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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 16, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for ihe Home Designed With the Future in Mind CITYG THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBOR S HOME EDITION Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 16 1956 This Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection No 143 Farm Bill Vetoed by the President One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAD Quincy MO Sunday KGLO 1300 Sunday WOI Ames 610 Thursday WSOI U City 910 Saturday Surgerys Advance in 3 Generations TTS a fact known to most people that surgery is historically more the descendant of the bar bering craft than of the medical profession Bloodletting was for centuries a principal manifesta tion of surgery and who would be better qualified for that as signment than a barber with a sharp razor During the war when on a num ber of occasions I would go up to Oxford University from London to visit some of my medical friends at Churchill Hospital I came across an interesting re minder of the struggle surgery made in the early days to gain respectability and standing in the medical profession One night at a social function I was introduced to a distin guished looking gentleman who turned out to be a renowned sur geon But he was addressed as not as That seemed strange to me and I did some in quiring Heres the story back of it For a long time surgeons sought the right to call themn a d o ssid the selves Doctors and sit at the through the outskirts of Birming omciai saia tne same table with physicians No ham killed at least 21 persons inwinds Sunday night destroyed more than 100 houses on hills west and north of this in dustrial city Hundreds of houses received lesser damage Weve counted 17 bodies and there may be said Ros coe Whatley Red Cross director luck Finally however respect ability was accorded to them They were at long last free to use a Dr before their names Mister Preferred Now And what happened Youve guessed it They chortled over their long foughtfor they declined to make use of their newlywon distinguishing mark With an illconcealed pride theyre clinging to the simple This experience kept coming back to me in memory as dur ing a recent period of convales cence following a bit of surgery I occupied myself with one of the most absorbing books Ive ever Israeli Show French Jets at Air Show TEL AVIV Israel UP Twelve French type Ouragan jet planes spearheaded an air parade of Is raels military strength at Inde pendence Day celebrations in Haifa Monday Highly placed Israeli military must auaujuuiB j vc sources reported Sunday that a read The Doctors by newer jet plane the French Mys Tr t A i nvtr3 Helen Clapesattle A book reviewer in the Phil adelphia Inquirer referred to the 426 page volume as one of the finest American biographies ever Another critic for the New York HeraldTribune termed it a story as vivid and exciting as any fiction can These appraisals of the book are not in my opinion over ecstatic The extent to which Helen Clapesattle delved into the lives of three generations of Mayos and the manner in which she boned up on the nomencla ture and the techniques of sur gery stamp her as a biographer of pronounced distinction The volume incidentally is off the University of Minnesota Press My copy was a second edition minus the voluminous documen tation of the original work Its a Success Story Its the story of the amazing medical center which rears its head above the fertile valley of the Zumbro River at Rochester Minn It starts with the arrival in this country from his native Eng Worrall Mayo and it ends scene persuasion Mayo name Once at a testimonial dinner honoring the second generation of Mayos Dr Will and Dr Charlie an eminent surgeon ob served that his own Chicago had Seek PdV been converted into a mere stop over point for the worlds most or Rochester examining surgeon in the con ty seat of Olmsted County What Armour Cudahy and Wilson Present did happen at Rochester might CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 NEIGHBORHOOD BLOWN that remains of an entire neighborhood in a mining and farming com munity near Birmingham is scattered in splinters AP Wirephoto and bricks The area was pulled apart by a tornado Sunday night with a heavy loss of life 21 Dead 200 Hurt in Tornado at Birmingham 400 Homeless Ala tor swirling and twisting jured more than 200 and left 400 persons homeless A xv cd Cross teres was on display and there was no official confirmation of the report that 12 of these planes actually had been delivered to Is rael Soviet MIGs The Mysteres the m i 1 i t a r y sources indicated Sunday would somewhat balance Egypts acqui sition of Soviet MIG15 jets from Czechoslovakia The Ouragans never displayed publicly in Israel before along with Britishmade Meteor jets took part in the aviation section of a tourhour military parade re viewed by President Izhak Ben Zvi Premier David BenGurion Maj Gen Moshe Dayan army chief of staff and thousands of spectators 8th Anniversary The show marked Israels eighth anniversary as an inde pendent Jewish state at a moment when across many the fear some shot troubled frontiers might set off a second round of the governor war with the Arab states It comes on the eve of Dag Hammarskjolds arrival on a U flames of conflict between Arab Eisenhower r x i ui ueiween ATao with the fabulous clinical setup and Isradi The border grea wag Republicans developed oy ni comparatively quiet but uneasy party slate but the GO Meat Packing Unions dusky New Georgia and Sayrewarning for many to take shelter ton other suburban areas Fire engines joined the confusplinters aefore their houses were blown to here Most Negroes of the dead were Most of the dead and injured were at McDonalds Chapel a just city San suburb of population outside the northwestern limits Winds also flailed sion at McDonalds Chapel when fire broke out in some of the ruined houses Approximately 150 persons were admitted to Birmingham hospitals Some were treated and released but most were confined for treatment Whatley said an emergency ward bad been set up in a union hall in Ensley an industrial sub urb where 30 of the less serious ly injured were admitted The awesome roar of the ap proaching storm gave sufficient Kefauver Awaits Result of New Jersey Primary By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen Estes Kefauver carried his campaign forthe Democratic presidential nomination into California Monday after a lastminute attempt to snare some of the 36 convention votes being selected in Tuesdays New Jersey primary The fasttraveling Tennessean returned to the New Jersey politi cal wars Sunday for another stab at putting over a slate of delegates pledged to him He 25 opposed by an uncommitted slate headed by New Jersey Gov Robert Meynerf and supported by the state or ganization The issue was seen by state po litical observers as a test of Meyners national and state strength The governor has been mentioned as possible darkhorse candidate for President or vice president in the event of a con vention deadlock Kefauver is the only Democrat entered in New Jerseys presiden tial preference poll section of the primary But a movement was launched in Meyners home county for a writein campaign Eisenhower is the only Repub lican on the presidential ballot The GOP slate of 38 convention Four conservative are bucking the GOP CHICAGO two big eminent men of medicine makmeat packing unions announced ing their way to the Minnesota Monday that they are seeking the indus during the Civil War when thetrvs four packing corn original Dr Mayo was named the Ponies Adlai Stevenson opposing Ke fauver for the Democratic presi dential nomination was resting at the farm home of his sister at Southern Pines N after a Florida campaign The 1952 Democratic candidate voiced confidence he would win the May 29 Democratic prefer ence primary in Florida where he is opposed by Kefauver Stev enson planned to return to Florida April 26 The unions announced they are scription setup for southern Minexercising their wage reopening nesota and assigned to the counrights under contracts with Swift Present contracts with the big uiu iiaitJcii au migiiL well have taken place at almost four expire Sept 1 1956 but can be reopened for wage negotiations now HEADS SOCIETY CHEROKEE i 1 f r e d D Logan archaeologist at Effigy Mound National Monument at McGregor was elected president of the Iowa Archaeological So coiety at a meeting here Sunday About The Weather Mason City Decreasing cloudi ness with few snow flurries Monday night low in low 20s Tuesday partly cloudy and slightly warmer high near 50 Iowa Decreasing cloudiness with scattered snow showers south east Monday night Generally fair Tuesday Low Monday night 30s Minnesota Cloudy flurries GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum Sunday 43 Minimum Sunday night 31 At 8 Monday 34 Precip trace YEAR AGO Maximum gg Minimum 45 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum Saturday 66 Minimum Saturday night 30 At 8 Sunday 36 YEAR AGO Maximum 57 Minimum 33 Roy J Self 56 hid under his service station I got under the station and had been there about 30 seconds when the building tumbled over and went crashing down an embankment and against a he related I just cant tell you what it was going over a wa said Margie Blake 29 Sayreton who suffered a deep cut between her eyes The next thing I knew the house was gone and we are piled all around with the rain pouring on us Another twister struck Hunts ville in North Alabama causing heavy damage but no known in juries Tuscaloosa Anniston Centre ville Montgomery Dothan and Mobile also felt high winds A severe thunderstorm with hail and wind gusts up to 60 miles t uw iu uu miica Opinion Varied in State Aid Needed Immediately By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Eisenhowers veto of the farm bill brought prompt com ment from various Iowa sources Monday Gov Leo Hoegh who had flown to Washington to urge Eisenhower to sign the bill said after a con ference with the President that Eisenhower was going to initi ate a program which will be bene ficial to the Hoegh said the President agrees that the farmer must have imme diate as well as longrange help Called Shock Former Gov Dan Turner of orning a preconvention Eisen hower supporter in 1952 said the veto will come as a shock to the farmers and city dwellers who de pend on farm trade for their in He added The bill was a step in the right direction a modest effort to estore in part farm purchasing power This veto unprecedented ince Coolidge vetoed the Mc NareyHaugen Bill in the 20s is discouraging but will not stop the farmers from continued efforts to gain justice Sen Hickenlooper RIowa said in Des Moines that the Demo crats in Congress had presented Eisenhower a bill he could not conscientiously Hicken looper said he was convincec that every power of the federal government will be thrown into gear by President Eisenhower to provide a better market increased parity and more acreage eligible to increased Corn Allotments President Howard HOI of the Iowa Farm Bureau said it is im perative that action be taken either to remove corn allotments or increase them in line with Sen Hickenloopers 56 million acre Clyde Spry Iowa secretary of agriculture and like Turner also a Republican said he wired Eisenhower last Friday urging him to sign the bill He said every thing done from now on as con Most wreckage left in the wake of the arms and Melvin Duncan 8 sprawled nearby All three were dead homeless National Guardsmen patrolled the area and set up a rescue center vjuiit now tru cia vuu per hour pelted the devastated cerns acreage allotments will be area Sunday night while relief too late for 1956 operations were in progress ToL T Jake More Iowa Democratic chairman said at Harlan The Presidents veto of the storm Betty Duncan 30 lay with f resident s veto of the bunday of injuries suffered in a her 3yearold sou Rodney in her m comes as a great shock twocar collision 5 miles north of arms and Melvin c to Iowa farmers who have dehere on 69 Saturday night layed putting in their crops hop ing and praying that he would Thd RorJ c i MB uie UU1 ana incm some The Red Cross and Salvation relier from the dowmvanl trond in tivjjj mw uirvvuvdJ LI LI uiiu ill way uuu JrfUwniali a JilCUfTHIlg Vtl Army set up relief centers and farm prices His action holds out hide smashed into the front of provided food and shelter for the very little hope for agriculture rehis car Lowman had been TinTVl O T OC AT fl o 1 O i iciving its fair share of the nacharged with reckless driving be Uonul income under the present fore he died Republican A Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier show the ef fects of tension surrounding their wedding this week as they arrive at the Monaco cathedral Monday to rehearse the cere mony The prince was especial ly nervous often biting his fingernails Grace Prince Rehearse the Wedding Rites MONACO Kelly and Prince Rainier III re hearsed their wedding Monday in St Nicholas Cathedral The prince was looking har ried from such things as a fist fight Sunday night between photographers and Monegasque police All I want to do is get as far out to sea as I he said in a reference to their honey moon planned aboard his royal yacht Grace appearetHrerusealun ruffled self although the strain on both was increasing with the wedding only 48 hours away Gleaming limousines splashed through puddles in the castle courtyards at bringing in Graces bridesmaids to practice their roles in Mona cos most spectacular wedding in seven centuries For the first time Rainier dropped his harsh attitude toward the press He chatted amiably with reporters while photographers raced around the altar and climbed into the pulpit to snap pictures Rainier looked glum Sunday night at the ball given for him and Grace There was no dancing at the lavish af prince was reported bashful about leading off the dancing with his slightly taller bride Kelley Man Dies in Car Accident DES MOINES Low man 19 Kelley died in a hospital Sunday of injuries suffered in a here on 69 Saturday night Authorities said Carroll Quam 35 Roland told them he started sign the bill and give them some to make a left turn on the high way and Lowmans oncoming ve Quam suffered only minor cuts SAME GOVERNORS CALL ON GOP governors arrive at the White House Monday to urge President Eisenhower to sign the farm bill despite its shortcom Left to right are Joe Foss of South Dakota Leo Hoegh of Iowa and Fred Hal of Kansas Says He Had No Choice Plans Report to Nation WASHINGTON President Eisenhower Monday vetoed the arm bill He will go on radio and TV at 3 CST Monday to explain lis rejection of the measure vhich becomes through his veto a sure major issue in the election campaign In his veto message Eisen lower told the the ugh price support bill would do larm to every agricultural region of the country and also to the nterests of The bill would return farm price supports to 90 per cent of jarity for one year junking the administrations flexible support system No Chance Congressional backers of the measure conceded there was no chance for enactment of the bill over the veto This would require i twothirds vote to override the President Eisenhowers message sent to he House since the farm bill or iginated there announced the ad ministration is taking four ac ions under existing law to im prove farm income They are 1 Price supports on five basic corn cotton rice and be set at a level of at least 82Mi per cent of parity This Eisenhower said should insure national averages of wheat at a bushel corn at a bushel and rice at per 100 pounds Price estimates for cotton and peanuts were not given 2 For this year the support price of manufacturing milk will be increased to per 100 pounds The support price of but terfat will be increased to cents a pound Beverage Purposes Manufacturing milk is that used in making butter cheese ice cream and other manufactured dairy products as distinguished from milk sold for beverage pur poses 3 More than 400 million dollars of Agriculture Department funds where assistance will be con will be used to strengthen the prices of perish able farm commodities for the year beginning July I 4 Additionally Eisenhower urged the lawmakers to enact his soil bank plan as promptly as possible before next falls seeding for next years The President said the four main provisions made the bill unacceptable to him 1 The turn to rigid 90 per cent of parity supports for basic commodities 2 dual parity for wheat corn cotton and peanuts 3 manda tory price supports for feed grains and 4 multiple price plans for wheat and rice The veto unquestionably will lave farreaching significance in his years political campaign For one thing it gives Demo crats who have been reluctant to attack Eisenhower personally an ssue on which they can hammer at the President Election Chances Although the bill was pushed by he Democratic majority in Con gress it won support from many arm state Republicans Some aid a veto in the light of falling agricultural prices would hurt Eisenhower and other GOP can iiclates in the November election Only Monday morning the Re publican governors of Kansas Iowa and South Dakota urged the President to sign the measure ev en though it contained features which Secretary of Agriculture Benson had called unaccept Eisenhower backed Benson in turning down the bill although he said he took the veto action with intense disappointment and re Bad as some provisions of this bill Eisenhower said I would have signed it if in total it could be interpreted as sound and good for farmers and the na ;