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Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol.90—No. 212 Living Costs Will Rise In Fall Winter A $5,000 a Year Salary Will Buy About $50 Less (Mere IH ilisiptci- tm> »f il siininiiir.v (if wlmt I . *. I MIM- iii 'Ns mi'ii null niiiMiinrrs ean look fcirwiml In in (In' t» iiiin' MIIIII II IS iilii'iul. It i* Imscil nil inter views with ".'A tn|l \Vu*h- iiiKlnii economist*.> Carroll, Iowa, Wednesday, September 9, 1959-—Twelve Pages Delivered by Carrier Boy Each «y_ 8tngl« Evening for 35 Centa Par Week / * Copy Recovered Intact; Valuable Data Gathered Despite Failure- Unmanned Space Capsule Survives Reentry Heat By HAY CKOMLEY NF.A Staff Correspondent ! WASHINGTON — i NKA I — Your cost of living will slip upward this fall and winter. Six months from now. a $.-i.O<)0 a your salary will buy about $fi0 less. The price of almost everything you buy — except food — is going to rise a little Tins is what top economist s loresee ; It should lie easier to I mil a job this (all and winter if you ha\e aj skill of some sort — whether you're an anthropologist, a machine operator, a .secretary, a radio astronomer or skilled metal technician. You may find it dillicult — even in the boom — to find a job if you're a farm worker or it you are an unskilled laborer. In general, you'll have more money to spend—about lour per cent more than a year ago. Wages and salaries generally will continue upward at the rate of roughly four per cent a year through this fall, winter and next spring. Your state and local taxes will tend to move up in many localities If you want to borrow money, you'll laid that a little harder than i. has been. In some cases, interest rates will be up. Now tor the details: Prices — Generally, it will be the luxury goods — the luxury dresses, specialty foods, higher- priced home furnishings — thai will ris1> the most. Next highest rise will he in the cheapest goods - - thmus like work clothes and work shoes — which are forced to follow costs up because the prut it margins are so low. Some cheaper products will disappear from the shelves. You will he forced to buy better grades if you wan] to buy. In-between goods -- those in the medium price range — should go up the least. Food — Ham and pork -hnuld be cluvui Heel prices should dip a little. So should the cost of a variety ol other loods — peaches, perhaps apples, some vegetables. Potatoes will be a little higher than last year. Hut canned and frozen Iruit juices will be cheaper than a winter ago Highly-processed ably go up slightly may be higher in On balance, you to spend a little less at (he grocery store Indications are. though, that you won't. The trend is toward your buying more luxury- type goods. nothing — Moderately priced suits, dresses and blouses will rise only slightly. But higher priced soils — tho-c costing over $90— and shoes will go up more Work clothes and shoes will be two to three per cent higher in price Shirts will rise about 25 cents on (he average I'nderclothmg will be marked up sharply A rise in hats is certain. Overall — except for shoes — clothing prices should average a one per cent rise this fall and winter Housing — You're going to pay more for thai home you buy this fall or winter. The main reasons: higher lumber and labor. Mortgage money will he lighter Interest rates u ill be higher. Home repairs will cost more. Hents will creep up steadily Other Prices — ll will cost you more to run your automobile and Economy ..... See Pago 10 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) —A space qapsulc like the one a Mercury astronaut will ride in orbit was blasted hundreds of miles out across the Atlantic today and quickly recovered intact. Space experts said main research objectives were met despite a mechanical mishap that shortened the flight. Carried Instruments The bottle-shaped steel chamber was hoisted aloft from this missile lest center at 2:1!) a.m. by a huge Atlas rocket, the vehicle chosen for the first manned flights. Instead of a man, however, it carried only instruments. All wont well on the launching itself but when the powerful first stage burned out after 2 minutes and 40 seconds it failed to disengage and fall away as planned. The resulting drag cut the flight short of the 100-mile altitude and 2,000-mile distance planned, but telemetry signals came back for 12 of the expected 20 minutes, indicating that much of the planned range had been achieved. Then signals were heard from the chamber itself, afloat on the water several hundred miles north of Barbados, and the chamber was quickly located by plane. 1 The USS Strong of the Navy flotilla patrolling the route sped to the scene and in Washington the National Aeronautics and Space Administration reported the capsule had been retrieved at 10:38 a.m. It had been sighted first. at 5:30. Performs Well The NASA announcement said a "quick look at data indicate that all of the system within the capsule performed as planned lor this test." "The fact that the capsule survived the severe reentry heating conditions is considered a major step forward in determining the' adequacy of the Mercury heat protection." Major Step The director of Project Mer­ cury, which is aimed at putting a man into orbit in 1061, rated the re-entry survival as probably a major step forward. He said the primary objective of the trial was to see how the capsule stood up under the heat and shock of coming back from a simulated orbital path. The blast-off came at 2:19 a.m. Less than four hours later a search plane reported it had sighted the floating capsule, several hundred miles short of its goal. Hear Adm. Harry Smith, commander of the recovery operation, did not pinpoint the location. He told a news conference that two destroyers were rushing to the spot. They were expected to arrive about 9:30 a. m. (EST). At first it was believed that the test of the capsule designed to carry the Mercury astronauts into space had been a complete failure. Booster Stays On The booster stage of the powerful Atlas rocket failed to drop off after burnout 2 minutes and 40 ; seconds after the blastoff, j The extra weight prevented the i main body of the rocket from traveling its full distance under I the power of its sustainer engine, i Robert Gilruth, Project Mercury I director, reported that the missile flew low and failed to obtain the I desired velocity. For that reason it fell several hundred miles short or its intended target area 2,000 miles down the Atlantic missile range. The Atlas was supposed to boost kthe one-ton capsule to a height of : 10C miles. Gilruth said he did not ' know how far up the Atlas actually went, but it was considerably below the 100-mile level, i Gilruth said good signals were received from the capsule for about 12 minutes after launching. Had all gone right, the capsule would have covered the intended 2,000 miles in 20 minutes. Gilruth said that there is still a good possibility that some valuable data will be obtained from the capsule even though it fell short. the one-ton capsule to a height of The shot—the first of its kind —was a vital test of many devices that will he used on the manned Project Mercury capsule. A manned capsule is expected to be fired into orbit some time in 1961. The launching was watched ! from the blockhouse here by one | of the seven Mercury astronauts -- Navy Lt. Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard Jr., 35, of East Derry, N.H. One of the seven will be the first American fired into space. Held in City Jail- Gangstad Bound Over in Shooting; Shack Burns Harry Gangstad. lit). Wednesday was bound over to the grand jury on a charge of assault with intent to inflict bodily injury. Robert S. Brunei', county attorney, said. ] Gangstad was held in the city jail here Wednesday in lieu of $1,000 bond. The charge against Gangstad was filed in connection with investigation of a shooting near his one- Dutch Girl's j Wish to Visit U.S. Fulfilled By Stall Writer The first day of school in the IHited States for Marianne van Schaik, Zcist. Holland, included arranging a schedule of classes and taking some ol the Iowa Tests of Educut ional Development. Miss van Schaik. an exchange student, spent her first day in an American school at Carroll High , School Tuesday. She is enrolled there as a senior, although she has graduated from her school in Holland During her year in the United States on a scholarship from the American Field Service, she is living wiih the Dr. Paul I). Anneberg family Her visit here is sponsored by the Rotary Club and the Carroll Public Schools Born In Indonesia A typical American student in appearance. Miss van Schaik was Marianne See Page 10 room shack located east of the Chicago and Great Western railroad tracks and in the vicinity of the city dump Monday. Boy Recovering David Wilburn, 14,. Carroll, was struck in the right arm by a .22 caliber rifle bullet allegedly fired by Gangstad Monday afternoon. The Wilburn boy is hospitalized at St. Anthony hospital where his condition is reported good and his progress satisfactory Fire of undetermined origin destroyed Gangstad's home about midnight Tuesday night. Total Loss The one-room structure, which appeared to have been converted into a house from an old steel- sided truck body, according to Harold II. Grundmeier. fire chief, was blazing when the fire department arrived shortly before midnight. The shack was locked and the sides were torn off by firemen to bring the blaze under control. "It can be described as a total loss." Clnel Grundmeier said. Gangstad is alleged to have quarreled with youths he claimed were throwing rocks at his shack, police said. He appeared betore an insanity commission here Tuesday afternoon, but the insanity charges were dismissed, the county attorney said. avr. , i. .•«.*«i8 **b*«.: : .... 4 Cars in Spectacular Crash— A chain reaction collision involving lour cars, three of which are shown above, occurred about one and one-half miles east of here on Highway 30 at 2:20 p.m. Tuesday. Car shown at right, driven by C. H. (Mac) Hermsen, 49, Carroll, was reported by officers to have struck car shown in center, driven by Doris A. Holmgaard, 30, Thornton, and caused the Holmgaard car to ram into the rear of the car at left, driven by Keith D. Schreffler, 38, Boone. The Cool Front Is Moving Toward Iowa i By The Associated Press i Cooler weather was moving to- foods will prob- Dairy products some areas, may be able Westminster i Group Names 5 Commissioners Appointment of five commissioners of the Senior High Westminster Fellowship of the Presbyterian C h u r c h was announced , Wednesday by the new officers. I The five appointees are Penny Barels, chairman of the Commission on Faith; Sharon Ohde. chairman of the Commission on Outreach: Alec Gillett, Citizenship: Skip Random Fellowship; and Ann Thomas, Witness. New officers and commissioners will be installed in the sanctuary of the Presbyterian Church at 5;30 p.m. Sunday. Sept. 13. Parents are invited. Refreshments will be served in the undercroft after the installation. New officers, elected August 31, are Judy Cruchelow. moderator: .Ian White, vice moderator: and Louise Nockels, stated clerk Their adviser is Mrs. Lowell Larson. , A Senior High Fellowship retreat is planned to be held in Swan Lake State Park at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20. Band Festival Entries Total 24 Nine additional acceptances announced at the Chamber of Commerce office Wednesday have brought the total of entries in the Western Iowa Band Festival to 24. The festival will be held here under Chamber of Commerce auspices on Saturday. Sept. 26. New entries are Adair-Casey Community High School, Carson A. Griffith, director: Audubon Community High School. Robert E. Place, director; Glidden-Ralston Community High School, Hugh Eicke. director; Manning High School, Raymond Stover, director: S c r a 111 o n Consolidated High School, Dean Moberg, director: Guthrie Center Community High School, Ralph Brown, director: Pomeroy Community High School. Dunne A. Olson, director; Lake City Community School Concert Band and Lake City Community School Varsity Band, Jerry Kinney, director ward Iowa Wednesday, preceded by thunderstorms. The switch in : temperatures was due in the Wild Horses Get Protection Under New Law DENVER 'AP — The wild horse i herds ol the West, vanishing from the American scene as the buffalo ' did 75 years ago. may get a reprieve with a new law that went into effect Tuesday. President Eisenhower Schreffler car then rammed a car driven by Eldon E. Malhauser, 31, Warwick, Va. The cars driven by Mathauser, Schreffler and Holmgaard were stopped by a State Highway Commission flagman for a highway survey. Investigating officers were Highway Patrolmen Dale Hanson and Harry Haggc and Sheriff Al Thorup and Deputy Sheriff Leonard Hinze. (Al Thorup Photo) C. H. Hermsen Improved— Four Injured in 4-Car Chain-Reaction Crash City Schools To Entertain Businessmen Education-Business Day to be held under auspices of Carroll schools sometime in November was announced here Wednesday. E-B Day will return the courtesy of Business-Education Day which was held under auspices of the Chamber of Commerce last April. Businessmen will be guests of local schools for the day. Although details of the program have not been arranged it was announced that Dr. S. J. Knezevich, professor of education at the University of Iowa and director of the Iowa Center for Research in School Administration, will speak. Preliminary plans for E-B Day were approved by the board of education of Carroll Public Schools at a meeting Tuesday night in the office of Supt. W. Paul Forney and confirmed by the Rev. Leo Lenz, superintendent of Kuemper High School, in a conference with Supt. Forney Wednesday morning. Although elementary parochial schools of the city have not been contacted, it is believed that they also will cooperate. Additional insurance on public school buildings and contents in line with a new appraisal was discussed but action was deferred until the next meeting. Bills were approved. Four persons were hospitalized j Commission flagman while the here Tuesday with injuries receiv-! commission was engaged in survey signed od in a four-car collision one and j work, investigating officers said, northwest during the day, and the measure which makes illegal one-half miles cast on Highway 30. The chain reaction collision tele- over the state Wednesday nu'ht llu decimating mechanized round-! Most seriously injured was C. H. scoped the Holmgaard auto into tips of recent years. The wild j "Mac" Hermsen, 49. widely known , ^ Schreffler car which in turn Atternoon highs were expected horses wcrv nlM l0 exhaustion by | Carroll businessman and Knights | rammed the Mathauser car. to be from the 80s in the north- jeeps and airplanes and wound up ( of Columbus official, who was the I Highway Patrolmen Dale Hanson as dog loocl. ! driver of a car reported to have 1 and I-Jarry Hagge, and Sheriff Alj speed limits on Highways 30 One of the strongest voices to struck a car from Thornton which i Thorup and Deputy Sheriff Leonard 1 71 in Carroll, but Wednesday Council Acts on Speed Limits; 2 Changes Planned west to the lower 90s in the southeast, as the cool front moves southeastward. The change will bring Thursday 'morning lows in the 50s and lower worth, (iOs This outlook compares to Tuesday's highs of from 1)9 degrees al Dubuque. Mason City and Ot- tunivva to 93 al Waterloo and Sioux City; and Wednesday morning lows of from M at Dubuque to 72 at Council Blutfs. end the wild horse slaughter was i n turn struck a car from Boone ! Hinze investigated the accident, that of Velma Johnson of Wads- which rammed into a car from j T| ie Twit and Huffman ambu- The city council Tuesday night passed an ordinance regulati n g and city Serious Injuries | lances carried the injured to the 1 hospital. Mr. Hermsen suffered fractur- The Weather Nev.. better known in, Virginia. Washington as "Wild Horse Annie" And it was a Nevada congressman. Rep. Walter S. Baring ... 1 D-Nev >, whose bill to hall ti, 0 «i nbs. a chest injury and a skull A I A mass slaughter of the wild horses mjm ' y - His condition, listed as scr- : VJITIS MTC became law ious Tuesday, was described as im- £ . Bl J •I'm verv happy." Baring said. •'l ,roved b * t,le ""ending physician | jOrONtV rleCIQeS "It shows the people's hearts are, at mid-day Wednesday. ' *» still with the good old American Also hospitalized was Andrew AMES—Barbara Brown, daugh- tradilions." Frelund, 4H, Boone, a passenger ter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Brown j i ""pT\'" 1 ""•""«> Since the northward trek of in a car driven by Keith D. Schref-, of Carroll, was pledged to the | 10 uarK streel as "«» commisswn Spanish conqueror Francisco de f'er. 3(1, Boone. Frelund suffered: Delta Delta Delta sorority at Coronndo in the Lions, the horse facial lacerations and a shoulder Iowa State University on the final officials said at least two changes will be made in the ordinance before final adoption. 'The ordinance was written to conform with the recommendations of the State Highway Commission, but after adoption Tuesday night the council members decided the recommended 20 mile per hour limit should be extended from Crawford to East Street on Highway 30 instead of running from Crawford has been running wild in Western injury. ] day of the formal rushing season states, IIL'KT IX POOL Marjoric Frit/., daughter of Mr. and Mrs Sterling Fritz of Omaha and niece ol Miss Ada Clements of Carroll, suffered a broken col- lai bone in a swimming pool accident at Omaha Monday, according to word received by Carroll relatives. She was taken to an Omaha hospital but is recovering satisfactorily. IOWA FOB EC AST Northwesterly winds or shilling winds 20 to 30 miles per hour Wednesday evening. Decreasing cloudiness and much cooler Wednesday night, cooler central and east portions, lows 4ii to 53 northwest. 53 to 58 southeast, den proposed. So that portion of the ordinance is expected to be rewritten." Leo Clark, city engineer said. Original Plans Original plans called for a 35- mile-per-hotir limit from the East Seventh Victim Of Collision Dies From Crawford street west to 800 feet from the west city limits the erally fair Thursday, cooler cen-. Marshalltown died in a hospital trill and east, highs li.5 to 75. Outlook for Friday— Fair and pleasant. FIVE-DAY IOWA FORECAST Temperaluie.s will average 2 to 5 degrees above normal northwest and 7 to 9 degrees above normal southeast Thursday through next Monday Normal highs are mid 70s north to upper 70s south Normal lows are 53 north to .57 south Cool at beginning ol period, warming again Friday and Saturday, then cooler late Sunday and Monday. Rainfall will average .50 to .110 of an inch, occurring as m- lermitten' showers and thunderstorms throughout the period Hospitalized but described, as i Monday, not seriously injured were Doris j Others pledged from the Carroll Holmgaard, 30, Thornton, and her, area were Karen Gosch of Wall city limits to Clark street and 20 mother, Mrs. Botilda Holmgaard,; Lake to Chi Omega and Patricia ' miles per hour from Clark to Craw 02, Thornton. They were passen- Jane Ryan of Lake City to Delta | ford streets, gers in the car that struck the ve- Zeta sorority, hide said to have been driven by 1 Names of 204 pledges were au- llermsen. j nounced by 11 sororities Monday i speed will be 30 miles per hour. Early Afternoon • afternoon at the conclusion of rush < From a point 800 feet southeast of The accident occurred about 2:20 week during which freshmen girls j the west corporation limits to the here Wednesday, the seventh vie- '• p.m. when cars driven in order by , were guests at leas, dinner and west limits the speed will be 45 tim ol a collision on Highway 20 Eldon E. Mathauser, 31, Warwick, other entertainment in various , miles per hour, war Winlhrop last Saturday. Va.. Mr. Schreffler and Miss Holm- • chapter houses on the university; Between the south edge of the Her husband, Lloyd, was'killed gaard slopped by a State Highway campus. 1 Council Sec Page 10 accident and a daughter, INDEPENDENCE Marjorie Howard. ' AP' — 33, of Mrs. near in the l'arln. 9. died Monday of injuries received in the crash. Funeral s e r v ices had been scheduled Wednesday in Marshalltown lor the father and daughter. Few Homes, Businesses Lost- F or est Fire Spares Dead wood, S.D. Legion Discusses Plans for Activities CARROLL FORECAST Decreasing cloudiness and cool er Wednesday night, lows Hi to 52. Fair and little temperature change Thursday, highs ii5 to 70. The Weather in Carroll < 1)1111,1 Ti 'iniHTiiliiro Cuiirli "s ,v lnuii I 'ulillc Service (' IIIII|IIIII.V ) Yesterday's high Hi Yesterday's low 09 A; 7 a.m. today 70 , At 10 a.m. today 05 By DEE CHAM BLISS 1 said Rapid City Journal reporter • timber southeast of the hamlet of DF.ADWOOD. S. D. tAl 'i — A Ken Jumper. I Nemo. It apparently did not Plans lor a barbecue rib dinner f 'U 'i'st I"' 1 ' f "' sl circled and then Jumper, who had fought fires j threaten populated areas, it the next meeting were made at skipped across this historic gold w itli the Navy in Florida, said "it | The two blazes had consumed the September meeting of Maurice ni.sh (own Tuesday, taking a lew W as the thing I've ever an estimated 10,000 acres, The Dunn Post No 7 American Le- homes and businesses, before SLrn . j Deadwood burn had a 20-mile per- gion, Wednesday nighl in Legion roaring unchecked into unpopulat- j "The hillsides looked like they imeter late Tuesday night. Hall. ed timber area to the southeast. |, C( | | )0en ra ked by tracer bullets I Deadwood, where Wild Bill The dinner will be served ill Le- Asst. State Forester Tom Bor- with Christmas tree lighting as i llickok and Calamity Jane aro gion Hall at (i;3ti pin, Tuesday, den said he had heard no con- fai as you could see." he said, j buried, is a popular Western tour- ()(tober 13. and will be followed firmed reports ol serious injuries Late Tuesday night, an estimat- j ist attraction. Many of the old bv a euchre lournaiueiil. Appointed or deaths. ed 2,000 fighters were digging a i frame buildings date from gold a; last night's meeting as members The same shifting winds that wide line several miles ahead of rush days, ol a calling committee for the din- turned the fire into town helped the fire, sacrificing the timber in ner were Floyd lleitholf, Bill minimize damage by lofting the between to try to stop it there. Schenkelberg and Lew Voyles. 'blazes into tree tops and produc- : The fire burned an estimated I Announcement was made of a ing a scattered pattern of fires, dozen homes and two pole-treat- County Legion meeting in the Coon The flank of the fire was hailed ing plants. ,.l\apids hall at i) p.m. Wednesday., three-fourths ol a mile from near-j Fire crews, aided by winds that I September 16. New county officers ' by Lead, home of the famous dropped from 59 m.p.h. to about | will be installed, District Cowman- 1 Homestake gold mine. • 15 m.p.h. during the night, bat- der Steven Lund of Webster City | Deadwood's 3,500 residents were 1 tied to contain the blazes against | H-ecipitation 124 Hours prior to i ; u iu |u , |)n>st , n( . p rog| . um p | u „ s w ill evacuated but some, were trickling the winds to freshen to 25 to 30 Tough for Unskilled Worker- a.m. i Trace rain be discussed for the coming year. If you're joli hunting this fall or winter, it should be easier lo tind a spot if you have a skill of some sort. But unskilled labor, farm workers may find it tough, New officers of Maurice Dunn Post were in charge of last night's back early today. m.p.h. during the day. Some of Lead's 6,400 people also | — ~ ( were evacuated, | firebreak doesn't hold, the blaze j "1 wouldn't have given a • will be easier to combat when it ; Borden said that even if the Weather A Year Ago— It was clear a year ago today. | meeting which was conducted by I The high temperature was 72, and Ido Pollustrini, new post comman- • plugged nickel for the whole town moves out into the foothills. ; The best time for a blind dal* the low, 53. j der. Jul Deadwood at four o'clock," | A second Hire burned wild m\ Is some other toe. •c

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