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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 16, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tht Homt MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Associated Press nd United Pres Fun Wire MASON CJTY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 16 1959 C 7e Copy Paper Constta of Four On No HATS TOO BIG FOR THE HEAD A slight mixup in size you say Actu ally its just a workman at the Elec tric Boat Co at Groton work ing on an access hatch for the nuclear estward on the first real rest of his threecontinent goodwill our The heavy cruiser Des Moines bore the President Interpreter j for Ike acclaimed Lf Walters can reproduce the voice too By EARL MAZO New York Herald Tribune News Service familiar but seldom identified face tha keeps cropping up cheekto cheek with President Eisenhow ers in pictures of the Presi dents overseas tour belongs tc the most unique officer in th United Stales Army He is Lt Col Vernon Dick Wallers an insurance claim adjuster in civilian life wh startled military superiors dur ing the war by learning Portu guesc practically overnigh Thereafter he became Amer cas chief inlerpretcr for off cials at the Presidential an Cabinet level He is Eisenhow ers interpreler on Ihe curren trip as he was many times i the past decade COL WALTERS HAS a desk in the Pentagon and draws pay and allowances regularly from the Army Finance Departmenl But his assignmenl is quile in formal There is no uplodale record for instance of the languages in which he is fluent He admits to about German Spanish French Greek Italian among them Friends contend it is at least a dozen Whatever the actual score the VIPs he shepherds lingual istically are confident j he can unscramble words ut tered by men anywhere His prowess is so much taken for granted in the administrations top echelon that only once in years did a Walters feat of translation seem to surprise an official It was in Bolivia during Vice President Nixons South Amer ican tour A delegation of moun tain Indians showed up at a welcoming ceremony and their spokesman a friendly fellow launched into an animated dis cussion in his native Aymora a rare tongue even among In dians Col Walters posted a always at Nixohs elbow trans lated the whole business won for word concurrently with the conversation THE INDIANS accustomed to centuries of being misunder stood by Spanishspeaking nil ers were visibly impressed So was Nixon But Col p u d Wed made a quick disclaimer His knowledge of Aymora was quile limited the colonel said and credit for the smooth parlay be longed to a Bolivian who vol untarily interpreted the tough Aymora in phrases for the American interpreter It was a threeway translation the col onel explained The Bolivian translated the Indian dialect into Spanish Col Wallers then put the words into vice versa Contributing to the 40year old Colonels success is his skill as an actor While translating their words he also reproduces the gestures inflections and oftentimes even the voices of those for whom he is inlerprel ing Over Ihe years the interprel ing Col Wallers has shared Ihe good wilh Ihu bad that has come to his VIP charges HE WAS SPIT upon cursed stoned and nearly killed by Communist mobs which at lacked Vice Presidenl Nixon in Latin America he wilnessed the cheers of friendly masses greeting President Eisenhower in Germany France Turkey and elsewhere He assisted Gen Marshall in organizing the defense of the house occupied by the United Stales delegation in Bogola during a bloody revolution lhat started while an intcrnalional conference was under way and once during Ihe troubles in Bo gota he even served as a de coy for assassins benl on mur dering Ihe secretary of state Several pot shots were fired in his direction But they went wild all concerned regard ed as fortunate because his genius as an interpreler make Vernon Walters the only unex pendablc lieutenanl colonel in America POLARIS TESTED CAPE CANAVERAL Fa U The Navy successfully launched its Polaris submarine missile on its first afterdark test Tuesday night GOP Kyis election victory AP Photolax sub Tullibee now under construction The Tullibee will be an attack sub marine Itcl take quite a strong head to wear this derby it weighs seven tons School plan fails again NORTHWOOD Voters in Kensett have shown emphatically that they do not want a new high school built in the Northwobd Kensett Community School District A proposed bond issue for a new NorthwoodKenset high school was turned down for the second time in a specia election Tuesday The total vote in Northwood was 826 to 332 in favor of the proposal The Kensett tal was to 36 against it The issue thus failed by about 6 per cent of the required 60 per cent majority It fell 86 votes short of passage Ike rests aboard cruiser enroute to Tunisian stop WITH EISENHOWER AT was 62 degrees Ihe forecast EA Eisenhowmore fair weather er weather relumed to the The President slept Tuesday terranean Wednesday as thejnight and loafed Wednesday ouring President sailedmorning He planned to do some work however on the Stale of Ihe Union message he will send to Congress early next month In between rest and work on the message Eisenhower ar through calm seas toward Turanged to watch a special dem nisia the eighth stop of theionstration being put on bj peace in freedom mission to 11 planes based aboard the escort nations that he launched Decking carrier Essex the floating 3 After an overcast departurehome also of correspondents ac from Alhens the tempcraturecompanying Ihe President He resumes talks on world problems Thursday at a con erence with Tunisias President iiabib Bourguiba ashore in Tu nisia Then Eisenhower will re turn to the Des Moines flag ship of the 6th Fleet for a 24nour cruise to Toulon France There he will board a special train forParis to at THE FIRST TIME the issue was voted upon Nov 17 it failed by one per five votes short of attaining the nec essary majority According to members the school board no further plans lave been made Kensett voters largely ob jected to having the new school located in Northwood SCHOOL CONDITIONS in the district have been extremely crowded for some time At pres ent there are two kindergarten classes being held in a NTorth wood church a class is held in a hallway of the high school1 building and a primary school which is more than 60 years old is being used The construction of the pro posed high school building would have made the present one available for elementary Accident claims its 4th life MARSHALLTOWN UPI A uission of joy turned into trag edy for a prominent Carroll family late Tuesday when their car collided headon with a truck in a fiery crash near here The John Meyers family was returning nome after driving Iowa Cily lo pick up a daugh ler Jean 7 a cerebral palsy A ballot edge of Wins 11 of 13 counties FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES OTTUMWA A Republican has recaptured an Iowa congres sional seat in a victory hailed by his party as foreshadowing a GOP comeback from defeats suffered last year John Kyi pronounced CHEEK FUND GOAL previously reported Mark and Doug Boyce Manly Additional Camelcade contribu tion of C J of A Union isis a 40yearold Bloomneld clolhing merchant defealed Democrat C Home Ruiidcrs Auxiliary Edwin Gilmour for the 4th Dis Mason Cily chapter al Future Farmers or America Mason City Lodge No 2il Mike and Mark Osage Renaissancian Diana McClintock George Central Heights Friend First National Bank Employes Waily Dean Mark David and Chautauquc Club Mason Cily Fire Fighters Asso 1A friend tricl post Gilmour is a professor of political science at Grinnell College It was Kyis second bid for the seat He was defeated last year by Steven Carter the first Dem ocrat sent to Congress by the in 20 years Hutu Brownie Group 60 Garlicld North English man victim of accident NORTH ENGLISH Ufi Leon James Healy 80 of rural North nglish was fatally injured when his car went out of control tend the Western summit conclasses relieving the over ference opening Saturday crowding in the newly reorgan ized district F106 chalks up speed record EISENHOWER SAILED from Athens Tuesday afternoon that point he had traveled miles and visited seven nations on his 11nation tour Within an hour after a heli copter landed him on the Des Moines he was napping in his roomy stateroom ordinarily the quarters of the 6th Fleet com mander Vice Adm George W on a AMD UUL VI it T countv road and overturned Anaerson Jr WASHINGTON Wi The Air patienl and bring her lo the amily home for Christmas Then the car crashed into truck at the crest of a hill on 30 about five miles south east of here WHEN RESCUERS arrived at the scene three members of the Meyers family were dead and the driver of the truck was fatally injured Three other persons were injured The grinding crash which sent wreckage hurtling 600 feel along the highway touched off the gasoline tank on the slock truck and could be seen five miles away School Quintet Christmas Carolers The days total Total to date Amount still needed Givins 7 Children helped by Cheer Fund Force said Wednesday one of Killed in the crash were John its jet fighters has set a worldMeyers his speed record of miles an hour It reported Ihe flight was made by a FIGS Delta Dart pi loted by Maj Joseph macoumyrududnuuveiiuiiieu President had dinner at Tuesday at Edwards Air Force ate Tuesday His wife The President had dinner at n P hcre 78 was taken to University Hos7 pm then watched a movie 31 and their daugther Ann 2 JEAN and her sister Patty 3 were seriously injured and taken to Evangelical Hospital CARTER DIED after a more than a year in office and 3W a special election was called to HI f ill the vacancy Unofficial returns showed 336 votes for Kyi and for Gilmour Both candidates had heaped criticism on Secretary of Agri culture Ezra T a f t Benson during the campaign Kyi maint a i n e d that the Eisen hower admin islralions ag ricultural pro gram is ailing With his vic ly cloudy and a little cooler Thursday highs 4448 Iowa Mostly fair continued mild Wednesday night lows 2636 Partly cloudy cooler north mild south Thursday highs 4449 north 5056 south Further oullook Parlly cloudy not much change in temperature Friday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees above normal Wednesday night through next Monday with only minor daily changes Afternoonhighs will be from the upper 30s north to the lower 40s south Overnight lows will range from the upper 20s south Precipitation will be less than onefourth of an inch in the east occurring as rain or snow about Saturday mght No precipitation is ex pected in the west with party The name of the movie wasnt announced but newsmen were told You can assume it dealt with the United States THE PRESIDENT turned in about and slept a bit more than 10 hours It was the longest sleep he has had j since leaving Washington i Lounging about his quarters in sports clothes Eisenhower read in the ships newspaper a Idispatch reporting praise of his mission by Vice President Rich lard M Nixon Base Calif Rogers speed topped by 116 miles the fastest The truck driver Harold previous Air Force flightBlessing 38 State Center was achieved May 16 1958 It alsoMally burned when he was trapped in the flaming cab or ROM a pair of youthful donors at Osage came a contribution to the Cheer lory Kyi said he would get KYL together with Midwest farm leaders to map a positive The victory reversed a recent Democratic trend in the agricul tural area and recaptured the bettered this claim of the Soviet Union that one of its new E66 Delta wing fighters flew Oct 31 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 121314 Sports 1920 Clear Lake News 24 Mason City News Comics 32 Latest the truck He died later at Uni versity Hospitals in Iowa City The Meyers had five other Fund with this brief message seat the Republicans lost for the Hope we c a nfirst Ume in history in the 1958 help some olherjeleclions children to have REPUBLICAN NATIONAL a Merry It can be said that children will be among the chief bene ficiaries of the Cheer Fund Family Service which handles the fund is now hard at work SHAFFER DIES IOWA C5TY Morman Shaffer 73 former deputy sup erintendent ot the State Depart ment of Banking died of cancer here Tuesday Chairman Thruston Morton in Washington immediately claim ed the victory was an indica tion that the Republican party is on the way to victory in Morton said once again the jthe list in hose families are the party particularly in the the boys and girls who will rejgrcat bread basket of America B both clothing and toys to at is also a splendid tribute to make their Christmas a hapPresident Eisenhower and his children including sixmonth getting t h e information on old twins who had been left ncecjy families and making pur at home chases And certainly high in it reaffirms rcsurgency in pier one AS THIS IS the time of year t Kyi who had derided tha Minnesota Mostly cloudy warm Highs Thursday 3545 GlobeGazelle weather data up to 8 Maximum Minimum At 8 41 26 28 20inches of snow hits New Mexico VAUGHN N M ew Mexico plains cowtown vith its normal population oi swelled to by motor sts stranded by a drifting snow appealed to Gov John Burrowes for quick townwas paralyzed by the 20inch snow storm Milk supplies ran out Wednesday morning hundreds of children milk There were 25 leaving withou babie among the 125 motorists who spent the night in the Vaughn City Hall and many others among the approximately 500 other stranded motorists who jammed the towns 110 motel rooms or slept in allnight res taurants of sharing with others I want to do my part wrote George Earhart There is a song If you want joy real joy in your heart put Christ first others second and yourself So it is far more blessed to give than to receive God bless you again for helping some one else to have a Merry Gifts for the Cheer Fund are also being given in memory of someone In Ihe list above is a contribution from Diane Mc Clintock with this nole This is given in memory of grand anliBenson issue even though he himself opposed Bensons farm programs look command of Ihe counling wilhin an hour after the polls had closed With in two hours after the votes were in Gilmour conceded The concession came as Kyi who had trailed briefly in early returns from metropolitan areas moved out in front and ma IT WILL BE noted that there are only seven giving days left in which to raise nearly half of the required amount to reach the goal We hope the generous hearted will continue to send in their gifts Bring in or send your gift to le GlobeGazette office CHRISTMAS CHEER FUND Care GlobeGazette Mason City AP Photorax SEAGOING PRESIDENT President Eisenhower is escorted by Vice Adm George Anderson com honor guard on the cruiser Des Moines Behind them mander of the U S Sixth Fleet as they pass the is Capt Morgan Slay ton skipper of the Des Moines SAME he vote Gilmour said he was serious y disappointed that Ihe farm rs of the district failed to protest against Ihe policies of Jenson KYL IN HIS victory state ment answered lhat the eleo ion was due to Ihe solid hinking people who prefer a positive approach rather than i negative attack on personal He said the victory showed that the people of the districl were vilally interested and approved of Eisenhowers crusade for Kyi who had won 8 of the 14 counties in 1958 only to lose be cause of the heavy labor vote in such industrial areas as Ot lumwa and Xewton caplured all but Iwo of Ihe counlies this lime And he very nearly beat oul Gilmour in Wapello County the largest population center in the district which includes Ot tumwa That was1 the county which had given Carter the 246vote margin in 1958 ;