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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 13, 1948, Mason City, Iowa                                J NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THf tUWSPAPER THAT MAKES All NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LV Associated fnm and United JPreu Full CopyL MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 13 1948 ThU Paper of Two SectionsSection No 3 EISENHOWER PROCEEDS TO Dwight D ter wearing his official robes marches through the crowd Tuesday at his installation as president of Columbia university AsksCurb on Restrictive Legislation Oelwcin for freedom instead of a continua tion of restrictive legislation was urged by republican gubernatorial candidate William S Beardsley hcre Wednesday In a speech prepared for de livery at noon Beardsley said that for 2 decades we have had more and more restrictive legis lation Certain controls are obviously necessary but the trend towards government domination and con trol has carried us far beyond necessary limits he said We must encourage rather than restrain the freedom of ex pression and freedom of action which are the foundation of free American enterprise Beardsley said American Lutherans Ready to Open Merger Discussion Seek Cause of Fish Deaths State Agencies Examine Lake DCS Moiiics state agencies were attempting Wed nesday to determine the cause of the sudden deaths of dozens of popular game fish in a lake near Centerville Some of the dead bass weighed 6 to 8 pounds The victims includ ed black and large mouth bass striped bass a few crappies and some blue gills The state conservation commis sion had its representative in the Centevville area send in some of the dcari fish The state health departments representative in that arfa took samples of the water The health departments health engineering division is leading in the investigation because of the possibility z pollutioru TJie de partments representative began an investigation at the lake Sun day was continuing it Wed nesday The lake is Rod and Beel lake a favorite fishing spot in the Cen terville area It is leased by the 25yearold Rod and Reel club from Clarence Rucker Centerville street commissioner Fremont Ohio Amer ican Lutheran church Wednesday said it was ready to open merger negotiations with 4 other Luth eran branches in this country Delegates to the churchs bien nial convention approved without a dissenting vote a resolution di recting the church executive com mittee to confer with interested bodies within the American Luth eran conference and report re sults at the 1950 convention Committed to Unity The resolution also places the church on record as being com mitted to the ultimate unity of all Lutherans in America The American Lutheran confer ence includes the American Luth eran church with 670000 mem the Evangelical Lutheran church 725000 the Augustana Lutheran church 423 000 the Lutheran Free church 55000 members and the United Evangelical Lutheran church 41000 No Basic Difference Theologians agree there are no basic doctrinal differences be tween conference members The various branches were founded by churchmen of different nationalist backgrounds There are approximately 6000 000 Lutherans in the United States The bulk of those belong ing to churches not in the con ference are members of the Unit Lutheran church or the Mis ouri synod The American Lutheran church eft the doot open for a possible merger with the Missouri synod and the United Lutherans Sam Ray burn to Tour 6 States Washington Demo cratic Leader Sam Raybuni of Texas will make 6 campaign speeches in 6 states starting Mon day Democratic headquarters an nounced Wednesday Rayburns schedule includes Monday Springfield Mo Tues day Iowa City Iowa Wednesday Quincy 111 Weather Report FORECAST Mason City F r and warm Thursday Clear and cool Wed nesday night Low Wednesday near 36 High Thursday 64 Iowa Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday A little warmer Thursday Low Wed nesday night 40 to 45 Minnesota Fair Wednesday night and Thursday but no important change in temperature Heavy frost in north and light to heavy frost south portion Wednesday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics for 24 hour period ending at oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Minimum 35 At 0 a m Wednesday 43 TEAR AGO Maximum 68 Minimum 34 Wallace to Make Trip to Georgia Chicago Wallace spattered by eggs and shouted down by hecklers at some meet ngs on his recent campaign swing hrough southeastern oing to Georgia The progressive party a nounced Tuesday that its presi dential candidate will fly to Dal on Ga on Saturday Oct 16 There he will address betweer 800 and 900 preachers at a national meetings of the Church of God Immediately after the talk Wal lace will fly to Michigan Saturday night to resume his midwestern campaign schedule Wallace did not visit Georgia on s recent southern trip His party rias encountered violent opposi tion in George where party mem bers have been kidnapped anc beaten according to C B Beany Baldwin Wallaces cam paign director The progressives are assured a place on the Georgia ballot how ever said Baldwin more than 80000 persons having signed pe titions for that purpose Thursday XRay Schedule SCHEDULE FOE THUBSDAT Unil South Side M St L a m Wormhoudts Plllsbury Eureka hotel Northwestern DlstrilmUn company a m M and St L Hail road GarJln Grocery Northwestern Railroad Second N W 9 a m Northwestern Railroad Webster Conover GlbbsCook Cerro Gordo a m Cerr Gorrio garage Centra p m CoryFrost eery Highland grocery North low Roofing Darey and f m and Moen f m Lehfeh Lutherans to Vote on New Budget Philadelphia 576 dele gates to the 16th biennial conven ion of the United Lutheran Church in America were asked Wednesday to vote a budget for 1950 aond 1951 largest n the churchs history The budget covers the foreign nission programs of the church in different overseas areas Argeii ina British Guiana Chinas India Tapan and Liberia In addition the budget provides xr the work of the church exten ion in the United States and Cau tda for social missions gelism and for all other work of he ULCA allotted to it by its 32 ynods The largest amount ever siyen o the ULCA by its member sy nods was in 1947 In another session of its conven ion the ULCA voted unanimously n favor of a future merger with other American Lutheran church Dodies Truman Pays Tribute to LaFollette Says Late Senator From Wisconsin Was Believer in People Aboard Truman Campaign Train IP President Truman took his campaign into Wisconsin Wednesday with a tribute to the late Senator Robert M Fighting Bob LaFollette Sr as a be liever in the people rather than the people who have a pull The chief executive made an unscheduled rear platform talk at Adams Wis when he learned there were scores of school chil dren waiting outside to see him there Preached Jefferson The lamed Wisconsin Progres sive Mr Truman told them in a chatty conversational lecture ought to have been a democrat1 He preached Jefferson Jack son and Woodrow Wilson righl along the president asserted The chief executive is enroute to St Paul Minn for a major conservation address Wednesday night at pm He also will lend his support to Minne apolis Mayor Hubert Humphreys campaign to unseat Senator Jo seph H Ball RMinn Talks to Children He told the Adams school chil Russians Ask Berlin Hearing Be Halted Oklahoma Crowds Hear Gov Dewey Plugs Ross Rizley for Election to Senate in November Enroute With Dewey Thomas E Dewey campaigned for the republican ticket in Okla homa Wednesday promising that communists would be treated as traitors and warning people of the oil country against those who would be careless with petroleum reserves Dcweys Oklahoma schedule Called for 12 stops Wednesday with i big political rallies in Tulsa and dren that the country will be in Oklahoma City At every stop he their hands in the next genera tion and that they should study world problems The United States has assumed Ihe leadership in the world un equalled in the history of the world and we have got to assume that responsibility he added Queuille Calls Cabinet Meet To Seek Means of Settling Strikes Paris fullscale cabinet meeting was called Wednesday by Premier Henri Queuille to con sider government wage proposals in an effort to settle the strike of 50000 workers in coal mining and other basic industries The proposals were worked out by the ministers of interior labor and public works and transport Although the situation was calm government sources admitted a creeping industrial paralysis was underway because of the 10day old coal strike scattered railroad ticups and walkouts in pores tex tiJe mills and steel plants One million tons of production already have been lost in the mines A backtowork movement in the eastern sections of the French nationalized railroad system Tues day night was offset by new walkouts of rail workers in Lyons Switzer Talks on Operation of Railroads Humboldt Swit zer democratic candidate for gov ernor called Wednesday for the adoption of a full crew law for railroads operating in Iowa Switzer spoke at a noon lunch eon sponsored by the Humboldt county democratic womens or ganization He explained that the law adopted by several states sets up minimum personnel for train op eration to insure railroad crossing safety Many railroad accidents are due to inadequate brakemen and other personnel to handle trains and insure crossing safety he said Raise Sum for Fire Victims Family Near Decorah Loses All Possessions Decorah raised in a 3hour period Tuesday night a drive continued here Wednes day to aid Dr and Mrs Hubert T Opsahl and their 5 children The Opsahls lost their home and all possessions in a fire Tuesday The Opsahls live on a farm 3 miles north of Decorah The fire broke out while Dr Opsahl and the children were away Mrs Opsahl war out in the farm yard at the time The blaze was out of control before aid could be sum moned Nothing was saved The loss was placed at more than 000 over and above insurance cov erage The Rev R A Ofstedal who was offered the facilities Of radio station KDEC broadcast an ap peal for food clothing furniture and funds KDEC continued the appeals after he had finished Within 3 hours had been pledged by 68 individuals and or ganizations The station con in ued the drive Wednesday and plugged for the election of Rep Ross Rizley to the United States senate Rizley is running against Rob ert S Kerr former democratic governor for the senate seat be ing vacated by Republican Sena tor E H Moore Rizley rode Deweys campaign train across the state Dewey received a loud colorful reception at Tulsa Crowds lined the streets 8 deep from the train to Boulder park Clouds of con fetti fluttered down from the of fice buildings The crowd in Tulsa was de scribed by police as being as large as the turnout SejJt 29 for Presi dent Truman At the park Dewey spoke to a crowd estimated by Highway pattbiraan AVthur Decker at 10 The peotle stood on a grassy hillside in front of the platform We can and must and will de velop a consistent and strong for eign policy Dewey said in re peating his promise that his ad ministration would consistently support its representatives abroad Advocating a steady and firm farm price support program Dewey told the Tulsans we must be sure the farmers do not pro duce themselves into poverty 10 more days to register at city hall to in the general election Nov 2 Gustavs Condition Reported Unchanged Stockholm court spokesman said Wednesday that King Gustav who is ill spent a quiet night and his condition is unchanged The 90yearold monarch i suffering from an influenzalike infection with accompanying fev er and muscle pains He is being with penicillin Veteran Seeks Aid in Search for Fiancee Marshalltown Marshall town veteran Wednesday appealed AP Wircphoto DEWEY GREETED BY TOMATOES Gov Thomas E Dewey republican candidate for president smiles as he speaks from the rear platform of campaign train in Mt Vernon 111 Tuesday night after a tomato was thrown at the platform The front of his coat just above the train rail bears some evidence of the tomato An unidentified bodyguard holding a bouquet of flowers into the crowd is seeking the source of the throw Dewey Is Ready to Discuss Legislation If He Wins said it would seek to replace the to Washington D C authorities entire 10000 loss if possible Samuel Hinds Actorf Dies in Sanitarium Pasadena Calif S Hinds who turned from the law to acting after the 1929 stock market crash died Wednesday in a sanitarium He was 73 One oC the best known of Holly woods character actors he was one of the founders of Pasadenas famous Community Playhouse training center for many at the movies better known stars to aid him in a search for his miss ins fiancee from Holland Max L Lemke told police his fiancee Mary Ann Kuhn was last seen Saturday at Washington Na tional airport as she left a plane which came from Frankfurt Ger many Lembke said the girl speaks only Dutch She was expecicd to arrive in Des Moines by plane early this month he said Honeybees weigh about 5000 individuals to the pound The average weight of a honeybee is less than one threehundredths of an ounce Washington Thomas E Dewey has advised some mem bers of congress that hell be ready to discuss legislation soon after Nov 2 if he is elected president it was learned Wednesday In event of victory Dewey is expected to work closely with GOP congressional leaders to de velop both foreign and domestic programs in the period between election day and inauguration day Senator Ralph E Flanders R a membfer of the senate banking committee said he ex pects early action on a housing bill not too far out of line with Deweys views Waiting Attitude It is known that Flanders al ready has contacted what Dewey calls his team in an effort to prepare housing legislation Thus far the Dewey reaction to ap proaches on this and other legis lative issues has been lets wait until after election day However Flanders said he has every reason to believe that Dewey would lavor proposals to raise the salaries of cabinet offi cers and some other government officials Federal Budjrct The problem of a new federal budget is one that will certainly claim much of Deweys attention after election day if he emerges the winner He would have the choice of accepting the budgel that President Truman will send to congress in January revising it after review or preparing a com pletely new one of his own The staffs of appropriations committees in both house and senate already have been sounded out on budget information Return to Moscow Pact Is Wanted Source Says Reply of Soviet Disappoints Little 6 Powers Paris has asked the western powers to drop the Berlin dispute from the security council and go back to the Moscow agree ment of Aug 30 a usually reliable source said Wednesday night The Aug 30 agreement in principle provided for a settle ment based upon establishment of the Russian mark under 4power control as Berlins sole currency The 4 military governors in Ber lin were never able to agree on the details 6 Powers Meet The 6 neutral powers of the United Nations security council met Wednesday night to consider Russias answer to their proposal to end the Berlin blockade The informant said the soviet reply was delivered to the repre sentatives of France the United States and Britain by Argentinas Juan Atilio Bramuglia acting president of the council on the Berlin issue Back at Start The Russian answer puts the western powers back where they i were1 the source said I imagine some of the little 6 who have been attempting to mediate the situation will be disappointed A British spokesman said This confirms our feelings that we have been right tabe firm Bramuglia announced the secur ity council will meet again pn the Berlin crisis at 3 p m 8 n rn CST Friday 5 New Polio Datients Get Hospital Care DCS Monies new polio atients were admitted to Blank Memorial hosiptal during the 24 ours ended this morning Two of lem were from Geneva The new patients are Mary axine Loeffler 10 daughter of VIr and Mrs Herbert Loeffler Jes Moines Shirley Ruth Ban 6 daughter of Mr and Mrs Barnes Banner Geneva Judy erry 7 daughter of Mr and Mrs Clifford Perry Northwood Daniel Toppnmeyer 2 son of Mr and Mrs Roger Toppnmeyer Geneva Sharon Kay Gridley 4 HOOVER HONORED AT President Herbert Hoover center chats with Dr Byron S HolHnshead president of Coe college of Cedar Rapids at a din nejr in New York Tuesday night given by the Americas Foundation Hoover received the organizations annual award for his contribution to hemispheric amity and understand ing At right is John A Zellers foundation president and between Hoover and Hollinu head is Thomas JV Vatsoa chairman of the reception committee Fined on Game Charges Bullet Holes Help Arrest Minnesotan A Trasmer 39 Blue Earth Minn was fined and costs by Justice of the Peace P L Johnson when he pleaded guilty to 2 game charges here Tuesday evening Trasmer was charged with il legal possession of pheasants and hunting in Iowa without a non resident license Ke had at first resisted arrest near here Sunday and sped away in an automobile but state game officers put 2 bullet holes in the right rear fender of the car This and other evidence led to Tras mers arrest later Game wardens participating were Wendell Simonson Floyd Rokenbrodt and Jack Stevens daughter of Mr and Mrs Kenneth ridley Elliott Dies of injuries From Auto Wreck Duouque J Schmitt 19 of near Dubuque died in Mercy hospital here Tuesday of injuries received when his car smashed into a bridge Sunday on highway 52 a mile and a half south of here The sheriffs office said his car lit the bridge cleared a fence and landed in a creek bottom His Sody and the frostcovered wreck age were found by hunters His parents Mr and Mrs An thony L Schmitt worried because of the youths absence drove by the wreckage on the way to church but it was hidden from the road OUT OF HOSPITAL Iowa Cannella 5 son of Mr and Mrs Jerome J Cannella 421 4th S W Mason City was released Wednesday for the University hospital here where he has been a polio patient since Oct 5 In its original unbroken un melted form every snowflake has its structure and shape built in units of iix These take on an al most endless variation of design Soy Demos Try to Take Over State Guards Council Bluffs S Sen ator George A Wilson charged Tuesday night that the democratic lational administration is trying o take over the national guard Wilson who is seeking reelec ion told a republican rally here hat they are proposing down in Washington to take over the na tional guard units now controlled by the states They will never do it with my vote he said I am against such centralization of government BBC to Announce Birth of New Heir London UR The British broadcasting corporation will break into one of its regular pro grams sometime next month to announce the birth of a child to Princess Elizabeth it was decided Wednesday Officials said they hoped King George VI would make the an nouncement of the birth of his first grandchild to the world personally Plans also call for empirewide broadcasts of gun salutes heralding the birth Smith Leaves Paris Returning to Moscow SAME DATE BfMk ftor VMM tnOfe Walter Berfett Smith for Moscow Smith canoe to Paris iron Wash ington Tuesday with Secretary of Slate Marshall He and conferred iklzaMt all at ttw T   

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