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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 16, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited to UM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI UM UnlttO Proi full Cw MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL U 1955 Paper CotutiU rf Two OM New Major Strike Darkens Labor Front NOT PHONY ACT Watkins Backs Refugee Relief WASHINGTON Iff Sen Watkins who helped pilot the Eisenhower administrations refugee relief act through Congress Saturday sharply disputed the con tention of Rep Walter DPa that it is a Walter so described the 1953 act Friday in disclosing to Senate in vestigators that he had written to Secretary of State Dulles on March 14 urging that Edward Corsi be dropped as a special adviser on refugee problems Walter coauthor of the nations basic immigration law used the term phony in giving a Senate judiciary subcommittee his opinion an act which calls for the admis sion of nonquota 80 Criminal Insane Riot at Rusk Tex AP Wlrcphoto FOUND Rufus Dryer 46 a wealthy Rochester N busi nessman missing two months was found Friday at Pensacola employed as a a week circus clown An apparent am nesia victim Dryer left walks to the home of a friend W R Matthews St Petersburg for a rest South Gets First Load of Vaccine NEW YORK WtThe National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis lays Salk vaccine orders will be filled from the South ing the same system used in the field trials last year Dr Hart E Van Riper the foundations medical director saic Friday early closing dates for schools and an earlier beginning oi the polio season in that part of the nation are the main reasons for such planning Van Riper said distribution of the drug will then proceed northward toward the Canadian border Pay Homage Meanwhile the grateful nation was paying homage to the man who conquered the dread disease A huge welcome awaits Dr Jonas E Salk when he returns Sunday to Pittsburgh where he did his research Ih other parts of the nation spon Five Hostages Beaten Stabbed RUSK Tex MVEighty criminal ly insane patients rioting at the Texas State Hospital here blud geoned and stabbed five hostages Saturday but released them and held three other men The three included Dr Charles W Castner superintendent of the hospital The riot swept a whole building of criminally insane patients They injured at least five per sons some of them seriously Held prisoner was the hospital superintendent the ward superin tendent and at least two attend ants Thrown Out Other hostages after being stabbed and beaten were thrown out of the area held by the insane criminals The hospital was surrounded by state and local officers who feared it would mean sudden death to the hostages if officers entered the grounds The patients all were driven to the top floor of their twostory building They staked lookouts on top oi the building to strengthen their therat to kill the hostages if officers enter Rusk is in central east Texas 120 miles southeast of Dallas Cecil Parish business manager of the hospital said We are pursuing a policy of watchful waiting Its all we can sion of nonquota immi rants by the end of next year The Pennsylvanian said Demo ratic lawmakers were given lit tle opportunity to offer sugges tions when the bill was passed by Republicancontrolled Congress To me its not any said Watkins who was chief Senate ponsor of the legislation It can vork and I think well get all these people over He said he be ieved the Senate inquiry would help to educate thepublic to the complexities vould lead to proving it do Lives are at stake You cant reason with psychiatric pa tients as you would ordinary pris Demand Food One demand of the prisoners was food right Parish said They also demanded to see a mejn ber of the State Hospital Board Parish said the latest hostage re leased was Joe Taylor an attend ant who was able to walk to aaam bulance when the patients let him taneously formed groups rallied tojout early Saturday afternoon express their thanks to the Pitts burgh University scientist Salk 40 gets no royalties for his work his discovery is not patented It is a property of the American people whose dimes made it possible Ideas to form Funds for Salk mushroomed throughout the coun try as one town followed another In Richmond M B Mc Reynolds a sales engineer pro posed a fund of thanks for Salk and immediately sent a dollar for each of the three members of his family to Salk And in Mount Vcmon the Junior Chamber of Commerce mailed an thank you dollar for each of its members There were many others who ex pressed thanks to the scientist in money gifts or telegrams Dime Drive In Ann Arbor where the vaccine evaluation took place sta tion WPAGTV has started a Send Salk a Dime drive Almost imme diately responses started to pour In Members of Congress and vari ous state legislatures have called for measures lo commemorate Salk and his discovery Organiza lions and foreign countries an nounccd awards of medals to the scientist In country after country plans were set to start producing the vaccine In San Diego chil dren got the vaccine shots Salur Retired Primghar Man Hit by Auto Dies PRIMGHAR UP Jonas land 62 retired Primghar farmer was killed Saturday when struck by a car as he crossed Highwaj 59 about three miles south of here Stangeland who lives in Prim ghar was visiting on the farm he owns and formerly operated The driver of the car was identified bj authorities as Richard Van tog 35 Primghar Also released was Hub Taylor who had been clouted with base ball bats stabbed with ice picks and suffered a broken arm of the law amendments and im Too Slowly The subcommittee is trying to ind out how the refugee immigra ion program is working There lave been complaints it is moving too slowly Corsi charged after his ouster that an intolerant minority in Congress and the State Depart ment had sabotaged the pro gram In this connection he has mentioned Walter and R W Scott McLeod State Department securi ty chief and administrator pf the refugee program Walter and McLeod testified Fri day The hearing recessed with McLeod still on the stand Chair man Langer indicated it may resume next Wednesday with orsi scheduled to testify after Mc Leod The subcommittee has tried to skirt the Corsi ouster row but Walter brought the matter to the fore when he read a strictly con fidential letter to Dulles in which the Pennsylvanian referred to Cor veteran Republican office lolder in New York a person of inferior True Nature Walter also spoke in bis letter of Corsis association with highly objectionable groups and organiza tions branded as subversive by ihe attorney general and his eglect to resign from such organi sations after their true nature had jecome a matter of common knowledge Corsi has vigorously denied such charges by Walter in the past and Secretary Dulles said at his news conference this week that Corsi was in no way a security risk About The Weather Mason City Fair mild Iowa Showers cooler Minnesota Clearing cooler Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Satur day Schedule Lags at Capitol Much Remains to Be Done By DWIGHT McCORMACK DES MOINES WVIf the Legis laturc completes its work by next Happy Dems to Honor Sam Rayburn WASHINGTON Democrats from all over the na tion swarmed capital in most optimistic mood since they lost two years ago A honoring be Mr Sam a whos who of party faithful They by exPresi Truman and Adlai E Stev in a tentative resoj enson tht W2 presidential nomi FATHER 2 TOTS Vanaman 24 Detroit Friday gave water laced with cyanide to his daughter Sharon I left and his son William 2 right before taking the lethal potion himself Father Kills Self 2 Tots DETROIT ffi A young father tilled himself and his two young children with poison Friday when he learned his wife planned to di vorce him One of the children was a 2yearold son whose kidnaping rwo years ago brought his cs xanged parents together Police said William Vanaman 24 gave water laced with cyanide to his daughter Sharon 1 and son William before taking the lethal mixture himself The Vanaman boy was the ob ject ot a nationwide police Kvrat in 1953 when he was kidnaped from a St Louis hotel room by a woman his mother as a baby sitter The baby sitter Mrs will have to stay on the job around the clock next week As the lawmakers head into what most members believe to be the last two weeks of the session this is the status of the must legisla tion Not a single big appropriations bill has been cleared No major revenue measure has completed its legislative course At least two Joanne Elizabeth Strickland and a male companion were seized with the child a month later in Tampa Fla Mrs Strickland was charged with kidnaping but acquitted and it was believed the case had brought a permanent reconciliation of the Vanamans operating fund bills which must be passed havent even been in troduced The adjournment resolution was filed as a goal to shoot at When next Friday approaches the ad journment date will be changed or the clocks will be stopped and the work will proceed If the clocks are stopped the record will showj tion everything else done was done that day Money Bills The House has passed a number of appropriations bills tax meas ures and other proposals that the Senate still hasnt touched Some j Senate bills of lesser importance still are pending in the House A survey of the 599 bills intro duced in the House and the 464 filed in the Senate shows scores of measures on which no definite action has been taken by either house Many of them are of general Party leaders expressed confi dence that next year they can beat anyone the Republicans run including President Eisenhower In the interest of party har mony they prepared to bury the controversial loyalty oath which provoked a NorthSouth split at the 1952 national conven tion A special advisory commit on rules considered a pro posal to eliminate special oaths for convention delegates Party Chairman Paul M But ler said the recommendation will be reviewed by a national com mittee meeting at Chicago next September and most likely would be accepted by the 1956 conven AP Wirephotos WEEPING WIDOW Vanaman 22 weeps at Detroit police headquarters after her husband William poisoned him self and their two children Mrs Vanaman disclosed her husband took the action after she told Mm j of plans for a divorce statewide interest But they are unlikely to be enacted Some will die because they are controversial and being held tightly by the House and Senate Sifting committees Others have fallen by the way side because of lack of strong sup port both in and out of the Legis lature Probably of greatest statewide interest both pro and coa among Gains Made by Rotary Pointed Out by Proper Rotary is a going concern but where it is going ought to be the 16 Bills OKd by House in Action Friday Property Tax item Sent to Governor Textile Union in Dispute Train in Derailment Bf Tht Aiioclited FreH Another major strike darkened the nations labor front Saturday as some textile workers in four New England states struck in a dispute over wages New violence and damage was reported in the two big continuing strikes in the South These two costly walkouts which started March 14 affect thousands of tele phone and railroad workers as well as workers in some related indus tries The CIO Textile Workers Union struck in 23 cotton textile mills in Maine Massachusetts Rhode Is land and Vermont Ntw Contract The workers stayed away in sup port of demands for a new contract and refused to take a 10 cents an hour cut in wages and fringe bene fits Some 37 other mills have agreed to renew contracts The workers now receive an average of an hour The minimum wage is concern of all Thus did Datus E Proper San Antonio set the keynote for t and lghth golden anniversary convention of the 191st district of Rotary Inter national He spoke to about 700 members at the Saturday afternoon waned and the grew FAR WAIMf Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 68 45 55 63 32 session in the Music Hall Proper pointed out the strides made by Rotary in 1954 About 289 additional clubs in 45 countries have been added bringing in about additional members said This puts us in the realm of big he said We have a budget of over 52 million dollars We have a strong club with solid finances which will help us to step up our program of world under standing and to make better citi zens in our United Proper told of the main office in Chicago with 150 employes and the branch office in Switzerland with 10 employes These offices are further proof of the farreach ing program undertaken by Ro tarians all over the he said Much of the money in Rotary International is used for the Ro News in Brief MOSCOW Soviet Union warned Saturday that it could not remain indifferent to Western sponsored military alliances in the Near and Middle East It threatened to appeal to the United Nations if creation of such pacts continued SASEBO Japan landslide ripped loose by three days of torrential rains crashed down on 15 houses here Saturday Police reported 25 persons buried and listed as missing Two other bodies have been recovered AUGUSTA Ca Felix B Stump eommanderIn chief of American forces in the Pacific Saturday made a flying trip here to report to President Eistnhower on tht general situation in his command particularly Formosa and Southeast Asia NEW YORK Douglas has been placed on probation for a year by Actors Equity for remarks he is said to have made in day in probably the first mnssi February about the South The actor who played Capt Quccg in Inoculation in the nation since thej n touring company of The Caine Mutiny was quoted effectiveness of the vaccine was jn the Greensboro N Daily News as saying The South stinks announced Tuesday j its n land of sowbelly and Manly Youth Gets 5 Days A 16yearold youth from Manly j The new violence was reported in the strike by about non operating employes of the Louis ville Nashville Railroad Mean while National Mediation Board members in Washington continued efforts to end the walkout But about additional L N workers planned to strike Monday The derailment of a passenger train near Nashville Friday night in which 30 passengers were shaken up was called sabotage by a rail official Nine cars of the northbound Dixie Flyer of the strikecrippled Nash ville Chattanooga and St Louiif Railroad were derailed The line is a subsidiary of the L N Gov Frank Clement of Alabama ordered the states law enforce ment agencies to assist in the in vestigation of the derailment Health Benefits T G Gregg vice chairman of a nonoperating strike team said As far as I am concerned until someone proves that some of our people are involved I will never agree that they The railroad workers struck in support of demands for health and welfare benefits primarily and pro vision for compulsory health insur ance More damage also was reported in connection with the walkout by CIO Communication Workers of America CWA against the Southern Bell Telephone Co Patrol finance the mcrease by upj830 undetermined number of ping operators licenses require Beside the bill on ceiling heights unioneligible employes are jsetniannual inspection of motorjolher measures sent to the Senate taking part in the strike which jvehicles suspend the drivers liiincluded those to started in nine Southern states the proposals which seem doomed I are the highway speed limit bills A belated effort was being made to get action on a measure to set a night limit only at 60 miles per hour But many members say it hasnt much chance Before the session opened and after the traffic death of the late Gov William S Beardsley there DES MOINES LTfA bill to re quire war veterans to file annually for property tax exemptions was sent on its way to the governor by the House Friday afternoon Five other measures were started on the same route and an addi tional 10 were moved on to the Senate in a twohour session One of the 10 would lower the mini mum ceiling height for dwellings from 8 feet 3 inches to 8 feet The vote was 762 When the veterans property tax exemption bill came up no one seemed ready to handle it So Rep Stevens RJefferson volunteered After a brief didscussion it was ap proved 842 Other Bills Among other bills sent to the was strong support for both were those to Other Bills Among the many other bills gath ering dust are measures to Increase the Highway Permit hospital and medical in surance corporations to finance oral surgical senices performed by a dentist Vote 851 Exempt portable livestock load ing chutes from excess length re strictions on motor vehicles Vote cense of a motorist suspected of Permit a widower as well as a drunken take after failure to agree on a new con driving who refuses to be eligible to receive test limit the load ofjbenefits under policemen and fire Nearly CIO United Steel explosives truck revoke a drivimen retirement acts Vote 890 Saturday was sentenced to five ers ucense for reckless driving or days in the city jail on a careless driving charge Robert Carl Bankes was sen persistent speeding the school re organization laws set up a system tenced in police court by Judge of equalization aid to schools to en B R Dunn after pleading guilty to the charge The youth was ar courage more efficient districts Permit counties to assist with bridge construction in cities of population or less Vote 752 Same District workers at Birmingham ended their oneday strike in sympathy with the CWA walkout The Southern Bell strike hai been marked by mob rioting and Provide that no more than onejtne dynamiting cutting and shoot member of a county board of edu create an educational television cation shall be selected from the rested early Friday morning folnetwork among state supported consolidated or community lowing a wild thase through Mason stitutions tary Foundation a program of fellowships that allows outstand ing young men and women to study in a foreign country The program in existence for seven years is just beginning to pay Proper who represented Rotary International president Herbert J Taylor closed his report on the status of the group with the thought that Rotarians can go further yet in their work of build ing better citizens and increasing world understanding among na tions Proper will also speak at the Sun day afternoon General Assembly on Golden Opportunities in Ro The program to be held in Roosevelt Fieldhouse will feature Dr You Chan Yang Korean am bassador to the United States PROBE DEATH ALBIA UVAuthorities Saturday wcro investigating the death of Paul Scieszinsky 42 a Mclrosc farmer whose body was found Fri day alongside the Burlington Rail road tracks City which ended in Bankes hos pitalization the sales tax to services deduct medical expenses Police officers said Bankes durjon tax returns broaden the ing the chase traveled at speeds of usc tax and to 70 miles an hour and ran ltem now f Tpt 60 signs at 4th and N Federal and 12th N E and Carolina The car rolled over when Bankes tried to make a left turn at 12th X E and Plymuuth Road The youth also was charged with driving without a drivers license He paid a S5 fine after pleading guilty to the charge Saturday Police said Bankes walked away from Mercy Hospital Friday night but was spotted by a citizen in the alley on the south side of 15 W State Police picked him up and called the hospital Authorities there said they didntknow he was gone buf thst they were about ready to release him The youth was locked up in the city jail and then released to his mother at 11 p m registration motor vehicles the conditions school district in counties having five or more school districts Vote 841 Exempt the state schools for the blind and deaf and the State Sani tarium from making tuition pay for employes children to local school districts Vote 872 Let cities of less than pop under which a worker may quitjuiatjon nave a community shelter his job without losing unemploy ment compensation credits prohi bit discrimination in employment FEPC set a minimum wage certain that beer can not be sold to anyone un der 21 years of age a presidential preference primary system a state school for mentally retarded children in crease old age assistance pay ments by the amount of federal so cial security benefits received clear slums study alcoholism achusband was killed in cept federal funds for diagnosticlcrash near Schaller last May 21 ing of cables house Vote 1M Algona Woman Damages in D SAC CITY tfA Sac County District Court jury early Saturday awarded damages to Mrs Edward Soreide Algona whose hmhanH vcat killpf in a Gets ath of Mate about Friday also awarded Standard Oil Co for the value of the car was driving in its verdict returned al Saturday and treatment facilities Soreide and a fellow employe of Agriculture Eliminate alleged the Standard Oil Leland K Bankes said scrmnaon afianst cattle Evans died in the crash which feeders in the marketing of stockinvolved another car driven by 01 he had enlisted in the Nnvy andjarid thc advantaRC Of outofjliver Vilas of Vilas and was due to fin to Des Momes shippers increase the agriStorm Lake poultry firm jiullural land tax credit fund j Thc jury which took the case 12his 17th birthday las thc sole survivor of the acci dent Mrs Soreide had asked for wrongful death and Standard asked for Vilas had filed a counter claim on hit own behalf and a claim by Vilai and Co ;