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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 27, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspapei Edited ior the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL 7 Associated Prcsi and United Presi International Full Lease Wlrei 7o a copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER Paper at Two No 41 i Continue Balloon Search Comb Jungles of Venezuela Iowa Highway Toll for Holiday Hits 12 CARACAS Venezuela Aerial searchers tried Saturday to pin down unconfirmed reports from ham radio operators that the British balloon Small World had landed in eastern Venezuela after a transatlantic flight The air search began Friday over the jungle area of the Ori noco River delta The amateur radio operators reported that the balloon and its four passengers had landed near Pedernales a Venezuelan port on the Atlantic at the northern edge of the Wide delta The town is just 20 miles west of the tip of Trinidad in the British West In dies THE REPORT gained strength when Minister of Communica tions Oscar Machado Zuloaga was quoted in Caracas newspa pers as saying the balloon had landed in Venezuela The Civil Aeronautics Authori ty said however that it had nothing to confirm the report It was supervising the search by a Communications Ministry DC3 After searching for only an hour or two the plane was forced by Cuban air forcepilot Hew a B26 PLANE IMPOUNDED This U B2G light bomber is guarded by a Miami customs agent The plane armed Cuban Pilot Asks U S for Asylum AP Ihntofax with machine guns was flown to Miami by a Cuban Air Force pilot who asked for asylum The craft carried no bombs MIAMI Fla A young darkness to land at Maturin miles west of Pcdernales 60 The Small World cast off from Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Ca nary Islands 65 miles off the coast of Morocco on Dec 12 The goal was to drift with the to Barbados some miles away in the West Indies Federa tion I PEDERNALES is about miles from the takeoff point and 300 miles southwest of Barbados Those aboard were pilot A B 51 a London business man his son Timothy mannavigator Colin Mudie 31 who crossed the Atlantic in 1952 in a 19foot whaleboat and Mu dies wife Rosemary 30 the cook photographer and copilot Helicopters owned by the oil companies joined the search Saturday while national guard pa trols set out overland to the point broadcast in the radio message The area called the green is the least civilized section of Venezuela It has only recent ly been opened by oil com pany exploration teams It is pop bomber to Miami and exile Fri day night because I dont like to bomb cities and kill innocen women and Lt Jose A Crcspo 21 said he forced his mechanic to accom pany him I put a gun to his head when we took Crespo told the Mi ami Herald and then made him sit in front of me on the flight to Miami I know that if I return to Cuba 1 would be CRESPO refused to reveal th name of his sergeantmechani who was Havana by commercial airliner The plane carried no bombs bu it mounted eight 50caliber nia Big Drive Launched in Cuba HAVANA Cuba were warned Saturday to keep clear the rebel positions as the government proclaimed an allout drive to wipe out the insurgents Army planes arc reported to already have bombed the out Toll Slackens Slightly DEATH TOLL Traffic 393 Fires 79 Miscellaneous 64 Total 540 TIIK ASSOCIATED PRICSS The traffic death toll climbed faster than prcChrislmas holiday estimates Saturday as millions of weekend travelers toured the countrys highways But the National Safely Coun cil stiicl the toll although ahead of a rate which would produce the deaths it predicted for the fourday holiday period appeared o be easing LT JOSEPH CRESPO chine guns Crespos lawyer in Miami Tac King said a hearing will deter mine whether his client will be admitted to the United States The pilot said he hadbeen or dered to bomb Cuban cities in the governments fight against rebel forces and decided to get out His parents live in Havana he said V of CUBAN SOURCES in Miami said they never had heard of such an order The plane was left parked at the airport presumably awaiting action fay immigration or the bor jder patrol The plane probably will be returned to Cuba Transparent Swim Suit Results in Action MUSKEGON Mich UPI attractive 25yearold mother of four who said her new bathing skirts of Placelas on the main highway east of Santa Clara where the rebels are lightening a ring around the capital of Las Villas Province The twoyear rebellion faces its bloodiest turn as government forces struck at heavily popu lated concentrated districts which until been kept out of gunfire A SHORTAGE of and ammunition was hampering the government of President Fulgen cio Batista in countering attacks GETTYSBURG Pa UPI bv the rcbel torccs of Fidel Cas Grandpa David on Buying Spree resident Eisenhower decided aturday that his 10yearold randson David needed some new clothes particularly rugged outdoor wear for the Eisenhower arm where the temperature re mained below freezing After making the decision the President got the approval of Eisenhower Then he and David as quietly as a can proceeded to the president shopping tro The rebels control highways connecting Havana and Santa Ciara and travel is risky While Castros forces appeared gaining strength on arms smug gled from the United States there was grumbling in govern ment circles at the attitude tak en by Washington IT ADDED that there was a glimmer of hope the rising number of auto fatalities might fall short of the alltime holiday high of set in a similar Christ mas period two years ago As usual speed and careless driving were blamed for most of the killeraccidents Generally fair and warm weather egged on some motorists to push down on the acceleratoV THE COUNCIL said it based its hopes that no new record was in the making on midnight figures this years lollat 345 deaths At a comparable pe nodin 3956the deajh count was 381 The NSC said Saturday morn ing figures indicated there was a slowdown in the death rate At the start of the holiday fatalities rose far above a recordbreaking pace AP IMinlurnx HELLO CALIFORNIA lonnne MucDomUd Miss Iowa grants un autograph request to Gregg Tharn strom 12 Slcokic as the comely lowan arrives in Los Angeles for Thursdays Rose Bowl activities Gregg was a passenger on Miss MacDonakls plane but wasnt aware oE her until photographers greeted them as they deplaned The SU1 band left Saturday for Pasadena Big Currency Shakeup in West Europe THE NSC said Friday night was the first time since The As sociated Press count started at 5 local time Wednesday that the traffic toll had fallen below the heavy fatality pace of two center of downtown Gettysburg shortly after 9 T H E STOREKEEPERS of ettysburg were dealing with the big smiling man in the heavy sports jacket and overcoat be fore they quite realized that mer cantile history was being made This was one of the Presidents exceedingly rare visits to down town Gettysburg The President strolled down the sidewalk attracting virtually no attention Gerald Bixler one of the partners in a clothing store spotted the President coming through the door and greeted him warmly A few Secret Service cused by many of helping the rebels in effect by maintaining an embargo on shipment of of slaughtcr ulated by lost Indian tribes which little is known Newspaper Strike May End Sunday yNEW YORK tentative settlement has been reached in the costliest newspaper strike in New York City history A back towork move hinges on a mem bership vote Sunday by strikingsuit was fine until it got wet has deliverers iiilcd a damage suit agains The peace formula to end theia Muskegon store strike now in its 18th day was Blonde Donna Dibble chargec men sniffed clothine Lerov Banks V months was announced Fridav nifiht bv theifhat thn swim suit hnramn lransL 5 cmmrniu years ago These figures are certainly LONDON Wl Germany and West France Saturday THE UNITED STATES firsl glimmer of hope in an otherwise bleak picture The council hopes we have slopped ons to the Batista government The insurgents in a morecon fident mood now are able for the first time to occupy populated places instead of waging stab at tacks and hasty retreats to hide outs in the countryside The rebels are reported creat ing local civil governments in anticipation of taking over com plete towns TOT SCALDED DAVENPORT UPI Homer on the announced Friday night by theilhat the swim suit became trans nations top federal the first time she went Joseph F Finnegan He at crowded Muskegon pressed himself as mighty State Park beach last July I pleased by the package settlewas humiliated embarrassed and ment granting wage and other concessions increases publicly the trim housewife contended The nine struck dailies may be she charged you could see back on the streets by Monday if jthrough the wet bathing but terms are accepted by the indesaid she did not realize it until racks In short order David with time grandfathers gentle guidance picked out an Ivy League styled charcoal blue single breasted suit and a pair of me dium grey wool slacks THE PRESIDENT paid cash severely scalded Friday when he pulled an electric coffee pcrcola tor from a kitchen counter in hisjaloft home here The baby suffered burns on his chest arms and legs Americas Big Atlas Satellite Still Talking WASHINGTON cas Atlas satellite still is talk The Defense Department said the fourandahalf ton satel lite exchanged four more voice and teletypewriter messages Fri day with Army ground stations The giant missile was interro gated and tested successfully on four successive passes across the United States It marked the 35th announced a largescale casing of restrictions on the convertibil ity of their currencies A host of other countries fol lowed suit including Denmark and the Netherlands At the same time France de va In a led the franc The changes constituted the biggest currency shakcup in Eur ope since Britain devalued the pound sterling in 1919 In London the treasury said sterling held by foreigners will be freely convertible into U S dol lars at the official rate beginning Monday The rate remains pegged between and dol lars to the pound The French devaluation amounts to a per cent cut in relation of the franc to the dol lar The old official rate had been 420 to the dollar All these moves together formed part of a conversion pro gram designed to restore finan cial health to Western Europe Mason City Generally fair with iillle temperature change Sat urday night low in mid or up per 20s Sunday increasing cloudiness and slightly warmer with highs in in id 10s and a little warmer night lows from Iowa Fail Saturday about 20 to mid 30s Sunday in creasing cloudiness and slight Jy warmer Highs Sunday mid 40s to mid 50s Outlook for Advance Estimate Equalled HV Till ASSOCIATKl JBKSS An Illinois woman was killed unit three other persons were in jured in the hcadon collision of two Illinois cars six miles west o Shenandoah on Iowa Highway 2 Saturday The death put Iowas traffic loll for the long Christmas holiday it equalled the Safety Department estimate made for the entire fourday period The counting period ends at mid night Sunday Dead in the Shenandoah crash was Mrs Donald 11 Brook Lorn hard 111 Her husband and Mr ml Mrs Lloyd Short of Elnwood ark were hospitalized Highway patrolmen said the ac id cut occurred on a frostcovered alch of highway They Said one ar skidded when the driver ap ilied the brakes and slammed lead on inlo the other vehicle Other victims Saturday wcro Uiehard Thompson Corning truck driver Wanda ITiUsimmons 20 Albiix girl who hud been living in DCS Moines and Milton F Mousel 22 Alton THOMPSON was killtd Saturday when his semitrailer truck skidded on the frosty pave ment of Iowa J48 north of Grav ity The truck jjickknifed and threw Thompson out of the cab Miss Filzsimmons was killed early Saturday when the car she was driving went out of control and hit n light pole in DCS Moines Two passengers in the car Ev elyn Wadlc 21 and Jean Ellen Sherman 21 both of DCS Moinesj were injured Mouse died when the car he was driving went off Iowa High way 5 about two miles cast of Clcghorn A passenger car Raymond Brewer 21 of Chero kee was hospitalized at Cherokee for treatment of injuries al rnm colder or snow and turning Minnesota Partly cloudy contin ued mild High Sunday 20s in north 10s in south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum since the Atlas was shot by the Air Force Dec 18 38 SEAMEN LOST 42 21 21 30 19 CHURCH DAMAGED DKS MOINES Saturday quickly brought under TOKYO Thirtyeight i control an early morning blaze that the delicate outer space comjseamcn were missing and fearedjthal destroyed the rostrum and munications brain has been indcad Saturday in sudden Pacificichoir loft at the Bloomficld Com terrogated 1st orms cheerfully look the bundles and pendent Newspaper Mail and Deshe left the water and other for the limousine His liverers Union crs began calling and staringincxt port of call after about 30 Asher Schwartz union pointing at your plaintiff mminutes in the boys store was said union officials are confidentSa shocked Shermans which sells the more the terms will be acceptable she said she plunged back inlojrugged type of clothing for all the membership water and wailed for her sismale sizes The new twoyear pact includesjtcr to bring her a towel Mrs a pay hike the firsl Dibble said then she ran to her year the second year with the lumbus Day as a ninth paid an3round her towel wrapped nual holiday and three days paid sickleavc a year The union gave James Dibble the plaintiffs husband said this is a big joke up its demand for a shorter everyone around here except David did not need a cap he had and his pair of There the President grandson picked out a insulated boots for David plaid wool shirt sturdy corduroy trousers and hightopped wool socks week They have been on a hour week 40 my Kefauver Spending Holiday in Hospital WASHINGTON Es tes Kefauver the vic tim of a borrowed Christmas present gamely celebrated the remainder of the Yulctide week end from a hospital bed The Sen ator took a gay but disastrous ride down a hill in a young neigh bors new flashy soap box racer The result Several sprained lig aments in one of the senators legs and an outofkiller senator ial kneecap one on The President peeled off fresh cash in each store and his tola WestRuss Show Unusual Harmony in Approving Help for Million Film By JOE HYAMS New York Herald Tribune News Service In the movie world things go a little more smoothly lhan in world of politics Desmond ODonovan a young Trial Denied came to plus sales British film producer has flown lax from Moscow with a con in Goldfine Case BOSTON Mass Judge Charles E Wyzanski Jr Friday denied motions for acquit tal and a new trial of indus trialist Bernard Goldfine and his secretary who were convicted of contempt of court last Monday Goldfine was sentenced to three months and Miss Mildred Paper man his secretary to 10 days Their sentences are scheduled to begin Jan 7 SAME DATEW7720 tract that guarantees Anglo SovietUnited States coopera tion in at least one arta for the next couple of years His film scheduled to go be fore the cameras in April is budgeted at million Called Operation it the story of an American plane which crashes in the Arctic nd the joint efforts of the British Americans and Rus sians to rescue the survivors before cap breaks up Atomic warships from both the United States and the Soviet Union will be used This came about when people at the Pentagon learned that in stead of an ordinary icebreak er the Russians plan to lend the company an atomic ice breaker nearing completion Negotiations are now on for John Huston to direct the pic ture and for Gregory Peck and Laurence Harvey to star with Russias top actress Tatania Samilov of The Creanes Arc Flying The producer i II be Sergei Gerasimov Quiet Flows The Russians will control sequences shot in Russia at Mosfilm Stu dios while the British will con trol sequences shot in Eng land Locations include Cam Odessa Moscow Hebri des the White Sea Greenland Ice Cap ODonovan says the big problem is to keep all sides from injecting any propaganda into the picture but allow them all to show their wares with as surance that these will be seen in the other countries There can be nothing derogatory to any of parties in the film he said The picture will be photo graphed in a wide screen color process with the Russians fi nancing all the footage shot in the Soviet Union in exchange for two prints one in 70 mm and the other in 35 mm ODonovan thought up the idea for the story roughed out the script and took it to the Russian Embassy in London He heard nothing for seven weeks and assumed proj his wrecked car Friday afternoon in a farm field ditch more than 600 feet from a road two milea south of Exira Kitclinger had been missing since Christmas five Audubon County authorities said his car went off the road on a hillside rolled into the field and tore down two fences before landing in the ditch Another victim was Verner J Matik 59 Des Moines killed Fri day in a cartruck crash near Vinton Throe persons were killed on Christmas Eve and three died in traffic accidents Christmas Day Officials said only a miracle would save the state from ex ceeding the prediction Unusually warm and pleasant weather helped to bring out thou sands of extra motorists High ways however were in excellent shape except for frosty caused by the thaw Pleasant Weather to Continue at Least to Monday and the ect was doomed Then one day I weather is going to turn Imunitv Church here he was invited to the Embassy Mile colder and there s a told that Mosfilm the bigIchance of some light gest company in Russia was will be on Monday and extremely excited about his meanwhile the pleasant condi rdea and wanted him to come to will continue through tht Moscow to talk about it jweckcnd In Moscow ODonovan met Temperatures climbed to ar with M Koslov of Soviet as 47 degrees at Sioux City Ministry of Culture and signed and 42 Mason City Friday agreements with him In WashSAnd Saturday mornings lows ington recently ODonovan 8et below 19 aSain at cured the cooperation of the jSioux City Mason City reported U S Information Agencys Tur21 ner Shelton and Eric Johnston of the Motion Associa tion of America Hes had no trouble getting financing either from Russia or England In fact he says its a lot easier to get millions of The outlook was that Sunday mornings readings will be from the upper 20s to the lower 30s FAMILY GROWS FAST LECCO Brusadelli gave birth to her third dollars from a bank as a loan jset twins in five years Friday for a film than it is to get The two boys brought to 10 thaY is if you think number of Mrs Brusadellii chil big enough dren ;