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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 5, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited ior the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXI Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER S 1954 This Paper Consists Two One No 23 This Plane Flew Perfectly CONVAIRS POGO PLANE A Test Pilot J F Skeets Coleman at the controls the Navys incredible verticalrising fighter plane the Convair XFY1 goes straight up during a public demonstration at San Diego The craft can hover motionless in a vertical position and can fly horizontally at more than 500 miles an to its turbo props which travel in opposite directions Test Pilot Killed in Crash of Navys Fastest Seaplane SAN DIEGO Calif Con vair YF2Y1 SeaDart the worlds fastest seaplane broke apart burst into flames and plunged into San Diego Harbor Thursday Its Charles E Richbourg rode the fore part of the delta wing needlenosed jet fighter to his death before the shocked eyes of hundreds of spectators among them his wife Margaret Mrs Richbourg mother of their children only last Satur day helped her husband celebrate his 3lst birthday The sight of the burning crumbling plane disinte grating left her dazed anda friend led her quickly to an automobile The Navy promptly launched an investigation and Friday had divers exploring the bottom of the bay sonie 40 feet deep for bits of wreckage which might help explain the accident Capt F K Slason Navy Bureau of Aeronautics representative at the Convair plant here said he was at a complete loss as to the cause We just dont know why it pened but we intend to try to find Slason told reporters CHARLES RICHBOURG in Crash But This One Broke Apart CONVAIITS SEA DART A flame follows the fore section lower right of the Convair YF2YL jet seaplane after the craft exploded over San Diego bay killing the pilot Charles Richbourg The remains of the fuselage are shown plummeting crazily to the water at top left BODY body of Test Pilot Charles Richbourg is held in the3stern crash boat after it was recovered from San Diego bay by a helicopter These photos were taken by San Diego Union staff U S Pledges Atomic Data Materials for World Peace Democrats Promise to Meet Ike Further Than Half Way CRAZY MIXED UP DENVER isnt hard to understand why Colorado politicians are shaking their heads in a postelection daie Voters in Tuesdays general election Elected a Republican senator Elected a Democratic governor Elected two Republican members and two Democratic House members Elected four Democrats to minor state offices Elected two Re publicans to the other two jobs in the Statehouse Elected enough Republicans to keep them in control of the State Legislature If anyone can explain why the voters approved fouryear terms for county officials and voted down fouryear terms for state officials in the same election maybe we can explain the rest of the observed Charles Armstrong Denver County GOP chairman 5 of Them Children Floyd Home Burns Six Are Burned Severely mother and five children were in University Hospitals in Iowa City Friday with severe burns suffered when an explosion and fire wrecked the interior of their threeroom home here In critical condition was Janice Pint 7 daughter of Mrs Betty Pint 30 Two other Pint children Tony 5 and William 10 and Emmet Ballangen 5 of Taopi a halfbrother of Mrs Pint were re ported in serious condition Mrs Pint and another son Mi chael 6 were listed in fair condt tion Friday Authorities said the explosion occurred about Thurs day as Mrs Pint and the children all were asleep in one small bed roomof the home Ran to Ntighbor Firemen said William managed o escape from the burning home through a window and ran to the home of a neighbor Harold Math es about half a mile away for assistance Joe Rapp 16 son of Mrs Mathes and two high school students Barbara Vance and Peggy Cagley who saw the smoke and also went to summon aid helped the others to escape Firemen said they had not de ermined how the fire started but Mrs Pint said she thought it started from an oil heating stove They fought the blaze for more han an hour before it was out Williams feet were badly cut and bruised as he ran in his bare eet to the Mathes residence Bloody footprints marked his route rom the small home to the Math es residence and there was a pool of blood on the front steps of he Mathes home where he stood while knocking on the door Total Loss The injured were taken first to ledar Valley Hospital in Charles City then were transferred to Uni versity Hospitals Firemen said the interior of the house was a total loss Mrs Pint who is separated from her hus jand Said the only things she could remember seeing as she left the house were her freshly ironed clothes afire and the electric clock fall off the wall with sparks flying from the wire strength to organize the new Sen ale which meets next Jan 5 He campaigned vigorously for Richard L Neuberger Oregon Democrat who defeated GOP Sen Guy Cordon to give the Democrats their 48th seat in the new Senate And well before the election Morse had announced he would vote with the Democrats on organ izing the new Senate That is the vital 49th vote they need Airliner Skids to Stop on 2 Wheels WASHINGTON American Airlines plane with 16 persons aboard skidded to a safe landing at National Airport Friday with a crippled nose wheel The plane piloted by Capt W C Wilkerson of Nashville circled for some two lessen the fuel load before at tempting the landing American Airlines reported there were no injuries The plane came to a halt in the center of the runway with its nose smashed against the pavement and its tail high in the air Passengers were emptied from the cabin by sliding down a canvas chute HE NEVER FALLS ATLANTA the ceil ing of a classroom at a downtown school collapsed just before the pupils were to march in Thursday five tons of plaster and metal fathing jarred all but one picture rrom the wall It was picture of Hampty Dumpty Morses Star Bound to Rise WASHINGTON Sen Morse IndOre appeared a likely winner Friday in his twoyear feud with Senate Republicans over their ac tion in ousting him from two major committees after he quit the GOP Four Democratic senators said in separate interviews they expect Morse to be re stored to places on the Services Armed and Labor Commit tees which he lost in January 1953 They noted that Morse had played a dual role the the in giving Democrats apparent MORSE Dick Haymes Loses Another Round in Deportation Fight WASHINGTON UB Actorsinger Dick Haymes Friday lost a round in his fight against deportation be cause of his Hawaiian visit with Rita Hayworth two years ago The Board of Immigration Ap peals affirmed the deportation or der An attorney for Haymes who now lives at Crystal Bay announced that a further fight against the deportation order will be made in the Federal District Court here The 36yearold singer was ordered deported in March of this year after a hearing before an immigration service inquiry offi cer New Foreign Policy Main Congress Goal Normal Loss Says Sen Knowland WASHINGTON M Democrats Friday canvassed the job of taking over the reins in the Senate as well as the House with a pledge to meet President Eisenhower more than halfway in tackling the nations problems Although several veteran sena tors expressed some misgivings about taking control with the nar row margin won in Tuesdays elec tions Democratic Leader Lyndon B Johnson said Apparently there Avill be a ma jority of the members of the Senate sufficient to organize it If we can organize it we To CoOptrttt The Texan in a statement issued at Austin said Ihc Democrats arc determined to approach the issues in a spirit of We will meet the President more than halfway in any effort to work out a common solution tothe difficult problems of national se curity of peace and of he said Naturally if we cannot agree with PresiclenV we will vote our there wilJ be no obstructionfor the sake of obstruction and no harassing for the sake of partisan Johnson nad Rep Sam Rayburn who will become speaker of the House for the third time met briefly Friday at Rayburns north Texas farm at said Our program will be to maintain a united country rather than to have constant bickering among difference The Democratic Senate victory apparently was scaled Thursday when a virtually complete Oregon count showed that Richard L Neu bcrger had unsealed Republican Sen Guy Cordon by slightly more than Barring any upsets in possible recounts there or elsewhere this meant a Senate lineup of 48 Demo crats 47 Republicans and inde pendent Sen Morse of Oregon who says he will vote with the Demo crats on Senate control starting in 1955 In the House the Democratic margin was more to 203 Sairit Problems Senate Republican Leader Know land of California said he expected the Democrats to take control and added They may find they have some problems in taking on control when it depends on the vote of the In dependent Party He said the election outcome was not a repudiation of the Eisen hower administration but the nor mal midterm gain the outs can Johnson listed a bipartisan for eign policy among things he said a Democratic Congress will seek to achieve along with a strong na tional defense reasonable farm legislation antt monopoly safe guards in the atomic energy law and others Mason City Boys Condition Poor DES MOINES Mason City child was reported in critical condition with polio and encepha litis Friday at Raymond Blank Me morial Hospital He is Robert L Joynt II son of Mr and Mrs Edwin P Joynt 194 Crescent who was admitted to the hospital Monday SAME DATEW3503 HENRY CABOT LODGE Television Hard on Homework DES MOINES Ul as a competitor for juniors Lime was named as a factor in the controversial question of teaching of the three Its Fri day Dr John Lester Buford super intendent of schools at Mount Vernon addressed the Iowa Assn of Classroom Teachers in with the Iowa State Education Assn I am not Bu ford declared In facial am eager to see television used for education it is a fact that a boy or girl watching a television program is not learn ing the multiplication Buford pointed out that 25 per cent of the pupils in schools to day arc in the lower level mentally and that these were not required to attend school 40 years ago Fundamentals he continued Teaching writing by the Palmer method and adding long rows of figures were stand ard years ago not now It is more important now that we teach children to understand each People are interested in teach ing the American Buford said But he urged Let us al so teach the facts of Commu French Germans to Resume Soar Talks BONN C e r ma n y W New FrenchGerman talks aimed ai perhaps changing controversial agreement on the Saar will be held here next week Chancellor Konrad Ade nauers West German government announced Friday rAII About The Weather Mason City Fair warmer Iowa Fair and warmer FivoDay Iowa Temperatures Sat urday through Wednesday wi average 4 to 3 degrees above normal Normal highs 48 north to 55 south normal lows 29 north to 33 south Warmer Saturday No i nvpo r t a n t temperature changes thereafter Little or no precipitation is the period Minnotota Not so cold Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum 36 Minimum 19 At 8 28 YEAR AGO Maximum 44 Minimum 15 MAKALU 2 CLIMBED NEW DELHI fflHimalayan Club said Friday thoy havo roctivod a Fronch mountainooring hat roaehod top of Makalw fitter of unclimbod Makalu Makalv T which nwro than foot itt fitter primary otjoctivo fcgt Joan Franco grow wat prepared wait until next yoar if tovoht r climb Earlior ftaton Makalw I ofeftattrf an Himalayan txpwditfen from California Ikes Plan Presented by Lodge Speaks Before U N Group UNITED NATIONS N Y UP The United N a tio n s Friday pledged itself to give atomic ma crials and American knowhow to put President Eisenhowers atomsforpeace plan into world operation U S Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge using the words of President Eisenhower told the Jniled Nations political committee hat the United States also would be more than willing to take up with the Soviet Union development of plans for peaceful use of atomic energy We arc prepared to start dis cussion with other countries for lie conclusion of bilateral agree ments which will make it possible for us under to furnish t e c h n i cal information technical assistance and necessary amounts of fissionable materials for the con struction of research reactors to located Lodge said Lodge presented to the commit tee a resolution calling for the cre ation by treaty o an international agency to control the Eisenhower program for peaceful uses of atomic energy The agency would be similar to the specialized agencies of the United Nations already in exist ence Lodge said Lodgt Lot Mart Irf AH states which originally rati fied theagreement shoipaVbecbme members of the agency rand there should be a provision for accepting additional Lodge said Lodge then quoted President Ei senhowers observation when ho first put his atomsforpeace plan before the U N General As sembly last Dec 8 The United States would be more than willing it would be proud to take up with some prin cipally involved development of plans whereby peaceful use of atomic energy could be Of those principally Lhe Soviet Union must of course be Lodge recalled the sorry se that Russia rejected the Presidents plan only to notify the United States in September that it wanted to talk further about it The President announced on Wednes day that a new note had been sent to Russia regarding the plan T Clearing House Originally the United States visualized that the international agency would hold fissionable ma terials Lodge said But after the Soviet rejection of U S proposals all the negotiating states concluded that it might be prefer able that the agency act as a clearing house for requests made 0 the agency by the various bene ficiaries The donor state would ear mark fissionable materials for the agencys1 operations and would ransfer those fissionable erials directly to the projects approved by Other participating Britain France Canada Austral a Belgium South1 Africa and Portugal which have been nego tiating thus make similar contributions Socrtts Lodge said the information initially given by the United States would be nonsecret de classified knowledge But as the United States and other countries conclude the bi ateral agreements required by the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 idditional information will be made he said Lodge said the United States was prepared to carry out the plans next year which include 1 Establish a reactor training school to which 30 to 50 scientists and engineers from abroad would e invited to learn how to operate atomic reactors 2 Establish under sponsorship of the Atomic Energy Com mission courses in industrial medicine industrial hygiene and ndustrial physics and the theory and use of radiation 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