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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 17, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North lowci Doily Newspaper CITY G HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS N E i G H I 0 R S Knew We Would Make Survivor of Ditching Relates Seren Cenu Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 17 GREATER MASON CITY DAYS Thursday Friday and Saturday CoBiUts of Pour no Mrs Gordon was one of the 31persons Candidates ditched in midPacific Tuesday fiinnW Was inwardly at the be ginning of the five hours the crippled airliner circled over the ocean waiting for dawn to ditch beside the cutter Capt Richard Ogg the pilot said We had a certainjobto do and it had to be done just right else Ogg spoke on a ship toshore broadcast set up by the Coast Guard Cmdr William K Earle cap tain of the Pontchartrain ex pressed the greatest pride i the rescue Every one of the 3 persons on the plane was pu aboard the cutter within 21 min utes after the ditching mile from San Francisco Earle particularly praised Ma chinists Mate Ronald Chris tian Los Angeles After th planes personnel had been pickei up from the life rafts Christia On Some Points Hoegh Loveless Push Campaigns By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowas Republican and Demo cratic candidates for governor met on the same platform in Des Moines Tuesday and found they had several areas of agreement Gov Leo Hoegh and his Demo cratic opponent Herschel Love less disagreed on a number of points too of course But they agreed that Iowas schools need more support that the 6th cent of state tax on gaso line shouldnt be allowed to ex pire next July and that neither the extra half cent of sales tax enacted by the 1955 Legislature nor the present income tax rates can be repealed or reduced with out obtaining school and other revenues from another source Negative Approach Both at the meeting before the Des Moines Advertising Club and at Dubuque Tuesday night Hoegh rapped what he called the nega tive approach of the Democrats to state problems He said his program was one of construction action and that it is being opposed by a philosophy of doubt and In his Dubuque speech the gov ernor said the Democrats have been loud in telling us what they do not like and what they are against But they have been re markably silent when it comes to constructive comments on state Loveless took note that Hoegh i in a speech last month at Mar tensdale had called him a gloomy fellow and remarked Rainy Day Fond Highway Tax Load and entered the sinking ship to b sure that no one had been lef behind The Carpet of Foam ditching operation took place on a carpet of fire extin guisher foam laid down by the cutter The foam helped smooth he sea gave the pilot a better sighting strip on which to land and reduced fire hazard As an additional precaution flight en jineer Frank Garcia flooded the wo inboard wing compartments lousing the engines still operat ng with extinguisher foam jus at the moment of landing The planes two outboard en jines had failed just after the Stratocruiser passed over the Pontchartrain on duty at Sta ion a permanen loating weather post just pas the point of no return on the flight from Honoluli to the mainland The mechanical Ogg explained forced us to ose altitude down to where we lad low air speed and high fuel consumption There were no al ernatives We had to Both Ogg and Earle praised the onduct of the passengers Ogg eported there was no The entire operation of abandon ng the plane took only five min utes Some of us got our feet wet but no one was actually in the Ogg added We have the situation well in The gloomy fact is that ouriliand tne Coast Guard is ready and the ocean is Ogg reassured his passengers before ditching Stewardess Patricia Daniels of San Francisco said we had an excellent list of They spent most of the five hours questioning her and other crew members The Pontchartrain is expected to dock at San Francisco Thursday educated people are going to oth er states and off our tax rolls for the job opportunities in industry He said Iowas rainy day fund which was 130 million dollars in 1949 now has shrunk to 29 mil lion dollars So Iowa has been doing a sort of deficit spending by the back Loveless said he has been against the 2M per cent sales tax since it was proposed but he opposed Hoeghs proposal to repeal it and make up the lost revenue through a tax on serv ices rAU About The Weather Mason City Clear to partly cloudy through Thursday Con tinued mild except a little cool er Thursday High Thursday 7680 Low Wednesday niglit 4448 Iowa Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday with chance of a few showers Wednesday night and northwest Thursday Low Wednesday night 40s north 50s south Five day Iowa Temperatures Thursday through next Monday will average 3 to degrees above normal A little warmer southeast Friday Turning a little cooler Saturday Warming again the first of next week Normal highs 60 north to 64 south Normal lows 36 north to 40 south Rainfall will continue below normal with none of con sequence indicated for the next 5 days Minnesota Fair and cooler GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 77 Minimum Tuesday night 48 At 8 Wednesday 57 YEAR AGO Maximum 58 Minimum 36 on INVITATIONS NIXED WASHINGTON slovakia and Poland have turned down invitations to send observ ers to this country to witness next months election the State Department announeed Tuesday DRAMATIC SCENE IN MIDPACIFIC The Coast Guard ship Pontchartrain churns the water and makes way toward the Fan American World Airways Stratoclipper just as the plane carrying 31 persons ditched in the Pacific Tuesday Already the tail assembly AP Wirephoto of the huge plane has broken away from the fuselage This photo was taken by the pilot of another airliner which flew to the scene to assist in rescue operations DESPITE HEAVY REPUBLICAN CRITICISM Adlai Stands Pat on HBomb Plans FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WITH STEVENSON IN MICHI heavy Republican criticism Adlai E Stevenson stood firm Wednesday on his pro posal that the United States take the lead to seeking to end to Hbomb tests With President Eisenhower joining in indirectly top Repub licans slashed at Stevensons pro posal from all sides Former Gov Thomas E Dewey of New York said in Flint that the Democratic presidential nominee had sponsored an in vitation to national Without answering these at tacks directly Stevenson said he was highly encouraged and not surprised that some leading physicists and others are support ing his proposals I have known for a long time that many outstanding and thoughtful citizens not only in this country but in other coun tries of the world favor some action to end these dangerous Stevenson said I have been distressed that the admin istration did not show more in terest in these He said his suggestions came from long study of atomic mat ters when connected with th Britain Unveils Worlds First FullSized Atom Power Plant CALDER HALL England Queen Elizabeth II pulled switch Wednesday that sent electricity coursing throughout Britaii from the worlds first fullsized atomic plant The ceremony unleashed a force of into nationwid transmission lines from nuclearpowered generators that eventually Storm Moves Up Atlantic Coast MIAMI Fla big autumn torm rolled northward up the At antic Coastline Wednesday har ying shipping and threatening owlying areas with flooding It killed two persons in Florida boded at least four towns and aused heavy crop losses The storm was centered about 10 miles off the Georgia Coast ine and its winds of 30 to 40 uiles an hour were being felt rom Florida to the Maryland hore It was moving northeast t 13 miles an hour and the cen er is expected to arrive at Cape Hatteras Wednesday after oon produce almost kilo watts A few dozen tons of uranium per year began doing the work of 56 tons of coal an hour at the pioneer Calder Hall electricity plant of the British Atomic Energy Authority 10 Children Shaken Up in Bus Accident WEST UNION school us overturned Tuesday on a ravel road 3 miles west of here shaking up 10 children The driver swerved the bus to avoid a car and the bus dropped o a soft shoulder toppling r on its side The children were treated for cuts and briuses and sent home Calder Hall supplies towns and cities from two atomic piles which act as furnaces to pro duce steam and drive four steam turbines of the same sort as any modern conventional power plant Wednesday was the formal opening of Calder Hall although its first reactor had been carry ing on the atomic chain reaction for several months The Queens switchthrowing ceremony cut the British stale operated high tension network nto the plant and watts poured into the wires which cover the country Next spring a second reactor will come into full operation and alder Hall will be turning out some kilowatts Coon Rapids Farmer Dies Under Tractor COON RAPIDS Hen ry 70 was fatally injured when his tractor upset on his farm southwest of here Tuesday BISHOP LORAS LANE Most Rev Lane Named Bishop of Rockford 111 WASHINGTON UP Pope ius XII has named the Most lev Loras T Lane formerly uxiliary bishop of Dubuque owa as Bishop of Rockford HI The Most Rev Amleto Giovanni licognani apostolic delegate to he United States announced the ppointment Wednesday Bishop Lane succeeds bishop lect Donald M Carrol who re igned because of illness Msgr Carroll was named bishop in July Bishop Lane was named auxiii ry bishop to the archbishop of Dubuque in 1951 He was born in Cascade Iowa in 1910 Bishop Lane served on the acuity of Loras College for four and became president of joras in 1951 continuing in that ost until bis new appointment He also served as assistant hancellor to the Archdiocese of ubuque was archdiocesan direc or of the Cana Conferences of fie National Organization for Decent Literature and the Legion f Decency Hundreds of telegrams vnclud ing numbers from scientists of international reputation poured into Stevensons Chicago cam paign headquarters and his home in Libertyville III that This Hunter Plays No Favorite With Legs DES MOfNES Grandstaff 29 shot himself ac cidentally in tht right leg a year ago whilt cleaning his 22 caliber rifle He sold therifle after that incident The other day he bor rowed it back to go hunting He shot himself in the other leg while cleaning the gun Ike Eyeing Washingtons Nine Votes SEATTLE m Eis enhower Wednesday turned hi campaign to the battle for Wash ington states nine electoral votes with an aide picturing him as ptimistic about his chances for arrying Minnesota The Presidents big pitch for ie Washington vote was to come Wednesday night in an address t a rally at Civic Auditorium He will be plugging too for elec on of Republican Gov Arthur Langlie to the U S Senate is running against Sen War en Magnuson Crowds Eisenhower arrived in Seattle ite Tuesday after being greeted y huge enthusiastic crowds in linnesota where he spoke in owntown Minneapolis and St aul Newsmen who have trav led with the President through ut his campaign figured the urnout as the largest so far In Seattle the crowds along ie route from the airport were hinner than in the Twin Cities ut jampacked around the Ho el Olympic where the President nd Mrs Eisenhower are staying IT Votes Word that Eisenhower is opti mistic about his chances for win ning Minnesotas 11 electoral votes came from White House press secretary lames C HagSEATTLE Eisen t erty The reports we got in Minne Unitcd Nations commission on his subject He said he had jiven it more intensive study in the last year There were obvious signs that the Stevenson camp was delight ed to have provoked GOP lead ers into discussion of a subject they feel might offset some of the political peace issue been using appeal of Eisenhower the has Heavy Another Report by Study Group DES MOINES Iowa Tax Study Committee said Wed nesday that Iowas road finance problems stem from a sprawling network of miles of high ways secondary roads and streets The committees sixth report pointed out Iowa has per cent of the nations roads but only per cent of its area and per cent of its population lowans re ceive per cent of total per sonal income The result has been a rela tively heavy drain on income iupport the large system No Suggestions Again the 12member cornmit ee made no recommendations Bills that will undoubtedly deal vith roads and road finances will e submitted to Gov Leo A floegh and members of the Legis ature about Nov 15 The report said the amount of highway mileage is not exces But the number of streets and especially secondary roads is well above the national aver age Only the much larger states of Illinois California Kansas Min nesota North Dakota and Texas have a greater mileage of rural and municipal The report said all of those states except Morth Dakota and Kansas have larger resources than Iowa from which to pay the bill Prof Robert Johnson eco nomics professor at the Univer sity of Iowa and a committee fcxember said in 1955 the aver age lowan paid about S3 of every year he said Average On he other hand residents of nuclear physicists firmly be lieve your plan far from beine catastrophic nonsense fc nfand of able wise and in the best inS 27 nf erests of the United of every lncome for Stevenson off on a trainplane ur histlestop tour of Michigan Iowa almost twice hio Kentucky and Indiana miles of aud cheduled a speech in FlintStreetS per Sqtare mile Vednesday night in which he was to blast back at the Re In a noon speech at Lansing tevenson laid aside the atomic sue temporarily to discuss what e called the hard money poli es of the Republicans He said high interest rates had stopped home building made it more difficult to buy automobiles and television sets was hard on the ordinary citizen and easy on the large financial Contending that the GOP poli cies had not stopped inflation he sard This is an old Republican hab it Hard money in the towns and hard times on the farm brought on hard times everywhere the last time the Republicans were in it can dents per mile of road is less than onehalf the national aver the report showed taxes Still paid by highway users in Iowa are not far out of line compared with the rest of the nation Al though Iowas combined auto gaslicense taxes are near the highest in the nation there is no property tax on vehicles as is found in several other states The Iowa gas tax six cents per gallon is the same amount levied by 16 other states The national average is cents per gallon High Rate The committee said tion fees rather than normally high rate of motor ve registra an ab Ike Plans to Set Record Straight jhower Wednesday direcled top ad officials to prepare a new reply to happen hide friei taxation accounts for i high taxes for road users 0ne factor which accounts for the high per capita level of high way user revenues in Iowa is the large number of automobiles and other vehicles relative to the pop ulation of the the com mittee said In 1954 Iowa ranked eighth ta sota indicate the President againinew will carry the Hagerty that efforts told newsmen Eisenhower campaigned hard Tuesday and went to bed early Tuesday night tired but as Hagerty put it On this sec ond day of a fiveday tour into five states the Presidents staff kept his schedule clear of en gagements Stevensons made to halt Hbomb testing White House Press Secretary James C Hagerty told a news conference here that Eisenhower believes that Stevenson made incorrect statements in his speech on that subject Monday night We are going to set the record Hagerty said Bluffs Plans Action Against Dirty Dozen Club Members the ratio of persons per pas senger car In general the report contin ued truck registration while somewhat above the na tional average are not high rela tive to fees in other states as are automobile registration fees As an example the average li cense fee in Iowa for a light pas senger car is in tha 11 North centra states and only below the highest in the nation SAME truffle death 31 haart COUNCIL BLUFFS vn Action was planned Wednesday against 17 young people who authorities said were members of a Dirty Dozen Club and its auxiliary the Dirty All were arrested Tuesday in a raid at the home of a 20yearold husband and his 18yearold wife Juvenile Officer Roberta Pettie said investigation of the two clubs began a week ago after a 16year old girl was beaten by other girls Mrs Pettie said the beating was administered by other members of the Dirty Gerties when the girl tried to quit the club She was told nobody gels out of the Mrs Pettie said Police Chief Ear Miller esti mated the membership of the clubs as 25 to 30 young men and 20 girls He said club members gather in cars near a downtown cafe in the evening and hold beer busts in the hills surrounding Council Bluffs Assistant Chief Milton Etherton said the 20yearold husband will be charged with keeping a disor derly house and disturbing the peace The others will be charged as inmates of a disorderly house and all except two 15yearolds will be charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor Elherton said lowan One of Four FFA Star Farmers KANSAS CITY 21year old Iowa youth has been named one of four regional Star Farm ers by the Future Farmers of America Larry Lust Newton received the award at the national FFA convention here Tuesday He re ceived a check of One of the four Wesley H Patrick 21 Quit man was chosen for the cov eted title Star Farmer of Amer ica and received a award NEW PHASE CHRISTCHURCH N Z Six U S Navy airplanes took off for Murdo Sound in the Antarctic Wednesday to open a new in the second Operation Deep i ;