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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 22, 1948, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME ClTYG THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS GAZETT HOME EDITION VOL UV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wives Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 22 1948 This Paper Consists of Two One No 299 HURRICANE WINDS BATTER BEACH CLUBA worker adds to a huge pile ofdhfflS being used to protect the door of a beach night club from waves 30 feet high propelled by hurricane winds in Miami Beach Fla Tuesday Some water has seeped in and covers the floor Radio Firm Announces Price Rise Sunsbury Pa West inghouse Electric corp Wednesday announced prices of television and radio receivers will go up early next month F M Sloan division manager said the increased cost of doing business was responsible He cited higher material cost and re cent wage increases Amount of the price jumps was not disclosed but Sloan said no across the board advance was planned Western Powers Draft Note to Soviet on Money Issue 6 Arrested in Bonk Robbery Most of Loot Is Recovered Columbus NC of 7 suspects in a bank robbery were under arrest Wednesday af ter a swift manhunt by a combin ed force of local and federal officers The FBI announced the capture of a 6th suspect and said most of the loot taken from the Carolina bank Tuesday had been recovered A 100man posse using blood hounds hunted for the remaining fugitive The latest captive was identifi ed as William Henry Ward Nor folk Va negro Agents said he had in his possession when picked up about dawn near Cres well N C Five of the men already arrest ed were thought to be members of the actual robbery band The 6th was said to be an advance man who allegedly arranged details of the theft but was not actually present when the bank was held up The gang that robbed the bank at gunpoint included one white man and 6 negroes Harry Everrett Morrison of Norfolk Va a white man was captured at Creswell N C shortly after the robbery Tuesday and the FBI said he con fessed to leading the 6 negroes in the robbery Walks Across Fire Embers Barefooted DCS Moines A 3yearold boy took a sudden notion while watching the embers of a bonfire to see if the fiue was out and walked across the embers bare footed The ad Burrell Croy son of Mr and Virgil Croy of Des Moines suffered severe burns on his right foot Tuesday He was watching the fire kindled by his father and dashed across the em bers before his father could stop him Paris 3 western pow ers Wednesday drafted a joint note to Soviet Russia asking a clearcut decision on the Berlin currency is sue a French foreign ministry spokesman announced The spokesman said the note would be delivered possibly Wed nesday night or Thursday to Sov iet Ambassador Tlexander Bogo molov for transmission to the kremlin He said that since the note is addressed to the kremlin rather than to Soviet Foreign Min ister V M Molotov it might come directly to Prime Minister Stalins attention if Stalin has returned from his Black Sea area vacation The western powers according to informed French sources had decided to give Russia another week to come to an agreement on the Berlin crisis before the matter would be placed before the United Nations assembly here The announcement came during a clay of bickering in the U N assemblys steering committee be tween Russia powers and the western Speaks Before Crowd at Train Dewey on Way to Albuquerque Enroute to Albuquerque with Dewey Thomas E Dewey said Wednesday he wants to build a government of unity and respect for the integrity of every American The republican presidential nominee addressed a trainside crowd at Trinidad Colo on his way to Albuquerque N M for a major campaign speech there Wednesday night In that speech he plans to outline a formula for preventing a new world war and tell just how he proposes to es tablish a just and lasting peace The crowd at Trinidad to see the New York governor was esti mated at 4000 to 5000 by high way patrolman R J Schippers Since the motion of the earth Is disturbed by the moon and by the other planets its orbit around the sun is continually changing Says DeGaulIe Has Private Police Force Paris French govern ment beset by snowballing strikes and attacks from extreme right and left reports than Gen Charles De Gaulles party maintains a 15 000man police force of its own Interior Minister Jules Moch said the security force maintained by De Gaulles rightist rally of the French people RPF constitutes the beginning of a private and motorized police that is inadmis sable and undemocratic Moch spoke in a debate Tuesday night touched off by the rioting Saturday by Grenoble attending the appearance there of Frances wartime leader and former presi dent A communist was killed and 20 persons were wounded Moch also disclosed that the French army had been giving De Gaulle transportation and gasoline for his political campaigns He said the army furnished De Gaulle with 750 gallons of gasoline monthly along with 12 cars and 8 motorcycles Blast in Cairo Kills 9 Persons Cairo Eeypt persons were killed and 12 injured when a heavy explosion damaged 4 buildings in the Jewish quarter of Cairo Wednesday There may be other casualties Police threw a cordon around the area while investigators went to work Rioting started after the explosion but police stopped it Atlantic Man Dies of Crash Injuries Atlantic G Dolan 79 Craig Colo died in an Atlan tic hospital Tuesday of injuries suffered in an automobile acci dent near Fort Dodge Monday Dolan a former Atlantic resi dent had been visiting in Iowa Prospective Bride Killed in Wreck Ames Jones 21 Gilbert died Tuesday of injuries suffered in an automobile accident on highway 69 north of here Sat urday Miss Jones was riding in a car driven by Harold Nagel Ames whom she planned to marry later that day It plunged into a ditch when Nagel attempted to pass an other car and swerved to avoid hitting a truck SAME fUf traffic death la 24 Natural Resources Provide Topic for Campaign Dispute By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The nations natural resources were subjects of hot dispute Wed nesday among all 4 top democratic and republican candidates While President Truman and Gov Thomas E Dewey jousted over western reclamation projects their running mates hauled out party records on soil conservation and other farm problems in a quickening drive for November votes Mr Truman speaking Tuesday night in Salt Lake City said the democrats stand for rapid and uninterrupted development of a west that has been crudely and wickedly cheated by a power lobby through the GOP controlleci congress Never before in history the president said had so mxich been wasted by so few Careless Policies Dewey retorted in a Denver ad dress that the Truman adminis tration is pursuing careless pol icies in handling Americas na tural resources The New York governor called in his 2nd major campaign talk for a brand new approach to the savins of Americas timber oil metals and other resources He promised that if he wins his white house bid he will set up an administration which really be lieves in conservation x x x and development of our country f6r the future Vl Dewey headed his presidential caravan for New Mexico where he promised to offer a formula to prevent a new war in his 3rd ma jor talk Wednesday night at Albu querque Mr Truman toured Ne vada enroute to San Francisco for another speech in his 100taik schedule Not Politics Gov Earl Warren the No 2 GOP candidate told a St Louis audience that the democrats cant honestly claim a proprietorship over cornerstone of the nation The California governor said agriculture isnt a political issue Its a vital element in our national life calling for consideration with out partisanship Warren will make 2 major cam paign appearances Wednesday in Evansville Ind and Louisville Ky Senator Alben Barkley his democratic rival for the vice pres idency plugged his partys farm record in opening a nationwide speaking tour Tuesday with 3 talks in Delaware Noting Deweys promise to maintain farm price supports Barkley said Well isnt that who started that We are glad to welcome the new candidate for president on the republican ticket into the democratic party Hurricane Aimed for Citrus Belt 2 Left Dead After Storm Batters Key West Miami Miami Fla drenching hurricane with its 100milean hour winds still intact moved over Lake Okeechobee in South Central Florida Wednesday and aimed for the states rich citrus belt Two persons have died and many have suffered minor injuries in the big storm which blasted the Florida Keys with 160 mile gusts early Tuesday and pounced on Miami Tuesday night Gales Rain Heavy gales and rain still bat tered the Keys and Miami Wed nesday The center of the storm is ex pected to pass into the Atlantic about 5 pm CST Wednesday in the vicinity of Melbourne 160 miles north of Miami and over Merritts Island just northeast of Melbourne about 7 or 8 pm CST the weather bureau said The hurricane eye passed close to the sugarcane growing region at Clewiston on the lake shore about 6 am Largest Lake Lake Okeechobee is the largest fresh water lake entirely within the United States Communications still were out Wednesday with Key West where President Truman has his Little White House Everglades City 70 miles west of Miami and Clewis ton Bows Out for 1952 Contest Wallace Does Not Expect to Run New York A Wal lace said Tuesday night the pro gressive party is not going to go out in 1948 but indicated he did not expect personally to be a can didate in 1952 Speaking at a din ner of the business men for Wal lace committee he appealed to his audience to help bring out leader ship he said the new party will need if it survives Wallace virtually bowed out as the partys 1952 candidate saying he did not want the new party to be a oneman party like Theodore Roosevelts bull moose and Robert M La Follettes progressive par ties This is not a party that de pends on any personality he said He and his campaign manager indicated they did not see eyeto eye on some of the fine points of party strategy The dinner was preliminary to Wallaces departure on a national tour Thursday The campaign manager C B Baldwin spoke first He outlined and defended a policy of giving progressive party support to liberal democrats Phone Union Spurns Offer Says Bid Ignores Costs of Living New York spokes men for 25000 employes of the long lines division of the Ameri can Telephone and Telegraph company labelled as unsatisfac tory Wednesday a wage increase offered by the com pany Officials of the American Union of Telephone Workers CIO said the offer ignored cost of living factors and failed to conform to the national wage pattern In another telephone labor de velopment representatives of the Western Electric company an A T and T subsidiary negotiated an agreement Tuesday with the Independent Commun i c a t i o n s Workers of America providing wage boosts averaging 11 cents an hour for 6000 employes At the same time the directors of the United Telephone organiza tions also independent approves unanimously an offer made by the New York Telephone company granted weekly raises to 14000 maintenance workers in the state Union members will meet later to vote on the agree ment Summer at End Wednesday Night New York ends Wednesday night at p m standard time in the various time zones across the nation Following summers passing daylight saving time ends at 2 a m Sunday At that time the clock moves back one hour in most communities with daylight saving time The smallest state park in the United States covers only 25 square feet on the slopes of Mt Hood East Wins Only Seats in UN Group Bernadotte Successor Threatened Israeli Government Accuses Stern Gang of Counts Slaying Haifa Israel sources said Wednesday members of the outlawed Stern gang have made at least indirect threats against the life of Dr Ralph J Bunche acting United Nations mediator in Palestine Bunche an American has taken over the duties of Count Folke Bernadotte assassinated last Fri day in Jerusalem The Israeli government has accused Sternists of Bernadottes slaying The sources who asked that their identities be withheld said that because of the Israeli gov Tel Aviv Israel military authorities announ ced Arabs ambushed and killed 4 persons in a United Nations convoy at Jerusalem Wednesday No United Nations person nel was hurt the announce ment said but one of those killed was described here as an American engineer who came here recently as a tech nical adviser His name was not disclosed ernments extreme concern over these threats Bunche and his top associates have been placed under a heavy guard of Jewish police Bernadotte was known to have been offered a similar guard when he first began his mediation work He refused it however saying should be no need for such a precaution Armed guards now on duty at the buildings where Bunche and his aides live and work were not requested by the acting mediator The sources said they are on duty at the direct order of David Ben Gurion Israeli premier and de fense minister Surplus Hit by Switzeir in LeMars Talk LeMars O Switz er democratic candidate for gov ernor assailed state surpluses here Tuesday night as an invi tation to extravagance He told the Young Democratic organization of LeMars that it is my plan in the next 2 years to cut taxes drastically and use much of the unneeded state surpluses to pay for an enduring and much needed state aid plan for schools and to immediately solve the farm to market problem by action The uncommitted state surplus should never be more than 000000 he said TRUCKER ROBBED HI An derson a trucker Ames Iowa reported he was robbed of Wednesday by someone who had clung to the outside of his cab after a brief stop in Sterling PUTS NAME DOWN FOR at alf worried by the drubbing it is going to take Gov Thomas E Dewey cheerfully puts his autograph on a snare drum head for young Grant Johnson during a campaign stop at Greeley Colo Tuesday Warren Looks Small When He Stands Up by Policeman Waterloo Warren 27 defendant in a district court conspiracy trial looked small when ordered to stand beside Wa terloo Police Officer Fred Wid mann Wednesday for the jurys benefit Widmann had testified that he once took Warren off a railroad track leading to the Rath Packing company with a flying tackle A previous state witness had said Warren and others stood in the way of a train attempting to ap proach the plant Widmann who stood up in the courtroom with Warren at the re quest of the defense said he is 6 feet 4 inches tall and weights about 230 pounds The policeman towered above Warren a small man Several other state witnesses were on the stand Wednesday morning but their testimony was generally similar to that given pre viously They told of a riot at the plant May 19 while an extended strike by the CIO United Packing house Workers union was in prog ress Warren is charged in connection with labor disturbances growing out of the strike Hurricanes Cuban Toll to 6 Persons Havana Cuba persons were reported killed in Monday nights hurricane which hit Cuba before it moved on to Florida Reestablishment of communi cations in the stricken area brought reports of damage amounting to more than S3000 000 It was feared that the casualty list would rise when reports are received from towns in Matanzas province which was hardest hit 700 Morrell Workers Idle Layoff Follows Job Disputes Ottumwa renewed dis pute over work in the porkcul department idled 700 John Mor rell and company employes again Wednesday The company ordered a 5day suspension of 150 porkcut work ers Tuesday and told 550 employes in allied departments there will be no work for them until the pork cut workers are reinstated Friday The suspensions followed a dis pute over porkcutting work sim ilar to the one that idled the same 700 workers for 3 days last week They returned to work only Mon day As the workers were idled Fed eral Conciliator Walter C White gave up his efforts to bring about a contract agreement between the company and the CIO United Packinghouse Workers White re turned to Des Moines and said he had scheduled no more meetings The previous contract expired last month Union officials said the trouble in porkcut department was caused by the new standards set up by the company as the result of time studies Union officials said the men are not able to carry the work load required and as a result meat has been going down the conveyors and processed after regular cutting operations for the day were finished Soviet Bloc Blasts Vote of Delegates Diplomats Hecess Berlin Talks While Assembly Meets Paris and her sat ellites received only 2 of 14 seats on the important United Nations steering committee when the gen eral assembly completed organi zational elections Wednesday One Russian and one Polish candidate were elected among 7 vice presidents named Wednesday shortly after the 2nd plenary ses sion opened Not One Victory Not a single Russian or satellite candidate won Tuesday when 6 committee chairmen and the as sembly president constituting the other 7 seats on the vital steering committee were elected Because Russia and her satel lites represent in area and popula tion one of the largest blocs in the United Nations the campaign to limit their representation in top assembly administrative posts was considered a stinging rebuff to soviet world policy Russia blasted the delegates for their actions even before Wednes days session opened Radio Mos cow set the pace charging Tues days elections were sheer mock ery Recess Talks Western diplomats recessed their private talks on the Berlin crisis while the eastwest battle broke out in the United Nations but the 3 western military commanders of Germany were holding almost un interrupted conferences The 3 western foreign ministers of State George C Marshall British Foreign Secre tary Ernest Bevin and French For eign Minister Robert Schuman postponed their next private talk on Berlin until next week The population of the Navajo Indian reservation which straddles New Mexico and Arizona is esti mated at 60000 AP Wlrcplioto of Australia EVATT IN PRESIDENTIAL CHAIRDr Herbert V Evatt center UL Australia elected president of the general assembly of the United Nations in Paris Tuesday con xera with Trygve Lie UN secretarygeneral after balloting was completed At right is Andrew Cordier assistant secretarygeneral Truman Talks to Reno Crowd Calls GOP Congress Bunch of Mossbacks Aboard Truman campaign train Truman Wednesday asked western voters to fire the republican 80th congress which he said is led by a bunch of old mossbacks Welcomed to Reno by a crowd police estimated at 25000 the president said a republican vic tory would return to control the Walcotts the Tabers the Aliens and Martins He referred respectively to re publican chairmen and the house banking appropriations and rules committees and to speaker Martin Earlier in a talk to another crowd at Sparks Mr Truman re ferred to his republican opponents as exponents of double talk He did not mention republican presi dential candidate Thomas E Dew ey or his running mate Gov Earl Warren of California by name Mr Truman moved afterwards into Warrens home state for talks at Oakland and San Francisco pqiro PATIENTS DCS Moines infantile paralysis cases were admitted Tuesday to a Des Moines hospital The patients are Jimmy Warren 3 son of Mr and Mrs Claude Warren of Swan and Margaret Radke 7 daughter of Mr and Mrs Martin Radke of Van Meter Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Cloudy and cool clearing Wednesday night Fair and warrner Thursday Low Wednesday night 4648 and high Thursday 75 Iowa Warmer northeast Thursday Wednesday night 5560 Minnesota Clearing Wednesday night becoming generally fail Thursday Cooler southeast Wednesday night and a little warmer northwest portion Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum 55 Minimum 53 At 8 a m Wednesday 55 Precipitation tract YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum V 69 32   

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