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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 1, 1949, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION Associated Press and United Press Full Lease THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S MASON JULY 1949 FIRST AUTO Fox points Hampton which designates the spot where s auio Iauuuy Oc north on a at the footVthe GlobeGazette Photo oc Hot Holiday Is Predicted for lowans Hopes for early relief from the steamy hot weather of the past week were dashed by the weath erman Friday as he promised Q more of the same for lowans over the Fourth of July Friday the temperature hit only 90 in Mason and that was about The reading was at 88 degrees at 2 The weather bureau said temperatures will climb to 98 following lows of 62 to 72 Friday It will continue warm Court Clerk uits After Return Home long missing Winneshiek cbunty clerk of has returned here and has submitted his Mel county said Mosby had been missing from his home here since May31 when he supposedly left to enter a hospital for medical He never ar rived at Rochester and was seen twice in Chicago by Decorah resi dents in the He returned late Monday night to Decorah by car but failed to make his presence known until he submitted his resignation Thurs day to the board of No explanation has been given of his whereabouts during the time he was The resignation was accepted and Henry was nambed by the board as the new clerk of court to take office imme Lein opposed democratic Mosby in the 1948 election and was defeated by a small Mosby said Friday that her husband was under a physicians care and is in poor He will stay here the rest of this week and then go to she A routine audit of all of Winne shiek countys including the county is being con ducted by the state auditors of The Des Moines office said the audit would not be completed for about another The word Viking means those who lurk in bays and come out for Weather Report FORECAST Iowa Generally fair Friday night and Slightly cooler most of state Friday night and northeast portion Low Friday night 60 70 IHason City Partly cloudy Friday night with a low of Partly cloudy and warmer with a high near Continued warm Iowa 5Day Weather Outlook Continued warm Warmer Continued hot Monday with scattered thunder Hot Tuesday with a few more Turning cooler tures Will average Tempera 6 degrees above seasonal Norm al high normal low near Precipitation will average near onehalf inch with amounts widely Minnesota Generally fair and pleasant Friday night and Sat IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather for the hours ending at 8 Friday Maximum 95 Minimum At 8 Friday 79 7B Minimum Iowa Highway Patrol Echoes Message on This large sign 3 miles south of Hampton on the east side ol highway 65 should have more than passing significance u of motorists who will pass it and many an c T Marks the SPQt square on the holiday weekend head of the Iowa Highway patrol office in Mason points out these figures for 4th of July holi day weekends in Iowa the war 17 persons killed 318 persons injured In 630 highway The patrol warning is to take it They urge motorists to do what it says on the big The accident on 1905 took the life of a member of one of Hamptons most prominent fam The mishap was blamed on excessive rate of speed of 35 miles per Fred who was was a young Hampton lawyer driving his new Oldsmobile when the took his Iffe mo ViKfV 1V Hammaftf others with whom he was associated in the old Franklin county bank at Hampton were returning from 4 and3 east of where they had just completed a transaction to buy the Geneva Savings It was a night Hit Wooden Bridge According to the car struck the side of the familiar type wooden bridge and was thrown clear over the bridge and into the Tom publisher of the Hampton recalls that the others in the all since de were and Harrison and Purcell knew them all well and remembers that they were all injured in the Ironically enough the accident was along what was termed Bankers because of the number of rich farmers who lived on the Crusaders Quartet td Sing at Radio Chapel at 8 The Crusaders quartet will ap pear at Radio chapel Friday at 8 The quartet consists of Dean bass Charles Reed baritone Kyle 2nd and John 1st The pianist for the quar tet is Lex Smith from Located in Northwestern Schools consist of 3 separate the Bible the college of liberal arts and the theological The quartet has traveled miles throughout the United States and Since the inaugura tion of Northwesterns radio sta tion KTIS and KTISFM the quar tet has been featured in a daily The program of the evening will include a variety of sacred num bers and gospel The speaker with the quartet is Lex who was associated with Tom Rees in youth rallies throughout Eng Strike Averted on Washington Trolleys threatened strike averted Washingtons street cars and buses remained on nor mal schedule The union employes of the Capital Transit company agreed to submit to arbitration their de mands for a 25 cents an hour They voted in a meeting that opened shortly after The strike had been threatened because with the com plany failed to produce a new con The old one expired at mid Not Allowed to Testify in Hiss Case New Judge Samuel Kaufman refused Fri day to permit Hede former wife of Communist Un derground Leader Gerhart to testify as a government witness in the Alger Hiss perjury The judge announced his ruling government and defense itt torneys had argued for anhour and 20 minutes in the judges chambers over admissability of her Assistant Attorney Thomas Murphy had announced that Massing would be his first rebuttal witness Informing the jury of 10 men and 2 women that there had been discussion about calling Massing to the Judge Kauf man told them that the court has ruled her testimony is not ad will not be called as a Missing SUI Student Calls From New York Iowa University of Iowa student who disappeared from his Iowa City home a week is in New his mother Martin Aaron said she re ceived a long distance telephone call from her son telling her he had a job in New York City and was all She said his only explanation for leaving town without a trace last was that I got disgusted in AIRLIFT FIGURES to Berlin by the yearold allied airlift will reach a total of tons it was announced Ford Urges New UAW Wage Stand Company Repeats Bid for Union to Skip Pension Demand a 2nd time the Ford Motor Friday asked CIO United Auto Workers to skip their wage and pension demands for 18 repeating its wagefreeze told the union it was convinced that the company plan was the best possible an swer to our There was no immediate reply from the On the first June the UAW rejected the At that time Union President Walter Reuther termed it un realistic and said also that it was security for Fords Employe Security In a letter to Reuther Friday Ford Vice President John Bugas repeated arguments which he said were in the interests of employe We must continually remind Bugas that our abil ity to provide wellpaid jobs de pends on our ability to sell auto motive The best contribution can make to national purchasing pow er is through reducing costs and getting our prices Lower tosts and prices are an increase in purchasing power for everyone a corresponding increase in job security for every Pensions The Ford statement came on the heels of Chryslers refusal to dis cuss monthly pensions and a health and welfare program with the Pensions are the 1 goal of the union this As a consequence of Chryslers action current FordUAW contract nego tiations assumed an increasingly important Chryslers refusal had the effect of leaving Ford to talk pensions union circles have intimated that duplications will be sought elsewhere of any success at contract inter pretations not This Paper Consists of Two Judith Given Sentence of 40 Months to 10 Years Oven Does Not Hurt Biscuits Cedar Lowell Long of Cedar Rapids made some biscuits Thursday and they were a bangup She lighted the put the biscuits inside and closed the A few minutes later 5 shots in rapid succession came from the She opened the oven door and removed the pieces of what had been a caliber She carried the pistol into the and a neighbor asked her if she planned to shoot anybody with Bang she said Bang came from the Bang Bang Bang Long then recalled that she had hidden 2 caliber pis in the oven and one in the her family went on a 2week The she turned out CHARGES ff Actress Jean Parker has filed divorce suit against her 3rd Kurt charging They were married 5 years Conciliator Is Named in Bus Dispute Des William Beardsley announced Friday the appointment of Allen Whit Des Moines to serve as conciliator in the Des Moines street railway company labor union The who last Tuesday night averted a scheduled strike by getting both sides to agree to commented on the appointment I am gratified that Whit field and I hope his efforts will be Both sides agreed to let the governor name the They will not be bound by any thing as the result of conciliation except what the 2 agree The governor said it was pos sible representatives of the com the AFL Street Car Mens union and Whitfield could not get together until because of the holiday weekend beginning Hearing on Switzer Is Postponed ff Chairman McCarran of the sen ate judiciary committee said Fri day a hearing on President Tru mans nomination of Carroll Switzer to be a federal district judge for southern Iowa has been put A judiciary subcommittee had planned to conduct the hearing McCarran told reporter the hearing has been de ferred without He added the hearing has neith er been cancelled nor indefinitely just that it is being de layed until he gets through some work on the appropriations com McCarran and the 4 other top ranking members of the judiciary committee are members of the subcommittee designed by Mc Carran to consider the Switzer was the democratic nomi nee last year for Iowa Senator Gillette has an nounced his opposition to the A MOTHERS her conviction by a fed eral jury as a or Judith Coplon clings to her Thursday in a hotel room in attended almost every day of the long was not in court when the verdict was announced waited for her daughter in the hotel Most Coal Operators Doubt They Will Challenge Lewis White Sulphur coal oper ators Friday shrugged off the possibility they would chal lenge John Lewis 3day work week in Cresco Man to Head Social Welfare Unit Des state boaid of social welfare has chosen as its chairman Luke affrey former state representative recently appointed to the board by William Beards The chairmanship rotates among the 3 members of the aoard Caffrey is a for mer member of the Howard county board of social Mary Huncke was chosen vice chair nan of the Love has been chair man during the past What would be the use Who would mine our coal Strangers a formal state ment by George Love of Pitts top spokesman for the north and the production one leading operator AP Wirephoto BARUCH SAYS MOBILIZATION SPEECH PRETTY Americas elder talks to reporters aboard the liner Queen Elizabeth in New York Thursday as he prepared to embark on a European Baruch told reporters that he thought his recent speech criticizing the war mo bilization plans was pretty President Truman said Thursday Baruch was badly misinformed in saying the government had no standby mobilization plan for use in event of limit imposed by the United Mine Workers chief Thursday was des cribed as The alternative to bowing to Lewis longcherished stabilization plan was a complete shutdown of the The operators whose production will becut by the short week declared half a loaf is bet ter than some of them ex pressed the view that production would be reduced only about 20 per cent since most of the workers are piece or tonnage whose pay is based on the amount of coal Leaves Date Open Lewis sidetracked his strike threat for at least another month and a He left the date for a new contract showdown wide The old contract expired Thursday night at Northern and western operators who have been conferring with Lewis here believed that under the TaftHartley act the miners could not end their contract be fore because Lewis had to allow 60 days from the date when he first notified them he wanted to talk about a new Here is what Lewis accom plished by avoiding a strike and putting into effect the sharethe work plan based on a 3day week Strike Unpopular 1 A strike would have been un popular with the who just went through a oneweek pause or stabilizing The welfare fund royalty of 20 cents a ton will continue at least on a major part of the na tional Lewis is spending more than a week on benefits and Lewis avoids a showdown over the union shop provision of his which even now is under fire of the National Labor Relations Algona Man C District Deputy appoint ment of 6 new district deputies in Iowa for the Iowa Knights of was announced Fri day by Gus state The new deputies are Donald Fort Dodge Des Moines Dewey Creston Ralph Kel Early and Pusateri alsd reported the se lection of the following chairmen George Des general program chair man the Leo Dun Catholic activity chairman council activity Joseph Mey fraternal activity Al bert Council and Iowa VALUATION INCREASE An equaliza tion program has brought about an increase of in the 1949 assessed valuation of real estate in Davenport as compared with last City Assessor John Strer low said Sam Engel Gets Bond Reduction ff Swindling Sam who told a widow he was worth and could build a whole movie around her tried to get his measley bond reduced His William Ader and Harry began pleading for a smaller bond immediately after the 73yearold Lothario pleaded innocent to a charge of operating a confidence When arraigned before Chief Justice James McDermott of the criminal Engels law yers entered his asked for a jury trial and a cut in Judge McDermott assigned the case to Judge George Judge Fisher set 12 for En gels trial and continued hearing on the bond reduction until next TAKES SUI POST Iowa Lund ot the University of California has accepted a post as head of the ad vertising sequence in the Uni versity of Iowa college of com and school of He has been a member of the Uni of California faculty fince and now is serving as acting director of the department of journalism at that Miss Coplon Attempts No Mercy Plea 2 Sentences Are But Will Run Concurrently Coplon Friday was sentenced to 40 months to 10 years in prison for spying for The tiny brunette former jus tice department worker heard the sentence A short time before hearing her she made an impassioned statement to Federal Judge Albert but she did not ask for Judge Reeves passed 2 months to 10 years on the first spying count of tlfa indictment against and one to 3 years on the 2nd theft of secrets He that the sentences ba served Approve Verdict Just before passing Judge Reeves said I thoroughly approve of the verdict of the Judge Reeves ordered Miss Cop Ion to post a new bond of Her old bond tomatically expired with the pass ing of She also is under bond in an espionage con spiracy case in New Under Fridays Miss Coplon would be eligible to apply for parole in 40 should she lose the appeal her attorney announced would fae Judge Reeves recommended that the sentence in the wo mens He that this is a mere recommendation and the prison willbe selected by the justice department if Miss Coplon acually serves the Doubles Bail Judge Reeves rejected a demand by Prosecutor John that Miss Coplon be held in bail of He did go part way with this request by doubling her bail She was released shortly after 1 CST when a professional bondsman posted the Coplon waved and smiled faintly at waiting reporters as was led from the cell block to the clerks office on the first After the formalities which took only a she left the courthouse with The former bond was returned to her Ber tram Just before the bond was posted Palmet filed formal notice of ap paying a filing Long speeches by the 28year old Barnard college honor gradu ate and by her Archibald delayed the Judge Reeves expressed im patience with Palmer as he talked on and When Miss Coplon finally stood up to hear her sentence she told the judge that she did not think she had received a fair I understand I can plead for the former political analyst in the justice department That I will1 not To me tha would be an admission of guilt Im Kelleys and the Wheartys may but I am She referred to the John and Raymond Whearty once was Miss Coplons boss in the justico Miss her voice fre quently rising with emotion but never reaching said Kel ley and Whearty want to break but I will never She then told Judge Reeves that she does not think she got a fair trial She added that she hopes to get a fair trial in New York where she and Valentine A a face triai July 11 on the conspiracy s In 57 per cent of Ameri cans were living in cities and a 17 per cent increase over the number in SAME fteff   

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