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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 19, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL N ORTH I 0 W A N S NSIGH80RS VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 19 1957 This Paper Consists of Two Intervene in MidEast US Incidence ofFlu on Rise Serum Output Is Lagging FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The Public Health Service reported Thursday the number of Asian flu cases in the United States has climbed to more than 100000 A major outbreak is underway in Mississippi where 20000 to 25000 cases are reported offi cials said Dr Carl C Dauer in fluenza control officer of the PHS said the Mississippi situa tion could be the beginning of a true nationwide epidemic The Mississippi flu epidemic regional said Dauer But it has some of the charac teristics of a breakout Another week or two will tell the story Break out is the term that epidemologists use to describe the transition from a localized epidemic to one which spreads through the general population at rapid speed Sizable Outbreaks Although Asian flu cases have been reported in 37 states so far all have been localized outbreaks with the possible exception of Mississippi Other states which have had sizable local outbreaks are Louisiana New York Utah and California Dauer said The Public Health Service an nounced the release of 1526590 doses of Asian flu vaccine This will make a total of 6957032 doses released since the new vac cine went into production Behind Schedule Vaccine output is running some what behind schedule Drug man ufacturers originally had hoped to release eight million shots by Sept 15 Last week the Public Health Service put the total flu cases in the nation at 50000 Asian flu continues to be a comparatively mild disease for most victims Europe also is be ing hard hit by the flu Out breaks have occurred in England Portugal Cyprus Italy the Neth erlands and Canada In the English town of Shef field a medical officer com menting on 14 deaths believed caused by the Asian flu said There is little doubt that some of the cases started with flu and turned to pneumonia England reported at least 22 deaths including 7 children while four deaths were reported in West Germany and two in the Netherlands These figuresad mittedly were incomplete Showers Cover Most of Iowa Warn of Frost Showers pushed into parts of northern and western Iowa Wed nesday night and overspread the state Thursday The Weather Bureau issued a frost warning for northwest Iowa Thursday night and advised southeast Iowa to expect Thurs day night lows in the 40s as con trasted with readings in the mid 60s Wednesday night when lows ranged from 47 at Sioux City to 68 at Davenport The heaviest rainfall reported was 85 of an inch at Estherville Spencer had 82 Sioux City and Emmetsburg 70 Hubbard 50 Mason City 35 Council Bluffs 26 Fort Dodge 20 and Atlantic 13 End Believed Near for King Haakon OSLO Norway UP King Haakons physicians reported Thursday the serious condition of the aged monarch was un changed The end was believed near for Norways 85yearold king Haakon was suffering from respiratory and circulatory dis orders that caused the govern ment to issue a statement Wed nesday saying there was serious anxiety over his health The Weather Mason City Clearing much colder Thursday night with chance of scattered frost low 3235 Partly cloudy and cool Friday high mid50s CYANIDE SPILLED IN CRASH Po lice at Thamesville Ont Canada have declared a state of emergency after a large truck carrying drums of cyanide Gas Pellets Cause an Emergency THAMESVILLE Ont UP passenger train ripped apart a tractortrailer loaded with 15 tons of deadly cyanide pellets just be fore midnight Wednesday and left this towns 1200 residents in fear of their lives Thursday still faced with dan gers of children picking up poison ous pellets of a poisoned water supply and poisonous gas fumes Police Chief Robert Letts said the state of emergency mightlast for three days The speeding Canadian National Railways train hit the 25ton truck trailer rig of Truck Transport Co Dearborn Mich at the east edge of the business district Truck driver J C Sluder about 35 Wayne Mich crawled out with head and arm injuries and was taken to Chatham Hospital By daylight 150 men were working in the 400 yards along the railroad tracks They swept the pellets into piles shoveled them into cardboard eannisters loaded the cartons onto trucks and took them for burial in bull dozer gouged ditches Some workThursday held out the possibility ers jprobed through bushes and that payasyousee television may m a pelletby be Qn the air n sQme cities some time in 1958 If it is it will be on a strictly trial basis for a threeyear period to determine public acceptance and clear up unresolved technical questions In any event no operating per mits will be issued earlier than next March 1 And this would be only the starting point for the lengthy job of setting up the serv ice and distributing equipment to subscribers This was the prospect in the wake of FCCs announcement Wednesday that it had reached a tentative decision to permit trial of subscription AP Wirephoto pellets was hit by a fastmoving train spilling the deadly pellets over a quarter mile area A mere taste of cvanide proves JC fatal Iowa Scattered showers and thunderstorms locally heavy Thursday night low 3545 north west 4553 southeast Friday cloudy and cooler south and east clearing and continued cool northwest Minnesota Unseasonably cool GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Wednesday 78 Minimum Wednesday night 59 At 8 am Thursday 62 Precipitation 35 inch YEAR AGO Maximum 71 Minimum 43 Suspended LTermJar Pony Theft PaySee TV Approved Test Basis WASHINGTON W The Fed eral Communications Commission Norris Leegaard 30 Alber Lea Minn Wednesday after noon was given a suspended one year county jail sentence afte pleading guilty in District Cour to a pony theft charge Judge T A Beardmore wh pronounced sentence parole Leegaard to Sheriff Jerry Alle of Cerro Gordo County an Sheriff Carl Luidahl of Freeborn County Minn The sentence was the same im posed on Virgil L Cox 34 94 19th S E last week on the sam charge Officers said the tw men admitted taking two ponie Aug 24 from the M L Lewi Faubus Ignores Warrant Asks Removal of Judge LITTLE ROCK Ark UP Gov Orval E Faubus defied a subpoe na for a hearing in an antisegre gation lawsuit Thursday anc asked US District Judge Ronald N Davies to disqualify himsel as biased andprejudiced The suit is not directly relatei to Fridays hearing in which Faubus also is under subpoena The second case grows out of hi use of the National Guard to kee Negroes out of Central Hig School in Little Rock Faubus told reporters he doe not know whether he will hono the summons for the Friday court action Prejudice Cited Faufaus attorneys in an affi davit filed in Federal Court as serted Judge Davies is unable to con duct a fair and impartial trial and render a decision either in law or fact that would be free of prejudice Davies is on the bench in both cases He was one of three federal judges before whom Negro minis ters brought a petition Thursday challenging the validity of Arkan sas laws passed by the Legisla ture this year which are aimed at preserving segregation in the states schools Davies will sit alone in Fri days hearings TO Ministers Faubus did not ask that Davies bedisqualified as one of the Three judges hearing a suit Thursday This action was brought by 10 Negro ministers challenges the validity of laws passed by the Arkansas legisla ture aimed at preserving segre gation in the states schools Faubus linked the events in Little Rock and what he charged were Davies reaction to them to their claim that he is unfit to hear the lawsuit brought by the 10 Negro ministers Further the attorneys contend ed the fact that Davies himself asked the Department of Justice to file the petition for the hearing Friday is another evidence of Da vies bias in the case Faubus when asked if he will remove the National Guard Mon day replied I dont know at this time Nine More Iowa Phone Exchanges UNDER PICKETING ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Pickets showed up at nimt mort Iowa telephone exchanges Thursday as a strike of telephone equipment workers entered its fourth day However Northwestern Bell Company officials said the pickets were withdrawn immediately at four of the new ex changes when some operators refused to honor the picket lines A union spokesman the additional picketing was ordered to stop propaganda that ttie strike was falling apart The five new exchanges being picketed were at Dubuque Iowa Falls Oskaloosa Spirit Lake and Vinton This brought the current number of exchanges being picketed to 13 although the number fluctuated from hour to hour At New York meanwhile progress was reported in the nego tiations seeking to settle the nationwide strike Walter A Mag giolo a member of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Serv ice said some encouraging progress has been made in efforts to settle the contract dispute farm east of Mason City The Faubus and Rep Brooks Hays men sold the animals at an auc tion in Eagle Grove Cox had the check for the sale when he was arrested Aug 26 Leegaard was arrested at Albert Lea the day Cox pleaded guilty to the charge and was sen tenced pellet search HEADS LEGION John S Glftason Jr 42 a Chicago banker is the new national commander of the American Legion Gleason was elected Thursday at the closing session of the annual convention held at Atlantic City NJ demonstrations TV The FCC said it had instructed its staff to draw up a plan of procedure under which any TV station could apply for permission to offer a paid service on a trial basis The station would make its own selection of system Rural Nichols Man Is Accident Victim MUSCATINE UP Gerald Reiner Zierenberg 27 rural Nichols was killed instantly Wed nesday night when his car missed a turn at a corner in Muscatine and crashed into a field SAME NEWLYWED NEVER FAILS IN UlT and Mrs Never Fail Norman Okla who were married last Saturday are among the almost 12000 students enrolling at the University of Oklahoma Never Fail will finish work this year on an engineering degree while his bride the former Marilyn Bryant will gradu ate in elementary education Vaccine for Colds Claimed by Doctor BALTIMORE ffl A Johns Hopkins scientist says he ha developed an effective vaccine for the common cold Dr Winston H Price 34 said that 1 He has succeeded in isolating the first true virus of th common cold one responsible for 30 per cent of the cases he ha studied over a twoyear period 2 He has developed a vaccine which in controlled tests more than 400 persons prevented colds by the JH vims in per cent of the cases is DArk Thursday held another in the series of talks they have been holding Hays had indi cated earlier that he thought his usefulness in trying to bring Faubus position into line with that of the federal government was at an end An informed source said It looks as though negotiations with Washington have broken down completely LICENSES SUSPENDED DES MOINES The drivers licenses of 2524 lowans were sus pended revoked or denied by thei driver improvement section of the State Safety Department in the1 first six months of this year This was an increase of 854 over the same period last year two shots tne followin was as cautious as it was scarce Most researchers and virus with Soviet military power perts declined comment until they on Turkeys northern border T TI Disarmament Plans In addition to the Middle East situation Dulles dealt at length with disarmament Pie expressed DR WINSTON PRICE Wilson Orders Another Military Manpower Cut WASHINGTON e c r e made actual military strength tary of Defense Wilson Thurs on Aug 31 was 2789700 Thus day ordered an additional cut the Armed Forces must slash of 100000 men in the Armed strength by 189700men to re Services as promptly as pos duce the Aug 21 total to the OS Krueger 201 by Dr Price director of the Divi was listed in satisfactory condision of Medical Ecology of the sible but no later June 30 This slash comes atop a similar reduction ordered on July 16 and to be achieved by the end of December The two cuts totaling 200000 will re duce uniformed manpower to 2600000 by the end of June The overall strength author in the original defense budget for the current fiscal year was 2800000 ttian next new lower goal set by Wilson The apportioned cuts from the original 2800000 author ized strength are divided in this fashion Army 100000 Navy 30000 Air Force 50000 and Marine Corps 20000 Wilson gave the Marine Corps a little extra time to make its cut Corps strength now stands at 199500 It will be permitted to have 188000 at the end of next June but must Osage Youth Loses Foot in Machine A Major Address by Dulles Says Dangers Are Growing UNITED N Secretary of State Dulles called m the UN Thursday to inter in the Middle East situation He said Soviet arms in Syria ose a growing military danger o Turkey The secretary of state in a ma or policy speech told the 82na ion General Assembly the Jnited Nations may not be able by any material power it can muster to tranquilize the scene But he declared it must exert its ull influence to end Soviet ef forts to dominate the Middle East Dulles said the Communists ap pear to be engaging in acts aimed at impairing the freedom and in dependence of certain Middle East nations Direct Aggression Also he said we believe that these Soviet acts may per haps unwittingly lead the recipi ents of Soviet arms into acts of direct aggression Dulles added Those who feel an abnormal sense of power as a result of the recent putting into their hands of large amounts of Soviet bloe arms are being incited by vio lent propaganda That is risky business The secretary of state charged Russian acts in the Middle East were in violation of an Assembly resolution adopted in 1945 calling upon every nation to refrain from any threats or acts aimed at im pairing the integrity of any state Hesaid the situationcalled not the first by four weeks Dr Pric said He could not say how Ion the immunity would last He said the vaccine was mad from killed JH virus and had pro as mu duced no symptoms discomfort Turkey now faces growing mili or side fiffpptq tary danger from the major build only for individual and collective vigilance on the part of all free nations but when there is such a situation as now exists in the Middle East this General As sembly ought at least to consider it and discuss it Right Reserved He said the United States would reserve the right in the light of these discussions to introduca concrete proposals Referring specifically to the sit uation in Syria he declared This Soviet Communist effort has made the most progress in Syria where Soviet bloc arms were exultantly received and where political power has in creasingly been taken over by depend True patriots have been drivea from positions of power by ar rests or intimidation One consequence of this is that of the medical world up of Soviet arms in Syria on its southern border a buildup con have seen Dr Prices scientific report Unknown Number Because common colds are the belief Russias rejection uuiiei s reiecuon OE rn number of the most recent Western propos F r vjruses Dr Price emphasized that his vaccine cannot be ex pected to be effective against all of them The first report of the vaccine als in the London talks was not final At the same time he made it clear that the United States would continue nuclear tests until vuuiu iiuciLHt lesis Uniu came Wednesday night in a Baltithe Soviet Union agrees to a dis more iun copyright story by sci ence reporter Weldon Wallace and was later confirmed by Dr Price Eight large groups of volunteers from boys training schools took part in the experiments conducted lion at the Mitchell County Me morial Hospital here after he lost his right foot in a corn shredder Wednesday at the Al bin Knteger farm home 8Vh miles southwest of here Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health Normal Epidemic The vaccine was tested in an epidemic which occurred nor mally right leg was amputated at thej in one group of 100 boys 50 knee His father and a v w uvkiiv VUl 111 It O I litJoUtl y With some cuts already trim to 180000 soon thereafter bandit Arthur Berge who were haul ing he chopped corn rushed to his aid They stopped the ma chine before he was drawn fur ther into it Authorities did not know wheth er he fell or was pulled into the shredder S400 HOLDUP DES MOINES UP A Serv ice station in northwest Des Moines was robbed of Wed nesday night by a guu wielding Lv WGre injected with the vaccine neighbor 25 were given a saline solution which produces no effects and 25 were given a preparation from killed monkey kidney medium in which the virus was grown An outbreak of the colds from the JH viru occurred five weeks later Dr Price said and 11 boys out of the 25 who received the saline solution caught colds Twelve of the 25 who got the monkey tissue preparation also of armament plan which would pre vent surprise attacks and end production of fissionable materi als for weapon purposes If the Russians refuse to agree to such measures he said thea we doubt that it is prudent to fore go efforts to make nuclear weap ons into discriminating weapons substantially free of radioactive fallout Dulles told the Assembly ths United States would invite the TTN to send observers to one of the noxt test explosions to see Tiow they are conducted Britains Interest Rate Boosted to 7 LONDON Bank of Eng land Thursday raised its interest rate from 5 to 7 per in 36 an attempt to stop inflation and prevent devaluation of the pound sterling The effect will belt tightening throughout Britain Virtually every financial insti w TIL munj y lincUlyldi HI Mi caught colds But only3Trthe 50 lufioiTinTnTcounlry will now al who received the Price vaccine most automatically increase in developed cold symptoms terest rates correspondingly
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