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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 17, 1955, Mason City, Iowa NorHi lovct Doily MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE H I MlWSPAMft THAT MAKIt ALL NOtTM IOWANS H I I C M 0 1 J HOME EDITION VuMtt ruU MASON CITY IOWA TUIfDAY MAY 17 IW ffffr CoaiUU Two OM Invites 10 Russ Farm Specialists Repeats Call for Meeting Chous Talk Aimed at U S TOKYO Chou Enla of Red China Tuesday renewed his offer to negotiate with the United States on easing tension in the For mosa area but made plain tha the question of the socalled ceasefire does not The reason he said was tha is no war between Red China and the United Chou who first made his offer April 23 at the SaianAfrican con ference at Bandung said his coun try would prefer to discuss the For mosan question through a 10nation conference suggested three months ago by Soviet Russia but said Red China would be willing to consider alternate proposals Exclude Chiang He stipulated that Chiang Kai Nationalist government on Formosa must be excluded Chou the United States was delaying the talks by vague and evasive responses President Eisenhower said on April 27 that the United States would be glad to talk with the Chinese Communists on a cease fire but this was the point that Chou specifically out in a re port last Friday to Red Chinas na tional congress in Peiping Peiping Radio broadcast the text Tuesday These were his words The people living in Taiwan Formosa are Chinese people anc the liberation of Taiwan by the Chinese people is a question of Chi nas domestic affair The United States occupation oJ Taiwan has created tension in Taiwan area and this constitutes an international issue between China and the United States The two questions cannot be mixed up There is no war between China and the United States so the question of the socalled ceasefire does not arise Friendly to The Chinese people are friend ly with the American people The Chinese people do not want to have a war with the United States To ease tension in the Taiwan area the Chinese government is willing to sit down and enter into negotia tions with the United States govern In Taipei Formosa Nationalist government spokesmen said Chous attitude shows they have nothing to talk about with the United States except A foreign office spokesman charged the Reds never had any intention of securing a ceasefire and that Chou now had underlined that A Government Information Bu reau spokesman said the Chinese Communists want a total Ameri can surrender in the Formosa area as the price for MARBLE CHAMP COUNCIL BLUFFS UP Ronnie Young 14 Council Bluffs beat out 13 other finalists Saturday to win the Veterans of Foreign Wars state marble championship About The Weather Mason City Fair and cool Iowa Fair cooler Fiveday Iowa Temperatures Tuesday night through Sunday will average near normal north to 2 to 4 degrees above normal south Normal highs 72 north to 76 south Normal lows 48 north to 52 south Warmer Thursday otherwise little change in temperatures during the period Rainfall will average one fourth to onehalf inch occurring as scattered showers mostly west portion late Wednesday night or Thursday and over state Sunday Minnesota Colder Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Tues day Maximum 81 Minimum 44 At 8 a m 52 YEAR AGO Maximum 74 Minimum 38 FAIt AP Wirephoto RED HOT residents of Haiphong hold banners as they half heartedly await the arrival of proCommunist Vietminh forces who occupied the Indo china city last weekend The French withdrew from the city as per agreement reached in the peace treaty with the Reds These people were among a relatively few who did not want to flee the city Express Service Rejected DES MOINES major trans portation proposal under which the Circle Express Waterloo pro posed to furnish a highway express service to 220 cities and towns in Iowa was rejected Tuesday by unanimous vote of the Iowa State Commerce Commission The firm wanted to establish a motor freight service which would give doortodoor delivery on ship ments of 100 pounds or less with out interline shipments with any other carrier It proposed a terri tory roughly taking in about the northwest of Iowa Two Factions Objectors to the proposal in cluded other motor freight carriers the Railway Ex press bus companies and rail road brotherhoods Supporters of the plan included numerous chambers of commerce wholesalers jobbers and manu facturers In turning down the application the commission said Any proposal of this size and scope unless unequivocally con vincing should not be he commission cannot permit any applicant to indulge in an experi ment which may siphon away an important source of revenue and thereby jeopardize Iowas com mon carrier Larger Points The larger points which Circle Express wished to serve included Ames Boone Cedar Falls Cedar lapids Charles City Des Moines Dubuque Fort Dodge Marshall town Mason City Nevada New ton Oelwein Vinton Waterloo Webster City Daily service was intended to 91 oints Tuesday and Thursday serv ce to 67 points and Monday WednesdayFriday service to 62 points Hearings were held last fall at Waterloo Cedar Rapids and Des Moines on the matter with 805 ages of testimony taken Des Moines Boy Dies in Tractor Accident DES MOINES ffi Donald Ihoades 16 was killed in a trac er accident Monday one day after le had been hired to work on the irl Stuart farm south of here Hie tractor he was operating went into a ditch and he was pinned underneath He was the son of Mr and Mrs James M Rhoades Des Moines KnoxYille Man Dies After Car Accident KNOXVILLE Laird 37 Knoxville died Monday of in juries suffered in a twocar col ision on a gravel road northeast of icre Dulles Ready for Report on Treaty WASHINGTON George DGa said Tuesday Russian leaders appear ready to discuss relaxation of world tensions at a toplevel conference without raising Annoying collateral is sues Georges comment In an inter view was similar to a cautious note of optimism voiced by Sec retary of State Dulles who re ports to the nation Tuesday night on histalks in Europe with free world and Soviet diplomats The halfhour program will be carried live 5 CST by the ABC CBS Du Mont and NBC television networks There will be delayed rebroadcasts by ra dio ABC 6 MBS CBS and NBC Arriving Monday from Europe Dulles told newsmen a prospec tive meeting among Eisenhower and the Prime Ministers of Rus sia Britain and France was ar ranged under conditions which will I believe hold some prom ise of constructive accomplish George chairman of the Sen ate Foreign Relations Commit tee said he has been told that in preliminary talks the Russians seemed to have agreed to go along on a genuine effort to ease EastWest frictions He in dicated he was basing part of his optimism on the signing of the Austrian Peace Treaty OMAHAN SENTENCED DES MOINES Otis Dawson 27 Omaha was given a 3Vi year suspended sen tence in federal district court Mon day on a charge of taking government check from a Council Bluffs mailbox Bequest toUlU Ttiwi slty Tuesday received a the amount of from Mr and C W Colgrove Holly wood for the construction of the ColgroveWalker Memorial building on the university campus The board of trustees will meel Wednesday at to select an architect and discuss plans for getting construction under way im mediately Decorah Architect William A Lockard Decorah who is the architect for the Zinita B Graf Hall for girls currently under construction on the campus also will meet with the board The facilities to be included In the building are an auditorium which will seat 644 persons six classrooms two laboratories cafeteriadining hall a lounge and office space The building will be named the ColgroveWalker Memorial Build ing The Colgrove family has long been identified with Upper Iowa University Colgroves father at tended Upper Iowa in 1881 His mother Laura Walker Colgrove graduated in 1883 C P Colgrove an uncle was president of Upper Iowa University from 1917 to 1921 Hollywood Home Colgrove his wife Jennie and their two daughters reside in Hol lywood near their business in terests The building will constitute the third building to be started or completed in 1955 for Upper Iowa Already finished and in use is the student recreation building The Zinita B Graf Hall for girls is scheduled for Sept 1 completion News in Brief PENNSYLVANIA ELECTION PHILADELPHIA voters made primary party selections Tuesday in the first election since last Novembers clean sweep of state offices by the Democrats In contrast to the general election there was no statewide offices involved The turnout was ex pected to be light with the results turning mostly on local personalities APPEAL PLANNED WASHINGTON for turnabout witness Marie Natvig Tuesday were preparing to appeal the grayhaired grandmothers conviction of having lied under oath when she testified in the Ed ward Lamb hearing A federal court jury late Monday found the 51 yearold Miami Beach divorcee guilty on three counts of per jury She faces a possible maximum sentence of 15 years in prison and in fines REPORT ON CIGARETTES NEW YORK tobacco industry research committee said Tuesday it has found no scientific proof that smoking or air pollution or any other single factor is the cause of lung Dr Clarence Cook Little chairman of the committees scientific advis ory board reported on the use of one million dollars set aside by the industry last year to look into the problem PROTEST REJECTED MUNSAN Korea Communists Tuesday officially rejected a U S protest over the May 10 Yellow Sea air battle in which two and possibly four Russian built MIGs were shot down The MIGs attacked a flight of U S Sabre jets 55 miles southwest of Sinuiju Demand Hobbys Removal Morse Raps Incompetence WASHINGTON Morse DOre told the Senate Tuesday Mrs Oveta Gulp Hobby ought to removed from office for her gross incompetency in the po Lio vaccine program Morse took that stand after Sen Bender replying to an earlier Morse attack on the secre tary of health education and wel fare declared Morse had made a most unfortunate Bender praised Mrs Hobby and Dr Leonard A Scheele U S sur geon general He said Mrs Hobby had distinguished herself as a great stateswoman and a great leader in her report to President Eisenhower Monday on the govern ments voluntary distribution pro gram of the scarce vaccine and in her following testimony to the Sen ate Labor Committee Bender is a member of that group Fine System Bender the only senator who rose to defend Mrs Hobby ac claimed the voluntary distribution program as a fine system which He said both Democrats and Republicans on the Labor Committee were very well satis fied with Mrs Hobbys report He said she was protecting the people and children of the nation Morse declared Mrs Hobby should be required to visit the hospital roomsof 74 children who came down with poliomyelitisafter they bad been given their first inoculations with the new Salk vac cine Morse said Mrs Hobby is trying to bullhead an alibi for an horrendous mistake in dealing with the vaccine He accused her and Dr Scheele of crude incom particularly for what he called inadequate testing of the product Almost simultaneously with the floor exchange Sen H Alexander Smith RNJ introduced a bill to authorize appropriation of 28 mil lion dollars to make sure that no child goes without Salk vaccine be cause the parents cannot pay Introduce Bill Chairman Hill DAla of the Senate Labor Committee on which Smith is the senior nounced simultaneously that he al so is introducing the measure re quested by Eisenhower The bipartisan sponsorship of the planlent strength to a prediction by Hill that there is absolutely no question but that Congress will quickly approve Hill chairman of the Senate La sor and Public Welfare Committee said in an interview he expects Eisenhowers companion request for two million dollars for more in spectors to police vaccine output to go through as soon as Congress can get around to considering the mat ter Hill said the program very clearly was not detailed or defi Webster Co Youths Get Second Shots By Tke Presi Rural school childrtn In Web ster County are potting thoir end of Salic polio vaccine with iupplios the county had left ever when the inoculation pro gram wat called to temporary halt recently A series of secondinjection clinics began in the Fort Dodge area Monday and others are scheduled during the next eight days Officials said the plan is to give second inoculations to those first and second graders in schools which will close early Nearly he If of Webster Coun tys first and second graders most of them in several of the Fort Dodge elementary schools not received their first shots at the time the polio pro gram was halted The vaccine originally Intended as first shots for these children will now be used in Webster county towns and townships out side Fort Dodge in the second shot program Dr Charles J Baker chair man of the Webster County Polio Vaccination Committee said the committee decided that it is better to have half the eligible youngsters in the county fully protected rather than all of them Thats he continued Confirm 74 Cases of Polio Among Youths Inoculated WASHINGTON Pub lic Health Service Tuesday said it has officially confirmed 74 cases of polio among children inoculated with Salk vaccine The total is up one from Mon days report The new case was reported from California The service said only eight of the youngsters have a nonparalytic ype of polio Of the total cases 59 occurred among children inoculated with vaccine produced by the Cutter Laboratories 12 among children who received vaccine produced by he Eli Lilly and three among hose inoculated with vaccine made by the Wyeth Laboratories A breakdown showed California 25 cases Idaho 16 Texas 5 Oregon 3 Louisiana 3 Nevada 3 West Virginia 2 Penn sylvania 2 Georgia 2 and Wash ngton Colorado Illinois Indiana New York Hawaii Missouri Wy oming Connecticut Mississippi Ohio Virginia and Delaware 1 each j were going ahead on this basis of trying to get the rural schools done before schools close and therefore both first and sec ond injection clinics for the re maining Fort Dodge schools will have to be delayed until another shipment of vaccine is It is still indefinite when more vaccine will be available to Iowa Atomic Device Exploded in Pacific Ocean WASHINGTON gov ernment Tuesday announced the successful explosion of a smal nuclear device under water in the eastern Pacific Ocean A statement said the test in volved no health hazard to main land or island inhabitants or con sumers of Successful completion of the tesl was announced in a joint statement ay the Department of Defense and the Atomic Energy Commission Previously announced purpose of he underwater test was to develop tactics for use of nuclear weapons against submarines No precise location for the ex plosion was given but the Defense Department said it occurred sev eral hundred miles from the clos st land area off the West Coast of the United It said the experiment site was completely clear of fishing grounds and ship ping lanes Rear Adm C B Momsen headed the joint task force that carried out the experiment The Scripps Institute of Oceanography was util zed in the studies The Defense Department said their recom mendations were Ira Youth Dies of Shot Wounds NEWTON Gear hart 20 Ira died Monday of a shotgun wound apparently suffered Thursday near his home while lunting Sheriff Ed Scoville said he couldnt determine from talking to Gearhart Sunday whether the wound was accidental His 410 gauge shotgun was bund lying n e a r a bridge two miles south of Ira Gearhart was found in the creek bed 400 feet away Iowa to Be Main Stop Off MidSummer Visit Sought WASHINGTON h e United Stales notified Russia Tuesday it is ready to accept 10 Soviet farm specialists as official visitors The State Department made pub ic a note delivered by the Ameri can embassy at Moscow to the So viet Foreign Ministry The note aside from telling Rus sia the visitors would be welcome suggested midsummer from July 10 to Aug 10 as the most lad vantageous It also asked the Soviet govern ment to say how big an American delegation the Russians are pre pared to receive and at what time In The American note said the Russians tour would be concen xated in Iowa which specializes in the cornhog system in which he Soviets have expressed such interest Russian Party Chief Nikita Khrushchev has been prodding Russian farmers to adopt the U S methods of raising corn as feed for hogs and other livestock The U S government wel comes the opportunity which be provided by the visit of the Soviet agricultural delegation to present to the Soviet experts these and other aspects of Amer ican farm the note said The American note said the U S farm delegation proposec for a visit to Russia will have un official It said this group will be chosen in consultation with the Department of Agricul ture Iowa State College and other groups concerned with agri culture Iowa State College at the gov ernments request will make ar rangements for the reception and itinerary of theSoviet group Minnesota Too The University of Minnesota will also be included in the itiner the note said and other visits to areas and installations outside of Iowa of interest to the Soviet delegation from an agricul tural standpoint may be arranged within the general framework of the proposed At Ames Iowa Dr James H Hilton president of Iowa State Col lege said details of the Iowa visit had not yet been determined but it was presumed it would center around the states cornhog econ OWEN J ROBERTS Owen Roberts Former U S Justice Dies PHOEMXVTLLE Pa J Roberts retired former associ ate justice of the Supreme ourt died Tuesday at his home He was 80 last May 2 and had re Lired from the bench in 1945 Roberts suffered a heart attack and died at His widow and an only child Mrs Eliz abeth Hamilton were at his bed side The justice named to the na tions highest court in 1930 by for mer President Herbert Hoover had been ill for some time Until last weekend he had been a patient in a Philadelphia hospital Friends quoted him as saying that if he was to die he preferred to be at home at his estate in nearby Chester Springs 30 miles west of While a Supreme Courtjustice Roberts held a decidedly unusual position and it was vote that decided acase between the evenlydivided viewpoints of his eight colleagues Roberts also gained national prominence immediately after the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec 1 1941 when Roosevelt named him chairman of fiveman commission to fix re sponsibility for lack of American alertness on Honolulu omy Iowa State Js to arrange tech nical phases of the Russians tour to insure they will get opportuni ties to observe modern Iowa agri cultural methods In a message to Dr Hilton Sec retary of State Dulles said the aid of Iowa State College was sought because of its outstanding posi tion and because of its con tracts with various institutions and farm groups in Iowa which the Soviet delegation may wish to Winnie Claims New Soviet Policy May Affect Whole World WOODFORD England mer Prime Minister Churchill says new look in the Soviet leadership may be most beneficial to the overwhelming masses of people all over the world who wish to dwell in peace with one Speaking Monday night at a Conservative election rally in this London suburban district the 80 yearold statesman expressed great satisfaction with the EastWest igreement reached in Vienna last weekend to hold a toplevel Big Four conference He said a united and strong irVestern Big Three can go to tha meeting seeking the peace of tha vorld the welfare of all mankind and that period of relaxed tension disarmament and allaround pros perity which is within our reach may soon be within our GET FLUORIDE KEOKUK Mon day became the 18th Iowa city to fluoridate its city water supply SAME DATE1JS4W AP Wlnptrato AND THEY PAID people who paid to watch Mondays boxing match between Rocky ano and Don Cockell at San Francisco needed binoculars to keep up with the action This group was more than 400 feet from the ring Marciano won by a TKO in the ninth round Details on the sports ;