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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 28, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors HOME EDITION VOL W Associated Prru United International Full MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 21 1W 7o Popfr Coruljtii o Two m Rockets in Big Display Two Firings Remain CAPE CANAVERAL Fla W United Stales flexing if missile muscles in a speclacula series of firings is ready lo trj again to ram a satellite past th moon and inlo orbit around th sun The Army moonshoot ap pears likely this weekend al though the exacl time still is i secret Also on lap for a possible sho Salurday or Sunday is Ihe twice postponed Air Force Discoverei satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Its goal is to put a payloac into an orbit over the North anc Soulh Poles IT WOULD be the first such orbit for a satellite and the first space probe shot from the West Coast Preliminaries in the big week end space show were Launching of a powerful 90 foot ThorAble rocket early on a ICBM nose cone re covery test Successful firing of a 58foot Jupiter missile Friday over a range to test its tac tical ballistic shell nose cone engine warhead and fusing sys tem Launching of the Navys Po laris nuclear submarine rocket Friday The Navy later said the Polaris may have broken up soon afler it disappeared inlo the clouds although consider able lest data was recorded Three of four earlier Polaris firings were unsuccessful THE ARMY moot rocket waiting lo take the limelight was a fourstage Juno II a Jupiter surmounted with three successive stages of rockets Its star role will be to hurl a 13pound satellite loaded with ra diation equipment past the moon to become an artificialplanet whirling around the sun i The first and second stages of the Juno II rocket will be in a spinning bucket to give stability in flight There will be 11 of the solid fuel Sergeant rockets in the second in the third The fourth stage will be one Sergeant rocket to which the little satellite will be attached The planes of the earth and HARMONY BILLPASSIHG LAUDED Legislatures Record Impressive Thus Far By WILLIAM EBERLINE Iowas WEAPONS ISSUED African police constables receive steel helmets and arms in Blantyre Nyasaland after riots broke out in the African colony Two African National Congress officials AP Pliololax have been seized The party lias been banned since it was blamed for foment ing unrest against the British govern ment A state of emergency now has been declared Los Angeles to Be Site of 60 Democratic Convention lawmakers with seven weeks of speedy legislative action beliiml them knocked off this week for their traditional spring recess The oneweek breathing spell gives the legislators an oppor tunity to report lo he homo folks and confer with liicm on prob lems still o be solved They have a story lo tell of the impressive speed of he 58lli General Assembly thus far and he improved relations between Republican legislators niul Dem ocratic Gov llcrsehul Loveless They can point lo this box score for the first seven weeks BILLS INTRODUCED 560 in the House 193 in Die Sen ale Bills passed by House by the Senate 110 Hills passed by both houses Bills signed by Governor 31 Measures permitted to become law wilhoul Ihc Governors sig nature i Some 90 bills await formal ii Iroduclion in he House wlie the lawmakers return on Mare They were Friday I WASHINGTON W Demo py Chandler of Kentucky crats settled Friday on Los Angeles as the site for their 1960 presidential nominating convention but only after a fivehour wrangle The Democratic National Committee rejected compet ing bids of Philadelphia and Chicago for the convention scheduled to open on July 11 1960 Clashes between National Chairman Paul M Butler Mayor Richard Daley of Chi cago and Gov A B Hap markod a series of defeats for insurgenls who sought to over turn a recommendation of the nalionai commiltees site sub committee In the showdown the na tional committee voted 7135 to accept the subcommittees choice of Los Angeles Ca mille F Gravel Jr of Louisi ana who headed the site sub committee said the party would receive about in benefits from Los Angeles Los Angeles offer lo the committee included in cash plus an estimated expected lo be raised by a SlOOaplale party dinner immediately before Ihc con vention opens The Los Angeles Convention Hall seals persons The 1956 convention was held in Chicago Republicans who met in San iTrancisco in 1956 have not chosen Iheir 19GO site Chi cago and Philadelphia are re garded as the leading con tenders moon are now in the best rela the moon about 000 miles from the earth THE FIRST Army moonshoot last Dec 6 climbed miles The Pioneer II rocket fired by the Air Force last Nov 8 reached miles The Soviets have claimed they sent a space probe past the moon early this year The ThorAble fired early Sat urday shot through the clouds with a brilliant flash at the start of the nose cone recovery the fifth of a series The chances for recovery of Roof Caves In Eight Lose Lives LISTOWEL Onl roof of Ihe Lislowel Arena collapsed Saturday apparently under a heavy weight snow during a Peewce Hockey League prac tice game Seven children un der 12 and one adult were killed Fourteen were injured Twentyfive children and two adults were in the building One of the dead was Lislowel recreation director Kenneth McLeod Coach Norm Stirling was the other adult in the building but it was not known whether he was killed Only the entrance to the crm8ns Sunday 3848 Mason City Generally fair Sal urday night and Sunday Cold er Saturday night but a littl warmer Sunday Low Salur day night 1520 High Sunday 4248 Iowa Generally fair Saturdaj night and Sunday Colder northeast Saturday night Somewhat warmer Sunday Low Saturday nigh t 152C northeast 21 28 southwest High Sunday lower 40s north east to lower 50s southwest Further outlook partly cloudy day and quite mild Mon Minnesota Mostly fair warm arena built five years ago re mained standing the cone were considered belter Percy Knoblauch manager than in previous ThorAble fir ings because of the new pin point guidance system in the of the arena on the east ern outskiiis just 25 GlobeGazette weather data up lo 8 a m Salurday of this town of miles northwest ing at the entrance when the walls buckled caved in Then Ihe roof rocket The new guidance dejof Kitchener said he was stand vice is the same as the one the Titan ICBM will use Wish I Had Carter for Dad Club Formed NEWTON UPI Jasper County Young Republicans have formed a Wish I Had Carter for My Dad Club Officials said they expected to get about 500 members to the club formed as a result of the disclosure that Rep Steven V Carter DIowa had his 19yearold son on his congressional payroll at more than a year The Young Republicans said they could use the extra money and fell Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAH AGO Maximum Minimum 38 20 24 07 43 29 Accident Claims 3rd Austin Boy ALBERT LEA Minn The truckauto collision Friday which killed two Austin youths claimed a third fife Saturday lBrand Creameries milk Truck Burns Man Escapes Iowa State Steve Nygaard 17 died at truck caught fire and burned a RochesteVhospital of injuries nrh of here Saturda received in the accident He vehicle Arthur Miller Russ Ship May Be to Blame ARGENTIA Nfld U S naval liciitcnanl who search ed lhc Novorossisk suys the So viet trawler probably quite likely had something lo do with breaking transatlantic cables But he emphasizes 1 dont know whether accidentally or in LI Donald Sheeiy Falls Church told a news con ference here Friday night that the Soviets offered no resistance lo his boarding parly on Thurs day and sailed away on being lokl to leave Ihe Grand Banks Beck Gets Five Years Pays Fine TACOMA Wash Dave Beck former Teamsters Union boss was sentenced lo five years in prison and fined 000 Friday for evading of income taxes JJist Judge George If Boldt1 sentenced Beck to five years on each of six counts with the sentences to run con currently lie fined him on each count Beck could have gotten a 30 year sentence BECK flanked by his at lorneys stood rigidly as Judge Boldt delivered a scathing de nunciation of Becks financial dealings as they affected his family his friends his union associates and Ihe public The exposure of Mr Becks insatiable greed is a shocking Judge Boldl said It is a story that cannot be contem plated by anyone with the slight est pleasure or The judge also ordered Beck Lo pay court costs Judge Boldt indicated thai these costs plus the in fines would have to be in Ihe hands of lhc court clerk Friday to keep Beck from going to jail irea where five rokcn cables were IN SYDNEY the East ATTORNEYS SAID Beck who spent one night in jail afler his Feb 19 conviction arranged to put up the money Judge Boldt quickly denied Beck a new trial without even permitting his attorney to argue for it The defense has an nounced it will appeal all the Beck was jaunty and smiling as he entered court He leaned on the podium one hand in a pocket as Charles S Burdell his chief counsel made a brief speech to the court Beck twice declined invitations to address the judge THE JUDGE said there was not a glimmer of doubt about what nc called Becks avarice and culpability in cheating Ihe government on income lax pay ments The tax evasion took place bc itwccn 1950 and 1953 when Beck AT Iliiitnlnx COLLECTIVE WELCOME British Prime Minis ter Macmillian proves to be a these Russian milkmaids during his tour of farm in the Kiev area Khrushchev Arranges Quick Trip to Germany BERLIN Al Soviet Premier KhnishdicV will come o East Germany o attend the Leipzig Trade Fair wliicli opens Sunday Presumably he will use the occasion to talk over the Berlin crisis with Easf German officials official EastGerman news agency announced lite Khrushchev visit a Tass agency dispatch from Moscow Tass did nol give the exact day for he visit Presumably it will come after British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan leaves Moscow Tuesday The announcement came amid speculation among VVeslen ftdiplomaLsJn Berlin Ihat the So viel Union may be gelling readj lo sign a separate peace Irealy with East Germany Some of the diplomats were inclined to view the Leipzig Fail Workman Killed in Quarry at Logan LOGAN UPI Earl Picai son 39 Stratford was killed late Friday when he was struck by a fourinch jagged rock as he touched off a dynamite blast in a rock quarry here Pierson set nff ihe explosion by pushing a plunger from the cab ofa pickup Iruck in a rou line operation Although he was some 300 feet from the blast scene considered a safe dis tance a piece of rock hurtled through the roof of the truck and struck him in the back Senate OKs County Courthouse Bill ar only an excuse for Khrush chcv lo visit East Germany ant conduct onthespot talks will officials Macmillan meanwhile ar rivcfl in Leningrad to find a surprise loplevel Soviet delega tion waiting lo greet him It was headed by First Dcp Premier Anaslas 1 Mikoyan and Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko Mikoyan and Gromyko flew o Leningrad from Moscow with British Ambassador Sir Patrick Reilly Macmillan flew in from Cicv beat Ihe deadline for offerings by individual representatives The Senates deadline for in dividual filings of bills was Wed nesday when senators poured 75 measures into Hie legislative mill Any bills presented hi cith er house from now on will lo be sponsored by a commit tee THE LAWMAKERS orcl when both houses passed and sent lo he Governor a bill pro viding for new build ings and major improvements al slate educational institutions It was the first lime a major appropriations bill had been passed so early in the session Normally the big money bills arent even written unlil after lie spring recess Anolhcr bill lo give Ihe Board of Conlrol in building funds was passed by lhc House and will be awaiting Senate ac lion when the legislators return The legislative programs ot both Gov Loveless and Republi can legislalivc leaders appar cnlly have been making good progress especially in the mat ters on which they coincide Different reapportionment bills a op objective of bolh governor and legislators have been brought oul lo the floor in the Iwo houses The purpose is to let the lawmakers propose amendments to lhc two mea sures and gradually work out one bill that will receive sup port in both houses PROVIDING building for state institutions also is a high priority goal and is well on the way to accomplishment Gov Loveless who vetoed building fund measures wo years ago is expected to sign horn this lime The Governors proposal for or amendment of the stale right to work law wont Jown to defeat bul the bill at east reached Ihe House floor or debate Thats farther than the proposal ever gol before A daytime speed limit bill has massed the Senate and is near he top of the calendar in the Taking nole of Ihe lenglh of he House calendar Speaker Vcrn Lisle RClarinda Friday lamcrl an 18membcr steering committee to reshuffle the bill Htlcr and make sure important neasurcs dont get lost in the crush v When Ihe House adjourned for he recess here were 1G3 bills on the calendar THE PLAN is to optratt with he steering committee for the irst of weeks after the cssion resumes then name a ifting committee That will be the signal lo dump the calendar that is bills from it The The appearance of Mikoyanjsifling committee then will de especially sinprising in cidc what measures will be view of lhc fact that he implied had been transferred to Roch ester from Wells shortly after the accident 2015 Harding was not in jured It was believed that a me in he mo AIso killed in the was a good beginning partwcre Jerry Peterson and time Carter since had Hall both 17 Two arrjvcd thJ had dc firemen from Thorn urcmcn irom J horn cut his sons pay in half Ffu Epidemic at Roland Not Asian ROLAND Si Fears that a wave of Asian flu had been touched off were alleviated Sat urday with discovery that a different type of flu bug caused a recent outbreak of illness among young people here Dr A P McKec bacteriologist at the State University of Iowa announced that he had isolated the virus that made scores of children ill and deter mined it was not the Asian are in critical Wells They arc Larry and Ronald Andhorn Maus a istroyed the tractor The fin SAME 98 IOWA IJAKKIV O emen were able to put the fire out be fore it spread from the tractor to the tank trailer The interior of the tractor was burned out and the heat even melted the glass in the windows Miller was on his way from Clear Lake to Thornton at about 3 when the fire started was head of the gianl union Center Point Man Killed in Crash CENTER POINT vin McArlhur 22 rural Walker was killed Friday night in a twocar collision north of here on Iowa 150 ccedings of the Ccrro Gordo County Board of Supervisors in Ihe levying qf taxes to pay for the courthouse bond s The measure introduced by Sen Waller Edclcn was then sent lo the House Black Itnf mrarw rlealb In pal 24 lioura NEWTON FIRE NEWTON UPI A fire iwept through two basement rooms of the Jasper County courthouse here Friday night but was contained before spreading lo other parls of Ihe j building ern Telegraph and Telephone o said a patrol plane had sighted about 20 of hem operating in he area Friday The pilot said he ships just appear to be Rough seas and drifting ice eid up repairing of the cables Western Union cablcships re standing by but the wcalh r forecast was gloomy for be inning work for some hours The Soviet Communist parly cwspapcr Pravda called the boarding illegal and the official Soviet news agency Tass de scribed it as he unlawful ac tion of the American naval fleet in the open NEITHER GAVE any imme diate indication whether the So viets intend lo make a formal diplomatic protest If they do j they face a rebuff j U S Slate Department press officer Lincoln While said in Washington I dont think any apology is involved in any way shape or form This was not a hoslilc action but an invcsliga tion clearly provided for under terms of a The Soviet accounts of the boarding in Ihe Grand Banks fishing grounds off Newfound land made no mention of the 1884 Irealy which permits in nwrinn T TT o spection of the documents of MISSISSIPPI RESCUE Larry Mason 18 and ships suspected of damaging Kenny Miller t3 Mediapolis Iowa watch a National oceanic rabies inlcnlionally orj Guard helicopter arrow set down on the river I barge on which they were working when it broke DES MOINES WVThe SenatejFriday night that RJacmillan Friday passed on a 460 votCjwas responsible for the chill on a bill legalizing the issuance of BritishSoviet talks in Moscow in bonds for a countyiby taking a lough line on placed before the House It is a means of speeding up the ses sion And how long will the session last Bolh Senate Majority courthouse al Mason Cily TheJGcrmany lie said Macmillan Leader Jack Schroeder R mcasure also legalizes assumed that position in Davenport and Speaker of the talks with Khrushchev Macmillan told his Soviet hosts at a dinner in Kiev Fri day night that the Soviet Union House Lisle say theyre shoot ing for final adjournment about April 15 That would be nearly two must ncgolialc wilh an honcsljweeks short of the traditional desire for fair agreement if it TOO days a session is supposed really wants peace to last AP away from its mooring1 near Burlington The copter was sent to rescue the men afler the barge was trapped in ice at midstream for 3 hours ;