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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 15, 1948, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL UV Pratt Unttad PKM Full LMM Cents Copy I MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 15 1948 Consists of Two OM No Parachutists Used in War in Hyderabad New Delhi threw parachute troops into the invasion of Hyderabad Wednesday and captured Homnabad 84 miles from the capital The drive was from the west The 2nd largest city of the princely state Aurangabad and cantonment surrendered in the northwest giving India virtually all that corner of the state the defense ministry said Military informants in Madras isaid they thought Indian troops fmight reach Hyderabad city and Secunderabad by Thurs iday or Friday This would vir tually end the fighting which from the refusal of the weal thy Moslem Nizam to join his state to the Indian union I Troops May Load Cargoes i Strike Holds Up Military Shipping i Washington Secretary jRoyall said Wednesday the army Uvill use troops to load military cargoes on the west coast if it is unable to hire stevedores or get the work done by A 14 day strike by CIO long shoremen has tied up movement of army cargo to Pacific bases The army has been attempting to hire dock workers with only lim ited success thus far The army must and will move its essential overseas cargoes from west coast Royall said in a jstatement EIGHTY TON MESSGeorge Edgington granddaughter Judy Kay what happens when a 14 by 29 foot temporary silo tips over Wednesday he and his neigh bors were loading the 80 tons of ensilage and moving them miles to a permanent silo on the John Purviance farm Edgington Not Complaining About Wreckage of Silo Dairymen Congressmen Plan Meets Ames of the Iowa Creameries association an nounced here Wednesday that Iowa congressmen and dairy lead ers will discuss national legisla tion affecting the dairy industry at a series of meetings this month The meetings opened Wednes day at Elkader with Rep Talle as speaker Other meetings and speakers Sept 16 Fairfield Rep Martin Sept 21 Emmetsburg Rep Dol iver Sept 22 Sheldon Rep rloeven Sept 22 Audubon Rep Tensen Sept 24 Waverly speak er to be arranged Sept 28 Des Moines Rep Le Compte In addition to the congressmen dairy leaders and experts also will talk George Edgington will have to haul his ensilage H miles before he can feed it next winter on his farm 4 miles northeast of Clear Lake but he was not complaining about it Wednesday He was too busy helping his neighbors who came to move the ensilage from the wreckage of a 14 by 29 foot temporary silo which tipped over oust as filling had been completed Monday eve ning Feels Grateful Edgington had some things to feel grateful about too He was grateful the silo tipped away from the cutter and tractor which had filled it away from the corncrib which stood beside it and away from the barn which stood on the other side Most of all he was grateful that he got out of the silo 3 minutes before it fell Built of steel landing mats bought from war surplus and lined with heavy waterproof pa per the silo was half full Satur day evening and settled about feet before filling began again Monday morning Edgington said It must have settled unevenly he reasoned because just as the fill ing was completed those on the ground saw it begin to buckle on one side near the bottom Ensilage Moved The 80 tons of ensilage were being moved Wednesday to the permanent silo on the John Purvi ance farm which has not been used for several years Purviance will come home from Arizona to find it unexpectedly full because when he offered it to Edgington previously it was declined because of the long haul Those helping with the moving were Jesse Purviance Robert Sutton Willard Ful ghum Willard Fulghum Jr Rus sell Fulghum Jim Conibear Ger ald Hammond Frank Pope Clark Edgington Wayne Larsen Art McMullin Lloyd Prestholt Dave Strieker Jr and Dickie Strieker Loading went slowly until the silo was opened up and a crawler type tractor with a bulldozer owned by Edgington and South ard was used to push the ensilage into the loader hopper Wives of the neighborhood pro vided the food for the noonday meal and helped to serve it 2 Men Killed in CarTruck Crash Denison Woodbine owa men died in a hospital here arly Wednesday of injuries suf ered in a cartruck collision on Highway 30 west of here Tuesday light Dead were Leo Barry 25 and Leo Tiby 24 Highway patrolman said a car riven by Lawrence Barry 21 of Woodbine collided with the rear f a lumber truck which Thomas efferies of Shelbyville Ky had arked at the edge of the high way They said Jefferies had topped because he thought his oad was shifting FARM GROUPS MEET Des Moines state arm Bureau livestock committees ill hold a conference in Des Joines Thursday and Friday SAME flag scant 24 Morrell Announces Stock Dividends Ottumwa dividend on John Morrell and company com mon stock of 374 cents a share was voted by the board of directors Wednesday The board announced the divi dent will be paid Oct 30 to stock holders of record at the close of business Oct 9 Airmen Back in U S Zone Pilots Bail Out Over Red Sector Frankfurt Germany American airmen who parachuted into the soviet zone of Germany are back safely Wednesday in the U S zone the air force an nounced The 2 are Capt Kenneth W Slaker Lincoln Nebr and Lt Clarence R Steber Mobile Ala The announcement said the 2 bailed out over the Russian zone early Tuesday when their plane developed engine trouble Steber was brought to Frank furt by U S liaison officers Slaker pilot of the C47 which was ferrying food from Wiesbaden to Berlin was said to have been turned over to the constabulary units on the Russian border short ly after midnight He was flown to air force headquarters in Wies baden Ask Dismissal of Strike Ban Rail Unions Say Order Breaks Law Washington UR Three rail road unions Wednesday asked the supreme court to throw out a per manent federal court order issued in July to head off a rail strike The order was issued by Fed eral Judge T Alan Goldsborough to head off a threatened strike when contract negotiations bogged down The unions claimed Wednesday the order was issued in violation of the NorrisLaGuar dia and TaftHartley laws The rail unions are the Brother hood of Locomotive Engineers Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire men and Enginemen and the Switchmens union of North America The government seized the rail roads last spring and went into the federal courts for a strike in junction when the unions threat ened a work stoppage after failure to agree on a new contract Begin Money Campaign for GenDeGaulle Paris ff Followers of Gen Charles De Gaulle began Wednes day an appeal to France to sweep him into power with a flood of stamps Details of the stamp campaign were disclosed by Andre Malraux French author and supporter of the rightist leader who heads the rally of the French people Malraux told reporters This campaign is not for the RPF It is for Gen De Gaulle Members of the RPF will plaster the countryside with blue posters urging all who believe in De Gaulle as the hope of France to buy a stamp for 50 francs 15 cents and send it with a letter to De Gaulles home at Colombey DesDeuxEglises The stamp bears the slogan Pour salut For the peoptes The campaign will be pressed throughout the country until Oct Texas Demos Get Rid of Dissidents Fort Worth Tev democratic party of Texas has housecleaned itself of members and especially leaders who would not pledge themselves to total party loyalty This complete partyline fication and formal certification of Lyndon B Johnson as nominee for United States senator were the chief accomplishments of Tuesdays 12hour state conven tion grind Just before midnight conven tion officials sent the Johnson cer tification by registered mail to the secretary of state at Austin This Johnsons attorneys said was to forestall possible legal action by Coke Stevenson defeated in the senate race by a recordbreaking close margin of 87 votes It took the Truman forces 5 hours to beat the stubborn states rights minority down and sweep into control with 2 clearcut vic tories on test votes Then they ejected anti Truman delegates from 4 counties States rights sympathizers from 5 other coun ties walked out in protest Request Division of Big 4 Meat Packers INVITE GOVERNORS Des Moines in viting governors of 6 midwestern states to be in Des Moines for Gov Thomas E Deweys Monday night speech have been sent by 3ov Robert D Blue Invited were the governors of Illinois Wiscon sin Minnesota Nebraska North and South Dakota Humphrey Wins DFL Race as Minnesota Senator Nominee Minneapolis Hubert H Humphrey of Minneapolis Wed nesday won the democraticfarm erlabor party nomination for U S senator from Minneota Humphrey jumped far into the lead as returns from Tuesdays state primary poured in His op ponent James Shields progressive party candidate from Minneapolis conceded defeat In the republican senatorial race Sen Joseph H Ball appeared to have a victory cinched too Ball was far ahead of Earl Miller Ait kin and Mrs Lenore Bussnran St Paul housewife Gov Luther W Youngdahl was piling up a lead over his opponent State Auditor Stafford King in the race for the republican guberna torial nomination Halsted Leads In the DFL gubernatorial con test Charles Halsted rightwing candidate from Brainerd was well ahead of 5 opponents Latest returns U S merIabor 2055 of 3736 pre Humphrey 120696 Shields 13682 Republican 2084 Ball 168212 Miller 33830 Mrs Lenore Bussman 11 973 2015 pre Halsted 47130 Roy Moo nan 25656 Walter Johnson 19841 Republican 1992 Youngdahl 128773 King 93919 In the congressional races 2nd Joseph OHara had a slim lead over Stas senendorsed State Sen Val Imm for the GOP nomination Walter Judd was well ahead of the 2 GOP oppon ents Andersen Has Edge Carl Andersen had a strong edge over GOP challenger State Sen Harry Wahlstrand Roy Burtv DFL rightwing candidate was neck and neck with leftwing er James Youngdale 8th Berlin Hibbing was slightly ahead of 2 opponents for the GOP nomination Harold C Hagen was snowing under T Austin Teigen leftwing DFL candidate leading L J Lee rightwinger New Barricade at Refinery CIO Pickets Stop AH Cars at Plant Richmond Cal of CIO pickets some carrying gas masks erected a new barricade at the main gate of the struck Stand ard Oil refinery Wednesday in response to an urgent loud speaker appeal to prevent non strikers from entering The pickets who Tuesday were involved in a fight with Richmond police piled up rocks and bricks Tuesday police countered with tear gas There was no sign of police on the premises An occasional patrol car passed by Some observers fig ured the police had been instructed to stay away so as to avert a re currence of Tuesdays riot The union leadership informed the pickets through a loudspeaker that more AFL refinery workers were expected to be brought into the plant during the day and to be ready for action Pickets were stopping all cars There was no attempt to bring in nonstrikers at the 7 a m change of shifts Wednesday morn ing Policeman Stops Fire With Ice Cream Cone Ontario Cal UR Policeman Alfred Bolsta could boast Wednes day of putting out a fire with an ice cream cone Bolsta was cruising the streets when he saw a 16 year old driver pass in a hot rod its back end blazing as flaming gasoline sloshed from the gas tank The officer jammed his cone into the tank opening and put out the fire Woman 60 Is Killed in Austin Police Launch 2State Hunt for Victims Husband Austin Minn 60year old woman was found slain in her home Wednesday and authorities launched a 2state search for the victims husband Police Chief George Roope said the woman Mrs Frank Kendall was killed as she slept The slayer struck her on the head with a hammer and then cut her throat with a butcher knife Roope said Kendall 65 left notes saying he had killed his wife and planned to leap into the Cedar river Authorities were dragging the stream 2 State Alarm However Roope said he had sent out an alarm on the missing man to police in Minnesota and Iowa He described Kendall as 6 feet tall weighing 160 pounds with gray hair blue eyes and a fair complexion Roope said police were sum moned to the scene by a neigh bor who shares the Kendalls apartment building Kendall had left a note in front of her door the neighbor said admitting he killed his wife Struck With Hammer Upon entering the Kendall apartment Roope said police found the slain womans body dressed in nightclothes sprawled on a bed The bed and floor were covered with blood Roope said Kendall left a note saying he struck the woman with a hammer as she slept then cut her throat to make sure it was a good job He quoted neighbors as saying Kendall had been despondent for some time over loss of his job at the George A Hormel Co pack ing plant last June To Resume Grain Strike Talk Friday Minneapolis La bor Conciliator Carl R Carlgreu said Wednesday that negotiations to end the MinneapolisSt Paul flour mill strike will be resumed Friday Carlgren said he was very hopeful that the meeting would open the way for settlement But he added that if the deadlock were not broken the question of retro active pay would become another issue Negotiations broke down last Friday after representatives of the milling companies and the American Processors Federation cquld not of Grain agree on V hourly wage increase proposals The union representing some 1 ju JO a unuiy suciuiie ana 1400 mill workers seeks a 15cent weighs 40 tons Piccard his hourly boost The companies have assistant Max Gosyns and his ex refused to raise their offer of 12J pedition left aboard the ship Seal cents a figure recommended by a dis Their destination is off the state factfinding board West African coast Testifies Rath Strikers Urged to Rough Things Up Waterloo A former Rath Packing company employe testi fied Tuesday that strikers last May had been urged to rough things up but admitted he had heard no such orders from union leaders The testimony was taken at the conspiracy trial of Wilbert E Warren 27 The charges grew out of the riot at the strikebound Rath plant last May in which one person was killed Ten other defendants await trial on similar charges growing out of a Black Hawk grand jury investigation riot of the strike and Robert Krogman former Rath employe who now lives at In dependence told the court of at tending a mass meeting of the CIO United Packing House workers 2 days before the riot He said he heard 2 men who said they were from St Paul tell the strikers they should rough things up Krogman on cross examination testified that he had not heard any such orders over the strike loudspeaker or from union offi cers He also said that Warren had admonished the strikers to keep order Says Truman Encourages Law Defiance Cincinnati Rob ert A Taft charged Wednesday that President Truman had en couraged open defiance of the TaftHartley labor law Taft coauthor of the law made the charge in answer to Mr Tru mans accusation that he was guilty of an entirely improper attempt to put the heat on the national labor relations board re garding the Chicago printers strike The Ohio senator said Presi dent Trumans charge only shows that eve have reached the silly season in politics Dies in Hospital From Wreck Injury Des Moines John Bur ket 68 of Minburn died Tues day night in a Des Moines hospital of injuries suffered in an auto mobile accident She and her husband were brought to the hospital suffering injuries from the mishap He was dismissed from the hospital Tues day Off on Diving Bed Expedition Antwerp Belgium The diving ball in which Prof Auguste Piccard expects to descend nearly 24 miles into the sea started Wed nesday for the Gulf of Guinea It is called a bathyscaphe and AntiTrust Suit Filed on Concerns Government Wants Armour Split Into 5 Separate Firms Disorders Break Out Among Slavs Rome The conservative newspaper II Tempo said Wednes day in a Trieste dispatch grave disorders have broken out in Yugo slavia between proTito and corn inform factions Chicago government The dispatch quoting wellin fiied a civil antitrust suit Wed formed sources reported police against the nations 4 big fired on masses of demonstrators meat Packers and asked that at Duba Borika and Solokovic they bc divided into 14 smaller causing numerous deaths and inccmPanies juries The charged Armour Wil Demonstrations of protest against Tito also occurred in Zagreb and occupants of concentration camps at Novisad and Sombor revolted the dispatch added Train Wreck Kills 35Gls Soldiers Homeward Bound From Korea Seoul fast passenger train roaring out of a tunnel Tues day night crashed into another train halted on the track killing 35 homeward bound American soldiers Two Koreans were killed and 120 persons were injured in cluding 80 American troops They were bound for Seoul from Pusan Witnesses said the fast train from Mokpo to Seoul which had no headlight telescoped the rear of the troop train which had no rear lights One passenger on the soldiers train likened the wreck and sub sequent fire to a Dantes inferno Rescue workers worked all night digging out the dead and injured The 35 American bodies were brought here early Wednesday The injured were treated by American and Korean doctors and many of them were able to con tinue their journey Charles McCafferty of Chicago a passenger said the engineer of the Mokpo train apparently did not see the other train until it was 50 yards away Get fo Hear Miss America Play Vibraharp Minneapolis of the Twin Cities get a chance Wed nesday to hear Miss Bebe Shopp better known as Miss the vibraharp Bebe 18yearold girl from nearby Hopkins was scheduled to give the home folks a concert j Her skill with the instrument won her first place in the talent di vision of the national contest at Atlantic City More than 5000 persons jammed a railway depot here Tuesday night to welcome the new Miss America back home Hopkins res idents escorted her to the towns junior high school auditorium where she was guest of honor at rousing welcoming ceremony POLICE BREAK DOWN BARRICADEA barricade hastily erected by strikingSiri finery Corkers is dismantled by police aftera fight in which police dispersed the strik ers using tear gag The strikers retaliated yrith rocka Note rocks on the street son Swift and Cudahy with sup pressing competition in the sale of meat and byproducts The 32page suit also asked for an injunction requiring that Ar mour and Swift each be divided into 5 separate companies and that Cudahy and Wilson each be split into 2 separate firms The suit charged that the com panies violated the Sherman anti trust law by 1 Controlling the supply of meat which each company obtains for sale by controlling the amount of livestock each will purchase 2 Using uniform cost formulae for arriving at selling prices 3 Selling at loading instead of delivered weights 4 Selling at substantially ident ical prices According to the justice depart ment the 4 firms slaughter 58 per cent of all cattle killed in the United States 54 per cent of the hogs 68 per cent of the calves and 79 per cent of the sheep Tha Justice department asked that Armour and Co be split as follows Company No 1 Jersey City N J Columbus O Birmingham Ala Oklahoma City Okla Oma ha Grand Forks N Dak and Los Angeles No 2 Baltimore Lexington Ky Chicago St Joseph Mo Green Bay Wis Kurson S Dak and San Francisco 3 New York Atlanta Ga Peoria 111 Kansas City Kans St Paul No 4 Pittsburgh Tipton Ga Eau Claire Wis Sioux City la Fargo N Dak Ft Worth Tex Spokane Wash No 5 Reading Pa Memphis Milwaukee Mason City la Den ver and Portland Ore Wilson would be divided as fol lows No 1 Columbus Ga Chicago Oklahoma City and Los Angeles No 2 Albert Lea Minn Cedar Rapids la Kansas City Kans and Omaha No Decision on Political Talks at Iowa Schools Ames Iowa board of education still was undecided Wednesday whether to modify its policy against candidates political speeches on the campuses of state schools With Board Chairman Henry C Shull of Sioux City absent the board deadlocked 4 to 4 on 2 proposals submitted to it Tuesday that would have relaxed the pres ent flat ban on candidates talks The board is not scheduled to meet again until Oct 15 in Iowa City One of the proposals submitted Tuesday would have given the president of each institution power to decide whether to permit po litical candidates to speak on his schools campus The other would have set aside a politics day at each institution on which candi dates and their supporters would be allowed to appear Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Fair and warm Wed nesday night and Thursday Low Wednesday night 63 High Thursday 94 Iowa Fair and warmer Wednes day Thursday fair and warm Low Wednesday night 6065 west and 5560 east Minnesota Fair south partly cloudy and warmer north Wed nesday night Fair south partly cloudy north with scattered showers and cooler northwest IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum 33 Minimum gj At 8 a m Wednesday 70V YEAR AGO Maximum 33 Minimum 39 V   

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