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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Homo MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAFIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIGHIORS VOL LX1 MASON STORES Open Friday and Saturday Niglifs December 1718 Until 9 Oclock Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 14 1954 This Paper Consists Two One No 54 Board of Education Budget 15 Above Present Level GlobeGazette photos JANICE WHISPERS HER Leo Elthon Fertile who took time put from his tight schedule to greet Janice Hullinger at Manly Monday afternoon listens intently as the famous 4H girl whispers secret formula for bringing along a steer to championshipform The Governor feeds a number of Herefords on his farm near Fertile TheHullinger steer is AberdeenAngus v n Cheering Crowd Tribute to Janice Pay By ROLF HOFSTAD Farm Editor more American boys and girls were enrolledin 4H and FFA would have less difficulty with juvenile delinquents Iowa Governor iLeo Elthon told a cheering crowd here Monday aft ernoon as they gathered to pay tribute to Janice Hullinger the states most famous young lady Speaking before a crowd esti mated at well above in the high school auditorium the Gov ernor paid high tribute to the 16 yearold high school sophomore whose steer Shorty was judged the best in the world at Chicago early this month They rolled out the red carpet for the personable Janice The American Legion post gave her a set of the Minneapo lis and St Louis Railroad a port able typewriter Janice also re ceived a huge bouquet of red roses as did her mother Mrs B D Hu linger With a J with a J with a roared the students as she too her seat on the stage The hig school band whomped out tun after rousing tune while the cage crowd awaited the girl who ha captured Americas heart and pu this North Iowa community of 1 500 on the map Janice got loude cheers than many a winning ba ketball team Fertiles first son the Governor said if all his duties were as pleas ant as this his job would be continual He stayed ove Monday purposely to be present a he celebration returned to De Moines late Monday afternopn B said Janice has set an exampl that all students can well emulate Manly Worth County andth state are proud of he con eluded The towns mayor Marvin Rus ey said It is refreshing to hav Sheppard Denies Taking7 His Injuries 4 Witnesses Left CLEVELAND Ohio UP Dr Samuel H Sheppard denied vehe mently from the witness stand Tuesday that he got his injuries after his wifefs murder by jumping or falling from the stairway that runs 50 feet down a bank on to the Lake Erie beach Thats absolutely untrue sir and the boyishfaced de fendant told Prosecutor John Mahon In the next breath Mahon forced X Sheppard to answer that I did not tell at the inquest late slain Marilyn Shep pards death Sheppard said he did not tell the truth in relation to Miss At the inquest he had denied having relations with Susan Hayes 24 a pretty laboratory technician Mahon the 67yearold chief prosecutor wound up his cross examination of the de fendant with the questions about Dr Samsinjuries and his lying at the inquest Dr Sheppard says he got a spinal contusion and other injuries In two with the big bushyhaired man who he says bludgeoned his pretty 31yearold wife to death in the predawn hours of last July 4 The state charges Dr Sheppard committed the crime probably using asurgical instrumentsafter quarreling with his pregnant wife about his affairs with Miss Hayes and other women Dr Sam was off the stand at He had begun testifying his wn star witness at last Thursday and had been the stand all day Friday and day Monday defense has four known wit wssef follow Dr Sheppard Young Orange City Farmer Is Killed ORANGE CITY W James D Herder 22 was killed Monday in a tractor accident on the farm o his father Elmer Herder a mile south of Sioux Center Young Her der is survived by his parents his wife and a yearold daughter About The Weather Mason City Cloudy cold Iowa Continued cool Fivtdar Temperatures Wednesday through Saturday will average about 5 degrees above normal Normal highs 27 north io 35 south lows 10 north to 16 south slightly warmer Thursday Little or no precipi tation southwest to onetenth of an inch or less northeast in chance of showers over the weekend Snow flurries Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tues day Maximum 27 Minimum 17 At 23 YEAR AGO Jiinimnni it someone like you Janice give the town such favorable publicity We hope your deeds will usher in a whole new era for Manly On hand also was Northwoods Bill St Clair Worth County exten sion director who once again af firmed that Shorty is the finest steer ever to walk the ring at the International He pointed out that 4H and FFA clubs are great char acter builders and pointed to Jan ice as a prime example of the good they accomplish Janice is a mem ber of the Lincoln Junior Feeders Club They didnt forget the two men who gave Janice invaluable ad vice when she raised her steer as a 4H project Melvin Kobernusz and Glenn Dadisman coadvisors to her club took Melvin said Janice is living up to the club tradition of being a graceful win ner he said is a fine example of a graceful The American Legion gift was jresented by Commander Arnold Voodiwiss and Auxiliary President Mrs Maurice Lane School Super ntendent Gail Bailey who was in charge of the program spoke Preventing Floods Is Big Topic Iowa Vegetable Growers Meet Flood prevention was the most widely discussed topic at the 41st annual convention of the Iowa State Vegetable Growers Associa tion in session here Monday and Tuesday at the Hotel Hanford Market gardeners and truck farmers from the state circulated about the hotel Monday discussed the latest in machine designs and listened to forums on such timely subjects as flood prevention cab bages as a catch crop after floods the United States Department of Agriculture crop reporting service and the European vegetable indus try According to C L Fitch Ames longtime secretarytreasurer of the association attendance topped 150 at the annual conclave which ends Tuesday evening One hot topic was the invasion of sweet corn by borers this Fitch said The market gardeners are deeply concerned with this Truck Farmtrs Truck farmers who were hit es pecially hard early this summer by unusually heavy floods were es pecially interested in a new wrinkle announced by the Oliver Diesel South Bend LwL A company spokesman said the problem of starting the big diesels which pump water from flooded land has been solved Now on the market is a selfstarting diesel which operates like an ordinary gasoline engine No longer must the diesels be started manually Harm Drewes Rochester spoke at the Monday noon luncheon meeting Drewes an authority on vegetable varieties recommended cabbage as a catch crop following B Kline 59 a native of Vinton Iowa Tuesday announced he is resigning his office as president of the Ameri can Farm Bureau Federation Kline said the resignation effeet tive Thursday was caused by reasons of health Weavers Case Bound Over FOREST CITY Francis I Weaver former Forest City a lorney appeared before Justic Emory T Oleson Tuesday on charge of embezzling fron Mrs Sophia Tschirki Fores City Following a hearing behin closed doors in which she wn represented by Ally Howard Dres ser of Mason City he was boun over to the January term of th Winnebago County District Cour The charge is larceny by embez zlement Justice Oleson set Weavers bon at which he furnished This is the third charge of em zezzlement against Weaver th other two being combined in a action alleging he took more tha from tuberculosis and poli funds He was sentenced to fiv years on that charge and it suspended by Judge W P Butler Ike Planning Frequent Parleys With Solons WASHINGTON lWThe White House said Tuesday President Eisen hower intends stepbystep consultation with congressional leaders o both parties on problems of foreign affairs national defense mutual After a White House conference ofRepublican and Democrat leaders it was also announced that the President will deliver hi State of the Union message to Congress in person on Jan PHOTOS ON PAGE 10 iriefly at the of the celebra loni He said he was proud of Jan ce and that she was a credit to the ichool The brief invocation was given ly the Rev Norman Ullestad pas or of Bethlehem Lutheran Church n the prayer Mr Ullestad re minded adults to lead these young eople in the ways of righteous Just before the program Gov llthon said he had noticed Shortys exceptional qualities at the Worth County Fairj Northwood ast August He pronounced the teer the finest he had ever seen This statement was confirmed y Oswald Strand veteran cattle uyer for over 30 years who said this is the best calf Ive ever Janices father Just back from trip to Missouri for a visit with he man whose bull sired the amous calf told reporters the bull as originally owned by an uncle n Pleasantown Iowa The sire was himself twice grand hampion bull atthe International St Clalr relayed a statement iade this week in Ames by one the nations bestknown cattle idges DeanEmeritus H H Kil ee of Iowa State College Accord g to St Glair the ISC man said n all my years in the ring I have ever seen k calf in such fine con KiJdee has on occasion een a judge at the International It was a day of cheering and re icing here As the Governor said The whole state rejoices with you ARTHUR HAYS DIIS NEW YORK UK Arthur Gar field Hays 73 noted New York lawyer died Tuesday flooding He advised growers to have an acre of cabbage plants in reserve each spring to be used in case of floods He said a grower can save 10 days if he has such a reserve ready to go Reginald Royston chief of the crop reporting service United States Department of Agriculture Washington outlined his divisions policies in gathering crop reports The Washington official told of precautions which must be taken o assure secrecy until the reports are ready for publication V We lock all personnel up for hree days during the final tabu Royston said so that there will be no Royston said volunteers send re ports to state or regional head quarters where they are tabulated inthree days From there the re ports are sent to Washington where the final analysis takes an other three days European Outlook A Gering manufacturer T J Lockwood told the growers Europe is behind the United States in mechanization but that lower labor costs there tend to equalize the advantage He said that in many countries hogs eat more po tatoes than humans Lockwood sees a steppedup mechanization tendency in Europe He is setting up a branch office in Holland to supply the demand The women held their annual conclave Monday afternoon at the James Kennedy home Clear Lake They had lunch at the Grethen House Independence Farmer Held INDEPENDENCE Iff William Ramsay 24 wanted for question ing in the wounding of his father inlaw was taken into custody a Rockford at 8 Tuesday authoritieshere were advised Ramsay and his estranged wife Virginia were found at a Rock ford hotel Deputy Sheriff Merle Caldwell of Independence was in formed Ramsays fatherinlaw Lester Burr 49 was in serious condition at a Waterloo hospital from 22 caliber bullet wounds Burr was shot five times in the face once in the abdomen and once in the left arm The shooting apparently oc curred in the barn on the Burr farm near Jcsup west of here between 7 and 8 Monday while Burr was milking Ramsey served a fiveyear term at the Anamosa Reformatory for larceny He was sentenced at Oel wein in 1949 and was released in August 1952 An assault charge filed against him at Waterloo in December 1952 was dismissed by the county attorney after the new 84th and Demo craticcontrolled Congress con venes The stepbystep plan for con sultations was interpreted by law makers as meaning consultation while plans and programs are be ing formulated Before the White House an nouncement Senate Democrat Leader Lyndon Johnson of Texa had told newsmen the Presiden had agreed to such advance consul tations on any proposed program of economic aid for Asia This looms as one of the possi bly more controversial issues to come before the new Congress Congressional leaders of botl parties generally agreed in talking o newsmen after the meeting which lasted more than three aours that it had been harmonious and that a wide range of topics hac Jeen covered Johnson who did the most talk ng to reporters of any of the lead ers said that it was he who sug lested to Eisenhower that advance consultations with the proper con fressional committees be held on he Asian aid program He reported that the President said this was a good idea and it would be done James C Hagerty White House press secretary was asked about his and said he would not com ment but then added Im not aying Lyndon is not a good re rilEVlQUSLV KElORTEH Oniufherly Rook Fkllii A Doctor Irlelul CUsi of KMV Falls Athenian llnnpyGoLuck 4H Club Twp The M A A friend Eldcm Murr ft Susun Sohmltl nick SI The y 50 HUM THE DAYS TOTAt TOTAL TO UAT1C CASH STILL NEEDEII Have YOU Done YOUR Part Yet 3 T ISNT MERE LY this news paper thats ap pealing to you for a lift in the form of a gift Its some young ster who faces the prospect of a drab Christ inas season un less the gener o u s hearted icople of our community decide to hare their bounty You wouldnt ay no to him or her if the plea were made in person would you With the closing hour for the ampaign only nine days away here is a long way to go to reach Why Not You Among numerous groups of workers a so licitation for the Christ mas Cheer Fund is now under way How about the place where YOU work If the ball isnt already rolling why dont YOU start it HELD IN Ramsey the Independence area is escorted by Rockford de tectives Edwin Moon and Howard Fitzgerald after his arrest Tuesday Ramsey was wanted in connection with the shooting of his fatherinlaw Lester Burr ie cash goal of And Fam y Service is in need of jnds RIGHT NOW for maximum fectiveness in the administration f the project Youll thousands of oth ers have down through the that your own holiday season is made happier by your contribution to this venture in applied Christi anity Why not act tomor today Either bring your contribution to the GlobeGazette business office or mail it to Christmas Ma ion City Iowa Also Seek Money for Expansion New Moves for 1955 DES MOINES The Statt Board of Education formally pre sented a budget calling for ap propriation of a year for operating the various educational and other institutions its super vises The for about 1J per cent more than is available now The board also submitted to Leo A Hoegh Gov El thon and State Comptroller Glenn D Sarsfield a request for 400 for capital improvements in the next biehnium That is more than twice as much as the board got from the 1953 Legislature In news releases several weeks ago the board said the institutions need more money for operating ex penses because of increased en rollment needed expansion to take care of more students and for sal ary adjustments Improvtmtnts Hoegh who will make budgetary recommendations to the 1955 Leg islature in his inaugural address Jan 13 stressed in his campaign the need for keeping Iowas insti tutions of higher learning abreast of the times The board has jurisdiction over these institutions The State Uni versity Iowa CityIowa State College AmesIowa State Teachers College Cedar Falls the University Hospitals the Psychopathic Hospital the State Bacteriological Laboratory and the State Hospital School for Severely Handicapped Children all at Iowa Citythe Iowa School for the Deaf at Council Bluffs the Iowa Braille and SightSaving School at Vinton the State Sanatorium at Oakdale and the Lakeside Laboratory at Lake Okoboji Sarsfield who said the budget hearing for the board would take all day Tuesday gave this break down of the amounts the board is asking for operating expenses per year in the next biennium and the amounts available annually now State University of Iowa 538 and Iowa State Col lege and Iowa State Teachers College and University Hospitals and psychopathic Hospital and Bacteriological Labora tory and Other Schools School for the Deaf and Braille and SightSaving School and Sana torium and Hospital School and 900 and Lakeside Laboratory and The breakdown on the requests for funds for capital improve ments showed these amounts asked for the next biennium and the fol lowing sums received now for the twoyear period ending next June 30 JET CRASHES NORWELL Mass Air Force men parachuted safely out of a burning jet plane Monday night seconds before it crashed and exploded in woods to 2l State University of Iowa 000 and Iowa State Col lege and Iowa State Teachers College and School for the Deaf and Braille and SightSaving School and and Sanatorium and Disagreement on Remarks of Governor DES MOINES WVGov Leo EL thon and spokesmen for the State Board of Education disagreed at a budget hearing Tuesday on what the governor has described as dis trust and disdain between legisla tors and educators Elthon previously had said that there was distrust by some law makers toward the educators He said the educators look upon legislators with The governor called upon both to cooperate Soon after bearing be t ;