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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 26, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North lowoi Daily Newspaper fat MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS HOME EDITION VOL LXI fnm ud United Pratt Full MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 2e 1W5 Ptpfi CootMt Two To Check on Reds Sincerity Asia Talks Possible WASHINGTON of State John Foster Dulles Tues day said the United States will try to find out whether Red China i sincerely willing to negotiate on Far Eastern problems including Formosa Dulles also told a news confer ence he was not ruling out the pos sibility of direct U S talks with Red China He said the United States wanted assurances that the Chinese were sincere in saying that they were willing to negotiate a peace ful settlement of Far Eastern prob lems The United States does not ne gotiate when a pistol is aimed at its head Dulles said He said a ceasefire in the Formosa straits was an indispensible prerequisite of a Far Eastern settlement Georges Proposal Dulles made the statements in response to questions about this countrys attitude toward Red Chi nese Premier Chou Enlais week end statement that he is willing to undertake direct negotiations with the United States on Formosa The State Department had said in a statement Saturday that it woulc insist on Nationalist China par ticipating in any discussions concerning Formosa The Red Chi nese government promptly termed this an unacceptable condition Chairman Walter F George D Ga of the Senate Foreign Rela tions Committee earlier Tuesday called on the State Department to seek a Far East conference with Red China without insisting thai Nationalist China be represented George like Dulles said that a de facto is an actual end to the the Formosa straits must be an ad vance condition for any such nego tiations Dulles was asked at his news conference whether he ruled out the possibility of bilateral talks with Red China Too Grave for Protocol Dulles said he did not rule out luch talks so long as they did not Infringe on the interests of Nation alist China Dulles indicated that the United States would be willing to discuss ceasefire with Red China with out Nationalist China being pres ent But he said this would apply only as far as a ceasefire would involve only the interests of the United States which has a broad defense commitment in the area He said that when the issues are as grave as they are now in the Far East the United States is not disposed to stand on protocol He said this country would wel come a public declaration by Red China of a ceasefire or a state ment saying it would abandon the use of force But the secretary said such assurances would be welcome regardless of how they came SUSAN HAYWARO Actress in Attempt to Take Life HOLLYWOOD UBSusan Hay ward one of the movies top box office stars attempted suicide early Tuesday by gulping sleep ing pills Two detectives who had to kick in the door of her swank Sherman Oaks mansion saved her life Police Detective G W Wilker son said two empty sleeping tab let bottles were found by her side The 35yearold actress was taken to North Hollywood Receiv ing Hospital where her stomach was pumped out A doctor who declined use of his name de scribed her condition as and added that a stomach pump was used because we acted on the premise that it was an over dose of sleeping Had Quarreled It was reported in Hollywood earlier that Miss Hayward and her exhusband actor Jess Bark er quarreled two days ago over custody of their 9yearold twin sons Timothy and Gregory Police were sent to Miss Hay wards home by a telephonecall from the actress mother Mrs Ellen Marrener Detective Wil kerson said Mrs Marrener was almost hysterical when she called from her own home and said I think somethings wrong with my Wilkerson said Mrs Marrener then said My daughter is Susan Hay ward Im afraid shes going to commit suicide She called me and said Im okay Mom Ive just been taken care Door Locked Wilkerson and another officer sped to the Hayward home in nearby Sherman Oaks but were unable to get in the front door The detective said he yelled Susan this is Wilkerson of the detective bureau let us I hearing kind of an automa te but this was an im pulse sort of The officer said he and the other detective went around to he patio kicked in door and found Miss Hayward uncon scious She was taken to the receiving lospilal in the police squad car and later removed to Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Hollywood TREATED AT Susan HaywmTher upturned face showing at left center as she lies on a table Is treated by doctors at x Hollywood hospital Miss Hay ward was brought in unconscious after she swallowed two bottles of sleeping tablets Toll Road Bill to Governor House Votes to Back Down DES MOINES WVThe bLU au Lhorizing construction of an low oil road was given the final leg islative approval and sent to th governor Tuesday The Senate accepted Hous amendments to the bill The prin cipal one provided that no bond should be issued or work begun on the Iowa road until an adjoin ing state has arranged for th sale of bonds for a toll road run ning to the Iowa border Sen Van Eaton RSioux City said that by the time Iowa i ready to take action under th bill Illinois probably will hav complied with these requirement and that the amendment conse quently could be accepted Plin Road The bill provides for appoinl ment of an authority or board t plan the toll road and issue reve nue bonds of not more than to meet construction cosl Bonds would be retired from tolls Gov Hoegh has been advocatin he bill and his approval is as sured The Senate concurred in tb louse amendments and passei he bill again by a vote of 45 t L with only Sen McManus D Keokuk dissenting Meanwhile the House backe down from an amendment i laced on a Senate bill regardin itle of motor vehicles for acci dent liability purposes As the measure goes to the gov ernor it makes the purchaser o a titled motor vehicle the owne or purposes of accident liability pending transfer of the certificat of title Both Liable The House amendment which i abandoned Tuesday would havi made both the purchaser and th seller liable in case of an acci lent until the certificate of title transferred to the buyer The House rejected a nullifying amendment the Senate put on th louse bill designed to concentrate ruck law enforcement in the state Motor Vehicle Registration Divi ion The vole was 728 The bill now goes back to the Senate and may wind up in con erence committee Suitcase Formers Blasted by Benson as Tour Begins DENVER W The suitcase armer was pictured in the Cen ral Great Plains Tuesday as menace to the nation equal to the dust storms that now plague the area At least this was the word picket up by Secretary of Agriculture Jenson as he started a twoday motor tour through the plains to ascertain extent of damage aused by droughtprovoked wine irosion If you dont keep the real farm r on the land hell have to sel mt to the suitcase farmer anc move to town to seek armers told the secretary at a meeting here Monday night The term suitcase farmer is sually applied to city residents vho buy up land from distressed wners and hold it for speculative arming operations About The Weather Mason City Local showers owa Clear warm FiveDay Temperatures Tuesday night through Sunday will average 2 to 8 degrees above normal Normal highs 63 north to 67 south Normal lows 40 north to 44 south Cooler Thursday Warming again Fri day Rainfall will average one half to threefourths of an inch occurring as showers Wednes day night or Thursday and scattered showers over the weekend Mnnetota Cloudy mild Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Tues JUMP uniden tified man strapped in an escape sack puffs on a cigar as he is lowered from the iron super structure atthe top of the Queensborougb Bridge in New York The man was prevented from jumping into the East River by three iron workers Though the man fought the rescuers they managed to put a ropf noose around him and bind bis hands and feet r BEGINS WEDNESDAY Reveal Program for Polio Shots First and second graders in rural schools in Cerro Gordo County will begin receiving Salk polio vaccine inoculations Wednesday morn ing Youngsters in Mason City will start getting the serum Thursday morning The vaccine arrived in Mason City Monday at 6 A joint dis tribution effort by Iowa National Guard ambulances and the highway patrol delivered the vaccine to all 99 counties in Iowa Vaccinations in the rural areas of the county will begin at Thornton Wednesday at 9 according to Alberta Cockram Cerro Gordo ounty nurse Mason City youngsters at Madi son and Wilson Schools will re ceive the shots Wednesday at 9 a m About first and second graders in Mason City will receive he Salk vaccine The vaccination schedule for Cerro Gordo County Wednesday 9 Thornton Wednesday 10 Swale dale including Mt Vernon Town ship School Thursday 9 Mason City Madison and Wilson Thursday Mason ity Garfield including St Jos ephs Fridays Schedule Friday 9 Mason City Jefferson including Portland 6 and Polio Advisory Group Makes 5 Suggestions DES MOINES new State Advisory Committee on polio Tues day recommended that pharma cists and physicians allocate and administer Salk shots only on prescription with the age of the child stated on the prescription This particular recommendation applies to the commercial vac cine that is gradually becoming available in Iowa and not to the Seventh Day Adventist At Plyrngeneral first and second grade Tax Boost Gets 2620 Approval in Senate Ballot DES MOINES Senate Tuesday passed the combination bill to increase Iowa sales tax and the state income tax The bill now goes to the governor who is ex pected to sign it The vote on whether to accept the conference committee report on the measure was 2620 This was followed by a 2620 vote for final passage It required the 26 votes to pass The bill will increase the sales tax from 2 to 2 per cent It will similarly increase the use tax with certain vehicle accessories and mobile homes The measure also boosts state income tax collection rate from 75 to 80 per cent Advocates of the bill said it would yield about 16 million dollars a year in additional state revenue lf signed into law by the gov ernor as expected tie bill be comes effective July 1 The bill was a compromise be tween the House which favored an income tax increase and the Sen ate which wanted the sales tax Student Flier Steals Plane 5 People Die Wild Joyride Ends in Crash VALENCIENNES France nearsighted young British air force corporal climaxing a wild aerial joyride crashed a stolen RAF training plane through a French home at the village of Vicq at mid night Monday killing himself and four villagers Another home was damaged and two persons were injured seri ously The corporal a ground crewman with only a student pilots license was found dead in the charred wreckage of the plane a twinengine Vickers Varsity with a 95foot wingspan and a weight of more than 15 tons British Subject Identified as Nanik Nick Ag nani 20 a British subject who was born in the area which is now Pak istan he took the plane Monday night from the Thorney Island Navigation School in Hampshire England He nearly stalled and crashed at the takeoff a witness said but kept the plane aloft Then he cir cled the field and set off for Lon don 60 miles southeast He cruised dizzily over London for nearly three hours roaring back and forth at heights ranging from 20 to 000 feet and then vanished Evidently he headed immedi ately to the continent His end came in this French coal mining region near the Belgian border about 175 miles southeast of Lon don Vicq lies not far from Va Lenciennes No Parachute outh including Rock Falls Monday 9 Mason City iloosevelt At Rockwell including Owen 2 and 3 St P a t r i c ks Dougherty and Sacred Heart Monday Mason City Harding Tuesday May 3 9 Uason City Grant At Central Heights including Mason 7 8 and Lake 4 5 and 7 and Bath 2 and Tuesday May 3 My Family including Mason City Vashington Wednesday M a y 4 9 Mason City Hoover including makeup shots for anyone who missed jschool public program The Advisory Committee was ap pointed Tuesday by Gov Hoegh The committee met with the gover nor immediately and set up the fol lowing recommended and sug gested priorities for the vaccine and second grade school children in the public pro gram in kindergarten and third grade during the 195455 school year mothers who will deliver their children between June 1 and July 1 The committee said additional recommended priorities would be set up as more commercial vac cine becomes available The British said Agnani had no parachute in the plane otherwise a d en with expensive equipment for use as a general purpose Three of the French were killed in their homes They were a boy 10 his sister 9 and a 55yearold woman A man 54 died later injuries j The British Air Ministry saidDemocrats will hold their annua there was a requirement on AgnaS25aplate fundraising dinner a AP Wirephoto TO BE Rei man 24 father of two was to be charged Tuesday at Jefferson in the holdup of a Grand Junction bank last Friday Rei man whose father is mayor at Arcadia said he needed the money to pay gas and grocery Postville Girl Dies of Burns POSTVILLE UP Patricia Jones 6 daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Jones Postville died Monday night in a hospital of boost The House passed the com bination measure 5946 late Mon day Including previously passed rev enue measures such as an in crease in the cigarette tax the current Legislature now has pro vided for an estimated 22 million dollars a year in new revenue for the state general fund Vote On the Senates final passage vote Sen Putney RGladbrook voted as he had done on the conference report but switched his vote to yes before announce ment of the result Sen Washburn who has voted for the conference report voted no on final passage The Senate has 50 members and it takes a majority or 26 to pass a bill Those voting against the confer ence report were Sens Burton Byers Clark Dailey Dewel Dyk house Grimstead Larson McMa nus Miller Nelson OMalley Put ney Schroeder Scott Shaff Stew art Utzig Van Eaton and Weiss Those absent were Sens Risk Sayre Walter and Watson of Council Bluffs All others voted for the conference report The alignment of votes on final passage except for the switches by Washburn and Putney was the same as on the conference report In debate before final passage Sen Lucas chairman smoke poisoning suffered in a fire j of the Ways and Means Com mittee said the bill was a sin cere effort to solve the at the Jones home Friday The home was badly damaged and the Jones family lost all its possessions Firemen carried Patricia and her threeyearold brother Steve revenue problem No Compromise It was assailed by Sen McMa nus DKeokuk as not a com t WAU W 4 W I from the house because they had at but a been ill with mumps The other conference committee three boys in the family escaped from the burning house Mrs Jones was at a neighbors home at the time A fund raising campaign has been started for the Jones family with the Postville bank in charge Democrats to Hold Jackson Day Dinner DES MOINES IDPA Iowa nis student pilots license that be the Hotel Fort Des Moines in Des cause of his nearsightedness he Moines Saturday night wear glasses while flying Sen Estes Kefauver Ten nessee will be the featured speak er Kefauver may seek the Demo crat nomination for President next year State Sen George OMalley Des Moines will serve as toastmaster for the Jackson Day dinner Jake training and equipping a PhilippineMore state party chairman said PACT SIGNED MANILA ffjThe United States and The Philippines Tuesday signed an agreement providing million dollars in U S aid for army division a Foreign Office spokesman said he expects about 700 persons to attend the affair WARM day Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 67 42 57 70 55 Wednesday May Because there is no state appro lason City JIcKinley includingpriation to pay expenses of the Ame Creek 3 4 5 7 and 8 andjstate advisory committee all ancoln J I members are Des Moines resi No schedule for Ventura 1 e a r Lake children has been Irawn up The shots will be given to the hildren free of charge Teams of three doctors two registered urses and other volunteer workers ill administer the vaccine Are Eligible Dr Robert C Brown secretary f the Cerro Gordo County medical ssociation emphasized Tuesday hat parents with children who ave moved into Mason City from areas where either the regular or dummy were administered previ ously are eligible for shots here They arc to contact their school principal The second shots will be given Frank Merriam Native of Iowa Dies at 88 LONG BEACH Calif UP Frank F Merriani a native lowan who defeated author Upton Sin clair in one of the bitterest elec tion campaigns for governor of California died at his home Mon day night of a heart attack He was 88 Merriam born on n farm near Hopkinton Iowa was a former Iowa legislator and state auditor WAYT DIES SAC CITY R Wayt 76 about four weeks after the initialpresident of a Sac City monument vaccination These too will be firm and a director of the Iowa of charge Good Roads died Monday News in Brief TAIPEI Formosa Chiang Kaishek conferred Tuesday night with the two special U S envoys who are his house guests The Chinese Nationalist President resumed his conferences with Adm Arthur Radford chairman of the U S Joint Chiefs of Staff and Walter Robertson assistant secretary of state after the latter returned from a surprise visit to the disputed offshore island Quemoy SURVIVAL CITY Nev model community in the desert given a 24hour reprieve is ready and waiting for the big nuclear blast now reset for Wednesday morning weather permitting The test organization said after postponing the shot Monday that it could not take the risk of radiation fallout posed by high crosswinds and cloudiness It was the fourth postponement of a 500foot tower shot DES MOINES operator John W Larson told the judge he was quitting business and going into farming because the life of a bartender was too Municipal Judge Don L Tidrick fined Larson Monday on a charge of allowing four teen agers to buy beer NEWPORT persons were killed and five others were injured Tuesday when an explosion wrecked a secret torpedo testing building at the naval base here Adm Joseph H Wei lings base commander said compressed gas used to fire torpedoes touched off the explosion that knocked down a wall of the building and the root intact several yards The additional revenue is needed because it is estimated state ap propriations for the next biennium will run about 137 million dollars a year Present axes would yield only about 115 million dollars a year The bill besides raising the in come and sales tax rates would Increase the corporation tax from 2 to 3 per cent Permit a single person filing an income tax return a deduction of S12 instead of the present from his computed tax Permit a married couple filing a joint income tax return instead of the present deduction Raise the deduction for children from the present per child un der 18 to S12 per child Lower the point at which a sin gle person would be required to file a return from the present 500 net income to Lower the point at which mar ried couples would be required to file a return from net in come to House Vote Members of the House who voted against the measure in balloting Monday were Reps Ballhagen Baumhover Bergeson Bloedel Briles Burtch arlesen Carson Chalupa Cham bers Christiansen Darrington Penman Dictz Duffy Enters airchild Falvey Freed Frey rrommelt Goode Hagedorn Har bor Henry Holh Howard Hult man Johannes Lisle Loss iucken McCoy Miller of Sioux City Norland Novak Owen Pe ruccelli Reppcrt Sersland Smith Stephenson Swisher Thompson kValter of McGregor and Wells Absent or not voting were Mo Reynolds Riehm and Vermeer SAME DATE1954m ;