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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 27, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowot Doily Newtpoper Edited for HMM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAflR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI AHwUUd Praw Pnw Putt copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 27 WS Paper d Two in IkeZhukov Correspondence Revealed 33 States Given Serum for Polio NEW YORK but 15 in the northern late polio season section of the received Salk antipolio vaccine for first shots to all their first and second grade children the National Foundation for Infantile Paraly sis said Wednesday First round shipments for those 15 states will be made within the next two weeks said Dr Foard McGinness medical consultant in indations vaccine Cutter Labs Serum Is Withdrawn charge of the foundations vaccine program New York New Jersey Con necticut and Rhode Island will re ceive the next shipment almost simultaneously probably early next week Shipments to the other states will follow within a few days McGinness said the foundation still expects that the first two rounds of shots will be adminis tered to all first and second grad ers before school is out except in few communities where school closings are exceptionally early Booster Shots The foundation is concerned with allocation of vaccine supplies only for the children for whom it has contracted to supply free immunization shots These include all the nations first and second graders and the children who par ticipated in last years vaccine trials but did not receive the ac tual vaccine The figure also cov ers booster shots for the some youngsters who did receive the vaccine in last years trials At rough estimate the founda tion figures it has supplied first round shots to date for between six and seven million children with about two million children still awaiting their first shots in the 15 northern states The foundations shipment direc tions have no relation to allocation of commercial supplies for which national advisory committee was named in Washington Wednesday Earlier Season Shipments have been made on the foundations direction on a strictly South to North schedule McGinness said because of the earlier beginning of the polio sea son in the South The 15 still unsupplied states with the 4 metropolitan New York area states are Oregon Wash ington Montana North and South Dakota Minnesota Wisconsin Massachusetts New Hampshire Vermont and Maine Mrs Oveta Culp Hobby secre tary of health education and wel fare revealed that Dr Jonas E Salk the vaccines developer has offered to help train foreign sci entists and to provide seed virus to laboratories abroad to help make his discovery freely avail able to the Dr Watson Is Top Physician DES MOINES UPlDr Elbert J Watson 78yearold Diagonal phy sician was honored by the Iowa State Medical Society Wednesday with its Outstanding General Practitioner Award for 1955 The honor automatically places Dr Watson in nomination along with g e n e r al p r a c t itioners from other states for the American Medi Ical Assn na tional Out standing Gener al Practitioner award Dr Wat son has com pleted 50 years of service as a country doctor active practice Arispe Iowa He has been at Di agonal since 1918 and has dcliv ered more than babies dur ing his lifetime He was born Aug 20 1876 on a farm in Taylor County and was graduated in fl04 from Ensworth Medical College at St Joseph Mo DR WATSON since entering in June 15 1904 in SAM I DATEW4170 BCini deitk IB pit From Our Wire Service WASHINGTON The P u b 1 i c Health Service Wednesday issued stop order against Salk polio vac cine produced by a single west coast maker It said six inoculated children had developed paralytic polio The manufacturer Cutter Labor atories Berkeley promptly ordered its product out of the na tion wide inoculation campaign pending studies Two Simultaneously Surgeon Gen Leonard A Scheele expressed complete faith in the vaccine generally and told newsmen 1 There is no reason to suspect hat vaccination itself caused the 2 The action in this one in stance does not indicate even that he batches of vaccine which were used in the six cases were in any way He said it may be coincidence with the children on their way to getting polio before they got the Two of the victims were among Idaho first and seconc jraders to receive the free shots 3ne of the victims was Suzan rce 7 daughter of Mr and Mrs Lester V Pierce Pocatello The other was an unidentified boy Cutter Laboratories supplied al the Salk antipolio vaccine shipped by the National Foundation for In antile Paralysis to California Ida no New Mexico and Arizona No Other State Dr Hart E Van Riper Founda tion medical director said Cutter vaccine had not been shipped to any other state Dr Stanley V Leland Idaho di rector of preventive medicine uaic he Pocatello girl contracted the disease the fifth day after injection and the boy on the fourth day Po lo has a normal incubation period of 10 to 14 days he said There is 10day lag after the vaccine is administered before the immunity s developed This he said obviously indi cated that the children had been exposed to polio before they had the shots but had not developed symptoms Slight Hope for Red Friendship WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower disclosed Wednesday he has been in private correspondence with So iet Defense Minister Zhukov within the past three weeks ie said the correspondence holds out some slim hope of betterment in United StatesSoviet relations Eisenhower told of the correspondence at a news conference and said he has a feeling world peace prospects are on the upswing As to Red China the President said the United States is willing to confer alone with the Communists regarding a Formosa area cease but not on matters affecting PORKER OF AN two cars collided Tuesday afternoon at an intersection a half mile south of Bakers Corner on Highway 106 The most serious casualty was the hog lying in the school yard upper left which was riding in the trailer behind the car Frank GlobeGazette photo by Musser Ward Swaledale driver of the car received a cut fore head in the mishap John Fjone a passenger in the car was not injured Harry Meyer Garner driver of the other car suffered a skinned knee House Argues School Voting Vaccination Program Started in County Schools The Salk polio vaccination pro gram got underway in Cerro Gordo County Wednesday morning First and second graders at Thorn ton Swaledale and the Mt Ver non Township Schools received the serum Thursday Mason City youngsters will begin the shot program when children at Madison Wilson Gar field and St Josephs line up to get their vaccinations Clear Lake area children will re ceive their shots Thursday at 9 at three Clear Lake schools About 294 youngsters or 97 per cent will get their shots Inoculations at Clear Lake will take place at the Junior High School Sunset View and Lincoln the latter including Lincoln 3 Grant and Hubbard Ventura children also will get McGee Guilty of 3rd Offense Drunk Driving ThreeYear Jail Term Ordered Ralph McGee 56 422 5th Wednesday was sentenced to a prison term of not more than three years on a charge of third offense drunk driving McGee a carpenter surrendered himself Wednesday morning and Judge Tom Boynton immediately passed sentence A district court jury deliberated for nearly five hours Tuesday be fore bringing in the guilty verdict at 9 The case concluded abruptly Tuesday afternoon after McGees attorneys objected successfully to the introduction of a blood test taken at the police station follow ing the defendants arrest on the charge Sustains Objection Judge Boynton sustained the ob jection Defense Attorney M L Mason charged that there was a lapse of at least four minutes between the time the McGee car went into the ditch and when the police arrived on the scene Mason said that dur ing that interval the defendant could have consumed the whiskey from a Vi full bottle found in the front seat of the car The state rested after failing to the admittance of the blood est The defense rested also with out submitting any testimony Mc Gee did not even take the stand Closing Arguments Closing arguments in the trial were for the most part concerned with the testimony of Mr and Mrs B Oliver Deeny 615 Maryland S E Mr and Mrs Deeny were the states only witnesses concerning McGees driving They testified that their car was directly behind the McGee vehicle from Clear Lake to Mason City The Deenys stated that McGee forced several cars off the highway before going into the ditch at 4th and Taft their shots at 9 school at the high SLIGHTLY PREJUDICED NEW YORK Man del Wednesday predicted that more babies will be born in the United States this year than in any pre vious year Mandcl is president ol the Diaper America Service Institute ol Seneca Man Killed When Struck by Car Near Armstrong ESTHERVILLE WHans Thompson 57 Seneca was killed Tuesday night in a carpedestrian accident near Armstrong Sherifi Joe Betty said Wednesday The sheriff said Thompson wa walking along Highway 9 a mile west of Armstrong when he was struck by a car driven by John W Kisch 40 Fairmont con struction worker Thompson was dragged 200 feet and killed out right Belt said A wrestling match at Armstrong had ended a short time earlier and Kisch told the sheriff his vision was hnmpcred by a stream o headlights Kisch was not held News in Brief CLEVELAND UP Dr Samuel H Sheppard Wednesday claimed his wifes true murderer was Sheppard splattered blood about the murder bedroom after his vic tim bit him On the basis of that newly discovered evidence Shep pard said the trial that ended in his conviction of seconddegree mur der should be set aside and a new trial ordered Common Pleas Judge Edward Blythin received the defense appeal and said he would reach a decison by May 4 SURVIVAL CITY Nev Atomic Energy Commission at the last moment Wednesday postponed a day the big atomic civil de fense test because of unfavorable weather conditions WASHINGTON Gen Brownell Wednesday filed suit to whittle down the size of the Conrad Hilton hotel empire The action under the antitrust laws was brought against the worlds largest hotel owner in Federal District Court here WASHINGTON House Armed Services Committee Wednesday approved 315 the administrations compulsory military reserve training program This gave authority for President Eisen hower to call up one million reserves in an emergency President Requests Probe of Low Income Farm Problems WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower called Wednesday for a many sided attack on the problems of low income farmers We must open wider the doors of opportunity to our million and a half farm families with extreme y low their own well being and for the good of our country and all our he said in a special message to Con gress The message transmitted recom mendations by Secretary of Agri culture Benson which the Presi dent said had his general ap It urged among other hings 30 million dollars of lend ing authority and strengthening of offfarm employment opportunities for farmers barely able to make ends meet Bensons proposals were based on a study requested by the Presi dent more than a year ago The President also sent Congress a re port on this study saying it em phasizes the longrange nature of the problem and that it would serve to stimulate continuing study and action Eisenhower told Congress an immediate start is extremely im He said in a nation where per capita income is the highest in the world more than onefourth of the farm families still have cash incomes of less than a year Chances Good That Measure Will Not Pass Senate OKs Bill by Vote of 440 DES MOINES UF A propose change in the method of voting i school district reorganization elec tions went to the House Wednes day But chances were better tha good that the measure would no receive consideration before fina adjournment The Senate passed the bill 44 Tuesday Heres what it would do Require all rural districts in proposed school reorganization vote as one unit instead of sep arately as at present Permit any school district main taining a 12grade school and an town or city of 200 or more popu lation to vote as separate units A majority of the voters in all three units would have to approv the reorganization plan to make i effective Pay Tuition Sen Molison RGrinnell sai about 70 per cent of Iowa now is included in districts which do not have a high school As a result these districts must pay tuition to send their high school pupils else where Proponents of the bill said sev eral island districts that is rural districts which have voted against participating in a reorgan Grand Jury Refuses to Indict 8 CLINTON Wi The grand jury Tuesday handed the state another ire Nationalist China In saying he feels peace pros sects are improving Eisenhower said it is also possible however to balance every encouraging de as Russias will ingness to agree on an Austrian peace an adverse de velopment such as the Red Chi nese air buildup in the vicinity of Formosa He said that at this time he sees no reason for a meeting between setback in its eight Clinton efforts tavern to punish operators himself and and Russian the British French heads of state as a whose places were raided March 18 In refusing to indict the eighl operators the grand jury followed City Councils action in declin ing to revoke the beer licenses of the taverns Kermit Kruse recently appoint ed assistant attorney general by Atty Gen Dayton Countryman to investigate alleged liquor viola tions in Clinton County handled the presentations to the City Coun cil and the grand jury TwoDay Hearing The jurys report was made pub lic by Foreman Clarence Edens at the end of the twoday hear ing Edens made the report to District Judge Matthew Westrate of Muscatine Kruse said any further action as to an appeal to District Court from the citys refusal to revoke the beer licenses would come from Des Moines Countrvman result of the Austrian treaty nego tiations But he said such ameet ing is always possible Meeting Set Secretary of State Dulles Brit could not be reached for comment Wednesday His office in Des Moines said he was out of town for the day but did not disclose where Tuesday night Countryman had said that Clinton County grand jurys action means that crimi nal possibilities are out in con nection with the recent raids He said also that the action of the City Council is being appealed to District Court No Comment County Attorney Warren John son who did not participate in the case had no comment on the grand jurys action Kruse was named to handle the cases after a feud between Coun tryman and Johnson in which the attorney general charged liquor law enforcement in the county had broken State agents seized 200 bottles of what they described as liquor in the raids The bottles later were returned to the owners by court order after defense lawyers con tended the state failed to file no tice of forfeiture hearings within ish Foreign Secretary Harold Mac MiUan and French Foreign Min ister AntoLne Pinay have sched uled a meeting May 8 in Paris to discuss a meeting with the Rus sians Eisenhower declined to give de tails of his correspondence with Marshal Zhukov until the Soviet government official gives the word Eisenhower and Zhukov became well acquainted during occupation days in Berlin immediately after the defeat Germany World War At that Zhukov made plan never carried t the United States At a news confer ence last Feb ruary EisenZHUKOV hower was asked whether he might now extend a new invitation to the Russian The President called it an dea worth considering Wednesday in the talk about his ization plan have resulted from 48 hours after the raids the present law Each district un der a proposed school reorganiza tion now votes separately and any district may puli cut of the plan Moiison said this has resulted in some reorganized districts which didnt have enough assessed valu ation to carry on an effective school program Sen El wood RCresco said an other benefit of the bill would be elimination of gerrymandering in setting up reorganized school districts Entire District One provision of the bill would require consent of an entire exist ing district whenever it is pro posed to include part of it in a reorganization He said this would eliminate such practices as including a mans farm but not his homestead in a reorganized district so that he cant vote on It was such practices that he termed gerry AP Wlrephoto INSPECT DUST of Agriculture Ben son right and Colorado Gov Ed C Johnson examine dry soil heaped against a fence near Springfield Colo Benson currently is on a tour of the southwcsts drought areas BULLETIN DES MOINES h e House passed by unanimous vote and sent to the Senate Wednesday bill to appropriate a year for operating State Board of Education Institutions An amendment by Rep McNeal and others to raise the appropria tion to was defeated 5542 Egg Grading Bill Out of Committee DES MOINES tfl The House agreed Wednesday by a vote of 5428 to take the Senate egg grad ing bill away from the Sifting Com mittee Rep Van Zwol made the successful move to bring out the measure It would require that eggs be bought from produc ers on a grade basis and also sold at retail on a grade basis Van Zwol said farmers are ask ng for passage of the bill Pro duce dealers he conceded prob ably are not happy with it About The Weather Mason City Rain cooler Iowa Cloudy colder Minnesota Showers cool Globe Gazette of in II time once correspondence with Zhukov the President was asked specifically about a published report that he asked Zhukov to intervene to seek he release of American airmen imprisoned by Eed China The President replied he was not at liberty to discuss the contents of the correspondence exchange Ie added that he would not want a be a party to possibly jeopardiz ing any world betterment that might flow from the exchange He described the exchange as person al and confidential and added that it would be up to Zhukov as to whether it should be made public Initiated by Zhukov The report of the correspondence was published by Newsweek Mag azine which said Zhukov initiated it This was Eisenhowers first news conference in a month and it dealt with a broad range of topics President touched off a round of laughter when he said that on VE Day marking the end of the war in Europe 10 years ago next month he thought that tie had reached the end of his ca reer With a somewhat wistful smile Eisenhower added that he envisioned peaceful days of retire ment on his farm at Gettysburg but that retirement there still seems to be a long way off Chief Executive declared it is still too early for any assessment of the record of the Democratic controlled 84th Congress On one point of legislation how ever he said a couple of amend ments which the Senate Finance Committee wrote into the admin istration bill to extend the Recipro cal Trade Act three years will re quire considerable study bcfora their full effect can be determined He added however that one amendment put into the bill by the committee is a very fine one That was the proposal sponsored by the committee chairman Sen Byrd giving the President dis cretion to impose import weather data certain commodities where tional security might be involved to 8 Wednes day CLOUDY Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 72 52 58 81 42 NEW PRESIDENT DES MOINES WVDr WendeD L Downing of Le Mars was nameJ Wednesday as presidentelect tl the Iowa State Medical Sockty   

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