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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 30, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors HOME EDITION Associated Press ud United Press International Full Wires MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 30 195 a Copy ThU Paper CoarisU Two SectionsSection Rain Likely to Continue BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Theres no sign of a letup in Iowas heavy at least until Thursday the Weather Bureau saidj Tuesday Des Moines has had its heaviest rain in 12 years The storm began Monday afternoon and in a couple of hours the official reading was inches of precipitation But from 4 to inches of rain fell in other parts of the city Some basements were flooded and homebound traffic was fouled up Radio S ta t i o n KIOA was knocked off the air for more than three hours by a lightning bolt Eight Des Moines homes were damaged by lightning about 300 telephones were knocked out and electrical serv ice was disrupted to hundreds of homes ELSEWHERE ABOUT 3 inches of rain fell at nearby Booneville Winterset had inches of rain and Van Meter More than 2V inches fell at Parkersburg making a total there of about 4 inches in 48 hours The Mason City area had an other inches of moisture bringing the total for the last week to Lightning started a fire which destroyed a barn on a farm near MarshaLltown A farm home near Marshalltown also was RFE Set to Note Birthday From 1 to 28 Transmitters in Span of 70 Years NEW YORK On Saturday Radio Free Europe enters its 10th year of broadcasting through the Iron Curtain A private organization s u p ported by American contribu tions to Crusade for Freedom Radio Free Europe sends undis torted news andinformation to people in five Soviet dominated countries Poland Czechoslovakia Hungary Ro mania and Bulgaria Since 1950 RFE has grown from a onetransmitter station into the free worlds most power ful a influential network broadcasting to the captive countries A system of 28 trans mitters in West Germany and Portugalnow carry almost 000 program hours each week FOLLOWING ARE some of the factors which explain RFEs growth and indicate ils effective ness in an area which would oth erwise be monopolized by Com munist propaganda Heavy News Coverage 10 minutes of objective news about free world events and develop ments behind the Iron Curtain are broadcast every hour on the hour In addition there are pro grams of news analysis polit ical commentary religious serv ices music drama sports med icine and entertainment The programs contain material that is banned by the Communist controlled radio and press Accent on Current Events Events of vital importance to all those living under Communist domination are featured by RFE The Berlin Crisis the foreign ministers con ference the Communist slaugh ter of Tibet the appearance of antiCommunist books such as Dr and other events which are distorted by the Kremlin are presented in their true light NEW PROGRAMS In order to strengthen cultural ties be tween the free world and those forced to live under Soviet dom ination RFE recently instituted a series of programs in collabor ation with the European Cultural Center in Geneva Another new series called Radio Univers offers courses in connec tion with the College of Europe in Bruges Belgium Audience Increase Large scale studies based on inter views with hundreds of refugees show a steady increase in RFE listeners Of those interviewed more than 75 per cent said that they had listened to RFE regu larly more than twice a Over one third said they had been daily listeners An important factor in the in crease of RFEs audience is the rise of radio ownership in East Europe Radio sets capable of picking up RFE broadcasts have increased almost a million since 1958 There are now over 000 sets in the captive countries damaged by lightning Radio Station KFJB at Marshalltown was off the air for a time At Atlantic Radio Station KJAN also was knocked out for a time A resulting fire also damaged the station studio THERE WAS MORE than 3 inches of rain at Oskaloosa and almost as much at Osceola Clarion had while Lamoni Lenox Waterloo and Davenport all had more than 2 inches Temperatures tumbled into the 40s and 50s over much of the state Tuesday morning Mason City had the low 48 degrees while Spencer Dubuque Council Bluffs and Sioux City all had 51 Similar readings are due Wed nesday morning Top temperatures Monday were from 59 degrees at Mason City to 81 at Burlington Some what lower readings were ex pected for Tuesday afternoon Four Major Verdicts by High Court WASHINGTON UPI The Supreme Court Monday handed down four decisions affecting the basic liberties of Americans In the first of the four deci sions the court struck down the governments industrial security program which covers some three million defense plant work PRESIDENT Eisenhower gives hisfull attention to a model of fourengine TU114 propjet air liner during a tour of the Russian cultural exhibit at the New York AP Photofax Coliseum At right is Soviet First Deputy Premier Frol Kozlov who arrived in a TU114 after a nonstop flight from Moscow made in 11 hours MM Mason City Cloudy with show ers arid t hunderstorms through Wednesday with rains 1 to 3 inches or more Tuesday night Continued cool Lows Tuesday night in low the 50s 60s High Wednesday in Iowa Cloudy with showers anc thunderstorms nesday with through rains 1 Wed to inches or more in western half of state Tuesday night Continued cool over mos1 of state through Wednesday Low Tuesday night 50 north west to upper Highs Further outlook able cloudinesSj Consider with scat COMMUNIST crease RFE ATTACKS In is attacked by the Communist more than any other Western network broad casting behind the Iron Curtain Since May 1954 the Reds have attacked RFE over times in East Europe alone Audience Reaction Perhaps the best indication of RFEs ef fectiveness comes from its lis eners As a Polish listener told a Western reporter I have but one wish and that is that the people at Radio Free Europe are given thanks from its listeners for working for us We assure them that this important work is a great help and hope for usj In eur heavy life it is a help for ers The court said a type of hear ing given employes charged with violations of security reg ulations was not authorized ci ther by the President or Con gress THE HIGH TRIBUNAL said the hearing did not give the tra ditional confronta tion and crossexamination of witnesses against the accused employe before his discharge The three other decisions af feet freedom of speech and libel laws In a close 54 decision the court ruled that broadcasters re quired by law to grant time to political candidates are not sub ject to libel suits for statements they make And in the second decision the court held unconstitutional the part of the New York state which films tered showers or thunder storms extreme east portion Little temperature change Thursday Minnesota Showers unseason ably cool 5565 Highs Wednesday data GlobeGazelle weather upto 8 Tuesday Maximum 59 Minimum 48 At 8 51 Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum 88 Minimum 65 On the Inside General News Page 2 4 Society News 78910 Clear Lake News TO Sports 1314 Local News 1819 Latest Markets 23 Comics 24 Farm News 25 North Iowa News 28 COLWELL DIES BATTLE CREEK Mich W P Colwell 54 director of radio and television for the Office of Civil and Defense Mo ailization died Monday of a heart attack Japanese Irate After Jet Crash NAHA Okinawa pilot less U S Air Force jet fighter justled into the corner of an Okinawan schoolhouse Tuesday then sprayed fiery fragments over a residential area The Air Force said 21 person were killed and 100 injured in the crash at Ishikawa a city o inhabitants 18 miles nortl of Naha Okinawa police put the toll a 16 dead hurt ALL ifjpaV ently were Okinawans Police said that 60 of the less seriously njured were school children playingnear the school Theblazing wreckage set fire to 30 houses Thousands rushed hysterically to the scene after a broadcast hat 150 had been killed and 300 njrt The milling crowds hin dered the removal of the injured o hospitals by military ambu ances IT WAS ONE of the worst mili tary disasters since World War II on Okinawa biggest base n the Far East There were im mediate political repercussions n Tokyo The Japanese Social st party long critical of Amer adminislralion of the for Japanesc island said it the matter up in can mer would bring Parliament An explosion occurred aboard he F100 Super Sabre jet soon after it took off from Kadena Air Base eight miles from Ishi awa The pilot Capt John G Schmilt Chalmers parachuted to safety Richard Rousscll of an eyewitness aid the empty plane headed for an uninhabited hill veered sharply and finally crashed into a corner of the menlary School Miamori Ele Sheering off from the school building it burst into a shower of flaming metal RUSSIANS GRIPPED BY Automation Bug MOSCOW Centra Committee Tuesday put before the Soviet people a master plan to cut corners in the race with the United States for industrial supremacy The plan adopted at a fiveday meeting of the committee at which Premier Nikita Khrushchev made the main speech was spread over 3Vi pages of the Communist party paper Pravda and the government paper Izvestia It calls for widespread automation in industrial plants re tooling and mass mobiliiation of scientific and efficiency ex perts It also calls for tightened central control by the party and government to assure a uniform industrial advance on a broad front to achieve goals of the sevenyear economic plan The sevenyear plan aims at surpassing the United States but one industrial expert Averki B Aristov frankly told the committee the task of modernizing is too big to accom plished in the sevenyear plan The fiveday session at the Kremlin disclosed that Soviet industry is modernly equipped in some fields and badly out of 3 fowcms Killed in Accidents on Highways BY THE ASSOCIATED PRICSS A Burlington doctor a Des Moines teenager and a member of the Jones County Board of Supervisors died late Monday as i result of traffic accidents Dr Roy Albert Hulse 48 Bur ington obstetrician was killed Monday night when the car he vas driving missed a curve and overturned on Highway 61 about hrce miles north of Fort Madi son Virginia McVey 14 daughter f Mr and Mrs Gordon McVey sf Des Moines died when the car in which she was riding col ided with a truck near the Des Moincs airport Monday night Harm J Dirk 69 of near Cen er Junction in Jones County lied enroule to a hospital after lis car collided with another on gravel road about two miles ast of Onslow SOME CRUST MILWAUKEE Revella 43 was arrested Mon lay for selling watermelons at 1 each outside a supermarket olice said hed stolen his slock nside Wifes Pride in Her Housework Proves Downfall LONDON Olscn Smith was a model housewife Often she got up at and polished and dusted until 10 at night The pride the 31yearold wom an took Jn her little suburban home killed her Jn a suicide note to her hus band she wrote 1 feel 1 am making your life a misery be cause I have no time for any thing else but She moved an armchair into her spotless kitchen turned on the gas taps and sat her two young girls on her lap Her husband Cyril told a cor oners court he found them when he returned home from work His wife was dead So was Viv ien 5 Marion 2 recovered BOY INJURED DES MOINES Kenneth Charles Beck 9 who had his left eg severed bcow the knee when ie was run over by a Rock Is and freight train was reported n good condition at a DCS Vfoincs hospital Tuesday The 3oy is the son of Mr and Mrs Kenneth Beck Des Moines Ike Enjoys Self at Russ Fair WASHINGTON ftfi President Eisenhower appeared to enjoy himself thoroughly Bui its something of a minor miracle if he doesnt have a few bruises Tuesday Chances are that Soviet Dep uty Premier Frol R Kozlov who is due here late Tuesday could match Eisenhower one black and blue spot for another How ever the Kremlin official Use of Drug Studied Problem in Iowa DES MOINES truck er wearily sipped his coffee in the eastern Iowa cafe He had come a long way and still had a long way to go He suddenly dipped into his pocket took out a small bottle of harmless looking pills and washed three of them down with a mouthful of water That ought to keep me awake for a couple hundred more he said quietly to him self and left the cafe THE HARMLESS looking pills werent so harmless however because an hour later he was when his truck plunged into a gully after he had blacked out at the wheel l The real killer was ampheta mine a nonnarcotic stimulant drug contained in the pills The accident story is fictitious it could have happened authorities say State officials report that usa of the drug called pep pills thrill pills goof balls red jack ets or red is steadily increasing in Iowa and is be coming a real problem J F Rabe supervisor of the narcotics division of the State Pharmacy Board said Tuesday the increase has been gradual over the vears but has built up to the point to svhere were vi tally concerned with I CANT ACCOUNT for he said Perhaps its the tempo of modern day But he said an in creased number of investiga tions attest to the fact the usa of pep pills is on the rise seemed to have a good time lOO It all happened Monday in Llie New York City Coliseum where Eisenhower met Kozlov for an lourlong official tour of the Soviet Unions scientific and cul ral exhibit I THINK IT is very very admirable Eisenhower said as he completed his visit 1 think it is But during their tour the two nen were propelled pushed jostled the big exposition hall as the crowds of spectators and newsmen crushed in from all sides Scores of New York police were hard pul at times to stay on their own feet The Secret The drug has a effect when dosed constructive out by pre Service agents especially re sponsible for Eisenhowers se curity also had a rough time The Soviets assigned to Kozlov must have had some anxious moments But the President and Kozlov vho arrived from Moscow Sun lay smiled through most of it scription Rabe said But its beingused my many just for tba lift it Some students may use am phetamine when trying to cram or exams Some motorists may take it to keep awake while driving Some criminals may use it to work up enough nerva to pull their next job But overuse of the drug can boomerang with adverse effects heart hallucinations black outs Health officials add there is little possibility of amphetamine users switching to the narcotic drugs such as heroin But Rabe said there was a possibility that a person taking Eisenhower one point movie censorship law bans socalled immoral1 today and a hope for the fu THE HIGH TRIBUNAL split 63 in invalidating the part of the law on movies but was unani mous in holding that in any event the ban should not have been applied to the film version of Lady Chattcrleys The court held that the law vi olated the first amendment the Constitution which guaran tecs free speech In the third decision the court granted lower federal officials absolute immunity from libel suits in connection with slate mcnts about official matters CONVENTION OPENS NEW YORK Nel son Rockefeller and Mayor Rob ert F Wagner Tuesday offici ally welcomed delegates from 99 countries to the opening of the fourday convention of Lions In laughed heartily and assured his Soviet hosts Ive been pushed round for six years Im used to KOZLOV TOOK if in apparent ly nquaj good humor replying Well we wont resort to tear gas and The displays sprawl over six acres and take up three floors of New Yorks Coliseum a huge new building at Colum bus Circle in Manhattan After paying he admission price a dollar for adults and 50 cents or children the first thing he visitor sees is a re minder of the Soviet strides into outer of Sputniks or space satellites The exhibition first of its kind here since the New York Worlds Fair 20 years ago is held under an exchange agreement signed by the United States and the So viet Union last year The Amer can counterpart will open in Moscow July 25 There are Soviet automobiles ncluding several of the new popular foreign import size They sell for to ernational Garden at Madison Square CARS NEED gushing rain of up to inches left parts of DCS Moines in an aquatic state Jt was the heaviest downpour in the capital AP Photofnx city in J2 years Many pedestrians temporarily were stranded SAME DATE UOWA IAFETT amphetamine for a lift may turn to narcotics for an even bigger lift RABES JOB is to pur a dam per on illicit drug distribution to see that those who would mis use the drug dont get it And its just as difficult to track down the illegal distribu tion and use of amphetamine as it is to track down he said He said most of the coopera tion has come from the general public which reported different incidents to his office Rabe said there has been a number of arrests in the past few years In one case he said state agents found an illegal dis tributor with a half million bot tles of amphetamine Its more important that we get to the source of Rabe said than finding the user HE POINTED OUT that onfy licensed outlets such as drug gists doctors hospitals or den tists may handle amphetamine But most of the illegal users have been obtaining the drug from bootleggers he said Some youngsters have been known to get it out of the family medicine cabinet Rabe said there has been at least one case recently in which a pharmacists license has been revoked because of indiscrimi nate dispensing of the drug White Faces Death in Attack on Negro BEAUFORT young white Marine faces a sen tence of death in the electric chair for the rape of a 47year old Negro woman An allwhite jury took only an hour Tuesday to convict Fred J Davis 22 At lanta without a recommenda tion i of mercy Davis was be lieved to be the first white man in southern historyto be sen tenced to death for attacking a Negro woman ;