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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 18, 1959, Mason City, Iowa NorthIowas Daily Newspaper Edited ROOM HOME EDITION I Th That Mokes 3 All Nbrth jbwdns Ntighbors i i VOL fi Confusion Reigns on U S Maps Ever Since 1890 Weve Tried to Get em Straight By FRANK ELEAZER WASHINGTON UPI Gov ernment experts have just fin ished the monumental task of identifying naming and listing most of the cities towns rivers mountains and other physical features of Russia Theyd be happier if e y could do as much for the United States Theyve been trying since 1890 That was the year a Coast Guard expedition slunk back from Alaska with t he embar rassing word it got lost The place names on their maps looked all right the sailors re ported but they must have been put on by somebody who had never been to Alaska SO PRESIDENT Benjamin Harrison created a board to get the names straight not only in Alaska but all over the United States During World War II the boards assignment was broadened to cover most of the world r The sevenvolume Russian ef fort recently published after four years of work hot only lists physical features behind the fron Curtain but gives their latitude and longitude incase anybody should have occasion to visit But inthe United States even after 69 years there still is a ot of confusion Take the situation the board uncovered in Klamath County Ore Some folks out that way were erroneously referring to a canal which was six miles as Seven Mile Creek Hereafter the board ruled this should be called Seven Mile It so happens up with a miles long Thatsthe real Seven Mile Creek the board ruled IN ROCKINGHAM County N residents for taken pleasure from the rippling waters of Hitytity Brook The board after pondering the name decided it ought to be changed So as far as Uncle Sam is concerned the stream will be referred to hereafter as Hittylity Brook Local citizens dont always go along with the board They dont have to But federal agencies do including the people who makeup the maps One of the boards steadfast objectives is simplification It loathes waste letters apost rophes and the So it once elected to knock the H off of Pittsburgh That was in 1891 The natives just paid no attention In the board finally saw the light and put back the THE BOARD which itsetf has operated under various names through the years hands down rulings on as many as dubious unpleasant contested or otherwise unsettled names in a year Currently its output is running about S names monthly One object especially in the early days was to get rid of un euphonious names Only recent ly it turned thumbs down on Caldwash Bottom Wash Here after the board said the federal government will refer instead to Horselhief Lake The board thinks which are designations like lake river bay and peak ought to mean what they say But it is reconciled to the fact that they frequently dont A few weeks ago it considered the case of Garden Indiana which board records showed was avillage Garden wanted to be known as Garden City The board decided apparently that you cant fight Garden City Hall and went along with the change But when local interests pro posed recently to call a small indentation on the Pacific Coast in Orange County Capis trano Bay the said this was more of a bight than a bay and so named it We can only hope this won t get the swallows confused ON STORK LIST BRUSSELS Belgium A palace official Friday an nounced in Brussels that Prin cess Paola is expecting a baby next spring The Italianborn princess married Prince Albert of Belgium brother of King BaudouinsJuIy 2 CAPE CANAVERAL Fla UP Vanguard III satellite soared Friday and re vived sagging prestige in the space exploration field The 100pound satellite was boosted aloft by the last of the Vanguard rockets The Van gyard once the scapegoat for American space failures thus MASON SiPTEMBiR II 1W C AP PhotofM ICE CREAM CONE The last satelis a magnetometer to the lite in the Vanguard series is a 20inch earthsmagnetic Other readings sphere topped by a tapered will include solar Xrays and environ fiberglass tube At the end of the tube mental conditions in space ended its hard luck history on a triumphant The success j followed two straight Just hours Able rocket fizzledxinian at tempt to place a gation satellite in jpn Wednesday a missile carrying mice a Turnout Light Voting at 2 Friday in Mason City was light Atotal of 597 persons had voted in the election which will decide whether the Cerro Gordo County Board of Supervisors can levy a half mill tax for two years to complete financing of a new courthouse THE TOTAL vote at2 on election day in November 1958 in Mason City was REMEMBER Theres still time to cast your vote on the authorixing of an additional half mill tax for two years to complete financing of a new courthouse Polls in Mason City will be open until 8 In the 1954 general election at 2 in Mason City per sons had voted Voting in Mason City and at the other polls in the county ends at 8 The board is asking for au thority to levy a tax not to exceed one half mill in 1960 and 1961 and for authority to use the money raised not to ex ceed for remodeling and constructing the new court house BASE BIDS for constructing and equipping the new court house are more than the which the county has on band for the building The voting at 2 Friday in each precinct and ward com pared with the same time in last Novembers election follows 1W8 Fri P1W1 44 573 P1W2 W P2W2 55 P1W3 135 P2W3 514 40 P1W4 5M n P2W4 332 35 Totali 597 REMEMBERS BOSS DUNMANWAY Ireland U The will of Denis Delea who worked for 67 years in a local store left 30 the firm to compensate for any time I have wasted in their em Mason City Partly cloudy through Saturday A little warmer Friday night lows lower 40s High S a t u r d a y around 60 Iowa Considerable cloudiness rain and scattered thunder storms central andwest Fri day night becoming light rain or drizzle Saturday A little warmer north and west Saturday Lows Fri day night in the 40s urday 5564 Further Partly cloudy and warmer Sunday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Sat urday through next Wednes day A warming trend is ex pected during the weekend with only minor daily tempera ture changes thereafter After noon highs will be in the mid dle 70s Lows will be from 49 northwest to 56 southeast Rainfall will average 20 to 40 of an inch in weekend showers Minnesota Clou d y showers Warmer Highs Saturday 6070 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum 59 Minimum 36 At 8 45 SAME space flight exploded fee above its launching pad SATELLITE was the thirdput U tries by th It includes the 50 poundrpiyjoapV and the 50poun thirdlstageli rocket re earths magnetic solar ment Shaped like an ice cream cone Vanguard IIIis made magnesium and fiberglass I consists of a 20inch sphere with a 26inch tube extending from it The tube is tapered from 6 to 2Vz inches in diameter In the tip of the cone is a magnetometer to measure the magnetic field and help locate Dockets of dangerous radiation The information may help man draw a map of the safest rout o the moon and other planets NINE HOURS after the aunching the National Aero nautics and Space Administra in Washington that radio signals from th satellite were coming in louc and clear On the basis of information re ceived so far NASA said Van guard HI is following a path tha takes it miles from eartl at its most distant point and 31 miles away at its closest point The orbit is inclined 33 degree north and south of the equator As it swings down to the low point of its orbit something equivalent to a downhill slide i is traveling At th top of the orbit its speed i NASA officials estimated In satellite would remain aloft fo 30 to 40 years They said it radio equipment should operat for about three months On the Inside General 2 Eat Grow 3 Editorials 4 Society 56 North Iowa Clear Lake Mason City News 1011 Cub 12 Sports 1314 Latest North Iowa News TV PuMout Section FROM SERVICES UNITED NATIONS N Y Soviet Premier Khrushchev Fri lay proposed that every nation n world dismantle its armed forces within four years caving only police units for in ernal control He revealed the proposal in a speech before the United Na ions General Assembly The Communist leader also proposed to Establish a nonnuclear zone n CentraUEurope Remove foreign troops and iquidate all bases on foreign erritories Sign a npn aggression pact 3etween members of NATO and the Communist Warsaw Pact THE PLAN PROVED to be the bombshell which Khrush chev promised at the outset of visit leader tpld the worWVbpcly that he consid ered vitally im portantfonthe burning issues the where the SovietTJnion was condemned threeTyears ago for the Hun garjan Revolution the Soviei Premier deplored the wprlc anxiety caused byrecurrent brushtfire tinueany Khrushchev declared Hope Given Up for 45 Men Trapped in Scottish Mine CHRYSTON Scotland UPI Fortyfive men trapped by an electric explosion in a miledeep flaming coal mine Friday were given no chance of survival There is no hope a Nation Coal Board spokesman said rescue worker said It is pure hell down Altogether were apped when wires1 to a ventil ating fan shortcircuited early Friday morning sending flames and smoke billowing through the al mine corridors Six men wer brought out alive by rescw teams Another man was found dead At first officials were confi dent most of the men would be saved But rescue workers tak ing a breather on the surface said operations undergrounc had been severely hampered b of and rock Rescue workers w e a r i n breathing apparatus were un able to dig through the many falli of rock refnier in r Disarmament Bid EARLIER FRIDAY Khrush chev went to Hyde Park on a brief to the grave of President Franklin velt the late Presidents wid ow Eleanor greeted him out side the grave site ashe arrived after a 70mile drive up the Hudson Valley from New York City Khrushchev has centered much of his attention in the CommunistWestern debate on the idea that the Soviet system inevitably will overwhelm the in a ques tionandanswer discussion of the two systems that the stocky 5rf oot5 R u s s i a n suddenly snapped back at his audience He even threatened to walk out of the WaldorfAstoria Ho grand ballroom Thursday night where hewas addressing the New York Economic Club His audience was made up of about of the countrys top industrial and business leaders HE HAD BEEN answering questions with the same show of joviality he had displayed ear lier in the day Then a guest asked him Why if he was so intent upon mutual SovietAmer ican understanding were not the Soviet people allowed to listen to the U S broadcasts Why werent American newspapers and periodicals allowed to circu late freely Why were American newsmens dispatches censured Answer the question some body shouted amid groans from the audience The Premier blew up His face reddened AM AN OLD sparrow so to say and you cannot muddle me with your cries You might not listen to me if you dont want to But surely you must show enough hospitality not to inter rupt If there is no desire to lis ten to what I have to say I will Khrushchev later got to the point You also he went on referring to questions about Soviet jamming of the Voice of America I would refer to this unfortunate act For instance our people and a great many other people in the world like the great singer Paul Robeson Yet for five or seven years I believe the American govern ment would not permit him to other countryto there Why did that voice jam a famous voice Well we jam the voice with which some of you want to speak to our people If the voice with which you broad cast to country will be friendly voice we shall not jam it I think that should be V AT FDRS GRAVED A light rain falls as Premier Khrushchev right fore AP Hyde Park N Y Behind him in the white coat is of aO i 1 CHUCA stands before of for Roosevelt The bo mer PresidentFranklin Roosevelt at yiet leader placed the wreath at lett SYMBOL TO THE BACKWARD Khrushchev Staging One of Great Shows of the Century By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON Nikita Khrushchev is puttingon one p i th e 20th c en on the United States or elsewhere Theres never been anything ike this Here he is an ordinarylook ng too well educated a onetimeminer who struggled up the ladder from the coal pits o become the boss of one of he most powerful nations in his ory MORE THAN Despite this countrys long hostility to communism and the billions it has poured into defense against the Soviets the top man in world communism has been in vited over He gets a 21gun salute he stays at the WaldorfAstoria lies guest of honor at a White House dinner And it goes fur ther No matter how distasteful he and all hestands for may be to millions in thiscountry he practically compelled the Unit States to invite him in the hope that this may be the way to find a peaceful solution to ihe Berlin dilemma Thus it is not hard for Pre mier Khrushchev to see in him self a symbol of all the back WHETHER Americans it or fnbt the invitation meaning the blackjack 3erlin circumstances which rought him here is frank recognition that the Soviet Un on long despised by some as primitive is equal to jis in oower His whole performance has been like that of a man who nows he has the Western world mzzled and guessing He speaks of himself as the larbinger of peace but warns ward people and nations wh dream of rising out of povertj and ignorance to a place p equality with or even superior Steel Strike Soon to Have Effect on Iowas Employment DBS MOINES If the na tional steel strike extends be yond Oct 1 a dent will be made n Iowas highlevel employment record state officials said Fri day It is estimated that dustries which use steel employ more than persons Layoffs could reacha sizable rigure next month if the strike endures said George W Moore director of the State Employ ment Service of the horror of war if there is he says the ice of the cold warhas era ck since but yielded an inch on1any thing jfhe remains jolly the traditional mark of a man of jood will exceptfor sudden lashes of anger at ie bounces around with the en husiasm of a longdelayed our st as well he might since hes he first head of gov ernment to come and he gives the impression of a man who is going to enjoy himself whether or not anything comes his trip at all THE IMAGE of himself which he has been anxious to project o the American to all others since his words and pictures are being sent every that of a man of good will But he has also been project ing another picture of himself which the Americans can lika or leave but which most prob ably looks good to the s whole Communist world and perhapj even to the neutral and back ward people too Hes been friendly but tough without being unpleasant about it Hes not letting anyone get the notion hes being beguiled or softened by the attention given him as the representative of world Communism ON HIS OWN The X15 rocket plane flashes through the sky under its own power after being dropped from a B52 mother plane high above Edwards Air Force Base Calif It wasthe first pow AP PbofoUx ered flight for the experimental plane which ultimately is expected to the edge ofspace at speeds above miles an i ;