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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 21, 1948, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THt NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS HOME EDITION voL uv Associated Press and Press Full LeaM Five Cents a Copy 57 Per Cent of Vote Likely for Dewey By ARCHIBALD M CROSSLEY Director The Crossley Poll The Dewey ticket as of Sept 1 polled 51 per cent or only one per cent more than a majority of total voters Truman Wallace and Thurmond together received 49 per cent The distribution of the national vote by candidates was as follows with a 12 per cent un decided vote prorated DeweyWarren 51 TrumanBarkley 42 WallaceTaylor 5 ThurmondWright 2 A number of factors may op erate to change the distribution of the vote to some degree but so long as the progressive and states rights parties remain in the race it seems unlikely that the regular democratic party can pass republicans in the remaining weeks However it is not impos sible that the New York governor could be elected by less than a majority of the total vote Much still depends however upon the availability of the parties in individual states As this is written the states rights party is represented in a very few states and a considerable number of states have not yet placed the progressive party on the ballot In a few cases party representation may be settled late in the law courts In several states the Tru manBarkley ticket is not on the ballot either by name or by elec tors The Wallace ticket has been kept off the ballot in key states like Illinois Missouri and Ne braska Where a ticket is not spe cifically available on the ballot there may be voluntary write ins the extent of which is almost impossible to predict Somewhat Less It would seem likely that Wai laces vote will be somewhat less than indicated above because the figure gives him credit for all cases of ballot listing still in doubt Thurmond will probably pick up thus cutting into Tru mans vote but Truman may pick up where Wallace is not repre sented Dewey may have some losses and gains perhaps balanc ing out An interesting speculation if the vote remains as indicated in September is the numerical size of the total vote If there are 56 million voters and the final standings should be given as above then Dewey would have a total of million votes Truman Wallace a little less than 3 millions and Thurmond a little more than 1 million Roosevelts greatest majorities were over Dewey by less than 3 millions and over Willkie by about 5 millions The highest vote ever recorded for any president was 275 mil lions fof Roosevelt in 1936 and the highest previous vote for any republican president was 223 mil lions for Willkie Both Men Women In the following table the poll indicates Dewey is leading Tru man in metropolitan districts around cities of over 50000 Both men and women favor Dewey the women by a greater margin Tru mans greatest popularity is in the younger age group and in the low er income levels As in 1944 CIO members are more democratic than AFL members Intending to Vote for Wallace Truman Thrmd Metropolitan Districts 43 50 7 Men 42 51 7 Women 41 52 7 Age 2129 44 47 3044 43 50 7 45 Over 40 54 6 Upper income poup r26 68 6 Middle income group 34 60 6 Lower income group 51 41 8 AFL members 5G 35 9 CIO members 65 25 10 Copy 3018 Crossiey Incorporated Per mission to reproduce in full Is hereby ranted to subscribingnewspapers Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Cloudy and cool Tues day night Clearing and warmer Wednesday Low tonight 48 to 50 High Wednesday 80 Iowa Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday with a few showers east portion Low Tuesday night 50 north to 58 south Iowa Five day Weather Outlook Temperatures for the next 5 days will average 3 to 6 degrees above normal Normal high temperatures range from 68 north to 72 south Normal lows from 45 north to 49 south Ris ing temperatures Wednesday and Thursday turning cooler Friday Scattered showers late Thursday and Friday Warmer again about Sunday Precipita tion will average i inch or less Minnesota Diminishing cloudiness Tuesday night Cooler south and west portions Generally fair and warmer Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics tor 24 hou period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 72 Minimum 55 At 8 a m Tuesday 55 Precipitation 37 TEAR AGO Maximum 88 Minimum 52 MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 21 1948 This Paper Consists of Two One No 29S CROWD HEARS Thomas E Dewey dark suit platform crowd of 8000 in Drake universitys field house Monday night after rain forced can cellation of a speech in the stadium It was the first major speech of Deweys current campaign tour ITU Dispute Going Into 2nd Round Indianapolis AFL In ternational Typographical union Tuesday entered the 2nd round of its battle with the national labor relations board The first round Monday was chalked up as a win for NLRB attorneys as Federal Judge Luther Swygert turned down an ITU request that the contempt ac tion pending against it be dis missed orthat Swygert render a summary decision without a hear ing Swygert withheld judgment on the dismissal motion and turned down the request for a quick de cision The NLRB has asked Swygert to cite the union for contempt for violating an injunction ordered by Swygert last March At that time Swygert directed the ITU to obey the TaftHartley law in its negotiations with 800 newspaper publishers Only 2 F Smith general manager of the LaSalle 111 Daily NewsTribune and John F OKeefe secretary of the Chicago Newspaper Publish ers Monday Legal arguments slowed proce dure Warren Into Home State of President En Route With Warren to St Louis Earl Warren in vaded President Trumans home state of Missouri Tuesday amid indications that the Warren cam paign axe was about to swing with increased vigor party leadership on democratic A whooping audience in Tulsa Okla Monday night heard the republican vice presidential can didate take his first fullfledged swipe at the president Warren took Mr Truman to task for his campaignopening remark I am going to give them hell If the president meant by them everyone who disagreed with administration Warren declared then he would have to include democrats as well as re publicans UN General Assembly Picks Herbert Evatt as President Paris United Nations assembly convened Tuesday for the first time on the European continent and named Australian Herbert V Evatt to guide the ses sion along a course beset by ten sion With the eastwest cold war and the imminence of renewed shooting war in Palestine as an ominous backdrop the 58 nations were urged by their temporary president Juan A BramugHa of Argentina to banish force from the world Bramuglia carrying over Argen tinas presidency of the assembly from the last special session last spring was defeated by Evatt Australian deputy prime minister for the post in a hotly contested election Fails on First Ballot Evatt failed on the first ballot to win the 29 votes needed for election He polled 25 to Bram uglias 22 On the 2nd ballot Evatt received 31 of the possible votes Bramuglia received 20 The Ar gentine foreign minister had been supported by a bloc of latin American nations Before the assembly was the last report of Count Folke Bernadotte sent before the mediator was assassinated in Jerusalem Friday It urged settlement of the war in Palestine either by agreement between the Jews and Arabs or by United Nations action It declared that the Jewish state was a reality and likely to remain one The Arab nations contested this point bitterly Fair Basis Secretary of state Marshall urg ed the U N to adopt Bernadottes report as a generally fair basis for settlement of the Palestine question Marshall British foreign secre tary Ernest Bevin and French foreign minister Robert Schuman met late Tuesday on the Berlin situation Their envoys to Moscow arrived in Berlin by air on the way for consultations The 3 pow ers top advisers on Germany in cluding the U S military gover nor Gen Lucius D Clay were in almost continuous session through out the day apparently to iron out differences on the approach to Russia in the German situation A barrel of crude oil usually contains about 870 cubic feet of gas in solution Russians Revive Call for End to German Occupation Berlin Russians re uciim re vived Tuesday thtfr propaganda campaign for of all occupation forces from Ger many The sovietlicenced press pegged the campaign Russias an nouncement that she intends to withdraw her occupation forces rrom northern Korea sometime in Dctober The newspapers said Russia also wants to take her orces out of Germany but the United States wont let her The Americans said these newspapers want to convert their occupation zone into colonies and armed sases for attack against the Soviet Union The Russians had an answer to this a week ago when Gen Lu cius D Clay the U S military overnor commented No Authority I dont know what the hell we came here for in the first place if we are going to get out now A German communist organ as serted that the U N general as sembly just opened in Paris has no authority to debats the Berlin crisis Obviously mirroring Moscows views the communists said the blockade and allied German prob lems can be settled only by the 4 occupying powers the United States Britain France and Russia Only By Powers The chief problem of our German only be settled by the great pow which are occupying our country Neues Deutschland said It is the task of the United Na tions to uphold peace and security among nations But to construct a peace for Germany is the task only of the foreign ministers council So it was decided at Pots dam The Russiancontrolled Berlin press claimed that bringing the Berlin question before the U N would result in the torpedoing of the prolonged big 4 conferences in Moscow on eastwest differ ences The Russians also charged that Germans are being groomed for the role ot mercenary soldiers in a future war against the Soviet Union Remains of Bernadotte Get to Paris Paris body of Count Folke Bernadotte United Nations Palestine Mediator assassinated in Jerusalem last Friday arrived in Paris by plane Tuesday U S Secretary of State George C Marshall UN Secretary Gen eral Trygve Lie French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman and other UN delegates were at the airport to pay homage to the slain mediator The body of French Col Andre Serot slain with Bernadotte ar rived in a separate plane Signal Brings Hope to Search Guide to Missing Persons Given The Pas Man were hastened Tuesday to parachute rescuers into the Manitoba wilder ness as ground signals revived hopes for the safety of 5 persons lost Sept 12 aboard a U S navy plane Flashing mirrors and cloth strips on the ground attracted a search plane cruising Monday night over the community of Skowman 100 miles southeast of here The plane dropped a message asking if the natives knew any thing of the navy aircraft lost in flight from Churchill to The Pas East in woods on ground the cloth spelled out Aboard the missing plane were Naval Capt Ben Scott Custer of the U S embassy inOttawa Capt Sir Robert W StirlingHamilton of Great Britain Lt Charles Wil cox of Oskaloosa Iowa a navy pilot and 2 enlisted men Progress in Rail Wage Talks Good Chicago officials representing more than 200000 trainmen and conductors said Tuesday that negotiations with the nations railroads on a 3rd round wage increase are progressing satisfactorily The unions have asked for a 25 per cent pay raise Negotiations also are being con ducted between the railroads and 3 other unions which threatened a nationwide strike last May The unions represent engineers fire men and switchmen Negotiations between the rail roads and the 16 unions repre senting about 1000000 nonoper ating employes including shop maintenance and clerical workers collapsed last week Poker Players Have Explaining to Do Oklahoma City maybe everyone will have a lot of explaining to do A police vice squad broke up poker game in a card room Monday night and took the play ers down to headquarters to post bond Why are you picking on us asked one of the prisoners Your wives telephoned us answered patrolman V E Van Scoy Winds of Hurricane Hammer Key West Dewey Will Give Answer to Truman Republican Nominee Speaks to 8000 in Drake Fieldhouse By JACK BELL Enroute to Denver With Dewey water and land de velopment was pledged Tuesday by Gov Thomas E Dewey in an swer to President Trumans charge that the republicans plan sabo tage of the west Following Mr Truman into Denver the republican presiden tial nominee prepared in his 2nd major speech of the campaign there Tuesday night to talk about our land as the basic resource of our countrys material strength Republicans were visibly disap pointed that rain spoiled their plans for an open air meeting in Des Moines Monday night when the republican nominee called in his first formal speech of the cam paign for a foreign policy based on the belief that we can have peace 8000 Persons But a howling whistling crowd estimated at 8000 persons gave Dewey a rousing sendoff in the jammed Drake university field house While Mr Truman blamed the republicans in his Denver speech for high prices Dewey contented himself in Des Moines with set ting forth a doctrine of his own for the next administration he hopes to head In his ownwords it was Foreign pledge to you a foreign policy based upon the firm belief that we can have peace That policy will be made effec tive by men and women who real ly understand the nature of the threat to peace and who have the vigor the knowledge and the ex perience required to wage peace successfully pledge to you an administration which will know how to work with the elected rep resentatives of the people and that wants to work with them and will do so pledge to you a government of teamwork The ex ecutive heads of your government will be really qualified for their positions and they will be given full responsibility to dotheir job without loose talk factional quar reling or appeals to group preju dice House pledge to you that on next January 20 there will begin in Washington the big gest unravelling unsnarling un tangling operation in our nations history pledge to you that every act of mine will be determined by one principle above all other Is this good for the Bearing out his aides predic tions Dewey made it plain he isnt going to engage in a longrange debate with president Truman over charges made by the demo cratic candidates against the re publicans The GOP nominee called for a full and thoughtfuldiscussion of the issues before us He added that so far as I am so far as the republican party is campaign will not create divisions among our people Dewey said he would not con tend that all our difficulties to day have been brought about by the present national administra tion But he added Lack of Judgment Any fair minded person would agree that others of the difficul ties are merely the result of the administrations lack of judgment or of faith in our people Only part are deliberately caused for political purposes Aides said that Dewey later will go into detail on some of the na tional problems he mentioned only in passing at Des Moines Warning that he has no trick answers and no easy solutions the republican nominee said We are troubled by high prices and we must end the maladjust ments which cause them We need more homes for our people We must widen the opportunities for our youth We must increase the security of our older people Play in Drum Corps Swea Kluger Ru dolph Lundquist and Sam Hether shaw played with the Esthervillo drum and bugle corps in the par ade at the republican rally at Des Moines Monday night I viudia w TO DEWEY WAVES TO CROWDGov Thomas AR waves to acknowledge the applause from a crowd of 8000 persons who jammed Drake university field house Mon day night to hear his first major speech of the current tour Rain earlier in the afternoon forced cancellation of the speech in Drake stadium Rath Conspiracy Trial Goes on With 11 Members on Jury 140 Miles Per Hour Communications to City Out Tides Cover Some Islands Miami Fla Winds of 125 miles sustained velocity and 140 miles in gusts smashed across Key West as a hurricane passed over he island city miles south of Miami Tuesday The report of the storms in tensity was made by radio by the navy to the weather bureau here Communications to Key were out Hurricane very intense the navy stated Instruments blown away Estimated winds 140 miles per hour Covers Keys Tides were inundating some of the Florida Keys and an island about 100 miles north of Key West The overseas highway was clos ed A roadblock was set up at Matecumbe to halt traffic south ward into the storm Key West was isolated except for radio communications Hurricane Force Winds of hurricane force were felt along the entire chain of islands which form the Florida Keys Anxious rescue officials readied 2 trains at Fort Pierce to send them at a moments notice into the Everglades around Okeechobee to evacuate some 2000 persons from that rich growing area At Miami 2000 persons hud dled in Red Cross shelters Waterloo conspiracy trial of Wilbert Warren in con nection with violence at the Rath Packing company plant during last springs CIO United Packing house Workers strike continued Tuesday with an 11 member jury Warren and his defense lawyer C I McNutt Des Moines agreed to proceed with the trial Monday after District Judge Shannon B Charlton excused Mrs Doris May Sanson one of the jurors because of illness Two Rath workers testified they heard a speaker from St Paul say you fellas arent tough enough at a union meeting May 17 However under cross exami nation by the defense they said they believed the speaker was suggesting that the officers of the Waterloo local should be tough er with the pickets Indonesians Spurn Help Republic Readies Military Drive Bitavia Indonesian republic preparing for a military drive against communists who staged a successful coup against the city of Madioen on Java have rejected an offer of Dutch aid the republican radio reported Tues day The Antara news agency re ported the young republic consid ered the communist foothold in Madioen as purely an internal matter Premier Mohamma Hatia xvas reported to have said Indonesia would not tolerate any meddling by the Dutch Debate Over Wilson on Senate Group Des Moines and democratic spokesmen were at odds Tuesday over whether the possibility of GOP Sen George Wilsons becomiiig chairman of the senate agriculture committee is good or bad Robert Klauer GOP publicity director in Iowa urged the re election of Wilson from a prac tical standpoint Klauer pointed out that it takes time to earn a place of power anc influence on committees He said that Wilson had served faith fully and doggedly on the agri cultural committee and the com mittee on small business Frank Moorhead democratic publicity chairman voiced an at tack on Wilsons possible agricul ture chairmanship He charged that Wilson rendered legal serv ices to the Bankers Life company of Des Moines in helping to fore close mortgages in the hard times of 15 years ago Bus Solves Problem for Expanding Family Fort Wayne Ind and Mrs Laurence Tippman had dif ficulty carrying their 12 children in an ordinary sedan on weekend trips To solve the problem they bought a bus It was a wise move Monday Mrs Tippman gave birth to triplet girls Truman Raps 80th Congress in Talk to Colorado Voters Aboard Truman Campaign Train Truman told west ern Colorado voters Tuesday it seemed to him that everybodys had enough of what he called the 80th donothing congress He spoke to a station audience from a rear platform of his special train when it pulled into Glen wood Springs early Tuesday morning It was the first speech of the day as he headed toward Utah and another major address on reclamation at Salt Lake City Several hundred persons were out in their topcoats here The president said some day coal and oil shale is going to have to be used to produce gasoline A lot of shale deposits are near Glen wood Springs The democrats he said want to go forward and not backward President Truman enlarged his already gruelling speaking sched ule Tuesday in his give em hell campaign against the republicans He announced plans to stump southward into North Carolina on with 2 speeches in Raleigh October 19 Showing disdain for the strain on his vocal cords Mr Truman planned additional speeches Utah Tuesday Wednesday he told Colorado voters the democrats were ser vants of the people and the re publicans were puppets of bii business He declared atJDenver that his administration had inherited an an almost impossible situation out of the war He said he took over conditions much more diffi cult to handle than when there was wartime unity The Resident agreed to follow his physicians advice in swabbing his throat after his voice hoarse from constant campaigning tem porarily sputtered out in a rear platform talk Monday night His voice was less rasping in 2 subsequent appearances after he took the bitter throat medicine he dislikes and had his throat swab bed Jet Bomber Explodes Kills 2 Top Test Pilots Alpaugh Cal of the air forces first alljet bombers a B45 exploded Monday during a test flight and killed 2 of the na tions top jetplane test pilots The huge 4jet plane still the property of North American Avia tion company disintegrated with a thunderous roar and sent a flaming shower of fragments into flooded grain fields one mile north of here North American Aviation ident ified the dead pilot as George W Krebs 30 Los Angeles and Nich olas G Pickard 31 Manhattan Beach Cal Krebs was credited with being the first U S pilot to fly a multiple jet plane when he tested the B45 March 17 1947 He is formerly from Kansas City Mo where he was chief test pilot at the companys wartime plant Tulare County Sheriff Ben Gurr said pieces of the shattered plane were spread over a 4mile area with the main portion falling into a muddy watercovered field Res cue teams and emergency vehicles were unable to reach the flaming wreckage for some time after the crash 4YearOld Dies of Crash Injury Fort Dodge Kathleen Hill of Clarion died in a hospital here Monday night of injuries suffered in an auto crash while riding with her father Duane W Hill 24 of Clarion 2 miles west of Dayton on highway 169 earlier Monday The Hill auto and a car driven by R G OSullivan of Des Moines collided on a curve Hill was treated for shock bruises and pos sible internal injuries OSullivan escaped with minor injuries KILLED IN CRASH Sioux City Cram mer 19 former Sioux City Central high school athlete died Monday night of injuries suffered Sunday night when the car in which was riding skidded and struck a tree Granmer had been uncon scious since the accident SAME Buck fin J4   

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