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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 12, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Mason CityEqualed by Few Surpassed by None as a Convention City MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N I I 0 H O R S HOME EDITION VOL LXII Expect Turnout Primary Vote Set June 4 AuocUte Press ud United PKM mil Luxe Cenu a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 12 HS4 Pipw ConiUU of Two OM Ill DBS MOINES W The total vote in Iowas June 4 primary election will be about Secretary of State Melvin D Syn horst predicted Saturday He forecast the division will be Re publican Democratic That would compare with a to tal of votes cast for gov ernor in the 1952 primary in the last previous presidential election year The GOP then cast votes and the Democrats There was no senatorial election that year But there is this year The last previous senatorial election year was 1954 The total vote cast for senator in the pri mary then was includ ing GOP and Demo cratic ballots The primary vote for governor the same year was with of them Re publican and Democratic Twoway Election In 1950 when the state had a senatorial as well as a governor ship election the primary vote for senator was The Re publican total was and the Democratic The primary balloting for gov ernor that year showed a total oi votes of which w e r e Republican and Democratic Synhorst said in giving his esti mate At the time of our 1952 pri mary there was a question of who the Republican partys presiden tial nominee would be That stim ulated interest in voting then Balloting always is higher in a presidential election year than in an off year Butthe interest and actfvify is not atsohigh a pitch this No Opposition Also likely to affect the tota is that there is no opposition in the primary against renomination of the Republican members of the State Executive Council Gov ernor secretary of state auditor treasurer and secretary of agri culture But Democratic interest has increased somewhat The evi dence of it is As a rule the balloting greater in a year when there is a contest for a top office nomina tion This year there are contests for both party senatorial nomina tions and a contest for the Demo cratic nomination for governor but not for the Republican nomi nation In 1950 a threeman race for the Republican senatorial nom ination brought out the GOP votes In the 1954 senatoria primary there was no contest for the Republican nomination anc the GOP vote was Six Candidates The Democrats in 1950 had sis candidates for the senatorialnom ination and their total was the votes The 1954 Democrat senatorial nomination was a no contest affair and the vote tota dropped to the figure In 1950t there was no contes for the Republican nomination fo governor and the total vote wa the The 1952 Republican nomination for governor was a threeway contest and the vote was the The 1954 contest for the Repub lican nomination for governo was a sixman race and they brought out the votes On the Democratic side for th governor nomination two candi dates got a total of the votes in 1950 In 1952 there wa another twoman contest anc their total was the votes There was no contest in 1954 anc the Democratic vote dropped t Sports Bulletin BROOKLYN UP Right handtr Carl of Brook lyn Saturday pitched nohit ttr in beating the New York Giants 30 also pitched a nohitter at Chicago on JUFM 19 1952 PUBLIC SHOWING NEW LONDON Minn atomic submarine Nautilus move from secrecy into the public ey Saturday taking aboard 18 news Ben and photographers for a overnight cruise HBOMB TARGET WHILE ITS STILL WITH aerial photograph shows all of tiny Namu Island target of the hydrogen bomb test in the MarshallIslands Actual target 100 yards in diameter and is marked with chalk lines The bomb is expected to go off about feet above the circle HBlast on Sunday Is Planned USS MT McKINLEY Eniwe ok WVAdverse weather condi ions Saturday caused the fifth postponement of the scheduled H jomb testshot now set tentative y for Monday morning Sunday Task force commander Rear Adm B Hallflanlonsaid There at present a slight improve ment in the outlook but this is ouped with very unstable condi ions which may continue through Monday Wind patterns foresee able would carry the fallout to the outheast and south over the nhabited Marshall Islands where ome natives Feasible Conditions At a news conference Hanlon mentioned that favorable winds from the direction of Japan could create feasible conditions for he great air burst shot generally expected to have the power equiv alent of seven to ten million tons of TNT I cant emphasize enough the element of he said There is nothing small enough or large enough that we wont consider in our weather islands native population there are with in reach of case of an ixplosion under unfavorable con Americans in he task force and garrison Hanlon said that no stray mer chant ships fishermen or planes lave been found in the danger zone One of Purposes Hanlon was asked if a nuclear weapon such asthe Hbomb to be dropped from A B52 bomber on Bikini Atoll could not later be engineered to fit the head of a missile I think one of our purposes out tiere is to design andtest such he replied He did not elaborate but it had been assumed up to that point that the small surface explo sion on May 5 was to test the warhead for a guided missile Excellent Report Physical on HBOMB CONTROL is the Hbomb control bunker only 20 miles from Namu Island the tar get Girders are base of a 300foot tower Dr Gaelen Felt and other scientists will hole up here to monitor the blast They will be the nearest humans to it and radia tion may hold them prisoner for several days Apology Sent to Soviets Frogman Case Closed By STANLEY GODFREY LONDON W Britain has ex pressed regrets to Russia for the actions of a trogman who van ished while swimming near visit ing Soviet warships at a British naval base But the apology said he was act ing without any official sanction and the mystery surrounding the case remained as deep as ever Moscow Radio broadcast Fri day night an exchange of notes between the British and Soviet governments Prime Minister Edens govern ment faced with a twohour de bate in Commons Monday on the incident declined on the Moscow broadcast Banner Headlines London newspapers splashed the British apology in banner headlines Retired Royal Navy Cmdr Li onel Buster Crabb disappeared April 19 in the chill waters o Navy Drops Plan for Stopover at Crete ATHENS Greece 6th Fleet has cancelled plans for a goodwill visit to the island of Crete because of the anger aroused in Greece by Britains execution of two young Cypriots it was announced Saturday A embassy spokesman said the visit was called off on the advice of the Greek Foreign Ministry The newspaper Kirix published in the Cretan city of Canea warned that American sailors might get an unpleasant reception they visited the big Greek sland under present conditions STRIKE ENDS ROCK ISLAND III Some construction laborers were due back on their jobs Mon day after ending a 10dayold strike when their local accepted a 24V4 an hour pay boost spread out over the next year Kirix said the fleets proposed stay in Canea harbor should either be cancelled or that its eavehungry sailors should be kept aboard while the naval visitors were in Crete The 6th Fleet however is still scheduled to carry out the re mainder of the calls on its cruise of Greek waters The Foreign Ministry refused comment But informed sources said Crete naval cabled Friday night anti American sland DROPPING CREW Here on Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands is the B52 crew assigned to dropping the hydrogen bomb From left Maj David B Critch low Sacramento commander Maj Charles T Smith Pittsburgh pilot Maj Dwight E Durner Charlotte navigatorbombardier Maj Floyd A Amundsen Grand Forks N navigatorweaponeer Lt William A Payne Plainview timer T Sgt Richard E Bingham Pearlsburg mechanic Col Paul R Wignall Port Arthur observer authorities warning of feeling on the The United States had nothing o do with the executions on the disputed for a vain effort to persuade Britain to post one Greek fury has been vented in part on U S in stallations At Nicosia Cyprus the Cyprus underground posted leaflets Sat urday urging assassination of British Gov Sir John Harding That man who shoots Harding will havet his name vwritten on a golden said notices posted on walls British directed police struck iack in the leaflet war by scatter notices through streets urg ng the populace to disown the bloodstained fanatical terrorists of the proGreek underground Portsmouth naval the Soviet cruiser that brought Hits sian leaders Nikolai Bulganin and Nikita Khrushchev to England for an official visit The Russian protest dated May 4 said Soviet lookouts spotted a diver swimming between Russian destroyers which escorted the cruiser into the English Channel port It fixed the time at April 19 The Russian note saidthe div er a black light weighted diving suit with flippers on his feet remained on the sur face for a minute or two anc then dived again near the side o the destroyer Unusual Fact The Russian Embassy re quested an explanation of such an unusual fact as the carrying out of secret diving trials along side Soviet warships visiting the British naval base of Ports The British reply dated Wednesday said the diver was to all appearances Crabb bui his presence in the vicinity 01 the destroyers occurred withou any permission The note said Crabb was car rying out diving tests and it is be lieved he perished during these It added The British government ex press their regret over this inci Britain has reported Crafab as missing and presumed dead During hectic questioning in Commons last week Eden said il would not be in the countrys besl interest to make any statemenl on Crabbs mission Budget Approved for SUI OAKDALE A budget of for the State University of Iowa for the fiscal year beginning July 1 was approved Friday by the State Board of Regents meet ing here The budget is higher than that for the current year Most of the excess will be met by increased revenue from fees and tuitions totaling and government contracts of ASTRONOMER DIES PASADENA Calif MB Dr Walter Sydney Adams a former director of Mt Wilson Observa tory and an internationally known astronomer died Friday at 79 LT JAMES BRANDAU Benson to Tour Southern Iowa WASHINGTON UP Secre tary of Agriculture Ezra T Ben son plans n twoday nonparti san motor trip to farm commu nities in lown and Nebraska later this month The secretary will be accom pjuiicd by Mrs Benson and his assistant Robert D McMillcn They will stop off it fnnn homes in southeast Nebraska and south west Iowa McMillen snid the trip will be made as soon as possible aftot the Senate nets on the new farm bill The trip ho said will be in some visiting with farmers in the NAVY COPTER DOWN Mason Cityan Lone Survivor of Crash A Mnson City Navy pilot Lt F Brandnu wns the only survivor Friday when a helicopter crashed into the Pacific Ocean at San Nicolas Island just off the California const Three other men on board perished Brandau was flown to the Point Mugu Naval Air Missile Tcs Center hospital near Oxnard where his condition was ronortoc as good He was suffering from exposure Brandau 23 is the son of Mrs John Mogk 185 Winnebago Way A Navy spokesman said the engine failed shortly after the craf took off from tho island about 60 miles southwest of Los Angeles The craft crashed into the and sank The men were in tho chilly Pacific water for more than M hours before being found Lt Chester Kingsbury pilot of one of the rescue planes said he tossed a life raft to the men but they appeared to be too weak to swim to it Three of the fliers were found dead floating in Mac West jackets when they were picked up by a crash boat The Navy said Frank Widmer the pilot Lower Burrcll was one of the victims and identified the other two as ADS James R Garber a crew man San Diego and Charles G Erickson a civilian passenger of Winston Salem N C Brandau who was copilot of the helicopter was stationed at his present base since February when he was last home on leave He began his flight training in September 1953 and received his wings a year ago at Kingsville Tex He later took helicopter training at Pcnsacola Fla Brandau graduated from Mason City High School and attended the State University of Iowa The Weather Mason Cify Considerable cloudi ness through Sunday Occasion al showers and thunderstorms developing Saturday night anc continuing Sunday Turning cooler Saturday night and Sun day Low Saturday night 5560 High Sunday 6773 Partly cloudy warm anc windy with scattered thunder storms southeast portion Satur day night Considerable cloudi ness with scattered thunder showers Sunday Turning cool er northwest Saturday night and Sunday Low Saturday night 50s northwest 60s south east Minnesota Cloudy showers GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum Friday 79 Minimum Friday night 66 At 8 Saturday 74 YEAR AGO Maximum 80 Minimum 44 Recently Wed Farmer Dies Under Tractor MILTON Dunn Mil ton was found dead beneath an overturned tractor Friday in a field on his farm south of here where he had been farming Dunn apparently killed in stantly had been using the trac tor to clear the field He was married to the former Betty Reynolds of Pulaski just two weeks ago Cool Air Headed in From West High humidity and gusty wind marked Iowas weather pictur Saturday morning The Weathe Bureau said thunderstorms wen in the making for later Saturday and Sunday Cooler air was expected t edge into northwest Iowa Satur day night and overspread mos of the slate by Monday Highs Friday ranged up to 9 at Burlington Tho state low early Saturday was 57 at Dubuquc an nt Council Bluffs it got no coole than 71 during the night Gene Autry to Give Up Radio Program HOLLYWOOD Gene Autry on radio with one network anc one sponsor since 1940 will retir from radio this Sunday Arthur Hull Hayes president o CBS radio said Autrys decisio was a surprise to both the net work and the sponsor the William Wrigley Jr Co Autry recentl took a layoff from the show be cause illness SAME Reuther Warns Democrats of Straddling Civil Rights WASHINGTON WJWalter P Reuther said Saturday that if the Democratic Party tries to straddle the civil rights ques tion it does not merit the support of the American peo In a prepared speech keynot ing the ninth annual convention of Americans for Democratic Action Reuther said the Democratic Party cannot compete with the Eisenhower administration in the middle of the road Reuther an ADA vicechair man and president of the United Auto Workers then de clared The Democrats can win but they have no right to win un less they offer the American people the kind of clear choice that would provide both the policies programs and leader ership for extending the New Deal and Fair Deal into the ADA National Chairman Jo seph L Rauh struck some what the same theme in his re port saying the organization must wage its biggest battle against the middle of the road the idea that there is inherent virtue in compro mising great The ADA describes itself as a nonpartisan group advocating what it terms the liberal poli cies of the RooseveltTruman administrations Results Made Public Heart Given Full OK WASHINGTON President lisonhowcrs doctors Saturday reported him physically md mentally alert after a two day exhaustive checkup in Walter Reed Hospital The report said Eisenhowers jlood pressure is normal and that here nrc no signs of muscle veakness or angina in the heart The President has shown good oleranco to increasing physical activity over the past six months since he departed Fitzsimmons the report said This referred to tho Denver hospital to viticli Eisenhower wns taken after ils Sept 24 heart attack Because Eisenhower is seeking reelection the doctors findings Uku on special political signifi cance First February This weeks checkup was the first full scale medical examina tion for Hie President since Feb 11 On the basis of that one his physicians reported on Feb 14 that they found him physically fit to serve another flvo to ten years in a job like the presideh cy Two weeks later on Feb 29 the President announced would mn for reelection The doctors said Xrays show no changes in the Presidents lungs imd no changes In the or size of the heart compared with the films dating from 1946 The fluoroscopic examination of the heart showed a normal rate and the report said It added that the healed scar from the heart attack shows no sign of enlargement or bulging The White House made the ra port public shortly after the President smiling broadly and in high spirits left the hospital for Burning Tree Golf Club where played a round of golf Summed Up The report signed by the Presi dents personal physician Maj Gen Howard M Snyder and Leonard D Heatton commanding general of the hospital summed up the Presidents health this way His general condition contin ues good He is physically and mentally alert His appear ance appetite and digestion There was one extra piece oj good news for the President The bursitis in his shoulder was found to be inactive The doctors said the tieart was well healed from the September attack and that the electrocardiogram showed resid ual changes consistent with healed White House Press Secretary James C Hagerty said the doc tors told him this medical term means only that the heart is folr lowing the regular evolutionary pattern of healing The report went on to say tests showed no evidence of hard ening of the arteries and that the circulatory tone was good It said Eisenhower continues to receive the antiblood clotting substance which has been ad ministered to him regularly he began recuperation Hopalong Cassidy Creator Dies at 73 PORTLAND Maine tfl Clar ence E Mulford 73 creator ot the fictional cowboy Hopalonjf died Thursday nighC The authors death came than two days after a major chest operation He had been ia failing health several years 1 ;