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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 14, 1955, Mason City, Iowa Nwtfc Imrat Doily Nwspopcr MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI MtWSFAPIft THAT MAKIS ALL N 0 ft T M IOWANS N I I G H I 0 t J HOME EDITION MM MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 14 WS Thto Serum Curbs to Be Revealed Monday Some 20 of New Lows in Force More Changes in July DBS MOINES may not be aware of it but already you are governed by more than 20 of the 332 acts passed by the 1955 Legislature Tax changes and ap propriations become effective July 1 and all other new laws July 4 If you belong to a private club you may drink your own liquor there and buy beer fKftn the club Although that has been the prac tice at private clubs for years it took an act of the Legislature to clarify and fullylegalize it An Iowa Toll Road Authority will be set up shortly It will proceed with the preliminaries but you probably will not be able to drive the turnpike for a couple of years probably more When this project does become a reality in Iowa you will have to help pay its cost by paying a toll if you use it but if your neighbor doesnt like the idea and declines to give the turnpike a tour it wont cost him anything Thorough Study Soon now a special committee will begin a thorough study of the states tax structure The mem bers will take a look at your prop erty tax assessments and equaliza tions between assessments they will consider the exemptions given come taxpayers the homesteac credits you get and the property tax exemptions allowed you if you are a war veteran tHe deductions you income tax return and the present system of state aids to local governmental bodies This committee was directed by your legislators to report with rec ommendations in bill form not la ter than 60 days prior to the Jan wary 1957 regular session of the Legislature If the committee re ports earlier than that the gover nor will be asked to call a specia session to deal with these matters The first steps in divorcement of Farm Bureau units from county agricultural extension offices will be taken at least by July 31 The director of extension at Iowa State College will call township elections in each county to choose members of county extension councils The councils will direct the ex tension work independent of the Farm Bureau units beginning nex Jan 1 If you live in a town or city you have just as much right to be a council member as i farmer The law set it up tha way because urban as well as rural property will be taxed to sup port the program Stitt Hospital From now on any criminal sex ual psychopath will be subject to commitment to a state mental hos pital for treatment This act was designed to give protection from lex deviates Hospital services may be ex panded for your benefit through federal aid If the hospital you go to is operated as a public or non profit institution it may be eligi ble for financial help from Wash ington This aid is available for diagnostic or treatment centers hospitals for the chronically ill anc impaired rehabilitation facilities and nursing homes Leaders in legislative and ad ministrative circles and civic or ganizations say youll get better legislation from now on Thats be cause a Legislative Researcl Council is being set up It will gather facts on proposed legisla tion and draft bills when directed to do so by five or more members of the Legislature Reorganization Stin Theres a prospect too tha tome governmental reorganization is in the offing That might resul in economies which would show up on your tax bill A specia committee will make a study and propose consolidations to the nex Legislature Farmers in county conservation districts now may organize sub districts and there may be a tax levy to provide funds to go will federal aid in improving farmland In the area Red Chiefs to Confer With Tito MOSCOW Soviet Commu nist party boss NiMta Krushchev and Premier Nikolai Bulganin will Yugoslav President Tito in Belgrade late this month the Russian government dis closed Saturday Their talks will precede the Big Four EastWest conference expected this sum mer The announcement carried by the Soviet government newspa per Izvestia came as a surprise to observers here and abroad In dependent Communist Yugosla via has been estranged from the Kremlin since 1948 although re lations haye bettered in recent months The State Department had no comment on the develop ment But sources in Washing ton and London said Yugoslavia had informed Britain and the United States of the impending visit and assured them it reflect ed no change in the Tito govern ments policy of good relations with the West Yugoslav Ambassador Dobro vije Videc dined Friday night with Charge DAffaires Wal ter Walmsiey It was assumed in Moscow diplomatic circles the ambassador informed the United States at that time of the meet ing The United States has fur nished Yugoslavia with millions of dollars in economic and mili tary aid since 1948 Tito also has joined in a mutual assistance pact with Greece and Turkey two members of the North At lantic Treaty Organization Woman Killed in Raleigh Parking Lot RALEIGH N C H An un suspecting woman shopper wa shot down Friday in a Raleigl parking lot and a 21yearold rep resentative of a publishing firm was charged with murdering her The suspect was described as a brilliant student who was grad uated from the University of Chi cago at the age of 18 and the son of professors at Harvard Univer sity Detective Capt Bob Goodwin aid Friday night Richard Kluck hohn Evanston has been charged with firing the pistol sho from a hotel rear window which tilled Miss Bernice Seawell 43 Kluckfiohn was arrested in Chap el Hill some 30 miles from here about three hours after the slay ing Goodwin said Kluckhohn told the arresting officer Policeman G R Creel that he fired the pisto through the window He failed t Goodwin added Goodwin described Kluckhohn an employe of the Row Peterson Publishing Evanston Dl a a gun fancier and a brilliant cp lege student A German Luger witi an 8inch barrel was found in Kluckhohns suitcase Goodwin said Observer Posts to Go on 24Hour Duty DES MOINES the basis of a report from C E Fowler state director of civil defense Gov Leo Hoegh announced Saturday that Iowa Ground Observer Corp posts and Filter Centers would g on 24hour duty beginning July 14 Fowler recently returned from an Air Defense Conference at Colo rado Springs The 24hour duty was describee as a move decided upon in connec tion with a nationwide air defens expansion program POSTPONED AGAIN LAS VEGAS Nev tfVThe 14th and last nuclear test scheduled fo Saturday was postponed by th Atomic Energy Commission be cause of unfavorable weather AWARD SIOUX CITY tf A Dislric Court viury Friday awarded to William Mannion of Sioux City In the death of his son Cal Tin 3 last Aug 4 SAME Soviets 7 Nations in Arms Pact Treaty Signed at Warsaw WARSAW Poland Soviet Jnion and seven East European allies Saturday established a uni ied military command to rival the forth Atlantic Treaty Organiza ion and made Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev the supreme commander The eight allies signed a 20year mutual security and friendship treaty and a protocol placing their military forces under a single com mand A summarized text of the agree of a threeday con erence read to report ers by Soviet spokesman after the signing ceremony They an nounced Konevs headquarters will e in Moscow He is deputy Soviet defense minister Chitft Deputy commanders will be the defense ministers or other military eaders of the participating nations Soviet Union Czechoslovak a Poland Ro mania Bulgaria and East Ger many West European diplomats be ieve the actual signing of the pact in Warsaw does not change the existing Soviets have jeen in overall command of the military among their satellites for some time But the pact gives the Russians a legal framework under which Soviet troops can remain in the satellite nations through individual treaties between the and each satellite country Politically the Eastern Communist nations iave been linked through the Com association dominated 3y the Soviet Union No Dteiiion Each of the deputies will com mand forces to be allotted by his nation to the unified command The precise nature of East Germanys contribution is to be decided later A preamble to the treaty de clared the eight nations decided to intensify their measures for de fense in face of West Germanys admission to the Western Alliance The treaty takes effect when the last participating nation has rati fied it One article declares that in case of an armed attack on any one or more of the participating states the other signatories will provide im mediately help including armed forces The treaty runs for 20 years and will remain in force for 10 years longer unless any participant re nounces it The treaty will automat ically be dissolved if any allEur ope collective security system is devised ExWapello County Sheriff Fined OTTUMWA UBEverett E Or man former Wapello County sher iff Friday was fined after pleading guilty of private use o public property District Judge Harold V Levis permitted Orman to plead to the lesser charge a misdemeanor aft er County Attorney Sam Erhardt had filed a charge of embezzle ment by a public official a felony Orman had been indicted for con cealing stolen property but it was dismissed Friday on a motion of Erhardt Frank Marsh Again to Head Protective Assn BURLINGTON Marsh Burlington was re elected as president of the Iowa State Trav elers Protective Assn at the con vention of the group here Satur day Also named were Thomas J Payne first vice presi dent Fred G Steffen Mason City second vice Phillip Wagner Dav enport third vice J B Zoeckler Davenport secretary 3 Bartenders Bound Over to Jury FORT DODGE tfl Three Fort Dodge bartenders charged with keeping liquor where beer is sold were bound over to the gram jury Friday Each was placed under bond They were Raj Swink of Andys Lounge Thomas W Millea of the Twelfth St Tavern and Carl Ilcinze of the Brass Hail AP Wlrephoto BIRTHDAY Eisenhower and her mother Mrs John Doud pose hap pily at the Presidents farm home at Gettysburg during Mrs Douds 77th birthday celebration The President reached the home Friday night to help in the doings Suspect in Slaying Hunted Rail Worker Murdered in Bunk Car Mississippi Man Victim IOWA Webb 30 of torinth a railroad worker on the Illinois Central railroad was shot and killed at Friday in a bunk car on a siding near the station Officers of Hardin and surround ng counties two highway patrol men and 12 National Guardsmen under the direction of Sheriff Paul Sodgson Eldora were scouring the countryside in an effort to find William Russell also a member of the gang who was missing when roll was called The two men were members of a Negro crew which has been work ing in this vicinity for several days on the Illinois Central Friday was say day and officers said Webb and Russell had been drinking icavily and had got into a quarrel Other members of the crew were questioned but officers could get Ittle information on the cause of le trouble nor did there appear to be anyone who would say he was a witness to the shooting The body was taken to a fu neral home and an effort was made to contact relatives of Webb MINERS DIE KINGWOOD tf Two Preston County mine employes plunged to their deaths Friday when the 10ton locomotive they were operating fell through a foot trestle 30 Three More Names on By The Associated Press Automobile accidents claimed three more lives in Iowa Friday and early Saturday The latest victims were Marvin Imlau about 22 Strawberry Point Robert Brown 9 son of Mrs Neil Brown Wa pello and Rueben Fistier 76 Clear Lake Imlau was killed early Satur day when his car rolled into a ditch on Highway 52 near Luxem burg in northwestern Dubuque County when he apparently lost control of the vehicle on a curve The Brown boy dashed in front of a car while he and several other children were crossing the road to attend a weekly Bible story hour Fistier died at a Mason City hospital of injuries he received in a cartruck collision on High way 18 last Monday Gen Summerall Dies at Hospital WASHINGTON UP Gen Charles P Summerall 88 former Army chief of staff Saturday died at Walter Reed Army Hospital He had been under treatment al Walter Reed since last August It was reported at the time of his admission to the hospital that he was suffering from leukemia He is survived by his son Charles P Summerall a re tired Army colonel His wife diet in 1948 The son and the sons wife were at the bedside when death came at News in Brief SEARCH STARTED ST LOUIS Civil Air Patrol Saturday began a search for an Air Force C45 missing on a flight from Minneapolis to Dexter Mo The CAP reported the twinengine sixpassenger plane was last heard from Friday night as it flew over Quincy on schedule MISHANDLING CHARGED CLEVELAND WVDemocratic National Chairman Paul M Butler Saturday accused the Eisenhower administration of mishandling the Salk polio vaccine situation Butler spoke of heartbreaking con fusion and said a thorough government inspection in the beginning could have avoided this REAL PROGRESS MUTTON GATE England who ust tht small railroad station of this Yorkshirt village finally got an answtr Fri day to thtir complaints that gas lamps lighting tht station platforms wtn too oldfa ihiontd Workman along to raplact tht gas lamps with oil 3 DIE IN BLAST EL PASO Tex men were killed here Friday when a supposedly dead target rocket screamed to life and an acetylene tank exploded Three men were seriously injured The dead were Pvt Wil liam J Harrison 22 Cambridge Pvt Myron A Baxter 22 Allentown and Pvt Gene K Martin 27 Marlin Tex Approve Plans for New Dorm Education Board Lauds Decision COUNCIL BLUFFS MVPrelim inary plans for a new dormitory addition at Iowa State Teachers College were approved at a State Board of Education meeting hen Friday ISTC was told to go ahead with final plans for an addition which will link Seerley and Baker Halls mens domitories and house 10 students Boost The board also Approved a increase in each category of rentals at Pamme Court housing area for marriec students at Iowa State College Approved an increase of 53 to in quarterly fees for graduati students at ISTC beginning in thi summer of 1956 Board members burst into ap plause when they received won that Gov Leo Hoegh had given interim appointments to Dwigh Rider Fort Dodge and V B Ham ilton Hampton Both are curren board members and the Senat had refused to confirm their re appointments Great Help Hamilton said he was please to accept the interim appointmen because of his interest in stat educational institutions for th great help they can give o u young He also said tin Board of Education must alway be free to express free to explore free to At Fort Dodge Rider said h appreciated the confidence shown in him by the governor and saic he would continue to follow ou the policy most beneficial to th Employes of Cutter All Confident BERKELEY Calif UP Dr Robert K Cutter Saturday staked the lives of his employes children on the integrity of his 58yearold laboratories production of Salk polio vaccine The 629 employes in the Cutter Laboratories here have shared this faith by having 465 of their children inoculated with the vaccine Lirgtit of Kind Cutter a medical doctor son of the founder of the firm one of the largest of its kind in the nation became president of the organiza tion in 1933 following the death of his father It is not strange that his em ployes share Dr Bobs faith in their own work This is not the first time they have taken advan tage of advances made in science pplied at the Cutter Laboratories t is company policy always to ive employes first chance on such ains Although the Salk polio vaccine roduced by them here has been vithdrawn from public use for double testing Dr Bob remains ockfast in the belief that the ulti mate determination will show that here has been no carelessness or incompetence on the part of his polio vaccine production team Calltd Whitewash found early in this he said that whatever we might say in our defense was being taken as whitewash We decided not to get into a tistaint We know that the men and wo men in our polio department are Secretary Dulles to Make Report to Nation on Monday WASHINGTON WVSecretary o State Dulles will make a television report to the Nation Monday nigh on the recent NATO meeting in Paris the signing of the Austrian treaty and the proposed Big Fou meeting The White House made the an nouncement Saturday It said the telecast with delayed radio broad casts will be made from Presiden Eisenhowers office with severa cabinet and other administration leaders present The broadcast is set for 5 to p m CST Dulles was in Vienna Saturday for Sundays signing of the Aus trian independence treaty 59 Age Group in Priority Some Vaccine Is Released From Our Wlrt WASHINGTON The govern ments longawaited voluntary con trol plan for the distribution of Salk polio vaccine will be made public Monday the White announced Saturday The disclosure came after fed eral experts predicted rapid clear ance of millions of Salk shots now that one million doses of Parke Davis vaccine have been released for immediate inoculations The White House said Oveta Gulp Hobby secretary of health education and welfare will submit the proposed vaccine controls and priorities to President Eisenhower Monday morning It said the program will be made public almost immediately after ward It is expected to say that top priority on shots should be given to children 5 through 9 years old That is the age group most susceptible to polio Priority Expected Mrs Hobbys report also is ex pected to outline a system in which will be allocated to states on the basis of the num ber of children in the top priority age group the number of shots needed for the program of the Na exceptionally wellqualified folks of exceptional integrity They have vaccine that passed all and our own TheT and their children have been vaccin ated with this Rundown on Serum Supply WASHINGTON is a rundown on the Salk polio vaccine supply now and the anticipated vaccinated so outlook Children Number of unused doses cleared Number of unused doses await ing clearance after Doses needed to fulfill Surgeon1 General Leonard A Scheeles hope that children can receive two shots before summer polio peak If Scheeles hope is realized it means that more than doses of vaccine will have to be made available and approved by the government in the next three months or so tional Foundation for Infantile Paralysis and vaccine required for state and locally financed inocu lations Accompanying Hobby when she reports to the President will be Dr Leonard A Scheele U S Sur geon General Dr Chester S Keef er chairman of the Presidents po lio committee which drafted the control proposals and two as sistant secretaries Scheele said earlier he expects the nations whole vaccination pro gram to get back on the track in a short time An estimated 5 million children already have received the first of a projected threeshot series Some to Alaska States which received Parke Davis serum included New Hamp shire Vermont Rhode Island Connecticut Virginia Michigan Il linois Wisconsin Minnesota Iowa Utah Colorado Arizona Oregon Washington California New Mex ico Some also went to Alaska Michigan and Utah had continued their inoculation programs even after the nationwide suspension As of Friday the Health Service said it had confirmed 67 postinoc ulation cases of among children who received vaccine made by Cutter Laboratories of Berkeley Calif Iowa Falls Host to 200 Rotarians From North Iowa IOWA 200 Rotar ians from North Iowa are expected to attend the spring meeting of the 191st Rotary district here Sunday The first session will open at at the Elks club rooms Dis trict Governor Joe Clay of Cedar Falls will be in charge of the meeting Dinner will be Marks Catholic served church in St dining room Entertainment will be pro vided for the wives who accompany their husbands Delegates include the president secretary program chairman of each club in the district Billy Graham Opens Crusade in England LONDON of people filed into huge Wembley Stadium Saturday hours before Billy Gra ham was to preach the first sermon of his London crusade Several hun dred early arrivals came in buses from towns in Wales and York shire An official said more than tickets had been requested for the meeting and arrangements had been made to accommodate 000 Twentyfive special trains each bringing between 600 and persons were due in London for the opening of the crusade The government release of re checked Salk polio vaccine will have very little effect on Iowas in oculation program Iowa State Health officials say Dr Ralph H Heeren director of the depart ments Bureau of Preventable Dis eases said Friday virtually aE of the vaccine consigned to Iowa had been used up in the first shots Unemployment Drops to 2nd Lowest Level WASHINGTON ment declined during the last week of April to the second lowest level for any week since midDecember 1953 the Labor Department re ported Saturday The department said the numbefl of persons receiving unemploy ment compensation for the week ended April 30 declined by to and was widespread with 45 states reporting reductions About The Weather Mason City Clear mild lowi Clear warm Minntsota Continued fair Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Satur day Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum WARM ;