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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 11, 1955, Mason City, Iowa HOME EDITION MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI N I W S P A f C ft THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIGHIORS VOL LXI Prcu United Full Leaw Stvu Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 11 This Paper Consists ot Two Ow in Wind Dust Storms Rock Parts of U S Protest Youngs Censure Prayer Time With Elthon DES MOINES in the Legislature over the lobbying ac tivities of Harold Young Iowa temperance leader resulted in a prayer session Friday in the of fice of Lt Gov Leo Elthon Those who took part besides El thon included Young and the Rev Sam Morris of San Antonio Tex who Thursday night accused the Senate of rushing through smear censure of Young After Morris and the Iowa tem perance head went into the lieu tenant governors office they were joined by Sen Henry E Heideman RRockweli Heideman is the senator who criticized Young because of the latters claim that two members of the Senate Sifting Committee were entertained by lobbyists at a drinking party in a private Des Moines club Huddled in Prayer Through the frosted doors of the lieutenant governors office report ers saw the group huddled in pray er Morris a Baptist minister and temperance lecturer told news men later that he the prayer and sought Divine guidance for the Senate the House and state government officials Morris said the conference was harmonious but that there were no apologies He said he thought there had been mistakes on both sides Elthon however told newsmen he did not agree with Morris on that point I do not feel the Senate has made any Elthon said The lieutenant gover nor also said he told Morris that the Senate Sifting Committee is decidedly a dry Morris described Elthon as a good Christian gentleman and Elthon said he thought Morris was working in a good Office Work Young who had been asked not to visit the Senate chamber any more said he plans to resume do ing so as soon as be can catch up with work in his office Before Morris made his speech to a radio television audience Thursday night the Senate Judi ciary Committee No 1 recom mended passage of a bill to re quire lobbyists to register in both houses of the Legislature Morris added It is ridiculous beyond words to talk about anybody Harold Young or anyone else discrediting the dignity of the Senate if they are not members of that The senators have power and au thority over their own members but they have no power or author ity over Mr Young who is not even registered with the Senate as a One of the beer bills approved by the Senate Judiciary Commit tee would impose a fine against any television station which carries advertising showing any person drinking beer or lifting a glass or bottle to suggest the act of drinking Two Days Later The measure requiring lobbyists to register both with the secretary of the Senate and the chief clerk of the House was brought out to the calendar two days after the Senate had voted censure of Young The bill defines a lobbyist as any person who frequents the lobbies of the General Assembly to transact business with legisla tors nnd specifically any such per son not a member of the General Assembly nor a officer or employe who strives to influence the proceedings of the General As sembly by personal It would require each lobbyist to file every two weeks during the session a detailed statement of ex penses showing to whom money was paid and for what purpose AP Wirephoto SOUVENIR FOR ADM BYRD Amory Waite Long Branch N a Signal Corps observer who took part in the recent Antarctic expedition has a momento for Adm Richard Byrd Waite holds a piece of a wind generator Byrd mounted 21 years ago at the Little America Base The vanes and a portion of a 70foot tower left are all that remain of the base To Study the Farms Russ Want Permits for Iowa Journey MOSCOW WVThe Soviet government said Friday it would like to ollow through on that idea of sending Russian farmers to learn how owans grow such tall corn and so many vice versa A Foreign Ministry note handed to Ambassador Charles E Bohlen said Soviet agricultural organs are ready to receive in the Discoverer of Penicillin Dies LONDON WtSir Alexander Fleming 73 the Scotch scientist who discovered penicillin died un expectedly of heart disease at his home Friday He always ascribed the discovery which made him famous to pure His finding of the drug which has played a vital part in mans battle against infectious disease brought him worldwide fame including the 1945 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine The prize was shared with two coworkers Sir Alexander first produced penicillin in 1928 He did not devote his entire attention to it until World War II heightened the demand for anti bacterial remedies He was doing research at St Marvs Hospital in London when he noticed mold spores apparently dissolving bacteria and killing it This was the way he described the find It was pure luck that a culture plate of staphy lococci a bacterial form got contaminated with some mold spores and it did something to the staphylococcci which was very unusual There are thousands of molds but this happened to be the right one I might have been in a bad temper and missed He named his new discovery penicillin after identifying it as belonging to the penicillin family of fungi It proved effective in combatting cocci which cause blood poisoning and many other infec tions including strep throat and those follow ing operations and childbirth Penicillin was an effective remedy against gon orrhea but not against tuberculosis influenza and other of mans foes Sir Alexander was a frequent visitor to the United States He was in the United States in 1953 on a wedding trip with 40yearold Dr Amalia Coutsouris a Greek war heroine and scientist ALEXANDER FLEMING Stamp Firms in House Fight an American delegation and also to send a So iet agricultural delegation to the The Soviet government would ike to know how the United States iovernment feels about the ques ion of exchanging agricultural the note concluded There was no immediate re sponse from Washington President lisenhower said recently he fa ored the idea of the exchange but there were many com lications immigration laws ar Communists from the country unless the secretary of state de ides their trip is in the national interest Give Approval Violation of the act would classified as a misdemeanor be FAN STRICKEN IOWA CITY Dan Duncan Cory 46 Marion was fatally stricken with a heart attack fol lowing a high schoo substate has kctbnll game at the Ficldhousc Thursday night In Washington Iowas rep esentatives said it is all right with hem if Russian farmers are in ited and come to Iowa to see how orn and hogs are produced All igbt of Iowas Republican mem iers of the House expressed ap roval Rep Fred Schwcngcl 1st Dis rict would like to accompany the Russians about his territory He oted that his district includes tiree top hogproducing Vashington Cedar and Johnson Rep James Dollivcr said he saw 10 reason why the Russians should lot be permitted to go to lawa A cautionary word came from Rep Henry 0 Tallc He said hed vant some kind of screening to make sure we are getting people vho have open But Rep cn F Jensen said he didnt care articularly radical the visit ing Russians might be See Advantages Let them sec how we do things in Iowa and I am confident that it will do more than any other proj ect to make them realize the ad vantages of our way of he continued Rep Karl LcComptc expressed similar views It couldnt do any harm to have the visitors from Russia said Rep Charles B Hoevcn who is a mom bcr of the House agricultural com mittee Rep Paul Cunningham wouldnt want the delegation to include any Russian officials he snid And Rep II R Gross gave tho plan his approval with tho addition that Im afraid it wont mean a 2 Mason City Men Charged in Breakins Charges of breaking and enter ing were lodged Friday against two Mason Cityans by Sheriff Jerry Allen in connection with two Wed nesday breakins at Rock Falls Arraigned in police court here Donald D Head 29 220 7th N and Ernest J Pence 36 604 Massa chusetts were bound over to the April term of the grand jury Bonds of each were not fur nished Close teamwork by the local po lice and the sheriffs office was re sponsible for the clearing of the breakins at the Rock Falls school house and taverns Officers from the two departments arrested Head at his residence early Thursday They said most of the loot includ ing beer cigarets razor blades and ham and eggs were recovered from the house Pence had been arrested Wed nesday afternoon by police for driving while his license was un der suspension He was bound to the grand jury Thursday on that charge Articles taken from the breakins were foundin his posses sion officers said Questioning by the police and deputy sheriffs produced a signed statement from Head admitting the breakins His statement impli cated Pence Accidents in 2State Area Fatal to 5 Minister Among List of Victims By The Associated Press Five lowans have died as a re sult of auto accidents in Iowa and Missouri in the last 24 hours The latest victim was Lester Fin 62 killed early Friday when lit by a truck at a street intersec ion in Davenport The Rev Wilmer Leeds 35 pas or of the Mitchelville Christian Church died Thursday whena car 3n which he was working fell on him The accident happened in the garage of the Leeds home about 1 Mrs Leeds discovered the lody when she went to call her lusband for lunch Coroner Walter D Anderson said death probably was caused by a broken back or broken neck Other victims Dorothy Lee Harp 32 Fort Dodge who was killed Thursday evening when the car in which she was riding failed to make a curve about nine miles south of Rockwell City and overturned Pvt Roger Cross 19 Clinton Iowa a soldier at Ft Leonard Wood was killed when his car col lided with a cartransport truck near Lebanon Mo Charles Miner about 65 Adair County farmer died at a Green field hospital of complications re sulting from injuries received in an auto accident near Stuart on Feb 26 Mrs Miner was killed in the collision of the Miner car and a semitrailer truck Missing in Breakin at Night Burglars stole in a late Thursday or early Friday brcakin it the Grant Battery 213 1st Mason City police reported Officers said entrance had been made by forcing a rear door For y dollars in bills and coins were akon from an unlocked safe and from a desk drawer Two other desks also had been rifled An officer discovered the break n shortly after 1 Friday GETS LAST LAUGH CHICAGO anonymous citizen has sent a crisp bill to the Internal Revenue Bureau here with a note tha says Some body made a mistake but Im sat Huge License Fee Opposed in Arguments Say Profits Small at Every Store DES MOINES UP Trading stamp companies fighting a bil that would ban them in Iowa Fri day continued their case before an open hearing in the House Motor Vehicles Commerce and Tradi Committee Debate centered around a bil that has already passed the Senate 3313 It would impose prohibitive license fees from on every place dispensing t r a d e stamps Rep W H Tate RMason City has filed an amendment to the bill proposing a 10 per cent tax on trading stamp company re ceipts instead of the fee system Big Step The House committee can either kill the bill or send it to the floor with a recommendation for pas sage a big step toward it becom ing eventual law Frederic Miller Des Moines at orney representing Sperry and Hutchinson admitted a deluge of telegrams sent Senate members sroduced disappointing WASHINGTON wPolitical squabbling over the state of the First However he challenged a state Ladys health pointed up Friday that many Republicans want b dent Eisenhower to run in 1956 while some Democrats may hope he neUe fetaler 90 to 100000 t I wires were sent Republicans attacked and Democrats defended the latest said his Paid for ment Thursday by Democratic National Chairman Paul M at a on an issue that exploded in about o stamp companies financing wires was presented at the hearing Miller said in 1953 the establishments handling Sperry and Hutchinson stamps netted an average of S45 profit for the com SHES DEAD Miroslava Ster nova 27 Czech movie actress and girlfriend of wealthy Mexi can sportman Jorge Pasquel who was killed Monday in a plane crash took her own life Friday She swallowed an over dose of sleeping pills in her Mex ico City apartment HES ALIVE Michael Hart grove 3 months old breathes through a silver tube in his to an emergency opening cut by a Madison general practitioner who never had performed a tracheotomy be fore The boy who suffered a respiratory ailment is shown with Nurse Jane Sparks GOP Camp Criticizes Butler on State of Mamies Health gress with GOP cries of smear and Butler said there had been pub lished reports hower has not Mrs Eisen been in robust health that her strength has been taxed by her official duties and that her mother does not want her to live in the White House for an other four Butler said that if these reports are true I would think they would exert some influence on her bus band when he decides whether he will seek a second term Sen Bridges RNH said But lers statement shows clearly that Mr Butler and his party dont want the President to be a candi date because they think he will win and the wish is father to the thought he wont Eisenhower himself went to Wal ter Reed Army Hospital to begin a new series of treatments for bur sitis in his right shoulder pany This Profit bill would charge us to make he said The former Iowa Supreme Court jus Mrs Eisenhowers doctor said tice also warned such legislation Friday she has a slight heartjwould be condition but that her health is and I W Myers Des Moines spokes always has been man for retail groups favoring the measure said if this bill is un constitutional why spend all this money to block it in the Legisla jture Myers told the House group it jtakes a 3 per cent markup on to pay for trading Utamps and invited housewives present in the room to make the market basket He said a basket of staple food items in a store not dispensing cost in a store giv ing stamps Floods Swollen by Rain Five Dead Are Counted rom Our Wire Services A tornado other winds of hup force and thunderstorms uffeted the Ohio Valley area and Pennsylvania Friday and rains fell along the flooding Ohio River as ts crest neared Louisville Five dead were counted In the storms Lightning touched off a fire at Jnion City and the city po ke chief said damage might reacii one million dollars Far to the west droughtparched soil was kicking into the air under he lashing of March winds across arm areas bringing further dam age to some regions already suffer ng wind erosion A building collapsed under the winds at BrookviUe killing Orin Ramsey 37 a workman At Allegheny County Airport in Penn sylvania weather men reported winds up to 92 miles an hour in gusts Floods Take Toll A Madison high school teacher Mrs Evelyn Feebach 44 drowned in floodwaters Ben ton Myers 35 drowned after fall ing from a boat while residents around Greenup were moving out because of the flood and two men died in floodwaters around Cincinnati At Connersville about 40 miles from the Ohio River a tor nado tore the roof from the Rex Manufacturing Co plant a divi sion of the Philco Corp It over turned railroad box cars Other ivinds felled trees in parts of In diana Winds of 58 miles an hour hit Cincinnati where the Ohio River flood crest passed only 24 hours earlier Sandbag Walls At Louisville City Engineer W W Sanders said sandbag walls could be raised in an industrial area along River Road against the floodwaters if the water went be vond its predicted crest A weather man said it would take an inch or more of rain however to delay he natural fall of the flood crest The winds in Pennsylvania knocked down an ore bridge at the Homestead Works of U S Steel Corp and felled the broad casting towers of WENSTV at Pittsburgh and WLOA at North Braddock Three persons were injured when a chimney collapsed and wide areas of Pittsburgh were blacked out as the winds blew down power lines and lightning burned out transformers Tornado Warning A tornado was issued in Ohio as savage hail storms covered most of the states mid section hitting Columbus to the accompaniment of winds clocked at 69 miles per hour In the east ern Ohio town of New Comers town 25 roofs were ripped off or damaged Elsewhere in the nation choco lategrey dust clouds settled over an eightstate Southwest area but a new dust storm cut visibility to zero at Lamar Colo The Colorado Department of Ag riculture officials estimated half the states three million acres of winter wheat has been ripped out The winds also lashed at topsoil in Oklahoma Texas Nebraska and Kansas but there was no estimate There arent any mysteries damage to crops in the dry he said Someone has jto He said virtually every legislature in the country has tried ito block he growing trading stamp business PLANNING A PARTY DENVER on rear of floristss delivery truck Drive the next load of flow ers may be for HONEYMOON COMING Force William McMichaels and wife N finally will po on their honeymoon after 19 years of marriapc McMichaols pot a bonus for reenlistinp and theyre poinp to use part of that money for a trip to trip they couldnt afford when they first married SAME HRUck flaf meant traffic fall 21 bunril areas About The Weather Mason City Showers cool Iowa Continued mild Minnesota Rain colder Five Day Iowa Saturday through Wednesday will average 47 degrees above normal Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum 58 Minimum 28 At 8 32 Precip Tr YEAR AGO Maximum 33 Minimum 31 ;