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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 13, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor The BEVjAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL M AuodtUd Uilted full Newspaper Th a t Mo k A 1 1 N or t h I o wa n 5 N e i g h bo rs MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER U 1t5 7e Copy Two OB t L Orbits Kitchen tellite How Hi the Fi f Sounds Not the Sights Rule at New York Show By HERBERT KUPFERBERG New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW in chunky tenor walked into a small studio in Carnegie Hall and sang loudly into a large horn while some not very com plicated looking machinery embedded his voice on a wax disk The tenor was named En rico Caruso and his days work constituted the first big success story of the American record The latest chapter in that saga is being enacted in the resound ing halls ofthe New York Trade Show Building where the an nual High Fidelity Show is go blast Thp show is the most concen trated and spectacular mani festation of a curious industry which was all but nonexistent prior to World War II and which confidently expects to hit a new peak of in retail sales this year TWO FEATURES mark the high fidelity industry as an in dustry apart In a civilization geared to the finished product thecompleted hole the hif dustry deals mostly in com ponent parts And in a business world where giants predominate it consists mostlyOf small spec ialized companies with a lim ited line of goods These characteristics are re A TOUCH OF Premack 11 brushes off a coating of white stuff from a portable barbecue at his Minneapolis home as the seasons first snow AP Photofax caught him with fall chores undone Central Minne sota received as much as three inches of snow Monday night and Tuesday fleeted in the physical confines of the show itself This is one exhibition vast upon which to display its wares Thats why its held at the Trade S h o w Building whose dozens or in dividual rooms some of them quite small permit an exhibitor to demonstrate his loud speak ers amplifiers p r e a m p s needles cartridges cabinets records tapes tonearms tuners and turntables in relative pri vacy from his competitors caca phony next ddor ALTHOUGH IT offers dis plays of a few prepackaged readytoplay complete units the High Fidelity c Show caters principally to what some call the components teners who pick and choose among the various parts1 that areavailable comparing their sound price and decorative possibilities In like manner a car buyer might assemble his ideal vehicle by taking a Ford motor a Chevrolet frame and a Iowa Falls Woman S Suffocates IOWA F A L L John Minjrd in IowaFalls suffocated Monday when a fire of undetermined origin swept through her apartment Aythbrities t when Mason cloudyTues day night Lit tle colder Tuesday night lows upper 20s Highs Wednesday lower 40s Iowa Clearing andcolder most sections Tuesday upper 20slnorth 30s south Drunk Target Quick Loss of License bindihad left f apartment aboutUS minutesbefore was discovered Minard said his wife had been illand he left go for a doctor It that she went to the kitchen to start the Minard said she was able to get up long enough to fix her qwn food occasionally The apartment was on the upper floor of a building which housed a garage and a meeting room on the ground floor The entire building was gutted by the Funeral arrangements for Mrs Minard are incomplete at the Anderson Funeral Home Surviving are her husband two daughters Mrs C A Shir northwest highs 40s north to 50 south Further cloudy and warmer Thursday Minnesota Showers warmer Highs Wednesday 4252 GlobeGazette weather data up a m Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 44 33 35 74 52 Dodge body and putting them together himself except of course that hifi components are designed to fit one another readily and that the only tools required are a screwdriver and a soldering iron The visitors pour from exhib it to exhibit listening gravely with heads cocked They pick up the printed literature whic is preferred in astounding abun dance at each stop gatherin an enormous portfolio as the go They ask the demonstrator questions that only a physic professor could reasonably b expected to answer And the appreciatively watch a youn woman performing a Spanisl dance as part of a recording session staged on the grounds MOSTLY IT IS the sounds rather than the sights of the High Fidelity Show that remain with the visitor For the end product of hifi is what you hear not what you see and the exhib itors are at great pains to make sure that you hear it loudly and clearly Despite the compartmentali zation of the individual displays the hifi show as a whole emits the most shattering music heard on earth since Joshua took Jeri cho It is one vast conglomera tion of sound Its an earfilling eyeopening headspinning experience And at its end you may be tempted like Walt Whitman abandoning the lecture by the as tronomer to look up in per fect silence at the to go quietly to put on a Caruso record Glenrock Mrs Leonard Laverde Lan caster Iowa Falls seven sons Ray Riverton Dwayne Gillette Brian Glen dale Lyle Waterloo Francis Big Piney Rob ert Navy Guam Verdell Strawberry Point four broth ers and a sister SAME IOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES DES MOINES media te drivers license suspension prior to trial of anyperson ar rested on suspicion ofdriving while intoxicated was announced Tuesday by the Iowa Safety De This was the most stringent point in a threepoint depart ment program of enforcement deisghed to curb drunk driving Other points outlined by Safe ty Commissioner Donald M Statton included Assignment of highway patrol men to cover known trouble spots where people are drinking This would include taverns clubs dances conventions and some sporting events he said SATURATION enforcement drives in certain counties where the drinking driver problem is will mean bringing in additional patrolmen to cover Job Totals Dip Mitchell May EaiWtHat WASHINGTON iff tional employment fell off seasonally by to in September This drop was expected because of the return of temporarily employed students to school Unemployment fell by 000 also primar ily due tp the job seeking youngslerseJeaVihg labor AP Pbotofax A LOOK AT HIMSELF President Eisenhower faces the huge bronze bust of himself a birthday gift from President Adolfo Lopez Mateos of Mexico The bust was created by the famed Mexican sculpr tor Escobedo The President will be 69 Wednesday all trouble spots in a county on a certain night he added The point of this entire pro Statton said is to find and arrest more drunken driv ers and to take their licenses Statton said a department policy limiting patrolmen to duty on primary highways has ben revoked to permit enforce ment coverage of areas he called trouble spots He said some of these are on secondary and county roads License revocation upon con viction of drunken driving is mandatory he said Station add ed the department will act to suspend a license prior to trial on the evidence of the arrest ing officer The evidence will be the patrol lieuten ant in charge of the district where the arrest is made IF THE EVIDENCE is suf ficient the lieutenant will recommend suspension and the drivers license will be lifted in a matter of Statton said he was Boone County attorney long enough to know that a jertain amounl trading goes on as to the time a drunk driver suspect actual ly goes to He said at present it is possible for a per son to be charged withdriving while intoxicated and to con tinue driving for several months before being brought to trial Im afraid we havent fewer drunk he said I think it is just a case where we have been catching and convict ing fewer of them each Statton conceded he market to resume classes idle figure being still overthree million raised the prospect that Secretary of Labor James P Mitchell may to eat his hat on the Labor Department building steps Mitchell has pledged 6 do just that if the October idle figure was above three mil lion Seymour Wolfbein deputy assistant secretary of labor said that with thesteel strike still continuing the unemploy ment total forOctober prob ably will exceed three million No Data oh Fliers Russia Agairi Says WASHINGTON So viet Union tolcP the United States once again that it has no information about the sx stillunaccountedfor fliers missing from an American Lransport plane which crashed in southwestern U R in September 1958 Mikhail N counselor of the Soviet Embassy gave this word at a short session with TJnder secretary or State Robert Mur phy The United States says the unarmed U S Cl30Air Force plane was shot down1 by Soviet fighters and crashed in Soviet Armenia near the Turkish fron tier The Russians ly turned over the bodies of six crew members Explorer VII Cover Seven Experiments FKOM OUR WIRE SEKVICES CAPE CANAVERAL 60ton Juno II rocket roared int pace Tuesday witha kitche sink satellite and the Nationa Space Agency said the multiej periraent satellite had gone int orbit X The satellite named Explore VII carries instruments de signed to perform several fun Donations to Chest Contributions reported in the 959 Mason City Communitj Jiest campaign were only 31 Tuesday but Chest leaders vere optimistic about chances if reaching the goal Pledges totaled that 4 per cent of the citys an additional eported at a noon meeting a he YWCA REPORTS WERE trickling in lowly but indications were that Jason Cityans generally are neeting the challenge of in reased needs this year with arger pledges Their Ches ifts go to support the work of ight Red Feather agencies The Rt Rev Msgr A J Jreen Chest president tolc ampaign leaders that I expec the drive to gain momentum as the end nears And I am en thused expect a much larger report next THE TrjIRD campaign repor meeting wiJl be heldat noon tiled tov end a week After Tuesdays fepbrt meet ing the pattern gifts section riad reached of its 000 goal The advance gifts sec tion had of The solicitation sec ion had the womens section had of and the national firms section had of Man Killed in Headon Crash CLINTON mDarwin Mang er 20 Clinton was killed Tues ay in a headon collision o wo cars on Highway 136 abou our miles northwest of here damental weather and radiation research experiments Officials said the satellite soars to664 miles at its great est distance from the earth and returns at its closest approach to 46 miles It takes 101 min utes to go around the globe It was estimated the new sat ellite a lifetime of about 25 years AP Photofax EXPLORER is the 91Vfepound kitchen sink sat ellitewhich the launched Tuesday The payload de signed to answer questions about space and vides for sevendifferent ex periments Even Colder Weather on Tap in Iowa Colder weather moved into towa Tuesday morning and the Weather Bureau said the tem peratures at that time about as high as they would ge or the day Spencer reported a reading oJ 12 degrees Mason City and ioux City 33 Dubuque and ouncil Bluffs 37 Waterloo 38 hd Des Moines the ower readings THERE WERE indications of ome occasional light rain in southeast Tuesday The outlook for Wednesday ERLE STANLEY GARDNER morning was for temperatures in the upper 20s in the north west and the 30s in the south east L The colder weather was due to continue through Wednesday One transmitter was sending signals described as somewhat These signals are at 108 megacycles and ftheir power source is chemical batteries The other powered by solar cells was working fine This transmitter broadcasts on 20 megacycles and will trans mit data on six of the seven ex periments The fourstage vehicle pro tecting its delicate pound moonlet with an aerodynamic shroud at the top of its 76foot length rose gracefullyfrom its bed in a cradle of flame at Under a gush of power from its pound thrust booster the Juno U climbed into a steep flight path Twenty five minutes after launch it was announced that all fourstages of the rocket fired successfully and performed ac cording to plan THE SATELLITE was dubbed Kitchen because it is loaded with everything but the kitchen sink in the way of a number of experimental devices The rocket headed to the northeast seeking an orbit that would fluctuate 50 degrees north and south of the Equator or oVer all of the United States ex cept Alaska The launch was a repeat of a satellite try of July 16 that failed In that attempt the Juno II was deliberately blown up just after launch when it leaned off course The highly sophisticated moon let is designed to study radiation balance Xrays cosmic micrometeorites exposed solar cells and space temperatures COSMIC RAY detecting and scaling instruments in the satel lite were constructed and tested at the University of Iowa George H Ludwig Tiffin a graduate student and spphb William Whelpley Cedar Rapids were in charge of the development of the instruments the university said The instruments which weigh about two pounds were de signed to give the most com prehensive data on cosmic rays ever the university said with indications of slightly warmer weather on Thursday A TWOINCH snowfall beat ing the normal winter season by several weeks blanketed Minne apolis and the surrounding area Monday for the first measurable of the season The wet snow weighted tree limbs caus ing them to sag over power lines and form short circuits Scattered sections of the city went without electrical service or periods Three inches of snow fell at Redwood Falls on the western edge of the slate REUNION OF SORTS DENVER Colo WVThe fam ly reunion that Frank Sando al had been wanting so long as held Monday The 11 chil dren of the 61yearold city worker were here for his fu neral He died last week Skipton Files for Council Phillip J Skipton 28 N has filed nomination as an independent candidate for the councilmanatlarge position to be filled by the Nov 3 elec tion Skipton is the first carididats to file for nomination The coun cilmanatIarge whose term U ending is Jacob Ravenstad Other seats to be filled are in the 3rd Ward and 1st Ward Skipton is plant manager for the Andrews Concrete Products and Supply Co here He is mar ried and has two children WINS CONTEST GENOA Italy W Canin 32 head of the State University of Iowa violin de partment has won the interna tional Nicolo Paganini violin contest here in competition with 23 other violinists from 10 na tions Warden Parole Board Are Underdogs in Nations Entire System of Prisons some misgivings about the constitutionality of the license suspension law By Stanley Gardner The story of prisons in this country is a story that needs to be told The average individual sees a penitentiary and says to him self That is where the crim inals What he should say is That is where the crim inals come i Statistics show that much more than 95 per cent of all men confined in penal institu tions will be released iri their lifetime Societysimply doesnt realize and doesnt want to realize that what the prisoner does to society after he is re eased depends in large part on EDITORS NOTE The GlobeGazette is privileged to present series of three pieces on prison problems by Erie Stanley Gardner creator of Perry Mason and student of penology The article took the form of a personal letter to Don Anderson publisher of the Wisconsin State Journal of Madi son mernber of the A W Lee A former war den of Iowas state penitentiary comes in for some extremely complimentary comment by this worldrenowned writer of mystery stories We think readers will find the series of spe cial interest and value what society has done to the prisoner during the time he has been confined The warden Is the greatest underdog in the whole prison of the parole board Shortly after the warden is appointed he comes to a real zation that his first job is to keep the prison off of the front page and out of the newspapers He findsthat he is in charge of a system that is utterly ob solete that was conceived in sadistic fallacy and which fitnc tions almost exactly opposite to the way society thinks it should function If he lets the people know what is going on they fire him because they think he must be incompetent If he keeps his mouth shut and bottles up the stink within the prison walls he doesnt have any trouble un less and until tension builds to the point that they have a riot Then the prison gets on the front page the governor is dis satisfied the politicians frown on the warden and the warden is on his way out The trouble is that while stu dents know the prison system i 1 ;