damage esti mate No one was injured The fire broke out shortly after 6 pm in the second floor tailoring room It was believed the fire was caused by either an iron left on or a cigarette Most of the damage was to stocks of womens and mens fall clothing a store official said Electrical Franchise Approved at Nashua NASHUA In a special elec tion here Thursday voters passed 39418 a proposal to grant a 20 year franchise for electricity to the Iowa Public Service Co some places Two tornado funnels were sight ed about a mile north of Grinnell shortly before midnight One nearly touched the ground but no damage has been reported Some hail was reported in that area IN THE OCHEYEDAN area in extreme northwest Iowa a severe storm dumped hail the size of baseballs damaging crops Mosl seriously affected were section east west and south of Ocheye dan Gusts ot wind hitting 51 miles an hour buffeted the Mason City area shortly after pm knocking down a number of tree limbs Nearly a halfinch of rain accompanied the wind The storm also struck the Spen cer area dumping more than a third of an inch of rain in 15 min utes there Spencer got a total o 71 of an inch of rain HEAVY RAIN and strong wind also were reported in the Monroi vicinity about 25 miles east o Des Moines Heaviest rainfall reported wa 4 inches at Garwin Eldora 3 inches and Steamboat Rock 28 inches Other points reporting heavy rain included Iowa Falls 240 inches and Clarion 175 Partly c 1 0 u d y through Saturday Cooler Fri day night High Saturday mid dle 80s Low Friday night5560 Partly cloudy through Sat urday with scattered thunder showers extreme south Friday night Cooler most sections Fri day night low 60 north to 68 south Minnesota Continued fair and cool High Saturday around 85 GlobeGazette weather data up to 81am Friday MSximum 88 Minimum 61 At 8 am 72 Precipitation 40 YEAR AGO A ship which recovered five xxlies said onlj of a wearing a lifebelt The deaths of all 1 the highes oil of any single planecommer lal accident The Amencan uilt SuperConstellation was the irst commercial plane to go own at sea on the North Atlan ic route flown by more than five million persons since World War KLM began an investigation to find out why the plane crashed without even a radio report of rouble Maximum Minimum 86 68 NCW NORTH IOWA INDUSTRY Remodel Cool Spring Factory at Lake Mills North Iowa is getting another industry A manufacturer of mufflers and related automobile appliances has purchased the Cool Spring Canning Co plant at Lake Mills and has already started remodeling operations in preparation for th installation of the machinery Firm name and other details were not available Friday pendin the completion of final negotiations but a complete announcemen of the scope of operations of this new industrial development is ex pected shortly The past months have seen a number of new industrial establish ments coming to North Iowa communities revealing that bppor tunities for growth exist among the smaller as well as the large cities in this area Representatives of this the newest addition to North Iowa industrial family are at Lake Mills supervising the remodeling pro gram It is expected that machines will be installed within the nex two weeks Operations are A cold front was expected to bring cooler weather to all but extreme southern Iowa Friday SAME Black traffic ta Mlt 14 hmrt are pected to get under way by mid September To begin with the firm will re quire approximately 50 women workersxand 10 men with an ex pected payroll of more than 100 persons within six months ac cording to the information gath ered at Lake Mills The payroll is expected to go considerably above this figure if anticipated developments take place JOB APPLICATIONS are not being taken as yet but a public announcement is expected when the company is ready to have workers registered The announcement of this new industry has brought a surge of optimism to the Lake Mills com munity Announcement of this new in dustrial activity for Lake Mills comes as good news to the com munity which has been without a major industry since the clos ing of the Cool Spring Canning plant a year ago said the Lak Mills Graphic At the time the canning plan closed down the buildings equipment were sold by the Irv ing Nelson estate to Harry am Truman Helgeson who disman tied the canning equipment an soldthe buildings to the Win power Corp Newton THE NEWTON FIRM intende to manufacture its line of farm implements and related items the plant but later decide against a split operation and o fered the buildings for sale The industry which is movin part of its operation from a Wis consin city was brought to th community through the Iowa velopment Commission and a Lak Mills committee after sever a weeks of contact with compan officials Extensive surveys were made by several advanceteams from the factory Big Role for Dag Outlined Jordan Puts Foot Down UNITED NATIONS N Y Western diplomats were report ed Friday to be backing a Norwe gian plan giving Dag Hammar a majorrole in initiating President Eisenhowers Middle East peace plan Informed quarters said Norway was busy lining up sponsors for a resolution which may be sub mitted before nightfall to the emergency session of the 81na tion General Assembly The United States and Britain while working with Norway have decided for tactical reasons not to be sponsors informantssaid Some neutral diplomats indicated the plan had a good chance of winning the required twothirds majority MAIN POINTS were 1 The U secretary general would be given responsibility for making whatever arrangements he believes necessary to safe guard the independence of Leba non and Jordan so as to permit the withdrawal of U S and British troops from those coun tries 2 Hammarskjold would be asked to study the question of setting up an economic founda tion for the Middle East to help Flight 607E from Amsterdam to few York was last heard from 5 minutes after taking off from shannon Airport for Gander after a refueling stop Capt F A E Roelofs radioed that it vasflying normally at 16000 feet THEN SILENCE Some 10 hours ater a British airline pilot saw pots on his radar screen A Royal Air Force patrol plane flew over and sighted wreckage The French trawler General Le Clerc sped to the scene and picked up eight bodies The British tanker B P Dis ributor picked up another three bodies plus a passport personal aapers and other flotsam Twelve jther ships hurried into the area AS THE KLM investigation be jan all that was known was the plane rahinto bad weather soon after taking off with 45 men 38 vomen g children and a crew of 8 There was no evidenceof any ditching procedure Six TeenAgers Hurt in Crash at Lime Springs RICEVILLE Six Riceville teenagers were taken M a r ys Hospital Rochester raise living standards 3 Hammarskjold would also be asked to study the problem of es tablishing a peace force for the Middle East Under the proposed plan the secretary general would report back to the Assembly by Sept 30 This means the Eisenhower proposals for economic develop ment and a UN peace force would come before the regular Assembly session opening Sept 16 Informed quarters said there was no specific directive that Hammarskjold go to the Middle East personally but it was point ed out he had ample authority to do so if he felt it necessary Details of the plan v became known as the Assembly pushed ahead with its third day of gen eral debate THE SITUATION as conipii cated expectedly announced it would not accept a plan toi station U N Jordan to replace British forces The American and British delef gations to the UN Assemblys emergency session on the Middle East hoped however that Jor dans turndown was only a token gesture A lady never says yes right away one Western official said Jordanian Delegate Abdel em Rifai jolted the Assembly Thursday his govern ment would not agree to permit X either U N observers or military units on Jordan territory What Jordan needs andasks for he said is material assistance to reinforce its own army and se curity forces Such a refusal could torpedo efV forts by the United States and Britain to put through a formal proposal for replacement of their troops in Lebanon and Jordan with U N contingents Both the West and the Soviet Minn shortly before midnight Thursday following an accident one mile south of Lime Springs The carload was part of a group of youngsters who had been holding a farewell party for Richard Alley at the Reuben Bartels farm northeast of Rice ville The Alley family is moving to Kansas City They were on the way to a fire which had been reported at Lime Springs The car missed a sharp turn in the road and overturned Karman Wallace 17 driver of the car has cuts on the face and knees and a possible fractured jaw Tom Hill 16 riding in the front seat is the most seriously injured with a fractured jaw and facial cuts Gail Barters and Susan Gilbert have cuts and bruises and were held overnightin the hospital Jack Mathes and Tom Henderson were dismissed after treatment of minor injuries Union had been in tacit agreement that U N units of some sort should take over Clarksvillc Teacher Lunches With Hero of PupilsTommy Sands HOLLYWOOD Calif UPI in CUrkivilU had good news from here Fri day from their tetcher Ver lend C Brown Jr The ttachtr had lunch with singer Tommy Sands Brown was route to Ha waii as a winner in a Na tional Education Assn contest His pupils wantod him to meet the young singer whom they voted Hit person they most ad mire Welt Brown did just that a lunch with Sands on 20th CenturyFox Studio movie lot ;