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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 20, 1948, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION VOIx LTV Associated Press and United Press Full NEIGHBORS NEWSPAPER This Paper Consists of Two One MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 20 1948 Call on Draft Registration Dote Set at Aug 30 tor Washington resident Truman Tuesday issued a proc lamation calling for the draft registration to start Aug 30 On that date persons born in 1922 after Aug 30 will register The proclamation also fixes the following dates for the registration of other youths between the ages of 18 and 26 1 Persons born in the year 1923 Aug 31 and Sept 1 2 Persons born in 1924 Sept 2 and Sept 3 3 Persons born in the year 1925 Sept 4 or Sept 7 4 Persons born in the year 1926 Sept 89 5 Persons born in the year 1927 Sept 1011 6 Persons born in the year 1928 Sept 1314 7 Persons born in the year 1929 Sept 1516 8 Persons borrt in 1930 be fore Sept 19 Sept 1718 Boys born on or after Sept 19 1930 under the proclamation will be registered on the day they are 18 years old or within 5 days thereafter The presidents proclamation called on the governors of each of the states and the territories of Alaska Hawaii Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and the com missioners of the District of Co lumbia to comply with the draft ing program to accomplish ef fective and complete registration Zonal Heads to Meet With Key Germans Berlin American Brit and French military governors agreed Monday to talk over with political leaders from their zones German counterproposals for a separate western German gov ernment They will meet the German ministerspresident for the 3 west ern zones in Frankfurt Wednesday in an effort to obtain clarification of the Germanxproposals Ameri can officials said Reliable sources said that in the background was a growing hesi tancy of the French to push through the western powers plan for a separate government The reluctance coincided with the Berlin crisis and increasing tension between the western pow ers and Russia An official statement on the meeting of the military governors said no other subjects such as the blockade of Berlin was discussed The statement denied reports that the United States had asked Brit ain arid France to join a forcible breaking of the blockade File Murder Charge in Death of Gallup AP Wirephoto MOTORIST WINS AND trolley operator who refused to back up and a motorist who would not move for ward tied up rushhour traffic for 20 minutes in Portland Ore Monday Policemen finally made the trolley back up gave the motorisjt the parking place he wanted but also gave the motorist a ticket for obstructing traffic Rights Bills May Be Thrown in Lap of Congress Russia Will Bring Food Into Berlin But SovietSupplied Grain Must Be Bought With Reds Currency 5 Western Powers Agree to Burns Says GoSlow Policy Toward Reds He Hit Man Confidence Returns on Stock Market New York re turned to the stock market Tues day and a rebound higher sent prices Right from the opening gong prices were marked steadily high er to regain a portion of the se vere 3day loss which halted the spring bull market before reach ing a climax on Monday Toward the close some of the widest gains were cut Brokerage circles said buying was steady but the volume was about a million shares less than Mondays 2560000 sales Aircraft and airlines which bucked the falling tide Monday were steady with leaders up to higher Arabs Jews Keep Fighting Plane Bombs Cairo Destroys Theater Cairo IP Jewish sources in Haifa said Tuesday fighting still was going on in northern Pales tine on the 3rd day of the truce imposed by the United Nations A main Cairo thoroughfare was blasted Monday night when a single unidentified plane raided the Egyptian capital Investigators of the Egyptian interior ministry and explosives experts said the plane dropped an aerial mine which damaged a motion picture theater and 2 department stores Premier Mahmoud Fahmy Nok rashy Pasha left a cabinet meet ing and rushed to the scene of the explosion He told newsmen If this plane proves to have been a Zionist plane and such an action is repeated by the Zionists we will reply immediately The Israeli government said it was not one of its planes A spokesman in Tel Aviv said Is raeli planes dropped bombs over Cairo July 15 and no Israeli Washington top senate republican leader hinted Tuesday that a legislative hot potato the civil rights bills might be thrown into the lap of congress as soon as it meets Monday Senator Wherry act ing majority floor leader told re porters the only legislation in the presidents program that I know of that is ready is these civil rights bills He said anything else would take time for processing by com mittees In calling the legislators back to work President Truman placed antiinflation and housing bills at the top of a long list of measures he thinks congress should deal with promptly Z More Items Tuesday Mr Truman added these 2 items to recommendations he will make to congress 1 Sen ate ratification of the international wheat agreement 2 congression al approval of a loan for erection of permanent United Nations headquarters in New York Wherry also said that Herbert E Brownell campaign manager for Gov Thomas E Dewey has arrived in Washington to set up headquarters for the republican presidential nominee Wherry ex pects to confer with Brownell soon No Dewey Plans A spokesman for Dewey has said the New York governor has no plans to come to Washington either before or during the session of congress Thus any personal ad vice Dewey may have for GOP Punishment Promised in Haas Killing Washington Egypt has promised to punish thepersons who stoned to death Stephen Haas Philadelphia businessman in Cairo Sunday The state department announced Tuesday the assurances had been given by Egyptian foreign minis ters Nokrashy Pasha Haas a 53 year old real estate man was attacked by a mob while visiting the city as a tourist with his wife Mrs Haas was rescued apparently unhurt The state department said ferson Patterson ranking Ameri can diplomat at Cairo called on Nokrashy Pasha Monday to pro test the occurrence and to demand stern action It was at that time that the foreign minister gave a flat promise of punishment for those who are guilty in connection with Haas death Defend Union Hiring Halls ClOAsksNLRBto Drop All Charges BULLETIN Frankfurt Germany Gen Lucius D Clay U S commander in Germany was summoned to Washington Tues day to report on the Berlin crisis Clay will fly from Frankfurt Tuesday or Wednesday accom panied by his political advisor Ambassador Robert D Murphy Berlin great propa ganda fanfare the Russians an nounced Tuesday that they were prepared to supply food for all Berlin including the 2000000 Ger man inhabitants of the western sectors whom they have blockaded for more than a month They claimed they would be able to do this with 100000 tons of bread grains imported from the Soviet Union An announcement by the official soviet bureau told western Berliners they must buy this food with sovietsponsored German currency which circulates here as a rival to the westernsponsored deutsche mark Announcement Timed The announcement was timed to coincide with a statement by the western allies that they were un able because of the Russian land blockade to deliver proposed in creases in food ration scales for their sectors of the city Thus the soviet announcement was a double barrelled attack on the western powers Not only did the Russians claim they could feed all Berliners but their announce ment sought to discredit western sponsored currency as worthless for the primary function of buy The Hague Holland 5 powers of the western European union agreed Tuesday on a go slow policy toward Russia in Ger many The representatives of Britain France Holland Belgium and Luxembourg were represented as considering the crisis extremely grave A usually well informed source said the 5 nation council reached complete agreement on a cautious policy for all 5 countries in the dispute with Russia over Berlin United Front This in effect presented the United States with a united front of the countries of western Europe interested in Germany It showed them opposed to any show of force or an ultimatum to Russia France prepared to propose for mation of a federation of western Europe The spokesman of the French delegation said the propo sal of Foreign Minister Georges Bidault would be made during a plenary session later Tuesday SAME Black flat mearj traffic death in past hours Proposal Weakened The French spokesman said the strength of the proposal for early formation of a federated western Europe was weakened consider ably by the fall of the Paris gov ernment Monday night Most conference observers said the French plan would receive little more than cursory inspection before being passed over for con sideration at the councils next meeting in October Crash Kills Wife of Iowa State Student Ames Betty Hoffman 22 of Denison wife of a student at Iowa State college was fatally injured Monday when the car in which she was riding rolled over 2i times on highway 30 2 miles west of here Ames police said Mrs Hoffman and Mrs Eugene Schneckloth 23 of Davenport whose husband also is an Iowa State college student were returning from work in Boone when the accident occurred Both women worked as nurses With Fist Inquest Held Tuesday by Coroner at Nora Springs Charles young men faced charges of murder here Tuesday in connection with the Sunday night assault death of Charles Gallup 60 farmer living near Nora Springs Orin Lee Burns 25 Hampton is being held without bond Burns admitted in a statement to Sher iff B F Atherton of Charles City and Sheriff Cal Dwan of Cerro Gordo county that he struck Gal lup with his fist Dwan said Bond for the other 5 was set at each They are Arthur TJbben 24 Thornton Robert Gar 22 Make Plea of Not Guilty Among Those Indicted in Rath Riot Inquiry Waterloo guilty pleas by 22 of the 23 CIO United Pack inghouse Workers union officers and members indicted by a Black Hawk county grand jury were entered in district court before Judge Shannon Charlton here Tuesday Russell Lasley national vice president of the union and former district field representative here failed to appear Authorities said he had been served with a war rant but that he did not have time to return from Chicago They said he would be permitted to enter a plea later The grand jury returned 23 in dictments including conspiracy to incite a riot malicious mischief and assault with intent to do great bodily harm Authorities said it was likely that the cases would be tried in the September term of court plane has been in the vicinity of congress members would be from Washington lawyer for Cairo since long range or through represen th CIQ maritime union told the Iowa Towns Damaged by Hail Storm Sibley estimated at thousands of dollars was being counted here Tuesday in the wake of a storm which ripped over the towns of Ashton and Melvin Mon day Both towns were left without lights and Melvins telephone ser vice was disrupted by the storm No one was reported injured The freak storm bringing rain hail and a twisting wind roared into the Ashton vicinity 7 miles south of here about 5 p m flat tening crops of small grain and soy beans and stripping corn which had reached a growth of 6 feet of all its leaves By 8 p m hail stood in drifts 4 inches high on the highways The hail which was reported as not especially large but heavy also did considerable damage to crops between Little Rock and George northwest of here tatives such as Brownell Wherry said he has not yet dis cussed plans for the session with Dewey or any of his representa tives He said he hasnt intended to confer with Dewey in New York and has not been asked He said the GOP leadership has not decided on any program for the j session of congress Fi7es Sealed Indictments on Communists New York special fed eral grand jury which reputedly has been investigating commun ist activities for more than a year Tuesday handed up sealed in ing food In Frankfurt Gen Lucius D Clay American military governor showed skepticism of the Russian offer to feed all Berlin Wants Proof national labor relations board The proof is in the perform Tuesday abolition of union hiring halls in the shipping industry would destroy every maritime union The lawyer Herman Rosenfeld asked the dismiss charges that the union violated the Taft Hartley act by demanding that 4 Great Lakes shipping companies use the hiring halls Under the hiring hall practice a union acts as exclusive hiring agent for an employer Most of the shipping companies claim this practice widespread in the maritime industry for years violates the TaftHartley act be cause it gives union members first crack at jobs The labor law pro hibits discrimination in employ mentagainst nonunion workers Communist Proposed as New French Government Premier dictments Earlier the New York Sun said the grand jury was expected to indict at least dozen communist officials charging them with oper ating a Moscowdirected move to overthrow the U S government Federal Judge Vincent J Lei bell ordered bench warrants is sued at the request of U S At torney John F X McGohey He recessed the jury subject to call The number of defendants indict ed was not disclosed Paris pro posed Tuesday that their leader Maurice Thorez be designated the new French premier to head a coalition government of socialists and communists Thorez was the first majority party leader to call on President Vincent Auriol who is searching lor a new premier Frances mid dleoftheroad government headed by Robert Schuman top pled Monday night after a dispute over the armys budget There was no immediate pros pect of Thorez being invited to share in the government He call ed on Auriol first because the communist party has the largest representation in the national as sembly They and affiliated groups have 186 out of 618 deputies They were not represented in the last cabinet Follows Thorez Following Thorez was Andre Colin secretary general of the popular republican MRP group with 153 members in the assembly is a member of the MRP many believe he will be call TO WALLACE MEET Philadelphia W Sto ver of Hampton is one of 74 mem bers of the progressive party plat form committee which will meet for the first time Tuesday The committee meeting is scheduled in advance of the partys national convention here ance not in the statement said the U S commander whose planes have been flying nearly 1500 tons of food and coal a day over the Russian land blockade Clay flew to Frankfurt from Berlin for a meeting of the British French and U S military gover nors with German officials to dis cuss plans for forming a new Ger man government in the 3 western zones Official German newspapers of both the American and British military governments repeatedly have stated that the Russians have been taking food out of the soviet zone of Germany while the U S and Britain have been pouring hundreds of millions of dollars worth into western Germany and Berlin to support the civilian ra tion Dewey to Get Stassen Visit Minnesotan to Be Luncheon Guest Pawling N Y Thomas E Dewey republican presidential nominee and Harold E Stassen will confer here Wed nesday on the coming election campaign The former Minnesota gover nor will be a luncheon guest of Dewey at the letters 300acre Quaker Hill dairy farm Deweys aides said the 2 womd discuss the situation of the coun try in general The meeting is part of Deweys campaign to seek the active support of every re publican in the presidential elec tion Stassen already has stated he will campaign actively for who defeated him for the presi dential nomination Stassen will fly to New York City Tuesday and motor to Pawling meeting Wednesday for the PRICES HIT OPA Newark N J Newark office of rent control says its mov Britons Have Added Beaver Meat to Menu have been eating horse meat and even whale steaks in their makedo menus but now j Laborite T C Skeffington Lodge said Tuesday he will ask the chancellor of the exchequer to state how much England is spending in dollars to import bea ver meat Tax Burden Increased 5 6 Times Washington The average persons share of the slate and local tax load in Iowa Nebraska and South Dakota has multiplied 5 or 6 times since 1913 This increased burden is in ad dition to the heavy boosts made in federal taxes during recent dec ades Per capita tax figures are of fered in a new longrange survey of state and local finances by the census bureau The years 1913 1932 and 1942 were used for com parisons because bureau figures on government are most complete or those periods In Iowa the per person share oi statelocal taxes in 1913 was S1189 By 1932 it had risen to and in 1942 it was Despite that gain however statelocal taxes in Iowa took only 82 per cent of lovvans total in come in 1942 In depressionyear 1932 those taxes consumed 198 per cent of the citizens income American Jets Take Oft for Isle of Lewis lock 19 Thornton Harold Riek ens 31 Sheffield Kenneth Mc Clemmens 19 Sheffield and Johnny Just 21 Sheffield The charges were filed at Charles City by Atherton in the court of Justice John McGeeney where all of the 6 waived preliminary hear ing and were bound to the Sep tember term of district court Takes Jones Place Boyd Hayes a Charles City attorney was named late Monday as acting Floyd county attorney in the absence of Weston E Jones county attorney who is in Wash ington D C An inquest was held by Acting County Coroner A C Gauger at Nora Springs Tuesday morning The coroners jury of Frank Brun er Fred Frudden and Claude Ta tum all of Nora Springs said the blow which caused Gallups death was a felonous act which might havebeendoneeltheV with a fist or a blunt instrument Gauger in a statement Monday said that death resulted from a hemorrhage caused by a blow on the left temple Sign Statements Five of the 6 men in signed statements befoie and Ath erton admitted they were in the group and had been going from town to town doing some drink ing enroute They said they just happened to pull into the Gallup driveway Dwan reported and when Gallup came out to investi gate the assault ensued They were all apprehended at their homes early Monday morn ing by 2 Cerro Gordo county dep puty sheriffs Patrolman Dana Rima and Sheriff Charles Nolte of Hampton The description of Ubbens car furnished Rima by Marshal Fred Memmelthie and Alvin Dutch Ma IT of Rockford started officers on the trail of the roup Gallup was found by his wife ying unconscious in his driveway few minutes after the assault ook place He died shortly after n an ambulance at p rru Sunday Funeral services for Mr Gal up were held Tuesday at 2 p m at the Christian church with mg The landlord raised the rent HAS POLIO DCS Moincs illness of Richard Nelson 10 of Ackley has been diagnosed at Blank Memor ial hospital here as polio Two other polio victims at the hospital are reported in good condition d upon to form a new cabinet Foreign Minister George Bi dault also a popular republican was hurrying back to Paris from Hague where he attended the meeting of the 5power western luropean union Call on Auriol Socialists also called upon Auriol They have 103 members in the assembly and like the MRP were represented in the Schuman cabi net Guy Mollet Charles Lussy and Alex Roubert made up the socialist delegation Auriol was expected to try to find a premier who could reunite the 3rd force coalition of popu lar republicans socialists and radical socialists Under Schu mans leadership they had op posed the communists on the left and Gen De Gaulles French peoples party on the right Andre Marie was mentioned as the candidate of the radical socialists Former Premier Paul Reynaud an independent repub lican figured also In the specu lation Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Partly cloudy warm and humid Tuesday night with spotty thundershowers in area Low Tuesday night 65 to 70 High Wednesday 90 to 95 Iowa Considerable cloudiness warm and humid Tuesday night and Wednesday with scattered showers or thundershowers Low Tuesday night 68 to 72 south Minnesota Showers and scattered thunderstorms Tuesday and Wednesday not much change in temperature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 87 Minimum 62 At 8 a m Tuesday 73 Precipitation 16 YEAR AGO Maximum 80 Minimum 50 Reykjavik Iceland UR Six teen American jet planes enroute to Germany were scheduled to take off from Keflavik airport for the Isle of Lewis off Scotland Tuesday The planes arrived here Monday after a 747mile flight from Nar sarssuajk Greenland which was completed in 1 hour and 45 min utes They will go from the Isle o Lewis to Odiham England and then to Furstenfeldbruck Ger many he Rev C W Hicks pastor of ficiating Burial was in the Grove cemetery south of Springs i AP Wirephoto CANDIDATE GREETED BY Alben W Barkley democratic vice presidential candidate was greeted by his son David M Barkley Mrs Barkley and their 2 children Dorothy Anne 5 and Alben III 3 years old as he arrived in Paducan Ky j the fire de Monday for a visit Woman to Get Hew Car Each Year in Alimony Milwaukee some thing new in divorce a new car every year Circuit Judge Otto H Brciden bach approved the terms Monday for Mrs Elsie Jaeger 49 Her husband is an automobile dealer Jaeger also must pay all main tenance and repair costs on the new cars In addition Mrs Jaeger gets the home he lives in in cash and monthly alimony of Steals Mothers Cow Gets Prison Sentence Franklin Ind Pitch er 38 year old farmer was sen tenced to one to 10 years in the Indiana state prison Monday on his plea of guilty to stealing his widowed mothers only cow Pitcher sentenced by Circuit Judge Grant Rodgers had been charged with grand larceny by his mother Mrs Fairy Pitcher She had lost all her possessions Paint Firms Are Indicted Charged With Attempt to Fix Price Standard Pittsburgh federal grand jury indicted 14 corpora tions whose annual business ex ceeds Tuesday on charges of conspiring to fix paint prices Also named in the indictments were 21 officials of the corpora tions which included the largest paint manufacturers in the world Violate Act The government charges that stroyed her home last year the defendants were able to raise maintain and stabilize prices of paints lacquers varnishes and enamels in violation of the Sher man antitrust act The grand jury which has been hearing the cases for several weeks returned 2 indictments One charged a general conspiracy to fix paint prices The 2nd con cerned corporations which sup ply wood finishes such as varn ishes and lacquers to the furni ture manufacturing industry Do Half of Business The corporations named in the first indictment according to gov ernment agents do 45 per cent of the estimated an nual sales volume of the entire paint industry The 2nd indictment named as defendants firms doing 60 per cent of the annual sales of paint to furniture manu facturers   

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