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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 27, 1948, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY DRAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME r Wf THi NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL MOUTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 27 1948 HOME EDITION mmr This Paper Consists of Two Ono No 13 AP Wirephoto DEWEY SPEAKS IN CHICAGO view of the jammed Chicago stadium was made from the rafters Tuesday night as Gov Thomas E Dewey of New York made a campaign speech The republican presidential nominee is at lower right I JW JJC Jj Ij Report Korea Revolt Has Been Crushed Seoul abortive rad Korean rebellion was Wednesday just one lealled crushed after it the recapture of Yosu by loyalist forces The victory may have been Costly Air observers reported late Wednesday that a fourth of the city of 70000 had been destroyed by fire The signal that all major re sistance had been crushed came from a government cutter in this cryptic message Yosu is ours Prisoners have not been counted Contact with friendly troops good Report Dewey Prepares for Attack on Foreign Policy Raps Foreign Policy Stand Gillette Charges Wilson in Talk Cedar Rapids M Gil lette democratic candidate for United States senator from Iowa Tuesday night charged that his republican opponent S e n at o r George A Wilson was on record against practically all the meas ures that make a bipartisan for eign policy possible At a rally here Gillette quoted a Chicago Tribune editorial as say ing Wilson ought to be reelected because on international prob lems he has refused to be horn swoggled by the bipartisan for eign policy fake Wilson voted against the Mar shall plan GreekTurkish aid and revival of selective service Gil lette quoted the editorial as say Ing In other words declared Gil lette the senator is on record against practically all the measures that make a bipartisan foreign policy possible Recognizes Own Nome in Phone Book Philadelphia A 50year Enroute With Dewey to Cleve land Thomas E Dewey was reported preparing Wednes day a sharp new attack on what he called the sad record of Tru man administration foreign policy The republican presidential nominee showed a new willing ness to slug it out with the demo crats as he traveled toward Cleveland and a major campaign speech here Wednesday night Keeps Secret He kept secret the subject of his be broadcast from 8 to p m But Dewey was expected to rip into the president as he did in Chicago Wednesday night Without mentioning Mr Tru mans name the New York gover nor told a cheering handkerchief waving throng which overflowed the 24000 seat Chicago stadium that the democrats had descended to mud slinging Then he laid the groundwork for a future counterattack on the foreign front Appeasement Bluster He asserted that the Truman administration has failed to win the peace Instead he declared millions upon millions of people have been delivered into soviet slavery while our administration has tried ap peasement on one day and bluster on the next Our country desperately needs new and better leadership in the cause of peace and freedom Miss Winsor Lays Plans to Write Novel Reno Winsp disclosed Wednesday she write a new unlike Forever she i establishing residence to divorci Bandleader Artie Shaw And I have no future plans o any kind as far as romance o marriage are concerned1 black haired Miss Winsor said flatly I think Til spend my tim working on my new novel It contemporary this time Asked if she were writing an other Amber she replied No Definitely not Never again Never SAake Another Try to Set Ilight Record Fullertoii Cal Bill Barris and Dick Riedel were aloft Wednesday on another attempt to rack the worlds flight endurance ecord The pair took off late Tuesday or a 2nd try to stay aloft 6 weeks A bad magneto forced them to and Sunday after 5 days in the air They replaced the magneto and made some radio modifications Before taking off again in the Sunkist Lady their 4place Aeronca old man suffering from amnesia was identified through the efforts of an exarmy nurse who spent 2 days reading a telephone directory to him James McMenamin of Bristol Pa Tuesday recognized the name of his brother John J McMe namin when it was read to him by Margaret Kane a social service never again Spadework on Pact Done State Department to Seek Approval After Elections Washington Secre tary of State Lovett said Wednes day that spadework already done will speed action on the proposal to create a North Atlantic defense system From top diplomatic officials il was learned that once the formal proposal for such an alliance is received from the western Euro pean bloc the next step will be to consult with political and congres sional leaders Green Light This means that the state de partment will seek a final green light to push for action after nex weeks presidential elections It also means that it is already laying the basis for presentation to the senate of the prospective un precedented peace time alliance between the United States and a group of European nations Lovett at a news conference I recalled that the senate adopted on June 11 a resolution sponsored by Senator Vandenberg RMich favoring United States associa tion with regional defense sys tems based on mutual aid and directly affecting this countrys security Exploratory Talks As a result of this senate action Lovett explained the state de partment on July 6 began a series what he called exploratory talks with the ambassadors of the western European countries and Canada The 5 countries of the European union are Britain France Belgium the Netherlands and Luxembourg of views in these conversations was completely in formal Lovett said and made no committment on the part of any government This phase of the spadework has now been complet ed and Lovett said it would make possible speedier action on the whole alliance issue Blockade Question Left on UN Agenda Says Rents Will Go Up If GOP Wins Truman Tours New England in Campaign for November Votes EC A to Make No More Grants Without Agreement on Loans Washington economic cooperation administration an nounced Wednesday it will make no new Marshall plan grants to European countries unless they have signed loan agreements The action temporarily cuts off new grants or outright gifts of recovery aid to France Italy Den mark Norway Sweden Belgium Ireland The Netherlands and Tur 2nd Trial on Rath Riot Is Alaona Mayor Postponed key Dies Suddenly Rites Will Be Friday for Frank Kohlhaas63 Kohlhaas 63 mayor of Algeria since 1947 died suddenly at a Fort Dodge hospital Tuesday night following surgery He was appointed mayor in 1942 and was last elected in 1947 For many years he was vice president of the Security State bank and at one time was a mem ber of the city council From 1922 to 1939 he was president of the volunteer fire department He was a member of the Kos suth county and Iowa Banking as sociations and the Kiwanis He was a democrat in politics and a mem ber of the Catholic church Survivors include the widow 3 brothers and a sister His brother Philip J Kohlhaas was former representative in the legislature Funeral services will be held at St Cecelias church Friday morn ing LIGHTNING STRIKES Venice Italy struck a church near here Tues day during funeral services for a young girl Five persons stand ing near the coffin were killed Waterloo District Judge Shannon B Charltpn Wednesday postponed the opening of the 2nd of the series of trails scheduled in connection with the Rath Pack ing strike last spring The judge also postponed until Nov 30 the sentencing of Wilbert Warren on his riot conspiracy con viction Warren had been sched uled lor sentencing Oct 29 but an affidavit was presented saying his attorney C I McNutt of Des Moines is too ill to appear at this time The trial of Kenneth Ellyson a nonunion member charged with malicious mischief has been post poned until December The trial was to have opened Nov 1 Judge Charlton asked whether the manslaughter trial of Fred L Roberts 55yearold Dunkcrton Iowa Negro in connection with the fatal shooting of a striker at the Rath plant could not be held earlier Attorneys for both sides said they would confer Aboard Truman campaign train Truman said Wed nesday he has no doubt rents will go up at least 20 per cent next month if the republicans win the election The president made the state ment at Hartford Conn as he sought votes in industrial New England with an assertion the O P favors laborbaiting unionbusting open shop yellow dog contract policies The latter statement was made at Pittsfield Mass At Hartford the president said rthe real estate lobby predicts rents will not be increased more than 20 per cent if it succeeds in killing rent control next March Maybe Higher I dont have a doubt in the world that rents would be that high or maybe even higher if the republican party should win this election Tobin former governor of Massachusetts rode the presi dential campaign train as Mr Tru man drove for votes in the Bay state and Connecticut en route to Boston for a major address at p m CST in Mechanics Hall At the same time a speechwrit ing staff was hardat work on the allimportant talk the president makes Thursday night in New York citys Madison Square Gar den Mr Truman moved into Massa chusetts from a roaring welcome at Cleveland Ohio where he ad dressed a crowd of 10000 in the auditorium rollHappy There he called the republicans pollhappy and lit into Gov Thomas E Dewey GOP nominee for what he said was the prescrib ing of sleeping polls intended to lull the voters into sleeping on election day Sticking to his insistence that conductors of public opinion polls showing Governor Dewey far in the lead are going to be red faced when the election is over Mr Truman said the republicans are on the run Repayable Basis These are the countries eligible for ECA aid on a repayable loan basis with whom negotiations have been in progress for months The British Tuesday signed a loan agreement for and Iceland also is exempt from the sweeping ECA decree because she concluded a fish eries credit in the summer Balance Move ECA is obliged under the for eign assistance act to use 000000 of its Marshall plan ap propriation in making loans which are repayable and which will fin ance specific industrial recovery projects The Marshall plan agency de scribed its action as a move to balance the ratio of loans and grants Reds Assign Armed Troops to Berlin Sector Borders worker Miss Kane who worked with amnesia cases as an army nurse in World war I volunteered to read the telephone book to Mc Menamin on Sunday in hopes it would stir some memory When she reached McMenamins own surname he sat up suddenly Why thats my brother he Boy Falls Dead After RopeClimbing Stunt Davenport Fulton 16 collapsed and died shortly after doing a rope climbing stunt in his physical education class at Daven port high school Tuesday Jim Fox class instructor said Pat collapsed just after doing the atunt Death was believed due to a heart ailment HANGS SELF Rlntsted O Dahl 72 hanged himself Monday Auth orities said he was despondent at having run his car into a light post Berlin assigned armed troops to the border be tween the eastern and western sectors of Berlin Wednesday and announced it not recognize 4power regulations on air safety in the AngloAmerican air corri dors to the city The Americanlicensed newspa per Der Agesspiegel reported Rus sian military police had joined soviet sector police at Branden burg gate for the first time since the Potsdamer Platz disturbances of last August At that time Rus sian troops fired at Germans at tending an anticommunist rally Carry Pistols The Russian soldiers carried automatic pistols They checked pedestrian and vehicular traffic and took the names of persons carrying western n e w spapers Food and western mpney were confiscated by them The Britishlicensed news agen cy DPD reported that western Berliners arrested in the soviel zone in identification checks were being closely questioned by the MVD Russia secret police on their political affiliations The soviet notice of withdrawa from the 4 power agreement on air safety regulations hinted dark y that any air accidents from now on would be the fault of the Americans and British because hey refuse to takes orders from he Russians on how and when to fly their planes American and British officials said the Russian action didnt make much real difference be cause the Russians have been menacing the air corridors with all sorts of air maneuvers for weeks v Never Ratified Russian rejection of the agree ment according the soviet news bureau content it never had been by the four power control council and there fore was invalid Air Commodore Rex Waite senior RAF officer in Berlin said it was true the agreement was not ratified by the control council It did not have to be since It was left to the 4power air direc torate to settle he said The document still stands and no sov iet disclaimer can make any dif ference The soviet notice delivered to the Berlin air safety center claim ed that the agreement was still pending Iowa Traffic Death Toll Rises to 446 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Four more traffic deaths were recorded in Iowa Wednesday as the 1948 motor vehicle toll rose to 446 The dead were Emmett Buchanan Small 5 In dianola who was struck by a car while lying partly hidden in a curbside pile of leaves where he was playing Tuesday Frances Coyle 46 Dubuque who died in a Dubuque hospital earlyWednesday of injuries she suffered in a carpedestrian acci dent Sunday night George M Potter 21 Waterloo Negro who died there Tuesday injuries suffered Monday when his motorcycle went out of con trol and hit a pole Adelaido Galan 54 Mexican resident of Waslaco Texas who died at Clinton Tuesday of in juries suffered when the car in which he was riding left the high way near there Sunday and struck a pole St Ansgar Man in Farm Group Meeting Dewey Chicago Thomas E Dewey republican presidential nominee breakfasted Wednesday with a group of midweslern farm leaders The meeting held immediately prior to the candidates departure for Cleveland was closed to re porters Dewey aides issued a list of those attending It included H L McKinley stock raiser St Ans gar and Sam R McKelvie presi dent of the Sandhills Cattle asso ciation Valentine Ncbr Asks Court for Custody of Robber Moines attorney generals office said Wednesday it has asked the federal district court to give the state custody of Ber nard D Morgan 26 Hampton charged with bank robbery in the Franklin county district court Assistant Attorney General Don Hise said a hearing would be held before Judge Henry N Graven at Fort Dodge Nov 8 The state took custody of Mor gan at the time he was arrested in connection with the rob bery of the Sheffield Savings bank Sept 25 When he was released on bond the federal bureau of investigation promptly arrested him and still is holding him The state wants custody of Mor gan because state law provides a life term for bank robbery while federal law does not provide for such a heavy term Franklin Safford 23 Mason City also is charged with bank robbery in the Franklin courty district court in connection with the Sheffield holdup He still is I in state Leahy Expects to Resign Position Indianapolis Fleet Ad miral William D Leahy expects to give up his job soon as chief of staff to President Truman The president has promised to release me this winter the ad miral here for a Navy day speech said Wednesday Ive served my sentence and I think I ought to get a parole he USS Des Moines Heasiest Cruiser Washington navy an nounced Wednesday that the USS Des Moines heaviest heavy cruiser in the vorld will be com missioned in midNovember at the Fore River shipyard at Quincy Mass First of a new class of 17000 ton cruisers the Des Moines will be equipped with completely auto matic rapidfire 8inch guns Hancher to Make Reply Asked to Resign by Progressive Iowa City Virgil M Hancher said Wednesday he was mailing a reply to a progressive party candidate who requested that Hancher resign as president of the University of Iowa Hanchers resignation was re quested by Allen Heald of Cedar Rapids because of what he called Hanchers shockingly inconsist ent and discriminatory actions in regard to the use of university meeting places for political speak Big 3 Give Reds Chance to Agree Westerners Would Stand by Principles of 6Power Proposal Paris ministers of the United States Britain and France offered Russia a new op portunity Wednesday to end the Berlin blockade on the basis of the jnation compromise which Rus sia vetoed Monday in the United Nations Security Council They announced in a joint com munique they intend to leave the Berlin question on the Security Council agenda 70 Minute Talk The decision came after a 70 minute meeting of Secretary of State Marshall British Foreign Secretary Ernest B e v i n and French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman at the French foreign ministry Their communique said they will stand by their expressed ers President Hancher said he had no objection if Heald chose to make Hanchers answer public but it was not immediately clear whether Hancher himself might release the text of the reply Heald an attorney is the pro gressive party candidate for 2nd district congressman In his open letter to Hancher he said Early in the campaign you re fused permission to Henry A Wal lace progressive party candidate for president to speak in a univer sity building on the ground that a rule of the board of education prohibited use of such facilities for political purposes However a prominent repub lican leader Senator Cain R was recently allowed to use a university building for a po litical speech in which he urged the election of the republican candidate in the Iowa senatorial election willingness to be guided by the principles set forth in the 6 power resolution The big 3 communique said Remove Restrictions The 3 governments are ready to continue to fulfill their obliga tions and to discharge their re sponsibilities as members of that body the security council which is still in a position to consider any development in the situation The 6nation resolution pro vided that the 4 occupation powers remove restrictions at once on communications to Berlin The military governors were to start negotiations to make the soviet currency the sole money of Berlin by Nov 20 The council of foreign ministers was to meet by Nov 30 o discuss the whole German ques ion Russia rejected the resolution by because the currency and blockade provisions were not si multaneous added The admiral said he will do some fishing no matter who is elected president Claims America Canada Wield Power for Peace Vancouver B C O Shreve president of the U S chamber of commerce believes that the United States and Canada together wield the power for peace Opening the annual convention of the Canadian chamber of com merce Tuesday night Shreve saic the 2 countries must jointly builc up an economic power that wil decide the fateful struggle be tween east and west He said this continent will be the front line of attack in a 3rd world war Oil Workers in Settlement To Sign Contract With Shell Firm Pittsburgh CaT Oil workers settled their strike with the Shell Chemical company and announced that they would sign a contract Wednesday It was the first settlement in the 53dayold strike against major California oil producers Involved were 375 union members who be long to the same local that covers workers at the parent company the Shell Oil company which is still struck It was not known whether the agreement would set a pattern settlement for the whole oil in dustry Other iirms were still ported to be insisting they would lot rehire strikers who engaged n violence The Shell Chemical agreement provided a wage increase of 12i ents an hour retroactive to July 3 of all strikers withdraw al of all lawsuits an extra holiday maintenance of union membership and dues checkoff IAME BUe mttat inllla ia 14 AP Wirephoto WORST IS Still holding together after taking a terrific beating in the Atlantic a navy 159foot infantry landing craft makes its way off the Virginia Capes Tuesday toward the Philadelphia naval shipyard The destroyer Forrest Royal center back ground stands by Tuesday the vessel radioed after a 56hour battle with high winds atid heavy seas The worst of the storm is over No injuries The crew numbers 63 The ship was returning to Boston after a training cruise to Miami It began taking water in the engine room from a leak early Sunday morning THROWS MAIL AWAY Milwaukee UR Temporary Postman Harry Kant was free on bail of Tuesday He ad mitted that he threw a good por ion of his load of mail into a wastebasket when his feet got tired Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Increasing cloudiness Wednesday night and Thursday Mild Wednesday night copier Thursday Low Wednesday night 3035 high Thursday 65 Iowa Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday Turning cooler Thursday Low Wednes day night 4045 Minnesota Fair Wednesday night Thursday increasing cloudiness somewhat cooler west portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour perioxi ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Wednesday YEAR AGO Maximum 72 38 46 58 50 V   

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