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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 12, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspoper Edttw far MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI Prwt ud United Full Wlni Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 12 1955 Paper ConiliU of Two OM lli Salk Polio Vaccine Safe and Efficient STEVENSON SAYS in Position of Facing Retreat or War in Asia CHICAGO Stevenson says the United States has put it in a position in Asia where it faces another and hu miliating retreat or else the hazard of He called fora joint declaration by the free nations condemning the use of force in the 100milewide strait between Nationalist For mosa and Communist China The 1952 Democratic presidential nominee in a nationwide radio broadcast Monday night said a deadend policy of the Eisenhower administration put the States in its present position in Asia The administrations policy of extravagant words in the Far Eastern situation he declared has alarmed our friends a good deal more than it has deterred the The tragedy is that the pos gibility of war just now seems to hinge upon Quemoy and Matsu small islands that lie almost as close to the coast of China as Staten Island does to New York he said I have the greatest mis givings about risking a third world WASHINGTON tiry of Stitt John Festtr Dulles Adlii E Stwvcnton Tuttdiy of bringing forward u ideas on Formosa pol icy rht vtry approaches which govtrnmtnt hat and is aetivtly Dulltt stattmtnt at iwws conference brought into the for the first time officially and Allied efforts to gain a ceasefire in the Formosa Straits war in defense of these Jittle is lands in which we would have nei ther the same legal justification nor the same support as in the defense of He said the United States should enlist both its friends and the neu tral nations in an open declaration condemning the use of force in Formosa He said Russia also should be asked to declare its He said With such an international dec laration denouncing the use of force with such collective support for the defense of Formosa with the addition thereby of moral solidarity to military strength in Formosa I should think Quemoy and Matsu would have little further importance to the Nationalists let alone to Stevenson spolce on a nationwide radio hookup provided free as a public service by the CBS and NBC networks AP Wlrephoio DR SALK EXPLAINS Jonas E Salk takes time out from his laboratory work at the University of Pittsburgh to tell newsmen how the redliquid vaccine which he developed to fight infantile paralysis is made Iowa to Go Ahead Now With Mass Inoculation DES MOINES is now no question but that Iowa will go ahead promptly with mass inocu lation of more than school children against polio the State Health Department said Tuesday Arrangements for immediately distributing the vaccine to all 99 counties are all set to go as soon shipped at a certain first of next week before Iowa gets its first shipment Dr Heeren esti mated The mechanics for handling the vaccine are all he said We will receive a wire from the firm sending our vaccine This wire will state that 3rd Suspect Arrested in City Robbery Minneapolis police Tuesday ar rested a third suspect in the armed robbery of a National Tea Food Store in Mason City March 12 Meanwhile extradition papers being prepared by the county attorneys office here for two other suspects held in Lawton Okla Chief Leo Allstot reported Min neapolis authorities found three loaded revolvers and burglar tools in the trunk of the car Raymond OConnor 36 was driving when arrested Watch Car OConnor was driving a blue Cadillac with Arkansas licenses for which police had been watching for several days A Mason City officer and Na tional Tea manager A L Lund quist probably will go to Minne apolis Wednesday to see whether positive identification can be made Allstot declared Lundquist according to police has definitely identified Leroy Me Hale 31 Duluth as one of the two bandits who accosted him March 12 Identification was made from police photographs Arrested Saturday McHale and James Blankenship 32 were arrested Saturday by Oklahoma and federal authorities Blankenship wanted here for ques tioning is being held for Clinton authorities in connection with a supermarket robbery Dec 18 The pair face charges of rob bery with aggravation and unlaw ful flight to avoid prosecution a federal offense They have refused extradition to Iowa Chief Allstot revealed the trio had served time in prison together for various offenses It is believed they are part of a gang operating in the midwest OConnor when arrested gave address as Phoenix but It was known that his wife lives in Minneapolis as it is received from the proces sors This probably will be early next week The word on Iowas plans came from Dr Ralph Heeren director it is hour being by a of the departments Division Preventable Diseases Next Week If it is 48 hours before the Na tional Institutes of Health licenses the vaccine it probably will be the certain carrier and that it will ar rive in Iowa at a specific time The State Health Department will be ail set to receive this ship ment We will have our figures ofjready on the amount of vaccine to be sent to each Iowa county the morning the vaccine will go out to the counties that same day If it arrives in the afternoon it will go out within 24 hours County Level At the county level there is someone in charge of each local organization to see that the proper amounts of vaccine go to each school or other point where ike inoculations are Dr Heeren said there are first and second grade school chil dren in Iowa eligible for vaccina tion The allotment to each county will be based on the number of Surprise as Blizzard Hits Plains States By United Press Winter howled back into the Northern Plains Tuesday with a surprise April blizzard which piled up more than a foot of wet snow and marooned scores of mo torists amid fastpiling drifts The freak storm hit Wyoming Colorado and Nebraska without warning Monday night and was going strong Tuesday A school bus containing two children and the driver was miss ing somewhere in the snowy wastes along the WyomingColo rado line At Kendall zero visibility and impassable drifts forced a snow plow to give up its attempt to rescue uncounted scores of marooned drivers Wild Winds The strange wintry outbreak was accompanied by wild winds which hit Oklahoma and Texas with gusts up to 89 miles per hour More high winds swept the Los Angeles area The U S Weather Bureau pointing out that spring is almost a month old said hopefully that this may be the last big snow storm of the season The blizzard routed balmy weather which had pushed tem peratures into the 70sin the Ne braska Panhandlle Farther East however the weather was still ideal New Yorks degrees Monday equalled an 1887 record and lured an estimated sun bathers and waders to Jones Beach CHURCHILL ON HOLIDAY LONDON Sir Winston Churchill and his wife left London i Airport by twoweek holiday in Sicily Br We have a receiving point arfirst and graders enrolled ranged in each county to which we will transship the vaccine If we receive the shipment in News in Brief DETROIT Ford Motor Co Tuesday joins the dramatic highstakes poker game being played in the booming auto industry over the union demand for guaranteed yeararound employment Representatives of the CIO United Auto Workers started new con tract bargaining talks with Ford similar to those begun last week with General Motors Corp HOLLYWOOD Laurie says that right now she isnt going to marry him or anyone The him is the Armys famous private first David Schine They were seen on dates together when Schine now a military policeman at a fort at Anchorage Alaska was in Hollywood DES MOINES Passage of an amendment to the Federal Constitution limiting the effectiveness of treaties is urged in a reso lution passed by the Iowa Senate Monday The measure now goes to the House for consideration The Senate vote was 3112 MOSCOW Chancellor Julius Raab opened talks with Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin and Foreign Minister V M Molotov Tuesday in hope of winning a treaty for his divided country FLIES SOUTHPresident Eisen hower flew south Tuesday for his annual spring golfing vacation in Gedrgia while his wife stayed be hind to finish decorating their new Gettysburg home 8 DIE IN FIRE SARATOGA SPRINGS N Y W roared through a downtown ipartmoni building early Tuesday and eight persons wcro missing land presumed dead South Wants More Time on Segregation By TED LEWIS JR WASHINGTON southern states told the Supreme j Court Tuesday they should be given plenty of time and leeway in hand jling the complex problem of mix ing the races in public schools The South Caro lina North Carolina and Florida the Souths side of the touchy segregation problem as the Supreme Court began its second dny of hearings on the mechanics of integration Their views were offered in written briefs and followed by oral arguments They were in sharp contrast to those of attorneys for Negro parents who have urged in immediate end o racial barriers in public schools The court ordered ho unprece dented hearings it handed down its epic decision last May thai separate but equal school fa cilities violate constitutional rights in schools within the county Some counties are reporting that 95 per cent of the parents are granting permission for their chil dren to be given the Dr Heeren said In others almost 100 per The cent permission is indi No Refrigeration vaccine can be shipped without being under refrigeration but at all other times it is kept un der refrigeration its ar rangements completely made for this Dr Heeren said Dr Heeren expressed his grati fication at the news of the appar ent success of the Salt vaccine We have no other control over he said It has to be vac cine We expect that utimately simpler and easier ways to pro duce the vaccine will be In last years tests in which 000 Iowa school children in Wood bury Linn and Scott counties re ceived inoculations there were no reaction effects reported at all from the vaccine i About The Weather Mason City Showers and cooler Iowa Rain or showers Five Day Iowa Temperatures Tuesday night through Sunday will average 2 to 4 degrees above nor mal Normal highs 58 north to 64 south Normal lows 35 north to 40 south Cooler Wednesday followed by a warming trend until turning cooler at the end of the week Precipitation totaling between 60 and inches in showers and Found 80 to 90 Per Cent Effective Polio Preventive By ALTON L BLAKESLEE ANN ARBOR Mich W The Salk polio vaccine is safe effec tive and potent it was officially announced Tuesday The vaccine was found 80 to 90 per cent effective in preventing paralytic polio in tests last year anxious parents were told by Dr Thomas Francis Jr of the Uni versity of Michigan Dr Jonas E Salk of Pittsburgh immediately declared he is sure bring complete triumph over polio and its lieutenants of terror and tragedy Successful Effect Dr Francis official report de clared the vaccine had produced an extremely successful effect among children with bulbar polio the most dangerous type There is no doubt that children can be vaccinated successfully to In Cerro Gordo County VACCINATIONS FREE Polio vaccination will be available without charge to Cerro Gordo County youngsters within the next few weeks Members of the Cerro Gordo County Medical Society decided Tuesday that the doctors services would be free Vaccination of the eligible first and second graders can be car ried out in Mason City schools as soon as the vaccine is available Supt Lawrence H Shepoiser said preparatory work already has been completed He has not established however how many Mason City parents have consented to having their children vaccinated Or Robert C Brown secretary of the medical sociery said the vaccination will be done in Mason City schools as soon as the vac cine arrives probably next week Arrangements have not yet been completed for vaccination of children in schools outside Mason City but will be rushed The free vaccination is available only to the children in the first and second grades Atomic Blast to Be Seen by lowans DES MOINES UrVGov Leo A Hoegh announced Tuesday the of Jowans invited toM ness or participate in the open shot atomic detonation near Las Vegas on April 26 mmm Hoegh heads the list of those planning to witness the exercise as official observers Participants in the exercise in clude C E Fowler Des Moines state civil defense director Fire Chief Ray C Tiller Waterloo Fire War den C P Lewellen Cedar Rapids Police Lt Conn C Heefner Des Moines News radio and TV men invited include Duane Dewell Algona J F Jfladky Cedar Rapids Jack Shel ley Moines Fred Bills Dav jenport C W Moody Burlington Bill Baldwin Des Moines Lennan thunderstorms Tuesday night and Wednesday and again end of the week toward tne Minnesota Rain and cooler Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tues day Maximum 63 Minimum 49 At 8 51 Prec 05 YEAR AGO Maximum 55 Minimum 23 BAIN E C Sanders Davenport Dick Cneverton Cedar Rapids Ken Kew Mason City SAME the vaccine is potentially almostjend the threat of polio and 100 per cent effective and can anxiety it causes every year The vaccine was found incredi bly safe and with only 4 of 1 per cent of children suffering minor reactions Socalled major reactions were almost completely lacking The time of protection from the vaccine appears reasonably good The effect was maintained with but moderate decline after five months Just 33 Cases Paralysis occurred in 33 children who received the vaccine in areas where children were given either real vaccine or dummy shots None died Just one child given the vaccine died of polio and this death fol lowed removal of tonsils two days after his second shot of vaccine in an area where polio was already prevalent Dr Salk urged that children this year be given only two shots of vaccine in order to step up the ef ectiveness of the vaccine He said the shots should be spaced two to our weeks apart with the third one delayed for at least seven months afterward Correct Spacing Dr Salk said he finds the best protection comes when the shots are spaced this way instead of be ing given all within five weeks as was done last year He said some variations in the vaccination results were apparent ly due to some bad or impotent batches of vaccine Salk also urged that children vaccinated last year be given a booster shot as soon as the vaccine is available Licensing of the vaccine by the National Institutes of Health is expected withia 4S hours to maks possible a quick beginning of huge vaccination program Children It is estimated there will be enough vaccine for 30 million chil dren but if Dr Salks recommen dation of 2 shots instead of 3 im mediately is followed this would make possible inoculation of 45 million children Dr Francis revealed his report at a meeting of 400 scientists and doctors Out of children in the est program cases of polio developed In areas where the vaccine and dummy shots were used inter changeably 428 out of came down with polio 585 With Polio In observed control areas where only second graders were inocu ated 585 of children de developed polio Of children receiving dummy ihots 115 became paralyzed In the areas where vaccine was used on some and others merely jbserved 38 children became par lyzed as opposed to 330 who did lot get the vaccine FROM MASON Kew news director of KGLO and KGLOTV will represent those organizations and the GlobeGa zette at the atomic test for news men He plans to write a series of articles for publication during his trip 3 Survivors in Crash of Red Plane SINGAPORE tfi The British Navy reported that three survivors of a crashed Indian airliner were rescued Tuesday in the Southj Four children who received dum China Sea jmy shots died of polio as against Fifteen persons were still missjnoiie of those vaccinated in areas ing including eight Communist where dummy shots and vaccine Chinese officials a North Vietna mese and two Polish journalists all bound for the AfricanAsian conference in Indonesia The Navy said the Singapore coastal ship Taype picked up the planes first engineer navigator and a ground engineer of the air ine traveling as a 200 miles northeast of Singapore near the Great Na tuna islands The survivors were reported suf fering from slight injuries The Indian Constellation disap the were used interchangeably Not One Died In areas where it was known that children received vaccine not one died while there were H deaths among children who were being merely observed The vaccine protected well against outbreaks of polio within families Only one out of 223 vaccinated children developed polio from fam ily contacts as against eight out of 244 who received dummy shots The report said the choice In picking field trial areas had been NEWSMEN HANDED POLIO VACCINE are handed ToJSHf Iho report on the Salk polio vaccine tests in a crowded press room in Ann Arbor Mich Jt is reported to be 80 to 90 per cent effective eared Monday night over South China Sea after sendingfortunate m tne fact that polio hree distress signals was more prevalent in those areas The Constellation was one of two Iast ear lhan in Previous years Air India International planes the eiping government had chartered o fly its delegation to the meet ng opening in Indonesia next veek The second is to bring Premier hou Enlai and other top dele gates from Kunming China over he Himalayas to Rangoon Burma Wednesday COSTLY ODOR DETROIT UP Mrs Sarah Droste estimated Tuesday it cost her to smell an Easter flow er Mrs Droste sniffed a potted hyacinth dropped the plant on the pedal of her car and smashed through two garages and another automobile thus giving a more effective test of the vaccine Dummy Shots In areas where dummy shots were used there were children in the first through third grades Of the per cent asked to participate in the tests per cent or received three shots of vaccine and per cent or three dummy shots In the observed control areas there were children in the first and second grade children or cent received the three shots The vaccine was given only to to adults However it has been recommended that vac struckjcine in future be given pregnant Iwomcn There is not yet sufficient   

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