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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 27, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I N E W S P A P I R THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANJ NIIGH10RS HOME EDITION VOL Associated Presi United Preu Internatlonil full Least Wirn 7fl copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 27 Thli Paper of foor HELEN HILLMER JOANN NETTLETON TONY GALINDO MARY BECKMAN GlobCGazettn tlioloi by ELIZABETH CASEY LAURA JIMENIZ Propose Tree City Status for Ber Toll on H Mounts olidny Fires Claim Seven Lives HT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Traffic Fires Miscellaneous Total 39 44 Fires and traffic accidents loo a growing toll of lives Thursday Deaths on the highways and streets showed a slow increase since the start of the Thanksgiv ing holiday period at 6 Wednesday Two big firesbroke out Thurs day a cold day in most of the nation A convalescent home for chil dren on the northwest edge of Oklahoma City caught fire about breakfast time OFFICIALS SAID four children were missing Twentytwo other youngsters fled the threestory brick building into 30degree cold A mother and four of her chil dren perished in a fire that de stroyed their small frame house in the suburban area of Little Rock Ark The victims were Dorothy Sanders 27 and Sarah Jane 9 Matt 7 Robert 5 and Eddie 3 The father George Sanders 30 and the familys only surviv ing child David 10 were taken to a hospital with serious burns A headon collision in the Cum berland Mountains near Cross ville brought death to four persons and serious injury to two others THE NATIONAL Safety Coun cil did not make a preholiday es West Handed New Russ Plan COMPLETE LOSS The home of Her bertCastle on the farm owned by I W Brogan one and a half miles south of Thornton goes up in flames The house and all its contents were destroyed Wed nesday Mrs Castle and ason 3 were in the house when the fire started but suc ceeded in getting out of the house with out injury Four other children in the Plidlo Castle family were in school The Thorn ton Enterprise has stavted avdrfve toffe place furniture and clothing fbivthe fam ily Donations are being accepted at the Enterprise office and at The family is staying in Mason City with relatives but efforts are being made lo get a house for them in Thornton so the children can attend school there Temperature Dips to Zero Below in North Iowa Temperatures plunged to zero or below in northern Iowa Thurs day morning with Spencer re porting a 2 below reading Although winds were light clear skies gave the icy cold a chance to drop temperatures to some of their lowest marks since last January and February Mason City had zero Waterloo 5 above and Cedar Rapids Du buque and Sioux City 7 Burling ton and Davenport had lows of 12 Demos in Alaskan Sweep REACH AGREEMENT CHICAGO for the Caterpillar Traclor Co by a calmer sea Coastjand the United Auto Worker u a r d craft and Air Force planes extended JUNEAU Alaska The new state of Alaska had its tent pitched solidly in the Democratic camp Thursday as the ballol counting from Tuesdays general election took a Thanksgiving Dav recess Hunt 2 Fishermen on Lake Superior HOVLAND Minn month period for negotiations lo arrange Ihe new status for West Berlin The Russians suggested Ihul lhc United Nations act as watchdog of West Berlins freedom saying Soviet foreign Minister Andre Thc Soviet government does not Iromyko handed U S Ambassiiobjcct lo the United Nations par MOSCOW Soviet Union hursday declared void Ihe four ower occupalion ngrcemcnl for Berlin and offered ils lace the creation of 11 demilila frce citv of West Ucrlin The nole said during the sixthe Kremlin said it would go month period of negotiations there would be no change in control of cxisliug transport links o v e r which lhc Allied garrisons in West Berlin are supplies BUT IF NO is ahead with liquidation of the oc cupalion controls In other words it will transfer conlrol of the Al lied traffic lo lhc East Germans A Soviet announcement by Tass said the Kremlin had notified the lor Llewellyn E Thompson Jr in observing the between the Soviet Union 4pae nole proposing a sixlot the free city of West land the West during lhat period U S govern merit it invalid lhc Allied regards as occupation agreements on A jom Clarion Farmer Hurt in Collision GKAFTON A truck driven by Donald W llin richscn 33 Rock and car driven by MnrUh Janie Knosby Clarion farmer collidec Wednesday afternoon south here on Highway 9 Both vehicles were going cast AsKnosby attempted to pass In truck Ilinrichsen started to mak a leftturn driveway Th car collided svith the left rea corner of the truck The car wa demolished according to tb highway patrol which the accident Knosby was treated for iiijurie at a doctors office and ther taken to the hospital in Clarion He was in satisfactory condition the search Thursday for two commercial fishermen missing in their small boats on frigid windswept Lake Thursday announced agreemen on a threeyear contract to strike of workers at em th firms East Pcoria and Morton Superior since Wednesday plants owa Considerable cloudiness not so cold Highs Friday 24 lo 32 Lows Thursday night 12 lo 20 Parlly cloudy con Move Seen as Diplomatic Propaqanda WASHINGTON UP Amcr icnn officials said Thursday th inion note delivered lo the East Jorman government in Berlin on Berlin appcarc ary couy con tinned cold Highs Friday 1020 reduce the immediate imlilar GlobeGazette weather data up lo 8 Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 0 4 16 28 threut but throw it into the realm of diplomatic and propagam pressure They said however that h Escapes Serious Injury in Crash NpRTHWOOn Vroilzman 0 W a 1 tcr 0 Northwood es caped serious injury Wednesday evening when his car struck the right side of an overhead viaduct just north of town on Hiiway 65 Highway patrolmen said they as sumed he was blinded by the lights of an approaching car The car was demolished but Vroitz man was sent home after being treated at a doctors office Years Memorial Day Fourth ofstate Lows will be from 12 to 20 July and Labor Day I Temperatures didnt get above However Council figures show freezing Wednesday with Bur timatc of traffic deaths for Li The Democrats turning the Thanksgiving It said the forelt shouldnt be quite so coldjclection into a landslide with the casts are made only for the holiTnurstla night as considerablejexception of the race for one iday periods of Christmas cloudiness settles over the major office picked up both of Alaskas Senate seats the stales lone seat in the House of Representatives and the governors mansion They won absolute control of Alaskas first State Legislature LEADING THE Democratic parade was Alaskas longtime nonvoting delegate to Congress E L Bob Bartlett 54 who was a runaway winner over Re publican R E Robertson and independent Keith Capper that for a nonholiday period of 102 hours beginning at 6 Wednesday and ending at mid of night Sunday at this time year traffic deaths total 470 The alltime traffic and over all death toli for a fourday holi day weekend was set at Christ mas 1956 There were 707 traffic deaths Deaths from fires and miscellaneous causes raised thejstratojet with total to 884 Daladier Writes End to Political Career AVIGNON France a nuclear device exploded and burned Hnglons 28 the top reading Ma son City and Spencer were the coolest places with 21 B47 With Nuclear Device Aboard Burns LAKE CHARLES La UPI Strategic Air Command B47 Bartlett who has represented j j iu nui T Alaska in Congress for the past the flight line a Chen figured to be a nau t Air Force Base killing the sh v Uh Roberlson pilot and burning a crewman At the time the B47 was on alert for nuclear retaliation in the event of enemy attack However the Air Daladier premier of the FrenchjForce sad tncfe was no danger government that backed down beiof a nuclear explosion and no fore Hitler at Munich wrote an harmful radiation was present end to his political career Thurs day Daladier 78 offered his res ignation as mayor of Avignon He was defeated decisively as a can didate for Parliament in last Sundays elections Navy to Try Again on Balloon Ascension which split hour before Capper Neither waged anything nor more than a token campaign Bartlett won Senate Term A Ernest Gniening a Democrat was locked in a tight vote battle with Republican Mike Slepovich for Senate Term B Both men are former appointed governors of the territory STEPOVICH with 74 out of 287 precincts left to be heard from refused to concede the election to Gruening 71 The lone seat in the House delegated to Alaska will be oc cupied by Ralph Rivers 55 a former territorial attorney gen eral who beat back the chal lenge of Republican Henry Ben RAPID CITY S D Navy readied a spare stratolab balloon Thursday to replace one apart only onehalf two spacemen were begin an ascension into the stratosphere The original 25foot high balloon collapsed late Wed nesday as balloonists Prof John son Alaskas commissioner of Strong of Johns Hopkins isity andUNavy Cmdr Malcolm Willi William Egan the president LEAVE ROYAL PALACE Michiko Ross sat in a scaled gondola waitjof Alaskas constitutional con Shnda 21 poses with her father ing foe the launching The misrtap vention was chosen to become ami mother alter Japans Imperial Coun was the latest in a series of setUhe 49lh stales first elected govj backs ernor I Russians have now made it abu danlly clear that their cvenlua aim is the complete ouslcr o Western allies from he forme German capital This was true they said even though the Kreii lin is trying to reach this goa by successive sugarcoaled steps nslcnd of n single blunt approach A SPOKESMAN there would be no formal comment from the Stale Deparlmenl until officials had received and studied a translation of the lengthy docu ment released in Moscow Informed officials however de scribed the Russian communica tion as being more or less along the line of what they had expect ed from the Kremlin They noted that Secretary of State John Foster Dulles Wednes day had said the Russians might be trying lo decide how lo pre sent their demands in a form which would appear more reason able than Khrushchevs original Nov 10 blast OFFICIALS HERE welcomed the fnct that the Russians had given a brenlhing spell in the crisis because Ihcy believed this would cool down some of the ten sions for Ihe time being But they had no illusions but lhat the problem remained just as serious as it ever was Officials said the Soviet will ingness to admit some form of U N observation in West Berlin on an interim basis obviously was meaningless except as a de vice to try to invest Russian tac tics with ity aid the Soviet government is de rminctl o end ils occupalion of crlin and considers it unfeas blc lo take any further part in the of the occupation re imc in The proposal for crealion of a rcc cily applies only lo West Ber The East German government ilready has sovereignty over East Jerlin its capital and1 Soviet troops are there by a 1957 agree ment between the East German regime and Moscow THE RUSSIANS lhat even if West Berlin becomes a free city they inlend for East Germany which surrounds it completely to conlrol traffic to and from it is envisaged lhat the East Icrman Democratic Republic lust fully conlrol questions eclinjg its space exercise her ovcrcigntyon land on water and Hie air At the same time there will n end lo all contacts still main ainccl between representatives ie armed forces and other offi ials of the Soviet Union in Get many and corresponding repre cntativcs of the armed forces nd olher officials of the United tales Great Britain and France n questions pertaining to Ser a cloak of rcspectabil AP Pliotntax cil unanimously approved her engagement to Crown Prince Akihito The Council o TAA f i suopt away years of tradition by approving the marriage and Michiko will become Japans first commoner empress Her father is a wealthy miller Major Waukon Fire Fails to Postpone Firemens Dance WAUKON MR A major fin in near zero weather failed tc keep Waukon firemen from going ahead with their annual Thanks giving Eve ball Wednesday night The ball was due lo start at but at fi flames brok out in a twostory building at Ih edge of the business district Th structure was owned by Albcr Oelberg second hand dealer anc was loaded with furniture Flame leaped so high they could be seer a mile away The building an its contents were destroyed The orchestra turned up on tim for the dance and the ball wen ahead on schedule The Fire De partmcnt had distributed Itickcts payable by mail or at Ih jdoor The proceeds are lo be use purchase an emergency truck of lhc Rre n thc Oclbcr building was being investigated There was no immediate esli mate of the loss THE SOVIETS to act gobetweens in negotiations to se ure East German agreement to rea lion of a free city in what Cast Germany contends is her erritory The Soviet note said preliminary lalks already had een held with the East Germans The Russians also suggested hat thc four occupation powers and West and East Germany Tgrec formally not lo tamper with West Berlins status as a free cily Thc Russians put their proposal on a take it or leave it basis If this proposal is not accept able lo the governments of the hrce Western they said the government of the emphasizes there is no topic left or discussion of the Berlin issue by the former occupying THE SOVIET phatically lhat its proposals in volved any desire for the Com munist annexation of West Berlin The note criticized the West for violating the Potsdam agreement and failing to sign a peace treaty and reaffirmed Soviet willingness to participate in a peace treaty with all of Germany But it said tbe absence of a peace treaty in DO ways justifies attempts to preserve the occupation regime in any part of ;