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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 22, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North IOWAS Daily Newspaper lor Horn MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSrAflt THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI IIWM United Full LIMM Wlrw MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 22 1955 This Paper Consists of Two One 141 Tells of Stay on Nautilus Editors nott Albert Cort DTtnn was ont of 12 ef Stnatt House Committee on Atomic Energy who mode an cruise Sunday night the Nautilus the worlds first atomicpowered By SEN ALBERT GORE WASHINGTON deep the Nautilus can dive is a secret But there is no secret that I had nerv ous twinges as she plunged down ward in excess of 300 feet How fast she will race through the dark briny depths is also a secret But it was the thrill of a lifetime to break all previous rec ords in this respect as the mid night hour approached The fright which I frankly ad mit and the exhilaration which I shall not forget were only aspects of an enlightening enjoyable and inspiring experience t Atomic Cooking The food that we ale was cooked by atomic power The water that we drank was distilled from ocean water by atomic energy The sub marine was not only driven but lighted heated and airconditioned by atomic energy In fact all posver for all purposes was exclu sively nuclear in origin Though I have been involved in atomic legislation for more than 10 years this was my initiation into the atomic age We boarded the submarine about 2 at New London and almost immediately the Nautilus started down the Thames Kiver We wrapped ourselves in Navy jackets to stay on deck until we reached open waters After lunch the committee broke up into parties of two or three to inspect the vessel Each of us care fully placed upon the lapel of his coat the instruments to test radio activity that had been given us upon boarding the Nautpus Upon entering the reactor room I noticed Sen Pastore DRI tak ing a quick glance at his Ofj course I am sure it was en tirely out of curiosity I looked at mine too even though I had previous ly sneaked a glance The gauge ranged from zero to 300 At no time did my gauge GORE AP Wlrephoto RESCUED FROM Tavlin 15 enters a New York police station with Detective Remond Burke after he and his two teenage sisters were freed from a cave alongthe Hudson River The three entered the cave Saturday and were imprisoned three days when rain nar rowed the entrance Mason City Man Killed in Crash E Christensen 28 548 3rd Mason Dity Tuesday was killed when the truck he was driving col ided with another machine nine miles southwest of here near he village of Stilson In serious condition at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital here is Verlyn Reiser Fort Dodge driver of the register more than 5 points Sen Andersons DNM gauge regis tered highest after the tour stand ing at 10 points One may easily absorb 200 points on a warm sun shiny day Center of Interest The atomic reactor was of course the center of interest We were mere inches from lethal deathly radioactivity Yet we could harmlessly place our hands upon this still warm but quiet source of enormous power I could feel its thrust upon the submarines propeller as if thou sands and thousands of horses were racing and surging in unison After the reactor we visited oth er compartments The living quar ters of the crew are better we were told than on any other sub marine Real Shakedown After dinner had been concluded the real shakedown maneuvers of Hie Nautilus began Now that his guests had become thoroughly con ditioned for it as he thought the captain ordered the Nautilus put through her paces After we had been submerged for hours I asked Adm Rickover how many days the Nautilus could proceed under water at fullspeed he answered Long enough to go the distance around the world and the answer would still be second truck He received head chest and leg injuries Also injured but in good condition is George Hisgen Lynn a passenger in Keisers truck He received head cuts Kenneth Boughton Hancock County coroner said Christensen died about 10 minutes after the crash which happened at Boughton said he didnt plan to call an inquest According to Boughton both Christensen and Reiser were headed toward Corwilh when the accident happened Christensen was driving a Marigold ice cream truck while Keiser had a truck load of feed His truck was owned by the Tapper Transfer Web ster City The accident took place at an intersection of two county roads Boughlon explained Christensen is survived by his wife and three small children The Major Funeral Home Mason City is handling arrangements Senate OKs Repeal of State Blue Laws DES MOINES WThe Iowa Sen ate passed 374 and sent to the gov ernor Monday a bill to repeal Iowas centuryold blue law stat ute Rep Duffy who introduced the measure said he advised Gov Hoegh of the Senates action and was told the governor would sign it SAME DATE1954109 Black raffle death In past 21 hour Wasnt Told Loans Used Haakinson DES MOINES F Haakinson 50 a former vice presi dent and cashier of the First Fed eral State Bank of Des Moines Tuesday denied a borrower told him he planned to use an FHA loan to finance cars Haakinson was crossexaminee by U S District Arty Roy L Stev enson at the trial of Haakinsoh the bank four other men and Mid Town Motors now Glenn H Smith Des Moines on charges of fraud and conspiracy in obtain ing Federal Housing Administra tion improvement loans to finance car purchases in 1951 Haakinson denied testimony of Roy Chesling Des Moines who said he told the former bank offi cer he wanted to use the loan pro ceeds to pay for a car Haakinson said he could not re member a conversation four years But he said in substance Chesling asked for two loans one for a car and one for home im provements Chesling testified he did not ask for two loans Haakinson also said he was not introduced to any of the other 12 borrowers the government con tends obtained fraudulent FHA loans through the bank to finance cars Haakinson testified Monday at Lhe time the loans were negotiated he was not acquainted with two of the Parkhurst Mason City former vice president of MidTown and Eldon Neal for mer MidTown salesman The other defendant is Raymond Mulder exbank president and op erator of Mulder Mortgage Co 66 Perish in Crash Navy ane in Hawaii Ike Opposed to Parley Right Now Russ Must Switch Tune WASHINGTON ft Republican congressional leaders said Tuesday President Eisenhower is opposed to a top level conference of the Western Powers with Russia at this time After the regular weekly meet ing of GOP leaders with the Pres ident Sen Knowland RCalif told newsmen that Eisenhower still Feels 1 There must be some specific evidence of Soviet good faith be fore he would be willing to meet with Russias Premier Bulganin 2 Such a conference should not ake place in any event until after the Paris agreements have been ratified The agreements provide for arming West Germany Georges Proposal Knowland the Senate GOP floor leader and House Republican Leader Martin Mass reported the President is opposed on these grounds to the proposal by Sen George chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Commit ec for a top level conference of Jie major powers as soon as pos sible Knowland said the George pro posal was discussed at the Presi dents session with the GOP lead ers Eisenhower has made it clear re peatedly Knowland added that he feels there should be no meeting of the heads of state of the major powers until the Soviet govern ment shows by deeds rather than words trying to ease international ten sions Knowland recalled that Eisen hower has said several times that the Soviet government could dem onstrate good faith by such steps as agreement on an Austrian peace treaty unification of Germany and unification of Korea No Indication So far Knowland added there bias been no indication on the part of the Soviet Government of any willingness to take such steps Knowland said he wanted to AP Wirephoto WHAT A PICNIC 6 Cookson 8weeksold Swansea surveys six wonderful sources of future Christmas and birthday presents Left to right are his maternal greatgreat grandmother Mrs Mary Cole 85 paternal grand mother Mabel Cookson 44 paternal greatgrandmother Alice Cookson 67 maternal greatgrandmother Lottie Cole 62 maternal grandmother Irrna Pollard 43 kneel and maternal greatgrandmother Mary Lane 65 make it clear that the President breaking up Explode Small Atomic Device LAS VEGAS Nev thou sand Marines practiced war Tues day with a live atom sixth nuclear device of the 1955 test series The blast was set off atop a 500 foot tower at Iowa time and was described as junior grade The Atomic Energy Commission shortly after the explosion lightec the desert sky and shook Las Ve gas announced that Marine ma neuvers proceeded as scheduled Tuesdays shot was seen as far away as Los Angeles San Fran cisco and Phoenix Ariz In Las Vegas 75 miles from the Yucca Flat test site it was seen as a quick white flash with a diminish ing orange color that lingered for a second or two The cloud rose fast and high and quickly startec and the rest of the administration feel George has every right to his opinion But Georges position Knowland declared is not the view of the government at this A newsman told Knowland that e senator seemed to be suggest ing that the President might be thinking about a top level confer ence sometime in the future Knowland replied he had not meant to convey that impression jy using the phrase at this Nobody knows Knowland said vhat the next year the next five or the next ten years may bring George has linked his call for a big power conference with the For mosa situation 22 PERISH MORGNANO Italy gas explosion ripped through a coal mine near this hilltop village 50 miles north of Rome Tuesday Authorities estimated 22 persons vere killed 16 injured and three missing In the skies above besides heli copters 85 aircraft flew support and test missions These included 22 F9F Marine jet fighters JUDGE B R DUNN it Effective RED FACE DEPT Brilliant sleuthing by a Mason City policeman late Monday re sulted in solution to case of the missing watch Early Monday officer enthusiastically shaken the doors on buildings on his beat that watch band broke The watch had been lost he reported He told fellow officers almost 23 hours later that he had found on his other wrist Physician Admits He Set Fire to Home Which Killed Family R6D Forced to Return in Overcast Was Headed for U S HONOLULU UP A fouren ine Military Air Transport Service olane enroute from Hawaii to Cali ornia with 66 persons aboard crashed and burned Monday and the Navy said there were no sur vivors The plane which crashed atop a ridge inside the Navys topsecret Lualualei Ammunition Depot about 20 miles northwest of here carried 57 passengers and nine crewmen A spokesman for the Navy air sea rescue coordination center said emergency crews had reached the scene of the crash and found no survivors Two Dependents The passenger list included two female dependents one under 5 yearsold and two civilians A Navy spokesman said the plane caught fire after it crashed in the Waianae Mountains on the western side of Oahu Island The crash site was yards inside the main gate of the depot and 650 feet up the side of the mountain Military rescue teams doctors and ambulances were at the scene The plane a Navy version of DC6 and known by the designation R6D was on a flight from Hickam Field to Moffett Calif Radio Trouble Shortly after taking off the plane had tried to return to Hickarn because of radio trouble It was the first accident that the MATS unit has had since its re organization in 1948 Since Janu ary 1951 MATS has flown 450 passengers on Pacific McALESTER Okla County Attorney James without a fatality announced Tuesday Dr Ben T Galbraith 34 McAlester physician had confessed he killed his wife and three children last Thursday His wife and three children were found dead in the blazing home Thursday morning At the time Galbraith said he went to Oklahoma The plane took off from Hkkam at Monday It was re ported crashed at At the time of the crash there was a low for a medical meeting and overcast andit was raining heavily then spent the night at It was believed the plane turned Okla jback after it was about hours A charge of murder in connection with his wifes death was filed but there was no mention of the chil Chicago Man Dies in Hamburg Crash HAMBURG J Alex ander Chicago died at a Ham burg hospital Monday night of in juries suffered 12 hours earlier in a cartruck crash The sheriffs office said Alexan ders car crashed into the front of Galbraith at James may be dren County Attorney Whyte said the charge amended later to include The 34yearold socially promi nent physician was arrested at the home of his mother Mrs J E a semitrailer transport on U S 275 north of Sidney He died with out regaining consciousness The Monday He waived extradition and was turned over to Sheriff Dee Sanders of McAlester From the time he was arrested trucker was unhurt Authorities said they understood Alexander was in the area to he was Placed under Suard m a McAlester hospital early Tues About The Weather pictures for This Week maga zine of the great northward move ment of geese along the Missouri flyway Walter White Negro Rights Leader Dies NEW YORK tfVWalter White ardent champion of Negro rights s dead after a life devoted to im jroving the lot of colored people ie was 61 White himself was fairskinned blond and blueeyed He was not recognizable as a Negro but inj sisted that he was one It has been day Dr Galbraith steadfastly main tained his innocence Dr Galbraith narrowly escaped death about three hours after his arrest when without warning he opened the door and leaped from an automobile into the path of an other automobile on Tennessee State Highway 57 about 50 miles east of Memphis Sanders was returning him to Memphis to board a train when the incident occurred about v have Ieft to llve for estimated that his blood was lG4th fle said I could be with Kitty Negro and the Mason City Light snow Iowa Not so cold Day Iowa Temperatures Tuesday night through Sunday will average 5 to 10 degrees be low normal Normal highs 48 north to 55 south Normal lows 27 north to 32 south Not so cold Tuesday night turning colder Wednesday and Thursday con tinuing cold thereafter Precipi tation averaging from 20 to 40 inch in occasional snow Wednes day and again by Saturday Minnesota Somewhat warmer Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tues day Maximum 20 Minimum 6 At 8 9 Prec 01 YEAR AGO Maximum 44 Minimum 30 Driver License Suspensions Usually Begin With Couple of Drinks Judge Says By ANDY MONTGOMERY The story usually begins with a couple of Strangely its always a no more seldom enough to bother It ends with weeks of hoofing it and depending on a coworker for a ride to work or a friendly neighbor for thnt allimportant trip downtown to take in a weekly movie or for the shopping spree In between come the screech of brakes the shattering of glass the sound of metal against metal as a car is halted suddenly But accident or not it means arrest and arraignment in police court These then arc tho case histories of careless driving or careless driving the effectiveness of a veteran judges policy on major traffic violations Police Judge B R Dunns story is written in his continued prac tice of recommending driver license suspensions or revocations in inch eases Tho offenders stories unfold in the period in which they cant touch the wheels of Iheir cars Judge Dunn who has been on the bench since 1944 believes a sus pension canhurt more than a fine or jail sentence Hes not in terested in punishing the innocent victims of circumstances the wives and children Fines or jail terms usually serve to accomplish this But he is strongly concerned with teaching a lesson to the prin cipals whose carelessness and thoughtlessness could have brought death to someone Suspensions he feels drive these lessons home more effectively Here arc cases in point to illustrate vividly the effectiveness of Judge Dunns policy No names are used Although those questioned pointed out no moral the GlobeGazette believes their cases may act as a deterrent for others in the effect on individual lives A reporter talked to three of the some 18 people who have had their licenses suspended by police court action since the first of the year Two others flatly refused to discuss the results For the it was true In the other 15 first 20 days after the court pronounced sentence spent in preparing for the driverless days ahead It generally takes at least 20 days before the Drivers License Division Iowa Department of Public Safety notifies the offender that the suspension has become effective It meant a rearrangement of daily lives for two because their wives were unable to drive The wife of the third could operate the car Jack thats not his real name had a collision in February Be cause his license was taken away for only 30 days he can look for ward to driving within a matter of days He also was lucky in another way He lives not too far from the plant where he works He has walked and has hitched rides with a friend Because his wife cant drive he and his family have had to forego that movie once a week But a grocery store is nearby They havent been able to get downtown to shop either it has meant no visit with a relative in a nearby town Jack says his small daughter keeps pestering him with Daddy why cant we go bye bye in the car He hasnt been able to give a good answer yet But George isnt as lucky Police also picked him up for careless driving A collision was involved and the suspension was for 90 days It went into force early this month He emphasized he isnt going to touch a drink before driving from now on Past events give the lie to been picked up before But in the meantime he has to depend on a neighbor for a ride to work Its located a good mile from where he lives Already his neighbor has forgot to stop three times A fourth time the neighbor was sick This meant walking seven blocks to a bus stop He has been late for work an equal number of times His entertainment has been severely curtailed too He regularly bowls once a week but sees the strong possibility of missing a few weeks before the restriction is removed He cant always count on ft ride He also says he and his wife and children will to have to give up the occasional movie He cant afford a taxi on top of the admission fees for four They have come downtown only once on a shopping trip Laughingly he commented it could result in getting to know kii ;