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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Associated Press anil United Press Pull Lease WUcs Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 7 1958 This Paper Consists of Two One No 74 85th Congress Opens 2nd Session Kremlin Still Mum on Manned Rocket Test MOSCOW Kremlin kcpt silentTuesday on unofficial reports that Russia has fired a mancarrying rocket about 18G miles high and got the passenger back to earth The official blackout aroused speculation that the rocket ex periment if it did happen may not have been a complete suc cess T h e Foreign Ministry the State Committee for Cultural Re lations with Foreign Countries and the spokesman for the So v i e t Academy of Sciences all said they had no information on the reportof the manned rocket Neither Tass the Soviet news agency nor any of the official Moscow newspapers made any mention Tuesday of the reported experiment West crn correspondents in Moscow reported difficulties with Soviet censorship Harold K tr AP Pholotax MISSING WRITER yacht Revonoc is the object of a wide search following an Atlantic storm The yacht has not been heard from since it left Key West New Years Day Aboard is its owner sportsman and writer Harry Conover his wife son and daughterinlaw Milks the AP bureau chief ad vised that one story on file eing held up by the censors anc referred to another which hac not been received though filed Monday night The New York Times reportec that its correspondent in the So viet capital was cut off during a telephone conversation after h said a rumor was circulating that a rocket had been launched with a man aboard The New York HeraldTribune said its corre spondent in Moscow reported himself unable to identify the source of the report Nonofficial informants w h o have proved reliable in the past said the experiment took place a day or so after Jan 1 and the passenger parachuted back to earth The informants did not say whether spacetraveteTi went all the way up with the rocket or just how he escaped rom it Another Triumph If verified the experiment could have as much or more cientific import than the launch ng of the dogcarrying Soviet No Information LONDON official So viet news agency Tass said Tuesday it knew nothing of the launching of a rocket into space with a man aboard Moscow Radio quoted the deputy direc tor of Tass as saying it completely incomprehensible to him how Western agen cies had obtained such a re port satellite last fall It would mark another Soviet triumph over the United State in the space race Coast Guard Searches for Three Boats The Weather Mason City Generally fair anc warmer Tuesday night anc Wednesday Low Tuesday nigh 26 High Wednesday in lowe AFTER THIS YEAR Recommend End to Soil Bank Plan WASHINGTON tary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson said Tuesday the admin istration will ask Congress to abolish the controversial soil bank plan of paying farmers for taking certain crop land out of production Benson told a news confer ence the President will recom mend that Congress terminate the acreage reserve program at the end of the 1958 crop year But he said the administration will seek approval of a stepped up conservation reserve pro gram The acreage reserve payments already have come under strong criticism from Congress The House voted last year to kill the plan but the Senate voted to continue The two houses noF to appropriate more funds for it after this crop year Critics of the plan say that the acreage reserve has failed in its purpose of reducing crop production substantially Farm ers have grown more on fewer acres by using improved pro duction techniques Defense Matters Stressed Leaders at Church Rites CHANCES OP PROMOTION GONE Lt Gen James Gavin the Armys missile chief talks with Sen Symington DMo Ap tors The general said he lost his chances of promotion when he recently criticized after testifying before Senate investiga Defense Department policies Ask Brucker to Reply fo Charges by Gavin m WASHINGTON Lyndonbe freer to recommend to apply The reported allHude of Johnson DTex demandedjcreative thinking to national de miles while not high enough to escape gravity pull and put a Tuesday the Army answer Lt Gen s M Gavins testimony 20s 100 miles in n new rocket plane now being built the X15 Kinche MIAMI Coast GuardIowa Generally fair and told an interviewer he had intensified a search Tuesday for Tuesday night Low 48 assigned to make the flight east 815 south and a year Wednesday generally fair and warmer rocket into orbit about the earth ilhat his expected promotion was is nearly eight times higher thanlsidetracked after hc criticized any human has ever gone The Pentagon missile policy world altitude record of 126000 Gavin chief of Army research feet less than 24 miles was sctand development disclosed he in September 1956 by US Airnas asked retirement effective Force Maj Iven Kinchcloe in the March 31 He said he wanted to X2 experimental plane The US Air Force said recent ly it plans to send a man above fense Johnson said the Senate Prc pa redness Subcommittee of which he is chairman will ques tion to fourstar rank and assign ment to the Continental Armj Command Johnson quoted Gavin as say ing he could not document a statement that this post was re 4State Hunt for Jack H Hoskins 30 jtion Secretary of the Army fused him because of testimony Brucker later this week to esjhe gave Dec 13 tablish the facts I He said he had been told a year It is a matter of serious conearlier that he was being favor nine persons aboard three boats missing for five days off the stormy southeast Florida coast One of the vessels is the racing Minnesota Not so cold high 2030 GlobeGazette weather data up yawl Revonoc of wealthy New York publishersportsman Harry Conover A 12foot dinghy named 8 a noc Jr was found drifting off thcj Maximum beach at Jupiter inlet SO miles j Minimum north of Miami Monday night At 8 a in The Coast Guard scut two planes Precipitation and a helicopter atdawn Tuesday lo scour the area No trace has been found of two other missing craft 55foot fish ing boats that were en route from St Augustine Fla to Key West Each had two crewmen Those aboard thc 45foot Revo noc in addition to Conover 65 were his wife Dorothy about 60 his son Lawrence 27 Lawrences wife Laury about 25 and William Fluegelman Jr 29 a family friend The twomasted yacht left Key Thursday morning after let ting offMrs William Fluegelman of Scarsdale NY who had be come ill on a Caribbean cruise It then headed northward toward Withering Heat Charges Against Conservation Officer Dropped DECORAH Charges against an Iowa conservation officer who arrested a farmers son on his own land were dismissed here Monday by Justice qfjjie Peace cern to us that there be even a liiiil of any wit ness that appears before us Johnson the Senate majority leader told reporters Closed Session Gavin informed a closed session ably considered for the post and decision to change that plan may havebeen clouded by my testi mony Brucker declined direct com ROCK RAPIDS in four states continued thei search Tuesday for Jack Hendric Hoskins 30 Ames whose es tranged wife was slain in church study here Sunday The lone witness to the slayin was the couples only child 2 monthsold Paul Hoskins who had been baptized only minute earlier The baby was found un harmed on a table in the stud of the Congregational Church Mrs Carol Hoskins 22 hac been shot three times She died short lime later at a hospital The father was identified Mon WASHINGTON Ui Congress convened Tuesday for a session cenain to be dominated by na ional concern over Russian strides into the space and rock et age Among many of the returning members there was an apparent sense of urgency such as pre vailed in the early days of World War II The men and women who must grapple with the Sputnikspawned problems of the day are the same ones who sat in the first session of the 85th Congress The leadership is the same But the mood was so altered as to make this an entirely dif ferent Congress from the one which shut up shop last August At that time many members were crowing that cuts had been made in the Eisenhower admin trations spending plans and ie way thus opened for a tax ut in this 1958 election year Talk Hushed Now tax cut talk is hushed In tead the question some mem ers are asking is whether a agging economy can be bol stered and defense needs met vithout resort to red ink financ ng President Eisenhower gave word to his Republican legis lative leaders that he will pre sent a balanced budget of about 74 billion dollars This would be an increase of about two billion from his budget for the current fiscal year The GOP legisla tors met with the President at the White House before the for I feel intuitively b State Agent G M Strand1 malities of opening Congress Eisenhowers budget is to he jresenled to the Congress next Monday This Thursday he will deliver in person his annual State of the Union message The White House has indicatecHrhib deal almost exclusively with national lefense and foreign policy issues n the light of Soviet space chal and Lyon County Sheriff Fred Tonne as the Heavy Session House Speaker Rayburn DTex ment until he has had a further Maxwell D Taylor Army chief trace Miami into the teeth of a gale that turned into the worst winter storm in southeast Florida his tory 4 Killed 12 Injured in Seaplane Crash NORFOLK Va big Navy patro bomber lost power above a beach resort area Mon day and dropped smack in the middle of a twostory house Four of its 12 crewmen were killed and 12 persons were in jured The plane demolished the house and two other houses were destroyed by fire that broke out immediately and flared up again lalcr when the planes fuel caused a minor explosion Burlington Mayor Bound to Jury for Drunken Driving BURLINGTON Morri son Burlingtons new mayor was bound over to the grand jury Tuesday on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated Thc charge grew out of an ac cident here Dec 26 when a car driven by Morrison struck thej parked car of Richard Stutzman injuring Mrs Stutzman Stutzmnn and two police offi cers George Bcrtlsholser and John Andrew all testified at a preliminary hearing it was their opinion Morrison was intoxicated They said Morrison was unsteady on his feet after thc accident The two policemen also said tests conducted at police headquarters also influenced Iheir opinion Morrison himself did not testify and hc made no comment He continued at liberty on bond A human making the rocket trip attributed to the Soviet pio necr would hurtle through the 70 helowzerp chill of stratov rrf sphere into the withering heat of Ullllorcl thc ionosphere there to be bom1 Conservation Officer Robert barded by cosmic rays and had been charged ing Xrays and ultraviolet rays wilh assault and battery and tres irom the sun Observers believed the travi eler was released from the rocket him he was no er being considered for prorno of the subcommittee that he an chance to talk with Gavin but noimced his retirement after Gen he said through an aide that Gavin has a brilliant future in thc Army and is certainly fourstar material Hope Expressed Brucker also expressed hope Tnat Girvin will reconsider Iris thoughts of retirement and re main in his presBnl post Meanwhile Sen Kefauver CD same man whotold a news conference he ex was Dec Woman Hurt in CarBus Crash CHARLES CITYA the 192 lok police hnd HOSKINS was arrested in Des Moines in November 1952 He was s e n tenccd to five in the Peniten for at tempted r o b bery and released 14 At the lime of his arrest in pects a very heavy session and one of considerable controversy He commented The people in genera are pretty disturbed and I might say unhappy about things that are happening in the world They were greatly humiliated when Russia got the jump on us in outer space Rayburn banged his gavel in the House promptly at noon to launch ithc session In the Senate vice T passing by John Carolon a farm ma Mrs Legrand Holmes urge Brucker not to President Nixon similarly put that attempted to rob a DCS Moincs Chamber into session on the dot cr ncre in a pressurized container then broke clear to jump when the con tainer dropped far enough I O iJl tivyi I v suffered lacerations of an arm accept Gavins request for shop bccaue hc had cauncer of time Carolon filed the charges after Monday on a rural Chickasaw Daubendick last month arrested Carolons son John Jr 15 be cause he didnt have a hunting County road near Bassett just east of the Floyd County line A car driven by her husband col tag However it turned out thejlided witu a school bus owned by boy was on his fathers land and can hunt without a license Schrubbe said he dismissed thc ment and that he give Gavin the promotion he deserves of the spine A hospital checkl President Eisenhower and other proved his story wrong government officials prayed for Appearing before the subcomi Police records also show Hosenduring world pence at a spec mittee Dec 13 Gavin that he had been turned down re Des the Charles City Public School peatcdly on requests for authorij March 1951 to a false check reconvening of Congress The charge and was paroled from a1crvice of intercession and holy System to send a satellite aloft with There were no injuries amongthe Armys JupiterC experiment case against Daubendick on thelhc 30 students on the bus drivenal missile And he urged that the recommendation of County Kenneth Milligan 45 Charlesj Joint Chiefs of Staff be abolished Isadore Meyer jCily order to increase Pentagon efi Mever said the trespassing I charge could not be Dressed be Shenff Folkcrs thc accii Changed Ten days later Johnson said one mile west and onehalfGavin told the subcommittee of Bassell FolkcrsTavlor informed him of what communion ws it the twomonth jail sentence He was al uie J rhnrrh VIIIIILII cause there in thc Iowa law insufficient nn ciipn to said the Holmes auto was travel nllod ho SAME AP Photofax MODIFIED is a US modification of a German V2 rocket which Dr John Rine hart associate director of the Smithsonion Astrophysical Ob servatory in Cambridge Mass said is capable of shooting a man to the height re portedly achieved by the Rus sians Rinchart said the rocket Russia allegedly used did not have to bo nearly as largo or complicated as that required to launch a satellite backup the assault and battcryg easli attempting a turn south pn 1rSC u Thc was iravcling the oppo1 of thc promo Carolon was assessed the courtjsUe direction The Holmes Gavin sild Tavlor loki nim costs involved in thc action I was pushed into the ditch jT on in Wasnington through this congressional year into he summer Then he said Taylor told him I would be sent to Europe and given command of the 7th Army I was told that it appeared likely I would be promoted one year after arriving in Europe Second SubZero Cold Wave of New Year Grips Midwest Thc second subzero cold wave of the new year surged into Iowa and the Midwest and the outer fringe of thc cold air pushed as far south as flood and snow battered Texas The cold front brought clear ing skies to Texas enabling hundreds of families lo lo their homes as floodwatcrs in thc southern portion of the state receded Thc floods stemming from a twoday rainfall that dumped up to eight inches of water on thc Corpus Chrisli area forced more than 1500 persons from their homes Sun day and Monday The heart of the cold wave was centered in the eastern Da kotas Minnesota and Iowa where subzero readings were common Temperature drops of more than 30 degrees occurred jPieoidcnt Pctru Groza 72 ofi broad patch from Romania President Is Dead at 72 LONDON Moscow Radio reported the death Tuesday of OUT OF DANGER President is a member He was served holy communion by Sec retary of State Dulles an elder of thc church Work to Do After she services photograph ers asked the President to halt briefly with Vice President Nixon Ion thc church steps for a picture Smiling impatiently Eisenhow er agreed but told the camera men Come on leis hurry up I Weve got some work to do Congress will buckle down to looks like 1 lengthy and con jiroversial electionyear meeting Here is the way some of the i major issues shape up now Foreign is ex pected to nsk about four billion i dollars to continue this program Iwith emphasis on a development jloan fund for Asian and African nations Congress probably will icut the amount but perhaps not as sharply as in some previous years Reciprocal Trade A request I for a fiveyear extension of thin as the cold air mass advanced Communist Romania Thc Mason Citys oveniiphl low icast quoted a Tass dispatc SANTA MONICA Calif program is not likely to be Comedian Red Skelion was The administration will be io yet a twovear oxton porlot on of danger Tuesday j lucky was L TcnipiTaUirts Uucharosl at Si Johns Hospital whore expected to remain low Tues had been failing steadily j was admitted a am near Labor Adimnitration nropos day but a warming trend uas j since an abdominal operation lastldeaih iroin an acme for public disclosure of vl in evidence 1or Wednesday November asthmatic attack fare fund operations filing of un ;