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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 5, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIII Associated Presi and United Press Full Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 5 1957 Paper Xmsliti at Four Mason Cityan Dies After No 204 Bon on ABomb Tests Must Be Tied to Total Disarmament Ike Says Libby Calls Explosion President Allays Fear of Fallout No More Big Bomb Blasts WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower said Wednesday he would favor a total and com plete ban on testing of atomic weapons if there could be total disarmament in the nuclear field Eisenhower said he would like uuilicaa to allay world wide anxiety over with his father and brother the C R Patten 95 Pioneer Retailer Dies CLEAR R Pat ton 95 100 4th Ave N pioneer Mason City retailer died Wed nesday at a Clear Lake nursing home He suffered a stroke a month ago Funeral arrangements are in complete at the Ward Funera Home He is survived by one son Walter and several grandchil dren Mr Patton came to Mason City in 1870 with his father In 1892 he went into the clothing busines fallout radiation But Eisenhower went on to say at a news conference that the United States never could join in any ban on testing unless there also were an agreement with Russia against weapons use of atomic late W L Patton The brothers were together in business unti 1919 when W L Patton went into the real estate business C R Pattons two sons Walter and Joe Pottan worked with him in the clothing business for manj years He was a memberof the Cerr Gordo County board of super visors for 10 years starting in 1932 Mr Patton was born Sept 16 1861 at Clinton NY He attends and wa graduated in 1880 He was mar ried to Elizabeth Husted His wif arid son death Joe preceded Mm i The President did express doubt that this country ever again will test such a tremendously devas tating hydrogen bomb as it did in the Pacific in 1954 Eisenhowers remarks were in response to questions about the testimony before a congressional co minit Shorten Life Span Geneticists and other scientists have said there that falloutiadia tion from nuclear weapons tests will damage hundreds of thous perhaps millions of the yet unborn in terms of physical deformities and shortened life spans A newsman asked that Eisen the one who must make a final decision on whether this country should continue nuclear on what his scientist advisers had told him regarding fallout danger Eisenhower first said that some of the scientists giving views on the subject appear to have gotten out of their field of competence He added thatit seemed to be an organized sort of thing Asked why he felt that way Ei senhower said he did not mean organization in any evil kind of way Personally he went on he prefers tobase his judgment on a study of the situation put out last October by the National1 Southerners made no move to Academy of Scientists Fallout Danger RiskSmall Subcommittee iHears Views WASHINGTON En ergy Commissioner Willard F Libby told Congress Wednesdaj nuclear bomb testing is a smai measurec risk that must against the risk of annihifation if we surrendered the wea pons Libbys testimony was delivere jefore a SenateHouse Atomi Energy Subcommittee w h i c I seeks to determine the effects o radiation and fallout Other sci entists have testified tHat exces sive manmade radiation from bomb tests and other sources ca cause persons now on earth to de velop cancers arid doeven mor damage to generations yet un born It is not contended that ther is no risk saifl Libby an atomi physicist of international reputa tion but he contended there ar various risks in many human ac Uvities Road Deaths He mentioned the 40000 high way deaths annually in the Unite States the risk of drowning a beaches frequented for pleasur and accidents in the home Here our choice seems much clearer he said Are we willing to take thisvery small and rigidly controlled risk or wpuld we pre fer to run the risk of annihilation whichmight result if we sur 2 Other Men Are Injured C 0 Anderson Is Victim FATALITY SCENE A car in which Carl Oli Ander son 58 23 1st S E fatally the back ground as volunteers retrieve items thrown from a sec ondbar in the collision north of Mason City Two men were injured in the car in the foreground The driver GlobcGazolto Photo by Mussov Ivan L Goering 26 of near Chariton suffered a lej injury A passenger Forrest Rubendall 45 Sac City is in critical condition at Mercy Hospital with a crushed chest Civil Rights Bill Formally Cleared for House Debate WASHINGTON ad ministrations controversial civ rights bill cleared its first tiurdl in the House Wednesday whe members agreed to call itupfo renderedttlf weapons which are so essential to our freedomand actual survival Libby said that if a general war hould develop the massive use of nuclear weapons not only would cause widespread cases of can cers and leukemia butwould pro duce abnormalities in future gen erations far beyond what might be caused by fallout from wea pons testing Not Mentioned The commissioner struck out also without mentioning it speci fically at criticism of the Atomic Energy Commission by those who say it has kept under wraps in ormation about the danger of fall debate Advocates of the legislationwon the first test vote 290117 The House approved a resolu tion allowing four days of gen eral argument on vthe measure with no limit on amendments that can be offered after The formal debate will start Thursday aijjd run through next Monday with action on amendments due to start Tuesday For practical purposes debate jbegan Wednesday Change or forestall the resolution i though they did vote against it Eisenhower said of course he to accePl the resolution concerned about the possibility of fallout danger to future genera tions but that he also is con cerned with defense Ot the United StatesHe said further that the United States has succeeded in reducing fallout in its nuclear tests by ninetenths of what it previously was A good part of the conference dealt with the fallout situation but it touched also on these other subjects Eisenhower made it clear he does not look with any favor on suggestions that he make an effort to go on Rus sian television and radio to re ply to CommuViist Nikita Khrushchev Party Boss The Soviet on American TV last Sunday Eisenhower in discussing the matter spoke of how the Soviets could jam any American reply but said if that potential obstacle and others could be eliminated for sure then certainly some Ameri can official would accept an invi tation to answer Khrushchev CHINA TRADE Discussing Britains recent relaxation of re strictions on its trade with Com munist China Eisenhower said there are sharp differences among Americans as to whether this country should follow suit The differences he went on in volve an evaluation of the value of such trade The main point at issue Eisen hower said is whether there should be one set of restriction on trade with Russia and another tighter set of restrictions dealing with trade with Red China vould in effect have1 tabled the Pflimlin Gives Up in Try to Form Cabinet PARIS Demo cratic leader Pierre Pflimlin an nounced Wednesday that he has given up his effort to forfn a new cabinet and end Frances grow ing 15dayoid government crisis STOMACH WOUND CEDAR RAPIDS avid Radloff 17 Cedar Rapids was reported in good condition Wed nesday with a stomach wound caused in an odd accident Tues day He and a companion put a 22 blank cartridge in a vise to extract the powder It exploded and a piece of the casing struck the boy out Lifaby said the commission has made public all the information developed in its Project Sun shine designed to measure the effect of fallout from weapons tests with the exception of cer tain facts which would reveal in formation concerning intelligence and weapon design He said the information still kept secret is not vital in the understanding of fallout its ef fects and its hazards Baby Bomb on Balloon Touched Off ATOMIC TEST SITE Nev W United States Wednesday explodeda baby nuclear device for the first time from1 a balloon 500 feet above Yucca Flat The explosion touched off at am was barely discernible at Las Vegas about 70 miles away The Atomic Energy Commis sion said officials at the control point about 15 miles fronv the bal loon saw a brief flash and several seconds later the usual mush room appeared It rose slowly to above 6000feet Dr Gerald W Johnson test di rector from the University of Californias Radiation Laboratory at Livermore Calif which de signed the device said from the technical viewpoint the test was successful The balloon 67 feet in diameter and made ofplastic was an chored by four steel cables Elaborate safety devices made sure the balloon did not escape About 45 experiments using sev eral rabbits was to determine the sensitivity of the eye o nu clear flash Harry Trumans Delighted A SON FOR MARGARET NEW YORK Iff A6pound 8ounce boy was by caeserean operation early Wednesday to Mrs Clifton Daniel the former Margaret Truman The caesarean was made necessary by complications during labor but mother and son were reported fine afterward The grandchild of the former de scribed as term bafay Margaret is very hippy said Daniel and Im tjred but The baby is their first Former President Harry Truman and his wife Bess said they too were about their first grandchild Mar garet is their only child Margaret 33 and Daniel 44 went to Doctors Hospital Tues day at pm The baby wasvfaprn at am Wednesday has not named as yet s The Trumans left their Independence Mo home by train at am Wednesday are scheduled to arrive in NewfYork Thursday morning Asked if he wanted the baby named Harry the former Presi dent laughed and said I havent got a thing to do with iK r Bank Taken Over by Lone Gunman Mian A lonegun man staged a bold daylight rob bery ofthe First National Bank of Kiester Wednesday Ho fled In cash and in travelers Thcr Patrol said the man was armed and that he drove off in a 1957modelBuick Wore Lfght Suit He was described as about 62 Carl Oli Anderson 58 1st S E died Tuesday night of injuries suffered in a twocar crash on the Cerro GordoWorth County line miles east of Highway 65 The accident occurred at 6 oclock Another man Forrest Ruben dall 45 Sac City Wednesday still was listed in critical condi tion at Mercy Hospital from in juries received In the same acci dent A third person Ivan Goevlng 26 of near Cliariton also is at Mercy Hospital as a result of the collision He suffered only a leg injury Rural Intersection Sheriff Jerry Alien of Cerro Gordo County said that cars driven by Anderson and Goering cninc together at a grave road intersection Anderson had been driving south Goering west The Goering auto struck the Anderson car just ahead of the drivers scat Both cars went over a sixfoot grade on the southwest corner of the intersec tion Goerings car came to rest in the ditch upside down The other car went a short distance farther into a field who had been rid ing with Goering was thrown out of Goerings car and Anderson was partially out of his auto Both Anderson and Rubendall suffered crushed chests accord ing to hospital authorities the in jury which caused Andersons death Rubendall also has head injuries Andersondied at pm No Obstructions Sheriff Allen said that appar ently neither driver saw thi other until too late although there are no obstructions to vision at the scene Both cars after had the in height weighed pounds and was wearing a suit and light brown shoes About ATTORNEYS MEET DBS MOTNES attor neys gathered here Wednesday for the 84th annual convention of the Iowa State Bar Assn A GOP LEE MEMPHIS Tenn UP Rob ert E Lee is the new president of theHamilton Club local Repub lican organisation GETS CONTRACT KEOKUK UP The Keokuk B o a r d of Education Tuesday night awarded s contract for the construction of a new ele mentary school and an addition to the high school to the Donald R Stark Inc firm Ottumwa Senate fo Act Promptly on Beck McEvoy Contempt Case WASH INGTON UP Sen John L McClellan DArk pre dicted Wednesday the Senate will make Dave Beck Jr a guinea pig in a contempt of Congress test case for frivolously and caprici ously invoking the Fifth Amend ment Young Beckinvoked the Fifth Amendment 130 times in 40 min utes Tuesday under questioning The committee also ordered contempt proceedings against Jo seph McEvoy a nephew of the elder Beck by marriage McEvoy the alleged bodyguard of the 6 foot 200pound Beck Jr invoked the fifth 90 times McClellan told newsmen that if young Beck and McEvoy are not convicted of contempt Congress will have to do something else Rackets Committo prevent such use of the Fifth Te Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and warm through Thursday with chance of occasional thunder shower Low Wednesday night 5862 High Thursday 8385 Iowa Mostly fair south partly cloudy with widely scattered afternoon and nighttime a MUlieujl llie uureau dershowers north throughjsaid a few scverc lhundcrstorms Thursday Continued warm wilh some hail and surface wind Low Wednesday night 5565 gusts of 55 to an hour FiveDay I o a Temperaturesarc likely from 2 pm to 10 pm will average 3 to G degreesjWedncsday n an area north and above normal Thursday throiifiheast of a iiiu extending from Local Storm Warning for Part of Iowa The Weather Bureau Wednes day issued a severe weather warning for parts of Iowa In a special bulletin the bureau rcss r1 about 200 light Police said no one was injured The bandit walked into the bank about 9 anr and sauntered into the office of Donald Elwell pres ident Pointing a revolver at Elwell the gunman said This is a hold up I want no alarm Cooperate and no one will get hurt If you dont there will be some shoot ing Elwell said several customers were in the bank lined up before the firms three teller windows when the man walked in but none suspected a holdup was in prog Needed Money The bandit sat in Elwells of fice gun in hand and talked o his holdup plans while wailing for skidded apparently drivers applied brakes at the last minute The sheriff was told that a farmer working a half inile away saw the cloud ofdust caused by the collision impact Goering who remained conscious rafter the accident told officers he had pulled Rubendall from beneath car However the weight of the car was not on theman Allen and a deputy plus offi cers from Manly the Iowa High way Patrol and the Worth Coun ty sheriffs office were at the accident location which is at the Dee Holdbrook farm Apparently the three men in volved were going to their homes Farm Laborer Anderson was a farm day laborer and had been working on a farm in Worth County The olh er two men have been working with a crew building a bridge on Highway 288 east of Highway 65 They and their families are liv ing in trailer homes at the Edwin Buss farm which is farther south on Highway 65 Andersons death which prob daily temperature changes are A storm accompaniedlwhether to lock the employes in expected Rainfall will average by a funnel whichapparthe safety deposit vault Elwell 1i r OntllT HlH fVirt J l L year He was trying to d c c i d cj Mr Anderson was born Nov 8 ouii o Ulctlil milLll UlUD customers to leave He said will be considered a Cerro nuvjvu nuLjimi muiiiidjr inruiigii naica to oo this but added his Gordo Countv auto Catalitv is the next Monday Normal lows 55caslcrn Worth County to westernjcreditors were after him and he sjxth car death in the countv north to 60 south Normal highsjHaniin CountyL then southeastjnccded money Elwcil said ivpir 77 north to 80 south Only minorjward Scott 1898 at Elkton son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Anderson He had lived in the Mason City area since the late 20s Surviving is a nephew Leonard Hanson Adams Minn The body was taken to the McAideyScanlan Fu neral Home Funeral arrange ments are incomplete about onefourth to an inch oc curring as scattered thunder showers early in the period and again about Monday Minnesota Generally through Thursday but with ently did not touch the ground lashed the Spencer area Tues day night Several persons reported seeing the funnel cloud about 10 miles south of Spencer High wind did some damage at Peterson 10 UU 111 4 1 fcVtVlOVfllf chance of scattered afternoon miies west of Spencer and 18 and evening thunderslrowers miles to the south Tree branches by the Senate tee Amendment Committee Chairman McClellan A reporter asked if McClellan said the committee will act south High Thursday from 6570 extreme north to lower 80s ex treme south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Tuesday Minimum Tuesday night At 8 Wednesday 5058wcre bown a glass 84 58 72 jn ripped off one house The storm came after the hot test day of the year in Iowa The mercury reached 92 at Sioux City Hampton Defeats Pool Bond Issue SAME DATE Black flag means traffie dtjlh fn put 3i boars about 10 days on a contempt rcc ommendation against the 36year old son of the Teamster union president LABOR DISPUTE CEDAR RAPIDSp A labor i proposal inmeant Congress might propose a Dispute which has held up work sue in bonds for said suggested he put every one in the bookkeeping room nearby and he agreed He also indicated he was giv ing me time to get my nerves settled Elwell said At one point the bandit ordered Elwe to strike a match and light his cigar ette Headed North When all but one customer had left the gunman ordered Elwell from his office Elwell told others in the bank seven of them women to go into the bookkeep ing room The bandit stuffed the money to into a brief case taken from El wells office and left the building He last was seen headed north on Highway 22 i u constitutional amendment If iton the new Thomas alternative would be and order breakdown law projects was Wednesday Jefferson nicipal swimming pool here Tuesday The Wholesale Prices of Food Climb Sharply NEW YORK food prices were sharply higher this week Dun Bradstreet reported Wednesday Due in part to big jumps in hog and lamb prices the organi zations wholesale food index i stood at S620 compared with week ago The figure was n day of the MinnesotaIowa and lacked the required der a short distance north of For jGO per cent favorable majority lest City and is about 1i miles the S618 level a year ago This weeks figure w a s the highest f since the 1957 peak of estah llished the week of March 26 ;