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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 16, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Horn CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Newspoper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors VOL n Associated and United Preu MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE U Wf 7e Copy Paper Two SecUoMJecttea HOME EDITION t4 Plane Attacked by Red Fighters Chaplaincy Has More Prestige Serving Armed Forces at Home Abroad By JOANN PRICE New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON The more than chaplains serving Americas armed forces at home and abroad now enjoy a higher prestige position than at almost any time since the start of World War II This was reported by the major Protestant Roman Cath olic and Jewish endorsing agen cies here and in New York when queried on the status and problems of the chaplaincy now that there is no shooting war In a peacetime declared Rabbi Aryeh Lev Director of the Division of Re ligious Activities of the Nation al Jewish Welfare Board the problem of morale in the forces is bad and the of the chaplain is much more signifi cant During when everyone is fighting there is less of a problem because mor ale is SINCE THE END of World War II the churches have taken a stronger and I think more sen AP Photofax QUITE A ROAD state po lice reinforcements arrive en masse at a road block near Middleboro to aid in the search for two brothers wanted for slaying a policeman It was one of the biggest manhunts in the history of the state Killers Stalked sible view of the said the Rev Dr Marion J Greeger of the General Commission on Chaplains The commission en dorses volunteers fromc29 Protestant r Our Chaplains regard their work as a separate vocation like the observed the Right Rev chancellor of theRoman Cath olic Military Ordinariate Their interest plus the fact that about half of the new young Catholic chaplains served in World War II or Korea ina nonreligious capacity are factors in raising the status of the chaplain among men in the ranks he added Some of the endorsing agen cies report a shortage of Chap lains growing out of civilian re ligious situations or recent mil itary The Military Ordinariate which is headed by Francis MIDDLEBORO Mass lhan 300 heavily armed po lice Tuesday stalked two alleged police killers in a swampy woodland after gunfire forced the pair lo abandon a manthey had 10 nearly foodless days Subjects of the concentrated manhunt John Coyle 23 and his brother both of Philadelphia known lo be armed with five pistols arid three belts of manhunt was one of the biggest in Massachusetts his tory It includes scores of slate and local police dozen FBI from Philadelphia agents of Massachusetts N a r a 1 cntiTnoo Crirnm i ccinn n ri A f sources an Air I Cardinal Spellman as Military Vicar could use about 100 Chaplains to fill quotas set by the armed forces according to Msgr Marbach THIS NEED h in line with a general shortage of Catholic clergy and nuns who are wanted to fill posts in parishes and schools The Ordinariate counts a total of 831 commissioned chaplains now in service about half of them in foreign countries It also lists 233 Veterans Admini stration chaplains 750 civilian auxiliary chaplains who serve the military local areas and 497 chaplains with reserve status Msgr Marbach said Also facing a shortage is the National Jewish Welfare Board of New York which is down 20 from its quota of 100 Jewish chaplains According to Rabbi Lev the shortage results in part because the seminaries which supply all of the new chaplains from their ordination classes are graduating fewer students Each new graduate unless he has served a stint in the armed forces is required to become a chaplain for two years or not be admitted to a rabbinical con ference Force helicopter a Barnslable County and bloodhounds Police got on the brothers trail Monday after they robbed a highway liquor store of and fired a shot into the coun ter The chase led down a dirt road Scores of shots were ex changed before the pair fled into the woods As police approached their abdoned car William Sedgwick 49 of the Roxborough section of Philadelphia stumbled out and exhausted He stammered out the story that the Coyles kidnaped him in Philadelphia June 6 and drove him as a captive in his own car Massachusetts During the 10 days he said he was given only two bologna sand wiches some marshmallows arid sips of a soft drink Most of the time he said he was tied and gagged on the floor in the back of the car I hadnt eaten in a he said At night we slept in the woods They took turns so one could watch I never expected to get out of this he said Sedgwick was captured and robbed of about June 6 two days after Philadelphia patrol man William Kane 35 was shot to death as he walked his beat Surrenders After Siege With Police CHARLESTON 111 UPI Kenneth Adkins 22 Tuesday surrendered himself and his halfsister whom he had held a hostage for nearly 16 hours at Gromyko Calls on Herter Move Comes as Surprise FROM OUR W1KE SERVICES Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko and Secretary of State Chris ian A Herter met unexpectedly Tuesday at Gromykos request o discuss the final phase of the Big Four conference on Berlin There was immediate specula lion among Western diplomats that Gromyko might have some new proposal either on breaking the EastWest deadlock over Berlin or on how to wind up the conference Earlier Herler met with Brit ish Foreign Secretary SeSwyn Lloyd amid reports that the Western powers were split over Lhe problem summit con ference following up the foreign ministers meeting BRITAIN WAS reported urg ng U S and French considera tion of accepting a summit ses session even if the present meet ng ended in Gromyk6 drove to Herters ilia for the meeting The Big Four sessions are in recess un til Wednesday The session lasted for slightly more than an hour Before Gromykos visit to Her ter there seemed little hope of resolving what one Western of ficial described as a complete impasse in the currenttalks THE AUTHORITATIVE Com munist sources said Gromyko will resist the planned Western strategy of interrupting the more than 5wcekold talks for a cooling off period Some Western sources have mentioned a five or six weckretess The Western powers already OF PLANE is a Navy P4M Mercater patrol plane of the type attacked by Russianbuilt MIG jet fighters over international waters AP Pliolotax of the Sea of Japan The attackers had red star identification symbols on their fuselages OVfK PACIFIC LAST SUMMER HighAltitude Hydrogen Explosions Affected Radios Blinded Animals WASHINGTON hydrogen bombs exploded by the United States high over the Pacific last summer dis rupted radio communication in a area and par tially blinded animals 300 miles away The tests conducted over Johnston Island also appar ently loaded the earths mag netic field in the middle lati tudes with artificial radiation intense enough to kill an un shielded space traveler This was disclosed in the tailed official report on prob ably the most spectacular bomb tests ever conducted by any country The explosions one at more than 40 miles altitude and the other at about 20 miles proved that High nuclear shots can black out radio communications and disrupt radar early warning systems over great distances Such bomb tests can be eas ily delected by their blinding light for perhaps miles and for to miles by their auroral and radio ef fects At greater distances how ever they might go undetected and even at to miles it might be impossible to be sure exactly what happened and who did it Such high shots produce neg ligible beat and blast effects on the ground but generate fantastically huge fireballs and brighter than the sun flashes of light which can blind at immense distances faster than a man can blink his eyes Promotion Under Way to Revise Iowa Constitution junpoint Adkins gave up without a shot being fired shortly before of ficers had planned to launch a teargas attack on the house where he had barricaded him self Adkins in a note boasted he had attacked his halfsister M y r a Kennedy 34 but she otherwise was unharmed The guns that he had waved at police and at his captive were empty when he surren dered although he had not fired a shot were writing the obituary notice for the conference convinced that Soviet refusal to back off on its ultimatum to the West to get out of Berlin within 12 months made agreement impos sible now Western sources said only a last minute retreat by Gromyko on the Russian ultimatum could keep the talks alive They said at Mondays 2Vfchour meeting he showed no sign he was will ing to withdraw the ultimatum Australian Prime Minister Robert G Menzies stepped into the role of summit salesman to try to break down French ajid West German resistance to sum mil talks He was flying to Bonn and Paris aler this week lo con vince Ihe West German and DES MOINES of a bipartisan 18member Gil zens Committee for a Consiil lional Convention was announce Tuesday by Robert H Johnson executive assistant to Gov He schel Loveless The committees aim will b to enlist public support in th I960 general eleclion for a con venlion to revise Iowas century old Constitution Advocates of legislative reap portionment fruslraled by th Adkins took the woman fromiFrench leaders one is ncces ANOTHER REASON has been the fact that military physicals have been tougher for the last two years About 60 per cent of the prospective Jewish chaplains just out of seminary failed their physicals last year said Rabbi Lev The Board also has 270 local auxiliary chaplains eight Vet erans Administration chaplains and 227 in the reserves Protestant volunteers have shown no reluctance o be come military chaplains ac cording to Dr Greeger and they Maximum arc the only ones to fill the Minimum set up by Ihe armed At 8 forces As of this month there YEAR AGO regular and reserve Maximum chaplains on active duty Minimum Mason City Fair and quite warm Tuesday night lows 66 72 Partly cloudy Wednesday highs 9096 Iowa Mostly fair little warmer southeast quite warm else where Tuesday night lows 63 73 Partly cloudy Wednesday few thundershowers likely northeast portion in afternoon and evenings highs middle 80s northeast to 90s elsewhere Further outlook Thursday partly cloudy and not much her home near Paris about Monday brought her the house here and said h would hold her hostage at gun point until he had a chance t even an old score with Charles ton Police Capt Logan Cox Co repeatedly had arrested him previously for disorderly con duct Adkins spent a few moment sitting on the front porch anc being photographed by score of ncwsreel men and photogra phers He told newsmen he die not regret my decision to giv He added he did regret al the trouble Ive Iv ever wanted was a Liquor Commission Comptroller Dies DES MOINES F Hess 61 comptroller for the Iowa Liquor Commission dice Monday of cancer A native of Decorah Hess was a commis sion employe for 21 years He temperature change scatwas a former resident of Car tered Ihundershowers north west Minnesota Partly cloudy scat tered showers Highs Wednes day 80 to 90 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tuesday 90 65 75 73 45 roll He is survived by his wife two daughters and a sister Funeral services will be Wed nesday A BAD LIE BRIDLINGTON England UPI Golfers were advisnd Tuesday lo leave the ball lie if it lands in the fifth hole sand trap at the Bridlinglon Golf Course A live moriar bomb bus been found in the trap sary WRECKAGE FOUND LONDON wreck of a bulletriddled Soviet bomber has been found in the arctic tundra southeast of Murmansk Moscow Radio did not give the type of bomber or say when it crashed but apparently it was a World War II casualty lowan Charged in Slaying of Husband CEDAR RAPIDS Ml Joyc Marie McCroskey 27 w a charged with murder in a pre liminary information filed by the county attorneys office Tuesday She is accused 01 fatally shooting her former hus band Lylc V McCroskey 33 during an argument al her home here Saturday night Shewaived to the grand jury when ar raigncd before Municipal Judge Donald Barnes Bond was scl at On the Inside General 23 4 7 Sociefy Ntws M Clear News IT Sports 1304 Latest Markets 15 Local News li17 Farm 21 Norm Iowa 1959 Legislatures inability lo agree on a plan look upon such a convention as the best way lo obtain a fairer distribution of scats in the General Assem bly Students of government also point out that several other pro visions of the present Conslilu lion need modernizing THE COMMITTEE will hold ils first meeting about July 1 Johnson said The group is composed of about equal numbers of Repub licans and Democrats It in cludes residents of large medi umsized and small towns and rural areas The professions businessmen labor and farmers all are represented The members David Archie Shenandoah ed lor and publisher The lowan magazine Dr Howard Bowcn Grinnell president of Grinnell College Mrs Fred Doderer owa City former board mcm jcr Johnson County League of Women Voters Mrs Ralph Finkbinc Allan tic former stale president Iowa League of Women Voters Jona than Fletcher Des Moines pres ident Home Federal Savings and Loan John Grogan Dubuque International Assn of Machinists Edward Halbach Clinton allorney LOREN HICKERSON Iowa City secretary State Univer sity of Iowa Alumni Up ton Kepford Waterloo attorney Marvin Mass Sioux City al lorney Maurice OReilly Bar num Iowa Farmers Union Wil liam B Quarlon executive vice president WMT Stations Cedar Rapids Joseph Rosonficld DCS Moines chairman of the board of Younkcrs Inc Lewis W Ross president Council Bluffs Savings Bank Clemens J Smith New Hamp ton president Highway Sur facers Jack Snodgrass Janesvillc farmer C Maxwell Stanley Mjscatine Stanley En gineering and Lumond Wil cox Jefferson attorney Formation of the committee has no official connection with Gunner Hit by Bullets Incident Over Sea of Japan WASHINGTON W MIG jet fighters shot up a U S Navy patrol plane1 over international waters of Ihe Sea of Japan Mon day One crewman was serious ly wounded A Defense Department an nouncement of the incident did not give the nationality of the attacking planes and the State Department said later this had not been established Once it is established a spokesman said the United States will protest what he called the unwarranted and vicious attack The incident in which two MIG fighters were believed to have made the attack occurred about 85 miles east of Wonsan North Korea The first reports received here did not make clear whether the American plane returned fire Neither did those reports iden tify the attacking planes by na tionality The MIGs are Rus siantype planes used by the So viets Red Chinese and North Koreans RADIO REPORTS said the jets attacked without warning firing tracer the Pentagon announcement said Thought to be two in ber they made six firing runs and followed the P4M to within 50 feet of the water as Ihc pa trol plane took evasive action Skies and ceiling un limited tail gunner in the plane was seriously wounded as his gun was knocked out on the first run He was the only cas ually reported Attacking aircraft were sil ver MIG fighters with red stars aft of their cockpits on the fuse the report The attack was started at an altitude of feet The inci dent the Pentagon said look place at Tuesday Japanese time SAME no IraMIe tttlh la pail 24 houri AP Photofax SUPERMAN DEAD Actor George Reeves 45 who played Superman in the TV series apparently was unable to solve the problems of the mod ern world He was found dead in his Hollywood home of a selfinflicted gunshot wound He wai born in Woolslock Iowa Graham Lauds Russians on High Standard of Morals PARIS Wi Evangelist Billy Graham said Tuesday he found the Soviet people had a high standard of morals especially in regard to Arriving in Paris after a five day visit to Moscow he told a news conference he found that couples did not put their arms around one another in the streets nnd in a park he saw only a few people holding hands Everything struck us as be ing very he said Re cently the evangelist attacked Ihc conduct of Britons in Lon don parks who were openly in dulging in the sex act Graham went to Moscow on an exploratory He said he hopes to return to preach there some day Tread a great spiritual hun ger and a sense of insecurity in peoples Graham said He had promised political of ficials he met ihat he would pray for them the evangelist reported Wo dont like com munism but we love the Russian Graham said the Governors office Although Johnson took a leading part in the commillces formation he isnt a member himself Johnson emphasized that the committee is not a closed cor poration and other members may be added later THE CONSTITUTION re quires this question must be laid before the voters ever 10 years Shall there be a con venlion to revise the Constitu tion and amend the same If a majority vote yes on the question the Constitution provides that the next Legisla turp shall provide by law for th election of delegates to Ihe con vcntion Johnson said the people o Iowa can procure fair repre scnlation in the Legislature only by a constitutional amendment because the distribution of leg islators over the state is set out in the Constitution He said such an amendment can bo achieved more quickly more certainly and more econ omically through a convention than by the process of enact ment because ihat requires that an amendment be passed in identical form by two successive sessions of the Legislature and then ratified by a vote of the people THE DEFENSE Department said the plane was on a routine training patrol It was based at the Iwakuni Marine Corps air facility on the inland sea of Japans Honshu Island Skillful handling by Lt Cnidr Donald Mayer the pilot enabled the badly damaged plane lo be brought safely into Miho Air Force Base on Hon the Pentagon said The wounded man is Electri cians Male Donald E Cord cr Doctors said he is out of danger and that heU make it all Pentagon records indicate the most recent previous Commu nist air attack on a plane in the Far East took place Nov 17 1958 In that incident Red fighters attacked an Air Force RB47 over the Sea of Japan The American plane was not hit Another attack June 12 1957 involved a naval plane on a rou tine training flight over For mosa Strait off the Chinese coast That American plane suf fered minor damage from gun fire but there were no casual tics SCENE OF ATTACK FLEES FARM MONTROSE Robinson 31 Cedar Rapids walked away from the owa Prison Farm near Monday night ;