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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for HOME EDITION VOL frtm The Newspaper that Mokes All North lowans Neighbors IiterutfeMl rvB Wirw MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 Copy Tili Two OB Germany Launches Its Attack i Bomb in Polish Cabbage Patch Ignites Great VVor By S L A MARSHALL York News Service WASHINGTON How well do you remember 20 years ago Tuesday Sept 1 1959 was a day for marking in red letters Thats when the lightning start ed flashing in a sky roseate with illusion At exactly that morning one 50pound air bomb hit a cabbage patch int h e fishing village named which lies 11 miles north of the Port of Gdynia in Poland It killed nothing but cabbages But it was the first shot fired the greatest of all wars and pucklike it put a girdle around the earth in 40 mi n In hardly more time than that Americans who had stayed up late were at their radios hearing a blowbyblow account of the bombing of Krakow and the march of Hitlers Panzer armies THIS WAS A bright new sen jation in human affairs and its first novelty almost offset anxi ety One could sit over break fast coffee and hear eyewitness accounts of people dying distance was great and It was someone elses problem This was the Mil lions of schoolboys heard the news never dreaming that it would make warriors of them and that they would fight in the the swamps of N e w Guinea and on the glaciers of Two large German air fleets took winged smashed Polands air force on the ground Two German army groups slashed into Poland from three direc tions firing as they went Po lands army was strong in men and wellarmed by 1918 stand ards THE NAZI tide was nowhere checked Positioned too close to their border smitten and sun dered by tank columns before they could realign fo meet the threat their arsenals mar shaling yards smashed from the air the Poles were gathered in monster double envelop ments On Sept 17 two German armies met behind Warsaw The Red Army marched in to grab East Poland Then fighting virtually ceased There followed a prolonged annihilatory bomb on own in Iowa Filth Armour Strike AP Photofax EARTH FROM 700 MILES twoviews of the earth were taken from an Atlas missile fired from Cape Canaveral last month The altitude i 700 highest point from which such photos ever have been taken The top view shows the West Rico in extreme lower at the right edge and Central America on the horizon Bottom view shovvs Africa at lower left South Amer ica on the horizon at center and the Amazon JRiver delta dark triangular area left of Osage Girls RunnerUp at Fair FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DES spotlight at the Iowa State Fair Monday was shared by a 17yearold Pella youth and his Here ford Jerry Bogaard a goodlooking crewcut youngster grinned happily after his broadbeamed Hereford called was named the grand champion 4H baby beef The runnerup Biack Angus was shown by frecklefaced red Judy Vining 15 Osage ing of Warsaw But this was not war So died the campaign though it marked neither the start nor the end of illusion War rolled in that September morning ivith the mystery of fog and the pertinacity of a death it was suddenly on us borne by a tide of mistaken assumptions But there had been enough warn ing Having seized Czechoslovakia that summer men acing demands on Poland and signed a full military alliance with Italy Still the other pow ers would not unite behind Po land TWO DAYS AFTER Poland was hit France and Britain de clared war on Germany As Po land was overrun French bat talions advanced gingerly and nibbled gently at German posi tions near the fell and they withdrew Thereafter for seven months the armies in the West simply sat and glared at one another Through this sitzkrieg period Western judgment remained in fantasia beguiled by i t s own wishful propositions People said Poland too weak to provide any measure of German war This cant pos widen into world The Maginot Line is impreg nable and the Allies will not be directly France and Britain will win the waiting game because of Germanys in ferior economic So went the talk at all levels Have we so soon forgotten There was not even merit in those daysin protesting theab surdity of such views All had to be proved wrong dead wrong by events before free peoples and their governments qnit playing ostrich Knudson Again to Seek Iowa Governorship DES MOINES John Knudson 53 Albion farmer who announced for the Republican nomination for governor in 1958 and then withdrew asked the Iowa secretary of state Tuesday for nomination papers for the same office He said nothing will persuade him to abandon his campaign for the GOP gubernatorial nom ination in 1960 After his with drawal in 1958 Knudson drove a campaign truck for former Lt Gov W H Mason City who ran unsuccessfully for the GOP nomination for gov ernor in 1958 advocated that Iowas counties be reduced from 99to 8 and supported pro posed legislative reapportion ment He said Tuesday he still favors those changes He represented Marshall County in the Iowa House in The animal Eight weighed in at 941 Ibs THE DELIGHT of these two young 4Hers was the highlight of the fair Monday a day which the 1937 and 1939 legislative sessions On the Inside General News Page 2 4 Comics 7 Society 87 Sports 1112 Clear Lake News Vs Local News 1415 was appropriately devoted to livestock judging Under new rules Jerry will have to put the animal on the auction block later this week Previously the grand champion could either be sold or retained for showing at other fairs For runnerup Judy an iden tical twin there was no disap pointment at missing the grand championship by one Hereford She said this was my first year of showing at the fair and I didnt expect to win any BUT EIGHT BALL will not go on the auction block she said Judy said she would hold the animal for other fairs in dicating the Aksarben Fair Omaha would be the sleek coated animals first showing outside of Iowa She said she had spent about an hour a night brushing and exercising the animal An guses need lots of exercise to stay she explained Judy will bea sophomore this fall at Osage Community High School Under Pact Signed at Chicago Agreement r e a c h e d after midnight Tuesday headed off a threatened strike at Jacob E Decker and Sons in Mason City and and Co plants throughout the United States Members of the Mason City local of United Packing house Workers of America were reported to have voted last week in favor of a walkout if new contract was not agreed on by Monday midnight Tre old contract expired at mid night of Aug 31 REPORTEDLY fewer than iialf the members of the Mason ity local cast votes however The agreement reached by Armour and the UPWA was ex pected to be a pattern for the meat packing industry Negotiations by Wilson Co and Swift Co continued Tues day with federal mediators arficipating at he United Packinghouse Work ers and the Amalgamated Meat utters and Butchery Workmen in contract discussions Is he fourth major packer Cud ahy Packing Co Operations in plants of the irms continued normally Tues day as first shift workers re ported for duty PRINCIPALS IN CRISIS Here are the figures involved in a reported mass AP Pnotofas R D Katari navy chief Lt Gen K S resignation1 as Red Chinese troops reThimayya army chief Krishna Men portedly are massingon Indias northon defense minister and Air Vice ern border Left to right Vice Adm Marshal Mukherji air force in Invasion NEW DELHI India UPI V K Khrishria Menon and the heads army navy and air portedly resigned Tuesday The internal dissension in the erupted cahie in that Communist Chinese troops were massing along Indias northern The resignations caused grave concern throughout the and threw the government and ParliamerUiinto turmoil i THE SERVICE quit because they said Khrishna THE ARMOUR contract to un for two years replaces a tireeyear pact which prevailed n the industry A joint companyunion state nent said benefits during the irst year of the Armour settle nent are worth 15 cents an hour o the individual employe and pproximately 7 cents an hour uring the second year A substantially new ap roach to solving the problems hich may arise from automa was reported Through a c o m p a n yfi anced fund and the creation of a special 1 a b o rmanagement made to cushion whatever un employment may arisethrough introduction of the statement said Specifically the agreement looks toward the financing of this problem programs to re train and relocate workers thus affected and other Another provision of the agreement would formulate a severance pay schedule for em ployes laid off two e a r i or more September Opens Cool and Rainy The month of September opened Tuesday with cool and rainy weather in Iowa replac ing Augusts gonebutnotfor gotten heat vand humidity Rainfall Monday night ranged up to inches at Ottumwa Other rainfall amounts report Rail Workers in Pay Hike Demand WASHINGTON Eleven nonoperating railroad unions said Monday they will demand a 25cent an hour wage boost plus welfare concessions for more than rail workers George E Leighty spokes man for the unions also said a nationwide railroad strike result on Nov 2 ifIhe railroads maintain as he said they are doing that present agreements must continue beyond Nov 1 The term nonoperating work ers is applied to the railroad employes such as clerks and mechanics who do not operate trains VACCINE STOLEN The Weather Mason City Considerable cloudiness with occasional showers or thunderstorms Tuesday night lows middle 60s Clearing and cooler Wed nesday highs low 70s Iowa Considerable cloudiness with scattered showers and thunderstorms Tuesday night lows in the 60s Scattered showers east Wednesday morning de creasing cloudiness cooler west highs upper 60s north west 70s elsewhere Further Cool and sunny outlook Thursday Minnesota Cloud y showers Highs Wednesday 6575 MONTREAL authorities and police officials theorized Tuesday four masked bandits stole Salk polio vaccine shots for bootlegging on a black market GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Tuesday Maximum 82 Minimum 62 At 8 67 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Menon was playing politics with the armed forces Khrishna Menon offered in turn to quil himself Minister Jawaharla Nehru has not yet acceptedthe resignations But heis duetto make a statement in Parliarhen Wednesday when he is expectec to announce his decision It was reported that a fresh wave of Red Chinese troops backed up by mule packed icavy weapons was advancing toward northeastern India Press reports from Jorhat in the border province of Assam said the Reds are moving along the border between India and Communist conquered Tibet an incursion has al ready taken THIS WAS AN apparent re erence to the Longju area where the Reds seized an India border post a week ago An Indian government spokes man however denied that th Red Chinese were beginning mass invasion He said the re ports were But the Reds were reporte ready for action with India and Chinese stones throw forces apart only in som Latest Markets Farm News North Iowa News 16 17 20 cloudy skies which frequently threatened rain fair attendance was lagging several thousand behind last years crowd SAME Legal Liquor on Sale in Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY tn Busi ness was brisk Tuesday as some 500 liquor stores opened in Ok lahoma offering legal liquor to state residents for the first time in 52 years With the start of legal liquor sales prohibition born of Indian troubles and Car rie Nation oratory becomes a relic ofthis states past Noth ing resembling a mass binge was reported public celebrations were held ed Tuesday morning included Chariton inches Perry Des Moines 80 Lamoni 19 and Cedar Rapids 17 of ah inch Tuesdays highest tempera tures were about the same as those of Monday when the readings ranged from 74 de grees at Dubuque and Lamoni to 85 at Burlington and Cedar Rapids Mason City had 82 TRADER HOME DIES THOUSAND OAKS Calif The veteran animal trainer whose menagerie once included the original that was the roaring lion MetroGoldwyn Mayer trademark is dead at 78 I S Trader Home died Mon day after a long illness He had provided animals for hundreds of Hollywood films AP Photofax Eisenhowersays this way as he starts an after dinner stroll with British Prime Minister Macmillan and Ambassador John Hay Whitney Jke and Whitney were guests ofthe Macmillans at their home on Downing Street in London places Thus far there hav been no major incidents only minor skirmishes Anxiety over the situation 01 the northern frontier wa heightened by a report that force of nearly 400 armed Rec Chinese had occupied severa square miles inside the Him a layan state of Bhutan a pro lectorate of India re port said a Red Chinese patro had crossed into the protector ate state of Sikkim adjoining Bhutan and has been arreslec by police there Nehru told Parliament las week that India would defenc both Bhutan and Sikkim Pickets Out at Rockford BrickTile Co ROCKFORDPickeling start ed Tuesday at the Rockford Brick Tile Co plant here According to Robert Tumil son head of Local 140 United Glass and Ceramics Workers AFLCIO there was 100 per cent participation among union members in the strike Tumilson said all issues have been settied except the requests for a 15cent hourly raise in wages and four paid holidays They are now given two paid holidays a year The company lias offered a 4 cent hourly raise Henry Breig St Louis a rep resentative of the union has arrived to assist with negotiaj tions with the company I in Action Order Hits 42 Magazines FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DES MOINES Iowa Atty Gen Norman Erbe Tuesday di rected a statewide crackdown on what he called pornographic magazines and literature sold off newsstands He immediately ordered 42 publications to cease sales in Iowa Erbe held a meeting Tuesday with 23 wholesale distributors who serve Iowa I advised them that unless they immediately cease and de sist from distributing these ppr nographic magazines in ths State of Iowa they will subject themselves to prompt criminal action under Iowa Erba said IN A LETTER sent to all county attorneys Erbe said I request that your office take prompt and vigorous action in requiring that your magazine dealers remove able publications from Jtlieir racks at once and bring crimi na pro c for any sub se quent viola listedthe following pub lications he has ordered off the newsstands Ace Adam Bare Capers Jasbah Escapade Fig ure Art Gala Gent Glance lood Humor Girls Harem Hit Sigh Hi Life Jem Knight ark Monsieur Mermaid Mod el Studies Nudist Views Nug gett Peril Pose Plush Rogue Scene for Men Scamp Sizzle Sprite Stockings Sun and Health Sun Bathers Sunshine and Health Swank The Dude and Zest In my Erbe said these publications which are printed solely for the purpose of distributing filth and smut are a contributing factor to juve nile delinquency THE GROWING influence of vulgar indecent and obscene publications which are presently found on our newsstands is a matter which is of deep concern to all Erbe said he started active preparations and research last July 20 working with the Bu reau of Criminal Investigations I am frank to say thatI am thoroughly disgusted and shocked at the smut and filth Deing printed and distributed to the he said Erbe said that a crackdown on certain pocket books prob ably will be conducted later after more study is made Asked about mail publications Erbe said That is a problem or the postal department But were working in line with Postmaster General Arthur Summerfields SPEAKING TO THE maga zine distributors Erbe said that during the last eight months it ias been called to his attention hat certain types of magazines appear to have one that of distributing smut filth pornography and dirt through stories and adver isements with a purpose of making a fast buck These lascivious Journals go Beyond the usual cheesecake of irls in scanty attire I know nd you know that their only iurpose is to provide obscenity nd indecency in such a way lat no selfrespecting citizen ould be seen buying these mag zines much less carrying or eadiny Erbe said he was prepared to ght on this matter and Im oaded for I would suggest that you ic telephone to advise your dealers that the heat is on and gentlemen the heat is oni Erbe said ERBE WAS ASKED what nificance he put on a rdea ;