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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 11, 1964, Mason City, Iowa A town built on h e B e w pope r t h a t m a k e a II North lowans neigh bats Mayo Clinic 100 years old ROCHESTER Minn AP Some towns are built on a min ing industry some on steel some on lumber Rochester is built on doctors If you walked the streets of this southern Minnesota city and could count on meeting a crosssection of its population every fortyfifth person would be a physician Rochester is the home of the Mayo Clinic which this year will mark its 100th birthday clinic a magnet for the famous and for persons wanting top medical diagnoses or with ailments that have baffled their local doctors Kings and queens heads of state persons prominent in the entertainment sports and business worlds are such fre quent patientsat Mayos that their presence creates little stir in this town of 45000 So are people with uncommon troubles malfunctioning hearts rare eye disorders torn limbs they hope to save from amputation clinic taket them all nearly 2600000 to date While it shuns publicity and protects its patients privacy the clinic is marking its centen nial with more than 50 scientific meetings Wooded hills flank Rochester and give way to typical farming country nearby but there is no mistaking that Rochester grew on and for the clinic It all began in 1864 when a native of Manchester England Dr William Worrall Mayo came to the then hamlet of 3000 and began practice Edition VOL 1M MASOM CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 11 1M4 HUe Paper at Two OM PrcM ruU IMM 1M School contracts are finds road official loaned car to Hughes Two sens William Charles Horace became doctors and began to practice with their father After he died Dr Will and Dr Charlie as they were known doctors took on in what three other came to be NFO has no effect on market WASHINGTON AP Gov ernment meat production and livestock market reports indi cated Friday that efforts of the National Farmers Organization NFO to hold meat animals off markets for higher prices have had no significant effect so far During Hie first three weeks of the market boycott move ment the total production of meat under federal inspection was larger than in the same pe riod last year The three week total this year was 1415000000 pounds compared with 1350 000000 last year the Agricul ture Department shows After easing off somewhat during the first two weeks of the withholding drive meat roduction increased the third week During the first week production was 481 million known informally as the Mayo Clinic By 1914 they had their own building a twostory red brick structure that still stands 7 in contrast to the two Mayo sky scrapers boratory and serves as a la rounds compared with 506 mil ion the week before the drive was started The second week output was down another 33 million pounds But last week the third it in creased 6 per cent or 28 million pounds over the second week The clinic grew in am reputation Its first large build ing a 15story structure of tan Italian marble topped by asix story bell completed in 1939 Two other buildings have since joined itr Clinic hospital patients areVt treated chiefly in two large Rochester hospitals separately owned but working closely with the clinic Dr Will and Dr Charlie died within a few months of each other in 1939 Dr Charles W Mayo son of Charles H formally retired from the clinic and as chairman of its board last October at 65 The Mayo name is carried on at the clinic by his son an sen intern DrCharles H Mayo II 33 represents the fourth gen eration of Mayos at the clinic The clinic has a professional staff of 400 doctors and 600 more including 50 from abroad studying under its fellowship program Chickasaw farmers hit by vandals NEW HAMPTON Three Chickasaw County farmers all of whom had marketed hogs this week had their farms hit by vandals late Wednesday night The farmers all from the North Washington area are Reynold Schwicke r a t h Ray mond Bergart and Ray Tiemes Photofax BELLOTTI WINS Gov Francis X Bel lotti his wife and daughter Kathy 13 smile forTV cameras as hevwon the Democratic nomination for governor in the Massachusetts primaryoverincum bent Gov Endicott Peabody Gov Peabody Two Mayo doctors Edward C Kendall and Philip S Hench won a Nobel Prize in 1950 for their work with cortisone A special stamp to go on sale in Rochester Friday will honor these and other Mayo achieve ments in its centennial The valves were cut off four wagon tires on the Schwick erath farm and a grain eleva tor was damaged and tipped over Valves were cut off on three truck tires on the Burgart farm On the Tiemessen farm four tire valves were cut off a water wagon and an electric ence was cut Chickasaw County Sheriff Gayland Folkers is investigat ing BOSTON AP Lt Gov Francis X Bellotti scored a smashing 28000vote upset vic tory in the Massachusetts pri mary Thursday to wrest the Democratic nomination for gov ernor from the incumbent Gov Endicott Peabody Complete returns from the states 2008 precincts gave Bel lotti 363243 votes to Pcabodys 335620 Former Gov John A Volpe Surprise at hearing on asphalt DES MOINES AP Demo cratic Gov Harold Hughes has been pulled into a controversy over a paving decision made by the State Highway Commission Hughes became involved when members of the Republican controlled Legislative Interim Committee were told Thursday that a car has been provided him without cost for the pasl eight months 6y me of the men he appointed to the Highway Commission Democratic member of Interim Committee contend the loan of a car has no bearing on the investigation of commission operations Republicans contend Jt may have State Sen John Shoeman aid this casts a suspicion of possible influencing of a gover nors decision on an appoint ment The car loan was disclosed by Robert Barry Danbury car dealer and a longtime friend of Hughes whom the governor named to the Highway Commis sion in July 1963 At Minneapolis vhere he attending the Midwest Gover nors Conference Hughes sai his own carhad early this year and Barry of fered him a Fprd station wagon for election campaign 1 VI reported it to the secretary of state as a campaign contri bution the governor said I dont see anything wrong with that I did not ask for the car Testimony brought out that Barry replaced the station wag on with the loan of a Ford Thunderbird several days ago Hughes said he did not know facilities trimmed Cut shops music Kail By JAMES R OWENS Contracts were let Thursday for the building of a new Ma son City High School But am putation of facilities from the plans were necessary to an ex tent that will create student scheduling problems when the school opens in the fall of 1966 The contract Icbst is 7021 But m getting the cost be low the allotted for the basic building work the school board lopped off the shops music area and cafe teria from present plins This will mean hauling stu dents by bus to make useof ithe Music Hall and creating some makeshift eating arrangement until funds become available to complete the new NEW SCHOOL SITE1 loca westsection of the black area arid the are basically for a building to include only a large twostory area for academicclassrooms a gymnasium andj onelsiory section for some class space library and administra why Barry did that Its in the garage the governor added whom Peabody defeated two Mid he would issue a years ago by a 5000vote marstatement about it Saturday aft gin out of more than two million er he returns from Minneapolis cast was unopposed for the ReBarry a Democrat was ques I li i j i wj tion of the new Mason main classroom space will be hvai twotive offices is in blackon this air view The larger story ttielargeijwrtion Because cafeteria andmu the wherethe gymnasijutting riorthVv The iexisting buiWingsicareas wereveUnunatedthe um will be is John Adams Junior building will not bet joined to livespace and library are in the eastHigh School John Adams Junior High School school site at the The two schools cafeterias arc to r join and the music rooms are to be by the cafeteria By eliminating those areas from the original building work a corridor connecting the cafe teriamusic section to the main high school building also a chopped off for the present r do not call or builtin student lockers as lad been contemplated ongmal y Lockers are to be bought as equipment items rather than as building contract items The new contracts do allow Florida eyes third at sea publican nomination tioned by the Interim Commit SET FIRE AT CHURCH MONTGOMERY Ala An 11yearold boy who said he wanted to see the excite ment of the fire trucks and the crowds has admitted setting a fire in a church The youth whose name was withheld is reported by Police Lt EC Wright to have told Youth Aid Bureau officers that he set the fire which did an estimated 000 to damage to the Chisholm Methodist Church eight days ago Staley meets Wisconsin boss MADISON Wis AP Wis consin Gov John W Reynolds and National Farriers Organi zation President Oren Lee Staley met in a closed door session al the state Capitol Friday lo dis cuss melhods of prevcnling fur ther violence on NFO picket lines at livestock stations in Wisconsin Two pickets were killed by a Top Russian scientist flees to US WASHINGTON top East German nuclear scientist who worked for the Russians fled to West Germany and has been granted political asylum in the United States the Stale Depart ment announced Friday The nuclear physicist is 53 yearold Prof Heinz Barwich who was deputy director of th Joint Nuclear Research Institute in Dubna Russia until early this year when he went Vo Com munist East Germany as direc tor of the Central Institute for Bellottis victory means that tee during the third day of a for the first time in Massachuhearing which Thursday was re setts history both major parties cessed until Sept 28 The corn will be backing a son of Italian mittee is attempting to find out mmigrants for the slates highwhy the Highway Commission st office decided to pave a stretch of In a u a t terstate 80 near Iowa City with f the state truck in a demonstra tion Wednesday JACKSONVILLEFla Florida staggered by the onetwo punch of hurricanes Clco and Dora looked with apprehension Friday at hurri cane Ethel spinning slowly in from the Atlantic Although it was too early to tell where Ethel would go her center waswhippingalong the same path taken by Dora Dora meanwhile sloshed through the Florida panhandle Dora lost her strength during a rainy trek across northern a s 1964 Ford Thunderbird Florida and was downgraded to a tropical storm with peak winds estimated at 60 miles per hour Dora was expected to continue moving west with perhaps a slight turn to the north and gradually wear herself out Gales lashed thestate capita of Tallahassee and other parts of thinly populated northern Florida for hours during th night but little damage wa other than mino Later Kennedy issued a stale He said he first loaned the car ment saying the nominee dcU0 Hughes because the gover serves the congratulations of every Democrat for the hard and courageous campaign which brought him victory HUGHES Continued on Chances improve for remap accord WASHINGTON AP Sup porters claimed Friday chances were better thanVver that the Senate would adopt a compro mise solution in its fight over legislative reapportionment The compromise reportedly backed by President Johnson would declare that it is the sense of Congress that court rdercd reapportionment o late legislatures be delayed The compromise lacks orce of a proposal by Republi an Leader Everett M Dirkscn which would delay for at leas year enforcement of th Supreme Courts ruling that he had shot at a friend and North Iowa Weather outlook Frost or freeie warning Fri day nightClearing with di minishing winds and with frost er freeiing temper atures Friday night lows 32 40 Generally fair and contin ued cool Saturday in and low Ms Weather details 2 Nuclear Research located at Rossendorf Shoots self in head Fined A youth who shot himself in he head in Police Court Friday was fined and costs by Judge Harold R Winston both houses of state legislature e apportioned according t xpulation Dirksens proposal is a majo barrier lo early adjournment o Congress A vote on compromise scheduled for next Tuesda after two test votes Thursday In the key action the Senate voted 49 to 38 against tabling and thus killing Dirksens proposal which has been of fered as a rider to the pending foreign aid authori zation bill Kenneth Leroy Steil 18 639 8th NE was in court charged with shooting at a metermaid Judith Lund He told the judge in any event the missile wa not dangerous The demonstration followed with quarterinch balsa pellet bounding off Steils head President to tour storm area reported flooding Highest winds recorded inlam were less than 50 mph Ethel a small storm with a 300mile spread of gales anc peak winds of 95 mph churned westward irom a spo about 800 miles east of Palm Beach Itsa good three days away Hultman Hughes used bad judgment DES MOINES AP Attyiand oil for the car No other Gen Evan Hultman described donation or expenditure is ven if it should maintain its resent course said chief orecaster Gordon Dunn Were not making any predic ons at this point Although power still was argely out Jacksonville St lUgustme and Brunswick itched into a monumental repair and cleanup job More than 30000 persons who pent two nights on the hare loors of churches schools am armories in and South Carolina returned to their homes Some had no homes left Fourteen houses north of St for a simple basement that can serve as a dirt floored area for indoor track practice and See Story on ble as a fallout shelter That was in the contract to j assuxa some physical education space in case the gymnasium had 7 to the gymnasium building Augustine were demolished The had been deferred the saving i 1 l t nuge tides and dnving waves cut the land from under them and they washed away However considering Doras massive reach structural dam age was relatively light s poor judgment at best the se of a car by Gov Harold Hughes which was lent to him y one of his appointees to the state Highway Commission Huitman is the Republican andidate fry s a Democrat seeking reelec shown by Hughes for the June primary election Hultman said that he con siders it fantastic that the gov ernor reported in June only the expenses of the car The public is not that naive Hultman said he plans to pro ion WASHINGTON Prcsi dent Johnson will fly to Florida and Georgia Friday afternoon to inspect hurricane disaster areas The White House made the an nouncement barely an hour be Fore Johnsons scheduled depar ture for Jacksonville Fla and Brunswick Ga George E Reedy White House press secretary said that Congress members from the two states had urged the President to visit secti6ns devastated by Hurricane Dora In addition Reedy said John son has been keeping in close ouch with Gov Farris Bryant of Florida and Gov Carl San Crop report takes a dive I dont think any member ol a policy making body should be doing such things Hultman old newsmen Its poor judg ment at best for the governor of Iowa to accept it Hultman made the comments when asked about the disclosure Thursday by Highway Commis sioncr Robert Barry that he has provided Hughes with a private car without cost since last Jan usnv Judge Winston said he still1 was fining Steil because he should not be shooting at strangers A missed Miss pellet Lund narrowly as Steil A campaign expenses record filed in the secretary of states office last June by Hughes lists drove past her in downtown Ma son City Thursday afternoon If the gun had shot real pel lets the judge said Steil would have received a 30day jail sentence the us of the car as a cam paign donation Hughes state ment estimates that he drove the car about 2000 miles with the donation worth about only listed in the statement arc for ga pose to the next Legislature laws that will tightencampaign contributions and spell out clear ly the relationships of public employes to political candidates But I dont think that the weaknesses of the law now are any excuse for what has hap pened said I dont think any public em ploye in the state should be alone the gover nor contribu tions I dont sec any difference be tween a stereo and an automo bile Hultman added I dont think any member of a policy ers of Georgia Thursday night Johnson des gnated the areas hit by the hurricane as major disaster areas Reedy said Bryant would ac company Johnson on his inspec tion of the Jacksonville area DES MOINES AP Iowas dry summer weather which ex tended into late August showed its after effects Friday in a gov ernment report that the states estimated corn production and soybean crop will be far below expectations The corn crop on the basis of Sept 1 conditions wasdown 39 million bushels largely because of a severe drought ir northeast Iowa A decline of about 10 per cent in soybeans was forecast would have been not enough in itself to cut the cost to meet the amount available Clarke principal said that the gymnasi um was his last choice of things to eliminate since all students are involved in physical educa The gymnasium building is adaptable to become a spectator gym with addition of seating later At the opening however there will be no such facilities in the building In fact some painting was even eliminated there in the contract slashing Thursday Bids were opened at 3pm The frequent and general and u was about 5 pm rains in recent weeks curtailed the school board was through pnce to the amount that lean be paid f A I ww further damage to the crop in checking all combinations all areas but it wastoo late toLf alternate bids to bring down overcome earlier losses in yield potential the report said The drought cut into the pre dicted harvest of soybeans esti1 The contract was mated at 115198000 bushels by Henkel Construction of This is 10 million bushels less Mason City It had the low basis than the Aug 1figure but is bid of and that was still 5 per cent above last years slashed to an accepted contract previous record high of 109290figure of by elinrina making body should be doing such a thing Hultman said he has never been lent a car and generally uses his own car or one leased by his campaign committee for his political trips and that Sanders would be with lim on the stop in Georgia Inside The Globe Television JJ Clear Lake Mason City newt Society newt current estimate of owa Crop and Livestock Re porting Service put the expected corn yield at 753522000 bushels and the average per acre at 77 Hishels This represented a big drop from the Aug 1 report when the yield per acre was estimated at tl bushels an acre The also was 12 per cent under the alltime record corn crop of 860320000 bushels in 000 bushels Iowa farmers increased acreage in soybeans this year as tion of the shops music and eat won the electric wiring coo compared with last year but wt tract HIS TOW MS1S MO Sports tows Comics 1 Editorials North Iowa news 13 U 1963 The reporting service said all of Iowa felt the loss of moisture when the dry spell developed in late July but northeastern coun ties were hardest hit lopped off about one million acres of corn land The 1964 corn plantings to taled compared with 10754000 last year and the iveyear average of 10768000 Soybean acreage was 4189000 this year 3643000 last year and a fiveyear average of 2979000 A drop also was noted in the oats crop estimated at 115248 000 bushels on Sept 1 a de cline of nearly 24 million bush els SCHOOL The estimated hay harvest of 350000 tons also WAS below last month and a year ago
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