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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 27, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor T H I K I WS FAPI I T H AT M A K I ALL NORTH IOWANS N E I H I O R HOME EDITION VOL H Assoclalcti and Caitod toUrattloni Full 7c Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER J7 Conilidot Two Hurricane i ps Over East Coast Persons dees New Post for Present Aide WASHINGTONlili President Eisenhower Saturday appointed retired MajGen Wilton B Per sons as his chief assistant to suc ceed the resigned Sherman Ad ams Persons 62 hasbeen serving as deputy assistant to the Presi dent The White House said Eisen hower also intends later to ap point a deputy to Persons as an immediate assistant The title will be chosen later Eisenhower also named Bryce N Harlow as deputy assistant to the President for congressional affairsa new title Harlow isnow a special assistant to Persons for congressional ROUNDING 0 U T the new White House is the already announced selection of Robert Merriam former assist ant budget director as deputy as sistant to the President for inter departmental affairs Persons appointment came six days after Adams announced he would resign Adams Eisenhowers right band man during most of his time in office quit under fire an nouncing his decision in a drama tic TVradio broadcast Mans Car Goes CRASH BOOM BANG WATERLOO UPI David B Johnsons Var must havo boan rtvvad up with rockat whan it want on its run away which andad with a tremendous crash against a housa tarty Saturday Johnson lost control of his car whiIt going at a high spttd through suburban Castlt Hill Tha car want across yards into a ditch up across a street into another ditch lumped 30 feet through the air and ended up against a house The Paul Hinkel family members rtceiveda rude awakening when the car hit but none were injured Johnson 20 Waterloo was in fair condition in a local hospital with cuts bruises and shock The collision to damage to the house knocked over the furnace and smashed a refrigerator between two walls The 1951 car was demolished t Weather Moor in ADAMS RELATIONS jgpoQ friend Bernard Gbldfihe had in vestigated by a House committee and were from Republicans Adams get out In announcing his decision to quit Adams insisted I have done no wrong But he added he must give full consideration to the effect of my continuing pres ence on the public scene Persons a native of Montgom ery Ala has been deputy assist ant to the President since Sept 5 1953 and has served directly under Adams Before that he was a special assistant to the Presi dent Bryce N Harlow now an ad ministrative assistant to the Pres ident will be given the title of deputy assistant to the President for congressional affairs a new title to handle the duties hereto fore under Persons White House Press Secretary James C Hagcrty announced the new setup but told newsmen he would not call it a reorganization WASHINGTON The Defense Department said Saturday the Navy Vanguard weather satellite launched Friday did not go into orbit A brief announcement said The Vanguard IGY satellite vehicle failed to achieve an alti tude or velocity adequate to place it in its projected orbit After one or at most a limited number of passes around the earth at very low altitudes the vehicle reentered the earths at mosphere and either went down in the Indian Ocean or was con sumed by friction As further data are reduced the results will be made avail able Douglas Hogg who was manning a South African tracking sta tion with William Porter said signals from the satellite were and clear to be i He said the last signals picked up fter the launching indicated the atellite was only 70 or 80 miles above Bloemfontein South Afri a traveling fast and too low to ast long THE LIFTOFF at am CST Friday was perfect and Big Toll in Japan icon Thousarids Hornejess TOKYO Ida left death and in central Japan Saturday Rescue crews worked frantically to clear the damage National police reported 241 dead from the typhoons ripping and floods 1270 missing and 442548 homeless Almost a half million houses were flooded and 30000 acres of rice paddies ruined The known casualty toll was expected to rise as communica tions with the disaster areas were fully restored A HALF DOZEN villages on the scenic Izu Peninsula 70 miles below Tokyo were struck by 100 winds and raging reports said 80 bodies were recovered r the RACIALW ALL SCH Helene Power Full Force Yet to Come Hagerty said also it was not a spreading out of Adams duties over more men because the new appointments involve men al ready engaged in the assigned CEN NE WIN Gen Ne Win Takes Power in Burma RANGOON Burma Gfl Gen Ne Win staunchly antiCommu nist head of the armed forces controlled Burma Saturday H heNavy announced 10 minutes aterthat all three stages ofvthe apparently fired But something went wrong either in direction or speed or xth and the moonlet didnt stay up The Navy has four Vanguards eft and Dr John P Hagen di rector of the project said they vould be fired THE NEXT ONE will carry an other satellite similar to the 215 pound weathertracking version ost in Fridays shoot The illfated sphere instru mented by photocells was to have worlds first weather been the satellite The failure was another bitter disappointment for Navy scien tists and rocketeers who have weathered five previous Van guard flops The only testimony to their efforts was Vanguard I the 64inch moonlet which went into orbit March 17 swollen Kano River and 600 were missing Police confirmed at least 38 killed in that area Entire falnilies were reported buried alive in landslides In Tokyo drenched by a record 15V2inch rainfall police said 23 persons werekilled and 14 miss ing Four were electrocuted by broken power lines Firemen troops and volunteer rescue crews were dispatched from Mishima and Numazu to the Izu Peninsula Tokyos police and firemen vorked around and troops wert mop up damage US military crews worked with them MEDICAL TEAMS wcra or ganized in seven major hospitals and 13 health centers and teta nus Vaccine was prepared for 180000 shots The Water Bureau issued a warning that city res ervoirs may have been contami by flood waters Skies over the city were sunny S a I u r d a y afternoon as Ida named typhoon No 22 and classi fied as one of the worst ever to approach the island nation headed north still packing 50 m ph winds The Coast Guard reported 18 BALLOTS Gov Orval Paubus of Arkansas frowns over a sainple ballot one of two choices given voters of Little Rock in the current school integration crisis In a TV appearance be fore the special referendum Faubus said one may mark ballots for either integra tion or segregation of all public schools in the district Heavy Turnout for Special School Vote at Rock WILMINGTON NC URWindt of hurricane Helene w 1 e d ashore in southeastern North Carolina Saturday at above 100 miles an hour First reports told of mounting damage but few deaths City docks at Southport port town 30 miles south of Wilming ton washed away the Weather Bureau said The highway patrol said a few houses at Kure Beach east of Wilmington had collapsed under wind force STREETS AT Wrightsville and Carolina both widely known sum mer play spots near Wilmington1 ran deep with water as torren tial rains pounded the coastline Hardest reported winds were 20 mph which were clocked at FryingPan Shoals lightship off Cape Fear The Weather Bureaus advisory oca ted Helene about 50 miles outh of Wilmington moving northeastward about 10 mph The advisory added Unus ually high storm tides high vaves and heavy seas will flood coastal lands from Myrtle Beach SC to Hateras NC to heights of seven to tea feet above normal and probably higher in some places It is imperative that is stepped in to halt political feudin that threatened to give Commn nists the balance of power Premier U Nu announced Fri day night that he will resign Octr He pointed out that Persons has so Win can be named been mainly a congressional liai son official and that he will now assume all of bilities which Adams responsi covers that and much other work Hagerty did say however that the staff would be increased by the addi tion later of an overall deputy to Persons o arrange free elections WIN SAID he will continue Bur mas neutralpolicy in foreign af fairs This little Southeast Asian republic of 19 million persons be tween Thailand and India has a 1500mile border with Red China The army seized power Fri day moving swiftly to control key points after two days of ru mors that a coup was impending An army communique said the seizure was to preserve law or der and democracy AFTER DAYLONG discussions U Nu announced that Win had ac cepted his invitation to become premier at a meeting of Parlia ment in one month Win 48 was deputy premier in 1950 and earlier served as defense minister He is commanderin hief of the armed forces which consist primarily of the army o 0000 to 80000 men U Nu had scheduled the Novem her elections in hopes of bolster ng his government after a spli ast June in his political party which has ruled Burma since i won independence from Britain in 1948 The Weather JMason City Fair through Sun day cooler Saturday night with good chance of scattered frost in spots low 3438 High Sun day 6772 owa Fair through Sunday Lo cally cooler east and central Saturday night low near 32 to 45 extreme south east Minnesota Frost warning Satur day night Warmer Sunday high near 75 CEN WILTON PERSONS CRASH VICTIM a V crop duster pilot Charles Skage GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Saturday vessels sank in the height of the typhoon and eight more were swept away to sea Twentysix seamen were listed among the missing There were no casualties among Tokyos American com munity or among U S military personnel New Charge Against TV Quiz Show 21 NEW YORK UP The National i Broadcasting Co says it will launch an immediate investiga tion into charges by a second former contestant on the quiz show 21 that the program was fixed Artist James Snodgrass 35 said Friday he had received an swers in advance and was told when to miss after a series of matches with Hank Bloomgarden a 592500 winner Snodgrass took home Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 7i 38 4S 58 38 i a lines wof voters a in Liftle Hock School turnout cast1 ballots Saturday the critical referendum on own segregated schools er to integrate the schools are abput 42000 eligible strifetorn Little including 8000 Negroes People lined up on the over the election has outside churches schools rising during the past few stores the county and a vacant office night Gov Orval E where ballot boxes who closed the citys four Police reported no schools two weeks ago in a around the polling places but to avoid immediate inte ficers were on the appealed for a heavy the ballot offers a choice of at the polls Three Injured in Crash Near Forest FOREST Three younger Benson and Ber were injured Friday afternoon were the drivers of the cars a headon collision on Highway The Benson car hac six miles soutlvof going north the Bergen car The injured in Mercy at Mason City were Kieth crash occurred at the west cis Bergen 19 Vinton and of the road The front of Benson 69 and his son o t h cars was demolished Benson 32 both of Fort auto tipped over Saturday the elder Benson in fair condition and his son YOUNGER BENSON told fairly good condition that Bergen had driven condition was the wrong side of the road A The accident occurred last minute according to Ben pm and the injured report he steered left to under treatment the crash but the Bergen Mercy Hospital until late then also was turned bac its proper lane injured were brought to j HIGHWAY PATROLMEN City in a Bohn ambulance Bergen was unconscfous and Garner and an Olson ambu parently had suffered a head from Forest City jury The Bensons suffered from Britt and Ma merous lacerations and City also went to the accident fac ions thaithaye been promoting But aubus said he was nottrying influence the election The ecision is yours he declared in locally televised speech As our public servant I will abide y your decision Faubus has proposed a private chool plan He said Friday night iiat private institutions would not e subject to court rulings rand herefore could be operated onL a egregated basis1 This is the mainreason why iuch a great and determined ef ort is being made to confuse and leceive the voters of the Little Rock school district he said The integrationists are about to ose a battle land beaches and flow lands f Fear to Cape Hatteras Tides north of Hatterasto Norfolk Va are expected to rise three to five feet above normal by nightfall THE EXPECTED speed of hurricane Helene will move the center along the south east of North Carolina passing near Cape Hatteras at midnight Heiene making the classic turn of Atlantic hurricanes to the north altered course in the night apparently sparing South Carolina coastal lands the brunt of her full blow v After linas Gov Luther Hodges lefthis Raleigh office and flew to mington the Cape Fear River port city of 50000 about 25 miles THE GOVERNOR exposed Upstream conviction that courts o u 1 d never order private schools to in tegrate Faubus charged that President Eisenhower had joined in a cam paign of deception and propa ganda aimed at making voters believe they must approve inte gration or let the schools remain closed scene but were not needed Eisenhower warned Thursday that closing of public schools faced with integration in Arkan sas and Virginia could lead to p disastrous consequences for the nation Reiterating that he bad a work able plan for placing public schools under private operation on a segregated basis Faubus added I do not get into a situa tion without knowing what I am doing RUSS GIVEN VISAS MOSCOW US Em bassy said Saturday it has issued visas to 15 more Soviet tourists vho wish to visit the United States An earlier group of Rus sian visitors to America was re ported to have brought back fa vorable impressions 2 J r i s HEADS TRUCKERS DES MOINES John Bra dy Fort Dodge was clectcdlberg 28 Blue Earth Minn president of the Iowa Motor Friday when his plane Assn Inc at its annual onedayjcrashed on a plantation convention Friday shall Osage was president A M Marjplane stalled in a turn chosen viceSkagerberg was spraying ton field SAM6 Foreit uiy summit Photo ACCIDENT WHICH CAUSED INJURIES TO THREE OTHER BEACHES of particularly Wrightsvilie and Car olina were evacuated Friday night Hurricane warnings arid red banners spanked in the winds northward to North Carolinas treacherous Cape Hatteras coast line and southward to Charleston Beaches along the 300mile coast from Charleston to Cape Hatteras were largely deserted Myrtle Beach is the largest of the beach communities that string almost entirely along the Carolina and southern North Car olina coasts It has about 15000 permanent residents arid has been credited with having housed 100 000 during the height of the vaca tion season It is the site of the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base a jet fighter base ONE DEATH already was at tributed to the storm Richard Wats 40 was killed near White ville N C when his car skidded on a wet highway and overturned With the marks of 1954s Hazel and 1955s Connie Diane and lone still visible in some places beach residents took the warning seri ously Civil Defense officials Natioa al Guardsmen the Civil Air Pa trol highway patrolmen and lo cal officials organized swiftly to see that as much prop erty as safeguard ed In some communities evacua tion was mandatory In others only a handful of property own ers stayed in the exposed areas BRIDGE CAVEIN ST CHARLES floor of ja 78yearold covered bridge over JKenyon Creek caved in Friday hen a truck Icsdec with JSV tons of shelled corn was passing over it The historic span one or 1 several in southern Iowa was built in 1870 over another stream and was moved li is present silt fourmiles sopth of ia 18ST ;