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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 28, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Associated Preu United Presi Full Seven Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 28 1958 This Paper Consists of Two n Rood Cleared for Satellite Try by Armys JupiterC VUOM OUK WIRE SERVICES CAPE CANAVERAL Army will be given a chance Wednesday or launch the earth satellite it claims it could have hurled into space in 1955 long before the Rus sian Sputniks In the wake of the Navys latest failure to get its Vanguard satellite rocket off the ground new activity around the Armys JupiterG launching pad indicated Tuesday that this missile now has the goahead and is close to its firing time An Army truck convoy arrived Monday loaded with rocket equipment and fuel especially for the JupiterC Many experts have expressed the opinion of the German scientist Wernher von Braun has a better chance than the Vanguard to put the first American moon into orbit around the earth The first Vanguard blew up on its firing pad here Dec 6 after an immense publicity buildup Following a second illfated at Link CAB Members to Favors Reuther Raps Price Rigging WASHINGTON UP Evi dence purporting to show airline executives lavishly entertained Civil Aeronautics Board CAB members has been unearthed by1 House investigators it was learned Tuesday While details of the evidence were not available it was re ported investigators for a House commerce subcommittee were examining the books of swank country clubs outside Washing ton and in Georgia Sources said airlines were being checked to see what was spent on CAB en tertainment FCC Data One source said the evidence thus far was as bad as that dug up on the Federal Commu nications Commission A subcom mittee report charged FCC mem b e r s with accepting color TV tempt last weekend the Vanguard was partially dismantled and there seemed no chance that it could be put back together and readied for shooting for several rays That cleared the way for the night of the JupiterC Exclusive Rights Maj Gen John B Medaris chief of the Army Ballistic Mis sile Agency told a Senate com TRAFFIC body of Gary Wayne Martin 19 rural Mason City lies on an incline in the background arrow after his car had veered out of control and landed upside down in the ditch Officers said the body landed about 63 feet from the car sets and other broadcasters they regulating The disclosure favors from are charged of evidence against the CAB which is re sponsible for regulating the air lines came after public hints in vestigators have evidence of pos sible misconduct and White House interference in GAB deci sions Monopoly Hearing Meanwhile Walter P Reuther head of the United Auto Workers mittee after Sputnik I was launchedthatHre Army could have done the same thing in 1955 if the Navy hadnt been given ex clusive operating rights in the satellite field The JupiterC satellite will weigh 297 pounds nine times more than the little aluminum sphere the Vanguard has tried to launch The Vanguards latest troubles seem to center in its complex second stage the brain of the mechanism that will head the satellite into an orbit The en tire second stage is being re placed with a spare and this will take time to complete Not Planned The switch from the Vanguard to the JupiterC was not planned in any sense and has nothing to do with a race between the Army and Navy Still it is a change from the philosophy of using a highly refined and com plex scientific do the job The JupiterC depends on compara tive simplicity of design and sheer power Basically the JupiterC is a threestage combination of the short range Redstone ballistic missile and 15 smaller solid fuel Car Overturns Youth Killed Exchange Pact Is Approved U S Russ to Step Up Traffic WASHINGTON United States and Russia Monday signed an agreement to speed up ex change of cultural and technical groups movies and vision broadcasts The agreement signed at State Department by Soviet Am bassador Georgi Zarubin and William S B Lacy of the de partment also called for direct I air flights between Moscow and New York The State Department immedi ately made public a joint US Soviet communique a text of the agreement running about 4500 words and an exchange of let ters The agreement on exchanging broadcasts discussing interna tional political problems was in principle only The agreement said details of the exchanges shall be agreed upon at the working Union charged in testimony be fore a Senate antimonopoly sub committee hearing that auto firms were rigging prices to in sure fatter profits without re gard to demand for cars He urged Congress to make big cor porations explain the reason for price hikes before putting them into effect Reuther also suggested that Congress establish an independ ent office of consumers counsel to protect consumer interests be fore all government agencies At still another hearing Secre tary of Defense McElroy told senators that on the whole our military position is sound At the same time he urged speedy appropriation of more than a bil lion dollars to step up programs for ballistic missiles and related defenses McElroy was leadoff witness in a closeddoor session of the Sen ate Appropriations Committee on an emergency money bill con taining of n e w funds plus transfer authority on 150 million of old funds The mea sure won unanimous passage in the House last Thursday and is expected to get similar Senate with some rockets all of which have been fully time and and are again success in operational status The entire assembly also has been test flown successfully Former Rep Robinson Is Dead at 89 treatment possibly additions Ike to Attend His Brothers Funeral KANSAS CITY Wl President Eisenhower will fly to Kansas City Wednesday for funeral serv ices for his eldest brother Ar thur 71 The funeral was set for 1 pm Wednesday There will be serv ices later in New York and the body will be entombed there These arrangements are not yet complete TROUBLES TROUBLES WELLS BEACH Maine UtV There was no snow but the snow plows were put to good use any way They were used to clear a path for fire equipment after high seas piled slippery seaweed wrtside the fire station J B Robinson former Congressman from the 3rd District of Iowa from 1923 to 1933 died suddenly in his home at noon Monday Robinson a Hampton banker was an active supporter of the McNary Haugen bill and other farm relief measures He was in the real estate and investment business after leav ing Congress Robinson was a Republican He was born at New Diggings Wis August 12 1868 son of Isaac and Eliza Graham Robinson He was married to Belle H Clinton June 15 1888 a daughter of the Rev John W Clinton They had five children two sons Walter T Robinson and Lee C Robinson and three daughters Mrs F C Jessie Thornton Mrs F C Marguerite French and Mrs W C Dorothy Clinton who died several years ago Heavy Loss in Blaze at Keokuk KEOKUK Two downtown business establishments the FordHopkins drug store and the H L Green store were destroyed Monday night in a spectacular fire Several other buildings includ ing the S S Kresge store suf fered smoke and water damage but the Kresge store was open for business again Tuesday Preliminary estimates placed total loss from the fire at about Discovered in Basement The fire first was discovered in the basement of the FordHopkins store where authorities said an employe attempted to put out the blaze with a fire extinguisher The flames shot up a shaft and spread throughout the store how ever and fanned out to the ad joining H L Green and Kresge stores Although the stores were open for business Monday night all customers and employes got out without injury Flames shot 30 to 40 feet in the air and most of the interior walls of the drug store and of the Green store collapsed Heavy smoke also hampered firemens efforts to get in and fight the fire at close range Smoke Damage The J C Penney store and the Linquist Bros furniture store He was a member of the Iowa State Senate 43rd Senatorial Dis trict during the 35th and 36th terms chairman of the Franklin County War Activities during World War I a member of the City Council Board of Education library board Hampton trustee Cornell College Mount Vernon member of the Masonic Lodge delegate to General Conferences of the Methodist Church Balti more in 1908 Minneapolis 1912 Saratoga Springs 1916 delegate to Ecumenical Conference in Tor onto 1911 andLondon 1921 Funeral services will be heldi Wednesday at 2 pm at the Meth odist Church The E Ray Green Funeral Home is in charge of ar rangements suffered extensive smoke and wa ter damage Radio station KOKX located two stores away from Greens moved out some of its equipment but the fire was put out before it reached that building Fire departments from Fort Madison Montrose Burlington and Hamilton 111 joined the Keo kuk department in fighting the blaze Keokuk Fire Chief John Bre heny said the fire started about pm He said it was believed the fire was under control at but it roared up again be fore finally being extinguished The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy Tues day night low near 20 Wed nesday partly cloudy and slightly warmer high low or mid 30s Iowa Mostly cloudy through Wednesday scattered snow flurries northeast High Wednesday 20s Low Tuesday night 1525 Minnesota Partly cloudy flur ries GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday RICHARD FLOWERS Flowers to Campaign for Congress WATERLOO Richard Flow eF 44 Water4oo assistant pro fessor of speech at Iowa State Teachers College Tuesday form ally announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Congress from the 3rd District Flowers is making the race with the full knowledge and per mission of the Iowa Board of Re gents The board recently grant ed Flowers a leave from his du ties at the college from Sept 1 to Nov 15 Dr J W Maucker Teachers College president said Flowers will be free to run in next Junes primary because he is employed on a nine month basis ending in June Is Received by Abrahams NORTHWOOD Contributions totaling about in cash had been received by Tuesday for the Bernard Abrahams family which lost three children and their farm home in a fire Sunday Residents of Northwood collected more than and persons living in the Bolan com munity near the Abrahams farm have contributed The family has had offers of three different houses in the area and more than 300 items of cloth ing have been contributed here Other stacks of clothing have been collected at Bolan Abrahams 47 and a daughter Mary 16 were in good dondition at a Mason City hospital An other daughter Shirley 15 who jumped with Mary from a sec ond floor bedroom window was released from the hospitall Sun day Mrs Abrahams and two sons Duane 11 and David 19 are GARY WAYNE MARTIN staying with relatives Mental Exam Is Ordered for Jack Hoskins ROCK RAPIDS mental examination was ordered Tues day for Jack Hoskins 30 who is the of his estranged wife Carol 22 District Judge R G Rodman ordered Hoskins taken to the Cherokee Mental Health Institute Gary Wayne Martin 19 Is Victim Gary Wayne Martin 19 was silled late Monday when his car overturned on a county road miles south and 3V2 miles east o Mason City He was the son of Mr and Mrs Wayne Martin Lincoln Township farmers A passenger in the car Lyle Buehler 18 37 20th S E was injured only slightly and was re ported in good condition at Mercy Hospital Martins death was the fourth traffic fatality reported in Cerro Gordo County this year There were no county traffic deaths re ported in January last year and 14 deaths for the entire year High Speed Sheriffs officers and highway patrolmen investigating the crash said Martin apparently was driv ing his car at a high rate of speed when occurred They Killed in the predawn fire for observation and examination Active Worker Flowers has been an active worker in the Democratic party organization and is a precinct committeeman However this is his first venture into politics as a candidate Flowers received his bachelor of arts degree from North State Texas College his masters from Louisiana State and has done graduate work at the University of Minnesota He has been a member of the Teachers college faculty for four years and before that was on the Morningside college staff at Sioux City for five years Served in Infantry He served as an infantry lieu tenant in the army in the Euro pean theater during World War II and is currently company com mander of the 289th Ordnance Co reserve unit Only other announced candi date for the Democratic nomina tion is Mike Micich Charles City were Roger 4 Barbara 8 and Sharon Kay 13 Funeral services for the vic tims were incomplete at the Con ner Funeral Home here TROOP PULLOUT BEGINS MANILA Ambassa dor to the Philippines Charles E Bohlen said Tuesday American military forces expect to com plete an intensified pullout from Manila by July 31 He also granted a stay in pro ceedings in the murder case against Hoskins Request for an examination of Hoskins as to his present sanity was asked by his attorney Don DeWaay County Attorney Harvey Hindt also asked for a mental examination for the state Tuesday had been set as the day for Hoskins to enter a plea to the murder charge He is ac cused Veto Retained In addition a letter of under standing from Lacy depart ment specialist on EastWest ex changes to Zarubin agreed that exts of any radioTV broadcasts vould be exchanged in advance and discussed at the working evel The Lacy letter said either side could veto a program if it found that any such broadcast will not contribute to a better ment of relations Except for a few American movies captured by the Red army in Berlin the sprinkling of American films still shown in Russia are of the vintage of Nel son Eddys Rose Marie and old Tarzan movies the latterbe ing especially popular This is proved to any American visitor in Moscow by the large number of Russians who can describe Tarzan films in detail when complaining of the low level of culture such films provide Swapping of radioTV com mentaries on current events iad been the No 1 goal of the Jnited States in the negotiations leading up tothe agreement Another big goal in the talks had aeen to get the Kremlin to quit jamming Voice of America Rus broadcasts to the Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 24 20 20 tracesnow 15 said the car went out of control at a county intersection when it hit an icy stretch in the road The vehicle veered off the roadway and hit a farm drive way The car then bounced back onto the road and spun into the snowfilled ditch on the north side Officers said the car rolled 263 feet and threw both occupants from the car They said marks on the road indicated the car was out of control for more than 600 feet After Martin had been thrown from the careening car the ve hicle rolled over his body Happened at 11 pm The accident happened at about 11 pm Less than a half hour earlier Martin had been brought to the Mason City police station to answer charge in town At Soviet Union No mention was made in the agreement of such jamming Farm Delegations The section of the agreement involving the most people seemed to deal with the fields of indus try farming and medicine Nine Soviet farm delegations are to visit t h e United States during the next two years Simi larly nine suchUrSTdelegatiens willgo to Russia during 195859 Eight medical delegations from each side are to swap visits dur ing the two years Tourist travel was hard to fig ure But officials estimated some 1500 Russian tourists and possi bly 3000 American tourists will visit the respective foreign lands during 195859 as a result of the accord Between 2000 to 3000 American tourists went to Rus sia last year Soviet tourist trav el here was nil Capitol Hill was full of praise Chairman Green DRI of the Senate Foreign Relations Com pm both the cab mjttee said it might prove the al ernative to development of the instruments of war Sens Mans field DMont and Humphrey a careless driving Police reported that at 10 pm a cab driver John Evans called the station and asked that Martin be arrested for driving carelessly SAME BUck fUg neans trifflo death In past kouri AP Photofax CAMPANELLA INJURED Los Angeles Dodger catcher Roy Campanella lies face down on a stretcher as attendants prepare to put him in an ambulance after the diamond star was injured in a car accident at Glen Cove NY Campanella received a broken neck and was partially paralyzed Details on sports page driver and Martin were brought to the police station and were talked to by police Evans said then he would file charges against Martin Tuesday morning Martin was graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1957 His body was taken to Wilcox Funeral Home in Clear Lake Funeral arrangements were in complete Spencer Man Enters 8th DistrictRace SPENCER WKen Herbster 49 Spencer businessman Tues dny announced he will seek the Sth District Democratic nomina tion for Congress Rep Charles Hoover Alton Republican is the incumbent In 1952 Herbster headed the Iowa Veterans for Stevenson Committee He is a former Clay County Democratic chairman and a former district American Legion commander DMinn similarly applauded Hanlontown Man Injured in Car Train Accident HANLONTOWNOlene Hsls ne a farmer near here was injured Tuesday afternoon when his car collided with a Chicago and North Western freight train Halsne was taken by ambu lance to a Mason City hospital His condition or tha extent of his injuries was not immedi ately known The accident happened at a rural crossing miles south east of near Karnetz farm was in ;