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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 25, 1955, Mason City, Iowa Doily Newspaper MASON GITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NlWIfAflK THAT MAKIS ALL N 0 T H IOWANS NflGHIOftS HOME EDITION VOL LXI AMMUM Praw fntt full Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 15 IfSS Thli Ptvtr Two Me 141 Scathing Attack Hits Ag Department Lung From Dog Used In Heart Surgery on Boy MINNEAPOLIS Arkan sas boys blood Was pumped for 15 crucial minutes during a heart operation through a lung which had been removed from a dog and inflated to about the sue of football Some details of the dramatic operation on Calvin Richmond 33 Pine Bluff were re vealed Thursday night by doc tors at University of Minnesota Hospitals The boy was reported in satis factory condition after three holes were closed in bis heart chamber Wednesday A short time before the three hour operation the dogs lung was removed and suspended in a plastic cylinder six feet from the patient When actual repair work on the heart began the boys blood flow was diverted by a mechanical pump through plastic tubes into the dogs lungs The isolated sterile lung was ventilated with 100 per cent oxy gen to purify the blood A second pump then carried the blood back into the boys system first passing the blood through heated water to warm it By diverting the flow of blood from the heart surgeons were able to work on a dry field in BROWN CAMPBELL closing the three holes One of the openings between the heart chamber was about the size of a nickel The other two were some what smaller Young Calvin had been a heart cripple since he was in jured in a truck accident last year The operative technique had been explained to the boys mother and she gave her ap proval Calvin had been given a year to live by University of Arkansas doctors unless the holes could be closed Dr Gilbert S Campbell 31 spoke Thursday night for the surgical team which worked for several months on experiments leading to use of the lung of an animal Working with him on more than 100 experimental operations performed in using the lung of one animal while operating on another were Dr E B Brown Jr and Dr Norman Crisp both of the University of Minnesota Surgery on the Richmond boy was performed by a medical team headed by Dr C Walton Lillehei and Dr Richard L Var co Britain Denounces Actions by Gromyko ANDREI GROMYKO Legislature Hears Report on Uranium DES MOINES urani um in Southeast Iowa but whether it will pay anybody to try to mine it is open to question an Ottumwa mining engineer says F B Baca who said he has fol lowed mining and geology for many years told an open hearing of the House and Senate Mines and Mining Committees Thursday how he found uranium in shale and petrified wood deposits with in 60 miles of Study Action The committees were attempting to determine whether any legisla tion dealing with uranium should be passed at this session Meanwhile two Marion County farmers Clarence King and James Roland who live about a mile apart south of KnoxviUe took calm ly the news that uraniumbearing rocks had been found on their farms King fed the cows as usual Thursday night Roland said Red Delegate Leaked Data on Arms Talks Soviet Plan Was on Secret List LONDON angrily ac cused Soviet Deputy Foreign Min ister Andrei Gromyko Friday of a gross breach of secrecy rules governing the fivepower disarma ment conference in session here Delegates from the United States and France agreed with Britains charge The Foreign Office in an un usually strong statement c o n demned Gromyko for leaking de tails of the conference to a Tass correspondent in London before leaving Thursday for Stockholm and Moscow Tass is the Russian news agency A spokesman said repeated So viet leaks from the conference show clearly that Russia is all out for propaganda and not for talks which might make To Ttll Story In due course the proceedings of the disarmament nations sub committee will be the spokesman said Moscow Radio carried a Tass in terview with Gromyko early Fri day in which he disclosed details of a Soviet plan supposedly aimed at bringing about world disarma ment in both nuclear and conven tional weapons The Soviet deputy foreign min ister who until Thursday was chief Soviet delegate at the talks ac cused the West of attempting to pursue as before an armaments race and block nuclear disarma ment Russia is meeting with the United States Britain France and Canada in a renewed session of the Disarmament Commis ion Subcommittee The talks were arranged last October at the Im not going to get State geologists who reported the find on the Marion County farms discovered by Alvin J Feulner of Iowa City in there are little possibilities of commercial mining because the rock bed is too shallow Two Baca told the Senate group it would take extensive tests to find out whether there is any commer cial quantity of uranium in Iowa He suggested 1 That some facilities be set up by the state to make further checks where Geiger counter or scintillometcr tests indicate consid erable radioactivity in the earth 2 That either Iowa State College or the State University of Iowa be equipped to analyze ore samples to determine how much uranium they contain John Davis Demo Candidate in 24 Dies at Age 81 CHARLESTON W D a v i s Democratic presidential candidate in 1924 died Thursday in St Francis Xavicr Hospital here He was 81 He entered the hospital March 13 with his third pneumonia attack of the winter Davis nationally known consti tutional lawyer rallied two days and physicians thought he was on the way lo recovery A relapse Wednesday indicated to them that to had little likelihood of recov ery General Assembly It was agreed that talks should be kept strictly secret in the hope more progress could be achieved that way Entered Protest The Foreign Office said the Western delegations protested al Thuroday afternoons conference session against the Russian leaks The protest was directed mainly at a lengthy article in Pravda on the course of the talks It appeared in the Thursday edition of the Com munist Party newspaper and gave rise to some expressions of cau tious optimism in the West that progress was being achieved Fridays was the second protest lodged with the Russians The West complained the day after the con ference opened on Feb 25 about accounts of the session which were broadcast by Moscow Radio and carried in the Communist London Daily Worker New Drunk Test Proves to Be BIG LETDOWN ALBUQUERQUE have for fitting drunkenness Thty to show it off Thursday before meeting of city department But no could be found to take the few drinks necessary to demonstrate the machine So police were quickly dispatched to Albuquerques skid row to round up one of the jails regular A man was found and brought in The test was run He was sober Advocate Changes in Tax Laws for State DES MOINES ftThe right to pay state income taxes in Install ments would be repealed and numerous other changes would be made in the Iowa tax laws if the Legislature adopts a report of a joint Senate House subcommitteemade public Friday The joint committee said that its proposals would increase state revenue by about five million dollars a year and improve the effi ciency of the tax commission It said a minimum of to lowans who are required to file state returns have not been doing so Sen Vest RSac chairman of the subcommittee said the in vestigation was a friendly one designed to determine whether any additional legislation was to give the commission the tools it needs to carry out its job The subcommittee report which goes to the Senate Ways and Means Committee and the House Tax Revision Committee made these other recommendations 1 That a penalty in addition to interest be provided for a taxpay er who files a return showing in come tax due but does pay the tax by the end of the filing period 2 to 3 Years 2 That the period daring which the statemay audit income tax returns can collect deficiency tax es be increased from 2 to 3 years 3 That employes of the Tax Commission discontinue preparing returns for individuals 4 That federal definitions of in come deductions and related items DC used to coordinate the Iowa ncome tax more closely with the federal income tax A bill to ac About complish this now is pending in The Weather Mason City Slightly warmer Iowa Cloudy colder Mrnnetota Continued cold FiveOay Iowa Temperatures will average 1015 degrees below normal Normal high 48 north to 55 south Normal low 26 north to 31 south Continued cold until warming trend beginning Sunday or Monday Colder Tuesday or Wednesday Precipitation will average less than inch oc curring as light snow about Tues day Globe Gazette LOSES AGAIN DUNKERTON ffl Dunkerton voters for the fourth time defeat ed a proposed school bond issue in a special election Thursday The vote of 282221 lacked 4 per cent of the required 60 per cent for ap proval the House 5 That each lowan who has enough income to make filing of a return necessary be required to pay at least a year Retirement Law 6 That exceptions to the manda tory retirement law be repealed and overage employes of the com mission be replaced with younger persons to permit the work of the commission to be carried forward more 7 That a person acquiring prop erty by gift or inheritance but sub ject to a life estate of another per son be required to pay the in heritance tax at the date of the gift or probate of the will instead of holding the tax in abeyance un til the death of the life tenant 8 That the Iowa estate tax rate be amended to insure that the full 80 per cent credit allowed by the federal estate tax act will be fully collected by the state SAM I DATElfMHS i weather data to 8 Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 Snow YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Charles City an Gets Board Appointment DES MOINES UP The Iowa Senate Friday confirmed the ap pointments of two men to the Iowa Real Estate Board The appoint ments made by Gov Leo A Hocgh included Elton Sanders harles City and Hal H Lang Sioux City a reappointee NEW WALKOUT DES MOINES UP Ninety members of the CIO Textile Work ers of America went on strike against Capital City Woolen Mills Thursday in a contract dispute Senate Votes 10 Pay Hike for II Million Ikes Proposal Defeated 5241 WASHINGTON tjfi The Senate Friday overrode administration ob jections and passed bills to raise the pay of IVi million federal em ployes by 10 per cent By a 7221 vote it passed first a bill to give the raise to 000 postal workers This came aft er sharp debate in which Repub lican Leader Knowland CaliL pre dicted President Eisenhower would veto it Then byvoice vote the Senate quickly passed another bill to raise the pay of one million classi fied Civil Service workers by 10 per cent also Head for House Both measures now go to the House There was a major scrap over the postal pay bill which the ad ministration has opposed Admin istration backers sought to substi tute a raise of per cent This was beaten 5241 The 10 per cent raise measure now goes to the House where the administration also suffered a re buff last Monday At that time the House overwhelmingly rejected a rule which would have meant ac cepting the administrations per cent pay hike bill on a take itorleaveit basis Many Senate Republicans finally voted for the 10 per cent boost explaining they did so reluctantly only after the administration pro posal had been killed More for Some Democrats declared they were tired of attempted dictation from the Executive Branch and insisted the Senate should pass what it believed to be right The bill passed by the Senate would give each employe at least a 10 per cent increase in pay but would mean more for those re ceiving less than a year since it has a floor Republican Leader Knowland predicted President Ei senhower would not sign it AP WIrephoto WELL BLOWS nearlycompleted Texas Co well blew out Friday spewing flames and smoke hijrh in the air south of New Orleans Two men were burned and the derrick was destroyed AP Wirephoto LOCKED IN buck deer their hides wet and torn from combat stand helpless after a charge locked their antlers together A guard at the Ravenna Ohio arsenal sawed off part of an antler to free them Some 700 deer roam the acres inside the arsenal grounds SPECIAL STUDY OKD Three Money Bills Killed in House DES MOINES revenueproducing bills were killed by the House Tax Revision Committee Thursday Chairman Edward Oppedahl RRenwick said the members did not rule out the possibility of their revival Oppedahl said all three bills will be turned over to a special tax study committee proposed in a bill before the Legislature Such a would report to a spe cial session The committee axed bills to Provide for payment of use and sales tax on equipment not readi jly obtainable in Iowa payment of the same tax on electricity and materials used in its production Require payment of use tax on equipment used in interstate com merce Accused of Using Politics House Group in Report WASHINGTON OB The Houst Appropriations Committee Friday accused the Agriculture Depart ment of allowing political consid erations to darken the future of American farmers It blistered the departments management in a report recom mending in cash and 388 million dollars in lending au thority to finance the agency for the next fiscal jv r This was a net cut of only from bud get requests The report by the committee bristled with criticism of Secretary Benson and others about Bear Brunt The Commodity Credit Corp and its parent organization the Com modity Stabilization Service bore the brunt of the committees wrath Benson is chairman of the Board of Directors of the CCC which handles the governments farm price support program Noting a steady drop in farm in come and a steady rise in farm costs in recent years the commit tee said the outlook is for still further declines in net farm in come in Since 1945 it said the farmers share of the consumers food dol lar has dropped from 54 to 43 per cent and prospects are this trend will In the South particularly it added the situation is deplor able because of government cur Dysart Coach Perishes in Car Accident TAMA OBClark Werntz 34 bas ketball and baseball coach at Dy sart Consolidated School was in jured fatally Thursday evening in sale a twocar collision Five persons including Werntz Allow taxation of some tangible property brought into Iowa al though not originally purchased for wife were injured in the accident at Gladstone four miles here on Highway 30 Mrs Werntz mother of the cou ples three sons was injured se riously She was taken to a Mar shalltown hospital east of use in Iowa alone might produce Three other Dysart school teachfarmers and mechanics ers riding in the Werntz car were reported in fair condition at the hospital They are Mark Pogge miller about 25 an eighth grade teacher and Mr and Mrs Robert Savereide He is a high school sci ence teacher The five persons were going to a teachers meeting at Toledo Iowa Barnard A Baldwin 24 Paton alone in the other car was taken to a Tama hotel room Werntz who also taught indus tial arts came to Dysart last fall from University High at Iowa City He was basketball coach there last vear while studying for a Masters Degree at the State University of Iowa Million It was estimated a tax on equip ment bought outside the state for million annually The same committee killed a bill that would have increased from to the tax exemption on machinery and tools used by The House Motor Vehicles Com tailment of cotton acreage More than farm families in the South have been put off their farms with no homes and limited employment the committee said and farm families with gross income of or less annually will suffer further losses of S100 or more this year The committee accused the CCC of having largely overlooked its responsibility to protect the gov ernments investment in food sur pluses Not Offered The CCC has invested more than seven billion dollars to support farm prices the committee said but up to February of this year nearly worth of com modities had never been offered for sale abroad at competitive prices There is reason to believe that such products could be sold in world markets through normal channels if an effort were made o do so on a competitive the committee commented The committee directed the CCC to get a sales manager at once and to develop a program under Oldest Manuscript in World Gets New Home in Library of Congress WASHINGTON mittee recommended passage of a which surplus commodities will be bill that would allow ham radio operators to clamp over the face of their regular car license plate a plate with station call signs It also approved a bill that would require the public safety commis sioner to get information on truck registrations and payments of the compensation tax Truck Revenue Rep William Mooty RGrundy sold for the best price the govern ment can get It also directed the CCC to re duce its storage costs at least 20 per cent during the coming year eventually holding only one years security reserve The surpluses held by the CCC were acquired under price support laws adopted by Congress Benson has contend ed that past price support laws Center said the bill was prompted were unrealistic and encouraged by the inability of another House committee to get pertinent infor mation on truck revenue surplus production Political Reasons Evidently with the Department a branch of the day found a new resting place in the Library of Congress The volume for merly had been possessed for 50 generations by the Malek Yonan amily now of Washington For the first time in its ancient listory the manuscript was cov red by i n s u r a n c worth for IVi it was taken from a bank vault here and moved to the library The bulky black leatherbound slum districts NonAtom Charge Is Detonated LAS VEGAS Ncv tfuA non atomic charge was exploded Fri day high over Yucca Flat possibly to test the ability of TNT to break up the mushroom cloud of an Abomb volume contains 227 doeskin pagcsj The blast which replaced an on which are handwritten in Araatomic test postponed Thursday maic the stories of the New Tostalnight was made in a sky criss The Cities and Towns CommittecjOf Agriculture of the lower body killed bills thatJExecutive Department political would have allowed parking other considerations predomi funds to be used to subsidize to the point of preventing ac systems and permitted cities toltion set up separate boards to operate Proper actions by the corpora memorial auditoriums jtion are made subservient The committee approved a of other considerations many ure that would allow cities to levyof which arc unsound These taxes and enter agreements with actions by the secretary of agri culture and others about him ap pear to be part of a plan to use CCC costs and losses to support their determined efforts to change the price support The Committee said its investi gators found numerous examples of administrative deficiencies ex cessive operating costs lack personnel training and supervi sion and inadequate sales poli cies as well as questionable practices in the Commodity Sta bilization Service Evidence was II said indicating that operating negligence and admin istrative irresponsibility reuiltinc mcnt It is exported to sorve ascrossed with a crazy patchwork ofjin the widespread grain scundaU in invaluable primary source lo white smoke trails and smoke puffs revealed Bible scholars ilaid by many planes tare still in few ago ;