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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 12, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North tawas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I MEWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIII Associated Prcsi and UaltedPress Full Ltase Wtrei Sevea Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 1957 Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection lit 72000 Jam Roosevelt Stadium to Witness North Iowa Band Festival Finale Sue Tenold Northwood New Queen Forest City Crash Toll Reaches 3 Fail in Try to Rescue i Leland Gl Flugum Caught in Chute Strap FT BRAGG NC UP A youngIowa paratrooper pinned to the underbelly of a troopcarrier plane repeatedly mouthed the word pleasebut died dangling in the deafening slipstream Tues day when crewmen failed in their attempt to rescue him The crew tried for nearly three to free Pfc Wayne H Flu gum23v whose f miled duriig a training jump His para chute did not open Doctors said he suffocated in the air before a final effort to drop him on a foam cushioned runway could bep car ried out Rescue Attempt JIMMY DORSET Cancer Takes Life Qf Jimmy Dorsey 53 NEW YORK OB Bandleade Jimmy Dorsey 53 died Wednes A jet plane sent aloft in a rescue attempt nudged the spreadeagled soldier with its wingtip tank in effort to dislodge him so res cuers could pull him into the plane It was a90 degree angle and we just couldnt get him up that ligh said Sgt Salvador M Za mudio San Antonio Tex flight engineer of the plane We had hold of him once he said One man had hold of each of his hands and I grabbed the back of his fatigues but the slip stream was so strong we couldnt hold him Terrific Pressure Doctors said Flugum may have drowned in the sea of rushing air or was crushed against the plane by the terrific pressure of its slipstream Flugum indicated to crewmen that his helmet strap was choking day of cancer He was the brother of Tommy Dorsey also a bandleader who died last November They formed one of oiown brother in the popular muisc world A Jim myDorsey recording So Rare is listed second In a rating of cur rent hits Jimmy Dorsey died in Doctors Hospital He had been operated on in January for a lung growth Two months later he left his band on the road to enter the hospital Jimmy Dorsey like his more famous brother Tommy came pui of the povertystricken hardcoa Des Moines Boone Men Are Victims Highway 69 Is Scene FOREST death toll rose to three uv a twocar collision Tuesday afternoon four miles north of here on Highway 69 v Arthur S Isakson died Tuesday evening at the For est City Municipal Hospital He had a brain concussion fractured hips and legs and internal in juries Instantly Killed instantly in the crash were John Jackson 70 Des Moines and John Lindeil 67 Boone James Ericson 68 also of Boone is in good condition at here Lindeil Isakson and Ericson were returning to Boone from a Minnesota fishing trip Jackson alesman for the Dubuque Casket o was oh a business trip He vas headed north Lost Control him Zamudio said Flugum talked to couldnt hearhimself because of the noise and it was mostly lip reading and sign language regions Of Pennsylvania to heac one of the most famous bands in America The two brothers were noted for the music they made separately and won almost as much prominence foi the celebrated feuds that kep later that them apart us but he They buried the hatchet in 1943 and in 1953 formed a band togeth er after nearly 20 years on sep The decision to spray foam on the runway was made when the big planes engines overheated making a landing necessary As the plane skimmed over the foam the paratrooper was cut loose He slid Jthrough the foam for about 100 feet Ground crew men ran to him but he was dead Flugum was the son of Andrina J Flugum arate bandstands Tommy choke to death accidently in his sleep Nov 26 1956and Jimmy carrid on their band Mqytlower II Reluctantly Accepts A TOW LINE PROVINCETOWN Mass UP Capr Alan Villien of May flower II reluctantly accepted tow line Wednesday from the Coast Guardtug Yanktori after he had brought the replica of the famousPilgrim ship undtr sail almost to a mooring in Provihce towh Harboiv rViUiers world famous windjammer skipper took the towing hawser as the Coast Guard station at Cape Cod Light better known as Highland Light broke out the red triangular pennant spelling small craft warnings By then it had become apparent that to beat around the tip of Cape Cod would require many hours perhaps days unless the winds were more than commonly accommodating and the Mayflower1 has numerous commitments made urgent by her promoters Only a brief call at Provincetown was planned before pro ceedingto Plymouth for 12diy call after which the vessel continues to New York there to remain as a tourist attraction throughout the summer Until she returns to Plymouth in the autumnshe will continue to fly the Union Jack Then she will be formally turned over to Plymouth Plantation as a permanent exhibit in a reconstructed Pilgrim village All About PMII ABOUT The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy to cloudy through Thursday oc casional showers and thunder Storms Wednesday night and possibly Thursday Low Wed nesday night 5862 High Thurs Sheriff Maurice Monson said he accident occurred when Lin dell pulled out to pass a farm ractor and seeing the oncoming Jackson car tried to pull back nto his lane of traffic However Monspn said Lindeil apparently ost control of his car and crashed nto the Jackson vehicle Winnebago County which had jjone more than two years without i traffic fatality now has had four in about a month day 7580 Iowa Partly rcloudy through Thursday scattered showers ex treme north Thursday Low Wednesday night 56 northeast 64 southwest Fiveday Iowa Temperatures wil average 4 to 8 degrees below normal Thursday through nex Monday Normal highs 81 north to 83 south Normal lows 58 north to 61 south Warmer over weekend Cooler Monday Rain fall will average onefourth to onehalf inch occurring as scat tered showers early in perioc and again toward end of period Minnesota Showers cool Amish Woman Is Killed in Crash KALONA Mrs William Hochstretler 50 Kalona an Am sh woman was killed and her injured Tuesday daughter was night when their horse and buggy collided with a car The girl Martha 16 was taken to an Iowa City hospital Sheriff Pat Murphy said Mrs Hochstretler had started across Highway 1 three miles north of here in the horse and buggy when it was struck by the car He identified the car driver as Chester A Miller Kalona Miller and a daughter Muriel 8 were injured A son Lowell 5 was not hurt SUE TENOLD Miss North Iowa of 1957 Waterloo Man Gets 8Year Sentence SMILES DESPITE PAIN A Broken Toe Proves No Handicap to Queen By JOHN BLEAKLY Miss North Iowa of 1957 is a striking fivefoot seveninch blue eyed blonde But she had to overcome a physical handicap to win the crown I broke a toe on my left foot two weeks ago Sue Tenold 18 Norihwoqd said Tuesday nightafter the first flush of victory had left her face Festival in Grand Finale 12000 See Coronation By RAY Honeyhaired Sue Tenold Miss North wood 1eigns as Miss North owa of 1857 Amid thunderous applause from he overflow crowd of earbursting rolling drums Miss Tenold was officially crown ed Tuesday night at Roosevelt football stadium by Dr Fred crick Ebbs director of bands at the State University of Iowa Miss Tenold won the coveted crown from a field of 90 North Iowa band jqueens After had been crowned in midfield she walked to the throne predecessor Phyllis Merritt Miss North Iowa of 1956 and Miss Osage gratefully offered Met af Platform Her parents Mr and Mrs Glenn 0 Tenold Northwood met her at the platform and offered her parental congratulations The golden moment of decision and announcement was preceded by an hour and a half of marching band scattered jazz members of the 90 bands who entered the field from the southeast corner and seated themselves aroundthe field Crystal clear skies prevailed withjust aslight cool breeze from the northwest forcing some per sons to dbn light topcoats The Clear Lake marching band caused the most stir when it strut WATERLOO UP Cleveland At first j didnt know if I would be able to enter the contest White 21 Waterloo convicted of she continued I just took the cast off Monday manslaughter in the knifeslayihgi Suc said her injured toe just about killed me all day long SAME DATE 1956 285 Black meant traffic death In pait Si hours GlobeGazette Weather data up Of another man last March was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in the Anamosa Mens Reforma tory White was convicted of the knif ing of Buster Morrison 30 Wa terloo in a cafe here The convic tion was handed down by a jury two weeks ago am Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 76 Minimum Tuesday night 50 At 8 am Wednesday 69 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 94 61 In fact the first thought that flashed through her mind when her name was announced as the win ner she said was Oh my toe As the new Miss North Iowa Sue explained she had to parade around the Roosevelt Stadium football field followed by her hometown band She had gone around once before during the ceremonies earlier in the evening My toe bothered me the first time around she reported but the second time I was too excited to notice the pain New Cast Sue said she thinks Northwood band since seventh grade This years band festival is the first one Sue has attended without playing cornet for her hometown high school The new band festival queen was graduated in May from high school She plans to enter the University of Colorado at Boulder this fall Modeling School f want to major in either in terior decorating or fashion de lhe she said This sum iwill probably have to go backinicr l want to allcm a Tornadoes Again Hit Near Kansas City KANSAS CITY W Two squall lines laden with tornadoes pushed through the Kansas City area Tuesday night but apparently only two of the twisters touched ground and they did only minor damage Thousands of the metropolitan areas million residents took to basements mindful of the May 20 tornado which killed 39 as it smashed through nearby Kansas and into the Missouri suburbs just south of the city The main havoc wrought by Tuesday nights storms was to trees and power lines in the south and southwest suburbs CONSOLIDATION OKD MILFORD Wi Consolidation c three districts into a new Milfon Community School District was WHERE THREE DIED The covered body of John approved 35478 at a special elecJackson 71 Des Moines is shown beside his car just tion Tuesday I after a fatal crash four miles north of Forest City on on her toe Wednesday After the silver crown was didnt think I had a chance There were so many other nice good looking girls entered At first she said her victory left her spellbound After she heard her name read over the public address system Sue said I just sal there stiff holding jschool in Minneapolis My father may not let me though since I am goingso far away to school this falL ted dpwn the center of the field cladin white blouses and and jet black bermuda shorts Whistles and applause greeted tht Lakers Fill in Gap Efficient marching time short encd this years band entrance by a half hour and left a fectively filled by the Mason City Municipal band d i r e c t e d by Carleton Stewart Precision and crack drill per formances were executed without a hitch by Manchesters marching band Tuesday evening Under perfect directionof Erling B Han son the band members strutted through block right drills a band jive dance drill and a rendition of the tricky Glow Worm En thusiastic applause greeted marching band on conclusion Superior batontwirling p e r formcd by Joyce Rice Greenfield delighted the thousands in the football stands and those jammed around the fringe of the field Miss Rice who will be a junior at Greenfield High School this fail performed difficult tricks Her father Glenn 0 Tenold isjwith one andUwo batons and later an insurance man Sue has two sisters Sally Ann and Kathryn 4 and a brother John 10 She has entered several beauty contests before her first victory my breath then I slumped downTuesday She was a candidate for I could hardly get up my legs sophomore homecoming queen in high school and recently compet vere numb Little Nervous Like most young girls her age who have suddenly found them selves famous Sue was a little nervous Her newlywon crown nearly fell to the ground the first ed in the Miss Mason City con test Im now entered in the Viking Days contest at Northwood she continued There are 12 to 14 girls competing and lhe whole time Fred State Univerjtown has voted for their favorites sity of bandmaster tried to place it on her pretty head during the past several weeks The winner will be announced a flaming baton Grsen Uniforms Greenclad uniforms of the Osage marching band escorted Phyllis Merritt Miss North Iowa of 1956 and her attendants San dra Knight Rockford and Gwendolyn Johnson Boeke for merly of Ventura and now of Osage down the center of the field to their queenly positions on the platform in front of the east stadium Miss Knight was Miss North Iowa of 1955 and Mrs Bocke reigned in 1952 Immediately following the ar rival of the former queens the 90 queen candidates arrived in i formal attire on the field and forest City Suinmil pholo Highway 69 Jackson was one of three victims of the collision The second car involved wound up in a ditch But minutes later dressed in Saturday her red and white gown Sue was gue a cheerleader for in two lines Then jtalking composure to her par jjthev switched into one single lents and sister Sally Ann 14 whoyears in hlSh said shc 1Sline and walked around the en iplays trombone in the Northwood Jusl crazv about watcr skiing jtire icld for closer looks from School band I Sue herself has played in the I like to sing too but just injthe spectators solos Throughout the entire festival ;