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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 9, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES VL L NORTH I 0 W A N S N E I G H B 0 R S VOL LX1I1 Associated Press end United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 9 1957 ThU Paper Consists of Four No 312 Satellite No Threat to Security Sputnik Is Heard Again Remains in vSame Orbit WASHINGTON UP Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory said Wednesday their latest cal culations indicate the Russian Sputnik is still whirling around the earth on its original orbit and apparently at its original speed and altitude Observers in several countries have reached conclusions that the Sovietspawned baby moon was running out of steam and falling closer to the earth but labora tory spokesman said Our figures just dont support this He said radio signals from Sput nik were received strong andi clear when it passed over Wash1 ington at am He added there now seems to be more of a steady signal instead of the ori ginal beep beep beep Same Schedule The spokesman said calcula tions made about 9 am indicate Sputnik is still taking 961 minutes to circle the earth almost exactly j the schedule it has followed from the start The laboratory figures the satel lite has been on eliptic course ap parently from the time it wasi launched That means it is not quite a perfect circle and the sa tellites orbit may periodically draw it closer to earth The spokesman said the laboratory estimates it has an average height of about 400 miles Because scientific data on the satellites path still is somewhat incomplete he said it may thaTlhe points where Sputnik nor mally drops closer to the earth may vary slightly with each orbit That he explained would account for some of the reports that the satellite is dropping down from its original orbit 6Hour There was a sixhour period dur ing which the laboratory heard nothing from the sphere but early Wednesday it again began picking up the beep of its dio transmissions Some foreign observers had re ported the satellite apparently dropping toward the denser low er atmosphere where its life would be short The Soviet Union will send larger satellites into outer space with live animals to study the possibilities of interplanetary travel Pravda said Wednesday Pravda confirmed that the sat ellite has been transmitting re ports on temperatures and outer space conditions by coded radio messages which presum ably only Soviet observers can de cipher Some Soviet scientists previously have denied that any code was being used The Weather Mason City Clearing and con siderably colder Wednesday night with frost and freezing temperatures low 2832 Partly cloudy and continued cool Thursday high near 50 Iowa Clearing and colder Wed nesday night scattered frost or freezing temperatures north and west Generally fair and continued cool Thursday Low Wednesday night 2535 north and west 3542 southeast FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Thursday through next Monday Norma highs 63 north to 67 south Normal lows 40 north to 44 south Warming trend Fri day and Saturday No major temperature changes remaind er of period No precipitation of consequence is expected dur ing the period Minnesota Clearing and colder Wednesday night low 2232 Mostly fair Thursday high 45 55 GlobrGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 55 Minimum Tuesday night 42 At 8 am Wednesday 43 04 NUNS PRAY AS FLAMES DESTROY bi the buildings and all their equipment SCHOOL A group of nuns in their vghite veils kneel in prayer as flames eat away the interior of Ottumwa Heights Academy and College at Ottumwa Loss was set at million Merchants and in dividuals were donating clothingby stu dents and sewing bees were arranged to provide new Habits for the nuns Group Hears Keynote Talk Communities invest most wise ly when they act for the welfare of children said Dr John S Carroll Santa Barbara Calif in his keynote address at the open ing session of the Iowa Congress of Parents and Teachers conven tion Wednesday morning at the in OttumwQ Blaze OTTUMWA fourstory French villa structure which housed Ottumwa Heights Academy and College was gutted Tuesday by a fire which caused a loss placed tentatively at about 2 million 3 Hotel Hanford Dr Carroll speaking on Com mage dollars The girls school was operated by theCatholic order of the Sis ters of the Humility of Mary The building also housed the mother convent of the order Only the walls of the brick structure remained standing Sec Defends Missile Policy U S Tests to Begin Soon FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Ei senhower told his news confer ence Wednesday that in his opin ion based on long conferences with American scientists the Russian space satellite poses no threat to American security The President said however hat the rocket which propelled the small sphere more than 500 miles above the earths surface means that Soviet scientists have in their possession a very hor rible thrust Eisenhower also said the United States could have producedan orbiting satellite before now But to have done so he added would have worked to the detri ment of military progress in the longrange field Prepared Statement In a prepared statement Eisen hower announced that the United States plans to launch test satel lites in December He explained that the first fullyinstrumented U S satellite will be launched in March ofnext year Eisenhower was asked whether tie saw any possibility of weapons being fired from satellites as out er space launching platforms He replied Not at this time Nearly ali of Eisenhowers 30 minute session with newsmen was devoted to the satellite situation Russias successful launch ing and the status of this coun trys Project Vanguard satellite program Eisenhower came to the confer ence with a prepared statement of about 700words which he die not read textually He took it up and sketched its highlights when asked What are we going to do about Russias launching of i satellite and the Soviets claim to have fired successfully an in tercontinental ballistic missile History Outlined In his statement Eisenhower outlined the history of the U S Coldest Weather of Fall Season Moving Into Iowa The coldest weather of the season is moving into Iowa the Weather Bureau said Wednes day Temperatures are expected to fall into the upper 20s and lower 30s in northern Iowa Wed nesday night Southeastern Iowa can expect lows in the upper 30s and lower 40s the forecast ing agency said A heavy frost for mostof North Iowa was anticipated Highs Wednesday afternoon were expected to be 10 to 20 de grees below those of Tuesday atmany Iowa points Tuesday highs ranged from 55 at Mason City Spencer and Council Bkiffs to 74 at Burlington Lows early Wednesday ranged from 42 at Mason City to 53 at Burlington No rainfall of consequence is expected during the next five days A warming trend is about Friday Convicted Spy Given 7 Years NEW YORK Soble onfessed Russian spy Tuesda was sentenced to seven years i orison The maximum he coul lave received was 10 years At the same time federa Judge Richard H Levet reduced a previous sentence of Sobles wife Myra from SVa years to four years He also reduced the sentence of Jacob Albam an other member of the spy ring from years to five years Lawyers for the Sobles and Al bam previously had pleaded for leniency for the three on the grounds that they sincerely re gretted their spying activities and had cooperated fully satellite program dating back to vmj m waiio LM me UIIUK sirueiure remamea standing secoiicmie piugiam uaung oacK u tions of the heavy tile roof collapsed as fast as the supporting beams1954He said that from the out away Meyer Oelwein and Mrs Sher man B Watson Cedar Rapids Development of the Program Theme was the topic of a panel discussion moderated by W Earl Hall Wednesday afternoon Par ticipants were Roberta Grippen and Carl Holvik Jr Mason City High School students Miss Alma Partridge elementary coordi 1IIC1110CIO 1Cil HU1CU Mason City Schools idrill procedure They Students of the school and sis ters of the order were at lunch in thn basement dining hall when the fire was discovered by Sis ter Mary Diane who was ill with flu on the fourth story of the con vent wing Sister Mary Diane was evacu ated The students and faculty munity Wise In vestment listed what he termed essential community invest ments in children and youth These included good human re lationships developing appropri ate attitudes toward social groups and institutions working for sound mental moral physical and spiritual health for a sound scale of ties and dignity of family living jOirector ana Judge J H Wildjsessions Latpr wnt Eisenhower congratulated So set there was general agreement the program would go aheac without interfering with the top military ballistic missile pro gram The missile program Eisenhow er said in response to a question still has top priority in both in tercdntmental and intermediate range aspects Intercontinenta World Series Linescore Jraves Yanks 123456789 R H H n E H E Negro Pupils Must Withdraw Faubus LITTLE ROCK Ark OR Gov Orval Faubus said Wednesday he sees no solution in the Little Rock integration crisis save the complete withdrawal of the nine Negro students attending Central High School Faubus was asked at a news conference to explain the cooling off period he has said is needed in the integration deadlock He replied We need a chance for tenseness to be allayed time for liti gation and time for the people to accept peacefully what is being down their throats at bayonet point He was asked if this meant the withdrawal of six Negro girls and three boys who have been attend ing integrated classes at Central High under protection of federal troops ordered here by President Grant Permit to OddsMaking Firm DES MOINES of State Melvin D Synhorst said Wednesday he has decided to is sue to Athletic Publications Inc of Minneapolis a bettingodds making firm a permit to do busi ness at Davenport Synhorst issued a statement in which he said he had made a careful study of the companys activities that he had discussed the matter with the attorney generals office and that he had received from Leo Hirschfield Minneapolis president of the company a statement of its pur poses Eisenhower Its possible the Governor re plied Pressed on this point as to whether any solution could ba reached while the Negroes are in Central High Faubus said I dont think it is possible at this time with the Negroes in the school Faubus said it is within the power of a number of people in cluding the courts and the Little Rock School Board to initiate We are breaking no laws some break in the deadlock but neither federal state or local Hirschfields letter to Synhorst said We are neither a gambling house or a bookmaking establish ment We neither make nor ac cept wagers that he has no suggestions cur rently under consideration Faubus said he was not closing the door to the possibility of a compromise because I dont want to appear adamant or arbitrary members left quietly using firemissiles designed to travel T nnrv c i I Arts Stressed He stressed the recreative arts growing toward maturity em phasis on meaningful competence u IAHH T i in ILL procedure i fltrv ciio not values for rcsponsibiliMrs Gertrude Fick Girl Scoutjpause lo gatner personal pol dignity of family living jdirector and Judge C H WildjsessionS Later vokinteers miles those of intermediate i range 1500 miles jAllison in heading lating an writing and calcu awareness of the beauty of literature art music and nature and the understand ing of science and its influences in human life Two North lowans were as sured of state offices when nomi nations were made by Mrs D E Borchart Iowa City Nominees include Mrs Wayne McGowan Mason City director of organiza tion Mrs Glen Staley Hampton director of health L L Woodruff Burlington director of extension The Rev CharlesHaigh of the First Methodist Church gave the invocation Greetings were brought by Mrs Harry Helm president of the Mason City PTA Council Mrs R C Berrie Ma son City president of district 2 of the Iowa Congress C E Leff ler representing theMason City Council Lawrence H Shepoiser superintendent of the Mason City schools and Dr Carroll who is rural service chairman of the na tional PTA board and a faculty member of the University of Cali fornia Mrs Paul Peterson led commu nity singing at the morning and Warren R Morrow Atlantic di rector of education Mrs George Albrecht Daven port presided at the session for afternoon sessions into the instructional west wing and removed some of the school equipment The flames spread rapidly from the convent wing to the main central unit and then to the west wing The central unit was erected in 1912 and the two wings were added later The school had 140 girls enrolled in academy 195 in the college and a faculty of 75 sisters Personal possessions of the sisters and the girls domiciled at the school were lost in the flames Firemen were ham pered because the school was al the end of an eightinch main REDS GIVE UP and pressure was low School officials meanwhile made plans to resume classes in SAN MARINO WVRed militiaotner quarters Students and nuns placed in homes in the viet scientists for putting a satel lite into outer space but ex pressed uncertainty as to the value of the achievement He also said that speed of progress of the U S satellite project cannot be taken as an index of our prog ress in ballistic missile work Shed No Light Eisenhower shed no light how ever as to just when the United States expects to have interconti nental and intermediate missiles ready for use if the need arises As for a statement Wednesday by Sen Butler RMd that the Navy actually couid launch a sa tellite at any time Eisenhower said Butler must have more in formation on that than he does Eisenhower also dealt with these other matters ZHUKOV Eisenhower said WILLIAMSBURG AWAITS ROYAL VISIT Theyre doing their heartiest sweeping dusting and polishing job at Williamsburg Va for the visit of Brit ains Queen Elizabeth Hand Prince Philip These scenes from Williams burg show the governors palace and the Susan Constant 100ton flagship of the threevessel fleet which brought the first permanent English settlers to near by Jamestown in 1607 This year is the 350th anniversary of arrival of those 105 founders Royal itinerary Ottawa Oct 1215 Williamsburg Oct 1617 Wash ington Oct 1710 New York Oct 2021 i okii which more than 400 had regismen began disarming Wednesdaywere m tered Mrs Albrecht spoke at an apparent prelude to a capitneighborhood while officials f f Russian suggestion that r djed thc possibly of movjnff the al GeorS1 visit the I T Tmf Qi of no tui c trtKttf tnA 4 Vmn riii an a luncheon Tuesday in the Wedgejulation by this tiny republics wood Room of the Hanford Mrsjcommunist government Anti uiarics W Reynolds Grundy Communists expected to take un Center presided The Rev Alfred disputed rule by nightfall R Malone rector of St Johns Episcopal Church gave the invo cation Workshop Held Workshops on junior and senior high school units and rural and urban elementary units followed Acting as leaders and recorders were C Louis LeCocq Dubuquc Mrs John Carr DCS Moines Mrs Richard K Jenkins Cedar Rapids Mrs C B Pilcher Law ton Mrs Reynolds Mrs Austin Shadle Boone Mrs H C Breck enridge Boone Mrs Raymond to tne Ottumwa Air Base Two Trucks Collide Sioux City Man Dies United Stales was rebuffed then he knows it was unintentional Eisenhower added that he had no information regarding any rebuff The Presidents remark was in reply to a question about a report ed statement by Nikita Khrush THE QUEENS EARLY LIFE Elizabeth Was Well Prepared for Role She Now Fills as Wearer of the Crown EDITORS NOTE The early life of a girl destined to wear the British crown is like that of no child anywhere in the world SAME BUck means dealh In past 21 CEDAR RAPIDS w Robert chev Sovief Were difficulf for her Glicer 37 Sioux City was Zhukov timewas threaf early Wednesday in a collision of come to the United States was re UW in two semitrailer transports at the jected by this countrv I m a scnes of artlcles jintersection of US 30 and 218 LITTLE ROCK Eisenhower1 1s e story of her PreParation about 20 miles west of Cedarjsaid he certainly is very hopeful he role shc now fllls By BOB CONS1DINE Coypright 1957 International News Service s i Rapid Glicers eastbound semi was in coliision with one driven by llar oM Severe Cedar Falls who was vsouthbound on 218 Severe told authorities his brakes failed that the time may be drawing near when federal troops enforc ing school integration at Little Rock can be withdrawn But hej offered no specific information orl elaboration regarding this hopejest house at 17 London at Wednesday mornas a prospective daughterinlaw ing Apri 21 1926 the first of the Berties a lucky two daughters of he Duke and I Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Duchess of York Gcoree VU For Elizabeth It these years bearded and benevolent sat in the chapel at Buck were doubly difficult for her Ihis throne jingham Palace dropped her royal i uncles thc Dukes of Gloucester Thc future queen was bornanrt Kent one notch down in the years after the marriage of succession to the throne her parents the shy and stamAhead of her rested the worlds mering second son of George popular bachelor Edward and tiny plumpish rosyjawedPrince of Wales and her gentle Lady Elizabeth Bowes Lyon retiring father whom Edward youngest daughter of t h e 14th almost completely overshadowed SEarl of Slrathmorc and King1 Yet almost from her birth Eliz horne pretty aAoLehtQiinfiibeih appeared destined to oc Elizabeth U was horn in a modgirl the king said to the queen jeupy the last great throne in Bruton Street after their son had presented herjciiristcndom The Prince of 1 ;