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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1948, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME CITY HOME EDITION HI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAN1 NEIGHIORS VOL LV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 8 1948 TEAR JERKING DISCUSSIONDiscussion turned from onions to potato and back again for these 4 at the Iowa State Vegetable Growers association 2day convention which opened m Mason City Wednesday Left to right Sam Kennedy of Clear Lake chairman of the national onion growers and of the Iowa vegetable growers Henrv Pe terson Moorhead Minn onion grower C L Fitch Ames secretary of the national potato and onion committee and of the Iowa vegetable growers and E A Hanson Sioux Rapids president oi the Iowa vegetable growers The onions they are inspecting have been in cold storage in Chicago but have had no loss of weight for 2 months because thev have been stored in humid air at 32 degrees See other stories on convention on page 32 S TT JV 7T Growers From 11 States at Annual Meet Its called the Iowa State Vegetable Growers association but 120 representatives from 11 states were registered Wednesday for the opening of the groups 35th annual convention Tuesday specialty crop men had a special session of their own States as far away as Oregon jmd Georgia were in the list of 11 which included Hawkeyes Go phers and others from Wisconsin Illinois Nebraska Michigan Ohio Indiana and Missouri Com ing from Atlanta Ga was H G Cunningham a fertility expert whose company is doing extensive research in the midwest on the use of minor elements in ferti lizers The convention continues through Thursday The first session Wednesday re vealed growers are turning ma chinery to replace scarce and ex pensive labor Using Large Machines They are using laige machines to harvest potatoes put them in bags and directly load them on trucks Similarly large machines for picking and topping onions have made their debut Growers also took note of pub lic demand for washed potatoes A machine which washes and rapidly dries potatoes has been put into operation by the Hollandale Minn Marketing as sociation with good results speak ers said and itis expected smaller machines will be available soon It is our hope that the house wife may soon be able to buy even the cheapest potatoes thor oughly cleaned C L Fitch as sociation secretaxyt r e a s u r e r stated Shows Movies Dr T M Currence of the Uni versity of Minnesota who visited Europe last summer showed mov ies at the noon luncheon of grow ing conditions in Scandanavia and the lowland countiies A banquet was to be held Wednesday night and a full pro gram is slated through Thursday afternoon Among North lowans appearing on the program Wednesday Sam Kennedy chairman of the association and his son James R Kennedy of Clear Lake Leslie Hirt of Forest City and Cecil Thoreson of SweaCity both as sociation directors Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Cloudy and continued cold through Thursday Low Wednesday night near 2 above High Thursday 15 Iowa Cloudy and a little warm er Wednesday night with snow north and central and rain or snow extreme south Thursday snow flurries and colder Low Wednesday night 2025 north 3235 south Minnesota Cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday Snow flur ries central and northern por tions Continued rather cold Subzero temperatures generally Thursday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum 21 Minimum 10 At 8 a m Wednesday 13 YEAR AGO Maximum 32 Minimum 6 Agree Single Blow and Fail Not Sole Cause of Injuries JT T1 arf Dr Irving Sternhill City and Dr A E Phillips Clear Lake agreed Wednesday that it was improbable that 1 blow to the face and a resulting fall to the paving could have caused the in juries they found on the head of Ole Hayseth Clear Lake after his death Testifying in the manslaughter trial of Charles A Bouline Clear Lake charged with Hayseths death as the result of a fight in a Clear Lake alley the night of July 10 both doctors based their opinions on the fact that extensive and multiple contusions and frac tures were found on Hayseths head during the autopsy Hayseth suffered multiple frac tures of the skull Dr Phillips said in answer to a question by County Attorney James R Bvn and these were revealed at an autopsy the following day His skull was almost completely frac tured all the way around his head above the ears the doctor testi fied Stopped by Objection These multiple injuries could not have been caused by a single blow and a fall to the paving the witness indicated He was pre vented from explaining further because Defense Counsel M L Mason made an objection Blood spots on the paving led from the place where Police Of ficer A N Michaels found the body toward where it previously had been seen by a boy who came into the alley while Hayseth was lying on the paving The boy was sent by Bouline to get a police man according to the evidence Blood on Chest Michaels also testified that Bou lines shirt was blood spotted on the chest that there was a streak of blood on his chin and that his right thumb and forefinger were badly bruised and bloody Bouline had been drinking he said Bouline told him that Hayseth and his companion Reuben Olson jumped on him and he had to pro tect himself Michaels said on cross examination by Mason He also said that Olsons eyes were glassy and he had been drinking He took both Bouline and Olson to jail True Arrives First John Harrod Clear Lake police officer testified that Gaylord True 16 arrived first to tell of 2 drunks in the alley back of Wards furniture store and that some time later Reuben Olson Hay seths companion arrived with the news of the fight Previous testimony by True and Olson indicated that Olson left the scene of the fight first and that he and the boy followed identical paths in going for the police True testified that he knew Olson but did not see him that night Officer John Van Loan who was with Harrod when True arrived had left in a police car with Mich aels about 3 or 4 minutes before Olson arrived Harrod said on cross examination Police Chief Jesse R Buttle man testified that he saw Bouline in jail about 7 a m July 11 Bou line told him that Olson and Hay seth had picked on him and that he took care of one of them and Ill get the other one later But tlcman related Richard Casperson retired Clear Lake farmer was tending bar in Hueys beer parlor on the night of July 10 he testified and saw Olson they went out together They did not appear intoxicated he said and he served only one bottle of beer to Hayseth and none to Olson On cross examination by Mason he admitted that he was ordered out of Boulines sandwich shop at Clear Lake in February by Bou line because Casperson was spik ing a bottle of pop r and Hayseth there from 10 oclock to when 4 Students Decide to Post Bond Ottumwa Penn col lege students indicted for failing to register for the peacetime draft decided Wednesday to post bond for their release from Wapello county jail a federal court spokes man said The court spokesman said the students were scheduled for re lease Wednesday They are David Wyman Russell Henderson David Jensen and Harvey Marshall According to the spokesman the youths decided to post bend of each after talking with rep resentatives of Penn college They originally told authorities they did not want to turn over checks sent them by an Oskaloosa Quak er group until they were certain any fines imposed on them would not be taken from the bonds They are scheduled for arraign ment Jan 17 Seek Sale of Lansing Bridge Has Been Closed Since March 1945 Dubuque for permission to sell the bridge across the Mississippi river near Lansing will be heard Jan 20 at the federal court in Waterloo it was announced Wednesday by the clerks office here At that time persons interested will be heard to determine wheth er the courtappointed receiver W E Albert should sell the bridge and other properties belonging to the IowaWisconsin bridge com pany The bridge was placed in re ceivership in 1933 the clerk said when the company could not pay its debts or the interest on bonds issued to finance the construction Litigation has prevented the sale of the bridge which became in operative March 16 1945 when the Wisconsin side was knocked out by a heavy ice flow it was stated In the past there have been some moves to have the states of Iowa and Wisconsin buy the bridge Albert told the court the steel bridge is rapidly deteriorating be cause of rust and the wooden floor and remaining portions have be come decayed This Papar Consists of Two Errol Flynn Pays for Kicking Cop New York Errol Flynn 2fisted movie star paid Wednesday for kicking a policeman in the shins The handsome actor of ad venturer roles pleaded guilty in magistrates court to a charge of disorderly conduct He originally had been charged with 3rd decree assault but the charge was re duced with the consent of his com plainant Patrolman Joseph Ber geles Im sorry about the whole in cident Flynn raid shaking hands with the patrolman The actor tried to pay his fine with a bill but when the court clerk was unable to make change Flynn gave a bill Nationalists Break Out of Reds1 Trap Reports Say 110000 Soldiers Now Join in Nanking Defense Nanking 12th army group of 110000 men was reported Wednesday to have smashed through communist encirclement and rejoined other government units for the battle to defend Nanking The government military agency said first that some units had broken out in the Suhsien area Whole Group Out Later Associated Press Corre spondent Harold K Milks visiting front line headquarters at Pengpu messaged that the report there was the whole 12th group trapped since last month had broken out Milks said the 12th reportedly joined up with the 6th army group advancing from the south in the vicinity of Kuchen 130 miles northwest of Nanking Gen Liu Chih commanderin chief of East China forces was re ported to have gone north to con fer with Gen Huang Wei com mander of the 12th group Trapped 2 Weeks The bulk of the 12th has been trapped nearly 2 weeks southwest of Suhsien rail town 45 miles south of fallen Suchow The army group short on food and ammu nition is getting some supplies by No II Quest Worn House Spy Prob air Meanwhile other communist columns were reported tightening the noose on the 250000 govern ment troops which abandoned Su chow a week ago in an attempt to relieve the 12th army group The former Suchow garrison made up of 3 army groups is trapped in a shrinking pocket about 50 miles southwest of Su chow Soviet Wants Korean Group Abolished Paris fi Soviet Delegate Jacob A Malik demanded Wed nesday the United Nations Ko rean commission be ended term ing it a of American im perialism Malik said John Foster Dulles acting chairman of the U S dele gation wants to utilize the U N as a cloak for transforming south ern Korea into a playground of capitalism and a springboard for imperialism The Russian delegate spoke throughout the morning session of the 58nation political committee in support of a soviet proposal to drop the Korean commission Western observers said there was a threat of a soviet bloc fili buster to prevent action on Koreas case at this session of the general assembly but the American dele gation hopes the question of Ko rean independence will reach a vote before the political commit tee ands this sessions work Wed nesday night The Russians are opposing an AmericanChineseAustralian res olution presented to the political committee Tuesday calling for recognition of the government of Americanoccupied south Korea as a legal one and for a new U N Korean commission empowered to work for reunion of north and south Korea and check on with drawal of occupation troops Rus sia occupies north Korea The soviet bloc nations set out to prolong the debate Charles Cityan Wins SUI Scholastic Honor Charles J McQuil len of Charles City was among 43 University of Iowa students who have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa national honorary schol astic fraternity Not to Call British Say Jewish Armed Forces Attack TransJordan Session on Bonus Issue Blue Says Meeting of Legislature Due in Month Anyway Des Moines Robert D Blue said Wednesday he does not feel justified at this time in calling a special session of the legislature to iron out soldier bonus financing matters In a reply to a request from State Sen George Faul RDes who urged a special ses sion the governor said Not Justified While I agree heartily with you in your opinion that itwould be ilw wise to use a portion ofthe state i Di Ralph Bunche the acting C11 VTA 11 1O 4 f vtn A4TJt surplus to retire a portion or the whole of this debt I feel that under all of the cir cumstances particularly in view of the fact that the legislature will convene in a month and must of necessity consider many other problems in connection with the use of the surplus fund that I would not at this time be justified tin calling such a special session The governor said also that any action taken by a special session might be modified or repealed by the 1949 legislature in January Meantime there were these oth er developments in the bonus matter 1 The state tax commission or dered county auditors to make a levy of per valuation on real and personal property to pay the first years principal and interest on the 20year bonus bond issue 2 Statehouse sources who de clined to be quoted by name said the tax commissions order prob ably would prevent the Iowa County Auditors association from bringing the injunction suit it had planned to file Thursday to post pone spreading of the bonus levy These sources said the only way a suit can be brought now is by in dividual taxpayers against the auditors in the various counties Gillette to Leave for Washington Cherokee S Senator elect Gillette and his family will leave for Washington after the Iowa democratic victory dinner Dec 14 in Des Moines Gillette announced Wednesday the appointment of 2 administra tive employes Dorothy Dalton Fort Dodge and Miriam Chaiken Des Moines His administrative assistant Cy Farr Cherokee will leave for Washington with him and his secretary Mary Lou Bush Cherokee will leave after Christ mas Gillette said Maurice Donegan Davenport U S attorney for southern Iowa and Fred Bier mann Dubuque U S marshal for northern Iowa are both candi dates for reappointment Their terms expired this year Gillette said there had been some doubt whether Donegan was seek ing reappointment Friends of William R Hart Iowa City at torney are supporting him for the office Russians Prepare Communist Planning for Berlin Zone jt Berlin deter mination to transform the Russian sector of Berlin into a kind of little Moscow was disclosed Wednesday as the eastwest con flict tore the city even wider apart Karl Maron Moscowtrained director of the economics depart ment in the communist Berlin government announced a plan for remaking Berlins economy to keep pace with the 2year plan in the rest of Russian occupied Ger many The announcement was featured exclusively Wednesday in the of ficial soviet army newspaper Tae gliche Rundschau It called for these objectives 2Year Plan 1 Preparation of a 2year plan for Berlin matching economic measures already adopted for eastern Germany by the commu nists 2 Socialization of all but the smallest Berlin factories 3 Turning over to public own ership of property confiscated from nazis and war criminals A postal blockade meanwhile froze the exchange of mail in the divided city Doctors of the public health service were split as physicians the western sectors largely ig nored an order from the com munist rump government to submit all their medical reports Warns West ern marks they would be ruined the western sectors In western Berlin Wednesday anti communist newspapers started Wednesday forenoon splashed a statement by U S Paris British said Wednesday they have private in formation that Jewish armed forces have invaded TransJordan Harold Beely British united na tions delegate told the security councils Palestine committee if the information proved true it would oblige Britain to take action en visaged in its treaty with that Arab country Beeley did not specify the size of the forces reported to be in volved He said a 2nd Jewish force was reported to have advanced southward half way between the Dead Sea and Aqaba a Red Sea port near TransJordan territory The southern tip of TransJordan touches the Red Sea at the Gulf of Aqaba Aubrey Eban Israels represen tative at the united nations de nied the report U N mediator for Palestine said his observers in the area had no information of any new move ments of Jewish troops Faces Term for Jail Break Was Held on Robbery Charge Waterloo Swyers 21 Waterloo Wednesday faced a oneyear prison term for breaking jail and the remainder of a re formatory sentence from which he once was paroled District Judge W T Evans re voked the parole imposed the prison sentence and assessed a fine Tuesday after Swyers pleaded guilty to escaping Black Hawk county jail Thanksgiving day Held on a robbery charge Swy ers struck a deputy and dashed through the jail lobby to freedom County Attorney Blair Wood told the court Swyers and a girl com panion were picked up by Oelwein police at Fairbank Nov 27 Darlene Stock 20 Raymond the girl was charged with aiding a prisoner to escape She is free on bond while awaiting trial Authorities said that Swyers will serve the one ear term in Fort Madison penitentiary and then return to Anamosa reforma tory to complete a 10year sen tence from which he was paroled after 2 years imprisonment Girl Fatally Shot in Gun Accident Des Moines said Wednesday that Kathleen Carroll 12 was shot and killed accident ally Tuesday by a boy playmate who thought his shotgun was empty Larry Carey la fired the fatal blast while he the girl and her brother were playing bandit in a 2nd floor bedroom of the Car rolls Des Moines home police said I pointed the gun at Kathleen and yelled at her to get back Larry told police Then I pulled the trigger It was awful he added Charles Carroll Jr 10 the brother and Carey told police they found the gun in the attic of the house They thought the gun was emptied several days ago when they fired shells out a win dow the boys told police Grand Jury n Is Selected I at Glenwood Glenwood IP A grand jury was empaneled Wednesday in Glenwood where 4 inmates of the Gives Advice About Proper Hog Feeding Ames hog raisers will get a healthier 1949 pig crop if pregnant sows receive proper feeding an animal husbandry ex pert said Wednesday w ujr waivcu uu me jjituiu jury at a pre E L Qua if e Iowa State colleee barring Russian zone marks from liminary hearing before Justice of animal husbaadman said that the western sAotnrs TIT n TT u m wjicric juiua tea ux me The new director of the com state school for the feeble minded mumsts city bank department stand charged with first degree warned western sector Germans murder in the death of a 77 year that if they tried to exclude east old attendant at the school The 4 Pruitt 28 MV A i JTUlLl Many western sector leaders have Thomas William Price 18 Wayne urged Britain France arid the U Chase 18 and Dale Allen 22 b to finalize the currency split by waived to the grand jury at a pre the Peace W P Albee Dec 3 Taking of evidence was not The 4 inmates were charged in tjj f jujua bCO WC1C It Commander Gen Lucius D Clay connection vith the death of E B that the airlift might be able to Mcllnay 77 who died Nov 20 a onenair wnoie oats onehalf ear double its average of about 4000 few hours after he was struck corn and all the good clean al tons daily if there is an extended with a piece of marble slab as he falfa hay itow will eat from period of good weather entered a lockup rack 1948 GOAL City Chapter D A K Mason City Typographical Union Mason City LionsClub Double Dozen Club Fertile Ruth Circle Kensett Mr and Mrs G Phoenician Ciub Hanlontown Good Will Circle Primary Dept Christian Church Nora Sprints 500 1000 2500 500 1000 200 300 sett T A T Club K B Circle First Methodist 230 500 400 Church 500 Exchange Club of Mason City 3500 East SUte Street Club 380 Fortnightly Club 200 W E H 1000 L P L 1500 GlobeGazette 2500 THE DATS TOTAL 1B5M9 AMOUNT YET NEEDED 24th Yule Cheer Fund Is Launched ELL were off again on an other Christmas Cheer Fund And with a goal of the opening d a ys c o listed in the or der they were received filled the bulb of the t h e r m o m eter which will measure this years progress They totaled This annual venture in applied Christianity was launched by the GlobeGazette back in 1925 Never has there been a failure to reach the assigned goal Last year when the last gift was re ceived the total stood at This year as always in the past the fund will be administered by Family Service Inc formerly the Social Welfare league with Miss Doris Bruce executive secretary in personal charge The GlobeGazettes sole part in the project is to serve as clear ing house between the generous hearted people of our community and the organization which puts their gifts to work for those who might otherwise find the Christ mas season drab indeed The rule this year as always is No gift too large none too small Names of all donors will be printed in the daily listing unless there is a request for initials or complete anonymity All contributions should be sent to Christmas Cheer Fund Mason City Iowa good ration Itwenji the chances of stillborn pigs and adds to the strength of live ones He advised farmers who hand feed to serve a ration made up of onehalf whole oais onehalf ear Was in State Department in Late 30s Lovett Says Code Used in Government Completely Changed Washington woman de scribed as a former state depart ment secretary who worked with Algier Hiss was questioned be hind closed doors Wednesday by the house committee on un American activities She gave her name to reporters as Eunice A Lincoln A commit tee official said she was a setfre tary back in 1937 and 1938 in the office of Francis B Sayre then assistant secretary of state Hiss was employed at the time in Sayres office Follow Testimony The committee currently is fol lowing up testimony from Whit taker Chambers an admitted for mer communist courier that Hiss slipped him secret statedepart ment documents in those years for relay to the Russians Hiss now president oi the Car negie Foundation for International Peace has denied that Chambers after giving his tes timony produced from a hollowed pumpkin on his Maryland farm microfilm copies of some 200 gov ernment papers Some were top secret state department docu ments and government officials say could have been used by Rus sia to break the American code used to transmit diplomatic mes sages Code Changed However Undersecretary of State Lovett told a hews confer ence Wednesday that the depart ments c o d i system had been completely the last 10 years The congressional spy profaers called in Eunice Lincoln after their original plans for Wednes days hearings fell through They had planned first of all to question 2 men accused of sup plying secret government papers to communist agents But com mittee agents could not locate the men Woman Dies After Being Hit by Car Wsverly Anna Bar tels 82 of Waverly died Wednes day of injuries suffered when struck by a motor vehicle in Wav erly Tuesday night the state safe ty department reported Mrs Bar tels was crossing a street at the time of the mishap The Bremer county sherriffs office said Mrs Bartels was struck by a taxi driven by Lynn Dorman as the taxi came around a corner Dorman was not held Mrs Bartels was the widow of a retired minister Yourh Killed When Auto Leaves Road Albia Tharp 15 of near EddyviUe was killed about midnight Tuesday night when the car in which he was riding went off a high culvert into a deep ra vine The accident occurred 2 miles northeast of Albia Everett Gardner 16 who lives north of Albia suffered serious head cuts in the accident Gardner was driving and lost control of the car Coroner Bart Downs said KITES PLANNED Iowa Falls services for O K Dick Iowa Falls post master who died Monday of a heart attack will be held here Thursday afternoon Burial will be at Webster City KILLED IN JEEP Battle Creek Iowa Albertson 15 was killed Monday night when the Jeep he was div ing slipped off an Icy road and overturned He was the son of Mr and Mrs August Albertson farmers near here SAME v r   

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