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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 11, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ITY bLOBEGAZETTE VOL LXIV rid TMI NIWSPAFIR THAT MAKE A L L N 0 R T H O W A N S N I I 0 N I O r run wire MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE II 1951 HOME EDITION Te Copy CeMUte Two Hw Jan 75000 Brave Wind of to Witness Bond Festival Finale ark Hif s 13 Bancroft New Qu De Gaulle in Blunt Note to Insurgents PARIS de Gaulle bluntly told the defiant insurgents in Algeria Wednesday to quit in terfering in government and EL DORADO Kan A tornado devastated 40 square blocks of a modest new residential area of El Dorado late Tuesday At least 13 persons were killed and 49 injured Lt Col W W Goodvin of the National Guard in charge of the operations said other bodies might be found in the rubble The commander of the Kansas Turnpike Highway patrol unit Lloyd S Vincent said his men were unable to account for the of three automobiles which the twister apparently swept off the toll highway at the northeast adge of El Dorado El Dorado pop 12000 is 35 miles northeast ofWichita Prin cipal industries are two refin eries neither of which was dam aged THE TORNADO swept away four main electric power lines plunging the city into darkness Telephone lines were severed and the municipal water mains were broken in several places While doctors worked feverishly by the feeble light of candles and flashlights at El Dorados only hospital National Guard troops from nearby Augusta and El Do rados own unit were called to help civilian officers patrol the streets The tornado was the second dis astrous storm of the month A twister in northwestWisconsin killed 28 persons and seriously in jured 117 June 4 IT WAS PM when the tornado hit El Dorado Trooper Bob Lemon of the Kansas high way patrol on duty seven miles south of the city saw it first I followed it to El Dorado as fast as I could drive he said I warned the El Dorado police by radio that the storm was com ing I dont imagine I gave them a fiveminute advance warning if I gave them that much Lemon said the tornado crossed over a golf course atthe west edge of the city then dipped into a ravine where it hit the Towa nado addition a new develop ment of houses The tornado soared back into the air only to crash again in another similar housing area Then it disap peared ACTRESS TO WED HOLLYWOOD UPI Miyoshi Umeki petite Japanese actress h who won an academy award as confer month down his military com mander there De Gatille sent off a sharp note to his militarycommander in Al geria Gen Raoul Salan after a Cabinet meeting devoted mainly to foreign affairs A CABINET spokesman said one decision was to invite Secre tary of State Dulles toParis to with De Gaulle next In Washington diploma tic sources reported such an in vitation had been forwarded to Dulles De Gaulles most immediate problem was to restore his au thority over the troublesome ter ritory of Algeria GAULLE REPLIED sharply to a resolution by the AllAlgeria Committee of Public Safety Tues day opposing his plan for local elections in Algeria and condemn ing parliamentary government in France He criticized Salan for letting his name he used as approving the committee action even though Salan later disavowed the resolu tion owa Youth injured by Rotary Saw Dies BOONE John Adams 20 Sheldahl died from loss of blood and shock after he fell into a ro tary saw at a sawmill near Madbest supporting actress for her rid Tuesday A physician said performance in Sayonara Wed Adams right arm was nearly nesday said she plans to marrv severcd TV directortWinifield Opie The Weathei Mason City Variable high cloudi ness and continuedcool through Thursday Low Wednesday night 3844 High Thursday 6672 Iowa Mostly fair through Thurs day Cooler southeast Wednes day night low in 40s Little change in temperature Thurs day Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 8 degrees below normal Wednesday nighl through next Monday with no significant daily changes Nor mal highs in lower 80s Nor mal lows 5861 Rainfall will average onehalf Inch to one inch and locally heavier in in termittentperiods of showers and thunderstorms F rid a y through Monday Minnesota Fair and cool High Thursday in 60s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am 80 42 56 Delightfully Cool Trend in Iowa to Stay Until Friday It was delightfully cool in Iowa Wednesday and a welcome change from the hot humid weather of Tuesday The cool air is associated with a high pressure system moving over the north central states The temperature began a quick decline Tuesday in the wake of locally severe thunderstorms in the east central counties Temperatures dropped into the 40s during the night with Spencer reporting the state low of 41 It was 43 at Mason City Readings soared to as high as 90 Tuesday at Ottumwa before doing an about face The cooler trend is due to con tinue until Friday SAME s means death m put 84 boon n Beauty Festival in Grand Closing By RON WEBER Staff Writer Miss North Iowa of 1958 Miss Bancroft Jan Clark the master of ceremonies announced A shockedand tearful but joy ous 18yearold brunette beauty slowly came forward from the midst of the 86 other applauding queen candidates Everything wonderful has happened to she told the vast audience in a broken voice I think justgreatl Then the tears came too fast to more With this moment Tuesday night at Roosevelt Stadium the 2Qth annual North Iowa Band honoring River Citys favorite son Meredith Willson reacheda climax THIS WAS THE WORD an overflow crow from North Iowa and Southern Minnesota had waited tensely to hear A chill wind blowing through the stadium failed to dampen their spirits After Miss Clark had regained a bit of composure she was led by an escort of previous Band Festival queens including the reigning monarch Sue Tenold Ol son to a platform In the center of the stadium Here the crown ing ceremonies took place Amid popping flashbulbs Will son placed the crown on the head of North Iowas new reigning royalty Flowers a gift and a kiss from her parents Mr and Mrs H V Clark came next for the new queen THEN accompanied by the six previous queens and the 60piece marching band from St Johns High School in Bancroft she moved in a slow procession around the stadium to the ac claim of the cheering throng The new queen then ascended ler throne to watch the final fes Ivities on the evening the playing of the massed band of 15000 includ school bandsmen This is my third Band Festival and every time it has more and more thrills he said But noth ing can ever with this and Willson leading band in his hit tune a special 76 Trom bones and 110 Cornets from his hit Broadway musical The Mu sic Man BABY ITS COLD OUTSIDE The chill that had bandsmen and spectators shivering at Roosevelt Stadiums Tues day evening Band Festival show reached honored guests too Music Man Meredith Willson accepts a wool blanket proffered by a friend as he shares wife Rinis mink stole Later he donned a trench coat THE MASSED BAND of 5000 young musicians representing J87 North Iowa and Southern Min inesota communities was directed i by Paul Yoder internationally known Florida bandmastercom i poser He led the vast aggrega Ition in three a Grand Old Flag Bristol March and Down by the Old Mill last of which i was joined by lusty singing from Ithe audience I Then the 76 trombone HO cor net band also 11 tubas and 11 assembled from 22 high school bands attending the festi val massed on the field Willson i mounted the podium swung his jhands in the air and the unique band struck up the rousing air that began the giant twohour parade earlier in the day and now Victory for Ike on Trade Bill WASHINGTON UPI The House overwhelmingly approved Wednesday President Eisenhowers request for an unprecedented five year extension of the 24yearold reciprocal trade program with power to cut US tariffs 25 per cent Passage was by a roll call vote of 31798 The controversial measure slid through the House with surpris ing ease Subjected to strong pressures from the administration and leaders of both parties the House rejected on a 234147 nonrecord a substitute measure offered MISS JAN CLARK Festival Queen ed to sum up the feeling of thedent who also played a unique Solos should serve as a Sreat in large crowd revolving drum that caushf thP Ive never heard any one THE FESTIVITIES at Roose velt Stadium began about 6 pm Tuesday with each of the 87 bands parading in an hour and 15 minute display across the turf to the ap plause of the viewers Then came the queen candi dates resplendent in gowns of every color They were led by the 1957 queen Mrs Olson formerly of Northwpod and now of Boulder Colo Behind her came six other former festival monarchs Phyllis Ann Merritt Nelson Osage San dra Knight Rockford Judy Spangler Corwith Jacqueline Maulson Manchester LaDonna Gleiden Reibsamen formerly of LuVerne and now of Corwith and revolving drum that caught the crowds attention The theme of the Albert Lea bands show was a special salute to the Minnesota Centennial being celebrated this year Among other thingsthe band painted a musical and marching picture of Jesse James bank robbery at Northfield iron mining in the Me sabi Range and the Gopher states railroad system Following the band presenta tion the centennial theme was carried on by Minnesota state Senator Rudolph Hanson He pre sented certificates to Yoder Will son and his wife Rim making them honorary guests of the Go pher state during the centennial year A SLIGHT ERROR in the pres lighter mo entation ceremony one of the nights ments While giving them the Hanson inadvertent Iycalled Willson and his wife Mr protectionists This was spon sored by Rep Richard M Simp son RPa It would have limited extension of the trade agree ments act to two years and vest ed in the Tariff Commission and Congress the Presidents existing authority to ignore commission recommendations for duty in creased where domestic industry faces injury The House then overwhelmingly rejected on a 268146 roll call vote a motion by Rep Daniel A Reed RNY to Jail the measure by sending it back to committee The measure now goes to Senate where it faces a tougher touched off test Protectionist sentiment and Mrs Meredith Willson remedied the slip by commenting quickly No one calls me Mr Willson in Iowa So Meredith1 will do just Another high point of the eve ning vas the playing of three solo numbers with the Mason City Municipal Band under the direc tion of Carleton L Stewart Don Jacobi a member of the CBS Symphony in Chicago played a cornet solo and Frederick Wil kins a professional representative of a flute company and a onetime pupil of Willsons a flute solo Jacobi then joined two municipal band members John Coulson and Don Lomen in a cornet trio WILLSON ALSO paid tribute to the soloists These instrumental better playing he said Following the coronation activi ties at Roosevelt Stadium Miss Clark and Willson appeared on KGLOTV stronger in the Senate There will 3e no limits on the amendments that can be offered m the Senate Protectionist foes of the meas ure operated under severe handt caps in the House They had agreed in advance to a selfim posed gagrule which permitted them to offer only one overail substitute for the administration bill A They had been confident 6f suc cess only a few weeks ago but the tide turned whenthe adminis tration and Democratic leaders began applying extreme pressure on the lawmakers and offered a number of concessions to mem bers from oil and mineral states U S Fires Another Nuclear Test Shot WASHINGTON UPt The United States has fired another nuclear test shot in its spring Pa cific series nounced by Commission series was set off Tuesday at Bikini atoll in the Eniwetok atoU proving grounds The an the Atomic Energy for the hardtack INSIDE RUSSIA TODAY Russ Homes Drab Crowded Architecture OldFashioned EDITORS NOTE This is orw In a series of articles based on John Guntheri new book In side Russia Today By JOHN GUNTHER Skyscrapers like the Metro w vLiit OUU VJ1 WiLil inCl v it Shirley Morgan Harrison augury of the future field The past queens were followed y the 87 current candidates and he marching band of the reign ng queen Northwood under the direction of Robert Scheibe Jr The Northwood band then official Moscow convention does not favor the word skyscraper this too much of for eigness and the these structures are known as multistory buildings As a matter of they arc fact not opened the evening with thejtncy arc n tar Spangled Banner aftervry hlgh run 1 t OA MM Star wjiich the queens proceededning 20 or 30 around the field to give the audiis c a ence a last closeup ONE OF THE highlights of the evening was a marching demon rule but they look high in comparison Their ar c h i stratipn by the Albert Lea Minn teclure is old TTi I 1S I brought to a close River Citvs iij U I great day jHigh School band under the dilfashioned and Shortly before the climacticirection of L J Emmons Thejthey resemble events of the crowning andmasssmartstepping aggregation was a combination ed band play himselfjled on the field by Don Sorensonof the Wool unu fay maun iiuuiuu icu un me ucici oy uon feorcnson iof the Wool GUNTHER spoke a few words which University o Minnesota Building and an atrocious ly ornate wedding cake But they make a brave show at nightbe cause their facades are tricked out with red lights and glowing red stars surmount the towers Several are new blocks of apart ments complete with local shops telegraph stations post of fices and restaurants EVERY CITIZEN by terms of the sanitary code is supposed to have nine square yards of floor space but most do not have even half of this Moscow has at least 25 per cent more population than it can hold and people are crowd ed three four five or even more to a room with disastrous social consequences Young people can not marry because they can fmd no place to live Scarcely any Soviet family is without a covey of inlaws living on the premises and it is rare for any family to have its own private bath and kitchen Sometimes a single door way leads to a nest of stalls where A dozen people Eve as a result private addresses are very complicated in Moscow Citizens have their own door bell rings like users of a party line telephone in the United States If a Russian friend aski you to call he may give his ad dress as suchandsuch a number on suchandsuch a street Block G Entrance F fourth floor Num ber 17 ring two bells long one short ONE REASON why the are so thronged at night even in winter with crowds solidly marching down the boulevards in broad phalanxes and men and women carrying infants swaddled to the eyes is that homes are so unbelievably crowded squalid and uncomfortable People even after a hard days work rush out of doors simply because the cir cumstances of life at home arm so tedious if n o t unbearable There is little room in Moscow for what living should about v ;