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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 3, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited far the jLOBEVjAZETTE HOME EDITION Tht Newspaper That Makes AN North lowam Neighbors VOL 97 wtd DaUcd Preei run LCSM MASON CITY IOWA 3 IfSf Oopjf Widen Search for Prison Escap In Size Growth Its Tokyo Added to Population 12 Months WASHINGTON Tokyo is a phoenix It has risen from the ashes of World War II fire raids to become pos sibly the largest and fastest growing city in the world Geographers generally agree that the 500yearold Japanese metropolis has surpassed Lon don and New York The esti mated populations are respect ively and However varying dates of census1taking heavy move ments of people explosive birth rates and differing concepts of metropolitan it almost impossible nowadays to accurately the popula tions of the great cities the Na tional Geographic Society says SIZE NOTWITHSTANDING Tokyo has the dubious honor of being the worlds most con gested capital It lacks the open spaces of comparable cities many streets are narrow and winding The city is growing at a rate of a year Tokyo is bursting from its seams spilling patternless and unchecked across thelow sur rounding countryside The huge concrete buildings and television towers planted so solidly in down town Tokyo contrast with the disorderly march outward of suburbs The city is largely wood The national capital region has a radius of about 65 miles It takes in three counties 23 TRUCK R AILMENT Wreckers out of picture at left use He said he fell asleep at the drivers The truck owned by cables to derail a truck that went off Highway 18 west ofVentura the North IowaCooperative Processing came to rest about and tried to ride piggyback on the Milwaukee Road track Glenn 490 feet it left the roadway At the a passenger Wilhite of rural Clear Lake driver of the truck was not injured train the tracks to be cleared ress va wards and autonomous cities The complex isv adminis tered by a governor and the 120 jnember Metropolitan TWICE IN THIS century Tok yo has been reduced to rubble First it was devastated by an earthquake in 1923 At the end of World War II scarcely a building stood intact except for large commercial structures that had been avoided as mili tary targets so they could be used by occupation forces The population had declined from seven to three million res idents Higgledypiggedsly as Tokyo again filled with people it swiftly outran city planning New houses shanties shops factories restaurants and bars choked areas intended for parks wider streets and resi dential districts Few wartime scars remain The peace treaty of 1952 re stored Tokyos bustling habits and confidence The modern symbol is the concrete mixer Along the Ginza Tokyos great white way shops display fine silks brocades kimonos lac quer ware and cloisonne But many people dress in Western style Restaurants offer steaks and chops Southern fried chick en and the driest of cocktails ANOTHER POSTWAR innova tion is the coffee shop Patrons have a choice of thousands where they can listen for hours to hifi recordings of jazz class ical music German lieder or rock n roll With its rapid growth Tokyo suffers chronic shortages of many necessities housing schools hospitals water gas and public transport It is esti mated that three billion fares squeeze themselves each year into the available buses street cars and subway trains Summit Not Yet Justified WASHINGTON W Presiden Eisenhower said Wednesdaj there has been no detectibL progress at the Geneva talk that would justify a summit con Eisenhower called at a new conference for Russia to show some willingness to reach a least preliminary agreement a the foreign ministers sessions The President suggested tha the Soviet Union ougmvtp make a clear commit ment that Western rights in Berlin will not be impeded pend ing reunification of Germany EISENHOWER SAID there also are other good faith ap preaches which the Soviet Union could take He added that some recen statements by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev have no been calculated to ease East West tensions The President spoke ou against the background of hi call a week ago for a measure of progress at Geneva if Russia really wants a summit confer ence He sounded thai call when he met at the White House with Soviet Foreign Minister Andre1 A Gromyko and Ihe foreign ministers of Britain France and the United It was Eisenhowers first news conference in three weeks He touched also on these other topics said the administration has not decidec yet whether to ask Congress for an increase in the interest rate ceiling on government bonds He confirmed that he discussed that matter as well as need to raise the national debt ceil ing with congressional lead ers earlier this week STRAUSS Itwould indeed be tragic the President said if an issue of antiSemitism should be seriously raised in the Senate fight over whether to confirm Lewis L Strauss as sec retary of commerce Strauss is a Jew Making it clear that he continues to stand pat in sup Bulletin VANOENBERC AFB Calrf Discoverer satellite shot left Wednesday carrying four black supermice space pioneers The rocket at It was the first American at tempt to put animals inte or bit The Russians put the Laika into orbit in Sputnik H late in but the even tually died in space The racket men Kepe te re cover the mice It is expected W at least be fore it known K the satel lite went inte erbtt port said of he Strauss has no Eisenhower doubt that Strauss could work effectively with Congress if confirmed by the Senate STEEIEisenhower labeled as completely untrue an asser tion by John L Lewis head of the United Mine Workers that the President has sided with management and against the workers steel wage talks Eisenhower said he hai never interfered in such laborman agement negotiations although he has urged repeatedly that both sides in the steel dispute guard against any new infla tionary spiral The steel situation is a very serious problem said and cautioned against letting any ones political ambitions enter intothe picture It is a prob lem Eisenhower added that concerns all America ANOTHER SON TAGGED FOR SPEEDING Nora Springs Father Son Burned Severely Vfhen Blast Rocks Home NORA gas ex plosion Tuesday evening in the basement of theDarrell Mor phew residence here sent Dar rell and his son Clark to a Mason City hospital with severe It also indirectly caused the arrest of another son Lar ry on a charge of careless driving He told Mason City police he was rushing to the hospital to see if his father and brother were alive The explosion burned the hair off the two Morphew men their bodies It was not known immediately whether or not the burns were third degree There were some second de gree burns ANDY ANDERSON fire chief in Nora Springs said1 the explosion was caused when the older Morphew attempted to show his son how to light a gas water heater in the base ment of their home LARRY MORPHEW was ar rested after several persons notified the Mason City Police that a car was traveling at a high rate of speed on High The automatic conlrols were way 18 and that the driver not working Anderson said and gas had and settled along the floor of the basement When Morphew lit a piece of paper Ihe gas ex ploded D a r r e il Morphew was thrown onto basement floor and part way up the slairs The explosion ignited rugs and clothing in the basement jarred the basement joists and knocked butlhc back door of the Home Anderson said Ihere was smoke damage to Ihe home but no fire was honking the horn persons also reported that the car had run a red stoplight and sign One gas station attendant told a policeman that a car answer ing he description of Mor phews car hadturned corner 4lh Cres of speed IhatlHehub cap on one wheel came off Police arrested Morpliew at 4lh and Maple Drive Judge B R Dunn fined Morphew and costs and recommended lhat his license be suspended for 60 days The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Thursday Chance of a shower in the vicinity Wed nesday evening High Thurs day 8085 Low Wednesday night upper 50s Partly cloudy through Thursday Few widely scat tered showers mostly north west Wednesday evening Lit tle warmer south central Wed nesday night and east Thurs day low 5562 High Thursday in 80s Further ly cloudy and continued warm with chance of widely scat tered thundershowers Friday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 8 degrees above normal Thursday through Monday with no ma jor daily changes Normal highs are 77 north to 80 south Normal lows are 54 north to 57 south Rainfall will average less than 15 of an inch in widely scattered thundershow ers Minnesota Generally fair pleasant Highs Thursday 60s to 80s GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Wednesday Maximum 7B Minimum 55 At 8 68 YEAR AGO Maximum 61 Minimum 54 SPANKING PERMITTED RALEIGH N C bill to ive North Carolina school eachers the right to spank un ruly pupils was passed oy the louse Tuesday and sent the enale SAME OOWA AP Photofax BLOWING UP A STORM Dr William Bertelson Neponset copied an Army flying a fanlike device which skims over the ground on a column of air and called it an Aeromobile In a test flight it did all right until he hovered over a puddle of water Water flew in every direction top and spray shortcircuited the The platform proved to be a poor raft Monkey Baker Successfully Has 2 Electrodes Removed Fla UP Baker the smaller half of the space flying monkey team successfully underwent surgery Tuesday and was pronounced in excellent shape The Navy announced the 1 pound squirrel monkey under went a Simple operation for removal of two electrodes with out anesthesia Able Bakers fellow monkey passenger on their historic 300 mile high ride inside a Jupiter missile last week died Monday night during a similar operation in which anesthesia was admin istered Able died on the oper ating table at Ft Knox Ky Without a whimper little Bak er was operated on at the Naval Aviation School of Medicine Doctors said she apparently fell pain The operation consist ed of snipping two pieces of wire and slipping the looped wire elcclrodts from beneath her furry skin Showdown With Russ in Offing GENEVA foreign ministers reportedly decidcc Wednesday to call for an early showdown wilb Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko i secret talks over the Berli crisis Secretary of Slate Chrisliar A Herter and ministers of Brit ain France and West German agreed in a midday slratog meeting officials said tba Gromyko should be told th time has come Sovie touched off th crisis last put u new constructive proposals fo a Gromykos reaction to thi challenge it was hoped shouli shortly disclose whether th Geneva meeting has any chanc of success in easing the East West dispute on Berlin an clearing the way for a summi conference THE WESTERN minister met for an hour at U S heac quarlers They wound up thei strategy session a little mor than two hours before anothe round of secret talks with Gro myko at Herters villa An American spokesman sak the situation with regard to Berlin was not appreciably ad vanced by Soviet Foreign Min ster Andrei A Gromykos state ment to the Big Four conference Tuesday British and French sources nought the next 48 hours of the conference now in its fourth week could prove to be the most critical of the parley with Berlin deal nnd a summi meeting depending on the out come Tuesdays conference session ran for more than three hours resulting in postponement unti Wednesday afternoon of a pri vale meeting of the ministers originally scheduled for Tues day night BRITISH AND French ex peris cited four points in Gro mykos speech as possibly sig nificant 1 The Soviet Union Gromyko asserted is not asking the Jnilcd States Britain and France to grant diplomatic rec ognition to East Germanys Communist government somc hing the Western Allies adam antly refuse to do 2 The Soviet Union does not question the Western powers cgal right to have mops in West Berlin although it consid rs the occupation of the city s outdated Gromyko Insisted some new arrangement must be made for West Berlin 3 Although he again called or demilitarization of West Ber in under international guaran ees Gromyko said his govern ment would agree to Western roops remaining in Berlin pro iding their number is limited nd Soviet troops also are ad mitted 4 Gromyko urged the Western hrec to join the in try ng to bring our positions loser 4 Thugs Tie Up Guards Fort Madison Area Alerted FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES FORT dan gerous prisoners including i copkiller who came close to es caping once before overpow ercd two guards and sawed thei way out of the Iowa State Peni tenliary here early Wednesday The prisoners armed with knives and power saw blades held the guards captive whil sawing through an o u t s i d barred window and then escapee by jumping 10 feet to th ground The escape the first in si years from the prison proper touched off an intensive three state search Two airplane were flown in to aid in th search WARDEN JOHN E Bennett said the break started abou but the prisoners didnt get out of the prison unti The escapees were identified as copkiller Lloyd Woodson 38 Quincy Albert Maxwel Bocrger 26 Quincy and Kansas City Elun Girdler 24 Peoria and Kober Janes 25 Fairfield and Ceda Rapids Woodson and Boerger came close to escaping two years ago he said when they lied up guard but couldnt saw through the bars The men were armed witt knives which they used to over power the guards and black jacks taken from thepriso guards LAWRENCE W SMITH 53 night captain in cell house 14 said he hearda noise on a walk way extending outside the cells and saw Janes crawling along Smith said that was abou He pushed the alarm button Almost simultaneously wit Janes escape from his cell o the second tier Boerger got ou of his in a different part of th ceilblock and put a knife to th throat of guard Larry H Pick ard GO Then Woodson an Girdley came out of their cells which also were widely separ alcd from those of the lw convicts Bennett said each man hai sawed two bars from their cell to get out onto the walkway 1 was not immediately known where they got the sawi he said SMITH SAID Janes told a ong dagger on him and forced lim to call the deputy outside he cellblock and say he hac rubbed against the alarm but on accidentally and that every thing was all right Pickard was tied with twine and Smith was ordered to si at his desk while the prisoners took turns holding a knife on lim he said The convicts began cutting hc bars of an outside wall win dow while each 20 minutes ac cording to procedure Smith signaled that all was well nsidc the celiblock THE WARDEN made his nor mal check with Smith who reported everything ap peared to be normal Within 25 ninutes after that check the risoners had completed their work and tied Smith when they eft through the window Smith and Pickard were not larmcd Bennett said Woorfson serving a life term for murdering a Keo uk policeman Norman Juh n October 1949 and Boerger crving 25 years for robbery with aggravation were desper ate men He described Janes and Gird er as Girdler was ervirsg 10 years for breaking nd entering and Janes the a me number of years for rob tery wilh aggravation BAKERS DOZEN HAWTHORNE Calif UPD That makes a bakers aid bread truck driver Gene arnica after his 28yearold ife gave birth Tuesday to their 3th child io 15 years BOERGER WOOOSON GIRDLER JANES Woman Dies After Beating DAVENPORT worn an found savagely a streetTuesday died Wednesday n a hospital and police were lolding a man in connection wilh Ihe beating Virginia Johnson 33 Rock died of a fractured skull and hip and internal in juries There was a possibility he woman had been accidental y run over by a car after the seating police said Being held for questioning was Noel Davenport who authorities said admitted he quarreled wilh Ihe woman and struck her several times before ordering her from the car near where she was found Several Bock Island bartend ers identified Scoll as Ihe man with the woman Monday night Spatters of blood were found in Scotts car police said She was found by Schreieve G Asay Davenport whos car was impounded who said the vehicle might have run over her Asay said he tried to avoid a while bundle in the slreet but heard a v Des Moines Girl 5 Victim of Polio DES MOINES Rob inson of the Rev and Mrs Eugene Robinson Des Moines died of bulbar polio Wednesday It was the first poliomyelitis dealh here his year There were no such deaths last year Mrs Robinson who has seven other children said Cheryl had not received polia vaccine shots On the Inside News 1 Editorials 4 Society 1011 1314 North Iowa 15 Lake News IB Local News 202T Latest 22 Comics 23 AP MRS U Priebe 36 Des Moines a mother of four wears the crown of Mrs Iowa of 1960 and will represent the state at the America finals in next week Her words of advice You cant have a spotless honie and be a good motherrso dont let that mes sy floor upset yoxu if ;