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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 18, 1949, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBOR S VOL LV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Five Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 18 1949 This Paper Consists ol Two One No 268 FAMILY OF 11 PICKETS HOTELA Wily of 11 pickets the Hotel Static in New York Wednesday Henry Hickey claims he was fired without cause The hotel said he Loveland May Enter Senate Race By ROBERT HOGAN Iowa Daily Press Writer Des Moines J Loveland the U S undersecre tary of agriculture has been in Iowa for the last few days and his presence here has stirred a interest among those his presence back flurry of aware of home Loveland as most lowans know served for many years as state chairman of the AAA and also headed up the production and marketing administration in Iowa before moving up the ladder to the position of undersecretary of agriculture Its no secret that top democrats in this area are attempting to in terest the under secretary in seeking the senatorial nomination next year with the expectation that Loveland will oppose Senator Bourke Hickenlooper for the sen ate seat now held by the latter Democratic strategists would have Loveland resign his current post and return to the state in January to commence a vigorous senatorial campaign NonCommittal Loveland to date has been noncommittal on any of his fu ture plans Insiders who profess to know however believe that the A J LOVELAND lowan will tip his hand at least privately before returning to Washington The under secretaiy has not been idle the last few days He has been putting in some good hard work on his farm near Janesville and has also been attempting to sell the house he owns in Des Moines On Monday night Loveland at tended a dinnermeeting at which he got a firsthand report on corn storage in Iowa from the 10 state PMA fieldmen who have been making a farmtofarm survey of that situation in the last few weeks It has been estimated that Iowa will need facilities to store an ad ditional 70 to 80 million bushels of corn this year An estimated 195 million bushels of corn are under federal loan and purchase agreement in storage on farms in the state of Iowa Lively Issue Corn storage or lack of it has developed into a lively political issue in Iowa with the republi cans criticizing the democrats for not making good on their prom ises of providing adequate grain storage space for the farmer Iowa democrats are of course hoping for federal assistance to provide the farmers with needed storage facilities Should Loveland decide against entering the Iowa political picture next spring there is a good pos sibility that Carroll O Switzer of Des Moines may enter the sen atorial race Switzer many be lieve might make a better cam paigner than Loveland The Dea Moines attorney ac cording to Washington reports has 80 American Officials to Evacuate South China Posts Hong Kong than 80 American consular officials will evacuate south China including the nationalist capital of Canton and come to Kong Kong within the next 2 days it was announced Thursday U S Consul General George D Hopper said the evacuation will pull all American officials out of the Canton consular district cov ering 4 provinces In south China At the same time the nationalist central news agency reported that all U S consular officials had been ordered withdrawn from re mote Sinkiang province bordering on Siberia in northwest China To Return to U S The consular staff of 16 per sons headed by Consul J Hall Paxton left Tihua capital of Sinkiang by motor cara van last Tuesday They will re turn to the United State by way of India The dispatch said Vice Consul Douglas Mackiernan remained be hind to look after consulate prop erty Recent reports said the com munists were taking over Sinkiang province fighting by degrees without An American navy evacuation fleet of 4 vessels under command of Rear Adm Oscar C Badger U S navy commander in the western Pacific has arrived at Hong Kong to help in the evacu ation if needed Plan to Stay Among the vessels are Badgers flagship the cruiser St Paul the transport Begor and the 2 tenders Floyds Bay and Dixie Hoppor said there still were 707 Americans in the Canton consular district but that more than half of them are missionaries who in tend to stay despite the imminent threat of communist occupation Tom Clark Confirmed to High Court Washington Gen eral Tom Clark was confirmed by the senate Thursday to be an as sociate justice of the supreme court Approval of Clark came after a lastminute attack on the attorney general by Senator Ferguson R Among other things Fer guson accused him of gross mis management in connection with the flight of Gerhart Eisler a top communist from the country Senators Tom Connally and Lyndon Johnson democrats from Clarks home state of Texas stoutly defended the attorney gen eral Others also spoke in his behalf Clark 49 is expected to take the oath of office within a week He will be the 86th individual to take a seat on the high court He will be the eighth democra tic member on the 9man tribunal Clark has served as attorney general since June 29 1945 House Votes Tentative Arms Slash Action Comes After Acheson Speaks Out Against Cut in Funds Washington The h o u s e voted tentatively Thursday to slash Eiuopean arms aid from to and cut off the program next June 30 It was a stunning setback for Presidcnt Trumans program for in arms help for western Europe Greece Turkey Korea Iran and the Philippines The action came after Secretary of State Acheson had warned that a cut might be interpreted as indicative of suspicion and dis trust of our allies The amendment to cut the Eu ropean part of the program was offered by Rep Richards DS and adopted by a teller vote of 172 to J37 There can be a roll call vote on it later and the result may be changed Richards and those who backed him said the amendment would serve notice on European nations that arms help will end next June 30 unless they demonstrate de termination to pull together as a team for mutual defense If they do he said congress can give the rest of the money next year President Truman wanted the full amount to be available for use through June 30 1951 The administrations stand was set forth in a letter from Secre tary of State Acheson to Rep Lodge RConn uspend Vaughan Judgment Steel Mill to Slavs on Truman Order Washington President Truman said Thursday it was on his orders that the government granted Yugoslavia permission to buy an American steel mill He told a news conference that the national security council studied the matter and recom mended letting Yugoslavia have the mill Then he said he per sonally ordered that it be sent The move has provided Yugo slavias Marshal Tito with rein forcements to carry on his fight with Moscow Rita Expects Baby Aly Announces Dcauville France Aly Khan announced Thursday that his American movie star wife Rita Hay worth baby is expecting a Puts Blame on Congress for Decontrol Washington Tru man Thursday blamed the pre dicted lifting of federal rent con trols in i of the areas still hav ing them on congress failure to provide sufficient appropriations Questioned at a news conference about Housing Expediter Tighe E Woods announcement Wednesday that the rent controls will be lifted by Oct I the president said con gress did not provide enough money to enforce the rent con trol law Woods called in his top lieuten ants and regional officials to dis cuss the steppedup plans Officials said a determined effort will be made to lift controls first in socalled borderline those where sufficient rental hous ing exists or soon will be avail able There was no immediate indica tion which regions they had ir mind and officials said such in formation will not be ready for several days Woods earlier had predicted that no community of more than 100 000 population will be affected The cuts will be country wide not concentrated in any one par ticular section he said Wednes day in announcing plans for the action TREATED FOR POLIO DCS polio patients from North Iowa in Des Moines hospitals Thursday included Den nis Shuts 4 Northwood Patricia Speedling 20 Clarion and Mary Weiland 36 Emmelsburg asked President Truman to with draw his name as a candidate for the federal district judgeship for southern Iowa No official action has been taken on the request to date however Both Switzer and state democratic headquarters have issued no comment state ments on the reported withdrawn request Margaret Mitchell Buried in Atlanta Atlanta Mitchell was buried Thursday among con federate warriors whose struggle inspired her to write Gone With the Wind Her body was borne through At lanta streets lined by silent mourners after the brief solem nity of Episcopal funeral rites in an ivyhung chapel Miss Mitchell died Thursday of automobile accident injuries 2 Believed Killed in Plane Collision SagHarbor N Y air force fighter planet with crews of 2 men each collided at 8000 feet near here Thursday Two men parachuted to safety Police said they had uncon firmed reports that 2 bodies had been recovered near the scene The announcement confirmed reports that have been titilating international society for more than a month Aly Khan and Rita were mar ried May 27 in the town hall at VaUauris near Cannes The wed ding reception was held at the princes sumptuous French Riviera chateau nearby The prince would not reveal the date the baby is expected nor would he say where his wife planned to be at the time He made the brief announce ment through his secretary when asked about the recurrent rumors of his wifes pregnancy You may officially announce that my wife is expecting a baby he said Aly Khan is the son and heir of the fabulously wealthy Aga Khan spiritual leader of 12000000 Is maili Moslems who regularly give him gold diamonds and other precious jewels Finn Police Fight With Red Strikers Helsinki and strik ing lumberjacks exchanged fire Thursday in the first skirmish of a new communist strike offensive which a government official says is aimed at seizing power in Fin land The exchange took place at Kemi a lumbering town Up to 1500 strikers broke through po lice lines in an attempt to attack others reporting for work at a timber sorting dam Police fired in the air Strikers answered with pistol shots The strikers were dispersed One strik er was reported shot Troops which had been stand ing by for an emergency at a town some GO miles away were called to the Kemi area The government Wednesday declared the strike there illegal Kemi was the first arena of what the government describes as a countrywide strike offensive aimed at creating chaos in order to usurp power and establish a peoples democracy communist government in Finland Dies as Result of Crash Injury Cedar Rapids Kelly 54 of Cedar Rapids injured in a headon crash west of here Friday morning died this afternoon in a Cedar Rapids hospital Howard Beatty 26 of Atkins driver of the 2nd car was re ported in fairly good condition Members of he white race have an average of 50000 hairs on their heads Elizabeth Bentley to Be Teacher in Catholic School Chicago Bent ley confessed soviet spy courier will join the faculty of Mundelem college a Catholic girls school this fall it was announced Thurs day Mundelein authorities said Miss Bentley would teach political science She was converted to Catholic ism and baptized last Nov 5 in Washington by the Rt Rev Fulton J Sheen Louis Budenz former communist party chieftain who also was converted by Sheen at tended the ceremony DIES AT IOWA CITY Iowa City Mrs Carl E Seashore 77 wife of the dean emeritus of the University of Iowa graduate college died suddenly at 3 a in Thursday in her home here She was a graduate of the university and a member of nu merous womens organizations AP Wirepltoto Fouryearold Claudette Marie Carver SHE ATE THE PAINT OFF EVERYTHING Hyattsville Ind died Saturday the victim of a strange hunger for painted wood Her father Claude points to marks on a desk white sections are where paint has been gnawed which he said wenmade by Claudette Similar marks are on the chair at right She ate the paint oil everything he said AP Wirephoto LUCKY Allan Dierks smilingly demonstrates his intention of sticking to toy model tractors from now on as he sits on the wheel of the 2ton tractor which ran over him in the yard of his home near Goose Lake in Clinton county Young Allan who weighs in at 30 pounds ran behind the machine which was being operated by his father Donal Dierks The wheel passed over the babys back leaving only an abrasion Xrays revealed no serious injuries Jury Finds Pair Guilty in Lonely Hearts Murder Case New York Martha Beck and her lover Raymond Fernandez were convicted of first degree murder Thursday in the Lonely Hearts murder case The verdict car ries a mandatory death sentence Both defendants received the verdict stoically Fernandez stood erect his face displaying no emotion Mrs Beck rested her taut fingers on the tense counsel table The verdict was announced by a jury that had been kept in ses sion all night on orders of the court The court set Monday for sentencing and defense motions Near dawnthe jurors on duty since Wednesday morning asked permission to go to bed Howev er the court said it would not be convenient to grant the request and sent them back to their de liberations Glares at Lawyer After the verdict was an nouncer both defendants were in struotcd to sit down Mrs Beck stared at her counsel Herbert E Rosenberg and Fernandez glared at the still standing defense law yer The jury was polled at the re quest of the defense and each an swered affirmatively when asked if it was his or her verdict Few spectators were in the courtroom when the verdict was announced The 10 men and 2 women had been in almost con tinuous for 3 trips to the courtroom during the night for Supreme Court Justice Ferdinand Pecora completed h i s charges Wednesday night No Rest Mrs Beck 29 and Fernandez 34 had no rest during the night They were kept in cells in the detention pen in the courthouse There were no cots but they were reported to have ciozerl in chairs Fernando and Mrs Beck were convicted of slaying Mrs Fay 66 Albany N Y widow at Valley Stream N Y in a scheme to fleece lonely women in mail ro mances SAME Black HIJ in rum traffic death in pail huun Northwood Boy Dies of Polio Iowa City JP Roger Hend ricksen 13 Northwood admitted to University hospitals Tuesday died Wednesday night of polio myelitis the hospitals announced Thursday afternoon His death was the 19th here this year from polio Six cases were transferred to the inactive list leaving the total under treatment at 26 Placed on the inactive list were Fay Posson 9 Clear Lake James Bates 16 Riceville Virgil Ackley 25 M a r i o n Robert Lewis 16 months Waterloo Miriam Dyke ma 26 Morrison 111 and Roland Squire 4 Marshalltown It is possible to seal 5 people at a table in 120 different combina tions Weather Report FORECAST fllason cloudi ness Thursday night with a chance or light showers Friday partly cloudy little change in temperature Low Thursday night 60 to 65 High Friday 84 to 88 Asks Chance For Aide to Testify Hoey Says Vaughans Aide Vetoed Airing Some Probe Evidence BULLETIN Washington President Truman accused senate 5 per center investigators Thursday of keeping secret mosttestimony favorable to his military aide Maj Gen Harry H Vauglian and drew a quick retort that aa aide of Vaughaii himself once vetoed publicity ou the evi dence Chairman Hocy DN Car of the investigating committee said in a statement that the group has attempted at all times to be fair to all con cerned At the same time he released the hitherto secret testimony on Vaughaiis activities in rela tion to businessmens dealings with the government Washington President Truman Thursday asked the coun try to suspend judgment on Maj Gen Harry H Vaughan un til after his army aide testifies be for the senate 5 per center in quiry Mr Truman at a news confer ence directed his request particu larly to reporters and editors He was sharply critical of what he called leaks from the commit tee and what he described as a tendency to build up the most critical testimony against Vaughan at closed hearings Mr Truman made it clear at the outset that he did not intend to answer any questions concern ing the inquiry Cuts Off Questions Reporters thus were unable to ask him about a republican de mand that he oust Vaughan as co ordinator of veterans affairs Senator McCarthy RWis voiced the demand that Mr Tru man fire Vaughan from the vet erans affairs post McCarthy added that as a re publican senator he does not feel he has the right to suggest that Vaughan be ousted from his oth er job as the presidents army aide The president read rapidly Thursday from a prepared state ment saying At the outset I want to say to you that I do not intend to an swer any questions pertaining to the testimony that has been giv en before Senator Hoeys DN Car committee Full Statement General Vaughan has already said that hewill go before the committee and make a full state ment on all matters with which his name has been connected I suggest as the chairman of the committee has done that you gentlemen and your editors in common fairness suspend judg ment on General Vaughan until he has been heard by the com mittee The president gave newsmen permission to quote his remarks Hoey asked during the hearing Wednesday that senators withhold statements denouncing Vaughan He spoke out after Senator Mundt RS Dak had called Vaughan among other things a finagling Bargainer Iowa Partly night and cloudy Friday Thursday Scattered thundershowers northwest por tion Thursday night or Friday Little change in temperature Low Thursday night 6468 cloudy Thurs day night and Friday A few scattered thundershowers ex treme southwest Thursday night Not much change in tem perature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics of the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Thursday Maximum 87 Minimum 62 At 8 a m Thursday 69 YEAR AGO Maximum 89 Minimum 59 Military Government to End in Germany Berlin U S military government will go out of exist ence in Germany November John J McCloy announced Thy day Occupation questions there will be decided by the partment and McCloy as commissioner Military rule over the A zone of Germany came in in July 1045 under Gener Army Dwight Eisenhowf Trumans Vacat Delayed by Washington Truman laid the r gress Thursday he own vacation plar The president planned to take a news hcre You ask mi T T It JVfc He said he to say until congress and he is in when that w   

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