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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 4, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ior the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors HOME EDITION City DoMar Days Thttrsdoy Frklay Saturday VOL 7 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wliei MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 4 19S9 7c n coiy This of Kuni ScrllonnSrrtinn No 1M Spending Attacked by Ike Housing Bi Criticized WASHINGTON MVPresident Eisenhower Wednesday called on Congress to provide for high er taxes in every spending bill which would unbalance his billion budget Eisenhower told a news con ference he is sure the public does not want tax increases deficit spending and cheapened would stand against excessive spending if the cost thus was made clear in spend ing bills In obvious warning that he plans through appeals to the public to bat down if he can highspending proposal that Congress brings Eisenhow er said grimly He means this and he will say it often HIS ATTACK was aimed chief ly at a pending billion hous ing bill and at Democratic pro posals for federal airport spend ing The housing measure is above Eisenhowers budget request and the Demo cratic airport aid proposal is 575 million dollars by compari son with 200 million asked by the President Eisenhower made it plain when talking of his intention to maintain a balanced budget if possible that he will carry his WHEEL OF CRASHED AIRLINER A wheel from the American Airlines plane that crashed into the East River at New York is taken in tow by a police Pliolofnx launch Bits of wreckage were found floating over a wide area but the fuse lage was covered by 30 feet of water THREE AMENDMENTS QUASHED fight to the grass roots of Ihe country at every opportunity Eisenhower touched on these oilier mailers in the course of Ihe news conference applaud ed Virginia officials and cilizens for this weeks reopening of public schools in Norfolk and Ar lington County with Negro and children sludying togeth er for the first lime in Ihe slates history This said the President may be taken as evidence that Amer icans are beginning lo stand Ihej musthave considera tion for their fellowmen if de mocracy is to work 70 MPH Day Speed Limit Approved by Iowa Senate Air ner Fa Into River 65 Kill Convoy Allowed to Pass Reds Finally Give In he Russians Germany i Wednesday DES M01NES travel al a reasonable and prud aflcr defeating three amcndlenl speed mcnls Wednesday passed a bill selling a 70mileanhour day Sen John Shoeman RAllan lie Wednesday offered an BERLIN This government has protested to Moscow over the Soviet hailing of an Ameri can truck convoy from Berlin near the East German border The United Stales regards Ibis act as a violation of explicil or implied agreemenls among Ihe four powers occupying Berlin Eisenhower said time speed limit on Iowa high amendment providing for a 75 mileanhour speed limit He said it would lend prestige to the bill and make it more paiat ways Passage came on a 491 vole after a moving filled with de bale Two years ago the Legislalure enacled a 60mileanhour nighl Ume speed limit But Ihe only requiremenl for daytime driv ing has been that the motorist Light Snow Covers Iowa He said the stales im proved highways can support such a speed limit But Sen John OConnor D Slrawberry Point opposed the amendment contending that the Iowa Highway Patrol and slale safely officials maintain that 70 miles an hour is a realistic speed limit matter of driver education and good The Shoeman amendment was voted down 3020 An amendment by Sen Jac Miller ItSioux City also wa unsuccessful 11 would have pro vided lhat a 75 mile an hou speed limit be set up on high ways 20 feet or wider wilh Ih Iowa Highway Commission pqsi ing such stretches of rbad BUT SEN7 FRANK C Byer RMarion queslioned whelhe the motorist can determine thi width of a With thi amendment you would have a lit and miss system in Jowa WE ARE going overboard asi1L People coming into Ihe slate MISSILESThe by Soloo Jlad a Jow of 3 vict Defense Minister R Y Maljaml Davenport and Mason Cily inovsky that the West lacks Ihej2 bclow Council Bluffs had a missile might lo cope with of 15 abovGi anci warm Soviet weapons of pinpoint acer ajr was moving into the west curacy sound very much like crn lhe state But much propaganda Eisenhower said colder air was due to follow the Why he asked should AmeriSn0w cans pay mote heed lo such Wednesdays highs r a n g e d il is for people wanting a higher speed OConnor said A light snow fell over lowaj Sen Jacob Grimslcad RLake Wednesday and temperaturesMills said the people in my dropped in the eastern portion I district want a reasonable speed of the stale lo a low of 4 degrees limit but 75 miles an hour is below zero at Dubuque I The Wealher Bureau said an Shoeman replied My dislric inch or two of snow fell in a j is different from yours We dont band stretching from Spencer soulheaslward lo Davenporl Mason City had two inches Aside from Dubuque Waler wanl a speed limit Safely is a boasling of new weapons lhan to Soviet claims of having in vented the flying machine the auto and the telephone from 22 at Mason City to 33 al Burlington Thursday mornings tempcra I lures were expecled lo be from The Soviets do not have thci10 below in lhe northwest to 5 capability of completely in thc southeast ing out Americas retaliatory force Eisenhower emphasized And this countrys varied bal anced and widely curity system has brought lhe United Slates to a splendid mili taryposture which is steadily Joc Wcitxel rural was improving he added Man Killed by Auto Near Albert Lea ALBERT LEA Minn Pilot Mound Farmer Victim of Exposure PILOT MOUND old Lindquist 69 was found dead of exposure in a gully near his farm home Tuesday Lindj quist who had Jasl been seen about 2 was found several hours later Authorities said he apparently slipped into the gully and couldnt get out j killed Wednesday while walking along Highway IG four miles east of here Authorities said he was struck by a car during a snow squall and his body was thrown LIVING COSTS RISE CHEYEIVNE Wyo lift The Wyoming House of Rcprescnla Ihes Tuesday approved a bill in Mason City Partly cloudy colder Wednesday night and Thursday lows near 10 below highs 518 above Iowa Mostly cloudy Wednesday night with snow ending south east colder norlhwcsl low 10 bclow norlh o 5 above soulh Parlly cloudy and colder Thursday highs 5 north to 15 south Further outlook Fri day partly cloudy and contin ued cold Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 6 lo 12 degrees wouldnt know what lhe Jimi he said Russell Brown slale safely commissioner was called into the Senate briefly to answer some of the legislators qucs lions concerning speed limils and department recommenda tions for such Brown said that generally the Highway Patrol gives no toler ance in violations concerning ex cessive speeds He said there would be some tolerance for drivers possibly going one or miles over the limit but vilh few exceptions BROWN ALSO said tht width of a road as far as traffic safe y is concerned docs not make a great difference Following Browns appearance he Miller amendment Jost 3515 The legislalors overwhelming y lurned down on a voice vole an amendmcnl by Sen Joe Cole man DClaire lo allow motor sis lo exceed lhe 70 mile limil re eased a convoy of four Amer an trucks which they had held wo days on the route between Jerlin and West Germany since londay The fourtruck convoy manned y five soldiers rolled into West Jcrmany at j12 With ghts on he four Army rucks oaded with Jeeps roared past ic American checkpoint at Ichnslecll without stopping The Red army released he convoy after the United Stales rushed d i p I o m a I i c trouble shooter Findhiy Burns here from Berlin for a conference with he Soviet adviser lo the Russian army in Germany THIS REPRESENTED a vic tory for the United Slates in its tussle wilh Ihc Soviet Union over the question Of free access t isolated West Berlin In temperatures several de grces below freezing five Amci ican soldiers spent a second tin comfortable night wrapped i blankets in four trucks parkc alongside Ihc autobahn Thej PLANE THAT CliASHICI This iw a Lockheed propjet FJodra airliner Ihe type of an American Airlines mill which crashed in llic Kust River York In service since last November the KlecLra has a top speed in excess ol 100 an hour Open Probe of Accident Here had been stranded there Monday afternoon At daylight an officer from flu Army detachment al Jlclm slcdl walked the 200 yards to the lien in Communist Easl Gcr 11 any and took them hot coffee and breakfast U S mililary authorities con sidered Ihe convoy stoppage the gravest incident since Moscow cgan its drive last November o oust the Western powers rom West Berlin THE UNITED STATES re ealcdly protested to Soviet rmy headquarters that the ae on was a breach of Ihc So id Unions guarantee of free cccss o the cily given nt the end of the 1948t9 blockade i ground for the second lime split Private IraJTic along Ihe auloseconds before its launching dc Photo on Page 3 By JIM COLL1SON GlobeGnictte Staff Writer Officials Wednesday were trying to pin down th cause thc plane crush in which three rock n rol singers and their pilot hurtled to their deaths earli Tuesday morning Federal Aviation Agency FAA invasligalors were codec ing scraps of wreckage and examining the heap of melal in a effort lo determine what caused Ihc fatal accident Dead were the singers Buddy Holly 22 Lubbock Texas Ritchie Valens Los Angeles and Jilcs P Big Bopper Richardson 28 Beaumont Texas Also killed was he pilot of Ihc fourplace chartered plane Roger Peterson 21 Clear Lake Richardsons body was lo flown from Mason Oily In Beau mont Texas by private plane Wednesday jiflernoon AmHIiei expecled to fly body back lo Lubbock Plans Anas Missile bent Upward After Titan Again Fizzles Out CAPE CANAVERAL Fla hot rod Adas thundered kjvyard early Wednesday wind ng up a spectacular 1CRM show t the missile lest cenlcr The fiery Alias shoot ramcjin Alia were made lo send body by train lo Los Angeles Calif FUNERAL arrangements for Peterson arc being made at the Wilcox Funeral Home Funeral services for Peterson will be rimrxday at 2 at the Jlc Iccmcr Lutheran Church in Vcnlura and Friday at 2 Si Pauls Lulheran Church hours after the new Tilan CBiM sputtered out on Ihc below norm a Thursday through next Monday Normal lows are Jl north lo IS soulh Normal highs are 29 north lo 37 soulh Colder early in peri od with a warming trend ex pected about Sunday Scat tered light snow but no pre cipitation of consequence in dicated vhile passing The Senate also passed 3613 a bill establishing speed lirnils on the interstate highway system Jin Iowa II calls for a 75 mile an hour daytime limit and 65 al night for all traffic including trucks and buses The present nighttime limit is 50 for and 55 for buses balm conlinued uneventfully No Allied mililary convoys were scheduled but an empty U S Army trailer truck passed with out delay through the Sovicl checkpoint en roule lo Berlin This indicaled the Soviels only wanlcd lo make an issue over searching cargoes of loaded trucks The Army but Hot rod is Ihe missile mans term for an iCBAI thai is pushed close to intercontinental range The Air Force apparently hoped lo come close lo dupli cating the Nov 28 feat which saw a Big A crack the milc inlcrconlinunlal range barrier for Ihe firsl time Dick M elder airport man ager said that from talking wilh of Ihe four trucks loaded with jeeps four GI drivers and a corporal in charge cleared the West Berlin border en route lo West Germany without inci dent Monday morning Soviet guards at the border between West and East Ger many slopped Ihe Irucks Mon day aflcrnoon and demanded to the cargo Bulletin different persons around Ihc airport with the invcsliga tors he could wind up wilh only one question How in lhe world did il happen He said that there was nothing wrong thai anyone METTLER SAID the pilot look al normal precautions He said thc radio was operating he weather was checked and found not The plane was in good shape Mct tlcr said Ihe FAA investigators could find nothing hey could point lo as an error or n mis take in Ihc proflight arrange Only 8 j Escape Crash Scene Near N Y Airport YORK glistening new turboprop American Air lines plane with 73 persons aboard plunged into the chilling fogcovered wafers of tho East Hiver with a shattering crash lute Tuesday night Sixtyfive apparently perished dospilc res cue efforts by harbor crafl The planes pilot using instru ments because of I he murky wcalhcr conditions was feeling his way toward a runway at La fiuardia Airport on a nonstop flight from Chicago Hut for some undetermined reason the big fourengine tur boprop craft smacked into the water and Inirsl apart about half a mile from the shore end of tho runway SOME OF THE and crew were flung from or floated out of the wreckage be fore it sank to the river bottom 30 to feet below A tugboat chugging along a few hundred feet away cut loose Iwo barges il was towing here from Connecticut and raced to Hit crash site Crewmen leaped into the writer or used boat pull out the eight per sons known to have survived One was an boy A member of the tugs crew sah Ihc sighls and soundswere something never o be forgotten There seemed to be bodies alf n round and there verc i a I screams for ho said All through the night and into doleful gray winy dawn a ugc army of boats searched ic river for bodies Only 39 had eon recovered leaving 46 still nissing The eight survivors ere in hospitals THE MOTHER of the rescued oy had been pulled from the atcr alive but died afterward ho boy said his mother sxvam and held his head above water before he was rescued Swirling river currents plui rain and wind up to 40 hampered the search for other bodies and gave rise to fears that some of them might be swept miles out into Long Island Sound T h c site of the crash was marked by a few floaling pieces of the Lockheed Elcc tra lypc pul into service only a few weeks ago Among he missing plane pas sengers presumed dead were Beulnh Znchary producer of the Kukla Frnn and WASHINGTON lft A B50 mcnls weather reconnaissance plane j Temperature at with 12 men aboard is early Tuesday was 18 ing in the area of Burmuda degrees Thc wind was from the Air Force said Wednesday creasing from to the cash Minnesota Fair continued very given a man on his release from the stale penitentiary Missile Gap Minor by End of Year McElroy Vouches cold Highs Thursday 5 below norlh to 10 above south GlobeGazelle weather data up lo 8 Wednesday WASHINGTON in tercontinental missile gap be tween the Soviet Union and the United States wont be bigger than one or two effec tive weapons by years end Secretary of Defense Neil H McElroy said Wednesday McElroy elaborating on his testimony Tuesday before the House Armed Services Com mittee said he was talking in terms of missiles deliverable on United States will number of missiles ready on their launching pads by De cember he told reporters It i is assumed Soviet Union j will too But the secretary i went on No one believes there will be 100 missiles able to go the full We discount ours the same way we do for poten tial misfires and strays he said and on this basis there will be no practical difference by the of the than one or two mis siles based on our judgment of Accuracy and Maximum Minimum At 8 Prccipilalion YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 24 2 7 snow SAME thc soulh gusling at 35 an hour We have planes coming in all the I i m e in 35 mph Mclller said Coiling was fccf There a light snow bill visibility iwas aboil six Roth were j about twice Iho minimum limit considered safe program and Richard Winn di timc of rector of facility planning for American Airlines THE NEW airliners were de signed lo combine jcl power wilh the advantage of lhe pro peller The engines operate on Ihc turbine principle A survivor Herbert Forman JG North Plainfield told newsmen at Queens General Hospital he was leaning against a window looking at the lights j DR RALPH E Smiley thc Clly whcn coroner said thai fingerprints Ilisl as wc werc lo of Valens and Holly were lhcrc sudden jolt and to make positive identification lfhcn sn of nolfe and billfoldswc wcre In tnc waer It rushing into the cabin was completely sub All bodies carried containing selective s c r v i c cards However a fifth bHlfoMand was found in the which lead lo some confusion Thcn F Hoaling in the in determining positive I know how ificalion Valcns was idcntifiedi help of somebody jby an RV latoo on one arm ij ll vvs 1JC The other young a in lhe iroupc saddened by the Tf hc bcc in deaths of their Ihrcc companfrontof the ship and I guess I ions staged a rock n rolliwas Just Iucky show Tuesday night in Moorj head Minn Thc show at Moorhead at first i was cancelled after other mem bers of thc troupe heard of the TRUCKS harrier is clown at the East German autobahn a convoy of four U S military rucks checkpoint at Maricnborn just across The Reds later gave in and allowed the West German border Stacked up is them to pass plane crash Later they decided lo appear in the showmustgo on tradition Two shows had been scheduled but was held however Damage in Fire at Corning CORNING fjH Damage esti mated at more than was caused by a fire that swept through thc C R Anthony De only onciparlment Store here Tuesday night i I ;