Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 24

About Mason City Globe Gazette

  • Publication Name: Mason City Globe Gazette
  • Location: Mason City, Iowa
  • Pages Available: 311,935
  • Years Available: 1901 - 1994
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Mason City Globe Gazette, May 16, 1955

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 16, 1955, Mason City, Iowa Doily Newspaper MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T M I NlWSPAriR TNATMAKIS ALL M 0 t T H IOWANI NIICHIORS HOME EDITION VOfLLXI PrtM utf FIVM Futt Scvw Cwtt MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY U ItSS ThU OM Ike Oks Voluntary Curbs on Vaccine One Mans Opinion A tMKe Cajinimntarr ly W EARL HALL Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE IGLO UMti WTAD QOmtj tM WOL AJBCI Is Easier Life Our Sole Concern T have decided that now at the start of another high school commencement season might be an appropriate time to recall one of the most amazing men I have ever known My reference is to Doctor George T W Patrick one of the greatest names in the annals of American philosophy It could be of course that Im Just a mite prejudiced in favor of Doctor Patrick He was one of the two or three most unforgettable teachers I ever had It was in his university classroom that I hac tny introduction to that stimulat ing subject known as philosophy That was the start of a corre ipondence friendship which cov ered some 30 years or more Dr G T W Patrick was my good friend and true until the day of his death some ten years ago Even though he was frail of physique he lived well into his nineties his last several years in California re tirement One of the greatest personal sat isfactions that ever came to me resulted from my part in connect ing Dr Patrick up with the Ladies Home Journal for a fea tured article For his piece he ceived which Im sure was the highest pay he ever received for words or so When Mans at His Best This article was built around the very core of Dr George Pat ricks life philosophy which was this MAN IS AT HIS BEST WHEN ROWING HARD AGAINST THE k That Spartan note ran through his every lecture in the classroom It shone through on every page of bis Introduction which for a half to century or so woman was fire at her probably had as great an impact on the teaching of philosophy in the colleges and universities of America as any it be a like volume by William James contemporary and bosom friend of Dr Patrick Not as a matter of politics but as a matter of psychology his vast understanding of the mental and spiritual needs of man Dr Patrick took a dim yiew of what is described these days as social security freedom from want freedom from fear freedom from hard work a life of ease and com fort What Kind of World One of the last letters I ever received from Prof Patrick it was written from Palo Alto during World War H had to do with the kind of world that war was likely to produce What kind of postwar world are we to have he asked What kind of world do we want Are the freedoms about which we talk so much the highest possible consid erations Can some political or eco nomic mechanism be contrived to guarantee those freedoms If he added would it be desirable so far as the long look egan to ru he nad changed AP Wlrephoto WHAT A Crockett one of Americas oldest yet newest heroes came face to face with small fry for the first time Sunday Fess Parker who plays the role of Davy in Walt Disney Productions was asurprise guest at a Hollywood birthday party given by Red Skelton right for his children Parker of course sang The Ballad of Davy Crockett but only knew the first 10 verses The kids all knew the other 10 Seven People in State Meet Deaths Over the Weekend Four Perish on Highways One Burned By The AtiocUtei Seven persons met violent deaths in Iowa over the weekend Four were killed on the highways an down the corridor of time is con cerned It was his answers to his own questions that constituted most of Des Moines this last letter from Doctor Pat rick in my files And it was his answers that constituted his dis tinguished piece written for Bruce and Beatrice Gould of the Ladies Home Journal They like myself had come within his influence as students at the University of Iowa Morals and manners have both suffered a slump already in this he observed Our culture our ideals of good behavior our temperance our refined speech have suddenly dropped to a lower level Gambling drinking and pro fanity have returned in a rush Re spect for womans virtue has fallen Not by Broad All these evils follow upon war you will say and always have They will disappear with the coming of But the trouble goes the patriarchal philosopher added The kind of societ which the blueprinters are planning is not the kind of society which the na ture of man requires It is being CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 elderly Des Moines atally burned in a jome one person was struck by a lain and a little girl was dragged to death by her pony Victims of traffic accidents were Mart Laird 37 Knoxville died Monday of injuries suffered in a twocar crash on a gravel road northeast of Knoxville Saturday night Jerry Galbraith 14 killed Sun day afternoon when a tractor over turned while he was driving it along a road near the farm home of his parents Mr and Mrs Clyde Galbraith of Delphos in Ringgolc County Ran Into Car Jerry Burdette 5 son of Mr and tfrs August Burdette Dickens fa ally injured Sunday when he ran nto the path of a car in Emmets burg while with his parents on a Jicnic Carole June Fettkether 2 daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Robert Fett kether Oelwein She fell under a wheel of her fathers car when it Expected But Only Turn Out to Hear Billy Graham LONDON UP newspapers Monday took a long hard look at Billy Gra hams East Side visit Sunday and agreed that something wont wrong Only per sons turned up and had been expected Some papers blamed the weather others public apathy and others said the American evangelist was trying too hard to sell himself The American evangelist had opened his second Greater London Crusade before at least persons Saturday night Sunday he moved into the grim and grubby East End at Dagenham factory sub urb on the Thames River where Ford Motor Co builds its English cars Siamese Twin Girls in Fair Condition DETROIT twin girl born Sunday to a 27yearold wom an were reported in fair condi tion at Mt Carmel Mercy Hospi tal Hospital officials gave the babies joined at the chest one chance in to The mother Mrs Nona Herring was said to be in good a tire at his home The other victims were Mrs Minerva Jane Porter Carol Eiler 6 daughter of Mr and Mrs Harold Eiler Tipton Eddie B Jones 18 Waterloo student at the Iowa School for the Deaf at Council Bluffs Mrs Porter who lived alone in a fourroom frame home in Des Moines died in a fire which de stroyed the house early Sunday Her body was found near the back doorway where she had collapsed after groping her way about 12 feet from the bedroom Tied With Rope The Eiler girl was fatally In jured Saturday in the yard of her parents home She apparently had tied a rope from the halter of her pony around her waist Passersby saw the pony dragging the girl about the yard Jones was killed Saturday after noon when struck by a Milwaukee Road passenger train near Under wood which is about six miles east of Council Bluffs Crew members said the youth was walkhtfalong the track and did warning signal not hear the About The Weather Mason City Growing cloudy Iowa Continued mild Minnesota Cool windy Globe Gazette data up SUNNY to 8 day Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum m Mon 78 43 65 83 53 SAME DATEW4W MMk lUf attain U kmrt Demos Outline Agenda Which Snubs Ike WASHINGTON tK Democratic Leader Lyndon B Johnson o Texas Monday outlined a legisla tive program proposing passage of highway housing minimum wage and other bills but ignoring several of President Eisenhowers major recommendations Johnson told reporters he wil call the Senate Democratic Policy Committee together early this week o discuss a schedule under which ihe Senate may go to work late in the week on a Democratic sub stitute for the Presidents 101bil liondollar highway program Substitute Bill He said he will ask Sen Gore author of the substitute to explain it He said he will caL on Sen Byrd to recite ob jections to the ilan of financing road building through a bond issue Besides the highway housing and minimum wage bills Johnson said he expects the Senate to ap prove bills for foreign aid health draft extension military pay increases and gov irnment workers a Houseap proved bill to close tax loopholes and the regular departmental money measures He said rib decision had been reachedyet whether action will be taken on a school aid bill IgnoreIncrease Johnsons program apparently ivould ignore in the session presi dential recommendations for a postal rate increase TaftHartley abor law revisions amendments o the immigration laws reinsur ance of private health plans a pro posed constitutional amendment o reduce the voting age and crea tion of a national transportation policy Republican Leader Knowland of California predicted in a separate nterview that Congress will finish up the first week in August and he said he hopes there will be a good batting average set on Eisenhowers proposals Iowas Share in Gore Road Bill WASHINGTON WVIpwas share if federal funds for highway con traction under the revised Gore bill has been estimated at including for primary secondary and urban oads and for the in erstate highway network A Sen ate committee has substituted the ore bill for President Eisenhow ers proposed 10year program Tito Soys He Wont Aid Russ No Secret Deals Seen By BORIS BOSKOVIC BELGRADE Yugoslavia Wl President Tito has assured the West that his coming conference with top leaders of the Soviet Union does not mean Yugoslavia is changing He still intend to keep his country out of all blocs Soviet or neutral thin he declared Speaking at the North Adriatic port of Pula Tito said Sunday he wants good relations with both the West and the Soviets He prom ised there will be no secret deals behind the curtains at his meet ing in Belgrade late this month with Soviet premier Nikolai Bui ganin Communist party c h i e Nikita Khruschchev and Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko Grateful to West The whole West will know wha we have discussed and what we have agreed the Presiden declared Yugoslavia is gratefu to the West and particularly to the United States which has given and is still giving Tito restated his previous polio that he will not accept aid with political conditions attached Aid is not a he added They in the West should no think that we are changing he continued We wish best rela tions with the West We are no going to turn aside from this road but we wish to have free hand to strengthen peace It was Titos first comment on the announcement of the Rus siahs visit Keep Friends Implying that Moscow had askec for the meeting Tito said he told the Russians Yugoslavia wants to keep its friends and will tolerate no foreign interference inits inter nal affairs He said the Kremlin had consented to this condition In breaking with Russia in 1948 Tito charged that the Kremlin was trying to dictate to him and that Soviet agents were meddling in Yugoslavias internal affairs Many Western diplomats consid er Russia in the conference wil try to interest Tito in a policy oi strict neutrality similar to thai imposed on Austria as the chief condition for Soviet agreement to sign the Austrian independence treaty PRESIDENT TITO Crystal Lake Man Victim of Crash Near Leland Dies CRYSTAL LAKE Harvey 0 lansen 50 who was injured May 9 in an automobile collision north f Leland near the intersection of Highways 69 and 9 died Sunday night at a hospital in Mason City Funeral services were pending at he Boughton Funeral Home in Britt Mr Hansen was born Dec 6 909 at Dike son of Mr and Mrs ens J Hansen He was married Feb 18 1931 to Evelyn Christen en of Britt Survivors include three daugh ers Mrs Fred Korta Britt Mrs Charles Valley Cedar Falls and lare Dcnise at home his mother Mrs J J Hansen Crystal Lake wo grandchildren a brother Er in El Centre and a sis er Mrs Leo Kalstad Belmond AT WlrrphoU PATIENT PATIENT Caroline Nelligan 4 Buffalo N waits patiently for an ambulance after being struck by the car while rid ing her trike Sunday Caroline wasnt hurt seriously and the driver of the car was fined for driving the wrong way on a one way street World Peace Aided by Pact Raab Declares Signing of Treaty Brings Jubilation VIENNA Austria independence treaty shows that world peace may be achieved by negotiation Chancellor Julius Raab said Monday Freedom for Austria was of greatest importance and joy for he told a news confer ence But not only that It indi cated that pending world problems can be at least tha the powers can sit at the same table Peace I regard this act as a lessening of the cold war and a step toward world As he spoke the flags of the Big Four powers whose troops had occupied his country for 10 years were lowered and only Austrias red and white banner remained where five flew Sunday Raab said the United States Britain France and the Soviet Union have made no commitment on when they will withdraw their occupation troops The with drawal of the troops including about Americans need not be completed until 90 days after all five governments have ratified the treaty signed Sunday Some Returned But said Raab the armies are beginning preparations to leave and some installations may be turned back to Austria sooner Austrian police reported that So viet troops already have pulled out ofsome villages in the Russian zone Jubilant Austrians celebrated un il dawn Monday the signing of the pact pledging their freedom after 17 years of hot and cold war and restoring Austrias sovereignty for the first time since it was an nexed by Hitlers Germany in 1938 Man to Face Murder Bill at Iowa Falls IOWA PALLS UP Russell 35 Natchez Men day was expected to be charged with murdtr in connection with tht fatal shooting of a follow rail road labortr Hardin County Afty E Ose said Russell who was captured Sun day while walking along the Illi nois Central railroad tracks near Cedar Falls signed a written statement in which ho admitted Johnny Wobb Corinth Friday The shooting happened during payday drinking authorities said Russells statement said a fight started in an Illinois Central bunk houso car shared by a num ber of Mississippi railroad work en Russell said Webb came at him with an ax and he shot at Webb three times with a 12 cali ber pistol Webb wat hit in the heart Russtll taid ho walked along the tracks after the shooting and slept in a sales barn at Ackley Saturday night Ho was arrested by D K Popporling a railroad special agent An airplane was used in the starch Saturday State Delays Hearing on Gravesite DES MOINES MP1 The Stat Executive Council decided Monda to hold a hearing Thursday befor proceeding further toward acquis tion of 124 acres surrounding th Julien Dubuque gravesite near Du buque Gov Leo Hoegh made the mo tion calling for a hearing at whic anyone who wishes to appear wl be permitted to speak The action was taken after Stat Auditor C B Akers and Gran Cunningham council secretary re ported on an investigation trip they made to Dubuque last week John C Oberhausen Dubuque attorney who was hired to repre sent the state in some of the ac quisition proceedings was present tie reviewed his preliminary find jags Oberhausen said Herman Lott owner of the land involved ha agreed to delay until farther work on a quarry acces road he has started through tin area The executive council las week authorized the State Conser vation Commission to acquire thj 124 acres by condemnation if Lot did not wish to sell the land volun tarily Oberhausen thinks Lott would not sell the area unless the state alks in terms of an The Conservation Commission saic ast week it believed it could acquire the 124 acres for abou VISIT TO CONGO BRUSSELS Belgium i n g Baudouin left by plane Monday for fiveweek tour of the Belgian Congo It is his first visit there News in Brief SAY MOLOTOV TO QUIT FRANKFURT Germany Frankfurt Abendpost quoted diplomatic circles in Vienna Monday as saying Soviet Foreign Min ister V M Molotov will resign soon It said Deputy Premier Anastas I Mikoyan is roady to succeed him Abendpost an afternoon paper independent politically gave no source for its report beyond diplo matic BIG INCREASE DENIED DES MOINES Martin Lauterbach of the Iowa Tax Commission Monday denied reported claims that the price of a bottle of beer or package of cigarettes will have to be hiked a nickel to pay state sales taxes Lauterbach said some dealers have told customers they will have to boost prices five cents per item July 1 when beer and cigarettes come under the sales tax law for the first time This is not Lauterbach said The per cent sales tax will not increase the price of the article itself but will be collected as a tax in addition to the regular price In no case will that be more than one cent on a sale of 50 cents or CONVICTIONS REVERSED WASHINGTON WVThe Supreme Court Monday reversed two con tempt convictions stemming from Michigans oneman grand jury system but avoided ruling on the legality of the system itself EVACUATION COMPLETED ABOARD USNS GENERAL BREWSTER ENROUTE TO SAI GON United States Navy ended its passage to freedom operation off Northern Indochina Monday A message to this vessel from transports off the tip of Do Son Peninsula 18 miles southeast of the now Communist Vietminh seaport of Haiphong said tersely The evacuation of the Haiphong perimeter by United States ships is 59 Age Group Is Specified Mrs Hobby to Direct Plan WASHINGTON Eisenhower Monday approved a voluntary plan designed to assure fair allocation of the Salk polio vaccine The plan would be effective following completion of the current program of immunization being conducted by the National Founda tion for Infantile Paralysis for first and second grade school children The report prepared by Welfare Secretary Oveta Gulp Hobby and experts of the Public Health Ser vice recommended that for the ime being the vaccine should administered only to children of the most susceptible age group 5 through 9 years old Once the federal voluntary pro gram goes into effect Mrs Hobby will direct division and allocation among states of the entire output of the vaccine on the basis of the 5 through 9 population in each state Shortage Sttn There will be a shortage of the vaccine for several Mrs Hobby said as her plan was announced at the White House She said only a voluntary plan of priorities and distribution could be mobilized fast enough to be effective during this temporary period of shortage The program meets tie Presi dents objective of getting all safe vaccine to American children as rapidly and assures that no child will be denied vaccination because of inability to she said The White House said that as t result of the report plans are being made to ask Congress for an additional two million dollars for the Health Education and Welfare Department to conduct Lhe vaccine program particularly for vigorous enforcement of laws prohibiting sales of the vaccine outside authorized channels of pre scription drugs Legislation prepared by the de partment also will ask Congress for about 28 million dollars to help states purchase the vaccine for the program to go into effect following completion of the foundations free immunization Tht Priority Plan These federal funds would be used to pay the cost of vaccine or children through the age of 19 in low income families This money either would be given to the states or used for federal purchase of vaccine to be sent to the states for the low income families Medical organizations were asked to see to it that doctors vaccinate only children within the priority age groups Detailed plans for maintenance of vaccination records were out ined as part of the effort to assure adherence to the priority plan Under the plan approved by the President each its direct the distribu ion of the vaccine within the state A state agency designated by the governor will advise Mrs Hobbys office on the desired shipment of he states allocation specifying how much vaccine should go to commercial drug distribution chan nels and how much should be dis tributed to public agencies Siftty First Mrs Hobby and her advisers said we emphasize that the safety of the vaccine must always be the i r s t must be secondary to The safety of the vaccine re eased for use will continue to be he responsibility of the Public lealth Service and is receiving the constant and diligent attention f the Public Health The report repeatedly stressed that current distribution should be imed at the earliest possible ful illment of the national foundations ree immunization program for irst and second graders This re uires 18 tnilbon each or 9 million children Further priorities would be ounced from time to time upon he recommendation of a national dvisory committee on the ine ;