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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 1, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor Horn MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 97 Associated Press and United loieinalionil Fuil Ltitt Wues J T H I N I W S f A P i R THAT MAKIS A L L NORTH IOWANS N i I G H 7t MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 1 O R S HOME EDITION Ihli Ptpti Commit ol fwo Skeptical of Russ Atom Plane Report One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLU WOI Amcj WTAD Qumcj iysu WSUL U CItj iSIOt rueida Patience Carries Its Own Reward Y RECENT QUICKIE visit to Munich Germany added a name to my growing list of un forgettable people That name is Ernst Langendorf and fiction couldnt be half as interesting at least not to me as the un adorned facts of his life In a columnlength report from that Bavarian city about a month ago I recited in a sketchy way some of the high points in Ihe Ernst Langendorf career But while I was doing it 1 knew full well that the subject deserved a more extended treatment And thats what youre going lo get in this commentary Just by way of luring you into the story 1 will lell you Ihree things aboul my newmade friend 1 Hitler hated him with all the vigor at his command 2 He captured Munich single handed in 1945 and by mistake 3 The most interesting events of his life came to him as an American staff sergeant Now lo get on with my story about a darkcomplexioned bald ing Germanborn and German reared man who on Dec 15 will celebrate his 51st birthday Hes remarkably youthful in appear ance and particularly in the light of the things hes gone through in the past quarter century 1907 at Rod a small village Frankfurt Am Main Langendorf studied social sciences and eco nomics at Frankfurt University These studies however were in terrupted by his concern over the growing menace of Adolf Hitler and his socalled National Social ist Movement Langendorf dropped out of the university to become head of an antiNazi youth organization He also served as editor and reporter FIRE LOSS AT CLINTON Damage was estimated at in a iire Sunday which destroyed the Kinney Shoe Store above and caused smoke and water damage to two adjoining busi Al Iliololax ness places the Van Allen Department Store and S S Kresge Co The fire of undetermined origin started about noon but was not detected for several hours End to TWA Strike May Be at Hand By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Air travelers had cause for op imism Quick settle of a 10dayold machinists strike againsl Trans World Air lines one of two major lines im mobilized by labor disputes was expected Whether the optimism would grow or take a sour turn de pended upon developments in Kansas City and New York City AT A DINNER hour recess ofi negotiations in Kansas City Sun day night Cliff Miller chairman Pass the Bicarb Mother Were Going on AN EATING BINGE BOLOGNA Italy This heartyeating city is going to find out who can eat the most the fats or the leans The leans can weigh up to US The fats must weigh 710 or more They will compete in an international eating contest Dec 13 The ground rules warn The promoters disclaim any respon sibility whatsoever for any damage real or imagined now or in the Future to the health of stuff at their own Sole dish for the contest will be a standby tortellini in brodo The tortellini are little round meatstuffed pastas shaped like doughnuts and tasting like ravioli Theyre served in rich broth Just to eliminate the pikers contestants will have to gulp their way first through three bowls of dish weighing a 45 minutes Those who can still hoist a spoon and fork after that are in the finals They get one dish after another of the tortellini for 90 more minutes The one who purs away the greatest poundage of it in that time is the winner He will be awarded a golden tortellini of a hardhitting daily nr T per in Frankfurt called Peoples Voice Assn of Machinists said Its In November of 1930 1ucstion of if Setting dorf barely managed to escape thS ihg any ns death in an attack directed ata ruestl0n of how him by Hitters brownshirledj Tne bargaining session ended hoodlums who found physical al midnight and resumed Mon force their most effective reday The buttal to the news and opinions presented by Langendorf in his Hubert Wilkins Famed Explorer Dies at 70 antiNazi publication struck TWA last Nov2 Eastern Air Lines struck FRAMINGHAM of hi bv his holel room He was 70 Mass lift Sir Hubert Wilkins famed ex Monday in the machinists and the Flight En His injuries from the brutal atgineers Internalional Assn lasl tack by Ihe Hitler gangsters ini Monday offered to submit many eluded a brain concussion a of its differences with the engi broken nose and several broken neers to arbitration The pro posal was rejected Sir Hubert had an office in nearby Nalick where he was geographer with the Armys Quartermaster Research and De ribs He was hospitalized for six velopment Center A native of Australia tions of 26 winters in arctic re spent five summers and por REPRESENTATIVES of joiner carriers American gions He was recognized as an 3iithorily on extreme climates two extremely cold or hot Air HE PROVED the feasibility of the iCC He also served as consultant to junction against a strike by thelmiles from Alaska Europe A T In n 1 Air Line Pilots Assn j a cross the polar ice caps was months but he was of the same opinion still He continued his1 fight against he rapidly Nazi tidal wave mes Pan American Airways appear in court ABOUT A YEAR after this City Monday in labor dis 1932 Ernst became editor of aPutes c larcrp rfaiu iV c cmcf of trie environmental iidjjv newspaper in Hamj American the nations division of thn Quar econd largest airline is seeking to make porjtermaslor Corps Thfs cSnS f to battle the Nazi ideology with such vigor that Hitler brought a slander suit Somewhere along the line Langendorf had met up svith a veteran of World War I who knew Hitlers war record to its most intimale detail His ajc members lections of the little corporals Workers Union conduct under fire and under other circumstances made ex tremely good reading I This understand was before1 Hitler came into power Thats why he brought suit in a court rather than sending Langendorf to a concentration camp or even to immediate death He alleged that the Echos stones about him constituted a slander on the hon or of thc World War I soldier Adolf Hitler FROM THAT ground and Vaccine Against Measles Forecast Within a Year INDIANAPOLIS Scien lists at the Eli Lilly Co drugj firm here hope to perfect a measles vaccine within a year thc firm announced Monday handwriting was on the wail for Villy camc on Ernst Langcndnrf A few ofpubllc Health Scrv lalcr April 1933 the Nazis took statisllcs showing measles over the government in the free Hanscatic City of Ernst went into hiding as the brownshirted and blackshirted Hitler followers searched for him There was a goodsized reward on his head Somehow he managed to escape CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 TIME ON the Pan American is seeking an hailed at the time asthe greatest injunction in state supreme court of s11 arctic flights its employes lo refuse t rp IN IYJI took an arctic cruise scrvke lhc NaiUmis a recondi tioned Navy submarine in an al 01 ine tempt to reach thc role undcrj he ice The Nautilus had an inglorious Arctic career It finally reached Spitzbergen after recurring break downs and tows It was evident that it would never reach the Pole SIR HUBERT WILKINS Civilian NonPilot Tries to Make Off With Air Force Jet Trainer and Fly It to India BOSTON A civilian who nevtr before piloted charged Monday with try ing to steal an Air Force jet to fly it to India Donald L Lutman 35 unem ployed of Bound Brook was arrested Sunday M Hant com Air Force Base Bedford when he pulled a wrong lever and set off an explosion which knocked the canopy off he jet FBI agents quoted Lutman as saying he wanted to take Die plane to India so he could be at the bedside of Thakur ailing Hindu religious leader Lutman was quoted by the FBI as siyincj he became a follower of the Hindu religious leader when he serving in India wilh the American Field Serv ice durign World War II The FBI said Lutman strode to the T33 trainer the cockpit and then fiddled with Ihe controls in n attempt to get it off the ground A lever he pulled the agents said sent the planes canopy flying The Air Force said the same lever was supposed io Holiday Toll in Iowa 10 HV TIIK ASSOCIATED IKKSS Ten persons lost Ihcir lives in Iowa over the long Thanksgiving weekend six of them traffic fa talities Ronald Jerry Haggc 28 Clin was the slates latest auto Fatality He was killed in a one car accident Sunday on U S 57 about two miles north of Prince ton in Scott County Officers said his car ran off the road Earlier in the day Gladys Schroedcr 60 Waterloo was killed when she and her husband were Irying to start an auto be longing to her daughter OFFICERS SAID car driven by John Rioter 40 Waterloo struck the Schroeder car from be hind crushing Mrs Schroeder iwciniicrcararid her daughters The other traffic fatalities eject the seat and its occupant but mechanical trouble pre vented that thus possibly spar ing Lutmans life Air Force personnel rushed to the plane from nearby hang ars They quoted Lutman as asking if the plane was gassed up and ready to A military spokesman said the question led to Lutmans arrest because no one who knows anything about lets would ask a question like that A tremendous amount of ground equipment is needed to start a Elmer C Pcderson 37 Law Ion killed Friday night when car went out of control on U S 20 east of Sioux City Mrs Keith Badcr 19 LaPorle City expectant mother killed Fri day while on the way to Cedar Rapids to do Christmas shopping Gunnar R Overland Ames was killed Thursday night when lis car collided with a semi railer truck on U S Ii9 south of Ames DONALD U It LUTMAN Gassed Up Mason City Partly cloudy Mon day night and Tuesday Coldei Monday night low 510 Turn ing warmer Tuesday high 30 35 Iowa Partly cloudy Monday night low 10 northeast to 25 cloudy Tues day a lillle warmer Fiveday jowa will average near normal Monday night through Saturday Normal highs 33 north to 10 south Nor mal lows 1C north to 22 south Warmer Wednesday but cofdcr again by Friday Little or no precipitation is indicated RAY DAWSON 19 Bagley v Minnesota Cloudy Wednesday night in a Jefferson lospital of injuries suffered ear ier in the day when his car went not so cold DeGaulle in New Victory Right wingers banner of Premier High Tuesday 2030 GlobeGazelle weather date up PARIS waving the Charles lc Gaulle flattened thc badly trimmed nore moderate parlies and swept o firm control of lhc new rtiich National Assembly Mon day The Communist held por cent of lie popular vole but cap lured only 10 of the MO scats hey had held in the lasl Na tional Assembly in the nuinlo man runoff elections in Sunday Among the losers was the fiery Communist mouthpiece am organizer Inclines Duclos TOPPLED LIKE shooting gal Icry ducks were many of the ex premiers ministers and wheel horses of the among them former Radica Premier Edgar Faure Socialis disarmnmcnt negotiator Jules Mocli former Socialist Forcigi Minister Christian Pineau for mer Socialist Algerian admin istrator Robert Lacostc and for ncr Justice Minister Millernnd Darkbrowned Jacques Sou slclle became thc man to walch n the new Fifth Republic It was ioustcllc who eluded police es caped to Algeria and gave politi direction to the rightist move nenl that crumpled the Fourth tcpublic last May HIS UNION for New Repub lic UNJi captured per cent of the vole and 188 of the IBS No Shift in Plans of Cant Confirm Claim McElroy WASHINGTON Scciclary Neil II McElroy said Monday he is highly skeptical of reports hat Russia has flowa the worlds first atompowered plane lie conceded that the Soviets may have a slight lead over the United Stales in ultimate de velopment of a nuclear aircraft The magazine Aviation Week reported that he Soviets recently flew successfully the first proto type atomic plane in the Moscow ire a MCELROY TOLD Unlftd nlernaliona he does not know it he report is true or not but elded lhal I am highly skepti Bui if it is he said it mild be a tremendous jolt to us n I his He said the United States does lot contemplate any change in Is program to develop and build out of conlrol on a gravel road to 8 Monday near Bagley and overturned j Maximum Shooting accidents accounted Minimum or three other holiday fatalities At 8 Opal Hilton 28 and Donald YKAH AGO fill 16 both of DCS Moines died Maximum Sunday of gunshot wounds stif Minimum ered in separate accidents thc day before Merrill Hilton 29 husband 8 am Sunday the dead woman lold police he Maximum jwns working on the ejection Minimum jmerhanism of his shotgun jit discharged wounding his wife in the abdomen He was charged wilh intoxication then released 27 10 18 31 25 scats from European France Not since 19ifi when Commu weather data up 9 3 THE HILL BOY died of a stom ach wound inflicted as he played a game of keep away1 wilh a companion Dnle L Coffmnn IB Police said Coffmnn was hold ing a gun sawedoff 22 cali ber Hill when it discharged Coffman was In ap jpcar before juvenile officers Mon iday Robert Bfnckwcll 25 DCS Moines was fatally wounded in a sjun accident Friday while hunt ing in Ihe CoraiviMc Reservoir aroa Friday i Edwin Campen 22 Wiota was jkillcd Saturday when the tractor near nists elected deputies has a party held such a large bolck of scats The conservative votes of 120 independent and peasant depu ties combined with the UNRs 188 gave the rightists a clear In addition the 71 clop 0 bc some clcmentof luhcsljcmK elected from Algeria the story But they added they and tho Sahara were expected to ould have to study it more support Ihoroughly before they could say for sure plane operated by nuclear pow 2r even though the Soviets may iivc H slight Western sources in Moscow said hey hud no information to the claim that Russian scientists put a huge experimental atom lowcrcd bomber in flight THEY SAID Soviet have discussed the theoretical as pects of nuclear flight recently but nothing has been published to indicate that it has been achieved Neither they said have any planes been spotted flying JD the Moscowarea Chairman Dennis Chavez D NMJ of the Senates military ap propriation subcommittee prom ised lhal Cowgress would give President Eisenhower all money he needs to put a Tlompowcred plane in flight A turbojet engine designed by he General Electric Co at Evan Jale Ohio was powered by heat rom a nuclear reactor for the irst time by the United States in lanuary J95G That engine has cen improved considerably and cstcd several limes since then TWO AMERICAN firms Convair ind Lockheed have been working suitable designs for an atomic lirplanc for several years A de ision is expected possibly before he end of this year as to which design will be adopted Aviation Week said the Sovieti may be planning to fly the A omber several times around vorld nonslop Some other Defense Depart ment officials said there appeared bul a short experimental trip MEMORABLE DATE made under thc ice Wilkins final PACIFIC BEACH Calif driving in a ly got permission of the Navy is a on him Isink the sub d30 for thc Frank Willey fam Thc first hvo children daugh SHOPPING OATS LOT B caused United more Slates deaths in last year infantile paralysis Dr Thomas P Carney Ihe than thc drug firms vice president in charge of research said the vac cine would be made from dead measles as Salk polio vaccine is manufactured from dead polio virus tcrs aged 5 and 3 were born on that dale and Saturday thc same dale their third child a son was born Mateos as President MEXICO CITY Lopez Malcos 48 was inaugu rated president of Mexico Mon day in colorful ceremonies at tended by thousands of persons including Secretary of Slate i John Foster Dulles More than palace of fine arts to watch Loj HOWEVER lop Pentagon ficial may already have paved lhc way for an official announce jmcnl of the reported Soviet ad jvancc Maj Gen Donald J Keirn chief of the atomic plane project said Nov 20 that would not be surprised if Russia had a nuclear plane airborne be fore the end of this year Aviation Week said the Rus sian success gives them a four year lead over the United Stales It said thai while Ihe Soviet r plane still is in early test stages lit could be developed into a fully military plane able to ifirc ballistic missiles at cit jics within two years I The plane definitely is a mili tary prototype according to the magazine and not a flying test bed such as this countrys once Iplanned n u c e a rpowered B36 iwould have been Couple Injured in Home Fire CEDAR RAPIDS Cedar jRapids couple was hospitalized i I h injuries suffered during AP Phototax PLANE This vv i i v A i i nts i c juries smiercQ Quntiff jpaz Matcos take thc oath of of of a Russian nuclear powered bomber appears in lfirc at home early Sunday ficc and lo sec outgoing tlle Clpent edition of a respected American aviation Mrs Charles Jones 51 suffered dent AdoJfo Ruiz Cortines place magazine The sketch shows nuclear powerplants broken bones when she leaped from a second floor window of SAME thc symbolic red white and Krccj diagonally his cnesl f ponded from pods midway under the delta wings con ho ventional turbojeia on the winjrlips and a 195foot long I luselage to aid in radiation protection for the crew I0v T ;