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1 I'ORtXAST Saturday: Partly loudy; Cooler TKMPF.RATIRKS Midnight 6tt 5 a.m. ...69 10 am. 1 a.m. ,,,65 a.m. a.m. 2 a.m. ...65 7 Noon ,,,66 a.m. ,,,15 i ..65 4 a.m. ...66 9 am, ...15 Unofficial Highest year ago, 83; lowest. 63. Minneapolis Price 5 Cents Vol. LXXVII-No. 193 MINNEAPOLIS. FRIDAY, JULY 8. 1935 Heat Into Detraction Death Star THE 7 Stet 1A a After several days' build-up of heat and tornado area. Highways In the Twin Cit-humidity, the weather erupted In a sjxMl ies area were blocked by washouts and of destruction In Minnesota Thursday' felled trees and wires. Heavy damage was afternoon and during the night. It caused: dealt by a windstorm at Crystal 'nH nhvsiral rinmace in Lvon count v. site 1.NC1IKS of rainiof the arshilu tornado, was estimated at 'one million dollars. in the Mar Today repair crews, particularly those of Northern States Tower and Northwestern Bell Telephone were out in force taking care of emergency breaks. State DAMAGE in WAS hi iu iuuiiij I'M a viv- viui uui" clearing obstructions. injured In the night II hrrt Tuiiltr Swirled Out of Southtctit 5-DAY FORECAST Tcmprraturti in the Twin Citirt i trinity the next five dayi will average near normal 7t at thit point cooler over the week-end, near normal thereafter. Precipitation will average about JO inch, except porniiblg heavier amounts in individual thundrrstorma occur ring montly after Sunday. Tcmperaturet In Minnesota, Iowa and isconsin will aver-age near normal, cooler Saturday and Sunday, near normal thereafter. Precipitation will average i to SS inches, locally heavier in scattered shower and thunderstorms, mostly after Sunday, Balloons Aided Forecast of State Twister The tornado which swept southwestern Minnesota Thursday evening was forecast in a special bulletin from the United States weather bureau shortly after 1 p.m. yesterday. The bulletin, issued from the Chicago office of the weather bureau, was based on information gathered by weather instruments carried to altitudes up to 80,000 feet by balloons. A radio system In the balloons relays information about temperatures, humidity and atmospheric pressure at various altitudes. Records from the balloon to weather stations at St. (loud, Huron and Rapid City, S. Bismarck, X. and Omaha, figured In the tornado wanting picture. The forecast said, "a tornado or two are indicated in extreme southwestern Minnesota." It mentioned especially Nobles, Jackson and Martin counties along the Iowa boundary. The tornado which struck i southwestern Minnesota actual-I ly moved a very short distance jwest and north of those coun-I ties. It did its heaviest dam-i age near Marshall, with in miles or Monies 64 Million Hold Jobs; U.S. Record II muH I i Jhinoiicks MINNESOTA 1 IVaNHOL. Vl a urn wnj i 3 TORNADO SI I 1 I MiNNIafOUV 140 Ml. I I MlhNtlO'a SHOWN 0 cunt L'll lHIllipiW mtA umi ai.imurf f-tff -f Lm 'l in in n.n, i Photo tor (he Minntaoolit SUr Larry Hrnlc the Lyon Count? Independent, Manhall, Minn. the wreckage how many buildings had been there. Mr. and Mrs. Kompelien were found on the ground beside a shattered corncrib. Both were hospitalized and are in "good" condition today. Clothing hangs from the broken tree at right. Other Storm Pictures on Pages 8 and 19 and on Back Page. This car, lying against two tattered trees on the Sidney Kompelien farm near Marshall, was hurled 100 yards through the air by the tornado which cut a devastating swath across southwestern Minnesota Thursday. No one was In the car when the wind picked it up. The twister wreaked total damage to the Kompelien farmstead. Witnesses could not tell from MOKK THAN in SPAWNED A TOKNAIX) shall area, killing a child. 1)11) 1IKAVV (iKNKKAI. the Twin Cities area. At least 14 persons were Farm Wife Tells How Boy Died By MinnrHtlit Mar Maff Mrltrr A Minnesota Inim wife who fought a tornado Thursday and saved five of six little children told her story to the Minneap olis Star today. The sixth child of the Mar-low Larson family. 2 ear-old Ronald, was flung lo hi.s death in a tree a quarter-mile away by the tornado. The twister also caused property and livestock damage estimated at one million dollars In Lyon and Lincoln counties hi southwest ern Minnesota. Ten persons, all reported in good condition, were hospitalized at Marshall, Minn. Mrs. August Wobbrma. 32, whose farm home and outbuildings 11 miles west of Marshall were flattened in the furious storm, told how she struggled out from a precarious shelter to grab the children as they rolled In cery direction. She said that she was home with her son, (iary, her sis ter. May Dearborn, 17, and five dilldren of the neighboring I family Tatricla, 5, Sandra, 4, Marlnw, 3, and Ronald and Donald, twins. Mrs. Larson works in an egg-processing plant in Marshall, and had left her children with Mrs. Wobbema Thursday morning. Larson was working at the time on his own farm a mile west of the Wobbema place. Wobbema was away from his farm doing carpenter work. Mrs. Wobbema said the tornado struck at about 4:30 p.m. with little warning. "We were in a new part we had just bUilt on, and all we could do was to sit tight and pray," she said. "All the youngsters were crying. "Everything started sliding. We were sitting in one corner of a davenport, and we all got separated. Something knocked me out. When I came to, I was a few feet away from an old piece of machinery which offered shelter. "The little children were roll-in? all about. I got out and pulled them back to the piece of machinery. I don't know how many times. We knew right away that Ronnie was missing. Then It started to hail. "There were two rows of ir. protect ourselves from the hail. My sister had been thrown into U- 1 )Ui iiiuii j.ijiiiiie way uui north in the cornfield." Mrs. Wobbema said the tornado had driven a nail 1 'j inches into 3-year-old Marlow's leg. All the surviving children, Mrs. Wobbema, and Miss Deaf- Tornado Continued on Page Seven STAR BEAMS A harassed grandmother down the block says this scientific prediction that we'll all live to be 150 may be fine for some people, but she's darned if she's going to baby sit with two more generations. An Australian' musician is awarded after an automobile cranh destroys his "cheerfulness." Maybe money can't buy happiness, but it's nice lo know how much it would take if it could. Bill Yaughan. 101 I New Research Program to Improve Polio Vaccine Wind, Rain Land Punch on Suburbs By BOB MURPHY MlaiiMpalia liu tuff Writ frban Minneapolis, which suffered considerable damage in the way of downed trees and wires, flooded basements and flooded Intersections, escaped the brunt of storm damage during the night. The suburban areas took most of the beating. Biggest damage was to pow er installations, except at Crys tal airport. There high winds broke windows In the admin- stratlon building, blew down two new hangars, destroyed 12 parked planes and heavily damaged 25 others. At Wold Chamberlain airport weather station, gusts of wind were clocked at 51 miles an hour, but at Costal unofficial estimates had inds at 70 miles an hour. Lightning caused the biggest single item of damage in Min neapolis. It hit a fuse box to start a $20,000 blaze at the Sawyer Cleator Lumber 1100 Washington avenue N. (Picture on Page 19.) A heavy downpour at the time of the fire, shortly before 5 a.m., helped firemen check the blaze, which destroyed two of several sheds. Investigators found the fuse box "blown io pieces." POWER Northern States Power Co. described damage as the worst since the July 1931 tornado, but confined mostly to suburban areas, and mostly to localized and individual breaks. One town, Centerville, north-east of New Brighton, was still without power today. There were "outages" in Wood Lake, Bellevue. Brownton. Anoka, Rogers, Montiiello, Buffalo and other points, of a few minutes to two hours. Most of the damage was due to trees falling across wires, in some cases also taking: down power poles. Warning was Issued (hat persons away from downed wires, or puddles into which they have fallen. The power company had is full force of 130 repairmen out today, and had hired another 30 repairmen from Donovan Construction Co. Some 200 calls remained to be taken care of early today, and other damage reports were coming in, to the extent that the NSP switchboard was jammed much of the morning. The power company said service to at least 1,000 homes was Interrupted, but that no large districts were put out by the storm TELEPHONES Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. reported that service to some 10,000 telephones. 8.300 will be back in service today, All available repair crews were in action, some of them going to the southwestern section of the state while the storm still raged. A freak circumstance was that along a stretch of highway 13 near Arco, 53 telephone poles and the wire they carried can't be found. Seven towns were without telephone service, and three Arco, Ivanhoe, and Hendricks, Minn. were still Isolated today. Service was expected to be restored by noon. Also without service for a time were Lind, Lake Benton, Wood Lake and Arlington, Minn, WEATHER The storm brought cooler weather to Minneapolis, with a high of 85 expected today, and 80 Saturday, compared Storm Contmucti on Page Honeywell BuildsRobot for A-study Two-million Motel Planned for Airport By BKRXARU C'ASSKRLY Mlnnnpolia Mar Stuff Writer Plans for a two-million-dollar hotel-motel combination designed to serve Wold-Chamberlain field were disclosed today. The structure is planned by McGuire. McGuire and Mc Guirc, a corporation formed by three brothers, two living in St. Paul and the third in Chicago. WASHINGTON UP) The broad new research program is the Salk polio vaccine and the now employed. Simiilt.inponslw it pavr A VBrwinatlnn nrncrram hv r1painf of vaccine tested under new standards adopted seven weeks ago. It was the first vaccine to be released for use since June 6. The firm has taken an 18-month option on 26.9. acres at the southwest corner of Seventy-eighth street (the Belt Line) and Thirty-fourth avenue 31oomington. government announced today a being set up aimed at improving production and testing methods hnost In thp nrrspnr rlrihhlintr annrnvimatflv fWl chnta being pushed by Democrats in the senate. Mr. Eisenhower asked for 33 i million dollars ill IZ 1 1 1 V-T vaccine of the unvaccinated children under 20 those who cannot af ford to pay for it themselves. i The senate bill would provide free, vaccine for all children under 20, at a cost of about 135 million dollars. The house bill would provide direct grants to the states for needy children and would allo- mic Junius it-uiai plains i I Communist-led ForCCS Opdl Attack in Laos SAIGON, INDOCHINA-aT)jrewll(alivp. was a We The government of Laos said who works for Kd. Phillips able to ret under it and ine oromers are io. a civil aeronautics administration ren- Sons Wholesale Liquor nea jKilis, who lives in St. I'aul, and William supervis or for flrifrirs. Cooner Jt I'n wholesale liquor firm, St. Panl.1 "Thc children were very good after we got to shelter. They The land is now a potato itemed to understand, and did patch owned by Henry everything I told them. Then 7921 Thirty-fourth avenue S. some neighbors came. A group rt ju-ju ineunui.jj uisis wiMijunder construction WASHINGTON' More 'of them in the Twin Cities than 64 million Americans were1 area, was interrupted, but most Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Co. is building a robot S'Stem that Will electronically control the operation of a nu clear reactor being constructed for peacetime atomic research. The electronic system, the company said, will regulate such critical phases of the re- ouvu vtiuvai novo vi 1 1 iv. i v. -etor-. oper. I0 as "start-up" Sand the contro and mainte- nance power (or rate of atom- splitting). It Is Mng built by Honeywell's Industrial division in Philadelphia, under contract to the American Machine and Foundry which Is constructing the research reactor. The reactor component in will be a keyi the l'a-million-j research center dollar atom by Battelle Memorial Institute in suburban Columbus, Ohio. The reactor is of the "swim, mingpool" type, so-called be- cause the core is suspended in a tank of water 24 feet deep. It is designed to operate at 1.000 kilowatts on uranium-235 fuel.i Its primary function will be to' provide a source of neutrons and atomic radiation or radio-, isotopes for research uses i components of the amplifiers, con- SSL action. Clyde Scott nuclear engineer for Honeywell, explained that power generation (atom splitting) if allowed to proceed unchecked could literally melt the reactor. MAMIE MAY JO IX IKK WASHINGTON The White House said today it "now looks" as if Mrs. Eisenhower will accompany the President to Geneva, Switzerland, for the Big Four conference. i i Surgeon General Leonard Scheele said the planned research program will be a cooperative one among the government, universities and industry. He predicted: "While largely developmental In character, with short term objectives, it will undoubtedly uncover new scientific information that will aid in the long- range development of all viral; vaccine." The health service said the allocation of the 300,000 shots of vaccine released today will be up to the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. The health service also announced it has assigned scientists to plants of the six vaccine manufacturers who "will visit the plants frequently in order to facilitate more rapid exchange of information between scientists of the pharmaceutical industry and the federal government." The health service also said has discontinued releasing weekly summaries of polio cases among vaccinated children because they are "without meaning" in the absence of figures on total vaccinations. A spokesman said they will be resumed, however, if there are any "unusual incidents that warrant release of figures." Meanwhile, a house commerce subcommittee unanimously approved a Democratic-sponsored bill to allot federal funds to the states for free polio vaccine for children. The bill is more liberal than the polio vaccine program requested by President Eisenhow er, but less liberal than a bill today that at least three battalions of Communist-led troops have opened an attack against Laotian government forces in the mountains of eastern Laos, TllA nv(irnmn, attarUntr fnreiM: were commanded by "the Red organized Pathct-lao (free movement which was created by the Communists dur- ing the Indochina war to fight guerrilla actions against the French, A communique, issued by the government at Its ln Vientiane said the Pathet-lao was reinforced by Communist Victminb. elements wh0 apparently had been hiding 0llt lnPPhe ruRed tcrrain sinc" Indochina war a year ago. Government planes I nv mediately were sent o.ut to drop paratroop reinforcements into the area. DO YOU AGREE? Some folks would see better days if they didn't run around all night. (Send vour favorite thought to "DO YOU AGREK?" The i The site is now about 18 'blocks from the Wold-Chamber- lain field passenger terminal! and directly opposite land' owned by the metropolitan air-; ports commission which will be used for airport II is also about 10 blocks east of the metropolitan sports arena, location of the new Bloomington baseball stadium. i Plans are being drawn for a combination hotel -motel lo serve airline passengers between planes and visitors to games at the stadium. The architect for the building is working on plans for a building similar to the recently completed Hyatt House in In-glewood, which adjoins the Los Angeles International airport. I Mayor Herman Kossow of! Bloomington, had announced Thursday that "a large hotei! corporation had obtained an. i tne states. Peron Fires 105 Officers as Rebels BUENOS AIRES. ARGENTINA President Juan D. Peron has fired 80 officers of the Argentine navy and 23 of the air force for the aerial bombing of his office in the government house in the June 16 revolt. The decree of dismissal was issued Thursday night after the supreme council of the armed forces declared these officers to be rebels. On the Inside Editorial Pajje 16 Radio TV Pajre 41 News 8 Comics Pajres 22, 23 Theaters Pages It, 13 Weather Data 17 Sports raises 26-28 Women's News Pages 21, 25 Markets Pace 29 Dr. Alvarei Page 22 employed in June, the greatest number in the nation's history. the commerce ami labor depart ments reported today. Unemployment, on the other hand, increased by only 190.000 to a total of 2.679.000. This was one of the smallest increases for the month of June since World War II. The number of Job holders has climbed by four million from the winter low point, about a million more than the normal spring expansion. Ike Signs 3 Billion Foreign Aid Bill House Croup Cuts Foreign Aid by 20 Per Cent: Page S. WASHINGTON 1NS Presi dent Kisenhower signed Into law today the bill authorizing! a $3,283,000,000 foreign aid' program for the current fiscal! year. Minneapolis Star, Minneapolis 13, Minn.) Motel I Continued, on Page

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