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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 4, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited toe LOBE ETTE HOME EDITION The VOL 97 AuoeUtod Uettoi PIMM FnB Newspaper That Makes All North I o wans Neighbors MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 4 1t5f C7c a of Four 3M Trimmers of Budget at Work But the Dirty Books in Library Be Cleaned By FRANK EtEAZER WASHINGTON UPI We quit worrying about those dirty books in the Library of Congress Our lawmakers have acted toi clean em up The library the worlds big gest advised Congress the other day it now is up to 37 million items on its shelves and down to two helpers to dust Dr L Quincy Mumford the li brarian said this resulted in a subminimal cleaning rate What he meant was each book on an average could expect to get dusted only once every 66 years THE HOUSE Appropriations Committee after considerable deliberation this and other problems entailed in Congress own million budget now has toldDr Mumford he can hire two additional cleaners The librarian believes this should enable him to give each volume the once over lightly as often as once in a decade Thus the Appropriations Com mittee as penurious an outfit as you are likely to find in Washington has demonstrated once again it knows where to draw the line comes to cutting down government spend ing The place to draw it turns out now and again to be when Con gress own budget is being con sidered However it wouldnt be right to jump to any conclu GEORGETOWN Iowa UPI desperate escapees from he Iowa State Penitentiary were captured near here Thurs day after a wild chase over country roads Three of the escapees includ ing a copkiller ringleader were captured just south of George sions IN APPROVING the House share of the legislative budget plus congressional items shared jointly by House and Senate the committee has knocked one big spending increase right in the head Capitol caretakers had pro posedto double their staff of tree surgeons from one to two They sought to justify this on the ground many of the big trees on the Capitol Hill are old and and that somebody better look out for rotting limbs and the like The committee reporting the money bill to the House obvir ously spotted this for a case of empire building It struck out the 100 per cent boost in tree and said this will save next year That wasnt the only place where the lawmakers found and stamped out potential waste THE CAPITOL architect want ed to spend for better lights in the underground garage where Ihe members park their cars out of the inclement weath er and spend anolher re painting ceiling No sir said Ihe commillee Go ahead with the lighting job it told the architect and well JANUARY IN JUNE A hail storm battered Sel den for two hours covering the town with a foot and a half of ice Roofs of homes and business places collapsed and residents abandoned their homes AP Photofax for more substantial shelter This fellow examines his hapless little car buried in ice and debris from a falling theater marquee WEST IN COMPROMISE OFFER TO RUSS in Forces GENEVA Western ofc ficials said Thursday the United States Britain aridFrance may be willing to cut their man force in West the Soviet Union agrees Jx oYop its threat An drei Grpmykowas reported to have given some signs that the Kremlin may be willing to drop its demand that the Western powers give up their occupa tion rights in Berlin Grpmyko according to in ic the last few daysshown someelasticity in his attitude but the highest Western leaders do not know wHetherAhe yet Jiiis instructions from Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev Gromyko has been put under heavy Western pressure to come up with concessions that would in effect clear the way to a summit US SECRETARY ofState Christian A Herter and British Foreign SecretarySelwyn Lloyd are both reported to f eel th a some progress has been made It is still ever and G m y kopcoui switch Here are standout points in toplevel American evaluation the conference as it nears the end of its fourth week 1 The Western powers are making a litUe progress in get see about the paint job when thats done There were other savings like on the members allowance for office supplies This had been budgeted at per member The committee caught this one right away pointing put lhat permanent law authorizes only per member andthat the House so far this year hasnt passed the kind of resdlulidn it did last year raising the allow ance by Wait till its passed the com mittee said sternly Senates Stamp of Approval on Supports Plan WASHINGTON Sen ate Wednesday passed a bill supplying more than billion to finance government farm programs for the 12 montHsbe ginning July 1 The vote was 7410 Passage came after Sen John Stennis DMiss abandoned a fight to soften a limit on price support loans to any one firm or farmer The Senate bill now goesback to the House The House had adopted adifj fering limitation Just before passage Sen Paul H Douglas lost on a parliamentary ruling an effort to prevent any price supports Two Die in Air Crash at Hartley HARTLEY Two pilots were killed Thursday when a singleengine plane skippet Ihrough a grove of trees an nosed into Ihe ground Killed were Glenn Schipper 32 Sheldon and Lambert Fech ler 39 Hartley The plane was owned by Fechter COUNTY CORONER Jim Van derploeg said Fechter had jusi installed equipment for instru ment flying and was teaching Schipper how lo fly on inslru ments Fechter was a pilotin structor The plane crashed about two miles northwest of Hartley on the Harmon Folken farm Folken and a neighbor William Gruhn witnessed the crash They said levelflight stand on a wing tip It sliced through a grove of trees on Folkens farm they but bit any of the trees AS IT CLEARED the H nosed into the ground The plane was completely de molished Fechter was tossed 50 feet from the plane Schipper was crushed inside Schippers survivors include bis sons He op erated the Culiigan Soft Water Service in Sheldon and was widely known in northwest Iowa for his trapshooting Fechter is survived by his widow and two children He farmed near Hartley Woman Convicted of Killing Husband CEDAR RAPIDS McNamara 33 Central City stood convicted Thursdayon a charge of second degree murder in the slaying of her husband Edward lasl Jan 10 A jury in District Court found her guilty the plane was n then appeared to ualewt production In controls ire after delibera tin g five hours Wednesday McNamara was shot and killed outside the cou ples home Mrs McNamara claimed self defense and testi fied that a 22 calibre rifle was discharged during a quarrel with her husband SICK SICK MAJOR WINS 11Year Argument WASHINGTON Chxrlts R Darby now an Army major started out in Hw Navy But it didnt work Ho got seasick Aftor graduation from Annapolis in 14 Darby ipont nearly three years at a Navy ensign They were sick sick sick yoars Finally in Novembor 1948 bocauso of his chronic sea sickness was allowed to resign from the Navy and enter the Army as a second lieutenant Ever since then Darby has been trying to get the Army to credit him for his previous Navy duty as far as the Army pro motion listxgoes When he got to be a captain the Army Board of correction of Military Records decided he was right They added on the Navy time and promoted him to major There was just one more thing Darby figured he should get back pay differences for the rank he should have had all along the line Wednesday the U S Court of Claims agreed with the sea sick major It ordered back pay of something over to Darby As the court put it One cannot eat or put in the bank the glitter and glory that goes hand in hand with an officer of the Mason through1Friday shower or thunderstorm Thursday night continued near 60 Cooler Fri day high in the upper 70s Iowa Partly cloudy through Friday Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms over most of stale Thursday night and extreme southeast Friday forenoon Cooler north west Thursday night and day Low Thursday night 53 northwest 4o 60 southeast High Friday lower 70s north west to the 80s southeast Fur ther cloudy and continued warm Saturday Mirwmeta Some showers cool er Highs Friday 7585 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum 81 Minimum At 8 CRASHES TOKYO UPI Air orce B57 jet bomber crashed Thursday at Johnson Air Base near here killing the two crew members Second Death in Shooting Spree LACONA Oft The second death was recorded Thursday in the shooting spree in which Ray Hardman 68 went berserk with a shotgun here Monday Donald Neer 15 died in a hos pital at Charilon Wednesday night The other victim was Hardmans daughter Grace 23 who was shot in the back while fleeing from her falher Burns Are Fatal to Des Moines Boy 2 DES MOINES UPI A twoandonehalf yearold Des Moines boy who was badly burned in the basement of his home Monday died Wednesday in a hospital here Forrest Craig Haggard lost his battle for life after suffering burns over 80 per cent of hfs body when he spilled a flammable liquid on the basement floor The liquid was ignited by a pilot light on an automatic gas hot water heater Bulletin OMAHA federal judges Thursday turned down Charles Stark weathers appeal for further hearing and refused to extend his stay ef execution ling Gromyko to move toward some kind of Soviet guarantee of the rights of I h e Western powers in West Berlin the ma jor objective of Herter Lloyd and French Foreign Minister t baclcbf the Berlin crisis 2 Weslern powers have told Gromyko that Ihey would be prepared to put a ceiling oh their forces 3 HERTER Lloyd and Couve de Miirvillc are fully agreed and have so advised Gromyko in their secret talks thai West ern troops in West Berlin do nol serve a military purpose so much as the purpose of symbol izing Western protection of West Berlin 4 Gromyko has been lold re pealedly lhat Ihe Western pow ers will not give up Ihcir basic righls in Berlin and Ihey will not agree to admit Soviet troops lo share in the occupation of West Berlin The Western ministers put forward Iheir fourpoint formu la for Berlin in a secret session Gromyko countered with a plan of his own along the line he laid down in a formal speech Tues day demanding lhat Ihe Weslern powers give up their occupation rights in West Berlin Under Gromykos plan the Western powers would have Ihe alternalives of 1 wilhdrawing Iheir Iroops and leaving West Berlin undefended 2 agreeing to subslilule a garrison from neutral counlrics or 3 Idling Soviet forces inio West Berlin alongside their own but with no matching admission of West ern troops to East Berlin Weslern sources said the So viet proposal represented no ad vance on the Soviet demands which the West has been reject ing for the lasl six monlhs Four Escapees Finally Nabbed Ipwn after abandoning thei stolen car The fourth fled in to nearby woods but was cap lured a short lime later nea Tyrone after he had stolen a second car The desperadoes who sawed their way out of Ihe penilen tiary Wednesday after seizing 4 Mice Lost in Rocket Space Test Was Failure VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE Calif satellit rocket Discoverer III whicl blasted four black mice int space Wednesday almost cer tainly reentercd the atmosphere and destroyed itself instead of going into orbit The Advanced Research Proj ects Agency made this an nouncement Thursday 22V4 hours after what appeared to be a perfect launching of the 78 foot missile One of the possibilities under it lha Ihc injection angle of the ve hide was improper causing i to Ihe atmosphere scv ti from the THE AIR FORCE wanted the mice to orbit the earth In a sat ellite for 26 hours then para chute in their airconditionet capsule However something w e nt wrong The twoslagc Thor mis siie roared inio space Wednes day as scheduled and sent back radio signals for 13 minutes Then the signals slopped The Air Force said it has heard nothing since Planes had been poised to try a difficult aerial catch over Ihe Pacific But officials had given one chance in 700 of succeeding The mice pick of their breed would have been the first crea tures retrieved alive from orbit Two monkeys were fired into space from Cape Canaveral by Ihe Army May 28 but their jtrip covered only miles They were not intended lo go into or bil AT BLASTOFF the mict un derwenl an acceleration force seven or eight times that of gravity This was nothing new Ic had trained for Ihe flight in test chambers sim ulating the severe stresses to which they would be exposed Strapped on Ihcir backs like saddles were liny radios These were intended to relay their heartbeat breathing tempera ture and muscular activity back lo earth Their was lo have shown the effects of any cosmic radiation based on the degree of graying The Thor I RDM first stage and BellHustler second stage functioned satisfactorily the Air Force said AP Pholofax FORGIVEN Ricky Park 8 Rcdondo Beach nearly died from rattlesnake bites Jasl monlh but he hasnt sworn off snakes Here he plays with Dangerous Dan his pet bullsnakc The boy simply has a fascination for repliles and has a pen of them in his backyard her twin sister three shols cac Des Moihes Has 2nd Polio Death DES M01NES tf Susa Justine Chrislensen 9 daugh er of Mr and Mrs Norman V Jhristensen Des Moines die of bulbar poliomyelitis Thur day It was Ihe second bulbar poli dealh here in 24 hours Susan and Solly Jo had of polio vaccine the lasl sho about Ihrceyears ago relative said Arrangenienls had bee nadc for the twins to receive boosler shot Thursday Meanwhile the Iowa Depart n e n I of Health has owans who completed Ih scries of three polio vaccine im munizalions more than a yea ago lo oblain a boosler injec ion On the Inside Paoe General Newt 2 4 Society News 47 Comics I Clear Lake News 9 Sports 2324 Local News Latest Markets North Iowa News 37 44 SAME 227 AP INVASION PLANE WRECKAGE could take off after discharging the in This is part of the wreckage of a plane surgents it was irwchinegunned from which officials said landed the air Reports said the rebel foice rebels from Costa Rica Before the craft has been broken up a two guards were captured after a farmer spotted the men The farmer identified as George Conway said he pulled a car out of the ditch near Mel rose and identified the men in he car as the escapees A few minutes later officers arrested three of Ihe men on the Johnny Coles farm south and east of Georgetown George town is a small farming com munily not far from Melrose and nine miles west of Albia Authorities said the three con victs surrendered meekly after about eight officers fired several shots into the air RALPH PICKERELL who op crates a grocery at Georgetown said he heard lots of shooting from the area The three men captured near Georgetown were cop killer Lloyd Woodson 38 Quincy the 5foot5inch who is believed to have mastermind ed the escape Albert Maxwell Boerger 27 Quincy serving a 25year term for robbery with aggravation and Robert Janes 25 Fairfield Iowa The fourth man who escaped was Elun Girdler 23 Peoria 111 He reporledly escaped im mediate detection and went to a home just outside Georgetown and forced Mrs EdCoady to give him the keys to her car at knifepoint He then fled west in the car but was soon captured near Tyrone THE CAR the fugitives were driving wasreported missing at Fort Madison early Thurs day The escapees got about 100 miles due west of Fort Madi son in the stolen vehicle before Gojiway spotted capture cndecj a 34hour manhunt inthree states around he Madison area The es cape was the first1 from the prison proper in six Officers look the four convJctj to the Monroe County jail at Albia where they were being queslioned by County Attorney Frank Karpan Where he convicls spent the night was a mailer of some doubl One of Ihe officers said lhat the men reported they did not know Ihc names of the towni Uiey passed through Believe Soviet Jets Flew Into Airliner Route TOKYO fi Jet planes be ieved lo be Soviet made three observation approaches on an American airliner over Ihe north Pacific Thursday more than 200 miles off Soviet territory Northwest Airlines reported The Air Force said it had no planes in the area at the i m e prompting speculation hal Soviet fighters had ap proached Ihe SealtleloTokyo Vorlhwest DC7C The plane crew reported that he closest approach came with n two or three miles but the plane or planes did nol cross in ront of the airliner The American plane continued in course and reached Tokyo ihead of schedule Its 46 pas engers were asleep and appar inlly unaware of the incident A Northwest spokesman said he mystery planes appeared when the airliner was some 200 miles southeast of the Soviet Unions Kamchatka Peninsula nd in the center of the Hisy ommercial airlane used by ive Canadian and Euro ean companies No Operation for Cpl Elvis Presley FRANKFURT Germany Elvis Presley hos italized with tonstlilis will not ave to undergo an operation on e throat which has made him rich man The rock n roll nger was admitted to the 97th eneral Hospital here Wednes ay after running a 102 degree ver Army physicians said Presley has an infection of ic throat in addition to in amed tonsils The initial ex minations indicated bis case as not serious ONGUITWISTING TORRENT INDIAN SPRINGS Ga UPI officials said a picnic nd sightseeing area was ooded Thursday by high wa er from Aboothlacoosta and opoelhyeloholo creeks 1 ;