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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 20, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for lha MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THl NEWSPAPER THXJ MAKES ALL NORTH iOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION VOL 77 Associated United Fun Wlrei 7c copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 20 1W8 Tlili Paper ConiliU of Two n J95S CHEEK FUND JKKVIOUSLV KKTOUTED Kootevell Junior Ilich Mason City Lions Club Auxiliary Mr and Mrs M Ullerbauk Mason City Beer Disl Assn Slim Craychce Hudweiser Tom Cain Ollamms Koss Westcrlund Millers Cub Balr 1absO Cal Johnson Schlilzi Clet CarJsun Schmidts Bret Sugar Keftncry Employes Union No Icix Kathy anil Sandy H Helping Hand Society Salem Er Church Meservcy CUM Bob Jim Bill and Ann A Coodrich tire friend Fertile Jane Ann and Mary Lee League of Latin American Citi zens Wally Dean Mark David and A Ilymoulh Friend A Helping Hand Ventura Club Veuturi From Jeff Monroe Junior High B of D P of A SO 10 Ml May Ask Vote Law Changes Irregularities Criticized By WILLIAM EBERLINE DBS MOIRES OP The 1959 Legislature may be confronted wilh proposals from at least two different sources for changes in the Iowa election laws Gov Herschel Loveless says hell have some suggestions along this line for the 58th General As sembly which will convene Jan 12 The Iowa Legislative Investi gating Committee has been sludy ng election laws and campaign practices since the 1957 Lcgisla iirc adjourned Its report is to DC made soon probably around the first of the year Loveless says he expects the nvcstigating committees recom mendations to deal primarily with various campaign fund abuses and irregularities in the use of the absentee ballots THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE AMOUNT STILL NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT a Cheer Fund Swells to ARGE contributions from the two Mason City Junior High Roosevelt and ed give the Christ mas Cheer Fund its biggest days tola y e t It providec some assurance that if the gifts keep flowing in everyone will be provided for in the Christmas dis tribution by Family Service ad ministrator of the fund The gifts from thc Junior Highs following that of Junior College and the High School reveal thai the students have been most gen erous THE ROOSEVELT Junior High gifts were listed as they were col lected in the home rooms Follow ing is the amount contributed by each room Room 102 108 111 112 114 116 211 212 214 215 216 218 219 222 224 225 226 The Mason Hty Beer Wholesal ers Association again joined the parade of big contributors with a total of to help the cause HIS OWN proposals he ex plains will be aimed more at correcting some deficiencies in the law that came to light after Ihe Nov 4 general election There were more close races lhan usual in the election and his prompted victory flushed Democrats to raise questions par ticularly about contest proced ures that havent been raised for years For some of them there doesnt appear to be a ready an swer George Good Ncwhall Demo cratic candidate for state repre sentative from Benton County who lost lo Rep Jack Milroy Vinton by 69 votes went to the courts to challenge Milroys elec tion on grounds the voting ma chines were improperly set up The Polk County District Court recently an injunction to prohibit the State Canvassing Board from certifying Milroys election Democrats say theyll also con test the reelection of Ally Gen Norman Erbe and Supreme Courl Justice Ralph Oliver both Re publicans Erbe won by a little over votes over Don Wilson West DCS Moincs and Oliver held a narrow 114 vote edge over Dem ocrat Frank Messer QUESTIONS raised by the close 1958 races include Does thc incumbent or the stale pay the cost of a successful con test of election to a state office The law isnt clear on this mat Radio Station in Space Prepared for More Testing SOUTH POLES FIRST WOMAN A swimsuitclad mannequin is handed over at the South Pole to Lt Sidney To chin Easton Pa commander of the U 8 polar base by Lt R A Koch Piltsfield N H Koch flew in the manne AP Pbotofax quin dubbed Miss North Kingston Rhode Island after townspeople in that New England city heard that the hoys down under wanted mne lo brighten up their tour of dutv Long Hard Walkout Seen as 1500 Airline Pilots Strike Hawkins Ravlin Promoted by Interstate Power Co Here The appointment of Leslie G Hawkins to thc post of manager of the Mason City district of In terstate Power Co has been an nounced by M L Kapp president of the utility and Charles E Strickland vice president Presently assistant manager Hawkins district succeeds GIFTS from other individuals and organizations in addition helped to swcli the total for the day to and to date Others who wish to join the pa rade of generous and happy givers may bring or send their gifts to Ihe GlobeGazelle office Send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER Care Mason City Iowa Court Turns Down Appeal by Fugate Slrickland who will continue to j head up thc operations of thc Ma son City district as vice presi dent Thc promotion becomes ef fective Jan 1 1959 At the same time W M Rav lin assistant district auditor was named to the post of district audi tor to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of I R Weaver on Jan 1 HAWKINS became associated with Peoples Gas and Electric a predecessor of Inlcrslale hough it says the loser must in 1921 was clcctcd an officcr pay the costs in a contest nvolvthat company in 1937 and CHICAGO A strike by some 500 pilots Saturday shut down American Airlines grounding the econd of the nations major air carriers on the eve of the holi day travel rush The Air Line Pilots truck midnight Friday ing a county office How much bond must a con testant post in challenging the election of his opponent The law is silent on this subject and there appears to be no way to deter mine in advance how much the contest will cost What happens when as in Ben company in 1937 and also served as assistant manager When Interstate acquired the Ma son City property in 1957 he was made assistant district manager Hawkins is president of t h e Board of Education of the Inde pendent School District of Mason City and is past president of the Missouri Valley Electric Assn vollnS machines are lhc jowa utilities and Ihe I for thc improperly set up and this City Rotary Club He also total of1n a number of ballots being casliheld various offices in a number Sin a vacant column Democrats 0f other civic organizations in CHARLES E STRICKLAND President Ikes Words 6 roadcast to World WASHINGTON Americas pride of the heavens soared high around the world Saturday ready to send anew a presidential yule tide message of good will Jubilant architects of Ibc four ton Alias said it would be late afternoon before they decide aboul refriKgering their talking satellite to broadcast taperecorded words from President Kisonhowcr The next step when he scien tists figure they have enough ini tial data in hand will be lo erase the message and send up another lo be released by remote control as Alias continues its travels This second phase of the pioneering project promised to point the way to a revolution in communications mass trans missions of sound and pictures to anywhere on earth through a satellite network Negotiations here broke down vith an ALPA spokesmans state ment that It looks like a long lard Stemming from an 18month dispute the strike posed a handi cap for Christmas travelers Eastern Air Lines flight engi neers and machinists walked mil over wage demands Nov 24 and that line has been tied up days AND IN the hours following Atlas mighty blastoff from its Cape Canaveral launching Assn site Thursday nights statesmen assessed its boost to strength York a company the piolls one strike deadline there should be a newjckljing thc MasonCily chamber in Benton County but of Commerce YMCA contcnd election there is neither any provision for this in the law nor any precedent for a court decision to this effect SHOULD voting machines be required to permit straight party balloting by pulling a single le ver The point has been raised that this was impossible on the machines used in Benton County The argument is that if people of jsome counties can vote a straight LINCOLN Neb Wl District Judge Harrv Spencer Saturday Pullin a single lever or a single thc people denied Caril Ann a should be allowed for a new trial and formally so fenced her to life imprisonment U Is matters such as these thai Elks and Episcopal in the Nebraska Womens Re formatory for murder The 15yearold Caril Ann was convicted last month of aiding condemned killer Charles Stark weather in one of the 11 killings Gov Loveless says he will recom mend be corrected INJURIES FATA DES MOINES R Brain 59 DOS Moines died in a onecar auto acci attributcd to him The jury specihospital here Friday of injuries fied that thc penalty should be suffered in a life imprisonment dent Dec 1 The Nebraska Supreme Court only refused Friday to set aside the death sentence imposed on Starkweather for the slaying of Robert Jensen 17 Bennet Neb and ordered him to die in Ne braskas electric chair next March 27 Good Friday Maurice Man Killed in Auto Accident ORANGE CITY Van Rockel 45 rural Maurice was killed Saturday when his car slammedinto a bridge abutment on country road near here SHOPPING AYS LOT ily Chest and Iowa Society feu Crippled Children HIS AFFILIATIONS Rotary the Masons membership in Ihe Church Hawkins formal education was received inthc schools of south ern England His family consists of his wife and a daughter Bev erly Mrs R W and son Tom who is a senior in Ma son City High School Ravlin was graduated from Nora Springs High School and has lived in Mason City since 1929 He entered the employment of Peoples Gas Electric on May 16 of that year and has worked in practically all sections of the accounting dcparlmcnl since his employment by that con cern HE IS A PAST MASTER of Benevolence Lodge of the Masons a member of thc HiTwelve Club and of thc First Methodist Church He is married and has two sons Gary a student at Iowa Wesleyan College and Paul who is now in attendance at Mason City Junior College In commenting on the changes Slrickland said I am very pleased with this recognition of thefine capabilities of my associ ates as evidenced by their proi motion Their long service with 3 our company and knowledge of lievcrl from its operating problems makes tics I will In New spokesman said hour before thc had renewed a demand a 75 hour work month instead of an 85hour work month for pilots on jet aircraft C R Smith president Amer ican said in a statement No responsible air line could agree to the present demands of the Air Line Pilots Assn Thc de mands arc arbitrary and unjusti fied There is no good reason for a reduction in hours At this time some of the pilots are flying 10 days a month wilh 20 days a month off and it would be diffi n the great EastWest struggle Atlas struck another propagan da blow for this country at A 1T Friday zipping at 000 over Cape Canaveral it rcbroadcast as scheduled r short Eisenhower message re corded Tuesday and carried aloft in the nose cone This is the President of Ihcj Unilcd Salcs camcj thc dramatic playback of Eisen howers voice through some stat LISTENS TO Eisenhower lis tens closely Lo i recording of his own voice us broadcast from the big space satellite Ikes Chrrstmas peace mes satfe picked up at Cape Canaveral anri then relayed to thc White House Associated Press Secretary Ann Whcalon stands behind him cult to improve these working THE AIRLINE announced that all flights were cancelled through Iowa Road Commissioner Malone Takes His Own Life ATLANTIC Iowa Highway Commissioner Cecil Matonc in ill health for more lhan a year died by his own hand at his home here Friday afternoon lie was 47 Mrs jUnlon discovered her husbands body in the garage at iwwi n nomc whcn shc returned from a trip downtown Coroner Eincr ic and fading as n the cany days ftl luel said Malone shot himself in the head with a 22cahber rifle Malone had suffered from severe stomach ulcers and friends scientific advance my voice isjsaid Ife had been despondent in recent months He rarely prevented coming to you from a satellite traveling in outer space My message is a simple one Through this unique means I con of shortwave THROUGH THE marvtls of vey to you and Americas wish next Friday A complete Prnbar1malion on go was placed on all air freight Jthcy try a and air express until further no lo all mankind for peace on earth and good will toward men Eisenhower himself joined re porters in the office of presiden tial press secretary James C Ilagerty to hear his voice on a Pentagonsupplied recording of thc signal reaching Canavaral ARPA SCIENTISTS indicated they wanted more precise in For his illnoss from interfering wilh bis attendance at highway com meetings however and he gave much time lo traveling aboul his southwest Iowa district on local highxvay problems After word came of Maloncs death Gov Ilerschcl Loveless disclosed in DCS Moines lhat Ma lone had told him last Monday lhat because of his illness he would have lo resign from the commission Thc Governor said Temperatures Skid but Warmer Seen A predicted cold wave has fiz zled out and Iowa is going to hnve rather pleasant weather through thc weekend The Weal her Huroati explained he reluctantly agreed to arrange for announcement of Malones re tirement after Ian I The LOSS of his services will Ibe Atlas travels bcforcllhal a blanket of clouds and the new recording TlicvSrapid movement of wcnlhcr syscrimr a loss to the thc gov saicl My sympathies arc tice Thc company said it would keep open ticket and reservations of fices to help passengers procure alternate It was travel arrangements estimated that more than passengers had been knocked out of their Christmas hoped for solid 72hour orbit datajtcms kept temperatures tllc late Saturday which will allow accurate predictions of the satel lites future path during its esti mated life As of latest word thc Atlas was rounding the globe every 101 min utes times a day at heights from 114 to 928 miles travel reservations About Early visual sightings were re of them had bookings on flightslporicd from Texas Capetown dropping nearly as low as fore cast Friday nifjht Chairman Kusscll Lundy of DCS Moincs highway commission A light coaling of snow was re ported in several areas during thc night Mason City had a quar terinch Mason City reported the state low of 1 above early Saturday Thc lows ranged upward to 19 degrees at Burlington chairman said of Malone His integrity was beyond reproach and his passing will be a great loss to the commission and the Slate of The Malone family has long been active in Iowa Democratic politics Maloncs father the late from New York area Airports JU n i o n of South and A warming trend is E Malonc was a former An American Airlines Also nicht and Sunday with 10 lc rej lows in the 20s forecast for Sat man said that as much as onei Aiislralia Also were radio tracking stale Dorothy s senator His 7th District Democratic commilteowoman third of thc nations daily from California New Yorkjurday night travel was affected by the walkslatc Florida Scattered snow Hurries arc ox MALONE himself was Iowa outs at AA ami EAK nnd jpoctcd in the northeast areas ofjmanagcr for Estcs Kefauver in has a daily passenger and claims to he gcst carrier load nf The satellite is expected to be thc thc state through Saturday night bis1 visible in only the extreme south ern part of I ho as it follows its easllowesl path A PILOTS union official sard in Chicago that The strike could go on for as long as six He accused American of ex treme but an Am erican spokesman termed the AA the best in thc Lcveretl Edwards chief medi jator and chairman of the al Mediation Board said I thought we had enough on the table to reach an agreement but 5 DIE IN BLAST thc 1956 campaign Malone was appointed to the highway commission in 1957 as MEXICO CITY gas onc of two ncmocrats named to i explosion ripped through Mexico1110 commission by Loveless Citys swank La Ronda was confirmed by the rant Friday night killing five perStjnalc bllt Loveless said he had an impasse has been reached on working conditions It does not look like a quick settlement will be Iowa Mostly cloudy scattered snow flurries northeast Satur day night rising temperatures lows in 20s Partly cloudy and warmer Sunday sons and injuring 21 M RAVLIN Auditor GlobeGazelle Weather Data up The pilots contend the current to 8 Saturday American pay scale ranging Maximum from to monthly is lower lhan wages of other air lines However an American Minimum At 8 Precipitation a portion of my duspokesman said top pay for pilots p Me to devote would jump from monthly YKAR AGO thorn unusually well qualified lime to UK broader aspects in if the American offer Maximum 25 1 1 snow this advancement and being rejof our was to be accepted 1 Minimum 42 26 No Paper On Christmas Day In order to give ils em ployes an opportunity to observe Christmas Day wilh their families The GlobeGazeMe will n o t publish a newspaper Thursday Two sets of comics will be found in Ihe Wednesday Dec 24 edition in order thai there be no break in the continuity planned to reSubmit the nomina tion to the 1959 session In addition to Mrs Malone daughter Janet 17 a son Mike 13 his brother and his mother survive him Funeral services will be Monday SAME DATEW749I ;