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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 21, 1955, Mason City, Iowa Nortfc lows Doily Ntwspoptr MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I HtWSPAFIR THAT MAKES AkL NOtTH IOWANS NCIGHIORS HOME EDITION frill Wlrat OMU Cvpjr MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 11 1WS Papwr ContiiU Two OM 68Day Southern Phone Strike Ends WANT MORE TESTING New Slowdown on Shots Seen WASHINGTON possible further slowdown of the mass antipolio inoculation of school children loomed Satur day as the government reportedly contemplated further tightening of safety standards for the Salk vaccine Meanwhile the advice of a panel of scientists decided to continue the dosage and vaccination procedure worked out in last years field trials of the polio preventive Because of the vac cine scarcity there had been discussion of possibly reducing the dosage 1 cc per the method of injection to spread supplies The government also against curtailing inoculations dur ing the summer height of the polio season Although the advisory group did say the most favorable time for vaccination is before the epidemic season it added in statement Friday night that ad ministration of vaccine during a polio outbreak has its place in preventive Some doc tors had voiced concern lest ad ministration of the vaccine during such a period might provoke the disease Ntw Dtlay Resumption of vaccine ship ments after one safety recheck halt had been hoped for next week But the possibility of a new delay in distributing the vaccine arose when vaccine manufacturers said their technical specialists had been called to a Monday conference here The subject new safety standards Parke Davis Detroit said three of its virus experts would attend Eli Lilly In dianapolis said it planned to send several of its top production and research men The public health service had no comment on the meeting it was said to have called The manufacturers reportedly were told in connection with the Monday conference that new re quirements may be applied from now on to all vaccine approved by the government Mori Testing Such stiffer standards may re quire an extra three to five days of testing informants said If a complete retesting is required of vaccine already made between 28 and 35 days would be needed But hope was held out that a new sys tem said to be under study would substantially reduce the time re quired Vaccine supplies to continue the Inoculation program have been scarce although some of the Parke Davis and Eli Lilly product was released a week after a double check by health service teams Trouble was most of those re leased supplies already had been used and only a limited amount became available for new injec tions Three other licensed manufac turers have been awaiting similar approvals but a Health Service spokesman said earlier this week such further actions would be held up for an indefinite time to permit another looksee confused picture at this whole Mother Slain Fail in Effort to Save Baby ExSuitor Shoots Then Kills Self WEST NEW YORK N J UP desperate caesarean operation performed with a butcher knife on the body of a pregnant woman slain by a rebuffed exsuitor failed Friday night and the tragedy claimed three lives The crazed killer Alfred T Car penter 35 shot and killed pretty Mrs June Empson 26 as the un suspecting victim shopped for food for her husband and young son Carpenter then ran across the street from the neighborhood store to his furnished room and shot him self Dr Vincent Raccuia one of the first persons on the scene per formed the emergency operation with the only implements handy in an attempt to save the child due in less than a month The babywas born alive but died 15 minutes later The slain womans brother Ed win Mullins told police that Car penter had tried repeatedly to date Mrs Empson before she was mar ried but that she had always turned him down Police said Carpenter had been living in a furnished room which overlooked the grocery and the nearby house where Mrs Empson ived with her husband William 29 and their son Billy 18 months Joseph Szwarc proprietor of the grocery said Carpenter walked in as Mrs Empson was bending over DAUGHTER McMillen Cedar Rapids holds his head in despair after his daughter was run over by a car Friday His wife sits in the doorway of their car be ing treated for lacerations she received in running through a plate glass store front in futile effort to save the girl a frozen foods counter He said the Russ Agree to Iowa Trip MOSCOW WRussia has formal ly accepted a U S invitation to send over a group of farm experts to study American corn and hog raising methods In a note delivered Friday night fo the U S Embassy the Soviet government said it would send 10 or 12 experts to tour the farm belt and added that it was ready to issue visas to a group of American agriculturalists to pay a return vis it The note suggested the Ameri cans come here about the same date set in the U S invi tation The note said the Russians would like to visit machinery factories canning plants and farm storage depots as well as farms In return it said Russia would show the Americans the Moscow Agricul tural Fair scientific research in stitutions and colective farms SLOAN DIES NEW YORK A Sloan 61 industrialist and former president of the Metropolitan Op tra died Friday night after as operation killer pulled out a 38 caliber pistol and without a word pumped two shots into the victims head Persons Expected for K of C Parley Part of the delegates and members of the Knights of Colum jus began to arrive in Mason City Saturday for the state convention of the group Registration of the delegates be gan Saturday afternoon in the Hotel Hanford It will be completed Sunday morning An informal program was planned for the delegates and members Saturday night A smor gasbord and informal dance will be held in the K of C Clubrooms 5Vi Second S W The opening session will be held Sunday morning when Mason City Mayor George Mendon will give the official welcome to the group The last session will be held Mon day morning Bishop Loras T Lane Dubuque president of Loras College will at tend the threeday meeting along with Archbishop Leo Binz and Arch bishop Henry T Rohlman also of Dubuque Gas Rate Changed WASHINGTON WrNorthern Na tural Gas Omaha which transports and sells natural ga in Iowa Nebraska Kansas South Dakota and Minnesota has been ordered to divide its pipe line sys tern into three zones and establish different rates for each Reversing a decision of last Nov 18 by an FPC examiner the Fed eral Power Commission found tha use of uniform rates by Northern for its entire system is unduly discriminatory and preferential The commissions plan divides Northerns service area north o its Bushton compressor sta tion into what is said will be three nearlyequal zones The commis sion said more than 99 per cent of Northerns sales which are sub ject to federal regulation are made north of Bushton Zone lowest embrace all sales requiring trans mission for distances of 191 miles beyond Bushton plus those sales made south of All sales made on the west leg of Northerns system requiring transmission up to about 190 miles will fall within Zone 2 Sales falling into Zone 3 will he those that require transmission for a maximum of abontlSO miles on the west leg and 183 miles on the east leg beyond the northern boun dary of Zone 2 About The Weather Maion City Continued fair Iowa Turning cooler Minnesota Cooler fair COOLER Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Satur day Maximum 86 Minimum 57 At 8 68 YEAR AGO Maximum 73 Minimum 51 Boone Woman Dies in Accident South of Dunlap DUNLAP Boone woman died early Saturday of injuries suf fered in a cartruck accident Fri day night 2Vi miles south of here on 30 Two other women were injured Gweneth Shumate 28 Boone died in a Council Bluffs hospital Merrill Runyon 23 also of Boone was listed in critical condition Eva Lou Runyon 20 a sister Woodbine escaped with less seri ous injuries Sheriff Sam Strain said the wom en were in a car that was struck by a semitrailer truck when the car apparently cut in too close after passing the truck He said the car was knocked into a ditch and ca reened back on to the highway j Cedar Rapids Girl Hit by Auto Dies CEDARRAPIDS A dis traught mother ran through a glass store front to reach her daughter who was struck and killed by a car Friday afternoon Teri McMillen 3 was killed when she and her brother John 7 left their parents car and started across street A car being backed from a parking by Melvin H 25 Cedar Rapids struck girl Mrs Thomas F McMillen 31 her husband were in a store shopping Mrs McMillen looked out the store screamed then plunged through plate glass in her haste to reach girl She suffered lacerations and was removed to a hospital children were left in car while parents went into a paint and glass store Disobey ing their parents children got out of the car It was third fatal accident here this month and the second involving 3yearold child Haesemeyer Schooler Are Found Guilty ly The Associated Presi Juries in two Iowa cities re urned verdicts of guilty late Fri ay night and early Saturday in eparate cases against bankers At Marshalltown William L taesemeyer 43 president of the Central State Bank of State Cen er was convicted of making false ank entries or statements Dis rice Judge Jolin W Tobin granted ilaesemeyer defense 15 days to file motion for new trial and said he not pronounce sentence un il the motion was ruled upon The aw provides a twoto fiveyear entence and a fine of up to 00 In Des Moines Guy D Schooler 9 president of the Hartfordcar isle Savings Bank was found guilty on all five counts of an in ictment involving him in an al eged checkkiting scheme by Orv ille Stevens former Des Moines ar dealer Time for passing sea ence was not immediately an ounced He has 15 days in which file motions Maximum penalty n each count is a year in jail a fine or both Honored in U S WASHINGTON to th heme Peace Through Power he United States Saturday stage its sixth Armed Forces Day with public displays of some of its lates weapons and parades of its fighl mg men The gates of U S military in stallations here and abroad wer thrown wide to receive an ex pected five million visitors Navj war vessels in home and foreign ports welcomed civilians aboard President Eisenhower set the herae last week when he invite all Americans to take advantage of the day to become better ac quainted with the armed compon ents of our national power fo Parade Slated Washingtons broad avenues right with flags provided an im pressive setting for marching col mns Other cities across the land Isb scheduled parades to mark tie day In some places the celebration ook on a grimly businesslike tone Juntington W planned a civi efense drill Salt Lake City anc Dgden Utah arranged to conduc lood donor drives Several of the Armys missiles nd its giant 280 mm atomic can on were put on exhibition in Tex s but the public was to be given o glimpse of any of this coun rys secret atomic or other wea Speeches Heard High military officials scattered cross the country for Armed orces Day speeches bearing out he peacethroughstrength text In Washington Secretary of De ense Wilson spoke Friday night f new weapons constituting a orce of tremendous In Chicago Secretary of the Air brce Talbott said the United tales must keep strong enough destroy the basic warmaking apacity of the Communist world mmediately upon the outbreak of NEW MARSHAL WAPELLO W Robert Wilke as appointed city marshal here riday to fill the unexpired term f Dale Carter who resigned re cntly Say U China to Confer No Comment at Capitol WASHINGTON UP House Press Secretary James C Hagerty Saturday said he know nothing about reports that th United States and Red China ma hold talks on the Far Easter crisis within 60 days Hagerty said of the report from fndia that he would have to refe hat to the State Department know nothing about it The State Department had n mmediate comment But a de partment spokesman said we ar waiting a report from John Sherman Cooper ambassador Coopers report is expected sooi after he confers with Indian envoj V K Krishna Menon who is re turning from Peiping where h held talks with Red Chinese Pre mier Chou Enlai Chinas Answirt New Delhi dispatches said Men on left Peiping Saturday with Rei Chinas answers to the question of a Formosa ceasefire and th release of American fliers by the Communists Before Menon went to Peiping Cooper told him the United State would be interested in anything h could provide in the way of infor mation about thewhole picture ii the Far East crisis It was mad plain that the United States wa not promoting Menons mission Indian sources said it was po sible Krishna Menon would mak yet another trip to Washington expedite the CommunistAmerica meeting He conferred with Amen cans before going to Peiping It was still undecided whethe Menon would accompany Nehru on the premiers visit to Moscow nex month India the Soviet Union anc Britain all have tried to mediate the dispute between Washington and Peiping Offer to Talk Red China offered to talk with the United States on the question of Formosa and other Far Eastern roblems in an announcemen made April 23 at the 29nation Afri canAsian conference in Bandung Indonesia The State Departments first re action was a statement that it ivould not take part in such talks vithout the presence of its ally Nationalist China But Secretary 3f State John Foster Dulles modi ied this stand April 26 and said the United States might agree to confer with the Reds alone on the question of a cease fire only Waterloo Man Dies After Accident ROCHESTER Minn UP Vayne 35 Waterloo owa died Saturday in a hospital f injuries suffered in a truck acci ent Friday eight miles east of Charles City Iowa on U S 18 Telford was rushed here for mergency surgery after the acci ent The truckdriver Leonard Hill 1 Waterloo was reported in ood condition in a Charles City ospital 40 PERISH BOMBAY India least 40 Arsons perished Friday in a fire burned down a t Limbdi cotton mill Nautilus Is Only Dream Russ Claim LONDON Radio Saturday concluded was no such thing as an atomic powered submarine The Navys submarine Nautilus which passed its ttst runs with flying colors is mere ly a figment of the imagination the Soviet broadcast said But the broadcast said such a submarine would be a good idea it it could op erate winter or summer under the polar icecap Moscow also indicated some agreement with President Eisen hower on the possibility of a globegirdling atomic powered freighter but it did not mention Eisenhower Radio Moscows commentator V A Leshkotsev commenting on the Nautilus and on U S re search into atomic propulsion for planes and aircraft carriers said In spite of the prop aganda hue and cry which ac companied such reports not single of their works has yet been accomplished As has hap pened more than once the Ameri cans art trying to intimidate world with weapons which have not yet been Workers Affected Rail Strike Also Ended Weaver Gets Year in Jail for Larceny jury in Mitchell Coun ty district court returned a verdic of guilty of larceny by embezzle ment in the case of the stat against Francis D Weaver former Forest City at midnigh Friday Mrs Robert Biedermann Osage was foreman of the jury which was out about seven hours Judge C Wild Allison pre ided at the trial in which Sophia schilki McGregor formerly of forest City alleged Weaver em ezzled of money belonging o her She said the money was art of received by her in insurance following the death of a oldier son in Korea Public Funds Weaver had previously been con icted of embezzling funds from he polio and tuberculosis organ izations at Forest City was sen enced to serve five years in prison nd paroled His license to prac ice law in Iowa was revoked at hat time He then moved to Kan as City Mo Saturday afternoon Judge Wild entenced Weaver to a year in the Mitchell County jail at Osage upon ecommendation of Winnebago ounty Attorney Harry Slife For st City who said Weaver had een his college friend and class Asked to Work Weaver was represented by ttty Howard Dresser Mason City ho before the sentencing asked lat Weaver be given an opportu ity to work as he had been in or er to make good his defalcations ounty Attorney Slife said Weaver ad already made restitution of and that his wife has em loyment and is trying to help him nd their son and a daughter Weaver was working as an ac ountant He said his greatest andicap was the loss of his law ractice and he longed for an op jrtunity to pay his debts and to e right with the News in Brief LABOR UNIONS HIT MADISON Was bill prohibiting labor unions from con tributing to political campaigns has become law in Wisconsin The states Republican Gov Walter J Kohler reported through his office Friday that he had signed the measure It was fought bitterly by out numbered Democrats in both the Assembly and the Senate QUEMOY SHELLED TAIPEI Formosa Red guns on Tatent a small island between Nationalistheld Quemoy and the mainland fired 10 shells at Quemoy late Saturday the Nationalist Defense Ministry reported TRINIDAD Cole flashflooding River orced closing of Strand Theater Friday The theater was show ing Caine Mutiny and On The HEAD FOR MARSHALLTOWN STEAMBOAT ROCK flotilla of canoes making a 200 mile trip down the Iowa River to publicize Iowa Falls centennial celebration June 1618 Saturday headed toward Marshalltown They eft Iowa Falls Friday under the leadership of Sheriff Paul Hodgson ATLANTA WEconomic life in the South took a long step forward Saturday with the signing of an agreement in the 68day telephone strike and a complete settlement of the costly railroad walkout The striices against the Southern Bell Telephone Telegraph Co and the Louisville Nashville Rail road and its subsidiaries affected more than workers in many parts of the South Millions of dollars were lost in wages alone Spreading violence caused damage estimated in the hundreds of thousands of dollars Both strikes began the same day March 14 but the L walkout hit harder at Southern economy slow ing freight shipments to a crawl in some sections Passenger serv ice also was curtailed and some in dustries had to use trucks to reach markets Nearly Normal Southern Bell service was nearly normal most of the time Still to be1 determined was whether an estimated CIO Communications Workers of Amer ica would approve the contract set tling the telephone walkout in nine Southeastern states W A Smallwood CWA district director said the agreement was an honorable document and ex pressed confidence the member ship would accept it Smallwood and F M Malone Southern Bell vice president in charge of personnel signed the agreement Friday after both sides made concessions during pro onged negotiations Smallwood said machinery for ratification already was in motion but will take several days to com plete since about people in 00 towns are Workers vere expected to return to their obs after ratification No Lockout A Southern Bell statement said the contract provided that there will be no lockouts or strikes during the life of this The contract is for one year and is to be ratified by May 27 Full details will not be made public until after the union votes on the contract The agreement was reached through a compromise The com pany had maintained that a no strike clause not included in the previous contract was one of the major obstacles to settlement The union finally agreed to the no strike clause but held out for complete arbitration better wages and working conditions The contract also included the company said wage increases of from to weekly for the 000 nonsupervisory employes in creasing company costs more than million annually At the time of the strike tha contract maximum wage for opera tors in cities the size of Atlanta was a week and in smaller cities and towns Craft workers such as cable splicers earned up to weekly under the maximum contract Severe Burns Fatal to Parson Woman OTTUMWA UP Mrs Harold Norris 52 Farson died late Fri day of burns on 90 per cent of her body suffered when a gas unit ex ploded at the home of her daugh terinlaw near Packwood The daughterinlaw Mrs Ken neth Norris 24 remained in very critical condition with burns on 60 to 70 per cent of her body Fire destroyed the home early Friday Two children of Mrs Kenneth Norris were not injured The father was not home SAME ;