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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 1, 1958, Mason City, Iowa I I t North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited far Uw ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I N I W S f A f Ik T H A T M A K I A L L NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBOR S EDITION VOL H Mllll Associated and United International FullLcaM 7e a Copy CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1 IfSt This Paper ConsiiU ol Four Section OM President ler for Ceasefire Two Islands Not Vital FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Ei senhower declared Wednesday that if the United States could get a ceasefire in the QuemoyMatsu area an opportunity would be opened up to negotiate in faith for a Formosa settlement Eisenhower told a news confer ence that the Nationalistheld is lands of Quemoy and Matsu near the Communist mainland are not vital to the defense of Formosa But he said he did not know whether demilitarizing those is lands would offer a solution on which everybody couldagree A few hours before Eisenhower discussed the situation President Chiang Kaishek on Formosa took sharp issue with statements by Secretary of State Dulles at a news conference Tuesday Chiang declared emphatically that he has no intention of weakening the de fenses of Quemoy and Matsu DULLES SAID the largest Na tionalist forces on the offshore is lands should be cut back if there was a ceasefire and said that he sees no prospect ofChiang returning to the China mainland leading an antiCommunist libera tion there is a revo lution against the Reds first Chiang expressed incredulity at some of Dulles remarks On other matters the President it is incumbent on officials of Arkansas and Virginia along with all other Americans to com ply with federal court rulings on public school integration He said any other course but compli ance with the federal courts and the reopemrigpf closed schools Another Schools Plan Set But Will Await Court Verdict FKOM OUB WIKE SERVICES LITTLE ROCK T J Raney president of the LittU Rock Private School Corp an nounced Wednesday that the cor poralion will use private build ings for the government wont Let it use closed high schools Raney announced at a news conference that the corporation is conducting a survey of unused buildings around Little Rock that might be turned into schools The cost of operating the four high schools on the presen bas is is a week Supt of Schools Virgil Blossom said EAST FRONT The proposed Cerro Gordo County Courthousewould front on Washington NW A semi circular planting would form a sidewalk island for the Doughboy Statue now on the southeast corner of the present courthouse lawn A semicircular building entry of granite would carry out the same lines The entire portion shown in the architects drawing would be new The present Standard Oil Co building would form an L in line with the porth wall right along 3rd NW PAUL ELLGEN RICHARD SMITH 27 North Seniors Still in Race would with grave consequences to tiiir nation Eisenhower avoided specific reference c hxol closures pointing out that he had stated his position on this previously HE whether in the light of recent rulings he thought public schools closed in some areas of Arkansas and Vir ginia should be reopened immedi ately on an integrated basis with out their being forced into it by the federal government He said he had no recommen dation on reopening beyond the decisions of the various federal courts and his own recent state ment when he said the continu ance of closed schools eventually would bring disastrous re sults to the nation The President said last week that the school closings represented a material setback in national progress to ward the goal of fundamental equality of man The President also Announced that the atomic sub marine Seawolf had now been submerged for 54 days going far beyond the previous record of 31 days It is still going strong he said and on the way to a new n North Iowa high school seniors ihavelbeen named nstinnal L f semifinalists in national competitionfor million Worth of merit Last April they took the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test given in over 14000 US high schools Of the 489000 students who took the test 10000 were named semifinalists nationwide examination measured educational develop ment The semifinalists representing less than one per cent of the nations senior class are highest scorers in each state prorated according to state popu record beat that would be hard to HE WILL enter Walter Reed Army Hospital this week physical was an la lion Ann Kubicek daughter of Mr and Mrs M D Kubicek 1051 2nd NW and David Grosland son of Mr and Mrs Olendes Gros land 726 Harrison NW were the Mason City winners CLEAR LAKES representa tives are Paul EUgen son ofMr and Mrs Clifford H Ellgen and Richard Smith son of Mr anc Mrs Alfred W Smith Karen A Wood Meservey is the fifth from Cerro Gordo Coun Semifinalists in the competi tion now face a threehour exam to be given Dec 6 More than 95 per cent of them are expected to complete that hurdle and become finalists In the final phase of competi tion high school grades extra curricular school cit izenship and leadership will b evaluated along with test scores At least 735 scholarships are to b announced probably about May 1 end for checkup his annual He said he Mercury Dips Into 20s Across Iowa Temperatures in Iowa dropped o record lows for Oct 1 at many iowa points Wednesday and nu merous localities had killing frosts At Sibley the mercury tumbled to 24 degrees while Mason City had 27 Uncovered flowers and garden crops turned black and wilted Sioux City reported 28 de degrees colder than its previous Oct 1 low set in 1908 WE ASK that any person or group who owns an available building which might be used for classroom purposes call at our office Raney said in a prepared statement Any contributions should be directed to our private school corporation Raney said nothj ing will be done pending the outi come of next Mondays hearing on a petition for a permanent in junction before the 8th US Cir cuit Court of Appeals in St Louis The court has issued a tem porary restraining order to the Little Rock School Board riot to transfer the four high school buildings to the corporation A HEARING scheduled Mon ay will determine whether the order will be made into a per manent injunction If the court does handdown an injunction it will put the public school build ings out of the private school pic ture pernianenfly More than 70highschool teach ers agreed unanimously to com plywith the court order blocking the private school measure Their lawyers had advised them that they are still under contract to the School Board Ind not to the private corporation In Virginia Gov J Lindsay Al mond Jr said he hopes to move within the next few days to re open nine schools in Norfolk Charlottesville and Warren Coun ty ALMONDS STATEMENT about reopening the nine Virginia schools1 all shut down by the gov ernor after being Bordered by fed eral judges to admit Negroes came at a news conference At almost the same time the governor got a request from the Norfolk City Council that he re open six schools oper ate themon a segregated basis under the police power of the state The Council acted under Vir ginias massiveresistance laws which require the governor to take the action if the city declares an emergency and makes the re County Will Ballot Nov 4 on Courthouse Ceiro Gordo County voters on Nov 4 will decide on a bond issue for a new courthouse The bond issue would finance the purchase of the former Stand ard Oil Col office building at 3rd NW and Washington and the building of a new front on the Washington Ave side THE STANDARD OIL CO has offered the 20yearold building to the county for The county board of supervisors will that offer iMhe voters ap the5 mate that 10year xefiremenTo the bonds would cost less than one mill The proposed addition would be 12 feet long faced with brick and stone with a gianite en rance The 3rd NW side of the Jresent building also would have a new face to match The outside dimensions would be 112 by 144 feet It will hafo 49120 square feet of floor space excluding storage space and stairways This would be more han twice the present courthouse The budding would be 23Va feet rom the Washington Ave side walk havea 12foo drive ontnesoutnVThere woult THE GROUND or basement loor of the building is to include tate and welfare offices eterans department sheriff and county nurses offices public ounge and storage space The obby of the ground floor couldbe used for tvotmg and the voting machines stored on the ground floor The first floor will include vaults and offices of the auditor treasurer recorder engi berta 60 by 80 foot parking in the L All county officials workec with the architects and approve the preliminary neer assessor amL supervisors GVthVsecond arelhe of fices of the of1 court pro batlon officer county superin tendent of schools legal offices jury rooms law library and two court rooms One court room will have an audience capacity of 80 the other 60 persons On the third floor will be the jail and jailors apartments Ex ercise and day rooms will be pro vided for men women and juven iles and there are provisions for future dormitory arrangements The sheriff will have a privats stairway to take prisoners to jail THE modern unctional the liebenberg and m J Woman Victim of Car Crash Ole S 01 World Series Linescore H The Weather son 59 Clarion was killed in aJMason City Partly cloudy a nouncing it himself because he did not want anyone to get the idea that his presence at the hos pital was evidence of new illness apathy and com placency within the Republican Party in this election year call ing for a strong GOP effort on all levels of the party to further the moderate aims of his admin istration and keep government out of the gutter that at no time had he instructed anyone to request the resignation of Sherman Adams as his assistant although there was no doubt that others had ad vised Adams in strong terms to get out even weeks and months before Adams made his actual announcement The President said he planned to issue publicly a table of While House staff re organization to show plainly how issues are funneled upward to the chief executive EACH MERIT Scholarship is a fouryear award They average about S650 a year but vary ac cording to the financial need of the winner The awardsare pro vided by the National Merit Schol arship Corporation Evanston III and by some 80 other organiza tions Other North Iowa communities with semifinalists are Everett Car E Saltou Charles E Channer Aria Curtis James Erb Green and Carl 0 Trindle De corah Loren Engrav Carol Hocg Davis Nelson and Nancy Newhouse Hall Anderson Del bert Bcrghqefer and William RandallIowa Fair all and Claire Rollins Lake Heltne Franklin Consolidated Margaret Wirtz Marble Earth and Hardwig and Neal Walther At Council Bluffs a reading of 31 was the coldest OcL 1 since 1876 when a 34 was recorded Lows of 31 at Des Moines and Burlingtpn equalled previous all for Oct l in those Mason Citys reading of 27 was justtwo degrees away from equalling the record of 25 set on Oct 1 1897 Wednesdays forecast calls for slightly warmer temperatures Wednesday nights low was ex pected to be in the mid30s quest Almond would not comment on the Norfolk action and he refused to say what move he would make toward getting the schools open again Injuries Fatal to Burlington Woman FAIRFIELD Allie McKlag 69 Burlington died Wednesday of injuries suffered in a twocar collision near Richland late Tuesday cartruck crash one mile west of here Wednesday morning The car driven by her husband and a Winnebago County gravel truck driven by Marvin Thorson Forest City collided at a blind intersection on a county road Authorities said tall corn obstruct ed the view about 75 feetfrom the intersection The tru ck going west struck the car broadside and broke both doors on the right hand side of the car Olsonwas taken to the Buffalo Center Hospital with chest injur ies and lacerations Thorson was not injured The Olsons retired farmers were enroute to visit their son inlaw and daughter Mr and Mrs Roy Lee who live six miles from the scene of the accident The truck Was just 200 yards from the job site where itwas to unload when the accident oc curred little warmer Wednesday night low in mid30s Mostly cloudy Thursday high in mid to upper 50s Iowa Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday night and Thursday Low Wednesday night in mid 30snorth to lower 40s south Fiveday Iowa For thenext five days temperatures will average from 3 to 5 degrees below nor mal with awarming trend Thursday and turning cooler Friday then Saturday and Sunday Normal highs are 6671 and normal lows are 4247 Pre cipitation will be below normal with none of consequence in dicated Minnesota Not quite so cold Cloudy with scattered light rain high Thursday near 60 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday GASP TWO BLASTS DETECTED Chide Russ on ATests Maximum Minimum At 8 am 53 27 40 WASHINGTON W T h e United States chiding the So viet Union for resuming nuclear weapon tests says it will go through with plans for a one year US test suspension if the Soviets will follow suit The State Department issued that announcement Tuesday night a short time after the Atomic Energy Commission re ported the Soviet Union had terminated its muchheralded but shortlived test suspension with at least two new blasts THE DEPARTMENT IAME D AT El 957534 WYNNE Ark W Mrs Claude put nice tat htn in the oven to bake Tues day then dashed off to the beauty parier When she returned she tooki scribed the Soviet tests as con down a pini jar which sha firmalior of US suspicions thought held faacon drippingsj that the Soviet test suspension and set about basting the bird announcement last March 31 Ever taste varnished hen was just propaganda State Department noted that talks initialed by this country are scheduled to begin in Gen eva Oct 31 on means of reach ing agreement on policing a worldwide test suspension DECLARING IT expects the talks to begin on schedule the department said Unless the Soviet Union holds further tests after negotiations have begun the United States remains pre pared to withhold further test ing of atomic and hydrogen It was suspected at the lime that the Soviet announcement was primarily a propaganda exercise and that there was no real intention to suspend test ing the department said This now seems tobe con firmed by the event The AEC announcement of the new Soviet tests backed up reports earlier in the day from Tokyo that blast waves from the direction of the Soviet Union had been detected Two detonations were de lected the AEC said Both took place north of the Arctic Circle and were of moderate to high yield v In announcing the United States hopes to adhere to its own suspension plans the peeled to end before Oct 31 had left Bulletin DETROIT OP The United Auto Workers and Chrysler Corp Wednesday announced agreement on basic provisions of a contract covering produc tion and maintenance workers Gas Blast at Redfield Hits Hospital REDFIELD W Seeping gas from a broken main set off an explosion that rocked the Red field Clinic Hospital late Tues day and damaged part of the building where nine persons were patients About 20 persons including the out Reason patients escaped serious injury building are Some were hit by flying glass and debris The operators of the eightbed brick hospital Dr Tyrus C Peace 44 and his wife Dr Ar line Peace estimated the dam age WORKMEN HAD been digging a basement for an addition to the hospital L C Pierce 29 of Bag ley who owns the Pierce Con struction Co said a power shovel hit a natural gas main leading into the main building About five minutes later a blast shook the building blew out most of the windows and rattled win dows in houses a block away The explosion was followed by fire which damaged the interior of the main structure Pierce said a pilot light or spark may have ignited the seeping gas the Red field Fire Department had the fire out in about a half hour Ian Minneapolis It will be so built as to provide facilities for two additional floors for expan sion as the need of the county l All countersign the buildingface the corridors to enable the public to do business without leaving ttiit corridors There will be unas signed space to accommodate whatever future heeds may arise According to the architects es timates the cost of building a new courthouse on the present court house site would be plus temporary office rentals around town while construction is in pro gress These rentals would cost more than the purchase price of the Standard Oil building it wai staled The proposed building project will cost 50 per cent less than it would cost to build on the present courthouse site said Architect J J Liebenberg and the county will still own the land at the pres ent courthouse site THE GRAND JURY has brought the matter of a new courthouse to the attention of the board of supervisors on numerous sions theboard members pointed out Reasons given for a new Tavern Owner Beaten Cash Taken SIOUX CITY UPI Three men beat a tavern owner with a crowbar and robbed his tavern of 31650 Wednesday Parker Chase 55 owner and operator of the West Third St Tap told police the three men MRS BERT HOOPER Linden a surgical patient had been wheeled out of the operating room into her hospital room and was still under anesthetic when the explosion occurred Four nurses and helpers moved all patients to safety and they were taken to private homes 1 Lack of storage for all our valuable county records which are now stored openly in offices and corridors l 2 No provision forfire proof vaults 3 Unsatisfactory structural conditions in bur building 4 Not sufficient and inefficient work spaces in offices 5 Lack Lof toilet facilities for personnel and public 6 Fire one stairr way to court rooms on third floor and to main offices on second floor 7 Several departments are now renting on account of lack of space in our courthouse 8 Deterioration has gone so far that repairs and maintenance are too expensive and almost im possible 9 We needa new jail Our present jail is unsafe unsanitary and in extremely poor condition 10 Lack of adequate exits and poor building conditions make the old courthouse a risk to the tax payers TH E AMBITION is not build a monument said LJebea berg but a functional office ment excavation AUTHOR DIES weapons for a period of one beat him with a 12inch crowbar year from the beginning of the and took the money from his cash negotiations on Oct 31 register He was in fair condition the United Stales still is conjin a hospital Chase said the threej dueling a series of alomic jmcn had been drinking in the lav GETTYSBURG Pa is expected to begin tests at ils Nevada Proving jCrn andassaulted him near closjSingmaster Lewars 79 author ofjMay 1 and the building to be Grounds but these are time alter ali other customersmore than 300 novels and for occupancy about March Pierce and three other tnat wiu answer the men were blown out of the the county for at least 50 years The building has been so well maintained that there has been practically no depreciation If the bond issue passes con idrens stories died Tuesday ;