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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 27, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                Doily Ntwtpoper MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NIWSrAFlR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWAMS NEIOHIORS HOME EDITION Vwittt ftw ffcU Wine MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY Tkte I He Iff Smashing Triumph for Edens Forces Dry Milk Bill Is Vetoed Caution on Roads Asked DES MOINES Le A H o e g h Friday vetoed a bl which would have allowed a proc uct now identified as nonfat drj milk solids to be sold as nonfa dry The bill last one introduced in the 1955 session and the last bill on the governors desk was the first one Hoegh has vetoed The action cleaned up his work on th bills passed by the Legislature Hoegh issued a formal statemen at his news conference in whicl he said it was his considerec opinion that this bill would have unfortunate consequences both to the Iowa milk producer and to the Avoid Confusion It is essential that there be no misleading or confusing labeling o our food he said The product covered by the bill is a re constituted milk or milk deriva tive not a true natural milk and the elimination of the word solids from the definition would in my opinion lead easily to the confusion which we are seeking to Hoegh also signed a bill which prohibits employes of the state tax commission from preparing returns forlndividuals during reg ular working hours It does no stop them from doing so on their own time but Hoegh said such a rule may be worked out by the Speed Limit Hoegh reminded lowans that his voluntary statewide 60 mile per hour nighttime speed limit now in effectwith the start of the Memorial Day weekend But he warned that flagrant violators will be prosecuted Those who flagrantly exceed a safe speed limit will be guilty of reckless driving and will te so He said some persons who exceed 60 miles per hour will only get courtesy We hope to save three lives during this 10day voluntary speed reduction Centennial at Riceville Is Under Way town is taking on more and more of the Centen nial look Store buildings are resplendent with bunting decorations while banners across the streets pro claim the coming event Every store window has interesting dis plays and many beautiful quaint historic things are being shown Parade Saturday Saturday morning the whisker judging will take place Following this there will be a horse pulling contest In the afternoon starting at there will be the centen nial parade with more than a hundred entries In the evening a dance with music by Cousin Merle and his Orchestra will be given a the Rota Sunday afternoon the horse show will be staged followed by a soft ball game between two loca teams Sunday evening a historical pageant under the direction of Ma son Filkes will be given Mrs Don ald Johnston wrote the script The pageant will be followed by fire works display Monday morning will be given over entirely to Memorial services In the afternoon Tama Indians will give a ceremonial powwow Following the powwow there will be a baseball game between Cres co and Elma Carnival Booked A carnival will be in town all three days located on the grade school grounds The churches are having food stands and the American Legion Auxiliary will serve dinner and Saturday Treasurer of Arizona Has Box for Safe PHOENIX Arir unTh treasurer of the State of Ariiona runs his office from cigar box Conducting a reporter on a tour Friday through his office in the states antiquoted capitol Treasurer T Williams Jr yanked open a drawer and pointed to a box that once con tained twofaraquarter smokes It was bulging with bills worth of them to be exact he sighed is how we have to handle thestates Next to the box was a fat pa per envelope There you see worth of bond coupon clippings sitting around like worthless scraps of This office is being run like an old fashioned country store even to the proverbial cracker Williams said We still have the same accommodations lack of accommo o r proper handling and safe keeping of money thai t h i s office had in territorial days Arizona became a state in 1912 A bill to replace the pres roofleaking capitol died in the last Legislature Plans fora modernized treasurers office died with it Williams complains his office doesnt everr have a cashiers cage to handle the half million dollar business its does every day He pointed to h i s cracker barrel safe Once it was locked for the night and a safe expert had to be called in to open it Williams was advised to use it as a filing cabinet in the future Its just gathering dust he said Countryman Hopes for Drop in U S Liquor Stamp Sales DES MOINES o owa taverns and other establish ments who bought federal retail quor dealer stamps in 1954 will e under pressure from Atty Gen ayton Countryman not to do so gain this year Countryman said Thursday he ill attempt to discourage the pur base of 1955 federal stamps We are hoping for a terrific eduction in the number of stamps sued in Iowa this the at orney general said We are go ing to do everything we can to dis ourage the An estimated operators aid apiece for liquor stamps ssued in the state last year They rotect the holder against federal rosecution if he sells liquor by the drink a practice which is illega uiider state law Stamp purchasers this year must get them by July l GETS MEDAL WASHINGTON pinned a medal on BI Director J Edgar Hoover Fri ay honoring the top Gman for lis contribution to national secur y 165 MILLION OF US WASHINGTON UP Uncle Sams family hit the 165 million mark at CST Fri day It kept right on more member every 12 seconds Vaccine Makers Lauded New Controls Accepted WASHINGTON IRSurgeon Gen eral Leonard A Scheele said Fri day acceptance of new safety standards by all Salk polio vaccine manufacturers is a real wonder ful step forward but actual mass inoculations still will be delayed Scheele reviewing the vaccine picture for the House Commerce lommittee said he wanted to em phasize We will go ahead only as safety Regrettable as it may be In jections will not go ahead as rapid iy as we all had he said Plans for mass inoculations bj this summer will not be Officials had announced pre viously they expected to vaccinate all children in the age groups mos susceptible to polio by the peak o he disease season in August or September No New Delays A Health Department spokesman told reporters the surgeon genera ivas not referring to any prospec tive new delays but to the inter ruptions of the past few weeks and some slow down because of the more rigid safety standards Committee Chairman Priest D renn also hailed the agreemen on safety standards reached in the early morning hoars Friday be ween vaccine manufacturers and he Public Health Service headec y Scheele Priest said he thought the Health Department should be praised be cause Yoa are not willing to sac rifice safety for Scheele told the committee thai here is far smaller risk of get ting polio after a child has been than before He said indications are thatone out oi very vaccinated children may get polio but that one out of very unvaccinated children may get polio The risk he concluded is more than twothirds greater among the unvaccinated New Supplies Acceptance by the drug makers f the new government standards or making and testing the vaccine leared the way for the acture of new supplies The surgeon general in ouncing the new standards manu an also indicated reclearance was on the ray for vaccine supplies made by itmari Moore Zionsville nd Wyeth Marietta Pa hose plants were visited some time ago by Public Health Service no formal clearance earns but ollowed as government officials aused for another look at the accine situation Scheele also disclosed that the utter Laboratories Berkeley was coining back into the rogram on an active basis under the revised standards Cutter vac ine has been kept out of use for ic past month because a number f youngsters who had been in ected with it later developed polio VICTORY IS Prime Minister Anthony Eden who led the Conserva tives to victory in Thursdays election and Mrs Eden stand in the doorway of No 10 Downing Street as they acknowledge the cheers pf supporters Buildings Hit by Storms in Southern Iowa Carbon Area Is Center of Blow CARBON UP A tornad this Adams Count community of 280 in southwes Iowa late Thursday and damage at least four farms No one was aurtv The twister whirled out of storm system brought disas trous tornadoes to the nations mid section Funnel clouds were spotted nea Ames and Maquoketa Thursda night but did not touch the grounc Hail rain and high winds hit Shen andoah and Corning Heavy Rains Heavy rains fell as thunde storms broke loose over scattere points throughout the state Two inches of rain were dumpec here Estherville had a down pour and more than an inch fell a Yaterloo lowever Spencer and Des Moines Perry Counci Bluffs and Ottumwa escaped se vere storms Verline Houck his wife two chil dren and Houcks elderly father escaped injury when the roof o heir house was torn off They hac led to the basement Livestock Killed Outbuildings were damaged on he Clifford Houck and Cleve Jo lannes farms twister Som ivestock was killed Telephone and power lines were mapped by powerful winds west o here cutting off services in the area A number of trees were up rooted TREMORS FELT TOKYO earthquakes olted Tokyo and parts of northern lonshu Thursday night and Fri ay No damage was reported AFWlffpbote BIRDS OF A FEATHERBren da Bolton and Yvonne English ballerinas in the new London ballet House of find their headgear no handicap as they sip pop during a rehear sal of Sadlers Wells News in Brief BIG BUFFALO N Y of the nations largest and best known irms in the electronics and electromechanical field were merged Friday as stockholders of Remington Rand Inc overwhelmingly approved joining the Sperry Corp in a new firm to be known as the Sperry Rand Corp SABOTAGE CHARGED JAKARTA Indonesia UP An Indonesian inquiry committee charged Friday that an Indian airliner which crashed in the South China Sea April 11 was destroyed by a time bomb Sixteen of the 19 persons aboard including eight Red Chinese officials were killed in the crash In Hong Kong the British colonial government said It seems probable that the explosive device was placed in the aircraft n Hong The British added that an official investigalion there vas continuing CRITICAL COPS OLDHAM England dancer Phyllis Dixey Friday said changed her act after receiving a backstage visit from police at the Empire Theater They said I wasnt moving my fan quick she said PROPOSAL REJECTED BONN Germany WVParliament Friday rejected 244145 a Social ist proposal to postpone rearmament of West Germany the latest member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization The vote came after debate in which Chancellor Konrad Adenauer predicted the United States chief proponent of German rearmament will make a daring and resolute proposal on world disarmament at the forth coming Big Four top level conference AP WINNIES HAPPY WinstonChurchill wearing a muffler around his neck and holding his inevitable cigar waves to a crowd at Hawkey Memorial Hall thanking themfor sending him back to Parliament Union Rejects Offer of Stock in Ford Co DETROIT United Auto Workers flatly rejecting a Ford Motor Co offer to give its employes the right to buy Ford stock at half price Friday called on Ford local unions throughout the nation to get ready at once for possible strike The stock buying plan was included in a halfbillion dollar five year package offered the union as a counter proposal to the UAW demand for a guaranteed wage Fords offer ignored the guaran eed annual wage The company called its proposal vhich would permit employes to uy stock in the tightly knit fam ily enterprise when it goes on the market as most challenging and comprehensive in the his ory of the auto But the union stood pat on its earround wage demand and de nounced the companys offer as The National UAW Negotiating Committee Friday by said it is telegram requesting that Ford ocals prepare for possible strike ction when the contract with ord runs out June 1 The committee informed the ocals that it had unanimously re ected the Ford proposal as a watereddown version of an in dequale proposal made by Gen ral The committee called an emer ency meeling of Ihe National ord Council for Salurday in elroit The union previously reported workers had voted over helmingly per cent in avor of a strike if necessary to their demands Farm Woman Killed in Front of Home POMEROY WElla Mary ecker 53 was killed when struck y a car Thursday night in front f her farm home three miles east f Pomeroy Calhoun County Sheriff George ahlfce said Mrs Becker appar ntly had been herding some geese f the road when she was struck y a car driven by Roy Law Braniff to Inaugurate Fort Dodge Service FORT DODGE UflBraniff Inter national Airways will start north south airline service through Fort Dodge July officials here said Friday The northbound service will be on Braniffs morning flight from Louis to Minneapolis with stops at Quincy Ottumwa Des Moines Fort Dodge Mason Rochester Minn South bound service will be on Braniff s afternoon flight from Minneapolis to St Louis with stops at Fort Dodge and Des Moines La bo rites Shocked by Vote 60 Seats Are Gained The Weather Mason City Little cooler Iowa Cloudy cool FiveDay Iowa Temperatures Fri day night through Wednesday will average 3 to 6 degrees above normal Normal highs 76 north to 79 south Normal lows 53 north to 56 south Mild Satur day Cooler west portion Sun day and over stale Monday Warmer Tuesday Rainfall will average onehalf inch to one inch occurring as showers Sun day and again Tuesday night or Wednesday Minnesota Showers GloDe Gazette weather data up Io8 Friday By The Associated LONDON has give Prime Minister Eden a stnashin vote of confidence in an electio that shook the opposition Labo Party to its foundations strength ening leftist hopes to take ove leadership from Clement Attlee Nearly complete returns from Thursdays election promise Edens Conservatives a majorit of 50 to 60 in the 630seat House o Commons That guaranteed Eden government a fiveyear term of o fice with a working margin tripl the 17vote majority the Conserva lives had when the last Parlia ment adjourned The Results Returns from 611 of the 630 di tricts gave Conservative and allied parties net gain net loss Others net loss The result was a tremendou boost in prestige for Eden had stood for so long in the shado of his predecessor Sir Winsto Churchill The outcome apparently reflec ed voter confidence in the Con servative free enterprise approac to the national economy Eden success in organizing the Big Fou at the summit talks and pros perous times under the Conserva live government A big stayathome vote hurt th Labor Party cause So did intr party dissension caused by left wing followers of Anuerin Bevan the Welsh orator The Laborites took the govern ment in 1945 in a vote that re ilected popular resentment at war time austerity The Conservative came back under Churchills lead ership in 1951 winning a majorit of House of Commons districts bu actually lagging behind the Labor tes in the popular vote This tim he popular well as a ma iority of districts was firmly in the Conservative column Popular Vott The latest popular vote figures showed Conservatives per cent Labor per cent Liberals per cent Others per cent Like all the Conservative Party eaders Attlee and Bevan were reelected in their own districts The loss of Laborite prestige was o great that Bevan was in a more avorable spot than he has occu pied since he stepped out of the Cabinet He was in a position to ay that the moderate policies o he partys right wing had cost the election and to push his own pro gram of more socialism and less following of American leadership followers were quick to claim that what the party needs i a more militantly Socialist ap proach than Attlee has been will ing to sanction It may mean that Bevan eventually will become par ty leader Attlee said he had no commen but may have a statement I am discouraged naturally that there is a Conservative gov said Morgan Phillips the Labor Party secretary We shall have to keep on our toes for we believe traditional Toryism is back in the saddle and we believe we shall be going back to policies inimical to the Tom Williamson a member oi the General Council of the power ful Trades Union Congress said We are in a democratic system and we will work with the Con servative government although would lot say we will be happy to do CLOUDY Maximum Minimum At 8 Precip YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 67 56 57 24 54 49 SAME Blick IUC ta Bist t hoin AT FLYING Hart man 67 pioneer Burlington air man is making plans to fly the flying saucer pictured above in a drawing The machine which has received CAA registration is a parachute filled with small balloons Suspended underneath is a bicycle frame By pumping the pedals the pilot operates a propeller which will help control flight Hartman hopes Tornado Toll Rises to 115 in 6 States Property Damage in Millions UDALL Kan pilei in this smashed town Friday yielded additional bodies as the toll from deathdealing tornadoes which lashed six states mounted to at least 115 More than 700 were injured Property damage was in the mil Lions As bulldozers and a crane turned over the ruins in this devastated town of 500 where only three busi ness places were left standing 12 more bodies were recovered Total Is 74 They brought the total killed lere by Wednesday nights storm to 74 Five others were killed at Oxford Kan More than 200 were injured in Udall Blackwell 80 miles south of here where a tornado demol shed a 36squareblock area kill ing 18 persons and injuring more han 500 braced for a possible flood Police feared the ChikasHa Riv er swollen by 3inch rains up tream in Kansas would be two eet above flood stage at Blackwell ometime during the night The tornadoes brought death to 0 in Oklahoma 15 in Texas and 2 n Missouri and they were still hopping around late Thursday night striking in eastern Kansas Missouri Arkansas and Iowa Dozen Homes The new storms took no lives An solated mountain logging camp near Hot Springs was hit About a dozen homes were de troyed A yearold boy was in ured As darkness crept over battered Udall Thursday night the National uard ordered the town evacuated Many of the dead were still dentified as relatives sought oved ones Jimmy Costlow was lated to find his son alive in a Vichita hospital He later found the ody of his wife in a mortuary Some people driving into this neethriving farming community vere unable to find homes where elatives lived Freight Conductors Brakemen Get Raise CHICAGO strike threat ned by the nations railroad reight conductors and brakemen as been averted by an agreement a graduated pay increase a ailroad spokesman announced Fri ay 1 Pay increases ranging from 20 ents to more than a day will o into effect June 16 the railroad pokesman said They will go to embers of the Order of Railway onductors and Brakcmens Union hich represents 81 per cent of e nations conductors and en   

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