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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                Nofftfc Doily Ntwspoper Cdted far HOM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NIWSPAPIt THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NII6HIORS HOME EDITION VOL fat UaHcd Full CeuU Halt Serum Shots Await Safety Report Railroad Walkout Near End Thousands Cheer Move LOUISVILLE Ky MProspects of an early end of the bloody and costly Louisville Nashville rail road strike caused cheer all along the line Saturday Violence associated with the strike and increasing in the last few days has included one killing serious woundings bridges and rai dynamitings and The economic loss from the 55 day strike in the 14 states affected will run into millions of dollars Included are wages lost to the strikers Layoffs in indus tries depending on the railroad al so have proved costly In Kentucky alone coal miners idled by lack of railroad cars have lost an estimated in wages Htavy Loss The railroads loss likewise was figured in the millions The suspended its passenger service early in the strike cutting out an important source of revenue To this loss was added that from a curtailed freight service As freight piled up industries which had depended on the rail road turned to motor transporta tion Postal officials also had to turn to trucks and other railroad lines to handle mail when the sus pended its passenger service Mail is carried only on passenger trains Louisville is headquarters of the and Kentucky is one of the states hardest hit by the strike In addition to the southeastern Ken tucky coal miners idled hundreds of lumber industry workers in the mountains also were laid off Many Layoffs Georgias lumber and pulpwood industry laid off men Oper ations were halted at three pulp wood concerns 15 sawmills and two biglumber yards In Alabama coal miners in the Birmingham area found their jobs gone Montgomery bank ers reported instances of strikers loan notes going delinquent The greatest effect in Louisiana has been on passenger travel from eastern points to the West Coast Travelers are bypassing New Or lans and going via Chicago St Louis and other points New Or leans exportimport business also has suffered The strike idled in the Cin cinnati Ohio area In Tennessee Nashville Knox ville and Erwin are suffering most Erwin particularly has been hard hit At least one firm closed and the business of others was threat ened All merchants except gro cers reported business far below normal A KnoxviHe lumber com pany and many coal mines closed Freight piled up at Nashville Lodge Has Faith in Release of POWs in China Prisons UNITED NATIONS N Y Henry Cabot Lodge U S am bassador to the U said Satur day he had faith that 15 U S fliers now imprisoned in Commu nist China would be freed He told visiting members of Con gress in reply to a question over the fliers prospects I can only say that I am optimistic that I have faith that the release is going to come Lodge said U N Secretary Gen eral Dag Hammarskjold talked with the Communist Chinese am bassador in Stockholm on the sub ject recently Lodge said he had frequent talks wtih Hammarskjold and the secretary general is leav ing no stone in efforts to effect the mens release Hammarskjold was directed by the last U N Assembly to try to win freedom for the fliers Federal Mediator in Iowa Shaffer Dies DES MOINES B Shaf fer 59 Des Moines commissioner of the Federal Mediation and Con ciliation Senice for Iowa died at hospital here Saturday Shaffer a heart atack April 26 AP Wlrephjjo FIRE HITS feed water on to the sixstory Nott Building here late Friday in one of Minneapolis worst fires The Nott Building was wrecked and four other industrial buildings damaged The Nott firm manufactures fire protection equip ment Des Moines Harlan Socked i Hardest by Damaging Winds By Tttlt Violent thunderstorms accom panied by damaging winds crossed Iowa Friday night and several Des Moines and Harlan felt the fury of the big blow Several Northeastern Iowa localities reported hail The severe weather disturbance developed after a hot windy day I which saw the mercury climb to a state high of 94 at Council Bluffs Friday afternoon No serious injuries were re ported in Iowa as a resultof the storm but there was considerable property damage There were still some scattered thundershowers and rain showers in Iowa Saturday morning but the OTHERS HOT SO SURE Gore Thinks His Road Bill Will Be Approved WASHINGTON Gore DTenn said Saturday he believes a revision in his highway financing bill voted by the Senate Public Works Committee should eliminate all opposition from state governors Republicans backing President Eisenhowers alternative road building plan had been counting heavily on pressure from the gov ernors to swing congressional 10 Years Ago Nazis Agreed to Surrender timent in its favor Several Republican and Demo cratic governors spoke out for the administration proposal at meet ings here earlier in the week al though the Gore measure won some Democratic support The revision Gore spoke of would require the federal government to pay ninetenths of the cost of re auilding and modernizing the na tions interstate high way system That 90 per cent fig ure compares with the 75 per cent Jore had proposed and the present 60 per cent Eisenhower had proposed that he federal government pay prac ically all the cost of the interstate system The administration plan would authorize a 10year billion pro gram It also calls for state and ocal governments to build an ad ditional billion worth of high ways without any federal aid Sen Edward Martin RPa said le will put President Eisenhowers lighway program before the Sen ate despite committee rejection oi the plan The committee worked on Gores bill all day Friday making sev eral revisions It plans to meet again Monday morning and is ex pected at that time to report out he revised Gore bill SAME DATE19541S2 Black M REIMS France years ago Saturday Gen Alfred Gustav Jodl strode into the map room at Allied headquarters here to sur render Germanys armed forces The big redbrick trade school near the railway cut once Gen Eisenhowers headquarters keeps the surrender room as it was at May 7 1945 Huge col ored maps paper the wall show ing the advance of the Allied forces The Germans tried to give up to the Western powers alonei pleading there were six million German refugees in Eastern Eu rope and they had to keep fight ing the Russians to protect the refugees But Allied policy called for unconditional surrender of the Germans Eisenhower insisted they give up to all He got his way The Western Allies tried to hold up news of the surrender 24 hours wanting to get a Soviet announce ment at the same time They failed Eastern Europe still cele brates the anniversary May 9 the date of another signature at Ber lin In view of the position West Ger many achieved this week as a sov ereign partner of the West few Allied bigwigs were expected to attend anniversary ceremonies in Western Europe SAY THAT AGAIN DENVER Dismounts Thrice of Denver Friday obtained a marriage license lo marry Kath crine Chasing Horse Weatner Bureau said lowans can expect fair and moderately coo weather through the weekend At Harlan a massive thunder storm which towered more than seven miles into the sky unleashed winds which did considerable dam age to a portion of the north side of the Shelby County seat A large building owned by the Owen Construction Co lost its roof at the north edge of Harlan and timbers were driven through a wall of the Ron Provancha home The same storm blew down buildings on farms near Kirkman nine miles northeast of Harlan No injuries were reported in the Harlan area The thunderstorm apparently carried its main force along a line from Harlan to Des Moines caus ing scattered damage to buildings trees and utility lines in West Cen tral Iowa In Des Moines numerous trees and tree limbs were felled and innumerable live wires were knocked into the streets Jack Wright 27 of West Des Moines was hospitalized with burns caused by a hot There was a quarter inch of ram and some hail with the brief but violent storm in Des Moines lightning also t caused some dam age The Weather Bureau at the airport recorded winds up to 65 miles an hour but it apparently blew harder hi some parts of the city A car belonging to Alva Phillips Des Moines was smashed when a maple with a 30inch trunk was blown over on it Utility crews worked throughout the night to re store power to some areas of the city which were darkened Farmers Ask Veto on Dry Milk Bill DES MOINES Gov Leo Hoegh has been asked to veto the nonfat dry milk bill which was pushed through the Legislature in a matter of 40 minutes before ad journment A delegation of 1 farmers and milk dealers called on the gover nor Friday John Brockway Des Moines the delegation spokesman said the governor gave no imme diate reply to their request The bill would permit dried skim milk to be labeled nonfat dry Anamosa Girl Killed When Run Over by Car ANAMOSA UP Pamalea Alla mand 3 daughter of Mr and Mrs Lawrence Allamand was injured fatally Friday when she was run over by a car driven by her moth er Authorities said the girl appar ently had crawled under the car and the mother was unaware the child was there when she started to drive away from the curb NATO Is Subject of Talks Adenauer Dulles Meet PARIS ffi In his first inter national conference as head of a sovereign nation West German hancellor Konrad Adenauer met Saturday with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles to plan ermanys role in Western diplo matic strategy They met at the American Em bassy They were expected to eval uate a new Western approach to he Soviet Union with a request for a fourpower conference which could reunify Germany and lead tc an allGerman peace treaty The United States Britain and France have virtually decided to suggest such a meeting in the very near future Austria Pact The chief Western concern at his moment is the effect in Ger many of the Austrian settlement in binds Austria to remain aloof from any military alliance such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Adenauers government has al ready signed up for NATO and the chancellor himself is scheduled to ioin the NATO council table Mon day after putting the new seven nation Western European Union WEU into motion Saturday night WEU is a military alliance linking West Germany with France Brit ain Italy Belgium Holland and Luxembourg Western leaders including Ade nauer do not want the Austrian treaty to set a precedent for Wesi Germany Neutralization of Wesi Germany they feel would destroy the diplomatic and military shield which the West has now put to gether Global Strattgy In arriving Dulles touched off an intensive fiveday round of ne gotiations and discussion covering the Wests global strategy from Formosa to the North Atlantic area With Adenauer and British Foreign Secretary Harold Mac Millan Dulles spoke with optimism of the chances for resolving inter national issues Dulles started out his round of activities by meeting with French Foreign Minister Antoine Pinay and Premier Edgar Faure on the ituation in South Viet Nam Later MacMUlan will join them for talks o include Formosa and other Far Eastern issues City Host to Music Contest About high school music students flooded downtown Mason Dity Saturday as preliminaries for he state high school music con test got under way The students came from 19 cities in the North Iowa area The Hason City contest is one of five icld throughout the state for large vocal and instrumental groups Many of the students parents ac companied them to the contest Downtown stores were crowded with bright band uniforms as the contestants shopped or just looked around Hampton and Waukon took divi sion I the Class B boys glee club Saturday morning The vent was the only one completed y Saturday noon Cresco Forest City Iowa Falls and Waukon took division II ratings The contest will continue through Saturday evening with sessions at Roosevelt fieldhouse Dragline Hits Power Line Youth Perishes MALVERN Jensen 23 Danbury was killed Friday when a dragline he was operating came in contact with a high volt age line He was working on the rfule Creek watershed project southwest of here at the time OTTUMWAN ROBBED OTTUMWA wElmer Hender son told police he was robbed of 5300 Friday by a masked bandit who invaded his apartment and awaited his return from cashing a check RODNEY DEE BRODIE Say Brodie Twin Is Near Death CHICAGO UP Rodney Dee Brodie a smiling threeyearold who was separated from his Sia mese twin brother in a history making operation was near death Saturday with an uncontrollable lemorrhage in his brain The Illinois farm youngster went nto a coma Friday morning He las not recovered consciousness and doctors at the University of II inois Education and Research Hos pital said his condition was very The coma started 24 hours after doctors began a oneandahalf hour exploratory operation to see if the bleeding could be stopped It could the terse hospita If Rodney Dee dies it will writ a tragic ending to one of the bold est gambles in medical history Joined At Head He and his brother Roger Lee were born in Rock Island on Sept 16 1951 to Mr and Mrs Royt Brodie The babies were joined at the top of their heads heir legs pointing in opposite di rections The boys were brought to the same hospital where little Rodney Dee fought again for his life Satur day Fifteen months after their birth on Dec a team of doctors and nurses began the historic op eration to free them from each other and give them separate lives Roger Lee was doomed almosl from the During the course of the operation the surgeon made a tragic discovery The chil dren shared a common sagittal drains blood oack from the brain to the heart The membrane covering the sep arate brains was also fused Brother Died Rodney Dee shared the largest rortion of the vital vein so it was liven to him His brother died 34 days later Early this week Rodney Dees jarents saw he was becoming le hargic and slow He was having difficulty in moving about and didnt want to play Royt Brodie brought his son to the hospital Tuesday A prelimi nary operation showed that Rodney 3ee was in serious condition with us left side affected Vaccination Suspended in State DES MOINES E f Zimmtrtr Iowa State Commls siontr of Health Saturday or suspension of tho polio vaccination program in Iowa pending recommendations to be issued Sunday by tho Pub lic Health Service Actually Dr Zimmerer said only one vaccination clinic was on schedule in Iowa Saturday so far as the State Health Depart ment knows This one and any others which might be on schedule without notification to the called off pend ing Sunday developments Since Iowas inoculations are being given almost entirely through the schools it was doubt ed that any more than the one clinic was on schedule In addi tion most of Iowas first round of vaccinations have been com pleted although there are still a number which have been planned for next week Dr Zimmerer and Dr Ralph Heeren director of the state Di vision of Preventable Diseases conferred by telephone Saturday morning after receiving word of the recommendation of the Public Health Service Gov Leo A Hoegh Saturday received a telegram from Rep Henry O Talle Rlowa asking appointment of a person to head the Salk polio vaccine distribu tion program in Iowa The gov ernor sent a rtturn wire to Talle immediately telling him Dr Zimmerer was named to that position 10 days ago Farmer Found Deae Under His Tractor PACIFIC JUNCTION tf Hoy Etayden 69 Pacific Junction wa found dead Friday night under hi tractor It appeared he had died o a crushed Mrs Hayden became concernea tvhen her husband didnt appear fo supper and asked a neighbor to ook for him Claude Hobertson ound Hayden under the tractor in a field Survivors include his widow two sons a daughter sister and broth er Hoegh Signs Bill to Make Cap Guns Legal DES MOINES MVBeginning on the Fourth of July Iowa young sters may shoot cap pistols legally or the first time in more than 40 years Gov Leo Hoegh signec into law Friday a bill by the 1955 Legislature legalizing toy pistols and caps It becomes effective July 4 Soviet Presidium in OK to Annul Treaty MOSCOW Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of Russia Saturday approved a decision to annul Russias friendship treaties vith Britain and France Russia lad long threatened the move i Germany rearmament was rati ied News in Brief PARCEL PLAN DELAYED WASHINGTON Chinese Communists Saturday post poned for 15 days the start of a new plan for getting gifts from home to 44 Americans held captive in Red China The Reds also ruled that gift packages must be limited to pounds instead of the 11 pounds which was the standard for prisonerofwar parcels hi World War II CHURCH PEOPLE DEMONSTRATE BUENOS AIRES Argentina mounted police broke up a mass march through Buenos Aires Friday night as Ro man Catholics demonstrated their loyalty to the church in its current difficulties with the Argentine government At least 40 marchers were arrested RED HOT EVIDENCE HONOLULU T H 0 P Soirtt introduced two pinup girl calendars in court Fridiy and claimod thoy wtrt just as Itwd at motion pictuns his was chirgtd with showing at local stag party Soircs subptnaid tht pimips from pollct vico squid from tht city hall tltvator LEAVES FOR PEIPING NEW DELHI India K Krishna Mcnon Indian represen tative lo the United Nations left Saturday for Peiping to arrange immediate talks between the United States and Communist China on the Formosa crisis Menon had long talks Friday night with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and with Communist diplomatic repre sentatives Chou asked Nehru at the Bandung Conference to send a representative to Peiping to arrange the talks TwoDay Study Is Finished Announcement on Sunday WASHINGTON unThe govern ment Saturday urged that all polio accination programs be halted until it can report Sunday wheth r in its view present supplies of the Salk vaccine are safe Surgeon General Leonard A Scheele made this announcement everal hours after a sixman medical panel completed a two lay study of the way in which the erum is manufactured and tested Scheele gave no hint of what the janel had reported He indicated though that other information also would be considered before the Public Health Service gives an ifficial opinion Sunday Only Friday Scheele had rec ommended vaccination programs je continued He said then that accine already cleared by the Health Service for public use was safe Silk Includtd The meOical panel met at the National Institute of Health Jethesda after a number of states reported postinoculation po io cases One member of the jroup was Dr Jonas Salk Pitts jurgh developer of the vaccine The Health Service said in a statement that it would evaluate the panels recommendations and other information then announce its finding It added PeirfL j the Sunday announce ment surgeon general recom jliat states and munici palities postpone their vaccination Scheele had announced Friday that the government was holding up clearance of new batches of he vaccine until it could be cer that every conceivable safe guard was being used He told newsmen the inspection of new vaccine supplies would be resumed right away if present safety measures were judged ade quate He said there would be a ew days delay if more exhaustive est methods were needed No Alarm Scheele stressed there was no cause for alarm in the holdup of step that prevents new batches from being shipped by manufacturers In California plans were an Saturdays Health Service recommendation was made resuming1 vaccinations lalted 10 days ago California was lardest hit among states reporting some children developed polio or similar symptoms following inocu ation Early Saturday however Califor nia announced the program would remain suspended until the Health Service makes its finding The Kansas State Board oil Health also had decided to go ahead with its vaccination pro gram What effect the announce ment would have on the plans of Cansas and other states was not mown immediately It was be lieved that few states had planned weekend inoculations Wont Follow Michigan Health Commissioner Dr Albert Heustis said Michigan wont follow the national recom of the surgeon general hat the program of Salk antipolio inoculations be halted Heustis said that there have been no specific reasons given by Scheele for halt ing vaccinations However he added that if Michi an gets a directive from the Na tional Institute of Health the state will act in accordance About The Weather City Fair cooler Iowa Fair cod MirtfMMta Windy colder COOL Globe GaietU weather data up to 8 Satur day Maximum 87 Minimum 51 At 8 54 YEAR AGO Maximum SI Minimum 29   

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