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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 1, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tot JIM H I M I W S r A r H T MAT MA 1C I J VOL LXIV Associated ind UnlW Prew FuB Leiie 7e a Copy At L NO R t H IOWA N 9 N E I GH tO MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 1 Ust HOME EDIT5ON Mystery Radiation Revealed Tfati if Twe One m Data From Satellites WASHINGTON of an unidentified form of radiation which may require special shield ing precautions for space travel has been picked up by the Armys Explorer satellites So intense is the jieved tocome from the it caused cosmic ray counters aboard the two satellitesto die out at times This was reported Thursday to a special meeting of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Physical Society called to hear first reports of prelimi nary scientific information from the satellites IN ADDITION to the reporton the unidentified radiation the various scientific accounts fea tured these announcements 1 Temperatures within Ex plorer I have ranged from 32 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit within the range of human survival even though temperatures outside may vary from about 120 degrees belowvzeroto about 800 degrees above The reporting scientists said even less internal variation could be achieved 2 Only seven hits by micro speeding parti cles of space dust which might present another hazard to space travel were recorded by Ex plorer I during a period of a month and apparently none of them penetrated the satellites shell v 3 The atmosphere 230 miles above the earth is 14 times more dense than was believed in the presatellite era according to cal culations of a Smithsonian scien tist DR JAMES VAN ALLEN of the State University of Iowa re ported on the unidentified radia tion on the basis of studies by himself and three other Iowa physicists He said Geiger counters were placed in both Explorers I and III to measure the intensity of cosmic rays As the satellites soared beyond 1000 miles the counts of particle pulses were far greater1 than had been and the pulses were distinguish able from those of cosmic rays For example while Explorers cosmic ray counts ran about 30 to 40 per second some 200 to miles above southern California observing stations the counts climbed to more than 35000 per here on Highways 18 a second at higher altitudes above floyd Cemetery South America and adjoining wa ters i Festival The 1953 event was the last visit here for Mason Citys The couple f m this year for the North Iowa Band Festival June 10 which will have a Music Man theme Meredith Willson Wife to Be at i Meredith Willson author and composer of the prizewinning musical The Music Man will return from Europe in time to head the ISforth Iowa Festival in his native Ma son City June 10 The announcement that Will son and his wife Rim will def initely be here for the big mu sical event was confirmed Thursday by Arthur Cantor Willsons New York press rep resentative In addition to nearly 100 bands from North Iowa and Southern Minnesota communi ties there is to bea special band recruited from other bands consisting of 200 pieces including 76 trombones and 110 cornets With members elbow to el bow a pace apart the band will extend more than a block in length according to those whoare planning the Financed by local business men without costtoany par ticipants or spectators the tival will include some 12 to 15 giant floats depicting various scenes from TheMusic Man created from designs and pho tographs of the Broadway pro duction starring Robert Pres ton There will be nearly 100 queens one for each band The Festival committee plans rto make this North Iowa Festi val the greatest in its 20year history and one thatMereditfi proudSto part of tirig Mayor George Mendon has even indicated that he would be willing to proclaim Mason City River City for a day if it will help Minnesotan Killed Near Charles City CHARLES CITYArthur Lud Annandale Wednesday night five miles northwest of here on Highways 18 and 218 near Ortman 65 was killed Labor Chief Asks Tax Cut Verdict Soon WASHINGTON of Labor Mitchell said Thursday he feels the administration will have to decide within 30 to 60 days whether to recommend a tax cut Mitchell told a news conference that while the recession seems to be flattening out as President Ei senhower said Wednesday he sees no solid improvement ahead He said that once a decision is made that further antirecession remedies are needed he favors a tax slash as the most effective step The Labor secretary put it this way If there is a bolstering of he economy that de termination has to be made rea sonably soon then as opposed to any other form of government action such as a large scale pub lic works program I would favor a tax cut Williams to Seek His Sixth Term LANSING Mich G Menncn Williams Thursday announced as a candidate for an unprecedented sixth term as gov ernor of Michigan Williams 47 is a presidential liopcful for 1060 Republican crit ics have predicted lie would try to vise a sixth twoyear term as a slopping stone to the White House i TeenAgers Indicted on Two Charges DBS MOINES Des Moines teenagers involved in a gun battle with police Feb 26 were indicted by the Polk County Grand Jury Wednesday on charges of assault with intent to commit murder and of breaking and entering Indictments were returned against Gary Lee Wessling 17 and Richard Craig 19 The jury dismissed charges of attempted murder against the two youths in the gun battle slaying of John J OKeefe a cab driver YES HE COULD HAVE tit UUL BALTIMORE Wi A federal died before he could be extrij prisoner walked into the city catcd from the car The bodyjiail Thursday with a loaded 38 was taken to the Hauser Fimeralcaliber revolver strapped to his Home to be sent back to Minne Ortman who was traveling alone lost control of his car on a curve The car turned over several times andlanded on its was top in a ditch Ortman pinned inside the car He was alive when the am bulance reached the scene but sota Coroner W C Baltzell said death was caused by a crushed chest leg Warden blamed US Charles deputy P Price marshals adding Why that guy could have killed two or three of my imen MY HERO Lt James E Obenauf Grayslake 111 gets an adoringsmile from his wife after the airman received the distinguished flying cross for flying his disabled B47 jet 300 miles in subzero weather with the top canopy ejected Two other officers parachuted when one of the planes engines caught on fire Obenauf making his way to an escape hatch found another crewman unconscious due to lack of oxygen He rei v turned to his seat to fly the plane to its base and made The nro if35 a perfect landing Obenauf suffered only facial wind The said thc arrest burns and his companion was revived lowans Lose Driving Points Daily DES MOINES were marked on the records of 7833 USlng as a guide to license suspension which created it Ten points lifts a drivers license for 30 days Brown reviewed operation the plan as follows There were 23190 points pended in April Fivepoint violations were more common than any other type and deaths were lower than the same month last year He said courts and enforcement officials are giving excellent co operation Former Presidential Candidate Nabbed in Cancer Cure Hoax DETROIT ftA medical doctor who ran for President on the Greenback ticket in was charged Thursday with selling distilled water as a cure for can cer at a shot Marine Corps Boss H its Shakeup Plaft Burrt Rush WASHINGTON UPJThe Marine Corps commandant said Thurs day thatifiGongress enacts Pres ident Eisenhowers defense reor ganization plan as written some future secretary of defense may give the Marine Corps the bum rush At the same time the House Armed Services Committee re ceived written assurance from of Defense McElroy thathisdepartinenttias no inten re anghmentpfthe servicestit their He said merger of services wouldbe ex pressly forbidden proposed law E ARMY Navy Air Force aridMarine Corps retain their re spective individualities McElroy wrote Gen RandolphM Pate Marine Corps commandant appeared be fore the committee to deliver the most outspoken voiced by any service witness to to of the present law which spell but the roles and missions of each service can be regarded as unduly restrictive other than bysome1 future Sec retary of defense who intended sooner or later to alter the Ma rines status and functions PATE THUS TIED his major criticism of the administration proposal to the section which has aroused perhaps the most hos tility among members of the com recommen dation that these sections spell ing out the job of each military service be repealed T Pate said the Marine Corps al lowa drivers during April Safety ready has survived several at Lommissioner Russell Brown antempts to reorganize it into non nounced Thursday in summarizentity He questioned whether Sfic safety COrpS depend upon the whim of a s single individual or on Congress of Nixon average of 773 points a dayas Argentina Rltlia signed during April A total of 2010 drivers got 5 AIRES w Arturo points for speeding 1120 mph Frondizi was sworn in Thursday over the limit for improper passas President of Argentinas first ing or for stop sign violations democratic government in more Licenses of 79 drivers were sus a decade He promised rule of law and justice The tall bespectacled lawyer took the oath before a joint ses w initi tj yc va til UtHJl c ct JUlUt SGS Brown credited the point system sion of the new Congress ending for bringing the first month years of provisional military 1958 in which traffic accidents government since the overthrow in of i U D Pcrons dictatorship S Vice President Nixon who came 5000 miles to sec Fron dizi inaugurated was held up in traffic and missed the swearing in ceremony He arrived as Frondizi was making his inaug ural address and a crowd outside hooted as he entered the build ing British Troops Save Official From Trap ADEN UP British troops covered by aerial rocket fire res cued a British political officer and UillUtJJL ur Leo Charles Donnelly wasAden government guards from t rn3 i w il n nffi T arrested in his office Wednesday night by a raiding party which in cluded 14 officers two ofthem from the Pure Food and Drug Administration He was charged on seven counts of fraud which carry a maximum penalty of 32 years in jail trap of rebel tribesmen Wednes day night The political officer Fitzroy Somerset was rescued from the Assarir garrison after 12 hours of fighting The British troops un der command of Maj William i Boucher Myers fought through Prosecutor Samuel H Olsenhcavy and accurate rebel fire said the doctor had advertised thelTliev were helped by artillery and shots through the mail as for cancer and sold onc variety FOUND YOU MOMMY Mrs Ben AP Angeles weeps tears of joy as she claimed her lost daughter Lannie 3 at a police station Off icers found the tot cladonly in a pajama top vyalking on the street at 2 30 am She had wandered silently from her bed When her frantic mother arrived station the irl said Ifun girl said Ifound you mommy FloocJ Threat BrtTNiTED PRESS National Guardsmen and volun teers fought to save farm homes south of Garland City Ark frqiri flpodwateis Thursday in the wake of five straight days of violent weather in the South west Weathermen predicted no relief for raindrenched Arkansas and Texas The forecast was foi showers and thundershowers from Texas east through the Gulf states to the south Atlantic coast The worst flood threats were at Garland City in Southwest Arkan sas and at Dallas Tex where the Trinity River overflowed lowland addition About 200 National Guardsmen Air Force personnel and civilians worked through the night sand bagging a levee on McKinney Bayou south of Garland City The bayou swollen by more than 15 inches of rain since Sun day already has inundated about 60000 acres of low farmland SAME BUek means irxfMo la ptsl 24 hoars i cloucly a ndNvar ref K er with chahcepf Showers Iowa Scattered showers Thurs day inight and Friday w Thursday Anight 30s north 4nd 40s south a Minnesota Growing cloudy showers High Friday 55 north 60 60 south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 68 38 49 81 46 Kansas Legislature Ready to Approve Tax Boost Over Veto thBr WASHINGTON rise of 114 per cent month ended April is rsent prices to the highest level since Ih e Look officeln January 1953 V This reported by thfj Agriculture day came on advance in previous They helped put far mpricey ly 10 per ceni jyeir earlier and about 18 alpve r the low pointduring present administratidnbecember 1955 This developmentstrengthenel of Agriculture vBensost 14 in recent priedictiphs arm v income would Wip per cent higher this jr W INCREASE vwas like advance rices ida r cotton arid for cotton in Southern producing areas was f a major factor uvthe increase in fruits and vegetables TH E N EW R E PORT did not fleet modest downturns in prices of hogs and cattle that have tak en place since midApril These declines which were largely sea sonal came on the heels of anti cipated increases in marketings of meat animals Meat animal prices have been running third higher than a year ago Partially offsetting price in creases in prices of fruits vegef tables cotton and corn were low er prices for dairy products andpoultry These latter prod ucts normally decline at this sea son of increasing Farm prices as a whole i TOPEKA action in enacting a higher sales tax over Gov George Dockings veto 87 Per cent of parity in mid was expected momentarily in the April he same asun midMarci Kansas Legislature but were 6 per cent The Senate was expected to act in April last year on a bill raising the sales tax rom 2 to per cent The House Wednesday overrode the veto 84 39 the bare twothird majority required After sustaining Dockings veto of a higher sales tax in 1D57 and again in a recent budget session the House overrode the latest veto when Itep Raymond Carl son Morrowville switched his vote Bulletin WASHINGTON On House Thursday rebuffed its Democratic leadership and adopted a jobless pay bill em bodying President program MASTERS OF DECEIT Commies Often Use Trojan Horse Tactics to Infiltrate EDITORS NOTE J Edgar Hoover director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation cites case histories of Communist in filtration into organizations in the United States In this install ment of the first serialization of his revealing bestseller Mas ters of Deceit By J EDGAR HOOVER Director Federal Bureau of Investigation t ru e n for the purpose of n jet fighters using rockets for the purpose o exercising influence m nonCom organizations is one of the came after four months of invcsa tigation and chemicaltests JNow eral secretary exhorted the Sev enth World Congress of the Com munist International Comrades you remember the ancient ale of t h e capture of Troy Troy was inaccessible to the armies attacking her thanks to her impregnable walls And the attacking army after suffering many sacrifices was unable to achieve victory until with the aid of the famous Trojan horse it managed to penetrate to the very heart of the enemys camp DIMITROPF SAID We lot be shv about us ence far in excess of its actual numbers The party takes advantage 4 any situation There was a hea less instance of its Trojan tactics during an emergent small town in West side assistance was need families generally A Ueorgi an horse tactics have en the thea genabled the party lo weild an Jnfliij M uillUU in Cleveland Ohio raised money to buy food for genetal distribu tion in the stricken area Communist Party organizer in Cleveland instructed a concealed party member of the union to see that all the food was delivered to nnejpccified address in the town it would do the most Here a nonCommunist ;