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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited for OM G LOBEbAZETTE HI THAT M A 1C I S ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIV Associated PreM tod UaHad faS LCIM m Copy I MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 1 BALLOONISTS LAND AT DUSUOUE 2 Spend Night in Sky This Paper of Four OM TKOM OUK SEKVICEB DUBUQUE Navy scien tists who spared in a balloon eight miles into thestratosphere for a telescopic look at the heav ens to help pave the way for manned satellites landed harmed here The balloon launched Tuesday night came down shortly before am about eight miles south east of here The two scientists jumped out un of their open basket gondola and gulped down hot coffee after their frigid nightlong flightThe men experienced temperatures as low as 76 degrees below zero at the eightmile altitude THOSE IN THE balloon were Imdr Malcom D Ross veteran Navy balloonist and Alfred H Mikesell 44 father of eight It was Mikesells first ascension Ross rose to 84000 feet in a Millions in CDTest BATTLE CREEK Mich fl Civil defense forces across the nation Wednesday began the task of adding up the mythical death and injury toll from the biggest mocknuclear attack in the five year history of Operation Alert Millions of Americans theoreti cally died in the three hour as sault by more than 50 imaginary bombers and a few scattered sub marines Tuesday Uncounted otners were marked for death by simulated radiation fallout froin 291 bomb blasts swept across the country by pre vailing winds Wednesday CIVIL DEFENSE officials hailed the annual exercise as an apparent success The attackwas heavier than ever before but local and state planning and participation was better than ever a spokes man said Weve never had such effec tive simulated Eightyfive key cities undertook hypothetical evacuation Ten oJ these ranking in size from Blytheville Ark to Baltimore Aid reported virtually 100 per cent evacuation HALF A MILLION civildefense workers took part in the paper test of their ability to cope with an actual attack Four million Illinois school children hurried from classrooms in evacuation drills Mississippi river boats were tried out at Memphis Tenn for use as pos sible evacuation craft Presidenl Eisenhower rushed to a secret bomb shelter outside Washington The test continues through Wed nesday night Most of the activi ties will focus on theoretical fall out problems Young Widow to Face Charges in Four Poisonings MACON Ga W A young widow faced murder charge Wednesday in the arsenic poison ing of her 9yearold daughter two husbands and motherinlaw1 over a sixyear period Anjette Donovan Lyles 32 was arrested in a hospital room Tues day and placed under guard She reportedly has been hospitalized shortly after her daughter Marcia Elaine Lyles died April 5 Through her attorney Mrs Lyles said I have committed no crime In addition to the death of her daughter Mrs Lyles is accused of murdering her first husband Ben F Lyles Jr Jan 25 1952 her second husband Joe Neal Gabbcrt Dec 2 1955 and her motherinlaw Mrs Ben F Lyles Sr Sept 291957 Mrs Lyles she resumed that name through a court order af ter Gabbcrts death operates a restaurant in downtown Macon Lockheed Union in Contract Agreement LOS ANGELES UP Tenta tive agreement on a twoyear contract between Lockheed and a lodge of the International Associa tion of Machinists Wednesday raised hopes of avoiding a para lyzing nationwide aircraft strike set for midnight Wednesday night SEABURY DIES EAST HAMPTON NY ffi Samuel Scabury the driving force in a conniption investigation which led to the resignation of debonair James J Walker as closed pressurized gondola last fall v helicopter landed near the balloon vithin minutes after it touched earth and Mikesell and Ross along with their instru ments were flown to the Du buque airport Mikesell was bent on learning what makes the stars twinkle for one thing They left a short time later for Minneapolis where a news confer ence was scheduled for Wednes day night THE SCIENTISTS were the irst to view stars and planets hrough a telescope in the strato sphere The experimental flight also tested the reaction of the sci entists to the thin air and the cold temperatures of the lower strato sphere The Navy billed the night as a orerunner to observing man in uture flights around the earth in i satellite The stratolab gondola balloon vas launched from an iron mine pit near Crosby Minn at m and reached its ceiling alti ude of about 42000 feet at pm over Mora Minn COLD AND HUNGRY Alfred Mikesell the first astronomer tp make observations from the stratosphere is helped out of the open gondola after the balloon landed near Dubuque Mikesell made no complaints other than he was cold and hungry 3rd Fire in Near Titonka TITONKAA fire on the M J Trunkhiil farm six miles south west of here destroyed a gran ary Tuesday night The granary contained 3200 bushels of corn half of which was government sealed and 1700 bu shels of oats Neighbors and work men with tractors and dumps hauled as much of the burning grain as possible to the fields to stop it burning Titonka Burt and Bancroft fire departments responded to the call The Titonka truck stayed at the farm most of the night be cause of danger to other build ings before the fire was brought under control This was tne third fire in three mayor of New York City Wednesday He was 85 died The Weather Mason City Occasional shower and thunderstorms Wednesday night and Thursday Low Wed nesday night 4853 High Thurs day upper 60s Iowa Showers and thunderstorms northwest partly cloudy south east and warmer Wednesday night low in 50s Showers anc thunderstorms Thursday warm er southeast cooler extreme northwest Fiveday Iowa Temperatures wiU average near normal Wednes day night through next Monday Normal highs 67 north to 71 south Normal lows 44 north to 49 south A cooling trend is ex pected Friday and Saturday Warmer Sunday and Monday Rainfall will average onefourth to onehalf inch south to less than onefourth inch north in showers and thunder storms through Friday v day tl the John Beenken home THE MEN brought the gon dola down slowly during the morning hours pausing at vari ous altitudes to make further as ronomical observations and then drifted at 11000 feet awaiting day ight and a chance to land The men wore heavy clothing and breathed mechanically sup plied oxygen in the rarified strato phere AT THE NAVY laboratory in Minneapolis Capt Robert Barr said the most important medical observation wasthat one of the men had a decrease in the rate of electrical conduction from the top to the bottom of hisheart He said this apparently hap pened about the time an auto matic device cut in at 37000 feet o increase the pressure inside he mens oxygen masks This forces a man to blow his breath out with a puff Air is then pushed back into his lungs by the builtup pressure Floods Menace to Four States Hundreds Flee BY THEASSOCIATED PRESS Ramswollen streams and riv ers menaced wide areas in four Southern states Wednesday forc ing hundreds of persons to leave their homes and causing extensive damage to crops property More rain fell during the night in sections of West Virginia southwest Virginia and eastern Kentucky increasing the threat of further flooding Overflows from the Red River spilled across sections of northwestern and northcentral Louisiana Damage to crops and property was esti mated at million Two deaths were attributed to the floods in Louisiana Hundreds of families already have been Shift by West on Confab Want Allies to Take Part COPENHAGEN West ern Big Three announced Wed nesday they are willing to take ome of their NATO partners into CastWest summit talks The joint statementsaid The three countries conduct ng the preliminary diplomatic contacts with the Soviet Union in dicated that they did not consider hat they would necessarily be lie only Western nations to take part in a possible conference of oreign ministers or in a possible summit conference Other coun ries as for instance Italy might be included The threepower Western decla ration represented a shift from he previous allied line that fu ture summit talks should be con ducted on the old fourpower ba sis that has prevailed since World War II TH E RUSSIANS themselves sought to break the fourpower ramework by suggesting East West parity at the summit with the inclusion of communisl evacuated from the Markesville Shreveport An undetermined their homes area south number of families moved out of lowlying homes in the path of the surging Tug River in West Virginia and in Pikeville Ky where the Big Sandy River rose two feet above flood level northwest of town was burned to the ground Monday the fire department was called to the Kenneth Gatton farm where a chimney fire caused only slight damage to the tenant house ownei by Clarence Christiansen Nuclear Bomb Tests Halted by British LONDON said Tuesday nuclear bomb tests in the Christmas Island area of the Pacific have been halted A Foreign Office spokesman said interested nations have been notified that the area marked out of bounds for shipping on April 25 no longer is dangerous The press office of the Ministry of Supply which is responsible for the tests said it is reason able to assume from the an nouncement that no further ex plosions are planned Graham Denounces of Sin SAN FRANCISCO Somewhat warmer High Thursday in 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 66 38 50 77 44 SAME AP Photofax NEARS EARTH Hovering near the earth the balloon carrying too Navy scientists is photographed minutes before it landed southwest pLBubuque U S First in Nuclear Test Series Last Month W A S H IN G T O N W Rep Charles 0 Porter DOre said Wednesday the Atomic Energy Commission launched the first o a series of 30 nuclear test explo sions at Eniwetok April 28 Porter who returned Tuesdaj from the Pacific atoll said he did not witness the test but his speech to the House had been cleared by the AEC He said he was not a liberty to disclose the nature o the April 28 explosion Porter said the original plan o the AEC was to announce th dates of about onehalf of an es timated 30 test explosions to take place during May and June Porter coupled his report with a renewal of his demand for an end to such tests Employment in Iowa Increased by 2350 DES MOINES em ployment increased 2350 by mid March because of seasonal hiring but there was a minor dip in manufacturing jobs the I o w a E m p loyment Security Commis sion said Wednesday Compared with March a year ago however continued cutbacks in manufacturing railroads and construction resulted in an over theyear loss of 15300 jobs in nonfarm employment the com mission said Czechoslovakia and Poland The Russians also have sug tested including a larger number of powers at a top level meeting These would include such mitted nations as India Egypt or Sweden The Western nations so far have resisted any attempt to pu EastWest talks on a oneforone basis Todays move by the Big Three apparently was designet to meet any Soviet drive in tha direction STRESSING UNITY of the North Atlantic Powers the com munique expected to express the determination of the Unitec States Britain and France to continue negotiations in Moscow for toplevel talks But it also will make clear the West will resist any Soviet at tempt to impose a veto on the is sues to be discussed at the sum mit The 15 NATO foreign ministers went into the final chapter of their threeday session in full agree ment that German reunification disarmament the status of Eas European Soviet is sues ruled out by the Kremlin must be discussed if and when the world leaders meet SECRETARY OF STATE Did les won endorsement of his viev that a toplevel meeting would be useless without thorough prepara tion and some assurance of action on the essential causes of East West tension The new harmony differec sharply from the tenor of last De cembers NATO meeting At tha time his European colleague forced Dulles to concede the pos sibility of summit talks as the price foi Number of Science and Math Teachers Increases by 18 By TERRY FERRER New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW YORK New science and mathematics public school teachers produced by the col lege class of 1958 will show the largest percentage rise of any field of teaching accord ing to the National Education Association In publishing its llth annual is the root of all sin according report of teacher supply and to Billy Graham j demand in elementary and sec The 39yearold evangelist in ondary schools the NEA re probing the question of evil and vealed that 5852 qualified sci its outgrowth before a crowd of 15500 at the Cow Palace Tues day night explained that by pride he meant greed ambition hatred and intolerance ence teachers will graduate in increase of 188 per cent over well as 3633 mathematics teachers an in crease of 184 per cent THIS RfSE according to Ray C Maul who conducted the study is due to a vigorous campaign conducted s i n c e 1954 by school and college counselors to interest young people in scientific subjects In 1954 the colleges produced only 3600 new science teach ers Dr Mau said as contrast ed with the 1958 figure of 5852 A total of 116000 new teach ers will join the 1240000 now in the public schools the re port said This is an increase of 105 per cent over 1957 But the NEA said there will still be a shortage of 135000 qualified teachers who are needed to replace those leaving to re lieve overcrowding to hcip with increased enrollments and to take over from the 60000 teachers who are unpre pared THE MOST CRITICAL teach ershortage area according to the survey is in elementary schools The class of 58 will furnish 44000 candidates for gradeschool jobs about the same number as in 1957 For high schools on the other hand the 72000 prepared to teach in the fall of 1958 repre sents an increase of 105 per total rise in the num ber of new teachers More than six of every 10 teachers now in service are gradeschool teach ers but more than six of every 10 of the new teachers plan to teach in the high schools AP Photofax DIPLOMAT HELD Einar Blechingberg 62 a Danish dip lomat is being held by Den marks state police on evidence that top secret papers involving that country may have reached Russian bands Members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organiza tion have been holding talks in Denmark this week No Upsets in Primaries in 3 States BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Party Candidates were tappec or a variety of offices in primary elections Tuesday in Ohio Indi ana and Alabama There were no major upsets Gov C William ONeill was nominated by the Republicans for another run in Ohio while Dem ocrats picked Michael DiSalle who carried the partys banner in 1956 when he was defeated ONeill Indianas House contests saw all 11 of the states congressmen nominated for new terms IN ALABAMA Atty Gen John Patterson showed the way in 14man field seeking the Demo cratic nomination for governor But he faces a runoff primary next month because of a failur to win by a majorityHisoppo nent will be Judge George Wai lace ONeill won the Republican gu bernatorial primary in Ohio ove Charles P Taft a brother of th late Sen Robert A Taft Return from 11521 of the States 12499 polling places gave Taft pnetim Cincinnati mayor 186042 vote to 324054 for ONeill all the way t triumph in tb DiSALLE led score an easy sevenman Democratic primary With 11521 polling places report ing he rolled up 226580 votes t 107125 for Cleveland Mayor An thony J Celefarezze his closes opponent Sen John W Bricker was nom inated for another term withou opposition in the GOP primary The Democratic senatorial nomi nee Stephen M Young likewisi had no opposition Bids for Unified GOP Bigwigs Hear Ike WASHINGTON W President Cisenhower Tuesday night called or speedy approval of his de ense reorganization foreign aid and world trade programs to meet the Communist threat in a situation of balanced terror ia he world In a speech delivered at a din ner honoring Republican mem bers Congress Eisenhower ap pealed for action on those pro grams without regard to party abels But he also told his GOP audi ence that the partys prospects or capturing control of Congresg from the Democrats in the No vember elections are bright IF WE WILL but tryif will never forget the value of good hard work we are certain with ourrecord to win next No vember Eisenhower said in aa address also carried coastto coast on television and radio This said the President is the sure road to a Republican 86th Congress And Eisenhower pledged you will find me standing beside you doing my very best for every member of our grand old party who carries forward the never ending fight for peace for secur ity for sound sane and pro gressive government in Amer us en ica EISENHOWER reserved his political remarks for the conclu sion of his talk billed by the GOP National Committee as the formal kickoff of the partys drive to take over control of both the Senate and the House froin the Democrats For the most part the Presi dent spokeof the tense world situation and appealed for ac tion on programs to deal with it without respect to partisanship We must every one of never forget that we have tered an era that is for our coun try entirely Eisenhower said Inescapably we live in a situation of balanced terror in the world Dr Frank A Hdffa Released on Parole DES MOINES Frank A Haffa 76 retired Waterloo dent ist who has been serving an eight year prison term for manslaugh ter has been released on parole the State Board of Parole said Wednesday Haffa was convicted by a District Court jury in Water terloo of fatally shbting Arvey C Leeper on June 6 1953 S nuclear bases on the Conti nent Folsom Officially Quits Cabinet WASHINGTON tff Marion Folsom resigned Wednesday secretary of welfare and Presi dent Eisenhower picked Arthu Fleming president of Ohio Wes leyan University to succeed him Folsom 64 wrote Eisenhowe he is leaving the cabinet for per sonal reasons which he did not specify He will step down some time between July 15 and Aug 1 Folsoms move was reported by the news services Tuesday Seed Corn Reported Missing From Farm CHARLES CITYJohn Wendt farmer living miles southwest of Rudd Tuesday reported to the Floyd County sheriffs office that 18 bushels of hybrid seed corn dad been taken from his farm The corn was valued at S22680 Wendt told officers that he no ticed that the corn which was on a flat bed trailer parked be tween two corn bins was missing Sunday Wendt said he had 50 bushels of corn on the trailer be for he missed the 18 bushels ON WAY GANDER NfldUB Princess Margaret flew home Wednesday from a 14000milc tour of British possessions around the Caribbean MASTERS OF DECEIT Claim of Widespread Commie Influence in Jewish Circles False EDITORS NOTE J Edgar Hoover jn tfiis installment of his new book Masters of De ceit gives the lie to the Com munistfostered myth that is an affinity between commu nism and persons of Jewish faith By J EDGAR HOOVER Director Federal Bureau of Investigation The Communist propaganda machine with its tactics of infil tration and division has long fos tered the false claim of wide spread influence in the Jewish communities of the United States One of the most malicious myths that has developed in the United States is that persons of thrt Jewish faith and Communists have something in common The people who gave the world the concept of our monotheistic God and the Ten Commandments can not remain Jews and follow the atheism of Karl Marx and the de ceit of the Communist movement It is a matter of record that numerous Communist Party lead ers call themselves Jews and claim a Jewish origin This does not however make them Jews any more than William Z Fos ters Catholic background an4 Earl Browders Protestant back ground give them any standing in the presentday Catholic and Protestant communities in t h a United States A HIGHLY PLACED leader in the Communist Party U S A recently advised party organizers working in Jewish groups to ep resent themselves as Jews This indicates the deception the party practices Typical of Communist claims which have fostered the false myth that Jews have an affinity for communism are the remarks of Paul Novick the editor of the Morning Freiheit a Communist paper published in Yiddish ia New York City Novick said The development of Yiddish lit erature in the United States went hand in hand with the growth of the Socialist movement at the beginning of this century and of the Communist Party after the October Revolution On the same occasion Novick then went on to brand the follow ers of Judaism for degeneration sown among the Jews by reac tion and then condemned their opposition to the progressive ;