Wednesday, October 15, 1947

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 15, 1947, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME 6F HISTORY ANi A n r I V t DES MIKES IA THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAN5 NEIGHBORS VOL LTV Pmmoa United fmt Full Lined Wirw Five Onto a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 15 1947 Thb Paper Consists of Two No 5 FIND IOWAN ALIVE IN AIR CRASH BREWERS WILL Greatly Interested in List of Slots COOPERATE IN GRAIN SAVING Citizens Food Group Eases Restrictions for Meatless Tuesday Washington ff Representa tives of the nations brewing in dustry came up Wednesday wit a grain conservation program the hope will be satisfactory to th citizens food committee Meanwhile the committee hav Ing eased the rules for meatles Tuesdays to encourage use o such byproducts as liver an kidneys on that day of the week promised further shifts in polic any time somebody thinks of an better and faster way to sav grain Chairman Charles Luckman sail he does not want the people t feel that this is an ironclad pro gram and not subject to change The brewers planned to out line their grainsaving ideas t Luckman during the day in replj to his demand for a reasonabl substantial reduction in the us of wheat and corn for beer an ale A high industry official wht asked that his name not be uset said the group would offer Luck man a definite program The chairman had expressed dissatis faction with previous pledges by the United States Brewers Foun dation and the small brewers com mittee to 1 Recommend to individua brewers that they eliminate usf of wheat and table grades of rice 2 Ask them to release all wheat stocks on hand or under contract Brewers use relatively little wheat Luckman said Tuesday that the brewing industry had shown a very cooperative attitude in preliminary talks andthathe ex pected it tomakesome definite commitment within a day or 2 At a press conference following the 2nd meeting of the full 26 man conservation committee Luckman made these other points 1 The group has relaxed the meatless Tuesdays program to the extent of approving increased use of meat byproducts on Tues days as well as on other days He listed these byproducts which are in plentiful supply and can be used freely as liver kidneys brains sweetbreads hearts pigs feet and pigs knuckles tripe oxtails and tongue 2 There are two schools of thought about the effectiveness of serving no eggs or poultry on Thursdays as a grain conservation measure The committee is study ing that problem but at present no change in the program is an ticipated 3 He hopes to be able within a so to amplify a state ment that effective steps are be ing taken by the nations farmers to cut down on the amount of grain fed to livestock and poultry 4 The committee wants to dis cuss conservation measures with the wet millers who manufacture such products as corn syrup and molassesthe dry millers who make cereals and the commercial feed manufacturers 5 When the 100000000 bushel goal is in sight the committee will be the first to suggest relaxation of such measures as the 2month liquor distilling holiday to start Oct 25 Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Fair and warm Wednesday through Thursday Low Wednesday night near 56 High Thursday 85 Iowa Fair and mild Wednesday night Thursday generally fair and warm Friday partly cloudy and turning a little cooler low will continue well above normal Saturday fair and mild Temperatures Thurs day will range from average lows of 56 to average highs of 85 northeast and from 62 to 85 southwest Friday from 56 to 80 northeast and 62 to 85 south west Minnesota Partly cloudy south east and mostly cloudy north and west with local showers north and west central Wednes day night Somewhat warmer extreme north Wednesday night Thursday partly cloudy and mild IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum 90 Minimum 56 At 8 a m Wednesday 63 YEAR AGO Maximum 62 Minimum 43 Des Moines list of persons who have paid the fed eral tax for operation of slot ma chines will be examined with great interest by the attorney generals department Robert L Larson attorney general Wednesday A list showing 977 individual clubs and establishments paid th federal tax between July and Oct 1 for this fiscal year o a total of approximately 3314 slo machines was released Tuesday b the Iowa office of the federal bu reau of internal revenue Larson who has been engage in a campaign with county lai enforcement officers to clean u slot machines said copies of th list for each county would be for warded to the states county at torneys Meanwhile the state tax com mission indicated that it woul use the list to collect the 2 per cen tax on slot machine profits whic was authorized by the last legis lature The internal revenue bureai also reported that the eral liquor license was issued 2739 persons clubs and organiza iions between July 1 and Oct this year for the current fisca year For both classes the number o censes in Iowa had increasec sharply over last years figure Federal liquor licenses wen isted for the following North owa towns Mason Alambis iunnyside InnBPO Elks Black lawk Hotels company for Euchre and Cycle club Hotel Hanford disabled Vets Activities Legion Community Golf course The Le lion club Loyal Order of Moose 7om Pathoulas Outskirts Barbe ue Andrew Sidaris Cerro Gordo Jakery Veterans of Foreign Vars and Iowa Liquor Contro ommission store Clear Vets Social enter Beach club Club Lido Club Monte Carlo Iowa Liquor Control commission store Lake Service club Ritz club Veterans f Foreign Wars and Edwin IValker Wayside Inn Liquor Control ommission Country club Algona Junior Chamber of Com merce Inc American Legion Post 90 John Orch and Charles jogue Iowa Liquor Control com mission Veterans of Foreign Wars No 2541 Belmond American Legion ost No 35 Iowa Liquor Contro ommission Liquor Control ommission Liquor Control ommission American Legion 3ost No 266 Charles Liqubr Con trol commission B P O Elks No 18 Charles City Country club oyal Order of Moose Lodge No Oil Veterans of Foreign Wars JIG American Legion Paul Jebbe Legion Post To 246 Iowa Liquor Control com mission Liquor Con rol commission P O Elks Lodge ft 443 I O O F Activity club owa Liquor Control commission oyal Order of Moose Oneota olf and Country club Silver rest Golf club Inc Veterans of oreign Wars Lodge No 1977 Legion ost No 351 Veter ins of Palo Alto county Inc Iowa iquor Control commission Gor on E Worster Forest Liquor Con commission Liquor Control ommission Legion ub house Iowa Liquor Control ommission Hampton Country ub Liquor Control ommission Iowa Legion ub Inc B P O Elks Lodge No 674 Iowa Liquor Control com lission Lake Liquor Con ol commission Franko Hidden nn Iowa Liquor Control commis on Marble Wright ones New Le on Inc Iowa Liquor Control immission Liquor Con ol commission Liquor Control immission W Pohle Pohles rug store Legion E Durben illiam A Koenigs American egion West Liquor Con ol commission Legion Liquor Control mmission Nautical Athletic ub Veterans of Foreign Wars nd American Legion Federal licenses for slot ma DIOGENES THROW AWAY YOUR isnt mine Chief 19 Carrolton Mo tells Police Chief Mark Taylor in Muscatine as he points to in bills which he found in a suitcase taken from a bus Mason Jegion club Legion chines were listed for the follow ing North Iowa towns Elks The Community Golf course Loyal Order of Moose and Veterans of Foreign Wars Country club Algona Junior Chamber of Com merce American Legion Post 90 Veterans of Foreign Wars pos 2541 for 209i East State street and also for 109i East State Alta Johonn Don M Shade and Alvin Swehla and 3d Wismer B e 1 m o n Legion post 35 Clarmond Country club Ernst Charles club Coluni 3us club Legion club Moose club ff R and Winn and Frank Zipse R and E L Zipse post Decora Legion Ilks club Odd Fellows Activity lub Moose club Oneota Golf anc ountry club Silver Crest Golf lub Veterans of Foreign Wars Odd Fellows Activity club H a m p t o Legion lubhouse Iowa Falls American Legion lub 2 licenses for same address 234 Washington avenue Iowa alls Elks lodge and Highland Jolf club Luverne Veterans of Foreign Wars post New Hampton Golf and Country club West Union Coun ry club Bil ards for 2 licenses Cletus J Mul er Ewald O Husch F S Schu macher club CLAYTOTIITS STATE POSITION Will Remain as Unpaid Adviser to Secretary Washington L layton quit Wednesday as under ecretary of state for economic af airs butagreed to stand by as an npaid adviser to the secretary of tate His wifes health was given by layton as the reason for bis esignation effective at the close f business Wednesday President Truman accepting the esignation with reluctance ex ressed great satisfaction over laytons assurance of his willing ess to return to the public serv if Mrs Claytons health im roves sufficiently to permit him o do so Clayton wrote Mr Truman Oct For at least 3 or 4 years Mrs layton has been very anxious r reasons of health to return to ur home in Houston Endeavoring to meet her wish s I have on several occasions arting as far back as 4 years ago endered my resignation Mr Truman told Clayton that is letter left him no alternative ut to acquiesce SAME White Caff means no trafilc deatfe la past 24 hours Muscatine away that lantern Diogenes the honest man has been found Hes Dale Cain 19 of Carrolton Mo temporarily living here while employed on a pipe line construe tion job Because hes honest currency amounting to he found in a suitcase was turned over to Mus catine police Tuesday night for de livery to its owner identified from a drivers license found in the bag as Herman Becraft of What Cheer Iowa Cain returned here Monday from a weekend visit to his Missouri home When he got off the bus he took home what he thought was his brown suitcase When he opened it Tuesday night he was surprised to find it contained the currency and other papers Cain then called the bus agency here and learned that Dccraft in Fort Madison had reported his suitcase missing and that be was in possession of a bag similar in ap pearance but not his own Cain turned the bag and cur rency over to Police Chief Mark Taylor who is holding it for iden tification by Becraft who is re turning with Cains suitcase from Fort Madison Hurricane Sweeps Inland to Lash Savannah and Vicinity Airport Is Hit Hard by 80 to 10OMPH Gale No Casualties Savannah Ga rapidly moving hurricane swept inland from the Atlantic ocean Wednes day lashing Savannah and its en virons with 80 to 100mile winds and menacing beach areas with towering waves No casualties were reported First reports indicated limited property damage but the national niard said Chatham airport had been hard hit Several hangars there were said to have caved in At least 2 C47s belonging to the national guard were destroyed U S highway No 80 into Sa vannah was still open but was littered with fallen trees Worst damage in Savannah appeared to be uprooted trees and smashed windows The brick front of the Rollinson Engineering company collapsed into Bay street in the downtown section The hurricane which split off he tropical storm which moved across Florida and out into the Atlantic last Sunday passed over she Georgia coast between and 7 a m Hunter field reported 5mile gusts when the anaemo meter blew away Tides were piling over the sea wall at Savannah the weather bureau said further high ides were expected to inundate wotbirds of Tybee island on which Savannah beach is located The beach has been evacuated At west Savannah airport Louis Spott of the fleet air service reported 2 hangars unroofed and several planes damaged At Blichton Ga trees were up and small buildings dam aged 2 Young Boys Admit Tampering With Switch Causing Tram Wreck Kokomo Ind 8 year ild boys Police Chief C A ONeill said Tuesday night ad mitted tampering with a railroad witch which caused the derail ment Tuesday of a Pennsylvania ailroad passenger train resulting n minor injuries to 2 women pas engers and 3 trainmen ONeill said the boys told him hey opened an unlocked switch sartly and put a spike between he main and switch rails Engi neer Ernie L Decker 40 Rich mond Ind told ONeill the witch was not open enough to ause the red signal to light but o change to red as the front rucks struck the switch Police Hunt Pair Who Robbed Cafe of Council Bluffs o 1 i c e Wednesday continued their search for 2 men who robbed the Empire Suffet of about here Tues day The pair made their getaway after locking Manager Ralph Tait in a large refrigerator Tait told police that one of 2 unmasked bandits pointed a gun at him and ordered him to clean out the safe After dumping the money on a ta ble the bandits ordered Tait into the restaurants cooler Tait wearing a sports shirt and slacks went into the cooler where the temperature was 33 degrees A short time later a porter arrived for work heardTails yells and released him The cafe is owned by William Bill Hill widely known Council Bluffs sportsman LEWIS OUSTED FROM POSITION IN AFL COUNCIL Loss of Vice President Post Calls Threat of Walkout by UMW Head San Francisco angry AFL convention got set Wednes day to take the CIO and commun ists to the woodshed for the same kind of shellacking gave trucu lent John L Lewis miners presi dent Tuesday night AFL SecretaryTreasurer George Meany was the hero of the trouncing given Lewis in conven tion action on compliance with the TaftHartley laws noncommun ist affidavit requirements Lewis threatened to walk out of the AFL executive council ii the convention took the title oi vice president from him and 12 others The convention did just that Lewis indicated Wednesday that he would make good his threat It was Meany who in his attack on Lewis gave a preview of com ing barrage against the rival CIO and the communists The communists found a na tional home in the CIO Meany said The president of the UMW said recently that Phil Murray CIO president is a prisoner of the communists Who walked out and left him a prisoner Some delegates gasped at Meanys audacity as he charged the UMW president upheld the miners historic policy against communism with his right hand while from 1935 through 1940 he gave aid and comfort to stinking American haters who love Mos cow He was a comrade to the com rades Meany said Lewis who was president of the CIO from 1935 through 1940 rose in his seat to reply Meany objected but was over ruled by AFL President William Green who told Lewis to proceed Lewis snarled that there are still communists in the CIO but nevertheless Meany voted to ad mit these unions their officers and members to the AFL at part of the May 1947 AFLCIO merger talks Who now is willing to become comrade of the comrades he rasped That was a decision by an AFL majority Meany shouted back This delegate will go along with such decisions any time and he wont pick up his ball and bat and go home This crack at Lewis threat to quit the AFL executive council was drowned in shouts for a vote on the question Only the dele gates from the UMW and several scattered federal local unions voted with Lewis in the show down The convention ordered its con stitution amended to make Green and Meany the only officers re quired to sign affidavits in order hat federal local unions may ch ain national labor relations board services under the TaftHartley act CIO Calls for Price Rent Curbs Ration Boston The CIO callei Wednesday for an immediate ses sion of congress to bring bac price and rent controls and ra tioning The national convention als asked for a new income tax policy which would raise exemptions t for an individual for a married couple with deductions in addition for eacl dependent A group of resolutions askin fair and full employment and pro tection of veterans rights wer passed swiftly and with little dis cussion by the 600 delegates The convention asked reestab lishment of price controls and ra tioning for food clothing an other necessities in a resolution which declared controlled rno nopoly prices dominate our entir economic system whicH mak possible heartless profiteering a the expense of all the peopl X X X The resolution asked congres sional action to recapture spec ulative and excess profits and t eliminate margins on the grain exchanges In asking for extension of fed eral rent control the convention also sought a large scale program for the construction of renta housing by the federal govern ment Secretary of State Marshall said Wednesday that the United State was pressing a determined cam paignfor world stability whicl he declared is absolutely neces sary to world peace Marshall told the convention o the Congress of Industrial Organ izations CIO that the campaign demanded cool calculation anc great determination along with readiness to discount vicious propaganda and outrageous cri ticism Without more specific reference to communist attacks on Ameri can plans to aid Europe or Soviet American division on other issues he saW thatr the highly critica world situation involves danger which affect every American alike Convict Man for Slaying Officer From Estherville Manila Dionisio Carpio was convicted Tuesday of slay ng Harold Lamb Estherville owa U S criminal investigatior division agent and was sentenced o life imprisonment A court at Rizal City held Car pio fired the fatal shot Sept 27 vhile trying to steal Lambs jeep Pablo Carel was sentenced to from 6 to 12 years as Carpios ac complice 1M Grants 5 Cent Pay ncrease to Workers Detroit Motors corporation Wednesday an nounced a 5cent hourly wage in crease for 15000 members of the iO United Auto Workers and the iO United Electrical Workers covering certain classifications of ikilled maintenance men GREEN RELAXES AS LEWIS Green left AFL president John L Lewis UMW chief attacks the TaftHartley law during his address at the AFL convention in San Francisco Tuesday SURVIVOR SAYS 2 DEAD 3 HURT AT PIKES PEAK Albert Lea Army Officer Among Guard CAP Men Aboard Wrecked Plane Colorado Springs Colo An injured Iowa national guard sergeant stumbling down a moun tain trail told 2 searchers Wed nesday that a national guard C47 transport plane had crashed Tues day night on a north slope of Pikes Peak killing 2 and injuring 3 others besides himself The hart flyer identified as Master Sgt John W Knight 28 of DCS Moines Iowa was suffer ing from neck injuries and head lacerations when he was found by K V Miller and Kenneth Carter V S geological survey men The plane had been unreported since p m MST Tuesday on a flight from Hill Field at Og den Utah to Lowry Field Den ver The pilot messaged the Den Flew in Mason City Major Oliver Albert Lea Minn first learned to fly in Mason City back at the time when the old American Legion airport was located where the KGLO transmitter now stands He received flying lessons from another Albert Lea man who kept a plane at the airport here in return for driving the owner of the plane to Mason City ac cording to R M Maynard com mander of the Mason City CAP unit Mr Maynard stated Wed nesday that Oliver visited Ma son City 3 or 4 times this past year in connection with CAP activities ver municipal airport control at that time he would attempt to climb to 11000 feet above a se vere rainstorm At Des Moines Iowa national guard headquarters said the plane was one of its ships but that it was on a civil air patrol flight The plane left Des Moines at a m CST Tuesday picked up some air freight at Ogden Utah and it was attempting to make an instrument landing at Lowry Field Last heard of the plane was a communication from it to Lowry Field at p m MST National guard headquarters re leased the names of all except one of the 7 men aboard Six of the 7 aboard were listed as Maj Robert R Oliver Albert Lea Minn regular army officer stationed at Des Moines as liaison officer for the civil air patrol Master Sergeant John W Knight 28 Des Moines a mem ber of the Iowa national guard 124th observation squadron Staff Sergeant Aloyisus Kissel 27 Des Moines also a member of the 124th observation squadron Jack M Glider 38 Des Moines also a member of the Iowa air guard and a first lieutenant in he civil air patrol Sgt Leo Simmons Des Moines Drake university student and member of the civil air patrol First Lt D D Clary Minne apolis a member of the civil air patrol Lowry field officers said a ground rescue party was leaving Colorado Springs immediately for he crash scene believed to be about 14 miles west of here near Crystal creek on the north slope of the world famous mountain Capt William W Coleman xnvry public information officer aid the exact location of the wreckage was not determined Knight who was in a dazed con lition said he regained conscious less about or 6 oclock Wednesday morning in the wreck ge of the plane After determining that 2 of his ompanions were dead and 3 in ured Knight sighted a foot trail elow the crash scene and started ut for aid Miller told Colorado Springs newsmen by telephone that Ser eant Knight said he remembered he plane hitting an awful down raft and did not remember the ilanes crashing Knight was staggering along he trail Miller said He was wearing a sheeplined flyers acket and had wrapped parachute lk around his oxfords He had no lelmet on his head He was incoherent at first and lidnt know what day it was He nought at first he had been walk ng for a day or a day and a half ut when he learned what day it vas said the plane crashed Tues day night The plane was scheduled to go rom Denver to Minneapolis be ore returning to Des Moines Major Oliver a veteran of the luropean theater B29 flights in tVorld war II was piloting the 1 ship