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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 10, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor to T H I NEW SPA ITY GLOBEGAI ETTE T H A T M A K I S A L L N 0 T H I 0 W A N S N I 6 H I O R SM HOME EDITION VOL97 AiiocUtod MM tetonuUmul FMM Wlret 7e Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER II in Iowa Improves Bumper Crops Provide Push T THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowa businessis its getting better right along That seems to be thegeneral consensus of businessmen throughput the state as voiced in a survey by Associated Presi newspapers in representative Iowa cities v In contrast with a year ago when recession was taking some of the edge off the postwar boom lowans in industry and trade now almost uniformly report business is on the upbeat THEY CITE factors A bumper Iowa harvest Strong livestock prices plus in creased livestock population Ah upward trend in several sec tors of Iowas industrial picture An optimistic tone in the genera psychology of the average lowan The survey indicated wide spread agreement among busi nessrriehthat the outlook is brigh for brisktrade during the holiday season ahead In several Iowa cities business executives said farmer buying is only moderately significant thus far Thebigfarm trade they said will not come until crops are in and the years income is cer tain ON THE NATIONAL level Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Benson said last week The farmer never had it so good with abundant good prices and costs fairly Over the longer trend on the Iowa industrial front continued expansion for the state is seen H WalterGraveslof Philadelphia presidentVipf tiiicNatidnal Asn of Real said at Dav enport this week The opening of the StJLaw rence waterway ih thespring will bring European to the Midwest which should rapidly be comethe leading industrial center of the nation But for the immediate present the survey indicated Iowa busi nessmen are happy over the out look A farm equipment dealer ob served Id say business looks Corning very good at least compared to forecast the last couple of years The trend is toward more volume production and farmers are buyto aver ing more machinery and larger normal stuff A LUMBER DEALER pointed to increased building activities such as corn cribs barns ma chine sheds remodeling and new garages as barometers showing healthy business activity Soft goods hunting gear and new automobiles are spurring the greatest buyer interest although major appliance lines are slow According to the general mood of shoppers we should have a very strong holiday business a department store manager said A bright statistic noted was that bank clearings usually a sensitive index of business activ ity were considerably higher the first nine months of 1958 than in the same 1957 period Thii Paper Coniisti o Two 1 of XII Returned Thousands V Line Road Jo Roll EEK Actress Patricia Wymofe wife of Erroll Flyniy normally isnt dne to look a gift boar in the mouth but Sweet Pea II was just too much for her sensi AP Photofax old wild baby boarto call attention to the forthcoming hunting season onCatalina Island The only troublewasthat no one tive nostrils She was given the 3week had bothered togive the beastie a bath Cold Winds Put Sinker on There was a bullishmarket in blankets and antifreeze in chilly windwhipped Iowa Friday Temperatures dropped into the 30s over muchof the state Fri It will be colder by Saturday morning The Weather Bureau expects frost or freezing temper atures in low places by Saturday morning Lows of 27 to 32 are recast j The bureaus fiveday forecast aid temperatures are expected 0 average five degrees below fair Skies will be generally hrough Saturday Temperatures skidded as a re sult of a sweep of cold Canadian air into the state Thursdays lighs ranged from 81 at Burling ton to 63 at Spencer Fridays top marks were to fall in a 52 to 62 range The Weather Mason City Generally fair through1 Saturday Colder Fri day night low 2732 High Sat urday 5458 Iowa Frost warning Friday nightGenerally fair Friday night and Saturday Fresh northwesterly winds diminish ing Friday night colder with frost and freezing temperatures in lowplaces lows 30 north to 38 south Warmer west Satur day high in the 60s Temperatures will average about 5 degrees below normal Friday nigh through next Wednesday Nor malhighs from the low 60s south Normal lows 43 north to 45 south Rather cold through out the period but with som warming Sunday Precipitation will average two tenths of an inch falling a light showers or snow flurrie late in the weekend Farm Prices to Tumble After Election Truman CHEROKEE WVFormer Presi dent Truman said Thurs day night Iowa farmers had bet ter sell their crops before the Nov 4 election because farm prices are going to tumble im mediately after In remarks delivered at a ocralic party rally here Truman declared Iowas bumper crops this year mean a big addition to the nations surpluses and this means farm prices will go down after the harvest because of the way the Republicans have handled our agricultural pro gram The 74yearold former Presi dent spoke in the high school au ditorium following a dinner with Gov Herschel Loveless and other Iowa Democratic candidates We can have a great Demo cratic victory in Iowa this year Truman declared If Maine can do it Iowa can too Truman praised Gov Loveless as otic of the best governors Iowa ever had and said he slrongly deserves to be reelect SAME White fUr no death ir put 24 hours Minnesota Snow flurries contin ued cold High Saturday nea 50 GlobeGazette weather data u to 8 am Friday Maximum 68 Minimum 35 At 8 am 38 YEAR AGO Maximum 33 Minimum 28 5 KOREANS KILLED SEOUL Korea Five Kore ans entered an offlimits Ameri can artillery area near Seoul and were killed by an explosion the US Army announced Friday saidone of them ap parently triggered a live artillery shell Nationalists Down Five Red Plafies Absentee Vote Law Violations Revealed TAIPEI Formosa Jet ighters of the Chinese Nacional sts and Communists battledover he Formosa Strait Friday The Nationalistssaid five Red planes vere downed at acost of one of heirs The Nationalist air force said machinegun fire from its F86 Sabre Jets shotdown four MIG17S A Sabre Jet collided with a fifth MIG sending both crash ing into the ocean and killing the Nationalist pilot a spokes man said The Nationalists now claim they have shot down 34 MIGS and damaged or possibly de stroyed 11 more since the Com munists began bombarding the Quemoy Islands Aug 23 In that period the Nationalists say they have lost only the plane in Fri days collision The Defense Ministry said six Sabre Jets were patrolling south east of Matsu a Nationalist off shore island 150 miles north of Quemoy when 20 MIGS jumped them The Sabre Jets were in the area because MIGs strafed tiny Tungyin Island in the Matsu group Thursday a spokesman said The ceasefire around the Que moys continued into its fifth day and the Nationalists moved more supplies into the offshore islands Holdup Staged at Des Moines Store ROME body of Pope PiusXII attired in funeral robes was solemnly returned to Rome Friday Hundreds of thousands of mourners lined the Appian Way to witness a slow sad procession from CastelGandolfo where the pontiff died to his native Rome Along the rbute thousands of people stood to watch the funeral procession bringing the Pope for the last thVRome Basilica of St John Lateran his see as bishop of Rome t V There the body of thePope in an austere ceremony was given Holyt Absolution IN THIS ANCIENT city where he was born March 2 1878 there was a tremendous traffic jam1 andthe streets Were packed Italian and papal banners were at half staff jFfpm the Basilica of St Johnj Lateran the routeof the procesl sion led to St Peters inVatican City where burial will take place probably Monday The mourning rites continue through Oct 19 The bodyof the Pope will be laidon an inclined catafalque in the Sistine Chapel the body dressed in robes andgolden mitre of a magnificence almost match ing of the worksof Michelangelo on the ceilings and walls On Saturday morning the chapel will open to the high and the humble who willhave until Mon day for a last glimpse of the pope of peace THE MOTOR HEARSE carry ing the pontiff had glass walls but the coffin was covered by red silk andf the body visible AP Photofax HERES HOW ITS DONE Yankee hurling star Bob Turley shows held the ball on thefinal pitch of the World Series won by the New Corkers Shown with Turley and leaving Milwaukee on the same plane are Braves third sacker Eddie Mathews Mrs Mathews and Mrs Lew Burdette wife of the ace Braves pitcher 79 Airmen Killed in Crash in Idaho Appears Brighter FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Unemploy ment in the United States dropped by 588000 in September to a 1958 iow of 4111000 the government reported Friday A joint report by the Labor and Commerce departments said September saw a significant im provement in the job situation especially for men Hiring was especially brisk ia automobile plants and steel mills andamong producersof home ap pliances the report said THE SHARP DROP in job less total was about double the decrease that would have been normal on the basis of customary seasonal But tKe report continued be cause of the traditional return to school of students and an early autumn lull in farm activity to al employment dropped by 738 000 last month to Meanwhile average weekly earnings of factory production workers rose by 82 cents to an all time high of This in crease was attributed to a boost inhourly wage rates anda sonal expansion in the average factory work week to 398 hours Along the route men women andchildren stood hushed Some wept Priests and nuns said their rosaries asth eiy waited and watched the hearse go by A motorcycle escort of Italian police preceded the he a r s e Aheadof it were two cars carry ing church dignitaries The Popes body Avasviewed at Castel Gandolfo Thursday nignE by 15000 Friday morn ing thousands more entered to pay their last respects CARRIED children in their arms past the still figure on the platform covered With red silk A film of cellophane was stretched over the bier Among those ushered into the palace was Francis Cardinal Spellman of New York who had left his homewardbound pilgrim ship at the Azores to fly back for the obsequies and the conclave that will elect a nev pope He was led up the marble stair case by Benedetto Cardinal Aloisi Masella who was elected Thurs day by other cardinals as the churchs chief executive until a new pope is chosen Most of the 55 living cardinals were arranging to be in Rome before the end of the official mourning and for the great elec tion consistory which will meet as soon as possible after Oct 24 15 days following the death P AYETTE Idaho AirForcer apparently trying a wheelsdown emergency landing crashed and burned witl 19 servicemen aboard Thursday night All were killed v A team of Air Force investigators began a probe amid specu lation the twinengine C123 may have run into a flock of geese 1 Witnesses said the plane appeared to be gliding in for a landing just before it srn ashed nose first a brushcovered hillside on Small Atomic Device Exploded in West ATOMIC TEST SITE Nev 100foot tower disintej grated early Friday as a fierce fireball exploded just after dawn in the fourth fullscale xshot of the US Atomic Energy Commis sions final announced test series The AECs first tower shot on American soil this year Quay named for a New Mexico County near Los Alamos exploded with the force of less than a single kiloton over Yucca Fiat at am AEC officials called it a small shot ranch near this Idaho community southwest There were three lights blink ing and the wheels were down said irrigation worker Norman Meadows It looked like hewas going to try and make a landing Officials from Idahos Mountain Home Air Force Base said the 19 aboard were all Air Force person nel They said the plane was en route to McChord Field Tacoma Wash from its home Pope Air Force Base N C Identity of the victims was with held Sheriff Ray Stephens said some witnesses told saw a flock of geese in the area at the time of the crash Fire from the wreckage burned some five acres of brush A tenant on the Nelson ranch Smith said his wife Illinoisshouted as he was doing his eve youth was held for federal auning milking that a plane had HELD FOR THEFT ESTHERVILLE thorities Thursday after his ar rest in a stolen car case Sheriff Linn Foderbert said the boy Roy Hadralh 17 admitted taking nine cars on a spree which started at Springfield 111 and ended at Armstrong Iowa where Marshal Harry Hansen arrested him DES MOINES Iowa Legislative Investigating Com mittee said Friday evidence it has gathered in recent months indicates there have been many violations of the absentee voter law The committee said it would turn over to authorities for prosecution any evidence it findsofviolations In a statement the committee in some instances so that the intent and purpose of the stat ute have been violated The committee in the last couple of weeks has had an in vestigator looking into alleged absentee ballot irregularities in Clinton County Clark McNeal RBel committee chairman said the group has received a full report on the Clinton County DES MOINES men wearing Halloween masks and carrying pistols robbed the Safe way supermarket in the busy Shopping Center Friday No estimate of the amount taken Avas immediately available A truck driver Charles Wilfield 26 Des Moines who was talking on the telephone by the man jagers office when the holdup men entered was slugged on the jhead He was taken to a hospital for treatment The store manager and two women employes were ordered to lay on the floor of the office while bandits scooped money from said several county auditors situation but he said the report i ope safe Thc slore was are alleged to have been remiss in the duties imposed upon them by statute Notaries public of both political parties have openly solicited absentee ballot applications Some county homes have had wholesale solicitations of absentee voting many of the socalled voters being persons of questionable ability to vote Absentee ballots have also Icosely handled at the poils iiic I t r cannot be released until all shoppers many of mittee members are present iwbom said they thouht it was a Both Democratic committee stunt and didnt realize members Sen Thomas Dailey hoduP was in Progress Burlington and Scott i Swisher Iowa City were absent from Fridays meeting The committee said it was making the statement at this time because the deadline making absentee ballot appli cations for all except those in forces is QetIS NEW WiAPQN ORLANDO Fla Thc Airi Force Friday said it plans to arm its supersonic fighter bombers powerful new airlosur ALONG THE APPIAN hearse face missile the While Lancei with thebody of Pope Pius XII is escort Reports say the missile would bei ed by police as it passes through a crowd nuclear tipped of people Appian Way near Home THE BIG DROPin the jobless total pushed down the proportion of the rstilitmem ployed from in Au gust to 72 per cent ihSeptember While the report wasthe most favorable since therecession gan a year ago fig ures showed that unemployment last month was still 1559000 higher than in September 1957 The employment total was down 1045000 from a year ago The report said that factory employment expanded by 240000 from August to September with the gain centered in the durable goods industries This sector of the economy was where the re cession hit earliest andhardest THE PICKUP was the biggest onemonth improvement since factory employment hit a reces sion low in May The September total was 15700000 The report said the pickup in hiring fromAugust to September resulted in the first significant drop in unemployment among adult men since the recession be gan The number of jobless adult men 25 years and over fell by 300000 to 1800000 in September It was the first time this year that the figure dipped below the twomillion mark Life Prison Term for Davenport Man DAVENPORT UPI Cop killer LaVern L Zaehringer 29 Davenport was found guilty of first degree murder Friday and sentenced to life imprisonment for the slaying of a veteran police detective July 16 District Judge M L Suttpn also sen tenced Zaehringer to an indeter minateterm of up to 30 years on a charge of assault with intent to commit murder in the wounding of another policeman Sutton ruled that in the event that the life term is commuted to a term of years by some fu ture governor the 30year term would run consecutively to avoid any possibility that he will ever be paroled More Korean Bonus Checks to Be Mailed DES Another 2000 Korean bonus checks are to be mailed out Oct 17 bringing to i 10000 the number of veterans paid since the Korean War Bonus I Board started sending checks Sept 19 I JANICE ROARS ON MIAMI Jan ice uppcd its top force to 90 miles The body was returned to the Vatican hour Friday and bore down on from the Popessummer Castel the busy north Atlantic shipping Gandolfo 18 miles lo the south lianes crashed We went right over there but couldnt getup close enough to give any help he found a piece of torn newspaper It was dated today from Okla homa City AP ruotcx ;