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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for W ON LOBEUAZETTE T H I N E W S P A P E R THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S N I I G H B 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LX1II Auoclated Prcu and United Piece Full Wirei Seven CenU Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 30 1957 This Paper of Two SectioatSeeUw One Congress Nearly Rea Civil Rights Measure Given OK WASHINGTON M With the last major roadblock swept aside in the Senate Congress Friday drove for probable adjournment of its 1957 session Senate passage Thursday nigh of an historic civil rights bill broke the legislative log jam putting the gohome rush in high gear The Senate Friday found itself with no major legislation hang ing fire before the final gavel In the House the foreign aid1 money bill was approved by a 194122 roll call vote 435000000 measure thus went to the White House since the Senate had approved it Thursday night Began in January Leaders predicted it really complete its work in time to quit and go home by midafternoon ending an eightmonth session that began Jan 3 The House at noon notified Pres ident Eisenhower it had completed its business and was ready to ad journ Then it recessed temporar ily to await wordfromthe Senate on adjournment plans there The Senate at the time was acting on minor bills The Senate passed the civil rights bill designed to protec the voting right of Negroes on a 6015 roll call vote Passage came near the end of a marathon 39 hour session in which Sen Thur mond DSC waged a record oneman filibuster against it The civil rights measure repre sented a victory for the Eisen hower administration although had been shorn of some feature the President had requested It remained to be seen whether Eisenhower now would soften his and 1 appraisal of the 1957 legislative end record of the Democratic con The trolled Congress He told an Aug judge 21 news conference he viewed that record as a disappointing one Sign Senate approval sent the com promise civil rights measure to Eisenhower The President is con sidered certain to sign the bill even though it does not give him all he asked Republicans generally were ju bilant over the final victory in the long struggle over the measure that their side pro vided the bulk of the votes for a strong bill on all roll calls in both Senate and House They ar 24HOURS J8MMZJES THURMOND NEEDS A SHAVE AP Wirephoto Showing little fatigue in this closeup Sen Strom Thurmond makes his exit from ihe Senate cloakroom after his record filibuster against the compromise civil rights bill His only remark was Guess I need a shave Filibuster Record V Set by Thurmond WASHINGTON Strom Thurmond DSC stood on the floor of the Senate and stated at his fellow senators He had been talking for more than 24 hours in a futile oneman joum Bill Passed to Protect FBI Files WASHINGTON UP The House Friday unanimously ap proved and sent to the White House a bill to safeguard FBI files in criminal trials Approval came on a roll cal vote of 3150 The Senate voted 742 during the night to adopt the measure a compromise between conflict ing versions passed earlier by Doth houses Weaker Bill The House had passed a bill along lines proposed by the ad ministration to effects of a Supreme Court decision that defendants may examine FBIre pbrts by informantsi who became government witnesses The orig inal Senate bill was weaker A House Senate conference committeeagreed on the com promise Thursday The compromise bill would pro vide that no statement or repbr made to the government by awit ness shall be produced unless the testified in direct ex amination The conferees also inserted lan guage to ensure that the bill covers only written statements made and signed or approved by the witness or a stenographic mechanical electrica1 or other re cording or transcription made at the timeof his oral statement Produce Statement The bill provides that after the AP Wireplibto AntiFlu Prog ram Mapped for Iowa FROM DUE WIRE SERVICES DES epidemic can be expected in Iowa this fall but it will have no serious effects state health officials said Friday Dr Edmund Zimmerer state health commissioner said the ill ness probably would affect about 30 per cent of the population and perhaps more Zimmerer and Gov Herschel C Loveless told the governors news conference the illnesswill have it biggest effect in the loss of man hours on the job Were not worried about the mortality rate What were work ing on is a priority system to de termine who we are going to try to protect with vaccine Zimmer er said To Pick Committee Loveless said1 he would appoint a committee soon to develop a program for combatting thedis easein Iowa One function of the committee will be to establish a JET AGE welldone sign to I Mary Aquinas Manitowoc Wis gives the Chester Bieaubafter her first jet flight from to MaGuire I The nun a qualified pilot is a science instructor and was offejed the plane trip by the Air Force so she could attend a convention Sister handled the controls herself at speeds up to 525 mph The Is Proven Answer to Russ Threat filibuster againstrthe compromise civil rights bill against this bill he said I expect to vote The gallery laughed But Thurmond didnt He was standing alone against overwhelming and he was fighting grimly to the greying senator a state before becoming South gued that this could not fail to help the GOP in the future in areas where Negroes and other Carolina governor began his marathon attack on the civil rights bill at pm Wednes day The 1948 states rights pres idential candidate finished 24 hours and 18 minutes later at pm Thursday bettering Sen Wayne Morses old filibus ter record by 1hour and 52 minutes At times during the long hours he stood proud and erect his voice ringing clear and loud At others he sagged heavily onthe lectern of his back row desk as his hoarse voice diminished to an inaudible whisper At the end he appeared groggy with exhaustion Showers Still in Forecast for N Iowa witness testifies the court shall on request of the defense order the government to produce any statement of the witness from government files If the entire statement per tained to the testimony the court would then order it delivered to thedefend ant claimed that part of the statement was irrele vant thecourt would withhold the irrelevant matter and dekver the rest If the government balked at producing a statement from its file the judge could strike out the testimony of the witness or declare a mistrial WASHINGTON W The Army reportedly believesit has a prov en answer to Russias claimed American missilereadyfor pro duction that could hit key Soviet areas from advance bases The Armys proposed counter weapon is the Jupiter an inter mediate range ballistic missile which soared 1500 miles over theAtlantic Tuesday iir atest flight from Cape Fla Secretaryof the Army Brucker labeled the Jupiter a spectacu It is understood that only the Pentagons secrecy lid on mis sile developments prevents the Army from saying flatly that the Jupiter could be in production within Brucker said in Florida Thurs priority system Zimmerer said some of the new vaccine is available now and there should be a good ready by the end of September He said it was about 70 per cent effective but it remained potent for only a few months Zimmerer suggesteda priority system to administer the vaccine first to health officials including hospital personnel the aged and to persons engaged in transporta tion communications andothers who keep c community going Crippling Effect However even without the vac cine the illness would not have a serious crippling effect on m 3 Persons Injured in Accident at Thornton ment last of a success fultest of a 5000mile missile in dicated the Russians were talk ing of a research test vehicle That is a long way he said from an operational vehicle There have been no known sucessful U S tests of an in tercontinental ballistic missile The United States has an ad vantage in land own plus those in friendly hands Only the most serious illnesses will have to be hospitalized around 2 per cent he said The minorities are an important vot ing factor Democrats on the other hand contended that their generalship in the Senate enabled the bill to pass without an allout Southern filibuster On other major legislation this is a short form box score Enacted or awaiting presiden tial Middle East defense authority civil rights postal pay raises civil service pay raises federal housing foreign aid savings bond interest increase excise cor porate tax extension immigration law revision FBI files protection Defeated or in committee School aid corn price stabiliza tion postal pay increase volun tary healthinsurance flood insur ance minimum wage extension GI loan interest increase Alaska statehood Hawaii statehood nat ural gas regulation The galleries which began filling evening in an ticipation of the finish ap plauded twice once when he charged it would be cruel and inhuman to pass the bill with Heavy thunder storms that dumped more than three inches of rain on Dubuque Friday ush ered in a warm and humid day in Iowa The forecast called for more scattered showers in northern Iowa during the day The rainfall measured 308 inches at Dubuque and it was ac companied by considerable thun der and lightning No storm damage was re ported in Dubuque but at Mon LeMars Man Dies of Accident Injuries POMEROY Col lins 43 LeMars died Friday of injuries received Thursday when the truckhe was driving over turned two miles south of here at the junction of Iowa 5 and 17 Dep ty sheriff Robert Boss said Col ins apparently lost control of the ruck which was owned by the Gus Tash Foundry Co LeMars and it rolled over several times out an absolute jury trial guar antee and again when he said hemeasure was aimed against the South Thurmonds pretty redhaired wife a former college beauty queen gave her husband moral support from the gallery through out the long talkathon Thurmond who exercises regu larly and takes great pride in his physical fitness said after wards he felt fine mouth 12 miles west of Ma quoketa lightning struck the Presbyterian Church damaging the siding church did ho catch fire Between two anc three inches of rain fell at Mon mouth causing flash flooding on some small creeks The Mason City area pickec up another 72 of an inch o moisture Thursday to bring th weeks total to nearly IVz inches Navigator for Wiley Post Dies at 54 SUVA Fiji Pioneer airman Islands UP Harold Gatty The Weather weather would day with high the upper 80s Burlington and THORNTON Three personsi were injured in a cartruck crash Friday on Highway 107 miles north of were Ralph Meyer 28 Alexanderson of Mr and Mrs Frank Meyer who was driving Sally Schmacht 20 Rock Island a student at Wichita Kan who had been working in a Mason City res taurant and Smolley London England who was visit ing atthe Frank Meyer home The Meyer car and a Thornton truck driven by Otto Schmidt Thornton crashed and landed in the ditch on the left side of the road Both ve Miss of the was thrown out and Schmacht crawled out wreckage In reporting the accident driving knew that a car was around the world A missile launched from Communist terri tory would have to travel thou sands of miles to reach the United States will be ill for only three or four days and will have no complica tions hesaid Dr Ralph Heeren director of the State Health Departments preventable disease division said the vaccine would be helpful to everyone withthree exceptions persons to eggs and chickens persons already af flicted by a high fever and chil dren under 6 months old hides were traveling north Meyer was pinred beneath the some distance behind me I was signalling for a left turn when I was hit from behind I didnt know the car was close enoughto hit He was turning in to the Buford E Floy home when the accident occurred Andrew Long 81 Thornton waskilled in a accident on the same corner on Aug 17 Meyer and Miss Schmacht were still in surgery Friday afternoon hospital attendants said Smolley steering wheel which had to be who suffered several lacerations cut away to free him Smolleyiwas described in good condition Bureau said th be steamy Fr temperatures in and lower 90s Ottumwa shared of 89 Thursday had a rela 54 who served as Wiley Posts navigator on their world flight in 1931 died Friday of a heart attack Gatty owner of the Fiji Air became world famous ways when he and Post circled the globe in the then of eight days in a gined Lockheed the Winnie Roudebush Becomes Commander of VFW MIAMI BEACH Vet erans of Foreign Wars closed out one of its most routine conven tions in recent years Friday withj election of an unopposed set of national officers Richard L Roudebush Indian apolis advanced to become com mander in chief succeeding Cooper T Holt of Chattanooga Tenn Expected contests for jun ior vice commander who will be come commander in chief two years hence and for surgeon gen record timcjeral did not develop when dele singlccngates to the 58th encampment ac the state high while Mason City lively cool 71 Low temperatures Friday night are expected to be in the 60s The range Thursday night was from 65 at Mason City to 71 at Des Moines The outlook Saturday is for continued mid weather for hu cepted the slate of nominees sub mitted Thursday Darker View darker view of Americas place hi the missiles race was presented Thursday by Sen Jackson DWash after four hours of closeddoor testimony fay Acting Secretary of Defense Quarles and other officials be fore a SenateHouse Atomic Energy Weapons subcommittee which Jackson heads Jackson said all U S inter mediate and long range ballistic missiles except the Jupiter are behind schedule because of tech nical problems He also said the number of both types of mis siles proposed for production has been cut back by Pentagonim posed money limitations Devastating Blow Jackson called for Defense De partment use of money he said Congress has already made avail able for missiles work He said it would be a devastating psycho logical blow to the free world if America for the first time should fail to win a race involving an important weapons system Quarles appeared to have few er misgivings about U S mis ile progress Asked about Jack ons previous allegation of a udget imposed slowdown Quarles told newsmen The ballistic missile pro grams have come under scrutiny along with all other programs but in handling thenvwe have ibserved their top priority ve have not allowed funds re strictions to injure the programs o the best of our knowledge Despite official secrecy reli able sources said the Jupiter ired Tuesday landed within quarter mile of the target point in the Atlantic Don A Davis to Retire as Deputy US Marshal DES MOINES m 15 years of service as a deputy United States marshal Don A Davis 70 Davenportwill retire Saturday He has been in law en forcement about 40 years Officials of the Federal Court in the southern district of Iowa pre senteda rod and reel to Davis in the federal here Fri day For the last eight years Davis has been in charge of the mar shals office at Davenport The previous eight years of his federal service he had charge of the mar shals office at Council Bluffs Davis was in the Army in World War I Later he wasa deputy sheriff of Cerro Gordo County chief of police of Mason City and in the Iowa Bureau of Criminal Investigation All About The Weather SAME Black irajflo death In 34 hours CRASH WHICH INJURED collision between this car and truck on Highway 107 near Thornton Friday sent three persons to the hospital The accident happened when the truck turned into a diiveway and was struck from behind by the car Gienwood Crash Takes Life of Iowa Man GLENWOOD man was killedin the hcadon collision o two cars on Highway 34 on th outskirts of Gienwood Friday Dead was Ehvin Hatcher 23 Pacific Junction V Mason City Partly cloudy and continued humid through Sat urday Low Friday night upper 60s High Saturday mid 80s owa Partly cloudy and humid Friday night and Saturday Low Friday night in 60s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 6 degrees above normal Saturday through next Wednesday Rising tempera tures Saturday and Sunday Only minor daily temperature changes rest of period Normal highs in lower 80s Normal lows in upper 50s Rainfall will aver age onetenth to threetenths of an inch occurring as showers Friday night and Saturday Minnesota Cloudy light rain GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum Thursday 71 Minimum Thursday night 65 At 8 am Friday 63 Precipitation 72 inch ;