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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 8, 1948, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THE NIWStAriK THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAMS VOL LIV Awclated and United Presj Full Five Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 8 1948 This Paper Consists of Two No S14 Little Change in Southwest Voters Choice By ARCHIBALD M CROSSLEY Director the Crossley Poll As the 2 campaign trains moved not very far apart in the south xvestern part of the country Pres ident Truman and Governor uewey were met with divided opinion Polls completed imme diately prior to their appearances showed a tossup in Colorado a preference for Dewey in Califor nia a preference for Truman in Arizona and a slight lead for Dewey in Nevada Polling in California the latter part of September showed no sig nificant variation in results from Sept 1 figures The comparison follows Late Sept Sept 1 Dewey 51 52 Truman 41 41 Wallace 8 7 The single point shift may rep resent a slight decline for Dewey during the interim between the periods covered or it is small enough to he due to the normal mathematical limitations of re sults taken from samples of the population The figures for the other states are as Dewey 49 Truman49 Wallace 2 Nev 50 48 Ariz 45 51 4 These states show no major change between the first and 2nd polls but do not yet show what differences may have been caused by the visits of the candidates For this jyurppse a 3rd poll will he undertaken shortly In California 25 electoral votes the Wallace vote makes the Dewey lead clear cut Considering only the 2 major parties Dewey has 55 per cent and Truman 45 per cent of their total The republican can didate is therefore 10 points ahead and the state seems reasonably sure for Dewey and Warren In Colorado 6 votes the 2 major parties divide evenly In Nevada 3 votes Dewey has under 51 per cent and Truman over 49 per cent of the 2party total less than 2 points apart In Arizona 4 votes Dewey has 47 per cent and Tru man 53 per cent of the 2party total The state is therefore likely but not yet certain to go for Tru man During the Roosevelt years the mountain states were normal ly democratic reaching very high percentages in 1936 Six of the 8 mountain states voted for Roose velt for a 4th term Utah giving him 61 per cent of the 2party total Wyoming gave Dewey 51 per cent and Colorado gave Dewey 53 per cent By contrast in the last republican election all 8 states went heavily republican Hoover took 66 per cent of the Colorado 2party vote 64 per cent of the Wyoming vote 59 per cent of the Montana vote and even 54 per cent of the Utak vote where his poorest mountain states show ing was made The present indications are that this year these states generally will show a closer division of opinion than other parts of the country Copyright 1D4S Crosslcy Incorporated Permission to reproduce in full hereby rranied to subscribing newspapers Forecast Record Soviet Grain Crop Moscow 1948 grain crop probably will hit an all time high the Moscow news said Fri day Deliveries have not yet been fulfilled but it is clear the soviet state will have more grain than in the prewar years the news eco nomic correspondent wrote Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Slowly decreasing cloudiness Friday night becom ing clear by Saturday morning Low Friday night near 42 Sun ny and rather cool Saturday with high temperature near 64 General frost likely Saturday night Iowa Partly cloudy and cool Fri day Saturday partly cloudy cooler northwest portion Low Friday night 3642 Iowa 5 Day Weather Outlook Temperatures will average near normal Normal high 69 nor mal low near 44 Cooler most of the state by Saturday night Continued cool Sunday Becom ing a little warmer Monday and turning cooler again by Tuesday night with light rain showers likely averaging near i inch Continued cool Wednesday Minnesota Fair Friday night and Saturday Cooler Saturday and in northwest Friday night Light frost northwest Friday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Friday Precipitation A YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 52 43 50 45 73 45 Mine Workers Back Dewey in Campaign JERSEY WELCOME FOR arm clasped by former Mayor Frank Hague President Harry S Truman smiles broadly as he is escorted through the crowd at Lincoln high school m Atlantic City N J Thursday night The reception was the biggest and noisiest of his campaign The crowd was so tumultuous that it got out of the hands of the 600 special policemen assigned to it Wilson Says Dewey to Lift Secrecy Veil Hclstein Thomas E Dewey will take prompt action as president to lift the veil of mili tary secrecy from many federal agencies U S Senator George A Wilson predicted Friday in a reelection campaign address Congressmen find it difficult to obtain vital information Wil son said betause too many facts are labeled top secret The tend ency of the present administration is to attempt to put brass professional military men in peacetime civilian government jobs That is wrong Chambers Is Sued Again Hiss Makes Charge of More Slander Baltimore Hiss Fri day sued Whittaker Chambers for another and charged the magazine editor further slandered him in commenting on the original suit Hiss former state department official filed a action against Chambers in federal court here Sept 27 He charged the senior editor of Time magazine had slandered him with ifalse and defamatory statements to a con gressional committee and on a radio broadcast that Hiss was a ommunjst The new complaint is based on a statement Chambers gave to the Associated Press after Hiss filed the suit It said the comment was printed in the Washington Post and other newspapers on Sept 28 The im plications of the Chambers state ment Hiss said were that the suit was not filed in good faith and was designed to aid com munists whore Getter is Warns Farmers on Proposals of Support Drop Clarion of Agriculture Albert J Loveland warned farmers Friday to keep a weather eye open for proposals to drop the support level on 1949 crops below 90 per cent of par ity These suggestions stem from the same sources that were against the farm program from the begin ning he said at the 5th and last cornstorage show sponsored by the state productionmarketing ad ministration It was postponed Thursday by heavy rain Its getting late for changes af fecting next years crops Love land added As it is now supports will be at a lower level in 1950 and farmers will have a chance to plan and prepare for that But their plans for 1949 already are made on the basis of the supports we now have Loveland said he was getting tired of hearing careless talk about payments to farmers as though this whole fundamental ef fort were merely a slick scheme to pay farmers a subsidy He said conservation of the land is impossible unless something is done to keep prices from dropping to the point where the farmer can not make a living let alone con serve his land PMA officials demonstrated methods of building storage facil ities to take care of the portion of the bumper Iowa corn crop that is stored under the corn loan pro gram Income Tax Cut Boosts Spending Ames spending and saving has been boosted sev eral billion dollars this year by the cut in federal income taxes Fran cis Kutish Iowa State college farm economist said Friday He said the main effects of the tax cut are just beginning to show up and will continue to be seen in the first 3 months of 1349 Charged With Attempting to Kill Reuther Detroit Bolton 39 yearold former minor official of the CIO United Auto Workers formally was accused Friday of trying to kill Walter P Reuther president of the union Recorders Judge Christopher E Stein signed a warrant charging assault with intent to kill at the request of Prosecutor James N McNally French Troops Battle With Red Strikers Paris least 12 persons were injured Friday when French troops and republican security guards stormed the steel works at Micheville in the Lorraine region and battled communist led strikers It was the first major clash since the communist controlled General Confederation of Labor led 350000 coal miners out on strike Monday and touched off a series of walkouts involving rail roads docks textile mills public utilities and other industries Some 200 troops in battle kit supported by 3 companies of se curity guards totaling about 300 men launched the attack against strikers occupying the Micheville plant at dawn Miners from neighboring coal pits rushed to reinforce the strik ers who tossed stones and other missiles from rooftops Troops and security guards retaliated with tear gas Both strikers and security guards were among the injured Several guards were taken pris oner by the strikers Finds Government Bonds in Suitcase Yakima Wash Berg hoff bid 25 cents on an old suit case at a police unclaimed proper ty sale He got the suitcase and found inside one government bond and 2 of denomination Attorneys expressed the view ihat the bonds are Berghoffs but thehitch is he must have the JMVC JCA1 iitujiauaiy lur ongmal owner Karl Getter sign Miami Fla to sing in a national a power of attorney for him to Legion Auxiliary music contest cash them And nobody knows They will represent Iowa in the TRIO TO MIAMI Lenox trio of the local American Auxil iary will leave next Thursday for 48 state competition Oct 18 Security Council Works to Avert Clash Over Berlin Paris neutral states of the security council toiled Fri day to avert a clash of the giants of the United Nations over Berlin Argentinas Juan A Bramuglia saw Andrei Y Vishinsky of Rus sia for an hour and the Argen tines associates said he was very happy over the talk He is acting for the smaller nations in an at tempt to bring about a settlement in the eastwest struggle for the German city Herbert V Evatt of Australia the assembly president and Sec retaryGeneral Trygve Lie were reported ready to appeal to the United States Russia Britain and France to agree to a 3month truce This would involve lifting the soviet blockade of Berlin while the 4 foreign ministers met Acceptance Unlikely American and British sources said acceptance of such a course was unlikely because it might im ply Russia had a right to reim pose the blockade Bramuglia was given the go ahead by the other states of the council China Colombia Syria Belgium and Canada to approach the big powers in the spirit of me diation Bramuglia was said to be lieve that Russia and the western powers genuinely would like a settlement if neither side loses too much face The next meeting of the secur ity council on the issue is not ex pected before Monday Narcotics Controls Thegreat powers achieved un animity in one phase of the U N deliberations Friday The general assembly without a dissenting voice adopted a protocol on nar cotics controls Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt U S member of the social committee which drew up the document ap pealed for unanimous action by the assembly She described the arrangement as designed to modernize existing conventions established in 1925 and 1931 ad ding that new synthetic drugs not controlled by existing statutes came upon us suddenly with their power for good or evil The assembly elected Cuba Egypt and Norway to the security council for 2year terms beginning Jan I Chicago GOP Candidate Is Murdered UR William John Granata 42 republican candidate for clerk of the Cook county Chi cago circuit court was murdered early Friday by an unknown killer who struck him down with a heavy knife or hatchet Granata former GOP commit teeman of one of Chicagos tough west side wards was found dying in a pool of blood in front of the Skyline club a loop apartment hotel where he and his wife hac lived since their house burned months ago His wife Violet 28 was asleep in their suite of rooms upstairs at the time he was found in the doorway by Nicholas Solm 50 club elevator operator who was at tracted by a disturbance outside Granatas brother State Repre sentative Peter C Granata said he knew of no reason for the murder Police learned that Granata had attended a series of GOP raDie during the evening A political as sociate Ernest L Cope said h dropped the candidate off at the hotel at a m Solm founc Granata 10 minutes later r SAME DATE fbm nwani irtttta 34 Charges of Vturder to Be Dropped 2 of 5 Men With Burns Plead Guilty to Public Drinking Charles of mur der against 5 young men in con nection with the death of Charles Gallup CO Nora Springs farmer will be dropped according to ounty Attorney Weston E Jones Two of the 6 men charged with he murder Arthur Ubben 24 and Robert Garlock 19 both of Thorn on appeared in Justice J W McGeeneys court late Thursday ind pleaded guilty to drinking beer on the public highway Each was fined and costs The county attorney said Har old Riekens 31 John Just 21 and Kenneth McClemons 19 all of Sheffield probably would plead guilty to the same charge Satur day It was expected that murder charges against all 5 would be dropped Saturday by Judge T A Beardmore in district court In bringing the cases into justice court Jones pointed out that Ub ben did not get out of the car at any time he was with the 5 men that night Orin Lee Burns 25 Hampton was found guilty by a jury of manslaughter in Gallups death and sentenced to not more than 8 years in the state penitentiary Campaigns in West Virginia Centers Attacks on Demo Foreign Policy W Va E Stassen invaded the political doubtful state of West Virginia Thursday and Friday to bolster the GOPs chances in the mountain state The onetime aspirant for the republican presidential nomina tion centered his attacks on the democratic administrations for eign policy He blamed the secret Potsdam conference for the Berlin crisis and called our present national leadership impotent In speeches here and at Weir ton the former Minnesota gover nor stepped into the reelection battle of U S Senator Chapman Revercomb in calling for a clean sweep for the GOPs national and state slates He took up the theme set by VicePresidential Nominee Earl Warren that Tom Dewey must have a republican congress Stassen now president of the University of Pennsylvania will speak at Huntington Friday after noon and Friday night Warren Vice Presidential Candidate at Manly Saturday GOVERNOR EARL WARREN Make Rail Stop New Patients in Des Moines With Polio DCS Moines Another 4 polio patients were admitted dur ing the 24 hours ended this morn ing at the 3 Des Moines hospitals handling such cases None was from Des Moines Meanwhile one patient was re leased There were no deaths from the disease during that per iod The new cases Blank Memorial hospital Charles Nepple 3 son of Mr anc Mrs Alphone Nepple Gray anc Larry Toillion 16 son of Mr anc Mrs Harlan Toillion Eagle Grove Iowa Lutheran Ray Werni mont 38 Breda and Robert Ben nett 16 son of Mr and Mrs H J Bennett Afton Tokyo Rose Is Indicted on 8 Counts San Francisco federal grand jury Friday indicted Tokyo American born Mrs Iva Toguri 8 counts of treason The indictment accused the 32 year old nisei of being one of women who broadcast over Radio Tokyo during the war in an effor to induce war weariness and un rest among allied troops The indictment charged Mrs dAquino committed each and every one of the overt acts herein described with treasonable intent and for the purpose of and with the intent in her to adhere to and give aid and comfort to the im perial Japanese government Earl Warren California republican candi date for vice president will make 10minute stop here Saturday at a in on a rail swing through iowa The governor accompanied by his wife and daughter Virginia will make his short stop here the irst of 5 in Iowa during the day Hes scheduled for Waterloos incoln park at a m Fort Dodge at p m Cherokee at p m and an evening meet ing in Sioux City Caravans of republicans are slated to come to Manly Satur day One of them is being organ ized in Mason City by Wayne Mc Gowan Cerro Gordo county chair man and Mrs Stella Bisgrove assistant chairman Joining the Warren train at Manly will be William S Beards ley republican candidate for gov ernor and H R Gross candidate for 3rd district congressman both of whom were to speak at North wood Friday night Also boarding the train will be Whitney Gilli land state GOP chairman of Glen wood Governor Warren will come to Iowa on his 15car special train after a series of speeches in Wis consin and Minnesota Included in his party are Senator and Mrs William Knowland of California Found Guilty of Monopoly General Electric 2 Affiliates Convicted New York Genera Electric company was convictec Friday of conspiring between 1927 and 1940 to monopolize trade ir hard metal compositions anc products in this country and abroad Also convicted in federal cour were 2 affiliate companies and officials The defendants were accused in a 1941 indictment of violating th Sherman antitrust and Wilsoi tariff acts The corporate defendants an subject to possible fines aggre gating each the individ uals to similar fines and possible imprisonment of 5 years each Those convicted besides General Electric are the International Gen eral Electric company of New York the Carboloy company of Detroit Walter G Robbins of De troit president of Carboloy Zay Jeffries ofCleveland Ohio chair man of the board of Carboloy and Walter M Stearns of Schenectady N Y former manager of trade relations and special contracts of General Electric Holiday on Election Day Is Called For Report Says GOP Candidate Not Known to Attack Union Cincinnati The United Mine Workers convention Friday overwhelmingly backed a political action resolution indirectly favor ng Republican Thomas E Dewey n the presidential campaign The political declaration was of fered by the resolutions committee as a substitute for all other reso lutions on the subject It repeated and enlarged the attack on Presi dent Truman by John L Lewis at the opening convention session Tuesday It called for a work holiday on election day Nov 2 to carry out the political action policy Reflects Views While the resolution committees statement was not prepared by Lewis there was no question it reflected his views expressed in the speech Most of the political action reso lution was directed toward the re peal of the TaftHartley act and the defeat of those law makers who voted for it The resolution said that The present encumbent in the white house is no friend of the UMW and his actions during the past 2 years indicated quite clearly that he is responsible for all the injunc tion suits instituted against our organization and international President John C Good Faith The statement said that Mr Tru man could have avoided the in junction in last springs pension dispute if he had only called the parties together and made a good faith effort to bring about the se lection of the 3rd trustee We have every reason to be lieve the resolution said that the present chairman of the dem ocratic national committee Sena tor J Howard McGrath R was also m favor of the injunction policy In a recent year New York Uni versity doctors were responsible for the medical care given to 45 000 bed patients and 250000 out patients visits at Bellevue Hospi tal Dewey Raps Democrats on Housing UNITED PRESS Gov Thomas E Dewey Friday alamed the democrats for the nousing shortage and said it can be remedied by a competent ad ministration in Washington While President Truman cam paigned in Dewey territory in up state New York the republican presidential nominee got in his licks on housing at the dedication of the Gov Alfred E Smith hous ing project in New York City Problem Solution The housing problem can be solved Dewey said by a coordi nated national housing program on which labor industry bankers and the government can agree He added that such agreement can be achieved with competence firmness and real encouragement on the part of government Mr Truman planned 14 speeches for the final day of his campaign swing through the north east He started in Albany and was to finish up Friday night with a major address in Buffalo Big Welcome The president carried his cam paign into New York state en couraged by one of the most en thusiastic welcomes he has yet received That was Thursday night in Jersey City N J where more than 200000 lined the mile long parade route and an over flow crowd jammed the 1800seat Lincoln high school auditorium to hear him speak WAITS FOR TICKETS IN RAINThis young Cleveland ball fan waited under TcrSde homemade tent in the ram for the bleacher seats to go on sale for the first Cleveland same between the Indians and the Boston Braves He brought his lunch milk a candle and an alarm clock to wake him at the proper time Decorah to Lose Dam on West Main Street Dccorah en gineers have informed the city council that West Main street dam must be removed in connection with a flood control project on the Upper Iowa river Citizens sought to retain the dam which is more than 90 years old because of its scenic beauty 15 men days to remitter at city hall to rota in tfca cUctioa Nor 2   

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