Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 28

About Mason City Globe Gazette

  • Publication Name: Mason City Globe Gazette
  • Location: Mason City, Iowa
  • Pages Available: 311,935
  • Years Available: 1901 - 1994
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Mason City Globe Gazette, June 05, 1958

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 5, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited to GLOBE H I W S PA r I ft T MAT MA 1C I ALL HOtTH 10 WANS NIIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIV AMociatcd latenutlena FuU Te a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUKI S Wt TWO Wisconsin Tornado Toll Reaches 28 BillOKd House Rejects Cut for Army WASHINGTON a roll call vote of 224158 the House Thursday rejected President Ei senhowers plan to cut the Armys strength to 870000 men during the next 12 months It then passed a defense appropriation bill Passage of the bill was by a 3890 vote which sent it on to the Senate THE ROLL CALL vote nailed into the measure an amendment to finance a 900000man Army during the year starting July l at an additional cost of 99 million dollars Passage of the bill was by voice vote which sent it on to the Senate Thursdays vote on the issue of the Armys size upheld a tentative decision made Wednesday with out a roll call This question was the only controversy in the bill Voting for the amendment boosting army strength were 173 Democrats and 51 Republicans Against it were 32 Democrats and J26 Republicans GROUP favoring a big Army wonan initial victorywhen an amendment carrying the 99 millions was approved tentativelj7 by a 10879 vote v The was scheduled to vote ona bill to pres ent corporation income and ex cise taxes for another year The bill came up for approval under a gagrule ruling out all taxcutting amendments It was a foregone conclusionit would pass the House intact However influential House members said there was a chance the bill would be amended when it reaches the Senate floor Flowers Named Temporary Iowa Personnel Boss DES MOINESW Prof Rich ard Flowers of Iowa State Teach ers College Thursday was ap pointed temporary state person nel director by Gov Herschel Loveless Flowers 44 assumes the duties of J Rex Weddle Knoxville Dem ocrat who is on leave to cam paign for state auditor in the No vember general election Flowers who said he would re turn to his college teaching posi tion when he completes his state duties will serve as personnel di Tcctor from June 15 until Nov 15 He will be paid at the rate of a year Hs was an unsuccessful candi date for the Democratic nomina tion for Congress from the 3rd District ic Mondays primary election CAST FOR is the word for the former Judith Early Oklahoma City With the aid of her new husband Lt John George Jr she walks under an arch of swords after their marriage at West Point on her husbands graduation day She fractured her leg two weeks ago but decided to go ahead with the ceremony casi or no cast Cool Air Covers Iowa Expected to Remain Cool air covered Iowa Thurs day furnishing relief from one day early June heat wave Temperatures almost touched the 100 mark Wednesday when hot swept the state Goun cilBluffs had the top mark of 97 Sioux City hada high of 96 Spen cer andLamoni 92 and Moines j The coolest spot was Dubuque with an afternoon high of 81 Ma son City had 86 The state began cooling off Wednesday night and tempera tures dropped into the 50s in some places The low was 53 at Mason City The cooler weather is expected to remain for a couple of days RECORD FLIGHT ITAZUKE AIR BASE Japan U S Air Force F100F jet fighters completed a 9 tiour 9 minute flight from Hono lulu Thursday It was thefirst nonstop fighterplane flight from Hawaii to Japan Lebanon Presses Demand Action by UN Wanted UNITED NATIONS UPI Lebanon insistec over Western arid Arab League objections on pressing charges Thursday that the United Arab Republic is stirrjng up and aiding Lebanese rebels Only Arab League action could prevent the showdown in the Se curity Council s LEBANESE Foreign Minister Charles Malik who flew here this week from Beirut was armed with taperecorded and photo graphic evidence that the UAR was intervening in the Lebanese revolt A foreign ministry source in Beirut said Malik wouldpress the complaint unless the Arab League also considering the charges had announced a deci sion in Benghazi Libya before the Security Council convened Arab diplomats sought to fore stall a public airing of the intra Arafa problems Western nations also were reluctant to be forced to take sides BUT CONTINUED violence in L e b a n o it determined Maliks course of action There was heavy fighting in the principal cities of Beirut and Tripoli Wednesday The 11nation Security Council got off one hot spot Wednesday night at least by agreeing to Francesiroposal for a twoweek postponement of de bate on countercomplaints filed by France andTunisia Tractor Accident Fatal to Boy 10 CHARITON Krutsin ger 10 was killed Wednesday when he lost control of a tractor he had just learned to drive The boy was alone on t h e tractor when it roiled down an incline and overturned on the farm of tiis parents Mr and Mrs Dean Krutsinger six miles northwest of here Four Hurt in Highway Accident Near Rockwell A Hampton woman vvas in fair condition Thursday in Mercy Hospital here following a twocar collision a mile north of Rockwell on Highway 65 Mrs Philip Mahncke 56 earlier was described in seri ous condition as she underwent surgery after the accident Wednesday afternoon Her husband Philip Mahn cke 59 and two Mason City ans Ole Dirkson 60 and Cecil Ashford 38 a passenger in Dirksons car were also hos pitalized Their injuries were described as minor lacerations Sheriffs officers said the ac cident happened about p m They said Dirksons car approaching the highway from the w e s t on a gravel road stopped at a stop sign and then pulled onto the highway in front of the Mahncke car The Mahnckes driving north struck the Dirkson car broad side sheriffs officers said The right side of the Dirkson car was caved in and the Mahncke car was heavily dam aged about the front TORNADO CUTS PATH of thetornado which cut across the state The storm Coifaxt Wis bore the brunt a wide path of destruction darted from the lower right jn the picture1 to the center Thirteen were killed here and a third of the buildingswere damaged or destroyed FAULT FOUND INTEGRATION PLAN Colfax Struck Hardest Hundreds on Injured List MENOMONIE Wis ffi A Jeadly tornado cracked like a jullwhip across northwestern Wisconsin Wednesday night leav ing a mounting toll of a least 28 dead and more than 100 injured The vicious twister unleashed its full fury on the small town of Colfax Houses were smashed trees splintered and stone pulverized as the cruel storm carrying torrents of rain skirted he edge of the Colfax business district BODIES OF 13 persons were re lovered from the debris there Another 35 residents of the com munity of 1000 were hurt Sweeping out of the northwest the tornado spun across four ounties before blowing itself out southeast Claire Reject De Gaulle Offer and Chijaewa Falls were hard bit Wiscoiisj n Gov Vernon Thom son declai ed the fourcounty path the storm hit an emergency area CONSTANTINE Algeria UP Premier de Gaulle flew to east ern Algeria Thursday for an other enthusiastic welcome Elsewhere spokesmen for the Damage in Bfaze on Nashua Farm Wednesday de stroyed a 70 by 40 foot hiproof barn on the William Woodruff Farm three miles southeast of here Wayne Woodruff son of the owner who is the tenant on the farm said the loss would amount to It is partially covered by insurance The Nashua fire department was called at pm The fire still was smoldering Wednesday night The Ionia department also was called to assist The contents of the barn were destroyed in the blaze including 1100 bales of hay a onemonth old milk cooler milk cans two monthold calves 275 fiveweek old chicks and a quantity of grain It is thought that faulty wiring was the cause of the fire There was evidence that the fire started where the wires entered the build ing nationalist Moslem rebels re jected his program to make them firstclass Frenchmen Many Moslems were among the thousands who lined De Gaulles route from the airport into mountain rebellionbacked eastert sec tors chief city Nationalist sources in neigh boring Tunisia said there will be no halting of the 3Mjyearoid re bellion i CAIROspokesmen for the Algerian National Liberation Front FLN said they could not accept De Gaulles program for SAME Mason Cityans Escape Serious Crash Injuries NASHUA Mr and Mrs Charles H Knuzman 1020 17th NE Mason City escaped serious injury in a car accident on High way 218 two and a half miles northwest of here Wednesday A convertible driven by Theo dore Collins Hinsdalem side swiped the Kunzman car causing considerable damage to the left side of the vehicle It is thought Collins must have fallen asleep at the wheel Kunz man was able to pull off to the right shoulder far enough to avoid a headon collision Mr and Mrs Kunzman were taken by ambulance to a Nashua doctor where they were treated for cuts and bruises and released Collias was not injured The Kunzmans were returning from a trip to Clinton when the acci dent occurred They were brought to their home in Masoa City by a highway patrolman integrating Algerias European and Moslem populations with equal rights and equal votes The FLN has spearheaded the revolt It demands independence as the price of peace Constantine was the second stopon De Gaulles threeday Al gerian jtour to establish his gov ernments authority over insur gent French colonists and mili tary leaders and to launch a new drive to end the 43monthold na tionalist rebellion The massed thousands in Con stantine cheered as De Gaulle declared from a flagdecked bal cony All men here have the same same The brief address was essentially the same as the one he delivered to a cheering throng of about 100000 ia Algiers Wednesday night k DE GAULLE spoke only in generalites that left Algerians In SCENE OF CRASH A Hampton couple and two Ma gon City men were injured in this twocar collision Wed nesday a mile north of Rockwell on Highway 65 Philip Mahncke mid his wife Venus car at struck broadside a car right driven by Ole Dirkson Sheriffs officers said Dirkson pulled out from a gravel road in front of the northbound Mahnckes Wage increase Measure Approved WASHINGTON al approval was assured Thurs day for a 10 per cent pay increase for the governments one million white collar and supervisory civil service employes The Senate which previously voted for a per cent increase accepted the 10 per cent figure approved by the House while add ing some amendments The House is expected to accept the Senate changesand send the bill to the White House Musicians Pick Kenin to Succeed Petrilio PHILADELPHIA UPI Her man D Kenin 56 Portland Ore Wednesday was elected president of the 264000 member American Federation of Musicians Union Kenin a violinistattorney and veteran union official was chosen to succeed the retiring James C Petrilio by some 1200 delegates attending the groups 61st annual convention V The Weather Mason City Fair cooler Thurs day night low 4246 Fair and mild Friday high 6672 Iowa Fair and colder Thursday night low 4552 Fair and mild Friday Minnesota Clearing somewhat warmer High Friday 75 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum gg Minimum 53 At 8 am 53 Precipitation ot YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 84 58 the dark on details of his plans for ending the43month rebellion But there was no doubt the gen erar captured and fired the im agination of Algiers residents more than anyone had done in a long time Iopen door toreconcilia proclaimed in offering program designed to win back rebels whom he praised as courageous This was the pro gram Within months the nine million Aiab and Berber Moslem Algerians and the Al gerians of French descent join with 45 million residents of France in voting on the constitu he is pledged to draw up At some future date ail Alger ians will ballot on a single voting list for representatives to the public administration BUT THERE WAS no sugges tion of an independent Algeria With Moslems outnumbering the French settlers almost 91 Al gerian voting has been heavily weighted to give the French the dominant voice in the territorial government De Gaulle ly offered the Moslems a chance tosubmerge the French in a flood of a prospect the mili tant colonists were certain to op pose strongly He gave no clue to the hasis on which future Algerian repre sentation in the National Assepv bly ki Paris would be allotted Few in Algiers believed it would be on the same population basis as for France since that eould send a massive bloc of more than 100 Moslem votes to the Assem bly MfNNKOTA f v PATH OF DESTRUCTION mate path of tornado that cut a destructive swath through Wisconsin Rural s seas near Menomonie and ordered out the National Guard The funnel carried such force it not only blew houses and barns down but itrewed boards plumb ing fixtures and furniture indis criminately A NORTHSIDE residentiaKdis trict in Colfax was all but wiped out Some built5honfes were piles of Debris atop Others were just blown away Automobiles twisted into gro tesque shapes were tossed like toys Communications and power knocked out in Colfax forcing rescuers to make farmbyfartn visits to check for casualties and damage AFTER ITS destructive north side touchdown in Colfax twister skipped the businesa dis trict to maul homes on the com munitys southside One relief worker said Just 10 minutes is all it took The blow ing rain that accompanied the blow came down the street like a wave she said Striking just after the supper hour the twister caught many families unaware as their were flattened about them Communications and power lines were torn cut and extent of the catastrophe was slow in be coming known Officials used a makeshift network ofpolice sher iffs and civil defense radios to marshal doctors and nurses at hospitals in the area THEY ALSO summoned ambu lances and made appeals for sta tion wagons and covered trucks to carry the injured to hospitals The funnel tore into Wisconsin at Woodville just east of the Si Croix River and caused destruc tion as far as Ludington in Earn Claire County 80 miles to the east It covered parts tit St Croix Dunn Eau Claire and Chippewa counties With electricity out rescue parties used hand torches and headlights to probe the tangled wreckage for victims Hospitali over the area were crammed with the injured some reported criti cally hurt Rural ScMeswig Boy Victim of Tractor SCHLESWIG A 13yearold Crawford County farm youth was killed Wednesday when a trac tor he was driving went through a bridge on a county road about miles south of He was Bobbie Hinricksenflon of Mr and Mrs Ben Hinricksen who farm near Schleswig about 12 miles northwest of Denison tractor landed in a shallow creek PRISONERS RIOT ANGOLA La Twenty seven maximum security prison ers staged a brief riot at state prison Wednesday ;