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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 16, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for t MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE 4 T H I NEWSPAPER THAT u A c u THAT MAKES ALL NORTH tOW ANS N I I G H B O S VOL LXIV Associated Prtw and OnlUd Full Lease To Name itr bpace Boss1 McElroy to Take Action FROM OUK WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Secretary of Defense McElroy said Friday he will appoint a single boss to manage such space programs as satellites and antimissile missiles AMM in a new move to put the US ahead in the science race with the Russians McElroy said that within a month the Defense Department hopes to name a new officer to be the single manager of what he termed upstream type proj ects such as the AMM and mili tary application of outerspace ve hicles Special Assistant The job is not to be confused with that now held by James Kil lian president of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Presi dent Eisenhower chose Killian to be his special assistant on over all science and technology mat ters The new job also will be sep arate from one held by William M Holaday McEIroys guided missile aide Holaday will con tinue to have supervision over the perfection of intermediate range and intercontinental bal listic missiles McElroy also announced at his first fullscale news conference a change in title and exparfded au tprity for Holaday He made pub lic a directive changing Hola days title from assistant to di rector of guided missiles and said that hereafter Holaday will have inclusive responsibility for all research development and engineering of missiles includ ing some now considered opera tional by the military services Production Delays At another news conference in Washington a Navy spokesman blamed rocket production delays for putting Operation Vanguard this countrys space satellite pro gram behind schedule The spokesman said all three stages of the Vanguard rocket have been developed behind schedule He said the first stage was six months behind He attributed the delay to the developments of new rockets The complex 20inch satellite which is to be fired next March has been available for almost a year the spokesman added and smaller sixinchers for the last four months Cenu copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16 195 Consists of Two SectionsSection OM Snark Hits Target at Long Range WASHINGTON Air Force disclosed Friday night that is intercontinental missile the uiumoiuns Snark delivered a simulated hy The Navy will ship the small warhead on a target 5000 test spheres to the missile mdes from lts launching base in Florida in the Tne announcement said the next few days for launching earmissile streaked to its target ly next month The threestage with unprecedented accuracy launching rocket also is being in an Oct 31 test prepared for firing there The Navy plans to shoot three or four of the 6inch balls before WU11 launching the first instrumentfirst known demonstration of a crammed 20inch satellites true intercontinental missile cap tiny test spheres contain only a ability the Air Force statement radio transmitter jsaid The Vanguard spokesman said about one month to six weeks is required between test launchings to check out the Vanguard rock ets for firing However he said it may be possible to skip the fourth test if the results of the first three launchings are satis U S ANSWER TO LAIKA Mimisan mascot and oldest member of the 13th Bomb Squadron at Johnson AFB near Tokyo refuses to take second place to satellite voyagers such as the late Laika of Russia His squadron insists that he has logged more flying time than any dog AP Photofax ahve Mimisan flew scores of hot mis sions during the Korean war but has been more or less grounded now since his unit now flies B57 jet bombers which dont allow room for canines However he gets an occasional hop in smaller planes like the one above LAUNCHINGWITHIN 10 DAYS Russias Next Sputnik to Have TV Camera Ape Aboard Expert Says WASHINGTON rocket authority said Saturday Russia may try to put up a tele visioncarrying satellite within 10 days to scan the world He said he has information in dicating the Soviets will send up still another gigan tic 36000pound time next month and may fire a rocket to the moon within a matter of weeks They are determined to beat the United States to it Erik value theyll gel from that one Bergaust also disclosed the United States has just awarded a contract to Lockheed Aircraft Corp to build an American tele visionequipped satellite He said it will be ready in about 18 months Bergaust who predicted the launching of the first two Sput niks said the Russians have their next satellitebearing mis sile on the launching pad now survey areas of land and sea and transmit much vital data back to Russia A monkey or an ape probably will be aboard he said Such a television vehicle could have incalculable military value providing unstoppable aerial reconnaissance of the United States and most of the free world Bergaust said the United States has been making strides in its TV satellite program me uiuicu oiaies TO 11 ftriK n j H hebe SKhisSes1hPcS STFJS Rockets Magazine said You can imagine the propaganda lieves Sputnik III may carry a television camera that would said thiswas shown in the con tract to Lockheed to go ahead and build one Speed of Sound The flight was the worlds factory Dog Suffocated In Moscow meanwhile a Sovi et scientist announced that Laika the dog in Sputnik II suffocated when the oxygen regenerative equipment aboard the earth sat ellite stopped working The scientist Alexei Pokrovsky told a news conference there nev er had been any plan to bring Laika back to earth He said she died painlessly of oxygen defi ciency when equipment designed to regenerate oxygen had com pleted its program There had been speculation that Laika died of a drug or poison administered with her last food There also had been speculation that the Russians intended to bring her back to earth and even one report here that she had been parachuted back SAME means raffle death In past 21 hours The Snark now in production for the Strategic Air Command is a sweptwing which operates at about the speed of sound The Snark actually is a pilot less jet bomber with a service ceiling of 45000 feet Built by the Northrop Aviation Co it has been fired successfully on at least 50 occasions Target Area Last months test however was the first under extreme long range conditions It was fired from Cape Canaveral Fla and was tracked all along its course to the target area near Ascension Island midway between South rvote was L323 to 660 The Mason City Mostly cloudy through Sunday with rain pos sibly mixed with snow develop ing Sunday afternoon or night Colder Saturday night contin ued rather cold Sunday Low Saturday night near 30 High Sunday 35 to 39 Iowa Mostly cloudy through Sunday Rain developing over the state Sunday A little cold er Saturday night and south east Sunday Low Saturday night 3034 northwest 3438 southeast Minnesota Continued rain snow high Sunday 2535 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum or 44 32 32 82 36 9 Forest City OKs Bond Issue for School FOREST CITYVoters Friday approved a S605000 bond issue to build a new high school The measure defeated twice in the past year carried by a ma jority of 67 per cent A majority 60 per cent was required The America and Africa The Snark is not a rocket like a ballistic missile which is fired through outer space Russia al ready has successfully fired sev eral intercontinental rockets such as those which launched the Sput niks but the U S counterpart the Atlas still is undergoing de velopment Whereas the Snark can hit speeds up to 650 miles an hour the speed of the rockets is meas ured in thousands of miles an hour Accuracy of the rockets however still is questioned LOST AND FOUND GALVESTON Tex Coast Guardsmen Friday reported a 40 t weighed 8Vi pounds hn h thC sinTnl hnH ThlcFndav She the baby were Janet Rae Houck 17 a Waterloo vessel simply had sprung a Icakjreporlcd doing well The child high school student had stopped and sunk while rnnornr in n wcii i nc cnuu si sniuuj siurieni naa slo J a STOP sign and hen j o uiai niifn nas i a oiur docks H was raised and pumpedlthrce other sons born of a prestarted her out m short order vious marriage Army to Hike Its Future Draft Calls ment is reducing the size of the creasing its draft call the following five months The Defense Department said Friday night 10000 men would be called into the Army in January compared with 7000 in October November and December This is the largest Army call since last August when 11000 men were drafted Reducing Strength The increase came at a 17 Perish in Fire at Niagara s Most of Victims Are Tots FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES NIAGARA FALLS N earlymorning fire in a three story frame structure that housed several families brought death Saturday to 17 persons including 14 children The charred bodies of three adults and 13 children were car ried from the gutted tenement area building known as the Moonglow Hotel but used as a permanent residence shortly aft er firemen put out the smolder ing blaze One other victim Mary Ewing 25 mother of six of the children who lost their lives was found alongside the blackened structure after she had made a fatal leap from a window Other Victims Authorities said the other death victims included Jack Thompson John Jackson and six children of the family of Sanford Reid who was treated at a hospital and later discharged Four other Reid children were treated at a hos pital for minor injuries The fire was discovered by of ficers in a police car which hap pened to pass the scene When firemen arrived the upper por tion of the buildlrig mass of flames and it was impossible to enter Ambulances Called Ambulances rushed to the scene to treat the injured Horace Ewing 35 husband of the dead woman and Mrs Louise Reid 37 mother of the 11children Reid family were reported in fair condition at St Marys Hospital Another of the injured Herbert Reid 16 was listed in very criti WASHINGTON UP At the cal condition in Memorial Hos same time the Defense Departpital First reports indicated the blaze Av i muiurfieu me oiaze Armed Forces the Army is inwas started by careless smoking P ret T T 5 However nearby residents re icaiueuis re Starting m January the draft ported hearing an explosion be will be boosted by almost 50 per fore the flames broke out indi cent It will be even higher in eating the fire may have been tliii caused by a gas heater ExMarine Faces Life Sentence in Slaying of Officer MINNEAPOLIS Wi Ayoung exMarine Saturday faced the FATAL TRAIN train man was killed and 37 passengers injured Saturday when 11 cars of the New York Centrals eastbound flyer The Chicago AP Photofax an derailed near White Pigeon Mich Twentyseven of the injured were released after treatment Cause of the derailment was not known Tunisian Situation Still Tense WASHINGTON UP US offi cials said Saturday they would be delighted if France would take over the task of providing guns to Tunisia on terms acceptable to the Tunisian government The possibility of working out a formula to meet Tunisias fur ther arms needs appeared to of fer the best hope of closing the split between Washington Lon don and Parisover this issue in advance of next months North Atlantic summit conference 1000 Guns French Premier Felix Gaillard said in Paris Friday that the De cember NATO meeting in the French President Eisenhower plans to fail to achieve its aims unless the Tunisian arms issue is settled first and settled to the satisfac tion of France American officials were not certain a settlement is possible They said for example that Lhere is no way of undoing what has already been done Within the past two days Britain and the StlGS have deliveied close to 1000 v Jl d Ulllt I r 11 when the Army is reducing its for he 17 of Minneapolis policeman Robert Fossum James M OKasick 20 Minne apolis was convicted by a Hen nepin County District Court jury late Friday of second degree murder That offense carries a mandatory life sentence in Min nesota Henenpin County Atty George M Scott said OKasick could be considered for parole after 17 years however OKasick was captured in Sep tember when he and his two overall strength from a present level of somewhat under one mil lion men to a goal of 900000 men by next June 30 Explaining the apparent con flict Army officials pointed out that less effective men are be ing rapidly weeded out of the service and reenlistment stand ards have been raised Army Goals The monthly draft call is the number of men needed to meet and munition French Protests This action was taken in spite of French protests that such wea pons moving to Tunisia without any control by France might find their way across the border into the hands of Algerian rebels fighting French troops US of ficials discount that possibility but concede that the issue pre sents great domestic politicaldif ficulties for the French govern ment The decision was justified the U S believes Every two partures hit a peak because of fiie large draft calls in 1950 when the ous and 1956 Korean War stavted Previ peak years were 1952 1954 The school board will hold an informal balloting next Tuesday to determine a site for the new school Voters will be offered sev eral possible sites to choose from in the polltype balloting The new building will replace a structure built in 1915 to house 199 students There now are 300 students attending classes in the building 81Pound Son Born to Steve Aliens NEW YORK son was born Saturday to TV star Steve Allen and his wife actress Jayne Mead The boy born at Doctors Wiled in a traffic accident in residential area here Friday Police said witnesses told them alJLJ lilo I Army goals after such things asjbrothers were surrounded in a u a oeiieves on the ground is strongly pro The January call will bring to 2270430 the number of men drafted by all the Armed Forces since the Korean War started Waterloo Boy Killed When Struck by Auto WATERLOO Gregory Ja cobs 5yearold son of Mr and Mrs Paul Jacobs Waterloo was walked into her path she car again the boy gun to his own chest from Western DesMoines Couple Expected Twins Triplets Arrive DES MOINES lf Mr and Mrs Gerald O Eischeid who were expecting twins became the parents of boy arid two 1oWaMetho dist Hospital Friday evening didnt believe it until they showed them to me in the nurs ery Eischeid said Even the doctor and the nurses didnt be lieve it and my wife told the doctor No youre kidding The Eischeids were married in 1953 and have two other chil dren Buff Elizabeth and Michael 15 months Eischeid 30 is formerly of Fort Dodge His wife Darlene is 25 Eischeid is a senior claims examiner for an insurance firm Caudle Connelly Conviction Upheld ST LOUIS conviction of Truman administration offi cials Matthew J Connelly arid T Lamar Caudle on charges of conspiring to defraud the gov ernment was upheld Friday by the US Court of Appeals Connelly was White House ap pointments secretary under Tru man and Caudle was head of the Justice Departments tax divi sion until Truman fired him for having outside interests incom patible with his official duties The men were sentenced to two years in prison and fined each They have been free under bond since their conviction by a jury in the court of the late US Dist Judge Rubey M Hulen in 1956 Ocean Search Ends 19 Bodies Found HONOLULU m Carrying a grim cargo of 19 broken bodies I turn to Soviet suppliers 43 Die in Crash of Fly ing Boat WightEng flamjng British flying boat plunimeted info a wooded hillside near NewportFriday night kill ing 43 of the 58 persons aboard The fourengine Solent owned by British Aquila Airways devel oped engine trouble and crashed shortly after it took off from Southampton for Lisbon Portu gal with 50 passengers and a crew of 8 Many of the pas sengers were beginning vaca tions An Aquila spokesman said the 43 persons killed were believed to include all the crewmen There were no Americans aboard the plane he said All survivors were taken to a hospital five seriously injured and the other 10 slightly hurt A spokesman for the Civil Av iation Ministry said thepilot had radioed he was turning back to Southampton because one engine failed He apparently crashed about 15 minutes later The plane had set out on its usual route in cloudy weather The Solent is the civil versioa of the Sunderland flying boat Greene Man Hurt When Gas Truck Overturns Burns CLARKSVILLE G T Wit wer 52 Greene was injured Fri day when a Standard Oil truck ic was driving overturned and burst into flames after he swerved to avoid hitting a skunk He was pinned under the burri ng truck for about an hour be ore the accident was discovered It occurred on a Butler County road a mile west of here Witwer suffered shock ahdse Light Snow Follows Nearly Inch of Rain in North Iowa North Iowa farmers with crops still in the fields looked unhappily at the weather Saturday Light snow lay on roofs autos and other machinery after nearly an inch of rain on Friday Fields were too muddy to get into even if the corn and soybeans had been dry enough to harvest And the farmers agreed that moisture content of the grain was too high even if it had been dry under foot that many are breaking Heavy wind also would flatten the soy beans many of which already are down In some places the snow melted as rapidly as it fell but the Stale Highway Patrol said that in some north central Iowa areas high ways were snowcovered for a time in protected areas Beach Saturday The bodies and debris were all that could be found after an in tensive weeklong search for sur vivors of the Pan American stra tocruiscr Romance of the Skies The carrier radioed that it had exhausted all possibilities of finding any survivors Trains Collide in France 26 Killed CHANTONNAY France W A Freight train and a passenger Irain collided at a small station Hv a ojlldll oLdllun Skies were overcast throughout near here Saturday Railway of the state Saturday morning andjficials said 25 persons were killed mostly cloudy skies can be exjand 12 were injured x wee n Harvesting is likely to conlinucjpccled the next several days The passenger despite moisture content as soon Lows early ai train was a Saturday varied dieselpowcred Autorail of the or com a 5050 chance of surviving Witwers clothes were nearly burned off before a wrecker could be summoned to lift the truck off him The Clarksville Fire Depart ment then extinguished the fire Philippine Election is Won by Garcia MANILA President Carlos P Carcia clinched the Philippine election Saturday when his only serious rival Liberal Jose YuJo conceded defeat Ytilo conceded after counting of about 70 per cent of Tuesdays ballots showed Garcia ahead by more than half a million votes Liberal Congressman Diosdado Macapagal continued to increase his lead in the vice presidential race ;