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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 28, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                Doily Ntwtpoper MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NIWtPAPII THAT MAX IS ALL MOUTH 10 WANS N I I G H I 0 R HOME EDITION fnm Md IMM Frit LMM MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY M IMS Tata letttea Liquor Stamp Fight Expanded in State Vaccine Program Readied Scheele Is Optimistic WASHINGTON stalled antipolio inoculation program Sat urday showed signs of getting set to roll again perhaps next week Surgeon General Leonard A Scheele in a burst of optimism said the program may yet reach its immediate of second shots of the Salk vaccine for nine million schoolchildren be fore the late summer peak of the polio season A third booster shot also is contemplated but this would not come until seven months later Scheele said at a news confer ence it appeared quite certain that some vaccine back for nearly three weeks for extra safety checks would be released next week He said Pub lic Health Service approval of further supplies would follow pro gressively New Releases Earlier he had told the House Commerce Committee he was very optimistic now and that he expects the inoculations to go forward rapidly after new vac cine releases Acceptance by six vaccine man ufacturers of tighter production and testing standards cleared the way for resumption of the mass immunization of first and second graders The National Foundation By Prwi Congressional supporters the Tennessee Valley Authority Saturday condemned President Eisenhowers plan to put the vast government power system on a selffinancing basis The administration submitted the plan Friday to the Senate and House Public Works Com mittees In essence it would shut off future congressional appro priations for TVA and make the agency rely on bond sales for money it needs to expand its power system Rep Clifford Davis chairman of a subcommittee that will consider the proposal said the plan would lead to the de struction of Rep Percy Priest DTenn called it wholly unacceptable and Sen Lister Hill DAla called it damaging to Davis said he and Rep Robert E Jones Jr DAla will intro duce next week bills embodying TVAs own recommendations made earlier for revising its fi nancing methods House Public Works Chairman Charles A Buckley DNY will introduce the White House version Tues day Demos Attack Russ PI an to Cut TVA Backing to ilOVS Rejected Long Faces on Leaders is paying for Infantile Paralysis for the shots The revised standards mostly technical in nature were de scribed by Dr James Shannon as providing for more heat to kill any live virus and for more frequent testing more sensitive testing than has been the requirement up to now Safety Factor Shannon assistant director of the National Institutes of Health said the stiffer requirements worked out by a committee of sci entists now contain a safety factor that was not there One new requirement he ex plained involves tests after the vaccine has been poured into dis pensing bottles ready for ship ment This is designed to make certain no living polio virus has gotten in after other tests The additional testing safe guards Scheele and Shannon said should not add very much to pro Six Injured in Collision at Riceville RICEVILLE Six persons were injured in a headon collision near here late Friday Three persons were hospitalized Most seriously injured was Mrs Bert A Barry 63 Nashua who was reported in fair condition at the Osage hospital with broken legs shoulder injuries and severe facial cuts Her husband suffered facial cuts and broken ribs Barry was reported by Sheriff Lewis Haberkorn to have started to pass a tractor on the highway when his car collided with one driven by Michael Lewis Mitchell of Riceville who was on his way home with three other men from work at the Oliver plant at Charles City Mitchell suffered rib fractures head and knee contusions He was released from the hospital at Rice ville Marvin Meyers suffered a shoul der separation was treated and released at Riceville Darrel Fer duction time after the gets going full blast program More Cooking Is Ordered s WASHINGTON cook ing plays a key role in a new builtin safety factor applied to the production of polio vaccine Government scientists disclosed that the extra heat treatment in a formaldehyde solution was or dered to make even more certain that all the virus is killed Here are the highlights of the changesin the new standards as compared to the previous ones 1 In the actual manufacturing process heating of vaccine ma terial is maintained for three days beyond the point where tests indi cate living virus is no longer present Under previous standards heating was stopped when the tests showed no live virus 2 A much larger volume of vac cine material is put to actual test than previously 3 Tests for the presence of liv ing polio virus are now to be made of samples from bottled or vialed material which has been readied for requirement not previously made juson suffered concussion and a lip aceration and Dale Wendorf a fractured nose abrasions and con tusions Wendorf was reported in good BELGRADE Yugoslavia Informed sources Saturday said Yugoslavia has rejected a Russian bid to rejoin the Eastern Commu nist bloc The long faces of Russian Com munist Party Chief Nikita Khrush chev and his friends at a state lunch seemed to confirm the re port Marshal Tito was said to have told the Russians that Yugoslavia remained determined to pursue its policy of active in dependent of both East and West State Lunch The six disappointed Russians led by Khrushchev and Premier Nikolai Bulganln toasted their way through a state lunch at what was regarded as the end of the formal phase of the talks between the ideologically divided Communist states The gloomy faces of the Rus sians were in sharp contrast to the jovial Tito He was immaculate in black coat and striped trousers and casually smoked a cigarette in his familiar pipestyle holder Thats co he quipped to Khrushchev with a wave of his hand at the interna tional collection of photographers who snapped the scene for history A few minutes later he smiled broadly at invited correspondents and said Well are you satisfied now The correspondents protested press arrangements coverage of the Russians visit and the lack of official news Communist State Informed sources said the argu ment advanced by the Russian delegation was that Yugoslavia after all is a Communist state and that its place lies with the Eastern bloc Tito rejected the Russian advances The possibility of Yugoslavia re joining the cominform from which it was expelled in 1948 was not mentioned the sources said Threatening thunderstorms hov ering over the sultry capital matched the tension that has hung over the conference since Khrush chev dropped a diplomatic brick at the very outset Khrushchev attempted to shift NEW CADET UNIFORMSDistinctive insignia1 of the new uniform for Air Force Academy cadets include silver grey shoulder boards for the blue winter uniform and dark blue for the tan summer outfit Lt Richard Day right and Lt Kimbrough Bassett members of the first class to be sworn in on July 11 model the uniforms in Washington lowan Admits Hoax Story Tenn Danielson his story of 10 days of vtorture a hoax by his own admission was enroute home Saturday to Epworth Iowa With him was his wife who flew to his hospital bedside here after he was found Wednesday on a lonely suburban road bound with bailing wire and severely burned on the hands and legs He said then he was kidnaped at home May 16 by an armed stranger and forced to drive east He said he couldnt recall exactly happened during the 10 days but Wednesday night two unidenti fied men dumped him from a bound his legs and hands with gasoline and Nebraska Man Dies in Crash condition at a hospital in Osage Iowa Falls Flotilla Returning Home IOWA FALLS WMembers of the Iowa Falls river expedition headed home Saturday after suc cessful completion of their week long 200mile jaunt down the the talks from foreign policy and interstate relations as desired by Yugoslavia to ideological issues the Yugoslavs were determined to avoid Khrushchevs efforts caused a swift drop in temperature in what might have become a highly cor dial reunion of old friends The air in the official lounge at the opera Friday night was so frigid you could have iced your beer be tween the Youth Crushed Under winding Iowa River The boatmen comprising 32 men in 14 boats seven of which were canoes arrived on schedule here at 4 Friday They were greeted by Gov Leo Hoegh SUI President Virgil Hancher the Scottish Highlanders and others The trip was staged to publicize the Iowa Falls centennial observance June racror at Airport DES MOINES UP Robert Hebron 13 Des Moines was killed about midnight Friday when he was crushed under a threeton towing tractor at Municipal airport Authorities said the boy apparently tried to drive the machine It rolled down an embankment and overturned into a ditch on top of him they said Retailers Tax Commission Fail to Agree on Methods DES MOINES flIowa retaflers and the State Tax Commissionfailed to agree Friday on how to apply the 2Vi per cent sales tax which goes into effect July 1 The argument is over the brackets to be used in collecting the tax from Iowa consumers Both groups agree that no tax should OTTUMWA Iowa W Elwyn Doud 18 Waterloo was killed early Saturday in a twocar crash on U S 34 a mile east of Ottumwa Officers said Doud alone was driving east in a 1926 Model T Ford roadster enroute to Indiana His car was struck from the rear by a 1950 Ford driven by Sgt Jess Donahoo 26 Ottumwa Donahoo an Army man home on furlough had bought his car Fri day and was charged with operat ing it without a drivers license Sheriff Cliff Riley of Ottumwa said Donahoo told him Doud was on the wrong side of the road and ailed to yield when Donahoo linked his lights Riley said Douds speed was estimated at 30 mph and Doriahoos at 60 mph Doud died shortly after arrival at an Ottumwa hospital His neck soaked them ignited them But Friday he told police he led to Cathey just left alone and bought a nickels worth of gasoline find set fire to himself The couple flew to Chicago early Saturday where they were to en train for Dubuque Gas Purchase It was the gasoline purchase that Country Honors Its Dead Prayer Day on Monday By AuocUleit Prcn Americans who live free because others died streamed Saturday in to a weekend of vacations and me morials Somewhere in many places across the land sometime in many ways they will pause in an nual salute to their heroes Men women and their children will march Monday Memorial Day In Newark they will honor Albert Woolson 108yearold survivor of the Grand Army of the Republic Woolson plans to spend a quiet day at home in Duluth Minn Some will sing In the spectacu lar Hollywood Bowl 700 musicians and vocalists will join in a pre miere of The by Hec tor Berlioz in a threefaith serv ice Gravesite Rites Most will masse in churches in family groups beside a grave or in the quiet privacy of a room once occupied by a boy They will pray that the last sol dier has died Jn the Arlington National Ceme tery near the nations capital Vice President Nixon will place a wreathat the marble tomb of the Unknown Soldier Monday morn ing then deliver an address The scene will be mirrored across the nation at the Little Arlington National Cemetery in Keokuk Iowa in the national cem etery at President Eisenhower plans a quiet weekend afhis farnvat Get tysburg scene of a battle in the war from which the Memorial Day holiday stems The President urged all Americans to take max imum care for safe driving this weekend Manheins Grave American Legionnaires at Rice Lake will reverently drape the grave of St Jonas Manhein with a confederate flag specially his of admission Lt the suburban J D Belle was broken Donahoo and a com panion escaped with minor in juries SAMi DATENS4222 IPUck flu MCMI truffle ta 24 levied on sales of less than 15 cents They also appear to be agreed that a penny shall be collected on sales of 15 to 50 cents Beyond that point views differ The commission wants a tax of 2 cents on sales between 51 and J9 cents Retailers representatives want to make that bracket 51 to 94 cents The commission would collect a tax of 3 cents on sales between and The retailers want to collect 3 cents on sales between 95 cents and either or Martin Lauterbach commission chairman said sales patterns in stores would be studied by both the commission and by merchants the next few days to see how the two systems of brackets would work Then they will compare notes A decision is not likely until perhaps June 3 Lauterbach said Explosion Wrecks 2 Buildings Man Killed by Debris CARSON tf Darrell Johnson 18 was killed beneath a falling wall Friday night when an explo sion demolished two buildings and damaged a third Four men were hurt in the blast Johnson was trapped when the wall fell in at the Husz Recreation Hall The explosion wrecked the adjoining Putnam Hardware Store damaged the twostory Mikesell Locker Plant Paul DeBolt Dewey Shotwell Earl Nelson and Williom Boruff were cut and bruised when they fled from the collapsing pool hall A deputy sheriff said prelimi nary study indicated the explosion may have resulted from gas from Meade police said he found a gas oline station attendant who identi fied Danielson as the man who nought five cents worth of gaso ine in a milk bottle for my lawn Cathey said others also said they had seen the man the same day The setting fire to his wrists and legs was an attempt to get into the Veterans Hospital Cathey said The man thought if tie could get admission to the hos pital he would be sent back to Epworth and his story would hold obtained from luka Miss Man hein native of Germany fought with the South in the War between tlje States married a girl from Alexandria and settled in Lake in 1879 to become leading citizen of the northern community Neither will those who died at sea be forgotten A boat will put out from Wildwood to strew wreaths on the Atlantic while a continet away a procession of Coast Guard and other vessels will sail from Depoe Bay on Oregons central coast in the Pacifics 10th annual Fleet of 11 Raids in Towns on River Countryman Has Plane By Associated fnu Atty Gen Dayton Countryman covered large areas of the state in a private airplane Friday in his cracker dry campaign against Iowa holders of 1955 federal retail liquor dealer stamps Evening raids were staged it eight places in Dubuque and three at Clinton along the Mississippi River area Officers reported li quor found at only one spot They said they seized a partly filled bot tle of liquor at the Showboat in Du buque County attorneys and their as sistants and a number of justice of the peace courts through which warrants were issued came within the framework of Countrymans check against illegal sales of li quorbythedrink Close Scrutiny At 1 after a busy day Countryman issued this statement at his office in the Capitol It was and is the policy of the state to put any holder of a federal retail liquor license under close scrutiny and to have the holder of such license checked periodically I previously had been assured of cooperation throughout the state on a uniform program of law en forcement The wholehearted sup port exhibited Friday by judges county attorneys and other law en forcing officers assures me that uniform law enforcement can and will be carried out throughout Iowa with Countrymanhad a busy day SWEA CITY parents of day He had announced previously Capt Harold Fischer Jr who been a prisoner of the Chinese Communists since the Korean War had new hope Saturday that he Des Moines Shaken by Strong Wind DES MOINES OHWind reached gust velocity of M miles hour in Dtt Moines about a m Saturday as a squall line moved through tht capital city The squall line was a new one which developed following locally heavy thunderstorms in Iowa Fri day night when weather system developed A cool and occasion ally damp Memorial Day week end appeared to be likely Rain accompanied the wind in Des Moines There was no im mediate reports of heavy dam age Rainfall totals reported in the 24 hours ended at a m Sat urday included inches at Algona and more than an inch at Burlington Low readings early Saturday ranged from 51 at Sioux City to el at Davenport and Ottumwa The Weather Bureau said that after skies cleared over Iowa Friday afternoon second low system moved in bringing scat t e r e d showers and thunder storms throughout much of the state Saturday morning the Weather Bureau said the low pressure system had moved into central Iowa producing a squall line with showers and thunderstorms from near Des Moines south ward into northwestern Missouri Cqpt Fischer Transferred to Peiping and three of his pals will be home soon Mr and their hopes Mrs on a Fischer based letter they re ceived Friday The letter was written April 8 It said that their son and the other three fliers have been moved from Mukden in Peiping the Red Manchuria to Cross capital Danielson also told Cathey he drove to Des Moines Iowa stripped his car to make it loo ike the work of kidnapers hitch hiked to Little Rock wher he worked as a caddy for threi days then caught a bus to Nash ville No Reason No reason was given for Daniel sons leaving his wife and five children Mrs Danielson who saic Dn arrival here she believed her husbands story even though police were skeptical was shocked by lis admission He loved his home and chil dren and had never done anything like this she said just dont know I just dont under Le Mars Man Crushed by Concrete Culvert LEMARS Feller 57 LeMars was injured fatally Friday when a large concrete cul vert rolled into a ditch crushing lum Feller was working in the ditch a compressor basement in the hardware BAKER DIES DESMOINES B Ungles 40 vice president and gen eral manager of the Ungles Bak ing died Friday of a heart at tack Army Privates Given Sentences in Japan YOKOHAMA W A Japanese court sentenced two Army privates to seven and four years at hard labor on charges of assaulting and robbing a Japa nese taxi driver Pvt Paul A Lesperancc 20 Woonsocket was sentenced to seven years Pvt Richard W Hav Hand 19 Stamford was sentenced to four years with a Plymouth County bridge crew a mile northwest of Bruns ville He died a short time later in a hospital and that life is a bit rosier than when they were in prison Capt Fischer is a double jet ace shot down in the late stages of the Korean conflict Held with him are jet pilots Irt Lt Ronald Parks Omaha 1st Lt Lyle Cam eron Lincoln and Lt Col Edwin Heller Philadelphia Heller suffered serious injuries when he was shot down but Fischer indicated he was on the mend In tiis letter Fischer mentioned three things The food was good on their trip to Peiping they were given berths in a sleeping car and are billeted in the home of a former well to do The elder Fischers read between that he hoped to whittle down sharply the total of some federal liquor stamps issued in this state last year Because of previous campaigns against sale of liquor by the drink some operators deferred purchases of federal stamps until the half year period between Jan 1 and lines of his letter which they said indicated high hopes he will be re leased soon HONORARY ROTARIAN WATERTOWN N Y OF John Foster Dulles has been made an honorary member of the Water town Rotary Club June 30 1955 They were among the targets in Fridaysraids the attorney generals office said Names Checked Countryman said he met at 19 a m Friday with R W Nebergall chief of the State Bureau of Crim inal Investigation and State Agent G M Strand All names of pres ent stamp holders bought since January were checked Dayton flew in a fourpassenger Cessna plane piloted by Robert Nelson Nevada He said he hired Nelsons plane himself Countryman gave this schedule of contacts with officials Polk County Judge Ray Foun tain 10 a m Le Mars Justice of the Peact J A Sentges p m Sioux City Justice L N Car ter p m Onawa Justice Cooper m News in Brief MORE TORNADOES HIT BLACKWELL Okla great mass of funnels some dip ping to the ground terrorized the tornadodevastated states of Okla homa and Kansas Friday night and early Saturday No additional injuries or deaths were reported from the new twisters but three persons died in a heavy wind and rain storm which hit Kansas City Mo QUINTS ARE 21 BAY Ont WVThe four surviving Dionne quintuplets were reunited Saturday for their 21st birthday On becoming 21 the four quintuplets received onefifth shares in the Dionne Quintuplet Trust Fund The fund totals just under one million dollars amount ing to about each plus a share in Emilies portion which is to be divided among 14 members of the family PRICE OF FAME TAMPA Fla year ago traffic officer J W Hause was named Tampas most courteous cop of Friday Hause paid a 1300 for looting parkins meters of in nickels and pennies HENSEL RESIGNS WASHINGTON Struve Hensel who clashed with Sen Joseph R McCarthy during the celebrated ArmyMcCarthy row has resigned as assistant defense secretary Hensel said he doesnt have sufficient individual capital resources to keep working for the government and meet his outside expenses His government sal ary was a year Missouri Valley Justice Paul Healy p m Council Bluffs Justice C B Heard p ni Keokuk Justice E P Head 5 m Clinton Justice Don Sagers p m Dubuque Justice J E Whelan 7 p m All county attorneys and justices of the peace were met at their airports Countryman said EXPLAIN THIS ONE HARTFORD Conn liam M Maltbie retired chief jus tice of the state Supreme Court who ruled raffles illegal while in office Friday learned he won a new automobile on a ticket he bought to a Yale Club gathering The Weather Mason City Rain cool Iowa Showers Minnesota Cloudy cool SHOWERS Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Satur day Maximum 70 Minimum 55 At 8 55 Precip 14 YEAR AGO Maximum 74 Minimum   

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