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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 13, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY DOLLAR VOL LXtV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13 1958 This Paper Consists of Two One No 109 Iowas Cold Wave Appears Near End FORMER COUNSEL SCHWARTZ AVERS Money Passed in TV Grant Radio in Satellite Is Dead WASHINGTON WVT h e De fense Department said Wednes day signals from one of two radio transmitters in the Ameri can Explorer satellite apparently have stopped The transmitter originally ex pected to function for from two to three weeks was the more powerful of two encased in the 30pound satellite Launched in January The satellite was launched by the Army on the night of Jan 31 If the batteries have gone dead they lasted less than 12 days The Naval Research Labora tory which has charge of track ing the satellite said Wednes days Explorer passes over the minitrack system have produce no signals on the 10803 band It said signals continue to come in strong from the second trans mitter in the satellite Predic tions were that one would oper ate from two to three months 60 Miliwatts The transmitter not hear from operated with a power c 60 miliwatts or 6100 of on watt This was the signal tha was heard by amateur radio op erators and the one which sen automatic reports of how the sa ellite was faring In its trans through space The second transmitter is still operating strongly on 108 mega cycles with a power of 10 mili watts Signals from this less powerful transmitter picked up by highpowered tracking sta tions provide information about AP Fliotolax OUSTED COUNSEL ON STAND Bernard Schwartz listens to a whispered word from his attorney Herbert Wachtell as he takes the witness stand before a special House investigating subcommittee which fired him earlier as chief counsel At right is Schwartz wife Senate Democrats Drafting 10Point AntiSlump Project Mack Is Alleged Recipient WASHINGTON ffi Bernard Schwartz testified Thursday that Federal Communications C o m missioner Richard Mack has acknowledged receiving several thousand dollars from an attor ney for a Miami television sta tion Schwartz fired counsel for a special House subcommittee told the subcommittee under oath the money was paid to Mack after he became a member ofthe FCC in the summer of 1955 Mack was one of four commis sioners who voted to grant the hotly contested Channel 10 in Mi ami to Public Service Television Inc a subsidiary of National Air lines Several Checks Schwartz said the money was paid to Mack in several checks by Thurman A Whiteside a Flor ida attorney who had been re tained by Public Service for work in connection with its television application Schwartz described Whiteside an attorneywho has a reputation in Florida as a fixer Efforts by reporters to reach Mack and ask comment on the testimony w e re unsuccessful Aides reported the commissioner YES ITS REALLY SNOW Three Florida State University coeds frolic in the snow underneath the palm trees that frame the west entrance to the campus AP at Tallahassee Some threeinches of snow covers North Florida with amounts of up to four inches reported at other points in the Deep South Blanket of White in South High Pressure System Splits BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowas weeklong cold wave appeared about ended Thursday This good news came on the heels of new reports of freakish weather in the Deep South where chill winds snow and subfreezing temperatures The high pressure system re sponsible for the cold 7 straight days of below zero split One section was south of Iowa and the other remained in Canada A low pressure system over the Rocky Mountains was expected to move between the two highs and bring southerly winds to Iowa Thursday This would keep emperaiures well hursday night with lows ranging rom 8 to 18 Atlantic reported the state low f 14 below Thursday morning WASHINGTON Senate Democrats are drafting a10point the orbital course the satellite followed by GOP Bloc Will Accept Texas Campaign Gift WASHINGTON legisla tors quarterbacking Republican efforts to capture control of Con gress say theyll accept S100000 raised by a Texas party although they deplore methods used to drum up the contribu antirecession program which party leaders plan to give a speedy start through Congress The program is being put together by individual committees mder the guidance of the Democratic Policy Committee headed by Sen Lyndon B Johnson of Texas It will represent the partys answer to demands that Congress act before the business slump gets worse Johnson is understood to have told his colleagues that while he is opposed to a gloom and doom attitude he thinks immediate teps must be taken to unemployment which now has reached millions As Johnson views the pro gram it would shape up like his 1 A comprehensive housing bill aimed at getting this limp ing industry going full blast 2 Legislation to permit Fed eral Reserve banks to make loans to small businesses which certify they cant get credit in ordinary channels Construction Bill Portion of Nuclear Weapon Jettisoned After Air Collision was out of his office and unavail able SclrWartz read into the record information he said was from canceled checks in the subcom mittee files After coming on the Federal Communications Commission and while the case was pending Mack acknowledged that he received several thousand dollars from Mr Whiteside Schwartz said He didnot immediately say what explanation Mack may have given subcommittee investigators for the payments Total He said Mack was aware that Whiteside had in some manner Clarion Girl Is Third Crash Victim FORT Thomp son 14 of near died here early Thursday of injuries suffered in a traffic accident last Saturday in which two of her sis ters were killed outright Triple funeral services for Shar on her 17yearold sister Bernita and Galene Thompson 10 will be held at the Clarion Methodist Church at 2 pm Friday The Cla rion High School student body will attend Their parents Mr and Mrs Raymond 0 Thompson and their brother Roger 3 were released rom the hospital Tuesday where hey were treated for injuries sufferedin the collision Officers said three cars and a semitrailer truck were involved n the collision The accident oc The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday night low 812 Cloudy and warmer Fri day high 2832 Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday Warmer Thursday night and east por tion Friday Low Thursday night 818 Minnesota Mostly cloudy warm er High Friday 25 in south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday WASHINGTON Air Force Wednesday disclosed that a portion of a nuclear weapon recently was jettisoned in the Sa vannah Beach area of Georgia by a jet bomber Officials said the weapon was in transportable configuration 3 Passage of a post office conand was not capable of being de struction bill tonited Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 17 3 1 trace of snow 45 27 Texas Sen Schoeppel RKan and Rep Richard Simpson RPa said the party groups they head not be governed by a refusal of the Republican National Com mittee to use any of the money raised at the SlOOaplate dinner in Houston Schoeppel and Simp son are chairmen of GOP cam paign committees in their respec tive houses A political hubbub has resulted from a letter written by HJ Porter Texas Republican nation al committeeman linking the dinner Monday night to efforts to pass the controversial natural gas bill Schoeppel said Porters letter was unfortunate and does not bespeak the attitude of the Re publicans of Texas who contrib uted honestly to help elect Re publican senators and congress jlic works projects for which Congress has provided the mon Construction of military 4 Authorizations to put oni The announcement said the in shifts of workers on pubjcident took place Feb 5 when a B47 bomber collided with an F86 jet fighter The B47 was able to land safely but the fighter pilot was forced to bail out The Air Force said it has asked the Navy to help it recover the jettisoned weapon part and recovery operations now are un der way Cedar Rapids School ey 5 nousing in areas with soft spots of unemployment 6 A Works Progress Admin istrationprogram to be thrown into the breach if other efforts fail to stem the recession 7 Action to start and speed up with extra shifts work on recla Official Dismissed mation projects which have been authorized by Congress Speed Program 1 CEDAR RAPIDS Supt 8 Repeal of the payasyougo Clyde Parker 53 head of the been brought into the case by the National people and was working for National The checks Schwartz read into the record totaled He said this was the total during the time Mack was on the commission Schwartz said Mack refused to produce records when asked anc Schwartz said he didnt know i this was all Chairman Harris DArk said Mack would have an opportunity to provide the committee with that information and if he refuses there will be ways of getting it Schwartz then said Mack claimed the checks represented loans but had finally admitted a portion of these loans had been forgiven Schwartz also said Mack claimed he repaid some by cash never by check but acknowledged he never had received a receipl for repayment Schwartz said also that when pressed Mack finally conceded he had no specific recollection o the repayments curred near Humboldt on Iowa 3 Fast Results Go to Kentuckians Head BOWLING GREEN Ky When farmer W A Moon re ported Wednesday a twomonth old theft of a dinner bell and an vil the sheriffs office didnt let e age of the crime hamper it mirs later two men were ar estcd and charged with grand arceny Moon got his dinner bell nd anvil back Now he remembers a couple f other thefts Four buggy vheels taken in 1915 and seven jigs which disappeared in 1922 men In Houston Porter said the provision so the interstate high way program can be speeded up 9 Authorization for additional lospitals to be built under the HillBurton Act 10 Action to authorize the plan ning of new projects aimed at providing more business for basic ndustries Johnson has avoided public comment on President Eisen be used by the state GOP organiza tion if the National Committee doesnt want it He declined to comment on whether he is con sidering giving any of the money to the congressional campaign groups Religious Painter Georges Roualt Dies PARIS W Georges Renault 86 the 20th centurys most fam ous painter of religious subjects died Thursday at urtmia his home o Cedar Rapids school system since 1946 says he has been dis missed Parker said Wednesday that three members of the school board had informed him his con tract would not be renewed when it expires July 1He said the word came as a complete sur prise and that the only reason given was that the board did bowers expression of confidence not have confidence in him that the economic downturn has about run its course and that March should see a start toward increased employment R e p u b lican officials In Lincoln Day speeches around the nation ex pressed confidence the economy is not in serious shape STOMACH UPSET Town to Pay Damages to Youth AUDUBON jury Wed nesday ordered the town of Bray ton Iowa to pay in dam ages to a boy who was burned HOLLYWOOD Eddie Anjabout the eyes The parents of Britain Developing Advanced Missile LONDON WVThe British gov ernment announced Thursday i is developing a mediumrange ballistic rocket more advanccc than the Americans now posses and is designing it for launching from underground sites A white paper published by the Defens Alihistry said this weapon i being developed on the highes priority in close cooperation with the United States derson better known to Jack Bonny fans as Rochester collap sed during a television rehearsal Wednesday night A doctor said Anderson had suffered a stomach upset young Dennis Bintner sued the city for as payment fov injuries they said Dennis suffer ed when he Cell into some lye which had been spilled on the street SAME Quintuplet Lambs Are Born at Fort Dodge FORT DODGE UPi Quintuplet lambs a rarity in the sheep world have been born to a 7year old ewe on the Andrew Sorenson farm west of here The five lambs were born Wednesday in the sub zero weather They were reported healthy and active William Zmolek extension ani mal husbandryman at Iowa State College said he never heard of such a multiple birth before He said ewes usually have one or two lambs and on rare occasions three or four GARTHWAITE NAMED WASHINGTON I President Thursday sent to the Senate his nomination of Paul E Garthwaite to be postmaster at Charles City Iowa Army Gets GoAhead for New Missile New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON Defense Sec retary Neil H McElroy appar ently has tossed overboard hi predecessors order that th Army shall not have ballisti missiles of plus200 mile range That is the way many Army ol ficers are viewing McElroys di rective for them to develop a new solidfuelpropelled ballistic missile which possibly will be able to fly about 600 miles Here tofore the Army has been for bidden to develop or plan for the use of ballistic missiles of over 200mile range laid down in a That ban was memorandum written Nov 26 1956 by former Defense Secretary Charles E Wilson The new missile will be much smaller in over all dimensions than the Armys 200mile liquid fuel Redstone ballistic missile Its additional range will derive from its solid fuel propellant and its smaller warhead more lethal than that on Redstone The new missile will fill a gap in this countrys arsenal of ball istic weapons The United States now has no such missile in what is called the medium range category between 200 and 1500 miles The decision to permit the Army to develop the new ballistic missile was a long time in the making had 5 below and Mason ity 3 below State High Sioux Citys 24 was the state ligh Wednesday when readings ranged down to 14 at Lamoni Mason City reported 17 In Florida three inches of snow fell at Tallahassee two inches at Panama City on the Gulf of Mexico and an inch less than that at nearby Pensacola The fall at Tallahassee possibly was the heaviest in the capitals history At New Orleans Mardi Gras throngs tossed snowballs a rare sport that far soufh The one inch fall Wednesday was New Orleans heaviest in 59 years At Moisant Airport 12 miles from New Orleans two inches fell Western Louisiana reported a icavier blanket It was white on white together vith the bundleup weather along the Gulf Coast in Mississippi where the snow dropped a thin odd shawl on white sand beaches at Biloxi and Gulfport Four Inches Mobile on Alabamas coast had more than an inch of snow Ft Morgan at the mouth of Mobile Bay said Wednesdays deposit amounted to four inches Throughout the Gulf Coast area azaleas and camellias that had dared to bloom under the entice ment of happier drooped and sagged Palm fronds wilted Snow covered the ground at Thomasville Ga where Presi dent and Mrs Eisenhower ar rived Thursday as guests of George Humphrey former secre ary of the Treasury Humphrey owns a plantation near that south leorgia town At the usually balmy southeast leorgia port city of Savannah one inch of snow fell the heav est in 68 years The tourist trade and crops suf ered in many Dixie areas Students left classrooms and dormitories at Florida State Uni versity and staged snowball fights in Tallahassees snow Grim Touch Farther south in Florida a grim touch was noted Editor Robert Lodmell of the Daily Highlander at Lake Wales started a drive to send food and clothing to Seminole Indians hit hard by the inclement weather Lodwell said the Seminoles were as bad off as the migratory work ers in the winter vegetable sec tions but were too proud to ask for aid Private sources through out Florida are helping the migra tory workers Indicative of winters grip on the South were early Thursday morning temperatures It was 17 at Nashville and 21 at Chatta nooga in Tennessee 20 at Jack son Miss 23 at Atlanta 21 at Mobile 24 at Shreveport La 25 at Montgomery Ala 30 at Talla hassee 30 at New Orleans 29 at Augusta 32 at Savannah and 34 at Jacksonville Fla CHECK Iowa Well Drill ers Assn vice president Andy Venvers Lynnville points out some of the fea tures of the submergible pump to left Secretary BL Zander Coulter and Pres ident Howard M White Waterloo There are 41 exhibits in the lobby and the Fla mingo Room of the Hotel Hanfonl set up for the twoday convention More than 100 well drillers from Iowa Minnesota INJURIES ARE FATAL SIOUX CITY M Hay ward 50 retired owner of a day of injuries he received Jan and South Dakota registered Thursday jiein a twocar collision on Us More are expected Story on Page 28 a mile west of Movillc ;