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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 18, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited tot tto Hi iWi r A r I T M T M A 1C I HOME EDITION R T M I O W A K N I I G H ft 0 R S VOL97 Md tw Wire Copy I MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER II Wt Till Fiptr CaaticU ol Two tr if in Terminal Probed Bomb Was Oil WICHITA Kan had Forfest Don McCuistonplanned to do with the bomb that exploded and killed hhri in the Wichita Air Terminal Friday Commit suicide If so he was instantly successful The bomb went off in a passageway just off the main lobby of the terminal killing McCuiston outright Min utes earlier he had arrived on a Braniff flight from Kansas City carryingthe bomb in a brown paper package But if he meant to kill himself why use a bomb In a brief case he was carryingthere was a 32 caliber automatic pistol which would haveprovided amore con ventional means of selfdestruc tion And if suicide was intended why had he taken outa flight insurance policy A spokes mai for the company that issued policy saidit would be worth less if suicide were established wasnt McCuittonf intent what was and Secret SerVice agehisjoined city police ininves tigating theincident since Pres ident Eisenhower was to visit Salina and Abilene Kan about 90 miles to the north later in the day But the agents disclosed no evidence a link between the rob Threats Plague East Dulles on Formosa AP Phcrlofax SMILES ALL AROUND Typifying the relaxed arid confident atniosphere sinrounding top Republican fig pirant William G Murray center and Sen Tom Mar ures at the National Gorn Picking Contestis this trio tin The President pretty much stole the show atthe of notables President Eisenhower Iowa governor as Cedar Rapids event IKE NIXON ON CAMPAIGN TRAIL Deriids Show PreE lection Jitt ers Stopover at Vatican Maximum Minimum At 8 am WASHINGTON Secretary I YEAR AGO The Wetither jMasonCity Fair and warmer through Sunday low Saturday night in low 40s high Sunday Iowa Fair through Warmer Saturday night and in south and east Sunday Low Saturday night in 40s Minnesota Fair and warmer High Sunday in high GlobeGazette Weather Data up I to 8 am Saturday bombing visit and the Presidents Nobody but McCuiston was hurt by the explosion although it shat tered glass throughout the build ing and there were about 50 peo ple in the lobby Twenty three persons were aboard the plane that brought ilcCuistonand the bomb to Wich ita Of th HcCuistbn two remembered WASHINGTON UPDHither to confident Democrats began showing a few symptoms of pre election jitters S a t u r d a y in awaiting returns on the impact of campaigning by President Eis enhower and Vice President Rich ard M Nixon Foremost among those sound ing warnings was former Presi dent Truman He told a party fundraising lunch here Friday his campaign travels had shown DONALD E RIVERS Kansas City sat behind him and noticed the package when he got up to leave Rivers said thats about all he recalled Miss Donna Folsom Dallas Tex the planes hostess remem bered thepackage too I remember the man taking it down from the luggage rack as he she recalled It was larger than a shoe box He car ried it under his arm During the flight rMiss Folsom said McCuiston seemed preoccu pied and in Wichita when I said goodbye to him he didnt answer but just walked on past McCUISTON 36 could have been preoccupied for a number of reasons Federal court records in Oklahoma City show he was convicted last June 24 onfour counts of income tax evasion and placed on three years probation At his home in Tulsa Okla his wife Mary said tie had been out of a job abouta month and had gone to Wichita to seek employ ment His father was quoted as telling neighbors his son also was losing his eyesight and had heart trouble McCuiston was an aircraft worker by trade Police said they were informed he also was an inventor and tinkerer Neigh bors described him as a quiet man who stayed pretty much to his own yard McCuistons plane ticket indi cated he was completing a trip through the West that took him to Las Vegas Nev Denver Salt Lake City Phoenix and back By way of Kansas City The flight insurance policy named his wife a nurse as bene ficiary He also is survived by a daughter Donna Louise 10 ExMason Cityan Ready for Try at Endurance Mark only one thingwriSng with the He said they suffering from Deweyitis by vhich he meant the overcon fidence shown by the Republicans n 1948 when he defeated Thomas E Dewey in the presidential election EISENHOWER who started his first major campaign swing Fri day flew Saturday ifrom his boy hood home at Abilene Kan to Denver Colo to spend the weekend before moving oh to the politically important state oi California Nixon who has beenv cam paigning in the West week also flew Friday night from Wyoming He assejted the Presidents first California speech could turn what ap peared to be almost certain de teat into one of the greatest vic tories in the partys history He said the GOP had been be set by a series of bad breaks which had come to an end IN A SPEECH at Cheyenne Wyo Nixon defended the admin istrations f o r e i g n policy on grounds it had maintained peace with the islands of Quemoy v arid Mat he said a policy of firmness Ike Helped Iowa Cause CEDAR Re publicans Saturday returned to hard grass roots campaigning with the feeling President Eisen howers appearance in the state Friday helped their cause Dr William G Murray the Re publican hopeto defeat Demo cratic Gov HerscheJ Loveless next month said the Presidents visit will help our ticket a lot The President as said he would refrained from talking pol itics His short informal talk was on the peace issue HE DID NOT USE the word Republican in his speech nor did he say a word on behalf of an Iowa Republican candidate We didnt expect a political speech Murray said By com ing here Mr Eisenhower showed that ho thinks it is important for Kennedy in Attack on against Communist threats was apolicy of peace whereas weaking a nesswas a policy of war allies In softer language at Cedar Rapids FridayEisenhower said noguns are booming today and the peace is being maintained He also defended administration farm policy and said he was gladthe farmers had not turned the job of running their farms over to the government With many indicators suggest ing easy Democratic victory in Nov 4Truman wasnot the only Democrat indicating concern over the danger of overconfidence Others wondered whether Eisen hower ana Nixons campaigning could chillthe Democratic out look Some wished the party had not becomeinvolved this week in an argument over whether foreign policyis a legitimate sub ject for campaign debate of State Dulles intends to seek a clear understanding with Pres ident Chiang Kaishek next week on major policies m countering Red Chinas political offensive against Formosa High officials predicted the rel suit of the meeting at Taipei would be to strengthen relations between the Nationalist governj ment and Washington They also expected the talks to reduce the chance Chinese Conimu Maximum Minimum 67 32 45 58 28 Dinky Atom Device Set Off in West nists will be successful m driv ATOMIC TEST SITE Nev ing a wedge between the Rio Ar 11 I n riba shook a remote area o the southern Nevada desert earl ECHOING THE LINE taken by Saturday booming from atop Dulks at a news conference 75foot tower in a minorscale Tuesday these officials said the periment of the current 1958 fa Communist purpose in maintainseries ing a ceasefire around Quemoy The U S Atomic Energy Com is unquestionably to break up the mission triggered its ninth ful NationalistUS alliance By this scale shot at a m CST Put on Cranks f Churches Are Targets 7 THE ASSOCIATED MESS A rash of bomb threats plagued ewish temples and synagogues school astore an agency and hospital Friday from Boston to ittle Rock Ark But no bombs were found in police searches The blast threats and other ntiSemitic actions took place in New York City and Jer ey City and Elizabeth N J Taking another tack someone phoned the United Arab consul ate in New York and said a bomb vould explode in the building At Little Rock police rushed to iNai Israel Temple and Agudath Achim Synagogue in of means the Reds might hope to isolate Formosa and undermine Chiangs government CEDAR RAPIDS Iowa Republicans had the days top attraction in President Ei senhower at the National Corn Picking Contest Democrats of the state had a headliner of their own in handsome US Sen John F Kennedy of Massachusetts Kennedy made a morning ad dress to the contest throng just DR LOUIS BEAN the Demo crats favorite election forecast er told reporters Friday night his calculations now indicate the Democrats should gain 40 to 60 Houses eats and 10 to 13 Senate seats this year AP Photofax NOBEL writer Boris Pasternak 68 who still lives in Russia is reported to top the list of candidates for this yearsprize for literature His antiMarxist book Doctor Zhivago has been banned in Russia for lack of literary value LAS VEGAS attempt to set a new endurance flying record was scheduled to begin here Saturday Robert 33 Las Vegas formerly of Mason City Iowa and Charles Kaskela 32 Anaheim Calif said they hope to keep their Cessna 172 in the air 60 days They said the current rec ord is 50 days They plan to refuel over a near by dry lake bed with the plane hooking a hose from s gasoline truck speeding across the sandy flat The flight is being sponsored by the Hacientia Hotel as a money raising project for the Damon lunyon cancer fund the Republicans to win this state He wished all of us good luck He did make a pledge that his last two years in office his over riding task will be to work for a just and lasting the Lord spares me that long Robert Waggoner Fort Dodge who seeks to unseat Congressman Merwin Coad the Democrat in cumbent said Eisenhower said the same things we have been saying about war the farmers need for freedom and the like THE PEOPLE will listen to the President better than they will to us Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper Cedar Rapids said he thought the Presidents speech will stimulate interest and be helpful in the Re publican cause in Iowa During Eisenhowers two hour stay at the National Corn Picking Contest on the Lumir Dostal farm near here he had his picture tak en with various Republican can Mason City Entrant Leads i Hoop Derby Mason Citys contestant is run ning ahead of the field in the na ional hula hoop championship tournament in Lima Ohio Little Connie Hagedorn 10 winner of the Mason City contest Oct 4 placed first Friday evening in the fancy trick spinning event She amazed the spectators by spur ning 18 hoops simultaneously Five girls ranging in age up to 18 will spin it out for the overall national title Saturday evening The watching crowd is expected to number in the thousands The winner receives among other prizes and gifts a trip to Holly ivood Connie from Linn Grove is before the Presidents arrival He c o n c e n trated on the farm issue and asserted Secre taryof Agricul ture Benson has s pent more of the tax payers money than any previ ous Secretary of Agriculture has acquired more surpluses has KENNEDY cost the farmers more income de spite rising food prices and has hired more department employes than any secretary of agricul ture in our history 1 THE 40YEAROLD senator re garded as an aspirant for the 1960 presidential nomination drew chuckles when he said They say in Washington that even the President cannot afford to go back to the farm as long as Mr Benson is secretary of ag riculture Kennedy was accompanied to the speakers stand by State Democratic Chairman Donald A Norberg and was introduced by Len Wolf Elkader the 2nd Dis trict Democratic candidate for Congress FRIDAY EVENING Kennedy was the speaker at a fundrais ing powwow by Linn County Democrats He strongly endorsed Wolfs candidacy in his evefiing address and discussed national affairs extensively Kennedy said the Republicans The Derhqcrats currently hold a 4947 margin in the Senate and a 230198 majority in the House where there are seven vacancies Beans estimates forecast Demo cratic majorities comparable to those theyheld at the crest of the New Deal Bean hedged his predictions howeverby saying he could not foretell the effect of the vigor ouscampaign by Nixon with the blessings of the In short he conceded the outlook could be affected by what hap pens during the final two weeks of the campaign threat rcriticaj His mission thus is to deal with an emergency his associates said He is concerned about misunder standings between Taipei and Washington arising out of the 3uemoy crisis Therefore he felt it important to accept an invita tion received from Chiang several days ago and to go to Formosa as soon as he winds up his present mission to Rome DULLES LEFT FRIDAY nIBht to represent the United States at concluding rites for the late Pope Pius XII He is due in Taipei by midweek with a pos as the first ofthree scheduled blasts on successive days in a virtual crash program to com theitestebefoxga proposed T i r the city after threats that the structures would be bombed were made in letters to the Arkansas Democrat and The Arkansas Ga zette POLICE STOOD GUARD Fri day night while services were held in BNai Israel Temple Syn Ocl W A SMALL FIREBALL to bounce off the desert floor into the usual trademark mushroom cloud The gray cloud balloon shot quickly to 6000 feet turning tonear white as it went1 sky ward At about 8000 feet the stem broke frornHhe body Newsmen some five miles dis Agudath Achim about eight blocks away held no serv night A telephone caller told sible stopoff en route for brief talks with allied leaders in Europe Officials speculated privately that Dulles would try to persuade Chiang to cut down the size of Nationalist forces oh the coastal islands of Quemoy and Matsu These now total more than 100 000 men WITHDRAWAL SET LONDON an nounced Saturday that the with tant from the towersaid theblast was a really dinky one and that the Shockwave was hardly noticeable AEC OFFICIALS said a revised schedule now called for 13 de tonations in all the 10th Rush more to come Sunday morning and Wrangel the muchpost poned device to follow on Mon dayproviding weather and tech nical conditions are favorable saidthe newly scheduled shots were experi ments not just firing of stock piled devices RATE HIKE OKD WASHINGTON In terstate Commerce Commission ICC Friday granted the Rail way Express Agency a 15 per cent rate hike on a substantial drawal of its troops from Jordan part of its lessthancarload ship will be completed by Nov 10 Iments being sponsored in the national contest by KGLOTV She is ac companied by her mother and Mrjare running out of issues and and Mrs Ted Hcdstrum Hedthat old Republican slogans strum was chairman of the local have lost their meaning contest for the Mason City Junior Chamber of Commerce PAIR TO SEPARATE HOLLYWOOD They have tried to make an issue of corniption in government and have talked about sound money balanced budgets lie Aclodsaid But Ihey cant do it this his wife BeSsylyedr on ctirrujiutin or In ihe lace iDrake Saturday announced planslof the worst pcacciirre inflation A hours I marriage jbaianced budgets MOTHER would Bombed Beth Israel ia a constituent agency of the As sociated Jewish Boston In New York a caller told the operator at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in Manhattan your synagogue will be next A lower East Side factbryjivhich makes matzohs or unleavened bread got a similar call In the Bronx an effigyof a male figure was found hanging from an electric light pole in front the Emanuel Synagogue Youth Center The headless figure stuffed with old cloths bore no sign A SOCIAL WORKER at the New York Guild forthe Jewish blind was told over the telephoned theres a bomb there1 and hung In New Patricks vR6man Catholic Cathe dral received two arionymbui bombthreats a plank was thrown through a window of a Hebrew institute and a college student was accused of making an anti Semitic phone call to a Jewish agency y AtJersey City Friday night the Temple Beth El received an anonymousbomb threat but services wenton as At Elizabeth about 350 children were evacuated from a Jewish school AT PEpRIA ILL the rabbi of bombdamaged Anshai E m e t h Temple told his congregation If the bomber thought he could destroy our p r a y er or the thoughts behind it he was badly mistaken In Atlanta Friday night Rabtil Jacob M Rothschild held the first Sabbath service since The Temple was bombed last Sunday But the blast had its benefits Rothschild said adding Together with an aroused hu manity we shall rear from the rubble of devastation a city and a land in which all men are truly none shall make them afraid Five men were charged Friday with the Atlanta bombing Their a house of bring death sen tences under the local law injuries Prove Fata to Eiberon Youth IOWA CITY WiGerald Valenta 17 Eiberon died in a hospital here Friday night of injuries suf jfercd when the car carrying him two other Eiberon teenagers Iran off the road oast ol Elbcrca Skippy Boston rubber doll and her puppy Thedol has Ks nr itaii after nineyears ofjin our history and a series of un terrior owned by Mrs Edward Gassmann been in mother dogs ever Imond 17 were hospitalized at Dubuque takes equally good care of a since another of Skippys pups died iCedar ilapids ;