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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 31, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North lowag J jft v Daily Newspaper GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL The newspaper FaU Uaaa that makes North to wans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA TUISDAY JULY 31 1M2 10o CowIiU o Two OM m Inventor expert in business Creates own corporations By KEN McKENNA New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW 52 Victor W Farris is an inventor who con siders himself a businessman but has enough credentials to qualify in either field These include 14 personally owned corporations ehcompas sing three real estate compa nies a publishing house and factories extending from Texas to New Jersey Canada and England On the creative side there are his more than 200 patents a wife who once starred in Lon don musical comedies and an unbusinesslike flare for spend ing money on lifes amenities Im lucky he said other day as he steered his 58 footoceangoing cruiser up the broad Hudson River I have a knack for business lot of in ventors dont and they never make what they should out ol their inventions Me When I find my com petitors are catching up with me I can come up with another invention and start another corporation Farris said the words matter of f actly without a hint d boasting This was just how things were His 10 manufac turing by Farris Engineering stemmed from inventions he patented over the last 19 years Now worth 4well into severa million dollars he admits to slowing down on his business ivV cT ity you reach when r to more Youvego to know when to let he said v But he did not build up hi Impressive industrial empire b dwelling on lifes pleasures He first exercised the happy com bination of inventive ingenuity and business acumen in 1943 when he broke a serious war time bottleneck Two large manufacturers ware unable to satisfy the Navys de mand for safety and relie valves castings so Farris set up a company secured in government orders and devised a method to boost production by using steel tubings in place o castings This he accomplished despit the fact that he had only three employes at the a fac tory whose major piece o equipment was a workbench Farris had signed up 60 com panics to subcontract using hi own plant for assembly His inventions range from au tomotive and aircraft Industrie to the packaging and hydraulii fields Some years ago he pat ented a paper milk bottl whose design is still in use Probably the experience with his first invention accounts fo the sharpening of his busines sense In 1934 he invented a gadget to slip on the dashboard of Model A Fords to upgrad their appearance But by th time the bankers and business men got through with him there were no royalties to col lect Sitting on his specious boat the Kerida Farris would be taken more for a successful enginee than a businessman who ha done his share of wheeling ant dealing A well built man will the look of an exathlete he manages to look exuberant even when sitting down These days he tries to mix th proper portions of work and play He has a home in Palm Beach for the winter and man ages to spend most of his sum mer weekends on the Kerida But his companies continue t grow partly he says becaus of the governments tax poli cies The government encourage you to invest in research am development work because o taxes and you keep getting big ger and bigger he remarked As an individual who did himself he has no curren plans to sell stock to the public Its as if he dislikes glvirfg ove control to outsiders Manag is how he describes the toplevisl corporate executive talent who run companies with being involved in their crea tioo World university outlined by I FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES STOCKHOLM D proposed Tuesday the creation of an international university with United Nations help to promote world peace and mutual understanding The former president spoke be rore the llth assembly of the World Confederation of Organiza tions of the Teaching Profession More than 400 delegates and ob servers from almost 80 nations heard Eisenhower He is here on a vacation I should like to suggest one final thought that as a private TRAIN SMASHES cars of the Pennsylvania Railroad ex press mail and freight train are scat Photofax ment Tuesday at Vandalia 111 in which six persons were injured Note cars against houses at lower right Smoke tered along the tracks after a derail is from railroad crane Court drops plea Woman to leave state for abortion Ariz and Mrs Robert LFmkbme deter mined to prevent the birth of a L Ari zona to abortion Mrs Finkbirie old mother of four says that early in Thalidomide sent to 7 Iowa doctors DES MOINES AP State Health Department officials hoped Tuesday to obtain the names of seven Iowa physicians who have received supplies of the drug tha lidomide blamed for the birth of thousands of babies without arms or legs The Federal Food and Drug Ad ministration announced Monday that samples of the drug had been sent to seven Iowa doctors by W SMerrell Co of Cincinnati a firm that held exclusive rights to distribute thalidomide in the Uni ted States State Health Commissioner Ed mund G Zimmerer said he did not know whether the Iowa doc tors who received the drug for experimental use actually distrib uted any to their patients DV Zimmerer said an investi gation is being made to find out what doctors received the drug He said the State University of Iowa received a vial of thalido mide but they never opened it her pregnancy shetook trariquil izers contairiingv thalidomide the drug blamed for the births of thousands of malformed children in Europe and Canada On Monday Judge Yale Mc Fate of State Superior Courtre jected a plea by the Finkbines Hope for infants WEST ORANGE NJ Deformed babies born to moth ers who took a tranquilizer during pregnancy have hope foractive useful lives according to an internationally known rehabilitation specialist Dr Henry H Kessler medical director of the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation here said that most congenital amputee babies born without arms or legs can be helped by artificial limbs Kessler returned recently from Englahd where he saw malformed taken the drug thalidomide Such cases are not new to us he said We have been working with similar patients at the Insti tute for 14 years Children are born as congeh ital amputees without a drug be ing the case There is hope for themall and Good Samaritan Hospital of Phoenix to sanction an abortion Tuesday morning in a state ment released by hospital continued politica Despite medical and psychi atric opinion in the case the courts have refused to confirm that the recommended treatment would be within the framework of he law There have been repeated pub lished suggestions of prosecution of this case and since we and our physicians do not wish to un dertake a solution that might be considered outside the framework of the law we have concluded to seek help in a more favorable legal climate Finkbine couldnt be reached for further comment but Morris RULES ON copa CountySuperior Court Judge Yale McFate handed down the decision in Phoenix Ariz in the case of Mrs Sherri Finkbine seeking legal sanc tion for an abortion M Muscle control for amputees LOS ANGELES scientists have developed a new technique of muscle control they hope will prove equallyvaluable to amputees and astronauts The process was described by the fourman team of engineers and psychologists at the UCLA biotechnology laboratory which developed it over the past three years Individual muscle control has long been used by such special ists as belly dancers and athletes who like to ripple their biceps the team said They believe their process is isolating and training individual muscles Itsmainaim is to train men to contract the muscle and then convert the contraction to mechanical or electrical power for manipulating artificial limbs or operating a space cap French in warning to Algeria FHOM OUR WIRE SERVICES PARIS President Charles de Gaulles government warnec sternly Tuesday that no coopera lion between France and Al geria will be possible unless the security of the remaining French population there is guaranteed The warning was delivered by Information Minister Alain Pey refitte after a threehour cabinet session devoted largely to the continuing crisis in Algeria The governments warning to the Algerians followed an earlier one after a cabinet meeting a the end of last week tha Fances 300000man army in Algeria would be ordered to in tervene if the continued politica Peyrefitte said the cabine was told that about 50000 out of a total of have fled from to France this year Algeria Mohammed s bitterest po litical enemy was held unde arrest by proBen Bell somewhere in eastern jeria jeopardizing moves reconcile the nations quarreling politicians Boudiafs arrest by guerrilla Wilaya Zone No 1 raised the threat of violent retaliation from their destination AH 50 states prohibit abortions Arizona and some others allow exceptions only if the life of the mother is endangered The Finkbines suit in which Good Samaritan Hospital joined contended an abortion was neces sary to preserve Mrs Finkbines health and save her life May develop robot arms for infants LONDON UPI Scientists plan to conduct a series of tests to determine whether robot arms are suitable for babies born arm less One of the artificial arms was displayed to doctors attending the scientific session of the British Medical Association in Belfast The robot arms originally were signed for adults but the recenl disclosure that the drug thali domide caused deformities among babies whose mothers took the drug during pregnancy has spurred scientists to seek new ways to aid the victims Mothers hopes must not raised too high a scientist warned But I feel there is a possibility that this new arm can be adapted for babies affected by thalidomide Further developments of ex ting artificial arms may prove to be more satisfactory in such cases but we shall pursue our research The scientist said it will be necessary to study some of these muscle potential in their arm and leg stumps he added Al tizen and without any authority leave before you It is the ossibility of creating an inter ational school as a new and dif erent kind of clearing house for rorld thinking and teaching and learning in the vast field of hu man relations Eisenhower said On the campus of such a col lege would be gathered an inter national faculty of scholars whose concern would be objective truth Candidate to racist n Nationwide bias shown by rides RINDGE NH female candidate for congress says the Reverse Freedom Rider move ment has shown there is just as much racial preju dice in the North as in the South Mrs Helen L Bliss a Democrat made her views known in a letter to George Singelmann of New Orleans Singelmann originated the movement Mrs Bliss is the mother of five children and as sistant administrator of the Quaker meeting school here She called on the federal government to step in to solve the appalling traffic in human misery By sending these unfortunate people North with false promises of jobs and housing she wrote you and your White Citizens Council are admit ting your inability to provide a decent life for all your citizens She added that Northern politicians do not know how to deal with the problem The reaction here in the North has failed to comprehend the real problem she said In the cries of Northern politicians to send these people back to the South they have shown that racial prejudice is a national problem The only solution is not bitter accusations on both sides but concerted federal action to guarantee first class citizenship in all parts of the United States she said giers PARTLY CLOUDY Iowa Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday with widely scattered thundershow ers likely Tuesday night and in east portion Wednesday Not so cool Tuesday night low 55 to 60 High Wednesday 75 to 80 Outlook for Mostly fair but with chance of thundershowers ex t r e m e southeast and continued below normal temperatures Minnesota Mostly fair through Wednesday with a few isolated thundershowers mostly north portion Wednesday Cooler central and north Tuesday night lows 4555 Highs Wed nesday 7482 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday On the inside EditorialsPage 4 Comics S Mason City News 67 Latest Markets7 Clear Lake News8 Sports 910 Society 1M2 Farm News 13 North Iowa News16 Want end to Senate communication talk WASHINGTON new effort to reach a compromise in the space communications fili buster collapsed Tuesday amid bitter Democratic debate and demands for a quick gag on further talk Sen Spessard Hol land DFla one of the few Southern members who has voted in the past to limit de bate told the Senate he hoped a closure petition would be of fered very shortly Democratic leaders said it would be filed later Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunset YEAR AGO 69 46 66 89 69 Iowa native federal judge WASHINGTON UP An Iowa native was nominated by Presi dent Kennedy Monday as US district judge for Southern Cali fornia He is Superior Court Judge E Avery Crary of Los Angeles a Republican born in Grundy Cen ter Nations traffic deaths to record high in halfyear CHICAGO nations traffic fatalities during the first half of this year rose to an all time high the National Safety Council reports and predicts that if the trend continues the 1962 toll may reach a record 40000 The council said Monday 18 120 persons were killed in traffic accidents of 1962 an increase of 1210 from the total of 16910 dur ing the same period a year ago This was a climb of 7 per cent compared with a rise in traffic of only 5 per cent SAME HIS FOOT Scimone 24 vere Mass is comforted by a nurse as he rests fol lowing an operation in which his severed left foot at purged of national and regional bias hatred and prejudices To procure such a faculty the United Nations General Assembly might want to call upon such or ganizations as yours for assist ance and nominations Thereby the college would be guarded against seizure by rigid doctri naires propagandists and prose lyters Such a world institution would be dedicated to the educa tion of young people particu larly in world history diplo m a c y poiitics international communication and teaching The search for truth Eisen hower said in his sole reference to the cold war would defeat those societies which insist up on regimentation and the closed society for their people As truth and understanding spread across the worldsecur ity reasons for secrecy will dis appear he said World en lightenment will speed the day when the burdens of armaments and the fear of others will be removed from the backs and hearts of men Then no slightest justification for the closed so ciety will exist Its pos sibly 2000 or 3000 say in a twoyear course could learn about the things that separate nations and tend to prevent them from living peacefully and se curely together Eisenhower said These subjects he said would include world history diplo macy politics international communication and teaching Eisenhower spoke to the meet ing not as a former President of the United States but as a for mer president of Columbia Uni versity and as head of the American peopletopeople pro gram His subject was educa tion for international under standing Psychiatric examination for Gayno SIGOURNEY Gil bert Smith 24 under indictment in the slaying of six members of his family was taken to State University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City for psychiatric exam ination Tuesday Smith left the Keokuk County jail in custody of Sheriff John Wallerich A psychiatric examination for Smith was ordered by District Judge L R Carson last Wed nesday after a county grand jury indicted him on six counts of murder The indictment accuses Smith of the rifleshotgun slayings of his uncle and aunt Mr and Mrs Andrew McBeth and three of their four children at their farm home near Martinsburg the night of May 26 and early the morning of May 27 He also is charged with killing his stepmother Mrs Juanita Smith whose body was recov ered June 12 from a shallow grave in the yard of the home in Hedrick that she once shared with Gayno Authorities said Mrs Smith was killed by a blow from a blunt instrument on or about last Oct 2 Cetebrezze begins as HEW secretary WASHINGTON UPI For mer Cleveland Mayor Anthony J Celebrezze was sworn in Tuesday as President Kennedys new secretary of health educa tion and welfare He said the job is a tremendous challenge and we accept that challenge Celcbrezze became the first replacement in cabinet since Kennedy took office PROF RESIGNS INDIANOLA W J Robert Walker head of the publicity department at Simpson College has resigned to take a ponilion as assistant professor of Jour Lafayette Ind ;