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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 2, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI Associated Pren and UnJUd Press Fuji Lease Wires SEPTEMBER 2 1957 This Paper Consists of Two One v xsvsfrwww E A TESSIEN FRED YOUNKE MERLYN BURGENER One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAD Qulncy 930 KGfA WOI Ames G10 am Sunday pin Hundaj 5 pm Thursday mm a im SEES The Truth Vs Superstition fF anybody ever tries to tell you that drinking water fluor idation is mass medication a vio lation of your constitutional rights or a menace to community health you will be justified in one of these two assumptions 1 Either you are being propa gandized by a knave or a fool or 2 The person who has ap proached you thinks YOU are a fool The effectiveness of fluorida tion in the prevention of tooth de cay has been as well demonstrat ed in the past quarter of a cen tury as has the effectiveness of vaccination against smallpox or the various types of inoculation which have all but done away epidemic diseases within my lifetime To accept the absurd and wholly unsupported claims of those who fluoridation is to re ject the validity and competence of the dental profession of the medical profession indeed of all uT science mS fatherinlaw List of Indorsers Given I had planned to do it later in this visit with you but let me take time out now to list the principal groups which have studied fluor idation and given it unqualified indorsement American Medical Association American Dental Association American Pubtic Health Associ ation American Pharmaceutical As sociation American Nurses Association American Association for the Advancement of Science National Research U S National Institute of Muni cipal Law Officers American Waterworks Associa tion American Hospital Association William Lundy7Qne Living Civil War Vets Dies CRESTVIEW Fla Wil liam A Lundy a 109yearold veteran of the Civil War died Sunday night thinning the ranks of the onceproud Confederate army to two aged men Death came to Uncle Bill as he was affectionately known to thousands in a hospital shortly after he had been moved there from the home of a son Charlie with whom he had re sided for the past several months Suffering from a high fever the aged veteran was taken to the hospital about 8 pm Death came hours later to the man who at 16 served with a unit of the Home Guard at Elba Ala Members of Lundys family reported Aug 27 the old veteran had not recovered as well as ex pected from a gall bladder oper ation he underwent in March and barely was able to stand The remaining Confederate veterans are Walter W Wil liams 114 who lives with a daughter in Houston Tex and John Sailing m Slant Va Albert Woolson the last Un ion survivor died last year at 109 in Duluth Minn In adidtion to Charlie Lundy is survived by three daughters and five sons Uncle Bill was fairly active almost to the time of his death Only a short time ago he was able to get around by hitching a wooden sawhorse ahead of him His eyesight he frequently boasted was so sharp he could shoot a squirrel out of a tree with a shotgun Lundy was proud of his Con federate background althuogh he served onlyin the Home Guard and never took a shot at a Yankee Gunman Sought for Slaying Two Neb Authorities in Nebraska and Iowa an enraged gunman who shot and killed two per beat his wife and left her for dead and wounded HENRY F HEAGEL V1C MULLANEY V A LINES teU S L F Nations Holiday Toll Up Traffic Drownings Miscellaneous Total 317 49 54 420 motherinlaw and OrvilJe Brewer 60 a friend of the family He then beat his estranged wife Betty 29 with a crowbar and shot and beat his fatherin law Glenn Stoddard 68 Stoddard was shot in the shoulder and clubbed with the butt of Mc Cluskeys gun Feigned Death Mrs McCluskey who left her husband in May said her husband stopped beating her when she feigned death She was hospital ized in Blair Neb Sheriff Walter Dean said Mrs McCluskey and the couples four sn were living at the farm of her parents near here Hampton Crash Claims Life of Third Victim HAMPTON UfcMiss Rosa Bra day 66 died Saturday in a Hamp ton hospital of injuries suffered in an auto accident which claimed the lives of two of her sisters The three victims with a fourth sister were returning from a Minnesota lake resort Aug 21 when their car and one driven by Theodore Smith Hampton collided on Highway 65 neari Hampton By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Traffic deaths across the nation mounted relentlessly Monday and the toll of the three day Labor Day holiday appeared likely to reach or perhaps surpass apre holiday prediction of 429 With the most perilous the homeward trek of millions of motorists from holiday yet to come the toll of dead from automobile accidents already hac passed the 300 mark early Mon day Worst To Come toll is tragically louing the figures used in making advance estimates said Ned H Dearborn president of the Nation al Safety Council The worst is still to come with the home bound rush of highway travelers There will be a fearful last min ute crush The council had estimated death toll of 420 for the 78hour period from 6 pm Friday to mid night tonight local Dearborn said unless the trend changes the final toll will be close to the councils prediction The count in the first 33 hours of the holiday period showed about 150 fatalities In the next 24 hours however the total was more than 150 425 Deaths During last years threeday La bor Day holiday there were 435 traffic deaths Nonholiday test survey made by The Associated Graham Winds Up New York Crusade With Huge Service in Times Square IT T rr e into irons of i a massive Times Square openair church Sunday night at he windup of his SVbmonth New York crusade A huge throng stood hushed and reverent as loudspeakers carried he evangelists plea to seek hrist The speakers platform south of 42nd Street An ocean Billy Graham shoulder to shoulder from build to building Gospel songs rang out at the Crossroads of the ally echoing with juke box jive Lights from the Broadway the aters and big advertising signs cast a bright glow over the as semblage A brilliant moon rose as Graham spoke U S Public Health near Hampton Press during a of Soked uTai BuSinCSS WCnt on as Heads of Departments or T The crnwH Snearby baS and mtive Medicine in 68 also of Ottumwa were Ups Thc record traffic toll when his wife rekillcj in the accident They areiLabor was 461 for a threeO As Graham survived by two sisters Miss cay in 1951 in Hves to Christ Thousands of hands impossible to count waved in the gathering dusk Praise by Ike Mitchell FROM OUR WIRE SEHV5CES WASHINGTON The workers enjoyed a Labor Day holiday Monday whiie their lead ers in government and unions saluted their accomplishments President Eisenhower sound ing a note of deep appreciation said It is fitting that we pause to pay tribute to the skill and strength of our working men and women In their hands and minds is the power of cur growth and the promise of continuing achieve ment Both Eisenhower and Secretary of Labor Mitchell in formal state ments Sunday noted that em ployment is at the highest point in history Mitchell said Our free enter prise system driven by the tal ents energies and skills of our people has produced the greatest and most widely shared prosper ity in our history Punitive Action Sen Ives RNY referred to testimony before the Senata Rackets Committee of which he is vice chairman and cautioned hat activities of shady charac ters in organized labor could bring on punitive legislation from Congress next year AFLCIO President George Meany talked of a different kind in me Kduienns OHSK Graham m conSressional investigationa Here ln fullscale probe of thn T iuuscaie prooe or the whole cohol he halt f the age relationship as Sines f cost of living Such a study he said could an eSiVS Tonight for a few moments it flat ion He took issue with those who fused to return with him Playing Cards The Stoddards and Brown were playing cards in the kitchen when McCluskey went on his wild shoot ing spree He fired three shots through a screen door fatally wounding Brewer and Mrs Stod dard Stoddard although wounded es caped and fled to a neighbors Theresa Brady Ottumwa who survived the accident and Mrs Anna Anderson Burlington About The Weather Iowa Showers Monday and in southeast Monday night cooler To these could be added a large number of organizations with a pronounced interest in public health and wellbeing even though not identified with science American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organ izations American Legion National Congress of Parents and Teachers o Child Study Association ofjhome where be called police Mc America jCUiskey forced his wife to accom UnitedStates Junior thcv Commerce occupied in Decatur where he Joint Committee on H e a 11 brutal attack Problems of the American Medi er ed ad cal Association and the National McCluskey along Education Association And Two Questions What opponent of fiuoridation has a competence to judge com parable with any of these profes sional and science groups Ive reEAST DUBUQUE 111 Ciu1 tj Richard Beversdorf25 Dubuque What would prompt kiUed Monday after his auc tions such as the PTA themobilc crashed into a e American region AFLCIO to on Wis 35 about VA miles north embrace a cause which was not 0 ncrc I In the public interest AuUlorities s a i d Beversdorfj GlobeGazette weather data up the Missouri River area Dubuque Man Dies in Wisconsin Crash One of the worst accidents dur ing the holiday occurred Sunday near Effingham in southern Illi nois Five persons burned to death whf their car plunged into a ditcti and burst into flames Audubon Woman Hit by Car Is Killed AUDUBON 0 Mrs William Wiemann 67 Audubon ing Highway 71 in front of her i III JIUIII Five Day Iowa about oclock will average from two to four Sheriff Jack Hilsabcck dcgrees below normal The nor ma I maximum is from 79 to 83 The minimums will range from 55 to 58 Cooler Tuesday Warm er about Thursday Precipita tion will average moderate to heavy occurring as showers and thunderstorms scattered Tues day and over most of slate Fri day or Saturday amountsj 50 of an inch to one inch Sheriff Jack Hilsabeck identi fied the driver as Leo Madsen 20 aiso of Audubon Madsen was hospitalized with shock Three passengers in his car toid Hilsa beck they did not see Mrs Wie mann until they felt the impact She was on her way home from work at the canning factory here Vu a Auuioriues said Beversdorf wi There was a lime when fluoniclimbed from he fe rf to 8 am Monday almn was onen to onestinni vai r r dation was open to question and was kiled h h More than that all of the ques inst wj h tmns now being asked by critics nt h 8 were both askeo and answered Tvri by men of science Today m the auto benefits and the limitations of fluoridation iiavc been established beyond all reasonable question the RAAB RECOVERS VIENNA itftChancellor Juiius Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday night At S am Monday Precipitation n YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum As is true of many another sig nificant phenomenon in the nu folding of our civilization thepllai at Lilu in upper Austria IfrrtJll 3 f CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 lurday ir ivioiua TirtAMUUUI OrtUirCiaV JJO jfrom a sligot stroke suffered Sat MiaimuniSaturday night66 37 64 68 incj 73 SAME Black flag mcns tratfio dtith id past II being turned have tried to blame la thedral as a symbol of spiritualibor unions for price increases be of their demands for West Union Man Is Victim of Accident WEST UNION WiHiram Olson 39 West Union died Sunday of in juries suffered in an auto collision five miles southeast of Waukon Friday night William Hitch 38 Sumner was killed outright in he accident Stassen Returns to London for Final Rounds of Talks WASHINGTON ffi Harold Stassen new back to London Crash injuries Fatal to Estherville Youth SPIRIT LAKE WJ Kenneth Herbranson 8 son of Mr and Mrs Harold Herbranson Esther ville died Sunday night of nw however that the juries suffered when the car inDisarmament issue has passed Monday for a final round of five power disarmament talks before the whole problem is returned to the U N General Assembly Stassen arrived here Friday to attend his sons wedding and to talk with President Eisenhower and Secretary of Slate Dulles He took the line that Russia is still seriously negotiating advice by the United States should get ready for a fullfledged debate in the U N General Assembly on the arms talks Thc Assembly meets nit in 3tmit LrtLr JIB tomSnt that we Americans said production improvements offset higher wage rates while believe in God Graham estimated diirina his talk that 200000 persons were in the crowd But Chief Inspector Thomas A Nielson of the police department pegged the crowd at 75000 I counted them he said Traffic was halted in the area during the meeting The greater part of the crowd was onBroad way from 41st to 37th Streets in others employers have raised prices far beyond their increased labor costs Labor Day Mass The nations top union leaders attended the fifth annual Labor Day mass in Washington and heard a warning that corrup tion in a few unions could as sume grave proportions unless There also were groups on sidelcourageously met and defeated streets and on 6th and 7th avefThe mass was read at the Shrine nucs and north of 42nd Street toiof the Sacred Heart 47th Street The 38yearold Graham who was 18 pounds slimmer than Intermixed with the Tributes were pleas forrankandfiie union members to snap from their up Atvyin LtlclIT he began his New York crusade and root out crooks May 15 spoke with his usual anc hoodlums who have infil vigor at the Times Square windjlrated the labor movement The Rev Mark Fitzgerald di rector of Notre Dames industrial relations section urged the la bor leaders in a sermon to dedi to maintaining He urged the crowd to tell the world that our trust is not in our stockpile of atomic and hydro gen bombs but in Almighty God cate Britain France Canada and Rus sia have been negotiating at its which he was riding struck Rock Island freight train Satur day GlobeGazette weather data up to S am Sunday Maximum Saturday BOAS DIES 90 LONDON Frederickand r mulct un uisarmameiH Other American officials gencrl It is generally expected that ly feel now the London sessions will be con cluded in a few days preliminary to throwing the whole question back to the General Assembly The Soviet Communist ncws tpaper Priivda said Sunday viii tvjuvrt LUl Id not peace at any price the American union movement liroction as members of a sub hv tS fC IcftiS fadng H cdlical intcrnal chal iroup of the Alsemblvs Com vou e n H M PrestigC which must nittec on Disarmament Tn Jl be overcome The forces of cor into a phase of ailout propa ganda conflict and that the semblance of negotiation at Lon At 8 am Sunday 74 dor has been lost h y 3 Thc C to join his family BULLETIN ruption though minor now could assume grave proportions unless courageously met and defeated jrvii i r jin carrying c fivepower subcommittee Roman Catholics home from Inn n n rl ftilnA i I 1 except for a reported piece failed to do its paper called for N TOT DROWNS kfwrsTnu AUSTIN Minn xcSn McGllire 3drowned in the Ce excursron tram carrying 600 jdar River Saturday night The youngster was missed and search crs found his tricycle on the riv er bank It is ieUeved Michac beach outing derailed Sun day night and railway author ities said 150 persons were killed tumbied into the river when ha wandered too close ;