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Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 90—No. 226 Carroll, Iowa, Friday, September 25,1959 —Ten Pages Evening fa r as centa Pw Week 7e Copy Already Hod Expert Reports; Got Chance to Meet People- Doubt Khrushchev Learned Any New Farm Techniques On Coon Rapids Visit By HARRISON WEBER (Iowa Dally Press Writer) DES MOINES — A slang expression now being used in Iowa is P.K. — meaning post Khrushchev. Actually, this is just another way of saying it's all over but the shouting. The Russian chief of state, for the most part, received a cordial and friendly welcome during his two-day stay in Iowa. There were a few "go home" type placards in the crowds that filled the streets to get a glimpse of the pudgy soviet premier, but surpisingly there were no demonstrations. It is doubtful that Khrushchev discovered many new farmi n g techniques in either his visit to the Roswell Garst farm near Coon, Rapids or the swine nutrition research farm of Iowa State University at Ames. Russian agricultural experts have visited both places and had briefed the Russian boss on their findings. Also, it was a quick tour and much of the information was of a technical nature; this is especially true of the swine nutrition farm. Perhaps the real accomplishment of Mr. K's visit to Iowa was the opportunity for him to meet people in every walk of life, or as Bob Garst aptly described them —• folks. Every chance Nikita got he made the most of it and seemed to thoroughly enjoy talking with the American people. Painter is Mayor For example, on hand to greet Khrushchev at the Garst luncheon was Coon Rapids Mayor Cliff Bowman. Population of Coon Rapids is 1,760, and Garst had invited Bowman to show that a painter could be the mayor of a town. Incidentally, Bowman has painted the five- bedroom home of Garst several times. Bowman presented Mr. Khrushchev with two silver half dollars from the 1893 World's Fair. The Bowmans had received 15 such coins as a present on their 25th wedding anniversary. The coins are now priceless. Another man at the dinner table was Dale McCarty who is president of the Coon Rapids Chamber of Commerce. "My friend Bob Garst," McCarty commented in an interview, "has had more to do with promoting friendship between Russia and the United States than anyone 1 might mention," McCarty also said that the rest of the people in the United States "can learn something from the Iowa people about demoncracy." Practical Man Matt Barron, president of the Coon Rapids Rotary Club, said he believes Garst is the "champion of practical agriculture in this country" "Bob Garst is not a theorist, he is a very practical man," Barron added. Another guest on hand for the luncheon was Mrs. W. D. Davis of Milford, Utah, who is a niece of Bob Garst. When asked what she thought of Mr. Khrushchev's visit to the Garst farm, Mrs. Davis replied: "You can't wish the existence of Russia away, so we should learn to live with them, and we must first speak with them." Russian Phone Call One of the interesting sidelights of the Garst visit was a telephone call direct from Moscow to Georgi N. Bolshakov, a Russian newsman. The call was placed to Coon Rapids funeral director Max Huffman who also has an ambulance service. Huffman was standing by at the Garst farm with an ambulance in case any emergency arose when the call came in. Huffman was reached at the farm and the Russian got his telephone call. With several hundred newsmen swarming over the farm, and telephone lines tied up, this was quite an accomplishment. Undoubtedly some Coon Rapids businessmen were sadly disappointed over the small turnout of people. There had been some predictions that upwards of 50,000 people would jam the Coon Rapids area in order to get a peek at the Russian boss. Several businessmen had leased vacant lots to provide parking facilities at $1 a car. Only several thousand people turned out at Coon Rapids for the premier. Nowhere in Iowa, for security reasons, had arrangements been made to provide for spectators to gather in any large numbers to see Khrushchev. Mot of the poeple who enveloped the Garst farm were newsmen. Ames Turnout Largest Largest turnout in any single spot was at Ames where literally the whole Iowa State University body of 9,000 students plus was on hand to greet Mr. K. They gave him the most rousing reception that he received in Iowa. When Khrushchev boarded his jet airliner to leave Des Moines for Pittsburgh he appeared*very tired; the pace he set while in Iowa was a very grueling one. It might be consoling for Mr. Khrushchev to know that the capitalist reporters who followed his footsteps in Iowa also became tired — in fact downright bushed. Premier of Ceylon Shot By Assassin By DENZIL PEIRIS COLOMBO, Ceylon <AP> Prime Minister Solomon W.R.D, Bandaranaike was shot and criti eally wounded today by a gunman attired in the yellow robes of a Buddhist monk. Three bullets were removed. A medical source said the shots penetrated his liver and spleen. Four pints of blood were given him. Ceylon radio broadcast appeals for additional donors. The assassin, snot in me knee by a sentry as he sought to escape, also was hospitalized. There was no hint as to his motive. Bandaranaike appealed "to all to show compassion for this foolish man." Gov. Gen. Sir Oliver Goonetil- like declared a state of emergency in this Indian Ocean island. In a broadcast to the nation, he announced mobilization of the regular reserves and the volunteer forces of the army, navy and air force. He said he did so for the protection of the people. He reported that the Prime Minister's condition was termed by surgeons "satisfactory" but he could not be considered out of danger. Police said that between 9:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. two men in the robes of Buddhist monks called at the Prime Minister's house and asked to see him. Snap Shot— Flashing his pistol from his holster, Westminster, Colo., Police Chief Guy Forrest Van Cleave prepares to shoot it out with a "gangster" appearing in the doorway at right. The 'duel" is taking place at the FBI National Academy in Washington, D. C, where students practice to sharpen their reac- tons when menacing dummies pop up along "Hogan's Alley," a target range built to resemble a city street. New Pastor to Arrive Tuesday The Rev. and Mrs. Allan M. Peterson and children, Andrew, John and Mary Elizabeth, will move Tuesday from Cleghorn into the Presbyterian Manse at 1734 Terrace Drive. The Rev. Mr. Peterson will conduct his first service as new minister of the Carroll Presbyterian Church, Sunday morning, October 4, and will, be formally installed as minister on Sunday, October 11. Meanwhile, the Rev. Edward E. Hale, vice president of Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, will speak at the 11 a.m. service in the local church this coming Sunday. September 27. Ireland Seeks Backing Chief in to Brand China in U .NJ ^\J^ 0sn By TOM HOGE UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP> — Ireland sounded out U.N. members today seeking support for a demand that the General Assembly brand Red China a violator of human rights in Tibet. Faced with opposition not only Irom the Soviet block but some neutralist and colonial nations, Ireland was reported anxious to make sure her proposed resolu- Fire Rocket In Storm to Snap Photos CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) tion would get the two-thirds vote needed for adoption by the 82- nation General Assembly. Still Fighting Reds Gyalo Thondup, 31-year-old elder brother of the exiled Dalai Lama, said in a n interview in New Delhi Thursday that far By JOE F. KANE WASHINGTON (AP) — Premier Nikita Khrushchev bubbled in high spirits as 500 guests munched on delicacies at a fancy Soviet Embassy reception. He patted his stomach in ex Tomorrow Big Day of Band Festival As preparations for the third annual Western Iowa Band Festival neared their final stages Friday, 25 additional sponsors were announced at Chamber of Co m- merce headquarters. Forty • one bands and about 2,500 musicians are expected here. The festival will open with a parade of bands at 10:30 a.m. Saturday and close with a massed band concert in Merchants Park at 7 p.m. Meanwhile, the following bands have been "bought" by Carroll business firms and organizations. Carroll and Kucmper High Schools will be sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Sac City High School has been "bought" by L. A. Smith Co., Icwa Public Service Co., J. C. Penney Co., Crouse Cartage Co., H & H Co.. and The Villa; Ar-We- VA Community High School by Kanne Lumber and Supply, Duffy Shoes, Inc., Kordick Supply Co., Fareway Stores, Wittrock Motor Co., and Boje Construction Co.: Boxholm High School by the Carroll Bakery and Burke Motor Inn; Guthrie Center High School by Pioneer Steel Sales, the Uptown Club, Joe's Paint Center, Iowa Land Service Co., Badding Construction Co., and Simon Standard Service: Anthon - Oto High School by The Loft, Merritt Construction Co., Carroll Lumber Co., and Kclley Dairy & Produce. • On Cold War Affairs- Ike, Nikita Head Into Fateful Talks By WILLIAM L. RYAN . "We will know more after the WASHINGTON (AP) — Soviet discussions with the President," Premier Nikita Khrushchev said | ne added, today he thinks tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union will be lessened to some extent as a result of his visit to this country. Only hours ahead of the start of his fateful talks on cold war affairs with President Eisenhower on a Maryland mountain top, Khrushchev spoke riefly with newsmen at the entrance to the Soviet Embassy. Asked what he thinks is the outstanding difficulty that ought to be settled, Khrushchev chuckled and replied: "It would be better to ask that question of your President." Meet with Aides The encounter with reporters came on the heels of separate morning-long sessions in which Khrushchev and Eisenhower went No Holdback on Funds For Water Projects more than 50,000 Tibetan irregu-, plaining to Vice President Rich- i lars still were waging rebellion | ard M . Nixon thal he had energ against the Red Chinese using i in reserve after his cross . country other' knives, old guns or any weapons they could find. Thondup said the Chinese killed 100,000 Tibetans in recent years, including 20,000 in the uprising in the capital, Lhasa, last March travels He had a big bear nug Tor pianist Van Cliburn — and got a big kiss on the cheek in return. He handily fired barbs at a „,,..,. . i couple of high U.S. officials about T 'l°. nd "L^? la .-" m „f . -K° m " « ! trade - or the lack of it - with the Soviet Union. New York to report to the U.N what he called a "true picture" of the situation in Tibet. The Dalai Lama who fled to —A camera-carrying 'rocket shot India f/ ter „ th , c , ^ sia %> chav ^ At over the Atlantic today to photograph Hurricane Gracie. The 25-foot Nike - Cajun rocket was to boost a nose cone holding the camera to an altitude of 85 The Weather miles. The cone was to fall into! were He was all smiles Thursday night as he greeted government leaders, diplomats, industrialists, .. . .. „ . , i famous hostesses, a month ago that the Communist i A , _ rule had cost his country 80.000 . Cl'burn. the young Texas pian- lj veg ist had won fame with his success in a Moscow music compe- AwaitingWord tJ(ion got one of the warmest A number of U.N. delegations i greetings of the evening. — reported awaiting word 1 The orchestra swung into a 33 Girls to Vie for Band Event Queen In case of rain Saturday morning, the parade of 2,500 band players scheduled to open the Western Iowa Band Festival at 10:30 a.m. will be postponed until 2:30 p.m., Charles E. Knoblauch, manager of the Chamber of Commerce, announced today. Entertainment events for band visitors, such as movies at the Carroll Theater and skating at the Parkview rink then will be switched to the morning period WASHINGTON <AP - The administration will not withhold funds for construction of 67 new water projects that President Eisenhower objected to in the public works appropriation bill. These include several big projects in Iowa. Eisenhower twice vetoed the bill, but on the second round Congress mustered enough strength to pass it despite the President's objections. Budget Director Maurice Stans gave his assurance regarding the disputed projects in response to the ocean about 40 miles offshore, from their governments whether | Tchaikovsky concerto as the! In the event of rain at night the IOWA FIVE-DAY FORECAST Temperatures will average slightly above normal Saturday through next Wednesday. Afternoon highs will be from the middle to upper 70s. Lows will range from the lower to middle 50s. Only minor temperature changes are expected until turning a little warmer Sunday or Monday. Rainfall will average .50 to one inch in showers and thundershowers early in the period. IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy little temperature change Friday night with scattered rains and occasional thun derstorms central and east. Lows Friday night 58 to 65. Saturday partly cloudy and warmer west mostly cloudy with occasional showers and thunderstorms east in forenoon becoming partly cloudy in afternoon. Highs Saturday 68 to 73 east 73 to 78 west. Ooutlook for Sunday — Partly cloudy, little change in temperature. A Navy destroyer wailed to retrieve it. Gracic, gradually losing punch as she moved northward on a 200- mile front, was centered about 340 miles east of here. Her highest winds were bare hurricane force of 75 miles an hour. Weather Bureau scientists hoped the camera, capable of photographing a 300-mile span of ocean, will provide the first pictures of a complete storm. In the past, cameras in planes and weather balloons have recorded only segments of storms. to rally behind the Irish proposal which would put the Tibetan is- lanky young musician entered. When the bear hugging and kiss- sue on the assembly agenda and i i n g were taken care of. Cliburn propose a condemnation resolu- moved along the receiving line tion Irish Foreign Minister Frank Aiken said a resolution was in the works, but that his delegation would not try to put it in until next week. BENEFIT DANCE (Times Herald Now* Service) MANNING - A dance for the benefit of the Iowa Crippled Chil- If recovered, the film will be I dren's Camp will be sponsored by taken to laboratories in Washing ton for processing and study. Officials said it probably will be a week before results are announced. the Manning VFW and Auxiliary at the VFW Hall Saturday evening, Sept. 26. The lpcal VFW and Auxiliary contribute to the camp each year. and planted kiss on Mrs Khrushchev's hand. He had sent three dozen roses to the Soviet first lady earlier in the day. The drinks included vodka, champagne, cognac and an assortment of dry Caucasian wines and sparkling mineral water. Large ice sculptures of fish held bowls of caviar flown in from the Soviet Union. The fancy buffet was spread with jellied perch, a Soviet lamb dish, tiny hot dogs, shrimp, roast turkey, chicken liver pate, smoked sturgeon, pickled white salads, cheeses, fruits and ice cream. massed band concert, scheduled for 7 p.m. in Merchants Park, will be cancelled. Queen candidates have been nominated by 33 of the 41 bands participating in the festival. The 1959 festival queen will be crowned during the massed band concert by Linda Thompson of Sac- City, 1958 festival queen. Sharon Ohde, queen of the Carroll High School Band, and Audrey Spaen, Kuemper High School queen, will not compete in the queen contest. Competing candidates are: Jane Petty, Adair-Casey; Janet Marie Petersen, Alta; Joann Dixon, Anthon-Oto; Janice North, Ar-We-Va; Sherrin Schmidt, Audubon; Janet Dykers, Battle Creek; Elaine Festival See Page 9 ; Speaks at Hornick Field Day- CARROLL FORECAST Mostly cloudy little temperature change Friday night, lows 58 to 60. Partly cloudy and warmer Saturday, highs 74 to 77. The Weather in Carroll (Pally Temperatures Coiirtivsy Iowa Public Service Company) Yesterday's high 67 Yesterday's low 53 At 7 a.m. today 64 At 10 a.m. today 65 Precipitation (24 hours prior to 7 a.m.)--.75 inch rain. Symington Raps Ike's Farm Policies SIOUX CITY (AP)-Sen. Stuart Symington <D-Mo> said Friday the Eisenhower administration wants "to make existing farm programs such costly failures that the American taxpayer will revolt against LITTLE LI"Z Weather A Year Ago— The high temperature a year ago today was 77. Low was 48. Skies were clear. The clothes that make the woman 1 are often the clothes that broke I the man, any sound plan to meet the needs j Edwin Bcem farm near Hornick. of modern day agriculture." | About 20,000 persons were expect- In a speech prepared for the 1 crf fo1 * tlle activities which include Iowa Conservation Field Day andl tw ° championship plowing match- Plowing contest, Symington said! c s and conservation demonstra- Secretary of Agriculture Ezra '1 aft Benson opposed all but 19 of 146 bills before the Senate Agriculture Committee this year. He said President Eisenhower has vetoed "sound farm hills such as in the case of wheat and tobacco." "The corn program was destroyed by giving support loans to those who did not comply with acreage restrictions," Symington said. The Missouri senator is regarded as a contender for the I960 Democratic presidential nomination. , Symington was one of the scheduled speakers at the event on [he lions Other speakers listed on the afternoon program were Secretary of the Interior Fred Seaton, a Republican, Gov. Herschel Loveless and Rep. Charles Hoeven (R-Iowa>. Wagon and air tours gave visitors an opportunity to see contoured row crops, terraces, pro Name Staffs for DeMolay Degree Units Appointive officers for the initiatory and DeMolay degrees were announced at a meeting of Hugh de Payen Chapter, Order of the DeMo­ lay, Thursday night in Masonic Hall. Bill Smits of Scranton, new master councilor of the chapter, conducted the meeting at which the life membership plan was discussed and preliminary plans made for an initation to be held in the near future. Appointed as new officers of the initiatory degree were Jim Wilson, senior deacon; Jack Prince, junior deacon; John Sylvester of Glidden, senior steward; Lynn Dunn, junior steward; Skip Raridon, marshal; Joel Harris, chaplain; Bill Winnike, standard bearer; Ray Beck, sentinel; Paul Halverson, orator; Ronnie Edward, scribe; John Hedges of Scranton, first preceptor; Russ Taylor, second preceptor; George Thomas, third: David Haynes, fourth; Phil Richardson, fifth; Rene Fielding of Scranton, sixth; and Jerry Frank, seventh. Announced as officers of the De­ Molay degree were Jim Carson, Bob Hatch, Joel Harris, Skip Raridon, Jim Prince, Russ Taylor, Dick Gregerson, Bill Eason, Rene Fielding, and Ray Beck. Lunch was served at the close of the meeting by a committee from the Mothers Circle, including Mrs. Calvin Edwards, Mrs. Everett Carson, and Mrs. Harry Frank. a question during his mid-year budget review briefing Thursday. "I think I can assure you that the President will not freeze those funds," Stans said. "We have been working over the last two weeks with the Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation on an orderly program to start the projects that Congress has asked to be started, including the 67 new starts." There had been speculation that Eisenhower might order the withholding of funds for the 67 projects. The $1,185,093,000 bill is to finance work during the year ending June 30, 1960. "They will be started within the period between now and about next June 30," Stans said. He said there are a few projects on which engineering and other work has not progressed far enough to permit a construction start during the year. He did not list the projects. 'But that will not be the result of any holdback on the part of the administration," he said. One of the largest Iowa projects is the $1,113,000 Red Rock Reservoir on the Des Moines River between Des Moines and Ottumwa. D. M. Man Dies of Motorcyle Injuries DES MOINES (AP) - A Des Moines youth who was motorcy- clng with his father died at a hospital Thursday night of injuries suffered when his motorcycle went into a ditch and he was thrown against a utility pole. He was Norval Etter, 22. Hospital attendants said death resulted from skull, neck and chest fractures. Etter and his father, Arthur Etter, were motorcycling home when the accident occurred. over with aides the final details for their meeting. He was rsked first what ho thinks of his trip through this country. With Ambassador Mikhail Menshikov acting as interpreter, he replied: "Wonderful!" Then Khrushchev laughed and added in English, "Very well." Khrushchev, still a walking exhibit of energy despite his grueling nationwide tour and a late dinner session Thursday night, was up for breakfast at 8:25 a.m. at Blair House, the President's guest house. Then he went back up to the third floor to "work on some papers" as aides trooped into the mansion. A short block away and across the street, Eisenhower was in conference with Secretary of State Christian A. Herter, U. N. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge who accompanied Khrushchev on his cross-country tour, and Llewellyn Thompson, U. S. ambassador to Moscow. Earlier, the President had seen Gordon Gray, his special assistant on national security affairs. The White House said the brass tacks sessions on cold war sticking points would begin within an hour after the two national leaders reach the secluded site near Thurmont, Md. Helicopter Trip As the conferences continued, the White House announced that Eisenhower and his guest had decided to go by helicopter rather than by automobile to Camp David, Md., the presidential retreat in the Catoctin Mountains where they will meet until Sunday. The White House said Eisenhower asked Khrushchev to state his preference and the Premier chose a whirlybird. They planned to fly together, taking off from the White House grounds at 5:15 p.m. on the 45- minute trip of about 65 miles. Also assigned to their craft were two interpreters; James J. Rowley, chief of the White House Secret Service detail; a Soviet security man; and Capt. E. P. Aurand, Eisenhower's naval aide. Three more helicopters were ordered for other officials and security agents. Starting tonight, the visiting Communist chief and the President will try to persuade each other to shift government policy in the interest of peace. Khrushchev, newly returned from a remarkable and hectic tour of America, indicates he has not retreated an inch from his persistent accusation that U.S. policy created and preserved the cold war. Ike Hopeful President Eisenhower, after 11 Talks See Page 9 24 plowing match contestants vie for honors. An aide to Seaton said the secretary's talk probably would not touch on farm matters but rather, would deal with broader questions j Grundmeier TO Be of administration policy. . . Hoeven was .expected to discuss i ASSeSSOf Instructor legislation passed by Congress as it affects western Iowa. In the plowing matches, Laurence Huber of near Rippey was expected to defend his title in the Fail in Try to Launch Missile From Bomber Harold H. Grundmeier, Carroll county assessor, has been invited to be one of four instructors for a series of district schools to be WASHINGTON (AP)-The Air Force was reported today to have been blocked by technical troubles in an attempt to launch a ballistic missile from a bomber in flight and put it close to the orbit of the Paddle Wheel satellite Explorer VI. A source close to the experiment said the missile was carried high over Florida during the early morning hours but the launching was called off after half an level land division, and Arthur | conducted throughout the s t a t e hour's flight. The only immediate tected waterways and farm ponds. Raisch of near Sheffield was back! from Oct. 26 through Dec. 11, Bal- Other exhibits were wildlife plant- to see a second contour plowing ings, waterfowl native to Iowa and ; championship, the State Conservation Commis -1 The annual event is sponsored sion's fish and game display. Several acres were devoted to commercial exhibits. But the main activities are ex- by the Iowa Soil Conservation Committee, the Iowa Assn. of Soil Conservation District Commissioners, Station WHO, Des pected to center around the speak-: Moines, and the Woodbury County crs' platform and the fields where \ Soil Conservation District. lard B. Tipton, director property tax division, state tax commission, said Friday. Mr. Grundmeier will attend a special school for instructors to be held in Des Moines from Oct. 20 through Oct. 23. The school will be explanation was "technical difficulties. " The source said the trial was put off indefinitely. There, was no suggestion that the experiment had been called off permanently. An Air Force spokesman said conducted in the state office build- j the firing may prove the feasibil ing. I ity of using air-launched ballistic missiles to intercept any enemy satellite that might spy on this country. The satellite would be traveling at its highest speed—26,000 miles an hour—and the likelihood of getting the much slower supersonic missile near it seemed small. The satellite slows down at the top of its orbit, and its average speed for the complete circuit is 18,000 m.p.h. There reportedly will be no attempt to hit the Paddle Wheel satellite, but only to co-orbit tho missile with it briefly. The satellite is nicknamed for its radiating vanes that draw power from the sun for its radio Instruments. Launched Aug. 7, it still is working fine and scientists hope to get information from it for months to come.

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