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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 18, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tha DN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS OME VOL LXIV Preu ud United Prcsi FulJ Seven Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 18 1957 This Paper Consists of Four No it NATO Accepts US Missiles Offer IJVZ CHEEK FUND GOAL rilKVlOUSLY KElORTEU Marjland Friends A friend ssoooo 1110 SOuj ioo be In memory of Grandpa Gar luck ram Donna Lee DAV Auxiliary No 27 Barbers Local No G1S Calvary Guild Midland Club Daughters ot the Land 4H Club Brownie Troop First National Hank Employes H E Wormhondl 1elln From C Frederick Beck Twentieth Century Club Mason City Tavern Owners As sociation Athenian Club A Frtcmt Mr atid Jlrs J C Kimra ntAB PrUeuard iMotor Co Employes Mason City Fire Fighters Local No 633 Randy Linda and Susan Pinto Air Explorers Squadron Macy Activity Croup Norlh Treslern Bell Tel Co Missiles Probe in Recess Economy Order Is Criticized WASHINGTON ffi Sen Lyn don B Johnson DTex Wednes d a y exhorted Americans to spend our days and nights in an effort to pull ahead of Russia in missiles and space science Johnson said an inquiry into the US space weapons program in dicates we now face a situa tion which in some respects is comparable to Pearl Harbor The Texas senator who also is Senate Democratic leader heads the Senate Preparedness subcom mittee which Tuesday night re cessed its hearings until Jan 6 It is up to all Americans to as though there will never tomorrow and everything ioo 500 500 a no ioo 5173 300 100 1000 1000 50IK 251 200 100 1000 itfoo 700 300 500 United States Wins Its Major Purpose To Sound Out Russ PARIS tf The 15nation North Atlantic Alliance defying Russian threats and warnings agreed Wednesday to base U Smade nuclear missiles in Europe The United States thus won its major purpose at the Allied summit conference The price paid by the United States was an agreement under pressure to sound out the Russians on a cold war truce including a new effort at disarmament Having been assured Tuesday of the softening of the U S atti tude by President Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles Ger Chancellor Konrad Ade nauer Norwegian Premier Einar Gerhardsen and Prime Minister Hans Christian Hansen of Den mark went along with the basic military decision Wednesday The decision was subject to fin al approval by the heads of gov ernment who received a report Ike Refuses to Keep Coat On in Draft THE DAYS TOTAL 70625 TOTAL TO DATE 131 CASH STILL NEEOED GIVING DAYS LEFT Only 5 Only Five Giving Days Remain must be done tonight he said We have a long way to go and we must start at the earliest pos iible moment Speedup Noted Sen Bridges of New Hamp shire senior Republican on the subcommittee said he thinks the missile and satellite programs have been accelerated by the groups investigation We have made progress but there is a lot of work to be done he said in a separate jnterview We have laid the facts before he public and the people know vhere we stand Now we must et on from here The subcommittee heard testi mony Tuesday nightthat develop ment of one type of 1500mile ange missile had been delayed by a cutback in funds last August Gen Bernard A Schrie ver Air Force missile chief tes ified that an economy order of ast August which was not re scinded until November slowed down work on the Thor Moon by 1959 Schriever told the subcommit tee you could get to the moon by 1959 with ballistic missile NATO CHIEFS HEAR EISENHOWER Government leaders of NATO countries listen as President Eisen hower outlines the United States missile policy during the summit conference in Paris Among those identi fiable at the table are facing camera clockwise from AP Photofax Eisenhower PaulHenri Spaak of Belgium Jo seph Bech of Luxembourg Achille Van Acker of Bel gium John Diefenbacker of Canada Hans Hansen of Denmark and Felix Gaillard of France IFTS large and small have b r o u g ht the total of the Christmas Cheer F u n dose to th two third mark But with only five giving days re maining it can be seen that many more gener ous contributions are needed to reach the minimum requirement of 53000 Doris Bruce and her assistant Ruth Dougall of Family Service Inc administrators of the Cheer Fund are now busy making up the list of families that are to receive help through the gener ous giving of their neighbors The individual needs of each family in food clothing and other arti cles are ascertained Among the donors Wednesday were Randy 10 Linda 8 and Susan 6 Pinlo who went Christ jnas caroling Tuesday night Gifts to the Christmas Cheer Fund should be brought or mailed to the GlobeGazette The address is Christmas Cheer Fund Mason City Iowa Three lowans Killed in Missouri Crash EXCELSIOR SPRINGS Mo lowans inchiding a Webster City man and his wife were killed Tuesday in a collision involving two cars and a truck about seven miles north of here on US 69 Larry E Bourne 18 Union Iowa and Harold R Northrup 52 Webster City and his wife Veda Lorene were killed BREAKIN AT SCHOOL GREENFIELD Wi Between and S400 was taken Tuesday night by thieves who broke into Greenfield High School and opened the safe in the office of Supt R J Green by working the combination in it Dairy Price Supports to Be Gut WASHINGTON of Agriculture Benson announced Wednesday that government price supports for dairy products will be reduced to the legal minimum aeginning next April 1 Benson told a news conference the change should bring about re ductions in retail prices of about 2V cents a pound for butter and for cheese and onehalf cent a quart for fluid milk Lowest Prices He said a lower price to con sumers would result in consump tion of more milk and milk pro ducts The minimum price support under farm law is 75 per cent of the parity price of milk and but terfat Milk used for manufactur ing purposes is now being sup ported at 83 per cent of parity and butterfat at 80 per cent Explosive Benson said the cut in dairy politically explosive issue in the past has been recommended by the 18member bipartisan National Agricultural I dont believe we should wealcIAdvisory Commission and the en our force in being today hejfiveman Advisory Board of the said If we have a dip in our Commodity Credit Corp the The Weather Mason City Cloudy and rather mild Wednesday night low 30 34 Mostly cloudy Thursday high 45 Iowa Drizzle northeast clear ing and cooler southwest Wed nesday night low 2835 Partly cloudy and mild Thursday Fiveday lows Temperatures will average about 10 degrees above normal Thursday through next Monday Normal highs 26 north to 15 south Warm weather during first of period but some what colder over the weekend Precipitation will average one tenth to twotenths of an inch occurring as rain or snow Fri day and again the first of next week Cloudy rainy mild GlobeGazette weather data tip to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 35 Minimum 32 At 8 am 32 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum 45 Minimum 32 hardware now being produced in this country He said the Atlas Thor Jupiter and Polaris missiles all make perfect boosters for a moon satellite Gen Curtis LeMay Air Force vice chief of staff told the sub committee too much dependence should not be put on missiles He said that while the Air Force wants missiles as fast as it can get them it doesnt want to let its manned bomber force deteri orate daily combat ability we are likely to find an enemy taking advan tage of us In response to a question by Sen Symington DMo LeMay said most of SACs planes had been grounded for lack of money to buy fuel in the five weeks be fore the end of the 1957 fiscal year last June 30 agency which finances price sup port operations Benson said dairy supports have been costing taxpayers around 379 million dollars a year This cost is involved in purchase of surplus btiller cheese and dried milk Most of these com Ant iNegro Bill Is OKd in Alabama BIRMINGHAM Ala OW bam a voters have authorized the Legislature to abolish Ma con County rather than see it come under Negro domination The de cision came in Tuesdays election on 25 proposed amendments to the state constitution It reflects the Deep Souths fear that the civil rights bill enacted by the last Congress to enforce voting rights may lead to Negro political control of local govern ments Macon Countys whites are outnumbered 71 Legislative Act The county may now be abol ished by legislative act and its territory added to adjoining coun ties where whites are in the ma jority Returns from 1690 of the states 2700 boxes gave 51478 for the Drizzle to Stop by Evening Mild temperatures again per sisted over Iowaand most of the Midwest Wednesday but other aspects of the weather situation wezeriot so pleasant Southeasterly winds blew in PARIS Eisenhow er Wednesday laughlingly refused to keep on his overcoat in Presi dent Rene Cotys coJd drafty hall way as he arrived for lunch on his third busy day in Paris No no warned Coty as Ike began peeling off his coat Dont take your coat off here Its cold Off came the coat Personal Physician Eisenhowers personal physi cian Maj Gen Howard Snytler preceded the President to the palace as he did Tuesday night when Eisenhower attended Cotys dinner for the NATO chiefs Eisenhower was accompanied by Secretary of State Dulles and the Presidents soni Maj John El senhower French Leaders Animals Lost in Decorah Blaze DECORAH Fire broke out early Wednesday on the Forest Kroshus farm 17 miles northeast of here The barn was completely destroyed Kroshus lost 100 small pigs moclities are given away for wel fare use Macon amendment to 36820 against That was an unusually light vote even for an election of 16 brood sows 40 head of sheep and two head of cattle No one was living on the farm and as a result the fire was not reported until the barn was al most destroyed Cause of the blaze was unknown Wholesale Prices of Food Take Sharp Dip NEW YORK Wholesale food1 prices as measured by the Dun Bradstreet food index this week made their sharpest drop in near ly 3Vi years At S633 the index was off 32 points from the figure last week the biggest drop since a 24 points decline during the week ending Aug 31 1954 Despite this weeks drop the index stiJl precipitation and caused heavy cloudiness Precipitation was in the form of drizzle or light rain The weatherman says tempera tures are high enough so that most portions of the region are free from freezing However lo cal areas in the northeast and northcentral parts of Iowa may develop hazardous driving condi tions because of freezing rain Precipitation was expected to end Wednesday night A heavy blanket of fog covered much of Iowa Illinois and Indiana and extended into parts of Wis consin and Michigan Mason Citys high Tuesday was 36 and the low early Wednesday Dining with Coty and Eisenhow er were Premier Felix Gaillard and Foreign Minister Christian Pineau Ever since Eisenhower arrived here his health has rivaled the momentous world problems for ewsmens attention Many of the undreds of correspondents cov ring the summit meetings are evoting most or almost of their ime to reporting how the Presi ent is getting along Eisenhowers health is the sub ect of rumors of all kinds To U inquiries both Snyder and have an almost never varying reply The President is fine or very fine from their foreign and defense ministers in a session Wednesday afternoon Adenauer had told the confer ence Monday that he thought NATO should be armed with mod ern weapon but he also thought all miltary decisions should be put off until next March pending further study That was taken on all sides as a bid to stall the US missiles proposition bitterly op posed by Adenauers Socialist op position Two Objections Gerhardsen and Hansen had re jected Monday the idea of setting up missiles nuclear stockpiles under American con their territory They did not change that rejection Wednes day but they accepted the princi ple that NATO as a whole should have the weapons The United States it was was 32 MORRISSEY DIES SANTA BARBARA Calif Will Morrissey once famou stage producer who had worked with Martha Raye Billy Rose Jack Oakic Gracie Allen am Hugh Herbert died Tuesday a 72 this type Famous Macons County seat Tuskegee is the home of Tuskegee Institute famous Negro college The Legis ature this year narrowed Tuske ecs city limits to exclude most Vegro voters The towns white owned businesses then were boy cotted by Negro residents In the county white voters out number Negroes about 21 On the abolition amendment Macon vot ers favored its adoption by about is 29 per cent higher than the yearago figure of S615 SAME learned hopes for a decision with in three months from each of the NATO countries oh whether it would accept missiles So far the only Continental European coun try to say yes is the Netherlands although Britain and Turkey have agreed Gen Lauris Nortstad supreme Allied commander in Europe will be assigned responsibility under the plan to say where missiles are needed for strategic reasons and to poll the governments on taking them Two Types The missiles involved are the 1500mile Army Jupiter and the Air Force Thor They are expected to be ready for de liveries to Britain late next year US officials estimate it will take about 18 months to set up the missiles basas and the nuclear stockpiles to go with them It was learned that the United States is assuring Allied leaders that it has no intention of trying to retain exclusive control over jthe atomarmed missiles and that men and six women had deiiberUhe control envisaged would be Youth Convicted of Manslaughter WATERLOO tfl Myron Me aughlin 22 Waterloo was con victed of manslaughter by a Dis trict Court jury shortly after 2 am Wednesday The jury of six ated a little more than six hours Judge Blair C Wood set Jan 2 as the date for a hearing on a motion for a new trial which Wil liam B Mooney defense counsel said he would file The judge also set Jan 8 for sentencing McLaughlin was indicted Sept 5 for manslaughter in the death of Ben F Butler 70 a Waterloo at torney and former district judge in an auto accident June 13 Ray S Paul 60 vice president of the Rath Packing Co and driver of the car in which Butler was rid ing died about eight days after the accident ioint It would be assured furth ermore by the division of custo dy over the parts of the weapon By way of example The Dutch would be given missiles minus warheads but the United States would set up nearby a stockpile of nuclear warheads In emerg ency the two parts would have to be put together to make an effec tive weapon The weapon there fore could only be fired by joint action of the United States and the Netherlands Britain is expected to get the first of the 1500mile rockets next year of NEWSPAPERBOYS GIVE TO CHEER FUND Globe Gazette newspaperboys are turning over a part of their earnings to the Christmas Cheer Fund Above from left are Stephen Skip Havitf Jim Dusolcl and Robert Chuick placing their contributions in the Cheer Fund container in the hopes that their example will be fol lowed by many others in the community Imprisonment of Paul Gives Luke Opportunity to Get Untold Story EDITORS NOTE The joyous Christmas story known today the world over might have been lost forever had it not been for one man His name was Luke He alone among the gospel writers recorded the dramatic and inspiring scenes of the Annunciation the trip to Bethlehem the manger the shepherds This is the first in a series of articles about Luke and his legacy to the hun dreds of millions who celebrate the birth of Christ The stories are based on history ancient church traditions Scripture and the implications of these sources By GEORGE CORNELL Associated Press Religion Writer The story had not been told It lay hidden out there some where in the autumntinted hills of Galilee and Judea where Jesus had grown up lived taught and died but no one had ever set down just how it all began Luke was determined to find out Pagan Convert The task would not he easy Jesus had been crucified ncarlyiof Christ He had become an aide 30 years before All kinds of unjand traveling companion of the reliable tales about him fabrijmissionary Paul icalions and fancies were in cirj All during heir journeys ofiaboul its origin remained unan jculalion Luke wanted the truthteaching organizing congrcgasvvcrcd An urbane lettered Greek lions and treating the sick in Luke by instinct by his char sician of about 40 Loukas fa miliarly called Luke was a con vert from paganism to the way Troas Philippi Thessalonica Athens Corinth and elsewhere Luke felt the need for a full ac count of his new faith Thirst for Facts acteristic Greek curiosity for de tail by his historical bent by his training in the scientific method of observation experiment and verification insisted on the par ticulars What were the circumstances surrounding the birth of the Lord Jesus Had his mother been aware of anything extraordinary What were her feelings Where exactly did it happen Who was in attendance How had God be come man Were there any un usual signs So far intriguing questions Luke gazed out at the sunlit harbor of Caesarea at the array of Roman triremes Phoenician sailing ships and other vessels ;