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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 27, 1948, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THI MCWSPAPtR THAT MAKES Alt NORTH IOWANS LV HOME EDITION TTTITTl Pren Unitad Press Full Lease Wires Five Centi a Copyl MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 37 1948 This Paper Consists ot Two No JJLOTTA WHOOPS POX AND A MEASLEThe Ted Thornblade familyTToTiSt E is pretty well quarantined these days The 6 children ranging in age from one to B have all had chicken pox and whooping cough and 7 year old Mary Jo has added the fneasles to her collection Shown in the window of their home left to right are Suzanne 8 Nancy 2 Mary Jo Tommy 6 Jane Anne 5 and Mrs Thornblade holding Salley tjJean one The father who travels comes home to visit on weekends None of the chil raren have been seriously ill Cool Toward From Chiang j Washington UR American plicymakers were reported coo jiturday to Madame Chiang Kai heks plan to visit this country ji The forthcoming trip was view jl in some official quarters as a uoye by China to bypass the blicymakers and appeal directly ji congress and the American for more military and eco lomic help Though it was generally under ood that no official invitation ias extended to Mme Chiang jue state department refused to jiy so This caution presumably jlas prompted by fear that such i statement might constitute a ipss of face for Chinas already jijrdpressed nationalist govern iiient though in response to ihinas frantic entreaties for more Secretary pt State George Marshall told newsmen Wed jisday that the administration is ell aware of the critical situation if the Far East He added that jiis government is seeking the koper means of helping the re jlme of Generalissimo Chiang j i Fan f imber Fire h California Los Angeles winds ihich caused considerable minor image in southern California Sat jrday fanned a 300acre timber Jid brush fire on Mt Baldy 40 dies east of here in the Sierra adre mountains The flames were within less tan a mile of Snowcrest resort bmmunity With 40 men on the Sreline in the precipitous region jle U S forest service issued a ill for 200 more u Winds as strong as 60 miles an pur whipped southern California riday The weather bureau fore ist fresh winds Saturday Several persons suffered minor lijuries when struck by broken ass and flying debris Several and girl students helped fire en quell windwhipped flames hicb blackened 75 acres of brush ar the Mother Cabrini Girls cademy north of Burbank Dldsmobile oins Price 3oost Trend Detroit fP Oldsmobile of Motors joined with Buick id Cadillac Saturday in announc g price increases for 1949 At the same time Oldsmobile lid production of its 66 and 58 series least expensive of its 48 cars would be discontinued tr 1949 Price increases on the largest Ids model the Futuramic series will range from to kr 1948 j In the 76 series lowest priced k 1949 the increases will range to SHOPPING BAYS LEFT CHRISTMAS SEALS Livestock Show in Chicago Opens for Annual 8Day Run Chicago An estimated worth of cattle horses sheep and swine were assembled under a single roof Saturday as the International Livestock Ex position opened for it 49th annual 8day run From 42 states and 5 Canadian Provinces exhibitors brought moie than 12500 head of livestock and almost 3000 samples of nearly perfect grains to compete in this agricultural worlds fair in Prizes Exhibitors both junior and senior will have pocketed more than in prize money in addition to receipts from sale of their prize stock before the ex position closes next Saturday Stock sold at the show a year ago netted the owners a total of some Farm boys and girls dominated the opening day of the exposition parading their beautifully primped animals before judges in the jun ior livestock feeding contest The junior exhibitors brought 811 baby beeves to the exposition These however were reduced to about 400 Friday when animals that failed to meet the high stand ards of the contest were elimin ated Adult Competition The youngster whose steer is adjudged the junior grand cham pion will go on to compete against adult exhibitors in the open classes Stockmen show keen interest in the junior events because a junior champion steer has won the ex positions most highly coveted award grand champion steer of the show 10 times since the in ternational started in 1900 Feel Pinch of Blockade Electricity Cut in Soviet Zone Berlin of electricity in he soviet occupation zone of Ger many was ordered cut sharply Saturday reflecting the pinch of the allied counterblockade of the zone The curtailments affect indus rial commercial and domestic asers The order was announced jy the sovietlicensed ADN news agency Power for homes will be cut off 5 hours daily and use of electricity for cooking was forbidden where any other means are available Power to stores and offices is to se cut off 9 hours each day Among he industrial restrictions is a weekly power saving day in ad dition to Sunday which might Tiean a total shutdown on that day The restrictions will continue until April with violators liable to fines and being shut off from current for 3 months Allied authorities here said the order obviously was a result of coal shortages due to the counter Dlockade which shut off eastern Germany from Ruhr coal May Perform Operation on King George London James Rogn vald Learmonth a surgeon at the Mayo Clinic in 192832 will be called in if it is necessary to per form an operation on King Georges arteries it was learned in palace circles Saturday Learmonth is regarded as one of the worlds great experts on surgery of blood vessels and the nerves supplying them He has performed many delicate opera tions on the nerves supplying the arterieswith excellent results in a large percentage of cases The surgeon already has at tended some consultations regard ing the serious condition which has affected the kings legs and it was understood that he will be at Buckingham palace Monday when the monarch will be given another complete examination A decision probably will be made then as to whether an opera tion will be necessary It is rec ognized also that the kings con dition may worsen and necessitate amputation of one leg or both but such contingency is viewed as un likely for the present Rath Union Accepts All But One Article of Proposed Contract Waterloo of Lo cal 46 of the CIO United Packing louse Workers union have tenta iyely accepted all but one pro vision of a proposed contract with he Rath Packing company Leo R Guynn local president said Sat urday Guynn said the union member ship voted Friday night to accept tentatively all provisions ot the contract except one under the sen iority section ot the contract Rath company officials refused comment on the report Venezuelan Quits Post as Consul Miami Fla Blank inspector general of Venezuelan consuls throughout the world re signed Saturday in protest against a coup which unseated the elected government of Venezuela He said the Venezuelan Ambas sador Gonzalo Carnevali had re signed in Washington and that the consuls general of New York and Galveston Texas also had joined the protest Whether the remainder of the 20 consuls in the United States and several score throughout the world follow his lead is a matter of honor with them Blank said The government which was overthrown was put into power by a free vote of the people of Venezuela and it now has been replaced by a military dictator ship Blank said The deposed government remains the legal one Weather Report FORECAST Mason with a few snow flurries Saturday night and low near 15 Cloudy and continued cold Sunday with high near 28 Iowa Light rain or snow south east portion late Saturday night and Sunday clearing Sunday afternoon Somewhat warmer Saturday night colder Sunday Low Saturday night 2530 north 3035 south cloudy with occasional light snow northwest and extreme north portions Saturday night and near the northern border Sunday Colder northwest and extreme north Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum 34 Minimum 20 At 8 a m Saturday 24 YEAR AGO Maximum 29 Minimum 14 U S Accepts Idea of Use of Red Marks American Source Says Situation in Berlin Deteriorates Paris L Thorp assistant secretary of state said Saturday the U S accepts the idea that the soviet mark should be used in all of Berlin He told a special news confer ence the United States has in no way withdrawn from the agree ment to accept the Moscow direc tives of August 30 Basis for Resolution Thorp who advises the U S delegation to the united nations on Berlin currency questions said the Aug 30 directives were the basis for the security council resolution on Berlin which was accepted by the western pow ers and vetoed by Russia Oct 25 One American source said how ever the Berlin political situation is deteriorating fast This source contended it is very urgent that a Berlin solution be reached The American informant said for the moment nothing was in sight except the apparently stalled effort by the security councils 6 neutrals to end the soviet block ade of Berlin which still stands as the main stumbling block in the whole crisis Plans to End Job Meanwhile Argentine Foreign Minister Juan Bramuglia who has led the neutral effort for the last 2 months is planning to wind up his job His term as council presi dent expires Nov 30 He said he was certain a plan would be on the move by Dec 1 when Fernand Van Langenhove of Belgium will succeed him Bramuglia said he did not mean a solution for Berlin would be reached by them He was understood to be work ing on a draft which would create an expert commission including representatives of the neutrals as well as of Russia and the western powers to try to settle the cur rency problem Dock Hands Vote on Ending Strike Judge Gives Rowdies Baby Treatment Boston little baby treat and the thing to curb rowdyism and van dalism Judge John H Connelly sug gested the treatment might put an end to Thanksgiving day football brawls which were numerous in greater Boston over the holiday He explained in a postholiday interview that his court had ex cellent results with the treatment It consists of sentencing the row dies to live the lives of babies for 24 hours during which they wear diapers drink from nippled bot tles and play in a babypen He said no one ever subjected to the cure came back to his ju venile court To Start Real Estate Firm in Charles City Des Moines and McMains of Charles City a real estate firm filed articles of in corporation with the secretary of state Saturday The company has in capital stock Officers are Alton H Saunders president and Russell R McMains vice president and secretarytreasurer Both live in Charles City Balkan Role in Greek War Condemned U N Assembly Adopts Resolution by 47 to 6 Vote Paris United Nations assembly condemned Albania Yu goslavia and Bulgaria Saturday for aiding the communist guerrillas in Greece The 58nation assembly ap proved 47 to G a resolution sub mitted by France Britain China and the United States Only the 6 Russian bloc nations voted against it Five nations were ab sent or not voting The vote came after the United States dared Russia and her neigh bors to abandon use of coercion force and terrorism in spreading communism John Foster Dulles acting U S chief delegate addressed a lec ture directly to the soviet bloc in a United Nations assembly debate on the GreekBalkans issue He told them the United States does not hate countries which have communist governments but What we hate is the use of force coercion and terrorism to make others accept your views Abandon those methods and re move the only serious obstacle to world security Dulles spoke after soviet dele gate Andrei Y Vishinsky in an armwaving t a b 1 ep o u n d i n g speech derided the U N Balkans investigation committee as ama teur Sherlock Holmses and re peated his characterization of the UNSCOB special U N Balkan committee report as garbage The committee accused Yugoslav ia Albania and Bulgaria of aiding the communist guerrillas in Greeces civil war Lighted Cigaret Gets Blame for Sioux City Fire Sioux City lighted cig aret or cigar tossed into a rubbish pile was blamed Saturday by Rob ert Hirsch assistant fire chief for a fire which swept through a downtown business block at 4th and Jackson streets Wednesday Loss from the blaze was estim ated by firemen at much of which was covered by insur ance Earlier estimates had placed the loss at GET IN CHECKS OUunnva Robbers got about in checks and cash from the Nels Bright implement store here Friday night after chopping through the bottom of the safe detectives reported Sat urday Promises Swift Action on Gap in Foreign Aid Program Washington Cannon DMo Saturday promised swifl action to fill a gap in the European aid program The veteran lawmaker is due to become chairman of the house appropriations committee Jan 3 That will put him in a position to give a powerful shove to an ex pected administration request for the additional Marshall plan funds Orders SpeedUp President Truman foreshad owed such a request Friday in authorizing Economic Coopera tion Administrator Paul G Hoff man to use the entire 000 European recovery fund by next April 2 instead of making il last until July 1 The 80th congress gave Mr Truman that option in finally ap proving the foreign aid appropria tion bill which house republicans tried to slash last spring spear headed by Rep Taber RN retiring appropriations committee chairman Cannon however told reporters he will push the new measure as quickly as possible because things seem to be moving pretty rapidly in Europe Time to Hit Hard That echoed Hoffmans view Now is the time he said to hit and hit hard for recovery The China aid pro gram which was not included in the presidential spending order With their addi tional military aid fund nearly exhausted the Chi nesenow are pressing for a much larger sum to help turn back their communist foes Reed Gives No Reason for Resignation Eldora Saturday surrounded the surprise resigna tion of the superintendent of the state training school for boys here Superintendent Charles W Reed presented his resignation to the board of control in Des Moines Friday and Board Chairman P F Hopkins said the move came as a surprise He said Reed did not give a reason for his resignation which is effective Dec 16 Reed himself said that For now I can only verify my resigna tion He declined further com ment and would not talk about his future plans He said however that he would prepare a state ment for the press in a few days Hollis Miles of Des Moines a parole agent for the board for 20 years was named acting super intendent RETURNS TO VATICAN Vatican City UR Pope Pius returned to Vatican City Saturday after 4 months at Castel Gandolfo papal summer residence south of Rome IN DUMPGeorgeSchroeder 11 JACK BENNY Jack Benny Goes to CBS No Mention Made of Sum Involved New York Jack Ben ny program will be transferred from the National Broadcasting Co to the Columbia Broadcasting System Jan 2 Columbia an nounced Friday The CBS announcement ended a multimillion dollar tugofwar between the rival networks The Benny program had been a bell wether on NBC for 17 years The acquisition of Benny followed re cent signing by CBS of the Vet eran Amos n Andy team which also had been a fixture on the rival network The announcement did not men tion the sum involved but earlier reports placed the figure at ap proximately The Benny program to con tinue under the sponsorship of the American Tobacco Co will be heard at the same time when it is shifted over to CBS It will originate in Hollywood as it does now 3rd Victim of Car Crash Is Identified Council Bluffs of the 3rd victim in a highway colli sion 8 miles east of here Fridaj was learned by authorities early Saturday Pottawattamie county Coroner H Stanley Woodring said the vic tim was jueona Book 28 of Har lan The other 2 victims were Ar nold Jacobs 33 Council Bluffs cab driver and Abe Poska 48 Lincoln who was connected with a used car firm Three other Lincoln men in jured in the crash were reported in fair condition at Jennie Ed mundson hospital here Friday morning They were Orville Haas 32 who suffered fractures of both legs Richard Schneider 24 who suffered a broken wrist and bruises and Lloyd Van Winkle 31 who had a fractured collarbone and left leg dislocated right hip and bruises The collision involved Jacobs cab and a car owned by Poska It happened on a curve on highway 6 Woodring said cab company rec ords showed that Jacobs had checked out for a country fare Fri day afternoon and officers theor ized he had gone to Harlan to pick up Miss Book The others were passengers in the Lincoln car driv en by Van Winkle r Result May Be Known by Sunday Opposition Among Workers Develops in Brooklyn Balloting BULLETIN San Francisco 6 000 San Francisco members of the striking CIO longshoremens union Saturday voted to accept a new contract designed to end the 87day shipping tieup on the Pacific coast By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Early resumption of normal shipping operations along the strikebound east and west coast hinged Saturday on a vote among dockworkers on terms for ending the costly work stoppages The rank and file of the long shoremens unions at ports along the 2 coasts started balloting on ratification of the agreement reached between union officials and employers The outcome of the voting was expected to be dis closed Sunday Acceptance of the wage and other terms would return some 92000 workers to maritime jobs Thousands of railroad and other workers made idle by the paralyz ing walkouts also would be called back to work 500 Ships Idle More than 500 ships are tied up at ports those on the west coast since after the start of a strike on Sept 2 by CIO longshoremen and 4 other unions The 65000 AFL longshoremen at east coast ports struck on Nov 10 Wages are the chief issue in the disputes The cost of the strikes runs into the millions of dollars The Pacific American Shipowners estimated the tieup on the Pacific coast 2nd longest in history has cost about in trade Opposition among the rank and file against accepting settlement terms developed Friday at a meet ing in Brooklyn Those attending the meeting claimed to represent 13000 members in 13 Brooklyn DIES AFTER ACCIDENT Oskaloosa Kirkoe 71 year old North English well dril ler died here Friday night of in juries suffered in a traintruck collision The accident involving a small Milwaukee Diesel train oc curred a half mile east of here Fri day SAME Reject Contract The Brooklyn dockworkers de cided to reject the proposed con tract in Saturdays vote A Boston delegate was quoted as saying longshoremen in Boston and Balti more also are not satisfied with the new terms In Philadelphia a general membership meeting of dock workers voted to accept the terms A union official said 6500 Philadelphia longshoremen will re port for work Monday In New York Joseph P Ryan ILA president termed the Brook lyn action an attempt by the communist party to becloud the is sues He said many at the meet ing were not bonafide union members The AFL union officers have tentatively agreed on a pay hike of 13 cents an hour retroactive to Aug 21 boosting the eastern day time scale to an hour The agreement on the west coast pro vides for a basic wage boost of 15 cents an hour to Football Scores 21 31 Cross 13 Boston 7 Canadians Will Cease to Import Potatoes to U S Washington po tato growers wont have to com pete with the Canadian product the rest of this marketing season The agriculture department gave that assurance Friday in an nouncing that the Canadian gov ernment has agreed to halt all spud exports December 1 except those sent to this country for seed In recent weeks American grow ers and congress members have protested that the Canadians weri underselling home grown potatoes at a time when the U S govern ment was spending to take 63500000 surplus bushels off the market Caita oo Science Sanford Me textile company has added an entomology professor to its staff He leads thi research fight against which might hann the firms fab ric output   

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