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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 14, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lot the Home Mason CityWhere Opportunity Beckons and Industry Advances CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAFER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Press cod United Press Full Leaio Wires Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 14 1954 AIR POWER RACE Edge Over Russia Not Big WASHINGTON UPlSecretary of Defense Wilson said Monday air power is mightier than Russias and will stay mightier but not by a great big margin u E Radford chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee5 before the Senate Forei2n Relations believe we can stay ahead of Radford said He added he would spell out his rea son for this belief in some later closeddoor meeting with the sen ators The two Pentagon officials were before the committee to support the administrations foreign aid program and got into the question of relative air power only incidentally The air power issue has been getting increasing attention in Congress and a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee is now Conilst of Two SocllonsSoctJon Ona One Mans union A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAD Qaincjr 930 Sunday KGLO U300 Sunda WOI Ames 6JO 12J5 Thursday WSUI la City 910 Saturday Nursing Opens a Life of Service of character and ability and blessed with rugged health would do well to explore nursing as a lifework And in this observation I am thinking particularly of our young women about to be graduated from high school Nursing is an ancient and an honorable profession In its his tory will be found such honored names as Florence Nightingale and Clara Barton At the core of nursing now as always in the past has been an overpowering wish on the part of its practition ers to bring comfort to those in distress But that wish of and by itself isnt sufficient It must be joined with knowledge and training Neyer has there been so great an opportunity for those of superior competence as at this very hour The trend is toward a fouryear degree course even toward graduate training which leads to the masters degree and the Ph D degree in nursing education Two factors have figured most heavily in the present unprece dented demand for registered nurses One of these of course is the sheer growth of popula looking into it Wilson and Radford urged against any cut in the adminis trations program of foreign mili tary assistance Wilson said it would involve serious risk to the defense of this country and the free world Furthermore he said it would require a complete reevaluation of our own international position and of our own military Under questioning by Sen H Alexander Smith Radford ARMED FORCES MOSCOW Soviet Un ion announced Monday it is stashing its armed forces by men A government statement read to reporters at a news confer ence in the Foreign Ministry said also that 63 army divisions plus 3 air divisions including more than men now sta tioned in East Germany would be disbanded It also declared the Soviet Union would put 375 ships of its navy into mothballs and dis band a number training schools of military estified that defenses of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization na ons were weakened by withdraw al of those French troops sent to North Africa But he said that if TORNADOES RUN WILD IN of 19 reported tor T Vi 4 1 jr VJL i tcu nadoes that struck different areas of Michigan over the weekend is pictured several miles east of Lansing left as it plods along its de structive path At right the Rev John Magoulis pastor of St George Al Greek Orthodox Church in a Detroit suburb surveys the wreckage of what once was his church It was unoccupied when the storms hit however 13 Dead 270 Hurt in Tornadoes By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Weekend tornadoes and violent storms gouged destructive trails across parts of the nation leav ing 13 dead at least 270 injured and millions of dollars property damage The Weather Bureau said the Ships Collide Near Coast Four Dead MONTEREY Ml Four seamen died Monday as a 496foot freighter sliced through a little lumber ship off the Monterey Coast in the predawn darkness Three bodies were recovered The other 25 crewmen aboard the umber carrier the Howard Ol son were rescued One was in jured seriously Visibility was excellent the Coast Guard said and there was threat of violent weather hadlthunderstorms dumped heavy passed Monday Disastrous windstorms in the Cleveland area killed six persons injured at least 69 and caused property damage estimated by police at several million dol Six others were killed and more than 200 injured by 19 separate tornadoes that roared down on Michigan Damage at Flint alone was estimated by authorities at A to 2 million dollars Northern Ohio reported one oth er storm death when a youth ii vruaiu said ana mere was non the other is the growing inemergency arose they could be no immediate explanation of tho sistence on hospitaHzation for edeployed rather accident explanation of the sicknpss j sickness We Our Hospitals The nations population last year passed the 166 million mark and is now approaching the 170 million figure In the United States there are presently 249 nurses for every persons The birth rate which began zoom ing after World War II is still high life expectancy is 20 years greater today than it was in 1900 This fact has had an im portant bearing on our hospitals and on our nursing service Let me hasten to add how ever that while this gain in pop IN NORTH IOWA Here are some figures of in terest with respect to the 10th District of the Iowa State As sociation of Registered Nurses made up of Kossuth Wrnneba go Worth Mitchell Floyd Franklin Hancock and Cerro Gordo Counties 187 members include General Duty 21 1 Public 4 Private 1 Associate 9 In addition to these there are 26 North Iowa nurses serving as instructors and directors of nursing service and in the field of anesthesia In Mason City and Clear Lake alone there are 55 nurses who are oncall at all times in the event of a disaster through the Red Cross Nursing Service The cash cost for an individ ual in Mason Citys one school of nursing is for three years Eight months of this time is spent in Sioux City three months in Dubuque for psychiatric training the re maining time at St Josephs Mercy Hospital ulation has had its effect on the added demand for nursing serv ice the factor of even greater Importance in explaining the trend has been the growing con fidence of rank and file citizens in our hospitals and what goes with them Hospital use has CONTINUED ON JAGE Wilson and Radford parried questions as to whether resent ment in India against military as sistance to neighboring Pakistan raises a queston of whether the aid to Pakistan should be reduced Both said this was a question Secretary of State Dulles would be better able to answer Wilson stressed the importance to defense of the forces re ceiving American military assist ance Wilson said we are helping to support about 200 di visions in the armies of our al This allied force he said is several times the strength of our own Reduced aid for these armies he said would require a much greater increase in American manpower and equipment at a much greater cost than that en tailed under the foreign aid pro gram TOP SINGERS Sank Later The Howard Olson a coastwise steam schooner enroute from Los Angeles to Coos Bay for load of lumber sank severa hours after it was rammed anc sliced in two by the much larger freighter Marine Leopard The collision occurred aboul eight miles south of Point Sur 20 miles south of here and 175 miles south of San Francisco All the casualties were from the crew of the Howard Olson Turned Back After rescuing 22 of the Olson crewmen and conducting an un successful search for the two missing men the Marine Leopard turned back to San Francisco It had been headed south Two Coast Guard cutters put back into Monterey Bay after searching without avail for the missing men Another member of the Olson jcrew injured seriously w a s drowned in ditch a flooded drainage Flood threats existed in Michi gan and Pennsylvania where strcams Winds of up to 70 ac companied by heavy rainfall hit Cleveland and its suburbs Satur day night Police estimated dam age in the suburb of Rocky River at five million dollars Mayor Frank P Celeste of the Cleveland suburb of Lakewood es timated damage there at more than miDion dollars Lake wood police said more than 600 trees were felled by the About civil defense auxili ary police and other volunteers aided authorities in directing traf fic in the Cleveland area and clearing the streets of debris children were killed when tavern collapsed under buffctin by the strong winds Two me were electrocuted when touched a fallen power line one a youth was killed when a Ire fell on his automobile A threatened overflow of th Flint River in Michigan forcc about 100 residents of Flint from their homes The river was re ported to be receding but th Weather Bureau said more rai will fall Monday Three twisters struck Flint a most simultaneously late Salui day Two hundred Flint homes an a score of business establish v u v uj uLim nuoa linLuUlloJ In South Cleveland a man andimenU were either leveled or ba w a s SPENCER Iff A barbershop taken by helicopter to the Naval choral group from Springfield won first place honors Sat urday at the Central States re gional singing competition here dispensary at Monterey The Howard Olsons stern went down soon after the crash Some Workers Called Back but Other LAYOFFS CONTINUE DETROIT Motors Corp recalled hourly rated workers Monday but twoorher automotive companies an nounced they were extending layoffs leaving the industry with a serious unemployment problem American Motors Corp said auto workers jn Milwaukee and Kenosha who were scheduled to return to work Monday will not be called back Chrysler Corp extended a twoday layoff of workers for one more day through Tuesday An AMC spokesman said his companys callback was post poned because demand for its large cars failed to increase as pected No Quota System on Arrests Hoegh Says DBS MOINES Gov Leo Hoegh said Monday a check with State Safety Commissioner Clinton Moyer shows there is no quota system in effect for highway patrolmen on arrests The governors check followed complaints by four highway patrolmen that they were ordered to accept transfers because they had not been issuing Arnolds Park tickets to motorists Patrol Chief David Herrick meanwhile issued a statement in which he said nine patrolmen are being reassigned effective Wednesday as a routine move to increase the effectiveness of the He said the transfers are possible because 23new offi cers are being added to the pa trol All nine Herrick said will be given ample time to find homes in their new communities Patrol duty transfers include Stanley Huston Knoxville to Oak land Kenneth Bolz Boone to Harlan Dale Goodwin Marshall town to Guttenberg Richard Ma usually impresses the public to slow down and observe Although four of the patrolmen had voiced objections and some of them had made threats of resignation Herrick said he had received no resignations Car Leaves Road Mother of Six Killed Outright CEDAR R A P I D S UP Mrs Mathew Krim mother of six chil d r e n was killed Sunday night when her car went out of control son Marshalltown to Fort Dodge while she was returning home Marlyn Mossman Spencer toffrom the Municipal Airport here A T3 n I H Mrs Krim had driven her hus Mason Goodwin Huston and band to the airport where he took Bolz had protested their trans told his news conference he had received a letter from Rep William Denman D DCS asking an investi gation of the patrol and removal of Moyer if necessary Denman said a patrolmans efficiency rat ing should not be based on the number of tickets he writes Transfers are a matter of Hoegh said This has going on for the past 20 years a plane for Texas in connection with his work as an aviation sales engineer for the Collins Radio Co At an intersection on Airport Road Mrs Krim failed tomake a turn and the car rolled out of control on a gravel road She was thrown out and was crushed by the car The Krims 6 children are from 2 months to 10 years old Krim was contactedwhen the plane reached Kansas City A Collins Radio Co private plane was sent to return him to Cedar Rapids SHIP CUT IN bow of thfe school er Howard Olson floats in the Pacific off Monterey enforcement index as to the numl VATICAN CITY UP Pope after it was severed from the stern in an accident of contacts patrolmen makclPlus X Monday 8avc qualified early Mondav shin qfanrHnnhir Jo fw approval to corneagrafting from The department does keep an POPE APPROVES enforcement index as to the numl VATICAN CITY UP Pope i VIT it r A 1 u 11 v u A tt m J ILAdlln ISL wvrji Un VI U1II1CIJ I early Monday The ship standing by is the Tydol with the public Patrolmen ymg urged to make such contacts Ill persons V Mercury Dips Suddenly Over Most of State The mercury came down Sun day from its lofty weekend peak and the Weather Bureau said the top readings Monday afternoon would range from the 50s to thi 70s around the state After setting heat records a several Iowa points Saturday the warm weather yielded to cooler air pushing down from the north The mercury dipped into the 40 at most Iowa points Sunday night with lows ranging from 40 a Spencer to 50 at Davenport 92 Is High The highs Sunday reached 92 at DCS Moines and Lamoni before he cooling trend started By con trast the highest reading at Spen cer Sunday was only 62 How quickly the mercury dropped was typified at Mason City The thermometer read 86 dc days p hour and a half later it was down to 52 as the cold front drifted in from the northwest A low of 45 was recorded during the night High Winds Thunderstorms which had been predicted for Sunday afternoon and night failed to materialize ex cept for a few in the extreme east portion although the state was whipped by high winds The Weather Bureau said tem peratures would be down in the 40s again Monday night before a warming trend sets in Tuesday Scattered showers are likely Wednesday the bureau said Actor Will Not Be Permanently Scarred WEST LOS ANGELES Calif Montgomery Clift will not be permanently scarred by severe facial cuts received in a week end brush with death his physi cian said Monday SAME Black flat irvfflo death In pan SI hoars ly damaged Overcrowded Flit hospitals took care of 107 injure persons The Michigan tornadoes i addition to hitting Flint struc the Detroit suburBs oC Allen Par ind Lincoln Park and Wimlsoi Onl A twister kite Sunday flat tcnetl two small hangars an damaged planes at the Mcnom ncc nilport N in juries were reported Tornadoes whirled through Kni sas Sunday ifternoon near Yale Center Two barns were levclcc but no injuries were reported In Pennsylvania a flash flon sent water swirling through a I block area of Mcndvillo a com munity of about near Pitt burgh Another hardhit town wns Di quesnc where n twiste ripped off roofs and toppled chim neys in a 12block area Damng was estimated at half a millio dollars Record heat wns included i the weekend weather broke records for the dat hroughout New Jersey Newark high of 92 Sunday broke the ol record of 90 in 1947 The heat record fell for th bird consecvitive day in Chicng Sunday when the mercury hit 8fl Hie previous high for the dat was 86 in 1900 Daylight Saving Time Approved at Des Moines DESMOINES Deo tfoines City Council voted 32 Monday to put Des Moines on day ight saving time effective 20 The tiebreaking vote was cas by Mayor Kay Mills who said a public poll on the question o vhethcr daylight time should be uloptcrl for DCS Moines showec mostresidents of the city fnvorcc t whereas people outside the cit were against it Mills said he had gone out into Polk County Saturday to deter nine what objection the farmer had to the plan I found that most of them were igainst it hut they couldnt give any reason that they could sell to me as he said Actually the City Council ac ions means only that city offices and the schools will go to the fast time Individual biisinesse may decide for themselves wheth r to adopt the plan The State Executive Council vot d Monday before the City Conn il acted to keep state offices on tandard time regardless of whal he city did Red Line Slogan From Gail Vineer The red line which greeted you you opened this issue of he GlobeGazette Gail James reached us Vineer 904 ennsylvania N E Mrs Vineers wetry has been printed in some the nations most distinguished magazines of verse In the days hen she was Gail Elder Mrs ineer was on the staff of the lobeGazette as society editor That incidentally was not yes erday or the day before Frogman Case Is Opened Eden Put On Spot By STANLEY GODFREY LONDON WlPrime Minister Men mapped government strata y for Mondays showdown Par liamcnt session on his handling of the strange case of the missing British frogman and the Soviet warships Edtn was headed for a sharp grilling in the House of Commons debate Angry leaders of the Labor opposition want to know just what retired naval diver Lionel Crabb World War II doing in the icy waters of Portsmouth Harbor near the Russian war that brought Premier Bui lianin and party chief N i k i t a Khrushchev to Britain No Authority When the question first came up in Commons last week Eden said Cnibb was operating without authorization and Hint it would not be in the nations best inter ests to sny more The Russians insist the diver was spying The British press generally has agreed Eden snid the retired naval officer was testing underwater apparatus and refused to go into details In the debate Monday night Laborilc legislators hoped to force Eden into supplying the details Crabb was seen swimming near the Soviet cruiser Ordzhonikidzo and two accompanying vessels April day after B and K arrived in Britain He has not been seen since Tha Admiralty said he was pre sumed but didnt explain why that was presumed Puzzling Events Gleanings of information hera and there hnvo built up this puz zling account of the events that led up to Crabbs disappearance The diver and a Mr Smith ar rived ut the port of Portsmouth April 17 and checked in at the Sallyport Hotel From the hotel Crabb wrote his aged mother that he was going on a job but its a simple He told her not to worry and that hed be back in about two days Tiie following dny the Soviet ships pulled into port On April 20 the Soviet commander Rear Arlm V F Kotov questioned British Rear Adm P W Burnett ibout a mysterious frogman So viet sailors had spotted surfacing icar the visiting ships Burnett said he knew nothing about it A day later a British police of icial removed four pages from he Sallyport Hotel register in cluding the registration of Crabb nnd Smith The British Admiralty an nounced April R9 that Crabb had presumably died nine days earlier It gave no details and no loath certificate was issued The British say they deeply the whole affair and ob hope the Kremlin will let t drop 10 KILLED MINNEAPOLIS ons died on Minnesota highwayg wer the weekend About The Weather Mason City Clearing Monday night cool low 4044 Partly cloudy Tuesday warmer high 6568 owa Fair Monday night cooler southeast low in 40s Mostly fair and warmer Tuesday Minnesota Fair warmer GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Monday Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday night At 8 a m Monday Precipitation EAR AGO Maximum Minimum GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Sunday Maximum Saturday 87 Minimum Saturday night 60 8 Sunday 61 EAR AGO Maximum Minimum 86 45 51 03 78 48   

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