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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 11, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL Associated Preu ud United Interaatioeal FuU CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Ntws pa per That Mokes All N ort h 1 ns N eig hbors MASON CITY tOWA THURSDAY JUNE 11 7c Copy CowJtU Tour HOME EDITION Drop Ultimatum Herter Tells Reds I r ing Heard in on ArmyAir Force Controversy Has Deep Roots By RICHARD SPONG Editorial Research Bureau of Defense Neil H McElroy will send to Congress shortly recom mendations based on a com plete and exhaustive study of missiles programs President Eisenhower at his June 3 press conference said the report could be expected within 10 days certainly Defense strategy interserv ice wrangling questions of pb solesence of weapons differing budgetary philosophies and SenateHouse variances all are involved in the muchpublicized BomarcNike Hercules contro versy that has spilled over from the Pentagon to Capitol Hill Here are the essentials THE ARMYS Nike Hercules is a weapon in being on which including its predecessor Nike Ajax the Army has spent about billion It is a groundtoair missile designed to down at tacking enemy bombers It has a range of under 100 miles Nike Hercules missiles already are stationed in the Washington Baltimore New York Chicago and Los The planis ror them to augment or which have been operational for al most six years The Bom a r c is the rival groundtpaiir missile on which the Air1 Force hasspent about willdefend against enemy planes Expected to be operational in September the Bomarc will have a range of 200400 miles Four bases are under construction for its de ployment The Air Force claims it takes less time to launch than the Hercules BOTH WEAPONS carry nu clear warheads both were de signed to i intercept Russian in tercontiriehtal bombers as part air defense program that already has costin the neigh borhood of billion But the Russians never built the great bomber wings that were ex pecfed of them concentrating on missiles instead Thus both Hercules and Bomarc are on the way to b n g obsolescent though each service claims its weapon can be modified for use against missiles The Army wants to go on with Nike Zeus a new antimissile member of its missiles family The Air Force while by no means giving up on Bomarc wants to press on with its Alias intercontinental ballistic mis sile When this becomes opera tional argue the experts of the junior service the emphasis will be not so much on defense as on deterrence where it orig inally the Soviets cracked our nuclear and where It belongs SO FAR the Senate it tiding with the Air Force and the House with the Army The House passed by the overwhelm ing vote of 3923 the Defense De partment appropriation bill cut ting million from funds requested for Bomarc but giv ing the Army its full million for Nike Hercules plus addition al optional funds for Nike Zeus It did however give the Air Force million more than re quested as a down payment on additional ballistic mis siles squadrons But the Senate Armed Serv ices Committee in reporting a new military construction bill had lopped million from million requested for new Nike sites It called the Nike de fense system virtually obso Then the Senate post Shell of Service stands over the bodyof who died minutes after falling from right elevator buildingat Burchinal Pieces of the staging he was attempting to take down lie in front of body i Minnesottiri in Burchinal Fall Elmer Larsen about 70 Bemidji died of a skull fracture late Wednesday afternoon after falling 48 feet from the roof of the Burchinal Cooperative Elevator Hewas employed by the T E Ibbersqn Construction Minneapolis Workmen from the firm are installing metal sheet ing on the outside of a new elevator building at Burchinal Fellow workmen told Dr Ralph E Smiley acting coroner of Cerro Gordo County that Larsen had been a high iron worker for the last 40 years Jtu Dr Smiley ruled the death accidental and reconstructed these circumstances from what he learned from workmen at the scene The accident happened at p m Larsen died within two minutes after the fall Larsen was evidently taking down a sixfoot long staging ihat hung between two elevator The staging was at Cached to nad to be both buildings and pried loose so tha poned further consideration of the bill until the administration comes through with the results of its complete and cxhaus the sheet metal siding could be put in place Dr Smiley reasons that Lar sen was standing on piping on the roof of the shorter and older building and was using acrow bar to pry the short stagirij loose Evidently he slipped ant fell The shorter staging fell with him Larsens body came to resl beside the broken lumber of the staging The Weather M as on City Partly cloudy through Friday with occasion al showers and thunderstorms Thursday night cooler Low Thursday night around 58 High Friday 7540 Iowa Partly cloudy with scat tered showers and thunder storms over the state Thurs day night and southeast Fri day Cooler northwest half Thursday night lows 58 north west to 68 southeast Cooler Friday highs 7580 northwest 8085 southeast Further out a t u r d a y scattered showers or thundershowers little temperature change Minnesota Showers and cooler Highs Friday 7080 GlobeGazette weather data ive study of the missiles proUP lo Thursday cram Maximum ThV result generally ex Minimum with At 8 peeled A compromise both Army and Air Force YEAR AGO jroundloair projects pruned Maximum I Minimum 84 fi2 77 80 42 Union Rejects Bid by Steel Industry NEW YORK steel in dustry has made an quickly rejected by the that the industry drop its insist ence on a oneyear wage freeze if the union would make specific concessions on other contract terms SAME Quick Move at Geneva Crucial Stage at Conference FKOM OUR WIRE SERVICES ofState Christian Herter personally ap pealed to Russias Andrei Gro myko Thursday to save the Big Four conference by withdraw ing the new Berlin ultima Taking the lead for the West in the Big Four negotiations Herter met with Gromyko after consulting with his Western col leagues Herter had talked for 30 min utes Foreign Secretary Sel wyn Lloyd of Britain French Foreign Minister Maurice Couve de Murville and Ambassador Wilhelm Grewe of West Ger many GROMYKO SHOWED some signs of willingness to lower his price for ending the Soviet threat to West Berlin temporari y Other Soviet spokesmen said their proposal of a oneyear deadline on the Berlin situation is negotiable and indicated the Soviets might agree to a longer period Western occupation Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister a press brief ing the West to make counterproposals so that the ne gotiations scould TheVWestern foreignminis ters howeyer ariily opposed lo any deadline on their occupation of the former German capital Secretary of StaleChristian A IIerler told the foreign ministers confer ence that the Western occupa tion rights were not granted by the Soviets and they are not rights which the Soviets can cancel assignor HERTER AND Gromyko a private session Thursday to consider the future of the con ference It appeared likely the Geneva meeting would break up in disagreement within a Few days unless the Soviets drastically revised their propos al Western officials believed Gro myko had contacted Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev to re port the violent French reaction to the new So viet proposal and to discuss the possibility of modifications The new Soviet proposal in es sence is this The Soviet Union would sus pend its demand for an immedi ate end to Western occupation DR R R FL1CKINGER Dr Roger Flickinger Dies at 58 Heart Attack Proves Fatal Dr Roger Richard Ftickinger 58 Mason City physician and surgeon 26 years except during lis military service in World War II died late Wednesday at his home 1015 3rd follow ng a heart attack He had been home about six weeks following a heart attack ast winter while vacationing in Florida Dr Flickihgqr was bprn March31 pf uated frbnv East Waterloo High School in 1920 and received a Bachelors degree frqm the Uni versity of Iowa in 1924 and his degree in 1927 UPON of his in crnship at the University o owa went to De roit where he took specia raining in 192832 at the Henry ord Hospital Hepracticed medicine at No gales from 1932 to 1933 when he came to Mason City as member of the Park Hbspita Ilinic as ophthalmologist and otolaryngologist Jan 13 1943 Dr Flickinger eft his eye car throa practice in Mason City lo jpii he armed had been officers training since he started at the Uuiver ity of Iowa Three years later he resumed his practice at the Park Hos ntal Clinic During the war h lad been stationed as assistan chief of eye ear nose anc hroat service at Kennedy Gen ral Hospital in Tennessee Holdup Suspect Hunted Car Found at Wells Minn County au thorities Thursday morning an nounccd that they believe lhe know the dcntity of the man who robbed the Lakola branch of the Farmers Trust and Sav ing Bank of Buffalo Center They are searching for Valen tine Karp Harlland Minn The car used following the holdup was found Wednesday night in Wells Minn Authori ties said Karp had called his wife from Wells which is near Hartland rights in Berlin and would guari AFTER 15 YEARS of service supply lines into West Berlin for a year In return the Western powers would 1 reduce their man garrison in West Berlin to symbolic contingents totaling about 150 men 2 would elimi nate hostile propaganda and all subversive activities from West Berlin against the Soviet bloc and 3 would ban missile nstallalions and atomic wea pons in West Berlin There was no suggestion of matching Com munist action in East Berlin Will Respect Ruling of Court Hoffa Declares 9 NEWARK R Hoffa says his Teamsters union will respect a court rul ing Wednesday that the Team sters must obey reform ord ers But he said he will ap peal the ruling Wemay not like it the de cision in its entirety but vie will respect it just the Hoffa said at a Teamster ral ly Be assured though its only a matter of time until wo file an A federal appeals ruled Wednesday in Washing ton that the muchinvestigated union must comply with ree ommcnditions of the moni appointed by federal judge after Hoffa was elected president of the union in 1957 The Teamsters president spoke scathingly of the Sen ale Investigating committee Sen John F Kennedy CD Kennedys brother Robert counsel for the com mittee and fellow labor lead ers Walter Reuther and James Carey Dont believe any of ihe phony charges of corruption and Hoffa told a cheering crowd of Judge us by what you arc earning nowkcompared wilh whatyou ware earning before thfl union Nothing is golnj to destroy he said with the Park Hospital Clinic he moved to his own office in the Mason City Brick and Til Building where he had prac ticed since Sept 28 194S He was a member of In American Medical Iowa Stale and Cerro Gordo County Medical associations the Jowa StateSociety of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology the Amcri can College of Surgeons Ki wanis Club Harding Lodge 649 and the Consistorj and Shrine and the Elks Lodge of which he was a past exaltcc ruler At the University of Iowa he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha honorary medical irater nity Phi Beta Pi professional medical fraternity and Kappa Sigma social fraternity Dr Flkklnger was married to Miss Hilda Manatt July 18 931 at Detroit Surviving are his wife son Roger R Flickin medical student at the Jniversily of Iowa a daughter Suzanne Minneapolis and sister Mrs Lester M Mar guerite DykerWashinglon Funeral services will be held at 2 Saturday at the Pat The Rev G Robert Bullrick pastor of he1 First Presbyterian Church will officiate Burial will be in lemorial Park Cemetery Ma sonic rites will be conducted at he cemetery Visitation at he chapel will be after 7 Friday Family riends arc contributing to a memorial fund SHERIFFS OFFICERS an information for Karps arresl had been filed in Sioux City The bandit was described by Car C Gerzema branch mana ger and Mrs Herman Jutting teller as more than flo about 6 feet Call and wearing a checked shirt and dark trousers He entered the bank shortly after 9 Wednesday forced the two employes into a vault after taking some from the cashiers cage and drove away in a 1949 dark blue Ford Authorities immediately scl up road blocks in the area but the man still had not been ap prehended Thursday THE CAR found af Wtlis wac in Karps name Karps agV was listed as 62 Tommy Thompson chief o the Iowa Bureau of Investiga tion said most of the monej was in small bills including some Canadian currency Score Injured in Train Depot Blast BOSTON More than a score of persons were injured in a terrific explosion of undeter mined origin in the elevated structure of the Boston rapid transit system near the North Railroad Station Thursday The Metropolitan Transit Authority which operates the rapid transit system said no one was killed The blast ripped apart sections of the elevated structure and blew out windows in the railroad station about 50 feet away POSTAL PUP This chihuahua puppya birthday present from Sharon Schrocder Courtland when she opened rural mail box The local postmaster said it was the first time hed ever moved an unerased canine by parcel post The pup cuddled in the the inail man during the farnvtofarm delivery Lake Woman in Critical Condition After Crash Which Killed 7 Injured 3 DAVENPORT A ClearLake woman Mrs S 0 Alma Bacon 70 is in critical condition in Mercy Hospital here fol lowing a twocar collision The accident happened Wednesday rtorthwest of Davenport j Mrs Bacons sister MissGladys Olson died in thecollision Mrs Bacons Mrs Legreid 69 CircleTerrace Mason Cityr and her daughter and another sister of Mrs Hazel Olson Minneapolis also are hospitalized Miss liazel Olson wasthe driver of the car The women left Clear Lake Wednesday morning on their way to Atlanta to daughter of Mrs Driver of the other car was Mrs Edgar Helzler 38 New Liberty Her 11monlhold son Allen Helzler also is on the criticallist Olson also is survived by her mother Nellie Olson 95 Minneapolis and another sister Airs Byron Stratton Siloam Springs Ark i On the Inside Z Editbriali 4 Society 7 Clear Lake 10 North Iowa News H Comics 13 Local News 1415 IB Latest Markets Sen Martin Suffers Mild Attack 6f Flu WASHINGTON WvSen Thom as E Martin RIowa was in Belhesda Md Naval Hospital Thursday recuperating from a mild attack of influenza He had been scheduled to leave Wed nesday for DCS Moines to at dress the convention of the Iowa State Bar Assn SOME MEDICINE Bed sores are forgotten momentarily as this French soldier gets a visit from bombshell ac tress Brigitte Bardot Famed Brigitte called at a Paris military hospital to see soldiers wounded in the Algerian fighting This unidentified fellow ob viously on the road to recovery as his expression would indicate f ;