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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 23, 1948, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME CITY 6 ill i m HtwsrArei THAT MAKES ALI IOWAMI HOME EDITION mTTTTi Paper Consist of Two Section U AP Wirephoto KITTY HAWK ARRIVES AT a formal welcoming ceremony a truck bearing the Wright brothers plane the Kitty Hawk arrives beside the Smithsonian in stitution in Washington D C Monday A speakers ros trum is set up on the steps of nearby Freer Art gallery The plane brought back from England will go on display next month Illness Forces King George to Rest at Least 6 Months London fP Illness forced King George VI Tuesday to take a complete rest for at least 6 months An official announcement from Buckingham Palace said the 52 yearold British sovereign is suf fering from a circulatory ailment in his legs that only recently has become acute His 1949 tour of Australia and New Zealand has been postponed Blood Clot Suspected A medical bulletin signed by 5 doctors and incorporated in the Buckingham Palace announce ment said a defective blood sup ply to the right foot causes anxiety An announcement apparently authorized by the king himself said the ailment did not involve a blood clot Newspapers and court circles generally interpreted the bulletin to mean that a blood clot had formed in the kings right leg Empire Shocked The news that shocked the em pire was released at a m Tuesday p m CST Monday by Buckingham palace so it could be announced simultaneously in the parliaments of Australia and New Zealand that the royal tour of those countries set for 1949 had been abandoned King George will continue to discharge duties which can be handled from his office in the palace All outside appearances will either be abandoned or dele gated to his wife Queen Elizabeth his daughters Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret and his soninlaw Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh Award Bank in Suit The First National Bank of York Nebr was awarded in it suit against Sheriff B F Atherton of Floyd county in federal court here The jury re turned with its verdict at 9 p m Monday Testimony in the trial indicated the sheriff was protected by in demnifying bonds filed in the cases under which he had made the levy against a bus The suit involved a bus being held by the sheriff under a levy in a Floyd county district court case against Robert W Arndts who had given a chattel mortgage on the bus to the bank U S Wants Conciliation in Palestine Offers Amendments to Proposal Put Forth by Britain Paris United States proposed Tuesday a broad United Nations conciliation program to encourage an ArabJewish terri tprial exchange in Palestine and the final settlement of all out standing questions there Dr Philip Jessup submitted the American proposal in tho form of amendments to a British resolu tion which would order the Arabs and Jews to settle on a basis of the Bernadotte plan It would give the Negev to the Arabs and west ern Galilee to the Jews Direct Negotiations The formal proposal calling for direct ArabJewish negotiations through a 3nation UN concili ation commission was presented to the UN political committee The U S scheme would cut away key part of the British blueprint for the final Palestine settlement It especially would prohibit the general assembly from imposing any territorial or other provision on the Jews and Arabs without the agreement of both sides Although pulling some teeth from the British resolution Jessup nevertheless proposed that the general assembly ask both sides in Palestine to take into account the territorial exchange proposed by the Bernadotte plan Count Drafts Plan Count Folke Bernadotte Pales tine mediator for the UN drafted the plan just before he was assas sinated in Jerusalem He proposed in a reversal of the original UN partition plan that the Negev go to the Arabs and western Galilee to the Jews in a sort of exchange Says Truman Plans AntiInflation Fight making ence for geographical coher AP Wirephoto HOAX CHARGE Bobby Breen singer and former child motion picture star Tues day deined that his disappear ance Monday was staged as a publicity stunt He re ported missing on a flight across Wisconsin for a hunting trip Questioning Breen About Disappearance Ashland Wis questioned Bobby Breen here Tuesday to learn whether the for mer child singing star should criminal charges it his disap pearance in the north woods was a publicity stunt Officials who pressed hundreds of woodsmen and more than 20 planes into a search for Breen and his pilot have publically de nounced the incident as an at tempt to gain free publicity Breen was brought here from Glidden by an undersheriff and immediately taken before District Clarence Olson Olson Breen said he privately for questioning question and then deter Earlier Australia called on the UN to accept Israel for member ship Egypt threatened to walk out if Israel became a UN member Osage Youths Await Grand Jury Hearing Osage boys who were arrested at Oklahoma City last Wednesday on a charge of theft of articles valued at sev eral hundred dollars from parked cars at St Ansgar 2 weeks ago were bound to the grand jury in district court here late Monday The boys John Louis Rogers 17 Nolan Keith Ogden 17 and Raymond Lee Walters 18 were brought here Sunday night by Thed Horn Mitchell county sheriff and have been in jail since Their bonds were fixed at each which they were try Ing to furnish Tuesday The grand jury will convene Dec 7 Sheriff Horn said the boys when arrested were trying to sell Walters convertible Dodge coupe The charge against the 3 is lar ceny committed at night The articles taken during a class play at St Ansgar are be lieved to have been recovered in tact They consisted of shotguns rifles cameras suitcases of cloth ing and various other articles of clothing The activities of the Methodist church are administered from three principal headquarters in New York Nashville Tenn and Jews Reject Appeal for Peace Talks Tel Aviv has re jected the appeal of chief United Nations Palestine Observer Brig Gen William E Riley for direct peace talks with Israel regarding the Negev an authoritative Jew ish source said Tuesday The Jews who have been or dered by the UN to withdraw to positions held in the desert region before Oct 14 when their latest offensive started had agreed to such talks The source said Egyptian Maj Gen Sadek commanding the South Palestine forces had de clined Rileys invitation He said the refusal was believed prompted by Israels refusal to give up Beer sheba one of the main bastions in the Negev Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Cloudy Tuesday night with light rain and low temper ature near 32 Partly cloudy Wednesday with high tempera ture near 42 Iowa Considerable cloudiness Tuesday night and Wednesday Occasional light rain extreme north portion Tuesday Warmer Factions of CIO in Clash Right Wing Favors Marshall Plan Portland Ore right wing of the congress of industrial organizations lashed out at the left Tuesday by submitting a res olutions committee report calling for support of the Marshall plan and rejecting proposals for new political parties The report submitted to the CIOs national convention brought protests from left wing spokes men on 5 counts including a pro posal for the CIO to reaffirm its support of the Marshall plan The report came just a day after the dominant right wing led by CIO President Philip Murray had given the left wing its rough est treatment in the history of the organization Murray led one at tack after another in Mondays opening session of the convention A minority report on 5 resolu tions was presented by Joseph Selly president of the American Communications association and Donald Henderson president of the food and tobacco workers Their report was not signed by all left wingers on the resolutions committee mine whether there are grounds for criminal prosecution Breen who was boosted to fame by Eddie Cantor has denied the charges The pilot Kenneth O Thompson of Drummond also has branded the accusations as false The 2 men revealed Monday night that they had landed safely at Glidden Sunday and that they were staying at the Northwestern hotel while pilots woodsmen and forest rangers risked their lives in freezing temperatures and bad flying weather to find them Reds Start New Drive on Suchow Communist Threat to Cities of Peiping Tientsin Increasing Nanking communists opened a new push Tuesday on Suchow key to Nanking and cen tral China The immediate objec tive was the defense bastions only airfield Gen Chen Yis red veterans punched out o the southeast un der cover of low clouds Weather cut down the effectiveness of the governments air force which was the major factor in turning the communist assault in the first phase of the Suchow battle last week Pressure Builds Up The new offensive added to communist pressure steadily build ing up against the nationalist 2nd army group all along a great arc to the east and south of the city 380 miles northwest of Nanking Other red forces were reported moving against Suchow from the north In north China the communist threat to the great cities of Pei ping and Tientsin increased as the reds took over Paotinc The com munist radio claimed the city Monday the government announ ced its evacuation Tuesday Without full air support for the defense of Suchow the national ists were expected to be in for a AP Wirephoto SHOOTING EYE ASSHARP AS Cactus Jack Garner prepared 80th take to the woods on a 3day hunting trip The former vice president boasted he would get his limit in a hurry Pair Enter Pleas of Guilty to Sheffield Bank Robbery Bernard D Morgan 26 Hamp ton and Robert F Safford 23 pleaded guilty to in federal court bank here Tuesday night Low Tuesday night 27 to 32 weather outlook Temperatures will average about 3 degrees above normal Normal highs 42 normal lows 27 Some light rain or snow likely Tues day night with little or none in dicated Wednesday through Sunday Temperatures will be colder by Thursday night with warmer readings Friday and Saturday turning colder again Sunday Precipitation will av erage less than onetenth of an inch Minnesota Mostly cloudy Tues day night and Wednesday with light snow northeast and light rain and snow southeast Tues day night Light snow north portion again Wednesday aft ernoon Warmer south and east portions Tuesday night and south portion Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 25 Minimum IB At 8 a m Tuesday 23 To Meet on Brussels Pact Conference Delayed by Belgian Crisis Paris Britain will advise her Brussels pact allies soon that a western European parliament is beyond presentday achievement authoritative British sources said Tuesday The sources said Britain was to have made this point Wednesday at a meeting of representatives of the 5 France Belgium the Netherlands and Luxembourg However because of Belgiums current political crisis the meet ing Tuesday was postponed until Friday A committee of Brussels alliance representatives called the session to begin a study of how AFL Demands TaftHartley Law Repeal Cincinnati Ohio AFL indicated Tuesday that the only acceptable replacement for the TaftHartley act would be legisla tion based on the Wagner labor relations act and supporting laws The 67th national convention in its closing hours asked for repeal of the TaftHartley act in its en tirety and reestablishment of labor regulations similar to the Wagner act The adopted resolution said the action must be bolstered by amendments under which labor employers and congress work voluntarily and jointly to produce permanent legislation to make col lective bargaining work AFL President William Green pledged his union to make as its irst goal the repeal of the Taft lartley act after the cheering dele ates unanimously reelected the 5 year old chieftain to his 25th erm in office rough time The communists ap parently had regrouped and re formed completely after last weeks heavy battering They had been caught unprotected on the Suchow plain and the nationalist air force blasted them in clear days and moonlight nights with bombers and fighterbombers Reduced to Nothing Eastward from Suchow Gen Huang PoTaos nationalist 7th army corps was believed almost reduced to nothing His fprces took the full force of last weeks red assault in the defense of Nien chuang 33 miles east of Suchow Another government force the 12th army corps was working slowly toward Suchow from the southwest Chicago robbery Tuesday noon They had confessed to the taking of from the Sheffield Savings bank Sept 25 Judge Henry N Graven said that he would pronounce sentence at 3 p m Dec 13 in federal dis trict court at Mason City He ex plained that supreme court rules require a sentence investigation by the U S probation officer Edward L Anderson before the judge fixes the penalty U S District Attorney T Diamond read the information E to the accused men before they pleaded It charged them with robbing the bank by force and in timidation with a deadly weapon Judge Graven also asked that they be informed that the feder al charge does not bar further prosecution by the state under the same set of facts Diamond in formed the court that the Frank lin county attorney had with drawn the state charges against the 2 but Judge Graven remarked that the 2 still could be reindicted The judge fixed the bond at each when Attorney Ralph Stewart Hampton said that Morgan his client might put up bond M L Mason attorney for Safford said that he would not give bail Morgan and Safford both neatly dressed in business suits stood beside each other flanked by their attorneys throughout the entire proceedings The only time they spoke aloud was when each in turn replied guilty to Dia monds question of how they would plead Nourse to Head Group on Planning Board Draws Up Legislation on Economic Controls Washington UR President Truman will present a definite antiinflation program to the 81st congress in January a presidential adviser said Tuesday Dr G Nourse chairman of the presidents council of econ omic advisers told newsmen after a meeting with the president that Mr Truman asked him to head a group of department and agency heads in coordinating the anti inflation program His statement was made after it was disclosed that the national security resources board has drawn legislation outlining a complete system of price man power and other economic con trols necessary in case of war Nourse said the antiinflation program will be outlined gener ally in President Trumans state of the union message in January and his economic report which will follow shortly after the state of the union message Detailed phases of the antiinflation pro gram probably will be presented in special messages and in re quests from the white house for specific legislation Nourse said Nothing on the program will be made public before the state of the union message and the economic report go to congress Nourse said In reply to other questions on he type of program Nourse would say only there will be a definite program to promote unity greater European CHfttSTMAS SEALS YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 24 5 Tuesdays postponement was the 2nd The talks originally were scheduled to have begun las week France and Belgium proposed the establishment of a western European consultatives parliamen last month This was at the time the 5 powers of the western Eur opean union announced they were asking the United States am Canada to join them in a North Atlantic defense pact SANTA EXCUSED Atlanta Ga Frank H Hooper excused Walter Nor man a department store Santi Claus from jury duty Tuesday because his job is more import 1 ant than jury service Today the average American eats about 1 15 pounds of nut meats a year compared with 45 of a pound in 1909 the bureau of agricultural economics reports Hack Wilson Dies in Baltimore Baltimore Lewis R Hack Wilson vho held the Na tional league home run record died in City hospital Tuesday He was taken to the hospital late Monday when he became ill and doctors said he died of in ternal hemorrhages complicated by n condition similar to pneu monia Wilson 48 was hurt in a fall at his home last month and was hospitalized about a week Hack broke into the majors with the Chicago Cubs in 1924 and reached his peak in 1930 when he smacked out 56 home runs and drove in 190 runs Guesses Billion Would Be Cost of Aid to Chinese Signs Indicate Inflation Has Reached PeakBut Has It Washington inflation at last reached its per laps even passed it There are new signs Tuesday that this could be so But some what similar signs appeared in early 1947 and 1948 only to be bowled over by another upsurge in the boom Among the latest indications emerging from government reports in the last few days are these A 2month decline in the con sumer costofliving price index until in October it was only mod erately above last Januarys level Also a dip since August in the general index of wholesale prices are more of a guide on future costs at in Oc tober the index dropped slightly below the level of last January Not AH Prices Down Not all prices have gone down Those for metals which play a major role in determining the price course of many goods have been rising even more sharply than in 1947 Prices however are only one factor on the Scoreboard showing how the inflation contest between supply and demand has been get ting along Supply of many goods says the federal reserve board in its latest bulletin is now in better balance with demand at current prices than at any time since be fore the war And demand itself hasnt been showing the old zip it had in earlier postwar periods People have been spending les of their aftertax income and putting more of it into savings Business has slowed down its buying too Store Sales Drop Department store sales have dropped below last year in dollar volume for 2 consecutive weeks and retail sales in general haven been showing their old monthby month climb Starts on construction of new homes hnve been declining since as the federa reserve board put it resistance on the part of buyers to curren high prices Washington economists are viewing all this with extreme caution recalling that there wen wrong forecasts when some simi lar developments occurred in th spring of 1947 and in the openin months of 1948 Washington top admin istration official estimated Tues day it would cost the United States around to try to save China from the com munists This official asking not to be quoted by name told a reporter he is convinced that only a pro gram of that size and one com bining both military and economic help would stand any chance of success Figure Mentioned He added the fig ire has been mentioned by several abinet officers in discussing be done o help the hardpressed national st government of Generalissimo hiang KaiShek The official did not profess to enow however whether President Truman and Secretary of State Marshall got around to talking about any such specific estimate n their first postelection con ference Monday The white house reported only hat the 2 men reviewed the whole range of foreign relations includ ing China all of Asia and Eur ope Very Informative Press Secretary Charles G Ross called Marshalls report very in formative and said the secretary might return for further talks Tuesday Diplomatic authorities described Mr Truman as eager to reach a decision on China quickly so he can reply in greater detail to Chiangs urgent appeal last week for more American help Security Is Tightened on Czech Border Frankfurt UR The United States tightened security along the German Czechoslovakia border Tuesday following the roundup ol more than 20 Czechoslovakian spies in the American and British zones of Germany U S army headquarters at Heidelberg announced that its counterintelligence agents had broken the Czechoslovakian ring They will be charged with acts prejudicial to the United States occupation and will be turned over to United States military govern ment authorities an army spokesman said He added that the spies now were being held under army sup ervision at an undisclosed place A competent source denied they had been smuggled into Germany as anticommunist refugees Shipowners Hold Meeting Consider Concessions to Dock Strikers New York me diators remained optimistic about an early settlement of the east coast longshoremens walkout Tuesday as shipowners met to consider possible new concessions to the strikers We are looking for a speedy solution said William N Mar golis assistant director of the fed eral mediation and conciliation service I see nothing that will break down negotiations now Representatives of the 65000 members of the International L o n g s h o r em e ns association AFL who have been on strike for 14 days turned down as noth ing new a weekend compromise offer by the shippers That plan had called for the men to return to work pending negotiations on a welfare plan demanded by the union along with a 25cents hourly wage in crease Eisenhower to New Post in Education Washington Dwight D Eisenhower will help decide what American schools should teach about the danger of war The National Education Associ ation announced Tuesday thai Eisenhower president of Colum bia university will serve on NEAs educational policies commission The commission which specia lizes in longrange educational planning has been assigned in 1949 to help determine the role Schanke Tells Campaign Cost DCS Moincs M Schanke Mason City democrat reported Tuesday he spent in win ning election to the Iowa house of representatives He reported also to the secre tary of state that contributions for his Nov 2 general election cam paign totaled 310 Will Serve on Loyalty Board Washington JP Horace Van Valkenburg Minneapolis attor ney will serve on the regiona loyalty board of the 8th U S civi service region with headquarters in St Paul The civil service commission an nounced the appointment Tuesday Van Valkenburg is the 6th member named to the board for the region covering Minnesota of the schools in the face of conNorth Dakota South Dakota Ne tinuing international tensions braska and Iowa Found in Ditch With Neck Broken Fort Atkinson IP Andrew Bergsrud 42 of Fort Atkinson was found in a ditch along high way 24 near here Monday night rlis neck had been broken Tire marks indicated his auto mobile had gone out of control because of defective mechanism Fatally Injured When Hit by Automobile Des Moines Cornick 74 of near Mt Pleasant was in jured fatally in a carpedestrian accident near Mt Pleasant the state safety department reported Tuesday The accident occurred Monday a mile north of Mt Pleasant as she was walking on highway 218 SAME Black fUf tnffU I   

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