Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
Godaddyseal image
VeraSafe Security Seal

Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,263 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 22

Search All United States newspapers

Research your ancestors and family tree, historical events, famous people and so much more!

Browse U.S. Newspaper Archives


Select the state you are looking for from the map or the list below

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 15, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IO WANS N E I ft H B 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LXIII Aasoclited Prwi and United Full Wires Sevan Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 15 1957 This Paper Consists of Two Qua No Late Winter Storm aims Lives The World Around Ui i Austrian Economy Is Healthy Number 101 EDITORS is of series of daily reports by our editor on a trip by air around the world How people live and how they feel toward America are more em phasized by Mr Hall than scenic features By W EARL HALL XTIENNA Austria This little country of 7 million popula tion tucked in between the Iron Curtain and the West has never been a drag on the w o r 1 ds economy nor is it about to be come one God was kind to Austria in natural resour ces p r o d u c tive land and swift flowing streams suitable for power and W EARL HALL t h e Austrians have proved only slightly less en terprising than their Germanic cousins to the west They take out a little more time for funmaking but they still do their fair share of work At the moment it can be said Austria is without an unemploy ment problem Nobody wanting a job is without one War damage half of it wrought in the final week of the war in been almost fully repaired There has been a rash of new building more than a little of it with Marshall Plan assistance Topple Monuments In the time since the uprising at Budapest a favorite pastime among Austrians particularly those of student age has been tearing down the monuments erected by Russians during Iheir decade of occupation Theyve been toppling right and left par ticularly those with inscriptions crediting Communists with effect ing Austrias For the most part police anc militia have been conveniently looking the other way but theres one exception Under the terms o the peace treaty signed by Austria and Russia one monument is to be perpetuated forever This pro vision is more or less central in the pact That particular monu ment in the heart of the city i being amply guarded Important Role The highlight of my stay in thi city of almost two million was an evening at the Staatopera the hub about which Austrias socia and cultural life revolves The AP Wireplioto HELD IN Allred 18 Pontiac is being held after admitting she kidnaped and drowned 3year old Patricia Ticrnan Pontiac The girl who told police she always had an urge to kill said she took the baby to a Pontiac hotel while the par ents were working and drowned it in a bathtub Egypt Sends 73 Men to Gaza Strip CAIRO Egypt W Egypt wa represented in the Gaza Strip Fri day by a major general designat ed governor 50 military police Moyer Plans to Resign Deadline of July 15 Set DES MOINES Safety Commissioner Clinton Moyer said Friday he plans to announce his resignation not later than July 15 and possibly before Moyer who has been the sub ject of complaints recently about operations of the State Highway Patrol which is under his juris diction declared that this had nothing to do with his decision to quit his position No Elaboration He said he might resign before July 15 under some circum Asked what the circum stances were he replied I cant elaborate further on the circum stances at this He added I am resigning because my law partner at Marion has advised me that he has an opportunity for a corporate posi tion he cant turn down Moyers part ner is Morris He will be leaving our office July A p p a rently r e f e r r ing to c o m T 1 a ints madeagainst him the MOYER yearold commissioner said Democratic strategists behind the move to vacate the office of the commissioner maynow relax and devote themselves to more useful pursuits Net Reason But Democratic pressure def initely is not one of the reasons men 10 officers and 12 civilian officials Otherwise UN troops still were the major military force in the disputed area following the ar rival in Gaza City Thursday of the group sent by President Nasiwnv T Wl11 resign The Democratic NEAR END OF RECORD FLIGHT Dipping its nose as it swings over Miami Beach Fla the recordbreaking blimp flies over the resort area as it planned to land late Friday at Key West The blimp has hungup a record AP Wirepbolo of lighterthanaircraft in sustained flight without re fueling by flying more than 300 hours and miles Lt Stanley Dunton Plymouth Iowa is one of the crewmen aboard Winds Cause Drifting Mercury in Big Tumble High wind and drifting snow cutting visibility to practically zero cut across Iowa Thursday night and early Friday leaving three dead in its wake The storm disrupted communi cations in some places blocked numerous roads and left some itowns without electric power Schools were closed in many jcommunities Portions of Iowa received up to inches of snow and winds stronger than 75 miles an hour vere recorded However by late Friday morning skies began to clear as the storm blew itself out in the northeast part of the stale Crash Victims An accident near Algona late Sun Evades President on Cruise ABOARD EISENHOWER ES CORT SHIP UP Ei jsenhower headed into warm southern waters Friday on a lei surely cruise that he hopes will clear up the last of his bother ser to resume civilian control for Egypt There was no retaliation so far from Israel Earlier Premier David BenGurion had served no tice his government reserved its freedom of action if the Egyp tians took back the Gaza Strip He said he would use all political and security steps to prevent the Egyptians return The Israelis pulled out of Gaza last Thursday on the assumption the UN Emergency Force would exercise both military and civil control of the area The new Egyptian governor of Gaza Maj Gen Hassan Abdel Latif arrived late Thursday from Cairo with his 72man escort UN Undersecretary Ralph Bunche and Maj Gen E L M pressure was anticipated during the years I have been in of fice And had I remained for the rest of my fouryear term it would have Most recent complaints against Moyer and the highway patrol have come from Republican coun ty officials who are of the same political party as Moyer They are County Attorney Jack Bedell Spirit Lake and Sheriff Thoral All Spencer In a letter to the members of the Iowa House they complained about the ticketwriting activities of patrolmen in their areas and said the morale of the patrol is low Burns UNEF ready were in Egyptian party arrived commander Gaza when al the Russell Man Killed in CarTrain Crash RUSSELL Wi Percy Dunbar 57 of near Russell was killed some cold Propose New Natural Gas Service to 213 COMMUNITIES OMAHA Iff Northern Natural Gas announced Friday it will file an application shortly for permission to undertake a construction project which would bring services to 213 new communities in five states Northern proposes to increase its salable gas capacity by 149 million cubic feet per day to a total of 345 million cubic feet daily Of thatincrease about 47 million cubic feet will 90 to presently connected communities and the remainder com munities in Minnesota Iowa South DaRota and Wis consin The project would include 365 miles of main line pipe addi tions miles of branch lines and 29 compressor station additions i North Iowa communities for which Northern seeks to provide Overcast skies and intermittent gas service through various distributors include the following showers however kept the Presi dent from soaking up any sun Friday But clearing and sun shiny weather was forecast The President was bunked aboard the guided missile cruiser Canberra as it slowly traveled down the Atlantic Coast between the destroyers Wood and Barton in antisubmarine formation The small flotilla cleared the Virginia capes about 9 oclock Friday night The President re tired shortly afterward as the ships headed into open seas under a bright moon Eisenhowers destination is Bermuda for a unity conference with British Prime Minister Har old Macmillan The Canberra is scheduled to arrive March 20 PLANT SHUTDOWN Nora Springs Rudd New Hampton Osage Sheffield Shell Rock Ackley Graettinger Emmetsburg Kanawha CorwUh Goodell Wellsburg Goldfteld Fertile and Hampton 70 Red i strict ing Plans Dropped DES MOINES UP The Iowa Legislature wiped the board clean Thursday and decided to start all over again in the matter of reapportionment Although some legislators felt the chances are good this session will pass a reapportionment measure most observers felt the action virtually doomed the issue At a joint meeting of the Senate and House committees studying role of the opera here is at leas as important as sports on the i D 4 American scene and it knows no AtOmiC KGQClOT age limits Seated alongside me and my colleague in the second row from the orchestra pit were opera fans ranging from 10 years to 80 And believe me age has nothing to do LOS ALAMOS N M Wt The with enthusiasm We left after the Atomic Energy Commission said GARY Ind U S Steel it was Co proceeded with a partial shuli 10 reapportionment bills Thursday when his car collidedldown of its huge Gary works lave bccn introciucecl indi with a Burlington passenger andiday because of the idling of up an llth a mail train at a crossing near in a dispute over a split rAi About Explodes During Los Alamos Test Sheriff Wayne Swanson said the work week rain engineer H R Sprague Ottumwa told him that he saw 3unbars car crossing the tracks jut was unable to stop in time fifth curtain call for a late supper at Franciskanerplatz one of Vi ennas most famous eating places but the native sons were still ap plauding for curtain calls The production was Friday a strippeddown reactor called the Lady Godiva used in weapons testing exploded during testing on Feb 12 The Godiva was destroyed but Bizets no onc injured No atomic explo Carmen and it was done withjsion was involved but a ball of an artistry that would do credit uranium 235 held together by to La Scala in Milan or the Met in New York It was my best evening of opera since Faust in the Berlin Stattische opera five years ago Direct Bomb Hit The operahouse here has been restored within recent months fol lowing a direct bomb hit by an American plane on the very last day of the war The stage is the worlds deepest and there are seats for about The auditor ium is horseshoeshaped with five tiers of boxes lining the sides around the central stage level area What a glittering sight Yes Austrians take time out to enjoy themselves They like their fun and they like their food Our midnight supper at Franciskan Ars hidden away on a downtown sidestreet struck me as being the last word in culinary perfection All in all I like what Ive seen of Vienna during my all too brief stay here I plan to come back some time screws burst into terrific heat of a runaway chain reaction Godiva was described as the critical assembly of a reactor stripped of all surrounding parts and suspended on a tripod It con sisted mainly of a ball of U235 in three sections No permanent damage was done to the building housing the Godiva and radiation contamina tion has been removed by standard cleaning A block of graphite and plastic was on the tripod with the sphere of U235 undergoing irradiation at the time The housed behind experiment was sixinch concrete walls and monitored by instru ments from a control room a quarter of a mile away Dewel said the first meeting of Brewster Denies Plot in Portland WASHINGTON m Frank Brewster West Coast Teamsters boss swore Friday his union nev er plotted to engage in racketeer ing or to control law enforcement Thursday took the lives of Mrs Lucine Hersom 52 Minneapolis and her son Paul 10 The boy was killed instantly and his mother was dead on ar rival at a hospital Sheriff Ralph W Lindhorst said hey were riding in a car driven ay Mrs Laura McDonald Pome roy Iowa when it skidded on a curve of U S 169 about 5 miles north of Algona The car was hit broadside by a truck driven by Dale B Faulkner Lake Crystal he said was not injured but Mrs McDonald and the husband land father of the victims were The other fatality attributed to the weather was Richard Fen in Portland Ore inern 18 of near Dysart He was chairman of tliekillcd Fliday morning in a one Western Conference of Team sters testified at the Senate Rackets Committees hearings on charges that he and some other Teamster bigwigs conspired to take over the Portland under world Denies All Reading from a prepared state ment Brewster said As to alleged conspiracy on the part of the Teamsters or any official or employe thereof to en gage in any racket in Portland in connivance with any public offi cial of that city I will make the following categorical statements under oath 1 I know of no conspiracy or plan or effort on the part of the Teamsters or any official or em car accident west of Vinlon on Highway 218 Hundreds Stranded Hundreds of travelers were stranded in northwest and north central Iowa when the storm burst suddenly out of Minnesota Thursday It came after several days of balmy weather which many lowans had interpreted as the vanguard of an early spring Traffic came to a virtual stand still over northwest areas at the height of the storm as highways drifted full and visibility was cut to zero The State Highway Patrol reported that many cars were lit erally blown off the road Northwestern Bell Telephone Co reported 256 long distance circuits were knocked out as the racket in the City of Portland ori wind snapped icecoated wires Spent Night n Gym FISHERMEN FREED OTARU Japan Soviet coast guard ship released 40 Japa nese fishermen to a Japanese pa trol vessel Thursday off the Si berian coast The Russians also returned a 43ton fishing boat they had seized an eightman joint committee is planned for next Monday Any billj worked out by the joint group would still be subject to approval The Weather Mason City Clear and colder Fri night with diminished elsewhere in collaboration with any public official or anyone Rene Kmitson Eagle Grove sup 2 I know of no conspiracy oriPC1 club operator reported plan or effort on Ihc part of the111 serious condition it a hospital Teamsters or any official or He was found in near froz ploye thereof to gain control ofjcn condition early Friday by an jthe law enforcement agencies ofiEaglc Grove policeman Knulson SAME CENTS OVER 3 YEARS Presidential Board Backs Railroads Pay Hike Plan WASHINGTON emerg a year for yardmen In this ency presidential board Friday connection the board told Pres of the Senate Sifting Committee and the House Steering Commit tee The Legislature is tentatively set to adjourn around May 1 Three Features i FiveDay Dewel and Rep Henry Stevens chairman of the respective committees that have studied six Senate and four House measures s a id the compromise must embodyj three features j 1 One house must be based on population the other on area 2 County lines would still be recognized with every county hav ing at least one representative 3 Some outside pre winds low 712 Fair and wanner Saturday high 3542 the City of Portland the State of Oregon or of any official of said city or state Our sole interest ARCHEOLOGICAL FIND TOKYO arche ologists Friday announced the dis covery of 13 ancient bronze Chi nese mirrors estimated to be al most years old in a tomb in Okayama central Honshu recommended an agg r e g a t e wage increase of cents an hour over the next three years for about members of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen The men are em ployes of 175 Class I railroads In a report made public by the White House the board also recommended semiannual cost of living increases tied to the governments consumer price index a mutual bilateral three year moratorium on demands for wage increases or de creases and withdrawal by the carriers of three substantial demands for rules changes Another recommendation pro vided for seven paid holidays ident Eisenhower this is the first time a presidential board has recognized seven paid holi days for operating railroad workers The settlement proposed by the board was essentially the same as the offer by the car riers during the negotiations the board report said adding that the brotherhood had re fused it Among other things the union sought a S3 a day in crease in basic wage rates The brotherhood covers such workers as road hrakemen yard conductors and brakcmcn yardmasters and dining cat steward s Iowa Clearing and cold that is to elect officials night low 1525 Saturday partjwho are not antilabor and who ly cloudy and warmer Iowa Temperatures will oppose NVOrc aws socalled rightto apparently had bccn driving to town from his place of business north of Eagle Grove when his car every went off the highway He was lying about 10 feet from his car when found with his pet dog by his side About 500 persons were stranded average near to slightly Portland Racketeer at Rolfe following a district high above normal Friday night1 3I have never authorized Elischool basketball tournament through next Wednesday Maloney or McLaughlin diigame between Webster City and mal highs 47 north to 54 or indirectly to represent Rolfe Some 300 of them were Normal lows 26 south Cold a I north to beginning Teamsters or myself in to spend the night in the 31 of land or anywhere else on any sumably the Supreme Court would be required to reapportion the Legislature if the lawmakers period Warmer during the weekend Colder again Tuesday or Wednesday Precipitation racketeer who accused Brewster will average about onefourth of conspiring with Seattle rackc andjteers Tom Maloney and Joe Me gymnasmm Only one inch of snow re Big Jim Elkins is a Portland ported in Mason City but it inch occurring as rain snow Sunday or Monday iLaughlin to muscle in on the night drifted rapidly Temperatures fell in Mason City from a high of 48 degrees Thursday to 18 degrees Minnesota warmer Clearing becoming Iand rackcs in which Elkins ontc was the kingpin 4 I have never authorized any refused to do it themselves Dewel said in spite of the late start he felt chances are good the Legislature will approve some reapportionment plan The Legis lature has not been truly rcappor tioned since 1904 despite a Consti tutional provision that it shall take place every 10 years Stevens was less optimistic Al though he said he is personally in favor of action he felt public and legislative interest had subsided GlobeGazette weather data up ito 8 Friday Maximum Thursday 48 Minimum Thursday Night 18 At 8 a m Friday 18 Precipitation 1 Snow YEAR AGO one directly or indirectly to en gage in any racket on behalf of the Teamsters or myself in Port land or anywhere Maximum Minimum 26 2 undetermined evening Still Blowing Friday morning the Iowa State Safety Patrol reported snow still blowing to the west of Mason City and visibility from 50 feet to a quarter of a mile Snow had drifted over highways in protect ed areas and some roads were open for trucks only Highways to the east of Mason City were nearly normal The Iowa State Highway Commission reported most highways dry ex cept for areas behind groves which were snowpacked The last bus of the Jefferson Transportation Co arrived in Ma son City at Thursday The night bus was running late the morning bus from Minne apolis was 40 minutes alc origin Thursday Committee to be ambassalyoung men ainonR those detained CAA reported airlines operating FACTORY DESTROYED Folger Nominated for Ambassadorship WASHINGTON j Eisenhower Thursday nominated John Clifford Folger Sheldon Assassins Bullets Fatal to Kastner TEL AVIV Rudolf Kastner controversial Hungarian Jewish leader in World War II died Fri day of an assassins bullets Kastner was found bleeding pro fusely from three chest wounds in a northern Tel Aviv street early March 4 A number of persons PELLA ff Bucrkcns retiring chairman of rounded up following the factory was destroyed by firp ofRepublican National Financeshooting and policr said two icior to Belgium would be charged with murder on normal schedules at the Ma ;