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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 13, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION PnM ud Rrcw rul LMM CcoU Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 13 1957 TUi Paper Cooiiili oi Two One No U 1957 CHEER FUND GOAL S300000 Plan to Fire Big Satellite Missiles Boss in Testimony WASHINGTON Wl William H Holaday Pentagon missiles direc tor told senators Friday th United States plansto fire a 1000 pound satellite into outer space He declined to say when Holaday told the Senate Pre paredness Subcommittee in its re newed inquiry into the missile and satellite programs that thi country will be ableto launcl large satellites whenever i wants to do so But he concede under questioning that he mean it has the ability to do so Edwin L Weisl subcommitte counsel asked if the United States possesses a motor or motors with Previously Reported Sam Raizes Department Store In LJids Memory Lewis J Rliller Family Thornton Womans Club Alice E Furleljh VKM lovrn State Policemans Assn Unit No IS Kll Circle First Methodist Church 500 Friendly Birthday Club SOfl Sunshine Circle 500 North Iowa Navy Mothers Club No Si Credit Womens Breakfast Club Good Will Circle Joice From A Friend 300 500 lflfl 1000 i I ia 500 SUO 500 Gleaners SS Class Plymouth 500 THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE 10325 76K27 CASH ST1IL NEEDED GIVING DAVS LEFT NINE 9 Days Left to Give to Cheer Fund ine days in which to raise 5223873 That is the story of the Christmas Cheer Fund as near the Christmas holi days It means that an in creased rate of giving must take place be tween now and Dec 24 when the Cheer Fund effort comes to a close By that time we must have on hand or more to carry out the program of making certain enough thrust to lifta satellite of 1000 pounds such as the Russians launched Technical Question Holaday said this involved technical questions Well Weisl said the Rus siansdid it I believe we have the same ability Holaday replied Pressed further byWeisl he said We are planning that I would not like to disclose any date at this time The emphasis now Holaday said must be placed on develop ment of military missiles while the country goes ahead with its scheduled work on satellites To speed up the satellite launching he said would require more sci entists and engineers at a time when it is in the interest of the American people to continue firsl emphasis on missiles Atlas Orders Holaday also testified the De fense Department has stepped up its orders for Atlas intercontinen tal ballistic missiles which still are being developed Holaday agreed at one point U S Delegation to NATO Conference Arrives in Paris PARIS UP U S Secretary of State Dulles head ing the vanguard of the U S delegation arrived in Paris Fiiday to join other foreign ministers of the Western Alliance in final preparations for the NATO summit con erence A major task awaited the American secretary the soothing of French feelings hurt by what Paris regards as a BritishAmeri can effort to dictate the use of nuclear weapons by the alliance French Foreign Minister Christian Pineau was not at the air port to meet Dulles presumably because if he met all 14 visiting NATO foreign ministers hed have time for nothing else Jacques Vimot head of the American tion of the French Foreign Min istry greeted Dulles for his gov ernment The secretary declined to make any statement before he was driven to the American Embassy He said he would leave the talk ing to the President tomorrow hes the head of the delegation President Eisenhower will ar Nicholas in Another Note to Loveless CHRISTMAS PROMENADE The channel gardens of New Yorks Rockefeller Center are transformed into a Christmas wonderland as the yule decorations are lighted for the holiday season Sixteen plastic trees AP Photolax 12feet high and iceblue in color stand in the Plaza In the background a 65foot white spruce stands above the skating rink at foot of the RCA Building DAMAGE REPORTED AT ATHENS GREECE MidEast Quakes Kill 300 rive by plane Saturday With West European and Soviet Communist organs whipping up a bitter campaign against the NATO meeting the French government rdered extraordinary security measures for Eisenhowers visit Gatherings Banned Police banned all public politi cal gatherings parades and peti tions and ordered heavy street guards The measures even ex ceeded those during the slate visit of Yugoslav President Tito when troops with machineguns were stationed on every downtown roof top there are no empty Christmas morning Total Sum stockings Doris Bruce executive secre tary of Family Service and her assistant Ruth Dougall are pro ceeding on the conviction that the total sum will be raised as it has in 32 previous Christmas Cheer Fund efforts Because it is necessary fori them to prepare in advance forj the giant job before them the Family Service workers appreci ate getting the funds as early as possible that we made a mfstake in not using the Armys JupiterC test missile to try to put a satellite in orbit around the earth as early as September 1956 If you look back now at the success of the JupiterC we made a mistake he said He made the comment after Weisl read a letter from J A Van Allen physics professor at the University of Iowa Van Allen said scientists had pro posed that the Armys Jupiter be used to put up a 15pound satel lite by September aheatl of the this was voted down in the Defense Department Holaday said he could not fully explain his testimony about satel lites at the subcommittees public Formula to End Subway Strike Studied NEW YORK sub way motormcn amid indications that their walkout was beginning to crumble have offered a for mula for ending a work stoppage now in its fifth day Some 1000 members of the mo tormens Benevolent Assn de cided at a meeting Thursday night to submit a sixpoint pro posal to Mayor Robert F Wag ner designed to bring about a conference and a strike settle ment The mayors office said Wag ner would have a statement sometime Friday on the formula The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Fri day nightand Saturday Low Friday night in mid 30s High Saturday in mid 40s Iowa Partly cloudy and warmer Saturday Low Friday night in 30s Fiveday owa Temperatures will average 2 to 4 degrees above normal Saturday through next Wednesday Normal lows 10 north to 17 south Normal highs 27 north to 34 south Mild Satur day and Sunday colder Monday Largest Gift Gifts Friday included contribu tions from organizations outside the city from individuals clubs circles a policemens association and the largest of all S2425 from the Credit Womens Breakfast Club Collective giving by organiza tions and individual gifts are both needed for this project of meet ing the communitys Christmas needs Send or mail your contribution lo hearing He told Sen Symington DMo his reason for not ampli fying in public is that we try not to disclose combinations of mili tary missiles we would use in an attempt of this kind Iowa Airman Is Down in Ocean WASHINGTON Ah rorce said Friday that searchers lave failed to locate an American pilot who ditched his F84F jel lane in the Atlantic Ocean Wed nesday between the Azores anc Portugal But the search for the pilot 1st Lt Donald Burleson 27 edar Rapids Iowa is contin uing the Air Force said Another pilot saw Burleson ejected from the jet fighter whicl le was ferrying to Chateaurotn Air Base in France from Laje Field in the Azores olidarity and cheering their eaders at the membership ses ion were confronted with the act that subway service Thurs day was the best since the strike started last Monday Christmas Cheer Mason City Iowa PILOT FORCE TRIMMED NEW YORK Air lines Friday said it will lay off 90 of its 1600 pilots at the end o this month because of a decline in general business through th country through Wednesday Precipita tion will average moderateto heavy on eh a If to oneinch oc curring as snow Monday through Wednesday Minnesota Partly cloudy warm GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 33 Minimum 21 At 8 am 31 YEAR AGO Maximum 10 Minimum 16 Taken in Cresco Breakns Cresco business The motormen while showing Places were broken into Friday They were Tucheks Tavern Friendly Tavern Davies Super market Berka Service Station and Zborniks Drygoods Store All except the Tuchek Tavern are on Highway 9 and all within the The Transit Authority reportedj town limits In each case they hat 203 more motormen broken into through broken at work than on Tuesday and thatwindows and rear doors Accord overall service on the subways ing to Police Earl Waller and was back to GlVi per cent of i Sheriff Percy Haven a total of normal The evening rush hours220 was gained from all five went off without a hitch with the places hectic congestion missing j Friday as the morning rush iiour approached the Authority reported subways operating about 70 per cent of normal Iran Takes Brunt 500 Are ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES TEHRAN Iran A series of arlhquakes thundered a c ro s s orthwestern Iran Friday in a In addition to the Communists many rightwingers are furious at what they consider US opposition to French policy in North Africa In the past few days the Rus sians have been stepping up their propaganda drive which U S of icials regaxd aS designed to un dercut the NATO summit meet ing opening next Monday Bulganin Notes Soviet Premier Bulganin wrote Eisenhower generally restating previously rejected Russian pro posals for ending nuclear weap ons tests on terms to the West The Bulganin letter also called for new EastWest talks on outlawing war Other Bul ganin letters went to heads of Americas European allies Again Asks for Special Session Pointing out that the outcome of Americas struggle with Com munism is likely to be decided in the classrooms of our schools and colleges Lt Gov William H Nicholas of Mason City again urged Gov Herschel Loveless to call a special session of the Leg islature to meet desperate needs of state educational and other institutions As we approach a new year I feel compelled to remind you that your promise to call a spe cial session of the Legislature has not been kept Governor wrote the Lieutenant in a letter to vintry disaster that killedscores In Moscow a Soviet military Gov Loveless Friday Needs Are Great Your veto keeps our state from doing what desperately needs do ing in the field of higher educa tion with respect to the in stitutions under the Board of Con trol There is quite general agree ment that the outcome of our life anddeath struggle with Commu nist despotism is going to bede cided in the classrooms of our chools and colleges The sober ng question then arises What vill Iowas contribution be The stalemate between you and the legislature grows out of ud left thousands homeless in ubzero weather One estimate listed 300 dead and 500 injured The snowjcovered disaster zone vas so widespread that no imme diate casualty count was possible Greese Also Hit In Greece meanwhile a sharp earthquake jolted Athens and sur rounding countryside spreading panic among some Athenians A number of old buildings in Athens were cracked or slightly damaged and electricity failed in a large part of Athens for 20 minutes There were no reports of casual ties Scattered reports reaching Iran ian government offices in Tehran said intense earth shocks lasting newspaper announced that the armed forces of the Soviet Union lave been placed on a constant alert While Moscow Radio kept up roundtheclock pounding at the North Atlantic Treaty Alli ance meeting the armed forces and the Soviet home audience were told defensive measure were being taken by all members of the Communist camp Decorah Woman is Iowa Polio Mother of 1958 DECORAH mother o five children who only five years PLAN DIVORCE HOLLYWOOD Rock Hudson and his wife the former Phyllis Gates are planning a di vorce their friends said Thurs Sac City Trucker Killed in Accident DENISON H Hall engren 44 Sac City truck driver was killed Friday when the slock truck he was driving left the roadi near Deioit Authorities said Hall up to two minutes practically levago was paralyzed from the neck elled the countryside in the threeUlown by polio Thursday was northwestern provinces of Kurjnamed Iowa Polio Mother of distan Hamadan and KermanJ1958 shah Mrs Warren G Berg De Thousands were feared homecorah was selected by the Iowa CAROLYN JENSEN Charles City Girl Wins VOD Contest less in the big area which borders on Iraq Turkey and the Soviet Union day Hudson 32 and Miss Gates iengren may have fallen asleep as formerly his agents secretary the truck approached a curve Worst Freeze were married Nov 9 1955 Thev Hallengren was thrown from the cnCharles City was announced Uo I r rl Even greater tragedy was ex pected from the fact that homes were destroyed in the midst of the seasons worst freeze The lemperakire had been well below zero and the area was covered with snow before the temblors hit DES MOINES Jenl n might take days for aid Chapter of the National Found ation for Infantile Paralysis Mrs Berg 31 contracted po lio in 1952 one week after her oldest daughter Paula 10 came ill with the disease Al though para lyzed from the neck down after being stricken was around separated last October truck by Gov Herschel Loveless Friday as winner of the llth annual Iowa The wife of Lt Burleson is the former Barbara Minor daughter of Mr and Mrs Harry Minor Riceville She is living at Dover Md with their two children Warming Trend Covering Iowa Mercury Drops to 10 Above in Florida BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fair skies and moderate south westerly winds prevailed through groves and vegetable crops in out Iowa Friday as the warming th normall mild South in rend which began Thursday con tmued over the stale P ly in the week and across the Icy temperatures stung citrus Midwest bringing snows before SAME DATE1956488 mcanj traffic death In It The Weather Bureau said tem peratures for the next five days would average two to four de grees above normal Mild read ings were expected to continue through Sunday followed by colder temperatures Monday Precipitation was forecast lo be moderate lo one half to one as snow Monday through Wednes day breaking freeze Florida where Thursdays freeze was termed one of the worst of the century the mer cury dipped as low as 10 de grees at Ocata and 18 at Gaines ville Many points in the cx trcme south had readings in I 30s i The cold wave which rolled out of the Northern Plains ear hitting the South and East had claimed at least 35 lives in one way or another Of the deaths attributed to the weather 22 were caused by fire and the remainder result ed from traffic accidents in snow storms freezing falls on ice oroverexcrlion from snow reach the hundreds of villages injon crutches and the stricken area a leg brace sev Shah Reza Pahlcvi ordered all Voice of Democracy Contest necessary aid rushed into the Miss Jensen a senior in thethrec nortnwest provinces Charles City is ai Iran sliu was rccovering from earthquakes in the Elburz Moun tains last August in which more than 1500 persons died First official dispatches from ithe area compared with intensity of Fridays tremors with those of the August quake en months lat er She still MRS W BERG daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Jensen Her entry in the contest was sponsored by the Charles ity Junior Chamber of Com merce Second place went to Alice Moehlenhof daughter of Mr and Mrs George J Moehlenhof enporl Third place winner was Francis Voigt son of Dr and Mrs F 0 W Voight Oskaloosa Miss Jensen qualifies for the national Voice of Democracy Con test which probably will be con ducted in February in Washing ton The contest was sponsored by Junior Chambers of Commerce shoveling Damage from the Florida j SERVES SENTENCE freeze was expected to soar into LOS ANGELES M Anthony the millions Franciosa husband of actress Only ray of welcome news Shelley Winters began serving a was that temperatures were exilOday sentence Friday at the peeled to rise Saturday honor farm for kicking a newsi BUY CHRISTMAS SEALS an understandable difference of Governor in Quick Reply to Latest Letter by Nicholas DES MOINES If Replying to a letter from Lt Gov WiU liam Nicholas asking him to call a special session of the Leg islature Gov Herschel Love less said Friday I might ask the Lieutenant Governor what happened to a Senate bill which died in the Legislature designed to meet the longrange building needs of the Institutions of higher learning The Governor said the des perate need at the states men tal institutions is for personnel and not capital improvements Loveless also said the norm al Christmas spirit is the hu manitarian approach which in cludes assistance to the needy not the imposition of a burden of a higher sates tax opinion about the source of cer tain tax revenues Im willing to grant that its a debatable ques tion and that there is something to be said for your point of view But I I plead with this difference of iopinion should not be permitted jlo handicap the cause of educa ition or detract from our nations strength in this technological war with Communism To Inspect Institutions Its gratifying to know that svcars the brace but has thrownlyou are going to inspect our five away the crutches for a cane mental health institutions You Two of her children both boys will I am confident see the des Torgen 4 and Erik 2 were born since she contracted polio Her other children are Paul Kristin 8 and Kari 6 Paula has fully perate need for the facilities de nied them by your veto Your visit to the Soldiers Home at Marshalltoivn will be a recovered from her bout with reminder that it was your act polio Three Die in Crash of B47 at Duluth DULUTH Minn An Air Force B47 jet bomber from Lin jcoln Neb crashed in flames near the Duluth Municipal Airport shortly afternoon Friday killing all three crew members The big bomber dropped from about 200 feet a half mile north jeasl of the Air National Guard iquarters after the pilot radioed an I emergency signal reporting three 1 engines were not functioning that stopped work on a hospital designed to bring care and com fort to the heroic veterans who fought for you The situation is critical But it is by no means hopeless The remedy rests wholly with you Governor You have only to carry out the prom ise you made in these words last May In order to provide for these capital improvements I plan to call a special session of the General Assembly in the fall for the specific purpose of pro viding for capital needs of our institutions 1 implore you lo put consid ;