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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 6, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited for to ITYGLOBE HOME EDITION The Newspaper That Makes All North I owans VOL n AuoclaUd aid UalUd Full MASON CITY IOWA TUISDAY OCTOBER 4 To Copy Coiuiiti of Four Om lit YEAR OF DECISION 1 Community Chest Drive or 8 This is the year of decision for the Mason City Community Chest or rather it is the time for residents to decide whether they want one cam paign or eight Robert Zimmer 1959 cam paign chairman made that plain Tuesday in discussing the work to be done before the campaign ends Oct 24 We might as well lay it on the said Zimmer The token givers those who hand a solicitor a dollar to get rid of him are about to kill the Community Last year of the pledges in the campaign were for The campaign quota was It raised 872 If each of those pledges had been for per agency the campaign would have raised or nearly 000 more than the quota Zim mer pointed out Lets slop calling them dollar the chairman continued Theyre 12Vicent givers That dollar is enough to buy three 4cent stamps for each of the agencies plus one for the Chest office If theyll give a dollar to get rid of the Community Chest solicitor maybe theyll give a dollar to each solicitor for eight campaigns If thats th e case then we have no choice but to run a campaign for each of the eight Chest agencies So thats the end of the Community What about the people who say afford to give Zimmer was asked Of course there are people who cannot afford to give he answered Thats why we have payroll deduction or let them pay quarterly or a n y other way they want Look at it thisway is just a little over 15 cents a week How many would admit they couldnt afford to hand you 15 cents a week if they really wanted to If is used as the basis for fair share giving he went on there will be no problem in reaching this years goal of If the persons who gave less than last year would boost this years contribution to per agency they would increase last years giving by more than I have no doubt thai those who can afford to give more than will this year to tell everyone how important each of the eight Chest agencies is to the community arid why it is important to have one drive instead of eight Last year pledges were for less than each That givers of each or more a little more than 15 per cent of our givers We cant expect the 15 per cent to carry the load The 85 per cent have to help by giv ing their fair share Solicitation by the national firms and by the pattern gifts divisions are under way Zim mer noted ready started It is essential that everyone make up his mind now to carry his fair The eight Red Feather agen cies of the MasonCity Com munity Chest are Public Health Nursing Boy Scouts Girl Scouts Salva tion Army YWCA girls de partment YMCA boys de Service and the United Fund of Iowa Doc Not Worried j About Ike President Finds California Much to His Liking By MERRIMAN SMITH PALM SPRINGS Calif UPI Backstairs at the White House Just how serious is the Presi dents cold Not very judging from the attitude of his doctor Maj Gen Howard Snyder The other morning when the President went out toplay golf at the El Dorado Country Club reporters clustered around Sny der HOWS YOUR patient doing today doctor the newsmen asked t Snyder looking sporty in i white linen sports jacket smiled Fine as far as Im con he said but you fel lows will have to judge for your lelves Hes beeh getting around so fast that seen much of The home of George E Allen where the President is staying is on the the La 20 miles from Palm Springs LA QUINTA IS in the process of putting in a brand new golf course but the President will not have an opportunity to try it this trip The grass along the fairways and greens is just starting to come up and the course will not be ready for an other month Friends of Allen say the Presi dent likes the climate and seclu sion at La Quinta so much that hes thinking about coming back out here in the late winter prob ably in February SELDOM HAS the White House staff been spread around quite so much as it is here The President lives at La Quinta with Allen Dr Snyder Press Secretary James C Hag erty and Mrs Ann C Whitman Eisenhowers personal secre tary live four miles away at the El Dorado Hagerty has his offices in the Ocotillo Hotel on the edge of Palm Springs about 18 miles from El Doralo The White House press also is quartered in the Ocotillo but there is a sec ond press room complete with typewriters and telephones at La Quinta The situation makes for quite a bit of auto traffic between the various headquarters THE VACATION White House as it always does away from Washington has a special sec ret telephone number When the number is dialed an Army Signal Corps sergeant on the switchboard answers cheer TV Quiz Show Probe Opened ACUTE Herbert York the Defense Departments boss of research and en gineering illustrates a point as he says will continue to suffer acute embarrassment in the space AP Photofax field for several years to come Although the is even with Russia in the allimportant intercontinen tal ballistic missile field York described the Reds overall lead in rocket propulsion as Rocket in the Moon ily This is White t h e El Dorado SOME OF THE White House travel party every bit as tired is Eisenhower and possibly more so are going around with sniffles imported from the East But they tell it this way We came out here for the Presi dents cold and got it right Atomic Sub Whale Collide at Sea PORTSMOUTH N H nuclear powered submarine Seadragon ran into a little ble while on a test run Monday hit a whale The Sea dragon second nuclear sub built at the naval shipyard here left Monday for four days of builders sea trials The boat came back to port Tuesday with a report it had struck a whale while running on the surface Monday night Some damage was reported to a propeller and FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES MOSCOW The Soviet news agency Tass said Tuesday that Lunik III has completed its rip around the moon Tass said the Soviet spaca aboratory came within miles of the moon at This was its closest point Tass said that less than hree hours later the rocket was miles from the moon ap iparently completing a giant arc toward earth THE MOVEMENT of the rocket is taking place strictly in accordance with the preset the report added The rocket is equipped with cameras to take pictures the hidden side of the moon At least a limited revelation of what the Lunik sees is expected to be disclosed within the next 24 hours Even if not detailed it may at least say that mans new spaceeye has registered a view of the hitherto unseen part of the moon SOVIET SCIENTISTSsaid the complete automatic observa they termed the space begin sending back electronic data immediate ly They said the central Soviet computing station will correlate the making most of it public Scientists believe the elec ironic signals will produce pic ures of crater scars similar to those on the side of the moon xposed to earth They are just as interested if not more so in what informa satellite will accumu ate on its scheduled return glide nto a vast cigarshaped orbit around the earth Soviet obser vatory teams are set up to track he 614pound laboratory on its THE MYSTIFYING CASE OF THE Heartless Engineer MARQUETTE Mich UPI Officials scratched their heads Tuesday about just wHat charges to place against a man who admitted using a simple household scouring pad to wipe out television broadcast of the first three games of the World Series for the entire Michigan Upper Peninsula Harold William Lindgren 36 Marquette was mad be cause he was fired as an engineer from WLUCTV in Mar quette So he hatched what Station Manager John Borgen called a diabolical WLUCTV had gone to considerable trouble and expense to get the World Series piped into its sta only TV station to carry the World Series to the Upper Peninsula Borgen said Lindgren drove 30 miles to a microwave relay station at Lathrop He climbed the tower and using a ball point pen stuffed the scouring pad into the relay equipment The scouring pad worked better on the television picture signal than it ever did on the pots and pans at home Positively spot less WLUCTV could broadcastits own program fine but no World Series Borgen said his station had advertised the series far and sponsors were angry But their wrath was nothing to the anger of the fans It took engineers four days to find the pad that shorted out the picture Mason City Variable cloudiness through Wednesday L o w Tuesday night low 40s Turn ing cooleer Wednesday highs low Iowa Occasional light rain or drizzle southeast and extreme east Tuesday night variable cloudiness elsewhere gener ally cooler south and east lows 40s northwest to lower 50s southeast Variable cloudi ness Wednesday cooler north west warmer southeast high 60s northwest to lower 70s southeast Further Partly cloudy with no import ant temperature change Thursday Minnesota Cloudy showers Highs Wednesday 5560 rip back OBTAINS NEW YORK LICENSE Hin shaw daughter of the late John Foster Dulles Tuesday was i censed to preach in the Presby erian Church SAME GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Maximum 72 Minimum 44 At 8 a m 48 YEAR AGO Maximum 64 Minimum 45 On the Inside General Newi Page 2 Eat Grow 3 Clear Lake Society 15U Sports 1711 Mason City News 2223 Farm 25 Comics 24 27 Latest Markets North News 32 Broadcasts to Russia Still Getting Through NEW YORK broadcasts to the Soviet Un ion are getting through without jamming since Premier Nikita Khrushchevs to the United States a Voice of America official said Monday Its a big said Wil liam Slricklcr a foreign liaison officer of the Voice Were actually getting through now We hope it stays that The turnabout occurred Sept 15 the day Khrushchev arrived in this country and has con tinued since he left Strieker said that the Voice operated by the State Depart m e n ts Information Agency transmits its Russian programs on several wave lengths and that some of them now are al ways Estherville Firm Gets Contract for North towa Lake DES MOINES WVThc Fagre Construction Estherville was the low bidder Monday on construction of a dam and re lated artificial lake facilities in the Buffalo Creek area in Kos suth County Fagres bid was The other bid was by Sande Construction Co of Hum boldt The project includes a foot earthen dam and water con trol structure access roads marking area and boat ramp Expanded on ram Parks The lake Burt will be northeast of DES MOINES iff Plans tc give lowans what they want in stead of what we think thej should have in a conservation program are being developed by he Iowa Conservation Commis ion Chairman George Jeck said Tuesday Jeck told a news conference he commission is trying to de an overall program to get more for our money from stateowned lakes parks and recreation areas HE SAID THE commission al o has under study a proposal or reorganization the various divisions of the commission to make them more efficient It was the first news confer ence held by the commission hairman since former Commis ion Director Bruce Stiles was elieved of his position and re iaced by Acting Director Glen owers Stiles died a few days fter the commission action and ie commission had been wide y criticized for the way the af air was handled We dont believe in the idea f a separate kingdom with a eaf ear for the public and its Icclcd Jack aid We want to give the pub c what it wants instead of what e think they should PLANS FOR THE future eck call for closer co peration with all state and ederal agencies with the aim of sing state owned lands and aters for multiple purposes The commission is holding a cries of meetings with a num er of other state departments nd agencies he added For instance one is planned ith the State Highway Com mission to discuss development f more and better roadside arks and another with the tatc Board of Control to ex ore the possibility of expand g the use of prison labor in ark and lake areas Jeck said Cancer Takes Life of R A Patrick HA WARDEN Wl Funeral services will be held here Thursday for R A Patrick 59 former state representative who jdicd of cancer Monday Patrick was a cattle feeder and farmer and served in the Iowa House for 10 years He was presented the Des Moines Press and Radio Clubs award outstanding lawmaker in the House in 1955 THLaw Invoked in Port Strike No Action on Steel Walkout PALM SPRINGS Calif President Eisenhower Tuesday invoked the TaftHartley Law the docks strike opening the I way for government to seek an 80day backtowork court or der The President acting at hi vacation headquarters declared in an executive order that th sixday strike which has tied u shipping piers from Maine t Texas would imperil the na tional health and safety if per mitted to continue THE SHUTDOWN added also has had an impact on the flow of food and other perish able products to the heavily populated coastal areas Eisenhower took no legal ac tion on the 84dayold steel strike despite the new collapse of negotiations The President said regarding hat nationwide shutdown how ever that the dispute between management and labor seem o be getting down more and more to a trial of strength be ween two groups with the American public the greatest In expressing that view for Eisenhower White House Press iecretary James C Hagerty aid further I might add that he President has no intention f seeing the American public e the greaccst HAGERTY WAS asked wheth r Eisenhower will invoke the aftHartley Act in Hie steel trike too unless there is a wift settlement I certainly am not going to nticipalc any action by the one way or the oth he replied HERBERT STEMPEL Cattle Drive Results in Huge Sale CHICAGO A cattle from Hampton Iowa netted a halfmillion dollars here Monday Sixtyfive carloads of prime and choice beef cattle arrived in a caravan shipment from Hampton The shipment to taling nearly tons brought prices ranging from to per hundred weight The venture was promoted in observance of Iowa Beef Month It was arranged by the Chamber of Commerce banks and feeders of Hamp ton STAR FARMER WATERLOO Phillip L Yctter 17 Newton has een named American Star Dairy Farmer by the Future All the cattle were from Franklin County farms Polands Farming Boss Now in Iowa WATERLOO chab Polands minister of ag iculture arrived here Tuesdaj or his twoday visit to Iowa anc look at some of the same lings viewed two weeks ago Soviet Premier Nikit Khrushchev Ochab vho has visited Washington and Chicago already was to visit two loca farm industry plants and stop off at the National Dairy Cattlp Congress After the day here Ochab was to travel to DCS Moines Coon Rapids and Ames armers of America at the Wednesday He will retrace the imcncan ress Dairy Cattle Con steps of Khrushchev during the second day of his tour AP Photofax AIRLINER OF 98minute flight from Europe to Los Angeles will be possible with this air liner of the future say Lockheed Aircraft Co offi cials This drawing shows jet air intakes across the front with passengers sitting in a central cabin Lockheed didnt say however when all this is to come about Got All Stem pel Coached on How to Gesture FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES big money winner from the now defunct TV quiz show 21 testified Tuesday he was given the an swers to all questions prior to nis appearance in a nationally televised contest with Charles Van Doren Herbert Stempel 32 gradu ate student at New York Uni versity said producers of the show supplied him in advance with all the questions and an swers him on the acting gestures he used on the show STEMPEL TESTIFIED that producer Dan Enright also in structed him on when to lose be cause Stempel had reached a plateau and we have to find a new champion and thats why ve are going to have to drop He Enrighl told me for the good of the show that I had to Stempel said So he said he lost to Van Doren on Dec 4 1956 by missing out on two questions to which he actually knew the answers Stempel said that coproducer Jack Barry knew nothing about the arrangement Stempel was the first witness as a House commerce subcom mittee opened inves tigation of charges that some big name television quiz shows have been rigged BEFORE questioning Stem pel the subcommittee turned out the lights in the House cau cus room and watched a filmed reproduction of the 30minute show 21 that was seen by millions of Americans on Nov 28 1956 In the show Slempet then champion of the game with in winnings to credit was pitted against a new challenger Van Doren a Co timbia University English pro fessor Van Doren has denied any knowledge of the program be ng rigged The Legislative Oversight subcommittee summoned wit nesses for the start of its hear ngs on charges that rigged quiz shows used the air deceit ully to exploit for private profit he interest of the viewing pub THAT DESCRIPTION of the harges was given by chairman Oren Harris DArk in a state ment opening the hearings Al eady Harris said investiga ion indicates that a number of ontrdl techniques have been tsed in a deliberate effort o favor some Two of the witnesses called Tuesday were among the first f onetime quiz show contest nts to charge fixing of some hows They are Stempel and ames Snodgrass who won Harris said a third contestant call is Richard Jackman a jew Yorker like the two others In addition to film clips of he programs it is studying the ubcommitlce is armed with estimony and records gathered y a New York grand jury vhich looked into of igging quiz shows ;