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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 25, 1955, Mason City, Iowa Nofffi lowts Doily Ntwspaptr ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE i TNI NIWSPArtRTMAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS N I I C H 0 ft S HOME EDITION VOL LXI PIUM MM rmw LMM Wlcw CaaM Ctpy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST IS WS ThU K Four OH Million in New Road Repair OKd Polio Outbreak Blamed on Failure of Old Tests WASHINGTON UP Tha tavarnmant Thvrtday MM that failure iti tafaty wit MM prafcaMa cauta tha palia avtbraatt amanaj chil dren wha racaivad Cwttw tint The PwMte HMMi lea said thtM safaty i n c failad ta pravant live fram ftttinf inta tama Cuttar vaccina This cavtad at toast aama af tha lat palia can iwttad tfracHy v bMUractly wMi lha Cuttw vaccina In tivpaffa rapart an its fat mf taVafe iwr ntOTim vr mv Cuttar incldant t h a sarvica frankly cancadad that tha exact raaaana fac liva virva favnal in at laaat Cuttar Ms cavM it daclaraal that its invasti fatian pradvcaal nathinf which pabitaal ta eantamioatiao as a tha liva Scian tiats 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month ta cansidar tha companys futura plans State Mum on Action in Liquor Case Bootlegging Charges Are Withdrawn 2 Guilty on Lesser Count There was no indication Thurs day whether Atty Gen Dayton Countryman planned any further action in the states liquor case against two Davenport restaurants raided last Friday night Bootlegging charges against two bartenders arrested in the raidi were withdrawn Wednesday Asst Attyg Gen Kent George Joseph Palmisano Rock Island flL bartender at Hartmans Res taurant was fined a total of and costs on three counts He pleaded guilty to the iale properly labeled alcoholic liquor the prohMted sale brand ed as alcoholic liquor and the sale of alcoholic liquor Finad Glenn Barr Rock Island barten der at the Restaurant pleaded guJlty to of al coholic Jiquot and prohibited sale of liquor branded as alcoholic and was fined and costs Emery and West made the with drawal move after a con ference with attorneys represent ing the bartenders and restaurant owners The conference followed a lengthy courtroom examination of Cerro Gordo County Sheriff Jerry Allen one of the raiders for the attorney general A court order also was issued Wednesday for the destruction of 59 bottles of liquor seized in the Davenport raids which were car ried out on orders of Countryman by sheriffs officers from four dis tant counties Meanwhile tavern operators no longer can get off Countrymans raid list by merely turning in their federal retail liquor dealer stamp Monthly Riidi Countryman said no matter what purchasers of the RLD stamps do with them they will still be marked for monthly raids Last February the attorney gen eral said if an establishment turned in its federal stamp it would not be subjected to the fre quent raids requested for RLD stamp holders He said then he considered the surrender of liquor stamps a sign of good Countryman has said he consid ers purchase of a federal liquor stamp as evidence of intent to vio late the Iowa law against liquor by the drink selling AND TO PIIPINC TOO TOKYO W Peiping radio charged Thursday that U S ship ment of Honest John rockets cap able of carrying atomic warheads Is a menace to the security of Japan and peace in the Far East SAMI DATI1W4W net tnltte IB n man Leader in County Dies The Rev Clark Edgar Gilman 68 pastor of the First Congrega tional Church Rockwell Cerro Gordo County juvenile probation officer and for 25 years general secretary of the Mason City YMCA died early Thursday morning at a Mason City hospital Death was sudden due to a heart attack He had returned from a va cation trip in Wisconsin and entered the hospital Tuesday afternoon when he became ill due to a heart Byintifioa ba bad had for aa tine Mr Gilman had made his home 1946 after 25 years of service here at 120 N for a number of amdraa of YMCA NIW The new federal wageboor administrator Newell Brown is shown at his desk in Washington where he took over his duties this week He is from New Hampshire and headed that states employment security pro gram Members of Cabinet Quit BUENOS AIRES Argentina to Foreign Minister Jeronimo Remo rino a moderate in the Argen tinas churchstate conflict re signed Raul M aides secretary of technical affairs in President Juan D Peroni Cabi net also quit Remorino who also was minis ter of worship will be replaced Friday by Udefonso Felix Cavag na Martinez 50 Remorino who has been in poor health for years now is under treatment in a Buenos Aires hosiptal Cavagna Martinez has been head of a mis years Mr Gilman was born Feb ISffT at Beloit son of George A and Annabelle Knopfli Gilman He attended the Beloit grade schools was graduated from Be loit College Academy and then took YMCA Training School Before coming to Mason City and chief probation officer for Cerro Gordo County to succeed J D Barlow man still h time of Ms death Mr Gilman was ordained to the Christian ministry by the North June 1 1921 from Davenport factional Christian Churches at the had had 13 years experience as a YMCA physical director He was married to Margaret M Brown of Beloit Dec 26 1910 Bagan Carotr in Mr Gilman began his YMCA career in his home town of Beloit in September of 1908 Later he went to Evansrille one night a week to take charge of a gym class The next year he attended the YMCA training school at Lake Geneva Wis He took iis first position in YMCA work at Rock Island in September 1909 Three years was in Marshalltown for some time and spent six years in Dav enport before coming to Mason City Soon after he arrived in Mason sion striving to knit together an economic union of Argentina Chile Ecuador Boliva and Para guay The resignations were the sixth and seventh changes in the Peron government since the thwarted July navyled revolt Champion Pig Tops at Fair EAGLE GROVE The grand champion market pig shown by Ronald Derscbied topped all other animals sold in the Eagle Grove District Fairs livestock sale on Wednesday Boone Valley Eagle Grove paid a hundredweight for the 190 pound grand champion The grand champion market Iamb shown by Airell Clark Bel for to Don Sorenson Goldfield The lamb weighed 35 pounds The grand champion baby beef shown by Clarissa Houck Gait was not sold Reserve grand champion owned by Wepel Brothers Wool stock sold to Marvel Sale Barn Webster City at a hundred weight The calf weighed 920 pounds One hundred ninetyfive baby beeves were sold averaging 959 pounds at a price of Sev entyseven market pigs sold aver aging 196 pounds each at a hundred Fortyfour sheep aver aged 96 pounds each and brought an average of a hundred the present YMCA build ing The campaign was completed in 1924 and the building was built in 1926 It was opened in Decem ber 1927 Built YMCA Proflrim Mr Gilman more than any other person built and molded the YMCA program in this community The building was dedicated free from debt Dec 11 1927 In April 1944 he was elected to serve three years on the National Council of the YMCA at the North Central Conference at Milwaukee Wis Retiring as general secretary of fMt RIV C I OILMAN Feb I eld this 1947 Mr Gfl tMs position at 1he Schmidt Wife Reconciled at Mothers Home Abrupt Ending to Marital Mixup PORTLAND Ore Daniel C Schmidt and his wife Una Thursday were back together again in a honeymoon hideaway Una who said she married an other man in the belief Schmidt had died in Red China flew to Portland from California Wednes day night for a reconciliation with the 23yearold airmail Tfct home of Peters back together Una said in an ex clusive interview with United Press that this time it was for keeps if Danny wants Kit an Chaak Schmidt who said it was one of the happiest moments of my smiled at his 50yearold wifes re marks and indicated he was in Central Association of accord by soundly kiss First Congregational Church at Rockwell Jan 14 1951 after he had served the church four years as a licensed preacher Haidad Lions Club During Ms life in Mason City Mr Gflman was for 25 years sec retary of the Mason City Lions Club He was elected president of the club in 1952 He was also a member of the First Congregational Church of Mason City Benevolence Lodge 145 and Unity Chapter OES and the YMCA Surviving are his wife Marga were spent in Eankakee UL He ret a daughter Mrs William J Margaret Johnson Hanford three granddaughters Renee Doreen and Lynn Anne three brothers George Elmer I and Frank W Gilman Beloit City the campaign was started for and a sister Mrs A J Voor liees Harvard 111 He was pre ceded in death by one brother and one sister Funeral arrangements are in complete Friends may call at the Major Memorial Chapel from 2 p m Friday until the time of services AP Wiiephoto CONTINUE HUNT FOR Firemen at Water bury Thursday were continuingtheir hunt through debris from last weeks flood for bodies of missing per sons A railroad bridge and boxcars are among the items piled up against a concrete bridge right which held fast during the flood IN EASTERN STATES ing her on the cheek After a short stay at Mrs Peters j home the couple left late at night for a hideaway at an Oregon beach Asked if it was a second honey moon Schmidt replied that it is a first He said he and his wife didnt have time for a boneymoon when they were mar ried at Coeur DAlene Idaho be fore he went overseas It was while on a flight in Korea that Schmidts plane was shot down andhe was taken prisoner by the Red Chinese He spent 32 months in a Communist prison and only recently was released along with 10 other airmen Marriad Lumberjack When he returned to this coun Schmidt learned that Ms wife had married ATford Fine a lum berjack Una said she thought Schmidt had died in prison Wednesdays meeting was the second the couple has had since WASHINGTON Army Engineers Thursday estimated damage in Northeastern states at and said the area faces one of the biggest toughest flood rehabilitation jobs Since the one Noah after the Great Flood of Biblical Lt Gen Samuel D Sturgis chief of engineers made the statement after a Largest Lettings in Years Asphalt in 26 Projects AMES Ji Iowas accelerated highway program was boosted Wednesday with State Highway Commission approval of in low bids for road construction and improvements It was the largest lettings in two decades and drew a near record number of contract bids The bids are subject to federal concurrence The commissions road program was greatly expanded this summer it was decided to turn to asphaltic concrete to pvercome a serious Portland cement shortage In Wednesdays letting the com mission approved 26 asphaltic con crete pavement projects for miles at a cost of The new pavements will be 22 and 24 foot widths 22 Bids on 22 of 23 Portland cement widening projects were received totaling The commission found no takers on a project call ing for a tenth of a mfle of widen ing U S 30 in Greene County The commission said because of the cement shortage it does not anticipate completion of the widen ing projects until next spring That would allow bidders on jobs in volvedtime to procure the needed The miles of widening will bring to about 617 miles the year Highways are widened to 24 feet The commission said ia low bids on 141 miles of loose sur facing and for bridge and work were received Wed nesday Asphaltic concrete is not new to has of the disaster areas He said the loss of life and the utter destruction we saw had a most appalling effect In aShaltic conSete upon Sturgis said no one can estimate what will be required to put the floodstricken areas back on their feet againHe said his preof concretc bind i i i i i n i i struction a bituminous material known as asphalt is used instead Fifth Hurricane Spins Ominously Over Open Ocean MIAMI Fla years fifth hurricane Edith spun ominously over the open Atlantic Thursday and one of the top storm warning experts predicted its winds would have a force of 125 miles an hour or better by Saturday Gordon Dunn chief storm fore caster in the Weather Bureaus hurricane center here said Ediths winds at present were about 80 miles an hour She was centered about miles south aciuuu uic uaa iiau ajuicj e Schmidt returned to the United6 ROECHLING DIES HEIDELBERG Germany Dr Hermann Roechling 82 the Saars greatest steel magnate died in a hospital in nearby Mannheim Wednesday night after a long ill ness States In the first session in an attorneys office at Nevada City both Schmidt and his wife came away resolved there could be no reconciliation Schmidt filed a divorce action at Red Bluff last week declar ing Una was an unfit mother for their 2i4yearold son Danny Jr But Schmidt said that has all gone bv the boards now The storms forward movement toward the westnorthwest at about 13 miles an hour DAIRY BREED CHAMPIONShThe classiest in their classes take time for a pose Wed nesday at the Eagle Grove Junior Fair Winners in the dairy division and their showmen left to Leonard Watts Clarion Milking Shorthorn La Verne Hartley Rowan Guernsey Maynard Mosher Clarion Jersey Deniss Root Gait Brown Swiss and Ter rill Baker Belinond Holstein f Kansas Governor to Attend Farm Parley DES MOINES office of Gov Leo Hoegh said Thursday that Gov Fred Hall of Kansas j has accepted an invitation to a Midwest Republican governors conference here in ary estimate of the physical damage will undoubtedly have to be revised in two or three weeks after the engineers have completed their survey of the devastation The government is already throwing money and manpower into the sixstate area in a mas sive rehabilitation effort which could cost more than 100 million dollars President Eisenhower approved a program providing up to 900 mil lion dollars in federal loans to re pair or replace defense plants dam aged in the floods The President signed an executive orderauthor the emergency program He ous ocations on Iowi 150 and 3 also approved a tax D0rth of 0ehveijJ north for plants covered by the to north junction of Iowa 150 and that forms the road bases Portland Camant Only two Portland cement pav ing projects were included in the letting One called for 715 miles on Iowa 3150 in Oelwein and the other was for 670 miles on U S 61136 in Keokuk Work to be done in North Iowa counties including Highways 69 and 107 is as follows BRIDGES AND CULVERTS Butler on county trunk road R J Vickrey Boone Fayette at varf program E Roland Harriman national Red Cross chairman said the needs continue to grow in the dis aster affected and urged chapters throughout the country to consider as rock bottom the fund goals assigned them earlier The agency assigned virtually a deluge of gifts to its disaster fund had followed appeals by Eisenhow er and other officials but stressed that the need is growing Naw Appaal Eisenhower made a new appeal i5 Wednesday saying donors should not wait to be asked by the Redj 3 F A Moser Farmersburg 481 also widening bridge Oliphant Engineering Toddville 674 ASPHALTIC f AVEMENT Cerro Gordo Franklin miles on Iowa 107 from Alex ander north to Meservey Greene Limestone Greene Fayette miles on Iowa 56 from Clayton County line northwest to West Union W Hodg man Son Fairmont CONCRETE PAVEMENT WIDENING farm price October cross but should seize the opporj Hancock miles on Hoegh invited the Republican itunity to force upon them 69 from Wright County line governors of eight Midwest states than they can north to just south of 18 Construction Crosby to the conference The governors of Indiana Wisconsin Nebraska Wyoming and South Dakota have accepted All About The Weather Masan City Clearing warmer lewa Somewhat cloudy Minnaseta Fair and cool Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Thurs day CLOUDY Maximum Minimum At 8 Precip YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Five more bodies of flood tims were recovered Wednesday Connecticut and large numbers of i miles persons still were unaccounted for on 69 from Forest City east in Pennsylvania and Connecticut That threatened to raise still high er the storms death toll which was revised downward slightly and south Hallett Construction Crosby Winnebago County miles on 69 from Forest City north Wednesday to a new figure of 176 to west junction with Iowa 9 Hal Not even a good guess was avail able of the total overall material damage from the rains and floods which Hurricane Diane brought on last week Eisenhower approved the govern ment relief program in a brief Washington stopover enroute from Philadelphia where he addressed the American Bar to his va 85 cation headquarters in Denver 62 Na Ctilinj 70 The White House put no ceiling 04 Jon the cost figure but indicated jthe Army Engineers alone have up 89 100 million dollars that can be 69 j diverted to flood relief The en lett Construction Crosby Wright miles on 69 from Hamilton County line north to Iowa 3 Hallett Construc tion Crosby Wright County miles on 69 from junction Iowa 3 north to Hancock Construction County line Hallett Crosby MITCHELL DIES SYOSSET X Y De Witt Mitchell 80 attorney gen eral in President Hoovers cabinet died Wednesday at his home ;