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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 21, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for MM VOL AitoelaUd PTCM and United ruH LHM DM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 21 Copy ThU Paper consist Two secUmSecaoB On HOME EDITION No V Dept eyes GM again Biggest of all antitrust coses now on file By CLYDE FARNSWORTH NMV York Herald News Service NEW YORK The Justice Department is at war eral Motors If it wins one of the most successful businesses in history may be broken up On all fronts the war is emerg ing as the biggest in antitrust history dwarfing even those campaigns of the early part of this century which culminated in the breaking up of John D Rockefellers Standard Oil and the American Tobacco trusts The battles are being fought in the quiet sedate confines of the courts Involvedare bat talions of lawyers armed with charts statistics briefs deposi tions and tons of other paper and records Court time is being measured in years THE ENTIRE campaign rep resents the efforts of a new gen eration of trust blisters the an gry young men of the Justice Departments antitrust division In the division are 275 lawyers Although they are busy with a raft of other antitrust casesJ GM is attracting the bulk of their efforts Both in and out of General Motors and in and out of the courts however these efforts are being attacked as being po litically inspired and assaults on bigness per In the Standard Oil suit of 190911 the government charged that the trust in 27 years has earned Si billion on an original investment after taxes of General Motors 50 yearsold in September 1958 earned more than billion in the single year of 1955 and has earned an average of S775 mil lion every year since then In the first nine months of this year it earned million No other industrial company even to approaching Try to snare satellite Space ball game set THATS EARTH MILES BELOW Air Force Capt Joseph Kittinger Jr utes before his chute opened automatic is photographed by a fixed camera as he ally in the denser air at stepped over the side of a ballon gon The camera was recovered later when dola and a record parachute jump of the balloon collapsed and fell to earth feet Kittinger fell for three min in New Mexico VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE Calif Air force crews make another stab Saturday at mans first midair catch of an object from space a capsule hurled from a satellite t On their now or lat er hinges the first American venture of a human being be yond the earths atmosphere The 300pound capsule will be ejected from the satellite Discoverer VIII which rock eted into orbit from this West Coast base Friday Gilmour chosen by Dems Will oppose John Kyi CHARITON Sen C Edwin Gilmour Grinnell was nominated Friday as the Demo cratic candidate for a specia election Dec 15 to fill a vacancj in Congress from Iowas 4th Dis trict Gilmour who showed up a ie Democratic district nominal ing convention here with a bras band to push his candidacy wa nominated on the third ballot Planes are poised for a snag attempt as the capsule para chutes over the Pacific Ocean Ejection is set for the satel lites 17th orbital pass be tween 6 and 7 Frustrated on four earlier attempts Air Force officials said they will keep trying un til they clear this hurdle Once a catch is made the next logi cal step would be to send a monkey up in a satellite then try to bring him back alive Its all intended to pave the way for a mans round trip into orbit The capsule is simi lar to would prob ably be used The satellite is orbiting the poles at distances ranging from 120 to miles from the earth It was Wasted aloft by a Thor intermediate range bal listic missile shortly before the 17foot second stage weighing pounds went into orbit Hawaii based C119 Flying Boxcars will use trapezelike Heart attack takes life of Max Baer exrfhg on HOLLYWOOD Calif UPI A seart attack Saturday claimed comes close these marks PRACTICALLY every thing else about the company is big too It has 126plants in 70 cities in the United States six plants in Canada and assembly and manufacturing operations in 16 other countries In the U its plants make one out of every two cars most of the buses 40 per centvof the trucks as well as locomotives appliances dies el and airplane engines and earth moving equipment At the same time it has persons on its pay roll and car dealers makes purchases annually from suppliers pays dividends to stock holders and plunks down bil lion a year in taxes Right now General Motors is facing threats to its size from several other quarters besides Uncle Sam The strikecaused steel shortage for instance has brought its automaking opera tions to a standstill This has given a competitive edge to other companies still able to pro duce at a time when most sur veys indicate the public is in a carbuying mood Another threat is GMs slip ping defense business Since 1953 when its former President Charles E Wilson resigned to become defence secretary its ranking among defense contrac tors has skidded from number one to 17 Company officials be lieve this is the result of pres GM HAS skirmished with the Justice Department for more than two decades but over the last three years the tempo of the attacks has been intensified In 1956 trust busters filed a civil antitrust suit for alleged monopoly in the manufacture o buses Less thau a month ago the Justice Department filed an other civil antitrust suit in York charging monopoly by it Euciid Division in the billio dollar a year earth movinto equipment industry Yet these two suits are onl attempts to nibble away a GMs huge corporate structure Of far greater importance law yers say is the Federal Gran Jury investigation of GM under way in New York If an in dictment is returned at leas one criminal and several civ intitrust suits could result Observers say one of the suit might seek divestiture of one o more of GMs auto divisions the life of Max Baer exworld Thursday and was in Hollywood iieavyweight boxing champion to appear in a series of television and colorful show business figcommercials Although friends said the for about 45 minutes after a physi cian arrived He checked in ure Baer 50 died in his room in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel mer champ suffered twomild heart attacks earlier 17 increase in parcel post rates on 1 WASHINGTON Cfl The high er rates for parcel post wont go into effect until Feb long after the Christmas rush Post master General Arthur E Sum merfield announced Saturday The Interstate Commerce Com mission approved the new rates Friday saying they would aver age per cent or about 88 ap dollars a year The Post Office gave as ex mples of the increase A four ound package for local area clivery will require 28 cents ostage instead of 23 cents The ame parcel going from the East oast to the West Coast or Ha aii or Alaska will cost in tead of 87 cents The authorized increases on a iding zone basis range up to 5 per cent The largest hikes pply to small packages trav ling short distances lo be in good health upon lis arrival in Hollywood He complained of a cold however WHEN THE FATAL attack lit Baer told a hotel employe Oh God here I go The hotel physician Dr Ed vard Koziol went to Baers room at and found the exfighter sitting on the bed Dr toziol said Baer died at approx imately 9 and that death was due to a coronary thrombo HE WILL OPPOSE John Kyi Bloomfield merchant who was nominated by the Republicans Tuesday for the seat left vacant by the death of Rep Steven Carter Leon Democrat in the special Gilmour received 171 votes on the of 151 was necessary to win nomina tion The convention had been AP Photolax IS SCARED DADDY Kim Cain 14months Los Angeles clings to her father Paul after a har rowing ride down a hill in a runaway car Cain had stopped the car on an inclineand got out to check a mechanical difficulty With the tot inside it rolled down the Hill through a fence at top and onto the tops of two parked cars Kim was scared but not hurt SIS Baer often Maxie during called Madcap his ring years won the heavyweight title 25 years ago when he knocked out Italys Primo Camera June 14 1934 in Long Island City HIS REIGN lasted just day short of a year On June 13 1935 in the same Long Island arena across the East River from Manhattan Jimmy Brad badly split on previous ballots among the 11 candidates who were in the field at the start ol the convention The break came when the Wapelio County delegation cau cused after the second ballot then came out and under a unit rule cast all its 62 votes for Gil mour MAHASKA COUNTY then quickly switched all its 24 votes to the senator from Grinnell and Jasper County followed suit with its 43 votes State Sen Gene Hoffman West Grove who had led on the first and second ballots was second with 94 votes Don Salis b u r y Jasper County attorney from Newton received 43 votes Mrs Steven Carter widow ol the late representative received only five votes on the ballot thai instructor a MAX BAER DIES AT 74 LONDON W Alfonso Lopez 74 president of Colombia in 193438 and 194245 died Friday night Lopez who was suffering from a kidney ailment had been Colombian ambassador to Brit ain since last June OK new Russ cultural trade docka dethronedBaer with a 15 ed to Giaours nomination round decision I clowned away the ax said later Baer was born Feb 11 1909 n Omaha Neb Baer had 80 tights during his rofessional career which ran rom 1929 to 1941 He had 66 vic ories 51 by knockouts Max huge brother Buddy six years his junior had omewhat similar careers in oxing and in show business ex cept that Buddy never won the itle Buddy won 48 out of 55 ights 43 by knockouts On the MOSCOW W The United States and the Soviet Union signed a new twoyear cul tural exchange agreement Sat urday that includes joint pro jects in peaceful uses of atomic energy It also sets up discussions for direct MoscowNew York air links provides for radio and TV program exchanges and paves the way for the ul timate sending of the Red army chorus to the United States in view of the U S Ma rine Band playing here The Marines are expected to he here during President Ei senhowers visit it was indi cated The agreement second of its Church News Page 3 Editorials 4 j Maroon and 5 Society News 67 Sports 910 Comics 11 Mason City Clear Lake Building News 1415 North towa Gilmour is an rrinnell College The meeting was marred by the death of former Rep Stan ey Watts Murray victim of a heart attack He had nominated Robert Hutte Osceola and col lapsed a few minutes later He died at 4 at Yocum Hos pital here while Gilmcur was delivering a victory speech to the convention Watts 65 a funeral director and farm operator represented Van Buren County in the Iowa House in 1931 and again was elected from Clarke County in 1957 He apparently won reelec tion on a close vote in 1958 but I lost out in a contest Mason City Fair to partly cloudy Saturday night lows 28 to 32 Partly cloudy little temperature change Sunday highs mid to upper 40s Iowa Fair to partly cloudy anc warmer Saturday night lows 28 to 35 northeast 35 to 40 southwest Partly cloudy little temperature change Sunday highs 40s northeast to mid 50s southwest Outlook for Mon day Occasional rain or snow and colder Minnesota Cloudy snow flur ries Highs Sunday 2535 Burns prove fatal to Manning boy 4 CARROLL W Burns suf ered when his clothes caught on fire caused the death of a 4yearold Manning boy Friday Ie was Rex Sorden son of Mr and Mrs of Man ning Rex had gone to the home of a neighbor boy Thursday and hey were upstairs playing with matches authorities said The Sorden boy was brought to a hospital here Auto industry starts to recall workers DETROIT UPI The auto industry will recall at least an other workers next week as new steel supplies begin to filter into parts and accessory devices to try to catch the par achute If they miss boats will hunt for the capsule Neither the nor the So viet Union has made such a recovery The earlier attempts failed when the capsules were never sighted after their ejec tion due to radio failure Scien tists said they haye weather proofed the satellite to with stand cold temperatures ia space that caused tiny mer cury batteries to freeze before activating the capsule Ike in role of referee Services ask more money AUGUSTA Ga dent Eisenhower Saturday took over the role of referee in tha ivalry between the armed serv ces over division of the big de ense budget for the next fiscal year The Chief Executive held a morning meeting with Deputy Defense Secretary Thomas S Gates and the secretaries of Army Navy and Air Force plus Dr Herbert York head of research and engineering in the defense establishment EACH SECRETARY was in tent on emphasizing the para mount needs of his own branch of the service and time for their arguments was running out The military budget expected to to tal in the neighborhood of S41 billion for fiscal 1961 was one of a half dozen major budget categories awaiting completion before the Chief Executive leaves 3 for Europe the Middle East and Asia The service secretaries in volved in the budget discussion were Wilbur M Brucker Army James H Douglas Air Force and William Franke Navy Brig Gen Andrew J Goodpas ter the White House staff sec retary flew to Augusta with the Pentagon delegation Important as the budget was in the president scheme of things it was forced to compete for Eisenhowers attention with the intricate planning for forthcoming 11nation tour his GlobeGazette weather data upplants The recalls will drop the i Saturday Maximum 34 Minimum 23 total unemployment in the auto industry because of steel short ages to about APPARENTLY TO meet Democratic requests that his trip be made a bipartisan af fair Eisenhower invited five Democratic and fourRepubli can leaders from the House and Senate to have breakfast with him in Washington Nov 30 to discuss the trip STRIKE CONTINUES DBS MOINES Lfl The Des Moines city bus strike was in its llth day Saturday with no kind provides for potentially thousands of Americans and Russians to exchange visits in 1960 and 1961 in art educa tional agriculture industry and science fields Ambassador Llewellyn Thompson signed for the Settlement m United States in a ceremony at the headquarters of the So viet State Committee for Cul tural Relations with Foreign Countries G e o r g i Zhukov chairman of the committee signed for the Soviet Union Both said the agreement of the past two years worked out well and the new pact is ex pected to fulfill hopes of bet trring relations between the two countries SAME Fair skies to prevail over the weekend Mostly fair skies and a little varmer weather will prevai jver Iowa during the weekend he Weather Bureau said Salur day Saturdays highest tempera ures were due to be from the 40s in the east to the lower 50 in the west Fridays top read ings ranged from 34 at Mason City to 50 at Council Bluffs Saturdays lows varied frorr 23 at Waterloo to 32 at De Moines Sunday morning read ings are due to be in the uppe 20s and lower 30s The further outlook calls for lower temperatures Monday with occasional rain or snow THE LAST EDSEL Job number 344 was the last Edsel auto to be built The wagon was just another as sembly at the Ford Motor Co plant at Louisville Ky A slight cough as the motor started the mechanics jumped AP Photofax to their job the motor was tuned and the car rolled off Ford has discontinued making the car after barely two years in existence because of lack of demand Only were made V 4 ;