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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 19, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSrAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL Assoclttcd United Pitu International FuU 7c Copy MASON CITY IOWA FkiDAY DECEMBER 1958 Tiili Pjipur ConsKti of Two 41 Demos in Victory Dinner Swisher Named House Leader DES MOINES Her schcl Loveless carried his fighl or reapportionment to the Iowa Legislature before a Victory Din ner of fellow Democrats Thurs day night The dinner followed the selection of Rep Scott Swish cr Iowa City as party leader of the Iowa House for 1959 The Governor spoke to 700 per sons gathered at Veterans Audi torium to celebrate Democratic gains in the Nov 4 state elections Loveless long has advocatec giving the more populous areas of the state more representation in the Legislature now controlled by lawmakers from the less popu lated districts He told the dinner gathering it is not an issue be tween rural and urban This is a baiic moral IKKVIOLSLY KKlOKTEU Mason City High School Odd Fellows Home Children Tlie Uclalioyde Family Club Hreese Oil A friend Another Friend Trimming room Jacob E Decker and Soiu Additional from CtobeGazelle composlnc room Credit Womens Breakfast Club he said Either we believe in this form of government or we A Friend Masvta Club Kroni Troop Cirl ScouU Alice K Kurleijfh Citv llulton Club Dewey Electric Venlun VV J Harbour Daughters of the Land tll Club Ventura Jane and John The Brims Most Bobby Sheryl and Sheila Kor Madison Brownie Troop No 1 Maion City lOJ A Mason City Industry The Gleaners Class of Plymouth Friend St Joseph Nurses Alum iiae 5 Thornlon Federated Club George Earhart A Minister Cindl Laine Peper H Terhark tssie Herman Knudion Mountain Iomc oily Peterson Ieslcy and Susan Rurup Rock well Ir and Mrs arrcn Krueger Gait TOTAL TO DATE 111 Air Forces Four Ton Space Satellite Surprise of World HE DAVS TOTAL J MOUNT STILL NEEDED DAVS LEFT Cheer Fund Reaches 1TH rency o Mason City and many Prestige of Rockets Vast Gains in a Year WASHINGTON Wi Americas scientific and military prestige key clement in the cold war rebounded high Friday from the lows of double disaster a year ago A mighty U S Atlas rocket roared into orbit around Vhe earth Thursday night It became a satellite weighing between and pounds three times heavier than the bigest Soviet Sputnik That was a comparison easily understood by he man in he street in London Moscow and New Delhi IT CARRIED significance too for the military officer and gov ernment official t h e United States had a missile with power and control to dump a nuclear warhead on a target on another continent Of such stuff is made prestige jthat can bolster friends give pause to enemies and nudge the vital inbejtwecners who lean with the winning side The shot was a big for the Air Force as well as the The Air Force was successful in putting the monster in the skies on the first try The success also disproved earlier belief that the big Russian Sputniks were lifted orbit bv rockets far LOVELESS said platforms of both Republicans and Democrats favor rcapportionmenl and add ed We hope they mean what they have The Governor also had ad dressed earlier in the day a cau cus of Democratic House mem bers in which Swisher was elec ted minority leader over Rep Howard Reppert Des Moines on a secret ballot The vote was not announced but Reppert made the choice of Swisher unanimous Rep Merle Hagedorn Royal minority leader in the 1957 ses sion presided as the caucus opened and Rep Robert Conner Ottumwa served as secretary The Democrats have 49 repre sentatives in the new House and the Republicans 59 This was a Democratic gain of 13 seats over two years ago SWISHER an Iowa City attor ney is entering upon his thirc term He described the job of floorleader as bigger than any one person and said he woulc name a sort of board of direc tors among other party mem bers lo help him He also pledged cooperation to get the programs of the Governoi and the party approved in the House The Democrats did not put up a candidate for House Speaker conceding the election of Rep Vern Lisle who hac been chosen by a Republican cau cus last week Senate Democrats also me Thursday but made it brief be cause Lt Edward J McManus could not be present They decided to leave assign ment of Democrats to Senat committees up to JlcManus anc their formal caucus to elect will be held Jan 11 EXPENSIVE TREE LARAMIE Wyo Richard George Earhart of IMason a half ton Goodman got a Christmas treeexpressed a similar viewpoint On Dec 6 Pearl Harbor Day for free this year but hes coni sidering buying the tree next year Goodman spent 26 hours on a trek to nearby Snowy Range lo cut a tree and car troubles on the snowy mountain roads cost him a sack of cur into orou DV rocKets lar more from theipowerful than thosc of the US High Wncn tne firsl Russian space efforts paid off it was thought other generous gifts the Christmas Cheer Fund rose to reach a total of This is twothirds of the goal The remainder must be raised in four days Seems to me this is the gift I get the most satisfaction from every year that someone un known to me will have a nice wrote en closing a contribution HOPE THIS dollar helps some one to have a merrier Christmas was the message that came with millionpound thrust rockets were one pound of thrust for each pound of payload Some mil itary experts have long felt the reputed Soviet lead in missile de velopment has been exaggerated They believe the U S had the potential to the Soviets lift satellites before but that the U S missile programs simply had not been pointed toward satellite launching THE U S comeback incredible in view of the shatter ing Soviet success starting with Sputnik I Oct 4 1957 a Pearl Harbor Day for U S prestige On Nov 3 the Russians threw COME ON IN SPACE IS FINE The dotted line shows the approximate orbit of the Atlas biggest and latest addition to the growing list of manmade moons still circling the earth Other satellites include Explorer I and IV Vanguard T and Russias Sputnik III One other U S satellite and two Sputniks have dropped from the skies a contribution from Wesley andinto orbit Sputnik II carrying Susan Rurup Rockwell iiuie dog Laika The weight this Mason City Much colder through Saturday with cold wave con ditions Friday night with tem peratures falling through teens to about 1015 below zero by Saturday morning Highs Satur day 58 above Becoming part ly cloddy Saturday Iowa Cold wave warning Friday night Much colder Friday night with temperatures falling to around 10 below zero north to zero south Mostly fair Sat urday colder south portion Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 12 to 15 degrees I never was out of a prcsentagan so far as U S prestige was hen I was a he Americas first satcl when so can hardly realize just what Merchandise Gifts Whilj merchandise gifts art welcome for the Christmas Cheer Fund they do not count against the cash goal IF you have something to give pfeast report it to Doris Bruce Family Service Tel GA Be prepared to place a cash value on it for listing on the final day of Hie campaign Dec 24 Inquiries have already been made as to merchandise 3fts Last years merchandise contributions totaled Planning Office Idea Supported by Governor DES MOINES UPi Gov Hcr sdtel Loveless said Friday he will ask ihe Legislature to set up an office of state planning to direct sweeping reorganizations of the state government along lines rcc g0jng litebearing Navy Van up on its launching pad Not until Jan 31 of this year did the United States get its first foot in the satellite race But the Armys Explorer I weighed only 31 pounds a midget against its Soviet rival ON MARCH 17 the Navy finally igot a satellite into orbit too shooting Vanguard T to a record far point of miles o give its satellite a top life of 200 years But Vanguard 1 was a Lilliputian pounds On May 15 the Russians tossed up Sputnik III pounds Its Goldfjne Guilty of Contempt BOSTON Industrialist Bernard Goldfinc was convicted in federal court Friday of criminal contempt for failure to torn ply jgrccs follow Another Cold Wave Arrives Another cold wnvc is due lo cnc Iowas mild weather Tempera hires were dropping Friday and D wb rf s Russias Sputniks Voice of Ike May Be Heard FROM OUR WIKK SERVICES CAP 1C CANAVERAL S rocket men hurled a fourton satellite into orbit around the earth Thursday night in a giant stride toward outer space and mans rftaslery there The feat dramatically an nounced by President Eisenhower at a While House diplomatic din ner gave this country the biggest known manmade object to swing a round the planet The new Pullman carsize satel lite dwarfs the pounds of Sputnik III launched last May 15 It comes close lo or surpasses he bulk of the Soviet carrier rocket which went separ ately into orbit but plunged to its dcnth Dec 7 BUT EVEN significant rom the rockclmens viewpoint arc two other features The Air Ihe space traveler Operalion Score after the first letters of the words signal communications orbit re lay the satel lite carries twoway communica tions which promises untold prac tical benefits for the future Such mnon conceivably could relay all forms of radio and television program lo any pnrt of the world And it was pointed into its path by an internal guidance system rather than being sent on a pre set course like a long step toward true spaco naviga tion Triumphant over the success of their project American scientists quickly raised their space sights They began talking about putting with the courts order lovproduce records of one of his textile mills in a lax probe About the same time Judge Charles E Jr was filing his decision in Boston the 67yearold Goldfinc was pleading inno cent in Washington lo a contempt of Congress indictment Goldfincs secretary Miss Mildred Papcrman also was found guilty of criminal contempt in regard to the Slrathmore Mills of Boston and the Northfield Mills Northfield two other Gold fine enterprises The Goldfine conviction was on hooks of i lie Lebanon Mills Leba non N H below normal Friday night through next Wednesday Nor GOLDFINE was found innocent nial highs 27 north to M south on complaints regarding the rec Normal lows 9 north to 16 south A warming trend about Sunday and Monday will be followed by colder tempera tures again Tuesday and Wed nesday Light snow about Tues day will yield 10 to 15 of an inch of precipitation Minnesota Fair much High Saturday zero 15 below in north onis of the Lebandale Mills of Lebanon and George Mafo betl Si Sons of Plymouth Mass In Washington Goldfine is ac cused of flouting Congress by re fusing lo tell House investigators enough about his financial deal ings a man aboard another such ve werc expected lo fall lo 10 dcjhicle and sending it to Venus or zero by Saturday Mars morning in Ihc north and to I THE VTLAS iero in the south j ballistic missile was launched at Thecold weather will continue Pm Thursday fromCape Canaveral Fla The whole thing 85 feet long and 10 feet wide went into orbit This marks the first time that a high accuracy missile guidance system has been used lo steer such a vehicle into its orbital trajectory In ils nose cone was a unique communications system and there was speculation that its tape recordings included Ihe voice of Eisenhower SAME no truffle put 21 houri can colder in the Washington hearing it in brought out Goldfinc had jmade gifts to former presidential r t it j aide Sherman Adams and other Gazette weather data public officials Adams denied there was any wrongdoing in the matter He subsequently resigned his White House post 8 Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 37 24 24 ommendcd by the Governors jt mean but I am happyj Yet Commission on Economic and Solo send his to buy a a present for Christmas May God bless you May more catch the the was cial Trends I The commission composed of more than 100 members issued its final report last week It rec ommended more than 70 govern mental changes and action in other fields to stimulate Iowas economic growth and improve the welfare of the citizens Among other things the com mission recommended establishMr and Mrs Herman M Knud American coming to scientific life An atomic sub nosed under the arctic icecap The Air Force and the BEST DELIVERY vision of the poor and Army tried rockets that soared ajmerficld said Friday all reports TLJC UACSM r u L ithird of thc way to thc moon i indicate this will bc the best THE MA5CIA Clubs Alias zoomed on course forlChristmas mail delivery in and was tion came with best wishes miles across the Atlantic l GOLDFJNE stepped forwardj briskly Friday when his name was called in District Court inj WAcmvrTrw thc capital He pleaded WASHINGTON UP in a firm vojcc masler General Arthur E SumJudge John J Sirica set his trial for March 16 Goldfinc had little to say to rcj a very happy holiday season From faroff Mountain Waterloo Man Slain came the annual gift from ment of the planning agency and said it regarded this as its most important recommendation Dr Howard Bowen president of Grinnell College and chairman of the commission was in thc Governors office Friday less told him hc regarded Ihcj commissions report as a very 1 good resume and added j With the exception of one or two minor items I can certainly support it and will do son formerly of this community in Cafe Scuffle WATERLOO Wl John E Those who wish to join was and killcd t iearly Friday at the Dixie BarBQ of men women andjwhcrc hc was cmpioved PoHCe children whr are giving to makeicharged Charles E Pearson 33 others happy bring or send youralso of Waterloo with murder GlobeGazette saifi Carson came into the place about I when Har ris was closing up for thc night and ordered a sandwich When Harris refused service police said Pearson shot him in the head gifts lo I Send it lo CHRISTMAS CHEER Care GlobtGazettt Mason City BOFRGHTTI at the lime of thc court action in Bosj ton In thc Boston decision Judge said he will impose sentence Monday 18Day Strike at Chrysler Corp Ends DETROIT Mich 18day strike which had idled workers in Chrysler Corp plants across the country was settled Friday C Patrick Quinn presi dent of Dodge Local 3 called the settlement fair lo bolh sides With the exception of Imperial cars iand Dodge trucks the dispute had I shut off Chrysler car production Saturday and Saturday night But the Weather Bureau says it wont be quite so cold on Sunday Thursdays highs ran as high as 53 degrees at Sioux City Ma son City had 37 QUICKER ON DRAW ALBERT LEA Minn The police report Friday ex plained Lt Hjatmer Chris1 Hanson went out there and disj Newsmen expressed this specu posed of it with his trusty 38jlalion to Pentagon officials who The skunk was not very fastj neither confirm nor deny it on The Chesley The communications system is bertsons had called police after part of the 150pound payload in tht animal got irrto their garbtlic rockets nose cone It records i messages sent to it and on a command signal later sends the messages back to ONLY 35 mtn knew that tht i Atlas missile would be shot into j orbit until three hours before the spectacular launching Defense Department scientists explained that the Atlas is tum bling around the earth much as a football which has been drop kicked Extra fuel for 13 additional sec onds of thrust by its engines ac tually kicked the missile into or bit When an Atlas is fired in con ventional surfacetosurface tests its flies at approximately 98 per cent of the speed needed for orbit The Atlas orbit girdles the earth every 100 minutes at alti tudes varying between 118 and 625 miles Many Americans can see glowing like a star especially at dusk and in the South Its esti j mated life aloft is 20 days RADIO SIGNALS for tracking purposes are coming from the j giant artificial moon on two fre jqucncies megacycles and megacycles Moonwatchers at E Paso jwcre first to report spotting it visually They reported at that it glowed at VA magni AP Ptiotofax HOW MOONS COMPARE Hero arc the two largest manmade satellites now orbiting the earth At left is he U vS 85foot Atlas and the 12foot Sputnik of Rus sia Man standing at left of Atlas arrow is dwarfed by the huge missile ;