The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota on January 15, 1959 · Page 20
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The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota · Page 20

Austin, Minnesota
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Thursday, January 15, 1959
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BISHOP DIES Noway <AP) — Bishop Bsrsgrftf, ?4, retired Lutheran bishop and t pfcrswml friend of the Norwegian roy«l &Wifly, Oslo, died Wednes- Tonight on TV SLOW AFOOT MEET STICKY DEATH KROC-TV 6:30 Hit^45 lock* up Mi words. Power- ; >J«t£ferson Drum CHANNEL 10 Tank Tips, Molasses Flip, 21 Die in Goo Gush of 1919 Little Mary DiSlasio's body was; But Municipal Court Chief Jus- All AUSTIN (Minn.) HERALD •W Thursday, Jan. 15, '59 ! 6 Soldiers Die B OS TON. Mast. UP) — was Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1919.) found beneath four feet of mo- Clocks ticked off the noon hour j lasses. The Public in Boston's busy North End, . , «„.*» . ^ lice Wilfred Bolster blamed the The temperature hovered at the Works yard public for the disaster. In his in- was n blanket of molasses. Sen-! quest report he said: freezing mark. There was a hint 1 dead. of snow in the air. The everyday bustle of activity echoed along Commercial Street, the North End's cluttered avenue of trucks, autos, bicycles and peddlers' wagons. Children Romp A group of children romped be- PENSACOLA. Fla. (AP) - A . . Navy vehicle tore into a truck nott and his companions were "There was no supervision of loaded with frozen orange juice ead - . the construction of this gigantic Wednesday. Six young enlisted In all. 21 persons perished, 40 j steel tank. The plans wentthrough men were were injured and the damage ran • the building department and per- were injured, to millions. ' The next day an investigation began. It ended officially six years later. Pnblic Blamed for plflincfffs * . {}• vui-' w» •wi*»»s«» --ii » -JIMJ_IV.».« U4_- j - nealh a huge tank— 58 feet high, j charged, the company had con 98 feet wide— that towered over j structed a 'faulty tank, while the the Purity Distilling Co, It con- 'company claimed it was the vie ..... • "•• " tained almost of molasses. 2 million gallons A guard shooed the youngsters away, A train clacked by on the overhead tracks of the Boston Elevated Railway, bound for Chnrles- town. The conductor waved down to firemen nt Engine House 31. The clocks' hands moved on toward 12:30. Mothers beckoned children to lunch. One, Mary DiStasio-11, ran r H ,, T . TO ,J itoriet of th.WMr'i light. J back to take another look at the in*;'.M**Ma0, itorrin 9 Jeff Rlehordj awesome molasses tank. at'- Kills Snndwlch A city laborer, Michael Sennott, sat down to lunch with five companions in the nearby Public Works yard. He munched on a ham sandwich. It was 12:31. A moment later, with only a muffled rumble as warning, the great molasses tank erupted. A tidal wave of sticky, black liquid spewed over two city blocks with such force it hurled trucks against buildings and crumpled houses. Husky teamsters, atempting to flee the fluid fury, slipped, rose, slipped again, and were engulfed. The fire house collapsed, trapping two firemen for two hours. At one point the molasses ran 15 feet deep. At 3 p.m. the toll could be determined. tim of anarchists, that a bomb had been placed In the vat. They produced professors from Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology who testified the tank was sound. sons passing on them were incom petent to determine structural steel construction. "As long as the public keeps one eye on the tax rate and provides itself with an administrative department only 50 per cent qualified, it has no right to complain if It does not get 100 per cent protection and production." On April 28, 1925, afer a 10- month trial during which 3,000 witnesses were heard, the plaintiffs agreed to settle the case for $1,024,000. ON THE IOWA SIDE DAVENPORT (ft — A Daven- the commission from the gover- port man died in his oneroom apartment Wednesday night when, firemen said, a cigarette set his bed afire. He was Larry E. Booth, Sr., 69. Fire Marshal John Denekas said Booth apparently fell asleep while smoking in bed and the mattress burned. FARMERS' VIEW DES MOINES un — A cross-section of Iowa farmers questioned in a poll showed that about half of them favor local option on liquor-by-the-drink, Wallaces' Farmer said Thursday. This was a big increase over the number iji a similar poll five years ago. 'MUSIC MAN' A COLONEL DES MOINES W! — Music Man Meredith Willson is a top man In brass at the Iowa Statehouse. The Mason City boy was named a colonel on the military staff of Gov. Herschel Loveless Tuesday and was on hand in person to receive KHOC TV 7:30 Surprlt* flfN — lauflhur — • touch of iwrthiM'nt, Witty Bill L»Yden cm- cMt Hn fun-filled nighttime vcn- Be You HANNEL 10 A DRAMA OF TEEN-AGE errorf BLACKBOARD *"* JUNGLE FORD- SHOWS of 7 and 10:40 LAST TIMES TONIGHT ^£~*...VJ|£ TENDER TRAP* ._ ONEMASCOPE and COLOR OtANK *»** otUg SINATRA-REYNOLDS SHOWING at 8:50 M-G-M na~. FRIDAY - SATURDAY — THE MONSTER O SHOW STARTS 6:45 THE FUTURE! IORIS KARLDFF KROC-TV 8:30 Irnh Ford hirnt 10 eld foto • hoppy Half-hour of imiil* for PM . pickers M The Ford Show HANNEL 1 HUNT* HAU 'wm? Bowety nor, himself. TRAFFIC HAZARD DES MOINES W) — Those flashing lights that are sometimes installed in front of business establishments are the target of a bill proposed Wednesday by Rep. Howard Reppert (D-Des Moines). Reppert wants the lights banned from places along the highways He says they constitute a traffic hazard because they distract the attention of motorists. KUBBEU 'CHECK' PENALTIES DES MOINES MB ~ Bills to provide stiffer penalties for shop-lifters and "rubber check" artists have been introduced in the Iowa Senate by a group of six sponsors. A person could go to jail for seven years as maximum penalty for failure to redeem a bad check for more than $20. ON GIUD SCHEDULE PULLMAN, Wash. UP) — Washington State College announced Tuesday a six-year football schedule that will include 15 intersectional games ranging from Iowa to Army. The schedule calls for the Cougars to take on Iowa, Sept. 23,19G3 at Iowa and to meet Army at West Point, Oct. 26,1963. WELFARE BILLS DES MOINES tfl — A large batch of bills for legislation dealing with social welfare and Board of Control institutions have been placed in the hoppers of the Iowa House. The Department of Social Welfare and the Board of Control submitted the bills Tuesday for assignment to legislative committees. SEEK .TAX RELIEF DES MOINES UH — Representatives of Iowa's private colleges have begun lobbying in the Legislature for sales tax relief. The colleges now ore exempt from property taxes. One of the representatives estimated that sales tax exemption would save a typical private college about $4,000 a year. TRACTOR MISHAP DAVENPORT UP) — Mrs. Hilda Kress, 47, a farm woman of near Loaded Truck men were killed. Three others The Navy men were riding in a carryall — similar to a station wagon — which collided with the truck at an intersection about 12 miles west of Pehsacoln. State trooper G. L. Hill said the carryall ran a slop sign on a secondary road. The truck driver, Robert Albnugh, 30, Lynnwood, Calif., was not hurt. Members of Work Party The Navy said the nine men were members of a work party which was returning from Barin Field, near Foley, Ala., to their station at Whiting Field, near Pensacola. Barin, recently deactivated, and Whiting are auxiliaries of the Pensacola Naval Air Station. The driver of the Navy vehicle was killed. He was Richard A. Saah, 20, son of Joseph George Saah, of Silver Spring, Md. Dead Listed The Navy listed the other dead as William M. Hammond, 18, son of William Hammond, Floral Park, Long Island, N.Y.; Michael G. McMahon, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. McMahon, Madison, Wis.; Frederick E. Bates, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Bates, Pasadena, Md.; Darcey C. Parella, 18, son of Lucille Parella, Cambridge, Md.; and Thomas J. Ragsdale, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Ragsdale, Gas City, Ind. The injured were identified as Thomas E, Hatley, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. Hatley, St. Louis Mo.; Charles I. Trent, 19, son of Elizabeth • Trent, Kansas City, Mo.; and Chester B. Sulenski, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Sulenski, Natrona, Pa. Stolen Painting Left in Church COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The last watercolor painted by Maurice Utrillo before his death in 1955 was abandoned in a Columbia church by the man who stole it because "it's not such a hot painting and not worth that much money." The thief referred to the $2,500 for which the painting is insured. The picture was stolen over the weekend from an exhibition at the University of Missouri here. William T. Kratzer, program director of the University Student Union, said an anonymous tipster telephoned him Wednesday night and told him the painting was in the last pew in Calvary Episcopal PYTHON TAKES SOME HANDLING — These Bronx Zoo attendants go cautiously about their task of carrying a 19-foot, 4-inch reticulated python to the scales for an annual weighin yesterday. It's no wonder the huge snake seems reluctant, he was checked in at 170 pounds, a gain of 26 pounds since Fast year. New York zoo officials say he hasn't been eafing for three months. The weighing was accomplished by pushing the python into a full size ash can .and tying down the cover. (AP Photofax), TREND TO CONTINUE Uncle Sam Borrows, So Interest Rates Start Climb Flue, Not Flu Was Cause ef Headaches i «— **»f LEXINGTON, Bljr£(A£) —'Sirs. Emma Little's wfiilef4ong 'Ailment has been disposed flue — with an "E?"Doctors had examined* failed to turn up thl.'galise o headaches, nausea, lojj^ and weakness. ";*°";; *"*" Then they found *'?lhat people who visited her got *Siiftk, toSZ A check of the fufttace showed the flue leaking carbon monoxide into the house, "T Now the flue is all' .right«and Mrs. Little is getting better.";' Signs Changed to ' 'Opposed fo Work 1 INDIANAPOLIS W) — It. Was bound to happen. Car*'bumper posters in the recent election campaign reading "I Am Opposed to the Right-To-Work Law" were trimmed by many motorists tp read: "I Am Opposed Tfl.Work." By SAM DAWSON AP Business news Analyst NEW YORK (AP) — Interest up rates are beginning to edge again. The increase is slow but[ many financial observers think the trend will continue for a while. One factor is that the U.S. tion by keeping money and credit,Spending for new homes already as tight as it deems necessary. ] is back to its peak, reflecting both The Treasury will pay 4 per!higher building costs and the cent on its new long-term bonds.!trend toward larger houses. This has caused existing long term government securities to Volume Up The consumer also is now bor- edge higher in yield—that is, to i rowing more money to buy goods. .... —, slide a bit lower in price, so that|The volume of installment loans Treasury is borrowing more morujtoday's buyer can get more from;has turned up after a long droop ey to meet the federal deficit, and j the bonds despite their fixed in-' Auto makers, in particular are must pay higher interest rates to i terest rates Yield on the Treasury's short- j tinue to climb. i confident that car sales will con- get it. Another is that bankers are con-; term bills, which usually set the,' And with the President warning vinced that business itself soon! pattern for all short-term borrow- i against further inflation, and with will be coming back to them to 1 ing, also has been edging higher, i the Federal Reserve Board con- sorrow more. Still another is that the revival of home building—and the additional spurt expected when construction weather is better — is causing more demand for investment funds, and thus tightening the money market. Anti-Inflation Campaign And finally, there is President i funds. Own Funds jtinuing to hold that future infla-j Business has been able to fiction is our greatest danger, there j nance its recovery to a large <]e-| seen 's small likelihood that the; gree out of its own corporate! supply of lendable funds, especial-! funds. But bankers believe that as j ty in th e banks, will be-allowed' business continues to get better! 10 outstrip demand. j and management becomes more! So bankers feel that all signs; confident of future improvement, j point to slowly rising interest i there will be more demand for; rates. They add that this makes! i the present a good time to borrow a new car, -• ! -M..V.W. vnw t"v,aiut a guuu U111C L(J UUITUW Eisenhowers announced publicj Present business planning, how-.'if you plan to do so and have a campaign against inflation. This ever, calls for little increase in!good reason to buy a new home will support the Federal Reserve I spending for capital goods - the i or Board's own drive to curb infla-jpi an t and equipment needed to' 5-Year-Old Won't f i lj , rs . iiunas is expected find May On the Dietjby the demand for ST. ALBANS, Vt.-(AP)-The pa- ey> Home produce consumer goods. But the slack in this demand for I jfunds is expected to be taken up; mortgage mon- KMMT CHANNEL TONIGHT 6:30 LEAVE IT TO BEAVER 7:00 20RRO 7:30 THE REAL McCOYS 8:00 PAT BOONE 8:30 ROUGH RIDERS 9:00 MAN WITHOUT A GUN N. T. A. 9:30 JUDGE ROY BEAN 10:00 LOCAL NEWS JOHN DALY 10:30 PAID TO KILL starring DANE CLARK tient walked rather awkwardly through a corridor of Kerbs Me- mor'ial Hospital Wednesday, start-! ling patients and employes. j In this case the patient was a 5- • year-old trotting horse named H 1 - ume> IS almost back to ils P eak - ^, , • * J *••** w*v* utwvvuj{, *iwi at, iiaillCU JH- Church. At the same time, the Bomb, a $10,000 winner at harness man offered his opinion of the painting. The watercolor, titled "Noel- Montmartre" was not damaged. Jail Changes From Crooks to Books WINTHROP, Minn. (AP) - Because of a lack of business, the With abandonmen of the lockup, meets last year. The hospital agreed to X-ray the horse because no veterinarians in the area had X-ray equipment. Trainers had been treating the horse for a calcium deposit built up on the front leg but they could note determine the effectiveness of the treatment without X-rays, MYSTERY WRITER DIES LONDON (AP)—Prof. G. D. H. Cole, 69, who combined a love of Walcott was killed Monday night any local wrongdoers hereafter 1 socialist' theory with"a passion" for m a traffic accident on U. S. High- will be held in the Sibley County writing mastery stories, died way 61 about nine miles west of jail at Gaylord. Wednesday Davenport. Authorities said she was driving a tractor which was towing a truck when a semi-trail-' er truck driven by John Raneyj of Pleasantville struck the rear, of the truck. NO LONG WAITING AT . . . STERLING BARBER SHOP * Bob Ackland * Roger Reller *Wes Matter * Dick Holgate Free Parking 9:00 «il«yr«MM? A riot? Quick W flg Thaf, *j££ .v'-l#!CHANNEL 10 Manhattan Spiritual .. Raspberries - Strawberries Kingston Trio Sleepin At The foot of The Bed 'Venn. Ernie Down Thunder Road Rubtrt She Say (Oom Dooby Doom) The It's Never Too Late Roy Hamilton Lovers Question . Clyde McPhatter The Diary /\V// Sedaka Chief Rocky Boy . . Leroy Holmes Hawaiian Wedding Song Andy Williams The Wedding ju,,e Valli Long Plays From The "Hungry i" Kiu&ton Trio But Not For Me Ahaad Jamal Trio Youll Never Walk Alone Roy Hamilton je t'aime^. I Love You J 0)l i James Deep River and Other Spirituals Robert Shaw Dance With Dlck Clark MASTER MUSIC SHOP AMES PUBLISHER DIES AMES, Iowa (AP)—William SJ Rupe, 72, publisher of the Ames' Tribune since 1935, died Tuesday; after undergoing surgery about a^ week ago. At various times he i jwas part owner of six other J papers. He was state superintend-! ent of schools in Kansas for 15 before coming to Iowa in Eagle* Regular Monthly MEETING and Initiation Jan. 15-8 p.m. Eagle Hall Oyster Stew Served Bring Your New Members! 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