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Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 90-No, 252 Carroll, Iowa, Monday, October 26, 1959—Eight Pages DMivorert ijy CarrlT Roy Each for .15 Ont.i Per Wppk «ln«[J« Copy Traffic Toll Hits 560 as 13 More Die 77 Ahead of Year Ago; Crackdown Has Little Effect By The Associated Press Thirteen persons lost their lives in traffic accidents in Iowa during the past weekend. One of the year's worst weekend tolls boosted the death total for this year to 560—77 more than were killed on this date last year. Little Effect A crackdown by Slate Safety Commission Director Donald M. Station apparently did little to slow thc tragic traffic death pace. Station last week announced all weekend days off for highway patrolmen had been cancelled in order to have the patrol's full strength of 275 officers on the highways. Station said 28 persons had been lulled in traffic accidents the previous two weekends, and said he was "sickened" by the figure. Two Dubuque youths and a Dunlap couple were killed in separate one-car accidents. Harold G. Benda, 20, and Dennis Bausch. 21, died when a car driv- •eii by Benda missed a curve and crashed into boulders on Highway 52 three miles south of Dubuque Sunday. Another'passenger in the car, Ronald Schnee, 23, of Dubuque, was hospitalized and reported in fair condition. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Wright, in their 50s, were killed Saturday night when their car left a county road about seven miles east of Moorhead. Three other passengers iu the car were hospitalized. Othal Hodges of Magnolia was listed in fair condition. His wife, Mary, and Billy Dugdale, 10, of Moorehead, were listed in poor condition. Other Victims Other victims included: William Beimers, 57, Sioux Center night policeman, who was killed Sunday night when he \vas struck by a car on Highway ?5 two miles north of Sioux Center. Bajema had followed a car out of town to advise the driver his lights had failed. After talking with the driver, Bajema stepped into the opposite lane of traffic and was struck by a car driven by John Van De Vegte, 19, of Rock Valley. ' Gene Saylor, 28, of Plover, who died Saturday night of injuries suffered when his motorcycle collided with a car driven by Dwight Sellers, 16, of Mallard, on a county road at the west edge of Plover. George Otto Haley, 50, of Irvington, who was fatally injured. Saturday night when his car collided with a pickup truck driven by Eugene E. Hofuss of Ottosen. The accident occurred at a rural in- Deaths .... See Page 7 The Weather IOWA FORECAST Snow north, rain changing to snow south Monday night, colder, lows mid 20s north to mold 30s south. Mostly cloudy, locally colder Tuesday with some snow continuing east, highs 40 northeast to 50 southwest. Increasing northerly winds Monday evening, reaching 35-45 miles an hour and continuing east Tuesday. Further outlook—Partly cloudy and rather cold Tuesday. FIVE-DAY IOWA FORECAST Temperatures for the five day period will average near normal. Afternoon high temperatures will average from the mid 50s in the north to the upper 50s in the south. Early morning highs will average from the mid 30s in the north to the upper 30s in the south. Cool first part of week with a warming trend latter part of the week. Very little if any precipitation in western Iowa while eastern sections precipitation will average from .75 to over an inch occurring as rain or snow mostly Monday night and Tuesday. CARROLL FORECAST Rain changing to snow and colder Monday night, lows 27-30. Mostly cloudy and cold Tuesday, high mid 40s. Increasing northerly winds Monday night, becoming 3545 miles an hour. The Weather in Carroll (Dully Tomiim-utimis (Umrtesy Iowa Public Service Company) Yesterday's high .._ 49 Yesterday's low ... 32 At 7 a.m. today _ 42 At 10 a.m. today 42 Precipitation (24 hours prior to 7 a.m.)—.20 inch rain. Weather A Year Ago— Skies svere cloudy a year ago today. It was windy; and temperatures ranged from a high of 50 to a low of 33 degrees. 3 Injured in Crash- One person was seriously injured and two others were hospitalized with injuries received when the cars shown above were in collision one-half mile west and two miles south of Arcadia about. 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Mrs. Helena Jent/en, 74, Arcadia, a passenger in the car sliown at bottom, suffered extensive fractures of the left leg, multiple rib fractures and extensive body contusions. Her condition is described as fair by the attending physician at St. Anthony hospital. Alvin V. Jcntzen, 36, Arcadia, driver, suffered head lacerations and contusions. His condition is satisfactory. Herbert K. Namanny, 42, Westside, driver of car shown in top photo, suffered two broken ribs, bruises and abrasions. His condition was listed as satisfactory. The Namanny car was westbound and the Jcntzen car south bound at thc thrie of the accident, thc sheriff's office said. (Leonard Hinzc Photos). ISU Reactor to Play Role In World of Tomorrow By DAN PERKES AMES (AP) — How will instruments in the first manned U. S. satellite react as it hurtles through the deadly Van Allen radiation belts girdling the globe? Tests planned at Iowa Stale University might tell the rocket experts one day much of what they want to know. Unusual Lab Focal point for this experimen- Light Snow, Rain Falls at Dubuque By The Associated Press A light snow mixed with rain fell at Dubuque Monday morning, as Iowa temperatures hovered from the freezing poinl up. Cedar Rapids reported 32 degrees, and other morning lows ranged up to 45 at Sioux City. More snow was forecast for northern counties Monday night. Cooler weather and occasional rain was the order of Monday, and the rains were due to continue Monday night. Precipitation was widespread but generally light in the 24 hours ended early Monday. The outlook for Tuesday morning is for readings ranging from 28 degrees in the north to the middle 30s in the south, and a continuation of the colder weather through thc day. tation is an unusual engineering laboratory on the ISU campus. You won't find test tubes hanging in racks. In fact, you probably wouldn't find more than a few people in the laboratory at any time of the day or night. There just isn't room. A huge, 150-ton structure of solid graphite and concrete occupies much of the space. It is ominous looking, yet quite safe. It is the nuclear reaclor used in Iowa State's fledgling nuclear engineering program. ISU in 1951 became the second school in the United Stales to offer advanced degrees in nuclear engineering. North Carolina State was first. The program at the Ames school apparently thrived during the past eight years because it is now one of ISU's largest graduate programs in engineering. 1 Class of 32 The present class of 32 students includes civilians as well as Army, Navy and Air Force personnel. The reaclor might well be called a visual aid for these students. They use it for work on research projects and to help in their research papers. Just what is nuclear engineering? "It is the bridge between nuclear physics and engineering," explains Dr. Glenn Murphy, chair- ISU Reactor ". . . See Page 7 Goes Its Own Way in Talks to End Strike- Kaiser Bolts Steel Industry's Ranks By JOHN MOODY PITTSBURGH (AP> — Kaiser Steel Corp., one of the industry's Big 12 producers, went its own way today in negotiations to end the 104-day steel strike. The surprise action ibreached the solid front of the basic steel industry in its long and bitter contract fight with the United Steelworkers Union. While Kaiser said it would bargain alone with the union in Washington, talks between USW committees and other individual steel firms got under way in Pittsburgh and elsewhere. These sessions were distinct from a scheduled meeting here of top union officials and representa-] ducer B with an annual capacity of! The Kaiser announcement came! ences, there are matters of prin- tives of the biggest companies led """ '-— L ' — - -' ' '— -— : -- "-- -"-— - • — : - -- - - : -'- - : "- ' '- : ' by U.S. Steel Corp. Decision Tuesday A note of urgency was injected into the peace maneuverings as the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals announced it would give its decision Tuesday in a Taft-Hartley injunction proceeding against the strike. The court will rule whether the 500,000 striking workers must return for 80 days under the injunc- 2,933,000 ingot, tons—about two per 1 as the other companies were re- ciple with respect to pensions and cent of the national total. ported prepared to make new insurance which are wholly unao In announcing the decision lo' monfi y concessions to settle the i ceptable to the other steel compa- break away from the bargaining \ strikt -' I nies -" thc statement said, group, Edgar F. Kaiser, board- j Kaiser said he was not con- j The industry lenders estimated chairman, said: "We believe (iti | vinccd that an industrywide settle-; the reported Kaiser agreement is the only responsible step we j ment was near, and for that rea-! would cost them between 45 and can take in the face of mounting son initialed separate bargaining, i 50 cents over a three-year period, national emergency caused by this i j n j| s statement, reporting an I Prestrike wages averaged $3.11 104-day strike." Aide Denies Slatpmrnt agreement between Kaiser and \ an hour, the union, the !l other producers Norman Nicholson, Kaiser's as- said Kaiser estimated the cost to sistant, denied an industry stale- itself at 10 cents an hour per man j tion issued in U.S. District Court j ment that thc company had , in the first year of a three-year her last week. Latest American Iron & Steel Institute stalislics rank Kaiser as the nation's ninth largest steel pro- reached an agreement with the j contract. They added it would cost, union. The statement was issued! them 17 cents an hour the first Sunday night by the 11 other mem-1 year, bers of the bargaining group. "In addition to the cost differ- Major Issue N'o mention was made of local plant work rules in the industry's on Kaiser. This has Reds Push New Line on Disarm Plan By STANLEY JOHNSON MOSCOW (AP) — Soviet publicists have opened a new campaign to convince the West that complete disarmament offers it better economic opportunities than continuance of the arms race. At the same time Soviet organs make clear that there is no change in the Communist creed that capitalism is doomed whether or not it is shored up by arms production. Main Theme This is one of the main themes being beamed abroad and the emphasis on it is likely to increase. Domestically the point hammered home by every possible means is that Premier Nikita Khrushchev wants peace and prosperity. Not since Stalin's 70th birthday has any event been so publicized as Khrushchev's trip to the United States. Daily, mass meetings throughout the Soviet Union praise the Premier for having made the trip which speakers say has convinced the American people of the sincerity of the Soviet desire for peace. Every issue of every newspaper and magazine stresses the same theme. There is a color film about the trip and a new book, "To Live in Peace and Friendship." It is against this background that one should read the assurances that the Soviet disarmament proposals are not intended deliberately or by chance to cause an economic upheaval in capitalist countries. Takes Issue The Literary Gazette this week took issue with Harvard philosopher Robert P. Wolf, who wrote the New York Times that Marx, if alive today, would say "capitalism prospers only on preparations for war whether a war is being carried on or not." "Marxist-Leninists are very far from thinking that modern capitalism can prosper in any event— with or without the help of military profits," the magazine said. "Marxists look upon present day capitalism as something decaying and dying." Theorist Leonid Leontyev explained: "the simple truth is that capitalism is as pregnant with crisis as a cloud is with rain. Whether there is an arms race or not, crises are inevitable while capitalism exists." But the article said that the end of the arms race, contrary to the "croaking of the arms merchants," would open up broad new prospects for increased international commerce, growiHg markets and consequently growing employment. For Anti-Proton Discovery- Nobel Prizes to 2 U.S. Scientists STOCKHOLM (AP)—Two American atomic scientists today were awarded the 1959 Nobel physics prize for the discovery of the anti-proton, proving that matter exists in two forms, as particles and anti-particles. The physics winners are Italian- born Emilio Segre, 54, and Dr. Owen Chamberlain, 39, born in San Francisco. Both are attached to the University of California at Berkeley. The chemistry prize this year was awarded to Prof. Jaroslaw Heyrovsky, 68, a Czech. It was the first Nobel award ever made to Czechoslovakia. Some politicians kiss only the babes who are old enough to vote. Heyrovsky was honored for developing the polarographic method of rapidly analyzing the precise chemical composition of complicated substances. It has been particularly valuable in the field of metallurgy. Segre and Chamberlain are the 17th and 18th Americans to win the Nobel physics award. They will divide $42,606. The Swedish Academy of Sciences, which awards the prizes provided by the inventor of dynamite, the late Alfred Nobel, said the discovery of the American nuclear physicists was one of Cosmic implications. Using the giant atom-smashing bevatron at Berkeley, Calif., they found thai by clashing their newly discovered anti-proton and a proton together, both dissolved into light. The awarding body said the anti-proton—the electrically negative 1 mirror image of the proton, or hydrogen nucleus — had been predicted 30 years ago by Paul Dirac of Britain, who shared the 1933 Nobel Prize with Erwin Schroedinger of Berlin University. The discovery by Segre and Chamberlain of the anti-proton was heralded as an important step toward introducing some order into the bewildering micro-world of some 30 odd sub-atomic particles known to scientists today. The two physicists published their findings in the fall of 1955. The two winners were assisted in their work by Dr. Clyde Weigand and Dr. Thomas Ypsilantis of the California University staff. Segre was born at Tivoli, Italy, and was a student at the University of Rome of Enrico Fermi, the pioneer nuclear physicist and 1938 Nobel winner. Segre taught at the Rome University and then at the University of Palermo. In 1938 he was one of a group o£ prominent Italian scientists who, with Fermi, went into exile to escape facist rule. Segre has worked U.S. Had Only 2 Atomic Bombs When Japan Hit WASHINGTON (AP) — America had only two atomic bombs when the decision was made to drop them on Japan in World War II, according to a posthumuously published interview with Gen. George C. Marshall. The magazine U.S. News & World Report, in a copyrighted article today, said Marshall granted the interview to one of its editors, John P. Sutherland, in 1954 and 1955 with the understanding it would not be published until after his death. The soldier-diplomat died Oct. 16. Marshall said in the interview that America's military leaders had no idea of the destructive power of the A-bomb until one was exploded in New Mexico on July 16, 1945. Even after that, he said, there was no clear-cut plan on how to use the new weapon. "When we got the bombs we had to use them in the best possible way to save American lives," he said. "I heard all kinds of discussions on how we should use the first one. Some wanted to drop it on the Sea of Japan. But we didn't know how it would work in water. It might foe a dud, or get out of control. We just didn't know. "Others wanted to drop it in a u'ce p."Hdy to save the lives of the Japanese. But we only had two, and the situation demanded shock action. After using the two bombs against Japan, there would be nothing in reserve." Until the awesome power of the bomb became known, it had been planned to use nine of them in an invasion of Japan, Marshall said. The invasion was set for Sept. 23, 1945. Japan surrendered on Aug. 14, eight days after the first A-bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. ^**^+ Driver Charged After 2 Cars Hit A traffic summons for failure to yield the right of way was given Earl J. Lux, 50, Carroll, as a result of a two-car accident at the intersection of Third and Northeast streets about 11:10 a.m. Sunday, city police reported. A car driven by Lux was in collision with a car driven by John J. Ludwig, 73, Carroll. The Ludwig auto was northbound and turning west on Third and the Lux was eastbourid on Third at the time of the accident, police said. No injuries were reported in the accident, police said. Cub Scout Pack 101 Will Be Reorganized Cub Scout Pack No. 101, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, will be reorganized at a meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the K.C. Hall. Each boy who intends to become a Cub Scout must be accompanied by his mother to the meeting, so that the parent's interest can be determined, and so that she may know the program of Cub Scouting. Last year, seven dens of Scouts were part of this pack, which included 73 boys. The reorganization meeting is in charge of Ed Marz, cubmaster. First in Area— Commercial to Install Electronic Accounting The Commercial Savings Bank | will be important additions to the has ordered electronic accounting institution's modern banking In addition to its steel plant in Fontana, Kaiser has fabricating plants in Fontana, Napa and Montebello, Calif. ft has an iron mine in Eagle Mountain, Calif.; coal mines in Sunnyside, Utah, and Raton, N.M.; and a limestone quarry in C'ushenbury, Calif. The firm employed 10,615 persons as of last December. , Henry J. Kaiser Sr. founded the company in 1942. His son. Edgar F., 51, is his father's chief assistant. machines to handle its bookkeeping. Two of the electronic ma- equipment. The purchase is a fur- chines will be installed in Febru- thor st °P in k«'ping abreast of up- ary and will do the work that now requires four posting machines. These electronic machines, the first to be installed in this area, Soviet Doctor Hopes to Give a Human 2nd Heart By PRESTON GROVER MOSCOW (AP) — A Soviet doctor says he hopes to give a human a second heart to help out in an emergency. Dr. Vladimir Demikhov, an experimental specialist in Moscow's Medical Institute, says he has successfully planted hearts in two dogs. He showed the dogs to newsmen Sunday. Each had a patch ManSought in Abduction Is Captured GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) — State police said today they have ., _ ,, , ., , picked up Rodney Austin, 44, of crs said Ray Moehn, president Newcas tle, Maine, who has been to-clalc banking practice. Increased Efficiency 'These electronic posting machines will greatly increase the operating efficiency of our bank and provide quicker and more satisfactory service to our custom- of the bank. sought since Friday in the abduc- "Thcre is no doubt that the i tion of a 14-year-old Maine baby electronic equipment will streamline our operation," Mr. Moehn continued. "The machines will bring satisfaction to our employees by removing thc drudgery from a day's work. More impor- lanl, Ihe machines produce the bank's and the customers' records with an unprecedented degree of accuracy and speed. "Even though the equipment will operate with the speed of electronics, the bank will preserve all the time-tested advantages of standard printed records," Mr. Moehn con- on the left side where, he said, | eluded. "Customers will not have the new hearts had been attached and were functioning inside effectively. The second heart, he said, took half the work load off the original heart. The 43-year-old doctor said he hopes to try grafting a supplemental heart on a human being before the end of the year. The plan is to use the heart of a person who has died. The heart can be revived by electrical shock as long as 112 hours after death, he said. Demikhov said he also plans in the near future to transplant a leg to a woman who lost one recently in a train accident. He said he had grafted a leg to a dog and that it was working well until the leg was accidentally burned under X-ray treatment and the limb died. to learn anything 'new'. Accounting forms posted by the machine arc identical in appearance with those printed by conventional machines." Automatic Pickup Manufactured by National Cash Register and called the "Post- Tronic", the new machine makes possible the automatic pickup of sitter. State-police Sgt. Timothy Moran at headquarters in Boston said the man had been identified as Austin at the state police barracks in Shelburne Falls, eight miles from here. Austin was unarmed and offered little resistance although he had fled into woods. Three trooprs picked him up after receiving a telephone call from a farmer who had given the man a ride in his pick-up truck. Moran said Austin will appear in North Adams District- Court Tuesday on fugitive warrants charging abduction and rape. Terry Kroeger is 'Fairly Satisfactory' Terry Kroeger, Carroll High footba11 Player injured in a game ^ Ida . prove here Friday night, old account balances on conven-1 1S Jn fairl y satisfactory condition tional bank forms, as well as sev-! at st - Anthony Hospital, the at- eral other major bookkeeping innovations. Banks can establish a degree of accuracy in checking-account bookkeeping which heretofore could be realized only time. . . See Page 7 Bank Mrs. Grundmeier is Taken by Death Mrs. Hugo Grundmeier, 71, Carroll, died early Monday at St. Anthony hospital of cancer. One of her sons, Harold, is chief of the Carroll fire department and county assessor. He was formerly county auditor. Another son Russell, is a Lutheran pastor. A daughter, Letha, is deputy county auditor and another daughter, Marie, is a clerk at the city hall here. (DETAILS: Obituary Section.) CHILD HURT IN FALL Anthony James Vanderheiden, 19-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Vanderheiden Jr., suffered concussion Saturday noon when he fell five feet to a concrete floor at the Vanderheiden home. Mrs. Vanderheiden said that the youngster had gone down three steps when he fell over the side, straight to the floor, landing on his head. He was taken to St. Anthony Hospital, where he was ad- was harnessmaker for Anderson < milled at 12:30, and remained un- of Bros, in Carroll for 32 years. He j til Sunday morning. He continues E. C. Carlson Dies; Was Harnessmaker Everett C. Carlson, 75, veteran harnessmaker in Carroll, died Saturday. He had been in ill health for several years. Mr. Carlson, who was retired, tending physician said Monday. Kroeger suffered a concussion but no fractures, the physician said. leaves his wife and six children.: to be under observation and treat(DETAILS: Obituary Section.) ) ment at home. Mrs. Bielmaier to be Honored by Nurses Mrs. Frank J. Bielmaier of Carroll, one of several local women attending the Iowa Nurses Association in Burlington, will be honored at an officers' luncheon this noon at Hotel Burlington. She is a nominee for the Carmelita Calderwood Herst award, which will be an- Rosemary -f4agl-Lauded- for Life-Saving Feat Rosemary Nagl, daughter of Mr. i deeds of valor. We are proud of the and Mrs. Albert Nagl, received a ! state and school system that so life-saving citation Sunday from trained this girl to act unselfishly Louis G. Feldman, commander-in- in time of stress and apply first chief of the V.F.W., at the V.F.W. aid measures accurately and im- Post Home Auditorium in Mar-; mediately. To condemn our youth shalltown. is to condemn ourselves. Our youth In awarding the honor, Comman- are good and we should be proud der Feldman said, "Our youth of of them." Rosemary, an eighth-grade stu- lUKHLvl J.C4H1VIC* »»€.IO i*l/i* llUll i i t 11_ ' -.*• — ~..._- ^ , ».. ». o ..»..£.}•»«.««, uv v* Paul Wayne Sims Jr., 33, was i are ' )mid to mako known thelr , dent at SS. Peter and Paul School, Pilot, Wife Hurt in Light Plane Crash FORT MADISON (AP) —The pilot and his wife were injured when their leased plane crashed at the Municipal Airport here Sunday, but their three-year-old daughter Patricia was nol hurt piloting the four-place, single-engine craft when it hit the ground and flipped on its back. Sims suffered head lacerations and a broken right hip and was taken to an Iowa City hospital. His wife Beverly, 26, was treated and released at a hospital here with a fractured elbow. Sims said he was attempting to land the plane on a taxi strip near the runway when the plane hit a downdraft. The plane was heavily damaged but did not burn. at the atomic bomb research cen- j nounced Tuesday evening. This j ter at Los Alamos, New Mex. ' award is given for outstanding | Stolen Car Found at Central City, Neb. A car stolen here Saturday Chamberlain was born in San nursing service through the years. ; night has been recovered in Cen- Francisco in 1920. He was educated at Dartmouth College and at the University of Chicago, where he received his doctor's degree in physics in 1949. Since 1948 he has been attached to the uni- AT HEART SEMINAR Drs. F. A. Stamp and Rex A. Heese of Carroll attended a Heart Educational Seminar conducted by the Chiropractic Heart Foundation tral City, Neb., Chief of Police Alvin Burning said Monday. The car is owned by Leon R. Parrott, Carroll. It is a 1955 Chevrolet two-door and was taken from a parking spot near the in- versity at Berkeley. He also has ! at the Wahkonsa hotel, in Ft. i let-section of Sixth and North Kast , worked at Las Alamos. [Dodge on Oct. 24 and 25. 'street sometime Saturday night. | Nagl last year applied a tourniquc-nt to stop bleeding in Frank Gute's right | arm after the main artery had been cut by glass. Frank, also then a seventh grada student, was going out the school door for recess, carrying a bat and ball, when the door slammed shut because of a strong wind and he rammed bat, ball and his right arm through the heavy glass in the door, cutting the artery. Rosemary made him lie down and- applied her headscarf as a tourniquet. The physician called said that this prompt action saved Frank's life. Also on the stage at the citation presentation were Fr. Patrick Nooney, national V.F.W. chaplain; Fr. Edmond Adams, assistant at SS. Peter and Paul Parish who was called to the accident scene; Albert Nagl, Rosemary's father; Sr, M. Carita, Rosemary's seventh grade teacher, and Sr. Mary Richard, principal and Rosemary's present eighth jjiade teacher.

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