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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 13, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper tot th CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 0 W A N S N 0 H 0 R HOME EDITION VOL tr lsd UnUe rnu InUrMUoM rull Europe Jet Clipper Vanguard of Hew Age EDITORS NOTE This i an other in a series of articles by the Gazettes editor white on an 8day visit to Mu nich and Lisbon for a closeup lofk at the operations of Radio Free Europe He was a paying guest of Crusade for Freedom sponsor of Along with his reports on the pro gram for getting truth to 70 million people behind the Iron Curtain in satellite countries Hall will touch on conditions in Germany and Portugal By W EARL HALL find it almost com pulsory to observe that Lindbergh really started something I wish he could be with me here at Le Bourget Field where he dropped out of the skies years ago and see what Ive just seen at close range My reference is to an unbeliev able PanAmerican 707 Jet Clip per which brought a half hundred American journalists across the Atlantic in bit over seven hours The crew was full of apol ogies for such snaillike speed It had been nec e s s a r y you may remember to sit down in New Foundland for fuel due adverse winds HALL Running the customs line at the airport f encountered a half dozen friends of long standing who had been on the historic flight and were board ing the sleek Boeingbuilt craft for their return trip They thought I might be able toget aboard for an inspection They right It was WHAT was revela tion in beautiful appointments and allaround elegance One al most needs field glasses to see the most rearward seats as one enters the plane The visU is that extended Two hostesses took me and my colleague in tow and what a selling we got on the won MASOM CITY IOWA NOVEMBER 13 der of jet travel It is obvious that the JetClip per is a masterpiece of engineer ing with graceful sweptback wings As a vanguard of the purejet age it constitutes the most revolutionary milestone in aviation since the Wright Broth proved mans ability to fly EVEN WITH a full load of passengers or so Europe has been moved to within a few hours of Broadway Yesterdays dream of dinner in Paris and theater in New York has suddenly become a reality thanks in part to the ag through the time zones should be From my friends on the Jet Clipper I learned that there is living room quiet within the plane Either because the speed is that ofsound or because of an acoustical miracle the massive thrust of the engines goes unno ticed Soft recorded music fills the air Another mark of jet propulsion as I can testify from my contact with the now outmoded Shooting Star is the complete lack of vi bration Liquids on the tables are without ripples The ultimate test however is a coin standing on its WITH THE All out who are getting out command I took my leave of the Jet Clipper and answered a call to board what up to now had seemed a wholly satisfactory KLM flying giant As we taxied out to the runway for our Lisbon hop I saw the Pan Ams sleek bird zoom info a blue Parisian sky destination America There was a little envy in my heart for those journalist friends of mine in Ihe plane of tomor row But it was very shortlived as the marvelous Dutch crew on this plane began trotting out Ihe food and ministering lo our every ThU of Two STILL IN POWER Argentine Presi dent Arturo Frondizi who crushed an attempted coup enters Government House in Buenos Aires With him are his AP Pholofax military aide Lt Col Mariano Nevarcs and his secretary Eduardo Gonzalez Des Moines Plane Crash Fatal to 3 DES MOINES light plane carrying a young airlines pilot his wife and infant son ran out and crashed the edge of Des Moines Wednes day night All three were killed The victims were Edwin G Hohl 31 his wife Colleen 26 and their son Dean 2 all o Aurora a suburb of Den Weathe ver OFFICIALS I am ready lo say that my fifth crossing of the Atlantic by air was my most Im optimistic enough to believe that my flight next week from Lisbon back home will cap them all But my appelile for a trans oceanic or a transcontinental flight in a jet bird has been really whetted BEAN DECLARED WINNER SCARBOROUGH England Mr Bean won top hon ors in the vegetable section of a horticultural show here Wednes day AT Dtc Municipal Airport said Hohl was trying to pilot his fourpassenger Beechcraft Bonanza through cloudbank by dead reckoning It struck a power line emitting a blue flash and crashed on the eastern outskirts of Des Moines Hohl was pinned in the wreckage His wife and son were thrown partially clear MRS JAMES REEK who near the crash scene said the plane narrowly missed her house on its downward She said the engine had stopped and only the landing lights were on Hohl was a pilot for United Air Lines He and has family former residents of Chicago were flying from Colorado to visit their parents in Des Moines Waterloo Man Hit by Auto Killed WATERLOO UPI James McDonald 67 Waterloo died Thursday of injuries suffered Tuesday in a catpedestrian acci dent here Police said McDonald was struck as he crossed an in tersection diagonally He was hit by a car driven by Thelma Irene Perry 43 Elk Run Heights a suburb of Waterloo Change temperature Thursday night low in low tomid 30s Friday partly cloudy turning cooler high in low to mid 50s Iowa Cloudy Thursday night and Friday with occasional lighl rain in southeast Low Thurs day nighl mid 30s to mid Friday turning colder Minnesota Scattered showers colder High Friday in 40s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum 56 Minimum 37 At 8 qa VEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 49 38 Palace Coup in Argentina Crushed Arturo Frondizi crushed an at tempted palace coup Wednevlaj night and oil workers postponed nationwide T h e threatened strike sparked the crisis Th oil workers are opposing a eminent plan to get foreign hel in developing Argentinas na tionalized oil industry THE COUP was led by Vic President Alejandro Gomez ac cording to official reports He de nied it Deputies and senator of the ruling intransigent Radica Party called for his resignation His impeachment by Congress was threatened As Frondizi struggled to solve the labor unrest which has caused a crisis endangering his 6monthold regime Argentinas powerful armed force rallied to support Ihe embattled chief ex ecutive Gomez a tough politician had claimed military and politica support for a move to form a na tional coalition movement FRONDIZI wakened by bout SET UP PICKET LINES Walkout Hits Harvester Co CHICAGO A strike of some United Auto WorJc ITS Union employes Thursday shut down International Har vester throughout the nation Picket lines were reported or drly as ihc strike went off at 1 local iimPi 15 planls Uforts to avert he walkout failed Wednesday night after federal mediators met with niiinayemeni and labor offi cials The iAW gave Die goahead Corn to Set Iowa Record for the strike after the eom pany rejected a union package proposal for a new contract to replace the one which expired Aug 1 Since that date UAW members have continued to work under an extension of the old contract Duanc UAW vice president and director of its UR riciiltural implements division said Harvester had rejected union demands for n contract similar lo that granted in the auto Specific union demands have not been spelled out A Harvester spokesman said the principal stumbling blocks are union insistence on retro activity to Aug 2A of any new agreement conditions avid in clusion of employes in com pany parts depots and transfer houses The company he said insists on dealing locally with nonproduction employes in such depots Both the union and Harvester were in agreement on the Average Yield 66 Bushels MOINES wnrowas 1958 con crop has shattered all rec ord for both yield per acre and loti production The government Thursday raised its estimate of this years Iowa crop to bushels The figure is far above Ihc 1948 crop of bushels which previously was the state record Tiirestimated average yielc per acre for Iowa is now GG bush far above the old record of 622 bushels an acre set in 1952 The 1958 figures compare with the bushels produced iii 1957 and with the 1S4T56 10 ATDPC T j year avcrage production of 534 AIRES President bushels THE IOWA Crop and Livestock Reporting Service which made the weathor has bebu to corn ft a d PicknSMore Imin 85 per cenl of Ihe crop has been harvested com Reflectorized Car Plates to Get Test DES MOINES an Definite plans for experimental use of re flectorized passenger car license vvith lu ljut Duoved by a swift plates in Polk County as an conndcnce his mili HriPnt nrovo i tary forccsordered his minis cidentprevention and law enters to make a supreme effort forcement measure was anjto settle a strike of oil workers nounced Iowa Safely Commissioner Rus sell Brown said the first sets of 1959 plates for Polk County will be reflectorized to shine in the dark whenstruck of light The special plates will not be available in any other Iowa county in 1959 They were made at the Anamosa reformatory where all Iowa li cense plates are manufactured in Mendoza Province This strike which started two weeks ago is paralyzing the rich oil fields in Mendoza at the foot of the Andes Mountains Frondizi called f h e Mendoza strike a Communistinspired in surrection and declared Argen tina under a state of siege Tues day Hundreds of Communists Peronistas and others were ar rested pared with 55 per cent in the cribs al this time lasl year Approximately 98 per cent of Iowas com crop matured without frost damage this year but the warm dry fall has made corn picking somewhat more difficult than usual The latest Jowa estimate on the soybean harvest is bushels with the yield estimated al 26 bushels an same per acre figure as last year This is a cutback from the Oct l esti mate of bushels per acre for a production of bushels The government said a posthar vest appraisal of crop yields will not support the October estimate IOWAS sorghum grain harvest estimate as of Nov i has been boosted to bushels This an average of 60 bushels an acre s Placed t 585 bJshS llinois however has turned in els For the nation as a whole the car 958 corn crop was estimated at bushels the larggins car cst in history It compares with he previous record of at bushels an ere compared with bush Is in 1957 Clorks Grove Man 36 Electrocuted CLARKE GROVE Minn UP amount of the annual improve ment cents hourly wage boost or a 2A per cent increase whichever is The company said production and maintenance employes now receive an average hourly of Among the unsettled issuei in the negotiations which have been under way since midsum mer are increased longer vacations and work operations WHEKE 7 CHILDREN PERISHED Seven ranging in age from 7 weeks to J1 yciirs perished when Jire swept their small honk at Fort Wayne hid The parents Mr and Sirs George Gammons escaped after tossing a daughter the only surviving child Connie Sue I through a window A defective stove was blamed for the blaze Reef Pressure m LONDON Wi Russia and her Communist friends arc shapln up a strong new diplomatic offensive in Europe with the tiltimnl aim of neutralizing a reunited Germany Western diplomats hav concluded This seems to be the real meaning behind recent moves in th Communist capitals of Warsaw Moscow and East Berlin The Communist proposals would bring about a discngagcmen of EastWest forces in midEurope liquidation of the fotirpowe regime in Berlin ant 3 Killed in Iowa Crash NEW LONDON T h r c c v as urne n an average yield figure of 68 sficriff of Henry County ushels an acre Minnesotas latest corn figure 54 bushels an acre for total Pleasant Memorial Hospital was production of bushGary Hunter 21 New London a passenger in young Pattersons withdrawal of Russian nnd West crn forccs from Germany The United States Britain France and their Atlantic Pac allies were reported satisfied thn fulfillment of these aims wouli leave Russia in a position of al most unassailable power in Eu rope it would spell the beginning of the end of the Atlantic Alii ancc The Russians hope lo force the West into doing limited business with the East Germans on daylo day matters like traffic commu nications customs and thus into at least a limited recognition o the puppet regime In Easl Berlin Wodncsdayv Comrnunist Premier Otto Grote wphl indicated that negotiations with Russia may lead to a with drawal of Russian troops from East Germany A withdrawn would bring new pressures on the Allies to reduce or pull out some of their own forccs from the West Va Tuyl sald Pat Thcview Allicd diplomats Mount Pleasantmen were killed about Wednesday and a fourth was critically injured in a crash of two cars on 31 a mile and a half west of here The dead were Weekly News John W Duggins former Willey was riding in the Dug icctjici OI 000 u XK bushelsin 1948 Corn yield tcrson was headed west and IS that nothing very startling gjns was going east The sheriff s likely to happen soon But they sa 1C accdentoccurred on the Russians and their ociixj a v i itj v i n inci a uu inuir open road and there were no wilKrcnds have switched pressure A r r r I m f K f nl r t nesses STRONG IMPULSES back from the Far East and Mid dle Easl lo Europe as a longterm operation that may slide into months and that may be intended an 36yearold man WHS elcctrolh CJUIScrt hlm lo turn in a false ulcd Wednesday after a cornifro havc an impulse onveyor he was helping move10 scnd yon lo nil for 60 ccame entangled in some chicf Magislrate Nicholas nil cr A i f ol la tin a NEWARK N J tfi it wasto culminate in a summit meel Clifford AMERICAS PRIDE JOY 10 10 Ult Boeing 707 jet airliner which Ear Hall describes in the adjoining column Editor Paris PPflunity to mspct the crait at LeBourget Airfield in ollage power lines Marvin leyer was inslanlly killed and clld wo of his coworkers were burned Bolh of the Uiverne Sunde and Art Ludkc both of darks Grove were taken to a hospilal al Albert Lea for treatment Wednesday And he SAME Black fur Iriflio Jeith In gnu M tiaart HEARST DIES ST THOMAS Virgin Islands Randolph Hearst 49 son of the late publisher William Randolph Hearsl died Thursday For Girls Love Boys Fight It Out to THE LAST STEAK TERAMO Italy UPI Two in lev with same girl fought it out to last Nicola di BattisU and Lucio Cascrta both pretty schoolteacher in this Abrunr Mountain town To decide who would marry her they agreed to a steakduel Whoever ate the would win her As an appetizer each ate his way through three platts of spa a roasted chicken 20 sausages 10 eggs and plate of cakes Then they tackled their steak Di Battrsta was declared the winner three hours later after gulping down the last mouthful of his Uth steak Caserta up after the 15th s But last reports wer fhaf me school teacher refused to honor the bet She apparently was scared at the having eook for such a voracious husband Friends Defend Nixon Assault Led by Stassen WASHINGTON vn Frfcndi npparently arc moving in to pre vent Vice President Nixon from becoming something of a sitting duck for attacks by Republicans v opposing his presidential ambi tions Nixon took in obviously trri iiled silence a fresh assault from in ohi foe Harold E Stassen who tried unsuccessfully to dump the vice president from second ilacc on the ticket Talking with newsmen at the While House Stassen pointedly omitted the vice presidents name rom a list of four possibilities Slassen said could carry the GOP o victory in Although Nixon did not com ment Secretary of Labor Mitch did Mitchell said Nixon ought lo be and will be the next President of the United STASSEN named A Rockefeller elected governor of New Vork Henry Cahot Lodge defeated for Senate reelec tion in Massachusetts in 1952 and appointed ambassador to the United Nations Secretary of n tcrior Sea Ion who deserted Slas sen for Eisenhower in 1952 and Secretary of the Treasury Ander son a former Texas Democrat now registered Republican Mitchell who has been regarded as a possible aspirant for the 1960 vice presidential nomination said Air Slasscn views continue to reflect his unsuccessful vendetta ngainst Vice President Friends described Nixon as burned up that Stassen got the opportunity to express his views n the White House lobby after a ronfercncc with President Eisen lowcr The timing and nature of he attack make it difficult for the Vice President himself to an swer JAMES press secretary said Stassen was voicing his personal opinion and not speaking for the President Some of Nixons associates said hey doubt Eisenhower had any dea Stassen planned to use the White House for a forum But hey agreed that it is the sort of naneuver from which he Vice resident has trouble protecting limseff There was also the added suspi cion that Slassens visit was no coincidence that some pow erful elements of the party may be moving in early to chip away at Nix r ons strength Any move of this nature would be re garded general ly as directed STASSEN primarily oward elevating Rockefeller into najor contention for the 1960 rize NIXONS associates said ffo ice President is limitec in his bility to fire back at his party pponcnts For one thing they aid he lacks a readymade for m Although Nixon presides over he Senate he can speak there nly when he is making a ruling s its president His limited out ide speaking dates are likely to e largely nonpolitical in a non lection year Nixon is in and out of the White House several times a week But only when President Eisenhower was stricken by a mild stroke last year did the Vice President have a news conference v ;