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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors VOL 98 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 7 1960 7o Copy Paper Consists of Two No V9 Chief of FAA to talk here ELWOODQUESADA Pleasure hiking in style ago in f yen Hippocrates had good word to say for it WASHINGTON Walking a a means of getting from her to there may be almost obsolete but walking for pleasure is grow ing in popularity A 69yearold grandmother no long ago completed her seconc hike along the 2025mile Appa lachian Trail She explained briskly There were some things I didnt see the firs time A woman doctor recentlj walked the length of Britain setting off a stampede of long distance hiking there Soon afte her marathon about 700 person undertook an 891mile journej from John o Groats to Lands End A handful finished the trek EVERY WEEKEND hiking clubs gather for outings on scenic trails in the Unitec States the National Geographic Society says Some clubs num ber as many as 800 members who work to clear new paths and maintain old ones In Great Britain the Ram biers Assn has persuaded Par liament to protect public rights of way along an elaborate net work of footpaths Walking for health has a long history Hippocrates prescribec earlymorning walks to prevent emotional disturbances halluci nations and the expansion oJ the waistline Walking for pleasure how ever is a relatively recent pas time Only a f e w eccentrics walked long distances for the joy of it The character in Con greves Way of the World who said I nauseate walking summed up the early 18thcen tury view of pedestrianism THE RAMBLING5 of William Wordsworth and other literary men in Englands Lake District helped popularize walking and make it respectable though for many years English walkers carried umbrellas to indicate they were gentlemen and not tramps The alltime champion liter ary pedestrian probably is Wordsworth who had trekked 180000 miles by the time he was 65 He thought nothing of hiking 15 miles across the mountains to take tea with a friend To Wordsworth walking was a more natural condition than re clining sitting or standing and he composed much of his poetry afoot Professional walking matches were popular in the 19th century Foster Powell a famous pedes trian or ped as the profes sionals were called was im mortalized in an epitaph that read For quick ideas some we praise And men of talents meet But this mans fame and fame it was Lay wholly in his Feet CAPT ROBERT Barclay an other famed pcd reached the apex of his ambulatory career in 1809 when he logged 1000 miles in 1000 successive hours He fortified himself with four meals a day including break fast of roasted fowl bread and butter a pint of strong ale and two cups of tea Elwood R Pete Quesada head of the Federal Aviation Agency will be the Mason Cit Aviation Days speaker July and 10 Stanley Reynolds heai of the committee planning th observance said Quesadas ac ceptance was received Friday Quesadas 34000man agencj makes and enforces the rule and sets the safety standards fo everything dealing with civil aviation in this country Th is a 13man Federal Aviation Agency weather and navigation aid facility at the Mason Cit Municipal Airport QUESADA WILL spend the Aviation Days weekend at tb home of Gen Hanford Mac Nider here and take part in thi observances at the airport Hi main talk will be at a banque the evening of July 9 The show part of Aviation Days will be on Sunday July 10 The major program item as last year will be the jet preci sion flying exhibition by the Navys Blue Angels team Al the Armed Forces aviation branches will have a part in the program and civilian aircraf also will be exhibited QUESADA BEGAN flying in the 1920s and in World War II flew 90 combat missions earned the Distinguished Service Med al Air Medal with two Silver Oak Leaf Clusters the Distin guished Flying Cross and for eign decorations He retired from the Air Force in 1951 as a lieutenant general During the war he had com manded the 12th Fighter Com mand in Africa the 9th Fighter Command in Europe and the 9th Tactical Air Command in Eur ope He then became assistant chief of air staff and later com mander of Joint Task Force 3 Quesada was in private indus try after his retirement untii 1958 when he became head OJ the Federal Aviation Agency Jail escapee at Britt nabbed at Austin BRITTWillis Lee Parr 19 who escaped from jail at Britt las been arrested in Austin where he lives and is being held ror Hancock County authorities Parr was apprehended by Marshal Emil Kyle Britt Fri day while in the act of robbing he Gamble Store here He es caped later in the morning be ore being brought tocourt Parr allegedly had also broken nto the Lee Grifhorst Drug tore and the Henry Meyer law sffice and had orce the doors attempted to of the Nissen Drug Store and the Britt Candy Citchen Parr was an employe of the ailroad maintenance crew op erating out of Britt HST IS 76 INDEPENDENCE Mo W ormer President Harry S Tru man says he will celebrate his 6th birthday anniversary Sun lay by working at his desk in he Truman Library North lowa Generally fair through Sunday Little temp erature change Saturdaj night Warmer Sunday Lows Saturday night lower 30s Highs Sunday mid 60s r Iowa Generally fair through Sunday Warmer northwes and extreme west Saturda night and over state Sunday Low Saturday night lower 30s northeast to lower 40s south west Highs Sunday 56 to 66 east 66 to 72 west Outlook for Monday Partly cloudj and warmer Minnesota Fair cool Highs Sunday 5565 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 45 33 41 46 58 36 Slayer of Trotsky in Cuba HAVANA W Jacques Morn ard the man who assassinated lussian revolutionary Leon Trotsky 20 years ago was be ieved hiding from vengeance dllers in Havana Saturday fol owing Ms release from a Mexi can nnson Freed more than four months before his 20year sentence ex pires Aug 20 Mornard was spirited out of Mexico Friday to avoid a possible attempt on bis ife by Trotskyites bent on avenging their slain leader TROTSKYS WIDOW who still ives in Mexico City said Mor nard might be heading for a imilar fate as her husband Trotsky was slain at his home n exile in Mexico in the late ummer of 1940 Mrs Trotsky called Mornard a Kremlin latchet man Mornard goes now to his re vard or elimination wiry 80 earold Natalia Sedova Trotsky old a reporter when she learnec he assassin had been whisked ut of the country Mexican officals said Mornarc ad left under the name Jac ues Van Dendresch accom anied by two Czech Embassy Novicky and Idward Fuchs They said the arty planned to check in at Havanas Hotel Nacional A SOURCE at Havanas Inter ational Airport said a pas enger listed as Jacques Van Dendresch carrying a Czecho lovak passport had arrived rom Mexico City aboard a lane A check at Havanas larger otels failed to turn up anyone egistered as Van Dendresch or lornard Russ Yan To press spy arge GUN CREW THAT BAGGED JET This is the Russian gun crew which the Soviet Union claims shot down a U S plane over Russian territory a ews in a utshell ftP Phototax ASSASSIN Mornard who assassinated Russian revolutionary Leon Trot sky 20 years ago stands in an airliner in Mexico City before departure to Cuba With him is a lawyer Eduardo Ceniceros He was expelled from Mexico as the end of his prison term drew near FBOM OUR WIRE SERVICES PRETORIA South Af rica Doctors success fully removed two bul lets from Prime Minister Hendrik VerAvoerds head a month after an attempt on his life ouster trial of Teamsters president James R Hof fa will be delayed at least until midJune And if it is allowed to pro ceed at all by the U S Appeals Court it may not start until October KNOXVILLE The traffic light was still yellow when I drove through ityour honor David Fairchild said in answering a drunk driv ing charge Ths judge fined him when the arresting officer said there was no traffic light at the intersection MOBILE Ala twisters swirled out of the darkness and struck a number of communities in this area Damage was moderate and there were no fatalities DES MOINES Two national politicians are making appearances in Iowa Sen Wayne Morse DOre spoke at Grin nell while Gov Robert Meyner of New Jersey addressed Young Demo crats here Egyptian freighter picketing ended NEW YORK W Picketing of an Egyptian freighter in New York Harbor was at an end Sat urday along with a growing wycott that the Arab world lad summoned up to counter t in the Middle East Picketing of the ship Cleopatra stopped Friday after the State Depart ment promised il would try new steps to halt Arab black isting of American ships deal ing with Israel Flood threats easing Rains finally end Most of Iowa was bathed in sunshine again Saturday after two days of soaking rains which created minor floods and threats of floods A generally fair weekend was in prospect But temperatures dropped into the 30s at most places Sat urday morning Mason City and Dubuque had the overnight low of 33 degrees The highest low for the morning was Daven ports 40 degrees Two Burlington trains were held up at Fairfield Friday night after flood waters from Avery Creek covered about 100 feet of track at Dudley northwest of Ottumwa Other flooding and threats of flooding came in the Marshalltown Anamosa and Manchester areas But the situation was easing Saturday Heaviest rainfall reported in the 24 hours ended Saturday was 315 inches at Dubuque 219 at Lamoni 204 at Ottumwa 172 at Waterloo 141 at Cedar Rapids and T24 at Des Moines Mason City had a twoday total of about an inch resume some Atesting GETTYSBURG Pa dent Eisenhower announced Sat urday the United States will re s u m e underground nuclear ests possibly by the end of the year James C Hagerty White King Palmer 66 dies of cancer DES MOINES GP1 King R Palmer 66 Des Moines widely known former federal and state official who was active in Re House press secretary said the ests will involve the use of non veapon devices But he did not rule out thelpublican Party activities in SAME DATE1959217 possibility any kno w 1 e d g e ained may have military appli cability The Eisenhower announce ment made after Hagerty had inferred with the President at lis farm also disclosed plans or a major expansion of cur ent research and development tovard an improved capabili y to detect and identify under ground nuclear explosions The statement said mil ion is earmarked for this pur ose in the budget for the fiscal ear ending June 30 and that it s anticipated about S66 million more will be needed in the next iscal year The action is bound to have ome some reaction from Rus ia Both countries have been ibserving a moratorium on atomic testing since 1958 On the inside Maroon Blue Page 3 Church News 4 Editorials 6 Clear Lake News 7 Society News 78 Sports 9 Comics 11 Mason City News 1213 Building News 1415 North Iowa News 18 BIG FIRE DERRY N H UP An esti mated 150 persons Saturday were homeless and 325 without jobs when flames destroyed 14 tenement houses and a big shoe factory a variety of civic affairs died Saturday of cancer in a Des Moines hospital He had been ill two years Palmer retired as US savings bond sales director Tirade by Red leader Denounces U S plot MOSCOW LftA U S pilot whose highaltitude jet was shot down over the Soviet Union Sun Iay has admitted he was on a spying mission and may face trial as a spy Premier Nikita Khrushchev claimed Saturday The pilot is Francis G Pow ers 30 Pound Va Khrushchev told the Supreme Soviet or Parliament Powers had escaped by parachute when a Soviet rocket wrecked his plane as it was speeding across the Soviet camera photographing airfields and in dustrial a height of 65000 feet HE LANDED alive and well 1300 miles inside Russia the Premier said Powers was described by the Premier as a former U S Air Force pilot who joined the Cen tral Intelligence Agency in 1956 said he was enroute from a U S base in Pakistan to a U S base in Norway when his plane was downed near Sverd iovsk in the Urals His assign ment Parliament was told was to check on the Urals Arch angel and Murmansk The U S State Department said Powers was a civilian test pilot for the Lockheed Aircraft Corp and his jet was an Ameri can weather observation plane missing since it took off last Sunday from Adana Turkey Khrushchev said Powers car ried a silenced pistol a dagger shchev charge with penknife currencies of the Eisenhower Union West Germany jltaly and other countries and a HAGERTY SAID he had but suicide kit which he never used added that there would be no AP Photofax week ago At left is Sgt A Fedorov the crews lead er Now the Russians say the planes pilot is alive and has confessed to being on a spy mission President maintains silence GETTYSBURG Pa URThe White House withheld comment Saturday on the statement by Soviet Premier Nikita S Khru shchev that the pilot of an Amer ican plane shot down over Rus sia was alive and may be tried as a spy James C Hagerty White House press secretary was asked at a news conference if he had discussed the Khru comment either from the Presi EVIDENTLY HE was given dent or by Hagerty Hagerty didtnis pistol by those who kneel say the President still has plans011 tne floors of the churches o leave next weekend for thejthoir churches and call us athe EastWest summit meetingiists he said But we atheists starting May 16 in Paris jhave not committed such crimes The pilots father said in Norjand wiu not commit such on Va that news his son wascrlrae5 he said jlive was wonderful I HEARD the news just as woke up to go feed the cows aid Oliver W Powers 55 Its a wonderful way to start he day Khrushchev said a news con ference might be organized to display these and other items which he said included two gold watches in addition to Powers own and seven gold bracelets of ill health He had served as director of the payroll savings campaign before he was named state director in 1953 about as far as I could go not oiowjng whether he was dead or alive I broke down just a while ago The father said of Khru for Iowa last March 1 because shchevs charges dont be for women presumably to be Im telling you I went justused as barter if forced down lieve any such words Hes not a spy Powers wife is at the US air base at Adana Turkey AP Photofax ROUTE OF U S JET The map locates what Russian Premier Khrushchev says was the projected route of a U S plane which was shot down Ho claims the craft was heading from Pakistan to the Nor wegian airport at Bodoe with the intention of photo graphing the Ural region Archangel and Murmansk also thought it would be right to put the pilot on trial he said Khrushchev told a shouting applauding Parliament he had delayed announcing the capture of the pilot to expose what he called fabrications in the official American version of the inci dent which has cast a cloud jover the Big Four summit con Iference opening in Paris May J16 j WE HAVE NOT only the in istruments found on the aircraft but also a developed film con sisting of photographs of several places on our territory Khrush chev said Here are some of the photo graphs showing military air ports Here look at this Khrushchev told the deputies Here are the airfields here Fighters in position on the ground Two little white strips The persons involved in this predatory flight have invented nothing but a stupid version to i the effect that it was allegedly a jmeteorological aircraft And jthcn oxygen equipment failed I and the pilot fainted and the air j craft like an unsteoied derelict dragged the pilot against his will into Soviet territory What innocence Khrushchev said the plane was equipped with an explosive charge designed to destroy it when a pilot set off the catapult to eject himself The Premier said that perhaps in fear he him self would be killed the pilot ;