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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 19, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edtivd for UTY VJLOBE VOL t7 AisocUted and Untied Preii International FiiU Wirei The Newspaper That Makes All North I o wans Neighbors CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH Copy TW ConiliU of Four fectloitifectiM OM HOME EDITION Ill Russ Agree to Berlin Talks in Missile Defense in Test ABlasrs at 300 Miles Up WASHINGTON nu clear bombs exploded by the United States beyond the earths atmosphere formed an electron ic sheet that circled most of the world A responsible official outside the Defense Department said the tests at tremendous altitude were an effort to spread a shield through which missiles could not fly Defense Department officials confirmed Wednesday night that the blasts had been set off sec retly last September for both military and scientific test pur poses But they declined to dis cuss the military angles OTHER SOURCES reported however that the tests explored the possibility of generating at an altitude of about 300 miles a diffusion of neutrons which would offset the nuclear reac tion in missile warheads But just how the electronic shield couldhalt a missile or keep it from exploding was not ex plained The shots were fired from naval craft in the South Atlantic late in than a month before the United States HIGH BOMB VS MAGNETIC FIELD schematic drawingshows the earths magnetic field with the symbol depicting a nuclear bomb ex ploding high in space The blast releases AP Photofax countless electrons far above the earths atmosphere The magnetic field thus traps the electrons creating a great sheet encircling the globe started a oneyear suspension of nuclear tests pending nego tiations with the Soviet Union on halting all such testing Deputy Secretary of Defense Donald Quarles and Dr Her bert York director of Pentagon research the test learned of sources gave some details of shots after newsmen them from other Mmi Han Hailedat Capital WASHINGTON W British Prime Minister Harold Macmil lan arriving for talks ident Eisenhower called Thurs day for Western policies that combine firmness and reason negotiations with the Soviet Union on German problems 1 am Macmii Jan told Vice President Richard M Nixon and other U S offi who met him at the air Mason City Partly cloudy and cooler Thursday night lows 2832 Mostly cloudy and cool er Friday chance of occasion al sprinkles high lower 40s Iowa Partly cloudy cooler Thursday night lows from 28 northern Jjorder to around 40 southern border Mostly cloudy scattered light rain and cooler Friday highs from 40 north to 55 south Further outlook Saturday partly cloudy a little cooler Minnesota Cloudy little cold er Highs Friday 3042 Money Bills in er DBS MOINES W The Legis lature probably will start grap pling in earnest with money matters next week Ponder Post for Nicholas Name Sent to Senate DES MOINES Gov Hcr schcl Loveless Thursday asked the Senate to confirm the four year appointment of former LI Gov William H Nicholas 67 lo the Iowa Highway Commis sion Nicholas Mason City Repub lican served as lieutenant gov ernor in the 1951 and 1957 Leg islatures He would replace Jhris Larscn 51 Sioux City Republican for the term begin ning July l j There were reports that it would be a close battle to con firm Nicholas appointment NICHOLAS WAS told that he might face an uphill fight in the Senate if he accepted the Loveless Legisla tive sources said Despite this Nicholas told thei Governor Thursday that he would accept the job if appoint ed It would take a twothirds vote in the Senate to confirm Nicholas There were indica tions it might take a roll call vote for confirmation The opposition to his appoint ment appeared to stem from three things He would be representing the i same congressional district as THEY jSAID the that the Soviet leaders were of verylow yield in radiajrealize that they like we have tion and would not disclose the a common interest in avoiding altitude at which the tests were made York said there was no radioactive fallout on the earth from the tests GlobeGazette weather data up York said the main objective of the blasts was to test impor tant theories about the trapping of electrons by the earths magnetic field He said the de tonation of the bombs released electrons into space above the earths atmosphere and that trapping of these by the earths magnetic field created the great sheet that eventually cir cled the globe The nonmilitary part of the test York said was to find out more about the nature and ori war What he and British Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd achieved on their trip to Moscow recent ly he said was Soviet endorse ment of the principle of resolv ing differences between nations by negotiation and not by force referring to reports of U S criticism of Macmillans diplomacy took the occasion to praise the Brit ish leaders efforts to work out common Western policies for the Berlin crisis and on other Ger man issues Both men expressed dence that Macmillans confi talks gin of the Van All en 7awith opening Fri dialion idavwilj contribute to Western unity THE VAN ALLEN belt is a An Army security dclaclnnenlj mysterious radiation band be and a color guard ringed ginning at about miles j airport above the earth and extending to 8 Thursday Maximum 42 Minimum 29 At 8 38 YEAR AGO Maximum 34 Minimum 19 Burlington Boy Goes Right to Top With Plea Chairman George Paul RRobert Brice Waterloo Demo Brooklyn of the House ApproJcrat priations Committee said Thurs SOME day subcommittees considering money needs for various major state purposes should be ready to their bills in the next seven days He estimated Uiat the total of all appropriations probably will run a shade less than the nearly million a year recommended by Gov Herschel Loveless But its too early to tell what the exact total will be he added MEASURES TO provide the necessary additional taxes to cover the record budget also are well along Rep Conrad Ossian RStan ton chairman of Ways and Means the House Committee said the group contemplates a package of three bills de signed to provide an estimated more revenue than current taxes bring in Already on the House Steer ng Committee calendar and slated for consideration next vcek is a measure lo bonst tho stale ciffarefle lax by on cent a pack It will produce m eslij with some interruptions up to at least miles It is THE BRITISH Overseas Air way Comet airliner the first to named for its discoverer Dr Iand in Washington arrived ahead of schedule The plane circled the airport for about 30 minutes so that Macmillans ap pearance would be at the sched uled lime Eisenhower and Macmillan will begin their talks Friday James Van Allen State Univer sity of Iowa physicist York said the phenomenon created above the earths at mosphere by the September tests consisted of a sheet of electrons which was an arti ficial version of the natural ef fect from he Van Allen belt j The electronic sheet created by the bombs York said ex tended around he whole world except for breaks over both the North and South pal tern similar o the Van Allen belt DES MOINES UPI A West Burlington schoolboy has carried his fight to get out of his school gym class right to the top Gov Herschel C Loveless said Thursday he received a letter from the boy asking the him use his illfluence to 9et i mated annually I the ijpy dismissed from gym I 1 class at school The boy wrote I have bad ears so I cant take a shower and I dont want fo stink up the classes I have after So if you would dismiss me I would like it very Loveless put request among the other major is sues facing him during this busy legislative session ap pear to have persona grudges against Nicholas dating back to the days when he served as lieutenant governor Some members of his own party were irked when Nicholas refused lo give enthusiastic support lo William Murray in his cam paign against Loveless last fall Some Republican legislators seem to feel that Nicholas as one of the heads of the Repub lican Party in Iowa should not accept an appointment from the Democratic administration The Highway Commission job pays a year Nicholas a AP Pholnfiix HIS FAMILY ABDUCTED John Baldwin 31 South Charleston W appears dazed after he was told the abductor of his wife and three children was a demented exconvict WANTS VENGEANCE Crazed ExCon Holding Family German Treaty Wanted Khrushchev FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES SOUTH CHARLESTON W Va A crazed exconvict bar gained Thursday with the governor of West Virginia the lif of his worst enemy in exchange for the lives of a kidnapei mother and her three In a letter delivered to Gov Cecil H Underwood exconvic Richard I explained his screwball scheme fo vengeance on his worst enemy whom he identified as Burton Junior Post as Junior a convict o West Virginia Penitentiary at Moundsville Payne released last week from Moundsville kidnaped Elma her 10 Danny lorlured Baldwin 29 and children Kenneth 7 and Susan 5 from their Soul Charleston home at gunpoin Wednesday night Scores of police aided by FB agents from Pittsburgh joinec in the hunl for Payne describee by Stale Police Capl W R Cal hatchery owner is the fifth as extremely dangerous last Highway Commission apkn vjew of his apparent mental pointment made by the Roadblocks were set r thus far this session up throughout the southwestern Sen George OMalley DDes portion of West Virginia minority floor leader said he would support Loveless PAYNE in the letter to Un nomination of Nicholas OMalderwood said I have kidnaped ey said he has always backed some children the nomination of any governor who jcen to death I have spo THE WAYS and Means Com millee voted Wednesday to in troduce a bill to increase the state income lax from 75 lo 80 per cent of the socalled full The expected yield Ossian said the committee also is working on a bill to boost the corporation income tax from 2 to 3 per cent to bring in an Takes Own Life Along Highway NEW HAMPTON Thomas A Michaelson 58 Grand Mea dow was found dead Wednesday afternoon along 63 five miles north of here Chickasaw County Coroner Dr Donald Trefz said Michael son died instantly from a scif inflicfed gunshot wound Accord ing to the coroner Michaelson pulled his car off the highway got out and walked to the front of the vehicle where he shof himself Trefz said he called Michael sons daughter in Rochester Minn She told hirri her father had been despondent lately Vote Near on Measure to Raise Loan Limits additional The threebill package is one of the four ways Loveless recom mended to raise the funds neces sary to meet his budget sug gestions regardless of any political filiations Mercury Zooms as Warm Front Envelopes Iowa Warm weather caressed the slate Thursday as lowans frol icked through the second straight day of spring tempera lures The mercury climbed lo 71 degrees at Council Bluffs Wcdi are of West Virginia which you gov ern Only you have the power lo them fro certain b y granting my demands I dont want want vengeance To save the note read case A threeday deadline was im posed by Payne PAYNE ENTERED the home of John H Baldwin 31 on Ihe pretense of wanting to use the elephone Then he whipped out a pistol and threatened to kill the whole family Baldwin told police The crazed exconvict bound and methodically he gagged each one He ignored Mrs Bald vins mumbled pleas to release the gag and composed his wild note addressed to Underwood Then he herded the mother and her three frightened chil rlrcn into Baldwins 1955 model Meets Press MOSCOW Premier Nikita Khrushchev challenged the West Thursday to come up with concrete ideas for a sum mil conference to blunt the threat of war over Berlin and Germany The Soviet Union is ready he asserted Khrushchev said the Soviet Union is willing to meet with the West on May 11 to discuss problems of West Berlin and a German peace treaty He again advanced the Soviet idea that a conference include all the 28 nations that fought Hitler in World War II This proposal has been rejected by Ihe Western powers Khrushchev issued a stale meril evidently designed as his response lo President Eisenhow rs address last Monday HE STUCK to his previous vmi JJiudu ing he proposed consider a German peace treaty but added significantly that if the West has any reasonable proposals we are willing to considerthem along with our He said the meeting should aim to conclude a peace ireaty wilh Germany and settle pres sing He called attention to Presi d en I Eisenhowers proposal Monday night that a summit conference might be held this summer if a foreign ministers meeting could start negotiation on the Berlin crisis WE APPEAL to govern ments of all nations which took part in the war against Hitler te Germany o sit down at the negotiation table and settle pressing problems to conclude a peace treaty with Khrushchev told a special news conference in the Krem in Khrushchevs tone seemed nild Khrushchev made a similar roposal last January in a note 27 other countries which ought Nazi Germany The West rejected this and in turn asked the Soviet Union to take part in a foreign ministers confer ence in Geneva or Vienna with both East and West Germans in attendance to prevent the German issues from touching ar Baldwin was left tied up At anolher point the fivepage DAVENPORT UPI Khrushchev this time seemed to have seized upon President i Eisenhowers Monday remark n the familys fiveroom housej3 a starting point for a new He broke free and notified auifttcmpt to a sumnut thorilies jference a reality The car was found abandoned WE WOULD like the West Thursday about 100 miles north cm government having cast aside the mad threats of their generals and admirals against our country to sit down at the conference with Khrushchev said If they have sensible proposals to make we are ready to examine them to of here Accident Injuries only the FBI work on this Fatal tO loWOn 52 52 Stockton died ThursAether with our own JlutBlulJ nesday and temperatures reletter said If Post refuses beday of jnjurjcs suffmd jn For two hours Khrushchev an mamcd above freezing durmgjcause you just want him to die onecar auto accident on U questions from the night Wednesdays high in Mason Ciiy was 42 and that was re corded during the evening hours Ossian said the warm front reaclied DES MOINES WVTIie Iowa House preparing for a final vote on a bill to raise the maximum loan a small loan company may make from S300 lo Thursday de feated an amendment de signed to limit any borrower to one such loan at a time The amendment offered by Reps IXavid Stanley RMus catine and Lawrence Cars tenscn lost 6137 Stanley said thai one of the major ills of the small loan business is the small percent age of small loan companies which will lend a borrower money on one note then send him lo anolher company to take out anolher loan He said this loads the borrower with two or more high interest loans and finds he cannot pay any of them I doesnt contemplate any further lax increase measures Ihe area At noon Wcdncsdav then all my captives will bci6 near Durant Monday night tO Go tO jermany icily was highest read WASHINGTON UPI TheinS since early December United Slates will send a sec Wednesdays mild tempcra ond Redstone missile group tojtures and sunshine melted much Germany next month near theof the snow which fell in the deadline for a showdown on thestate during last Saturday Berlin crisis SAME nidits blizzard Thursday night temperatures are expected to range from the 30s in the north to the 40s in the south RITES PLANNED NEW HAVEN Conn neral services will be held Fri day for Muriel McCormick Hubi bard 56 ah heiress to both the Rockefeller and McCormick for tunes She died Wednesday of a heart ailment it was only j fh P appropriations turn out to be un Thursdays rcadings were ex Carslcnscn there arc expectedly high led to c jn fhc 5Qs and two things wrong with the 60s in most of ne staie small loan business One is 2nd Redstone GfOUD At Thursday afternoon that the legal limit hat can official reading in Mason be lent is too small Even the we have come up with so far is too small This small limit encourages a borrower to take out more than one loan Yet the policy of the state is one man one loan at these high interest rates This amendment is de signed to cure this The amendment would have provided thai the maximum rate of interest and charges on any loan made to a bor rower would be limilcd to one per cent per month on the un paid principal balance if he borrower or a member of his family had any other small loan outstanding County Option Liquor Bill to Floor of House DES MOINES UPI The H s e Steering Committee Thursday voted out a county option liquor by the drink bill thus setting the stage for a full floor debate on Iowas present liquor laws The measure introduced by Rep Riley Dietz RWalcotU passed its test steering committee by a 143 vote The Steering Committee votes were secret and the names of the representatives w h o voted against the bill not dis closed There were many indica tions that he liquor bill will bo amended from the floor Rep Sam Robinson RGuth ric Center said thai many wets did not favor Dietz bill but backed it in committee merely to get some sort of liquor legislation before the House for debate The Dictz bill provides for sale of liquor by the drink in those counties which vote in favor of it The bill provides for heavy liquor license fees for tavern operators The Steering Committee also recommended for floor debate a bill which would allow he state to purchase a fancier car for Gov Herschel C Love less more lhan 300 correspondents He praised as reasonable President Eisenhowers Monday remarks on negotiation jibed at West German Chancellor rad Adenauers old enough to know and bitterly condemned what he called appeals by Rear Admiral Arleigh A Burke and Gen Maxwell Taylor for atomic war against the Soviet Union Iowa Trucker Dies in Illinois Crash FULTON 111 Iowa ruck driver was burned to death Thursday when he appar ently went to sleep at the wheel and his vehicle crashed and iirst info flame near here He vas identified as Leland H Presently Loveless is using Hile Cedar Rapids Iowa An a 1955 Oldsmobile purchased by former Gov Leo A Hoegh The state law limits the thorities said Kites truck left U S 30 about three miles east of here crashed into a bridge amount the state can pay for abutment and burst into flame 3 new car lo as it tumbled into a creek beknr ;