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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 1, 1955, Mason City, Iowa HOME EDITION MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXI AMociatcd and UnlUd Preu FuU Lease Ceou Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH J 1955 CouslcU of Two m AP Wircpboto WE the final buzzer sounded proclaiming an Iowa basketball victory at Minneapolis pandemonium broke loose in the SUI Memorial Union where 350 students watched the game on TV Celebrate Win SUI Students Thwarted in Panty Raid IOWA CITY V OOC shouting Univtrsity of Iowa students threatened to stage panty raid at the main wom ens dormitory Monday night to celebrate Iowas 7270basketball victory over Minnesota But university and Iowa police thwartedtheir plans One student climbed up a escape and was chased by a po iceman Then some one in the crowd threw a glass jir that missed the officer and shattered against the building The police man persuaded the student to come down Meanwhile the girls opened their windows and threw out panties pillow cases handker chiefs and at least one mattress The boys returned the fire with mud balls that slammed against window screens The crowd left the dormitory after blocking streets in the area for about 45 minutes One group broke into the Delta Delta sorority kitchen and raided the ice box university policemen guard a door way at Currier Hall the largest girls dormitory on the SUI campus as the panty raiders move in FRONTAL crowd of men students attempts to gain entrance to Currier Hall through a window But police shooed them off before the masonry defenses were pierced ExBritish Atom Expert Blasts West First Word From Pontecoryo Since He Disappeared in 1950 Cites Russ Advances MOSCOW Pontecorvo the Italianborn British sciential who disappeared from the West in 1950 said in letter to Soviet news papers Tuesday he has been working on peaceful atomic projects in the Soviet Union since that time The letters accused Britain and the United States of using atomic and nuclear weapons as a means of achieving world domination anc appealed to Western scientists protest against the use of atomic energy for military purposes Pontecorvo took part in British American work on the first atomic bomb The U S Joint Congression al Atomic Energy Committee in 1951 rated him as a firstclass scientific brain and a storehouse of knowledge about AngloAmeri canCanadian atomic It said he also had knowledge of later hydrogen bomb develop ments Pontecorvos identical letters the first definite word of him since his disappearance appeared in Pravda and Izvestia the Soviet Communist Party and government newspapers Without saying so spe cifically they indicated he is work ing in Moscow Military Use Asserting he quit the West be cause preparations there for mili tary use of atomic energy made him ashamed of my the letters said The atomic threat hanging over the world forces me as a scien tist having relations with atomic problems to make the present statements The of such countries as the United States and Britain are subjugating the discoveries of atomic energy in preparation of a new war using Third Atomic Blast of 55 Small Bomb Touched Off in Nevada LAS VEGAS Nev third atomic explosion of the 1955 nuclear test series was touched off atop a 300foot tower before dawn Tuesday with a flash that would have dimmed the morning sun As in the previous explosions the flash in the morning darkness was so brilliant that it was seen over approximately an 800mile arc in four states Observers in Los Angeles 300 miles distant saw a bright light orange in the cen 450 Miles Away It was seen in San Francisco some 450 miles to the northwest as an orange glow Californias state capital Sacramento saw it and the light was seen in Phoenix 1 250 miles southeast and in AP Wirephoto ROYAL ESCORTHelen Keller world famous deaf and blind au thor and lecturer walks armin arm with Indias Premier Nehru The two attended a reception in Miss Kellers honor held at New Delhi Las Vegas police witnesses saw a much whiter flash than pre vious blasts The fireball seen here was the usual purple as SEE i means for achieving world domina Asserting that many persons in the West had been misled he said he would particularly like to ask Prof I I Rabi of Columbia Uni versity if he still holds the opin ion which he expressed in a talk to me in 1949 that the Soviet Union docs not have the industrial equip ment necessary to produce power ful nuclear reactors and Rus sions will never be able to produce atomic Yellow Press It Is quite clear to the letters added that Prof Rabi is point of view is nothing but a re action of he yellow Dr Rabi a Nobel prizewinning physicist is the U S representa tive on the U N Advisory Board preparing the World Atomsfor Poacc Conference in Geneva this year The New York Times paid Dr Ilnbi in a telephone conver sation from Washington said I do not remember saying that to Dr Rabi recalled meeting Dr Pon tecorvo at Harwell England in but could not remember any specific conversations It is very hard to declare categorically that one did not say this or he said SPORTSMEN ALL FREEPORT 111 UP Five times ns many voters uirncd out Monday lo approve a golf course bond issue ns voted in the city primary three weeks ago Nevada Proving Grounds 75 miles lo the northeast A very slight concussion was felt in Las Vegas Small Bomb The Atomic Energy Commission reported that the device a small bomb packing a punch estimated at around tons of TNT went off at Iowa Six hundred troops crouched in trenches little more than two miles from the base of the tower set to move through the blasted and ra diated area in a simulated combat operation minutes after the explo F84 Thunderslreaks of the Tactical Air Command all capable of carrying todays mid get Abomb swooped across the tower minutes before the blast on simulated bombcarrying runs SCHOOL PROPERTY DES MOINES UP Property owned by Iowa schools diring 1954 totals 374 million the State Tax Commission reported Tuesday SAME DATE195448 UK mcunv tnrtle dtaih In put 2t houii Churchill Claims U S Holds Lead in Atom Weapons LONDON W Prime Ministe hurchill said Tuesday the Unitei States has many the H omb strengthof the Soviet Union Jut he added that Russia couk aunch a fullscale nuclear attack ngainst North America in two to our years Opening a debate on defense in the House of Commons Churchil said the very pileup of massive weapons by both sides with the threat of hideous horrors migh result in a secure peace after the next 10 years The Prime Minister declared that Britain has started building hydrogen bombs as a contrihution to the deterrent strength of the free world Churchill said the Russians were aware of the Wests vast superior ity He warned that any surprise attack would bring immediate anc massive retaliation There is time and hope if we combine patience and the Prime Minister said Meanwhile never flinch never weary never Churchill said the United States was the only country in the world able to deliver a ful scale Hbomb attack on a few hours About Taken in Breakin at Phalen Cleaners About S23 was taken from Phalcn Dry Cleaners Ill Madison in an early Tuesday brcakin po lice reported Officers said entrance was gained by prying open and breaking a hasp on a rear window A cash register from which the money was taken was pried open as well as a filing cabinet Clothing from the main building was moved in the office and searched officers noted It was not nown whether any clothing had Seen stolon Five Perish When Stratojet Smashes Into Trailer Court at Lake Charles La AFB LAKE CHARLES La crippled B47 jet bomber smashed into a suburban residential area Monday night killing five as it cut a fiery swath into a trailer park The dead included the three crewmen and a young couple whose was demolished by flaming New Fair Site debs Work Readied Contracts Let for Sewer Water Mains Directors of the North Iowa Fair Assn Tuesday committed them selves definitely to the develop ment of the new fairgrounds The 1955 fair will be held on the old grounds however A contract for installation of sewer and water mains from Ma son City to the new site was signed with Ernster and Waterloo The contract price is Operations will begin by March 15 said Jens P Petersen partner in the firm The contract comple tion date is July 1 but Petersen said the work would only take about 60 days weather permitting le B Ernster Waterloo will be superintendent The contract calls for the instal ation of feet of 10inch sewer main feet of 8inch sewer mam a pumping station on the site a mile west of the city limits feet of 6inch force main and feet of 8inch water main The new sewer will connect with present city lines at Hillcrest Addi ion After it is built the sewer and vater system from that point to he city limits a half mile west will e turned over to the city Other bids received on the work vere from Gjellefakl Associates Forest City and E G Ireiman Garner The sixengine Stratojet was try ing to land at Lake Charles Air Force Base when it hit a power To Improve Relations Russ in Favor of Iowa Crop Study line crashed and exploded in a exact cause of Nude Body Found Near Bettendorf Rock Island Woman Slain BETTENDORF W The nude body of a blonde young woman was found alongside a country road east of here Tuesday and author ities were questioning two men and seeking a third in connection with her death Sheriff C H Wildman identified the woman as Mrs Delores Lund 25 who lived in a rooming house in Rock Island He said definite identification came from Myrtle Krakow 22 who lived in the same rooming house He quoted Miss Krakow as say ing Mrs Lund had met two men in a Rock Island tavern three nights ago and had planned to go to Mus catine with one of them Monday morning Sheriff Wildman said two men including one of those Mrs Lund had met in the tavern were ar rested Tuesday morning and that authorities were looking for an other for questioning in the case Too Early Dr W S Pheteplace Davenport pathologist who was called to the scene ex ination df the body He said it was too early to determine the field Heavy metal pieces hurtled into the residential area The air base said the plane re ported one engine had failed The Dead Capt George Spotswood base public information officer identi fied the dead crewmen as Capt Clarence Wilson 34 pilot California Capt Mark M Veck 34 copilot DownieviUe and Capt Elwyn B Mc Bee 33 observer Fort Worth Tex The Calcasieu Parish County sheriffs office identified the dead civilians as Albert Morgan 24 and his wife Kate 20 James C Sapp Lake There is a small penetrating wound in the chest Dr Pheteplace said But further tests will be needed to determine whether it was made by a knife or a The womans bead was bruised severely The body was found about 8 by two Bettendorf High School boys Jim Barton and Charles Shukart who live in a trailer park near the scene It was lying along Devils Glen Road about block from a bridge on Highway 67 Authorities said the road is known ocally as a lovers Sheriff Wildman said the body Charles AFB was burned when was lying on the righthand side debris ignited his trailer home His condition was termed not critical His wife was uninjured Wide Area Wreckage of the plane was scattered over an area more than 250 yards long and 75 yards wide of the road just off the edge of the roadway There were fresh tire marks on the road near the edge Clothing in Heap Sheriff Wildman said one of the two boys first found the heap of Several unoccupied houses and womans clothing in the ditch and a short time later they found the trailers also were burned Spotswood said evidence indicat ed the plane was coming in for a body They ran to a service station at the junction of Devils Glen landing when an engine went out Road and Highway 67 and the at causing it to lose altitude quickly j tendant Jim Lovewell called po The flames must have gone hice feet into the reported SEN KNOWLAND Treasury May Nix Tax Slash Wildman said investigation Tues William Denton Houma who 5dlu a Wav clav morning was centering around was a mile away when the plane hit then hurried to the scene The crash and initial explosion sent residents of the area scream ing into their yards in their night clothes a car abandoned at the trailer sales lot at the foot of Devils Glen Road Sheriff Wildman saidMrs Lund had been married twice and was mother of two small boys Invitation to lowans Publicized No Approach Made as Yet By RICHARD KASISCHKE MOSCOW newspaper of the Ministry of Agriculture Tues day said the Soviet Union would be zappy to send a delegation of farm ers and scientists to Iowa to study ts corn and hog an owa delegation also should come o Russia The announcement was made in response to an editorial Feb 10 in he Des Moines Register suggesting he Soviets study Iowa if they want o fulfill a Communist Party decree that Soviet animal husbandry be expanded by following the Ameri can example in corn production Suggestion Studied The newspaper Soviet Agricul ture said Tuesday Russian farm specialists and workers had studied he U S newspapers suggestion It added Workers in Soviet agriculture regard with approval the proposal of the Des Moines Register and state their readiness to send their delegation to the state of Aiova Iowa depending naturally on whether they would be admitted to to the United States by American authorities On their part the So viet scientists and specialists in ag riculture are ready to receive in the Soviet Union a delegation farmers and agricultural special ists from Soviet Agriculture said the Rus sians believe they could teach lowans something as well as learn from the lowans Such an exchange also would promote an improve ment in mutual understanding in relations between the two countries and a relaxation in international the paper added No Approach An American Embassy spokes man said there had been no official approaches on the subject In his big campaign for more rain meat and general farm pro duction Communist Party Boss Nikita S Khrushchev is stressing corn He announced recently mo ilization of the nations Commu nist youth for the drive The editorial in the Kegister commented on a Khrushchev peech holding up the example of YOUNGSTOWN Ohio torjU S corn production as a target nado hit the citys East Side earlyjfor Soviet agriculture The Regis Tuesday killing a 43y e a rolditer added Speaking as an lowan living in the heart of the greatest feed livestock area of the world we From Our Wire Services WASHINGTON Senate Re publican Leader William P Knowland Tuesday said he be lieves the Treasury Department will urge President Eisenhower to veto the pending tax bill if it includes the Democratic proposed tax cut for everybody Knowland made the statement after the weekly White House eon of Kepublicsnlegislative leaders with President Eisenhow er He refused to say whether Eisenhower had indicated to the leaders whether he might veto the measure At the same time Leon Keyser ling chairman of former Presi dent Trumans Council of Eco nomic Advisers testified that the proposed S20perperson income tax reduction is exactly what is needed to help reduce unemploy ment and improve business He told the Senate Finance Committee that unless the gov ernment takes some such action unemployment probably will be come worse He said it was pre posterous to Presi dent Eisenhower the tax cut would touch off serious inflation Youngstown Ohio Hit by Tornado 1 Dead 6 Injured housewife injuring six other per sons and sweeping five basement less homes off their slab founda tions Three other homes were badly damaged and scores of sleeping jwish to say that for once the Soviet leadership is talking senss We have no diplomatic au residents escaped injury Damage thority of any kind but we here is expected to exceed by extend an invitation to any dele Meanwhile morngallon Khrushchev wants to select ing tornado struck Ohio causing an estimated dam to come to Iowa to get the low down on raisins high quality cattle age The twister dipped into the hogs sheep and chickens downtown section cutting a path about a city block wide then bounced into a residential section No injuries were reported AP Wircphoto WHERE BODY WAS inspect the area where the body of Delores Lnjul covered by sheet was found Tuesday near Bettendorf The white splotch at lower left is part of the womans clothing AII About The Weather Iowa Little colder FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees above normal Tuesday night through Sunday Normal high tempera ture is 36 north to 44 south Nor mal lows 17 north 23 south Somewhat colder Wednesday with rapid but mostly minor temperature changes remainder of the week Occasional of rain through the week aver aging than 10 inch We promise to hide none of our We will let the Rus sians see how we do it We ask nothing in return figure that more knowledge about the means to a good life in can only benefit the world and us It might even shake the Soviet lead ers in their conviction that the United States wants Globe Gazette weather data up o 8 Tues day Maximum 31 Minimum H At 8 18 YEAR AGO Maximum 3 Minimum 20 Democratic Party Founder in French Morocco Is Slain CASABLANCA French Morocco Moulay Idriss founder f the moderate Democratic Party f Freemen was assassinated Tuesday Two men were waiting for him ns he left his home He was hit by five revolver bulkIs as his eldest daughter looked on The killers es caped on a bicycle A French official said Moulay Idriss party favors a republic that would collaborate closely with French He added however that the party is small and not Influen tial ;