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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 20, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for BEbAZETTE Tht Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors HOME EDITION GREATER MASON CITY DAYS Thursday Friday md VOL fUl LMM WirM MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY Jt Te Copy of four NO m Coin Flip Used in Research Drug Tested in Some Patients By DELOS SMITH CHICAGO The jsur geon about to operate on a can cer patient tears open1 a sealed envelope andinside is a slip of paper which sayswhether this patient is an anti cancer drug along with an oper ation Or perhaps a flip of a coin decides That is the basis of scientific experiments going on all over the country It is for the purpose of deciding whether this chem ical adjuvant therapy will im prove surgerys already respec table record for saving or pro longing the lives of the victims of certain cancers caught in ah early stage In Chicago it has been going on for three years and two months In that time 40women with breast cancer got the druj adjuvant to surgery and 40 got the surgery only Recurrenc es and deaths both have been twice as high among the sufg ery only group SOUNDS GOOD but Dr War ren Cole of the University oJ Illinois Chicago who revealed these re fused to say therapy was the best and refused to rec ommend it to other Burgeons And so did Dr L S Ravidin of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Who took part in the surgery on bptH Eisenhower a n d Secretary oi State and president of the American Surgical Society The number ofpatients ic much too small to tell any thing they both said There are other things to con sider besides statistical num bers they added The adjuv ant to surgery in these cases mustard which isa for a summit cbnfer IT CAN BE USED cancer because iUs more lethal GENEVA WP West Ger against cancer cells than it is many and France were re against normal cells As an adported to wipe out the brakes on en cells which the sufthusiasm for a prompt dpeqing gery left behind But using it of secret talks with the Sdyiel requires the highest of high Unionover the Berlin crisis and medical and surgical skills There is no means ence positively how any Some cautious moves were will react Use of the drug must apparently going on in the Big be stopped the instant there is Four foreign ministers confer the slightest sign that too many ence concerning the start of normal cells are being killed secret negotiations In Chicago one dose was given When these do take place at the time of surgery by inthey will almost certainly de jection into the blood Another termine whether a summit con was given every four months up ference will be held this sum toa total of five or doses mer Cole also revealed that this ad juvant nitrogen mustard hadnt done nearly as well in other cancers sites and had done poor Brentano of West Germany ly in rectal cancer which are other reasons why these queslmckiy ana tions are so hard to answer THIS AND OTHER drugs must be tried as auxiliary treat surgery in large num bers of cancer patients to get at the facts of whether the possible good justifies the risks that would ensue in less than the most skilled hands Second you have to withhold it from as many as give it to other wise there could be no cpmpari sons and so no meanings Third you have to select the patients the greatest of care who do and dont get it com pletely at random hence the presealed envelopes or the flips of coins In that way the sur geon cant select or exclude on the basis of his own hunches or guesses a Most important the doctor Ths means a delay m the bas to wait a long time to be sure of results The only real test isTiow long the patient lives after treatment Denies Motion for New Fugate Trial Caril is serving a life RETAIL CAPITAL North Iowas retail capital looks like this as it1prepares for Greater Mason City Days on Thursday Friday and Saturday Its a birds eye view looking northwest but it will be people1 flbeking to Mason City for the bargains ad vertised in this issu eof the GlobeGazette This 64 page edition is the largest ever printed by the Globe Gazette in a single press run ousing B Germany MAURCE COUVE de Murville of France and Heinrich von their two Western colleagues They were said to be taking he line with Secretary of State Christian A Herter and Britains Foreigrij Miniater Sel wyn Llpgd that since the Soviet Union the Berlin crisis the Soviets should take the lead n finding Couye Murville and Von Brentano are not opposed to secret but nsist allies must enter into with DEBATE OVER the rival and mutually rejected Soviet and Western proposals for a Ger nan peacesettlement will con tihue possibly until the end of schedule which Herter tenta ively anticipated last week hat private talks with Soviet foreign Minister Andrei Gro myko might get under way by oday or Thursday Von Brentano saw Herler for lalf an rujjuic hrBi7 Four talks nrobably short distance away recorded LINCOLN Neb not beein for several only minute amounts testifying ftf WldtflFT Judge Harry Spencer Tuesday d7yT to the accuracy of the weather denied a second motion for a A conference source said Grobureaus forecast of scattered new trial for 15yearold Caril myko told Lloyd Wednesday showers Ann Fugate convicted as the night that he will make a new At Fa accomplice of mass slayer stab at getting Communist Poflowed over a dip in Iowa 150 Charles Starkweather Starkland and Czechoslovakia adunder the Chicago Great west weather 20 Is slated to die in milted to the conference ern railroad tracks about one Nebraskas electric chair Fri mile of here after heavy day for the slaying of Robert ON BOND r Hurt Baxter was free on varu is science in the Nebraska bond after being bound over til the water receded Two cara i t m i t fnfi I Xv AtrjkY I riA nt Reformatory for the same o district court Tuesday on a plowed into he water over Klaying Both were convicted of charge of purchasing and before signs degree murder ng beer while a minor KHRUSHCHEV WARNS OF Bug of Communism MOSCOW W Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev told a Yroup of Florida business and professional men that y Union Will launch the first rocket against Itie United States I But her said tneirVgrahdchil dren had better look out the bug of commvnism will get them r Khrushchev evidentally in a good humor told them he was happy to see 45 Florida businessmen and after a 79 minute interview took them out into the Kremlin garden for photographs Later in the talks he said Who can guarantee that your grandchildren years from now will have the same views that you do We wont start a war We will not strike first and net allow any crazy people to start a There fore there will be but you a re as af ra id efJ cenimV niirn as of thV The bacilli ofcommunism may enter the brjiins Vof your grandchildren Therefore take care of the brains of your Khrushchey predteted the Geneva Big Four foreign minr conference will be suc cessful or we would net have par tieipated in the first Thundersfbrms Still in Weather Picture Scattered showers and thunderstorms visited Iowa again Wednesday for the third straight day The Weather Bureau said the storms would perform in an onagainpffagain fashion into Thursday 1 Mason City received more than a half an inch of ram as showers skipped across the state late Tuesday and Tuesday night Sioux City Spencer terloo and Davenport had lesser injurca Both vehicle were amounts THE CHARLES CITY area received inches of rain dur ingthe past 24 the heaviest amount received was inches at Dumont Most of the rain fell into the Cedar and Iowa river but no flooding was expected Other rainfall amounts around thestaleincluded i inches at Marble Rock WJlIiaras at Hampton arid 100 at Iowa Falls Popejoy received inches while Parkersburg Emmetsburg Shell Shef field andClear re ceived more than an inch THE CHARLES reported all its windows broken by hail Farmers also reported windows broken in the Some rural areas near Mason City received an estimated inch of moisture in the thundershow w that began just before dark morning He Tuesday and continued inlp ndicated the secret felt in the area Traffic sides of the was closed for about two hours un could be put up but no ooe pulled out by wreckers Tornado funnels were spotted near Waterloo earlier in the evening but they did not touch the ground Golf ballsized hail stones battered Kelsey shortly after dark HIGH WINDS and some hail were reported in Corning Shenandoah area and as far north as Jefferson A farm was near Lancaster by a twister which touched down three times ripping down lines and blocking highways fallen trees At least three other torna does were reported in Wiscon sin but damage was confined to rural areas and no onewas in jured Slightly cooler air that pushed into northwest Ipwa during the night wasnt expected to make much progress across the slate Wednesday Afternoon highs to the lower j 80s in the south were common SAM I IOWA lArETT 14 GOP Calls It Budget Some Demos Join Opponents WASHINGTON Re publicans backed by conserya live Southern Democrats Jine up Wednesday against passage of what they called a budget busting housing bill With government spending overshadowing housing as an issue the House neared a vote in its annual housing battle After a morning caucus of the 153 Republican members GOP Leader Charles A Halleck of Indiana told newsmen the im pending vote would be close as THIS WILL BE a key he said There is no doubt this is a budgetbusting statement came few hours House was lo start preliminary voting on two housing the Democratic bill approved by the House Banking Committee the other a substitute drafted by Rep A S Herlong a Flori da Democrat Republicans plugged for pas sage of the lesscostly Hcrldng bill They claimed a 50 50 chance of success BUT DEMOCRATIC leaders with a big voting majority pre dicted the defeat of lesser al ternatives to their own wide ranging program It includes slum elimination public nous ng college and oldfolk housing and liberalized FHA down pay ments The biggest test comes when the House votes on a substitute iti sponsored by Rep A S Her ong of Florida a Southern Dem ocrat but backed by the admin stration Herlongs bill calls total spending of com pared with President Efsenhow original suggestion of a Bestows Medal on Dulles WASHINGTON dent Eisenhower has bestowed on John Foster Dulles his ailing former secretary of state the nationshighest civilian decora Meaal of Freedom The decoration was disclosed by the Vhite House as Dulles lost more ground in his struggle against cancer and pneumonia The chief executive in a warm personal salute to his ailing friend dispatched his son rtaj John S Eisenhower to Walter Reed Army Hospital with the medal Tuesday night YOUNG EISENHOWER as signed to the White House as assistant staff secretary hand ed it to Mrs Dulles who took Dulles in his hospital room With the1 medal a bronze disk suspended from red and white ribbon went a one paragraph note which said Dear Foster It is an honor and a privilege oi award you this Mtedal of Free dom Inadequate though it is to express my gratitude and the gratitude of the nation you have served so as a small token oi the affection and esteem that the people ol America and of the world hold or you and your tireless efforts on behalf of freedom With warm regard As ever D EISENHOWER often has visited Dulles at the hospital But he apparently wanted lo confer the medal through Mrs Dulles lo avoid any ceremony which might tax the little strength left to the secretary Dulles spends much of his ime in a drugged sleep because of analgesics administered to offset the gnawing pain The State Department said Dulles continues 16 grow was receiving pain killers am was in general JUST IN CASE NEW stor offered air conditioners for sal Wednesday no payment until temperature hits 95 de Last summer did But the store had some fin print to lake care of thit or July 15 AP Pbotofax WELL NO WONDER Now Nathaniel Downey Louisville knows why his car would not start when he left for work the engine is miss ing Also stolen during the night were the battery ra diator and transmission Dow ney stands in the compart ment which normally housed the motor of his ma chine which he had left parked on a side street Mason City Cloudy with thun derstorms continuing through Thursday most numerous and intense Wednesday night Cooler Wednesday night Lows mid to upper 50s A Jittle cooler Thursday with highs about 70 owa Scattered thundershowers Wednesday night and Thurs day most numerous and in tense during night Cooler Wednesday night Lows in Iho 50s Cooler High 60s northwest to about 80 southeast Further outlook Friday partly cloudy and cool er Minnesota Showers cooler Highs Thursday 55 to 65 GlobeGazette weather dal up to 8 Wednesday Maximum 79 i Minimum 62 At i 63 Precipitation I 55 YEAR AGO Maximum 72 Minimum 38 Threats by Hof fa Studied WASHINGTON John McCIellan DArk urged ongress Wednesday to meet eadon James R Hoffas threat o call a nationwide strike if la or unions are subjected to anti trust laws McCIellan chairman of enate rackets probers said he introduce soon a bill he has alked about to apply the ariti rust laws to transportation un ons He gave no further details Hoffa president of the Team ters Union told a Brownsville audience thatorganized abors answer to tion should be to have all its ollective bargaining contracts xpire on the same date arid hen strike WE CAN CALL a primary trike all across the nation that vill straighten out the employ ers once and for Hoffa aid Hoffa has been working to or ganize a conference ransporlation unions including lis Teamsters and longshore nen and rail unions t a of tha n terriational Longshoremens Assn but indicated he was sug esting a strike by all labor unions THE SUGGESTION was quickly rejected by AFLCIO resident George Meany who erved notice Hoffa could not ounl on support from the fed jrations 1214 million members The AFLCIO has expelled Teamsters on charges of cor Sen Pat McNamara D a former Detroit union iflicial said a general strike would be suicidal just and added think Hoffa las more sensethan to do ie noted that Hoffa had said a strike could be called hot that it would be But McCIellan saw real dan ger in Hoffas words which he called a threat against Congress and the people He said the Teamsters chief should not allowed to get away with it ON STORK LIST HOLLYWOOD HVFriends say actress Audrey Hepburn is ex pecting her first child in Jan uary TT er 5 AUggvauuii WJL TJI from the 70s in the north overall program and AAv ivi inA emit n the Housing bill al eady passed by the Senate In debate Tuesday Republi cans openly cautioned that the 3emocralicbacked measure would meet a presidential veto And Howard W Smith DVa told the House that pas age of the big measure would mean the start of a wild spend ng MRS LEE DIES ASHEVILLE Mrs Robert E Lee III widow of a grandson of Confederate Gen loberl E died Tuesday night after a long illnesi She was 84 TO HlSAD IOWA LIONS IN 195960 Governorselect of the Iowa Lions six districts stand behinS a lifelike symbol Forest City 9E D B Stephenson f T nAirr Ala 0Fi fi Dsilp fTprrinsTCon left Dr G I G Shambaugh Moines District 9F Eugene Morris of Lions International The six new dis trict governors were elected Tuesday at district meetings held at the 39th an nual state convention of Iowa Lions at the Hotel Hanford They are from Fort Dodge 9D G Dale Herrington Mount Ayr 9C Scott F Bloomfield 9B and George Stein To ledo 9A Governors Chosen as f Lions Conclave Closes The 1959 39th annual conven tion of Iowa Lions ended in Ma son City Tuesday night with nearly 500 Lions and their wives paying tribute to the leaders d he organization The event was the Djilrict Governors Banquet at theHotel Hanford With District 9E Governor Myrl Slahl presiding and Past nlernational Director B A Barney Fuller acting as toast master Lions from throughout the state heard district gover nors introduce their successors and compete in bragging up their districts SERIOUS CONVf HTION Jness ended Tuesday afternoon with election of district gover nors and trustees to the Iowa Lions Sight Conservation Foutv dation The banquet served as a platform for introduction of tha new officers Slated to serve multiple Dis trict 9 in 195960 as district gov ernors are George Stein Toledo Scott F Waglcr Bloonv field 9B G Dale Herrington Mount Ayr 9C JX B Stephen son Fort Dodge 9D Morris Forest Cily 9E and ;